Planning to ring in the new year in Jackson, Mississippi? Mark down this slate of events for December 31, from family activities to food and drink, a burlesque show, live music, even a catfish drop.

Noon Year’s Eve at MS Children’s Museum – 9 a.m.
Little revelers will make their own outrageous party hat and ring in the new year. Festivities include countdowns at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, and a grand finale at noon with confetti cannons and a traditional style countdown with a balloon drop, along with fun musical entertainment. This event is included with museum admission or membership. (More details)

Going Extinct NYE Party at MS Museum of Natural Science – 6 p.m.
Bring your family to ring in the New Year in a “glow-tastic” way while saying goodbye to 2019 and the “Dinosaurs Around the World” exhibit before they go extinct!  Prizes and an 8 p.m. “New Year’s” balloon drop are part of the evening. (More details)

New Year’s Eve at BRAVO! – 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Six courses, paired with six wines in two seatings make this grown-up celebration the most delicious way to ring in the new year. During the late seating, get an extra champagne or sparkling cider toast and celebratory sparklers. Reservations are a must. (More details and tickets)

Hal & Mal’s Annual Krystal Ball and Catfish Drop at Hal & Mal’s – 8 p.m.
Start the party with a DJ and an ultra-large screen with vidoes then get ready to watch the giant catfish drop and a champagne toast at midnight. There will be light hors devours a FREE champagne toast at Midnight and Krystals for the ride home. Single tickets are available at $50 each. Get them here.

Charlie’s Effin Karaoke at Ole Tavern – 9 p.m.
Don’t Stop Believin’ (we’re sure it’s in rotation). Get $10 domestic beer buckets and $2 bartender’s choice shots until close.

The Captain Midnight Band at Martin’s – 9 p.m.
Flattering comparisons to genre-defying acts such as P-Funk, Frank Zappa, and Ween have earned this band a spot on stage with Cypress Hill, Twiddle, Marcus King, Leftover Salmon and more.

The Rocky Horror Burlesque Show at Duling Hall – 10 p.m.
Just as title suggests, it’s a burlesque show – Rocky Horror style in one of the best rooms in the state, Duling Hall. Get tickets

Risko and Friends at Fenians – 10 p.m.
Local rockers Risko and Friends help ring in the 20’s while Fenians serves up food and libations.

* “Cruise For Two” Giveaway – Lounge 114
* NYE Celebration featuring Compozitionz and a midnight champagne toast – Ish
* NYE Party – 4th Avenue Lounge
* Seafood Buffet and Clinton Babers Live – Johnny T’s Bistro and Blues
* NYE with DJ Twigga & H.O.T. – One Block East
* NYE Remy Martin XO Lounge – M Bar
* NYE Party – Ole Tavern