Weekend Events in Tuscaloosa – New Year’s Eve

2018 is coming to an end, and Tuscaloosa has events to help ring in the new year! Take a break from writing your new year’s resolutions about going to the gym and eating better to celebrate the season. With live music, ice skating and even a masquerade ball, there are tons of events to choose from!


New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball at Hotel Indigo Downtown 🍾 🎉


Hotel Indigo in Downtown Tuscaloosa is hosting an incredible event to celebrate the new year! Monday night, the exciting evening will include excellent music, room packages and dinner specials. Masks and other party favors will be provided, or you can bring your own! This event will have various aspects. No ticket will be required to enjoy the sultry jazz in the lobby bar and seating. Dinner at the Shoals Kitchen Restaurant & Bar is by reservation only, details can be found here. The Lookout Rooftop Bar will be open from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. with cocktails, music, a breakfast buffet and even fireworks over the river! Read more about this special event here.


Holidays on the River ❄️⛸

There is still lots of holiday fun to be had at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater! Attractions include ice skating, carriage rides, visits from Santa and more. This will only be here for a couple more weeks so be sure to visit before the season is over. For more information on scheduling and location, visit their website here.


New Year’s Eve for Kids at CHOM! 🎈

The Children’s Hands on Museum is hosting an event to give kids a chance to celebrate New Year’s Eve. On Monday, Dec. 31 from 9 a.m. to noon, admission will include participation in activities such as 2019 hat decorating, constructing a noisemaker, creating firework art and composing a personal time capsule. There will even be a balloon drop at 11 a.m. sharp! For more information, check their website here.


Druid City Live Team Trivia 🏆

If you are looking for a fun event for a group, Druid City Brewing Company has the perfect event. Friday night from 8 – 10 p.m., there will be live team trivia. There will be no cover, so just bring a team and some good trivia knowledge! To find out more about this event, visit their event page here.


South Town at Green Bar 🎶

Green Bar is back with live music this Friday night! South Town is returning to play some of your favorites. Doors will open at 6 p.m., so be sure to get there on time to grab a table! Their event page here has more information on the location and music.



For all Alabama fans! Be sure to watch the Crimson Tide take on Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl. The game will be Saturday at 7 p.m. CST and is being shown on ESPN.