Things to Do in Indianapolis New Year’s Eve | Best Events and Date Nights for 2024

Indianapolis comes alive on New Year’s Eve. What a perfect time to plan an unforgettable date night that you will be talking about all 2024. There are some amazing options around the city whether you like to have a relaxing, laidback evening or a night out with cocktails and gourmet appetizers. If you are looking for exciting date night ideas or things to do in Indianapolis, New Year’s Eve is a fabulous time to go out on the town!

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Things to Do in Indianapolis New Year's Eve: Can't-Miss Events and Date Night Ideas

Things to Do in Indianapolis New Year’s Eve Date Nights

Glitter Gala: A Dazzling New Year’s Disco at Daniel’s Vineyard

9061 N 700 W, McCordsville

Sequins, glitter, and ’70s-inspired outfits and accessories are encouraged for New Year’s Eve at Daniel’s Vineyard. Enjoy an open bar with wines from the vineyard as well as a selection of hors d’oeuvres while dancing the night away at the disco.

New Year’s Eve 2024 Presented by CCA Social

140 W. Washington St, Indianapolis

Ring in the New Year at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. This event is jam-packed with things to do including multiple open bars, gourmet appetizers, a variety of casino games, a pop-up arcade, and one of Indiana’s best DJs, DJ Cool Hand Lex. Single tickets, reserved tables, and VIP options are all available.

Things to Do in Indianapolis New Year's Eve: Can't-Miss Events and Date Night Ideas

Cholita New Year’s Eve

1001 Broad Ripple Ave, Indianapolis

Cholita will be offering 2 floors of entertainment this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy all of your favorite Latin fare with tacos, tamales, tostadas, and churros with a chocolate fountain! Your ticket also includes an open bar with additional shots being passed out throughout the night. Outside you can even try out the vodka/tequila luge! DJs will be playing all the hits on both floors.

New Year’s Eve 2024 at Howl at the Moon

20 E. Georgia St, Indianapolis

Howl at the Moon is known for fun and New Year’s Eve is no exception. Choose from a variety of tickets and receive options such as a catered dinner, open bar, or reserved seating at a table or at the rail. At midnight, a champagne toast will be shared along with party favors. Live music will keep the party going all night long.

CIROC the New Year — “24 Karat

211 N Pennsylvania St, Indianapolis

If you really want to ring in the New Year in a big way, check out the biggest party in Indy. CIROC the New Year is at the rooftop in the Regions Tower downtown and promises to be the ultimate celebration. The rooftop will be heated and feature a silent disco and ice bar. The rooftop VIP area will have heated igloos. The party spans multiple rooms with premium open bars and hors d’oeuvres, as well as live performances and music. Dress to impress – this is one you will not want to miss!

Things to Do in Indianapolis New Year's Eve: Can't-Miss Events and Date Night Ideas

A Groovy West Fork New Year’s Eve

10 East 191st Street Suite A, Westfield

Celebrate the 1970s at West Fork Whiskey Co. Grab your date and dress to the nines while you enjoy heavy appetizers and delicious desserts, and dance to music from a live DJ. The event features an open bar along with special tastings and flights of whiskey. Tour the distillery, take funny pictures in the photo booth, and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight.

Midnight at Newfields

4000 N Michigan Road, Indianapolis

Dance the night away at this premier event at Newfields. Your ticket includes delicious food, an open bar, a live Swing, Rhythm, and Blues band, and access to the dazzling outdoor Winterlights display, as well as the IMA’s indoor galleries. Upgrade your ticket to VIP status to gain entry to the LUME on the museum’s top floor, where you’ll find exclusive food and cocktail options surrounded by projections of Van Goh’s most famous works.

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New Year’s Eve at Hard Truth

418 Old SR 46, Nashville

Have you visited the beautiful grounds at Hard Truth Distilling Co? This beautiful distillery will come alive on New Year’s Eve with live music, a dinner buffet, snacks, and a champagne toast at midnight. The cash bar will include all of your Hard Truth favorites.

New Year’s Eve Party at Tappers Arcade Bar

501 Virginia Ave, Indianapolis

If dancing is not your thing, maybe games are a better match! Tappers Arcade Bar is tons of fun! They have over 60 free-to-play arcade games available as well as game systems. Grab some cocktails from the bar and challenge your date to one of the many games. The New Year’s Party has a 5-dollar cover charge that includes a Champagne Toast at midnight.

From everyone at Indy with Kids, have a happy and healthy 2024. Happy New Year! If you are looking for how to celebrate New Year’s with your kids, check out our list of events happening around the city. Many of these take place earlier in the day, allowing you to put the kids to bed on time.

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