New Year's Eve in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Get ready to send 2017 out in style when you're in the Spa City. Here are a handful of events celebrating the end of the year.



New Year’s Eve Celebration Buffet
Come dine with us before the Festival Party
5:30 – 9:30 p.m. in the Venetian Dining Roome
$36 for Adults, $17 for Children age 6-12, Children 5 & Under Free
48-hours cancellation policy

Festival Party & Dance
Includes party favors and Champagne toast
8:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. in the Conference Room – Dancing to the music of “White Chocolate”
$45 per person

Gala Dinner Dance
Includes 5-course gourmet dinner with wines, Champagne toast at midnight, party favors, tax, and gratuity.
7:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. – in the Crystal Ballroom
$175 per person
Enjoy dinner and dancing to the music of the Stardust Big Band

Midnight Black-Eyed Pea Reception
For all Gala and Festival Party Guests beginning at Midnight in the Magnolia Room


New Year's Eve Four-Course Dinner
1st Course: Fresh Shucked Oysters OR Tomato and Mozzarella Bake
2nd Course: Smoked Artichoke Bisque OR Poached Pear Salad
3rd Course: Poached Lobster OR Ratatouille OR Prime Rib
4th Course: Champagne Cake OR Chocolate Torte

$65 per person
$85 per person (with mid-level wine pairings)
$115 per person (with high-end wine pairings)

We will have 3 seatings: 6:30-8:30-10:30

Ball Drop Masquerade After Party
$15 per person will include live music, televised ball drop, 1 glass of champagne, dessert hor's deurves.
After party will be from 11:30-2:00am.
Reserve your spot by calling 501-625-3850.

If you would like to stay the night at The Waters Hotel to keep from Drinking & Driving call 501-321-0001

Oaklawn Racing & Gaming

New Year's Eve
Wrap up 2017 with the biggest New Year’s Eve celebration in town! Join us on Sunday, December 31 for live music from Jacob Flores, Susan Erwin and Moxie.  We will also have a delicious prime rib dinner, party favors and a chance to win a share of $7,500! 

4:00 - 10:00 p.m. - Prime Rib Dinner
10:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m. - Breakfast Special in the Bistro ($5.99 for Oaklawn Rewards cardholders)

$7,500 Drawing Details


New Year's Eve Four-Course Dinner
Join us as we celebrate the end of 2017!

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
$ 39.00 per person (Does not include tax or gratuity)
Call to make your reservation now! (501) 625 7143.

Craft Beer Cellar

Craft Beer Cellar’s New Years Eve Party
Free Entry, Live music, Food, Games, Beer Specials

8:00 PM - 1:00AM

Live Entertainment


New Year's Eve Event
All the Way Korean, Ghost Bones and Big Piph will ring in 2018 with an eclectic line-up of great Arkansas music. Champagne toast at midnight included.

$12 per person

Show starts at 8 p.m.

Legoria's Rhythm and Rocks Jazz Bistro

New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
Complimentary hors-d'oeuvres, party favors, and champagne toast with live music from 723 Jazz Band.

$35 per person

8:00 - 9:00 p.m. - cocktail hour and cash bar
9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. - live entertainment and dancing

For the Family

Mid America Science Museum

Noon Year's Eve
On Saturday, December 30, join museum educators in the Alliance Rubber Company Tinkering Studio for fun noon year's eve tinkering projects like making noisemakers, led bugs, and more.

Free with museum admission ($10 for adults, $8 for kids ages 3-12, kids 2 and under are free)

Maxwell Blade's Theater of Magic

New Year's Eve Show
Hot Springs' favorite illusionist is officially back home in the renovated Malco Theater! This family-friendly show brings comedy and magic to historic downtown.

8 p.m. Sunday, December 31st
Adults - $24.50
Children (12 and under) - $20.50
Seniors (55 and over) - $22.50