Can you believe that 2017 is here already? There are plenty of ways to celebrate New Yearâ€™s Eve in the Ozarks, and weâ€™ve got the list of every place youâ€™ll want to be! From family friendly events, to dancing the night away until midnight, thereâ€™s something for everyone here.
December 31st, 7:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M.
2546 N. Glenstone Ave
Springfield’s favorite party band, Members Only is headlining the New Year’s Eve Party at the Oasis Convention Center! They’ll also have comedy on stage with Denise Ramsden of the Bob & Tom Show and Rocky Laporte of Comedy Central. You’re gonna want to lock down your tickets early because this event is going to be packed! Included in your tickets is a champagne toast, midnight pizza service and some really cool party favors!
December 31st, 8:00 p.m.
325 Park Central EastÂ
Legendary Springfield blue grass band Big Smith is getting the band back together for a New Year’s Bash at the Gillioz Theater! They hosted a similar event last year and it was such a big hit that they’ve decided to hold an encore performance again! This is more than just a show, it’s being called a family reunion because of Big Smith’s dedication to their fan base. You can purchase tickets on the Gillioz’s website and one package include a barbecued food buffet! Plus, they’ll have Garbonzos on hand to open up the festivities!
December 30th, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The Discovery Center
438 E. St. Louis St.
Who wants to stay up all the way until midnight? Come on! Some people have bedtimes, folks! This alternative to the traditional night time festivities sound like it’ll be a blast. The Discovery Center will be showing off science from the 1970s including how lava lamps works, a look at pet rocks and a workshop on making disco balls! There will be plenty of disco dancing, so be sure you’re wearing your platform shoes!
3350 S. Glenstone
8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
If you’re looking for a family friendly environment to ring in the new year, take a look at this New Year’s Eve Bash! Not only is this gonna be a great time for parents and kids, it’s also an amazing deal. $10 gets you all you can bowl! They’ll also have bone-in wings, pizza and nachos on hand to keep your energy up for the countdown!
305 E. Walnut St.
8:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Start the new year in style at one of the most beautiful venues in the city! Local musicians Vic Vaughan and the band Souled Out will be performing and there will be a live auction to benefit the History Museum on the Square in Downtown Springfield. You’ll also have a chance to try some amazing food from the Order and a midnight dessert bar too!
224 E Commercial St.
December 31st, 7:00pm – 1:00am
For people looking for a swanky ball to celebrate, check out the Savoy Ballroom’s Masquerade Ball! They’ll have music performed by the Agreements and Nick, Ruell and Abby! Plus, there will be a drawing to benefit the American Cancer Society, along with hors dâ€™oeuvres, desserts, a cash bar and plenty more!
New Year’s PartyÂ at Pythian Castle
1451 E. Pythian St.
December 31st, 8:00pm – 12:45am
This party is going to be incredible! It’ll feature live music by Margot and the Kidders, DJ music and dancing, an aerial performance, food, spirits and plenty more! Plus, you’ll get to hang out in the beautiful Pythian Castle! The festivities will take place in the lobby, ballroom, and theater!
Krave Seafood & Oyster Bar
1614 Glenstone Avenue
December 31st, 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Krave Seafood & Oyster Bar, formerly known as Cartoon’s, is hosting a New Year’s Eve party with the Mixtapes, Springfield’s premier 90s cover band. It’ll have food, drinks and a champagne toast to cap off 2017 in style. There’s a limit on availability, so if you want to go, better act fast!
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