New Year’s Eve Celebrations Near You

New Year’s Eve is just days away, and if you don’t already have plans – or you’re looking for alternatives to the typical party scene – there are plenty of options to choose from. Whether you are searching for activities that will entertain the whole family or seeking a night out as a couple or with friends, we’ve got you covered.

These nearby activities will get you out of the house and keep you awake until midnight, or, if getting to bed earlier is your jam, you can choose from the family activities below. So celebrate all of your blessings this year and usher in the new year with excitement!

Family-Friendly New Year

  • New Year’s Eve Ball at Sugar Land Holiday Lights

Dress your best and head on over to the New Year’s Eve Ball in the Regions Bank Club at the Sugar Land Holiday Lights. Walk through more than 100 dazzling displays plus 3 million magical lights at the Sugar Land Holiday Lights. After your tour, enjoy a delicious buffet dinner and cocktails while you groove to the on-site DJ’s beats. End the night and begin the new year with an exhilarating midnight firework show and take a picture at the photo booth to take a memento home with you as a pleasant reminder of 2022.

Time: 8:00 P.M. to 12:15 A.M., Price: $23. BUY TICKETS TO THE NEW YEAR’S EVE BALL TODAY

  • Kemah’s New Year’s Eve Celebration

Spend the day on the boardwalk in Kemah enjoying the 10 waterfront restaurants, 13 amusement rides, midway games, and shopping. Live music will accompany your stroll and lead up to the big event: Fireworks at 10:00 pm!

  • Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve

Celebrate the new year alongside Sharkey, the Houston Aquarium mascot. After a day of exploring the underwater world, enjoy a delicious buffet, a balloon drop, games, contests and giveaways for the kids.

Adults $30.99
Kids (3-10) $22.99

Ticket Price entitles 50% Off All-Day Adventure Pass ticket.


Couple or Friends New Year’s Eve

  • 5th Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Roof

Ring in 2023 at The Roof on the lake in Sugar Land, a glamorous venue with fantastic views. The celebration includes a dinner buffet, champagne toast, photo booth, live entertainment, dancing, midnight countdown, and premium party favors. Dance the night away with the electric sounds of two DJs, and enjoy a special live band performance at midnight. Dress to impress and get your tickets here.

  • NYE in the Sky

Ring in the new year while supporting a great cause. Big Brothers Big Sisters hosts this Dec. 31 event featuring live DJ entertainment, party favors, an open bar, and an unmatched view of Houston’s skyline.

  • Sugar Land Town Center Restaurants

Throughout Town Center, join Sugar Land restaurants featuring special menus, signature cocktails, party favors, and entertainment. Take advantage of Perry’s Steakhouse and Grill’s prix fixe menu – set your reservation for early evening and take $10 off. For a fun and casual New Year’s Eve with your friends, head to Bar Louie in Sugar Land Town Square for their New Year’s Eve Bash from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dance the night away as the live DJ plays your favorite songs, play games on the patio, get a chance to win collectible giveaway items and make a toast to the new year. Grab your foodie friends or your date and head to Vino & Vinyl to enjoy their chef-driven menu and laid-back ambiance for New Year’s Eve. Enjoy live music, food specials, dancing and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Dig into a delicious Italian-American meal and welcome the new year with a full heart and full belly with B.B. Italia’s NYE Dinner Service! Enjoy festive decorations, holiday specials, and most importantly, a delicious dinner menu featuring popular items such as NY-style pizzas, calzones, and homemade pasta. Offering an experience for all the senses, B.B. Italia will also have a live piano player from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. making your dining experience even more special.

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Rebecca Becker

Rebecca has been a lifelong writer committed to telling stories that illuminate special people, places, and causes. She writes for local, regional, national, and international publications and is based in Houston. She’s been a lifelong Christian dedicated to bringing that perspective forth and keeping the Christian voice within the larger conversation.