Where will you be when 2018 rolls in?  Below we have listed some of Northern Ohio’s favorite New Years Eve events.



Date: Saturday – December 31, 2017
Place:  3116 OH-3, Loudonville, OH 44842
For more information call 800-282-7275 or visit www.MohicanStateParkLodge.com
Ring in the new year in style at a rustic lodge resort nestled in Mohican Forest, overlooking the scenic Pleasant Hill Lake. Choose from a 1 or 2 night package that may include a welcome gift, New Year’s Eve Dinner for two and New Year’s Day Brunch. Also includes admission to the New Year’s Eve Party in the Ballroom. New Year’s Day bowl games shown on the Lodge’s big screen TV in the upper lobby. Enjoy the indoor swimming pool, lounge, arcade games, and the great outdoor scenery.



Noon Year’s Eve at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Date:  December 31, 2017
Time: 10 AM to 1PM
Location: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH
Kick off the New Year with Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve with us with a dance party, roaming characters and a special countdown at the stroke of noon.

cmnh_logox175New Year’s at Noon at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Date: December 31, 2017
Time: 10AM to 3PM
Location:  1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
216.231.4600 or 800.317.9155
Ring in (or roar in) the New Year at the Museum with special giant dinosaur egg drops and see what special surprise awaits inside! Special extended Sunday morning hours and hands-on activities throughout the Museum promise to make this a day at the Museum not soon to be forgotten and frequently called to mind. See a planetarium show for an additional $5/ticket.

Ice Skate for FREE on New Year’s Eve
Date:  December 31, 2017
Time:  Noon – 10PM
Location:  Cleveland Foundation Skating Rink, Public Square, Cleveland, OH
The Cleveland Foundation Skating Rink will be open for FREE skating from Noon – 10 PM on December 31. The free skating offer includes skate rental and 45 minutes of skating time.  To take advantage of this free offer, stop by the skating kiosk in Public Square beginning at 10 AM on New Year’s Eve to pick-up free passes. Passes will be distributed for each 45-minute session chronologically until they run out. 

Legends of Rock-and-Roll New Year’s Eve Party
The Cleveland Pops Orchestra

Date:  December 31, 2017
Time:  9:00PM-1AM
Place:  Severeance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH  44106
For more than two decades Cleveland Pops Orchestra with Carl Topilow has put on the best and most entertaining New Year’s Eve party in Cleveland. Year after year, Cleveland Pops puts on a spectacular show at Severance Hall, lighting up the stage with first-rate entertainment. The two-hour concert is followed by a fantastic party to ring in the New Year with dancing and fun. Couples can dance to two live bands located in both the elegant Grand Foyer and the spacious Smith Lobby.

New Year’s Eve Cruise 
Date:  December 31, 2017
Time:  Boarding and Hors D’oeuvres at 8:00pm
Dinner Service: 9:00pm | Cruise: 10:00pm – 1:00am
Location:  Nautica Queen Cruise Dining Ship
1153 Main Avenue, Cleveland, OH  44113
The Nautica Queen’s unique adventure combines the best of dining and sightseeing in Downtown Cleveland. Enjoy a lavish buffet while cruising under historic bridges and touring along the lake and riverfront. All cruises include an unlimited buffet meal, coffee, tea or iced tea, and musical entertainment.



Hotel Kilbourne Presents Inaugural New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration
Date:  December 31, 2017
Admission:  FREE
Time:  6pm-1:30am
Celebration featuring family fireworks at 6:00 pm and the Grand Fireworks Show at 11:59 pm!
Location:  Hotel Kilbourne, 223 W Water St. Sandusky, OH  44870
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Hotel Kilbourne’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration in historic downtown Sandusky was so much fun last year, they’re doing it again. Jackson St. Pier will be the launch point for the fireworks, making Hotel Kilbourne the perfect vantage point for the celebration. View from Moseley’s downstairs patio or on the rooftop bar. The New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration features a new 6:00 pm family fireworks show and the grand fireworks at 11:59 pm.

The New Year’s Eve fireworks are sponsored by the Hotel Kilbourne and produced by local pyrotechnics company, Ohio Pyro & Flame L.L.C, whom are also helping fund the event. Additional sponsors include Barrel House Saloon, ZINC Brasserie, Crush Winebar, Rick & Meghan Hogrefe, Brady Sign Company, The Kreimes Company, Green Door Mediaworks, and Volstead Bar.

Contact Info: www.hotelkilbourne.com



New Year’s Eve EVE Bouncy Ball Drop
December 30, 2017 | 10AM
Location: Imagination Station Toledo
1 Discovery Way, Toledo, Ohio 43604
Celebrate New Year’s Eve early with our New Year’s Eve EVE Celebration! Design and create your very own noisemaker, and discover how sound and acoustics work together to create its festive music!  
At 2:18pm, make some noise as we ring in the New Year when we drop over 10,000 bouncy balls into our lower atrium!

