Costumes, kids' events, comedy, open bars or bluegrass. New Year's Eve around the Gallatin Valley is providing lots of options for fun...high-end OR on a budget!

Thursday, December 30th: The Kitchen Dwellers at The ELM - (506 North 7th Avenue, Bozeman) Tickets are still available for the 1st night of a 2-night stand at The Elm. (Friday 12/31/21 is SOLD OUT.) The Dusty Pockets will be the opening act both nights.

Friday, December 31st: Noon Years Eve Family Event at Kirk Park - (W Beall St & N 20th Ave) Happening 10:30am to 12:30pm. "Sledding, playing in the snow, hot chocolate and fun until the countdown at noon! The whole family is invited. RSVP to this event at the link above to ensure enough party supplies for everyone." Hosted by the Bozeman Moms Collective.

Friday, December 31st: Noon Years Eve Party at Montana Science Center - (2744 West Main, Bozeman) Happening 11:30am to 1:30pm. All ages event. Respond at the link above. "Ring in the New Year with exciting, sparkly crafts and science experiments. Watch the "Ball Drop" and get ready for 2022 without staying up late. Party-goers are welcome to dress in their best and create a party hat for extra fun!"

Friday, December 31st: Last Best Night of the Year / New Year's Comedy Countdown at Last Best Comedy - (321 East Main Street, downtown Bozeman) Happening 8pm to 1am. Tickets are just $20 and include a champagne toast. 8pm Cocktail Hour, 9pm Whiz Bang!, 10pm Stand-Up with Garrison Choitz, 11pm Live music with Mirage Electric.

Friday, December 31st: Roaring '20s New Year's Eve Party at the Armory Music Hall - (24 West Mendenhall, downtown Bozeman) Live music from Paige & the People's Band. Ticket price includes all food and drink, full open bar. Get tickets at the link above.

Friday, December 31st: New Year's Eve at the Tune Up Bar - (downstairs at The Armory, 24 West Mendenhall) No advance tickets required, no cover charge. "Live music by The Fossils, classic cocktails, beer, and tasty small bites."

Friday, December 31st: NYE at Club Zebra - (downstairs, Rouse and Main, downtown Bozeman) NO COVER CHARGE! 21+ only. Champagne toast at music with dance music at the renovated Zebra. Doors at 8pm. ID required.

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