By Rachel Hoeing & Katie Moosbrugger

Holiday events are still going strong, and this week we add events to celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Greensboro, Burlington, Kernersville, High Point, and Winston-Salem!

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Coming up this week ….

Dec. 24 – Jan. 1, 2018

Adult New Year’s Eve Celebrations
1st Annual New Years Eve All Black Attire Party, Gametime Sports Bar & Grill, High Point (12/31 at 9 pm)
90s New Year’s Bash featuring “Smashing Pumpkins” & “Green Day”, Geeksboro Battle Club, Greensboro (12/31 at 9 pm)
2019 New Year’s Eve Party!, The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 8 pm)
2019 NYE Celebration, Limelight, Greensboro (12/31 at 8 pm)
A Nobles New Years Eve 2019, A Noble Grille, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 8:30 pm)
A Viennese New Year’s Eve! with the Winston-Salem Symphony, RJ Reynolds Auditorium, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 8 pm)
Bassnectar New Year’s Eve 360°, Greensboro Coliseum (12/31 at 8 pm)
Brew Year’s Eve Spectacular!, Foothills Tasting Room, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 9 pm)
Denim & Diamonds NYE Party Feat. Vinyl Rewind, Centennial Station Arts Center, High Point (12/31 at 7 pm)
Happy New Year 2019 (kids over age 5 welcome), Masonic Center, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 6:30 pm)
Littypalooza – A NYE Celebration, Texas Discotheque, Greensboro (12/31 at 10 pm)
New Year’s Eve, Wise Man Brewing, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 8 pm)
New Years Eve, Rioja! A Wine Bar, Greensboro (12/31 at 7:30 pm)
New Year’s Eve 80’s Bash, Cone Denim Entertainment Center, Greensboro (12/31 at 9 pm)
New Years Eve at Fiddlin’ Fish Brewing Company, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 4 pm)
New Years Eve @ The Mill, Mill Entertainment Complex, Greensboro (12/31 at 9 pm)
New Years Eve at Rocky Knoll W/ Freddy Adkins Band!, Rocky Knoll Bar, Greensboro (12/31 at 9 pm)
New Year’s Eve Celebration, Print Works Bistro, Greensboro (12/31 at 10 pm)
New Year’s Eve Celebration, Village Event Center, Clemmons (12/31 at 8 pm)
New Years Eve Celebration, The Barn at Heritage Farm, (directly across from Shelton Vineyards) (12/31 at 5:30 pm)
New Year’s Eve Dance Party w/Soul Purpose Band, Muddy Creek Cafe, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 8:30 pm)
New Year’s Eve Party, Medaloni Cellars, Lewisville
New Year’s Eve Party at 1808 Bar, Grandover Resort & Spa, Greensboro (12/31 at 8:30 pm)
New Year’s Eve Jazz!, O’Henry Hotel, Greensboro (12/31 at 5:30 pm)
New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery Party!, WineStyles Greensboro (12/31 at 7 pm)
New Year’s Eve Show and Countdown!, The Idiot Box, Greensboro (12/31 at 10:30 pm)
New Year’s Eve Soiree at Double Oaks Bed & Breakfast, Greensboro (12/31 at 8 pm)
New Year’s Eve Trivia, Preyer Brewing Company, Greensboro (12/31 at 8 pm)
New Years Eve with “Buster Smackit”, Old Nick’s Pub, Lewisville (12/31 at 9 pm)
No Fuss, No Frills NYE Party, Boxcar Bar + Arcade, Greensboro (12/31 at 12vpm)
NYE 2019 at Stumbles, Stumble Stilskins, Greensboro (12/31 at 7 pm)
NYE 2019 Countdown, Rue Bar, Greensboro (12/31 at 9:30 pm)
NYE Live Band Karaoke W/ Mightier Than Me, Shiners, Greensboro (12/31 at 4 pm)
NYE Party with Cumberland Drive, Rack N Rolls, Burlington (12/31 at 10 pm)
NYE with Brother Bear and Co., Bull’s Tavern, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 10 pm)
Otis & Wawa’s NYE 2019, The Kitchen + Market Revolution Mill, Greensboro (12/31 at 7 pm)
Swingin’ The New Year, Greensboro Grange (12/31 at 9 pm)
The 2019 Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Bash, Castle McCulloch, Jamestown (12/31 at 8:30 pm)
The Annual & Official NYE Extravaganza- The All Black Affair, George K’s Sky Room & Lounge, Greensboro (12/31 at 9:30 pm)
The Dukes of Dixieland with the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, Westover Church, Greensboro (12/31 at 8 pm)
The Mantras NYE with The Wright Ave. + Marvelous Funkshun, The Blind Tiger, Greensboro (12/31 at 9 pm)
The Plaids New Years Eve, The Ramkat, Winston-Salem (12/31 at 9 pm)

* Want a NYE date night? Check out our ideas here!

