7am-9pm Sat. Dec. 31

Christmas Village

Irvine Park Christmas Village will be open from dawn to dusk. The display will include more than 100,000 Christmas lights and over 100 life-size Christmas scenes that replicate the Victorian era and the city's early history. The park becomes a Christmas village. Bring your family and friends to view this spectacular scene.

Irvine Park Bridgewater Ave., Chippewa Falls

Cost: FREE

9am-4pm Sat. Dec. 31

If The Shoe Fits Kids Dance Classes

Various dance classes from mommy and me to jazz and modern. Main focus is starting at the beginning, so no experience is required.

If The Shoe Fits Dance Studio 102 W Grand Ave, Eau Claire

Cost: $35-$45 per month

Age: Ages 3-13

10am-4pm Sat. Dec. 31

ArtMobile at Oakwood Mall

The ARTmobile connects children to the visual arts with fun and relevant art projects that have an educational aspect to them.

Oakwood Mall 4800 Golf Rd, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

10:15-10:50am Sat. Dec. 31

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Winter Kids Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center. Go online for age bracket and class information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per class, $20 for 5 classes, $25 for 6 classes; First Class FREE

Age: 3-5, 6-8, 6+

11-11:45am Sat. Dec. 31

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Winter Kids Classes

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center. Go online for age bracket and class information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $5 per class, $20 for 5 classes, $25 for 6 classes; First Class FREE

Age: 3-5, 6-8, 6+

12:05-1pm Sat. Dec. 31

Swan Lake Ballet Studio - Modern Dance

Learn diversity through dance, study classical ballet vocabulary, build up strong body, and experience creativity in dance. Students learn classical ballet choreography and perform at various venues such as Mabel Tainter, Summer Festival, Fall International Festival, and the UWEC Davies Center. Go online for age bracket and class information.

Swan Lake Ballet Studio Banbury Place Bldg 13 Ste 122, Eau Claire

Cost: $8 per class/$39 for 5 classes/$43 for 6 classes; First class is free

Age: 8+

3-4pm Sat. Dec. 31

Rockin' Early Eve

Dancing! Refreshments! Crafts! Ball Drop!

L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library – Eau Claire Room 400 Eau Claire St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4-10pm Sat. Dec. 31

Get Illuminated

Stop by Galaudet Gallery and light a candle to illuminate the start of 2017 and release 2016 to history. Each candle and your intentions will be placed in a luminaria and put outside the gallery on South Farwell. Light up the south side of downtown as we celebrate community, a new year and illuminations.

Galaudet Gallery LLC 618 South Farwell, Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: All Ages

4pm Sat. Dec. 31

Light Up Eau Claire

Step outside of the comfort of your living room this New Year's Eve because there is something for everybody at the Inaugural Light Up Eau Claire! Activities include: a little lantern parade, We-Bop Family Jazz Party, an ice sculpture, family skate, wristbanded music venues, a large lantern parade, fireworks, the new years gala at The Lismore, and more!

Downtown Eau Claire Roughly Defined as Barstow Street, Farwell Street, and Graham Avenue, Eau Claire

Cost: Latnern Parade, WeBop Family Jazz, Ice Scuplture Unvieling, Fireworks FREE, $10 Wristbands for Music Venues

Age: All Ages

5pm Sat. Dec. 31

Light Up Eau Claire: Little Lantern Parade

Children and families will enjoy an early NYE celebration at The Children's Museum of Eau Claire, with the launch of the Little Lantern Parade. All participants will carry a small lighted lantern from the Children's Museum, crossing the Grand Avenue footbridge, and then returning back to the starting point.

Children's Museum of Eau Claire 220 S. Barstow St., Eau Claire

Cost: FREE

Age: Recommended up to age 12

6-9pm Sat. Dec. 31

2016 Rock'n New Year's Family Skate

A family-friendly New Year's Eve event, featuring a DJ and video screen, balloon drop with prizes, skating obstacle course, boot games, hot chocolate bar, and much more.

Hobbs Ice Arena 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire

Cost: $3/person (includes skate rental)

6:30-10:30pm Sat. Dec. 31

Troppo Big Band Jazz Orchestra Prelude to an Eve

Ring in the New Year with the Chippewa Valley’s best big band jazz orchestra. This year come early and enjoy a variety of appetizers along with a full bar to start the evening off right. You’ll regret it if you miss this fantastic end-of-year party, an event that must be experienced first-hand.

Chippewa Valley Cultural Association, Inc., Heyde Center for the Arts 3 South High Street, Chippewa Falls

Cost: Adults $16, Seniors $15, Youth $9

Age: All Ages

10pm Sat. Dec. 31

New Year's Eve Trampoline Park Lock-in

Includes unlimited jumping, dodgeball, Slam Dunk basketball, indoor go-karts, ninja warrior courses, airbag jump, slackline, fidget ladder, jousting, laser tag, bumper cars, batting cages, climbing wall, mini bowling, indoor playground, non-ticket arcade games, pizza and soda buffet and a live DJ will be on site.

Action City 2402 Lorch Ave., Eau Claire

Cost: $35.99 /person in advance or $40.99/person at the door (based on availability)

11pm Sat. Dec. 31

Light Up Eau Claire: Lismore Lantern Parade

We will be lighting up the streets of downtown Eau Claire, following in suit of the tradition held in Lismore, Australia. Bring your own lantern that you created at one of the Eau Claire Regional Art Center's Paper Workshops (or that you made at home) or buy one at the Eau Claire-Stream.

Corner of Riverfront Terrace and N Barstow St.

Cost: FREE

Ongoing Events For 12/31/2016

karaoke/DJ, galleries, classes, etc

Events with Tickets