New Year Eve 2018 on Whidbey Island promises to be filled with memorable parties, fancy prix fixe dinners, laidback get-togethers with live music and beer, family-friendly fun, and more!
Below, you’ll find 15 New Year’s Eve events to head out to on Whidbey Island:
Located at Windjammer Park
When: 9-9:15 PM
The tradition continues! Gather at Windjammer Park for New Year’s Eve Fireworks at 9pm. Fireworks are also visible from surrounding areas, including Flintstone Park, Smith Park, and more.
Located at 531 SE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, Washington 98277
When: 6-8pm & 9pm-2am
Ring in the new year with a couple of great options at Oak Bowl & Mario’s Pizza! You can opt for their family-friendly NYE party from 6-8pm, which includes 2 hours of glow bowling, shoe rental, arcade cards, an extra large pizza, party favors, bottomless soda, and a toast for their mock NYE ball drop! Then there’s the “Watch the Ball Drop” party that takes place from 9pm to 2am.
Located at The Terrace Wine Bar and Bistro, 791 SE Fidalgo Ave Ste 104, Oak Harbor, Washington 98277
Show up dressed to impress at this Moulin Rouge-themed NYE event! Tickets are $40 per person or $70 for a couple, and in addition to admission you’ll receive a drink, themed appetizers, and a toast at midnight. Click here to RSVP on Facebook and learn more about purchasing tickets.
Located at 1640 NE Goldie St, Oak Harbor, Washington 98277
Enjoy music from the HWY 20 Band from 9pm to 1am, as well as drink and food specials. Click here to RSVP on Facebook.
Located at 901 Grace St NW, Coupeville, WA 98239
Indulge in this prix fixe menu for $75/person this NYE! The 5-course menu is the perfect way to end the year—click here to see what’s being served for dinner and make reservations. You can also RSVP on Facebook here (but you’ll still need to call for reservations).
Located at 5642 Bayview Rd, Langley, Washington 98260
When: 8pm - 1am
Dance the night away with the Bayview Hall Disco Band, DJ Hall Pass, and special guests TBD! Click here to RSVP. There is a $10-20 suggested donation, and all proceeds from this event go to benefit the “Paint the Hall” fund.
Located at 5574 Bayview Road Langley, WA, 98260
Indulge in a special NYE dinner at Orchard Kitchen (a premier dining destination on Whidbey Island) this year with a delicious prix fixe dinner for $145 each. You can view last year’s menu here for a preview of what you might expect this year, as well as RSVP details.
Located at 104 Second St. Langley, WA 98260
Need to get the kids out of the house for a bit? Head to the Langley Library to learn about local owls and even have the opportunity to dissect an owl pellet. This event is for ages 5 to 10. Click here to learn more!
Located at 201 1/2 1st St, Langley, Washington 98260
When: 5pm to midnight
Extra special drinks, desserts, and dinner specials (along with Prima Bistro’s regular menu) are all in the mix this NYE, plus Victor Ramos begins DJing at 8pm! Click here to RSVP on Facebook and make sure you call for dinner reservations.
Located at 113 1st Street, Langley, Washington 98260
When: 5:30-8pm & 8:30-11pm
Featuring two seatings, enjoy delicious fresh oysters, bubbly, live music, and a 5-course meal! Enjoy all of this for $75 per person, and make sure you make reservations in advance. You can learn more about this event here and can check out the menu as well.
Located at 204 1st St, Langley, Washington 98260
This year, come out for a Latin and Spanish-inspired NYE feast! In addition to music from Amigos Nobles, you’ll also get to partake in the fabulous late night buffet (starting at 8:45pm), O&M wine, and Spanish Champagne. Tickets are $60 each; RSVP on Facebook here and make sure you call for reservations!
Located at 4170 Bible Camp Dr, Clinton, Washington 98236
December 31, 2018 11am to January 1, 2019 at 11am
Ring in the new year with special messages, worship, games, island exploration, pickle ball, disc golf, ultimate frisbee, and enjoy spending time with friends and meeting new people! Cost is $30 per person. Click here for more details.
And, if you’re still feeling adventurous come the next morning...
Brave the chilly waters and join in the Polar Bear Plunge!
Located at Double Bluff Beach at 6325 Double Bluff Road in Freeland
January 1, 2019
Registration opens at 10:30am day of, or you can register in advance by December 28th.