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New Year’s Eve Parties in Reno Tahoe

The majority of us can agree that we are ready to put 2021 in our rearview mirror. And while we will be celebrating New Year’s Eve a little differently than usual, there are still plenty of ways to have a festive night and ring in the New Year in style (even if that style means rocking your favorite comfy slippers).

Whether you’re looking for great nightlife or staying in, learn more about what to do in Reno on New Year’s Eve. Ring in the new year with delicious Reno dining offerings and events. There are plenty of things to do for New Year’s Eve in Reno Tahoe. 

Things To Do for New Years Eve in Reno Tahoe

Nightlife lovers and foodies alike will love NYE in Reno. Looking for things to do for New Year’s Eve in Reno Tahoe? Look no further.

Reno New Year’s Eve Parties

Bring the glitz and glam into 2022 at Burlexque at LEX Nightclub, inside Grand Sierra Resort. If heading downtown is more your style, check out the celebration at Cargo Concert Hall with world-renowned DJ Borgore keeping the music going well past midnight. Record Street Brewing will be hosting a swagged out Reno 54 themed New Year’s Eve party with dancers, aerial performers and live music. THE ROW in downtown Reno is hosting several New Year’s Eve celebrations, with VIP parties at NoVi, Brew Brothers, El Jefe’s Cantina and Rum Bullions, as well as no-cover celebrations at Roxy’s, Silver Baron, Aura and Cabaret. Matador Lounge will keep you dancing all night with local bands El Raj and Oh Lonesome Ana, along with a vinyl DJ. Other party highlights will be the champagne toast and rooftop fireworks.

A celebration isn’t complete without a delicious meal. Start your evening along the Truckee River at Wild River Grille, offering a five-course gourmet dinner complete with champagne. The restaurants at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa will help you ring in the New Year with dining specials. Enjoy four-course dinners at Bistro Napa and Atlantis Steakhouse, as well as a steak and seafood feast at Tucan Charlie’s Buffet & Grille and more. From fine dining at Bimini, CHI and Romanza to casual options like Biscotti’s, Oceano and Cafe Milano, Peppermill Reno’s restaurants will be serving up New Year’s Eve specials.

As the clock strikes midnight in downtown Reno, revelers be treated to a spectacular fireworks show over Virginia Street and the Reno Arch.

Ring in the New Year in Sparks

Tear up the dance floor at the Nugget Casino Resort as you ring in the new year at the Take 2 Dance Band Dinner Show, featuring dinner followed by a smokin’ hot dance band that will be performing your favorite hits from a variety of genres. The party at the Nugget continues with five days of celebrating, December 29-January 2, with poker, slot and keno tournaments, live bands and DJs, dining specials and more.

New Year’s Eve at Lake Tahoe

Get ready for a night of revelry with Pimps of Joytime, performing live at Crystal Bay Club. If you can’t make their New Year’s Eve concert don’t worry, they’ll be taking the stage for three nights – December 30, 31 and January 1.

Fun and Festive Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Home

Take-Out Is Served

Maybe you prefer stay home and keep things casual… remember those fuzzy slippers are calling your name. In that case, grab a hot pizza or selection of tacos from one of Reno’s favorite spots.

And a meal isn’t complete without dessert! Reno and Sparks have no shortage of choices for the sweet tooth, from decadent ice cream creations to bakeries and other sweet shops. Order some extras so you can have a sweet treat with breakfast on January 1.

Good News – No Line for the Bar

Any New Year’s Eve celebration calls for some libations! From cocktails to craft beer, anything is possible even when toasting at home. If want to be your own bartender and show off your mixology skills, try one of these Reno Tahoe inspired cocktails with tasty recipes from local bars like Death & Taxes or 10 Torr. More of a craft beer enthusiast? Reno and Sparks have you covered in spades! Check out our brewery map to get started on the hunt for the perfect brew. Most breweries offer their beer in cans, crowlers or growlers so you can it to-go.

Stay In, In Style

When you party at home, you can still do it in style! Whether you’re looking for something fancy, vintage-inspired or cozy, there’s a shop in Reno where you’ll find just what you’re looking for. Find something one-of-a-kind at a thrift store like Junkee or The Nest. If you’re looking for something to freshen up your wardrobe that will also be perfect for a night out when you’re able to show it off properly, check out one of Reno’s unique and stylish boutiques. Now is the perfect time to be playful with your style so don’t hold back.

Change of Scenery

If you’re getting tired of looking at your same old furniture, take your ‘night in’ out with a stay at a Reno Tahoe hotel. Something as simple as changing your surroundings can make for a more fun and carefree evening. You can dine, drink and dance around your hotel room in a fluffy robe, and the best part is that you don’t have to worry about making the bed in the morning! And rest assured, area hotels are following stringent health and safety protocols to help you have the best stay possible.

However you choose to celebrate the New Year in Reno Tahoe, we hope you have a safe and fun-filled evening!

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