If you're looking for a place to ring in the new year, we've got you covered! Check out these Wichita New Year's Eve party locations!
Kick off the new year in style at Abode's New Year's Eve ball! Doors open at 8 p.m., and the event will feature a formal dress code (button up shirt, tie and slacks, at the least), festive decorations, and local music. Featured DJs include Aleve, Baby Seal, BAM, Bearfoot, Gnote, Gulcik, Karetaker, Kinetik, NJN TRBL, QP and Swell. General admission tickets are $10, and VIP tickets are $25 (Both will have an additional service fee.)
VIP tickets include access to a private lounge with leather couches, private DJ, free champagne toast at midnight and free champagne after midnight.
Best Western North
Welcome 2016 from Wichita's Best Western North. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. and running through 1 a.m., this event will feature a buffet and a live performance from the Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano travelling show. Reservations can be made by phone at (316) 832-9387.
Head downtown to Century II for the First Annual NYE Bash! This event runs from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. for nine hours of festive fun! The Vegas style event will feature performances by DJ VJ Blaze, as well as DJ Konnect and DJ Magnum. Hosted by Boi Bones, this party boasts a $2,016 Balloon drop at midnight! General admission tickets are available for $27.50, and balcony access tickets are available for $38.50 individually, or $275 for a table of eight.
Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar
Ernie Biggs Dueling Piano Bar hosts a New Year's Eve masquerade ball this year! The event runs from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. and features DJ Fresh in the upstairs club at 10 p.m. Reservations are not a requirement, but are highly suggested for a seat in the Piano Room. There will be a $10 cover charge. This event features a champagne toast at midnight, Miller Lite and Coors Light bottles for just $2.25, and more All guests must be 21 to enter.
Historic Scottish Rite
Head to the Historic Scottish Rite this New Year's Eve for a celebration that offers something to everyone. If you're looking for a relaxed place with food, drinks and live music, or if you'd like to dance the night away in a club atmosphere—We’ve got you covered. The night begins with a baked ham and prime rib dinner, followed by a concert featuring The Callahan Band. After this, guests can enjoy party favors, a champagne toast, cash bar, DJ and dancing. The Historic Scottish Rite offers a unique option that allows you to pick the events you like for a unique and individualized experience! So, if you have another party to attend, you can just come to dinner, or if you want to just see The Callahan Band you can do that, too! This event is 21+. General admission is $55.
This New Year's Eve, Barleycorn's hosts Grandmaster Flash with DJ Carbon! Come out for the New Year's Eve Dance Party Extraordinaire. The event begins at 9 p.m., and tickets are $35 for general admission and $75 for meet and greet!
Even bigger than last year, Club Rodeo's Golden Ticket New Year's Eve Celebration is sure to be a hit! The party will begin at 6 p.m. and features music, party favors, and lots of opportunities to win big! Take home some of the $10,000 that will be given away in cash and prizes by finding one of the Golden Tickets hidden in Rodeo's MASSIVE 5000 balloon drop which will take place at midnight. Admission is $20.
Doors open at 8:30 p.m. for Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy at Crown Uptown. Also featuring performances by the Dewayn Brothers, the show begins at 9:30 p.m., and is appropriate for all ages. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Enjoy a night of elite and intimate celebration at Gianni Bacci's in Oldtown. From 10 p.m. until 2 a.m., guests can hear live music, enjoy cocktails and finger food, and have fun. This event features a midnight champagne toast. Tickets are available for $10 plus a service fee. Gianni Bacci's has a limited number of spots available, so purchase your tickets today!
Hangar One offers a blind tasting of fine wines this New Year's Eve. Also featuring live music by Lady and the Tramps, hors d'oeuvres, party favors and a champagne toast, Hangar One is a great place to welcome the new year! The party begins at 9 p.m., and space is limited, so call and reserve a spot! Tickets are available for $39.99 each and can be reserved by phone at (316) 941-4900.
