TOLEDO (WTOL) - From parties, to runs, to five-course meals dinners to family friendly events, here’s a list of things to go and do in the 419 for New Year’s Eve.
New Year’s Eve Eve Bouncy Ball Drop | Imagination Station | 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Noon Year’s Eve Ball Drop | Toledo Zoo | 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Gather up the kiddos and head to the zoo for a kid-friendly ringing in of the New Year at noon! There will be a countdown, ball drop and apple juice toast!
Four-course meal at Brim House | Renaissance Hotel |
Executive Chef Aaron Lawson serves up a meal to remember! This event is $85 per person, with reservations needed. Take your receipt up to The Heights on the 12th floor and get 10 percent off.
Take in the New Year from The Heights! | Renaissance Hotel
Close out 2018 with a bang and usher in the New Year at The Heights on the 12th floor of the Renaissance Toledo Downtown Hotel, Toledo’s biggest New Year’s Eve Party. All tickets include access to The Grand Ballroom and first-come, first-serve access to The Heights.
Amnesia Dance Party | Hosted by: Q105.5’s Eric Chase | 3922 Secor Road
Special Guest DJs include: JUNGA , DJ Javi, DJVII, & DJ Big Rube. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres by Chef Rafael Estrada of Papi’s Kitchen. You’ll experience a balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight. Door open at 8 p.m. and this is a 21 and up event. Website: https://toledonewyearseve.com & Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AmnesiaToledo
Midnight Special | Dec. 31 from 11:45 p.m.-1:45 a.m. | Fallen Timbers Middle School
A Northwestern Ohio New Year’s Eve Tradition! Run in the New Year with a race that takes “Two Years to Finish!” (unless you run faster than 15 minutes, then it only takes one year!) This is a 5K race that starts on New Year’s Eve at 11:45 p.m. All finishers receive a custom finisher’s medal. There are awards for overall, masters, grand masters, and senior runners, along with age group awards at least five deep.
New Year’s EVE at Benchmark | Five-course Prix-fixe Menu | Perrysburg
Chef Jeff & Co. present a five-course prix-fixe menu. This is $90 per person plus tax and gratuity. An optional wine pairing and additional course is available.
Fleetwood’s New Year’s Eve Dance Party | 9 p.m. | Fleetwood’s Tap Room
Sip on suds and featured cocktails and dance the night away at Fleetwood’s Tap Room to tunes from DJ One Tyme, or head up to The Armory on the fourth floor and enjoy live music from The Grape Smugglers. Enjoy a balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight. The fun continues until 1 a.m.
Polar Plunge at the Park 2019 | 2:30 p.m. | Buttonwood-Betty C Black Recreation Area
Don’t let construction ruin the tradition! Anyone and everyone is welcome to the 90th Annual Polar Bear Plunge on Jan. 1 at 2:30 p.m. Grab a Santa Hat and come celebrate! The location will be at Buttonwood Park located on Hull Prairie Road in Perrysburg.