Las Vegas To Ring in 2022 With Fireworks and New Year’s Eve Events

Las Vegas Events and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority have announced "America’s Party 2022," the fireworks and entertainment extravaganza ringing in the New Year on the Las Vegas Strip. The pyrotechnic display, co-produced by Fireworks by Grucci, will be launched from eight rooftop locations.

Participating resorts include MGM Grand Hotel & Casino; ARIA Resort & Casino; Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino; Caesars Palace Las Vegas; Treasure Island – TI Hotel & Casino; The Venetian Resort Las Vegas; Resorts World Las Vegas; and The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod.

As the only motorized form of transportation available along the Strip on New Year’s Eve, the Las Vegas Monorail has announced extended hours of operation. The trains will run continuously from 7 a.m. on December 31 through the entire New Year’s Day and until 3 a.m. on January 2, 2022 for a total of 44 straight hours. 

Usher will be back for a year-end installment of his residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Pop rock band Maroon 5 will ring in 2022 at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Revelers at Drai’s Nightclub inside The Cromwell Las Vegas can enjoy a performance by hip-hop icon Rick Ross besides the fireworks show.

Fremont Street Experience is turning the clock back for its NYE party. The Downtown Las Vegas attraction’s ’80s & ’90s Dance Party Celebration with performances by Vanilla Ice, Village People, Bobby BrownTone Loc and A Flock of Seagulls

Guests can ring in the New Year at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, where Van Halen lead singer David Lee Roth returns to his House of Blues Las Vegas residency. Bruno Mars will perform at Dolby Live located in Park MGM this New Year’s Eve, as the pop star is back for another installment of his resident show. Katy Perry will take the stage for her new residency at Resorts World Theatre, opening just days before the countdown to 2022 at Resorts World Las Vegas, the Strip’s newest resort.

South Point Hotel & Casino will offer three celebrations this New Year’s Eve, with live entertainment by Frankie MorenoThe Spazmatics and Donny Edwards. Broadway fans can close out 2021 with an evening at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Kristin Chenoweth will spend NYE singing songs from her latest album, “For the Girls,” on the Reynolds Hall stage. Guests can ring in the New Year with The Go-Go’s as they perform at The Venetian Theatre in The Venetian Resort Las Vegas. Lizzo, the Grammy Award-winning diva will belt tunes at The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The resort also features a performance by Kehlani at Money, Baby! this NYE.

Downtown Las Vegas hot spot DISCOPUSSY, located in the Fremont Street Entertainment District, will host an NYE party complete with DJ sets by Gettoblaster, Codes and Franklyn Watts. Hakkasan Nightclub caps off 2021 with a performance by Black Coffee, as the Grammy-nominated DJ and producer returns to the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Revelers can find Lil Jon, the iconic DJ and rapper behind the booth at JEWEL Nightclub inside ARIA Resort & Casino. Fisher, the Australian house music DJ and producer, is back for Marquee Nightclub’s final night of 2021 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. The Strip resort also features performances by The 442’s at The Barbershop Cuts & Cocktails and DJ Blaze at CliQue Lounge. Steve Aoki is back at OMNIA Nightclub, supplying the soundtrack for the Caesars Palace Las Vegas nightclub’s NYE celebration.

Clubgoers can enjoy a performance by rapper O.T. Genasis at TAO Nightclub, as the recording artist headlines the nightspot’s NYE celebration at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas. Multi-platinum DJ duo The Chainsmokers say farewell to 2021 with a set at XS Nightclub. Revelers can dance the night away to their poppy EDM beats at the Encore at Wynn Las Vegas poolside nightspot. The Strip’s newest resort brings back its resident DJ to close out 2021, as Zedd plays Zouk Nightclub at Resorts World Las Vegas.

Guests can raise a toast to 2022 atop Circa Las Vegas, the tallest building in Downtown Las Vegas, at Legacy Club’s Sky High New Year’s Eve Celebration. They can sip on specialty cocktails, warm up by the fire pits (reservations available) and enjoy views of the fireworks show when the clock strikes midnight.

