NEW YEAR'S EVE EVENTS
Kick off 2017 in Montgomery County
The countdown is on to 2017, and Valley Forge and Montgomery County are ready to ring in the new year with you. And with more than 70 hotels, it's it's easy to turn New Year's Eve into a New Year's weekend.
Here are our picks for celebrating New Year's in and around Montco.
VALLEY FORGE CASINO RESORT
1160 1st Avenue
King of Prussia
Forge Casino Resort is the ultimate entertainment destination for New Year's Eve in Montgomery County with mutliple ways to celebrate
SUBLIME WITH ROME
Sublime's Eric Wilson teams with singer and guitarist Rome Ramirez and drummer Josh Freese to create Sublime with Rome, a new trio with deep roots in the music of Sublime. The band will be playing in the New Year at the Event Center.
The casino's hot nightclub The Vault kicks of 2017 with a party you won't forget. The night includes three hours of open bar, food buffet and live music from Hot D.
REVOLUTION CHOP HOUSE
Revolution Chop House is Valley Forge Casino Resort's newest dining destination, and the place for New Year's Eve dinner. Chef Les Bender is preparing a special prix fixe menu for the occasion.
Think you've got what it takes to a star on New Year's Eve? Prove it at the Valley Tavern's New Year's Eve Karaoke. Cisco Kid leads the party from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
ARDMORE MUSIC HALL
23 E Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore Music Hall is offering two chances to celebrate on New Year's Eve. It all starts with a Daytime Family Jam with noontime ball drop and music by Alex & the Kaleidescope. In the evening, it's time for the adults to party as Start Making Sense (Talking Heads Tribute) and Band from Mars (David Bowie Tribute) rock the house all night.
ARNOLD'S FAMILY FUN CENTER
2200 West Drive
Arnold's Family Fun Center hosts New Year's Rollin' Eve at the Water Tower. Starting at 8 p.m., partiers can enjoy go-karts, laser tag, unlimited bowling, 1,000 arcade points, live music by the Sofa Kings and a champagne toast at midnight. Spend the night at the neighboring Hilton Garden Inn and mention the Water Tower New Year's Eve Party for a special discounted rate.
503 W. Lancaster Ave
Wayne's Autograph Brasserie offers special hours for your New Year's Eve dining. The restaurant opens for brunch from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., then again for dinner between 4:30 and 10:30 p.m.
320 Goddard Blvd
King of Prussia
Bahama Breeze brings the party from the islands to Montco with an Island Junkanoo New Year's bash featuring a four-course menu and special sparkling guava punch and champagne toast.
THE CAPITAL GRILLE
236 Mall Blvd
King of Prussia
A favorite for any occasion, The Capital Grille is offering its signature steaks and seafood all day on New Year's Eve. The restaurant is taking reservations from 3 to 11 p.m.
43 Chestnut St
Two Colebrookdale Railroad excursions on December 30 invite passengers to bid a fond and scenic farewell to 2016. From the luxury of a heated Edwardian-era coach, riders can view the dense forest of western Montgomery County, just on the verge of its seasonal coatings of frost and snow.
CREEKSIDE SPORTS BAR
765 North Lewis Road
Creekside Sports Bar at the Landis Creek Golf Club gives you two chances to celebrate. On December 31, ring in the new year with a dance party with DJ Chuck (the event is free to attend, $45 to purchase the open bar). Or celebrate early with a Pre-New Year's Eve party on December 30 featuring the Chatterband.
DAVE AND BUSTER'S
500 W. Germantown Pk
Dave and Buster's features a kid-friendly New Year's Eve program from 5 to 9 p.m., with a kid-approved buffet, pre-loaded game card, and entertainment that includes a magician, balloon artist, face painter and DJ.
DESMOND GREAT VALLEY HOTEL
One Liberty Blvd
Spend your New Year's Eve at The Desmond for a truly memorable night. The New Year's Eve pacakage includes an overnight room, three-course dinner fortwo with a champagne toast and breakfast in the morning.
