Union Rooftop, Downtown Minneapolis
The retractable rooftop hosts their fifth annual three-level New Year’s Eve blowout, which this year will be Gotham City-themed. Each level will have a different style of music including pop, hip-hop, and EDM. You’ll definitely see a lot of Batmen, Robins, and Catwomen, so plan a costume accordingly.
First Ave., Downtown Minneapolis
Dust off your fanny pack and shoulder pads, don your scrunchie and spandex, and bring your Zach Morris phone because First Ave. knows how to ring in the new year right. DJ Jake Rudh is teaming up with 89.3 The Current, Electric Fetus, and Surly Brewing to present "'80s Prom: A New Year’s Celebration" at First Ave. Expect Madonna, Michael, Prince, Salt-N-Pepa, and more.
Cost: $15 in advance, $20 day of show
The Pourhouse, Downtown Minneapolis
This year the theme of The Pourhouse’s big New Year’s Eve party is “The Greatest Show” AKA circus. They’ll be music from Some Shitty Cover Band, live acrobatics, and of course, watching some people have their own “great shitshow.”
Cost: $65 general admission, $150 VIP
The Fine Line, Downtown Minneapolis
The live music venue is throwing it back this year -- all the way back to Y2K -- with “A 90’s New Years Eve.” Band You Oughta Know and A/V group The 90’s Preservation Society will transport you to 1999 -- but this time you won’t have to stockpile canned goods in anticipation of the millennium.
Cost: $15 general admission, $35 reserved seating