2023 is coming to a close and there is no better time to celebrate the end of the year! If you are looking to make new memories with your family celebrating New Year’s Eve or a  night out with someone special, you have come to the right place! Below you will find Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in Ventura County, as well as Adult Events. Wishing everyone a bright and happy New Year!

Ventura County New Year’s Eve Events 2023

Family – Friendly Night Out

New Year’s Eve Daytime Party for Kids – Skating Plus

Dec. 31, 2023
1pm – 4:30pm

We set the clocks ahead and ring in the new year at 4:00pm. Your admission will include hats and horns. We will be giving away lots of prizes for our big drawing!

Tween’s New Year’s Eve Skate Party – Skating Plus

Dec. 31, 2023
9pm – 1am

Join us for our annual New Years Eve Skate Party. Your admission will included 2 slices of pizza and a drink, hats, horns, and an entry in our drawing for lots of prizes!

New Year’s Eve Spectacular – Ojai Valley Museum

Dec. 31, 2023
6:30pm – 9:30pm

The last party of the year is going to be spectacular! You’ll enjoy music and dancing! Our DJ is Mikael Jorgensen. Entertainment, crafts, finger foods, and more are all part of the fun. There will be a 9 pm countdown to 2024. Festive attire is encouraged for this all-ages, indoors / outdoors event. Alcoholic drinks are extra, everything else included. Buy your tickets early – it is likely to sell out.

Tickets available on Eventbrite:
Adults, ages 16-106, $30 early bird special ($35 beginning 12/26)
Kids 3-15, $10 early bird special ($15 beginning 12/26)

EPIC Teen New Year’s Eve Bash – Thousand Oaks

Dec. 31, 2023
9pm – 12:15pm

 Join us for an unforgettable night packed with a live DJ, FREE pizza & soda, a photo booth, contests, giveaways, and a thrilling midnight countdown!

$15 at the door (Student ID or parent note required)

Family New Year’s Eve Party – Dave & Buster’s Thousand Oaks

Dec. 31, 2023
4pm

There’s only one way to end the year & start another, with FUN. New Years Eve at Dave & Buster’s is the place to be, with unforgettable entertainment, incredible bites worthy of being the last meal of the year, and OH did we mention Unlimited Video Game Play ALL night long. Plus enjoy an all-ages ginger ale toast accompanied by a special video countdown.

Grab tickets for the whole fam and come through for a New Years Eve celebration that’s as fun as can be (and will have you home before midnight, we promise!)

Celebration Admission includes: Access to our yummy appetizer banquet, unlimited soda, coffee, & tea, a $20 Power Card® with Unlimited Video Game Play, a special Ginger Ale New Year’s Eve toast & video countdown

Noon Year’s Eve celebration at MOXI

Dec. 31, 2023

Ring in the new year in your comfiest attire on Sunday, December 31 with a special Noon Year’s Eve pajama party for all ages. Enjoy a museum-wide celebration while you interact with MOXI’s exhibits and enjoy themed activities. This fun event will include a lively countdown to 2024 complete with confetti, noisemakers + a dance party.

Member tickets: Adults: $16 / Children: $12
General tickets: Adults $20 / Children: $15
Children (under the age of 2): Free- but need a ticket reservation to guarantee entry.

Noon Year’s Eve at Discovery Cube Sylmar

Dec. 31, 2023
9am – 6pm

Sip and toast apple cider and ginger ale.
Access to your favorite science exhibits.
A mega balloon drop at NOON and 3:00 pm.
Guests will be able to make their very own Sparkler fireworks to help ring in the New Year!
A dance floor with live music DJ, and much more fun!

Tickets are $5 for Members and $22 for Non-Members ($15 General Admission + $7 Non-Member ticket price).

Festival of Lights Family Celebration – Mission Inn 

Nov 26 – Dec. 31, 2023


The 2023 Mission Inn Hotel & Spa Festival of Lights returns this holiday season featuring lighted decorations and photo opportunities, food vendors and activities. Enjoy millions of holiday lights at The Mission Inn Hotel and Spa along with holiday-themed decorations in the downtown area at what has become one of the nation’s most popular holiday events and lights display.

Parents Only Night Out

While it’s fun to enjoy holiday activities with the kids, sometimes it’s a great excuse to get a sitter and head out on a date! When it comes to adult events, you have many choices in Ventura County. Here are a few picks for a great NYE. (Click each event for more information).

New Year’s Eve Celebration – Ronald Reagan Museum 

Dec. 31, 2023
8pm – 1am

Enjoy an elaborate night of celebration, four-course served meal, and a champagne toast at midnight with all the party essentials-hats, horns, streamers, and more! Watch the ball drop and more as you welcome in the New Year. Do not forget to tour our amazing Air Force One and Christmas Trees Around the World exhibits from 8:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. The remaining area of the Museum is not included in this price and will not be open.

Dance to live music played by top notch dance band, The Platinum Groove. Enjoy the classics, ballroom favorites, disco, Motown, and 50’s through the 90’s top hits played by our fabulous DJ. There will be something for everyone at this extraordinary celebration.

Jason Love’s New Years Eve Comedy Bash – Thousand Oaks

Dec. 31, 2023
7pm

Join us for Jason Love’s New Years Comedy Bash, where the best comedians in the business perform live (and work clean) in your favorite performing arts venue. The show starts at 7pm and ends with an east coast countdown at 9pm. This year’s show features Cathy Ladman, a celebrated comedian whose credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm, Modern Family, Caroline in the City, Charlie Wilson’s War, and The Tonight Show.

