Itâ€™s time to make New Yearâ€™s Eve plans. If you want to have a fun night out in the Nashville area, there are many options to bid farewell to 2018 and welcome 2019.
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1. Happy Noon Year at Adventure Science Center
Where:Â Adventure Science Center, 800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville
When:Â 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 31
Families looking for New Yearâ€™s Eve fun before the nightâ€™s festivities will enjoy the Adventure Science Centerâ€™s annual Happy Noon Year. Start the day off with a morning filled with science activities, crafts and a balloon drop celebration at noon.
Price:Â Activities included with price of admission
2. Jack Daniel's Music City Midnight: New Year's Eve in Nashville
When: Event site opens at 4 p.m., Dec. 31
Where: 600 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville
Nashvilleâ€™s annual New Yearâ€™s Eve celebration is the place to be if you want to ring in the New Year with thousands of country and rock fans at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. The free show features performances by Keith Urban, Peter Frampton, Judah & the Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian and the Fisk Jubilee Singers. Stick around to see the 15-foot-tall red music note drop at midnight.
Price:Â Free, VIP packages available
3. Champagne Dinner at City Winery
When:Â 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., Dec. 31
Where:Â City Winery,Â 609 Lafayette St, Nashville
Start off your evening with City Wineryâ€™s annual New Yearâ€™s Eve Champagne Dinner. Enjoy a 4-course dinner paired with Sommelier-curated sparkling wine. And if you donâ€™t have other plans, stay for a special performance by singer-songwriter Marc Broussard at 11 p.m. (tickets sold separately).
4. John Prine and Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats at the Opry House
Where: Opry House, 2804 Opryland Dr., Nashville
When: 8 p.m. Dec. 31
If you donâ€™t want to get caught up in Broadway traffic but still want to catch a good show, John Prine will close out the year at the Opry House with Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats and Iris DeMent. The singer-songwriter, who rang in 2017 with Kacey Musgraves, will perform old favorites along with new material from his 2018 album, The Tree of Forgiveness.
Price: Tickets starting at $81.50
5. Old Crow Medicine Show at the Ryman
Where: Ryman Auditorium, 116 5th Ave. N, Nashville
When: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30; 9 p.m. Dec. 31
Americana group Old Crow Medicine Show have performed a New Yearâ€™s Eve show at the Ryman Auditorium nine times over the past decade. If you canâ€™t ring in the New Year at Nashville's â€œMother Church,â€ you can celebrate early when the group perform old and new hits on Dec. 30.
Â Price:Â Tickets starting at $59