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!
New Year’s Eve in NYC
The best New Year’s Eve events in NYC
Don’t drop the ball on the city’s favorite holiday with the best New Year’s Eve events in NYC to ring in 2017
The best New Year’s songs
Ring in the new year with this list of the best New Year's songs, from dance music classics to German punk rock
New Year’s Eve fireworks in NYC
Prepare to ooh and aah at the best New Year’s Eve fireworks NYC has to offer to ring in the New Year
Times Square New Year’s Eve 2017 guide
Want to experience a traditional Times Square New Year’s Eve? Here’s how to be front and center when the ball drops.
The McKittrick Hotel is throwing an epic Moulin Rouge party for New Year's Eve
This year, the two decadent institutions are coming together as Supercinema—one of NYC's best parties—throws a Moulin Rouge! party worthy of the gods.
The 100 best party songs
All the best party songs you need to get the place moving this New Year's Eve
20 classic photos of New Year's Eve in New York
Ring in the New Year with our favorite photos from more than 80 years of celebration
Check out these beautiful balls (the Times Square ball drop, that is)
If you look up in Times Square, you might notice the colorful ball awaiting New Year’s Eve
The best New Year's Eve parties in NYC
Celebrate the arrival of 2016 with the best New Year's Eve parties in NYC from extravagant soirees to secret raves