New Years Eve 2023 Santa Barbara Bar Crawl

Dec. 31, 2023
Check in at 6pm


As you navigate through the heart of Santa Barbara, you’ll encounter a plethora of bars, from craft cocktail lounges to energetic dance floors. So, grab your party hat and join the spirited revelry of Santa Barbara’s New Year’s Eve bar crawl.

New Year’s Eve Party at Crowne Plaza Hotel – Ventura Beach

Dec. 31, 2022
8pm – 2am

Ring in the New Year at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Hotel and party the night away. The Colette Lovejoy Band & DJ BuddyLuv, with special Guest Bob Nicols.

FREE EVENT and FREE PARKING

Cosmic New Year’s Eve Parties at Harley’s – Camarillo and Simi Valley

Dec. 31, 2023

Choose between different sessions on December 31st. Whether you are looking to call it an early night or hang out with us past Midnight, come ring in the New Year.

New Year’s Eve – Aquarium of the Pacific

Dec. 31, 2023
8pm – 1am

Dive into 2024 at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s New Year’s Eve Night Dive! Start the new year with the fish as you boogie to the tunes of Loud as Funk playing live in the Great Hall, DJs spinning in the galleries, a silent disco, and karaoke- all leading up to the confetti countdown at midnight!

New Year’s Eve – Rio Carnival Westlake Village

Dec. 31 2023
8pm – 2am

Enjoy the live band and DJs on the ballroom main stage and club style DJs on Bogies stage. stop by the casino room with funny money and raffle prizes, the cheese/dessert station and enjoy traditional brazilian performances by samba drummers and dancers! One glass of complimentary champagne upon entry. Doors open at 8pm.

Ring Ring Ring in the New Year – Dave & Buster’s Thousand Oaks

Dec. 31, 2023
9pm

Bottles popping! People cheering! Power Cards tapping! New Years Eve at Dave & Buster’s is more than just a good time, it’s the ultimate way to kick off a year of FUN! Grab tickets for your whole crew and stop by for an exclusive New Year’s event at D&B Thousand Oaks with a jam-packed night of unlimited video game play, top tier entertainment & yes, lots & lots of toasts! Cheers!General Admission includes: Access to our delectable appetizer banquet, unlimited soda, coffee & tea, a $20 Power Card® with Unlimited Video Game Play, a special New Year’s Eve toast

NYE Comedy Bash at Strey Cellars Winery – Oxnard

Dec. 31, 2023
6pm – 9pm

Oxnard! Enjoy our annual NYE Comedy Bash at beautiful Strey Cellars Winery! Comedians from HBO, Comedy Central, Conan. Sells out every year.

New Year’s Eve Improv at the Rubicon – Ventura

Dec. 31, 2023
7pm

Admission includes a toast with bubbly, beer, wine, soft drinks, hors d’oeuvres and other treats. Doors 7pm, show at 8pm. The event ends by 10:30 so that you can get home – or party elsewhere!

N.Y.E. Party at Naughty Pine Brewing Co. – Westlake Village

Dec. 31, 2023
12pm – 6pm

Enjoy live music, food and drinks.

New Year’s Eve Gala at The Manhattan – Camarillo

Dec. 31, 2023
9pm – 12:30am

Help us ring in the new year!! The Manhattan will be ringing in the new year with a spectacular New Year’s Eve gala beginning at 9:30 p.m. The gala will feature a Prix Fixe 3 course dinner, live music with Jeanne Tatum, dancing, party favors and a Champagne toast at midnight.

90s NYE Party at Twisted Oak Tavern in Camarillo

Dec. 31, 2023
3pm – 7pm

Come celebrate 90’s style.

New Year’s Eve 2024 Celebration at Pedals & Pints -Thousand Oaks

Dec. 31, 2023
3pm – 7pm

We’ll have Happy Hour on all our UK style brews, and a special menu from Bulls Eye Pub Fare including Scottish Meat Pies, Sausage Rolls, and Scotch Eggs.

Sam Khosravi will be playing UK pub tunes from 3pm to 5pm and we’ll have a big countdown for UK NYE at 4pm!

East Coast New Year’s Eve Party at Poseidon Brewing Co. – Ventura

Dec. 31, 2023
5pm – 9pm

Festivities run from 5-9 p.m. Passion Empanadas Food Truck | 2-8 p.m.New Year’s Eve Cask tapping at 5 p.m. Live Music with Vanise Terry Band | 6-9 p.m.

New Year’s Eve at the Raven Tavern in Oxnard

Dec. 31, 2023
8pm – 12am

VINYL GYPSIES Live -Multiple Champagne Toasts, Party favors, Gourmet featured menu , Premium handcrafted cocktails, and Local brewed craft beers.

DJ Sammy New Year’s Bash at Copper Blues in Oxnard

Dec. 31, 2023
Doors open at 9pm

We hope you enjoy a New Year’s Eve event here in Ventura County to celebrate the end of the year!  Wishing you and your family a very HAPPY NEW YEAR!

New Year's Eve events Ventura County

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Cascia was born and raised in the Arizona heat. While receiving her Pre-Med degree at HIU in California, a blonde, surfing, skateboarding boy stole her heart. In 2004, she married Chuck and had many adventures living in Arizona, California and Colorado. They now call Simi Valley home and have three wild and curious children - Becker (10), Bodie (7) and Lyla (6). She has been blessed to be a teacher, summer camp staff/program director, SAHM and now the owner of Ventura County Mom Collective. Playing guitar, writing songs, and reading any and every parenting book helps keep her sane and happy! A good cup of coffee or a bubbly La Croix can usually be found in her hand! She tries to live by the motto "I'd rather recover from failure than live with regret.

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