TRI-CITIES, Tenn. (WJHL) – If you still haven’t made any plans for New Year’s Eve, here are a few options close to home to check out.


The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce will host their “New Year’s Eve Bash” at the Meadowview Conference Resort and Convention Center starting at 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. The event will include a cash bar and a midnight breakfast buffet. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite decade’s attire. Tickets start at $75. Click here to learn more.

“When’s there’s a song from your decade that’s playing and your dress in that decade, you got to get out there and dance,” said Stephanie Hernandez, Kingsport Chamber Membership Events Director.

Gypsy Cider Circus Company will be having a New Year’s Eve party that will include live music and more.

TNT Sportsplex and Just for Fun Party Rentals will be hosting a new year’s eve celebration at the sports facility from 6:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. The event will include inflatables, games, and other activities. Visit the events Facebook page for ticket information and more.


In Bristol, Tennessee the Cascade Draft House located on State Street will be hosting a New Year’s Eve party that will include three different bands. There is no charge for admission to the event and it is open to all ages.

Bloom is hosting a New Year’s Eve dinner. Serving five courses from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday night. The cost is $70 per person, not including tax and gratuity. Wine and cocktail pairings are available to add on.

Laugh into the new year at Blue Ridge Comedy Club. An early 90-minute show starts at 7:30 p.m. A 9:30 p.m. show will include a champagne toast, sweet treats, and a countdown and ball drop to the new year.

Bristol Hotel New Year’s Eve Gala features DJ Night Moves in the ballroom. The party runs from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance. The $50 tickets include admission, two drink tickets inside the event, light hors d’oeuvres, and a champagne toast at midnight.

For live music, head to Michael Waltrip’s NYE Bash with Tim Duggar. Doors open at 8 p.m. Live music begins when doors open. Tim Duggar will be playing from 10 p.m. to midnight. Michael Waltrip himself will be there for a champagne toast at midnight.

“Cascade Drafthouse is a great opportunity for all ages,” said Maggie Elliott, Believe in Bristol Executive Director. “That’s a really good option for all ages. We also have Blue Ridge Comedy Club has a show on New Year’s Eve that’s going to be a really great ticketed event, but really affordable. Then we also have some higher price ticketed events.”

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In downtown Greeneville, the ‘Midnight on Main‘ event will be held starting at 8 p.m. The event will feature live entertainment, fireworks, and a ball drop that will have people’s New Year’s resolutions placed inside.

“The things that we have started at eight are the street dance,” said Amy Rose, Town of Greeneville Public Relations Manager. “At the Capitol, we have a group called Route 66. They do jazz and swing, live music. At Catalyst we have karaoke. Then the Kid’s zone kicks off at the hotel.”

Johnson City

In downtown Johnson City there are multiple events happening at local businesses, however many are for crowds ages 21+.

At the Windsor Speakeasy, they’re hosting a party for $75 that will run from 8PM to 1AM. The special evening includes a cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, a champagne toast and late night snacks.

Wild Wing is holding a party that will cost $15 the day of the event. They will feature live music with Southern Rebellion, a champagne toast, party favors and a ball drop.

Watauga Brewing is inviting all the attend the Wonderland at Watauga for the New Year’s Eve Party and so is Tennessee Hills Brewstillery. They’re also offering $2 off beet until 8PM.

Or head over the the Wonderland Lounge Bar & Grill for a party to ring in 2022. They will host live music by DJ Zay and DJ Griz. A champagne toast and ball drop are expected.