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New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Abilene

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Whether you are looking for a party, a kid friendly event, or something the whole family can enjoy, here are some New Year’s Eve events in Abilene to ring in the new year.

Paramount Theatre Facebook
Paramount Theatre Facebook

Paramount Film Series


This year, Abilene’s Paramount Theatre will be showing the film ‘Show Boat’ on New Year’s Eve. This special screening is about the daughter of a riverboat captain who falls in love with a charming gambler.

Showtime is at 7:30pm at the historic Paramount Theatre at 352 Cypress Street. Tickets are $6 for all seats. For more information call 676-9620 or check out their website and Facebook with the links below.

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Paula Bronstein, Getty Images

The Skatin Place


Once again, the Skatin Place will be having a New Year’s Eve late skate and dance from 7pm to 1am. Cost is $20 per person which includes skate rental. Check out their website below for more information.

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Sergio Camacho, Getty Images

Parties at Bars


The Zone

The Zone’s New Year’s Eve Rock Blowout will feature live music from The Transporters and the debut of the band Radio Recon. Plus, ROCK 108 will be broadcasting live. There will be drink and shot specials all night with a free champagne toast at midnight. For more on The Zone, check out their Facebook page below.

Legends Sports Bar

A Journey tribute band called San Antonio Lights will be performing on New Year’s Eve at Legends Sports Bar at South 2nd and Sycamore. Advanced tickets are $15. Get more details with their Facebook event page which we have linked to below.

Spanky P’s

Metalheads, Spanky P’s, 2442 South 7th, is the place for you on New Year’s Eve with music from Rear Naked Choke, A New Machine, and Architecture of Fire. Click Spanky P’s Facebook page link below for more details.

Jack Rabbit Slims

Jack Rabbit Slims will have a champagne toast at midnight and, as always, no cover charge. Check out JRS at 833 East Highway 80 and their Facebook page below.

Barley Hoppers Drafthouse

Barley Hoppers, 721 South 1st,  will have live music from the band The Suede Panther along with a complimentary draft toast at midnight. There will be no cover charge. Check out their Facebook page below.

Chelsea Street Pub

Located inside the Mall of Abilene, Chelsea Street Pub will have live entertainment from the band 360. There will also be a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Cover charge will be $10. Get more info on their Facebook page, listed below.

The Station Bar

At 4201 North First, The Station will have live entertainment from John Pointer along with a slew of drink specials through the night. KEAN 105 will be broadcasting live and counting down to 2016. Get more details on The Station’s Facebook page listed below.

The Upstairs Bar

Mix 92.5 will be broadcasting live and bringing in the new year with amazing drink specials and a free champagne toast at midnight. The Upstairs Bar is located at 141 1/2 Oak Street.

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Sequins & Sportscoats


If you’re looking for something to do that is a little more upscale, check out the Sequins and Sportscoats New Year’s Eve party at The Mill, 239 Locust Drive. Starting at 8pm, there will be dancing, food, photo booth and more. Cocktail attire is required and the cost is $40. Get more details by clicking the link below.


Primetime New Year’s Eve Countdown


Primetime will have plenty of family fun entertainment to ring in the new year. There will be a family party from 5-8pm, then the countdown party goes from 9pm to midnight. The cost is $25 per party or $30 for an all day pass. Both include unlimited mini golf, laser tag, go karts, bowling, bumper cars, and XD theater. If you need more details, check out their Facebook page with the link below.


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