Now that you've received everything on your wish list, it's time to reflect back on 2017. Or, maybe you're ready to move on already! Here are several ways to ring in the new year in and around Boone.

Appalachian Ski Mountain New Year's Eve Extravaganza 

Ring in 2018 in style with fireworks, torchlight skiing, moonlight ice skating (from 10 pm to midnight), and festive restaurant specials also available from 9 pm to midnight. 

Beech Mountain Resort New Year's Eve Celebration 

New Year's Eve 2017 at Beech Mountain Resort offers "Family Night" in the Lodge from 7 p.m. to midnight, free of charge! There will be Beech Mountain BINGO with tons of great prizes & fun for all ages, a DJ spinning fun party tunes, and food and beverages available for purchase. Then, lace up your ice skates for a New Year's Eve Late Night Ice Skate under the stars with festive music 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. ($15). There will be a fantastic firework show at midnight to ring in 2018.

The adults-only NYE celebration begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Beech Tree Bar & Grille and features live music. This year's celebration includes a FREE photo booth to capture the night's "unforgettable" memories, along with festive drink specials, party favors, and plenty of dancing as you count down to 2018. Cover charge for the adults-only celebration is $10 per person. A limited number of advanced reservations for exclusive reserved seating on the balcony level of the Beech Tree Bar & Grill are available at $25 per person and offer a private bar, select seating, and a champagne toast at midnight.

New Year's Eve at Sugar Mountain Resort 

The general public is invited, free of charge, to 1992 Olympic figure skating silver medalist Paul Wylie's amazing ice show beginning at 6:00 p.m., followed by an on-ice skating clinic, a meet and greet session and a chance to hold a real, Olympic silver medal, an alpine torch light parade at 11:45 p.m. and the fireworks show at midnight. There is a fee and reservations are required as well for the indoor festivities from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. featuring live music by The Johnson Brothers. Call 828-898-4521 x261 to make those reservations. 


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