We are at the end of the year, and it is time to ring in 2023–let us celebrate. Eat, drink, dance, and have a fabulous time. Below is a list of places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in New York City [NYC]—several no-cover-charge events are included.
Read on for thirty-one places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC.
Watch the Ball Drop at Times Square
At 11:59 PM on December 31st in Times Square, everyone is waiting and watching for the Ball to Drop. The Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration and Ball Drop is the world’s most famous New Year’s Eve celebration. The famous ball is a 12-foot geodesic sphere weighing 11,875 pounds, covered in 2,688 Waterford crystals, powered by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LED lights, and capable of creating a palette of more than 16 million vibrant colors.
Times Square—New York City
DEG Presents is putting on New York’s biggest NYE warehouse party in Brooklyn and NYC. This New Year’s Eve, Gordo will headline the Brooklyn Hangar with an experiential performance, extended set, and larger-than-life decor. Expect additional performances from Golden Pony, Papyon, and more. Tickets are on sale now and start at $79 with the option to add a fast pass to skip the line and other VIP perks.
For tickets and more information, visit here.
Two 52nd Street—Sunset Park
A Healthy Beginning for the New Year.
NYRR Midnight Run. Kick off the New Year at Central Park’s favorite Midnight Run beginning at 10 PM. Then, join the fun and celebrate with music and dancing as 2022 ends.
The countdown to midnight begins at 11:59 PM, and the four-mile run will begin on the stroke of midnight, as will a spectacular fireworks display to light up the night and the start of 2023.
Schimanski is partnering with Cyrese and Israel Hoffman of Good Vibes Worldwide to start 2023 off right. This New Year’s Eve, guests can enjoy 3 hours of open bar from 9 PM to Midnight, a club-wide champagne toast, live streaming of the ball drop from Times Square, and a confetti balloon drop at midnight! Your hosts Wallay, MyLifeIsKara & Hevzel will offer up the good New Year Mojo while DJs Trueblends, Sb Sounds, Last Nerd, Flygerian, & Godspeed mix and play Hip Hop, R&B, Afrobeats, Reggae, Dancehall, Reggaeton all night long.
Formal attire is mandatory, and a cash prize will be presented to Mr & Mrs. 2022, the Best Dressed of the Night. Tickets for the party with access to the open bar are $150. In addition, Schimanski is offering a $20 early bird special for ladies who purchase an RSVP ticket and show up before 10:30 PM, and general admission ranges from $40 – $60.
For tickets and more information, visit here.
54 North 11th Street—Williamsburg
Ainslie will host a New Year’s Eve bash to end the year on a high note at their Williamsburg location. The party will start at 9 PM with live music from a special guest DJ, appetizers until 11 PM, and an exciting midnight countdown complete with a complimentary champagne toast. The crowd at Ainslie Bowery will also be able to buy GA Admission Open Bar tickets to enjoy a 4-Hour Premium Open Bar between 9 PM and 1 AM, beginning at $75.
Tickets for the festivities at Ainslie in Williamsburg begin at $30 and can be purchased by visiting here. So let us celebrate New Year’s Eve at Ainslie in Brooklyn or Bowery [NYC].
76 Ainslie Street—Williamsburg
Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso, NYC Parks, and the Prospect Park Alliance present Brooklyn’s most spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks celebration at Grand Army Plaza in Prospect Park. The event includes live entertainment by Brooklyn-based band Quintessential Playlist, playing at 10 PM ahead of the fireworks. Free, RSVP here.
Bushwick Grand presents New Year’s Eve 2023 on December 31st from 9 PM to 4 AM at Now & Then. With special guest SAFE, one of the most talented artists in the world, will be here from Toronto. Music by Bronx’s own DJ Jharrel Jerome and others.
