With 2024 around the corner, it’s time to already start thinking about your plans of how to ring in the new year. Luckily NYC is no short of options, thanks to our rooftop bars, electric nightclubs, great restaurants, and so much more. If you and your friends are still looking for something to do, we’ve got your back. These are the hottest parties and events you should be attending this New Years’s weekend.
One of New York City’s most iconic New Year’s traditions is watching the famous ball drop over Times Square. An estimated 1 million people flock to Midtown to countdown the new year and watch the confetti fly! The event is free and and open to everyone on a first-come first-serve basis. Learn everything you need to know about this year’s celebration here.
📍 Times Square
2. Fireworks at Grand Army Plaza
NYC will be full of firework displays this NYE, with one of the most iconic being in Brooklyn near Prospect Park! This free fireworks show includes a live performance by Quintessential Playlist, who will play live music at 10 pm before the fireworks begin! RSVP here and see all of NYC’s NYE fireworks here.
Kick off the new year 1,100 ft in the air and be one with the NYC skyline this New Year’s at SUMMIT One Vanderbilt. This unique experience to ring in 2024 includes a champagne toast and sweet treats at a delectable dessert bar. Dance to the tunes DJ Kristaval will be spinning all night, too.
Admission also includes access to SUMMIT’s three floors for the most Instagrammable NYE photo ops! Snag tickets to this epic NYE party here!
4. NYRR Midnight Run
Run your way into 2024 with New York Road Runners’ annual Midnight Run that also helps runners qualify for the NYC Marathon! Embark on a 4 mile run when the clock strikes 12 and end up in Central Park to a lovely fireworks display! Learn more about the race and register beforehand here.
5. New Year’s Week with Teksupport
NYC’s premier underground event collective Teksupport is hosting an impressive week long string of events leading up to 2024. This year’s programming is set to feature noteworthy house and techno selectors for a series of seven shows across three venues. Check out their stacked lineup below and register for presale now:
- December 28: John Summit and Mita Gami at Brooklyn Navy Yard
- December 29: Bonobo (DJ Set), Maceo Plex b2b Avision, DJ Tennis b2b Jimi Jules, Miluhska b2b Tony y Not at Brooklyn Navy Yard
- December 30: Damian Lazarus at ArtsDistrict Brooklyn
- December 31: Adam Beyer, Mind Against, Patrick Topping, Ilario Alicante, Honeyluv at Brooklyn Navy Yard
- January 1: Victor Calderone at Sony Hall
- January 1: The Martinez Brothers at Brooklyn Navy Yard
- January 1: Âme + more TBA
6. NYE Week with Tinlicker
Ring in the New Year in absolute style at The Brooklyn Hangar with a DJ set from Dutch duo Tinlicker! The show is on NYE and is set to feature a live performance by Booka Shade, and more incredible artists as well including Sohmi, Romain Garcia, and Naz.
📍 Brooklyn Hangar
Join over 200 people at Stitch Bar & Blues where you’ll be welcomed to a wine, beer, and sangria open bar, and a great DJ queuing up hip-hop and Top 40 hits. It’s happening on NYE from 8 pm – 1 am!
📍 247 W 37th St (Stitch Bar & Blues)
8. NYE Week with Nora en Pure
Deep house artist Nora en Pure is kicking off NYE weekend with a Brooklyn Hangar show on December 29! She’ll be bringing her pulsating beats and mesmerizing tunes to start off the festivities starting at 9 pm!
📍 Brooklyn Hangar
9. New Year’s Week with Gray Area
NYC events curator Gray Area is setting off New Year’s week right with a pair of events leading into the weekend! Check out their lineup below:
- December 28: Hayden James at Musica NYC
- December 29: Archie Hamilton on The Roof of Superior Ingredients
- December 29: Adventure Club at Musica NYC
10. Elsewhere New Years Eve at Elsewhere
To no surprise, one of our favorite places to dance, Elsewhere is throwing a NYE club night featuring sets from The Blessed Madonna, DJ Boring, Jadalareign, and many more across their 3 different zones. Tickets to this show are still available now!
📍 599 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn
11. NEW YORK NEW YORK 2024 at The Roxy Hotel
This 70’s inspired NYC Ball Drop will feature a legendary lineup of DJ performances by Nina Tarr, Delphine Blue, The Muses, and Kristine Barilli. Premium bars will be serving champagne and other drinks all night, and different tiers of hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and bottles will be offered too. Dressing up is also highly encouraged!
📍 2 6th Ave
12. New Years Eve 2024 at Daintree Rooftop
Daintree is one of our favorite winter rooftops in NYC, and it’s a great spot to spend NYE this year too. This year’s New Years Eve Party will feature access to the best views of NYC’s skyline, an open bar (9 pm – 12 am), a live DJ, hors d’oeuvres, and a complimentary midnight Champagne toast! Dress to impress and enjoy the sweeping aerial views!
