New Year's Eve in Colorado Springs
It’s hard to believe another year has flown by. It’s time to say goodbye to 2022 and hello to 2023. Whether you like to go out on the town or spend a quiet evening with friends at home, there are many ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Colorado Springs. Here is a look at just a few of the events going on around town.
Daytime and Evening New Year’s Events in Colorado Springs
If you’d like to do something fun during the day or in the evening to celebrate New Year’s, there are many options. Once the event is over, head to another venue or go home to ring in the new year in comfort.
New Year’s Eve Colorado Springs Philharmonic
Say goodbye to 2022 with the Colorado Springs Philharmonic at Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts. This jazzy concert will feature the music of Auld Lang Syne, George Gershwin, and more. Tickets start at $28 and the performance will take place on Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 7:30 PM.
Electric Safari at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Spend New Year's Eve or New Year's Day at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Electric Safari is available on both days. Come see the zoo adorned with lights and visit the animals. Advanced tickets are required and zoo members can attend Electric Safari for free. Members can arrive between 4 and 5 PM. General admission ticket holders can arrive between 5 and 7:30 PM. The event ends at 8:30 PM and there is free parking in the main zoo parking lot.
Go Ice Skating
If you come downtown, consider going ice skating at Acacia Park. The outdoor rink is open from now until January 31st. On New Year's Eve, skating is available from 10 AM to noon and from 1 to 3 PM. Tickets are $10, which includes skates. Tickets are only available at the rink at the time of the session. Find more details and the full calendar of skating times here.
Bring your whole family to play Whirlyball at WhirlyBall Colorado Springs. This special New Year's event takes place on December 31 from 12 PM to 4 PM. Enjoy unlimited games and lunch for just $30 for adults and $20 for kids. Keep in mind that kids need to be at least 54” tall to play WhirlyBall.
Make it to Midnight at a New Year’s Event in Colorado Springs
Some people love to find a great party and stay there to ring in the new year. If this is you, there are many great options in town. This list offers both casual and elegant affairs and is only the tip of the iceberg. No matter where you end up, step out at midnight to view the fireworks on the top of Pikes Peak. This is a treasured tradition in the city. This year, there is also a show at 9 p.m.
New Year’s Eve Gala at the Broadmoor
The Broadmoor is the epitome of elegance in Colorado Springs. Experience this legendary event, which includes:
- A gourmet five-course dinner
- Music from The Broadmoor Pops
- Headliners Julie Bradley and Marcus Lovett
- Champagne and a balloon drop at midnight
- Accommodations for one night
View the dinner menu and purchase tickets here.
New Year's Eve! The Prohibition way…20’s Style
Find your best flapper attire and come celebrate New Year's Eve 1920s style at Brooklyn’s on Boulder St. Because this event requires tickets, you can rest assured that it won’t be too crowded or crazy. Tickets include entry, your first cocktail, a midnight toast cocktail, raffles on the hour every hour, 1920s games, and other specials and surprises. Tickets range in price from $45 to $300.
Night of Magnificence: NYE Party
Experience a memorable night for New Year's at COS City Hub, the newest venue in Colorado Springs. At this party, find a giant dance floor, magicians, aerial dancers, contortionists, belly and samba dancers, casino tables, live entertainment, photo booths, and a red carpet experience. Steer clear of crazy downtown parking and utilize the free parking lot. The main event doors open at 8:30 PM and the event ends at 1 AM. Tickets range from $55 to $2,500 depending on the experience you are looking for.
La Pachanga New Year’s Eve Bash
If you love to dance, consider attending La Pachanga New Year’s Eve Bash. This event takes place at Kinship Landing, which is located at 415 S. Nevada Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80903. The evening begins at 5 PM with a cocktail hour and performances. The schedule continues with these events:
- Dinner with DJ - 6 PM to 7:30 PM
- Bachata Lesson with Eddie Pelligro - 7:30 PM to 8 PM
- Social Dancing - 8 PM to 11:45 PM
- Champagne Toast with Performance - 12 AM to 12:15 AM
- Social Dancing with Drunky Snacks - 12:15 AM to 2 AM
There are several different tiers for tickets, which range in price from $45 to $299. This allows you to create the evening you are looking for.
2023 New Year's Eve Block Party
Enjoy the ability to hop from party to party by attending this event. One ticket gets you into Cowboy’s Nightclub, Gasoline Alley, Blondie’s Ultra Lounge, and the Mansion. In addition, your ticket gets you a champagne toast at midnight. Find more details and get your tickets here.
719SDS NYE Salsa Party
Dance the night away at this event at Private Label Distillery, which is located at 1405 Selix Grove Colorado Springs, CO 80915. There will be dancing, raffles, an open bar, and food trucks. The event takes place from 8 PM to 1 AM. Tickets cost $20.
Spend New Year’s Eve in Colorado Springs at Home
For some, the perfect New Year’s Eve is spent at home. Families enjoy putting on their pajamas or hosting a fancy party with friends and family. You can enjoy playing games, dancing, watching the festivities taking place on television, or just chatting. Many people enjoy running out to see the fireworks and midnight and ringing in the new year with neighbors.
If you have been looking for the perfect home to call your own and spend special events in, such as New Year’s, work with an experienced realtor in town. Mark Main knows Colorado Springs and he can help you find the home you are looking for. Whether you’d like an open floor plan for entertaining, a luxury home to throw parties in, or just a quaint home for your family, Mark Main can help. Start your home search with Best CS Homes today.