Happy (almost) New Year! As another queer year approaches, what better way to welcome it than by dancing the night away at NYC’s hottest NYE parties? Check out our top picks for where to ring in 2023 in NYC.
The Midnight Ball: New Year’s Eve At The McKittrick Hotel
The McKittrick Hotel, 530 W 27th St, 10pm, $169-$1044. Escape the darkness of yesteryear and extol life’s pleasures at The Midnight Ball at The McKittrick Hotel. On December 31, indulge in a kaleidoscope of decadence where pleasure drips like diamonds. A night of scandalous wonders awaits in this lavish trip through time and space, as we relish in our lust for life. Live performances | Open Bar ALL NIGHT LONG. On the dawn of a New Year, The McKittrick Hotel invites you to escape into an alternate reality. A kaleidoscope of decadence, where pleasures of the past collide with delights of the modern day. Dress for the decade. Dress for pleasure. Dress for today, tomorrow, or yesteryear. For more details click here.
New Years Eve GAY-LA
Verdi’s, 680 Old Country Rd, 8pm, $135. Celebrate an ALL-INCLUSIVE LGBTQ NYE! Enjoy a beautiful private room, large dance floor, and reserved table seating. 10% Discount for a reserved table of 10. Attend a night hosted by the Glamourous Queen Bella Noche, presented by Anne LiPuma. Indulge in a five-hour open bar, champagne toast, passed hors d’oeuvres, antipasto station, buffet with 10 hot food item choices, two carving stations and dessert. Get down on the large dance floor with DJ Nikki Lions spinning Classics, Top 40, Disco, Latin and more. For more information click here.
Henrietta Hudson Presents: Glam Ball
Henrietta Hudson, 438 Hudson Street, 9pm, $30. Ring In 2023 at Henrietta Hudson’s annual GLAM BALL! Special appearance by Daniel Sea [Max of “The L Word” & “GenQ”] DJ Mary Mac + DJ’s 32LVS. Dance your way into next year at one of our favorite queer bars built by DYKES! For more information click here.
VERS FIRST: A New Year’s Eve Celebration with Jackie Cox
VERS, 714 9th Ave, 8pm, $60. RuPaul’s Drag Race Superstar Jackie Cox hosts a fantastical New Year’s Eve Celebration at VERS with pianist/singer Jack Lipson on the keys. Tickets include: Pass around hors d’oeuvres, Midnight champagne toast, (2) complimentary cocktails per person, Balls dropping, Reserved tables available – get an actual seat on NYE. A portion of ticket sales will be donated to the NYC LGBTQ Anti-Violence Project. For more information click here.
New Year’s Eve Mardi Gras
Six26,128 Christopher Columbus Drive, 9pm, $25- $125. Ring in the New Year, Mardi Gras style! Say hello to 2023 with a Rooftop VIP party to remember: $125 open bar until midnight, buffet & champagne toast when the clock strikes 12! For more information click here.
Hot Rabbit’s •••RESOLUTIONS••• LGBTQ+ New Year’s Eve!
The Brooklyn Monarch, 23 Meadow Street, 9pm, $20-$50. A big queer NYE for the whole community! DJs & Special performances all night! Door Prizes for best dressed! Live Vocal, Dance, & Aerial Performances Including ASH B / BRANDON LOONEY / VANITYQ Emcee and Master of Ceremonies ANDREW BARRET COX Vogue by the #Legendary HOUSE OF ORICCI and HOUSE OF BABYLON Suave & Sexy Queer Go-Go Magic by HONEY BURLESQUE Glitter Glam Photobooth by GRACE CHU Fab fun all over this MASSIVE indoor/outdoor warehouse-style venue! Hot Food available til 4am! For more information click here.
New Year’s Eve at Ginger’s
Ginger’s, 363 5th Avenue, 9pm, free before 10pm. Queer/Vibes/Respect Community DJ Roni Sounds from 9ish til late late DYKE DRAG and I’m Baby performances FREE before 10pm Midnight Toast FREE Jell-o Shots! For more information click here.
New Year’s Eve At Cubbyhole
Cubbyhole, 281 West 12th Street, 10pm, free. Join the Cubbyhole fam as we ring in the new year! FREE champagne toast! No cover! For more information click here.
NYE 2023 For Women Who Love Women
Il Bastardo, 544 West 27th Street, 10pm, $40-$65. NYC & TRI-STATE LADIES GET READY FOR A NIGHT TO REMEMBER!!! WE HAVE SO MUCH IN STORE FOR YOU DEC 31ST! COME CELEBRATE & BRING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH HUNDREDS OF BEAUTIFUL WOMEN THAT LOVE WOMEN IN THE CITY THAT NEVER SLEEPS!!!For more information click here.
Lucid Dream. -NYE @ Mood Ring
Mood Ring, 1260 Myrtle Ave, 10pm, $25-$50. Join Mood Ring through the New Year’s Eve portal into 2023, curated by Lucid Dream! Featuring a sonic journey starting with house & disco earlier in the night and spiraling up to techno, jungle, drum & bass and future club as daytime draws near. Come for the champagne at midnight, stay for the euphoric dance floor vibrations.For more information click here.
Raw Honey Presents: A NYE TOP SHELF OPEN BAR EXPERIENCE FOR QTBIPOC
Putnam Pub, 419 Myrtle Avenue, 11pm, $45. Sounds by DJ Not Nice, Boston Chery, DJ Monday Blue, and DJ Spinelli Two Floors, featuring a wide range of sounds from… Afrobeats, Hip Hop, Dancehall, RNB, House, Latin Fusion, and Soca Ball drop and countdown at midnight. All tickets include Champagne toast at midnight. Must be present at midnight to redeem. Coat Check will be available for $5 in the downstairs area. For more information click here.
Gala Galactica: New Year’s Eve
House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave, 10pm, $69. New Year. New Vibes. New Energy. New You. Together we create our own Utopia. Feel your future. Let go. Go deep into innerspace and explore the expanse of galaxies through dancefloor excellence and intimate encounters. We welcome you to explore the dancefloor glory of Gala Galactica. Express your divinity. Let the universe love you. Be everything we’ve ever wanted to become. Move your magic and manifest your best. Shine your brightest essence and be free in your infinity. For more information click here.