Celebrate the New Year here in Michigan’s Great Southwest! From New Year’s Eve parties and family fun celebrations to holiday light displays, New Year’s Eve dinners and hotel packages we’ve got you covered to ring in the New Year. 


Ring in the new year a little early with Vineyard 2121 as they host their NYE Pre-Party on Sunday, December 31 from 6:00p-9:00p! Cost $25/person or $40/two people and includes live music, an all-you-can-eat heavy hors d'oeuvres buffet, a glass of bubbly, entry into multiple drawings, a countdown every hour from 6:00p-9:00p and party favors!

Bubble into the New Year this Sunday, December 31 at The Inn at Harbor Shores! Join them for their Annual New Years Eve Dinner and Party. There are a variety of ticket options for attendees to choose from - for the complete experience choose the Ulitmate NYE Party Package which includes an overnight stay, a late checkout, two tickets to dinner and two tickets to the party! Visit for more information. 

INSIDER TIP: Single tickets are available for both the Dinner & Party or Party only!
Visit for more info. 

Journeyman Distillery invites you to ring in the New Year during their NYE Celebration Sunday, December 31 from 9:00p-12:30a! Cost $40/person and includes music, dancing, party favors, a welcome drink, two drink tickets and a midnight toast.


Tabor Hill Winery offers a special NYE menu during their NYE Dinner on Sunday, December 31 starting at 3:00p. Dinner for two includes an appetizer to share, a choice of soup or salad and an entree ($150 for two)! A single guest price is available for $80. Guests will receive a complimentary bottle of Sparkling Cherry! Reservations required.

Dine with Tosi’s on New Year’s Eve as they host a menu with special NYE features items on Sunday, December 31!

Join River Saint St. Joe Brewery for a New Year's Eve Dinner on Sunday, December 31! There will be two seatings, one at 5:30p and 7:30p. Each seating will enjoy a 4-course, farm-fresh dinner accompanied by live music and a champagne toast at 7:00p to the Celtic New Year (the second seating is invited to come early and join in on the toast)! 

Ring in the New Year with Plank’s Tavern during their Hangover New Year’s Day Brunch Buffet on Monday, January 1 from 9:00a-2:00p! Bloody Mary and Mimosa specials will be available as well as the Plank’s a la carte menu. 


Ring in the New Year at noon instead of midnight with the Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone and the Silver Beach Carousel! This event runs from 9:00a-12:00p on Saturday, December 30 and is for all ages. Registration ($10/person 10 and under) includes FREE admission to the CKDZ and SBC; Balloon Drop for ages 6-10 in the main Shadowland Ballroom; Balloon Drop for ages 5 and under in the Sunset Room (part of the Shadowland Ballroom); “Happy Feet” movie playing in the ballroom starting at 10:30a; “Jingle Stick” for all children ages 10 and under for the noon “toast; Glass of sparking grape juice for children 10 and under for the noon “toast”. A cash bar is available for adult beverages - cash and ID required! Adults and children over 10 are asked to register (free) for the event. 

INSIDER TIP: Silver Beach Carousel holiday break hours include
December 26-29 from 12:00p-5:00p; December 30 open for
Countdown to New Year; Closed all month of January for

Bring the whole family to Slacker's Family Fun Center with Laser Tag on Saturday for their Annual Holiday Bash! Come on out and play everything for $25 a person (includes unlimited lazer tag, freeplay arcades - no prizes or tickets, all day bounce and more)! Perfect way to get out of the house over break!

Light up the Bluff has transformed Lake Bluff Park into a winter wonderland, featuring 1 million holiday lights. The lights will remain on through February 15 in Michigan’s Most Romantic City. This display is hosted by the City of St. Joseph.

The City of St. Joseph hosts the return of Candy Cane Lane at Milton Park now through January 7 (while supplies last)! Stroll through the park and enjoy looking at the multi-colored candy canes, find hidden rocks with holiday pictures, grab a craft from the pergola to take home, read the storybook How the Candy Cane Got Its Stripes and grab a real candy cane before you! All activities are self-guided.

Fernwood Botanical Gardens hosts LIGHTS for the winter season, now through January 6. Stroll through the illuminated Fernwood garden and enjoy a professionally designed show featuring two light tunnels, fire pits, a winter craft station, nature-inspired light sculptures, festive music and more!



Ring in the New Year with The Boulevard Inn & Bistro and the NYE Package! Available Friday, December 29-Sunday, December 31, this package includes: Overnight accommodations, $50 dinner credit for the Bistro, a bottle of champagne, two keepsake champagne flutes, Bistro Charcuterie served on a keepsake board, $30 breakfast credit for the Bistro on the Boulevard, two Mimosas or Bloody Mary’s served with breakfast and a late check out of 1:00p. 

INSIDER TIP: Now through December 31 - Buy $100 Gift Certificate,
Get $20 Bistro Bucks!


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