10 Best New Year’s Eve Bars in Minnesota

Make your New Year’s Eve one to remember this year. If you’re in Minnesota, there are plenty of places to enjoy a top-notch celebration. Try any of these top New Year’s Eve bars this year.

Volstead’s Emporium, Minneapolis, MN

Spend your New Year’s Eve at one of Minneapolis’s best secret hideaways, Volstead’s Emporium. This trendy speakeasy puts on an epic party every night, but especially when holidays like New Year’s Eve come around.

Sweeney’s Saloon, Saint Paul, MN

Sweeney’s Saloon is one of those popular neighborhood bars that feel like home. Ring in the new year at this friendly local spot that serves up tasty bar food as well as one of the best beer selections around.

The Rathskeller, Duluth, MN

The Rathskellar is one of Duluth’s favorite places to go for a classy cocktail. This New Year’s Eve, it’s throwing a fabulous Gatsby-themed party as well to celebrate the next year in the 21st century’s “roaring ‘20s.”

Bitter and Pour, Rochester, MN

What better way to celebrate the new year ahead than to party in a relic of the past? Bitter and Pour is a lively bar on beautiful historic Third Street in Rochester, and it’s the hottest place in town to spend the new year.

Birch’s on the Lake, Long Lake, MN

Get ready for a groovy New Year’s Eve when you head to the party at Birch’s on the Lake. Enjoy live music from the ‘70s to spend a nostalgic evening celebrating with all your friends and family members.

Brick and Bourbon, Saint Cloud, MN

Brick and Bourbon may look like a humble bar but don’t let it fool you: it knows how to throw a party. Enjoy the casual and fun atmosphere at this beloved St. Cloud bar.

Slim’s Bar and Grill, Bemidji, MN

Slim’s Bar and Grill has the aesthetic of a classic roadhouse. Head to this popular spot for a casual, low-key place to kick back, have a few drinks, and ring in the new year.

The 112 on Broadway, Albert Lea, MN

The One Twelve on Broadway (or The 112 on Broadway) is located in the heart of downtown Albert Lea and it’s a cornerstone of the local entertainment scene. This New Year’s Eve, let this neighborhood classic show you a fantastic time.

Pauly G’s Bar, Virginia, MN

It’s never a dull evening at Pauly G’s Bar. In cozy Virginia, this classic bar makes any night an occasion to celebrate, so when New Year’s Eve rolls around, it takes the fun to a new level.

9th Street Social Club, Brainerd, MN

If you’re in the Brainerd area and you want the perfect place to celebrate New Year’s Eve, the 9th Street Social Club is the bar for you. The 9’er, as the regulars call it, has the chill and low-pressure atmosphere that lets you bring in the new year right.

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