290 Meserole Street—Williamsburg
Clinton Hall is offering a cover-free NYE 2023 countdown at their Williamsburg location to wrap up the year without going broke. Enjoy the festivities while sipping on delicious Supercraft beer, hard seltzers, or wine and chowing down on food from Executive Chef Darryl Harmon’s full bar menu, which includes things like his classic Double Smashed Burger, Buffalo Cauliflower, Crispy Chicken Wings, Giant Pretzels, and more available for purchase. Guests can also enjoy tabletop board games and fun like Connect-Four and Jenga before catching the ball drop on one of the venue’s oversized TV screens.
247 Metropolitan Avenue—Williamsburg
Turn up at Crystal Lake for their 2023 New Years’ Eve Disco Mania party in Williamsburg. Indulge in all-time favorites from the disco era while tearing up the dance floor with the hustle. For those who want to get boozy, open-bar packages start at $75. In addition, a luxurious Frexnit “Disco Ball” Prosecco option is available for $40. Doors open at 9 PM with no cover charge, and theme-appropriate bell bottoms or sparkling apparel are encouraged for attendees but not essential. And toast 2023 with a glass of Prosecco, Miller High Life, or Jello Shot.
647 Grand Street—Williamsburg
This NYE, Michelin-rated Casa Ora is turning towards their dark, sultry cocktail bar roots led by the Nomad alum Ivo Diaz.
Make Reservations via Resy.
148 Meserole Street—Williamsburg
Ring in 2023 with Fly Archives at the Witching Hour on December 31st from 9 PM to 1 PM. Dress festive and dance the night away with tunes by BRIANAA JAYY.
Bottle Service provided—RSVP here.
1312 Decatur Street—Bushwick
Lot45 is ringing in the new year right with MoreNewYearsPlease. Doors will open at 8 PM.
Limited pre-Sale Tickets are available here.
411 Troutman Street—Bushwick
DOPE NEW YEAR’S EVE is the perfect destination to bring in 2023. This classy and sexy affair will be one of NYC’s most fun and sophisticated New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Grab your tickets here.
Downtown Brooklyn Warehouse—Adams Street
Kimoto Rooftop Garden Lounge
SuperNova New Years’ Party Kimoto Rooftop Garden Lounge on December 31st. Get your tickets now—General Admission and Open Bar Packages with food.
228 Duffield Street—Downtown Brooklyn
The Buttery Bar
Celebrate New Year’s Eve weekend at Buttery Bar. Activities all weekend. Brunch from 10 AM to 3 PM, then indulge in Caviar, Champagne, and Live Jazz from 5 to 8 PM.
Make reservations via Resy.
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152 Driggs Avenue—Williamsburg
Imani Caribbean Kitchen & Bar
Good food is one of the best ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC. Have dinner at Imani Caribbean Kitchen & Bar on December 31st from 5 to 10 PM. Begin your meal with a fabulous LOBSTER BISQUE, BAKED JERK OYSTER, OXTAIL CROQUETTES, and much more. The second course is JERK CORNISH HEN, ECCARECHE SNAPPER, PISTACHIO CRUSTED WED SALMON, and more. Do not forget to indulge in a decadent dessert.
271 Adelphi Street—Fort Greene
Cellar@42 Wine Bar & Kitchen
Ring in the New Year at 42 Hotel at The Cellar with small bites, Champagne, and their extensive wine list. Dance the night away with the live DJ.
426 South 5th Street—Williamsburg
Ring in the New Year with cocktails, Champagne, and music, as we bid 2022 farewell. The party starts at 10:30 PM, with tickets available for general admission or table bookings. Tickets include hors d’oeuvres all evening and bubbles at midnight.
Get your tickets via Resy.
Silver Light Tavern
Goodbye 2022, Hello 2023. Ring in the New Year with Silver Light Tavern. A Casual but Fancy Evening. Disco Ball til you fall.
689 Lorimer Street—Willis
Drink, dance, and ring in 2023 under the disco ball at Nickys Unisex.
90 South 4th Street—Williamsburg
The Williamsburg Hotel
The Williamsburg Hotel hosts “Nobody does it better” with the Nine & Up Group at 9 PM. In partnership with Casamigos Tequila. The hotel will be transformed with three unique James Bond-inspired concepts taking over the Ballroom, Mirror Bar, and Lobby. So join the Williamsburg Hotel and Nine & Up Group to celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC.