📍 25 W 38th St, Floor 29
13. The Last New Year’s Eve at The McKittrick Hotel
This one-night-only soirée at The McKittrick Hotel invites guests to “embrace their inner icon and satiate their lust for luster.” As the clock counts down to midnight and the dazzling lights of the dance floor arrives, this immersive party will bring the inner Disco Diva or Glam Rock leader that you always wished to be! Of course there will be dreamy cocktails, dancing, performances, and so much more across the hotel.
📍 530 W 27th St
14. The Book Of The Forbidden New Years Eve Celebration 2024 at Somewhere Nowhere
This event features live music from Walshy Fire (of Major Lazer), a premium open bar from 8 pm – 12:30 am, live theatrical performances, and an exclusive fireworks display to kickoff the New Year festivities. Attendees will be able to enjoy an open bar all night, starting at 8 pm.
📍 112 W 25th St
15. New Year’s Eve Dinner and Rooftop Party at The Peninsula
Dress in festive gala attire and ring in 2024 high above the lights of Fifth Avenue. The Peninsula’s Salon de Ning rooftop bar will transform its two terraces and dance floor into a high-energy party of socializing and music. There will be live music from Rock & Pop cover band The Chip Shop Boys from London, as well as a raw bar, hors d’oeuvres, and specialty cocktail bar. It’s $650 per person or $850 if you want to include a 5 course dinner.
📍 700 5th Ave
16. Midnight In Manhattan: NYE Party at Everdene
Party into the night at Virgin Hotels’ Everdene celebration from 10 pm – 4 am on NYE! Their Midnight in Manhattan party will feature a 4-hour premium open bar, live music & DJ entertainment, disco ball drop, photo booth, party favors, and more! You can also get VIP and table reservations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
📍 1227 Broadway
17. Cityfox New Year’s Eve
The gateway to 2024 has emerged. Embark on an epic journey of house and techno at Avant Gardner’s Cityfox NYE celebration. The two stages of music – The Portal and The Void – as well as the return of The Sanctuary, a downtempo ambient lounge, will feature a lineup of Joris Voorn, Kevin de Vries, Matador (Live), Will Clarke, and many more! See full lineup and grab tickets here.
18. New Year’s Eve Party Cruises
Hop aboard Circle Line cruises and celerbate on the water with this once-in-a-lifetime fireworks cruise on the Hudson River with the magic of the New York skyline as your backdrop! The 9 pm – 1 am cruise ($269 per person) includes a scenic passthrough of the city and its fireworks, plus food and drink! Learn more about the cruise and book your spot here!
19. Santa’s Secret
Spend the final day of 2023 at the final day of Santa’s Secret, a sexy and raunchy speakeasy that includes drinks, performances, and immersive holiday experiences. If you’re looking for that one last holiday celebration before January, we suggest grabbing a ticket before they’re gone! Learn more about the experience here.
📍 Hudson Yards
20. NYE 2024 at Slate
Multi-level nightclub Slate is hosting an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration…complete with a 5-hour open bar, delectable appetizers, a live DJ, plus more! They will even be showing the Time Square ball drop on their in-house screens while you partake in a champagne toast at midnight!
📍 54 W 21st St
21. New Year’s Eve Bash at Arlo SoHo
Join the Renwick Hospitality Group for a New Year’s Eve to remember at Arlo SoHo. The glamorous extravaganza New Year’s Eve bash will feature live music, dancers, a photo booth, prizes, and plenty more! Plus, tickets include a 4-hour premium open bar and light bites.
📍 231 Hudson St
22. Madd Hatter’s Ball at The Beekman Hotel
Take a trip down the rabbit hole with an off-the-wall, whimsical Madd Hatter’s Ball this New Year’s Eve! The Beekman Hotel is throwing a party that will include dazzling aerialist performances, pop-up performances from The Beekman’s New Year’s Eve dancers and showgirls, live jazz, and a premium open bar. Top it off with a dramatic midnight balloon drop from the top of The Beekman’s majestic and widely celebrated nine-story atrium and you’ll never forget the night!
📍 123 Nassau St
23. NYE at The Django
One of our favorite NYC jazz clubs is doing some NYE programming this year, which includes a three-course menu, a glass of champagne at midnight, and an epic live jazz set from vocal phenom, Stella Katherine Cole! It’s $250 per person for the experience and there are multiple seating times for the night!
📍 2 6th Avenue
24. NYE at SoHo Grand
SoHo Grand’s 14th Annual Black & White Masquerade Ball is happening this year, and it’s an ode to Truman Capote’s infamous Grand Masked Ball, hosted in New York 1966! In honor of the spectacular affair and to farewell 2023 in grandeur style, Soho Grand invites guest to a night of disco, free-flowing champagne, and hors d’oeuvres all night long!
📍 310 W Broadway
25. NYE 2024 at Loosie’s
Loosie’s, a subterranean nightclub in LES is hosting a party with a 4 hour open bar and champagne toast at midnight. It’s a perfect place to dance and get lost in the twinkle of the disco ball with that special someone!
📍 145 Bowery