New Year's Eve Events

Whidbey Island - 2022

Contributed by Si Fisher

The New Year is upon us!  Time to bid farewell to 2022, and what better way to do it than to attend a New Year's Eve event on beautiful Whidbey Island! 

If you are interested in live music in Langley, firework displays in Oak Harbor, or karaoke & drinks in Freeland then read on!


Top 3 Picks for New Year's Eve events on Whidbey Island - 2022

Curious about extending your stay on Whidbey Island well beyond the holidays?

1. Live Music at Bayview Hall in Langley

Live Music on Whidbey Island New Years Eve


Come one come all!

All ages, live music, New Year's Eve extravaganza!

Featuring four musical performances from Whidbey Island's local artist roster!

Adult beverages will be available to purchase, and the music starts at 7PM and goes until Midnight!

Make sure to support all the beautiful musicians and organizers that are helping to put this event on with a suggested $10 (minimum) at the door.

Bring your dancing shoes and I will see you there!


Directions to Bayview Hall - 5642 Bayview Rd, Langley, WA 98260

2. Fireworks at Windjammer Park - Oak Harbor


Fireworks!  Need I say more?


Watching fireworks on New Year's Eve is an activity that has been enjoyed for over a century. A firework display can bring joy and excitement to all who watch. The thrill of the countdown, the booming sound of each firework and the bright colors illuminating the sky—all of these come together to make New Year's Eve a special event. 


Fireworks will start at the family friendly time of 9PM in Oak Harbor's favorite oceanside recreational area, Windjammer Park.


The cost of entry is $9.  Come enjoy the festivities!


Directions to Windjammer Park - 1600 S. Beeksma Drive, Oak Harbor

Fireworks NYE 2022 Oak Harbor

3. Karaoke & Drinks - Penn Cove Brewery in Freeland

New Years Eve Karaoke on Whidbey Island


Sing in the New Year!

Singing karaoke on New Year's Eve is a time-honored tradition for many. There’s something special about choosing your favorite song and joining in with other partiers to sing along. Whether you’re belting out a classic rock anthem or crooning your way through a sappy love song, karaoke is the perfect way to welcome in the new year.

Penn Cove Brewery Company has got your covered.  They will be hosting a karaoke night on the 31st at their taproom in Freeland.  Hosted by Noah 'Hard Orange'.  Food & drink will be available.  Bring your friends and make it a night to remember!


Directions: Penn Cove Brewing Co. - Freeland Brewery & Taproom, 5488 S Freeland Ave, Freeland, WA 98249

Other notable mentions:

Fare Market in Freeland

"Get your tickets for a four course prix fixe dinner paired with some of our favorites! Our chef @michelrymple will make some scrumptious dishes to go along with Island-tied and Eastside- famous @jbneufeldwine!!
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Skein & Tipple

Those Guys NYE Happy Hour!

"Early birds, this show's for you! Put on something sparkly and celebrate New Year's Eve with a fabulous drink at this swanky speakeasy, and still be home in plenty of time to watch the ball drop in NYC! Or, I guess, you could go out to dinner, a party or another show afterward. Your call."

Cozy's Road House

New Year's Eve Mike Gallion and a few friends will be bringing live music back to Cozy Corner's Roadhouse in Clinton. Time will be from 7 pm to 9 pm or beyond.

New Year's Eve is a special night and one that deserves celebrating in some way. Whether it’s watching fireworks, seeing live music, or singing karaoke.


No matter what path you take to bring in the New Year, these exciting traditions guarantee not only an enjoyable time with friends and family but also happy memories that will last long after 2022 ends.

So let’s raise a glass and wish each other the best as we look forward to an even more wonderful 2023!


Happy New Year!

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