Some New Year's Eve celebration options don't require you to stay up 'til midnight


INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Times Square will be packed, as usual, on New Year's Eve.

But you don't have to be in New York City to celebrate the new year in a big way. The party is right here in Indy.

There are dozens of places to be on Tuesday night.

You're invited to party with Pacers' star Victor Oladipo at the Bullseye Event Center near Lucas Oil Stadium

"We kind of joined his brand to our brand," said Bullseye's Kyle Kinnett. "We're putting on a party like you would see in New York City or Miami."

Pacers and Colts players will be there. Tickets are $80

Ike and Jonesys on Jackson Street is having one last hurrah for New Year's Eve. The bar closes for good the next day.

And a big show is set for Pan Am Plaza. It's party will have aerialists and professional dancers performing. A ticket will cost you $95.

If you want to celebrate in style, maybe the Indiana Roof Ballroom is your place to be.

"Come dressed up," said Sydney Cox, CCA sports marketing manager. "We want to be glamorous. We want to look our best and just have a good time."

There are casino games, live music and an open bar. $125 gets you access to everything.

If you want a more family-friendly options, check out the Indiana State Museum. Along with a DJ and a magic show, their balloon drop is at 8 pm, so you don't have to keep the kids up late.

The Indianapolis Children's Museum is also having a party for the kids.

"It's been so popular that now we have two times on New Year's Eve that we'll be doing the countdown with the clock, at noon and at 1 p.m." said Dr. Jeffrey Patchen, Children's Museum Of Indianapolis President & CEO.

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