Purchase tickets here. Tickets include a one-hour open bar.
96 Wythe Avenue—Williamsburg
New Year’s Eve at Ensenada at $185.00 for a five-course meal with chef Luis Herrera.
Make your reservation via Resy.
168 Borinquen Place—Williamsburg
Spend New Year’s Eve at The Springs—It is the perfect place to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC. Doors will open at 7 PM with music beginning at 10 PM. There will be a Champagne toast at midnight.
There is a $10.00 cover charge. RSVP here.
224 Franklin Street—Greenpoint
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Olmsted with a unique and seasonally-driven 4-Course Prix Fixe menu created by chef Greg Baxtrom. There is an optional wine pairing.
Make reservations via Resy.
659 Vanderbilt Avenue—Prospect Heights
Bid Adieu to 2022 and ring in the New Year with a Tasting Menu for the table designed for groups of 2 to big. An exceptional dinner for one night only.
The entire drink menu will be available, along with some extraordinary selections just for the holidays. In addition, veggie options will be available. Both indoors and heated/covered patio will be seated.
999 Manhattan Avenue—Greenpoint
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Balthazar on December 31st—Call 212-965-1414 to make reservations.
80 Spring Street—Soho
Midtown East Greek restaurant Nerai will host a seven-course Chef tasting menu on New Year’s Eve. There are wine pairings to match. $145 per person; optional wine pairing $75, tickets available here. There is also a vegetarian version.
55 East 54 Street—Midtown
Hell’s Kitchen’s La Masseria is hosting a special New Year’s Eve menu. Kinds of pasta include homemade fresh ravioli filled with asparagus in a black truffle sauce, tube pasta in a short rib ragu, and homemade thin fettuccine with fresh lobster. Veal, lamb chops, filet mignon, and jumbo prawns are among the entrees, and desserts include chocolate almond cake, tiramisu, and panettone pudding.
235 West 48 Street—Midtown West
Gatsby Landing presents the Roaring Twenties—ring in the New Year with a party in Times Square.
Open Bar, Live Music, Singer, Five-Course dinner, and Champagne toast.
120 West 44th Street—Times Square
Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Plaza
I believe the Holiday begins with the annual Christmas Tree lighting at Rockefeller Plaza in the heart of New York City.
New Year’s Eve: 6 AM to 9 PM.
30 Rockefeller Plaza—New York
NYE Wishing Wall
The NYE Wishing Wall tradition in Times Square happens every December in NYC. Write your wishes for the New Year on paper and drop them in the box provided. All the notes will become confetti fluttering as the ball drop just in time for New Year’s Eve.
Broadway Plaza between 46-47 Street—Times Square
Ring in the new year with Limani Taverna three course menu with a Champagne toast and Live DJ. Starts at 9:30 PM and the cost is $100 Per Person.
Call the restaurant directly for reservations at (516) 367-8250.
8289 Jericho Turnpike—Woodbury
Maison Close is the place to celebrate New Year’s Eve in NYC. They are offering New Year’s Eve Brunch and Dinner.
Email the Restaurant directly for reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org
15 Watts Street—South Village
Attend Rustic Tavern’s New Year’s Eve Social event with music by WBLS Mixmaster, DJ Mitch “The People Pleaser.”
Doors open at 10 PM and there is a $20 cover charge.
471 Dekalb Avenue—Clinton Hill
Ring in the New Year with 333 Lounge’s Karaoke Party hosted by DJ Anthony Forde.
New Year’s Eve at 6 PM.
333 Flatbush Avenue—Prospect Heights
It is a New Year’s Eve party at Las Santas with $9 Mezcal and Tequila shots plus a midnight Champagne toast.
572 Fulton Street—Fort Greene
Join Barano for a New Year’s Eve celebration Barano style. They are offering a classic A La Carte menu in addition to New Year’s Eve specials like Yellow Fin Tuna Tartar, Herbs Pappardelle, Rib Eye Steak and Rainbow cake.
