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The best NYE parties in NYC to celebrate the New Year

Say goodbye to 2023 at these New Year’s Eve parties. NYC has all-night ragers with dance heroes and champagne toasts.

Rossilynne Skena Culgan
Written by
Christina Izzo
Rossilynne Skena Culgan

Looking for the best New Year’s Eve parties? NYC has tons of options, and the night of December 31 doesn’t just revolve around Times Square's ball drop or spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks. There are plenty of amazing themed extravaganzas, all-night ragers and dance parties playing the best party songs as everyone dances, drinks and kisses on the last night of 2023. Plus, here are even more NYE events to get you into the spirit.

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The best NYE parties in NYC to celebrate the New Year

Lavish yourself in luxury with this eventful evening at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. Grab drinks from a a five-hour premium open bar, enjoy a lavish three-hour dinner buffet, and treat yourself at a delightful two-hour dessert bar.

For the cherry on top, revel in stunning views of the Times Square Ball Drop from either the outdoor terrace or the comfort of reserved indoor seating.

But the fun doesn't end after the ball drops. The evening wraps up with a special live performance by Skip Martin, a former lead singer of Kool & the Gang. You know him from hit songs like "Ladies Night," "Celebration," and "Get Down On It," so you'll definitely be on the dance floor. Plus, there's a special video set by DJ MisterE.

Tickets for this formal affair start at $1,250/person.

See the iconic Times Square ball drop without standing in the crowded streets all night. This New Year's Eve party at AMC 42nd Street offers exclusive VIP terraces with breathtaking views so you can witness the ball drop.

This four-floor party also features a sumptuous buffet dinner, plus an open bar with beer, wine and champagne. A DJ will provide the soundtrack for the night, and since it's a movie theater, you can even enjoy movies and popcorn during the party. When the night comes to a close, everyone will get to go home with festive party favors.

Tickets start at $699/person.


Ring in the New Year in style at Gotham Hall NYC, a resplendent venue in the heart of New York City. Party in the historic grand ballroom adorned with Corinthian columns and a gilded ceiling.

This exclusive New Year's Eve gala features a five-hour premium open bar, a generious buffet dinner with desserts, and a champagne toast at midnight. The event promises a unique VIP experience with a seated-only gala complete with a DJ and a televised countdown to 2024. 

Tickets start at $379/person.

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