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New Year's Eve 2021-2022

Ring-in 2021 with family, friends, and fireworks


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Disclaimer: Due to COVID-19 concerns, many events might be canceled, postponed, or changed into limited versions, sometimes at very short notice. Please check with event organizers directly for the latest updates (view the "External Resources" section below).

Baltimore is a lovely place to encounter the upcoming year. From laid-back festivities with kids to a lively night on the town or a romantic evening for two—everything is here to captivate your attention. Here, you can celebrate in style with a diversity of festivities that entail live music and dancing, family-friendly events, elaborate Christmas light displays, fireworks, and more.

To witness Baltimore's New Year's Eve Spectacular, head over to the Inner Harbor to watch the free show. Spend this magical time with family and friends, watching the bright fireworks and enjoying live entertainment.

If you are 21 and older, the first and great way to encounter 2021 is aboard a boat on the Chesapeake Bay. These cruises provide a mesmerizing view of the fireworks at the Baltimore Inner Harbor. Spirit Cruises include an open bar, holiday buffet, champagne, dancing, and live DJ entertainment. Make your reservations and get ready for the party of the year.

If you don't mind a short trip, take a 45-minute drive from Baltimore and head to Concord Point Park in Havre de Grace, where an Annual Havre de Grace Duck Drop celebration happens. Throughout this event, a big wooden duck is dropped in honor of the local waterfowl. The occasion also features outdoor dancing and fireworks.

If you're an adult, make your way to numerous bars where you will have an opportunity to dance until the ball drops. Those locations usually include music, food, champagne toasts, music, laser shows, dancing, and so much more.

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