This December 31st, ring in the new year in style! When you celebrate the new year in Santa Barbara, you’ll be able to party away 2021 with whatever event suits you best! Whether you want a family-friendly party, a champagne-filled celebration, or a symphonic soiree, Santa Barbara will deliver. Learn more about our favorite ways to celebrate a Santa Barbara New Year’s Eve.
Noon Year’s Eve at MOXI
For families with children, Noon Year’s Eve at MOXI is the perfect celebration. Kick off the festivities the morning December 31st, with a noon countdown to 2022! For kids who might not be able to stay up until midnight, this still allows them to celebrate. Enjoy festive activities, a rooftop dance party with a DJ, and more!
The event lasts from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Get your tickets here.
New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl
For the adults looking to celebrate, a bar crawl through Santa Barbara might just be the answer! If you want to party the night away, the Santa Barbara New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl lets you do so. With your ticket, you’ll get admission to over 8 New Year’s Eve parties, free welcome shots at select venues, and exclusive drink specials! Enjoy all that Santa Barbara’s night life has to offer.
This event starts at 8:00 pm and lasts until 2:00 am. Get your tickets here.
New Year’s Eve with the Symphony
Looking for a more musical way to celebrate? New Year’s Eve with the Santa Barbara Symphony delivers. This year, Bob Bernhardt returns to host the evening at the Symphony, along with baritone Cedric Barry, pianist Natasha Kislenko, and the rest of the orchestra. You’ll be able to sing along with the Symphony as they play a host of favorites!
The evening starts at 8:30 pm and you can get tickets here.
How will you celebrate a Santa Barbara New Year’s Eve?
However you choose to celebrate, your new year will be off to a great start when you spend it in Santa Barbara! During your visit, stay at Marina Beach Motel and relax just half a block from the beach. Plus, you can relax after an evening of partying away 2021 in our beautiful rooms and with our plentiful amenities, including continental breakfast.