All of a sudden, 2019 is almost over.
We’re ready to celebrate the beginning of 2020. That means ringing in the new year in style. There’s going to be plenty going on in The Bend, from live music to parties to restaurants with special menus.
Whether you’re visiting from out of town or just looking for things to do in The Bend for New Year’s Eve, many venues are planning events to celebrate.
Totally 80s New Year’s Eve
Century Center in downtown South Bend is hosting a totally rad party with local radio station U93. Retro cover band The 1985 will supply the 80s-inspired jams. Tickets include party favors and champagne toast; must be 21-plus to attend.
More info: Century Center’s NYE Party
NYE at the Morris Inn
Welcome 2020 in style at the Morris Inn, a AAA Four Diamond hotel at the heart of Notre Dame’s campus. The Whistle Pigs will provide the dancing music. Ticket includes party favors, champagne toast and appetizers. Overnight hotel packages are available
More info: NYE at the Morris Inn
Bring in the 20s at Tippecanoe Place
Tippecanoe place is going to bring in 2020 with a proper gala. The New Year’s Eve gala is $35 and includes a champagne toast, dancing, party favors and a balloon drop. You can also visit Tippecanoe just for dinner, where there will be a special prime rib dinner buffet, or combine dinner and the gala.
More info: Tippecanoe Place’s Gala
Holiday Inn Conference Center’s NYE Party
Holiday Inn Conference Center in Mishawaka is hosting at party starting at 7 p.m. featuring music from DJ Ferris Booler and P.S. Dump Your Boyfriend, a local cover band. Ticket packages start at $70 with food, party favor, champagne toast and more.
More info: NYE at Holiday Inn Conference Center
Scottish New Year’s Eve
Head to Fiddler’s Hearth in downtown South Bend at 6 p.m. for a night of bagpipes, Scottish folk music and a First Foot Celebration as the new year arrives in Scotland (7 p.m. local time). Cost is $60 a person; includes four-course menu and choice of champagne or scotch for the “midnight” toast. Reservations required. Call 574-232-2853.
Motown New Year’s Eve Party
Ironhand Vineyard’s wine bar plans to bring in the new year with bubbly, oysters and live music by The Motown Machine.
More info: Motown Machine at Ironhand
One Love NYE Party at Vegetable Buddies
Ring in the new year island-style at Vegetable Buddies with Zion Lion, which will be playing reggae tunes all night. Pre-sale tickets are $15 and tickets at the door are $20. There will be a special dinner menu and complimentary late-night munchies, plus half price bottles of champagne.
More info: NYE at Vegetable Buddies
Roaring 20s party at Hammer & Quill
Hammer & Quill, situated in the East Bank Village neighborhood of South Bend, plans to have a roaring good time by hosting a 1920s-themed New Year’s Eve party.