For the last night of 2016, here is your guide to fun! Whether you're looking for a classic NYE party with champagne toasts and dancing or laid-back fun at a brewery, we've got you covered.
Ring in the new year with Fusion performing at Babe’s Lounge! The riverfront bar and restaurant’s show starts at 9pm and ends at 3am. A $10 cover includes a champagne toast at midnight and appetizers; $5 cover after midnight if you’re rolling in a little later.
The downtown St. Joseph restaurant is offering an amazing menu for dinner on the 30th and 31st, celebrating the new year with classics like Beef Wellington and lobster tails alongside uniquely crafted dishes like chickpea fries and chile razor clams. There will be live music from Jimmy Fastiggi from 7:30-10:00pm, and if you’re interested in extending your celebration, The Boulevard Hotel is offering packages. Reservations are recommended – call (269) 983-3882.
For a classic NYE party, the Inn at Harbor Shores has you covered! They are offering a champagne toast, live music, dancing, fireworks, photo booth, late night snacks, and live screening of NYC ball drop. You can attend just the party, or opt for one of their all-inclusive packages including overnight stay, dinner before the party, and a late checkout. Call 269-408-9115 for tickets; check out their Facebook event for full price details.
Upstairs in the historic Three Oaks Featherbone Factory, Journeyman Distillery is hosting a New Year’s Eve Party! There will be $6 specialty cocktails (featuring the local spirits made on-site), live music and DJ, as well as a photo booth. Tickets are available here; they are $10 with 1 drink ticket included.
It’s the first ever New Year's Eve extravaganza at the Livery in the Benton Harbor Arts District! The Andrew Fisher Quartet is in the house to help celebrate with specialty beer, delicious food and funky grooves. Free admission!
Over in Stevensville, get your 2017 vibes at Watermark! UglyFace and other awesome beer will be flowing, along with local wine and food from Santaniello’s. The event goes from 9:00-1:00pm. Be sure to get your tickets; there is a limited number available ($80 per person, $65 for Mug Club members).
The downtown St. Joseph brewpub is offering a three course meal with specialty beer pairings, and live music from 8:00pm-1:00am! We’re excited for items like crab cakes, NY strip, and a cherry apple crisp baked with their scotch ale (full menu here). You can make reservations by calling 269-281-7100; it’s $59 per couple ($35 single) or $49 for mug club members.
What New Year’s Eve party offers swimming? The YMCA’s Teen New Year’s Eve party! 6th-12th graders are invited to the Benton Harbor St. Joseph YMCA for games, swimming, snacks and more. Y members are just $10, community members are $15. Awesome, safe place for teens to ring in 2017!