BROOKLINE, MA – New Years Eve in 2021 will not be a full return to normal thanks to the increase in coronavirus cases linked to the omicron variant. But the holiday season is back in a much bigger way compared to 2020.
Here are a few events and activities taking place near Newton this year, including the return of the area’s biggest event: The First Night in Downtown Boston, which did not take place in person on December 31, 2020.
First night, Boston – The biggest local New Years celebration will feature a full day of music, entertainment and food in and around Back Bay. The city fireworks display begins at 7:01 p.m., followed by the Inner Harbor fireworks display at midnight.
Cosmica New Year Party, Boston – Enjoy your last moments of 2021 at Cosmica. The evening will be filled with tasty food, delicious drinks, live mariachis from Telemundo star Veronica Robles, on the decks the DJ spinning funk, soul, disco, Latin / MPB and old school salsa. Enjoy dinner and entertainment or just party at the bar.
La Ruche New Year’s Eve Speakeasy 2022, Boston – It’s a night of bohemian decadence and eccentric fun! Chef Ryan Skeen will offer a delicious a la carte menu from 5 pm to 8 pm and a prix fixe three-course menu from 8:30 pm The evening will also feature The Beehive’s selection of champagnes.
30+ Back Bay Ball New Years Eve, Boston – Celebrate the New Year with one of Boston’s most anticipated events. Invite your friends to share this upscale evening featuring a three-course meal, live music, and midnight party favors and celebrations.
New Years Eve 2022 at Game On, Boston – ALL ACCESS pub crawl for New Year’s Eve! For this year, rather than sticking to one location this New Years Eve in Boston, this ticket gives you access to multiple locations for the price of one. This bar crawl goes from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. when the balls fall
Boston NYE 2022 Pub Crawl, Boston – Are you looking for a place to spend New Years Eve this year? You found it. Pubcrawls.com along with Hard Rock Cafe and Mija Cantina offer Boston the biggest New Years pub crawl in the area.
New Year’s party at Casa Caña, Boston – Dance the night away with great drinks, great company and great music! DJ Stenzel Washington spinning from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
New Year’s Eve 2022 at Cask ‘n Flagon, Boston – This NYE Masquerade Party will have you dancing straight into the New Year! Doors open at 9 p.m.
New Year’s Disco at Tavern in the Square, Allston – Ring the start of a NEW YEAR with Tavern in the Square Allston! Tavern celebrates New Years in style – with a DISCO EXTRAVAGANZA! Party with friends and loved ones with a live DJ, free appetizers, and a midnight champagne toast. Doors open at 8 p.m.
New Year’s Pop-up at Lavin’s Liquors, WaylanD – The Cousins Maine Lobster food truck and Simply Scrunch Co. will be at the local liquor store from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The ultimate New Years Eve food and drink event, Waltham – This New Years Eve event is a cultural extravaganza of food and drink at the First Parish Church. There will be dancing, various cultural and musical animators and entertainment for children.
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Be sure to check out each event before you leave on Friday due to possible pandemic closures.