Check out this list of exciting ways to celebrate 2022 and welcome 2023 in the Cincy region!
Float into the New Year with BB Riverboats
Cheer in the new year out to sea. BB Riverboats will float you into the new year with a three-entrée buffet, entertainment, and of course, a cruise on the Ohio River! Champagne will be flowing at midnight, and you can enjoy a late snack buffet and take home a party favor you’ll be “shore” to love. Boarding begins at 8 p.m., and you will set sail at 9 p.m. BB Riverboats is also offering a special Kids New Year’s Lunch Cruise that starts earlier in the day at 11:30 a.m. with a 10:30 a.m. boarding time.
Happy Zoo Year at Cincinnati Zoo
The wildest and cutest New Year’s Eve bash in the city is at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Bring the whole family to enjoy the zoo starting as early as 1 p.m. with PNC Festival of Lights activities beginning at 4 p.m. Then enjoy a kid-friendly 8 p.m. countdown to the “New Year” as a part of Happy Zoo Year!
New Year's Eve at Winterfest
New Year's Eve Blast at Fountain Square
The annual New Year's Eve Blast celebration is back, so you can head to the heart of downtown for an evening sure to spark excitement for the new year presented by La Marca and Altafiber. Friday, December 31 | 6:00pm - 12:30a! The UC Health Ice Rink, presented by Fifth Third Bank, at Fountain Square will be open and ready.
• Hot, cold, and bubbly drinks a Fountain Square's Bar
• Heaters and high-top tables to gather around with family and friends
• DJ Natalie Jones & host, Jay Kruz, onstage setting the party vibe
• A Kids Countdown at 7:10 p.m. and Midnight Countdown at 12 a.m.
Back to the 90's: New Year's Eve Bash at Taft's Ale House
Grab your neon windbreaker or favorite band t-shirt and join Taft's Ale House for a night of 90's nostalgia! Featuring a DJ spinning '90's classics, board games, a bop-it competition, a money/coupon machine, photo booth and much more!
Cheers to the New Year at Topgolf
Drive 2022 out, and swing fore 2023 at Topgolf this New Year’s Eve. Reserve your own heated bay for up to six people with seasonal food, games, drinks and fun at the annual EVEning to Play.
2023 New Year Celebration at Tin Roof
Ring in the New Year at Tin Roof! Enjoy a live performance from the Bluff City Bandits and tunes all night long from DJ Kombat. Different ticket and package levels are available.
Holiday Lights Displays
Glittering holiday lights displays are always popular. Load up the family into the car for a safe, warm and socially-distanced dazzling lights experience. Click here for a list of Dazzling Holiday Light Displays throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.