If your New Year’s Eve plans are still up in the air of if you’re looking to celebrate a bit differently this year, then one of these events might be for you. North Shore cities including Salem, Beverly, and Gloucester, are putting together a range of events for every age, budget, and taste. No matter what your style, you’re sure to find something that’s right for you. Here are a few that that we’ve rounded up.
Launch…Light It Up
The City of Salem, Salem Main Streets, and Creative Salem are coming together to ring in the year 2017. Lighting company Retonica will transform Old Town Hall into a black light dance hall, featuring a live performance by Dandrew, sounds by Seth Albaum/Upsidemedia, LLC, and a silent disco pop up outside for a special countdown at midnight. The event will also feature a photo booth, adult hat making, nibbles by Bambolina, and an interactive pop up art exhibit. Cash bar by North Shore Bartenders.
Old Town Hall
32 Derby Square
9 p.m.-1 a.m., tickets $20
New Year’s Eve Yoga Party
Join Katy O’Brien Dagle and Kayla Lemieux to ring in the new year with a good old fashioned yoga party. The evening will begin with an opening ceremony, setting intentions for the year to come and reflecting on what you want to leave behind in 2016. To make space for all that the new year has to offer, attendees will move through a powerful, energizing, and purifying sequence. The workshop promises to be fun and challenging, yet accessible to all levels as guests flow to a soundtrack of musical hits through the decades. The evening will conclude with a guided meditation, followed by a glass of champagne and a toast to 2017.
3A Pond Road, Gloucester
5 p.m.-6:30 p.m., tickets $25
New Year’s Eve at The Castle
Join Beverly’s board game café for its annual New Year’s Eve Bash that will include unlimited gaming, raffle entry, champagne toast at midnight, and a Connect Four tournament. Don’t miss out when The Castle drops its giant D20 at midnight!
The Castle: A Board Game Café
240 Rantoul Street, Beverly
9 p.m.-midnight, tickets $10
New Year’s Eve Family Block Party
Join MarketStreet Lynnfield for its third annual family friendly New Year’s Eve Block Party with resident DJ R.J. DeScantis Entertainment, street performers, ice skating at discounted prices, and a 7 p.m. ball drop.
600 Market St., Lynnfield
5 p.m.-7 p.m., free
New Year’s Eve Skee Ball Extravaganza
Notch Brewing is devoting its entire New Year’s Eve to feats of skee ball. The tap room will be open late so you’ll be able to ring in the new year while you work on that high score!
283R Derby St., Salem
5 p.m.-1 a.m., free