Although most of us will be settling in on the couch on New Year’s Eve instead of hitting the town, that doesn’t mean the celebratory night can’t be festive. With the holidays arguably more important this year than ever before, there are plenty of ways to meaningfully ring in 2021 with loved ones near and far through Online Experiences.
From a family-friendly interactive holiday drag show, to a private studio live concert from music city, to an evening of magic and mystery, there is something for every group to raise a toast to. So settle back, and let Airbnb Online Experiences plan your ultimate night in to have a memorable New Year’s bash:
Christmas and Secrets with Drag Queens (Lisbon, Portugal)
If you want to feel like you’re anywhere but the living room on New Year’s Eve, this interactive, live show includes it all to feel immersed in the action. From fireworks, to flying Christmas trees, to choreographed drag Santas, you’ll feel like you have a front row seat to a magical performance.
Living Room Legends Scavenger Hunt Game (Austin, TX, United States)
Get the group moving and the party started with a game that has you on your feet. Hosts Alan and Kat will get you out of your comfort zone to get through a variety of creative, challenging and zany missions. In addition to bragging rights, winners will also receive virtual prizes for finishing first.
Cocktails and Stories From Vietnam (Hội An, Vietnam)
While bubbles might be the traditional celebratory beverage, that doesn’t mean you can’t mix it up with some exotic accented cocktails. Host Natalya and her creative mixologist partner will walk you through not one, but six, famous cocktails, including some with a Vietnamese twist.
Create Mexican Stories with Art (Mexico City, Mexico)
Get the family together and give your traditional New Year’s Eve decorations a new handcrafted twist. Host Sofia will show groups of all ages how to create Mexican stories through abstract art. Using just acrylic paint and any paper you have around the house, guests will walk out with spectacular pieces to have as a festive and colorful photo backdrop.
Nashville Concert w/ Emmy Nominated Host (Nashville, TN, United States)
If an intimate cocktail party filled with laughs and a live concert sounds like your cup of tea, look no further. Hosts Denise and Jackie invite guests to their live studio in the heart of Nashville for an intimate look into the world of music with some iconic songs to bring everyone together.
Holiday High Kicks & Precision Dance (New York City, NY, United States)
For everyone who wants to high tail (ahem, kick) their way out of 2020, why not do it in holiday fashion? Hosted by a former Rockette, Vanessa will lead you through a dance routine that will impress any virtual friends and family.
Chocolate Origins & Create with a Maker (Kingston, Jamaica)
If you hope to start off 2021 with a sweet start, you’ll want to include host Nick’s chocolate making Experience in your plans. You’ll learn the history of how chocolate became the world’s favorite dessert and get a tour of a cacao farm, all while creating your own custom made inclusion chocolate bars to enjoy afterwards.
Secrets of Champagne by a Local Expert (Reims, France)
If you’ve ever wanted to know more about New Year’s Eve’s traditional libation, let the Champagne region come to you. Immerse yourself in the history of the area and the bubbles that have become synonymous with festivity before making a toast to the year ahead.
Mysteries & Magic in Peru (Lima, Peru)
For those seeking an experience that will mix it up while still being virtually mesmerizing, host Alex takes guests through a mystical evening of magical demonstrations. This is a fully interactive, choose-your-own-journey magic show adventure, with guests having the ability to change the outcome of where the experience takes them.
Tarot with a Therapy Dog (Rockville, MD, United States)
Need some help with decision-making in the coming weeks? Learn how the cards can provide some guidance in this new year by stepping into the world of tarot to reconnect with friends and loved ones. Host Claudine will help you connect with your intuition through an individual card reading.