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New Year’s Eve Events & Parties in Pittsburgh

Where to go for an amazing NYE party in the area.

The year may be coming to an end, but the fun is only just beginning here in Pittsburgh. One thing this city knows how to do is party, especially on New Year’s Eve. If you’re planning a trip to Pittsburgh for the holidays, or even if you already live here in the Steel 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.

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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 Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh, PA.

Best Pittsburgh NYE Events

  1. New Year’s Eve 2023 at Howl at the Moon Pittsburgh!
  2. Crawl ‘Til The Ball Falls: Pittsburgh NYE Bar Crawl 2023
  3. New Year’s Eve Bash at the Crafthouse
  4. Pittsburgh NYE Bar Crawl
  5. New Year’s Eve at BTV!
  6. Dance the Night Away – Tamburitzans New Year’s Eve Celebration
  7. NYE 2023 at FOXTAIL – New Years Eve Party Pittsburgh
  8. New Year’s Eve at Kingfly Spirits!
  9. NYE 2023 at SOCIAL HOUSE – Downtown Pittsburgh New Years Eve Party
  10. Noon Year’s Eve Party at Bakery Square
  11. New Year’s Eve Beer Pairing Dinner 2022
  12. New Year’s Eve 2023 at Legacy Lanes!
  13. NYE 2023 at SCARPINO – Downtown Pittsburgh New Years Eve Party
  14. NYE 2023 at LOCAL BAR + KITCHEN Pittsburgh New Years Eve Party
  15. NYE 2023 at THE STANDARD – Downtown Pittsburgh New Years Eve Party

New Year’s Eve 2023 at Howl at the Moon Pittsburgh!

Are you ready to have the best New Year’s Eve Party to date? Then book a New Year’s Eve package with Howl at the Moon Pittsburgh! Our fabulous NYE party packages offer you and your friends everything you need to kiss 2022 goodbye, and start the New Year having a blast. 2023 will not know what hit it. Come to Pittsburgh’s best New Year’s Eve Party!

The Just Dance package includes guaranteed entry, a premium open bar from 9PM-1AM, a heavy hors d’oeuvres buffet from 9-11PM, and a champagne toast at midnight & party favors. Gratuity is included with your ticket, and the Just Dance option is standing room only. We do have seated packages as well!


Crawl ‘Til The Ball Falls: Pittsburgh NYE Bar Crawl 2023

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Go all out with a New Years Eve bar crawl! This event forms from 6PM to 2AM, and many popular bars across the city of Pittsburgh will be participating. 

Check in at your first venue to get your wristband and a map with participating bars, their locations, and their drink specials. Your wristband must be picked up between 6PM and 11PM that night. That wristband will get you into participating bars with no cover charge and drink specials all night!


New Year’s Eve Bash at the Crafthouse

2023 is on its way!  Ring it in at the Crafthouse! Steeltown takes the stage for our annual New Year’s Eve Bash!

We are getting on the dance floor, champagne in hand, and we want you to countdown the night as enter 2023! Doors open at 6PM. Show starts at 9PM. This event is 21+

All guests enjoy: Live Music from Steeltown, FREE Valet Parking, Party Favors, A champagne toast at Midnight, A Balloon Drop with prizes, and a FREE Midnight Breakfast Buffet


Pittsburgh NYE Bar Crawl

For another NYE bar crawl in Pittsburgh, check out this bar crawl that starts with a dinner buffet at Jimmy D’s! Your wristband gets you access to Pittsburgh bars including Jimmy D’s, Urban Tap, Jacks, and more.

Tickets include cover at participating bars as well as drink tickets, an appetizer buffet, photo booth access, a champagne toast, live music and karaoke, DJs at several bars, drink specials, and food specials.


New Year’s Eve at BTV!

Your ticket includes: Private party in the building with heated patio from 7pm-1am, Complimentary glass of sparkling wine, Photo booth with masquerade props. Heavy appetizers & live music from 8pm-12:30am from Walk of Shame, and Access to shuttle to Hampton Inn in New Stanton 7pm-1am.

Rooms are available at the Hampton Inn in New Stanton for $109.00! Mention Bella Terra when booking for the discounted rate until 12/19/2022

The Bistro will also be open serving a limited menu for purchase. All drink purchases will be by the glass with special pricing.


Dance the Night Away – Tamburitzans New Year’s Eve Celebration

“There’s no where else I can go to hear this type of music!”

“A unique event in sight and sound!”

“Saw old friends and found new, a night to remember!”

