Four ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Tees Valley

Christmas | Published on: 11th November 2021

It’s almost time to say “See you later 2021” and “Hello 2022!”

From gala dinners to thrilling musicals to intimate dinners and cocktails to comedy shows – there are lots of ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in style in the Tees Valley.

Check out these suggestions on how to bring in the New Year with a bang!

Let us know how you are celebrating by tagging us on social using #EnjoyTeesValley.

1. You shall go to a NYE ball

Grab your glad rags and dancing shoes and enjoy an evening of great food, flowing drinks and dancing in the Tees Valley’s best hotels.

Blackwell Grange Hotel
Transport yourself back to the roaring twenties with a Great Gatsby themed party at the Blackwell Grange Hotel in Darlington. Tuck into a delicious three-course menu before pulling out your best moves to the sounds of a 3-piece swing band. For more information and to book go to Christmas (

Gisborough Hall Hotel
Head to the glorious Gisborough Hall situated on the edge of the North York Moors and start the evening’s festivities with a glass of fizz and canapés before a special gala dinner and dancing. Book here.

Rockliffe Hall
For a NYE to remember celebrate with Rockliffe Hall and enjoy champagne and canapés followed by a delicious four-course New Year’s Eve menu with a live band and disco. A piper playing Auld Lang Syne and a spectacular fireworks display will welcome in the New Year. Book now.

Brockley Hall
Say goodbye to 2021 in style at Brockley Hall with a magnificent 7 course dinner, plus live music from The Beer Pigs. Book here.

The Spa Hotel, Saltburn
For New Year’s Eve celebrations with an impressive sea view, The Spa Hotel in Saltburn is a must. Dress to impress for an evening of live acoustic entertainment, dinner and drinks. Find out more.

If you want to make the celebrations last longer, extend the party with an overnight stay.

2. Raise the curtain on a New Year

Take your seats to watch the curtain raise on a New Year as you enjoy a show to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

You shall go to the ball this New Year’s Eve, thanks to Darlington Hippodrome’s Christmas panto, Cinderella! Join Cinderella as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her very ugly sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming.

3. Eat out to help see the year out

End 2021 on a full stomach with a delicious meal in one of the many great restaurants in the Tees Valley.

Treat yourself before the diet starts in January and indulge for New Year’s Eve.

Be a guest at The Glass House at Wynyard Hall for a stunning New Year’s Eve dinner. Delight in a menu prepared by Head Chef Kleo Tabaku and the team using the freshest seasonal produce from the kitchen garden. You can even get an early night as the restaurant closes at 11pm. Book your table here.

See in the New Year with something a little special with a fine dining experience at The Bay Horse in Hurworth-on-Tees. Choose from either an early bird menu or a three-course dinner with canapes. Check out the menus and book here.

For more places to dine out in the Tees Valley go to Food & Drink – Enjoy Tees Valley.

4. Raise a glass to 2022

Pop the champagne, enjoy a glass of fizz, grab a couple of beers with your mates or celebrate with a cocktail. Whatever your tipple, make sure you check out what Tees Valley’s bars have got in store for New Year’s Eve.

If creative craft cocktails served in a super cool and intimate venue is what you are after, then look no further than The Nuthatch in Middlesbrough. Arrive at 9pm to be welcomed with a glass of Prosecco or a Festive Bellini before settling in to enjoy two cocktails from the Signature Cocktail Menu and a beautiful antipasto board, before joining the other guests in celebrating the arrival of 2022 with a Perrier Jouet Champagne toast at the chiming of Big Ben. Tables are available for parties of two, four and six. This event has now sold out, but you can find details here.

Whatever you choose to do this New Year’s Eve, we wish you a Happy One and we hope to see you in the Tees Valley in 2022. To check out what else is happening across the region go to

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