Whether you decide to call it the “Omarion” variant or by its actual name, the Omicron variant, one must admit that the newest strain of COVID-19 has come in like a wrecking ball. With positive cases hitting new records each and every day, it’d be wise to postpone any New Year’s Eve celebrations or reassess how you celebrate. While there may have been some who saw a glimmer of hope with the vaccine rollout earlier this year, that light has been snuffed in lieu of recent developments. In order to be as safe as possible, it looks as if the typical year-end celebrations that we were accustomed to before the pandemic will have to cease. While that is definitely as unfortunate as it sounds, don’t fear — we’ve got you covered.

If you’re in need of some COVID-friendly ideas to celebrate the end of 2021, check out our list of eight alternatives that are fun and safe.