Limited tables remain so be sure to book quickly—Make reservations via Resy.
Circa Brewing Co
Join Circa Brewing Co for their infamous New Year’s Eve Party in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn. Join for a unique evening with a live DJ, an AYCD Special, a Champagne Toast, and a Ball Drop on our XXL Projector Screens.
$59 all you can drink. Beer and Wine special is limited to 9 PM to 1 PM.
141 Lawrence Street—Downtown Brooklyn
Ring in the New Year in style at La Caverna. Cheers to the New Year with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and music by Joey Sik.
Contact (929) 390-1324 for Bottle Packages, $125 Open bar from 9 PM to 1 AM.
There is a$20 cover for standard access.
122-124 Rivington Street—Lower East Side
Join Kahlo on New Year’s Eve for a Chef special created Pre-Fixe menu. First seating 5 to 7 PM A La Carte. Second Seating starts at 8 pm with a four Course Dinner and Champagne Midnight Toast. $120 Per Person.
Make reservations by calling directly (212) 256-0083
525 West 29th Street—Chelsea
Buddha-Bar New York
Join Buddha-Bar New York and ring in the New Year with an exclusive dinner menu, a midnight Champagne toast and DJ performance.
62 Thomas Street—TriBeCa
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with Harding’s—full A La Carte menu, music, dancing and a complimentary Champagne toast.
32 East 21st Street—Flatiron
Ring in the New Year with Elmo Restaurant with a fun dinner and a midnight Champagne toast. Seasonal menu signed by Chef Carl Alioto will be available at regular price.
Special performances by Drag Queen PIXIE AVENTURA and Jazz singer NANCI ZOPPI.
156 7th Avenue—Chelsea
Medi Wine Bar NYC
Join Medi Wine Bar NYC for a special “Toast to 2023” on December 31st. Enjoy an elegant three course Pre-Fixe menu and a complimentary glass of Sparkling served with Dessert.
Pre-purchase is required at $85 Per Person, taxes and gratuity not included. Contact Midiwinebar@gmail.com for reservations.
811 9th Avenue—Midtown West
Red Oak NYC
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style at Red Oak NYC with live music, hookah, food and fabulous drinks. Music by DJ Juan.
Call (718) 680-0800 for reservations.
8305 3rd Avenue—Bay Ridge
The Copacabana NYC
Join The Copacabana to ring in the New Year for a Studio 54 inspired “ Last Dance.” The glam, disco, and theatrics of the iconic nightclub come to life for an Eve of the Eve party like no other.
The Copa Dancers, with a Sultry Lisette Burlesque special performance by Zita Thorn will perform a dazzling dance variety show curated and choreographed by Dance Champion Billy Marti and Costume Design by Haute Couture Designer Richard Q.
Doors open at 7 PM with a very special Hustle Lesson by hustle great Lori Brizzi. Special seating and table reservations are available.
Toast with a complimentary glass of champagne from 7 to 8 PM in celebration of Hustle News Network and And123 founder Mike Bello’s Birthday.
625 West 51st Street—New York City
Join CARPACCIO for a New Year’s Eve dinner with a midnight Champagne toast. Pre-Fixe menu at $100 Per Person with prior reservation from 9:30 PM.
Call the restaurant directly to make reservations at (631) 212-3000.
160 Walt Whitman Road—Huntington
Joint LIMANI GRILLE for New Year’s Eve from 10 PM with DJ Nik Fom, and a midnight toast. $95 Per Person.
Advance Reservations required—call (631) 499-6700
1 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway—Commack
ODE TO Babel
Join ODE TO Babel for “ follow the call of the disco ball” A New Year’s Eve celebration from 9 PM to 2 AM. Music by DJ NYLA.
This will be the last NYE hoorah at Ode to BABEL, don’t miss! Tickets are $40 and can be purchased here.
772 Dean Street—Prospect Heights
Join The Attic on New Year’s Eve $120 from 10 PM to 2 AN—Super Premium open bar.
136-93 37th Avenue—Flushing
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