I think a lot of us are ready to give 2016 the ol' heave-ho. Let's kick this year to the curb. Ring in a fresh new year Saturday night with music, wine, dancing and anything else that makes you forget your troubles of the past year.

There are several events taking place in and around the Sioux Empire that you can check out. Here's a list of 10 events we found to help you usher in 2017.

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    New Year's Eve Party at the District

    Doors open at 8:00 PM Saturday night, December 31, 2016. Featuring music from DJ Kor, prize giveaways, $2 champagne, livestream of the NYC ball drop, balloon drop at midnight.  No cover.  Must be 21.

    Book a suite. Suites include complimentary champagne, party favors, and an appetizer, private server, private bathrooms and an in-suite TV!

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    Driven at The Nickel Spot

    Check out live music from Driven at The Nickel Spot at 2918 S. Minnesota Ave. starting at 9:00PM.

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    Live Music from Chute Rooster

    Ring in the new year at the VFW at 3601 S. Minnesota Avenue from 8:30PM-12:30AM. Live music, appetizers at 11:00 PM and a champagne toast at midnight. $10 cover charge.

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    Royal River Casino

    Music from Sioux Falls Mobile DJ, complimentary champagne and party favors.

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    Grand Falls Casino

    Celebrate New Year's Eve with a trip through the decades. Live music in the Event Center at 9:15PM from the Patrick Lentz Band and a champagne toast at Midnight. In the Free Show Lounge there will be live music from the Hold On Band from 4:00-8:00 PM and Guilty Pleasures from 9:00PM-1:30AM.

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    NPRA Bull Riding Challenge

    This would be a unique New Year's Eve date. Check out the NPRA Bull Riding Challenge at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds Expo Building. Tickets are $18 in advance at Haegle’s Western Wear and Tack or $20 day of show.

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    Sioux Falls Stampede

    Take the whole family to the New Year's Eve bash at the Stampede hockey game. The puck drops at 6:05 PM at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Herd host the Fargo Force. It’s the New Year’s Eve bash. Bring your skates and skate with the Stampede players after the game.

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    Sioux Falls New Year's Eve Party

    The El Riad Shrine at 510 S. Phillips will host Sioux Falls' New Year's Eve Bash with live music from Time Machine, featuring 4 great tribute bands. There will be door prizes, dancing and more. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door.

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    Shaydz via Facebook

    Shaydz at the Canistota American Legion

    Shaydz will be playing live 60's, 70's and 80's music at the Canistota American Legion's New Year's Eve party from 9:00PM-1:00AM. $5 cover charge. Must be 21. Party favors and snacks will be provided. To make a reservation call 605-240-0280.

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