Ring in 2022 in Mountaineer Country

The Countdown is on! Where Will You Be Celebrating 2022?

Need New Year’s Eve plans? Mountaineer Country has you covered! Whether you’re looking for a full-on event with food, drinks and entertainment, or you want to grab the gang and head to a restaurant or bar for the evening, we’ve got a list of the best locations to ring in 2022. Start making your resolutions and plan where you will be celebrating today!

New Year’s Eve Events

Head to the biggest NYE event in Morgantown this year. The #NYEBigBash is taking over the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place. The theme for the night is denim, diamonds and dollars. So, get ready for live music and DJs, dancing, cash bar, games, photo booth, midnight champagne toast, and cash giveaways of up to $5,000 all night long.

New Year’s Eve Dinner will start at 4 p.m. at the Preston County Inn. Be sure to reserve your spot before seats fill up! Cost varies by dish.

Dance all night at Alpine Lake Resort during an elegant Gatsby Affair Dinner and Dance NYE Party. Enjoy a chef-prepared 3-course meal and a champagne toast at midnight.

Welcome 2022 with the Morgantown Moose Lodge #264 and the Code Blue Band.  Cost is $20 per person or $40 per couple and includes food and party favors. The party starts at 9 p.m.

Spend New Year’s Eve at 123 Pleasant Street this year for their annual NYE Bash. Celebrate 2021 and welcome 2022 with a night full of music of all genres. This event is for 18+,  and per artists’ requests, will be requiring proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72-hours of entry. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., and music starts at 9 p.m.

Join the Tropics/The Cranberry Hotel duo for a joint NYE Celebration. For just $299, your accommodations include champagne upon arrival, admission to Tropics NYE Bash with appetizer soiree, live music and dancing, $100 in drinks and food at Tropics, luxury overnight accommodations at The Cranberry, a champagne toast at midnight, and complimentary breakfast.

Have a Cosmic Rockin’ New Years’ Eve at Suburban Lanes with music, food and a champagne toast. Come out for late-night bowling for $275 per lane or early bird bowling for $125 per lane. Price includes unlimited bowling, shoe rentals, party favors, 1 large, 1-topping pizza & a pitcher of soda! Call to reserve a lane today!

If you’re looking to hit up a restaurant to relax or a bar to dance the night away this New Year’s Eve, here are some popular spots both on and off-campus…

Bars and Restaurants

On Campus – Downtown Morgantown 

Apothecary Ale House and Cafe: laid-back bar with a variety of craft beer and tasty treats

The Bank: this bank turned bar has a full drink menu, as well as food and games to enjoy

Gibbie’s Pub and Eatery: a full-service restaurant and bar serving American favorites

Joe Mama’s: if you’re looking to dance the night away, head to Joe Mama’s where there’s 5+ bars and tons of fun

Code Bar and Lounge: dance along to the DJ’s favorite hits at this bar and nightclub where there are levels of fun

Tin 202: this fashionable restaurant offers local dishes and handcrafted cocktails, with a classy, old-fashion atmosphere

Morgantown Brewing Company: a unique dining and micro-brewing experience, with weekly food and drink specials, commemorating the days of old

Gene’s Beer Garden: opened in 1944, Gene’s is the oldest Bar in Morgantown located across the bridge in South Park

Fat Daddy’s Bar and Grill: known for the liquor pitchers, this Morgantown bar is filled with pool tables and arcade games

Iron Horse Tavern: West Virginia craft beer, specialty cocktails, house infusions and fine pub fare

Mountain State Brewing Co: one of the state’s oldest distributing microbreweries and tap room, serving craft brews and gourmet wood-fired flatbreads located near the rail trail in the Wharf District of Morgantown

Mario’s Fishbowl: voted one of the top 101 “Best Places to Dine in West Virginia.” A historic spot filled with tradition, fishbowl-sized beers, great sandwiches and chicken wings

Legends: bar and grille featuring lunch and dinner, as well as live entertainment and an outdoor Tiki Deck

The Back Door: a good mix of nightlife with darts, karaoke, and food and drink specials

Anvil + Ax at The Hotel Morgan: a swanky spot for a hand-crafted cocktail and a great place to spend the night.

Off Campus

Bartini Prime: from steak to sushi, this restaurant offers a variety of options on their menu and a full bar. Plus, it’s a fun and entertaining atmosphere to hang out with friends

Varsity Club: alumni owned and operated bar and restaurant, with a full food and drink menu in walking distance from the WVU stadium  

Kegler’s Sports Bar and Lounge: features more than 20 TVS, a full menu including their award-winning wings and more, beer on tap and 39 bottled selections

Mario’s Fishbowl: voted one of the top 101 “Best Places to Dine in West Virginia.” A historic spot filled with tradition, fishbowl-sized beers, great sandwiches and chicken wings

Suncrest Pub: Friendly neighborhood café & Hot Spot featuring an open-aired deck with HDTV, pool tables, cold beer and delicious burgers

Check out our Mountaineer Deal locations so you can save while you dine, too!

If you’re still in need of a hotel in Morgantown for New Year’s Eve, use our booking tool below to make your reservation today!

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