Many of these events cost more the closer it gets to Dec. 31., so plan ahead for the best deals.

Icehouse is toasting the end of 2023 with live music from Solid Gold and David Huckfelt at 7 p.m. $30/$40. 21+

Up-Down has a music video party, balloon drop and a free toast at midnight on New Year’s Eve starting at 7 p.m. If you comment on their Instagram post before Dec. 26 you can win a reserved table with pizza and a bottle of champagne. No cover!

Comedian and Twin Cities native Lizz Winstead is doing a year in review with “2023andMe: Breaking Down the Year in DNA-holes” at the Parkway Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $50.

The North Jazz Orchestra is performing at Vic Volare’s New Year’s Eve Under the Stars at Granada Theater from 8 - 11 p.m. Tickets start at $50.

DJ Hamster Dance will ring in the New Year at Green Room’s New Year’s Eve Party from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. $20/$25. 21+

Nicollet Diner has two New Year’s Eve parties starting at 9 p.m.: The Ultimate Game Night is an alcohol-free party with board games and Mario Kart on the video wall with prizes and a free sparkling toast at midnight. $15. On the Rox presents New Years Eve with DJ Jedi leading the dance party, the full menu and a free champagne toast at midnight. $20/$25.

The Uptown VFW is throwing LIFTED: An Elevated NYE Experience with headliner DJ Shannon Blowtorch at 9:30 p.m. $20/$25/$30. 21+

Uptown Ties is hosting a Met Gala-themed New Year’s Eve party with music from DJ Deizel from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dress according to theme! $20/$30.

Daisy’s Uptown has a Country, Rock of Ages NYE Party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Free with registration.

Mortimer’s is throwing New Year’s Eve: The Assortment dance party with a fun assortment of music in a judgment-free environment. The dance party goes from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. $10. 21+