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New Year's Eve Festival

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Spend your New Year's Eve in Amsterdam!

Entertainment, events, activities, & specials at local businesses & organizations throughout the city from noon to midnight on Dec. 31st

We'll end 2018 with a BANG with FIREWORKS over the river at midnight!

Attendees can view a schedule of events & a map of all NYE activities online or at you can pick them up at any participating locations one week prior to the event.

Thank you to our Major Title Sponsor Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth!


Event Schedule:

12PM - 2:30PM at Creative Connections Clubhouse

FREE lunch for kids at noon! 12:30PM Arts and Crafts and Make-Your-Own-Cotton Candy with The Childrens Den! 1:15PM Magician performance!


2PM - 9PM at Miss Blue's Pet Boutique & Puppy Scoops Ice Cream

Doggy hot cocoa event! Hot cocoa and a cookie for $5. The cocoa is pet friendly! They will also have ice cream and cookie boxes for sale!


2:30PM - 4:30PM at Bacon Youth Center

FREE Wiffle Ball Home Run Derby with the Amsterdam Mohawks.  Win awesome prizes!


3PM - 4PM at The Chuctanunda Creek Trail Greenway - Upper Elk's Lodge Parking Lot - FREE!

Winter wonderland guided tour of the new Chuctanunda Creek Trail Greenway with John Naple!


3PM - 6PM & 10PM at Parillos Armory Grill

3-6PM Meet & greet & BOGO golf coupons with new Muni Golf Pro Kevin Canale! Live music, food & drink specials!

10PM Espresso, cappuccino, & an assortment of desserts for purchase!


4PM - 8PM at Centro Civico of Amsterdam - FREE!

Food, photo booth, music, and tours of the agency and programs!


5PM - 8PM at River Ridge Living Center

Come visit Sara James Miss Montgomery County 2018 at River Ridge!  There will be FREE hot chocolate, FREE arts and crafts, and a FREE  photo booth for fun and crazy pictures with your family and friends!


5:30PM-12:30AM at Sharpshooters Billiards & Sports Pub

5:30PM  Live music with Harrison Michael

8PM $40 includes buffet, well drinks, and live music with Ryan Nilsen and headliner Lights Out!


9PM at Schotts Tavern

LIVE MUSIC!


MIDNIGHT at the Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook

FIREWORKS OVER THE RIVER! Sponsored by Lorenzo’s Southside


Event Giveaway Sponsored by the Amsterdam Mohawks!


VISIT * ENTER * WIN

VISIT - As many participating locations with NYE events as possible. Enjoy a variety of activities all day long

ENTER - Entry forms are available at all participating NYE locations.  You can enter at each place you visit. The more places you go, the more entry forms you are able to submit.

WIN! -  Chance to win a 6-DAY MEXICO BEACHFRONT STAY! CANCUN, MAZATLAN, PUERTO PENSACO, OR NUEVO VALLARTA! OVER $1,500 VALUE!  THE MORE PLACES YOU VISIT, THE MORE CHANCES TO WIN!

Gold Sponsors

Beech-Nut
Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth
Jackson Hewitt
Lanzi Family Restaurants Authentic Italian Cuisine
Lou's Electric of Amsterdam
MCT Federal Credit Union
Main Motorcar
River Ridge Living Center
Southside Beverage
Sticker Mule
The Amsterdam Recorder
The Leader Herald
The Sentinel of Amsterdam

Silver Sponsors

County Waste & Recycling