A Guide to Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Duluth


One thing that these difficult years have taught me is that we can still celebrate – even in devastating times. Duluth Mom has pulled together a variety of ideas and resources to help you and yours celebrate New Year’s Eve!


* Please keep the health and safety of others in mind when making plans.  Utilize symptom checkers and testing information as needed to help make decisions.

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Family Entertainment

Wussow’s All Day New Years’ Eve Bash!

Noon Year’s Eve at the Duluth Children’s Museum

Dance Fitness for Kids – Noon Year’s Eve (Groove with Beth, Superior)

Noon Years Eve Skate Party! World of Wheels skate center

Light Up the New Year at Zoo Lights! – Lake Superior Zoo

Spirit of the Lights – Glensheen


Netflix countdowns

PBS Countdown

Board games & puzzles – Pull out your family favorites, or pick up a new one at Legacy Toys or The Bookstore at Fitger’s.

Outdoor activities– sledding, snowshoeing, skating, cross-country skiing, snow-tubing etc. 

Dance party in your pjs – there are so many great music playlists and stories on Spotify! For example, search “Kids New Year’s Eve” and a few should pop up.

Go all out on the decorations – Balloons, party blowers, hats, glasses, party beads, party poppers etc. Check stores like Hucklebeary, Hobby Lobby, or Walmart.

Dick Clarks New Years Rockin’Eve with Ryan Seacrest – performances start at 7pm CST.

Date Night for Parents

New Year’s Eve Eve Party Superior Ballroom Dance Studio


New Year’s by the Lake – Greysolon by Blackwoods

New Year’s Party at The Other Place – ALS Fundraiser

The Brothers Burn Mountain New Year’s Eve Show – Wild State Cider

New Year’s Eve Late Party! World of Wheels skate center

Raise Your Glass to 2022 at the Pier – Silos

New Year’s Eve Party – North Shore Ballroom, INC.

New Years Eve BashDubh Linn Brew Pub


NYE at Sir Ben’s!Sir Benedicts Tavern on the Lake Canceled

New Years Eve Special Meals

*We will do our best to update this list as local establishments announce their specials and offerings

Bellisio’s – make a reservation to enjoy their special New Year’s Eve menu (view on their Facebook page)

Va Bene – Make a reservation for a special 4 course meal or order take out from the regular menu

Vikre Distillery– take home drink kits

Whole Foods Co-op – for all your charcuterie board needs!

When you are finished celebrating, however that may look this year, we want you and your family to safely arrive at home. We hope for you to wake up New Year’s Day with no regrets and ready to start 2022 fresh!

Sober Duluth Resources

Recovery Alliance Duluth

Sober and Safe Rides Home

Joy Ride, Uber, Lyft










Out With the Old

Twin Ports Trailer Trash – free Christmas tree pick-up. Call 218-206-7225 or message on socials to sign-up.

If you are cleaning out your closets and creating space, check out one of our most popular guides Donating with Intention.

Self-improvement and Well-being Resources

The Foundation Blog – positive affirmations, habit trackers, goal setting resources, journal prompts.
1000 Hours Outside free printable outdoor activity trackers
Safe Haven 24HR CRISIS LINE: (218) 728-6481 • If you are in danger, call 911 
Safe Haven Duluth provides services to women, children, and all survivors whose lives have been affected by physical, emotional, sexual, and economic abuse. 

The Center for Family Wellness has a great blog post including Self-reflecting prompts.

Fit4Mom Twinports

Happy New Year!

We love our Duluth Mom community so much! Thank you for doing life and motherhood alongside us in 2021, and we can’t wait to continue serving you in 2022!


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