Shinnenkai with Thirsty Samurai

Welcome the new year with Thirsty Samurai!

On December 31st, we will be holding a Shinnenkai (新年会), a Japanese party to celebrate the new year and make promises to each other to do our best for 2022 while wishing each other good luck and fortune.

Ring in the New Year cosplaying your favorite character, playing free arcade games, singing karaoke, enjoying some Japanese snacks & drinks, and dancing the night away.

New Years Eve, December 31st

2:00PM - 2:00AM
Embassy Suites Hotel Denver Central Park;

4444 Havana St., Denver, CO
Online Tickets: $25
At Door: $30
Buy tickets here:

All ages welcome!

• Barrel Breaking Ceremony
• Cosplay Karaoke
• Live DJs
• Free to play arcade brought to you by @arcadency
• Dance performances by @dmsndco & @thysemna
• Itasha cars by Colorado Itasha Alliance
• Japanese snacks & drinks
• Hotel room block with discounted pricing
• Free happy hour between 5:00PM-6:30PM with a room purchase
• Complimentary hot breakfast with a room purchase

Room Rates:
• 2 Room Suite w/ 1 King Bed: $129
• 2 Room Suite w/ 2 Double Beds: $139


Or use group code CESSHI on the Embassy Suites website

Schedule of Events:

2:00PM: Doors Open

5:30PM: Kpop/Jpop Dance Performance

6:00PM - 9:00PM: Cosplay Karaoke

9:30PM - 2:00AM: Dance

  • 9:30-10:30 DJ Bolt Vanderhuge

  • 10:30-11:45 DJ Osha

  • 11:45 - 1:00 T4BZ

  • 1:00-2:00 DJ Esher

12:00AM: Barrel Breaking Ceremony & Midnight Sake Bombs

Registration Hours: 2:00PM - 11:00PM

Arcade Hours: 2:00PM - 2:00AM

Market Hours: 2:00PM - 11:00 PM