20 things you can do on New Year's Eve in Nashville

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

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With New Year's Eve festivities falling on a Monday, you might be wondering how to make the most of the big day. Check out this list of 20 local events going on around Nashville, including a host of late-night concerts, rooftop parities, a cruise along the Cumberland River and much more.

You'll even find a few family-friendly activities to do long before the clock strikes midnight in Music City.

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Ring in 2019 with a concert

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

Tickets: The event is free.

Moon Taxi at Municipal Auditorium

When: 9 p.m.

Where: 417 4th Ave. N

Tickets: $31.50 tickets are available here via Ticketmaster.

Old Crow Medicine Show at the Ryman

When: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30; 9 p.m. Dec. 31

Where: Ryman Auditorium, 116 5th Ave. N, Nashville

Tickets: Act fast. Only a few tickets are left ranging from $59-$79.

Papadosio at Marathon Music Works

When: Doors at 7:30 p.m. followed by the show at 9 p.m.

Where: 1402 Clinton St.

Tickets: General admission tickets for the all ages event range from $18.75-$75.00.

New Year's Eve with Ray Stevens at Cabaray

When: Piano bar opens at 5 p.m., dinner seating begins at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Where: 5724 River Road

Tickets: Find balcony and floor tickets here.

Purple Masquerade Prince tribute show at Mercy Lounge

When: Doors open at 9 p.m. Show beings at 10 p.m.

Where: 1 Cannery Row

Tickets: Attend the event for $23-$45. Here's where to find tickets.

Go to a dinner

Dine at Deb Paquette's etc. in Green Hills

When: 4:30 p.m.

Where: 3790 Bedford Ave.

Tickets: Reservations are going fast. Here's where to book a slot.

Champagne Dinner at City Winery

When: 6 p.m. and 10 p.m., Dec. 31

Where: City Winery, 609 Lafayette St, Nashville

Tickets: Dine for $125 per person. Find tickets on citywinery.com.

A Fondue New Year's Eve at The Melting Pot

When: 4-11 p.m.

Where: 166 2nd Ave N Suite A

Tickets: A four-course meal is $89.95 per person. Contact the restaurant at 615-742-4970.

Dinner at Little Octopus in The Gulch

When: Various times

Where: 505 12th Ave. S

Tickets: $75 per person with add-ons are available. Make a reservation here.

Dinner at Henrietta Red in Germantown

When: Various times

Where: 1200 4th Ave. N

Tickets: $75 per person with additional beverage pairings available.

Celebrate on a rooftop or on the water

New Year's Eve party at UP

When: 5 p.m.-1 a.m.

Where: 901 Division Street

Tickets: Admission is $150. Find tickets here.

New Year's Eve at L27 Rooftop Lounge

When: 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Where: 807 Clark Place

Tickets: Admission starts at $150.

General Jackson Showboat New Year's Eve Cruise

When: Board at 6:15 p.m., depart at 7 p.m. and return at 10 p.m.

Where: 2812 Opryland Drive

Tickets: $146.45 ticket includes show and meal.

L.A. Jackson's Midnight Hour

When: 9 p.m.-2 a.m.

Where: 401 11th Ave. S

Tickets: Each $300 all-inclusive ticket includes a complementary bar, midnight champagne toast and late-night breakfast.

Go to a brewery

TailGate Ball Drop Bash

When: 11 a.m.-1 a.m.

Where: 7300 Charlotte Pike

Tickets: No cover charge

The Weeks at Southern Grist Brewing Company

When: 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Where: 5012 Centennial Blvd.

Tickets: Find $30 tickets here.

A family-friendly New Year's Eve

Happy Noon Year at Adventure Science Center

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 31

Where: 800 Fort Negley Blvd.

Tickets: General admission up to $15.95

Noon Year's Eve Celebration at the Green Hills Library

When: 11 a.m.-noon

Where: 3701 Benham Ave.

Tickets: The event, which is recommended for ages 2-10, is free to the public.

Happy Noon Year Jump at Pump It Up Brentwood

When: 11:20 a.m.–1:20 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.–3:45 p.m.

Where: 7104 Crossroads Blvd. Suite 128, Brentwood

Tickets: Make reservations for the jump session here. Admission is $10 in advance.