Your Williamson County Guide to New Year’s Eve

Homestead Manor
credit-Emily B Hall

Ring in the New Year in Williamson County with these local happenings.

GRAYS on Main

332 Main St, Franklin, TN 37064

GRAYS on Main is putting on a huge New Year’s Eve party with Master Illusionist Harris the III. There will be two show times 6 p and 9:30 p. Tickets are $75.

Call GRAYS at 615-435-3603 to book your evening and get more details.

Kimbro’s Pickin’ Parlor

214 S Margin St, Franklin, TN 37064

Kimbro’s Pickin’ Parlor is offering a gourmet four-course meal, champagne toast at midnight, party favors, live music and more this New Year’s Eve.

The music lineup is:

Daphne & The Mystery Machines  8-10
Cam Pierce 10-11
Jake Burman & Co. 11-1 a.m.

Tickets are $40 per person

Click here for more information.


Pop, fizz, clink! Ring in the new year with good food, live music and great friends at Puckett’s Gro. or Puckett’s Boat House, all of which will host New Year’s Eve celebrations on Sunday, Dec. 31.

Each restaurant will offer live music performances in various musical genres and chef-inspired curated dinner menus and specials for the evening. Reservations are strongly encouraged for all of the eateries’ parties and are being accepted by phone only.

Puckett’s Gro., downtown Franklin

120 4th Ave S, Franklin TN 37064

Puckett’s will be serving its regular menu from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, followed by two shows with the popular Beatles tribute band, the Wannabeatles. The first show will run from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and will include a special, limited menu for $60. The second show, which is $75 per person, will begin at 10 p.m. and end at midnight as guests ring in the New Year. The limited menu includes options like jumbo lump crab cakes, a 16 oz. smokehouse marinated porterhouse, grilled lemon pepper rainbow trout, parmesan grilled asparagus, a key lime pudding tart and more. Diners will be able to select one appetizer, one entree, two sides and a dessert. Reservations for both shows can be made by phone at (615) 794-5527. Puckett’s will be open regular hours from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

Puckett’s Boat House

94 E Main St, Franklin, TN 37064

Puckett’s Boat House will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve with music by Matt Marinchick from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The restaurant will serve its regular menu and there is no cover for the show. Reservations can be made by phone at 615-790-2309 or at The Boat House will be open regular hours (11 a.m. to 9 p.m.) on New Year’s Day. 

Red Pony

408 W Main St, Franklin, TN 37064

This New Year’s Eve, Red Pony offers a 4-course, prix fixe menu, featuring Ribeye, Miso seared fish, chocolate trifle, and banana pudding cheesecake, and many other scrumptious items. See the menu here.

The cost is $85/person +tax and gratuity. Reservations required and available at 615-595-7669 or online.

Homestead Manor

4683 Columbia Pike, Thompson’s Station, TN 37179

 Homestead Manor will open for dinner beginning at 4 p.m. on December 31, offering a three-course menu prepared by Executive Chef Braiden Mallon. Diners may choose a soup or a salad from first course options that include Homestead pumpkin bisque; charred scallop and smoked tomato soup; grilled romaine or bibb salad; followed by entrée options of a cornbread-crusted pork chop; sweet tea-brined fried chicken; or smoked beef tenderloin and a beer-battered apple fritter or crispy bacon and waffle bread pudding for dessert. Homestead Manor’s New Year’s Eve dinner is $85 per person, and a vegetarian option is available upon request. 

At 8:30 p.m., a party will begin in the property’s events barn featuring live music by local cover band Not Quite Right, a viewing of the ball drop in New York City’s Times Square, light appetizers, s’mores, photo opportunities and more. Tickets for the party are also $85 per person and include a champagne toast and a commemorative beer class to take home. A cash bar will be available, and cocktail attire is encouraged but not required. Tickets will be sold at the door for $95 per person.

Those who wish to enjoy both dinner and the New Year’s Eve party at Homestead Manor may purchase tickets at a bundled rate of $125 per person that also includes a complimentary drink ticket to enjoy at the party. All tickets for the evening, including dinner only, the party only and the dinner-party package are available at

Scout’s Pub

158 Front St Suite 120, Franklin, TN 37064

Scout’s Pub in Franklin’s Westhaven community is will be open. The restaurant will offer its regular menu, plus a few and drink specials. Reservations recommended by phone at 615.721.5593.

Kings Bowl

1910 Galleria Blvd #120, Franklin, TN 37067

Ring in the New Year at the place that puts the “cool” in Cool Springs. Kings Bowl is hosting a “Party Through the Decades;” an event where guests are encouraged to dress in attire from their favorite era and hop in a musical time machine. The evening will be complete with a champagne toast at midnight, hit songs from every decade (9 p.m. – 1 a.m.), and lane packages that include Kings’ award-winning food, drinks, and bowling (available for purchase here).

The Whiskey Room, featuring live music from Muscadine Fives from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets for The Whiskey Room Live’s NYE celebration are available for $28 here or $40 at the door. Ticket purchase includes admission to the show, party favors including masks, hats and noisemakers, and a champagne toast at midnight in a souvenir glass.
Leading up to the evening’s festivities, Kings Dining & Entertainment is offering lane packages for families during the day. Family packages include mouth-watering appetizers, sparkling cider toast for the kids, and bowling (available for purchase here).


Ludlow & Prime

330 Franklin Road Suite 226 B, Brentwood TN 37027

Ludlow is throwing a party and you’re invited! Come celebrate with dinner, dancing and drinks and a toast to the New Year. Make your reservations at Open Table here. 

The Mockingbird Restaurant

3035 Reserve Boulevard, Spring Hill TN

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a four-course meal fixed price for $59 per person at The Mockingbird Restaurant. Starter choices include oyster florentine, seared steak bruschetta, and asparagus cigars. The main course has a selection of lamb chops, beef tenderloin, half chicken, and sea scallops. New Year’s Eve dinner from 4pm-9pm. Call 931-487-9787 to reserve.

Circa Grill

1549 Thompsons Station Road West, Thompson Station

It’s Circa Grill’s sixth annual New Year’s Eve four-course meal fixed price at $70 per person. Dinner begins at 5 p with a starter of oyster Rockefeller followed by a choice of winter vegetable salad, cauliflower soup, lobster burrata, or hickory smoked duck. Main course options include scallops, halibut, filet mignon, and braised short rib. Dessert choices white chocolate mousse, brown butter bar or spiced cabernet brulee.  Call 615-614-2079 to reserve your table.