Free things to do on New Year's Eve

You can have an amazing New Year’s Eve in New York without breaking the bank


There are some magnificent New Year’s Eve events happening in NYC and you don’t need to spend a fortune, or anything at all for that matter, to get in on the festivities. It’s time to break out the champagne and ring in 2015 right with New Year’s Eve fireworks displays and free New Year’s Eve concerts. Check back as we’ll be adding even more events through December 31.

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Murderfist’s New Year

  • Critics choice
  • Free

No-holds-barred sketch troupe Murderfist returns to deliver their annual New Year's event. The night will be filled with performances from local sketch groups and stand-ups. After the laughs, there's a champagne toast at midnight. Be ready for something wild.

  1. The Creek and the Cave 10-93 Jackson Ave, at 11th St, 11101
  2. Wed Dec 31
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The Show

  • Free

Stand-up Chris Laker doesn't just ask guests to bring their jokes to his weekly show; after they're finished with their acts, all of the comics will sit down to solve the world's problems in a brief conversation.

  1. The Creek and the Cave 10-93 Jackson Ave, at 11th St, 11101
  2. Wed Dec 17 - Wed Dec 31
More info