5 Things to Do in Boerne on New Year’s Eve

It’s that time again - the very last day of the year! Parties and concerts and special events are happening all around town, and we wanted to let you guys know about all the fun. Since it is New Years Eve weekend, we tailored this list to showcase a few events going on in Boerne for the last night of the year. Have a happy new year, dear readers! Hopefully, this list will make planning a perfect Texas Hill Country outing a little easier!

1. Go to a Midnight Party

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Ring in the New Year at Drink Texas in Boerne with a cold beer and friendly bartenders. DJ Idyll Green will be playing tunes to get everybody in the mood to party, and free champagne will be handed out at midnight to toast 2017 goodbye. Best of all, no cover! See you there.

When: 10:00 pm

Where: Drink Texas, 31138 I-10W

2. See Christmas Lights for the Last Time

The last night to see the lights at Christmas Light Fest is on New Year's Eve. If you and the kids don’t feel like going to some fancy party or even staying out late, this is a great option to have some fun still. Look at the two million lights on display in twinkling tunnels and other arrangements all night. Last chance to see them until next Christmas!

When: 6:00 pm

Where: Don Strange Ranch, 103 Waring Welfare Rd

3. Set Off Fireworks

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There is plenty of stuff to do on New Year's Eve, but perhaps one of the most traditional and non-negotiable events is setting off fireworks. Grab a bunch of sparklers, roman candles, and grand finale displays at the local fireworks stand and head out away from all the houses and light ‘em off!

4. Watch the Final Week of the NFL

Week 17 of the NFL is happening all on New Year's Eve, and some playoff spots are still up in the air. The San Diego Chargers, Buffalo Bills, and Seattle Seahawks have got to fight this weekend to earn a spot in the playoffs, which was mostly locked in as of last weekend. Head to a sports bar or host a party at your house and let it carry over into the evening as the sun goes down and we put 2017 to bed.

5. Dance the Year Away

As one of Boerne’s favorite live music venues, Drink Texas has your New Year’s Eve covered! From 10:00 PM to 2:00 AM, DJ Idyll Green will be hand-curating the perfect party playlist...and there’s no cover! Herald in the new year with a free champagne toast, plus party favors like hats, noisemakers, and balloons.