Activities, Events

New Years Eve in the Dells

This blog post was published on December 14, 2015 and may contain outdated information.

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Where will you be when the clock strikes midnight? 

If you don’t know the answer to that question, we have some excellent suggestions of where to spend your New Year’s Eve in Wisconsin Dells. 

Before the night begins, stop by Trapper’s Turn Golf Club and enjoy their deluxe upscale menu in the North Room. Starting at 4pm, enjoy Prime Rib, Lobster, Scallops, Filet Mignon, King Crab Legs, and their Spectacular Soup & Salad Bar. Reservations are strongly encouraged. 

For some family-friendly fun this New Year’s Eve, head on over to Chula Vista’s New Year’s Eve Carnival. Starting at 7pm, kids can enjoy carnival games, kids activities, and a friendly balloon drop. Teens can enjoy the interactive arcade games, and play to win on the pool & air hockey tables. The adults 21 and over can dance, drink, and laugh the night away. There will be a DJ and Dance Party to ring in the New Year, with drink wristbands available for purchase. 

The Wilderness Resort will be throwing their annual New Year’s Eve Extravaganza party at Glacier Canyon Conference Center. There will be two huge ballrooms with DJs, laser light shows, party favors, prizes and midnight balloon drops! Festivities start at 9:30pm and are limited to Wilderness Resort guests. They will be serving decadent buffets on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Brunch at Wild Canyon Café. Reservations are recommended, especially for peak times.

Mt. Olympus Resort offers an unforgettable evening with a live DJ, noisemakers, a balloon drop, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. 

For the over 21 crowd, here are some places you can get down and party this New Year’s Eve:

The Reef at Marley’s will make you party till dawn! There will be a live countdown, balloon drop, and bubbly at midnight! VIP areas are also available-space is limited. The Reef provides a free shuttle to and from local hotels and residences. 

Ring in 2016 at The Green Owl. Bring some friends and enjoy some cocktails. The DJ will start pumping up the music at 10pm and The Green Owl will be serving food until midnight! There is no cover charge. 

Showboat Saloon in Downtown Dells is a local favorite and a great place to spend the end of 2015. With a live band, midnight toast with mini Miller High Life bottles, and many more activities, you’ll have a blast ringing in the new year at Showboat!

Ho Chunk Gaming will be having a New Year’s Eve Bingo Bash. Thousands of dollars will be given away. Try your luck at a New Year’s Eve to remember!

Field’s at the Wilderness will have live entertainment all night long with local pianist Stephanie Seefeldt, and a champagne toast at midnight in the lounge. Reservations are highly recommended.

Besides delicious Italian food, Sarento’s Italian Restaurant will have live entertainment with Brian Beebe & Friends all night long at the Bar. Reservations are recommended.

As the night comes to an end, getting home safely is a priority. Wisconsin Dells Taxi will be running 24 hours on New Year’s Eve and Kangaroo Taxi will be available up until 5am! If the Dells destination that you are going to doesn’t offer shuttle service, please plan out your ride home in advance.

The above list of fun activities is just a highlight of what is going on in Wisconsin Dells on New Year’s Eve. As the end of the year approaches, we’ll do our best to add other activities and celebrations going on in the Dells. wishes all of you a safe and healthy end of the year. See you in 2016!

New Years Eve in the Dells