Celebrate 2019 in Schenectady County

2019 is right around the corner and we are SO excited to share ALL the ways you can celebrate in Schenectady County! 

Comedian Joel McHale

Joel McHale, comedian bringing his stand up act to Schenectady for New Year's Eve

Laugh your way into 2019 at Rivers Casino & Resort! Enjoy a live performance from famed comedian and actor Joel McHale, starting at 8:00pm. McHale has starred in numerous TV and movie roles, including:

  • Community
  • E!'s The Soup
  • The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale

The laughs start at 8:00pm!

Schenectady County "Nearly" New Year's Eve

Celebrate the New Year with the whole family! Head to Gateway Park for a family-friendly event featuring:

  • food trucks
  • live music
  • interactive games for kids
  • and a laser light show. 

The fun begins at 6:00pm!

Rick Springfield “Full Band Electric”

Rick Springfield musician coming to Schenectady NY for New Year's Eve

Grammy Award-winning musician Rick Springfield will take the stage at Rivers Casino & Resort and delight the audience with classic songs like “Jessie’s Girl” and "Love Somebody." Springfield's showmanship extends to his acting career, with roles on television including: 

  • General Hospital
  • True Detective
  • Supernatural
  • American Horror Story

The show begins at 8:00pm!

New Year’s Eve Bash with Funk Evolution

Capital Region’s favorite horn-fueled party band, Funk Evolution is taking the stage at Rivers Casino & Resort! Admission includes:

  • two drink tickets
  • a buffet of snacks
  • and an unforgettable dance party! 

The fun starts at 10:00pm!

The First Night of Funny New Year's at Proctor's

End 2018 with a night of laughter at Schenectady's legendary Proctor's Theatre! The “First Night of Funny” showcases four professional comedians of comics from Netflix, HBO & Comedy Central. 

The show begins at 8pm!

New Years Eve Bash 

Ring in the New Year at the City Squire Ale House with live music, delicious food and a champagne toast when the ball drops!


Join the party at Jay St. Pub and ring in 2019! Your ticket includes: 

  • Open bar
  • Light snacks
  • Live music
  • Champagne toast

The party begins at 9pm!

The Shakedown New Year's Eve At Centre Street Pub

Head to Centre Street Pub for an evening with The Shakedown

The music starts at 9pm!

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