New York NYE 2025

New York New Year's Eve 2025 Events

New York New Year's Eve 2025 Events

Visit the Big Apple This New Years

Average Temperature low and high: 31°- 44°
December is one of the most fun and exciting times to visit since New York hosts so many special events for the holidays.  New York can get snow and freezing rain in December, but the weather does not stop the city from holding some of the largest and most famous holiday celebrations.  And don’t forget to take a stroll on 5th Avenue, New York’s shopping mecca, before you ring in the New Year in the Big Apple.

New Year's Eve Event Calendar

Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Celebrate the winter season by witnessing the beauty and magic of Lightscape at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Walk along a dazzling path of millions of twinkling lights featuring giant lighted sculptures, trees, water features, and more. Along the route, hot chocolate and light snacks will be available.

General admission for adults is now $24, and children ages 3 to 12 cost $12. Toddlers 0 to 2 years of age are free. Off-peak value packages are available. Book your Lightscape tickets today​.

Nautical New Year's Eve Celebration Cruise

Nautical New Year\'s Eve Celebration Cruise

Sail into the New Year with Nautical Empress yacht on a celebration cruise, with the New York Skyline as your view. There will be a live DJ, an open bar, a dinner buffet, and a midnight champagne toast. The cruise will also include an amazing view of the New Year’s Eve Fireworks from all over the city. Seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis. There will be limited tickets available, with prices starting at $189.

New Year’s Eve - 230 Fifth Rooftop

New Year’s Eve - 230 Fifth Rooftop
Welcome 2024 in the company of your loved ones at New Year’s Eve - 230 Fifth Rooftop, the most expansive indoor and outdoor bar in NYC. Let your hair down as two live DJs keep the energy high with a continuous flow of music, from dance beats to rock classics and top 40 hits to iconic 80s tracks. There's an open bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., and those who want to keep the party going and continue enjoying breathtaking views of the city skyline can purchase drinks from the cash bar till 3 a.m. This is a cocktail dress code event that's open only for attendees 21 or older, and entry prices start from $194.69.  

Dave & Buster's New Years Eve Party

Dave & Buster\'s New Years Eve Party

If you are looking for a family-friendly NYE, your search ends at Dave & Buster's New Year's Eve Party. Enjoy five hours of unlimited drinks and indulge in a kid-friendly buffet amid arcade gaming madness. Let your hair down as a live DJ plays the coolest Top 40, Hip Hop, Pop and House music for you. With sweet treats, festive party favours and old favourites like Pac-Man, Skee-Ball, NASCAR simulators and Super Trivia, Dave & Buster's is the ultimate NYE countdown spot to celebrate with your family. Plus, catch the Times Square ball drop on screens and relish a midnight champagne toast. This 31,500-square-foot wonderland on 42nd Street promises a thrilling beginning to the New Year. Tickets start at $60.

VIP New Year’s Eve Gala at R Lounge

VIP New Year’s Eve Gala at R Lounge

Have you ever wondered where the who's who of NYC spend their New Year's Eve? You can now be one of the elite and welcome 2024 at the VIP New Year’s Eve Gala at R Lounge and create memories in Times Square. This is an exclusive gathering at R Lounge, where you can enjoy an unobstructed panoramic view of Times Square and experience the classic midnight ball drop. You will be spoilt for choice as far as food, drinks and entertainment are concerned. From hot and cold appetizers to buffet stations including sushi, seafood and pasta, seasonal desserts, a premium open bar, and live performances featuring DJs, dancers and singers, get ready for a special night. Don your finest - formal attire/black tie is encouraged, and you must be 21 or above to attend. Tickets start at $2150.

New Year’s Eve at Loosie’s Nightclub

New Year’s Eve at Loosie’s Nightclub

Picture this: A shiny ceiling with dozens of cool hanging disco balls, a modern mirrored bar where you pick up a glass of champagne or a craft cocktail and share endless laughs with your friends or a special someone as you dance all night. You get all this and more on New Year’s Eve at Loosie’s Nightclub on Bowery. Gather your friends for this sparkling NYE celebration that goes on till 4 am, with a 4-hour open bar and a champagne toast at midnight. You can get tickets starting at $60. Just remember, you need to be 21 or older to join the fun.

New York New Year's Eve 2024 - Gatsby's Fireworks Yacht Party

New York New Year\'s Eve 2024 - Gatsby\'s Fireworks Yacht Party

Step into the roaring '20s at Gatsby's Fireworks Yacht Party - Join the VIP Nightlife & New York Nightlife on December 31, 2023, 8:30 PM - 1:30 AM EST. Cruise Manhattan waters aboard the Cornucopia Majesty, the largest luxury yacht, with top NYC DJs, a dazzling fireworks show, and a 4hr Premium Open Bar. Indulge in a 4-course dinner buffet amidst Gatsby-esque glamor, multiple dance floors, and stunning city views. Ages 21+.

Gotham Hall NYC New York New Year's Eve Gala

Step into a night of glamor and excitement at Gotham Hall's exclusive New York New Year's Eve 2024 Gala. Experience luxury with a seated-only VIP event featuring a 5-hour premium open bar, buffet dinner, and a sweet dessert treat. Dance the night away on the elegant floor, savoring a live DJ's beats—a toast to the new year with a midnight champagne celebration accompanied by a live countdown. Enjoy VIP table seating with comfortable surroundings, all in the heart of New York City. Black tie optional. Tickets start at $379.

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