After a rocky 2016, there’s a lot of pressure to have a good time on New Year’s Eve 2017. NYC’s biggest celebration takes place in Times Square, but our foolproof guide also includes all the best parties, raucous concerts and free things to do, like watching a New Year's Eve fireworks display in one of the best NYC parks, in case you don’t want to brave the cold or the crowds. Don’t just settle for an intimate evening at home with your two cats and one of the flicks from our best movies of all time list—a night of fantastical revelry in NYC awaits!
When is New Year’s Eve?
New Year’s Eve takes place on the last day of the year—December 31, 2016.