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Top 10 casino resort New Year's Eve parties

20 December 2021

Christmas is less than a week away and right on the other side of that holiday, many are gathering groups and making plans to end 2021 and start 2022 on a good note.

From casino giveaways to nightclub parties, there are resorts all over the U.S. that are offering guests a chance to create a night to remember.

Here are 10 examples of the many casino resorts across the U.S. that are hosting special parties and events on New Year’s Eve.

10. Four Winds Casinos
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi’s Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce that the New Year’s Eve celebration at all Four Winds Casino locations in Michigan and Indiana will feature party favors and several drawings totaling more than $115,000 in cash prizes.

In addition, at any location, guests can partake in a $30,000 Noon Year’s Eve Cash Bash on Friday, 31 December, and the $35,000 Money Mania, plus $50,000 in New Year New Money, taking place on Saturday, 1 January.

Four Winds New Buffalo will be offering guests an enhanced all you can eat prime rib and shrimp buffet from 4 p.m. to midnight. Dinner is $45 for adults and $20 for children under 12.

9. Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
Beau Rivage Resort & Casino is ready to welcome in 2022 with parties and promotions during New Year's Eve and Day. Below are two places at the Mississippi resort to check out on NYE:

“Fire & Ice” Parties EIGHT75
- New Year’s Eve 3 p.m.-2 a.m. (Closed 6 – 7:30 p.m. to prepare for event)
  • Fire Themed Party - 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Live music performed by Dian Diaz, complimentary champagne toast and party favors
  • $40 per person, includes a beverage of choice. Tickets available Nov. 15, 2021 by calling 888.750.7111.
  • VIP Tables available for purchase. Prices vary.
Black Clover Lounge/Topgolf Swing Suite
- New Year’s Eve 4 p.m. – 1 a.m. (Closed 6 – 7:30 p.m. to prepare for event)
  • Ice Themed Party - 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
  • DJ Hyphee 8 p.m. – 1 a.m., complimentary toast and party favors
  • $25 per person. Tickets available Nov. 15, 2021 at or at the door that evening
  • VIP Tables available for purchase and include two bottles of champagne and bottle of preferred liquor.
8. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
Less than a year old, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas is ready to have guests enjoy its first New Year’s Eve celebration.

GRAMMY Award-winner and global phenomenon, Lizzo, will perform her smash hits at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas and ring in the New Year on 31 December alongside special guest DJ Sophia Eris.

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas’ culinary collection will offer a multitude of dining selections to celebrate the new year on 31 December:

Casa Calavera, combining traditional Mexican cuisine and an energetic social ambiance from TAO Group, will toast to 2022 with two dinner seatings at 7 p.m. for $75 per person and 9 p.m. for $110 per person, complete with tray-passed bites of Casa Calavera’s menu favorites, drink packages, a la carte items, a midnight champagne toast and a performance by a live DJ and a lively mariachi band will keep the fiesta going. All guests must be over 21.

Todd English’s Olives will feature a supreme four-course pre-fixe menu, $100 per person for reservations between 5 – 8 p.m. and $150 per person for reservations at 8:30 p.m. or later. Guests will choose from a selection of Chef English’s iconic menu, including appetizers (tuna tartare, beef carpaccio, Greek salad and Caesar salad), flatbreads (fig and prosciutto, Bronx bomber and bianco), pastas (tortelli, ravioli and rigatoni alla vodka), entrées (wood-fired half chicken, cast iron scallops and untouchable veal parmesan) and desserts. Entrée upgrades will be available. David DeCosta, Las Vegas’ premier jazz vocalist will perform from 8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. And guests will toast to the New Year with champagne at midnight.

7. Treasure Island Las Vegas
On 31 December, Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que at Treasure Island will ring in the New Year by hosting a party featuring live music by Scotty Alexander, party favors, and a view of the Las Vegas strip’s annual fireworks show.

Guests can enjoy no cover charge until 8 p.m., when entry will become $25 at the door. Award-winning Gilley’s bar-b-que and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the evening.

In addition, Treasure Island will serve special three-course, New Year’s Eve menus at The Coffee Shop, Phil’s Italian Steak House and Seafood Shack.

6. Mohegan Sun
Mohegan Sun in Connecticut is inviting guests to welcome in 2022 in style, as the Uncas Ballroom rolls out the “Party into the New Year,” celebration, equipped with an open bar, DJ V Tech setting the tone for the dance floor, a midnight champagne toast and a breakfast buffet.

Tickets for the 21+ Party into the New Year celebration inside Uncas Ballroom on Friday, 31 December are $125.00 in advance and $150.00 for day-of purchases.

The Beach Boys: Holiday Harmonies also takes center stage this New Year’s Eve at Mohegan Sun. Fans can close out the year right with Mike Love and The Beach Boys as they celebrate the season with a mix of holiday classics from the band’s Christmas album and more.

Lansdowne Irish Pub & Music House will also be featuring music by DJ Cribb on New Year’s Eve, as well as hosting a champagne toast, party favors and more.

