Ring in the New Year in Greater Morgantown

The Countdown is on! Where Will You Be Celebrating 2018?


Need New Year’s Eve plans? Greater Morgantown has you covered! Whether you’re looking for a full-on event with food, drinks and entertainment, or you want to grab the gang and head to a restaurant or bar for the evening, we’ve got a list of the best locations to ring in 2018. Start making your resolutions and plan where you will be celebrating today!

New Year’s Eve Events

New Year’s Eve Buffet will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Preston County Inn. Be sure to reserve your spot before seats fill up! Cost is $25.95 per person.

Stay overnight at Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa for their “Dancing through the Decades” New Year’s Eve celebration with WVAQ starting at 9:00pm to 1:00am. There will be three DJ sets featuring hits from the 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s and today! They offer four party packages to choose from, as well, starting at $70-$279.99. Click here for details and pricing! RSVP today!

Grab your friends and join Morgantown Moose Lodge for good music and good food as they ring in 2018! The event is hosted by the band, Crosswind. Tickets are on sale, so make sure to call!

Head over to Schmitt’s Saloon where The Davisson Brothers Band will be performing for New Years Eve. Cover is $25 per person.

If you’re looking to hit up a restaurant to relax or a bar to dance the night away this New Year’s Eve, here are some popular spots both on and off campus…

Bars and Restaurants

On Campus

Apothecary Ale House and Cafe: laid back bar with a variety of craft beer and tasty treats

The Bank: this bank turned bar has a full drink menu, as well as food and games to enjoy

Gibbie’s Pub and Eatery: a full-service restaurant and bar serving American favorites

Joe Mama’s: if you’re looking to dance the night away, head to Joe Mama’s where there’s 5+ bars and tons of fun

Bent Willey’s: dance along to the DJ’s favorite hits at this this bar and nightclub where there are levels of fun

Rocktop Bar and Grill: hang out at this stylish rooftop bar that transforms into a vibrant nightspot after-dark

Tin 202: this fashionable restaurant offers local dishes and handcrafted cocktails, with a classy, old-fashion atmosphere

Morgantown Brewing Company: a unique dining and micro-brewing experience, with weekly food and drink specials, commemorating the days of old

Gene’s Beer Garden: opened in 1944, Gene’s is the oldest Bar in Morgantown located across the bridge in South Park

Fat Daddy’s Bar and Grill: known for the liquor pitchers, this Morgantown bar is filled with pool tables and arcade games

Iron Horse Tavern: West Virginia craft beer, speciality cocktails, house infusions and fine pub fare

Mountain State Brewing Co: one of the state’s oldest distributing microbreweries and tap room, serving craft brews and gourmet wood-fired flatbreads located near the rail trail in the Wharf District of Morgantown

Mario’s Fishbowl: voted one of the top 101 “Best Places to Dine in West Virginia.” A historic spot filled with tradition, fishbowl-sized beers, great sandwiches and chicken wings

Legends: bar and grille featuring lunch and dinner, as well as live entertainment and an outdoor Tiki Deck

The Back Door: a good mix of nightlife with darts, karaoke, and food and drink specials

Off Campus

Bartini Prime: from steak to sushi, this restaurant offers a variety of options on their menu and a full bar. Plus, it’s a fun and entertaining atmosphere to hang out with friends

Varsity Club: an alumni owned and operated bar and restaurant, with a full food and drink menu in walking distance from the WVU stadium  

Kegler’s Sports Bar and Lounge: features more than 20 TVS, a full menu including their award-winning wings and more, beer on tap and 39 bottled selections

Mario’s Fishbowl: voted one of the top 101 “Best Places to Dine in West Virginia.” A historic spot filled with tradition, fishbowl-sized beers, great sandwiches and chicken wings

Suncrest PubFriendly neighborhood café & Hot Spot featuring an open-aired deck with HDTV, pool tables, cold beer and delicious burgers

If you’re still in need of a hotel in Morgantown for New Year’s Eve, use our booking tool below to make your reservation today!

Show us how you’re ringing in 2018 by using #TourMorgantown! Have a happy New Year!

Interested in attending more than one event this weekend? Stay overnight at one of the many hotels and lodgings in Morgantown. Click to reserve your stay.

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