4 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Auburn

New Year'S Eve At Coho
The Collegiate Hotel in Auburn will host a New Year’s Eve Casino Night. (Auburn Opelika Tourism)

2024 is just around the corner, so it’s almost time to toast the champagne and sing Auld Lang Syne. If you’re looking for a way to welcome the new year in Auburn, here are four New Year’s Eve events to check out.

1. Drop & Pop New Year’s Bash at Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa

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Get ready to drop & pop at Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa. (Auburn Opelika Tourism)

The Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa is welcoming the New Year with style and excitement.

There are a variety of ticket packages available that offer dinner, drinks, games and entertainment at different times throughout the night. Guests can dance in a fun yet classy bar atmosphere and have chance to score various prizes—including overnight stays at premier hotel locations throughout Alabama.

And yes, there will be a champagne toast at midnight.

2. New Year’s Eve at the Coho: Casino Night

View From The Coho
The Collegiate Hotel in Auburn has a rooftop bar + signature cocktails. (Audrey Kent / The Bama Buzz)

The Collegiate Hotel is bringing the casino experience to Auburn during New Year’s Eve. You can enjoy real casino games, including blackjack and roulette, with each guest receiving chips at check-in and the chance to win some amazing prizes throughout the night. The Rooftop Bar will also be open to the public, weather permitting.

There are multiple experience packages, including the Stay + Play Package. This exclusive package includes a one-night stay in a Luxe CoHo room, access to Casino Night and game credits, a chance to win impressive raffle prizes and complimentary champagne to toast at midnight.

No need for a room? No worries, because The Collegiate Hotel’s Party Only Ticket option includes most of the same features. Limited tickets are available and will be required to access the hotel and lobby bar.

3. Hey Day New Year’s Eve Balloon Drop

Holiday At Hey Day Market
Hey Day Market in Auburn will host a Balloon Drop to welcome the New Year. (Auburn Opelika Tourism)

The entire family can experience the excitement of bringing in the New Year at Hey Day’s New Year’s Eve Balloon Drop.

In addition to the Balloon Drop, there will be festive mocktails, party favors and a photo booth. All ages can groove to Hey Day’s fantastic DJ while indulging in delicious food (plus some beverages for the adults) specially curated by Hey Day’s passionate chefs.

4. New Year’s Eve at the Laurel Hotel & Spa

Nye Celebration At Laurel
The Laurel Hotel & Spa will raise a toast to 2024. (Auburn Opelika Tourism)

The Laurel Hotel will host an elevated experience that includes dinner for two at the 1856 Culinary Residence, followed by a celebration on The Rooftop. Guests can enjoy an evening under the stars around cozy fire pits and a lively dance floor with music from the hotel’s DJ.

Everything leads to a grand champagne toast at midnight with a view of Samford Hall in the background.

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Audrey Kent
Audrey Kent
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