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Dec 29

Ringing in 2020 in McKinney!

Posted on December 29, 2019 at 7:50 PM by Beth Shumate

New Year's Eve confetti and champagneLooking for a place to usher in 2020 without having to leave McKinney? Below is a list of some of the festive and fun options available for celebrating New Year's Eve right here in town 
 
NOON YEAR'S EVE COUNTDOWN
ROY & HELEN HALL LIBRARY NOON  | 101 E. Hunt
Ring in the New Year a little early with games, crafts, and wish-making for 2020 as we countdown to noon! Library events are free but space is limited. Register or check for event updates online. For groups larger than 10, please call 972-547-2045 for special arrangements. On Tuesday, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. FREE.

NEW YEAR'S EVE COMEDY
THE COMEDY ARENA | 305 E. Virginia
End the year laughing when you select from one of two shows on New Year's Eve. The early show is family-friendly ($35 per ticket) and the later show is geared more for adults ($45 per ticket). A champagne toast and dance party follow the late show. Get tickets online. Tuesday's early show is from 8-9:30 p.m. and the late show is from 10-11:55 p.m.

HAPPY NEW YEAR'S PARTY
LONE STAR WINE CELLARS | 103 E. Virginia
As a special treat, local favorite duo Ken & Cathy will provide the music for this special evening. It's a perfect night to grab your friends and significant others to party in the heart of historic downtown McKinney for good music and Texas-made wine. FREE admission; cost is just what you consume. Event takes place Tuesday, 5 p.m.-midnight.

ROARING 20s NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
HARRY'S AT THE HARBOR | 6601 Mediterranean Drive
Dinner service is from 4 to 9 p.m., costing $59.95 per person for Oscar filet with rock lobster tail, garlic rosemary mashed potatoes, julienne vegetable medley, and Bailey's Irish cream cheesecake. Black-tie charity casino night starts at 10 p.m. with no cover charge and benefiting Paws in the City. A champagne toast will take place at midnight and a prize raffle at 1 a.m. Make reservations by calling 214-592-0240 or send an email to Harrys@BRNMedia.com.

OTHER NEW YEAR'S EVE CELEBRATIONS IN McKINNEY
  • The Yard, 107 S. Church - Open until 10 p.m.
  • Cadillac Pizza Pub, 112 S. Kentucky - Open 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
  • Lone Star Wine Cellars, 103 E. Virginia - Open 5 p.m.-midnight; music starts at 8 p.m.
  • The Pub, 204 W. Virginia - DJ and party favors start at 8 p.m. with champagne toast at midnight.
  • Applebee's, 1820 W. University Drive - Open until 2 a.m. with champagne toast at midnight.
  • Zin Zen Wine Bistro, 6841 Virginia Pkwy. - Open 8 p.m.-midnight with music by The 3 Amigos; by reservation only.
  • Guitars & Growlers, 2741 Virginia Pkwy. - Live music by local band Very Old Ships starts at 8 p.m. with a free champagne toast at midnight.