By Lucas Kovnesky OnMilwaukee Intern Published Dec 31, 2021 at 9:01 AM

Snuggle up with some holiday cheer as OnMilwaukee shares stories of everything merry and bright in the spirit of the season.

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It's time to break out the champagne and break in 2022 in the most memorable of fashions.

Luckily, there is no shortage of spectacular local events – as well as family-friendly ones, too – that will make sure your 2021 ends on the highest of notes.

Happy new year, Milwaukee!

2022 NYE Party at the NorthSouth Club
230 E. Pittsburgh Ave., (414) 930-4827
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From 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., say hello to 2022 with axe throwing or shuffleboard plus – of course – festive hats and a countdown to midnight.

Black and White New Year's Eve Ball at On the Bayou
2053 N. Martin Luther King Dr., (414) 539-5432
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From 8 p.m. to 2 a.m, you're invited to On the Bayou's New Year's celebration with live music from Becky and The Mo' Betta Band as well as a champagne toast.

Cheers Heard Around the World! Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Party at The Safehouse
779 N. Front St., (414) 271-2007
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From 2-9 p.m., enjoy a family-friendly celebration at the Safehouse. Non-alcoholic drinks will be available for junior spies for hourly toasts.

District on Water 2022 NYE Party
628 N. Water St, (414) 252-0145
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Milwaukee's hottest DJs take over from 9 p.m. to midnight, along with a three-hour premium open bar.

Dubbel Dutch New Year's Eve Party
817 N. Marshall St., (414) 376-3439
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Celebrate the new year from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. while treating yourself to party favors, a bubbly midnight toast and late night snack from Meat and Co.

Explorium NYE Ball
325 N. Plankinton Ave., (414) 423-1365
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Starting at 9 p.m., break in 2022 with dinner and live music from The Doghouse Charlie Band.

Harlem Globetrotters at Fiserv Forum
1111 Vel R. Phillips Ave., (414) 227-0511
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Catch either time slot with the Globetrotter' 'Spread Game Tour – at 1 p.m. or 6 p.m. at Fiserv Forum. High-flying dunks, fan interaction and meet and greet opportunities make this one of Milwaukee's most beloved New Year's traditions.

Ignite! at the Iron Horse Hotel
500 W. Florida St., (414) 374-4766
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Food, beverages and live DJs make Ignite! a fantastic party from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

New Year's Eve Bond Ball at The Safehouse
779 N. Front St., (414) 271-2007
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A live DJ, drink specials and dancing go from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Hourly revolving specialty drinks, inspired by different parts of the world, are available to toast to all night.

New Year's Eve at Caroline's
401 S. 2nd St., (414) 221-9444
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There's no better place to welcome in the new year with some jazz. The Paul Spencer Band takes the stage at 9:30 p.m., and the party goes all the way til 2 a.m.

New Year's Eve: Champagne & Charcuterie Event at Vino Third Ward
219 E. Erie St., (414) 277-8466
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A ticket to this event will get you a full glass of sparkling wine and a three-wine flight, paired perfectly with a holiday-themed gourmet cheese and charcuterie platter from 4-10 p.m.

New Yams Eve 2022 with DJ Bizzon at Company Brewing
735 E. Center St., (414) 930-0909
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Party all night long (10 p.m to 4 a.m.) with DJ Bizzon, cocktail specials, a midnight champagne toast and balloon drop.

NYE With Just Live and the Milwaukee Wave
400 W. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 908-6331
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The Wave are hosting a 22-minute postgame party featuring music, dancing and autographs on the field. The game kicks off at 3:05 p.m.

New Year's at the Mason Street Grill
425 E. Mason St., (414) 298-3131
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Beginning at 5 p.m., ring in the new year with live music in the bar and a champagne toast at midnight.

NYE 2022 at McGillycuddy's
1135 N. Water St., (414) 278-8888
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Tickets for McGillycuddy's New Year's Eve celebration include specialties on rail drinks and cocktails, plus food and a midnight champagne toast.

New Year's Eve at the Laughing Tap
706 B S. 5th St., (414) 885-0129
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A night of laughs and champagne, headlined by Nate Craig, kicks off 2022 at the Laughing Tap. Doors open at 7 p.m., followed by the show at 8:30 p.m.

New Year's Eve at Saint Kate
139 E. Kilbourn Ave., (414) 276-8686
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There's multiple ways to make New Year's Eve great at Saint Kate. Aria will feature an enhanced New Year's menu, Milwaukee's only champagne bar Giggly has special packages available and live musical entertainment will be at the bar all night long.

Red Rock'n NYE 2022 at the Red Rock Saloon
1227 N, Water St., (414) 431-0467
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From 8 p.m. to 4 a.m., Red Rock Saloon is offering fantastic deals on beverages, such as $3 beers and $6 doubles all night.

Stellar Spark New Year's Eve at the Rave/Eagles Club
2401 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 342-7283
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The 19th annual Stellar Spark New Year's Eve Party at The Rave occupies three of the venue's concert halls – featuring Krewella as the headliner, plus many other artists. The event starts at 8 p.m.

Tripoli Shrine Center
3600 W. Wisconsin Ave., (414) 208-7901
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From 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., enjoy dinner featuring chef carved prime rib and even a buffet station, live music from The Dick Strauss Band and even an open bar – that's right, an open bar all night. Get your tickets and RSVP by Dec. 24 here.

WhirlyBall Family Fun New Year's Eve Event
185 S. Moorland Rd., (262) 786-7777
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The New Year's bash has endless family activities such as lasertag, bowling and WhirlyBall, of course. Festivities begin at noon.

Your Window to the World on New Year's Eve at Blu
424 E. Wisconsin Ave. 23rd Floor, (414) 298-3196
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Special New Year's packages including live music, reserved tables, premium champagne, party favors and a dessert display are available at Blu, The Pfister Hotel's signature cocktail lounge on the 23rd floor, from 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.