List: Local things to do on New Year’s Eve

The following events are planned for New Year’s Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31.

  • Roll Into the New Year, four-hour “glow bowl” at Gilmore Lanes, 5595 Dixie Highway, Fairfield. Includes music, midnight toast and party favors, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Kid-friendly. $90 per lane. Reservations and pre-payment required. (513) 874-3838.
  • New Years Eve with Sonny Moorman & Randy Peak opening Band Wanted, Grub Pub, 47 Hancock Ave., Hamilton. Begins at 8 p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve Soire, The Fairfield Pub, 465C Nilles Road, Fairfield. Tickets are $15, begins at 7 p.m. Music, light apps, party favors and more.
  • Yinyang Sunflower and Gillespie Express (music), North Second Tap & Bottle Shop, 134 N. Second St., Hamilton. New Year’s Eve toast at midnight.
  • New Year’s Eve with Chris Janson, Lori’s Roadhouse, 4924 Union Centre Pavilion Drive, West Chester Twp. Buffet at 5 p.m., live music at 6 p.m. Balloon drop, party favors, buffet, live music only for people 21 and older. VIP package available. Get details at
  • Angela Combs Band, Mutts Brewery Lounge, 2056 Wayne Madison Road, Trenton. 8 p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve at Receptions Banquet Center, 5975 Boymel Drive, Fairfield. Music by The Menus. 8 p.m. Tickets include food, open bar and more. Must call (513) 860-4100.
  • New Year’s Eve at Pour House, DJ playing music beginning at 8 p.m. and the bar is open until 1 a.m. 138 Riverfront Plaza, Hamilton.
  • New Year’s Eve with DJ Ballard, Misery&Jen bar, 1956 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with champagne toast at midnight.
  • Jazz & Cabaret present New Year’s Eve, at Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton. 8 p.m.
  • New Year’s Eve Party, The Hitching Post Saloon, 4319 Hamilton Richmond Road, Oxford. 5 p.m. Grand reopening celebration.
  • New Year’s Eve party at The White Dog Distilling Co. & Bourbon Bar, 1357 Central Ave., Middletown. 8 p.m. Live music by Mike Willis.
  • New Year’s Eve Party at Nicc & Norm’s Tavern, 1483 Millville Ave. Hamilton. 9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. DJ Chris Server. Champagne punch toast, food and more.
  • New Year’s Eve at Arches Saloon, 233 S. B St., Hamilton. DJ Bonnie, drink specials.
  • New Year’s Eve at FigLeaf Brewing Co., 3387 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, Middletown. Toast at midnight and regular hours Jan. 1.
  • Buckeye Bash at The Drink Tavern, 238 Hensel Place, Hamilton. Begins at 7 p.m. and includes champagne toast at midnight. Giveaways and specials during the Ohio State football game. The Buckeyes play the George Bulldogs in the College Football Playoff Fiesta Bowl game at 8 p.m. Saturday.
  • Official Grand Opening Party for The Rusty Nail, 4309 Roosevelt Blvd., Middletown. Music by the Jake Roberts Band, pork and sauerkraut served. Starts at 9 p.m.

Beyond Butler County

  • New Year’s Eve Party, Vinoklet Winery, 11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati. Two dinner and dancing packages available. 5 p.m. and 7 p.m., visit for more details.
  • Back to the ‘90s New Year’s Bash at Taft’s Ale House, 1429 Race St., Cincinnati. Tickets are $75 and include three beer tickets, a snack and candy buffet, ‘90s music, board games, favors, raffles, prizes and more.
  • New Year’s Eve with The Whammies, Miami Valley Gaming, 6000 W. Ohio 63, Lebanon. 8 p.m. Featuring hits from the 1980s.
  • New Year’s Eve at The Golden Lamb, 27 S. Broadway St., Lebanon. Restaurant open from noon to 9 p.m. After the restaurant closes, the Black Horse Tavern opens for light hors d’oeuvres and live music with G. Burton, followed by a champagne toast at midnight.

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