2022 is quickly approaching, and Austin knows how to celebrate in style. From live music to exclusive dinners, ATX has a range of events so you and your loved ones can ring in the new year the right way. Check out some of the events we’ve highlighted so you can start planning your New Year’s Eve in Austin.
New Year's Eve Parties
New Year's Eve with HeartByrne
3TEN ACL Live
Say goodbye to 2021 and hello to 2022 with HeartByrne: A Tribute to Talking Heads at 3TEN ACL Live. Safely ring in the new year with a dance party to remember in the most Austin way – with good music and good vibes at this iconic venue.
Purchase tickets in advance here.
Courtesy of The Belmont
The Belmont's New Year’s Eve Extravaganza
Join together for New Year’s Eve at one of Austin’s premier nightlife destinations. Starting at 8 pm, the Live House DJ will be spinning some of the best dance music to keep the floor packed and then from 10 pm to 2 am, experience the New Year’s Eve Silent Disco with three additional DJs playing different genres of music. Capture memories in the photo booth, then stand under a balloon drop and raise a complimentary glass of champagne when the clock strikes midnight.
Purchase tickets here.
New Year’s Eve Silent Disco
The Brass Tap Domain
Dance into the new year at The Brass Tap Domain’s Silent Disco with three different genres of music such as top EDM dance hits, '80s, '90s & 2K throwbacks and hip hop/R&B. Tickets range from $30 and include a pair of headphones and champagne toast at midnight.
Event is 21+ only, purchase tickets here.
NYE Cidercade Austin Bash
There is nothing better than ringing in the new year with arcade games, all-you-can-eat pizza, hard beverages, confetti cannons and a midnight toast. If this sounds like your perfect party then you have to make an appearance at Cidercade this New Year's Eve.
Tickets for advance purchase only, here.
NANÉ New Year's Eve - Welcome to the Jungle
Empire Control Room and Garage
Celebrate the sounds of local artists who make Austin's live music scene so diverse. The event will be headlined by NANÉ, with additional performances from BLK ODYSSY, Me Nd Adam, TC Superstar, Vincent Antone and Brax.
Grab your ticket in advance here.
Whiskey and Whimsy
Austin's newest whiskey distillery, Fierce Whiskers, is hosting a New Year's Eve soiree to welcome 2022. Go for the live music and whimsical performances by Govinda + Illuminatra Entertainment, stay for the specialty cocktails made with the distillery's spirits.
See full event details here.
Stay, Play and Celebrate
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Round Rock
Spend New Year’s Eve the Kalahari way with great rates, an amazing party and America’s largest indoor waterpark all included with your stay. Guests can expect a NYE buffet, glow party and VIP lounge for those who are 21+. A party like this only comes around once a year, so celebrate the new year with the whole family!
Book your stay here.
New Year’s Eve at the Lone Star Court
Lone Star Court
Cheers to the new year! Austin’s beloved Lone Star Court is offering a New Year’s Eve hotel package with a reduced room rate, inclusive accommodations for the evening, sparkling wine upon arrival, access to live music from multiple artists and a comedy show from comedians Kerri Lendo and Virginia Jones. Raise a glass of champagne at midnight to celebrate 2022.
Book your stay here.
Roosevelt Room. Credit Marc Swender
Roaring '20s New Year's Eve
The Roosevelt Room
Ring in 2022 in classic fashion at The Roosevelt Room's annual formal Roaring '20s party. Celebrate the new year while sipping on a classic cocktails from the 1920s and listening to DJ Beatsmode fill the room with upbeat electro-swing. Then, watch the ball drop at midnight on the projector above the bar.
Book your tickets in advance, here.
Speakeasy’s New Year's Eve Bash
Since 1997, Speakeasy has been hosting a legendary New Year’s Eve blowout to ring in the new year. Celebrate with tunes from DJs and this year's local artist, Suede, festive hats and noisemakers, bottle service and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. This event sells out, so be sure to purchase tickets for seated reservations and VIP upgrades before the party starts.
Purchase tickets here.
2022 NYE Block Party
77 Degrees, Wonder Bar, Rose Room
If your resolution is to party hard, you’re in luck! Join the New Year’s Eve fun by celebrating it with a one-night only block party at 77 Degrees Rooftop, Wonder Bar, and Rose Room in the Rock Rose district of Domain NORTHSIDE. Guests will be able to have access to all three bars with only one cover with a purchase of a ticket.
Reserve tickets in advance, here.