Homewood Suites at the Waterfront
Homewood Suites offers a New Year's Eve package that includes a bottle of champagne, two keepsake glasses and party favors, in addition to spending the night in your choice of suite. Complimentary beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be available from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. The event also features live jazz music and a cash cocktail bar, and a complimentary buffet breakfast will be available the following morning. Prices start at $155/night. Reservations can be made by phone at (316)260-8844.
This year, the Hyatt Regency Wichita hosts a speakeasy themed New Year's Eve party. Featuring music by the Lucky People, this event hosted by 97.1 BOB FM is great way to end one year and begin the next. Tickets are $45 each for the party only, $95 each for dinner and party only, and $319 per couple for overnight room, dinner and party. Tax will be added to the cost of each ticket. Check in begins at 3 p.m., bars will be available at 6:30 p.m., and the dinner buffet begins at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online or by phone.
Joe's Oldtown Bar and Grill
Joe's celebrates the new year from 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. with a money balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight this year, and will also offer 1/2 priced drinks all night. The cover charge is $10 per person or $15 for a couple, so grab a friend and head to Joe's Oldtown Bar and Grill!
Oeno Wine Bar
The party begins at 7:30 p.m. at Oeno Wine Bar! For just $55 per ticket, guests can enjoy a steak, chicken and seafood buffet, live DJ, balloon drop and champagne toast. Reserve tickets online. Special offer includes a $99 room rate for, and shuttle service to, the Hotel at Waterwalk. Call hotel for reservations and mention the special when booking.
Pandora Night Club
At 9 p.m., Pandora hosts the Blame it on the Champagne New Year's Eve party! This event features performances DJ Detroit and DJ Metiche, as well as a $1000 balloon drop!
Prairie Rose Chuckwagon
The gates open at 5 p.m. for the Prairie Rose Chuckwagon New Year's Eve performance! The all-you-can-eat supper will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the show will follow.The event highlights the farewell performance by Les Gilliam & the Silver Lake Band, a dance, horse-drawn wagon rides, movies and the Silver Screen Cowboy Museum. Tickets are $45.
Doors open at 7 p.m. for Revolution Lounge's 2nd Annual New Year's Eve party! Dress to impress, and enjoy entertainment by DJ Knockout starting at 10 p.m. Drink specials will be offered on the following beverages: Crown Royal, $5; Grey Goose, $6; and Vegas Bombs, $5. The following champagnes will also be available: Martini & Rossi Asti Spumante, Caposaldo Sweet Moscato, and Moet & Chandon Imperial. Enjoy all of this with no cover charge! Table reservations now available via Facebook.
River City Brewing Company
From 4 p.m. until 2 a.m., celebrate the new year at River City Brewing Company! The New Year's Eve bash will be held in the Loft. Enjoy your favorite party jams as played by DJ Alex with no cover charge! The event features $5.50 vodka Redbulls, $3 Hot Apple Pie Shots, $3 Fireball, and more all night, in addition to normal Happy Hour specials running from 4-7 p.m. Champagne will be available for purchase just before the midnight toast. Seating is first-come, first-serve, and the event is 21+ after 8 p.m.
Siena Tuscan Steakhouse (Ambassador Hotel)
Welcome 2016 at 31Midnight, an Ambassador Affair! The evening will include dinner at Siena Tuscan Steakhouse, as well as valet parking and access to New Year’s Eve festivities in the Regent Room. This event highlights Chef-inspired food, champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and live music by The Source band at 9 p.m. Access to The Study cocktail bar and conversation room is included. The event runs from 8 p.m. until 1 a.m. Tickets are $99 per person, plus a service fee. Ticket price does not include alcoholic beverages, but a cash bar will be available.
The Wichita Marriott offers a New Year's Eve package that includes an overnight stay for two adults (must be 21+), dinner buffet, cash bar, live music by Private Stock, a champagne toast, party favors, breakfast buffet and late check out all for $280 plus tax per couple. The package is also available for one person for $195 plus tax. Pre-payment is due one week prior to the event and is non-refundable. Reservations can be made online or by phone.