Top Ways to Spend New Year's Eve in Rutherford County
As we bid adieu to 2018 and prepare to usher in 2019, there is no better place to celebrate than Rutherford County. Murfreesboro and Smyrna both offer up some great family-friendly events along with options for a traditional midnight toast with friends. Check out this list of unique and fun events to ring in 2019.
Countdown to Noon at the Discover Center
Join the Discovery Center for the biggest pajama party in Murfreesboro at Countdown to Noon on Dec. 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the official family fun kick off for 2019 with New Year’s activities like karaoke, Wii dance party, a resolution wall, special art and tinkering projects. Enjoy science experiments, holiday-themed activities, and the iconic balloon drop at 12:00 noon! This event is included with daily admission. For more information, visit explorethedc.org/25Days/
Location: The Discovery Center @ 502 SE Broad Street, Murfreesboro
New Year’s Eve Brew Bash
Newly opened, Hop Springs Beer Park is offering a great night of entertainment at the Steel Barrel Brewery. The event begins at 7p.m. and guests will enjoy live music from Cole Allen, Gregg Mangus All-Stars and the Music City Stones.
Tickets will include dinner and drinks for $100 per person. A group rate and package for 10 will be $900 and a group rate and package for 25 people will be $2,200.
Designated drivers, Uber and Lyft strongly suggested. Limited tickets available for designated drivers starting at $80.
Location: Hop Springs Beer Park featuring Steel Barrel Brewery @ 6790 John Bragg Highway, Murfreesboro
Greenlandic New Year's Eve with The Good Dogs
Join the crew at the Green Dragon Pub for New Year's Eve as 2019 arrives at 12:00 a.m. Greenland time (9:00 p.m. our time). Fantastic music from The Good Dogs starts at 7 p.m. Practice saying "Happy New Year" in Kalaallisut, "Ukiortaami Pilluarit." No cover or reservations needed for this event.
Location: Green Dragon @ 714 F West Main St, Murfreesboro
New Year's Eve Bash at the SOAC
Kids are invited to be dropped off for a night of fun to celebrate the New Year at the SOAC. Pizza and snacks will be provided for participants. Indoor fun will be had by all who attend. The event is for ages 6-12 years of age. The New Year's Eve Bash will take place from 6:00pm to 1:00am. Admission charge is $10 and registration is required through Community Pass. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Location: Smyrna Outdoor Adventure Center @ 100 Sam Ridley Parkway East, Smyrna
Jake Leg Stompers at Pcukett's Grocery & Restaurant
Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant in downtown Murfreesboro will be open and serving its regular menu from 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Starting at 8:30 p.m., the restaurant will serve a limited dinner menu and feature a show by local band Jake Leg Stompers from 10 p.m. to midnight.
Jake Leg Stompers will be playing some seasonal favorites in addition to their vast repertoire of Chicken-Fried, Pre-War, Hokum-Billy Jug Band Music.
The cover will be $45 and reservations for the show can be made online or by calling 629-201-6919.
Location: Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant @ 114 N Church Street, Murfreesboro
Blacklight New Year’s Eve Party
Bring in the New Year in a glowing fashion at the Mayday Brewery Blacklight New Year's Eve party. Ticket includes a champagne toast at midnight, one pint, use of the photo booth and live DJ! Plus the Law Offices of John Day, P.C are offering free rides home. Use "JDAYEVENT" on Uber! He wants you to let a lawyer drive you home so you won’t have to hire one.
Tickets on sale at https://maydaynye2018.eventbrite.com Cost is $20 in advance or $30 day of event.
Location: Mayday Brewery @ 521 Old Salem Road, Murfreesboro
New Year's Eve 2018 Black and White Masquerade
Join Bar Louie Murfreesboro to say au revoir to 2018 in style. Ring in 2019 with a champagne toast, party favors, and great friends while you sip Bar Louie's specialty New Year’s Eve cocktail, the Velvet 19. Formal attire not required and masquerade masks are encouraged for this event.
Admission is $20 and your tickets will include a champagne toast and party favors. Click here to get your tickets for this event.
Location: Bar Louie @ 2615 Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro