4 Things to Do in Detroit on New Year’s Eve

Modified: July 29, 2019

Between menu planning and last minute shopping, we are often so consumed with December’s earlier holidays that we tend to forget to plan New Years Eve. Check out the list below that includes four things to do on New Years Eve in Detroit:

1. Celebrate with the Kiddos

New Years Eve Kids Countdown

Beacon Park
The New Year’s Eve Kids Countdown offers all the fun and excitement of a traditional New Year’s Eve party while allowing you and the kiddos be home and tucked safely into bed long before the clock strikes midnight. Plus, it’s free! From 1 to 6 p.m. enjoy:

    • Kiddie toast station with sparkling juice.
    • Tot are featuring balloons, and games for children 6 and under.
    • Make and take kids activities: Customize a celebration hat, New Year’s 2019 Eve sun catcher, noise makers, photo station with props, free photos in branded frames.
    • Balloon and ball drops.
    • Spectacular holiday lights display.
    • Heated winter lodge tent
    • Lawn games, fire pits and food truck.


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New Years Eve at Legoland

Legoland Discovery Center Michigan
Ring in 2019 with Legoland. Guests will enjoy New Year’s Eve-inspired party favors, a Lego ball drop, take part in the large 2019 group build and enter to win two annual passes! Don’t miss the countdown and ball drop at noon.

2. Attend a Party on New Years Eve

Resolution Ball

The Fillmore Detroit
The Fillmore Detroit’s Resolution Ball prides itself as an NYC/Chicago/Vegas-style event that will make your ball drop. For event information and to purchase tickets, visit resolutionballdetroit.com.

New Years Eve at The Peterboro

The Peterboro
Snag your $70 ticket for passed small plates, drink tickets, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. A live DJ will keep the party going all night.


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New Years Eve Motown Dinner Cruise

Detroit Princess Riverboat
Ring in the New Year in style on the Detroit Princess’ 12th Annual “Rock The Boat” New Years Eve party. Your ticket includes a fabulous dinner buffet, champagne toast at midnight, party favors, music, dancing and a cash bar.

3. Grab Dinner

There’s nothing like celebrating the end of one year and the beginning of a new one like a good dinner with those you love. Looking for something new to taste in The D? Check out our new restaurant list or Eats in The D.

4. Make a Night of It

Why drive home when you have the choice of these places to stay in Detroit?

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Mentioned Attractions And Venues

  1. 1
    Legoland Discovery Center Michigan
    4240 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
  2. 2
    The Fillmore Detroit
    2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
  3. 3
    The Peterboro
    420 Peterboro St., Detroit, MI 48201
  4. 4
    Detroit Princess Riverboat
    1 Civic Center Drive, Detroit, MI 48226