The first of January is a time to start over, to celebrate the old and hope for the new, an opportunity to resolve, to change (hopefully for the better). Whether you’re hoping to shed excess pounds or kick a bad habit, before going cold turkey why not have one last fling? Plan your last hurrah in style, at one of the world’s most impressive New Year’s Eve 2017 parties.
Who knows what the next year might bring, so embrace the mystery by donning a masquerade mask to TBA Brooklyn’s annual festivities. Reliable tech-house duo Sleepy & Boo will bring their signature hypnotic beats to the celebration along with Ryan Provost, Adrian Wilson and other special guests.
Escape those tweet booking whippersnappers with dinner and dancing in the expansive Art Deco grandeur of the Edison Ballroom. Every ticket includes a four-course meal and the chance to put your knowledge of actual dance steps to good use while Battaglia and his brassy 16-piece crew dole out swing classics.
Palmer and Webley, known for their conceptual cabaret duo Evelyn Evelyn, bring their experimental performance art backgrounds to Brooklyn Bazaar for a night full of “musical mayhem,” surrealist puppetry and plenty of surprises. They’re joined by Philadelphia’s This Way To The Egress, and New York-based performance artists Lacy Rose, Alaina Ferris and Kalan Sherrard.
Spend a sparkly New Year’s Eve at the Ace as contemporary pin-up icon Dita Von Teese hosts this hour-and-forty-five-minute burlesque showcase. Scope out Swarovski-embellished costumes in the lobby, or splurge on a meet and greet ticket to snap a photo with the Queen of Burlesque herself.
You can hit up the W’s Rooftop any day of the year, but with its 360-degree Downtown skyline-meets-Hollywood-Hills view, this trusted destination still serves as a stellar locale for NYE. Inside, the night is made special not by LED walls or caged dancers, but by DJ talent that knows how to capture the energy of a party and elevate care-free rug cutters to the next level of joy.
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This Cleopatra-themed fete is set fittingly and charmingly at the classic Egyptian Theatre. Dress like an Egyptian, then dance and mingle in the theatre’s heated courtyard amid a hieroglyphics light show, go-go dancers, DJs, a premium open bar and giant LED countdown.
Drink, dine and dance the night away in the lap of luxury at this special Great Gatsby-themed event. Hosted by the Sky Garden, you’ll have one of the best views in London all night.
Party till the small hours with The Gibson, as they host their New Year’s Eve celebration with gin punch, Gibson martinis, two live pianists, and a roaring playlist of great music that’ll see 2018 in in style.