The holiday season is in full swing! Trees are trimmed and stockings are hung, but what about New Year's Eve plans? If you've been too busy finishing up your last minute holiday shopping and haven't had time to make New Year's plans, don't get your tinsel in a tangle. 

We've put together a list of nine ways to spend your New Year's Eve in Charlotte. Even if your beer fitness activities have taken a back burner the past few weeks while you enjoy time with your family, you're guaranteed to burn some calories dancing the night away at the events listed below.


Lenny Boy’s New Year’s Eve Dance Party

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Cost: Free

Time: 6 PM to 1 AM

Where: Lenny Boy Brewing, 3000 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

What else? In addition to music by Aarondymics, $4 champagne, $15 beer pitchers, A Bao Time food truck, there will also be a new beer and kombucha release.


Red Clay Ciderworks No Hype New Year's Eve

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Cost: Free

Time: 12 PM to 1 AM

Where: Red Clay Ciderworks, 245 Clanton Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

What else? This non-ticketed event includes late night apps, gift certificate raffles, and free goodies!

Thirsty Nomad Brewing New Year’s Eve Party

Cost: $30

Time: 5 PM to 1 AM

Where: Thirsty Nomad Brewing, 4402 Stuart Andrew Boulevard #A, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217

What else? Tickets include 10 taps of different Belgian beers, two New Year’s Eve toasts (at 6 PM and at midnight), live music from Greg Lilley, dinner by My Sausage Buddy, and Belgian desserts by A Smart Cookie. They’ll also be a Clash of the Nomads where four Thirsty Nomads will go head to head to win the most votes for best Belgian Tripel. Tickets are capped at 100 people, so get yours now.


New Year’s Eve 2018 at Rooftop 210

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Cost: $160+ 

Time: 9 PM to 1:30 AM

Where: Rooftop 210, 210 East Trade Street #B320, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

What else? Enjoy a view of the Charlotte Skyline when you ring in 2018. They’ll be food, drinks, photo booths, and more!


New Year’s Eve Party at Flight

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Cost: $55+

Time: 9 PM to 2 AM

Where: Flight, 314 N College Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

What else? These all-inclusive tickets include food, drinks (beer, wine, champagne, and liquor, excluding topshelf), and live music from Gump Fiction. They’ll be a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. Flight will also validate parking at Hearst Tower for your designated driver.


Hattie’s New Year’s Eve Shindig

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Cost: Free

Time: 9 PM to 2 AM

Where: Hattie’s Tap & Tavern, 2918 The Plaza, Charlotte, North Carolina 28205

What else? Celebrate  New Year’s Eve at Hattie’s with a free mini Miller High Life toast, a Jack Daniels ice luge, balloon drop, giveaways, and music from DJ Atlas.


Celebrate 2018 with VBGB & 8.2.0

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Cost: $70+

Time: 9 PM to 2 AM

Where: 8.2.0 Bar/Restaurant & VBGB, 820/920 Hamilton St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28206

What else? This all-inclusive event includes two venues for the price of one with beer, wine, liquor, a light buffet, a champagne toast at midnight, and party favors. They’ll be free parking, free arcade games, and free karaoke at 8.2.0.


Lucky’s New Year’s Eve Bash

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Cost: $99+

Time: 9 PM to 2 AM

Where: Lucky’s Bar and Arcade, 300 N College Street #104, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

What else? Tickets include unlimited games, a light buffet, and a champagne toast at midnight.


New Year’s Eve Cocktails & Confetti 2018 at Ink N Ivy

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Cost: $100+

Time: 9 PM to 1:30 AM

Where: Ink N Ivy, 222 S Church St. Charlotte, North Carolina

What else? Tickets include premium beer, wine, cocktails, an appetizer and late breakfast buffet, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and coat check.


How are you celebrating New Year’s Eve this year?

Whether you’re hitting the streets of Charlotte, your favorite local brewery, or laying low on your couch with your favorite craft beer, we want to know how you’ll be ringing in the new year. Let us know in the comments or tag us on social media @workforyourbeer