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Best New Year's Eve Parties in Boston to Ring in 2024

From arcade games to disco glitter beer, these bashes will let you go big when welcoming the New Year.

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Written by: Cheryl Fenton
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New Year's Eve is an opportunity to pull out all the stops, as we bid farewell to the old and welcome the new year with open arms. While staying cozy and popping a bottle at home is always an option, this year why not get out and get excited for 2024 with a bash to remember. You’ll dance the night away, surrounded by an electric atmosphere, and the company of friends, old and new. We picked nine of the best New Year Eve’s parties in Boston for you to check out. And if you want more things to do, fill up the final hours of the year with the Best Events on New Year’s Eve before your midnight toast. 

RECOMMENDED: Boston restaurants open on NYE

Time Out Market Boston

Let our DJ transport you through time with the best hits that defined dance floors across the ages. Enjoy dance-offs, a countdown, and a night filled with entertainment. Your ticket includes a $40 TOMB gift card to try some dishes across the market. There will also be complimentary food samples from all 15 kitchens, a midnight toast, a 360 photo booth, and lots more. Grab your ticket today before they sell out!

The Best New Year's Eve Parties in Boston

The Last Night is a black tie gala benefitting the Greg Hill Foundation in the South End at SOWA on NYE. They promise the grandest farewell to the old year and the wildest welcome to the new. Expect entertainment, mouthwatering bites, and loads of bubbly. You’re guaranteed an 'unforgettable countdown to midnight' to kick off 2024 by celebrating The Last Night.
  • Breweries
  • Central Sq
  • price 2 of 4

You won’t want to sleep on Cambridge’s beloved craft brewery annual New Year’s Eve countdown because this year it’s a pajama party. Don your finest PJs, robes, and slippers as they transform the taproom into the dream slumber party with games, dancing, and plenty of delicious fresh beer. Advance tickets are required. Tickets are $20.

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  • Japanese
  • Fenway/Kenmore
  • price 3 of 4

Step into a world of "Tokyo Glitz" at Zuma's New Year's Eve celebration on December 31, from 5:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. Featuring two dinner seatings for the evening, there will be fun lighting, colored florals hanging from the ceiling, a photobooth to capture your glitzy moments, a live DJ and performers throughout, all leading up to the final countdown. Zuma’s first dinner seating is from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at $125 per person, and the second from 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at $275 per person minimum. The bar and lounge area is also available for $95/ticket for the 21+ crowd starting at 8 p.m. 

  • Lounges
  • South End
  • price 2 of 4
  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Recommended

From 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., this South End staple will transform into a New Year's Eve speakeasy with dinner, drinks, live music, and a burlesque show to ring in 2024 with excitement. The a la carte menu will run from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will feature bohemian-inspired eats alongside live music performances. Beginning at 9 p.m., guests can enjoy a pre-fixe dinner from Chef Ryan Skeen for dinner and a show.

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  • Mexican
  • South End
  • price 2 of 4

This Mexican joint will host a special New Year's Eve event featuring food and drink specials and live entertainment. Enjoy Chef Colton Coburn-Wood's a la carte menu alongside salsa dancing and other surprises. And ring in 2024 with a live music DJ starting at 8:30 p.m. for a fun take on the New Year's Eve celebration.

  • Italian
  • South Boston
  • price 2 of 4
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Recommended
Burlesque dancers start at 8pm in the Supper Club, no tickets required! VIP Tables available by emailing emily@caposouthboston.com. Supper Club is first come first serve excluding VIP tables. 
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  • Hotels
  • Back Bay

Boston's longest running and largest New Year’s Eve party continues at the Westin Copley Boston. Starting at 7 p.m., the Resolution Ball is a black tie optional fête where you can don complimentary tiaras and party hats to celebrate the upcoming new year. Come early for the Italian inspired dinner stations or Tuscan Table appetizer reception both themed like Boston’s North End or come late for DJ Tommy mixing your favorite club tunes and today's top dance music. There will be plenty of cash bars with beer, wine, champagne, and cocktails. There will also be a silent auction to benefit The Ellie Fund. Tickets are $69 to $179.

  • Mediterranean
  • Roxbury
  • price 3 of 4

Ilona, one of MAZI Food Group's newest concepts, is hosting a New Year's Eve party on Sunday, December 31. There will be no cover charge for the lounge bar area and dinner reservations at the restaurant will begin at 5pm. Peter Dakoyannis aka DJ DAK will begin spinning at 10pm (until close at 2pm) and there will be a champagne toast at midnight! Ilona is located in the heart of the South End at 783 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118, offering dishes inspired by the region between the eastern Mediterranean and the shores of the Black Sea.

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SKYBOKX 109 Sports Bar & Grill

Rock into 2024 at Natick’s SKYBOKX 109 with a Throwback ‘80s celebration. You’ll be transported in time for one night of neon and nostalgia with live music from CrossRoad. There's even a Best Dressed contest, so don't forget to crimp your hair and put on your leg warmers, shoulder pads, and skinny piano ties. The $28 ticket includes a drink of your choice and an appetizer buffet from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Raise the complimentary glass of bubbly at midnight to ring in the 2024.

  • Seafood
  • Seaport District

This New Year’s Eve celebration kicks off at 9 p.m. with a champagne toast and then indulging in passed appetizers, a raw bar, hot tower, food stations, and passed desserts. There will be a DJ, a dance floor, and a cash bar. Extend the revelry with a picture-perfect view of the fireworks show over the Boston Harbor at midnight. Tickets are $250, and reservations should be made in advance.

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PKL in South Boston is hosting a FREE "In Bed Early" NYE party from 4-9pm on December 31. They will have live music from 4-7pm and a 7pm London Ball Drop & Toast. Perfect for kids and early birds!

 

  • Hotels
  • Boutique hotels
  • West End
  • price 3 of 4

On the last night of 2023, The Liberty Hotel invites guests to ring in 2024 with its Diamonds Are Forever NYE Fête. Boston's best DJs, dancing, and live aerialist and cirque performances will happen throughout the night on all levels of the hotel. There will be dancing from Onyxx Group and photo booth opportunities. There are three ticket options and an option to dine at CLINK before the evening festivities begin. For more information, visit here.

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  • Seafood
  • Seaport District
  • price 3 of 4

The vibe is festive and casual at Row 34 locations in Boston, Cambridge, Burlington, and Portsmouth, N.H., for their annual tradition of celebrating the new year with bubbles and bivalves in hand. Chef and owner Jeremy Sewall offers his annual pairing of Ossetra Caviar and NV Krug Grand Cuvee champagne at cost for one night only.

  • Cocktail bars
  • Beacon Hill
  • price 2 of 4
  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Recommended

It wouldn’t be a New Year's Eve bash without non-stop music, dazzling fireworks, and unforgettable moments. With Eli Cash Band on the main stage and a DJ spinning the hottest tracks in the Speakeasy Lounge, you’ll indulge in creative cocktails crafted by expert mixologists. As the clock strikes midnight, grab your complimentary glass of champagne for a spectacular balloon drop to mark the beginning of a brand new year filled with endless possibilities. Tickets are $50.

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