Atlantic City Casinos Ready To Ring In 2022 With World-Class New Year’s Eve Events And Entertainment

December 15, 2021

The Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ) announced that Atlantic City casinos are ready to ring in the New Year with world-class entertainment and events. Each property will be offering guests exciting parties, fine dining, and top-notch entertainment options to ring in the New Year.

“Our industry has worked hard this year to rebuild and recover, and we couldn’t be more pleased to close out the year by delivering expanded amenities and diverse offerings for regional customers to enjoy,” said Joe Lupo, president of the Casino Association of New Jersey. “We are optimistic that 2022 will continue on the path of positive growth and economic development for Atlantic City and Atlantic County residents,” added Lupo.

Atlantic City casinos are offering exciting New Year’s events, with a wide variety of specials, events, and live entertainment, including:

Bally's Atlantic City

  • NYE Dessert and Dancing: Ring in 2022 and dance the night away to one of the most sought-after live bands in the tri-state area - Daddy Pop. $50 per person includes admission, dessert buffet, and a champagne toast at midnight. Get your tickets at Cash bar is available. Must be 21 or older.
  • Frost Bar - Spreading Holiday Cheer! Bally’s holiday pop-up bar features signature holiday cocktails and live holiday music, and hourly light shows orchestrated to Trans-Siberian Orchestra music. Located in the hotel lobby.
  • Hours:
  • Sunday -Thursday Noon to 2 a.m.
  • Friday and Saturday Noon – 4 a.m.
  • Daily Hours from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. daily (excludes specialty drinks).
  • For more information, visit Must be 21 or older. 
  • $100,000 New Year's Sweepstakes January 1, 2022, win your share of $100,000 | Drawings: 3 p.m. - 10 p.m. | Activate 12 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. | Drawings every half hour for $1,000 Free Play | Finale at 10pm: 4 winners of $5,000 Free Play and 1 Grand Prize winner of $10,000 CASH!
  • New Year's Eve Dining Guy Fieri's Chophouse or Jerry Longo's Meatballs and Martinis | 5 p.m. – Midnight - $125 per person; Enjoy 3-course Surf & Turf dinner including a champagne toast or choose from the limited regular menu. Make your reservation at

Borgata Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

  • Zedd, DJ Press Play and Loud Luxury Countdown To New Year’s At Premier Nightclub At Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is counting down to 2022 with three of the most renowned and celebrated DJ’s. Multi-platinum, GRAMMY award-winning artist, DJ, and producer Zedd, gets the party started with his performance on Tuesday, Dec. 28. Spinning through the end of 2021, DJ Press Play will ring in the New Year on Friday, Dec. 31. Returning to the Premier stage on Saturday, Jan. 1, is multi-platinum and Juno award-winning dance music duo, Loud Luxury, who will keep the party going, headlining New Year’s Day.
  • Deon Cole, Saturday, January 1, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. Music Box Chicago-born actor and comedian, Deon Cole, is coming to Borgata! Cole has a unique comedic style and delivery which has made him one of the most in-demand talents on the scene. The stand-up comic plays the character of adjunct college professor “Charlie” on ABC’s Emmy-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning show Black-ish. He also brought his beloved character to the spinoff series Grown-ish. Not only has Cole appeared on hit TV shows, he has also been in several popular feature films including the Barbershop franchise. His collaboration with Netflix produced a stand-up special titled Deon Cole: Cole Hearted released in 2019. See Deon Cole live at The Music Box!

Caesars Entertainment's Atlantic City Resorts


  • Wild Wild West New Year’s Eve Live out your wildest western fantasy with a Wild West-themed New Year’s Eve party this December 31st. With an open bar, photo booth, midnight toast, and, yes, mechanical bull, all the boxes are checked for a night like no other. Dance and rally to the sounds courtesy of Lost in Paris & Garden State Radio! No new sheriff in town this New Year’s—go a lil’ buck wild and purchase your tickets today.


  • New Year’s Eve Firework and Balloon Drop Ring in the New Year with a bang...and a few pops! Begin your night on December 31st with a 9 pm firework show on the Boardwalk and end your year at Palm Walk (Casino Floor) with an amusing balloon drop and live Times Square Broadcast. 
  • Boogie Nights New Year’s Eve Right on! Get funky with Boogie Nights this December 31st - Doors open promptly at 8pm. Enjoy a 2-hour open bar (9-11pm) and plenty of tunes from the golden age of disco. Groove into the New Year with a balloon drop and midnight champagne toast. General admission, as well as VIP seating, is available. Free admission passes will not be validated. Purchase tickets here.

Harrah’s Resort

  • Pool After Dark New Year's Eve Spend your New Year’s Eve under the dome with DJ Chris Devine. Dine and party with a Prix Fixe menu priced at $100 per person, 3-hour-long open bar, and midnight balloon drop. Packages range from $50 to $195, and those who purchase VIP will be treated with a complimentary bottle of champagne. Don’t miss it. Purchase tickets here.

