BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Count down to 2022 with one of the many New Year’s Eve parties happening around town on Friday.

Here is a list of New Year’s Eve events in Bakersfield organized in alphabetical order.

1933 Speakeasy Bar

1933 Speakeasy Bar is hosting a New Year’s Eve party for those 21 and older that will feature a midnight balloon drop and champagne toast.

Hours: 9 p.m.

Location: 7900 Downing Ave.


The Bellvedere Cocktail Lounge

The Bellvedere Cocktail Lounge will be hosting a New Year’s Eve party that will feature a champagne toast, live music from the TCB band, party favors and a potluck.

Hours: Doors open at noon, band plays from 2-6 p.m.

Admission: Free

Location: 3090 Brundage Ln.


Elements Venue & MG Events

Elements Venue and MG Events is hosting a cruise ship-themed New Year’s Eve party for guests 21 and older. There will be dinner, dancing, a midnight champagne toast, a balloon drop filled with cash and prizes, photo booth, red carpet entrance and more. Mento Buru, Mariachi Oro y Plata, DJ Danny P and Nokturna Entertainment are scheduled to perform.

Purchase tickets online here.

Hours: 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Admission: $45 – $159.95

Location: 3401 Chester Ave. #Ste. H


The Laughing Stock Comedy Club

The Laughing Stock Comedy Club will host a New Year’s Eve party that will feature live music and more in downtown Bakersfield.

Purchase tickets online here.

Hours: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Admission: $30

Location: 1525 19th St.


Pour House Bar & Grill

Pour House will have live music from Joe Peters featuring the All Cash Band and The Boone’s Farm Trio. There will also be a champagne toast at midnight.

Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Admission: $20 cover fee

Location: 4041 Fruitvale Ave.


The Padre Hotel

Dress up in your favorite decades’ attire and dance the night away at The Padre Hotel’s New Year’s Eve party. Different areas of the hotel will be set up to celebrate 2022 at midnight. There will be a midnight toast balloon drop in the Brimstone restaurant, a silent disco balloon drop in the Prospect Lounge, a DJ and balloon drop in the Belvedere Room and live music from Marlon Mackey on the second floor on Prairie Fire.

You can purchase tickets online by 12 p.m. on Dec. 31 or show up that night and check for availability. There are also room packages available that include admission for two to the NYE party and a bottle of wine.

Purchase tickets online here.

Hours: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Admission: $25 cover fee that includes entrance to all activities, ages 21 and older only

Location: 1702 18th St.


Stars Theatre Restaurant

Stars Theatre in downtown Bakersfield is hosting a Gatsby-themed New Year’s Eve celebration. Dress up in your 1920s attire and ring in the new year with live entertainment featuring Bethany Rowlee and the Stage Door Speakeasy Band, food, dancing and more. Their venue will be transformed into a speakeasy for the night.

Purchase tickets online here.

Hours: Doors open at 8 p.m., band starts at 9 p.m., champagne toast at midnight

Admission: $30 for general admission, $50 for general admission with Charcuterie

Location: 1931 Chester Ave.


The Tower Venue

The Tower Venue will host a New Year’s Eve party that will feature live music, a DJ and a midnight balloon drop filled with cash and prizes. There will also be full bar service, party favors and after-hour tacos and posole. Those attending are asked to wear dressy attire.

Click this link to purchase tickets online.

Hours: 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Admission: $25 for online tickets, $30 at the door

Location: 1200 Truxtun Ave.