Be safe - don’t drink and drive. Plan out your transit to and from your Downtown NYE destination ahead of time. IMPD and Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. have teamed up to place taxis in metered parking zones along Illinois, South and South Meridian streets from 9 p.m. until 4 a.m. on Dec. 31. Click here for more information on Downtown taxis and busses
, $10 & up
Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Have some daytime fun with big-time NBA action as the Pacers take on the Cavaliers in a 3 p.m. tipoff.
, $18.50 adults, $13.50 kids 2-17; $17.50 seniors 60 and older
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Instead of counting down to midnight, celebrate during the day with music, fun activities and a Water Clock countdown that kids can enjoy without staying up late!
, $7 members; $13 non-members
Indiana State Museum
Enjoy face painting, stilt walkers, clowns and music by local band The Tides at the Indiana State Museum from 6 - 9 p.m. A balloon drop at 8 p.m. allows the little ones to celebrate in style. A fun, alcohol-free celebration for the family.
, $20 adults; $15 students/seniors
The Athenaeum Theatre
Celebrate with the most unique comedy show around! Admission to the ComedySportz match includes hats, noisemakers and a sparkling cider toast. There are two celebrations: the first occurs from 7:30 to 9 p.m. and the second occurs from 10:30 p.m. to midnight. Second show ends with a countdown to midnight.
, $125 - $250
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Celebrate the New Year in style at the IMA surrounded by art, champagne, food and live music. Don your glitz and glamour and catch a glimpse of Soundsuit by internationally-renowned artist and fashion designer Nick Cave. Patron dinner begins at 8 p.m. in the Deer Zink Events Pavilion followed by the main event from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Pulliam Family Great Hall.
, $30 - $95
Hard Rock Cafe
Celebrate with live music from Brent James & the Contraband, coming straight off their tour with Third Eye Blind.
, $50 in advance, $55 at the door
Enjoy some local brew and live music from Zanna Doo! Includes hors d'oeuvre buffet and a champagne toast at midnight. Doors open at 6 p.m.
, $30 - $90
Celebrate New Year's Eve with the World's Greatest Rock N' Roll Dueling Piano Bar! Champagne Supernova Package includes gourmet dinner buffet and one bottle of champagne. Seating package includes gourmet dinner buffet and champagne toast. Standing room package includes champagne toast.
Chef Joseph’s at The Connoisseur Room
Chef Joseph’s is offering a New Year's Eve wine pairing and supper club. Dinner, presented by Chef Joseph's and Lacy and Company, begins at 7:30 p.m. and is followed by performances from Nancy Moore and a champagne toast at midnight.
Welcome the New Year with stand-up comedy by Al Jackson, who has been featured on season 2 of Legit on FXX and episodes of Mind of a Man on GSN and Parental Discretion on Nickmoms. Event begins at 7:30 p.m.
Cadillac Ranch and Bartini’s
Party with DJ Slater Hogan, DJ Cory James and more and enjoy the pre-party dinner with a special menu at Bartini’s.
Regions Bank Tower
Party in the sky with a 360-degree view of Downtown! Features an all-inclusive top-shelf bar with light gourmet hors d'oeuvres, champagne toast, special fireworks show & party favors.
Enjoy a six course meal and compete in remembering the trivia of 2013 (played in teams of eight). Dance to the music of a DJ. Come dressed to kill...but this is not a murder mystery.
, $49 general admission; $110 VIP Lounge: $149 dinner and party ticket; $169 dinner and VIP ticket
This New Year’s Eve party takes over three ballrooms at union station, each with their own theme and entertainment! Dinner is served between 7:15 and 8:30 p.m.
, $80 - $100
Celebrate with two of Indianapolis' hottest Dj's, John Larner and Limelight. There will be two open bar tiers available from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There will be a d'oeuvres spread and a champagne toast at midnight.
, $30 - $250
The Slippery Noodle Inn
$30 admission includes admission to The Why Store show plus champagne toast, hats and noisemakers. $250 table of four available for Big James & the Chicago Playboys show with reserved seating and buffet dinner.
, $68.99 - $89.99
Complete your New Year’s Eve party with unlimited drinks, dancing and light appetizers. The $90 option includes a four course meal and midnight tequila toast.
End of the Line Public House
Celebrate New Year's at Imbibe and enjoy a classic cocktail, wine and draft beer or New Year's Even Champagne Special.