Noon Year’s Eve at The Toledo Zoo
Date:  December 31, 2017toledozoo
Time:  11 AM to 1PM
Location:  2 Hippo Way, Toledo OH 43614
419.385.4040 | www.toledozoo.org

Celebrate the stroke of noon with the rising of our recycling ball, a cascade of biodegradable confetti, apple juice toast and a chorus of ‘Auld Lang Syne.’

Enjoy making conservation reZOOlutions, craft time, an ice carving demonstration, animal feeds / enrichment, as well as the Ice Slide and Bumper Cars on Ice in the Winter Village sponsored by Kroger.



New Year’s Eve Walleye Drop
Date:  December 31, 2017
Time: 10AM – 12:20AM
Location:  N. Madison St. , Port Clinton, OH
How does the “Walleye Capital of the World” celebrate #NYE? By dropping a 20-foot, 600-pound, fiberglass walleye from the sky at the stroke of midnight of course!

This family friendly event is even bigger in its 21st year with a Kid’s Drop, Touch-a-Truck, Rock-Paper-Scissors Competition, food trucks, free entertainment on the main stage, and more!


New Year’s Eve 1940’s WWII era Big Band Hangar Dance at the Liberty Aviation Museum
Saturday, December 31st, 2017
Doors open: 8pm-12:30pm
Big Band starts at: 9:15pm – Event ends at 12:30am on New Year’s Day.
Location: Liberty Aviation Museum (main hangar)
3515 East State Road, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452

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First Night Youngstown
Date: December 31, 2017firstnight2016
Time: 4:00 PM – midnight
Place: Downtown Youngstown
Central Square, Youngstown, OH 44503
First Night Youngstown is a New Year’s Eve celebration for everyone who is ready to ring in the New Year! Come Downtown to celebrate diversity through the arts with a variety of bands, crafts, and events that bring together the Youngstown community.

Date: December 31, 2017
Location:Das Dutch Village Inn
150 Ohio 14, Columbiana OH 44408
866-482-5050 | website
Five-course, five-star dinner, dancing to the swinging Dave Banks 12-piece orchestra and your favorite Sinatra songs sung live by Michael Sonata, one of the country’s most sought-after Frank Sinatra tribute artists. Includes an open beverage station all night long serving soft drinks and non-alcoholic cocktails, a pre-midnight sauerkraut & Kielbasa buffet, a sparkling non-alcoholic midnight toast and a live feed from Times Square to watch the ball drop on a big-screen TV. A special “Sinatra” overnight room rate will be offered for those who wish to avoid driving on this holiday night and want to stay over after the event. For tickets and room reservations, call 866-482-5050 Ext #412. $75.00 per person. Tribute show provided by Michael Sonata and the Dave Banks Big Band.

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New Years Eve at The Crush House

Address: 1700 55th St., NE, Canton, OH
Ring in The New Year at The Crush House at Gervasi!
Early Birds:
Reservations starting at 5 pm
Includes 4-course meal and complimentary glass of bubbly – $65 per person*
Ball Droppers:
Reservations starting at 9:30 pm
(Kitchen open until 12:30 am; bar until 1 am)
Includes 4-course meal, complimentary glass of bubbly,
DJ, party favors and balloon drop
$75 per person*
*Gratuity included; Tax extra.

New Years Eve: Boogie Nights
Date:  December 31, 2017
Time:  8PM-1AM
Location: Fieldcrest Estate
1346 Easthill (55th) St.m,m SE, North Canton, OH  44720
Throw on your bell-bottoms and platform shoes and boogie your way into the new year at Fieldcrest Estate. Join us at The Lodge on Sunday, December 31st from 8 pm – 1 am for a night you won’t forget. We encourage guests to wear their best 70’s outfit. Your ticket includes: appetizers, dinner, 1970’s themed music provided by our house DJ all night long, a live telecast of the New Years Eve events, a champagne toast, midnight snack, and more! There will be a balloon drop at midnight, photo booth open all night and a late night showing of Soul Train.



First Night Akron
Date:  December 31, 2017
Times:  6PM to midnight
Place: Various locations Downtown Akron, Ohio.
Admission: Buttons $10 each. Children under 10 are free when accompanied by a button wearing adult.
First Night Akron is Akron’s New Year’s Eve community celebration and features the region’s best in music, dance, theater, interactive and visual arts from 6 p.m.-midnight. Many exciting changes and new features are in store for the 22nd annual event. Enjoy more than 40 experiences – many new to First Night – plus plenty of returning crowd favorites.