14 Things To Do For New Year’s Eve 2022 In Boston

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14 Things To Do For New Year’s Eve 2022 In Boston

While 2021 has been a rather eventful year, to say the least, we’re looking forward to sending it off in style. Whether you want to ring in the new year at a raging party, a relaxed sit-down concert, or outdoors at a fireworks show, here are our favorite plans for New Year’s Eve 2022.

1. Boston 80’s Prom New Year’s Event 

Celebrate the new year at a wicked awesome dance party with a playlist featuring all your favorite throwback hits from the 80s and 90s. You can get dressed to the nines and dance the night away at the Westin Hotel Grand Ballroom!

2. 30+ Back Bay Ball at Westin Copley 

The Back Bay Ball is Boston’s only 30+ NYE event, so if you fit the category and want to have a fabulously glamorous New Year’s Eve, this is the event for you. Hosted at the Westin Hotel’s Grand Ballroom, this ball will feature DJs, a delicious Tuscan dinner, a silent auction to support The Ellie Fund, and of course, lots of bubbly!

3. Boston’s Best NYE Party Resolution Ball 

Set the bar high for 2022 and start your New Year at a grandiose ball, complete with a full-course Tuscan dinner, dancing, and the most glamorous group of young Bostonians you can dream of! The Resolution Ball is Boston’s largest and longest-running New Year’s eve bash, and also its most glamorous, hosted in the prestigious Westin Hotel Grand Ballroom.

4. First Night Boston 2022


Ring in 2022 at Boston’s biggest New Year’s celebration! Back for its 42nd annual celebration, First Night Boston is a fun, free, and family-friendly way to celebrate the new year with your city. The celebration will include hours of live entertainment, including live music, dancing, ice skating shows, and a parade. With dazzling ice sculptures and two firework shows, it’s a super spectacle you don’t want to miss!

On New Year’s Eve from 4-6 PM, JJ Artworks will be hosting a Paint Night  at the The Anchor, Boston’s only multi-story public gathering space and arts venue. This free event will walk you through a painting lessons on mini canvasses, and in the meantime you can enjoy warm drinks in an outdoor igloo. Reserve your spot by emailing anchor@theanthemgroup.com.

Cósmica is hosting an all-night festive fiesta on the 31st, with dinner, drinks, and live Mariachi music by Telemundo superstar Veronica Robles. You can either start your night with a fantastic meal or ring in the new year with the Cosmica crew. 

7. New Year’s Hippie Hour at Midway Cafe

Looking fro a down-to-earth New Year’s celebration? Midway Cafe is hosting a laidback concert event all night long, featuring Uncle Johnny’s Band, a tribute band to classic jam rock bands. 

8-13. Go ice skating

At last, the weather is finally getting cold enough to go ice skating, and you’ll be able to skate your heart out on New Year’s Eve for a family-friendly activity. Check out these rinks when you get the chance!

14. The Beehive’s New Year Speakeasy

The Beehive will be hosting a night of bohemian decadence  this New Year’s Eve, filled with food, drinks, and fun! On the menu for the evening will be an la carte menu from 5pm-8pm and a three course prix fixe menu starting at 8:30pm. Afterwards, hit the bar and enjoy a night of live jazz and a special burlesque show. For dinner reservations, call 617-423-0069 or reserve online.
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