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New Year’s Eve Events in New Hampshire

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Related Feature: New Year’s Eve: Kid Friendly Party Ideas, Recipes, Crafts, & More

With the echo of most winter holidays still ringing in our ears, we will move forward into the New Year.

The Granite State has some fantastic New Year’s celebrations planned. Dining, dancing, crafts, and fireworks events are scheduled all over the state! Are you still looking for a fabulous event to ring in the New Year? Well, look no further!

As always, we at NH.Life have tried to simplify the event-finding process for you! You can narrow your Event Calendar search by region or city, and select subject category “New Year’s” for holiday fun around the state!

Kids will love the glitter ball drop events at the Children’s Museum of NH. The day will include three special “countdowns to midnight” held at 11 am, 12:30 pm and 2 pm. At each countdown, a glittering ball drops 30 feet from the ceiling as everyone counts down the last ten seconds of the year.

Adults can choose between multiple celebration options in Manchester, Nashua, and Concord this year, with New Year’s Eve Galas, including: Dinner, Musical Tributes, Dancing, Dueling Piano, Comedy Shows, and more!

I love New Year’s Eve, and my house has a fun, albeit strange, tradition! We like to watch zombie/apocalyptic movies up until midnight every year! Then, at around 11:50pm, we switch over to Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve countdown!

Do you have any fun or weird New Year’s traditions? Share them on our Facebook and Twitter pages!

Below is a sample of events from our New Year’s Events Calendar.

Have a safe and happy New Year, NH!

New Year’s Eve Events In NH

New Years Eve Gala
Nashua, NH
Saturday, December 31
New Years Eve Gala – Dinner, Elton John vs Billy Joel Tribute & Dancing — Dec 31st @ the Radisson Hotel Nashua featuring 3 options this year.

Pats Peak New Year’s Eve Party Family Celebration
Henniker, NH
Saturday, December 31
New Year’s Eve is a great event to ring in the new year with family and friends! “New Year’s In Motion” Skiing – Snowboarding – Tubing – Comedy Show – Monte Carlo for raffles prizes – Dancing to The McMurphy’s – Tasting Stations – Party Favors – Champagne Toast – Midnight Fireworks Display. The three food stations presented by Pats Peak’s own gourmet chef, Guy Pelletier, include “American Bistro”, “Mama Mia, That’s Italian” and “Chinese New Year”. Guests are invited to enjoy a range of entertainment that’s suitable for families.

New Years Eve Gala
Manchester, NH
Saturday, December 31
New Years Eve Gala – Dinner, Dueling Pianos & Dancing — Dec 31st @ the Radisson Hotel featuring 5 options this year.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Hampton, NH
Saturday, December 31
Fireworks are held on the beach beside the Atlantic Ocean. Bring a blanket and the whole family to experience the magic of the night sky lit by a display of beautiful fireworks. Come experience the crisp and clear fireworks of winter and ring in the New Year!

New Year’s Eve at Charmingfare Farm!
Candia, NH
Saturday, December 31
Climb aboard the sleigh of your choosing and head for the party. Our horses are sure to provide you with a spirited ride on this evening. It should take about 40 minutes to get you comfortably settled around the roaring bonfires. Our staff has prepared a wonderful meal for everyone to enjoy camp fireside. There will be music, laughter and good cheer to be had by all.

New Years Eve Gala
Concord, NH
Saturday, December 31
NEW YEARS EVE, The LARGEST NYE EVENT in Concord NH! New Years Eve Gala – Dinner, COMEDY SHOW & Dancing — Dec 31st @ the Holiday Inn featuring 3 options this year.

Family New Year’s Eve Celebration
Dover, NH
Saturday, December 31
Join us for our family friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration and ring in the New Year before bedtime! Enjoy “countdowns to midnight” at 11am, 12:30pm and 2pm—we’ll lower our glittery disco ball, confetti will fly through the air, and wish blimps made by visitors will gently fall to the ground—it’s always a festive and fun environment that is reminiscent of Times Square. Magic Fred, a local magician, will be doing several mini magic shows throughout the day. Visitors can make sparkly recycled paper hats throughout the event and enjoy a fun New Year photo booth!

Celebrate Noon Year’s Eve at the Currier!
Manchester, NH
Saturday, December 31
Northern New England’s huge family-friendly New Year’s Eve event gets better every year. Ring in 2017 a few hours early at the Currier Museum of Art’s annual Noon Year’s Eve party. Wrap up a day of celebrations with bubble-wrap fireworks and a huge balloon drop. Enjoy fun art-making activities, face painting, dance party and live entertainment. Enjoy all sorts of kid-friendly food and more. Dress in your party best and celebrate the New Year at the Currier. Cheers!

New Years Eve Fireworks!
Waterville Valley, NH
Saturday, December 31
Ring in the New Year in Waterville Valley! There are all kinds of events happening in Town Square for everyone to enjoy. Featuring: Fireworks, Sleigh Rides, Ice Skating, and more!

Manchester Monarchs New Year’s Eve Game
Manchester, NH
Saturday, December 31
Ring in the New Year with your favorite Manchester Monarchs at the annual NYE game, brought to you by Manchester Subaru! Enjoy the largest FIREWORKS display in New England after the final whistle and our annual year-in-review video.

Gunstock Rocks New Years Eve
Gilford, NH
Saturday, December 31
Come kick off the New Year with us. enjoy all the festivities along with skiing and riding all evening. Fantastic mountain side fireworks at midnight.

New Year’s Cranapalooza with Fireworks
North Conway, NH
Saturday, December 31
Ring in 2017 with C-more the penguin with a special New Year’s edition of Cranapalooza.  Geared for guests and families of all ages, join us for all kinds of activities and entertainment! We’ll have a DJ in Schneider Square, Bobo the Clown, s’mores, a fire dancer, plus fireworks


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