Wondering what to do to ring in 2019? Here are a few events in the area that will help you start the new year right.

“Artists in Wonderland” ISU’s College of Arts and Letters Annual NYE Gala 

Details: December 31 at 8 p.m.
L.E. and Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center

Black tie optional event
Formal wear or dress as your favorite character for a chance to win a prize

Cost: $125 per ticket gets you access to the art gallery, appetizers, drinks and desserts as well as complimentary photos, live music, mentalist Sean Bott, and entertainment by ISU student actors, dancers and musicians




Details: December 31, 6 PM – 11 PM

New Year’s Eve NY Style, when the Ball drops at Midnight in NY (10 pm our time) we drink Champagne!

Cost: $15 for T-Bones with baked potatoes and rolls

A Brew Years Eve at Jim Dandy! Ugly Sweater Party

No automatic alt text available.Details: December 31 6p to close

Wear your best and most beautiful ugly sweater and receive $4 pints all night and a raffle entry to win one of our 5 raffle prizes. Raffle includes free pints, merchandise, and a $25 gift card! Raffle will be drawn at 11pm, must be present to win.

Cost: Free

Fort Hall Casino’s New Year’s Eve | Two Ways to Party


Details: Dec 31 at 10 AM  to January 1 at 1 AM

A day full of events at Fort Hall Casino including a brunch, a BINGO celebration at noon, lunch and dinner specials, a grill buffet from 8p to 1am, and a NYE celebration from 9p to 12:30a

Cost: Free to attend, just the cost of food and other activities


Going to one of these events? Drop a comment on what it was like!