The Ice Rink at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas overlooks the center of the Strip, making it a perfect spot to watch the fireworks display. Guests can enjoy festive beverages and warm up by the fire pits (reservations available). The strip resort also offers revelers at The Chandelier’s NYE party access to the midnight show. The Hard Rock Café Las Vegas also offers center-Strip views of the midnight fireworks at its NYE Party, complete with a live band, DJ music, small bites and a champagne toast.

At House of Blues’ Foundation Room, guests can make that midnight toast 63 floors above the Strip at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. The venue offers general admission, as well as bottle and table packages, for its New Year’s Eve celebration. The Plaza Hotel & Casino is offering tickets to an exclusive, rooftop fireworks-viewing party. The Downtown hotel also offers diners at Oscar’s steakhouse a unique vantage point from its iconic glass dome. The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod is offering partygoers incredible views of the Las Vegas Valley at its NYE party. Revelers can watch the night sky ignite from over 100 stories in the air, atop the tallest observation tower in the U.S. The Venetian Resort Las Vegas is offering guests two opportunities to view the midnight fireworks in style, with themed parties at its Prestige Club Lounges inside its two main resort towers. A Vintage Hollywood soiree is planned for The Venetian, while The Palazzo will host a ’70s Disco party. At Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas, guests can take in center-Strip views of the fireworks show from its 23rd-floor SkyBar. With floor-to-ceiling windows, the midnight display will illuminate its Roaring Twenties Cocktail Party.

Whether guests are catching ABSINTHE’s New Year’s Eve performance or not, the spectacular production at Caesars Palace Las Vegas is opening its Green Fairy Garden following the evening’s 10 p.m. performance. Situated center-Strip, the venue’s celebration is complete with a DJ and bar. Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The LINQ Promenade puts on a 2000s-themed soiree, as The Y2K NYE Party will feature hits from the era in addition to a champagne toast (and balloon drop) at midnight. Perched at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino’s Miracle Mile Shops entrance, Cabo Wabo Cantina’s celebration includes the venue’s unobstructed views of the fireworks show.

Visitors can soar into 2022 at FlyOver, an immersive flight ride experience offering unlimited rides for its NYE celebration. Guests can explore the Wild West or the Icelandic countryside before watching the midnight fireworks at this center-Strip attraction. Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que puts on a country countdown to 2022, complete with live music and epic views of the night’s fireworks from its patio at Treasure Island – TI Hotel & Casino. 

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas starts the party early, celebrating NYE when the clock strikes midnight in Munich, Germany (3 PM PST). The celebration is complete with a balloon drop, keg tapping and appearances from Las Vegas performers. Icebar and Minus 5 offer a unique way to ring in 2022. The ice attractions will offer champagne toasts every hour to mark the New Year around the globe.

The Mob Museum rings in 2022 in true Roaring Twenties fashion with its New Year’s Eve Party in the Underground. Taking place in the museum’s speakeasy and distillery, the celebration will offer Prohibition-inspired cocktails, live jazz and cabaret entertainment. An immersive experience, Playa Playground at AREA15 is a Burning Man-inspired celebration featuring five playa-style “Sound Camps,” six art-car stages, interactive art installations, food trucks, games and carnival rides. All PT’s Taverns locations will host NYE parties complete with champagne toasts and party favors. Revelers can also avail of happy hour specials (5-7 p.m. and 12-2 a.m.) and delightful menu items. The New Year’s Eve Casino Party at Rampart Casino’s Round Bar features New York City and Las Vegas midnight countdowns, a champagne toast and music supplied by a DJ.

Guests can celebrate the Irish New Year at Rí Rá Irish Pub, where the countdown to 4 p.m. — midnight in the Emerald Isle — gets the party started. The pub, located at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place inside Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, also features live music and an American countdown (at 9 PM) for its NYE revelry.

SAHARA Las Vegas rings in 2022 with a resort-wide celebration featuring live music and views of the Strip fireworks from SAHARA’s Azilo Ultra Pool. Silverton Hotel & Casino is putting on a Skip the Strip celebration this New Year’s Eve complete with a DJ dance party.

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