Events for the Weekend of December 31 – January 1

Events and things to do in the Phoenix area for the weekend of December 31 – January 1


weekend of december 31


Jay Pharoah New Year’s Eve Event
Fri. 12/30 & Sat. 12/31, times vary
Tempe Improv
Jay Pharoah is an actor and stand-up comedian currently rounding up his sixth season as a cast member of “Saturday Night Live.” $44.65
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69th Arizona National Livestock Show
Fri. 12/30 & Sat. 12/31, 10am-4pm
Arizona State Fairgrounds, Phoenix
Highlights include livestock shows, an interactive area for children to learn about agriculture, Chuck Wagon and Dutch Oven cook-off, and more. $15 per car.
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Heroes Christmas Tribute Light Show
Fri. 12/30 – Sun. 01/01, 6pm-9pm
Heroes Christmas Tribute
This free holiday light show is dedicated to the nation’s heroes, including veterans, police officers, firefighters, and other first responders.
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New Year’s Eve Gala
Sat. 12/31, 6:30pm
Arizona Broadway Theatre, Peoria
Ring in the new year at Arizona Broadway Theatre as they present “Rhinestone Cowgirl,” an old west-themed variety show. The evening includes dinner, cocktails, dancing, and a midnight toast. $147
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New Year’s Eve Extravaganza
Sat. 12/31, 11am
Uptown Alley, Surprise
Enjoy two hours of bowling, drinks, an appetizer buffet, party favors, and a champagne toast. $30-$35
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Downtown Phoenix NYE Ball
Sat. 12/31, 7pm
Phoenix Art Museum
Guests will enjoy two themed events with dancing to Top 40, Hip Hop, and Dance Beats, favors, and a live countdown with a champagne toast. $65-$246
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Celebrate the New Year
Sat. 12/31, 6:30pm & 8:30pm
Sorso Wine Room, Scottsdale
The Sorso Wine Room invites diners to celebrate the New Year with a five-course meal, and great wine. $100
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Yote the Coyote’s New Year’s Eve
Family Party
Sat. 12/31, 6pm
Pointe Hilton Square Peak Resort, Phoenix
Yote the Coyote’s New Year’s Eve Party will feature a delectable holiday buffet, and after dinner party with activities for all ages, dancing, and non-stop fun. $29-$65
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Nautical New Year’s Eve
Sat. 12/31, 8pm-2am
Modern Grove Views, Scottsdale
Say “Bon Voyage 2106, Ahoy 2017” when the event space at OdySea is transformed into a luxury yacht for a night of glitz and glamor. $80
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The New Year’s Eve Comedy Show Extravaganza
Sat. 12/31, 9:30pm-12:30am
National Comedy Theatre Phoenix
The evening includes an improv comedy show, a party with the cast, dessert, party favors, and a countdown to midnight with champagne and cider toast. $29
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Barleens New Year’s Bash
Sat. 12/31, 5:15pm-10pm
Barleens Arizona Opry Dinner Show
This is an extended version of their popular variety show, along with party favors, and champagne or sparkling cider. $49
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New Year’s Day Brunch
Sun. 01/01, 8am-5pm
Queen Creek Olive Mill
Ring in the New Year at the Olive Mill with a special brunch menu, live music, mimosas, and more.
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More New Year’s Eve Happenings

Pro Sports

Pro Hockey

Flames vs Coyotes
12/31 @ 8:00pm

Pro Basketball

Jazz vs Suns
12/31 @ 6:00pm

Pro Football

LA Rams vs Cardinals
01/01 @ 2:25pm

College Sports

Arizona Sun Devils

Men’s Basketball
@ Stanford
12/30 @ 7:00pm
@ California
01/01 @ 8:00pm
Women’s Basketball
vs Stanford
12/30 @ 4:00pm
vs California
01/01 @ 3:00pm
Ice Hockey
Desert Hockey Classic
vs Brown
12/30 @ 7:00pm
vs TBD
12/31 @ 7:00pm


Do you know of any other events or things to do for the weekend of December 31?  Let us know.

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