New Years Eve in Durham NC

Ring in the New Year in Bull City

Looking for the best places to ring in 2017 in Durham? We've rounded up some of our favorite December 31st festivities!



Bull City Burger and Brewery

This family-friendly, reservations only event is casual and delicious. One seating starts at 6pm. $39 for adults plus tip, plus tax. $12 for children plus tip, plus tax. Beer or wine pairings for adults are $16. 8:30pm-ish toast for everyone -- Beer, sparkling wine or non-alcoholic juice. They're close to reaching capacity, so call Bull City Burger and Brewery today! 919.680.2333

Bull City Burger and Brewery

Monte Carlo NYE Benefit Party

Durham-based non-profit, liveglobally, invites you to the Monte Carlo New Year's Eve Benefit Party for an evening of elegance, mingling, eating, glamour, dancing, gambling and prizes! Event will be held at the Global Breath Studio from 8pm to midnight. Ring in the New Year and give back to an awesome cause!

For more info and tickets, click here.

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Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

A sophisticated New Year's dinner and elegant affair at the Fairview Dining Room at the Washington Duke Inn. Executive chef Jason Cunningham will prepare a four-course meal complemented by balloons, top hats, piano tunes and more. $75/person. Make reservations today! 

For more info, click here.

Washington Duke Inn

Durham Jazz Workshop

The Durham Jazz Workshop will host its annual New Year's Eve Party with proceeds supporting scholarship and operating expenses. Vocalist and Pianist, Ariel Pocock, will perform with her trio. Tickets include dessert, wine and a midnight champaign toast. Music will begin at 10:30pm. $50 + fees.

For tickets, click here.

Aerial Pocock

Glass Jug New Years Eve Party

Join the Glass Jug as they ring in the new year in style! We're extending our hours to watch the ball drop and welcome in the start of 2017 the only way we know how...with excellent beer!

We'll be tapping (at least) two special kegs to wrap up 2016 and welcome in 2017:
Founders Brewing Co. Lizard of Koz
Bond Brothers Beer Company Long Stride

No cover charge, no crowded club, just good beer, good tunes, and good company. What better way to ring in the start of a new year!?

For more info, visit Facebook.

glass jug new years eve

Beyu Caffe

Enjoy a pre-NYE dinner with solo jazz + a 3-course meal from 6-9pm. $50/person, $85/couple. Then, enjoy a champagne toast, buffet and live music by The Jogo Project at Beyu Caffe. At 10pm they will move the tables, set up the buffet, pop champagne, and let DC Go-Go Band, JoGo Project, take control.

For more info, click here.

jogo project


Dance the night away at MOTOROBOTO with your favorite tunes from past to present by JFK Jr. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. 

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The Bullpen

Ring in the New Year with some good ol' Brews & Blues music by Robert Lee Coleman at The Bullpen! Robert Lee Coleman was born May 15, 1945 in Macon, G.A., and grew up in and around Macon during a time when the middle GA area was a hotbed of Blues, R&B, and early Rock ‘n Roll.

For more info, visit Facebook.

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Local 22

Enjoy champagne toasts every hour from 8pm to midnight, delicious food, good music and dancing at Local 22's New Year's Eve party.

For more info, click here.

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Ponysaurus Brewing Company

Ring in 2017 at Ponysaurus Brewing Co.! Come dressed as your favorite or most hated character from the news or pop culture in 2016, and best costume will win a year's supply of Ponysaurus beer! We'll also have a DJ dance party, ZimZoom Photobooth and a champagne (of beers) toast at midnight! Admission is free!

For more info, visit Facebook.

ponysaurus brewing company


Broadway's Tony award-winning family favorite, Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, is playing at the Durham Performing Arts Center for just a couple more night. Guaranteed to thrill kids from 9 to 90 years old! 

For tickets, click here.

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Fullsteam Brewery

Close the year in style and start 2017 off right. Join Fullsteam Brewery Saturday, December 31 for our Stay Classy, Durham New Year's gathering! Great beer! Jazzy music! Sparkling wine at midnight! No cover!

For more info, visit Facebook.

fullsteam brewery

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