Looking for a special way to celebrate New Year's Eve in Northwest Indiana? There are plenty of events for you to enjoy, whether you are looking for something family-friendly or some fun for just the adults!

Pierogi Drop

Pierogi Drop

This year's Pierogi Drop in Whiting will have a countdown clock, music, food and beer garden, a spectacular firework display and, of course, a 10-foot illuminated pierogi dropping 90 feet at midnight! The event will start at 8:00 PM. Find your spot at the intersection of 119th and Atchison Avenue to ring in the new year with the Knights of Columbus.



Enjoy a New Year’s Eve celebration from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the kiddos at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center! There will be a balloon drop, a family-friendly bubble & fizz toast, and of course a countdown to New Year. Get your tickets here.


New Year's Eve at Lighthouse Restaurant

NYE at Lighthouse Restaurant

Bring in the new year and dance the night away at Lighthouse Restaurant in Cedar Lake! Enjoy a delicious dinner of steak and lobster, an open bar and DJ along with a champagne toast! Tickets are $175 including tax and gratuity. Contact Dana Hernandez to reserve your spot and pre-pay at 219-374-9283 ext. 2. Learn more here.


Everclear at Hard Rock Casino

The 90’s New Year with Everclear

Spend your night at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana and ring in the new year with free entertainment on two stages! Before Everclear rocks in the new year, the night will start at 9:00 p.m. with Nerdvana on the Hard Rock Cafe stage while Wanye Baker Brooks & Ronnie Baker Brooks play at the Council Oak Bar stage! Learn more here.

NYE with Bobcat Goldthwait

New Year’s Eve with Bobcat Goldthwait

Laugh your way into the new year with actor, comedian, director and screenwriter Bobcat Goldthwait at Hobart Art Theater! Show is all ages, but is recommended for 17 and older. Find out more here.


Champagne on New Year's Eve

White Rhino New Year's Eve Party

Ring in the New Year at White Rhino in Dyer with no cover charge! Come out for a special menu, countdown, balloon drop and champagne toast, plus the kitchen is open until midnight.  Check it out here.


New Year's Eve at CVPA 2022

New Year's Eve at the CVPA

Get tickets for this enjoyable New Year’s Celebration with the Center for Visual and Performing Arts. Listen to your favorite songs from musicians Tim Dionne, Kerry Gremp and Bruce Smit from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. There's also the option for a tasty dinner including a cash bar beforehand. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the meal is served at 6:00 p.m. Find the full menu and buy tickets at their website here.

Find more upcoming events on our events page here.

From our family to yours, we wish all of you a happy and healthy new year!

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