Start the week (and end the year) on a high note

December 28, 2018

Fear not – even though New Year’s Eve falls on a Monday this time around, there’s plenty to do in town.

Kick of the year in style with any one of Rochester’s many, many NYE events.

We took it upon ourselves to round up a few concerts, parties, and more.

Monday, Dec. 31

Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester – Noon Year’s Eve Events

1643 N Broadway St., Rochester

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Dance party, prizes, and ball drops at noon and 4 p.m.

Rochester Running Room – Resolution Run

711 South Broadway, Rochester

5:30-8:30 p.m.

$50. Kick off your New Year’s fitness goals with a 5K.

Goonie’s Comedy Club – NYE with Benny Quash and Logan Nielson

2723 Commerce Dr. NW, Rochester

7:30-9 p.m.

$25-27. Live comedy show.

Blue Moon Ballroom –

New Year’s Eve Dance

2030 Highway 14 E, Rochester

8-11:55 p.m.

$10. Swing, ballroom, and Latin dance.

Whistle Binkies –

New Years 2018 Celebration

3120 Wellner Dr NE, Rochester

8 p.m. - 1 a.m.

KnuFunK plays at the Olde World Pub.

Kathy’s Pub – New Year’s Eve Extravaganza

307 S Broadway, Rochester

8 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Live music, pool tables, and pizza.

Rochester VFW – NYE with the ZackaryZ

2775 43rd St. NW, Rochester

8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

Fun events and music at VFW post 1215.

Wild Bill’s Sports Saloon – NYE Party

300 17th Ave NW, Rochester

9 p.m. - 2 a.m.

Live DJ, dancing, free Champagne shot and balloon drop at midnight.

Castle Community –

Countdown at the Castle

121 N Broadway, Rochester

9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

An event at the renovated Armory building.

North Star Bar – Hitfaced

New Year’s Eve Bash

503 North Broadway, Rochester

9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

Live music.

Tuesday, Jan. 1

TerraLocoMN – New Year Run

1190 16th St. SW, Rochester

10-11 a.m.

$5. Head out from the store for a 5K walk or run.

CrossFit Credence – New Year Fitness

3020 Broadway Ave. N, Rochester

10-11:30 a.m.

Free 90-minute workout for all fitness levels.

LTS Brewing Company –

Trivia Tuesday: 2018

2001 32nd Ave. NW, Rochester

7-9 p.m.

How much do you remember about the past year? Put it to the test.

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