Ring in the New Year, Edina-Style

Hot spots for food, fun and entertainment.

You don’t have to go too far from home to celebrate on New Year’s Eve. Family-focused celebrations and restaurant bar specials are all over Edina.

Make a resolution to join in the revelry, and have a happy New Year!

Edinborough Park
New Year’s Eve Party
6 to 9 p.m., December 31

The city of Edina throws a New Year’s Eve bash for the whole family, and kids take center stage. Come casually dressed and prepared for an evening of lively activities. Games, contests, dancing and an 8:30 p.m. countdown ensure kids will have fun without staying out too late. Enjoy full access to Adventure Peak’s indoor playground and the Great Hall bouncy area. Throw in party hats, noisemakers and face painting for a real New Year’s Eve kid-style party. “It’s really a great festive place to spend New Year’s Eve as a family,” says Dawn Beitel, assistant manager of the aquatic center and Edinborough Park.

Concession goodies and beverages will be available for purchase.

Anyone is welcome to attend the event with a child 12 months to 12 years in tow. $9 per child, parents’ admission is free. Edinborough Park, 7700 York Ave. S.; 952.833.9540; edinamn.gov

New Year’s Eve Celebration for All Ages
December 31

Festivities, fun, food and all the party essentials make New Years’ Eve at Pinstripes merry and memorable. With bowling, bocce ball, party favors, a complimentary champagne toast and two balloon drops—a family-friendly 8 p.m. drop and a more traditional midnight drop—this event has something for everybody. Reservations are recommended. 3849 Gallagher Drive; 952.835.6440; pinstripes.com

Check out the New Year’s Eve offerings at these other Edina eateries:

Salut Bar Américain
The restaurant will offer a special menu for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Details available at salutbaramericain.com.

Pig & Fiddle
Three-course tasting menu on New Year’s Eve, $35. Reservations highly recommended as availability is limited. For more information, visit pignfiddle.com.