GRNow New Year’s Eve Guide 2018

Happy New Year from GRNow! Ring in 2018 around Grand Rapids and West Michigan with local parties and special events!


Recommended Family-Friendly Parties & Events

 New Year’s Early Eve! – Play your way into 2018! Celebrate New Year’s Eve with GRCM! Make a noisemaker, create a resolution wand, and dance and play your way into the New Year at GRCM’s annual New Year’s Early Eve party! December 31st, 6:00pm-8:00pm with a countdown and the Celebration! Cinema balloon drop at 7:30! Tickets $12 per person ages 1 and up, $10 for […]
Snowflake Break – This holiday season, visit the GRPM and take part in a variety of family-friendly programs and activities themed around history, science and culture – and our special exhibits Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids and Brain: The World Inside Your Head. Visitors can make their own themed snowflakes and punched tin take-home crafts, play a variety of games and more! […]
NYE Family Event – ** Tickets must be purchased in advance ** Dave & Busters is offering an exciting and FUN way for you & your family to ring in the New Year! We will offer loads of excitement with our New Year’s Eve package which combines all the Food & FUN that guests have grown to love at Dave & Buster’s.
GLOW New Years Eve Party – GLOW (All Ages) | 6:00-8:00PM Only $25 (includes GLOW t-shirt)! Face painting $1, SkySocks $2 extra (yours to keep & reuse). Live DJ, Contests, Prizes, Limbo, and more! Wear your GLOW t-shirt on next visit & pay only $22!
Parent’s Night Out! – Looking for a way to entertain your kids but still be able to enjoy your New Year’s Eve party…Bring your kids to BattleGR Laser Tag for a New Year’s Eve your kids will talk about all year long. We will have all you can play laser tag, movies, yards games, and more. You have 2 great options 1. 7pm -12:45am […]
New Years Eve Family Skate – New Years Eve Family Skate Sunday December 31st 6:30pm-9:30pm At the door: $7 Admission Free Roller Skates $1 RollerBlades Parents & College Students Skate for only $3 (includes rental) With any admission ticket purchased you will get a 2 Hotdogs, chips, cookie and drink or for $1 extra 1 Brat, Chips, cookie and drink. On Flok: Discount pricing download “Flok” […]

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Recommended 21+ Parties & Events

New Year’s Eve Greatest Show on Earth – Come one, come all! Join us under the big top for the Greatest Show on Earth! Step right up and see the amazing Rockwell Republic! Prepare to be taken to the big ring to celebrate the new year circus style! The party starts at 10pm and you must be 21 years of age or older to enter after 9pm. We […]


Wheelhouse New Year’s Eve Celebration – Raise your glass at Wheelhouse on New Year’s Eve! We invite you to ring in the New Year right in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. Reservations start at 4:00pm. We will be serving our regular dinner menu in addition to special features from our Chef Andrew Alcid. Enjoy live entertainment from Funkle Jesse, champagne toast & giveaways! Event Agenda […]


Founders TWO-night NYE Celebration w/ The Accidentals & Friends – Founders Brewing Co. is pleased to present a special two-night engagement with The Accidentals as we ring in the New Year in style at Founders Taproom! Jake Allen , Stephie James supports both 21+ events. We hope you’ll join us as we usher in 2018. We can’t wait celebrate with you all on on both 12/30 and 12/31! *There are […]

New Year’s Eve at The Winchester – ☕️Start with Brunch at 10:00am and stay all day. $5 Bloody Mary Bar and $3 Mimosa Bar TIL 3:00pm🍾 . 🍺🍻21+ after 9pm . 💰No cover . 📞No reservations . AB DJ set starting at 11:45pm (come early to get your spot before midnight!!) . 🥂🍾Free champagne toast at midnight . 🌭🍿🍩 Free late night snacks


11th Annual New Year’s Party at The Score! – Ring in the New Year at The Score! We’re throwing our 11th annual New Year’s Eve party with an awesome package! *Reserved Seating *Lobster and Filet dinner *Party Favors *Bottle of Champagne *Live DJ, dance floor and MORE! PLUS we are tapping 10 rare beers from our cellar! Make your reservation today – 616-301-0600



WYCE 88.1FM Presents: New Years Eve at Wealthy Theatre – WYCE Presents: New Years Eve 2018 at Wealthy Theatre! A full evening of celebration featuring: Lady Ace Boogie The Go Rounds Seth Bernard HEAVY COLOR Advance tickets: $30 Tickets at the door: $35 Get your tickets early as this will likely sell out! Tickets: Sponsored by ORION Construction…

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Recommended Salons, Boutiques, and Makeup Artists

Cheeky Strut Salon -Established in early 2009 by KL Christoffersen, Cheeky Strut is a high energy, cutting edge salon located in trendy downtown Grand Rapids. Renowned as one of GR’s best, Cheeky Strut has been featured in many local and regional publications and television programs.  Our highly trained stylists offer a personalized and genuinely caring experience with a focus on creating your very own Cheeky Strut. We provide an unconditional commitment to authentic beauty and legendary customer service.
Discover your strut. Contact us today.

Renee Austin Prom & Occasions -Renee Austin Occasions is the brand new expansion of Renee Austin Prom and Renee Austin Wedding. We now officially have the perfect dress for every occasion! Guest of wedding, rehearsal and shower dresses, mother of the wedding, cocktail, homecoming dresses and more. Comes see us for gorgeous dresses off the rack, *no appointment necessary.

Second Dance Formal Consignment -Second Dance is the first and only consignment shop in Grand Rapids that specializes in upscale formalwear. We carry bridal, bridesmaid, mother of, school dance dresses such as prom and homecoming, and formal accessories. Dresses are too stunning to be collecting dust in a closet, so our mission is to give dresses the second dance they deserve! Have a dress sitting in your closet? Get a return on your fashion investment consigning with us! If you are in search of your perfect dress, we carry many different brands and styles, with hope someone like you will find their dream dress within their budget. Be sure to check our dresses we are updating daily. We also have a lookbook with recent styles that are trending. See you soon!  See more events at the bottom of the page.

DeVries Jewelers – DeVries Jewelry was founded back in 1901. Four generations later, the DeVries family still strives to earn the confidence of customers by exceeding their expectations with quality merchandise, unsurpassed personal service.  Website | Facebook | Instagram


  • Sydney New Year’s Eve 2018 – Australian Cruise Group - With over 30 years in the cruising industry, Australian Cruise Group has earned repute as Sydney’s #1 Dining Cruise Operator. The company operates daily lunch and dinner cruises, event cruises that includes New Year’s Eve on Sydney Harbour, as well as charter cruises for private events, functions and weddings! Most importantly, most of its cruises offer all-inclusive cruise and dining […]

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