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Tucson's New Year's Eve 2021 Parties Still Go On!

Many of the traditional New Year's Eve events in Tucson will be held this year to usher in 2022. Event venues may require proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test result. Check their web sites for details. Submit any NYE Tucson Parties to [email protected] for free listing to reach thousands of Tucsonans who are anxious to party.

Friday, December 31, 2021

  • Bar Stool Sports 2021 Arizona Bowl at University of Arizona Stadium. 12pm.
  • NYE Bar Stool Sports Arizona Bowl Bash in Downtown Tucson's Time Square (Congress & 5th Avenue) for the New Year's Event Bowl Bash after the game. 6pm until 1am. The dropping of local artist Joe Pagac's Tucson Taco and fireworks off the rooftop of the Hotel Congress. Free!
  • NYE Red Carpet Gala with The Festival Band and DJ Albert B. Marriott University Park.
  • NYE At Hotel Congress. There are two ways to celebrate the New Year at Hotel Congress this year! Plan to dine on their indulgent 4-course prix fixe menu designed by their culinary team lead by chefs Brian Smith and Carlos Mendoza, or go big and be a part of our most exclusive party of the year. Stay with as a hotel guest on NYE and get the full and exclusive experience! Cup Cafe NYE Dinner. Seating begin at 4pm. Please make reservations by calling 520-798-1618 or reserve online. Full menu unavailable. Allow us to serve your final meal of 2021.
  • Casino del Sol plans its annual New Year's Eve 2021event with entertainment, gambling, dining and hotel.
  • Rick Braun's New Year's Eve Getaway at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. Doors open at 6:30pm. Rick Braun hosts this one of a kind New Year's Eve celebration- two day event featuring seven hours of live music with charity fundraising, golf tournament, dinner, dancing, and a champagne toast at midnight. Joining Rick will be Richard Elliot, Vincent Ingala, Selina Albright, and Start the Party Early with Eric Darius. Rick Braun's new album "Crossroads" is in stores now. PLEASE NOTE: for everyone's safety, this is a vaccinated attendee only event.
    Proof of vaccine will be required when you make a ticket registration.
  • Monterey Court live music from Heather Hardy and Dusty City Blues starting at 7pm. Also, four-course dinner option $60, or just $20 for music entry. Reservations must be made through website at montereycourtaz.com
  • Hotel Congress The Cup New Year's Eve & New Year's Day NYE open 8am-3pm, 4-8pm / NYDay open 8am-3pm, 4-10pm.

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