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New Year's Eve Ball Drop

The Ball Drop on New Year's Eve is a great time. A laser show shines over the Depot Plaza all evening and a round of fireworks will shoot from the top of the Hynds Building at midnight.

Ball Drops

The Ball Drop celebration begins at 11 p.m. Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Great parties, lots of fun events and friendly people will mark this auspicious occassion. We hope you make it!

Read what a travel blogger wrote about the event

Depot Plaza ball drop

In the Depot Plaza, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue

from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. ...

DJ Music
Laser Lights
Ball Drop



Hynds Building Ball Drop

In the Hynds Building, Lincolnway and Capitol Avenue

from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. ...

DJ Music
Hot Chocolate


Atlas Theater

In the Atlas Theater, 211 West Lincolnway

from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Music and Entertainment
DJ Music for Dancing
Games and Skits for Kids

$5 adults/$2 kids 

New Years champagne

In the Depot Lobby, West 15th Street and Capitol

from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. ...

An elegant evening in the Depot is planned for New Year's Eve, including dinner, live music & dancing, party favors and champagne! The balldrop is free, of course, but this event inside proves to be exciting!

7p - Cocktail Hour
8p - Dinner and Music
9p - Live Music and Dancing by 6 Grand
11:59 - Countdown and Ball Drop
12a - Music and Dancing resumes

Advance reservations limited to 116 seats. Advance sales only - No ticket sales at the door. Get tickets here

Evening Attire
Dinner by Chef Bon Appetite
Party favors, noise makers, champagne and more!
New Year's Eve Wishing Tree

$110 in advance 

Hitching Post Party

In the Historic Plains Hotel, Lincolnway and Central Avenue

from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. ...

Capital Countdown party
DJ Music for Dancing

$45 per person Get tickets here.

Little America New Years

In Little America, 2800 West Lincolnway

from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. ...

Live Music by Broken Road
Party Favors

$10 at 307-775-8400.


Watch these videos so you can see what past year's event was like. This year, plans are for fireworks at midnight, making the drop of the ball even more exciting. Scroll down the page for some great hotel rates in town for that entire weekend, as low as $59. If you can't make it to the ball drop, watch it live here on this website.






What to Expect at the Ball Drop


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Thousands of people gather for the celebration. People are enthusiastic, cheering, blowing horns, shouting good wishes, kissing and hugging. 
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A glittering ball is suspended from a crane. 
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This crane is telescoped 75 feet into the air over the Depot Plaza. 
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The ball gently drops to the ground at the stroke of midnight, when fireworks explode, the Depot clock flashes and laser lights glitter.      
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The glow of 200 pounds of LED lights is a bright reminder of the hopes we have for the new year! 

Hotel Deals

holiday inn couponHoliday Inn

Nov 29-Dec 29. Holiday Shopping Package at the Holiday Inn includes the breakfast buffet for two and a $25 gift certificate to the Frontier Mall for day of your stay. This package is available for stays Fridays through Sundays. Book this package by calling the Holiday Inn at 307-638-4466.

plains specialRide the Elevator Home New Year's Special

Call today or click here book your room and "Ride the Elevator Home" on New Years Eve. The Plains Hotel is offering package deals for those wanting to take advantage of a night in downtown Cheyenne! Call Toll Free - 866-2Plains (866 275-2467) or 307 638-3311.

Nagle CouponNagle-Warren B&B

Dec 31."Who's Killing Time" Murder Mystery Dinner Package Nagle-Warren Mansion, 222 East 17th St.The package includes the mystery and sumptuous dinner, one night lodging, full breakfast, and an extended checkout time. Arriving early and staying late can give you plenty of time to explore Cheyenne or enjoy the mansion. Reservations required at 307-637-3333.

MicrotelMicrotel Coupon

During fun winter weekends, you can get great discount deals at Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham, 1400 W Lincolnway:

* Double-Queen (Reg. $99.99)- Winter Promo $69.99
* Suite (Reg. $119.99)- Winter Promo $75.99
* Jacuzzi Suite (Reg. $139.99) - Winter Promo $119.99

Simply ask for the "Winter Promo" price when you call to make a reservation: 307-634-3200. Good for select weekends only.