Holiday & New Year’s Events Especially for Kids
GameT1me Winter Camp – GameT1me, Winston-Salem (12/26 – 1/2)
Half Day Coding Camps – Code Ninjas, High Point (12/27 & 12/28)
Happy Noon Year, Benjamin Branch Library, Greensboro (12/31, 11:30 am)
Members Only Noon Year’s Eve Celebration, The Little Gym Greensboro (12/31, 11 am)
Música, Música, Máximo Música – Kaleideum North, Winston-Salem (12/27 – 12/29)
New Year’s Day at Noon Celebration, Kathleen Clay Edwards library, Greensboro (12/31, 12 pm)
New Year’s Eve Pajama Party and 5th Annual Sheriff Badge Raising, Mt. Airy Museum of Regional History (12/31, 8 pm)
Noon Year’s Eve, Kaleideum Downtown, Winston-Salem (12/31, 9 am)
Noon Year’s Eve, Greensboro Children’s Museum (12/31, 10 am)
NYE Family Parties, Sparetime, Greensboro (12/31)
New Years Eve Skate, Skateland USA, Winston-Salem and Clemmons locations, (12/31, 7 pm)
Nutcracker & Sugarplum Winter Experience – Juxtaposition Studios, Winston-Salem (12/28, 9am – noon)
School’s Out Camps – Tumblebees, Greensboro (12/26 – 12/28)
Winter Art Camp – Little Blank Canvas, High Point (12/26, 27 and 28)
Winter Break Artventure Days – Center for Visual Arts, Greensboro (12/27 & 12/28)
Winter Day Camp – Kaleideum North, Winston-Salem (12/27 & 12/28)

Outdoor Experiences & Light Displays
Country Christmas Train – Denton (now through 12/27 on select dates; check link for dates and times)
Downtown Mooresville Holiday Light Spectacular – Mooresville (nightly through 12/28)
Greensboro’s Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration – International Civil Rights Museum, Greensboro (12/28, 5 – 11pm)
Ice Skating at Kernersville Museum – Kernersville (now through 1/14; check link for times)
Ice Skating at Piedmont Winterfest – Greensboro (11/16 – 1/27)
McLaurin Farms Christmas Lights & Santa – Greensboro (12/24; check link for dates and times)
NC Transportation Museum Polar Express Train Ride – Salisbury (Now through 12/27; check link for dates and times)
Tanglewood Festival of Lights – Clemmons (Now through 1/1/19)
The Polar Express™ Train Ride – Bryson City (Now through 12/31)
Tweetsie Christmas – Blowing Rock (now through 12/29; check link for dates and times)
Zootastic Park Wonderland of Lights – Troutman (now through 1/1/19)

Other Holiday & New Year Experiences
4th Annual Polar Plunge – Hanging Rock State Park, Hanging Rock (1/1, 2 – 4:30pm)
A Victorian Christmas at Körner’s Folly – Kernersville (now through 1/5; 10 am to 5 pm)
Candlelight Christmas Eve – Christ Church Greensboro (12/24, 6pm)
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service –  First United Methodist Church–High Point (12/24, 11pm)
Candlelight Christmas Eve Worship – First Lutheran Church, Greensboro (12/24, 4 & 10:30pm)
Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship – Star of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Winston-Salem (12/24, 5:30pm)
Christmas Eve Candlelight Lovefeast Services – First Moravian Church Greensboro (12/24, 3pm, 5:30pm, 8pm)
Christmas Eve Lovefeast and Candle Services – Calvary Moravian Church, Winston-Salem (12/24, 11am, 4pm, 8pm)
Christmas Eve Lovefeast & Candle Service – New Philadelphia Moravian Church, Winston-Salem (12/24, 4:30pm)
Early Resolution Run 5K – Fleet Feet Greensboro (12/31, 4pm – 7pm)
Early Victorian Christmas at Blandwood Mansion – Greensboro (now through 12/30; 11 am to 4 pm)
Hats & Bells Elf Run – WGW YMCA, Winston-Salem (12/24, 9am – 10am)
Holiday Spectacular with Perpetual Groove + Mood Cultivation Project – Millennium Center, Winston-Salem (12/21, 7pm)
Laser Holidays – Greensboro Science Center (12/28, 7 – 10pm)
Margaritaville New Years Party – Sophie’s Cork & Ale, Lexington (12/28 from 7 to 10 pm)
National Gingerbread House Competition Display – Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville (now through 1/3/19)
N.C. Chinese Lantern Festival, Cary (Now through 1/31)
Peter and the Wolf Symphony performance – Centenary United Methodist Church, W-S (12/27, 11am and 2pm)
Running of the Lights, Tanglewood Park, Clemmons (12/31, 11pm – 2am)
Waffles for Wishes – The Porch Kitchen and Cantina, Winston-Salem (12/31, 8:30am – noon)
Winter Fair – Old Salem, Winston-Salem (12/26 – 12/29)

Visit our Event Calendar page for even more events!