11 New Year's Eve Events in Corpus Christi - The Bend Magazine

11 New Year’s Eve Events in Corpus Christi

Bid a fond farewell to 2022 and ring in 2023 with these New Year's Eve events in Corpus Christi.

Friends celebrating New Year's Eve at an event in Corpus Christi.

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Looking for ways to properly bid adieu to 2022? Here are 11 New Year’s Eve events happening in and around Corpus Christi to help you ring in 2023. Whether you’re searching for live entertainment and a balloon drop or a gourmet meal and a glass (or several glasses) of champagne, there’s something for everyone on this list!

New Year’s Eve Toast on the Coast Dinner

There’s nothing quite like ending the year with a delicious four-course meal with a perfect view of the Corpus Christi Bay and Skyline. Harrison’s Landing is hosting a special dinner in its upper-level Marina Room on New Year’s Eve with Claudia Melton’s lovely voice setting the mood. The evening’s menu includes oysters Rockefeller, lobster bisque and grilled swordfish with green peppercorn cognac sauce – among other things. Plus, guests will find specialty NYE cocktails, a keepsake photo op and party favors.
Dinner is $70 per person and seating times range from 6 to 9:30 p.m. A $25 deposit is required per person with a reservation.

Katz 21 New Year’s Eve Countdown Party

Join Katz 21 Steak & Spirits for its New Year’s Eve Countdown Party featuring a special holiday dinner menu, live music and champagne…of course. Guests can choose between two package specials when making a reservation. The Gold Package includes one complimentary bottle of champagne, a charcuterie board and the choice of one premium bottle with mixers. The Premium Package includes the same lineup of goodies, plus an additional champagne bottle.

Dinner begins at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 9 p.m. Call (361) 884 – 1221 to make a reservation. 

Omni Hotel’s New Year’s Eve Party

Whether you’re visiting for the holidays or are looking to book a staycation, Omni Hotel invites you to spend New Year’s Eve with them! The hotel’s Midnight on the Bay Gala includes live entertainment from Myndfields & The Chili Funk Horns, an elegant buffet dinner, a champagne toast at midnight, a balloon drop and more. Purchase the Gala Package for luxurious accommodations, a ticket to the gala, late check-out at 1:00 p.m. on New Year’s Day and mini bottle(s) of champagne as an in-room amenity per registered guest.

One-night minimum length of stay required. December 31, 2022, must be included in the stay dates. Subject to availability.

New Year’s Eve Bash ft. Splendiferous

Check out Rockit’s Whiskey Bar & Saloon’s rocking New Year’s Eve celebration featuring live performances from Damon Scott (from Falco of Falco & the Wolf and Seattle Rising) and Splendiferous. With an enclosed, heated outdoor patio, special NYE party favors and a champagne toast at midnight, it’s sure to be a good time.

Doors open at 7 p.m. The show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $10.

New Year’s Eve Retro Rager

Brewster Street Icehouse definitely knows how to throw an NYE party! Head over to its downtown location for the New Year’s Eve Retro Rager Bash ft. live music by Another Level and Retro 104.1 DJ sets with Ed Ocanas and Jon O. Event attendees will enjoy party hats and horns, a massive countdown projection and complimentary champagne toasts at midnight. Live music and DJ sets will alternate with one another throughout the evening.

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Large table reservations are available. Tickets start at $20.

Island Wine’s All-Star New Year’s Eve Party

Island Wine isn’t just celebrating the end of a great year with this NYE event. The local wine bar is also celebrating its upcoming relocation! The evening will double as a fundraising event to help with the move and feature a relocation telethon hosted by Karen Decker. Live music for the evening includes performances from Kimberlee Dawn & Jacob, My Boys Are Back Band, Ron Baker, John Dunaway, Arnold Govella and more.

The event begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.

New Year’s Eve at the Executive Surf Club

End 2022 with a bang by rocking the night away with live music from Cruise Control live at Executive Surf Club. The evening’s events will take place in Surf Club’s temporary location just a few doors down at the Water Street Garden.

The show begins at 8:30 p.m. 

New Year’s Eve at Emerald Beach Hotel

Emerald Beach Hotel wants to celebrate the arrival of 2023 with you! Enjoy live entertainment from Ricky Naranjo y Los Gamblers, drinks, a variety of hor d’ourves, dancing, complimentary champagne and a balloon drop at midnight. Special room rates for the evening also apply and include two tickets to the party, parking, breakfast and late check-out at 1:00 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $75 per person. Call (361) 883-5731 to purchase. 

Isis Paris York’s New Year’s Show

Ring in the new year with a few of your favorite local drag queens! Hosted by Isis Paris York and Azul Entertainment, the event will take place at Hidden Door on New Year’s Eve. The lineup includes performances from Frankie Queen, Kitana Sanchez, Gemini B York and Tahty Daniels. Plus, you’ll find drink specials running all night long, giveaways and other fun surprises.

The show begins at 11:45 p.m. and is free to attend. 

Port Aransas Firework Show w/ Glo Row

Watch the City of Port Aransas’ firework show from your own glowing kayak! Glo Row is hosting a special NYE ride Saturday evening to give folks a New Year’s experience like no other. The show is scheduled to begin around 7 p.m. at Roberts Point Park and the ride’s route puts attendees in the perfect place to watch the sky light up.

Tickets start at $49.95 and are available for purchase online.

New Year’s Eve at The Lookout

The Lookout at Bluff’s Landing is hosting a New Year’s Eve tasting menu event to celebrate new flavors. Each dish on the special menu will be paired with a wine to complement the tasting. To kick things off, enjoy a complimentary glass of prosecco alongside an oyster on the half-shell. Then, choose anything off the tasting menu to continue your flavorful journey!

Book online to secure your reservation. $65 per person / $30 wine pairing (optional). 

Looking for things to do in Corpus Christi and the greater Coastal Bend region in January? Check out our Datebook for the upcoming month!