That final day of the decade promises grand things to those looking for excitement. As you begin planning how you’ll be ringing in 2020, start with these 10 exciting Kansas City New Year’s Eve parties, events and galas. Some are for families, most are for adults, but they’re all guaranteed to bookend your 2019 with some much-needed fun.
New Year’s Eve at WinterFest
When? December 31, 2019 | 5 PM – Midnight
Where? Worlds of Fun | 4545 Worlds of Fun Ave, Kansas City, MO
How much? $26+ per ticket
What? Head to Worlds of Fun to enjoy one of the best family-friendly New Year’s Eve parties in Kansas City. Catch a live performance by Motown band 2Proud2Beg, sing karaoke with Tinker the elf, count down to midnight with Snoopy and watch some world-class fireworks over Kansas City. Visit worldsoffun.com for additional details.
When? December 31, 2019 | 8 PM – Midnight
Where? Kansas City Live Block | 1330 Grand Blvd, Kansas City, MO
How much? $65+ per ticket
What? Mix 93.3 presents 2019’s NYE Live!, Kansas City’s largest New Year’s Eve party. This year, guests will have access to 12-plus KC nightclubs and get to experience live music, confetti cannons, champagne and more. This themed NYE party is for adults, so please drink responsibly and have a designated driver! Visit nye-live.com for more info.
New Year’s Eve 2020 Celebration!
When? December 31, 2019 | 7 PM – 1 AM
Where? The View at Briarcliff | 4000 N Mulberry Dr, Kansas City, MO
How much? $125+ per ticket
What? For six years, Briarcliff’s NYE party has been rocking those calendar-turnovers in its 7.200-square-foot ballroom. Your admission to this Kansas City New Year’s Eve bash includes access to an open bar, party favors, live entertainment, a champagne toast, a midnight balloon drop and a free photo booth. Contests will even be held, so check out their Facebook page for details.
The Black Party XVI
When? December 31, 2019 | 8 PM – 2 AM
Where? Studio Dan Meiners | 2500 West Pennway St, Kansas City, MO
How much? $70+ per ticket
What? The all-inclusive Kansas City New Year’s Eve celebration has been going strong for 15 years. Guests can enjoy premium cocktails for most of the evening, and DJs will be spinning their records from start to end. It’s the ultimate dance party to ring in the New Year! Tickets go fast, so purchase online at blackpartykc.com.
New Year’s Swingin’ Eve
When? December 31, 2019 | 8 PM – 1 AM
Where? Union Station Grand Plaza | 30 West Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO
How much? $120 per ticket
What? Don’t ring in 2020—swing it in! This year’s Union Station New Year’s Eve party will feature performances by Dave Stephens and the Kansas City Jazz Orchestra 7. Your ticket includes unlimited dancing, party favors, hot appetizers and an obligatory midnight toast. Guarantee your spot at one of the most upscale New Year’s Eve celebrations in Kansas City by purchasing your tickets at unionstation.org.
New Year’s Eve at the Temple X
When? December 31, 2019 | 8 PM – 2:30 AM
Where? Scottish Rite Temple | 1330 East Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO
How much? $44+
What? Adults can have the time of their lives at what’s recognized as one of the best NYE parties in the country. Having sold out for nine straight years, NYE at the Temple features a lot: 10 open bars, dancing, several separated party areas, bottle service, dancing, party favors, LED laser light shows, access to food trucks, and more dancing. If you’re looking for a New Year’s Eve party in Kansas City, start here. Visit nyekc.com for more details.
New Years Eve @ Crossroads Hotel
When? December 31, 2019 | 9 PM – 1 AM
Where? Crossroads Hotel | 2101 Central St, Kansas City, MO
How much? $175 per ticket
What? Crossroads Hotel does New Year’s Even right. To ring in 2020, this NYE extravaganza will feature exciting music from DJs Marvin Gardens and House of Dante, a top-shelf open bar with specialty cocktails, wine and beer, and a balloon drop with champagne toast once the clock strikes midnight. The event will sell out, so grab tickets ASAP. Visit their Facebook page for additional information.
New Year’s Eve at the Fontaine
When? December 31, 2019 | 8 PM – 1 AM
Where? The Fontaine | 901 W 48th Pl, Kansas City, MO
How much? $75 per ticket
What? General admission to The Fontaine’s annual NYE party includes complimentary appetizers, unlimited cocktails, live entertainment by DJ Hydan and a midnight toast with bubbly. Enjoy the exquisite atmosphere at one of Kansas City’s nicest hotels. Head to their Facebook page to buy tickets.
Uptown’s “2020 Hindsight” NYE Celebration
When? December 31, 2019 | 8 PM
Where? Uptown Theater | 3700 Broadway, Kansas City, MO
How much? $55+ per ticket
What? Music by DJ Derek, karaoke, unlimited access to party rooms, and an open well bar—what more can you ask for in a Kansas City New Year’s Eve party? Uptown Theater has even built a new million-dollar sound and light system for this very occasion. Check out uptowntheater.com to grab tickets for this great NYE bash.
Zoo Year’s Eve
When? December 31, 2019 | 10 AM – 2 PM
Where? Kansas City Zoo | 6800 Zoo Dr, Kansas City, MO
How much? Free with admission or membership
What? The annual Kansas City New Year’s Eve event is back to ring in 2020 with a yelp, yowl, roar and squeak. Families can take part in special activities (party-hat crafting, for example), watch unique animal shows (like the Wings of Winder bird show) and even interact with penguins and sea lions. And because this Kansas City NYE celebration occurs in the afternoon, parents can still hire a babysitter and attend any of the other nine Kansas City NYE parties on this list! Visit kansascityzoo.org for more info.
Get a Deal on a New 2020 Hyundai
The best way to ring in the new year is with a new car or SUV. Head to our Blue Springs Hyundai dealership at 3000 Northwest South Outer Road to browse our selection of new 2020 Hyundai models, including the Santa Fe. We even have Hyundai deals and special lease offers to ensure you aren’t starting the new year in the red!
For more info or to schedule a test drive, call McCarthy Blue Springs Hyundai at 816-224-7500. Have a wonderful and safe holiday season!