Gallatin River Lodge
If you are looking for a quiet getaway on New Years Eve, look no further than the beautiful Gallatin River Lodge. Although it’s just 10 miles from Bozeman, this beautiful setting feels like a whole different world. Enjoy their French-themed New Years Eve 3 course dinner or indulge in one of their winter getaway packages and spend the night in one of their beautiful suites. Photo credit: www.grlodge.com.
Bozeman Hot Springs
With 12 different pools, festive holiday decorations and an outdoor bandstand, the Bozeman Hot Springs is a great place to ring in the New Year! This year, the Bozeman based musical trio Acony Belles will be providing the entertainment with bluegrass, folk and Americana tunes. Photo credit: Facebook/bozemanhotsprings.com
Whether you decide to enjoy cocktails with friends at Plonk, beers at R Bar, or hit the dance floor at the Zebra, New Years Eve in downtown Bozeman will definitely keep you entertained! There will be plenty of live music with performances from Moth, Skavacado and the Mightly Flick to name a few, along with drink specials, DJ’s and dance parties at your favorite downtown bars.
Chico Hot Springs
A late night soak at Chico Hot Springs followed by drinks and live music at the Chico Saloon…. does it get any better than that? While the rooms at Chico are usually booked long in advance, there are quite a few Airbnb’s surrounding the town of Emigrant, Montana so you may have some luck finding a place to stay! Photo credit: Yelp
If you’re looking to get out of town but still want to enjoy some nightlife, the Murray Bar in Livingston, Montana is the place for you! Enjoy the evening with the Murray’s delicious food and cocktails followed by dancing with the Daniel Kosel Band. The perfect Montana way to ring in the New Year! Photo credit: Facebook.com/murraybar.
The Sacajawea Inn is another beautiful getaway close to Bozeman. They will be offering a special New Years Eve set menu followed by entertainment from The Max, an impressive 3 piece band that has been performing for 33 years!
Want to kick off New Years Eve with a bang? How about a day of skiing at Big Sky Resort followed by their annual New Years Eve Buffet and fireworks show. Talk about a full day of celebrating!
Forest Service Cabins
If you ask us, this is the real Montana way to kick of a New Year! Unfortunately, there are many people who agree, so finding a forest service cabin near Bozeman on new years eve can be tricky impossible this time of year. Your best bet would be to keep a close eye on the Recreation.gov website to catch any cancelations. Otherwise, ask around and see if you can tag along with some friends who were lucky enough to snatch up a cabin well in advance!