If you haven’t made your plans yet for ringing in the new year, let us offer some family friendly ideas. In Bismarck, enjoy Dixieland Jazz with a Symphony special event at the Bismarck Civic Center. Dickinson is hosting a free New Year’s Eve party with music, skating, door prizes, food and more.
Celebrate the Night is a big, family event at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. There will be open-mic contests, inflatables, teen contests, face painting, bands and more.
And if you’d like to start your revelry early in the day, the Fargo Theatre opens at 10 a.m. with music from the “Mighty Wurlitzer” and a showing of the movie “Ice Age.” Then kids can count down to 12 p.m. (noon). “It’s a Wonderful Life” will also show in the afternoon.
The Fargo Moorhead Community Theater will host a “New Year’s Eve Musical Review” featuring several Broadway favorites, taking place December 31 with an encore performance on the 1st. There is more instore, and North Dakota’s travel counselors can help connect you. Call 1-800-Hello-ND.