Goodbye 2021, and hello 2022! As the year comes to an end, there’s no better time than now to celebrate. End your year with a gourmet meal at L’Auberge Casino & Hotel, or watch as the fireworks go off to ring in the New Year downtown. With plenty of different ways to celebrate, gather up your friends and family, and join in on all the festivities happening around Baton Rouge this New Year’s Eve. 

 

LIVE MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT

 

2022 Red Stick Revelry 
Friday, Dec. 31, from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. 

Head downtown this New Year’s Eve to the Davis Rhorer Plaza for a Red Stick Revelry 2022 extravaganza! Bring your friends out to listen to live music by Press 1 for English and the Michael Foster Project as you rave to the two laser light shows that night. Stick around until midnight for a 2022 countdown, the annual Red Stick drop and a fireworks display you won’t forget! 

 

Crowne Plaza New Year’s Eve Party
Friday, Dec. 31, from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Out with the old year and in with the new at the Crowne Plaza New Year’s Eve Party! Come cheers to the new year with live music performances by Chase Tyler Band and The Eddie Smith Band this December 31st. Hit the dancefloor, and enjoy an open bar alongside a dinner buffet, featuring the best Louisiana cuisine around. 

 

New Years Eve at Red Stick Social
Friday, Dec. 31, from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Dance your way into 2022 with Southdown Souls featuring Chris Leblanc this New Year’s Eve at Red Stick Social. Make sure to stick around all night as there will be a live DJ following the performance by Southdown Souls. 

 

3 Blind Mice Rings in the New Year
Friday, Dec. 31, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Wine and dine at Sullivan’s Steakhouse this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy a celebratory four-course meal, and listen as 3 Blind Mice plays to bring in the new year. Don’t miss out on the champagne toast at midnight!

 

A Poet’s Dream: NYE Masquerade Party
Friday, Dec. 31, from 9:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Enter the new year with open arms this New Year’s Eve at Dead Poet Nightclub! Show up in your formal attire, and embrace the masquerade ahead. Don’t have a mask? Don’t worry! Masks will be provided upon entry. 

 

Gatsby’s House Baton Rouge New Year’s Eve Party 2022
Friday, Dec. 31, from 9:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve this year the Gatsby way at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center Hotel! Hit the premium open bar, and then make your way over to one of the three provided areas to mingle with other partygoers. With four top Baton Rouge DJs performing throughout the night, this event is sure to fulfill all the glitz and glamor of the roaring ’20s! *Must be 21+ to attend.* 

 

New Year’s Eve Glow Party
Friday, Dec. 31, from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Come watch the ball drop at The Basin Music Hall this New Year’s Eve! With a live performance from Category 6, this glow party is the best way to kick off your new year. Bring all your friends out for a celebration that you won’t want to miss!

 

New Year's Eve Bash 
Friday, Dec. 31, at 11 p.m. 

Ring in the New Year at L’Auberge Casino & Hotel this Dec. 31! Hitting the stage at 11 p.m., Capitol City Soul will have you up on your feet dancing all the way into 2022. Entry includes an open bar. *Must be 21+ to attend.*

 

FOR KIDS

 

Red Stick Rising: A New Year’s Eve Tradition for Kids
Friday, Dec. 31, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Who says New Year’s celebrations are just for grownups? Have the kids get in on the action this year with the Red Stick Rising’s New Year’s Eve Tradition Event for kids! Come out to the River Center Library and Town Square for an afternoon of storytelling, arts and crafts and special performances by Clay Achee and his puppets!

 

Noon Year’s Eve
Friday, Dec. 31, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve this year with the whole family at Knock Knock Children's Museum’s Noon Year’s Eve event. Kick off the day by experiencing the ways in which different countries celebrate New Year’s, and finish it off with a ball and balloon drop for the kids. Occupancy is limited, so make sure to register today for the festivities! 

 

FOOD EVENTS

 

New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day Dining at Bon Temps Buffet
Friday, Dec. 31, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Celebrate 2022 with fine dining at Bon Temps Buffet inside L’auberge Casino & Hotel this New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day! Enjoy the special courses of this gourmet brunch or dinner as you bask in the celebration of new beginnings with friends and family. Make sure to book your reservations today! 

 

New Year’s Eve Dinner at 18 Steak
Friday, Dec. 31, from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

End your year with a celebratory meal at 18 Steak inside L’auberge Casino & Hotel this December 31st! With special dishes of veal chop piccata and Maine lobster ceviche being served, you’ll enter the new year with a satisfied palate! Seating fills up quickly, so be sure to make your reservation today!