Wildest New Year's Eve Celebrations in Columbus

Start 2017 right with one of these wild New Year's Eve celebrations in Columbus. Let this one night of the year be your night to let loose and enjoy the last night of 2016. Here are the wildest New Year's celebrations in Columbus this year.

1. Hollywood Casino

The Hollywood Casino welcomes gamblers to watch hip and R&B band, "17th Floor" bring in the 2017 on stage. And, all throughout the floor, acrobats will be flying overhead, Moulin Rouge style. Midnight ball drop happens in the H lounge.

2. Scioto Downs Racetrack

Change your fortune in 2017. This year, Eldorado Scioto Downs Racetrack is hosting a Mardi Gras themed New Year's Eve celebration. From 5 p.m. December 31 all the way to 5 a.m. on January 1 on the game floor, enjoy live entertainment, gambling, and multiple chances to earn big money.

3. Wild Goose Pajama Jam

Who needs to dress up in a ball gown for New Year's Eve when you can show up in your p.j.'s and have more fun? Wild Goose Creative wants you to wear your craziest pajamas, win prizes and dance yourself silly right on through to the new year. If driving home isn't an option, you can even slumber on site!

4. The Big Bang Columbus

Love music? Hit The Big Bang Columbus for all-request dueling pianos in this Arena District bar. Here you'll find dancing, drinking and general mayhem abound. Piano singers welcome. VIP, Skip the Line and General Admission tiers available.

5. Camelot Cellars

Go back in time to old Hollywood at Camelot Cellars New Year's Eve masquerade party. Don't show up with at least a mask, or be prepared to have one painted on you! Food and drink and a balloon drop at midnight. Get tickets early. This is a sell-out event.

Kate Supino is a professional freelance writer from Columbus, Ohio.