Accessible New Year’s Eve Celebrations

We compiled a variety of wheelchair-accessible New Year’s Eve Celebrations happening across the country! Enjoy and have a Happy New Year!

  • Dallas, Texas – Murder Mystery Midnight Madness

A black tie with a plot twist! This unique event being held at the Omni Dallas Park West Hotel will feature a gourmet dinner, premium bar, DJ and dancing, midnight champagne toast, balloon drop, party favors, and an intriguing mystery for the party-goers to solve! All the event areas are wheelchair accessible and accessible hotel rooms are available upon request!

For tickets and additional information, please visit: http://murdermysterytexas.com/ai1ec_event/dallas-nye-2-2/?instance_id=732

  • Chicago, Illinois – Spirit of Chicago New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise

This fun cruise on Lake Michigan includes a buffet dinner, bar with a champagne toast at midnight, DJ and dancefloor, and lakefront views of Chicago’s skyline and fireworks!

For tickets and additional cruise information, please visit: https://www.spiritcruises.com/chicago/cruises/specialty-cruises

For the beer enthusiasts out there, Stone Brewing has the party plans covered with their NYE celebration taking place at Liberty Station. The event will feature live food stations, music performances throughout the gardens and restaurant, party favors for the guests, a dance floor with DJ, 3 servings of draft beer or select wine, and a midnight toast with a rare Stone beer.

For event entry information and tickets, please visit: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/852693

Have you always wanted to see the ball drop in Times Square on New Year’s Eve? This iconic event attracts nearly 1 million people! Luckily, there is an accessible viewing area located on 44th Street and Broadway which can be accessed from 44th Street and 6th Ave.

For additional information, please visit: http://www.timessquarenyc.org/events/new-years-eve/index.aspx#.VJmss14AM

The 38th annual festival will feature music, dance, theater, comedy, arts, crafts, ice sculptures, and of course fireworks! The city-wide festival begins at 1 pm and all events can be reached by public transit and most are within reasonable walking distance with sidewalk accessibility. Note: the Park Plaza Terrace room is the only space not wheelchair accessible.

Some of the festival attractions include: Handel & Hayden Society Performance, Princeton Movement Theatre Performance, Anime Marathon, First Night Playground: Silent Disco, Drum Central with Grooversity and IntaAfrika, Ice Sculpture Display on Boston Common, O’Shea-Chaplin Academy of Irish Dance Performance, The First Night Grand Procession on Boylston Street, Boston Poetry Slam, The Skyriders: trampoline acrobats, DJ performances in Copley Square, and the Mugar Family Fireworks

For a full list of festival events their venues and ticket info, please visit: http://www.firstnightboston.org/