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New Year's Eve in Salt Lake City



Looking for a fun way to ring in the new year? Here's a list of Salt Lake City New Year's Eve events to please both kids and adults.


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EVE, a three-day New Year festival presented by the SLC Downtown Alliance, will include fine arts performances, live local music, dance parties, DJs, film screenings, laser shows, art installations, kids activities, storytelling and a spectacular midnight fireworks show Dec. 31. Activities take place at the Salt Palace, Clark Planetarium, Discovery Gateway, EnergySolutions Arena, Broadway Centre Cinemas, Leonardo, Temple Square and Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.

Dec. 29, 30 and 31, 2013

See website for event schedule and ticket prices

Utah Grizzlies vs. Las Vegas Wranglers

The Grizzlies host the Las Vegas Wranglers in the Maverik Center Friday, Dec. 31, 2013, at 6:05 p.m.

3200 South Decker Lake Drive (2200 W.)

Tickets $9-$32

New Year's Eve Early Countdown at Hogle Zoo's Zoolights

Hogle Zoo

Enjoy the final night of Hogle Zoo's Zoolights and a family-friendly early New Year's countdown at 9 p.m.

Dec. 31, 2013, 5:30-8 p.m. (grounds close at 9 p.m.)

2600 E. Sunnyside Ave.


Tickets $4-$7

Clubs, Dance Parties

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If you want to dance in the new year, SmithsTix and TicketCake are your connection for tickets to concerts, clubs and dance parties throughout the Salt Lake area, including parties at The Depot, The Great Saltair, the Infinity Event Center, Bar Deluxe, Park City Live (Park City), and Downstairs (Park City).


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Wiseguys Comedy Clubs

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Christopher Titus: Christopher Titus never lies. The truth can be painful, but the truth is really funny. Employing what he calls “hard funny,” Titus has released three ninety-minute comedy albums and starred in four one-hour comedy specials for Comedy Central.

Dec. 30-31, 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Wiseguys West Valley
2194 West 3500 South

Tickets $20, ages 18+

DF Dance Studio New Year's Eve Gala

DF Dance Studio

DF Dance Studio's New Year's Eve gala includes dinner, desserts, dancing, and drinks. DF Dance Studio instructors will be on hand at 9:30 p.m. for salsa dance instruction. Singles and Couples are welcome to attend. Cash bar is in addition to the ticket price. Guests must be 21 and older.

Cost: $50/person

Dec. 31, 2013, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.

DF Dance Studio
2978 S State St.

Big Easy Entertainment's New Years Eve Masquerade Ball

Big Easy Entertainment

The Annual Big Easy Entertainment New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball will take place at the Red Lion Hotel's Grand Ballroom in downtown Salt Lake City, UT. They have expanded this year to include New Years Eve into their Annual unique Masquerade Ball creating One Grand Event for those looking for something fun and inexpensive to do on New Year's Eve.

Friday, Dec. 31, 2013, 7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Red Lion Hotel
161 West 600 South

Tickets $55

Zermatt Resort’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party 2014

Zermatt Resort

Ring in the new year at Zermatt Resort's New Year's Eve Masquerade party. The party will feature live music by Take 5, gourmet hors d’oeuvres, photo booth, cash bar, and Z’s Steak & Chop Haus menu featuring prime aged steaks and fresh seafood.

$99 per couple, $19.95 kids ages 5-1, and lodging packages are also available.

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2013, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Zermatt Resort
784 W. Resort Drive Midway, Utah

SLC New Year's Eve Dining

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New Year's Eve is one of the most popular nights for dining out, so it's a good idea to make plans early. Here's a list with dozens of ideas for where to celebrate New Year's Eve with friends, family, or that special someone.


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