Can you believe another year is coming to an end? From exciting new exhibitions, renovations, new restaurants and more, 2021 was filled to the brim with Greater Wilmington adventures! And we have so much more coming to the area next year... get ready for a busy 2022! But first, we need to celebrate the end of 2021.  

Check out these four events to Ring in the New Year... 

Brandywine Zoo

  • Brandywine Park

Visit the Brandywine Zoo in Brandywine Park! A Delaware jewel in Wilmington, the Brandywine Zoo is a cool place to meet a lemur or condor, or a capybara up close. Awesome zoo…

Grand Opera House

  • 818 N. Market St.

Built in 1871, this magnificent concert hall in Downtown Wilmington entertains and engages its communities through exceptional, diverse live performances and educational…

Tonic Seafood & Steak

  • 111 W. 11th St.

Tonic Seafood & Steak is an upscale bar and restaurant at the heart of downtown Wilmington. Our rotating menu focuses on creative cuisine dishes and unique signature cocktails…

Le Cavalier at the Green Room

  • 42 West 11th St.

Le Cavalier (pronounced: luh-KAH-vuhl-YAY) honors the deep equestrian tradition in the Brandywine River Valley. Chef-Partner Tyler Akin’s opening brasserie menu draws influence…

1. Noon Year’s Eve at Brandywine Zoo  

The Brandywine Zoo’s Noon Year event is an annual tradition letting the littlest #VisitWilm visitors (and some of us older ones) ring in the New Year a little earlier in the day. Enjoy a sparkling cider toast, crafts and more! Tickets are available here.  

2. New Year’s Eve at The Grand Opera House 


Celebrate the end of 2021 and the beginning of 2022 at The Grand Opera House with a collection of musical performers from Delaware Symphony OrchestraOperaDelaware and Tony- Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell. Grab your tickets here.  

3. New Year’s Eve by Tonic Seafood & Steak 

Tonic Seafood & Steak is sending off 2021 in style with the party package beginning at 9:00pm. Enjoy an open bar, the red-carpet experience, late night munchies, and more. Or, indulge in the dinner package beginning at 7:00pm and countdown to a champagne toast with a luxury buffet.  Be sure to buy your tickets ahead of time here

4. New Year’s Eve Dinner at Le Cavalier at the Green Room  

Le Cavalier at the Green Room is taking on New Year’s Eve with a creative three-course menu and a number of small plates featuring items such as Poussin Chicken, Branzino, and Foie Gras Mousse! First Seating is 5:00pm, second seating is 7:00pm and third is 9:30pm. Be sure to plan ahead and grab a room at the HOTEL DU PONT to make it a weekend getaway you won’t soon forget. Make your reservations here.

Wishing you all a prosperous 2022!