The Countdown to Orange County’s NYE Festivities

December 27, 2021

Let’s welcome 2022 in style! Whether you want to ring in the new year with drinks and an ocean view, delectable dishes, or by dancing the night away, SoCal is the place to be! Here’s a roundup of local NYE hotspots!

The Blind Pig Kicks Off 2022 with a Masquerade Party! (Rancho Santa Margarita and Yorba Linda)

On December 31, The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar will be opening up its restaurants in Rancho Santa Margarita and Yorba Linda for a NYE party that you won’t want to miss! Guests are welcome to dress up in party attire and wear a masquerade-style mask for a one-night-only event that will include a Lobster Thermidor food special, specialty cocktails, live music, and champagne toast at midnight! The Lobster special will be available in a limited supply, so guests are encouraged to call the location of their choice to reserve theirs in advance when they make their reservation! Both locations will be open from 4 p.m. until 1am and reservations can also be placed through The Blind Pig’s website or Yelp. For more information, please visit

31431 Santa Margarita Pkwy in Rancho Santa Margarita

4975 Lakeview Ave in Yorba Linda

Ring In The New Year at Long Beach’s Original Tiki Bar, The Bamboo Club! 

The Bamboo Club is kicking off the New Year with an impressive lineup of local artists and DJs on Friday, December 31.  Starting at 8 pm, The Bamboo Club will host musical guests inside and outside for an immersive experience. Inside, the Tiki-decorated dining room will transport guests to an island paradise as Rockabilly DJ Madame X jams out with musical guests DJ Fat Kat and DJ Dynomite Lola. Outdoors, under the venue’s massive tent, DJ Dennis Owens will take the stage to open for the popular Los Angeles-based Breakestra band.

Advanced sale tickets - which include table-seating and general admission - can be purchased at and will be very limited! 

The full menu will be offered until 11 p.m., followed by the restaurant’s NEW late-night Yakitori skewer menu from 11 p.m. - 1 a.m. For more information, visit

3522 E Anaheim St, Long Beach.

Ring In 2022 With An Ocean View– at La Casa del Camino’s NYE Celebration! 

This year, guests are welcome to celebrate the New Year at La Casa del Camino with a special New Year’s Eve celebration! 

Guests can enjoy a selection of dishes from The Rooftop Lounge’s prix-fixe menu, featuring a two-course selection of coastal cuisine paired with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine! The Rooftop Lounge will also be presenting an a la carte menu in addition to their prix-fixe menu. Guests who dine at The Rooftop Lounge will be given complimentary admission to La Casa’s New Year’s Eve celebration inside Comedor! 

Comedor will also be offering an a la carte menu of their popular tapas and appetizers! Guests who dine at Comedor for the evening will be given free admission to Comedor’s New Year’s celebration, too! 

Comedor’s NYE celebration starts at 10 p.m. and is $20 at the door (unless guests have dined at The Rooftop Lounge or Comedor). Comedor will be featuring local artists 8rae and Hot Climate, and will be showing the ball drop at midnight! 

Spend your New Years’ beachside this 2022 at La Casa del Camino! 

1289 S Coast Hwy in Laguna Beach.

Celebrate the New Year at Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen (Brea and Irvine, CA) 

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen, the popular eatery in Brea and Irvine is kicking off 2022 with a night full of live music and award-winning margaritas on Friday, Dec 31. Guests can look forward to a lively atmosphere complete with DJs and live music from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. The full menu of Cha Cha’s modern Latin favorites will be available in the bar and dining room, including Wood Fired Queso Fundido, Fresh Seafood Caldo, and "Wood Oven" Carnitas prepared with slow-braised marinated pork, Achiote onion, fresh salsas, black beans, rice, and corn tortillas. Heated patio and outdoor dining are also available, however, reservations are highly encouraged. For more information or to make a reservation visit

110 W. Birch St., in Brea.

13126 Jamboree Rd, in Irvine.

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