Where will you be when 2019 rolls in?  Below we have listed some of Northern Ohio’s favorite New Years Eve events.



Date: Saturday – December 31, 2018
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. The package includes an overnight stay, 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.

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Date: December 31, 2018
Location:  The Lodge at Geneva-on-the-Lake
4888 North Broadway (State Route 534) Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio 44041
866-806-8066 | website

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Noon Year’s Eve at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Date:  December 31, 2018
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, 2018
Time: 10AM to 3PM
Location:  1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, Ohio 44106
216.231.4600 or 800.317.9155

Can’t stay up until midnight? Celebrate early at this family-friendly event. Roar in the new year with special giant dinosaur egg drops and see what surprises await inside! Hands-on activities and crafts scattered throughout the Museum promise to make this a day at the Museum not soon to be forgotten.

Ice Skate for FREE on New Year’s Eve

Date:  December 31, 2018
Time:  3pm – 10pm
Location:  Cleveland Foundation Skating Rink, Public Square, Cleveland, OH

Sings the Hollywood Songbook
The Cleveland Pops Orchestra

Date:  December 31, 2018
Time:  Concert: 9:00 p.m.
Dancing: 11:00 p.m. ─ Severance Hall
Place:  Severeance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH  44106
Hailed as the best New Year’s Eve party in Cleveland, the evening features The Cleveland POPS Orchestra with conductor Carl Topilow. Hear the songs from the Big and Small Screen sung by Erich Bergen. Party and dance after the concert and into 2019 with “The No Name Band” and the Cleveland Pops Jazz Ensemble.. Enjoy cash bars, refreshments, and desserts for purchase, and a fabulous balloon drop at midnight.


Date:  December 31, 2018
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.



3RD ANNUAL New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration
Date:  December 31, 2018
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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There will be 2 spectacular shows put on by Ohio Pyro and Flame. Family show at 6pm and next show at midnight December 31st. (Weather delay date is January 1st @ 6pm)
Fireworks shows are FREE to the public and will be set off from Jackson Street Pier. 

Contact Info: www.hotelkilbourne.com



New Year’s Eve EVE Bouncy Ball Drop
December 30, 2018
Time: 2:19 pm
Location: Imagination Station Toledo
1 Discovery Way, Toledo, Ohio 43604
FREE with admission.

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



New Year’s Eve Walleye Drop
Date:  December 31, 2018
Time: 3pm-12:30am
Location: Madison St. Port Clinton, OH
Admission: FREE

A Celebration Unlike Any Other
Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands Celebrates New Year’s Eve with Walleye Drop

LAKE ERIE SHORES & ISLANDS, OHIO, December 20, 2018 — When you are known as the “Walleye Capital of the World,” you don’t celebrate New Year’s Eve like everyone else. You celebrate, with thousands of fellow revelers, by dropping a 20-foot-long, 600-lb. walleye known as Wylie Jr. as the clock strikes midnight. Add in the kid-friendly “Minnow Drop,” live music performances, games, contests, and more, and it is easy to see why thousands of revelers make the trek to Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands for this unique event.
Jill L. Bauer
Public Relations Manager
Lake Erie Shores & Islands – East

Photo courtesy of Wylie Walleye Foundation and Lake Erie Shores & Islands.


Date: December 31, 2019
Time: 8pm-12:30 am
Location: Liberty Aviation Museum
3515 E. State Rd., Port Clinton, OH 43452
419.732.0234 | libertyaviationmuseum.org

Reservations required.

Ring in the new year 1940s-style featuring the Tom Daugherty Orchestra’s tribute to The Glenn Miller AAF Band in full WWII uniforms and including The Swingin’ Sweethearts Trio (Andrews Sisters). Ticket includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, party favors, and a champagne toast at Midnight. Cash bar available. Come dressed in vintage or reproduction-era clothing–civilian or military. Tin Goose Diner will be open for dinner or pre-event milkshake, malt, or dessert. Last seating for dinner will be 8 pm.

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First Night Youngstown
Date: December 31, 2018firstnight2016
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, 2018
Location: Das Dutch Village Inn
150 Ohio 14, Columbiana OH 44408
866-482-5050 | website

Five-star steak and seafood dinner, dancing to the swinging Dave Banks 12-piece orchestra and your favorite songs sung live by Frank Sinatra tribute artist, Michael Sonata. Free “mocktails” all night. Midnight buffet, toast and live feed from Times Square.

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NYE in the FRE
Date: December 31, 2018
Location: Downtown Fremont
Fireworks at midnight.

Children’s event taking place at the Fremont Rec Department from 10 am – 12 pm; Food, drinks, games, crafts, and a televised “Noon-Year’s Eve” ball drop!

Later that day, Downtown Fremont will then transform into Time Square as locals and visitors alike ring in 2019. Dinner, drinks, Live Music, DJ, Stand Up Comedy, and Fireworks to take you well into the evening! FREE continuous-loop shuttle transportation provided to multiple events throughout the evening.

For additional details click here.

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New Years Eve at The Crush House
Date: December 31, 2018
Address: 1700 55th St., NE, Canton, OH

Ring in the New Year at the Crush House!  Enjoy a 4-course meal and raise a toast to auld lang syne.

To purchase tickets and reserve your seating time, please call (330) 497-1000 ext. 521 or email at sattar@gervasivineyard.com Host Coordinator Shireen Attar.

(Tickets not available online)



NEW YEARS EVE 2019 – Featuring DJ Smoov
Date: December 31, 2018
Holiday Inn Akron-West/Fairlawn
4073 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44333

Order of Events:
7:00pm – 1:00am: Dinner Package Access | Open Bar
7:00pm – 8:00pm: Hors D’oeuvres
8:00pm – 9:30pm: Dinner
10:00pm – 1:00am: Bar Only Package
12:00am: Champagne Toast

Packages Available:
Dinner Package Couple $325
Dinner Package Single Guest $250
Bar Only Couple $200
Bar Only Single Guest $150

All packages include overnight room, breakfast buffet the following morning and late checkout.

All packages must be purchased directly through the hotel sales office, call today to reserve your spot! (330) 666-4131.