116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Whether you’re looking to dress up to the nines or party with your kids, here’s a look at the wide variety of ways you can ring in 2023 in the Corridor.
Basix, Cedar Rapids
NYE Masquerade Party: 9 p.m. Dec. 31, Basix, 3916 First Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids. CR Pride event with prizes for best dress, best suit, and best mask. Might we recommend something elegant for your attire? CR Pride will have masks at the door for purchase. Also the silent auction from 9 p.m. to midnight. Cover fee TBA.
Die Heimat Country Inn, Homestead
New Year’s Getaway: Die Heimat Country Inn, 4434 V St., Homestead. Includes a weekend stay at this historic B&B, with hot breakfast Saturday and later Sunday, Friday Happy Hour with wine, cheese and chocolates, Saturday evening hot soup and charcuterie supper plus a bottle of bubbly beverage, and Sunday noon checkout. Reservations required, $425, (319) 622-3937.
General Store Pub, Stone City
New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with BLUE60: Entertainment 8 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31, General Store Pub, 12612 Stone City Rd.
Gold Finch, Marion
NYE Six Course Wine Paired Dinner: 7 p.m. Dec. 31, Goldfinch Tap and Eatery, 740 10th St., Marion. Cost: $125 per person; reservation required at (319) 826-2047 or email Events.Goldfinch@gmail.com
Hazzard County, Cedar Rapids
NYE Las Vegas Theme: 7 p.m. Dec. 31, Hazzard County, 402 Second Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. Dress in your best for the Red Carpet, more than 1,000 balloon drop, champagne, VJ Skittles spinning music videos, free photo booth and more.
Highlander Hotel, Iowa City
NYE Music and more: 6 p.m. Dec. 31 to 1 a.m. Jan. 1, 2525 Highlander Place, Iowa City. JJ & Guitar Dave Duo, 6 to 9 p.m., followed by Patrick The Gathering, 10 p.m. Also: Austin Zwaschke opening, ball drop, food, arcade games.
Ideal Theater & Bar, Cedar Rapids
Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Ball: 8 p.m. Dec. 31 to 12:30 a.m. Jan. 1, Ideal Theatre, 213 16th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. Wear your flapper dresses and zoot suits to party like it's illegal. Features Red Carpet entry, music by Bluetone Jazz Collective, adult beverages, charcuterie and desserts. Also, professional photos for purchase, shuttle service to and from the Second Street parking lot. Tickets: $25, eventbrite.com/e/great-gatsby-new-years-eve-ball-tickets-471994868357
Moco, Cedar Rapids
New Year’s Eve: 9 p.m. Dec. 31, Moco Game Room & Hot Dog Bar, 1602 E Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids. Music by Evan Stock Band and FTA, with champagne toast at midnight; $5 cover.
Old Neighborhood Pub, Cedar Rapids
New Year's Bash with Rhubarb Red: 10 p.m. Dec. 31 to 1 a.m. Jan. 1, Old Neighborhood Pub, 608 16th St. NE, Cedar Rapids. facebook.com/oldneighborhoodpub/
Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids
Amy Friedl Stoner: 8 p.m. Dec. 31, Paramount Theatre, 123 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids. Cabaret singer Amy Friedl Stoner in concert, featuring Luke Viertel. Tickets: $35 to $45, creventslive.com/events/2022/amy-friedl-stoners-new-years-eve-
New Year’s Eve Salsa Night: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 31 to 1 a.m. Jan. 1, Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 1220 First Ave., Coralville. DJ Edwin Alvarado will be playing Latino dance music. NYE Salsa and Dinner: $89 for dinner buffet, salsa dance lessons, salsa dancing in Radisson Ballroom, performance from salsa professionals, party favors, champagne toast, balloon drop. NYE Salsa: $25 advance, $30 door for salsa dance lessons, salsa dance lessons, salsa dancing in Radisson Ballroom, party favors, champagne toast, balloon drop. twelve01kitchenandtap.com/newyearseve
Riverside Casino, Riverside
Nightrain: 9:30 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31, Riverside Casino Event Center, 3184 Highway 22, Riverside. Tickets: $25, standing room only, riversidecasinoandresort.com/event/2022/dec/nighttrain.html
350 First, Cedar Rapids
NYE at 350 First: 7 p.m. Dec. 31, 350 First, 350 First Ave. NE, Cedar Rapids. Chef inspired plates and live music from Kevin Moore. Reservations: opentable.ca/350-first-doubletree-hilton
Whiskey Jo's Pub & Grub, Cedar Rapids
NYE prime rib dinner and music with Koolaid and Craig Erickson: 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 31, Whiskey Jo’s, 4617 J St. SW, Cedar Rapids. Features prime rib dinner, 5 to 7 p.m. or when sold out, dine-in only, $25 with one glass of champagne; beignets, four for $4 or eight for $7; live music 6 to 9 p.m.
