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14 Dec 2021
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It's that time again when our nine cities celebrate a new beginning. Greater Palm Springs has no shortage of ways to greet the new year. Ring in 2022 with these fun outdoor activities, delicious dining and more. 


After time spent away from others, head out to these exciting events to ring in the new year and make it a memorable night! 

Join the fun at Agave Caliente Terreza at Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City  as special guest DJ Citizen Jane hosts New Year's Eve . The festivities will begin with live entertainment throughout the casino floor, leading into the evening featuring Super Sunido with Alf Apha & Friends, plus there are many chances to win prizes and Free Play giveaways. Purchase your tickets hereare many chances to win prizes and free play giveaways. purchase your tickets and with it you receive $22 in Free Play. 

Dance the night away with Saweetie, DJ Diesel, Getter and E-40 at Day One '22 NYE Show!  The party begins at 8 p.m. on December 31 at Coachella Crossroads.  Buy your tickets and be prepared to have a ball. This event is 21 and up. 

Cheers in the new year at Light It Up New Year's Eve Block Party  at the Cascade Lounge at Agua Caliente Casino Palm Springs . Dance the night away while DJ Lady Kate takes the stage starting at 8 p.m. From food trucks to fireworks and all in between, bring the family out for a great evening!

If you are looking to show your dance moves off, head to Light It Up New Year's Eve Dance Party  at The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage.  The party starts at 8 p.m., where you'll find an all night dance party with DJ Boba. 

End this year on a fun note when you attend a special show at Marvyn's Magic Theater.  For one night and one night only, get a chance to see the Jeff Hobson featuring special guest at the New Year's Eve Show,  who has been seen on NBC's The Illusionist Prime-Time Special and is one of the most in-demand comedy magicians around! Book your seats and buy those tickets for this performance happening December 31 at 6 p.m.

Celebrate with Miracle Springs Resort & Spa  as they host their Luau New Year's Eve.  Enjoy dinner, dessert, drinks and fun – including a champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight. To make your reservations, call 760-251-6000.

Presenting the 5th Annual 'Drag Me to 2022' Disco Gala,  The Saguaro Hotel & Pool  is throwing a one-of-a-kind New Year's Eve celebration featuring 'Hostess with the Mostess Miss Rusty Waters.' General admission will include buffet-style light bites, champagne toast at midnight, a cash bar, and live entertainment! VIP tickets will include a VIP lounge, privately hosted beer, wine, and champagne bar. The evening will begin at 8 p.m. Reservations are required. 


Attend Bar Cecil's New Year's Eve Soirée where there will be two delightfully fun ways to celebrate the new year. Starting with an unforgettable single-seating, seven-course menu, guests at Bar Cecil will begin with welcome drinks and end with beef wellington and opera cake. Seating for dinner will begin at 6 p.m. and the champagne toast will wrap it up at 9 p.m. The separate New Year's Eve countdown, which will include a champagne toast and a New York-inspired-midnight ball drop, will begin at 10:30 p.m. There will be an ala carte menu available. These events are sold separately and require reservations, which must be made by email at 

Enjoy the beautiful ambiance and gourmet Italian food that Jillian's has to offer. For December 31, 2021, Jullian's has curated a four-course New Years' dinner for their guests, where you will get to indulge in Beef Wellington, Icelandic Halibut, Presidential Whitefish, or Roast Rack of Veal Forestiere! Your reservation will also include a glass of champagne to ensure that you cheers and celebrate. Call the restaurant to reserve your table.

Experience upscale American cuisine infused with traces of tropical and European flavors while dining at Copley's on Palm Canyon.  Celebrate New Years Eve with a specially crafted dinner menu with options of Charred Prime Beef Filet & Lobster Tail, Roasted Scottish Salmon, Roasted Rack of Colorado Lamb and so many more delectable options. You will also be given options of appetizer's and a New Year Dessert Sampler. Reserve your table by calling the restaurant. 

Head to Acqua California Bistro's New Year's Eve Celebration for a four-course feast, which will be served at 6:30 p.m., and celebrate the Times Square New Year's ball drop with party favors at 9 p.m. For reservations, please call 760.862.9800.

Ring in the New Year at Lulu's Famous New Year's Eve Blow Out Party!  With a four-course dinner in a festively decorated dining room, complimentary hats, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight, this evening will be packed with fun times! For reservations, please call 760.327.5858. 

Raise your glass to 2022 at the New Years' Eve Dinner at Chi Chi at Avalon Hotel & Bungalows. Start the evening off with refreshments and sit down to enjoy a three-course meal. Dance the night away with live music and bottomless bubbles! For more information and to make reservations, click here. 


Start off your New Year's Eve with a gorgeous hike on one of the 100+ trails in Greater Palm Springs. From Joshua Tree National Park to Tahquitz Canyon and Thousand Palms Oasis Preserve.  Enjoy the beautiful fresh air and perfect temperatures while reaching new heights as you end one year and look forward to new beginnings. 


Not ready to say goodbye to the winter festivities? Stay in the spirit by enjoying glittering holiday displays, festive photo ops, and more. Make your New Year's Eve merry and bright by checking out the holiday lights throughout Greater Palm Springs neighborhoods, on El Paseo, or snap a photo with the festive Cabazon Dinosaurs. Check out these holiday happenings that can keep you in a festive mood all the way to 2022.


There's nothing quite as breathtaking as watching our sunny skies turn into captivating starry nights. Sit back, relax and experience dazzling star displays this New Year's Eve in Greater Palm Springs. With several national parks and stunning lookout spots just a short drive away, there's plenty of spots to stargaze and wish upon a star for a wonderful 2022. 


End the year with more delicious Greater Palm Springs holiday dining. View more restaurants serving extraordinary food this joyous season here.