Start the week (and end the year) on a high note
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
$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
$25-27. Live comedy show.
Blue Moon Ballroom –
New Year’s Eve Dance
2030 Highway 14 E, Rochester
$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.
Tuesday, Jan. 1
TerraLocoMN – New Year Run
1190 16th St. SW, Rochester
$5. Head out from the store for a 5K walk or run.
CrossFit Credence – New Year Fitness
3020 Broadway Ave. N, Rochester
Free 90-minute workout for all fitness levels.
LTS Brewing Company –
Trivia Tuesday: 2018
2001 32nd Ave. NW, Rochester
How much do you remember about the past year? Put it to the test.