There’s so much to celebrate as we ring in the new year—and Amtrak San Joaquins is your ticket to the party! Skip parking and traffic hassles, and let us be your designated driver. Plus, enjoy comfortable seating and free Wi-Fi while you’re at it!
Save as you ride the train to venues all over California when you bring the whole crew with our Friends & Family Discount; buy 1 ticket and get up to 5 half-off! Use promo code V486.
Check out San Joaquins’ ultimate events guide to keep your New Year’s Eve “on track”! All events are walking distance from Amtrak stations.
- The Hyatt Regency in downtown Sacramento offers Amtrak San Joaquins riders a 10% discount. When booking your Hyatt stay, use promo code SMAJ.
New Year’s Eve on the Sacramento Waterfront
- Old Sacramento
Ring in the New Year with fireworks, tasty food, and cheerings with friends. The Old Sacramento Waterfront is offering special tickets that provide access to all the 2nd Street bars which include Fanny Ann’s, O’Mally’s, Finnegan’s, The Other Office, and the River City Saloon. Tickets include entry charge, party favors, and a good time!
Social Nightclub New Year’s Eve Party (21+ years old event)
- 1000 K Street
Join Dj Elements, Dj Roshelle, and Dj HVUS for a night of dancing and good vibes at the Social nightclub in downtown Sacramento. Celebrate the new year with a midnight toast and meeting new people. Tickets are required for the event and are sold online.
Bay Area Events
2022 New Years Eve Fireworks Cruise Oakland Jack London Square
- Jack London Square
This New Year’s Eve cruise and watch a spectacular firework show. Book your ticket for the all inclusive cruise. Cheers your friends at midnight with a champagne toast under the bridge. The cruise will take guests to the Bay Bridge, McCovey Coves San Francisco's iconic skyline, and cruise down to the wharf to watch the fireworks underneath the stars. The boat will feature two dance floors and Djs playing the top 40 hits, Hip-hop, R&B, Reggae, Latin, Oldskool for you to groove to. Buy tickets for this epic event online.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks in San Francisco
- Ferry Building, nearPier 14
Every year, San Francisco offers locals and visitors a New Year's Eve fireworks show, a gorgeous display over the waterfront between the Ferry Building and the San Francisco Bay Bridge. The event is free to the public and the display is scheduled to start at 11:59 PM.
The Stylistics at Yoshi's
- 510 Embarcadero West
The Stylistics are a classic R&B group formed in Philadelphia. They will be performing at Yoshi's in Oakland for New Year’s Eve. Yoshi’s is one of the world's most respected jazz venues, as well as a premier Japanese cuisine spot. Reservations are required for this event - please purchase event tickets online.
Resolution at Rainbow Ballroom
- 1725 Broadway St.
Fresno’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration at a beautiful historic venue less than a mile and a half from the Fresno Amtrak station! This massive rave features performances by Ghastly, Kaivon, and Yetep! To purchase tickets for the event visit: www.resolutionfresno.com
Club Cypher NYE Debut at The Grand 1401
- 1401 Fulton Street
Dance the night away in an upscale paradise! This restored, skyscraping art deco hotel will be a blast with all-night DJs, a full bar, photo booth, and a VIP loft. All less than a mile from the Amtrak station! Purchase your ticket to the event online.
Modernist Craft Cocktail Bar Roaring ‘20s NYE Party
- 719 Fulton St.
This swanky soiree starts at 9 PM and goes until the early hours of 2022. Tickets guarantee priority entry and a welcome glass of bubbly or a shot. DJ Sirena will be bringing the beats so be ready to dance! Purchase tickets online.
Standard Restaurant and Lounge 2021 NYE Party
- 9455 N Fort Washington Rd.
North Fresno’s most exclusive NYE party, 14 years running! Take a 15-minute Uber or Lyft to The Standard for a complimentary champagne toast, balloon drop, and live music! Purchase your tickets online.
Hanford Chamber of Commerce NYE Celebration
400 N Douty St.
The Hanford Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a New Year’s Eve bash at the Civic Auditorium with a live performance by Run for Cover! The night will include party favors, photo booth fun, a balloon drop champagne toast at midnight, and access to a no-host bar all night long! For more information, visit: www.hanfordchamber.com/new-years-eve-celebration
New Year’s Eve at the Darling Hotel
210 North Court St.
The Darling Hotel is delighted to host its first New Year's Eve soiree! Whether you're a high-roller or keep it on the pass line, this black-tie/formal party is sure to win the house. And once you've placed all your bets, you are welcome to toast to your New Year's resolutions at your choice of the rooftop after party or North Courtyard Lounge. Entry for the event requires tickets which can be purchased online.
Dance Through the Decades at The Padre Hotel
1702 18th St.
Dance through the decades this New Year’s Eveand dress up in your favorite vintage ensemble for a midnight toast, balloon drop, silent disco, and live music from Mickey Marlon! Grab your ticket for this event before they sell out.
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