New Year's Eve

Kick off 2018 in Montgomery County

The countdown is on to 2018 and Valley Forge and Montgomery County are ready to ring in the new year with you. And with 75 hotels to serve you, 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

The Valley Forge Casino Resort is the ultimate entertainment destination for New Year's Eve in Montgomery County with mutliple ways to celebrate.

Valley Forge Casino Resort Dueling Pianos

DUELING PIANOS AT THE VAULT

The casino's hot nightclub The Vault kicks of 2018 with a party you won't forget. The night includes live performances from Dueling Pianos, four-hour open bar, two-hour appetizer and hors d'oeuvres buffet and Champagne toast at midnight.

DINNER AT REVOLUTION CHOP HOUSE

Valley Forge Casino Resort's premier dining destination, Revolution Chop House, is offering a three course New Year's Eve prix fixe dinner starting at $100 per person. Entree choices include roasted lobster tail, a 14 oz. prime steak and an A5 Kobe rib-eye.

PARTIES AND EVENTS

The attractions, hotels and restaurants of Montgomery County, Pa. are ringing in 2018 with unique parties, concerts and events. Here are a few that you won't want to miss:

ACT II PLAYHOUSE

Ambler

New Year's Eve is your last chance to catch Act II Playhouse's new hit show Bad DatesBad Dates tells the story of Haley Walker, a gorgeous single mom trying to survive dating in New York City. Showtime is 2 p.m.

ARNOLD'S FAMILY FUN CENTER

Oaks

On New Year's Eve, Arnold's Family Fun Center throws an 18+ party unlike any other. The all-inclusive package includes live music, open bar and an amazing buffet, plus unlimited go-karting, laser tag, arcade and bowling. 

BOARDROOM SPIRITS

Lansdale

Experience the Roaring '20s as you celebrate the New Year at Boardroom Spirits in Lansdale. The tasting room is transformed into a speakeasy, complete with Prohibition-era cocktails, food and drinks, plus a murder mystery, Champagne toast, and a full finger-food buffet.

Colebrookdale Railroad Engine at Night

COLEBROOKDALE RAILROAD

Boyertown

Ring in 2018 aboard the Colebrookdale Railroad during the New Year's Eve on the Rails. Trains depart the Boyertown station at 10:30 p.m. for a round-trip ride through the Secret Valley. Guests can enjoy a complimentary glass of Champagne and light hors d'oeuvres on the journey to Pottstown and back.

DAVE & BUSTER'S - PLYMOUTH MEETING

Plymouth Meeting

Dave and Buster's is throwing a New Year's Eve celebration for the whole family. Enjoy great food, amazing games, build-your-own ice cream sundaes, a magic show, live DJ, face painting, balloon artists and more.

ELMWOOD PARK ZOO

Norristown

New Year's comes a day early at the Elmwood Park Zoo for their annual Zoo Year's Eve celebration on Saturday at 11 a.m. The event includes games, crafts, music, dancing and an animal show that the kids are sure to love.

*Note. This event is on Saturday, December 30.

HOLIDAY INN LANSDALE

Kulpsville

Celebrate the New Year with a festive party inside the Holiday Inn Lansdale's Element Ballroom. The evening includes three-hour open bar, hors d'ouevers and dessert, DJ and dancing, Champagne toast, overnight accommodations and breakfast on New Year's Day for $199 per couple.

Keswick Theatre Crowd

KESWICK THEATRE

Glenside

Americana legend David Bromberg takes the stage for a special New Year's Eve concert at the Keswick Theatre. The music begins at 8 p.m. 

MAGGIANO'S LITTLE ITALY

King of Prussia

It's a holiday whodunit when Maggiano's Little Italy in King of Prussia presents a New Year's Eve Murder Mystery Dinner. Guests can enjoy a family style dinner while trying to solve a mystery where you may be the prime suspect.

PAINTING WITH A TWIST - SKIPPACK

Skippack

Countdown to Noon Year's Eve at Painting with a Twist - Skippack. Adults and children will create their own version of Snowy the Owl at this all-ages painting party starting at 10:30 a.m., with a special celebration at 12 noon.

PEOPLE'S LIGHT

Malvern

Panto performances - musical comedy farces - are a holiday tradition at People's Light, and you can catch this year's show: Aladdin: A Musical Panto on New Year's Eve. It's the story of Aladdin like you've never heard before. Showtime on December 31 is 2 p.m.

Pinot's Palette

PINOT'S PALETTE

Collegeville

Paint your own holiday masterpiece at Pinot's Palette in Collegeville. "Peace. Love. Joy." is the theme for the studio's New Year's Eve paint-and-sip experience. The class is BYOB and starts at $35 per painter.

