10 Fun Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in Washington

New Year’s Eve can be a romantic time to spend with a significant other. It can also be a time to dress in a flashy outfit and party until the cows come home. However you decide to spend your New Year’s Eve, first peruse these exciting events that are to be held in Washington State. You might just have to pencil one of them into your plans!

Spectra: NYE 2019, Seattle, WA

Spectra is found in the Pacific Science Center in the famous Seattle. From the view at Spectra, party-goers will be able to witness the annual fireworks show in all its glory. The party will also feature top local DJs and entertainment to get the party started—and then keep it going until 2019.

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New Year’s Eve Party, Kent, WA

This New Year’s Eve party at the Kent Event Center invites you to “dance the night away to the silky soul sounds” of Andy Stokes and his seven-piece band. Tickets are $75, and they include free parking, a complimentary champagne toast, and all the live music your ears can handle. 

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Nisqually Valley Brewing Company New Year’s Eve Party, Yelm, WA

Have you ever wanted to be a part of the group who starts a tradition? Now’s your chance at Nisqually Valley Brewing Company’s first annual New Year’s Eve party. Bring a group of friends; after ringing in 2019, make it a New Year’s resolution to attend Nisqually Valley’s NYE party each and every year. Everything’s got to start somewhere.

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New Year’s Eve Party Cruise, Seattle, WA

Cruise along on a Waterways yacht, champagne in hand. Tilt your head up to view the bright flashes and pops of the fireworks show on Lake Union. The length of the cruise is two and a half hours with boarding at 9:30 p.m. and returning at 12:30 a.m. Make it the best night of 2018, and the best early morning of 2019—so far. 

Fireball New Year's Eve Party at Steel Creek, Tacoma, WA

If you’re looking to switch it up a little bit and ditch the classic champagne, the Steel Creek New Year’s Eve party is for you. At this party they don’t serve champagne—they serve fireball. For those who don’t know, fireball is a cinnamon-flavored liquor, almost always consumed via shot. Steel Creek is looking to make this new year a fiery one. 

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Redneck New Year’s Celebration, Olympia, WA

Sometimes themed parties are just that much more fun. This New Year’s Eve party is a celebration honoring rednecks, which includes a PBR toast at midnight. None of that fancy champagne stuff. Don’t forget about the big balloon drop that will accompany the toast. With free line-dancing lessons at 7:30 p.m. with Monica, every moment is sure to be filled with fun memories.

Puttin’ on the Ritz New Year’s Eve, Spokane, WA

What this party entails is a no-brainer, the name of the party gives it all away. Live as if you’re a Hollywood star at the Puttin’ on the Ritz New Year’s Eve party. It will begin with a red-carpet walk, and enjoy a three-course meal plus salad and dessert—wait does that make it five courses? Dance the night away in style with the Master Class Big Band, a 20-piece band with five vocalists.

First Night Tri-Cities, Kennewick, WA

Three cities, one party. For the 22nd year in a row, First Night Tri-Cities will be the hottest New Year’s Eve party in Washington. The party even has its own website completed devoted to what’s on offer for food and entertainment. Watch a magic show, get your face painted, watch the ball drop, and more.

New Year's Eve at The Manor House, Bainbridge Island, WA

There’s room for more than 70 dinner guests at the Manor House New Year’s Eve party. Enjoy a five-course meal with wine pairings, complete with live guitar music played by Alan Simcoe. After dinner and dessert, dance the night away on the dance floor with music by Cuban Heels. The evening costs $120 per guest; a small fee for a great time. 

Vancouver’s New Year’s Eve, Vancouver, WA

This Vancouver event has a theme: A Night in Black and White. Dress accordingly, and know that you will be meeting several special guests at this event. Those include Kato Kaelin, “America’s Favorite Houseguest,” the Nu Wavers, and Shawn Lewis and Natasha Neuschwander. Bring your party pants because this event will be hoppin’ from 7:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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