Boston is a city with many distinct values, and that translates to how we celebrate New Year’s. The city’s acclaimed social scene features upscale bars and clubs, its historic community fosters family-focused values, and its sports landscape remains one of the world’s most passionate. Boston’s diversity and its dynamic population make for a whole lot to enjoy, especially on the one day of the year where everybody is looking for something fun to do.

For those who will usher in 2015 in Beantown, we’ve laid some options out to choose the perfect Boston New Year’s for you.

Nightlife

Ranging from fancy nightclubs to artsy music venues, Boston has all sorts of nightlife entertainment. This New Year’s Eve, party animals should check out New Years Eve Central’s list of Boston parties. Those who are looking to make the most of their New Year’s in Boston should check out the All-Access Pass, which provides access to six nightclubs and bars including local favorites Royale and The Estate. There are also specials happening at the nearby Hard Rock Cafe and Stadium Bar

First Night Family Fun

First Night is a series of outdoor celebrations throughout downtown Boston. Featuring different bands and performers, the festivities go on throughout the day on New Years Eve all the way up to the midnight countdown. In addition to the performances, First Night also entertains with a parade and fireworks show. The perfect place to celebrate New Years in Boston with the family and kids, First Night is also Boston’s longest running and largest New Years tradition making it an awesome experience for those who’ve never been.

Game Time at King’s

While dancing and drinking are enjoyable New Year’s pastimes, some people need a little bit more to stimulate and entertain throughout the long night. Check out Game Time at King’s, a New Year’s party by Deep Eddy Vodka at King’s Bowling Alley in Boston. With full bars, dance floors and DJ’s, all of the classic party necessities are present — along with the added bonus of complimentary access to King’s bowling, pool tables and skee ball. In line with Boston’s passionate sports culture, this great New Year’s option offers opportunities to play and party at the same time!