How to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Grand County

As the year winds down to close, there is more than enough to reflect on and celebrate. Whether you’re looking to jam out to live music or just watch a fireworks display, here’s a list of things to do in Grand County for New Year’s Eve.

Winter Park fireworks display

Dec. 13, 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Hideaway Park, Winter Park

Winter Park will celebrate the end of 2018 with a fireworks display starting at 9 p.m. and free hot chocolate and sledding in the park.

New Year’s Eve Blues Show

Dec. 31, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Headwaters Center, Winter Park

Hosted by the Grand County Blues Society and the Headwaters Center, Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal will be performing at the Headwaters Center in Winter Park. Expect a high-energy combination of blues, soul, funk and R&B. Full bar and snacks for purchase throughout the night with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $25 or $30 at the door.

Torchlight Party

Dec. 31, 3 p.m. to 1 a.m., Granby Ranch, Granby

Granby Ranch will be hosting a variety of events to celebrate, including a glowstick parade, fireworks, food, drinks, photobooth and dancing. There will be a family-friendly celebration and an adults only celebration.

Grand Lake fireworks display

Jan. 1, 12 a.m., the beach at Grand Lake

Grand Lake will kick off the new year with fireworks over the lake.

New Year’s Eve Special

Dec. 31, 9 p.m., Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, Grand Lake

Celebrate the end of the year with Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre alumnus Travis Taylor for a one-night-only performance and, of course, a champagne toast.

New Year’s Eve at the Kauffman House

Dec. 31, 10 p.m., Kauffman House Museum, Grand Lake

The museum is offering tours, mulled cider and treats before the firework display in Grand Lake. Admission is $5 per person.

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