2021 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, as well as Adult Events. Wishing everyone a bright and happy New Year!

Family – Friendly Night Out

  1. New Year’s Eve Daytime Party for Kids – Skating Plus
    Dec. 31 12 – 4PM
    Join us as we set the clocks ahead and ring in the New Year at 3:00 with an awesome countdown and balloon drop! Your admission will include hats, horns and a drawing for prizes!  Click the image below for a printable copy.
  2. New Year’s Eve Skate Party – Skating Plus
    Dec. 31 at 8:00PM
    We ring in the New Year at midnight with an awesome countdown and balloon drop! Your admission will include 2 slices of pizza, a drink, hats, horns and a drawing for prizes!  Click the image below for a printable copy.
  3. Festival of Lights Family CelebrationMission Inn
    Nov 26 – Dec. 31 2021
    The 2021 Mission Inn Festival of Lights will return with lighting displays and décor along Main Street. The event will open as a self-guided holiday lighting and décor experience. While we encourage individuals to take in the lights of the Mission Inn Hotel and Spa and the downtown light displays produced by the City, we encourage you to patronize local businesses and restaurants while following all current State and County mandated protocols.
  4. Pacific Park New Year’s Eve Celebration – Santa Monica Pier
    VIRTUAL EVENT

    Let us all stay safe as we move into the New Year. Instead of coming down to the Santa Monica Pier to watch our special countdown programming live, you can stream it online here starting at 11:30PM PST on December 31! Enjoy.

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)

  1. 12th annual New Year’s Eve Celebration – Ronald Reagan Museum 
    Dec. 31 2021 8:00PM – 1:00AM
    Join us as we celebrate the arrival of 2022 at our 12th annual New Year’s Eve Celebration under the wings of Air Force One! Ring in the New Year at the Reagan Library, the only place to be this New Year’s Eve in Southern California. Enjoy an elaborate night of celebration, gourmet dinner, and a champagne toast at midnight with all of the party essentials-hats, horns, streamers, and more! Watch the ball drop and more as you welcome in the New Year.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.View our amazing Air Force One Pavilion and Christmas Around the World holiday tree exhibit from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Also on display will be a collection of beautiful hand-crafted Menorahs that were given to President Reagan while in the White House.
  2. Bollywood Glamour New Years Eve Party
    Dec. 31 2021 10:00 PM TO Jan. 1 2022
    Louvre Banquet Hall – Los AngelesEarly Bird (4 Hr Unlimited, Premium Liquor) – sold out
    General Admission – $65
    Group Special (5+ People) – $60
    VIP Table (6 People – Includes Top-Shelf Bottle) – $1,500
  3. New Years Eve 2022 Santa Barbara Bar Crawl
    Dec. 31 2021 8:00PM – 2:00AM
    Institution ale – 516 State St Santa Barbara, CA 93101Bounce from bar to bar to celebrate NYE at multiple venues. Each location offers exclusive drink specials to ring in the New Year. This is the best deal to celebrate NYE in Santa Barbara!
  4. Lift off into space with us NYE 2021 Bogies Nightlife
    Dec. 31 2021 8:00PM – 2:00AM
    Bogie’s – 32001 Agoura Road Westlake Village, CA 91361Lift off into 2022, as Bogies blasts off to another galaxy. Our annual New Year’s Eve celebration will be filled with live entertainment, a Las Vegas-style casino, a galactic appetizer food station, and more!Tour the galaxy with three planets to choose from:Mars-Live music on the Main Stage Featuring the band Sidetracs, Las Vegas style Casino to win amazing prizes, and an Appetizer food station.Saturn- Outdoor Firepit Seating with Performances by Partybots from the future. VIP Reservations are available for Firepits & bottle service.Jupiter- High Energy Nightclub with a DJ
  5. The Ventura Moose LodgeDec 31 2021 8:00PM – 1:30AM
    Ventura Moose – 10269 Telephone Rd Ventura, CA 93004This New Year’s Eve, join us for a night to remember as we kick off 2022 with a bang! We will be featuring The Mighty Cash Cats and The Linda Ronstadt Experience live and in person for this one event only. This event is open to all ages and the public is welcome.The night includes DJ Sam Alot playing your favorite dance music and a spectacular light show. It also includes party favors, drink specials and a midnight champagne toast to bring in the New Year.
  6. Comedy Tonight Productions – New Years Eve Dinner Show
    Dec. 31 2021 6:00PM – 10:00PM

    Poinsettia Pavilion – 3451 Foothill Road Ventura, CA 93003Comedy Tonight Productions is happy to announce a New Years Eve Dinner Show presentation we call Broadway at the Seaside 2 (or BATS2)! Starting at 6pm at the beautiful Poinsettia Pavilion in Ventura, CA, the Pavilion will be operating a no-host bar until 7pm when a lovely dinner, catered by “Food Affairs by Stacey”, and featuring a variety of entrees to choose from including vegan options, followed by a performance of live Broadway Classics presented in a concertized format by a group of ‘Comedy Tonight Irregulars’!
  7. Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach New Year’s Eve Party
    Dec. 31 2021
    Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach – 450 E. Harbor Blvd., Ventura Where will you be when the clock strikes Midnight????
    Ring in the New Year at the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Hotel and party the night away in our Top of the Harbor Ballroom transformed into Club 12, featuring the live band, Dance Invasion.   Enjoy our 280-degree panoramic views of the coastline and the city skyline while dancing your way into the New Year.
  8. SLATE Bistro & Craft Bar New Year’s Even Dinner
    Dec. 31 2021 5:oo-8:30PMJoin us for a 4 COURSE DINNER and LIVE MUSIC, Indoor and heated outdoor seating available. Call now for reservations 805-388-9888 or text 805-218-1746
  9. New Year’s Eve – Aquarium of the Pacific
    Dec. 31 2021 8:00PM – 1:00AM
    Ring in 2022 at the fourth annual New Year’s Eve Night Dive at the Aquarium of the Pacific. It will be a night to remember with a live band playing in the Great Hall and DJs spinning in the galleries—all curated by the team that brings you Night Dive. So, you know it’s going to be good!Dance as much as you want and when you need a break, grab a drink from the cash bar and go see your favorite animals. You can also get your grub on with tasty bites on sale in Café Scuba.

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

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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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