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The Ultimate Guide to NYE in New York

by Steven Mike Voser

Will you be spending December 31st in the Big Apple? Whether you’re a local or a tourist, check out the below list of our top NYE events in New York City and get ready for an incredible night.

From raging nightclub parties to exclusive cruises, there’s bound to be something here to tickle your fancy. Whatever your favorite way to celebrate, make sure you get your tickets ASAP to avoid missing out on the action.

Nightclub Parties

Looking to tear up the dancefloor at some of New York’s hottest nightclubs? Make sure you check out the following events and get your tickets ASAP:

Gatsby’s House New Year’s Eve 2017 @ Hudson Terrace

Hudson Terrace is a two-storey event space discreetly tucked along the edge of Midtown West. It is located inside a transformed turn-of-the-century stable and boasts spectacular views of the Hudson River, exceptional service, and state-of-the-art sound, light, and multimedia equipment.

This December 31st, Hudson Terrace will host a roaring 20’s-themed party complete with an open bar, multiple DJs, VIP options, and much more.

  • Here’s what you can expect on the night:
  • A 6-hour premium open bar (8pm-4am).
  • Multiple DJ’s spinning EDM, Top 40, and Open Format.
  • 2 levels, each with a huge dance floor.
  • Multiple VIP option, including table and bottle packages.
  • Complimentary party favors.

Tickets start at $169 but will rise after December 22. Table packages are available for groups of 2 to 12 guests and include reserved VIP seating, bottles, and more.

This event is known to sell out every year, so be sure to get your tickets ASAP. For more info and tickets, click here.

Joonbug NYE @ Stage 48

Located in Hell’s Kitchen, Stage 48 is a premium multi-use venue also located in a transformed horse stable dating back to the 1950s. Featuring a 34-foot stage, a horseshoe balcony with great views of the entire venue, multiple elevated VIP areas, and world class sound, light, and video systems, it’s no wonder why this venue hosts hundreds of events throughout the year.

This December 31st, Stage 48 is hosting another installment of its annual NYE celebrations. The party will feature an open bar, great music, a free champagne toast, and much more.

  • Here’s a taste of what to expect on the night:
  • A 5-hour premium bar serving up all your favorite refreshments.
  • An open-format of Top 40, Hip-Hop, and House tracks to keep you moving.
  • A complimentary glass of champagne at midnight.
  • Multiple VIP options.
  • Plenty of party favors.

General admission tickets for NYE at Stage 48 start at $79. Basic VIP tickets start at $99 and include access to the exclusive Mezzanine VIP level. A variety of table packages including reserved seating, bottles, and more, are also available for groups of up to 6.

Does this event sound like your ideal NYE party in New York? Get your tickets now to avoid missing out on the fun. Click here for more info.

Lounge Parties

If you prefer to celebrate NYE with a great cocktail in a tucked away lounge, these parties are for you. Check them out and get your tickets now:

New Year’s Eve 2017 @ Troy Liquor Bar

The Troy Liquor is a hidden gem in New York’s Meatpacking district. It’s a no-frills basement lounge that promises to transport guests back to a simpler time. But don’t worry, the venue isn’t some grimy sports bar; it boasts stylish vintage furniture, great decor, brick walls, a stunning wooden ceiling, and much more.

Come New Year’s Eve, this local favorite will host an upbeat party featuring 2 of NYC’s best DJs, great drinks, games and activities, an open bar, and much more.

Here’s what you can expect at NYE at Troy Liquor Bar:

  • 2-hour premium open bar (9pm-11pm).
  • Free champagne toast at midnight.
  • Live NYE countdown.
  • 2 DJs.
  • VIP tables and caves.
  • Billiards, arcade games, and a photo booth.

Tickets for this event start at $50 for general admission. VIP packages are available for groups of 4 to 40 people, including everything from a reserved table and premium bottles to your very own “VIP cave.” VIP packages start at $750 for 4 people.

For tickets and more info, click here. But be quick, tickets are selling fast and prices may rise closer to the event date.

New Year’s Eve @ Stitch Bar and Lounge

Located in the heart of the Garment District (247 West 37th St), Stitch Bar and Lounge is known for it’s awesome drink specials that attract a professional after work crowd all throughout the week. Voted the best after work bar in New York City by Citysearch.com, the venue boasts 2 floors, a balcony, a fully-equipped kitchen, and much more.

