New Year’s Eve Events:
First Night Spokane
Help us celebrate this important milestone at the biggest New Year's party this town has ever ever seen, along with one of the best fireworks shows of the year! Bring in the New Year with First Night Spokane! It's in Downtown Spokane.
More Info: firstnightspokane.org
Puttin’ On the Ritz
Puttin’ On The Ritz, presented by Spokane Symphony Associates and Bozzi Media, Inc., will provide the glamor and glitter of New Year’s Eve in the Grand Pennington Ballroom and Hall of Doges of Spokane’s historic Davenport Hotel on Dec. 31, 2015 from 9 pm to 1 am, $85 each with no host bar. Dance and experience an exciting and diverse selection of music played by Master Class Jazz Orchestra. Enjoy live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, door prizes, late night fare, midnight champagne toast and more at the most exciting New Year’s Eve celebration in Spokane! Black tie is optional. Proceeds benefit the Spokane Symphony. Also enjoy Spokane Symphony’s Beethoven's 9th performance prior to Puttin' on the Ritz. It's at the Historic Davenport Hotel.
More Info: symphonyassociates.org
New Year Ballroom Bash
Includes live music by the Willie B Blues Band, hosted by Dean Jaxon of 101 FM's morning show. Tickets also include party favors, raffle/prizes and a midnight champagne toast. It's in the MAX at Mirabeau
More info: facebook.com/maxmirabeau
Blue Oyster Cult – NYE Party
Party with Blue Öyster Cult in the Pavilion on New Year's Eve. Enjoy party favors, no-host bar and a champagne toast at midnight. Event is General Admission with standing room in front of the stage. Seats and tables are first come, first served and cannot be reserved. Doors open at 8pm. 21+.Northern Quest Resort & Casino
More info: northernquest.com
New Year’s Day Shows/Weekend Events:
First Day Hikes
Want to spend the first day of the new year outside? This year, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is making it easy. Twenty-five state parks are offering guided hikes that range from nature strolls along the coast to dog-friendly forest hikes to snowshoe adventures.
Participants of all ages are welcome, unless otherwise noted, and admission to state parks is free on January 1! Typically, the Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to state parks.
Mount Spokane State Park – 10am
Riverside State Park – 1pm
More Info: parks.wa.gov
Gonzaga Women’s Basketball vs. Santa Clara
Games on January 2 at McCarthey Athletic Center, Tip off is at 2PM
More Info: gozags.com
Frozen: A Sing-along Party
Get ready to “Let it Go” at this very special interactive sing-a-long screening of Disney’s beloved musical, Frozen, one of the “coolest” animated hits of all-time!
Kick off the new year with Friends Of the Bing, local, award-winning musician Nicole Lewis as Elsa, along with Olaf, Kristoff and friends at The Bing’s Frozen Singalong party!
January 2-3 at The Bing Theater
More Info: bingcrosbytheater.com