WHERE TO RING IN 2019 IN BEND OREGON

We have compiled a list of all the best New Year’s Eve parties, celebrations, and events around Bend this year for you. If you’re looking to join in on some of the festivities for New Year’s Eve in Central Oregon, here are all the best places to ring in 2019. From resorts to the mountain, these are the parties and concerts that you don’t want to miss.

RIVER PIG SALOON

Where: River Pig Saloon
When: Beginning at 8 p.m.
Who: 21 and over
Details: The River Pig will be hosting one of the biggest celebrations of the night. A Bend New Year’s Eve starts at 8 p.m. and will take over the Box Factory. There will be live music, a silent disco and a ball drop at midnight with a complimentary beer or champagne toast. A portion of the ticket sales will go toward the Bend Fire Community Assistance Program and there will be a 20 percent discount on all Lyft rides to and from the event.

BRASADA’S NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE RANCH

Where: Brasada Ranch
When: Dinner from 6-10 p.m., Kids’ Cosmic Pool Party from 6:45 p.m.-12:45 a.m., NYE Barn Party 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Who: All ages are allowed at the dinner. Kids of all ages are allowed at the pool party. NYE Barn Party is 21 and over.
Details: Head to Brasada Ranch for New Year’s Eve events that the whole family can enjoy. Start with a prix fixe dinner that will include ribeye and seafood paella. Kids can hang out at the cosmic pool party all night while the adults enjoy dancing at the barn and a champagne toast at midnight.

HOODOO’S NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

Where: Hoodoo Ski Area
When: 9 a.m.-12 a.m.
Who: All ages
Details: Spend New Year’s Eve at Hoodoo Ski Area. It’ll be an all-day party on the mountain, followed by a special dinner at the lodge, live music and a professional fireworks show at 9 p.m.

MCMENAMINS OLD ST. FRANCIS SCHOOL

Where: McMenamins Old St. Francis School
When: 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Who: 21 and over
Details: If you’re looking for live music and a party, head to McMenamins in downtown Bend. There will be live music at Father Luke’s Room and in the Theater. There are also some special lodging packages available if you’re visiting from out of town or are looking for a staycation in Bend.

SUNRIVER RESORT

Where: Sunriver Resort
When: Dinner 5-9 p.m., Family night from 7:30-9:30 p.m., Party from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Who: Dinner and family night are open to all ages. Party is 21 and over.
Details: The whole family can celebrate New Year’s Eve at Sunriver Resort. There is five-course plated dinner that is open to the whole family with a sparkling cider or champagne toast. Families can then head to the Homestead building for games and snacks. Adults can join the party that will have live music from Precious Byrd and a champagne toast at midnight.

LARRY AND HIS FLASK AT MIDTOWN BALLROOM

Where: Midtown Ballroom
When: 7 p.m.-2 a.m.
Who: 21 and over
Details: Local favorite Larry and His Flask will take over Midtown Ballroom New Year’s Eve for a raucous party. Their sound and genre are all their own, but never fails to get the crowd dancing. If you’re looking for a great concert in downtown Bend, this is the place to be.

TETHEROW NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY

Where: Tetherow Resort Pavilion
When: 9 p.m.-12 a.m.
Who: 21 and over
Details: Tetherow Resort is hosting its annual New Year’s Party. There will be hosted time zone cocktails at 9, 10, 11 p.m. and midnight to ring in the new year. If you dine at Solomon’s beforehand, your ticket price to the party will be reduced. There will also be a DJ and a photobooth to round out the festivities.

THE CUTMEN WITH TANG AT VOLCANIC THEATRE PUB

Where: Volcanic Theatre Pub
When: 9 p.m.
Who: 21 and over
Details: If you’re looking for a concert, The Cutmen, joined by Tang, will be taking over Volcanic Theatre Pub for the night. It’s always a party there, and even more so on New Year’s Eve. Plus, with tickets at just $5, it’s one of the least expensive options for the evening.

NEW YEARS DAY SCENIC HELICOPTER FLIGHTS OVER THE CASCADES

Where: Big Mountain Heli Tours
When: 8 a.m.
Who: Everyone
Details: If you’re an early riser after news years join Bend based Big Mountain Heli Tours for an incredible scenic flight over the Cascade range and bring in the first day of the new year in style!