Courtesy of William Chris Vineyards
Annual New Year's Day Party and Black-Eyed Pea Cook-Off
William Chris Vineyards
Head just outside of Austin, into the Texas Hill Country to celebrate 2022 at William Chris on New Year's Day. Tickets include a New Year's toast, lots of black-eyed peas, event t-shirt, tickets for William Christ wine tastings and more.
Purchase tickets online, here.
Where to Dine on New Year's Eve
End 2021 with a decadent meal from Andiamo. Their four course meal includes dishes like veal chop with portobello mushrooms, lobster tortellini, triple chocolate mousse and more.
Make your reservation online, here.
Savor the last bit of 2021 during Aviary's NYE Wine Dinner. Enjoy a prix fixe menu with six courses and wine pairings with offerings like oysters, shrimp tamales, boneless short ribs and more.
Make your reservation in advance, here.
Grab your friends and join Canje for a night of celebration of the upcoming 2022 year. Dine in during the regular service from 5 pm - 8:15 pm and feast on a modern twist on Caribbean cuisine. Make sure to save some room for a party with local Austin DJ, South of Everywhere, starting at 10 pm. Enjoy a welcome cocktail and unlimited snacks such as coconut fried shrimp, oyster, Jamaican patties and more with a purchase of a ticket. Dance, drink and nibble into the new year!
Reserve your spot at the New Year's Eve party, here.
The Cavalier. Credit Alison Narro
Fuel up before an epic evening out with The Cavalier's 2-for1 burger night from 5-10 pm. Vegetarian burger option is available.
This year Eberly's party will be out of this world with its Galactic Rodeo theme. The evening's menu consists of Texas favorites like brisket and borracho beans, and will feature space-themed desserts. Get down on the dance floor to tunes by DJ Gatsby, play retro arcade games and toast to the new year with complimentary champagne at midnight. Don't forget to dress up - the costume contest winner will be announced at 1 am.
Grab your tickets in advance, here.
Cheers to the new year with dinner at Intero. Dine on delicious food, take pics at their sparkling photo spot and stay late for a complimentary midnight toast. The restaurant will be offering their standard nightly menu
Justines Brasserie. Credit Barbara FG
Justine’s Brasserie is an intimate space where you can really show off your restaurant picking skills to everyone and anyone. This French brasserie is cozy with moody lighting and immaculate vibes every second of the night. Enjoy a late-night dinner of escargots and steak frites on the expansive patio.
Spending the holiday at home? The team behind Launderette will have an exclusively to-go four-course feast with their Angry Bear pop-up. The experience includes food for two, a celebratory cocktail kit (mocktail option also available), two highball glasses, Angry Bear merchandise and essential NYE swag like sparklers. Choose between tow different Singapore inspired menus.
Preorder online here.
Lenoir is celebrating their 10 year anniversary on New Year's Eve with a 10-course menu with wine pairings. 5 pm seatings will receive a complimentary warm beverage and 8 pm seatings will receive a champagne toast with reservation.
Book your experience here.
Stop at either Old Thousand location on New Year's Eve for a bucket of golden fried chicken with ginger scallion salt. Top off the meal with a bottle of bubbles and delicious sides, like steam bao blini.
To make a reservation or order for takeout, call (737) 222-6637.
Southside Flying Pizza. Credit @ATXPartyGirl
Southside Flying Pizza
Looking for something low-key? Grab two large pizzas for $20.22 at Southside Flying Pizza on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day for dine-in, takeout and delivery.
Order online or in person.
Say adios to 2021 with a special, 7-course tasting menu at Suerte featuring small bites followed by five savory courses and dessert. All tortillas are made in house, and dishes will feature some ingredients only available for this New Year's Eve dinner.
Book you reservation here.
Get a taste of TLC's special New Year menu. Enjoy specials like lobster bisque, carpetbagger steaks and toasted coconut banana pudding.
Walk-in only for parties of five or less. Call (512) 580-0971 for reservations of six or more.
No matter the celebration you’re looking for, Austin has you covered. Here’s to a new year with even more groovy tunes, tasty food and fun with friends and family in Austin!
Contributed by Brooke Lewis.
Brooke Lewis is a copywriter and a recent graduate from Texas State University where she was a major in Advertising. As a new resident to Austin, she strives to find new food, music, and nightlife spots every weekend. You can find her work at brookelynnlewis.weebly.com or connect with her on LinkedIn at Brooke Lewis.