7 Fun Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in Iowa

No matter where you are on New Year’s Eve, it’s kind of a big deal. In Iowa at least, it’s cause for some of the biggest parties and coolest events of the year. Whether you prefer to celebrate with a night out at the symphony, want to sip on your favorite drinks, or are in need of fun family activities to keep the kids busy on their day off, we’ve got you covered with the following best New Year’s Eve events in Iowa.  

New Year's Eve Party and Fireworks at Big Grove, Iowa City, IA

Big Grove Brewery throws one of the biggest New Year’s celebrations anywhere in Iowa City. This epic event includes fireworks, free Boomtown Premium beer, a DJ, live music, photo backdrops, late night dessert bar, and more. Pick up tickets online.

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Family Museum Noon Year’s Eve, Bettendorf, IA

At the Family Museum Noon Year’s Eve party in Bettendorf, Iowa, families can come together to celebrate the New Year during the daylight hours. Kids will love the art activities, live music, party hats, confetti, and countdown to noon. Parents are invited to participate, too. 

New Years 2020 - Moulin Rouge at Renwick Mansion, Davenport, IA

This masquerade ball hosted by the Davenport Mansion promises to be an event to remember. Don your mask, dress up in your holiday best, and head to the ball to meet dark and mysterious strangers. Enjoy heavy appetizers, draft beer, cocktails, dancing and more. 

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New Year’s Eve Pops: Cirque at the Symphony, Des Moines, IA

The Des Moines Symphony is throwing a special New Year’s Eve concert featuring music from some of the most talented artists in the world and a performance from Troupe Veritgo's incredible acrobats. 

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New Years Eve With Tim Lovelace at The Browns Century Music Theater, Le Mars, IA

The historic Browns Century Theatre in Le Mars, Iowa is hosting comedian Tim Lovelace for New Year’s, with showtimes at 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Additionally, there will be music, a dinner buffet, gift bag, hor d’oeuvres, and party favors. We recommend going to the 9 p.m. show for the full experience! 

New Year's Eve Celebration at London Underground, Ames, IA

Enjoy an elegant evening complete with a delectable dinner at the Raspberry Hill Bed and Breakfast in Ames, Iowa this New Year’s. Dinner is catered by local restaurant The Cornucopia and includes steak, pork chops, and more. Dancing and games to follow.

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New Year's Eve Party and Dance at Pavilion NCC, Waterloo, IA

Radio station 105.7 KOKZ is proud to present Arch Allies, one of America’s premier tribute shows, during their New Year’s Eve Party. Floor tickets and VIP packages are available. The VIP package comes with special restroom access, drink tickets, appetizers, a glass of champagne, party favor, and more. Ring in the New Year with classic tunes. 

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