As we say goodbye to another year, we can reflect on the many accomplishments and milestones that Abilene achieved in 2022. From the opening of new restaurants and nightlife venues to the progress of the downtown renovation, and the excitement of new events, it was a memorable year for our community. As we welcome 2023, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate and ring in the new year with parties and events in Abilene. Whether you prefer a wild night out or a more low-key celebration, there is something for everyone on our list of the best ways to celebrate the new year.
Ring in the new year with live music and fun times in Abilene! Designated a Texas Music Friendly City by the State of Texas, this town always has a lively music scene. Get ready to groove as Kirk House Band rocks Potosi Live while Brent Fox is belting out tunes at Betty Rose's. Then, Brennan Bosworth takes over The Ice House LSDG for an unforgettable NYE celebration.
If you're looking for some romantic sparks in 2023, take a trip to the Paramount Theater and watch Love Actually - it's sure to inject your life with delightful laughter and heartfelt emotion. Make this magical movie-viewing moment a fun end to the year by experiencing the final movie of the Paramount Film series this year!
Start the New Year in style at Fat Boss's Pub NYE Casino Night! Put on your fancy duds, grab some good friends and book a table before they're all taken. Enjoy a night of classic casino games, delicious food, top-notch drinks, and tons of fun as you start off 2023 with a bang.
If you're still craving some live music this New Year's Eve, we’ve got you covered! Let Jordan and McKennarock your night away at Stalling Time in Clyde or get down with Los Bromigos at the Railhead Tavern in Baird. Back in Abilene, Heff's Burgers & Bar is hosting a Big New Years Eve Party with South of Mayhem and The Parkside Band playing! Let your inner rockstar out this NYE – all roads lead to some awesome music!
Get ready to start 2023 in style - The Hallows Cocktail Bar is taking over 201 Mesquite for New Year's Eve! This event will be packed with thrilling live Hip Hop performances from some awesome local artists, plus a huge cash drop at midnight. As the clock strikes 12, we'll turn up the volume for an unforgettable night of beats courtesy of Abilene's finest EDM DJs till 2AM... don't miss out!
On January 1st, make a commitment to your wellbeing and take part in the Early Risers First Day Hike at Abilene State Park. Start 2023 off right by embracing nature's tranquility under that beautiful Texas sky!
Abilene has a little something for everyone this New Year’s Eve, so get off the couch and celebrate the start of a new year in style! Ring in 2023 with live music, movies and parties. No matter how you choose to spend your New Year’s Eve, Abilene has you covered.