Just some of the comments we hear after a night with the Tamburitzans. Well get ready, because it’s happening again! A black tie optional New Year’s Eve Party, with all the glitz and glamour of a downtown event. Immediately following the finale of our New Year’s Eve Celebration Performance, just walk across the hall for a black tie optional reception, starting at 7:30 PM. In addition to partying with your Favorite Folk Group, the night will include: Complimentary Cocktail Hour, Great Food, Live Music, Surprise Celebration at Midnight, and so much more!


NYE 2023 at FOXTAIL – New Years Eve Party Pittsburgh

Purchase tickets NOW for New Years Eve at Pittsburgh’s most energetic bar! Complete with Countdown Clock on the LED Screens! Tickets include entry to Foxtail, w 3 floors of bars, DJs, and party favors!

General Admission gets you in the door! Open Bar tickets get you in the door and “Big Springs” branded mixed drinks, domestic brews + light appetizers from 9PM to 11:30 PM.

Table buyers get express entry and tickets for all of thier guests. Must lock in your guest count in advance.


New Year’s Eve at Kingfly Spirits!

Join us for Kingfly’s annual New Year’s Eve Bash on Saturday, December 31st from 8PM to 12:15AM. The night is about the tunes, party people, drinks and dancing. Ring in the New Year with musical performances throughout Kingfly in the coziest, most lively setting for your ultimate NYE bash. With bars downstairs, upstairs, music all around, and complimentary toast at midnight, we’ll set the stage for a great start to 2023!


NYE 2023 at SOCIAL HOUSE – Downtown Pittsburgh New Years Eve Party

The Best New Years Eve party in Downtown Pittsburgh // Ring in the New Year at Social House with a DJ & dancing beginning at 9 pm – general admission for singles and couples, as well as open bar tickets for singles available!

Open Bar  includes “Big Springs” branded mixed drinks, domestic brews, house wines by the glass, and light appetizers, from 9PM to 11PM


Noon Year’s Eve Party at Bakery Square

Join us for a kid-friendly Noon Year’s Eve bash! Enjoy fun activities and snacks starting as early as 10:00AM as we gear up for a Noon Year’s Eve countdown celebration. After the countdown, you are invited to indulge in a buffet brunch.

Each $30 ticket includes access to the following: Glitter Bomb Punch, Cotton Candy, Fun NYE Crafts, NYE Resolution Video Booth, Noon Countdown Celebration with Sparkling Juice Toast, and Brunch Buffet from 12:00pm – 2:00pm.


New Year’s Eve Beer Pairing Dinner 2022

JOIN US for this Annual NYE SPECIAL EVENT w/ 4 COURSES & 4 BEERS (2 Seating Times Available)


New Year’s Eve 2023 at Legacy Lanes!

Don’t miss the fun! Lanes will sell out, so don’t wait! Only $200 a lane for 5 people. Your reservation includes the following: Bowling from 8p-1a, Shoe Rental for 5 people, One Large Cheese Pizza, One Large Bavarian Pretzel, Cookies, Unlimited Soft Drinks, Champagne Toast for everyone 21+, Party Hats and Noisemakers! FREE VALET PARKING!


NYE 2023 at SCARPINO – Downtown Pittsburgh New Years Eve Party

Ring in the New Year at Scarpino with a a live jazz band beginning at 9 pm – general admission for singles and couples, as well as open bar tickets for singles available!

Open Bar includes “Big Springs” branded mixed drinks, domestic brews, house wines by the glass, and light appetizers, from 9PM to 11PM. Hosted by Squawk Media.


NYE 2023 at LOCAL BAR + KITCHEN Pittsburgh New Years Eve Party

Ring in 2023 at Local Bar + Kitchen in the South Side! Enjoy party favors on your favorite rooftop deck all night long!

General Admission gets you in the door! Open Bar tickets get you in the door and include “Big Springs” branded drinks, domestic beers, house wine, and light appetizers from 9 PM – 11:30 PM.


NYE 2023 at THE STANDARD – Downtown Pittsburgh New Years Eve Party

Ring in 2023 at The Standard Market & Pint House in Downtown Pittsburgh! 

We’ll be serving up craft brews and cocktails, our Karaoke Room will be open, Plus a DJ and dancing until 2 am!  Three ticket types to choose from!

General Admission – gets you in the door!

Open Bar – Gets you in the door and also gets you “Big Springs” branded mixed drinks, domestic brews, house wines by the glass, and light appetizers, from 9PM to 11PM

Open Bar with Beer Wall – Gets you in the door and also gets you unlimited access to our “Pour your own Beer Wall,” “Big Springs” branded mixed drinks, domestic brews, house wines by the glass, and light appetizers, from 9PM to 11PM


NYE FAQs

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 Pittsburgh?

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 Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh, 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.