Ring in 2021 in Mountaineer Country

The Countdown is on! Where Will You Be Celebrating 2021?

Need New Year’s Eve plans? Mountaineer Country 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 2020. Start making your resolutions and plan where you will be celebrating today!

Heading to Downtown Morgantown? Enjoy free parking courtesy of the Morgantown Parking Authority. Free parking will be available all day in all metered lots and gated and metered parking garages from 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 30 to 5 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 4.

New Year’s Eve Events

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

Join Alpine Lake Resort for their New Years Prime Rib Special! Say farewell to 2020 with a 12 oz prime rib with au jus and a creamy horseradish sauce, served with a side salad and your choice of dessert. Available 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Have a Cosmic Rockin’ Eve at Suburban Lanes with music, food and a champagne toast. Come out for late-night bowling for $250 per lane. Prices include a snack food party tray, four hours of unlimited bowling & shoe rentals for each bowler & a champagne bottle! Call to reserve a lane today!

Let Hill & Hollow take care of the menu for your New Year’s Eve celebration with their New Year’s Eve Nosh! Order today to reserve your decadent cheese & charcuterie platter, topped with Smoked Provolone, Balsamic & Cipolloni Artigiano, Appalachian Summer Sausage, and so much more! Orders must be received by 2:00 pm Dec 30.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Tropics at The Cranberry Hotel at. Enjoy an intimate dinner and overnight accommodations at the newest hotel on Cheat Lake. Reserve your New Year’s Eve package to receive dinner for two, a bottle of champagne, an overnight stay and breakfast. Visit their Facebook event to learn more.

Look for the NYE package when your stay at the Morgantown Marriot at Waterfront Place online today! Visit Marriott.com/MGWMC, add in Dec 31st for check-in and Jan 01, 2021 for check-out, and click view rates, then browse the special rates and deal until you find the NYE package.

Celebrate in style, from the comfort of your own home with New Years Eve Takeout from Sargasso! Available for preorder until Monday, Dec. 28. Pick up times are 5:00 – 10:00 pm on New Years Eve. Find the full menu on Facebook.

Dine-in or take-out a four-course meal from Table 9 on New Years Eve! Take your pick between equally scrumptious plates in each course of this well-rounded dinner menu. $75 a person with an optional $25 wine pairing.
Call to make a reservation or send us a message on Facebook.

In true Mountaineer-style, bring in the New Year with Mountain Man Axe Throwing’s New Years Eve Bash! The party starts at 9:00 pm and goes on until midnight. Space is limited so call ahead to book your spot.


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 – Downtown Morgantown 

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

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

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, specialty 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: 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

Check out our Mountaineer Deal locations so you can save while you dine, too!

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 2019 by using #VisitMountaineerCountry or #MorgantownMoment and we may share your photo! 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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