New Year's Eve
New Year's Eve is always an exciting celebration in Downtown Montpelier. Come downtown for great restaurant specials, live music events, and more!
Special note: there will NOT be fireworks this year.
New Year's Eve 5K
The Central Vermont Runners will host the annual New Year’s Eve 5K Race on Monday December 31, starting and ending at the Pavilion Building in Montpelier. Come rain or shine, snow or ice and enjoy running this course through downtown Montpelier. Dress appropriately for the conditions. Race starts at 2:00 PM. Registration can be done online, mail in, or on race day. Race bib pickup and registration can be done at the basement floor of the Pavilion Building 12:30 - 1:45 PM. Visit cvrunners.org for more details.
Backline Collective presents "Cohesion" on NYE
8pm-2am | City Hall Arts Center | 39 Main Street
A New Year's Eve celebration featuring Backline Collective and special guests.
Backline Collective: Ben Dunham, Sara Grace, Andy Soots, Rob Morse, Ira Friedman, Jonas Eno van Fleet
Special Guests: JJ Cyrus, DJ Matt Mus (VT House Movement)
Cash bar, late night food, 21+
Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door (+fees).
New Year's Eve 2019 at Three Penny Taproom
11am-2am | Three Penny Taproom | 108 Main Street
New Year's Eve Concert: Dave Keller with Ira Friedman
Unitarian Church of Montpelier | 130 Main Street | 5:30-7:30pm
An intimate New Year's Eve concert with Dave Keller on guitar and vocals, accompanied by his longtime bandmate, Ira Friedman, on piano. Dave will singing songs from his new album, Every Soul's a Star, which received a coveted 4-star review from Downbeat Magazine, and has been called "moving and powerful...straight-to-the-heart soul" (Living Blues). Tickets and more info ->
New Year's Eve 2019 With The Get Messy and Special Guests
Charlie O's World Famous | 70 Main Street | 9:30pm-1:30am
Ring in the New Year by getting Messy with us at the most poppin' spot in Montpelier on 12/31, the one and only Charlie O's World Famous! We are gonna party like it's 2019, because at midnight it will be :) Special guests, flowing drinks, and your favorite funk/rock/dance hits to shake it into the new year. It's gonna be one for the ages, let's ring it in in style!
New Year's Eve at Sweet Melissa's
Sweet Melissa's | 4 Langdon Street | 10pm-close
Music by Guano Loco and Duro starting at 10pm. $10 cover. Champagne toast at midnight!