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


Push out 2021 by meeting local singles at our singles mixer/meetup! Didn’t find the one at the meetup?

The night doesn’t have to end there as this ticket valid for not only our singles meetup but our 8pm NEW YEAR’S EVE SINGLES DANCE taking place next door at: The Farmington Inn & Suites.

New Year New Moon Retreat

A new year means new beginnings.

Have you been neglecting yourself in the self-care department? Now is the time to honor yourself and take a day to reconnect. Our practitioners will be leading classes for the body, mind, and soul with the intention to deepen your presence and relationship with Spirit.

Copy of New Years Eve Party!

How are you spending your last night of the 2021?! Ring in 2022 at THC! Celebrations start at 8:00pm. We’ll have a live DJ all night, drink and shot specials, & more. Purchase your ticket now!

Health, Wealth & Prosperity, A New Years Eve Event

We invite you to join us for Health, Wealth & Prosperity, A New Years Eve Event on Fri, Dec 31, 2021, 10:00 PM at 631 Campbell Ave 631 Campbell Avenue West Haven, CT 06516 Come out and celebrate life with us!

Cassandra w/s/g Tim Longden – NYE at Ola, in Wallingford, CT!

New Year’s Eve In Wallingford is something that will surely excite you, it is one gala celebration bidding adieu to the old year and welcoming the new. Get ready with your shiny glitzy dresses and get going to some of the best new year’s eve 2022 parties in Wallingford. Dance till you drop and end the year with a crazy celebration.

New Years Eve with Badboy

NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE BIJOU with Louie Zayas & Blaze

Ring in the new year at the Bijou with Louie Zayas and Blaze!

The Bijou is THE place to celebrate after your NYE dinner. Join us for grown-up fun! This “good time band” is made up of some of the top musicians in the tri-state area. Playing the best dance music from the 60s-90s and more, blaze will get any crowd out of their seats and onto the dance floor.

THE ZOO – NYE Party at Crystal Bees

Ultimate party band, THE ZOO, celebrates a very special Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Party in the Crystal Bees VIP Lounge. This renowned five-piece act was the winner of MTV’s best cover band contest, so you know the music is going to be amazing. Celebrate 2022 with dancing, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and a $5 arcade card.

2nd Annual Make A Wish CT Surfside Hotel Polar Plunge

Join the Surfside Hotel and Little Pub for our second annual New Year’s Day polar plunge to benefit @MakeAWishCT. We’ll have a countdown at noon, prizes for plungers, and coffee/hot chocolate afterwards. No registration is necessary.


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 lives in East Passyunk and enjoys checking out the local restaurants in South Philly and beyond. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.