PRESIDENTIAL CATERERS

Norristown

The New Year's Eve Gala at Presidential Caterers features a grand buffet with carving station, seafood cocktail station, and French and Italian desserts. A five-hour open bar, live music from the Where's Pete Band and Champagne toast are also part of the festivities.

ROUND GUYS BREWING COMPANY AND PUB

Lansdale

A one-of-a-kind New Year's Eve celebration is coming to Round Guys Brewing Company in Lansdale. It's a prom-themed party, with guests invited to wear their best prom attire and take photos in Round Guys' photo booth. There will also be a silent disco, Champagne toast and a firkin drop at midnight.

SELLERSVILLE THEATER

Sellersville

The Blues Brotherhood take the stage at the Sellersville Theatre for a special New Year's Eve concert. This Blues Brothers tribute band will perform all of their greatest hits, including "Soul Man" and "Rubber Biscuit."

SUNNYBROOK BALLROOM

Pottstown

The historic Sunnybrook Ballroom is hosting one of the largest New Year's Eve parties in Montgomery County. The Casino Royale Gala features fine food, live music, full bar and casino gaming tables for your entertainment. The party lasts until 1 a.m. when the night's raffle winners are drawn.

THE LUCKY DOG SALOON & GRILLE

Conshohocken

Spend your New Year's Eve at the Lucky Dog Saloon and enjoy an open bar from 9 p.m. until 12 midnight with heavy hors d'oeuvres, complimentary Champagne toast, a live DJ and two floors of party space.

NEW YEAR'S EVE DINING

Enjoy one last taste of 2017 in Valley Forge and Montgomery County, Pa. These restaurants are offering memorable New Year's Eve menus and specials that you are going to love:

BLACK POWDER TAVERN

Wayne

The historic Black Powder Tavern is open from 10:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. on New Year's Eve. The restaurant will feature its regular menu, plus specials that include stuffed lobster and the New Year's steak: a 20-ounce bone-in ribeye.

BLUE BELL INN

Blue Bell

Enjoy dinner and drinks at the Blue Bell beginning at 9 p.m. After indulging on dinner, the party continues on the Inn's tented patio with live music from Lindsey McKay and the Soul Sauce Band.

CERDO RESTAURANT

Conshohocken

Conshohocken's destination for Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, Cerdo is offering a $55, three-course prix fixe dinner on New Year's Eve with entrees that include lobster tagliatelle, grilled hanger steak, and pan seared diver scallops.

CITY WORKS EATERY & POURHOUSE

King of Prussia

It's Brew Year's Eve at City Works in King of Prussia. The three-course, $60 prix fixe menu includes beer and cider pairings for every dish, like the prime top sirloin with Left Hand Milk Stout and the dessert combo of the cast iron winter apple pie and Austin Eastciders Texas Honey Cider.

COPPERFIELD INN AT LAKESIDE

Limerick

The Copperfield Inn at Lakeside is hosting a New Year's Eve featuring Montco area entertainer Tony Costello, who will provide the soundtrack to the evening from 7:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m.

DAVINCI'S PUB

Collegeville

On New Year's Eve, DaVinci's Pub in Collegeville will be offering its regular menu plus chef's specials. There will also be live music from the Dirty Dozen Dance Band throughout the evening.

DAVIO'S NORTHERN ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE

King of Prussia

Enjoy a taste of Italy as you welcome 2018 at Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse in King of Prussia. In addition to the regular menu, Davio's is offering a four-course prix fixe menu for $85.

DETTERA RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

Ambler

Dettera's New Year's Eve prix fixe dinner includes five tempting entree options, including black sea bass, roulade of Peking duck breast, and a grilled 30-day dry-aged sirloin. Dinner is $75, and an optional wine pairing is available for $30 per person.

EL SARAPE

Blue Bell

At El Sarape's New Year's Eve party can enjoy an open cash bar, dine on some of Montco's best Mexican dishes and enjoy live music by James Lauchman.

FARMER'S DAUGHTER

Blue Bell

Located at the Normandy Farm Hotel & Conference Center, the Farmer's Daughter is one of Montco's premier farm-to-table restaurants. The five-course New Year's Eve prix fixe dinner features some of the restaurant's best selections, including pan seared scallops and pork belly, crispy skin duck breast and venison salami, and spaghetti squash and black truffle risotto.

FOGO DE CHÃO

King of Prussia

Fogo de Chao is open late on New Year's Eve, offering its signature churrasco experience until 11:30 p.m. Holiday menu additions include beef ribs, Vegas cut New York strip steak, and sweet potato casserole.

