New Year’s Eve Celebrations

New Year at Noon
December 31, 9:30am-noon
Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

A family-friendly event to celebrate New Year’s Eve, including a pre-countdown dance party with the Museum’s mascot, Birdy Brinn. DIY noisemakers in the Be A Maker space. A countdown and ball drop ceremony at 12 p.m. in the Museum’s Atrium.

New Year’s Around the World
Safe House  779 N Front St.

Visitors can sip free adult beverages (or sparkling juice) hourly, as the clock strikes midnight around the world. Party 007-style at the Safehouse Bond Ball, which includes dancing, a DJ and drink specials.

Dance Fever Stellar Spark New Year’s Eve Weekend 
The Rave
Dec. 30-31 (Friday and Saturday!)

The Rave’s annual New Year’s Eve party has extended to another day. Dance to tunes by DJ Diesel, SVDDEN DEATH, Space Laces, VAMPA, and more.

Beehive: The 60s Musical
Stackner Cabaret, Milwaukee Rep

Attend the 6pm performance and enjoy dinner before the show from the full-service Stackner restaurant, or come at 9:30pm to enjoy a limited menu of starters, a champagne toast and a sing-a-long of “Auld Lang Syne” with the cast.

Laughing Tap, 706 S 5th St.

Get ready for a night of fun and hilarity at Milwaukee’s signature comedy club. which includes headliner Nate Craig. Ticket packages begin at $35 and include complimentary champagne.

Milwaukee Art Museum

The night will showcase members of the city’s creative community and includes live music, live art, hors d’oeuvres champagne toast.

New Year’s Eve At Giggly
Saint Kate–The Arts Hotel

Usher in 2023 at Milwaukee’s only champagne bar. Special packages include reserved tables and premium champagne, party favors, and a choice of charcuterie and dessert. Pre-dinner runs from 4-7:30; evening seating begins at 8pm.

A Very Happy Irish New Year
County Clare

Enjoy live Celtic music by Ian Gold and ring in the Irish New Year at 6pm. For more details visit