2022 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

Family – Friendly Night Out

  1. New Year’s Eve Daytime Party for Kids – Skating Plus
    Dec. 31, 2022
    12pm – 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!
  2. Tween’s New Year’s Eve Skate Party – Skating Plus
    Dec. 31, 2022
    8pm – 1am

    We ring in the New Year at midnight with an awesome countdown and balloon drop! Your admission will include  pizza, a drink, hats, horns and a drawing for prizes!
  3. Family New Year’s Eve Party – Dave & Buster’s Thousand Oaks
    Dec. 31, 2022
    4pmJoin us for a New Year’s Celebration including mouthwatering food, thrilling arcade games, and FUN for the whole family! Celebration Admission is required* to attend our exclusive EARLY New Year’s Eve Celebration. Enjoy a special video countdown and Ginger Ale Toast at 6:00pm to ring in 2023. Event concludes at 7:00pm.Celebration Admission

    • Appetizer Buffet with chicken bites, cheeseburger sliders, pretzel dogs, and more
    • Cinnamon Sugar Churros
    • Unlimited Soda, Coffee, or Tea
    • Ginger Ale New Year’s Toast
    • $20 Power Card with 100 chips for redemption games
    • Unlimited Video Game Play for non-redemption games**
    • Party Hats & Noisemakers –while supplies last 
  4. New Year’s Eve Spectacular – Ojai Valley Museum
    Dec. 31, 2022
    6:30pm – 9:30pm

    We’ve got the perfect way to spend New Year’s Eve! Our Spectacular is an all ages event for the young and young-at-heart. There will be dancing all night with DJ Mikael Jorgensen, a digital funhouse mirror, performances by a former Cirque du Soleil performer, belly dancer, and tap dancing by Cassidy Linder accompanied by Bernie Larsen, projection mapping on the tower, crafts and activities, games, snacks, and more. We’ll also have additional food and alcoholic beverages for sale. Tickets are $20 for ages 13 to 105, $10 for ages 3 to 12, with children two and under free. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

  5. Noon Year’s Eve at Discovery Cube LA
    Dec. 31, 2022
    10am – 1pm

    Don’t miss these hands-on activities…

    • Explore your favorite science exhibits
    • Sip and toast on apple juice and ginger ale
    • Watch the mega balloon drop at NOON
    • Get funky on the dance floor with our live music DJ
    • And much more fun!

    Included with an active membership or general admission.

  6. Noon Year’s Eve celebration at MOXI
    Dec. 31, 2022
    9:30am – 12:30pmKick off your New Year’s festivities early with a Noon Year’s Eve celebration at MOXI! Join us on Saturday, December 31 for a special ticketed event for all ages including festive activities, community partners, a rooftop dance party with DJ Gavin Roy, and a MOXI-wide countdown to 2023 complete with confetti, noisemakers + other surprises!Member tickets: Adults: $15 / Children: $11
    General tickets: Adults $20 / Children: $16
    Children (under the age of 2): Free
  7. Festival of Lights Family Celebration – Mission Inn 
    Nov 26 – Dec. 31, 2022

    The 2022 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.

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, 2022
    8pm – 1am

    Join us as we celebrate the arrival of 2023 at our 13th 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, four-course served meal, 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. Don’t forget to tour our amazing Air Force One from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.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.
  2. Jason Love’s New Years Eve Comedy Bash – Thousand Oaks
    Dec. 31, 2022

    Jason Love Comedy presents this annual crowd-favorite comedy show where L.A.’s hottest stand-ups work clean and ring in the new year with belly laughs.

  3. New Years Eve 2022 Santa Barbara Bar Crawl
    Dec. 31, 2022
    Check in at 8pm

    Sign up to receive a map of all participating downtown bars. Bounce 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. New Year’s Eve Party at Crowne Plaza Hotel – Ventura Beach
    Dec. 31, 2022
    8pm – 2amRing 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.
  5. Cosmic New Year’s Eve Parties at Harley’s – Camarillo and Simi Valley
    Dec. 31, 2022
    Choose between 4 sessions on December 31st. Whether you are looking to call it an early night or hang out with us past Midnight, we have options starting at 3 in the afternoon. ALL sessions are Cosmic.
  6. New Year’s Eve – Rio Carnival Westlake Village
    Dec. 31 2022
    8pm – 2am

    Tickets to include, live music, DJs, samba dancers, casino with funny money and raffle prizes, a one glass free champagne upon entry. The party will expand to include both the Provence ballroom as well as Bogies night club and patio to captivate the ambience of this large event.  Guests are encouraged to immerse themselves and dress in theme.

  7. Ring Ring Ring in the New Year – Dave & Buster’s Thousand Oaks
    Dec. 31, 2022
    9pmYou and your squad ring in 2023 at D&B with hundreds of arcade games, hand-crafted cocktails & mocktails, a premium appetizer buffet, and plenty of insta-worthy moments.VIP Admission

    • Premium Appetizer Buffet with Baked Cheeseburger Sliders, Grilled Shrimp Skewers, Pretzel Dogs, Chicken Tinga Tacos, Build-Your-Own Cantina Nachos, and more
    • Cinnamon Sugar Churros
    • Unlimited Soda, Coffee, or Tea
    • New Year’s Toast with valid ID
    • $20 Power Card with 100 chips for redemption games
    • Unlimited Video Game Play for non-redemption games*
    • Party Hats & Noisemakers while supplies last
  8. NYE Comedy Bash at Strey Cellars Winery – Oxnard
    Dec. 31, 2022
    6pm – 9pmEAST COAST NYE COUNTDOWN! Exclusive wine menu option avail for purchase. Pizza oven on premises.
  9. New Year’s Eve Improv at the Rubicon – Ventura
    Dec. 31, 2022The funnest New Year’s Eve tradition in town returns to the Rubicon stage with all the improvised music and comedy you’ve come to know all these years.Tickets include a champagne toast, beer, wine and charcuterie provided by Peirano’s of Ventura. This year you can purchase tickets via the Rubicon website and box office for General Seating The show will be over by 10:30pm so you can get home or to your next party to celebrate.
  10. New Year’s Eve Bash at Winchesters Grill & Saloon – Ventura
    Dec. 31, 2022
    9pm – 1amRing in the New Year with booty shakin’ tunes from The Corsican Brothers! We’ll have hats & hooters galore and a champagne toast at midnight! No cover!
  11. New Year’s Eve Party at The Vine – Ojai
    Dec. 31, 2022
    The Vine’s New Year’s Eve Party is back for the first time this decade. We are coming out in style, wear your best prom attire, enjoy the photo booth, complimentary bites, champagne toast, heated patio and the always incredible Cliff Beach Experience. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at The Vine.
  12. Bollywood Glamour New Years Eve Party
    Dec. 31, 2022
    10pm – 4am

    Los Angeles’s biggest and most anticipated New Years Party is here! Get ready for a night filled with great music glitz & glamour at one of the most beautiful nightclub venues in the LA area. BIH events has invited some of most talented Bollywood DJ’s in order to ensure everybody will have a night to remember! As the clock strikes midnight be ready to experience a celebration which you have never seen before with a balloon drop champagne toast and a countdown!
  13. New Year’s Eve – Aquarium of the Pacific
    Dec. 31, 2022
    8pm – 1am
    Dive into 2023 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 a live band playing in the Great Hall and DJs spinning in the galleries- all leading up to the confetti countdown at midnight!  Snap a pic in the photo booth, grab a drink from the cash bars or a tasty snack at Café Scuba before visiting with all your favorite animals. Plus, you never know what surprises are in store at Night Dive!

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!

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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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