Celebrate the New Year here in Michigan’s Great Southwest! From New Year’s Eve parties, bowling celebrations and galas to holiday light displays, New Year’s Eve dinners and hotel packages we’ve got you covered to ring in the New Year. 



Ring in the new year a little early with Vineyard 2121 as they host their NYE Pre-Party on Friday, December 31 from 6:00p-9:00p! Attendees will enjoy live music, a all you can eat heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet, party favors, a glass of bubbly and more! 

The Inn at Harbor Shores hosts a Casino Royale New Year’s Eve Party on Friday, December 31! Attendees are encouraged to wear their best 007 attire and will enjoy casino games, dinner that includes hors d’oeuvres and your choice of entree/dessert, DJ, a selfie station, a champagne toast at midnight and a late-night popcorn snack.

Don’t miss their Ultimate NYE Package! This $429 package (plus taxes) includes an overnight stay in a Harbor View guestroom, late checkout on January 1, two tickets to dinner and two tickets to the party! 

INSIDER TIP: Single tickets are available for both the Dinner & Party or Party only! Visit for more info. 

Journeyman Distillery invites you to ring in the New Year during their NYE Celebration Friday, December 31 from 9:00p-12:30a! Cost $25/person and includes music, dancing one drink ticket and a midnight toast. Complete the night with a dinner reservation at Staymaker at Journeyman! Chef has prepared a delicious three-course meal cocktail pairings.



Tabor Hill Winery offers a special NYE menu during their NYE Dinner on Friday, December 31. Dinner for two includes an appetizer to share, a choice of soup or salad and an entree ($150 for two)! A single guest price is available for $80. Guests will receive a complimentary bottle of Sparkling Cherry! Reservations required.

Celebrate the new year with 221 Main! Open on Friday, December 31 with limited availability. Call for reservations!

Dine with Tosi’s on New Year’s Eve as they host a menu with special NYE features items on Friday, December 31!



Ring in the New Year at noon instead of midnight with the Curious Kids’ Discovery Zone! This event runs from 11:00a-12:15p and is for ages 3-10. Adults and children over 10 do not need to register for the event (they will not receive refreshments or discounts on bells for the event). $10 registration includes a jingle stick for a march around Shadowland Ballroom to “ring in the New Year”, a glass of sparking grape juice for a noon toast, a balloon drop at noon (500 balloons), one free admission to the CKDZ and one free ride on the Silver Beach Carousel. 

INSIDER TIP: Silver Beach Carousel holiday break hours include
December 26-30 from 12:00p-5:00p; December 31 from
10:00a-3:00p and January 1 - Closed.

Striker’s Bowl hosts NYE parties on Friday, December 31! Family parties will be held between 12:00p-2:00p, 2:30p-4:30p and 5:00p-7:00p for $49.95 per lane (up to 6 on a lane) and includes a pizza buffet, unlimited bowling and shoes. Later options are available from 7:30p-10:00p and  10:30p-1:00a for $69.95 per lane (up to 6 on a lane) and includes a pizza buffet (the last party gets a variety of hors d’oeuvres), unlimited bowling and shoes.

Cheer on your favorite team during the New Year’s Baroda Bowl Madness at Round Barn Brewery & Public House from 12:00p-10:00p. The first 75 guests who order a pint get a free football pint glass! Attendees will enjoy food and beer specials. Sign up for their email for a chance to win a prize (must be present to win)!

Light up the Bluff has transformed Lake Bluff Park into a winter wonderland, featuring 1 million holiday lights. The lights will remain on through February 15 in Michigan’s Most Romantic City. This display is sponsored by the St. Joseph Improvement Association in partnership with the City of St. Joseph. For more information, call (269) 983 5541. Attendees can enjoy the lights 5:30a-8:30a and 5:30p-midnight!

The City of St. Joseph hosts the return of Candy Cane Lane at Milton Park now through January 8! Stroll through the park and enjoy looking at the multi-colored candy canes, find hidden rocks with holiday pictures, grab a craft from the pergola to take home, read the storybook How the Grinch Stole Christmas and grab a real candy cane before you leave! 

Stroll through the LIGHTS holiday display at Fernwood Botanical Gardens! Open Thursday-Sunday from 5:00p-9:00p through January 1, 2023. Advanced tickets are recommended. 


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