New Year's Eve is almost here and there's a few ways to ring in 2022 in Howard County. 

*Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, event time and dates are subject to change. Please contact the venue or event organizers prior to attending for event status. Get information about the COVID-19 vaccine and testing here.

Midnight at 7 : Fireworks & A Walk Through Symphony of Lights

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Celebrate New Year's Eve with the entire family at the Symphony of Lights + a final walk through our light displays! Tickets are $15 per person or $50 for a group of 4. Children 3 and under are free. Brining a chair is encouraged, so you can set up along the walking course at a safe distance from each group. Strollers and wagons are welcome. Dogs are not permitted, except service dogs.

If you prefer to drive through, the nightly drive through tickets are available here

2022 NYE Peach Party at Busboys & Poets

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Busboys and Poets presents the 2022 NYE Peace Party. Ring in the New Year and watch the Ball drop with some of the hottest peace activists and literary powerhouses of our time! Featuring Angela Davis, Ibram X Kendi, Gina Dent, Michael Eric Tyson and more. Also Enjoy Live Music, DJ, Food, Party Favors, and Midnight Champagne Toast. Free Parking. Dress to impress.

Cheers to the New Year at The Periodic Table Restaurant & Bar

Join us for the party of the year! Ring in the new year with The Periodic Table of Columbia and Dj Pyro! Complimentary hor d'oeuvres, Complimentary champagne toast at midnight, Cash Bar, Drink Specials, Party favors

Rock in the New Year at Elkridge Furnace Inn & Garden House

Electrify your New Year Celebration with this Extraordinary Gala under the Celebration Tent. Live Music, hor d'oeuvres, dessert bar, and champagne toast.

New Years Eve Unlimited at Cazbar

Join Cazbar for New Years Eve 2022 on Friday, December 31st starting at 8pm. Enjoy one seating with Unlimited Food, Beverages and Entertainment. The party will continue till 2am. Featuring Cazbar's Famous Belly Dancers at 11pm. Ilhan Ozulu performing from 9pm to closing.

New Years Eve Party : Journey Around the World at Live! Casino

Grab your passport and raise a glass with us as we ring in 2022 by exploring the seven continents! From multi-cultural entertainment and global-inspired culinary delights to a first class midnight champagne toast, dance the night away as the clock winds down on 2021.

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New Years Eve Menu at Alexandra's American Fusion

Enjoy a special NYE menu featuring Crab Cakes, Pan Seared Tuscan Seabass, Caramel Apple Pie Trifle and much more. Make it is a package and stay the night at the Turf Valley Spa and Resort. 

New Years Eve at Victoria Gastro Pub

Victoria Gastro Pub has you covered for New Years Eve (Friday, December 31)!  They will be offering their regular a la carte menu from 11am until 4pm.  At 4pm, they will begin offering our Special Prix Fixe Menu.   It is available from 4pm -11pm dine in (and curbside while supplies last). Bar will stay open until 1am with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight!  

New Years Eve at Manor Hill Tavern

Who isn’t looking forward to ringing in 2022?!  Start the day off with Brunch Service from 11am – 2pm.  Then we’ll have several amazing Chef Specials alongside our main menu.  These will be available 5pm – 10pm for dine in (specials will be available curbside, but only while supplies last). The bar will have late night pizza (until midnight) with a complimentary champagne toast in the bar at midnight.  Bar will close at 1am.

New Years Eve Dinner at 18th & 21st

If you're looking for the perfect way to celebrate the New Year, look no more. Join 18th and 21st on December 31st, for an elegant evening of food, music, and fun, featuring a four course pre-fixe menu with options like beef tartare, Wagyu filet mignon, pan seared duck, and chai latte creme brulee.

New Years Eve Murder Mystery at DoubleTree by Hilton Columbia

Murder Mystery Dinner Party brought to you by Whodunnit for Hire and the Doubletree by Hilton in Columbia, Maryland. Complimentary champagne midnight toast. 

New Years Eve with Wendell Live! at Tino's Italian Bistro

Wendell Live will be performing some old Rat Pack classics at Tino's. There is no admission or cover charge so just come in, eat, drink and celebrate the new year!

Anandas New Years Bash

Say goodbye to 2021 (good riddance!) and welcome in the new, fresh year! Doors open at 9pm, and the bar stays open until 1am. The Ball Drop will be available to watch on the big screen, and you'll enjoy music and entertainment all night long! Tickets are $75/person in advance.

Need a place to stay for the night? Book a room at one of Howard County's comfortable hotels.