There is a lot to love about New Year’s Eve; gathering with friends and family, celebrating the promise of a new year and, of course, the parties! But, one thing that isn’t fun is making the New Year’s plans. So skip the party planning this year and just enjoy one of the many events and parties taking place in Findlay and Hancock County this year!
For the Family
New Year’s Eve isn’t just for the adults, check out these options for the whole family!
Children’s Museum of Findlay
December 30, 5 – 7 p.m.
Start your New Year’s celebration early at CMF for a members-only event! The Children’s Museum of Findlay is hosting a New Year’s Eve Eve family party with refreshments, a kid friendly drink toast, and party favors will be provided. There will also be a balloon drop, crafts, and a mock countdown! If you’re not a member, you can join here!
Findlay-Hancock Public Library
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve as a family! Wear your fanciest party gear and join the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library for a story and craft as we count down to Noon. When the clock strikes Noon, everyone will cheer in the New Year with a treat. The party will continue with kid-friendly tunes and dancing.
8 p.m. – Midnight
Don’t ring in the new year – skate into it! Admission is $10, which includes skate rental, ice skating, and a balloon drop celebration to ring in the New Year! Don’t forget – The Cube is cash only. The whole family can join in the fun, but if dropping off children, family members are encouraged to arrive by 11:45 to ring in the new year and pick up their children. There will also be public skating at 2 p.m. on New Year’s Eve!
Make your plans to celebrate all night! Ring in the new year at one of these great celebrations taking place in Findlay!
8 p.m. – Midnight
Join The Great Gillig Masquerade this New Years Eve! There will be live music, raffle items, and prizes for the best masks! Reservations for the Masquerade is required and space is limited, so call 419-408-3230 to save your spot. Admission into the masquerade is $10 and a Gillig glass with a midnight toast included! Make the evening extra special by booking a room at Gillig’s neighboring hotels, The brand new Holiday Inn Express and Hilton Garden Inn, who are offering discounted rooms if you mention you will be attending the Gillig event!
Hilton Garden Inn
7 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Enjoy a night out – head to the Hilton Garden Inn! Tickets are $75.00 per person, or take advantage of a $265 New Year’s room package that includes two event tickets, a standard room the night of the party, breakfast for two the following morning at the Garden Grille restaurant, and guaranteed 1 p.m. late checkout.
Ticket price includes hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, late night snack, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight with Balloon Drop. Fox Entertainment will be DJing as we count down the clock and dance all night! Plus, M&T Photo Booth will be available for any and all party pictures. Cash bar will be available on-site. RSVP required as space is limited, call the hotel at (567) 250-2525.
Findlay Brewing Company
9 p.m. – Midnight
Join Findlay Brewing Company for their first New Year’s Eve, wait wait….BREW Year’s Eve! We can’t think of a better way to ring in the new year during our first NYE in our new location. If you know that person who doesn’t really ‘do’ parties, but wants to have a fun night on NYE, this is the party for them! No need to get all “fancied” up if you don’t want to. For Brew Year’s Eve we’re keeping it fun and simple with good food, fun tunes and great brews! Tickets are $60/person and includes a guaranteed seat, entertainment by Touch the Sky DJs, your first drink, lots of appetizers and toast at Midnight.) Seats are limited and non-refundable to call 419-419-BREW to reserve your spot!
Hancock Hotel and Mancy’s Steakhouse
4 p.m. – Midnight
Celebrate in Downtown Findlay for a night of fun, laughs and high spirits as you ring in the New Year at Mancy’s and the Hancock Hotel! Choose between two great experiences and let the celebrations begin! Package A includes a guest room with complimentary valet parking and breakfast for two at Mancy’s Steakhouse on New Year’s Day. Or, choose Package B, which includes all of Package A as well as dinner for two at Mancy’s Steakhouse on New Year’s Eve and a complimentary toast at Midnight! See all the details on how to book here!
HD Lounge at Legends
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Get your New Year’s Eve off right by booking a bay at HD Lounge at Legends before heading out for the night! They will be offering $35 per hour bay rentals all day long, call 419-422-7000 to reserve your spot now!
9:30 p.m. – Midnight
Party with Alexandria’s and ring in the New Year!! Live Music by Joe Woods Band in the Upper Deck featuring Pop/Rock/R&B. Only $5 Entry!
No matter how you choose to spend New Year’s Eve in Findlay and Hancock County, you will be sure to have a great time. Please make safe transportation plans this holiday. Visit Findlay wishes you and your family a very happy and safe New Year!