10 Best New Year’s Eve Bars in Alaska

Looking for an amazing place to celebrate the new year in Alaska? Whether you’re bringing along your favorite folks or heading out solo, you’re sure to have a great time at any of these top Alaska bars.

Darwin’s Theory, Anchorage, AK

You don’t have to be a science buff to have a great time at Darwin’s Theory. This popular hometown bar is known for its free popcorn as well as its fabulous events and parties, and of course, New Year’s Eve is no exception.

The Narrows Bar, Juneau, AK

The Narrows Bar is the top place to get a fantastic cocktail in Juneau, and it also happens to be a great place to spend New Year’s Eve. Check it out for a great party with a touch of class.

The Big I Pub and Lounge, Fairbanks, AK

“The Big I” is what the locals call the International Hotel and Bar. It’s a beloved fixture of Fairbanks and it also happens to host the best New Year’s Eve party in Fairbanks. Check it out for a live DJ and a welcoming place to ring in the new year.

Yukon Bar, Seward, AK

The Yukon Bar is that bar where everyone feels at home. It’s a home away from home for people in Seward throughout the year and it hosts a special party for just about every holiday you could imagine, especially New Year’s Eve.

Kharacters Alaskan Bar, Homer, AK

Kharacters Alaskan Bar is the ultimate place to go to meet some real “characters.” It’s a great time every New Year’s Eve, creating a place for Homer locals to let loose for the night.

Arctic Bar, Ketchikan, AK

Without a doubt, the Arctic Bar knows how to throw a great party. It’s also the only bar in Ketchikan that has a deck on the water, and this bar takes advantage of all the space it has for New Year’s Eve.

Fairview Inn, Talkeetna, AK

Spend your New Year’s Eve at a historic bar that’s always there to welcome you with a warm smile. It has been a fixture of Talkeetna for nearly 100 years, so it’s the perfect place to kick off another year.

Carousel Cocktail Lounge, Anchorage, AK

The Carousel Cocktail Lounge is a bar with a fun and unique vibe any night of the year, but it lights up even brighter on New Year’s Eve. Don’t miss its annual New Year’s Eve party featuring live music.

Lavelle’s Taphouse, Fairbanks, AK

If you’re looking for a place to have an enjoyable night out, you can never go wrong with Lavelle’s Taphouse. That’s especially true when New Year’s Eve rolls around and this bar truly comes to life.

Lucky Lady Pub, Juneau, AK

You don’t need luck to have an amazing New Year’s Eve. You just need to go to the Lucky Lady Pub. This welcoming local pub knows how to party.

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