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, the Pierogi Drop in Whiting will be an outdoor event only with a countdown clock, music, a spectacular firework display and, of course, a 10-foot illuminated Pierogi dropping 90 feet at midnight! Music will start at 8:00 PM. Find your spot to socially distance and ring in 2021 with the Pierogi Drop from the Knights of Columbus.



10:00 AM – 2:00 PMEnjoy a New Year’s Eve celebration for the kiddos at Bellaboo’s Play and Discovery Center! There will be Bopping balloons, a family friendly bubble & fizz toast, and of course a countdown to New Year. Get your tickets here.

Smash Mouth

The 90’s New Year with Smash Mouth

Spend your night at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana and ring in the new year with live music from Run Forrest Run and Smash Mouth! Learn more here.

Enuff Znuff Hobart Art Theater

New Year’s Eve Party with Enuff Znuff

Bring in the New Year rocking at the Hobart Art Theatre! Learn more here.

New Year's at CVPA

New Years at the CVPA

Get tickets for this decadent New Year’s Celebration with the Center for Visual and Performing Arts. There will be dinner and a show in the ballroom so you can dance the night away! Your ticket will also include a four-course meal. Find the full menu and get your reservations made at their website here.

Farmhouse NYE Menu

New Year’s Eve Dinner at the Farmhouse

Enjoy a delicious Farm to Table meal from Farmhouse Restaurant at Fair Oaks Farms before heading to your other New Year’s festivities. Make your reservation and learn more at their website here.

When you’re finished with dinner take a walk through their Forest of Lights and warm up with smore’s by a fire!


Skate into the New Year

Noon to 8:00 PM

Deep River Waterpark will be open New Year’s Eve for you to ice skate around the plaza! Take a break from skating and grab some hot chocolate to warm up. You can find more information at their website here.

New Year's Eve at Signature Banquets

Enjoy a Family style dinner, featuring the following: Chicken Breast vesuvio, Round Roast Beef with merlot gravy, Rosemary roasted red potatoes, Green Beans almondine as well as a four-hour premium bar and wine. There will also be entertainment by the Windy City Dueling Piano. Get your tickets here.

First Day Hot Cocoa Hike

Start 2022 off right with a nice hike around Gibson Woods! This hike will be in the evening so you can enjoy the sunset before heading off to warm up by the fire with some hot cocoa. Pre-registration is required for this event. Learn more here.

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