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New Year’s Eve Festivities in South Lake Tahoe

From a fireworks display to a gondola drop, Heavenly Holidays’ New Year’s Eve Celebration is a one-of-a-kind event that both kids and adults will enjoy.

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Heavenly Holidays

Every year around the end of November through New Year’s, Heavenly Village offers up fun for children and adults alike with what’s called Heavenly Holidays. Christmas lights adorn the shops and decorations are festooned all around the town. Throughout the month of December, expect to see a tree lighting, fireworks, live music, rail jams, a holiday Ferris wheel, special performances, and more! There’s so much to do during Heavenly Holidays, you might have to extend your trip to fit it all in. The culmination of these festivities is the New Year’s Eve celebration. 

New Year’s Eve – Twice The Fun

Heavenly Holidays reach their zenith on New Year’s Eve when fire, lights, and music fill the air. 2:00 pm – 9:30 pm, Live music on the Main Stage with Miranda Love and The Gin Blossoms on Saturday, December 31st. 

Ring in 2023 at Heavenly Holidays in the Village with a massive rock concert showcasing award-winning touring artists the Gin Blossoms, Miranda Love, and DJ Cashmaster on the Main Stage.

A band playing music on stage in front of a crowd
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And at 9:00 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, in time for the midnight Ball Drop in New York City’s Time Square, Heavenly’s Gondola Ball Drop will cross above the crowd, and a fabulous fireworks show will light up the night. The party continues into the night at one of the many casino nightclubs.

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Light Up the Night! Celebration at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Light up the Night Hard Rock Tahoe

Heavenly Village isn’t the only show in town on New Year’s Eve. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is cranking the party up to 10 with a midnight fireworks show, DJs Cashmaster and Oscar Perez, and a sprawling NYE celebration you don’t want to miss. Seating begins at 9:00 pm. Click here for more information.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Bally’s Lake Tahoe

Decadence 2022 Bally's Lake Tahoe NYE

Masked in mystery and draped in decadence, Bally’s Lake Tahoe invites you to indulge in an evening of grandeur and debauchery as they ring in 2022! Decadence 2022 is two parties for the price of one, this is a celebration you won’t want to miss.

For tickets, visit the Box Office and Ticketmaster or call (775) 450-6373 for VIP Bottle Reservations.

Ring in 2022 at The Loft Theatre

Loft Tahoe New Year's Eve

Headlining the New Year’s Eve early Magic Fusion show in the theatre is the award-winning French magician, Titou. Born and raised in Paris, France, Titou is a world-renowned comedy-magician and illusionist having performed in over 40 countries worldwide.  The New Year’s Eve Magic Fusion show is set for 7:00 pm. Tickets are $50.00 (+tax/fees).

The Loft Lounge will be transformed into the New Year’s Eve headquarters in the Heavenly Village. The soiree will feature passed hors d’oeuvres from The Loft’s award-winning culinary staff, a hosted bar from 9:30 to 11:30 p.m, music from DJ Producer Groove Cartel and a midnight champagne toast. The party starts at 9:30 pm and goes on until 2:00 am. General Admission tickets are $100 (+tax/fees).

Taste At The Loft restaurant in the Heavenly Village is pleased to host two special New Years Eve seatings at 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm. The New Year’s Eve Dining Experience is $99.00 per person plus tax and gratuity and includes a full bottle of champagne per table. This New Year’s Eve Dinner sells out every year, so please email frank@thelofttahoe.com for reservations.


‘Tis The Season

Enjoy South Lake Tahoe as your home away from home for the holidays. While snow-capped mountains, sparkling Christmas lights, and world-class skiing are staples of the regular South Lake Tahoe scene, believe it or not, things get even more wild and festive during the holidays. Discover your new holiday tradition this season at Heavenly Holidays. Experience the best winter has to offer with music, food, and holiday activities! Give the gift of something they’ll never forget.

Discover All The Holiday Happenings In December

Looking for a place to stay? South Lake Tahoe is home to hotels, motels, and casino resorts that each deliver a unique experience. Be sure to plan your ride ahead of time, especially if you plan on drinking.

Discover your new holiday tradition this season at Heavenly Holidays.

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Ring in the New Year

Ringing in the New Year in South Lake Tahoe is always a memorable experience. One of the best places to celebrate the new year is at Heavenly Ski Resort for Heavenly Holidays, with Christmas lights glowing and people gathering around the fire pits.

Experience South Lake Tahoe’s home away from home holiday celebrations at Heavenly Village with Heavenly Holidays. Returning once again for the full month of December will be tree lighting, fireworks, live music, rail jams, train rides, special performances, and more!

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