There’s no better way to kick off the new year than a night spent with friends. Whether you’re looking to ring in the new year at a fun-filled bash or stay in and watch it live from the comfort of your home, we’ve got you covered.
From formal black-tie galas and DJ dance parties, to live music, classical concerts, and, yes, even EMO night, we have assembled a wide range of activities that we know you will love.
Here is our 2022 list of 20 things to do for New Year’s Eve in Colorado Springs. We hope you enjoy, and please have a fun but safe New Year’s Eve.
Welcome in 2023 with champagne, balloons, and music. The New Year’s Eve Gala at The Broadmoor Hotel is a traditional, black-tie gala that is a grand affair consisting of a five-course, gourmet banquet, and music provided by the Broadmoor Pops. More Information
Glen Eyries’ most celebrated holiday event features uplifting entertainment, live music, and dancing. This event is hosted in the Great Hall of The Castle, lavishly adorned with splendor and elegance. Your dining experience will dazzle with its sophistication & flavor harmony. It is worth mentioning that this is a dry event. Glen Eyrie was the home of Colorado Springs’ most prominent teetotaler and founder General William Jackson Palmer; today, it remains under the stewardship of the Christian missionary group The Navigators. More Information
The Royal Gorge Routes’ annual New Year’s Eve Dinner is an event you won’t soon forget. Enjoy the spectacular views of Colorado’s Royal Gorge while you enjoy dinner and cocktails. When you’re ready, step out onto the open-air car with your beverage and admire the magnificence of the gorge at night – complete with gourmet cuisine and various libations to savor. More Information
For a truly special experience, indulge in Ephemera’s edgy and elegant one-night-only tasting menu! It’s packed with decadent components such as lobster, caviar, and truffles alongside a specially designed wine pairing to bring on the twistedly chic 2023 party. If you’ve never experienced this unique restaurant, this is a great opportunity to get familiar with them. More Information
If the Broadmoor’s formal black tie New Year’s Gala just isn’t your thing, don’t fret! You could opt for the more laid-back New Year’s Eve Bash. This event is hosted at The Broadmoor International Center and features a DJ, a cash bar, and a champagne toast at midnight. More Information
This is a great venue for celebrations! Take advantage of the resort’s 2023 New Year’s Eve Package, and you can start your evening with reservations at the Mountain View Restaurant’s New Year’s Buffet. Next, you’ll dance the night away at the Silent Disco event in one of the resort’s plush ballrooms! You can take the elevator to your room at the night’s end and skip the hassle of driving home on New Year’s Eve. More Information
Ring in the new year at Trainwreck with stadium-size TV, live DJs, drink specials, complimentary champagne, giveaways, and raffles, including a snowboard from Breckenridge Brewery. Best of all, there is no cover! More Information
Ring in the new year in style with a ’70s-themed disco-era dance party featuring DJ Gabe from the Future. 70’s attire is encouraged. Midnight Champagne toast, $15 advance tickets or $20 day-of admission; private booths and onsite Japanese fare available for an additional fee. More Information
Celebrate the New Year with Latisha Hardy Dance and Kinship Landing at the 4th Annual La Pachanga. Stay overnight and enjoy a cocktail hour, dinner, dance lesson, champagne toast, drunky food, a variety of dance music like Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Cha Cha Cha music, and a bloody mary breakfast the next day. More Information
Join Lumen8 Rooftop Social for an end-of-year party to savor the closure of 2022. Enjoy scrumptious gourmet delicacies and swell company in style with a boisterous NYE Black & White Gala and takeout set dinner – one that is sure to be remembered as one of the most memorable fetes this year! To celebrate life’s turn, let’s revel in its splendors by donning our favorite shade of black or white; while we dazzle all eyes with dazzling brilliance! Special hotel room rates are available along with complimentary parking space included; come celebrate amidst a sense of delight – yippie!! More Information
Ring in 2023 with us in roaring twenties style at Colorado Springs’ ultimate New Year’s Eve Celebration at ALMAGRE Venue + Bar! Celebration Details: Doors open at 8 pm on 12/31, DJ Rocky Ross hosting. Tickets are $75 and include a welcome cocktail, food stations, and a champagne toast at midnight. There will be a cash bar with signature cocktails, beer, and wine; the last call is at 1:15 am. Roaring Twenties attire is encouraged. More Information
The EMO Night Tour is making its way back to Colorado Springs for New Year’s Eve! Joining the festivities will be Taking Back Sunday, Fall Out Boy, Panic! At The Disco and My Chemical Romance, alongside an array of DJs providing angst-ridden melodies for your angsty teenager heart. Don’t miss out on this must-see event. Tickets are quickly selling out, so don’t delay securing yours today! More Information
Discreet Beats’ Silent Discos are the ideal occasion to unleash one’s inner self and kick off the new year! Whether you’re an introvert, extrovert, dance circle champion, or raver, they offer a unique experience for all who desire to chill out and let their passion flow. More Information
Four clubs, one ticket for all clubs, champagne toast at midnight, and pre-sale tickets for $15. Cowboy’s Nightclub (doors 6 pm), Gasoline Alley (doors 11 am), Blondie’s Ultra Lounge (doors 8 pm,) and The Mansion (doors 9 pm)! More Information
This party includes a complimentary welcome drink, an array of hors d’oeuvre buffet options; a dessert bar with a midnight champagne toast! Two great local acts, Soapdish and Colorado Springs’ renowned rock cover band, The SofaKillers, will provide music from 8 PM to close. Come party into 2023 in style at Boot Barn Hall. More Information
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Stargazers for a dance party featuring Collective Groove, an awesome 9-piece funk & soul horn band. At midnight, you’ll enjoy hors d’oeuvres, titillating party favors, and a champagne toast. Tables at Stargazers are available in 4 or 8-seat sizes, and seating is determined by purchase date and time; all tables are located on the first or second floor with a great view of the stage. More Information
If you want to usher in the New Year with a dash of culture, consider booking tickets to The Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s final concert of 2022 at the Pikes Peak Center. This jazzy celebration will feature George Gershwin classics such as Auld Lang Syne and many more selections guaranteed to inspire revelry! More Information
This annual event includes food, mocktails, activities, and a balloon drop at the Pikes Peak Children’s Museum. Member families can get discounted tickets before December 15th; afterward, tickets will be available to the general public at regular prices but with limited capacity. More Information
Greet the year 2023 with an intimate concert in their lobby, steps from its cozy fireplace. Enjoy Colorado’s finest brews, wines, and liqueurs – all at a modestly-priced Happy Hour! Parking is available far north of this property for families looking to make an evening event. More Information
This is a great way to ring in the New Year. Adaman Club has been a fixture in the Pikes Peak Region since 1922. The name came from their tradition of adding a new member each year, yes, there are female climbers in the club, the name was from 1922. This group of rugged mountaineers climbs up Barr Trail on the east face of renowned Pikes Peak each December 30th-31st. At midnight on New Year’s Eve, they unleash a dazzling fireworks display that can be seen for hundreds of miles along the Front Range and eastern plains of Colorado. More Information
This comprehensive list of 2022 New Year’s Eve activities in Colorado Springs offers something for everyone. From the glamorous Broadmoor Gala Celebration to the angsty EMO Night Tour at the Black Sheep. Whether you’re looking for a casual night out with friends or an extravagant evening of fine dining and dancing, there is an event in Colorado Springs to make your 2023 New Year’s Eve celebration one to remember. You are sure to find the perfect way to celebrate the new year.