Wildwood Saloon, Iowa City
New Year's Eve: Diplomats of Solid Sound & Jordan Sellergren: 8 p.m. Dec. 31, Wildwood Saloon, 4919 Walleye Dr. SE, Iowa City. Tickets: $20 advance, $40 reserved tables, wildwoodsaloon.com/wildwood-music-events
Cedar Rapids Public Library
Baby and Toddler Noon Years Countdown: Baby Dance Party, 11 a.m. to noon Dec. 31, Ladd Library Community Room, 3750 Williams Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids. For babies and toddlers; shake and move to ring in Noon Year's Eve. Registration required at events.crlibrary.org/events
The Fun Station, Cedar Rapids
Kids’ New Year’s Eve Party: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 31, The Fun Station, 200 Collins Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids. NYE All Access Ticket: $25.99 plus tax for unlimited play maze and climbing walls, $10 game card, one free game of Lazer Maze, refillable drink cup, goody bag, DJ, balloon twisting and more. Grip socks required.
Iowa Children's Museum, Coralville
New Year’s Eve Countdown Celebration: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 31, Iowa Children's Museum, Coral Ridge Mall 1451 Coral Ridge Ave., Coralville. Celebrate 2023 arriving across the world with hourly countdowns at 11 a.m., noon, 1, 2, 3 and shortly before 4 p.m. No need to stop the play or gather in a large crowd — noisemakers, balloons and other favors will be distributed each hour for a museum-wide countdown over the speaker system. Also, create a party hat, selfie photo station, and countdown scavenger hunt. Cost: All activities are included with regular museum admission. theicm.org/event/countdown-celebration-2/
Iowa City Public Library
Build Your Own New Year’s Eve Party Bag: 1 p.m. Dec. 30, Meeting Room A, Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St., Iowa City. Prepare your own activity bag to throw a mini-New Year’s Eve (or Noon Year’s Eve) party this weekend. Reservations required at icpl.org/node/45762/register
Lancer Lanes, Cedar Rapids
Girl Scouts Noon Year’s Eve Bowling: 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 31, Lancer Lanes, 3203 Sixth St. SW, Cedar Rapids. Cost: $10 per person, includes bowling, shoes, punch toast, door prizes, and cookie rally; Dec. 29 deadline, at my.cheddarup.com/c/14th-annual-noon-year-s-eve-bowling-event-copy. Open to Girl Scouts, their friends, and family; bring noise makers and party hats, snacks available for purchase; must be accompanied by an adult.
New Year Party: 12:30 or 3 p.m. Dec. 31, Lancer Lanes. Cost: $65 bowl and party for six; $90 bowl and eat; reservations at lancerlanesbowl.com/new-year-party
New Life Community Church, Marion
New Life New Year's Eve Party: 5 p.m. to midnight Dec. 31, New Life Community Church, 275 29th Ave., Marion. Potluck meal at 5:30 p.m., bring games and snacks to share until midnight.
The Play Cafe, Marion
Noon Year’s Eve Party: 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dec. 31, The Play Cafe, 143 Marion Blvd. Suite A, Marion. Featuring balloon drop at noon, indoor playground, sensory bins, NYE crafts to take home, party hats and celebration gear, snack and juice, goody bag. Cost: $25 per child. Also: Responsible adult required to stay with child(ren) for the entire event; grip socks required for kids and adults (kid sizes available for purchase), shoe covers available upon request. gofamilyroom.com/play
Sky Zone, Cedar Rapids
NYE All Day Glow: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 31, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, 5515 Council St. NE, Cedar Rapids. Jump and glow all day, $34.99, with a noon balloon drop. Sky Socks required $3.99; bring white or neon T-shirt or buy a GLOW T-shirt for $5.99.
Unity Center, Cedar Rapids
New Year’s Eve Party & Game Night: 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 31, Unity Center of Cedar Rapids, 3791 Blairs Ferry Rd. NE, Cedar Rapids. Festive food, cocoa bar, games, pingpong, and a toast to the New Year. RSVP at signupgenius.com/go/4090c44a9a72ba0f58-newyears
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