10 of the best ways to celebrate 2022 in Birmingham


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Let’s raise our glass to a great year, 2022 in Birmingham! Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

December is winding down, and that means it’s almost time to cheers our way into a fresh start and new year. Whether you’re looking for New Year’s Eve plans, hosting a party, or need inspiration on how to start off 2022 in Birmingham with your best foot forward, we have it all included in our 2021 New Years’ Eve Guide. Keep reading to find out how you can win our $304 NYE giveaway!

What to do on New Year’s Eve in Birmingham

1. Iron City’s NYE Party 

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This could be you this New Year’s Eve. Photo via Iron City

End the year in old Hollywood style at Iron City. Hear music by DJ Charles III, try your hand at some casino games and catch the mega balloon drop at midnight followed by a champagne toast. Tickets include drinks, hors d’oeuvres, access to casino games and party favors.

2. NYE Bham Bash at Tin Roof 

Live music plus champagne makes for a good night out. Photo via Tin Roof

Ring in the New Year at Tin Roof with live music by Nashville’s Sam Rife followed by Tennessee’s Premier Party Band The Beasley Brothers. Head to the patio for an epic DJ show and dance your heart out into 2022. Stick around until midnight to participate in their champagne toast. 

3. Alabama Symphony Orchestra NYE Concert

Experience music like no other at the Alabama Symphony. Photo via Alabama Symphony

Here’s your chance to hear the Alabama Symphony in their final concert of 2021. Dance into the New Year with waltzes, polkas, and marches by Johann Strauss II, alongside dance-inspired music from around the world.

4. Ghost Train’s Electric Circus NYE Party

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Throwback some brews this New Years’ Eve. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Ghost Train Brewing invites you to spend New Year’s Eve under the big top, with killer music from Birmingham’s best DJs, live circus performers, carnival-style comfort foods, small-batch brews and hand-crafted cocktails.

5. The Anvil’s NYE Champagne Soiree 

The Anvil Pub and Bar
Get ready for a New Year’s Eve full of champagne and tasty eats. Photo via The Anvil Pub and Bar

Join Anvil Pub for a night of fun, fantastic food and dancing at their Champagne Soiree. Along with delicious appetizers and British-inspired fare, this classy night will include an oyster bar, caviar station and champagne toast at midnight. There will be a DJ and dancefloor, as well as extra cocktails available for purchase.

Get ready for the party

6. Piggly Wiggly

Piggly Wiggly
Grab a bottle from Piggly Wiggly. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

The most important part of any New Year’s Eve night is the alcohol, and if you want your party to be a hit you have to check out the wine section at Piggly Wiggly. With their extensive wine and champagne selection at several locations across Birmingham, you’ll be pouring delicious glasses of bubbly in no time.

Not sure what to buy? They’ve got you covered with in-store experts to help you pick out the best bottles.

Get a head start on your New Year’s resolutions

7. Become a member at X4 Fitness

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Get fit in 2022 with X4 Fitness. Photo via X4

Start off the new year by achieving all your fitness resolutions with X⁴’s New Year’s Promotion. They are offering a free month to those who join X⁴ in January and stay for three months. Bonus: your fourth month will be completely free!

8. Change up your style at Alabama Goodwill

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Find your new wardrobe at Goodwill in 2022. Photo via Alabama Goodwill

Find a fresh wardrobe while giving back when you shop at Goodwill. It’s time to amp up your style and give new life to old outfits in 2022. 

Have old clothes that need a new home? Alabama Goodwill has donation centers all over town and your donations help support your fellow neighbors who have barriers to employment.

9. Eat healthy at Blueroot

Thinking about this delicious bright fall salad from Blueroot. Photo via Blueroot

One of the most common New Years’ resolutions is to eat healthier, and at Blueroot you can satisfy your body and taste buds while doing just that. Snag some delicious salads, grain bowls, granola and more to start 2022 feeling good.

10. Become a home-chef with Cooking Classes by Kessler

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Impress your friends with new recipes in 2022. Photo via The Grand Bohemian Hotel

Check off your New Year’s resolution of learning a new skill with a Cooking Class by Kessler. Become an expert home chef with their classes on everything from homemade pasta making to mastering grilling out.

Visit our Instagram @bhamnow to enter our NYE giveaway🎁 and win gift cards to some of the spots we’ve mentioned! To enter, follow our page, like our giveaway post + tag a friend🎉. 

What are your New Years resolutions for 2022? Let us know by tagging us @bhamnow.

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