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9 Epic New Year’s Eve Celebrations in LA

From an Open Bar Near the Beach to a Rooftop Party on Sunset Strip, These LA Events Will Help You Step Into 2022 in Style!

Being that New Year’s Eve looked a little different heading into 2021, Los Angeles is definitely making up for lost time with some of the most festive and fun events for ringing in 2022! Whether you’re looking for something family-friendly or the best parties to pop some champagne at, here is LOCALE’s list of the best ways to spend New Year’s Eve in LA. New Year’s Eve LA


Shade Hotels Festive Table Service Dinners

Where: Shade Hotel Manhattan Beach, Shade Hotel Redondo Beach

What to Expect: Head to the coast this NYE and celebrate with a festive dinner. Treat yourself to a staycation by booking a night stay at either of the Shade Hotels. Make a reservation by visiting or calling the front desk.

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ShoreBar NYE ’22

Where: ShoreBar, Santa Monica

Time: 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Price: $30-$99

What to Expect: Located literally right across from the beach, ShoreBar is one of Santa Monica’s best spots for nightlife with some pretty sweet nautical-themed decor. Between the live DJ and open bar, welcome in the new year with dancing and drinks in one of the most energetic and vivacious bars on the westside. Snag some complimentary NYE party hats and whistles just before toasting at midnight and let the good times roll! 

Moonlight Pier Pressure Cruise

Where: Marina del Rey

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Time: 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Price: $175-$279

What to Expect: Hop aboard LA’s largest yacht party and take in the most breathtaking skyline views from the harbor in Marina del Rey. This luxurious and unique celebration allows for guests to start 2022 off right by dancing and mingling on a boat fit for royalty in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. In addition to some tasty hors d’oeuvres and an open bar, enjoy the best view of fireworks over the entire city. 

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Harriet’s NYE 2022 Rooftop Party

Where: Harriet’s Rooftop, West Hollywood

Time: 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Price: $150-$160

What to Expect: Boasting some of the most beautiful views in West Hollywood, Harriet’s Rooftop New Year’s Eve Party offers guests the opportunity to get down with a live DJ as you take in the LA skyline and enjoy a five-hour premium open bar. With a decked out rooftop that features twinkling string lights and vibrant greenery, you’ll feel like you’re starting off the new year in the middle of a dream!

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NYE Dinner at Caldo Verde

Where: The Proper Hotel, DTLA

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Time: 5:30-10 p.m.
Price: $110-$140

What to Expect: If you’re looking to indulge in a grade-A dinner before heading out for a late night or enjoying a champagne toast from home, make a reservation at Caldo Verde and let your taste buds end the year on the best possible note. With a specially curated menu that focuses on California cuisine and Spanish flavors, Caldo Verde is the perfect place to save the best meal of 2021 for last. 


Universal Studios Hollywood’s EVE

Where: Universal Studios Hollywood

Time: 9 a.m.-2 a.m.
Price: $134

What to Expect: EVE at Universal Studios Hollywood gives families the opportunity to celebrate the holiday with thrilling rides and roller coasters, live performances and a showstopping fireworks display. Though there are drinks and dancing available for those who would like to partake, this kid-friendly event is perfect for those looking to get out of the house and have a great time with the entire fam. 

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NYE Dinner at The Bungalow Kitchen

Where: 2nd & PCH,  Long Beach

Time: 8-9:30 p.m.
Price: Varies

What to Expect: The Bungalow Kitchen in Belmont Shore is offering their full dinner menu, along with chef specials this NYE. If you want to up the ante even more, request the sommelier-picked wine pairing and end the year in total foodie bliss. Once dinner is over, stick around for dancing and drinks on the patio!


Theia NYE Party

Where: Theia, West Hollywood

Time: 5-8 p.m. | 8 p.m -2a.m.
Price: $125

What to Expect: Get ready to indulge in a three-course meal and cocktail of choice as you watch belly and fire dancers, acrobats, a DJ and other surprise entertainment all from your seat at the dinner table. This NYE party at Theia will transport you to Mykonos for a memorable way to ring in 2022.

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The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

Where: The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

Credit: Sterling Reed Photography, The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood

Time: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Price: $125

What to Expect: What’s more LA than celebrating NYE on a rooftop with insane views of the entire city? Head to the largest rooftop in Hollywood, I|O rooftop at The Godfrey Hotel Hollywood, for a black and gold themed party. There will be a DJ, a champagne toast, specialty menus and room packages available. 

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Allie Lebos graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017 with a BA in Communication. While in school she was a staff writer at The Daily Nexus for nearly two years. Since graduating she has written for The Palisades Magazine, as well as Hidden Hills Magazine. Currently living in Santa Monica, Allie loves to indulge in good food, hot yoga, and daily walks along the beach; writing articles on travel, special events, as well as features on local businesses and individuals.


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