Celebrate the new year with your family by attending fireworks displays, major museum exhibitions such as Whistler to Cassatt: American Painters in France, stunning light displays such as Zoo Lights, and art shows throughout the city.
Take advantage of fantastic Denver hotel deals. Starting at 7 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and continuing until 7 a.m. on New Year’s Day, the Regional Transportation Network (RTD) will provide free bus and rail service, including Access-a-Ride, Flex Ride, and Sky Ride services. RTD’s website allows you to plan your trips and find route and schedule information.
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New Years Eve events Denver
1. 16th Street Mall
With the New Year’s Eve Fireworks, the sky will once again sparkle over downtown at the end of 2022. The two spectacular fireworks display will take place at 9 p.m. and midnight. For the best views, stand along the 16th Street Mall. The identical fireworks display will be to a music playlist provided by live DJs located along the mall. Each show will last approximately eight minutes and can be from anywhere in the mall. The DJs will spin music from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. The Downtown Denver Partnership is presenting the fireworks, which are co-sponsored by VISIT DENVER and the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District.
2. Civic Center Park
Take part in the free activities at the Mile High Tree. It’s a 110-foot-tall, lit immersive art installation with a dazzling lights-and-music show. On New Year’s Eve, at 9 p.m., there will be a special, ball drop-style countdown. A good vantage point is near the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel at the upper end of the 16th Street Mall.
3. The Brighton in RiNo
Resolution Denver has been one of Colorado’s favourite New Year’s Eve parties for the past 13 years. The all-inclusive premium open bar, world-class DJs, festival-quality production, immersive art experiences, circa performers, neon paint, and four levels of entertainment are all included. Plus, say good-by to the year at midnight with the ultimate New Year’s countdown!
4. Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Flapper dresses, chic sequins, and fancy fedoras for New Year’s Eve? The White Rose Gala is a high-end, elegant charity awareness event that surrounds you with musical and theatrical performances. Celebrate New Year’s Eve in the classic elegance of Roaring Twenties art deco. Be transported to a modern renaissance era in which style, opulence, and grace were the only ways to swing.
5. Mile High Station
The Denver New Year’s Eve Black Tie Party has the longest open bar in Denver, with six hours of unlimited drinks. Attendees will also enjoy live music from incredible local cover bands and live DJs spinning top 40, EDM, old-school hip hop, R&B, and all your favourite classics. The second floor will feature casino games in the style of Las Vegas, as well as prizes for the top chip holder. Say cheese at the complimentary photo booth and get the perfect selfie in our NYE Selfie Room Experience, designed to take some epic photos on this epic Denver night! When the clock strikes midnight, there will be a massive 2,000 balloon drop on the main floor that is sure to impress.
6. The Clocktower Cabaret, D&F Tower
The Clocktower Clockettes present their best and brightest acts from the previous year, complete with the sassy, classy, high-altitude attitude that audiences crave. This top-tier, all-star lineup brings together the best of the best for one night to ring in the new year! Acts range from classic to contemporary, from sensual to laugh-out-loud funny, all leading up to a midnight toast and downtown fireworks!
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7. Thompson Denver hotel
Reynard Social’s Parisian Cabaret has it all: live beats, burlesque and belly dancers, champagne toasts, midnight snacks, and so much more. This year, they’re bringing Parisian elegance and a dash of mischief to your New Year’s Eve celebrations. For one night only, the Thompson Denver hotel’s sixth-floor lounge will be into a Parisian experience. Think Moulin Rouge-inspired themes with equal parts classy and naughty throughout. Tickets are $125 each.
8. Museo de las Americas
Luis Barragán: a Legacy is a new collective exhibition at Museo de las Americas. New Works Reveal the Mexican Soul. This exhibition, curated by Artemio Garca Uribe of Guadalajara, MX, honours the legacy of one of the most iconic and well-known Mexican architects of the twentieth century. The Museo de las Americas will investigate how his influence has manifested itself in the work of five Mexican artists, who will create a mosaic of interpretations of what Barragán and his works mean to them.
9. Clyfford Still Museum
The Clyfford Still Museum’s tenth anniversary year concludes with the exhibition You Select: A Community-Curated Exhibition gives art lovers from the Denver area and beyond the curatorial reins. This exhibition is to encourage broad engagement and appreciation of Clyfford Still’s art and artistic legacy.
10. Stanley Marketplace, Aurora
Experience DAL ALIVE, an immersive look into Salvador Dal’s life created in collaboration with The Dal Museum by Grande Experiences, the world leaders in multisensory art and culture experiences. The exhibit will further redefine how audiences connect with art and culture by engaging and inspiring visitors to explore Salvador Dal’s life, art, and triumphant achievements. A powerful and vibrant symphony of light, colour, captivating imagery, stirring soundscapes, and evocative aromas transport you out of your world and immerse you inside the renowned artist’s surreal visions.
11. Denver Art Museum
Works from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection features approximately 50 artworks, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, mixed-media works, and several never-before-exhibited works. Many notable North American and international contemporary artists are in this outstanding collection, including Elmgreen, Kent Monkman, Zhang Dali, Yang Shaobin, Dragset, Agustina Woodgate, Glenn Ligon, and Jenny Saville.
12. York Street Yards
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ “Theater of the Mind” will take audience members on an immersive journey in a 15,000-square-foot historic warehouse on the York Street Yards adaptive reuse campus in the Clayton neighbourhood. Audiences will explore how they perceive the world through sensory experiments that reveal the inner mysteries of the brain, guided by a Guide whose stories are the creators’ lives. It’s an exploration of self-reflection, discovery, and imagination inspired by someone and grounded in neuroscience, co-created by David Byrne of Talking Heads and writer Mala Gaonkar.
13. Cherry Creek Shopping Center
Rome has arrived in Denver! Skip the long lines at the Vatican City’s Sistine Chapel and see Michelangelo’s world-renowned work up close enough to touch God’s finger in Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition. This special collection of the artist’s renowned ceiling frescoes is in a format that allows viewers to get up close and personal with the masterpieces via 34 displayed reproductions paired with an audio narrative.
14. Denver Botanic Gardens
This exhibition, which includes 40 original botanical illustrations, highlights the history and significance of biological diversity in cultivated plants grown for clothing, healing, and, most, food. These works’ subjects were on international travels, purchased at a farmer’s market, or harvested from the artists’ gardens. The works depict the artistry of plant breeding, the difficulties of maintaining genetic diversity in domesticated crops, and the rejuvenation potential of heirloom and ancient plant revival.
15. Lighthouse Art Space
Treat your family to The Immersive Nutcracker: A Winter Miracle this holiday season — an unforgettable holiday extravaganza! “The Nutcracker” has enchanted children all over the world for 130 years. Now your family can experience the timeless holiday tale on a grand scale like never before! Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s sweeping music, which includes iconic selections like “The March of the Toys” and “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” will enchant you as much as it will enchant the children.