DETTERA RESTAURANT & WINE BAR
129 E. Butler Ave
The elegant Dettera Restaurant & Wine Bar is the place to celebrate in Ambler. On December 31, Dettera's chef is cooking up a special four-course prix fixe menu with an optional wine pairing.
ELMWOOD PARK ZOO
1661 Harding Blvd
On December 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Elmwood Park Zoo's Canopy Gardens Hall becomes as exciting as New York's Times Square. Well, if you're a preschooler it does. The Zoo Year's Eve party includes games, arts, crafts, dancing, animal encounters and a live ball drop at noon.
THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER
1401 Morris Rd
A luxurious prix fixe 4-course dinner awaits you at The Farmer's Daughter. The marvelous meal includes courses such as the Farmstead Cheese Board, rack of lamb, and white chocolate creme brulee (and many more). Guests are invited to stay for DJ entertainment from 10pm-2am, not to mention the champagne cheers at midnight. Keep the party going and reserve an overnight stay on the property at the Normandy Farm Hotel.
FOGO DE CHÃO
155 Main St
King of Prussia
It's a New Year's Eve feast at Fogo de Chão in King of Prussia. Open seating is available from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., but reservations are strongly recommended.
HARVEST SEASONAL GRILL & WINE BAR
1460 Bethlehem Pk, North Wales
555 E. Lancaster Ave, Wayne
Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar offers two area locations for New Year's Eve dining, North Wales and Wayne. Both restaurants will be featuring special menus to complement their farm-to-table favorites.
HOLIDAY INN LANSDALE
1750 Sumneytown Pk
Celebrate the start of 2017 in Lansdale. The Holiday Inn New Year's Eve Package bundles together all the essentials: tickets for two adults to a cocktail party featuring a three-hour premium open bar, hors d'oeuvres station, champagne toast at midnight and live DJ. The next morning, enjoy a breakfast buffet for two.
291 N. Keswick Ave
New Year's Eve is just part of the celebration at the Keswick Theatre. December 31 brings The Wall Live Extravaganza. Experience Pink Floyd's iconic album like never before as the characters come to life on stage.
PAINTING WITH A TWIST - SKIPPACK
1240 Bridge Rd, Suite C
It's a llama pajama party at Painting with a Twist - Skippack! Count down to Noon Year's Eve with this family-friendly event from 10 a.m. until 12 noon where everyone can create their own personalized llama painting.
39 Conestoga Rd
What's a more dramatic way to celebrate 2017 than with theater? People's Light offers two different shows on two different stages: Sleeping Beauty: A Musical Panto breathes new life into the beloved fairytale, and The Road: My Life with John Denver tells the stories behind the songs with poignance and humor. Both shows offer New Year's performances throughout the weekend.
140 College Drive
Get 2017 off to a brrr-ight start with this morning program on the first day of the new year. A leisurely stroll at 10 a.m. includes food and a stop by a roaring bonfire. At 10:30, the brave will plunge into the Schuylkill River for a quick dip. From there, things turn a little more unconventional with activities like a used Christmas tree toss.
SELLERSVILLE THEATER & WASHINGTON HOUSE RESTAURANT
24 W. Temple Ave
Join the celebration at Sellersville Theater and Washington House. At the Theater, it's the ultimate 80s party with performances by Rubix Kube at 7 and 10:30 p.m. In the Washington House, enjoy a five-course dinner, complete with complimentary champagne, with seatings from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m.
SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA
401 S. Columbus Blvd
Looking for a unique way to celebrate New Year's in the city? The Spirit of Philadelphia is offering two dinner cruises on December 31, plus a Sunday brunch cruise on January 1 and an Eve of the Eve dinner on December 30.
50 Sunnybrook Road
The historic Sunnybrook
Ballroom is throwing a New Year's Eve party, Gatsby's style! The gala includes hors d'oeurves, open bar, casino tables benefitting Operation Backpack, and entertainment by the Big House Band and DJ Too Much.
THAI L' ELEPHANT
301 Bridge St
Phoenixville's Thai L' Elephant brings you a four-course Thai feast on New Year's Eve for just $39.95 per person. A vegan option is also available for the occasion.