Lansing New Year's Events 2019


Dec. 28 >> Masquerade at Michigan Princess

Listen to poetry readings of Maya Angelou and Rudyard Kipling. A portion of the proceeds will go to Women's Center of Greater Lansing.  Tickets include dinner and are available on

7 p.m. to 11 p.m., $41-46, 3004 W. Main St., Lansing

(517) 627-2154,

Dec. 28 >> Drippy New Year Celebration at Mac’s Bar

Enter the new year drippin’ the best way Lansing knows how. Performances include hip-hop and rap sets from Impeccable Skillz, Reckless and NinaFay.

8 p.m. to 2 a.m., 18+, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing

(517) 484-6795,

Dec. 31 >> New Year’s Eve Salsa Party at UrbanBeat 

Back by popular demand, dinner starts at 8 p.m. Salsa lessons for those who wish to partake will be offered after dinner.

7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., 1213 Turner St., Lansing

(517) 331-8440,

Dec. 31 >> NYE Avenue Street Fair 20/20 Free at The Avenue Café

DJ Ruckus will be spinning all night while oodles of ramen, bao and rice bowls keep the party moving. Toast at midnight with “Barbara Walters” and Miller High Lite.

9 p.m. to 2 a.m., 21+, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing

(517) 492-7403,

Dec. 31 >> NYE Contra & Square Dancing at DeWitt Community Center

The Ten Pound Fiddle asks you to bring a dish to share for the potluck at 6:30 p.m. before the dancing begins. 7:30 p.m. marks the beginning of the New dancer lessons, followed by the Contra Dance Party at 8 p.m. The evening will conclude with a midnight nonalcoholic toast and “Auld Lang Syne”. Members of Ten Pound Fiddle may enter for $15. Children are free.

6:30 p.m. to midnight, $18 general, $8 students, 16101 Brook Road, Lansing

(517) 337-7744,

Dec. 31 >> Balldropper New Year’s Eve Party at Lansing Brewing Co.

No cover for this “ball dropper” celebration. Live music from The Devil Elvis Show kicks off at 9 p.m.

8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., 21+, 518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing

(517) 371-2600

Dec. 31 >> New Year’s Eve Jazz at Moriarty’s Pub

The weekly jazz nights aren’t stopping for anyone. The New Year’s Eve extravaganza will feature vocalist Tiffany Gridiron, as well as Jim Alfredson (organ), Larry Barris (guitar) and host Jeff Shoup (drums).

7 p.m. to midnight, 802 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing

(517) 485-5287,

Dec. 31 >> Spiral New Year’s Eve 2020

Dress in your favorite club kid gear and step out for the new year. The regular cast of performances, gogos, shot queens plus a photo booth will be on-site. The evening will be hosted by Asio Aviance.

$10 entry for 21+, $15 under 21. 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., 1247 Center St., Lansing

(517) 371-3221,

Dec. 31 >> Bring on the Roaring '20s at The Exchange

Hosted by the Smooth Daddy Band, this evening calls for the slickest of attire to commemorate the nostalgic times of abundance. Making reservations is recommended.

8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m., 314 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing,

(517) 319-4500,

Dec. 31 >> New Year's Bash at Green Door Bar & Grill

Ring in the new year with Grady Hall and the Disciples of Funk. The evening will include a Champagne split, party favors ad a countdown. The party will ride on until 2:30 a.m. First come, first serve on seating.

7 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., 2005 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing

(517) 482-6376,

Dec. 31 >> NYE 2020 at Stober’s Bar

Bottles of Champagne will be available all day for $20 each.

11 a.m. to 2 a.m., 812 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing

(517) 487-4464

Dec. 31 >> Invasion Band Live at Capital Prime

Motown, Funk and Prince all in one night at one of Lansing’s top joints.

8:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m., 2324 Showtime Drive, Lansing

(517) 377-7463,


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