Start the New Year in Summit

By Samantha Blair | Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Summit is celebrating the New Year with parties, music, fireworks, and more. Plan out your perfect New Year's Eve and start 2019 with different events around the County. 

Photo: Everything Summit

New Year's Eve


10 Mile Music Hall is hosting the Big Sam’s Funky Nation with Frisco Funk Collective for New Year’s Eve. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the show begins at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.


The Gold Pan Saloon will kick off their celebration at 9 p.m. with DJ Crisp. Cover starts at $10 at 9 p.m. and will increase as the night continues.

Continental Divide Winery is hosting their first annual yodeling contest at 4 p.m. The best yodeler will win a free bottle of wine, and all participants will get free glasses.

Carboy Winery is offering a paired dinner for $100 per person at 5 and 8 p.m. and a midnight celebration, for $75, which includes a champagne toast, wine, and appetizers that begins at 10:30 p.m. Call (970) 453-5499 for reservations.


Carboy Winery

The Dillon Dam Brewery will be playing music mashup hits from the last four decades. There will be party favors, dancing, dinner specials and a champagne toast. There will be a $10 cover at the door, or free cover will be offered with a dinner purchase.

Photo: Everything Summit, Carboy Winery

Copper Mountain

Starting at 12 p.m., Copper Mountain will be ringing in the New Year with music, a torchlight parade, a moonlight dine and ski event and fireworks. DJ Landry will play throughout the day, and there will be giveaways and treats throughout the event.


Baker’s Brewery will count down to midnight while rocking out with the Huffy Boys to 90s rock starting at 9 p.m. There will be no cover at the brewery.

KeystoneKeystone Resort

Warren Station is hosting Trout Steak Revival on New Year’s Eve, starting at 8:30 p.m.  Come to dance to some bluegrass and enjoy free party favors.

Photo: Everything Summit, Keystone Resort

Christmas Tree RecyclingTown of Frisco

Through January 26 you can bring your retired Christmas trees to the drop-off area at the Frisco Bay Marina for the Spontaneous Combustion Bonfire. All trees must be stripped of decorations, and they must be real trees (no plastic.)

Photo: Everything Summit, Town of Frisco


Coming Soon: Big Beers FestivalBig Beers Fesitval

The Big Beers Belgian & Barleywines Festival is coming January 10 to 12. The world-class festival features renowned brewmasters and brewery owners from around the world. Craft beer lovers can enjoy a brewmaster dinner, beer and brewing seminars and the commercial tasting event with more than 400 beers from more than 150 breweries. Tickets are available online now.

Photo: Big Beers Festival

About the Author Samantha Blair
Born and raised in Breckenridge, Samantha Blair has returned to live in Summit County as a writer and ski instructor. She has written for publications, companies and organizations from Santiago, Chile, to Rhode Island. When she is not traveling abroad or visiting family on the East Coast, Samantha is enjoying all of the skiing, hiking and adventures in Summit County and around Colorado.