All the hot-ticket New Year’s Eve parties in Central Oregon, from Sunriver to Hoodoo.
Ring in 2018 at one of these New Year’s parties around Central Oregon, from elegant dinners at region resorts to raucous concerts in town. And now that Central Oregon has Uber, you can hitch a ride home after the ball drops.
Where: Brasada Ranch
When: Dinner at the Range from 7 to 10 p.m. Party at the Barn from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
21 and over: Dinner is available for anyone 18 and over. Party is 21 and over.
Tickets and reservations: Reservations required for dinner. Tickets required for the Barn party.
Details: Start the evening with an elegant, three-course prix fixe dinner at Brasada’s renowned farm-to-table Range restaurant. The after-party is at the Barn, with drinks and dancing going well into the night. There will be live music from the Portland band Merrill and a champagne toast at midnight.
Where: Hoodoo Ski Resort
When: All day
21 and over: No
Tickets and reservations: Lift tickets needed to ski
Details: Lifts will be running until 9 p.m., and then the fireworks show will begin. There will be live music in the lodge, and the bar and restaurant will stay open until midnight.
Where: McMenamins Old St. Francis School
Time: 9 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
21 and over: Yes
Tickets and reservations: $10 at the door
Details: Yak Attak, an electronica power trio from Portland, will be playing in the theater, and Broken Down Guitars, an Americana rock band from Bend, will play in Father Luke’s Room.
Where: Volcanic Theatre Pub
Time: 8 p.m.
21 and over: No
Tickets and reservations: $15 advance, $18 day of show
Details: Central Oregon locals and favorites Larry and His Flask will be playing at Volcanic, along with Tom VandenAvond and Willie Tea Taylor.
Where: Sunriver Resort
When: Dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Party from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
21 and over: Dinner is open to all ages. Party is 21 and over.
Tickets and reservations: Reservations required for dinner. Dinner: $89 per person, $36 ages 6-12, children’s menu for five and under. Party is $50 per person.
Details: Start the evening with a five-course plated dinner for the whole family at Sunriver Resort’s Carson’s American Kitchen. Then the adults can head to the Great Hall for the New Year’s Eve party, with live music from Precious Byrd, appetizers and a champagne toast at midnight.