Friday Five: 417’s Best Events 12/28-1/3: New Year’s Edition

Friday Five: 417’s Best Events 12/28-1/3: New Year’s Edition

Check out our list of upcoming 417 area events happening locally from Friday, December 28th through Thursday, January 3rd

Ring In the New Year at Wise Guys!

Where: Wiseguys, 1749 James River Rd, Ozark

When: Monday, December 31, 2018 – 5:00 p.m.-Closing

Cost: FREE!

Grab your friends and head over to Wise Guys to spend a fun evening celebrating the last day of 2018! They will be offering food and drink specials all night, with a champagne toast at midnight! There will also be live music from Pretty Lonesome and Brothers Robertson for you to enjoy while you kick back and relax. This is the perfect place to spend New Year’s Eve having a good time in a great atmosphere. You can find out more information about this event by clicking HERE!


Time Travelers Masquerade & Costume Ball

Where: Main Event Center, 101B S. Main St, Nixa

When: Saturday, December 31, 2018 – 8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.

Cost: $8.00 per person

You have one more chance before the end of the year to go out in your favorite costume or mask! The theme: YOU choose your favorite time period and dress like it! There will be a live DJ, photo booth, cash bar, champagne toast and delicious food provided by Morning Day Cafe. Advanced tickets can be bought at Main Corner Mercantile or you can contact the Main Event Center directly to make reservations and purchase tickets. Don’t miss out on your chance to get all dressed up and have a great time this New Year’s Eve!

Click HERE for more information!


New Year’s at Blue Room Comedy Club Featuring Jamie Kennedy!

Where:  Blue Room Comedy Club, 541 E. St. Louis, Springfield

When: Monday, December 31, 2018 – 10:30 p.m.-12:15 a.m.

Cost: Click HERE for tickets!

What better way to ring in the New Year than with laughter? Spend the final moments of 2018 enjoying food, drinks, and good times at the Blue Room Comedy Club. They will be featuring actor, producer, and comedian Jamie Kennedy who is known to put on a great show. Your ticket to this hilarious night also includes party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Gather up your friends and come out for a night of comedy!

Photo Credit: Blue Room Comedy Club


Noon Year’s Eve

Where: Discovery Center, 438 E. St. Louis St, Springfield

When: Monday, December 31, 2018 – 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Cost: For admission prices, click HERE

If you are looking for fun, family-friendly activities to do on New Year’s Eve look no further than the Discovery Center! They have partnered with Diaper Bank of the Ozarks to bring you a British New Year themed day full of games, prizes, a dance party, photo booth, refreshments and a balloon drop at 6:00 p.m. (midnight London time)! If you come in your best British costume, you will have the chance to win prizes throughout the day! This event will be a lot of fun for people of all ages!

For more information about this event, click HERE!

Photo Credit: Discovery Center Springfield


New Year’s at Big Cedar

Where: Big Cedar Lodge, 190 Top of the Rock Rd, Ridgedale

When: Monday, December 31, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.

Cost: For more information, click HERE!

There is something for everyone to do on New Year’s at Big Cedar! Enjoy a delicious meal at The Worman House, go bowling and play games at Fun Mountain or spend your evening at the Buffalo or Buzzard Bars. At the stroke of midnight, step outside and enjoy a beautiful fireworks show to celebrate the beginning of 2019. This is a night that the whole family can enjoy and will be jammed packed with all kinds of fun activities!

Photo Credit: Big Cedar Lodge