If you're lucky enough to find yourself in Fayetteville for the final days of 2022, get ready to ring in the New Year with a boatload of cheer! As we transition to 2023, there are New Year's Eve parties, live music, comedy, fancy dinners, and more all around Fayetteville to help you celebrate.

Cheers to another wonderful year in Fayetteville, Arkansas! If you're searching for a NYE event in NWA to close out your 2022, check out our list of events happening in Fayetteville to find the perfect one for you:


Girls Gone BBQ NYE Brunch

Girls Gone BBQ - 2630 E Citizens Dr #20
December 31st - 11:00am-3:00pm

Join the crew at Girls Gone BBQ in wishing a fond farewell to 2022 with a special BBQ Brunch, only available on New Year's Eve. To-go and pickup orders will be available for anyone that wants to get in on the action. Vegetarian and vegan friendly!


New Year's Eve Party for Old People

Crisis Brewing Company - 210 S Archibald Yell Blvd
December 31st - noon-10:00pm

This annual tradition at Fayetteville Ale Trail stop Crisis Brewing is a crowd favorite, with one of the perks being the free champagne toast at 6:00pm (hey, it's midnight in London!). The brewery will be open at 12pm for anyone that really wants to get an early start, and closed in time for everyone to get some shut-eye. 


NYE Kids Countdown 2023

Starlight Skatium - 612 N College Ave
December 31st - 1:00pm-4:00pm

The daytime, family-friendly solution to New Year's Eve partying has arrived! Party hats & noisemakers are included for this fun afternoon bash that features a countdown and balloon drop at 3:00pm. Skate rentals are included with admission, and skaters will also enjoy a giant indoor snowball fight and a candy scramble on the skate floor. No charge for non-skating parent spectators.


New Year's Soba Noodles

Big Box Karaoke - 115 N Block Ave
December 31st - 4:30pm-2:00am

On NYE, Big Box Karaoke is serving up soba noodles to all NYE guests! Grab a box and sing your heart out to celebrate the end of 2022, and you'll get FREE noodles, a Japanese symbol of good luck considered a New Year's staple.


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Witness the Lights of the Ozarks Finale

Historic Downtown Square - 21 S Block
December 31st - 5:00pm-1:00am

After the new year, Lights of the Ozarks will go dark until the 2023 season begins again in November. Witness the spectacular shimmering lights as they shine up the night sky for the final time in 2022. Pairs perfectly with a celebratory NYE to-go drink. Take it up a notch with a tour on the Pedal Pub, where you'll enjoy the Lights of the Ozarks one last time and three stops at local bars.


Five Course New Year's Eve Dinner

Ella's Table - 465 Arkansas Ave
December 31st - Seatings at 5:00pm & 8:00pm

Make an occasion of it and let Chef Robert Magdaleno at Ella's Table pamper you with a five course dinner, created especially for NYE. There are two seatings available, and the knowledgeable staff will happily pair your courses with wine for an additional charge. We vote treat yourself! 


New Year’s Eve Happy Hour with Full House

George's Majestic Lounge - 519 W Dickson St
December 31st - 6:00pm-8:00pm

See a live show on Dickson Street and make it back home before the big crowds even get started! For a low-key New Year's Eve celebration, head to George's for a Happy Hour show that's heavy on the fun but respects your bedtime routines. 


NYE 2023

Tin Roof Fayetteville - 430 W Dickson St
December 31st - 6:00pm-2:00am

It's a 21+ only party at Tin Roof on Dickson, with music on alternating floors beginning at 6:30pm and a champagne toast at midnight. Get in the Truck Quartet and Logan Hogue will play the 1st Floor, while DJ TzOnTheTrack spins on the 2nd Floor beginning at 9:00pm. Grab a ticket to guarantee entry!


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Dancing Through the Decades

JJ's Live - 3615 N Steele Blvd
December 31st - 7:00pm-1:30am

The final dance party of the year at JJ's Live is going to be a big one, with live music that switches decades each hour leading up to the countdown and champagne toast! Local party band Two Story Radio will be joined with DJ Zero Cool for a fun night filled with the best of the 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, and 10s and drink specials to match.


The Piano Bar New Year's Eve Bash

The Piano Bar - 230 W Dickson St
December 31st - 7:00pm-2:00am

Known for doing holidays in a big way, The Piano Bar is hosting an extra-special NYE Bash to ring in 2023! Grab a ticket for this one before their gone for a New Year's Eve party you don't want to miss, including a champagne toast and exclusive party favors. 


NYE Late Skate 2023

Starlight Skatium - 612 N College Ave
December 31st - 7:00pm-2:00am

This annual event is one of the most fun ways to ring in the New Year anywhere in NWA! Admission to the New Year's Eve Bash will include skate rental, NYE hats, party favors, a slice of pizza, and a small soda. At midnight, see the balloon drop and scramble for cash and prizes! There will be special races and games - and more prizes - throughout the evening, with the late skate running all the way until 2:00am.


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New Year's at Nomads

Nomads Trailside - 1863 N Pluto Dr
December 31st - 8:00pm-11:30pm

For a $10 cover, rock through the final night of the year at Nomads Trailside! Performances by 40 Open, The Espionage Act, The Black Diamonds, and FaceDancer will fuel you all night long.


NYE at JJ's Grill

JJ's Grill - 342 W Dickson St
December 31st - 8:30pm-midnight

The fun begins at 8:30pm with a champagne toast at midnight at JJ's on Dickson. Stop in for drink specials and all-night dancing, featuring live music by DJ M Hustle. There's no cover charge for this one, so bring your friends!


Party at Drake

Arkansas Air & Miltary Museum - Drake Field - 4290 S School Ave
December 31st - 8:30pm-1:30am

Formerly known as "Party on the Hill", this established Fayetteville NYE event is back and bigger than ever for 2023! Dance the night away on the largest LED dance floor yet, with music, drinks, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and a red carpet photo to keep you busy until the midnight toast.


The Idle Class New Year's Eve Bash

American Shaman Kava Bar - 509 W Spring St
December 31st - 9:00pm-1:00am

For a not-so-typical NYE affair, look just off of Dickson for this party hosted by The Idle Class. There will be dancing, music, local performers, free refreshments, and a midnight toast.


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New Year's Eve with Arkansauce

George's Majestic Lounge - 519 W Dickson St
December 31st - 9:00pm-12:30am

Local darlings Arkansauce are serving up a New Year's Eve show at George's Majestic Lounge! They'll be joined by Sicard Hollow for this NYE event that is the second part in a series - get tickets to both shows for a back-to-back celebration, if you dare to party so hard.


NYE Weekend with Vintage Pistol

Smoke & Barrel - 324 W Dickson St
December 31st - 9:00pm-2:00am

Dickson Street mainstay Smoke & Barrel Tavern is giving back by hosting a free show on New Year's Eve featuring a performance by Vintage Pistol. We've heard it's going to be kind of a big deal, with a few surprises in store for attendees!


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