With only 5 more days to go before we bring in 2018, partying Detroit style should be on the top of your New Year’s resolution short list. It may be a little early to sing Auld Lang Syne as 2017 has not completely come to an end yet, But it’s important to know where you, friends and family will be singing it to bring in the new year. Who needs Times Square when Detroit has their very own ball drop at the stroke of midnight?! Whether you are in a classy mood or laid back and casual mood, the metro Detroit area has something for everyone. So put on your dancing shoes, grab your party hat and get ready to bring in the New Year with a bang in the D!
The Drop Motor City NYE
The largest and only ball drop in the city of Detroit is happening at Beacon Park. Each year this event becomes bigger and bigger. This year 30,000 people are expected to attend. Times Square (tuh!) There will be live entertainment all night and something for all ages, from adult beverages to bouncy houses for the kiddies.
Doors open at 4pm
Ticket Price: Free
Orchid New Year’s Eve Party
For only $6.00 you and your peeps can party until 4am! This New Years Eve Bash will be hosted by Joey Radio from FM 95.5. Guest will get party favors, balloon drop and confetti. To help with all the champagne you’ll be consuming there will also be Pei Wei served all night.
Doors open at 9pm
Ticket Price: $6.00
The Royce New Year’s Eve Party
Celebrate the end of the year at this swanky wine bar in downtown Detroit. DJ Mike Medow will be setting the candlelight ambiance throughout the night. All ticket holders will get an evening of bubblies, white and red wine, plenty of cheese and charcuterie and a special champagne toast at midnight. This is a private party for ticket holders only. All tickets must be purchased online in advance.
Doors Open at 10 PM
Ticket Price: $80
New Years Eve 2017: Detroit City Distillery @ Chive Kitchen
Bring in the new year in style with a six course, Italian inspired dinner and specially crafted cocktails by Detroit City Distillery. Chive Kitchen’s menu will include house made focaccia to pistachio caramel with everything delicious in between. A custom Detroit City Distillery Bar Menu will be available all night.
Doors Open at 8pm (reservation required)
Ticket Price: $85
Detroit Princess Riverboat: Rock the Boat
What better way to ring in the New year than on the Detroit River. The Detroit Princess is hosting a night to remember with a dinner buffet that includes prime rib to vegan options. You and your friends can set sail and dance the New Year in with classic Motown music. Champagne will be served at Midnight.
Doors Open at 7pm (Cruise 10pm)
Ticket Price: $75