Ahh, 2017. Whether you loved it or you're ready to see it go, it was one heck of a year. And Asheville is sending it off in a big way. Almost every spot in town is hosting a New Year's Eve celebration to ring in 2018, and we've rounded them up for you. We count down a few top picks in our update, and we've got more below. Read on and plan your biggest evening of the year!
Thirsty Monk's 5th Annual Keg Drop: 2 Town Square Blvd. in Biltmore Park, 5 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Grove House's Epic New Year's Eve Bash: 3 dance floors, balloon drops, and more. 11 Grove St., 8 p.m. - 3 a.m. $30.
Asheville Symphony's "Most Colorful Farewell" to Musical Director Daniel Meyer: with a performance of Orff's Carmina Burana, Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, $8.50-$52.50
Ellington Underground Presents the Broadcast and Window Cat, 56 Patton Ave., 10 p.m. - 1 a.m., $20.
New Year's Eve Rock & Rye Bash at AC Hotel/Capella on 9, 10 Broadway St., $40.
Sly Grog hosts a New Year's Eve Sparkle Party with Galena and Kusa, 271 Haywood St., 9 p.m. - 2 a.m., $5.
GRiZ plays two nights at the US Cellular Center, 8 p.m., $45.
Langhorne Slim and the Lost at Last Band at The Orange Peel, 9 p.m., $25.
New Year's Eve Ball with The Grass is Dead at Asheville Music Hall, 10 p.m., $10-$20.
New Year's Eve Dance Party at The Salvage Station with Lyric and Dr. Getright, 8 p.m., $10 in advance.
New Year's Eve with Eric Gales at The Grey Eagle, 8 p.m., $20-$25.
Jon Stickley Trio with The Digs and Josh Phillips and Friends at Isis Music Hall, 8:30 p.m., $20-$25.