New Year’s Eve in Saint Paul

New Year’s Eve in Saint Paul

We've rounded up a list to safely celebrate New Year's Eve in the Capital City this year. Whether you want an all-night party or one that gets you home well before midnight, Saint Paul has a New Year's celebration for you.



Mall of America - Nickelodeon Universe

Ring in the New Year at Nickelodeon Universe’s Moonlight Circus. Featuring Circus performances including contortion, juggling, aerial fabrics and a family-friendly countdown to 2022 at 10 p.m.! VIP tickets include a Nickelodeon Universe unlimited ride wristband, seating to one the circus performances, 2022 glasses + food vouchers to Fair on Four. Dec. 31, Various Times, $60 early-bird, $75 day of.

Minnesota State Fairgrounds

This year, get up close & personal with newly expanded exhibits because The Great Minnesota Holiday Get-Together is now a walk-through event! GLOW Holiday at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds features over a million lights, sElfie Plaza, a three-story ice palace, bike-powered tree, State Fair Food Court, Sky Glider rides and so much more! Dec. 31 & Jan. 1, Various Times, $13.75-$45.

Twin City Model Railroad Museum 

Night Trains® season is a special holiday tradition at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum. The Magic of Night Trains® is perfect to ring in the new year! They are offering limited advance ticket sales in 2-hour time blocks. Jan. 1, Various Times, $15 per guest, kids under the age of 4 are free.



Live Music & Performances

Black Dog Cafe

Head over to the Black Dog Cafe for a New Year’s Eve Tribute to John Coltrane - an American jazz saxophonist and composer who helped pioneer the use of modes and was one of the players at the forefront of free jazz. Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m.

Dark Horse Bar and Eatery

New Year's Eve Rock Out! Party all night at Dark Horse Bar and Eatery for the 2022 Stompers Ball with The 4onthefloor with Elour. Dec. 31, 8:00 p.m.

Kj’s hideaway

NYE 2022 is right around the corner! Join Erin McCawley and her Harrison Street Band at kj’s hideaway - they know how to entertain and energize the crowd with blues styles from Chicago to Louisiana while putting a little sass in that “Minnesota Nice.” Dec. 31-Jan 1., 10:30 p.m., $25

The Lexington

Reserve a table in The Lexington's historic Williamsburg Room to ring in the New Year with live music by Joel Shapira Quartet Featuring Sheridan Zuther Vocals. Dec. 31, 9 p.m.

Ordway Center for Performing Arts

Mix it up this NYE and celebrate with an icon at the Ordway Center! Pay tribute to the voice of a generation that is Donna Summer in a live performance called Summer: The Donna Summer Musical. Ring in 2022 with the classics and greatest hits! Dec. 31, Various Times, Starting at $48

Minnesota Music Cafe

Start the celebrations early at Minnesota Music Cafe with Sumo Seven’s New Years' Eve EVE Celebration! Come party to ring in the new year a day early. You won't want to miss this! Dec. 30, 7:00 p.m.

Dance into 2022 at Minnesota Music Cafe with Jaybee & The Routine and The Soul mates featuring Maurice Jacox! New Year's Day loopback to Minnesota Music Cafe for Funcktion Junction! Dec. 30 & Jan. 1, 8:00 p.m.

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Livestream 

Ring in 2022 with The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra in a New Year’s Eve Livestream highlighting energetic and dazzling performances from recent seasons. Hosted and curated by Eunice Kim, violinist in The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Dec. 31, 7:00 p.m

Xcel Energy Center  
Dance into 2022 this year at the Winter Classic New Year's Eve Bash with Thomas Rhett and special guests Cole Swindell and Conner Smith at the Xcel Energy Center. Closeout 2021 with an epic New Year's Eve celebration the night before the Minnesota Wild host the St. Louis Blues in the 2022 Discover NHL Winter Classic at Target Field on January 1. Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m., Starting at $55



Party 'Til the Ball Drops

11 Wells Spirits

Bhump Day x Culminate Presents bring you Convergence NYE! Enjoy live music, live painters and local vendors at 11 Wells Spirits. Dec. 31, 8:00 p.m, $25

Amsterdam Bar and Hall

It's going to be 2022, but we are going to party like it's 1999! Join Flip Phone and friends for an evening of 90's NOSTALGIA with DJ Izzie P, Tygra and Sasha R Cassadine at Amsterdam Bar and Hall. Dec. 31, 9:00 p.m, $15-$20

Gabe's by the Park

Gabe's By The Park is hosting a New Year's Eve Dance Party "Como Night Fever NYE Party" featuring 70’s disco & current hits. Dress on theme to impress because you could win a prize! Dec. 31, 9:00 p.m, No cover



Relax & Renew 2022

Creator’s Space

Join Creator’s Space for an epic evening to end the year and get ready to embrace the year of 2022! The intention for New Year's Eve Ceremony + Sound Bath is to hold a sacred space for you to let go of the things that 2021 brought you that have served their purpose and are ready to be let go of. Dec. 31, 4:00 p.m., $66

Tula Yoga and Wellness

Join Grace Panian for a special New Years' Eve class “New Year's Eve Slow Flow Release” at Tula Yoga and Wellness. Through movement, breath, and meditation, they will create space in the body and mind and allow time to reset ourselves for the New Year. Dec. 31, 4:00 p.m.



NYE Dining Specials

Brunson's Pub: Reserve Here

Chip's Clubhouse: Reserve Here

Gabe's By The Park: Reserve Here

Luci Ancora: Reserve Here

Mucci's Italian: Reserve Here

Pillbox Tavern: Reserve Here

Saint Dinette: Reserve Here


No matter what you choose, we hope you have a happy and safe New Year! Let us know where you're celebrating on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #MYSAINTPAUL.

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