Weekend off the Wagon: NYE 2015 Edition

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Wednesday, December 31 (Happy New Year’s Eve!)

New Year’s Eve @ Lucky Pie with RUMTUM & Zane Train

Lucky Pie LoDo, 1610 16th St.

Worried about getting food late on NYE? Never fear, Lucky Pie LoDo will be keeping its kitchen open until midnight, plus you’ll receive a complimentary glass of champagne if you stick around to ring in the new year. A DJ set from RUMTUM and Zane Train will also help you get into the celebrating mood.

Wine Pairing & Dinner @ Gozo

Gozo, 30 S. Broadway

If you’re in the mood for some classy New Year’s celebrations, Gozo may be right up your alley. Gozo will be hosting its first NYE Dinner for $45 or $80 with an accompanied wine pairing.

New Year’s Eve @ Ace

Ace Eat Serve, 501 E 17th Ave

Join Ace tonight to ring in the New Year with Peking Duck, a complimentary midnight toast and drink specials all with no cover! Email emailus@acedenver.com to reserve your $100 duck feast fit for four or just come hangout and play ping pong!

Before Party Happy Hour

Cart-Driver, 2500 Larimer, #100

Looking for a starter spot on NYE? Cart-Driver, a newer restaurant in RiNo, will kickoff the new year with a special Before Party Happy Hour. From 3 -6 p.m., guests can enjoy complimentary oysters and half-priced glasses of Prosecco on tap. There will be additional specials after 6 p.m. for the rest of the evening. This event kicks off the bar’s new Before and After Happy Hours for the new year. Located near 25th and Larimer, Cart-Driver is located in a reclaimed shipping container complex.

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party

Highland Tavern, 3400 Navajo St.

Celebrate at the third annual New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party at Highland Tavern, starting at 9 p.m. There will be a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

The Grant Farm NYE Show

Oskar Blues Grill & Brew, 303 Main St., Lyons

The Grant Farm will be playing at Oskar Blues Grill & Brew at 9 p.m. this evening. There’s more good news if you live in Boulder and want to safely make it to the show in Lyons; there will be a free bus from Outback Saloon leaving at 8 p.m.

New Beer’s Eve

The Lobby, 2191 Arapahoe St.

The Lobby gives you New Beers Eve–a beer festival meets fancy schmancy New Year’s Eve party bash to save you from black tie affairs and kids with noisemakers at your in-laws house. Join The Lobby for a four-course beer pairing dinner to start the night, a menu of all-you-can-drink packages to keep it simple, and the award winning Roots & Rhythm band to keep your feet moving. Fourteen of your favorite breweries will be in the house and on draft celebrating their 2014 original brews.


Mile High Spirits, 2201 Lawrence St.

What is OMG NYE? It’s Mile High Spirits‘ resident DJ Yo Huck rocking your face from 8-2 p.m. It’s two food trucks (Mestizos Food Truck & Matt’s Snack Shack) stuffing your face starting at 6 p.m. It’s low prices without the LoDo bros. But it’s also NO cover, NO price increase for drinks, and NO attitude.

Dinner & Wine @ Amass

Amass, 2240 Clay St.

Come visit Denver’s newest French restaurant for a memorable night of excellent food and wine on the eve of the new year! Reservations are still available after 9 p.m., so visit their website and save those seats now! Get a four-course meal for $65, or $95 including wine pairings.

New Year’s Eve Free Firkin Tapping 

Denver Beer Co, 1695 Platte St.

Join Denver Beer Co. and ring in the new year with FREE BEER! At midnight, DBC will be tapping a free firkin of their Fresh Hop Pale Ale that has been additionally hopped with hops grown in their beer garden! Taproom will be open until 1 a.m., so grab your friends and come celebrate 2015 with the DBC crew!

Continental New Year’s Eve Celebration

Central Bistro and Bar, 1691 Central St.

Take part in one or both of the Continental New Year’s Eve Celebration events at Central Bistro. Inspired by early 20th century culture, a five-course dinner begins seating at 5 p.m. and costs $75 per person ($25 for additional wine pairings). Then, a live-music soiree goes from 11 -2 a.m. with unlimited sparkling wine, draft beer, and premium wells for $45 per person.

Ernie’s Bar & Pizza

2915 West 44th Ave

Ernie’s is hosting its 5th Annual New Year’s Eve Black & White Ball. There will be a DJ and dancing until 2 a.m., drink specials all night, party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight.

Add A Little Sparkle to the New Year

Bru Handbuilt Ales & Eats, 5290 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder

Join Bru in Boulder for Beer Chef Ian Clark’s special New Year’s Eve menu. Call 720.638.5193 for reservations.

Buckets & Bubbles

Lou’s Food Bar, 1851 West 38th Ave.

Look for the Buckets & Bubbles feature from 5 -11 p.m., which includes a bucket of fried chicken (naked, medium, or hot), creamed corn, mashed potatoes, and a bottle of Cava for $50. The meal feeds two to four people. Reservations encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome.

Black Tie Dinner – a BA beer dinner w/Mike 2 Kitchen @ Copper Kettle

Copper Kettle Brewing, 1338 S. Valentia Street, Unit 100

The folks over at Copper Kettle are celebrating New Year’s Eve this year in a huge way! They are holding a four course beer pairing dinner with Mikes 2 Kitchen and their four barrel aged seasonal beers! The tasting room will be transformed into a silver and gold gala, so kick off those slippers, slide on your dancing shoes, and join them for an amazing dinner to ring in the New Year!

Thursday, January 1

New Year’s Day Brunch

LoHi SteakBar, 3200 Tejon St.
Join the people at LoHi SteakBar for the best hangover cure you could ask for; New Year’s Day Brunch! Brunch will be served from 10-2 p.m. Reservations are now being accepted.

Friday, January 2

Lindy Hop & Libations – An Evening of Live Jazz, Wine, Art, and Swing Dancing

The Infinite Monkey Theorem, 200 Larimer St.

The Infinite Monkey Theorem is teaming up with Swingin’ Denver and the Joe Smith Trio as they provide you a memorable evening with live jazz, wine and other featured libations, free swing dance lessons, and local art at RiNo’s First Friday.

Rare Beer Saturdays @ Freshcraft

Freshcraft, 1530 Blake St.

Freshcraft will be kicking off the New Year right! Join them at 1 p.m. for an awesome tapping with Dry Dock Brewing. Brewery representatives will be on hand to raffle some cool Dry Dock gear. What’s on tap: 2013 Dry Dock Imperial Stout, 2013 Dry Dock Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, Dry Dock Double Coffee Porter ,Dry Dock Double Brown Ale, Dry Dock Ambassador and Dry Dock Amber.

Saturday, January 3

Rapidgrass Quintet @ Stem

Stem Ciders, 2811 Walnut Street, Suite 150

From 8-11 p.m., Stem Ciders will be hosting the Rapidgrass Quintet, and it will be a free show! Cider and bluegrass just go hand-in-hand, you guys.

Sunday, January 4

It’s a little quiet for this Sunday. You probably need to recover from all of the NYE festivities this weekend. Don’t worry, you deserve it.

Future Events

  • January 8-10 – 15th Annual Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival (Tickets)
  • January 24 – Denver Art Museum’s Culturehaus for Art of Brilliance (Tickets)
  • February 14 – First Annual BEERD Event @ Lucky Pie LoDo (Info Coming Soon)
  • March 21 – Collaboration Fest 2015 (Tickets)

Did we miss something? Want your event on next week’s Weekend off the Wagon? Email us




About Jasmin Hudacsek

Editor for Denver off the Wagon and avid black coffee drinker.