5. Hard Rock Casino - Lake Tahoe
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Lake Tahoe will host a “Light up the Night” Celebration, located on Guitar Plaza, with performances from DJ Cash Master from 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. and DJ Oscar Perez from 10:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. on Alpine Union Balcony and an outdoor bar.

Alpine Union Patio Exclusive Seating tickets include heated patio seating, a champagne toast at midnight and a premium view of the fireworks show.

Beginning at 5 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, guests can enjoy a specialty prix fixe menu at Park Prime, featuring the restaurant’s classic steakhouse dishes like shrimp cocktails, prime filet, Chilean Seabass and more for $150 per person.

4. The Venetian Las Vegas
Whether you’re looking to eat, drink or dance away 2021, The Venetian Las Vegas has an array of experiences to welcome you into 2022.

Three unique bars (The Dorsey, Rosina & Electra Cocktail Club), a night of endless possibilities. The Cocktail Collective offer stunning environments with handcrafted cocktails and bottle packages for a variety of party sizes. Mingle well past midnight and celebrate the New Year in style. There are several reserved table packages for the three bars starting at $575.

Whether you’re celebrating in vintage Hollywood glam atop the 36th floor inside Prestige Club Lounge at The Venetian or dancing under the glittering disco ball on the 23rd floor at Prestige at The Palazzo Resort Hotel Casino, you’ll toast to 2022 at midnight with champagne and the best view of The Strip fireworks. General admission is $250 per person and reserved seating starts at $2,000 per table.

3. Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady
Guests are invited to ring in 2022 at Rivers Casino & Resort’s New Year’s Eve Glow Party with Funk Evolution. Admission to the New Year’s Eve Glow Party with Funk Evolution includes live music, dancing, party favors, cash bar, and a champagne toast at midnight all inside a spectacular neon and glow light filled Event Center. Tickets are on sale now for the advance purchase price of just $25. Tickets go up to $30 on the day of the event.

Guests can also celebrate New Year’s Eve at Dukes Chophouse on Friday, 31 December or Saturday, 1 January 2022 with a special three course dinner that includes a choice of fresh oysters with red caviar or shrimp cocktail, an 8-ounce Angus filet with butter and creamed poached lobster, and a chocolate souffle for dessert. Cost per person is $120 +tax and gratuity.

Rush Rewards members who are actively playing with their Rush Rewards card at valid slot or video poker machines on 31 December and 1 January 2022 will have a chance to win $220 slot play. Five winners will be selected each hour between 1 p.m. and 10 p.m. on both days.

2. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Those in Las Vegas are invited to usher in the New Year with a variety of celebratory experiences including a two-night engagement with Maroon 5 inside The Chelsea, a lively DJ set by producer Fisher at Marquee Nightclub, a VIP firework viewing party atop the resort’s iconic rooftop Ice Rink, a champagne toast inside The Chandelier and much more.

Pop the champagne and say farewell to 2021 with an unforgettable performance by DJ Fisher at the world-renowned Marquee Nightclub, which has more than 60,000 square feet of space, endless cocktails and bottle service.

You can also experience views of the Las Vegas Strip and ring in 2022 as the beloved Ice Rink hosts a firework watching celebration. Toast to a three-hour open bar experience, beats by DJ D-Miles, VIP and reserved firepit seating, and a champagne toast at midnight. Guests must be 21 years or over to experience the open bar. Guests under 21 can purchase a ticket for non-alcoholic beverages when accompanied by a parent or guardian.

1. SAHARA Las Vegas
Raise a glass to 2022 with an exclusive New Year’s Eve celebration at the newest venues at SAHARA Las Vegas. Enjoy an evening of excitement and indulgence with a select premium open bar, live music, Instagrammable moments and surprise Vegas entertainment throughout the property from 9 p.m. through 2 a.m.

The all-access pass includes live entertainment and a select premium open bar at CASBAR Lounge, Chickie’s & Pete’s Crab House and Sports Bar, and Azilo Ultra Lounge starting at 9 p.m. Those looking for a front row seat to The Strip’s fireworks spectacular can join in a New Year’s Countdown at Azilo Ultra Pool beginning at 11 p.m.

Additionally, guests who purchase tickets to the New Year’s Eve celebration will also receive access to the New Year’s Day Recovery Station, featuring an open bar of Bloody Mary’s, mimosas and Vodka Red Bulls at The Tangier from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, 1 January.

Tickets are $60 per person, plus tax, fees and gratuity. Tables are also available for $500 each for up to four guests, which includes one bottle of champagne and one bottle of vodka.
Dan Ippolito

As Casino City's associate editor, Dan produces and edits all of our weekly newsletters, and writes about the gaming industry for our websites and the GPWA Times Magazine. Dan graduated from Marist College in 2017 with a degree in Communications and a concentration in Sports. Email him at, or follow him at @casinocity_dan on Twitter.
Dan Ippolito
As Casino City's associate editor, Dan produces and edits all of our weekly newsletters, and writes about the gaming industry for our websites and the GPWA Times Magazine. Dan graduated from Marist College in 2017 with a degree in Communications and a concentration in Sports. Email him at, or follow him at @casinocity_dan on Twitter.