Wave goodbye to this year and say hello to the next one at the greatest New Year’s parties in Lincoln. Nebraska has plenty of fantastic cities to party in and Lincoln is always at the top of our list.
If you’re spending the new year in Lincoln, Nebraska be sure to check out these hot events around town. Endless champagne, live music, dancing, food, and everything else you need for a fun night out can be found at these functions.
Read on for more guidance on where to go on this new year’s eve in Lincoln!
Best New Year’s Eve Parties in Lincoln
Here are all of the most fun places to go on New Year's Eve in Lincoln, Nebraska. Greet the new year with a party and lots of champagne at these amazing NYE events around town!
Experience this NYE, Lincoln's premier rooftop bar/restaurant at The Barred Owl! This night will feature a live DJ/Band , all inclusive packaging with open bar and gourmet hors d’oeuvres from our head executive Chef, Chef Igor Kokozov and party favors to ring in the new year! Buy your ticket today before a sell out!
Date and Time: Sat, Dec 31, 2022, 8:00 PM – Sun, Jan 1, 2023, 1:00 AM CST
Location: Barred Owl 2101 Transformation Drive #6th Floor Lincoln, NE 68508 United States
Come experience Bushwackers and The Granary at Nebraska’s best New Year’s Eve party on December 31, 2022. This indoor/outdoor party will combine outdoor heated space with NYE party favors, a line dancing competition, indoor and outdoor DJs, a complementary midnight champagne toast ringing in the new year with Nebraska’s only LIVE Midnight Ball Drop and Fireworks on the Granary Green.
Date and Time: Sat, Dec 31, 2022, 7:00 PM – Sun, Jan 1, 2023, 2:00 AM CST
Location: Venues at The Granary 7401 Main St Ralston, NE 68127 United States
A 5-course culinary collaboration with Benton Alexander of Sideshow Spirits and Kevin Shinn of The Portico Experience. Our New Year's Eve Dinner will include 5 Courses of Culinary Delights from Chef Kevin Shinn with a Paired Mini Cocktail from Sideshow Spirit's own Benton Alexander and Jonathan Leach, a pianist.
Date and Time: Sat, December 31, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM CST
Location: Sideshow Spirits 1630 P Street Lincoln, NE 68508 United States
Welcome To the NYnes! Omaha's ultimate all-inclusive New Year's Eve Experience. Whether you pick the single ticket option or go all the way with a private cabana, To the NYnes is the place to be for NYE. Dance the night away with DJ JAB and celebrate 2023 with our over the top confetti blast countdown. We can accommodate groups of any size. If the ticketing option you are looking for is not listed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and an event specialist will gladly assist you.
Date and Time: Sat, Dec 31, 2022, 9:00 PM – Sun, Jan 1, 2023, 2:00 AM CST
Location: Omaha Design Center 1502 Cuming Street Omaha, NE 68102 United States
Enjoy a night of craft beer and comedy at Backswing Brewing Co. in Lincoln! Prepare for a night filled with laughter and craft beer with some of the best comedians in Star City! This event will feature: James Lindsay, Serenity Dougherty, Will Dougherty, Jake Gardner, and Joslyne DeBonis.
Date and Time: Sat, December 31, 2022, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM CST
Location: Backswing Brewing Co. 500 West South Street #8 Lincoln, NE 68522 United States
We're bringing on the New Year with our Biggest Celebration Bash yet! Join us Saturday, December 31st with DJ Rebirth mixing your favorite from the 80s, 90s, and 2000s! We have a huge confetti pop at midnight along with a complimentary bottle of champagne for each VIP Reservation!
Date and Time: Sat, Dec 31, 2022, 7:00 PM CST
Location: 1402 Howard St 1402 Howard Street Omaha, NE 68102 United States
Life can be joyous when you are with people like you- spiritual and seekers of peace and higher purpose in life. So join New Year's Eve's meditation session to learn and practice meditation and also unwind with some socialization towards the end of the session with fellow meditation practitioners and learners.
Date and Time: Sat, December 31, 2022, 8:45 PM – 9:45 PM CST
Location: Online-Zoom Zoom link to be shared after sign up Lincoln, NE 68501 United States
What a better way to celebrate 2023 than to come on out to The World Famous Zoo Bar and dance with Kris Lager Band! They'll be bringing their patented 'Feel Good Funk' and a brand new album with them entitled 'Presence'. This will be KLB's Lincoln CD Release Party!! Don't miss out on the festivities. Get your tickets today! Limited availability. Act Now!
Date and Time: Sat, Dec 31, 2022, 9:00 PM – Sun, Jan 1, 2023, 12:30 AM CST
Location: Zoo Bar 136 North 14th Street Lincoln, NE 68508 United States
What a crazy year it has been! There's no better way to say goodbye to 2022, and hello to 2023 than with A Bombshell Burlesque! EXUBERANCE is a fun filled variety burlesque show sponsored by Aerial Bombshell, Omaha's premiere pole fitness, dance, and aerial studio where our troupe perfects their art. Get whisked away back in time at the historic 40th Street Theatre, one of Omaha's hidden treasures.
Date and Time: Sat, Dec 31, 2022, 8:00 PM – Sun, Jan 1, 2023, 2:00 AM CST
Location: 40th Street Theatre 4006 Hamilton Street Omaha, NE 68131 United States
Will parking be available?
Depending on the venue, yes. Some places even offer a valet service!
Is there a dress code?
Some restaurants and bars require pants or a jacket, but it’s best to check ahead with any establishment you plan to visit.
Will there be hotel accommodations?
Yes! Several hotels around the city will be hosting events for the holiday.
Will there be food at the NYE parties?
Depending on the venue, yes. Many restaurants and bars will be offering limited NYE menus.
Do I need a ticket?
Many events will require a pre-purchased ticket, but some fireworks shows are free to the public.
Best Lincoln NYE Events
NYE Extravaganza at the Scarlet Hotel
NYE at The Granary
New Year’s Eve Dinner
Lexus of Omaha and Channel 94.1 Present: To the NYnes 2023 NYE
New Year’s Eve Comedy Night at Backswing Brewing Co.
“It Was All a Dream” New Year’s Eve Party
Lincoln- New Year Eve’s Meditation with Sahaja Yoga Meditation
Kris Lager Band Ring in 2023 at The Zoo Bar
A Bombshell Burlesque Presents: Exuberance: A Night of Excess- NYE 2022
When it comes to New Year’s Eve parties around Lincoln, Nebraska, there’s no guide quite like ours to point you in the right direction.
Grab yourself a fancy outfit and hit the dance floor until the ball drops. Don’t forget the champagne, either!
Cheers to the new year! Just remember to stay safe and drink responsibly!
Rocco is a recent graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelor’s in Editing, Writing, and Media. With seven years’ experience in the restaurant industry as a cook, server, bartender, and more, he is deeply passionate about intertwining his fondness for food with his love of language.