2018 will kick off with a supermoon. Shutterstock

The party doesn't have to stop when New Year's Eve ends—below, we've rounded up all of the ways to celebrate the first day of 2018, ranging from an all-day dance party to a polar bear plunge to a PJ brunch. For more options, check out our complete Things To Do calendar, where you'll also find a guide to the biggest 2018 events.


1. Big Mario's New Year's Day
Shake off your hangover with football, brunch pies, champagne, "Bloody Marios," and $2 Miller High Life all day.

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2. DJ Mullet New Year's Day Brunch
Kick off the New Year with Poquitos's full brunch menu, supplemented by house-made eggnog, carafes of mimosas, chilaquiles, huevos rancheros—and classic hiphop from DJ Mullet in the Atrium Bar.

3. Lost Lake New Year's Day Bacon Brunch
Soak up the booze and celebrate National Bacon Day with Lost Lake's bacon brunch menu, which satisfies your yen for salty, crunchy pork with pancake-battered deep-fried bacon and gravy, a bacon pineapple bread pudding made with brioche, and a waffle bacon benedict.

4. Ray's New Year's Day Brunch
Start 2018 off savory with bloody Marys and fish and chips.

5. Ring in the New Year on Madison
Two Doors Down will celebrate New Year's Day with brunch and $5 mimosas.

6. New Year's Day Hangover Brunch
The W Bellevue will offer an all-you-can-eat brunch, with unlimited pancakes, eggs, and bacon and a complimentary mimosa.

7. Recovery PJ Brunch
You don't even have to change out of sleepwear for this hangover-recovery brunch at Motif—in fact, showing up in your pajamas earns you 50% off your first cocktail. There's a brunch buffet with an omelet and carving station, plus bars for building your own mimosas and bloody Marys.


8. The Breakfast Club with Marbs — New Years Day 2018
Kudos to anyone with the energy to hit up this after-after-party on New Year's Day, with a special headlining set by Desert hearts notable Marbs, and support sets from David Scuba, Jared Love, Joel Armstrong, Aurora Flux, GriffinGrrl, Brian Lyons, Lee Houser, Michael Manahan, Rob Noble, the Perfect Cyn, Sparks Fountain, D'Jessique, Ramiro, Tyson Wittrock, Moist Towelette, Tons of Fucking Sequins, and Tek Jones, as well as a few surprise guests.


9. New Year's Day Supermoon
2018 promises two super moons (a full moon that appears larger and brighter than usual), and the first is on January 1. If you're a resident of Earth, gaze up at the sky.

10. Polar Bear Plunge
If your first act of the new year is to dive into cold water in the dead of winter, you can do anything. Participate in an annual tradition by jumping into Lake Washington at Matthews Beach—those who get water up to their necks earn a Badge of Courage.

11. Resolution Run
Whether or not you have believe in New Year's resolutions, starting the year outdoors doesn't sound too bad. Walk or run a 5K, jump into Lake Washington right before the finish line (this part is optional), and enjoy chili, coffee, hot chocolate and more at the end.


12. Happy Hollandaise
The Can Can will start the year with some kid-friendly (12+) dancing and brunch at this matinee. Those over 21 will get a complimentary mimosa.