FOUNDING FARMERS

King of Prussia

The new Founding Farmers at the King of Prussia Town Center is open throughout the holiday season. And on New Year's Eve, the farm-to-table restaurant is open late, taking reservations up until 11:45 p.m.

HARVEST SEASONAL GRILL & WINE BAR

North Wales

In addition to the regular dinner menu, Harvest is offering a three-course, prix fixe dinner for $59. Choose from the 10-ounce ribeye or Norwegian day boat halibut, and finish it off with dark chocolate hazelnut tart or poached pear and mascarpone bread pudding.

HISTORIC GENERAL WARREN

Malvern

The Historic General Warren's three-course, prix fixe menu features seven entree options - including six gluten free and one vegan - to go along with six appetizers and the General Warren Grand Dessert Plate.

JOSEPH AMBLER INN

North Wales

The Joseph Ambler Inn is offering an elegant four-course dinner, featuring some of the Inn's most popular menu items. Highlights include a 14-ounce veal chop, petite filet Mignon and crab cake and Chilean sea bass. Live piano music, complimentary glass of Champagne, and dessert are included with every dinner.

PEPPERS ITALIAN RESTAURANT AND BAR

King of Prussia

Peppers, one of King of Prussia's favorite Italian restaurants, is partnering with Torch Productions for a New Year's Eve celebration. Make your reservations, and join the party from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight.

RISING SUN INN

Telford

The party lasts until 2 a.m. at the Rising Sun Inn this New Year's Eve. Enjoy selections from the special New Year's Eve menu from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Then the party continues with live music from The Big Shots, who will perform into 2018.

RUTH'S CHRIS STEAKHOUSE

King of Prussia

Ruth's Chris is hosting a four-course prix fixe dining experience on New Year's Eve that starts at $59.95 per person. Entree options include seared ahi tuna, an 11-ounce filet, a 12- or 16-ounce ribeye, and a surf-and-turf with lobster tail and filet.

SPIRIT OF PHILADELPHIA

Philadelphia

Take a dinner cruise out of neighboring Philadelphia aboard Spirit Cruises. The Spirit of Philadelphia hosts two dinner seatings, at 4:30 and 8:30 p.m., both culminating with fireworks over the river.

SPRING HOLLOW GOLF CLUB

Spring City

Spring Hollow Golf Club is hosting two dinner seatings on New Year's Eve at 5 and 7 p.m. The menu is a la carte and includes shrimp and scallops, poached salmon, chicken Marsala, and surf and turf entrees.

STOVE AND TAP

Lansdale

Stove and Tap in Lansdale is serving prime rib, lobster thermidor and other favorites during its New Year's Eve dinner.

SULLIVAN'S STEAKHOUSE

King of Prussia

Sullivan's Steakhouse in King of Prussia is offering a four-course, prix fixe menu starting at $75. Entree options include six cuts of steak, roasted chicken, long-bone porkchop and simply prepared fish.

TAPHOUSE 23

Bridgeport

Celebrate this New Year's Eve at Taphouse 23 in Bridgeport. In addition to a four-course, prix fixe menu, Taphouse 23 is featuring a DJ from 7 to 9 p.m. And from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m., live music will be provided by local rockers Old School.

THAI L'ELEPHANT

Phoenixville

In neighboring Phoenixville, Thai L'Elephant is offering a four-course prix fixe menu featuring some of the restaurant's finest Thai specialties. Entree options include Massaman duck, pad Thai, and salmon pineapple curry.

THE MELTING POT

King of Prussia

The Melting Pot in King of Prussia is serving a four-course fondue dinner on New Year's Eve. It includes lobster mac and five cheese fondue, strawberry and fig salad, lobster tail, filet mignon, black tiger shirmp, and the Dark 'N Dulce chocolate fondue, all inclusive for $75.95 per person.

WASHINGTON HOUSE HOTEL

Sellersville

Enjoy a five-course dinner with complimentary glass of Champagne at the Washington House Hotel in Sellersville. Entree selections include crab and corn ravioli, pan roast duck breast and the Hotel's signature lump crab and shrimp cakes.

WOODSIDE LODGE

Schwenksville

The New Year's Eve menu at the Woodside Lodge in Schwenksville starts at $43 per person and includes delicacies like herb marinated lamb t-bones and pistachio crusted Chilean sea bass. And every dinner comes with a complimentary glass of Champagne.

YARD HOUSE RESTAURANT

King of Prussia

Yard House Restaurant in King of Prussia is featuring a special holiday menu that includes lobster mac and cheese, ribe eye and shrimp, and pan seared ahi. The night ends with a midnight beer toast.