7 Fun Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in Mississippi

It’s the biggest party night of the year. New Year’s Eve is a time for champagne toasts, ball drops, live entertainment, party favors, and surrounding yourself with good people. Are you ready to go out with a bang? From silent discos to gourmet meals, here are the best NYE events in Mississippi! 

McClain’s New Years, Brandon, MS

Start your journey into a new year with a stop at McClain’s. They’re featuring a chef-prepared steakhouse-themed, three-course dinner, along with live music and fully loaded bar. This is the perfect beginning to the rest of your New Year’s Eve celebrations, giving you a delicious meal to cap off the year. 

Silent Disco in the ‘Park, Ridgeland, MS

Who needs loud, annoying music to have a good time? Grab a pair of headphones at this silent disco and dance to the beat of your own drummer. Fun for all ages, this New Year’s Eve pre-party lets you get warmed up for your night’s activities, complete with a balloon drop at 5 p.m., raffles, giveaways, and other fun surprises. This two-hour event starts at 4 p.m., so you’ll have plenty of time to head to another NYE celebration for a double-whammy!

Countdown to Noon at Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport, MS

Kids should get to enjoy New Year’s Eve, too! This epic discovery center is brimming with opportunities for kids to learn and explore, but NYE brings a whole new level of fun to enjoy. A DJ, snacks, crafts, confetti, and a countdown to noon are on the agenda, perfect for kids and adults of all ages. Museum members can head in at 9 a.m., other patrons at 10 a.m. The ball drop will be at 12 p.m.!

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Margaritaville Resort, Biloxi, MS

Consider making this New Year’s Eve a destination celebration! Margaritaville Resort is planning a major bash that’s family-friendly and full of non-stop fun. Half-priced arcade games, balloon drops, a DJ, and all the sights and sounds of the resort make for the perfect way to celebrate and make memories with the family.

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New Year’s Eve Gala at the Arts Center of Mississippi, Jackson, MS

This elegant affair offers everything you need to celebrate the New Year in style. Held at the Greater Jackson Arts Center, this event is tied together with the Arts Center of Mississippi. DJ Finesse and Thomas by Design are bringing the party, complete with party favors, elevated snacks, and the perfect excuse to dress your best. 

New Year’s Eve Oyster Ball Drop, Biloxi, MS

Head over to the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum to enjoy their highly anticipated annual Oyster Ball Drop. Live music, hors d’oeuvres, party favors, a full bar, a photo booth, and a fireworks show help you kick 2018 to the curb and start the New Year off right! They’re limiting the event to just 400 tickets, so you can have fun without the crowds.

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New Year’s Eve Party at Chandeleur Islands Brewing Company, Gulfport, MS

Gulfport locals highly anticipate Chandeleur Islands Brewing Company’s New Year’s Eve Bash every year, and this year there will be no shortage of fun! With a Bourbon Barrel Aged Stout from 2015 being unveiled, you’ll be in beer heaven! Raise a glass to the New Year and make a toast with your favorite people in this beloved brewery!

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