Friday, Dec 30, 2022 8:00p -
Sunday, Jan 01, 2023 5:00p

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Break out your sequins and prepare to watch the ball drop, we’re about to ring in a new year. Start 2023 off strong at one of these awesome New Year’s Eve events happening around Boston. Forget crowding in at another bar, we chose the most unique and memorable NYE experiences in the city. 

Experiences are listed in chronological order.

New Years Goofs - Stand-Up in a Speakeasy

When: Fri 12/30 & Sat 12/31 at 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.

Where: Cambridge

Cost: $40

Info: Head to a hidden classroom in the basement of a community center for a hilarious night of comedy at a secret speakeasy. Best of all, it's an open bar. 

New Year's Eve EVE: Jock Jammies Starring Phaedra Phaded

When: Fri 12/30 at 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Davis Square

Cost: $20

Info: Sip specialty themed cocktails while you watch a riveting drag performance by Phaedra Phaded. Come in your most festive and cozy sleepwear. 

New Year's Eve Premier Brunch Cruise

When: Sat 12/31 at 11:30 a.m.

Where: Rowes Wharf

Cost: $85+

Info: Celebrate the advent of another year with a lavish brunch cruise around the Boston Harbor. Enjoy an enormous brunch buffet, unlimited coffee, a champagne toast at noon, a live DJ, and unparalleled views of the Boston skyline. 

Waterfront Ice Sculpture Stroll

When: Sat 12/31 at 1 p.m.

Where: Harborwalk

Cost: Free

Info: Stroll along the scenic harborwalk to view more than 30 unique ice sculptures, the most ever had at this annual event. While you’re strolling see the holiday lights at Christopher Columbus Park or visit Snowport in the Seaport. 

New Year's Eve Karaoke Pre-Game Party

When: Sat 12/31 at 3 p.m.

Where: Seaport

Cost: Free

Info: Pre-game your New Year’s Eve night out with karaoke at Harpoon Brewery. Grab a local brew and sing your heart out. Turn in early if that’s your scene or pump yourself up for the party to come.

New Year's Eve: A Toast with Terra

When: Sat 12/31 | 3 seatings, 5pm-12am

Where: Back Bay 

Cost: $105

Info: Welcome 2023 with style at this beautifully appointed feast in Eataly’s third floor garden oasis. The multi-course sit down dinner features an Italian menu, live music, and an optional wine pairing. 

First Night 

When: Sat 12/31 at 6 p.m. 

Where: Downtown

Cost: Free

Info: Every year the City of Boston does it up for New Year’s with a program of free events happening around downtown Boston all night long. Watch fireworks, view ice sculptures, enjoy live performances, and more. 

Frog Pond Skating Spectacular

When: Sat 12/31 at 6 p.m. 

Where: Downtown

Cost: Free

Info: Watch a spellbinding figure skating show on the Boston Common Frog Pond by The Skating Club of Boston. You’ll see competitive figure skaters, synchronized acts, and soloists all working it out on the ice. 

GBH New Year's Celebration

When: Sat 12/31 at 8 p.m.

Where: Brighton

Cost: $25+

Info: Experience the live performance and taping of Boston Baroque’s New Year’s Concert at the GBH studios in Brighton. They’ll play a classic and hopeful 1-hour concert featuring Vivaldi, Bach, and Telemann. 

Casino Royale Party

When: Sat 12/31 at 8 p.m.

Where: Financial District 

Cost: $75+

Info: Your ticket to this Casino Royale themed party includes light bites, games with prizes, party swag, and a dance floor primed for your moves. Local R&B artist Miranda Rae will perform live. 

'80s Prom New Year's Eve at PKL

When: Fri 12/31 at 8 p.m. 

Where: South Boston

Cost: $30+

Info: Pulse of Boston will perform ‘80s greatest hits live at this themed party to get you into the retro mood. Enjoy passed apps, a photobooth, a champagne toast, pickleball, corn hole, and some truly cringey ‘80s fashion. 

A Very Merry Bully Boy New Year's Eve

When: Sat 12/31 at 8 p.m. 

Where: Dorchester

Cost: $40

Info: Join Bully Boy for a fabulous but low key entry to the New Year. Your ticket gets you a welcome cocktail, champagne toast at midnight, snacks, late-night pizza, and a chic spot to hang with friends.

New Year's Eve Premier Dinner Cruise

When: Sat 12/31 at 9 p.m.

Where: Rowe’s Wharf

Cost: $220+

Info: Cruise the harbor on this romantic 4-hour New Year’s journey. You’ll have access to an extensive dinner buffet and front row seats to the Boston Harbor fireworks. 

Salsa & Bachata New Year's Eve Gala

When: Sat 12/31 at 9 p.m.

Where: Cambridge

Cost: $45

Info: If you like to dance you don’t want to miss this Salsa & Bachata gala. Enjoy free dance lessons and hours of beats spun by live DJs for you to showcase your best moves. Top off the night with hors d'oeuvres and a champagne toast. 

New Year's Eve Party at Hammond Castle Museum

When: Sat 12/31 at 9 p.m.

Where: Gloucester

Cost: $125

Info: Don your retro attire and head to Hammond Castle for a one-of-a-kind New Year’s party. Dance the night away to live DJ music, watch fire spinning performances, snack on heavy appetizers served all night, and toast 2023 with champagne. 

Saved By the New Year! 90's Themed NYE

When: Sat 12/31 at 9:30 p.m. 

Where: Downtown

Cost: $30-45

Info: It’s not too late to relive the ‘90s. At this themed party, come dressed like the infamous era, listen to ‘90s jams, and toast the new year with champagne. 

New Year's Eve on the Waterfront Midnight Fireworks

When: Sat 12/31 at 11:59 p.m.

Where: Boston Harbor

Cost: Free

Info: Head to the Boston Harbor waterfront early to get a good spot for viewing the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks. The nearly 40-year tradition never fails to entertain. 

Boston Baroque New Year's Day Concert

When: Sun 1/1 at 3 p.m.

Where: Harvard Square

Cost: $25+

Info: Start off 2023 with the calming sounds of classical music played on historic instruments. Boston Baroque will play a lively set of festive favorites. 

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