3 Places to Welcome 2024

New Year’s Eve in a mountain town is guaranteed to boast a mesmerizing fireworks show and torchlight parade, but some of the best celebrations live outside of the sparks.

1Chasing Rabbits

Chasing Rabbits
Photo courtesy of Chasing Rabbits.

To welcome the new year, Vail’s swankiest entertainment venue hosts an extravagant sensory experience that pays homage to Manhattan’s iconic Studio 54 era. Fall down the rabbit hole into a dazzling evening of magicians, dancers, DJs, and interactive encounters—all in true disco fashion. Celebrate with some of the high country’s most unique cocktails from professional mixologists and discover a new surprise around every corner.

2C Lazy U Ranch

C Lazy U Ranch
Photo courtesy of C Lazy U Ranch.

What better way to remedy the stress of the holiday season than with a family mountaintop retreat? Savor gourmet cuisine, unwind in a spa cabin, and toast to new beginnings in the enchanting Colorado wilderness. Snowshoeing and horseback riding for the adventurer, carnival games for the kids, and live music for the whole family—the week’s finale is a mountain-style celebration when the clock strikes midnight.

3Telluride Arts’ Silver Ball

Telluride Arts' Silver Ball
Photo courtesy of Austin Halpern.

For the first time ever, a New Year’s Eve celebration blends camaraderie and creativity in Telluride’s Arts District. With breathtaking views of Telluride’s mountainscapes as the background and the local art that adorns the party walls as the foreground, the inaugural soiree promises a feast for all your senses. Enjoy the electric night of dancing, toasting, and all the classic joys of New Year’s Eve.