Where to Spend New Year’s Eve in Auburn and Opelika

New Year’s Eve in Auburn and Opelika

Turkey time has come and gone, and Christmas will go by in a blink. But this by no means that the holidays are over. On the contrary, one of the best is yet to come: New Year’s Eve. Don your party hats and get ready for a good time—there’s plenty of places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Auburn and Opelika.

New Year’s Eve with Ariccia, Dec. 31

What: Spending New Year’s Eve at Ariccia Cucina Italiana will send your taste buds sky high. Enjoy a decadent three-course meal, served with Ariccia’s signature Italian flare. An encore party at Piccolo, complete with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, will follow the dinner.

For reservations, call (334) 844-5140.

Where: Ariccia Cucina Italiana, 241 S. College St., Auburn

When: 5:30 to 9 p.m.

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Kid’s New Year’s Eve Bash at Niffer’s, Dec. 31

What: If the tykes have your attention this year, Niffer’s is the place to spend New Year’s Eve in Auburn and Opelika. Both Niffer’s locations will be hosting a bash for the kids, with a sparkling cider toast at 8 p.m.

Where: Niffer’s Place, 1151 Opelika Rd., Auburn; 917 S. Railroad Ave., Opelika

When: 8 p.m.

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Odd Alice: Roaring Twenties New Year’s Eve Celebration, Dec. 31

What: Ring in the New Year in full roaring twenties style at Eighth & Rail. Featuring Odd Alice Band, you’ll swing into 2020 in style, clad in 1920s-themed rock ‘n’ roll gear!

Where: Eighth & Rail, 807 S. Railroad Ave., Opelika

When: 8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

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New Year’s Eve Bash at The Bottling Plant, Dec. 31

What: Dance the night away at The Bottling Plant with some of your favorite genres, from Motown to Modern Pop. Toast to the New Year, fill up on a delicious breakfast buffet, and dance until you drop!

Where: The Bottling Plant, 614 N. Railroad Ave., Opelika

When: 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

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Skybar New Years’ Bash, Dec. 31

What: For those looking for a younger crowd, Skybar is where you want to spend New Year’s Eve in Auburn and Opelika. This hip venue has a feel good vibe, and will feature free party favors, complimentary champagne, live music played by The Park Band, and a back room DJ.

Where: Skybar Café, 136 W. Magnolia Ave., Auburn

When: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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NYE at the CoHo: Casino Night, Dec. 31

What: Auburn’s Collegiate Hotel hosts casino night to ring in 2020! Enjoy blackjack, roulette, craps and more for a chance to win raffle tickets for great prizes.

When: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

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No matter where you find yourself in life, there’s something for you to do on New Year’s Eve in Auburn and Opelika. Usher in 2020 the way you see fit—and enjoy this time as a new decade dawns on us.

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