Where to Spend New Year’s Eve in Central Oregon
As 2023 draws to a close, the air buzzes with excitement. Need a game plan for ringing in the new year? Bend Magazine has rounded up a dazzling array of parties, events and celebrations. Say goodbye to the old year and usher in 2024 with our curated guide to New Year’s Eve in Central Oregon. Whether you crave a night of dancing and festivities, a serene lakeside retreat or a gourmet dinner, the region boasts plenty of ways to celebrate the arrival of a brand new year. Get set for a countdown to fill the memory books and explore the best New Year’s Eve parties in Central Oregon.
Where to Party on New Year’s Eve in Central Oregon
10 Barrel Brewing
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the new year at 10 Barrel Brewing! Indulge in a Fancy Beer Dinner Party at 5 p.m., followed by the Masquerade Ball Dance Party at 9 p.m. Enjoy live music, a DJ dance party and more. Click here for more information.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in downtown Bend at Bar Rio’s Bubbles + Beats New Year’s Eve Party. Dress in your favorite decade’s attire and stand a chance to win the costume contest. The playlist takes you through the ‘90s at 9 p.m., the ‘80s at 10 p.m. and ‘70s disco until midnight. Grab your 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m. bottomless Cava wristband for $20 and enjoy a shooter menu, dessert bites and party favors. Grab your bottomless wristband now as only 50 are available for pre-sale. Click here for more information.
Domaine Serene Wine Lounge
Ring in the New Year with elegance at Domaine Serene Wine Lounge in downtown Bend. Enjoy an evening of dinner, live music and mingling. Don your fancy attire and indulge in a menu featuring dishes such as Samish pearl oysters with osetra caviar, champagne-chili mignonette, Aquerello risotto with forest mushrooms and Pacific Northwest Surf & Turf with filet from Carmen Ranch. Don’t miss the chance to raise a glass and bid farewell to the old year in this elevated lounge. Click here for more information.
Faith Hope & Charity Vineyards
Celebrate the arrival of 2024 at Faith Hope & Charity Vineyards with the music of Justin Lavik & The High Street Combo. Dance the night away in a warm tasting room, complete with a delicious appetizer buffet, award-winning wines, festive mulled wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages. Welcome 2024 with a toast, compliments of the vineyard. Advanced ticket purchase is required and transportation options from Terrebonne, Redmond or Bend are available. Click here for more information.
Get a jump on your New Year’s Eve festivities with a grounding event at the Hanai Center on December 28th. Join the New Year’s Candlelight Intention Setting & Soundbath Ceremony, offering a Reiki sound bath and Reiki-infused crystal and herbal tea. Set fresh intentions for 2024 at this centering, candlelit evening. Click here for more information.
Take part in an epic New Year’s Eve dance party at Immersion Brewing’s Glitter Gala. Advance tickets are strongly recommended for this night of live music by the Quattlebaum Quartet and DJ sets by Riles and Wild Goose Chase. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and the celebration includes a champagne toast, a balloon drop at midnight, three open bars and a photo booth. Click here for more information.
Step into the new year with glamor and nostalgia at Juniper Preserve’s USO-themed New Year’s Eve Party, taking place in the Chanterelle Dining Room. Be transported to a world of glittering lights, luxurious celebrations and forties-themed fu starting at 9 p.m. on December 31. The festivities continue on New Year’s Day with a brunch beginning at 10 a.m. Click here for more information.
McMenamins Old Saint Francis School
Make your New Year’s Eve extra cozy and special at McMenamins Old Saint Francis School. Enjoy live music featuring Hasbens, Travis Ehrenstrom Band and The Mostest in Father Luke’s Room, as well as Scott Pemberton O Theory in the Theater. Doors open at 8 p.m., with the show starting at 9 p.m. Click here for more information.
Riverhouse Convention Center
Journey down the rabbit hole into Wonderland at the Riverhouse Convention Center’s Mad Hatter Ball. Be sure to don your eccentric hats and festive attire. Custom-crafted cocktails by sponsor Crater Lake Spirits and passed hors d’ oeuvres will kick off the evening. Enjoy a silent auction benefiting the local non-profit The Giving Plate. Indulge in a curated multi-course prix-fixe plated meal by Executive Chef Travis Taylor and at 9:00 p.m., the band Precious Byrd takes the stage to ring in the new year. Click here for more information.
Silver Moon Brewing
Get ready for the unforgettable New Year’s Eve Bash at Silver Moon Brewing with live music from Jeshua Marshall & The Flood, along with J Meast and more of Bend’s favorite artists. Dance the night away and bid farewell to the old year with a lineup that promises unbridled fun and excitement. Click here for more information.
The Suttle Lodge
Be transported with the retro glamor of The Suttle Lodge’s New Year’s Eve: Studio 54 Dance Party! An evening of revelry awaits, exclusively for adults 21 and over. Bring your sparkles and best dance moves to ring in 2024 with champagne, oysters and a stellar DJ. Tickets are included with lodging reservations, so book now to secure your spot. Click here for more information.
Usher in the new year with the funk and soulful tunes of Portland-based group Reb & the Good News & Bend Burlesque. Led by vocalist and guitarist Reb Conner, this group brings optimism and a cathartic release to the dance floor. With catchy horn lines sultry vocals and rhythms from around the world will create a dance floor experience that inspires hope for the new year. Click here for more information.
Volcanic Theatre Pub
Embrace glitz and glamor at Volcanic Theatre Pub’s celebratory and inclusive Eleganze: A Cliché New Year’s Ball. Dress to the nines and celebrate the new year at this festive LGBTQ+ celebration, featuring multiple DJs, live performances and a midnight countdown. Click here for more information.
Embark on a beautiful adventure with Wanderlust Tours’ New Year’s Eve Bonfire On The Snow in the Cascade Range, west of Bend. Explore a snow-filled forest at night and warm up at a hand-carved amphitheater with a crackling bonfire. Enjoy a naturalist-guided experience with desserts, hot chocolate with hazelnut espresso vodka, and, of course, a midnight champagne toast. Click here for more information.
Experience a one-of-a-kind soiree at Worthy Brewing’s New Queer’s Eve with drag queen group, The Cult of Tuck. Celebrate the end of the year with local kings, queens and creatures by dressing in post-apocalyptic or cyberpunk style. Doors open at 8 p.m., followed by a show, complimentary champagne pour, dance party and a midnight countdown. Dress to impress! Click here for more information.