Say goodbye to 2023 and welcome in 2024!. Get ready for the New Year with fantastic food, champagne, DJ's and dancing! There is a celebration for everyone happening in Carrboro, Chapel Hill & Hillsborough. Reservations or advanced tickets are highly recommended.


Cat’s Cradle hosts Cosmic Charlie for a 2-night combo. December 30th it’s Dark Side of the Dead, a hybrid show featuring the music of both the Grateful Dead and Pink Floyd. On New Year’s Eve Ring in 2024 with Cosmic Charlie! The festive evening will include party favors, Father Time, champagne toast at midnight, and a healthy dose of Cosmic Charlie’s high energy Grateful Dead. Maybe even a few surprises! Combo ticket is $50. Tickets can be purchased separately for individual shows. Doors open at 8pm.

New Year’s Wonderland. Speakeasy in Carrboro is hosting an Alice in Wonderland themed multisensory trip down the rabbit hole! DJ Empress Play & DJ UhHuh DatsRite will be bringing the heat on the dance floor with special live performances throughout the evening. Balloon drop & complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Costumes encouraged, but not required. You're not gonna want to miss this one! Festivities start at 9pm and go all night into the new year. Invite your crew and join us for an EPIC New Years Eve!

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Chapel Hill

Noon Year’s Eve at Kidzu Children’s Museum - Have a ball with Kidzu this New Years’ Eve! Bounce in and ring in 2024 Kidzu style with a twist on the traditional ball drop. They will countdown to noon and celebrate with bubbles, special activities, and all the cheer for the new year! This activity is included with museum admission. Kidzu will be open from 11am – 1pm. Advance registration is highly encouraged. Walkins will be welcome as space allows. Recommended for ages under 15 with accompanying adult

Winter Wonderland with Goats is another great option for the kiddos. Spend New Year’s Eve Day at Spring Haven Farm. Head over to the Farm Store to enjoy sweets and treats that will fill you with sugar, spice and everything nice. There are a variety of other activities to enjoy at our Winter Wonderland Farm Experience. Take a ride on the Polar Express Tractor Train, visit the goats and other barnyard animals, & play a round of targeting games. You will also enjoy the Winter Wonderland themed photo stations all over the farm, handcrafted Holiday scenes perfect for family photos and silly selfies. 10 am – 5 pm

Wally the Goat at Spring Havern Farm - Winter Holiday

Tasting event at Osteria Georgi! Celebrate the coming of the new year with a 3-course New Year’s Eve. Prix-Fixe Dinner. Celebrated Chef Dan Jackson will be at the helm. Chef Jackson is a recent winner of the Food Network’s Chopped competition. Reserve now online 5 – 9:30 pm or call (919) 375-0600

New Year’s Eve Wine Dinner at Market & Moss. End the year with a beautiful evening.  Four exquisite courses with wine pairings. Gather your loved ones and book now to ensure your preferred seating time is available. Seatings are from 5pm – 8:30 pm. Seating is from 5PM to 8:30PM. The four-course menu is $125 with wine pairings and $95 without wine. Book now. The wine list and cocktail menu will be available, however regular dinner menu/kids menu will not be available.

Still Life Chapel Hill is throwing the most elegant NYE party: Countdown show, champagne toast, balloon drop, party favors and more! 9 pm – 2 am. Early Bird $15 |General Admission $30 | VIP Package $50 includes bottomless champaign | 25+ only packages in the Loft $25 - $50 Tickets will sell out.


Put on your dancing shoes and grab a partner for Yonder: Southern Cocktails and Brew All that Glitters New Years Eve Dance Party with DJ Oliver. Dress Code: Where anything that shimmers. No cover, 21+ | 8pm to 12am.