This December 31st, the venue will be hosting one of the best singles parties in the city, promising to connect the hottest singles from all across town. Here’s what you can expect on the night:

  • Complimentary appetizers from 8 to 9pm.
  • 1-hour open bar from 8 to 9pm.
  • Light continental breakfast at 1am.
  • Local DJs spinning Hip Hop and Top 40 to keep your feet moving.
  • Celebrity couples ice-breakers with prizes.
  • A free champagne toast at midnight.

Tickets for this fun-filled night start at just $65. But hurry, tickets are selling fast and prices may rise closer to the event date, so get yours here.

Ballroom Parties

If a cramming into a nightclub or lounge with hundreds of other revellers isn’t quite your style, check out the parties below held at some of New York’s most exclusive ballrooms:

New Year’s Eve @ Highline Ballroom

The Highline Ballroom is a 700-capacity event space located in Chelsea, New York. Nicely nestled between the High Line, a 1.45-mile-long elevated public space complete with landscaping and viewing outposts that runs through the West Side neighborhoods, the venue boasts state-of-the-art equipment that has attracted international artists ranging from Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Carlos Santana to Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Amy Winehouse.

This NYE the venue will host an electrifying party complete with an open bar, great music, VIP options, and much more.

Here’s what to expect at NYE 2017 at The Highline Ballroom:

  • 5-hour premium open bar (8pm-1am).
  • 3 full-service bars throughout the venue.
  • Complimentary buffet from 9pm-11pm.
  • VIP packages.
  • A live DJ spinning the best in Top 40, House, Hip Hop, and Mash Ups.
  • Free champagne toast at midnight.
  • Multi screen broadcasts of the countdown at Times Square.
  • Free party favors.

Tickets for NYE at the Highline Ballroom start at $99 for general admission. VIP tickets start at $119 and get you access to an exclusive VIP section, while table and bottle packages start $2,000 for a group of 4.

For tickets and more info, click here. Be quick, capacity is limited and tickets are basically selling themselves.

New Year’s Eve 2017 @ Hammerstein Ballroom

The Hammerstein Ballroom, located within the Manhattan Center Studios (311 West 34th St), is an elegant event venue, featuring two levels and roughly 12,000-square-feet of event space. It’s known for it’s stunning elegance and excellent acoustic design that attracts everything from international artists (including Iron Maiden, Jane’s Addiction and Beyoncé) to professional wrestling matches and much more.

Come NYE 2017, the venue will house an epic NYE party complete with great music, an open bar, and a huge range of VIP options. Here’s what you can expect on the night:

  • 5-hour premium open bar from 9pm to 2am.
  • 6 fully-stocked bars with over 30 bartenders.
  • 3 DJs spinning the best tunes over 2 levels.
  • Multiple dance floors.
  • Free champagne toast at midnight and a live balloon drop.
  • Live projections of the Times Square countdown.

General admission tickets for NYE at the Hammerstein Ballroom start at $99. There a huge variety of VIP options available, including simple VIP tickets with access to an exclusive part of the venue (starting at $139) to VIP opera boxes for up to 20 people including tickets, bottles, table service, and much more.

For tickets and more info, click here.


Looking to make NYE in New York truly memorable? Check out the below cruise for an awesome alternative to all the standard parties at the city’s regular venues:

Joonbug NYE on the Empress Yacht

Tired of the standard parties on offer at so many of New York’s venues? If you’re looking for a special way to ring in 2017, join the Joonbug NYE Cruise aboard the beautiful Empress Yacht.

This luxury charter yacht will take you and a special group of NYC’s hottest revellers for an unforgettable cruise along the East River, providing great views of the city’s biggest attractions, landmarks, and midnight fireworks.

Here’s a full rundown of what to expect at the event:

  • Open bar.
  • 2 floors.
  • Champagne Toast at Midnight
  • New Year’s Eve party avors
  • House, Top 40, Dance, Latin, 80’s, and Pop music.

Tickets for this event start at $150. For more info and to get yours today, click here.

Get Your Tickets Today

There you have it; a comprehensive list of some of the best and most popular NYE events in New York, handpicked by the experts at clubZone.

This list is by no means exclusive. If these parties don’t tickle your fancy, be sure to check out clubZone New York today for a complete list of all the New Year’s parties in New York taking place this year.

Whatever event you choose to attend, remember to get your tickets ASAP to avoid price hikes or sell-out.

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Steven Mike Voser

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