Golden Nugget Atlantic City

  • $250,000 New Year's SweepstakesEarn one entry for every 25 Base Tier Credits by playing with your 24K Select card at any slot machine or table game now through January 1. Grand Finale, January 1, 2pm-8pm. 10 winners will be called every 30 minutes! Earn 5x entries every Sunday & Monday plus December 24, 25, 28, 29, 30 & 31. Earn 10x entries on Saturday, January 1.
  • Wave New Year's Eve Party. Ring in the new year at The Wave! $75 open bar from 8pm-11pm at The Wave. Tickets include party favors, a complimentary toast at midnight and live entertainment by The Exceptions. Tickets are available at

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City

New Year’s Happenings at Hard Rock Atlantic City

  • Chicago, Friday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. Chicago performs on New Year’s Eve at Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena. Tickets start at $80.
  • New Year’s Eve 15X and 20X Free Play- Players can earn 15x free play by playing your favorite slots on Friday, Dec. 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 20x free play from 4 to 6 p.m.
  • $100,000 New Year’s Day Sweepstakes- Seven lucky winners will receive $1,000 in Free Play or Promotional chips every 30 minutes from 5 to 9:30 p.m. At 10 p.m. one lucky winner will receive $30,000 in cash.
  • The Rat Pack: Back in Town Celebration of the Rat Pack features classic hits from Frank, Sammy, and Dean such as "Fly Me to the Moon," "That's Amore," "Ain't That a Kick in the Head,” “Luck be a Lady" and more. Live from Sound Waves, the Rat Pack moves to Saturdays in January starting with a New Year’s Day show on January 1. Tickets start at $24.
  • $2022 Double Platinum Package Ring in the new year with the ultimate hotel package made for legends only. The $2,022 Double Platinum Package can be booked now through the end of February, with dates bookable through June 2022. The premier package includes a two-night stay in a suite, two tickets to the show of your choice, a VIP Table for two at Lobby Bar, a $222 Dining Credit, a couples massage for two at Rock Spa & Salon, two swag bags, and an ultra-exclusive private memorabilia tour for two. Those interested in this package should email to book their stay.

Ocean Casino Resort

  • NYE at Nola’s Bar & Lounge Click here to learn more!
  • Ocean’s 22 New Year’s Eve Hotel Package Nobody else would dare it because nobody else has the nerve! Just you and your plus one – the crazy night you blew the lights out on 2021 in Atlantic City. This one-of-one Ocean Casino Resort New Year’s Eve experience could be all yours, starting from $55,000. That Big One… complete with overnight accommodations in an ocean-view suite, private butler service, side-by-side massages, an exclusive Pappy Van Winkle tasting at the all-new Nola’s Bar & Lounge, 30-day snow-aged wagyu steak dinner at American Cut paired with a bottle of the finest Chateau Margaux wine, and Ace of Spades champagne bottle service enjoyed deejay-side as you ring in 2022 at HQ2 NightclubAre you in or out? To reserve this exclusive experience, please call 609-783-8000. Starting from $55,000, Ocean’s 22 New Year’s Eve Hotel Package features:
  • Overnight accommodations in a One Bedroom Suite on 12/31/21
  • Butler Service
  • 80-minute Fusion Massage Couples Experience at Exhale Spa + Bathhouse
  •  Private Pappy Van Winkle Tasting at Nola’s Bar & Lounge
  • 30-day Kagoshima Snow-Aged Japanese Wagyu, sides and dessert for 2 paired with a bottle of Chateau Margaux wine at American Cut
  • Deejay-side Table Service at HQ2 Nightclub with 15L Ace of Spades Champagne
  • Access to Eclipse Indoor / Outdoor Pool, The Bathhouse at Exhale, and Fitness Center

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Resorts Casino Hotel

New Year’s Eve

  • Cheers to the New Year
  • LandShark Bar & Grill and Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville 8 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. No cover | Drink Specials | Margarita toast at Midnight
  • Dougherty's Steakhouse & Raw Bar Hildy & The Peptones 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Twenties Era jazz/swing band
  • Earn 10X Cashback Friday, December 31 | Midnight – 2 a.m. Play your favorite slots and earn 10X Cashback!
  • Casino Entertainer of the Year – Tony Orlando Friday, December 31 | 10:30 p.m. | Superstar Theater | Tickets on sale now at 
  • LED Robots LED Robots will be roaming around the property entertaining guests starting at 8:30 p.m. with dancing, photos and more.
  • Live Music at Bar One Live Music at Bar One starting at 7 p.m. with DJ Gary performing 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

New Year’s Day

  • $20,022 New Year’s Day Sweepstakes Saturday, January 1, 2022 | 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. $2,022 in Slot Cash every 30 minutes. Guests can start earning entries on December 30 from 6 a.m. – January 1 at 9:45 p.m. One Lucky Winner will walk out with a Grand Prize of $20,022 in CASH


  • 30th Annual Polar Bear Plunge Saturday, January 1, 2022, 12 p.m. – Plunge | Plunge for a purpose and help raise funds for Cancer Support Community NJ @ Gilda's Club. Register at CSCNJ.ORG