New Year’s Eve Events & Parties in New Haven

Party in style at these New Haven NYE parties

The year may be coming to an end, but the fun is only just beginning here in New Haven. One thing this city knows how to do is party, especially on New Year’s Eve. If you’re planning a trip to New Haven for the holidays, or even if you already live here in the Elm City, you may be wondering where to go on New Year’s Eve for a good time, and I think I can help with that.

friends drinking and partying with confetti

Come December 31st, there’s going to be a party pretty much on every corner of the city and it’s almost impossible to stop by every single one in a night. That’s why it’s important to have a game plan and find the best New Year’s Eve parties in the city ahead of time, and I can help with that. 

I spent a lot of time recently scouring the city for things to do on New Year’s Eve in New Haven, and I certainly did not come back empty-handed. Down below, you’ll find a list I’ve put together containing all the most fun and exciting events and parties across the city. If you’re not sure where to start your night of debauchery on New Year’s Eve, then you need to keep on reading and you’ll know exactly where to go for the best NYE parties in New Haven.

Best New Haven NYE Events

  1. New Years Eve Party! at The Hops Company

New Years Eve Party! at The Hops Company

How are you spending your last night of the 2022?! Ring in 2023 at THC! Celebrations start at 8:00pm. We’ll have a live DJ all night, drink and shot specials, & more.


•Two Floors • Top DJ • Complimentary Cocktails • Festive Party Favors For All • Kitchen open till 10pm

Heavily-passed appetizers with multiple courses that will fit all fancies for meat lovers & vegetarians.

Have an amazing New Year’s Eve experience as you walk through a gorgeous Magical ART SHOW.

Party prohibition-style and Spark up your 420 .

Dance, laugh, eat, drink, gaze, & enjoy .

One of New Haven’s most memorable countdown experience


Will parking be available?

Depending on the venue, yes. Some places even offer a valet service!

Is there a dress code?

Some restaurants and bars require pants or a jacket, but it’s best to check ahead with any establishment you plan to visit. 

Will there be hotel accommodations? 

Yes! Several hotels around the city will be hosting events for the holiday.

Will there be food at the NYE parties?

Depending on the venue, yes. Many restaurants and bars will be offering limited NYE menus. 

Do I need a ticket?

Many events will require a pre-purchased ticket, but some are free to the public. 

Are there Fireworks in New Haven?

Many cities will have fireworks to celebrate the New Year. Check your local area to see where and when the fireworks will be. 

Final Thoughts

As you can see, New Year’s Eve in a city like New Haven is on a whole other level. There are so many places to party and watch fireworks around the city that it’s almost impossible to have a bad time on NYE in New Haven, especially if you head to any of the venues I listed above. 

Just remember to stay safe and drink responsibly! Cheers to a New Year!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin is an editor and food writer who loves traveling and trying new foods and fun cocktails. Erin has been writing and editing professionally for 5 years since graduating from Temple University, and has been on the Restaurant Clicks team for 3 years. She has a long background working in the restaurant industry, and is an avid home chef and baker. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.