Looking for where to spend your 2022 New Years celebration? Look no further than our list of things to do for NYE in Dayton! Read on to find what to do with you and yours in Greater Dayton/Mongomery County.




6196 Poe Ave.

Say hello to the new and improved Scene75 Dayton! In 2020, they added 40,000 square feet of fun for a total of 160,000 square feet of indoor amusement park thrills. As the largest indoor entertainment center in the nation, Scene75 is the perfect place for fun for groups and families in Dayton. Scene75 was named the top family entertainment center in the WORLD in 2016 & 2021! Scene75 will be open New Year’s Eve from 11 a.m. till 11 p.m. For more details and admission information, visit their website.


RiverScape Ice Skating

237 E Monument Ave.

If you’re a skating rookie or have been lacing up your skates for decades, or whether you’re looking for a leisurely afternoon with the family or a competitive night on the ice, there is a full slate of activities to choose from at the MetroParks Ice Rink. The ice rink is located within RiverScape MetroPark and features sweeping views of the Great Miami River and the downtown Dayton skyline. The rink has something for everyone, not to mention hot chocolate and music. Ice skating is a great way to experience the outdoors during the cooler weather and provides a winter tradition for Miami Valley families looking for something fun to do together. The Riverscape Ice Rink has special hours on New Year’s Eve, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., and New Year’s Day, 1 – 8 p.m. For more information, visit the website.


NYE Ball Drop at Yellow Cab Tavern

700 E 4th St., 21+

Check out a special New Year's Eve edition of Dayton's Silent Disco at The Yellow Cab Tavern on December 31! It's Dayton's Times Square Style Ball Drop Party!
In addition to all of your favorite Red, Green, and Blue station dance party action, we'll be hosting a complimentary midnight bubbly toast and the ball drop as the clock strikes midnight! KimL will be on the green station with EDM, Sexbox on the blue station with the 70s, 80s, and 90s, and John Chapel on the Red station with modern Hip Hop! Join Dayton in welcoming 2022 in style! Cover starts at 8 p.m. with music starting at 8:30pm on December 31! Yellow Cab's resident truck, The Pizza Bandit, will be set up and serving through 11 p.m.


Late Night Rock and Bowl Party


Poelking Bowling, 1403 Wilmington Ave.

Bowl in the New Year at Poelking Bowling (Wilmington Lanes). For $60 per lane between 4:30 - 6 p.m., you get a large one-topping pizza, a pitcher of soda, shoe rentals, and party favors. For $75 per lane between 7 - 9 p.m., you get a large one-topping pizza, a pitcher of soda, shoe rentals, and party favors. For $20 per person between 10 p.m. - 1 a.m., you get 3 hours of cosmic, shoe rentals, and party favors. Only paid reservations will guarantee you a lane, so call 937-299-5573 today.