Neighborhood NYE 2018 Festivities
By Monique Conlan
It’s time to close the chapter on 2017 and start a new one with 2018! Whether you already have plans or are still looking for something to do to ring in the New Year, we’ve got you covered. We’ll begin in Tacoma and go north up I-5 until we reach Mount Vernon and give you a little something for all ages, so let’s begin!
TACOMA (Pierce County)
First Night Tacoma
Between S 11th & S 9th, Commerce St & Market St
$12 by the 30th, $15 at the door
Kids Tent with various activities
Free entrance to 3 museums
Iditarace (human powered)
2803 6th Ave
Famed Duvall-based jazz artist Austin Jenckes will be performing as well as Country music-via-rock band Aces Up from Enumclaw.
SEATTLE (King County)
New Year’s at the Needle
Seattle Center grounds
Ring in the New Year at Seattle Center with The Machine in the Armory, and a special dance party/light show at International Fountain with live DJ and VJ.
Club Contour NYE 2018
807 First Ave
Club Contour dresses up for New Year's Eve with a champagne toast and a club-wide countdown to midnight and featured DJs Fred Eddison and Chase leading the way to the dance floor, playing hip-hop, top 40, mash-ups, and EDM all night long.
Free Transportation in King County
For the first time, King County Metro will offer free rides on New Year’s Eve between 4 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 31, and 4 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 1, including DART and Access service. In addition, Metro will add service to its night routes. The Seattle Streetcar will also be free on New Year's Eve and Sound Transit will extend Link light rail service between Angle Lake and the University of Washington.
EVERETT/LYNNWOOD/SNOHOMISH (Snohomish County)
Imagine Children Museum’s New Year’s Eve Pajama Party!
1502 Wall St
$10 Members, $15 Non-Members
- Buck & Elizabeth Variety Show
- Zero and Somebuddy Face Painting/Balloon Twisting
- “We Are Family” Caricatures
- Glow in the Dark Bowling & more!
- Grand Finale Ball Drop at 9:00 p.m.
MOUNT VERNON (Skagit County)
ROCK IN THE NEW YEAR
Skagit Valley Casino Resort
5984 N. Darrk Lane, Bow, WA
$95, $85 w/ Rewards Club Card
Featuring Beatles tribute band British Export and classic rock from The Randy Linder Band, the event will begin at 8 p.m. at the Skagit Valley Casino Resort, Pacific Showroom, Enjoy dancing with live music, buffet dinner, party favors, no-host bar and a countdown to midnight. $95, $85 with rewards club card. 1-877-275-2448 or www.theskagit.com
Hopefully we’ve given you some options and insight on what is going on in or near your town. We hope you have a safe and fun night. Be sure to use the Uber and Lyft codes if you need a ride as well. Also if you’re interested in buying or selling a home we are here for you. We also work with relocations and property management. Check us out at www.century21northhomes.com, www.facebook.com/century21northhomes.
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