Don’t know what to do tomorrow night to ring in the New Year? Chaffee County has you covered for New Year’s festivities across the county.
In Buena Vista, its live music at the Ivy Ballroom and The Lariat
From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Rapidgrass will perform in the Ivy Ballroom located at the Surf Hotel at 1012 Front Loop, Buena Vista.
Following that performance at the Ivy Ballroom, the entertainment pendulum swings to the other end of Main St., with Leadville Cherokee performing at the Lariat beginning at 10 p.m. and ringing in the New Year.
The Lariat is located at 206 E. Main St in Buena Vista.
Tickets for both shows are $40, or $25 for a single Leadville Cherokee ticket. To purchase tickets, you can click here: http://bit.ly/2Nu1IbO
Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort
Down the highway at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort in Nathrop, the New Year’s Eve party will take place in the Pavilion. Located at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort, complimentary appetizers and desserts will be served with a live music performance by La Pompe Jazz.
The music will start at 9 p.m. and go until 1:30 a.m. Tickets are $15 and are on sale now at the front desk or will be available for purchase at the door. Bathhouse entry is $10 with the purchase of a party ticket. A free ticket to the party is included with a New Year’s Eve Dinner purchase.
Salida hopping at the Boathouse Cantina and Wood’s Distillery
In Salida, multiple music genres (R&B, Soul, Hip Hop and Rap) will perform at the Boathouse Cantina located at 228 N. F St in Salida. Salida natives, Amber LC, MAC Frenzi, and MR>Baker will take the stage for a New Year’s Eve performance from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Additionally, Wood’s Distillery will offer free live music for New Year’s Eve performed by Bonnie Culpepper. This 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. event has free admission and will be located at Wood’s Distillery located at 144 W. 1st St in Salida.
Heading up to Monarch? Monarch Mountain will host its annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Show at dusk. Visitors can ski in the New Year and celebrate Monarch’s 80th season. Following a day on the slopes, Monarch will host live music by Roundhouse Assembly, a Torch Light Ski Down, and a fireworks show.
There will be food and beverages in the base lodge with fun and games set up for the kids. At dark the Torch Light Parade begins weaving its way down Freeway, followed by the fireworks show. All activities are free and viewable from the base area and ski lodge deck.
Those skiing and snowboarding guests, who hold lift tickets or season passes, and who are interested in doing more than watch, can register and sign a liability waiver to participate in the Torch Light Ski Down at the Guest Services Desk.