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New Year’s Eve Events & Parties in Syracuse

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

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 Syracuse, 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 Syracuse.

Best Syracuse NYE Events

  1. Gong-In New Year’s Eve
  2. New Years Eve 2023: Mardi Gras
  3. NYE 2023 at SKY Armory
  4. NYE 2022 with BC and REV
  5. New Year’s Eve Overnight Packages
  6. The GILDED New Year’s Eve Party
  7. A ‘Glitz & Glam’ New Years at The Fitz!

Gong-In New Year’s Eve

Embed your 2023 intentions with the energies of the Sound Creation Earth Gong. Special Guest the Cosmic Concierge!

New Years Eve 2023: Mardi Gras

This year, take a stroll down Bourbon Street ring in the New Year with a Mardi Gras flair!

The BIGGEST lineup of bands EVER assembled for a New Year’s party in Syracuse RETURNS. Hard Promises, The Barndogs, Prime Time Horns, Los Blancos and Just Joe!

NYE 2023 at SKY Armory

Ring in the New Year with SKY Armory where you can party the night away.

NYE 2022 with BC and REV

What better way to bring in the new year than a party at the Beernasium! Two bands, ten bucks, this is where it’s at. Champagne toast and pizza after midnight included.

New Year’s Eve Overnight Packages

Join us at the Crowne Plaza Syracuse for New Year’s Eve! Enjoy a night of dining and relaxation at the hotel, or take our shuttle to a night on the town. We look forward to celebrating with you!

The GILDED New Year’s Eve Party

The GILDED New Year’s Eve Party

  • 4 Hour Premium Open Bar.
  • Passed Hors d’oeuvres.
  • Champagne Toast at Midnight.
  • Music All Night
  • Complimentary Party Gifts Upon Entry.
  • Theme: Black & White
  • VIP Table and Bottle Service. Limited Availability.

A ‘Glitz & Glam’ New Years at The Fitz!

Ring in the New Year “Glitz & Glam” style at The Fitz, a 1920’s speakeasy below Oh My Darling! Enjoy a 4-Hour Open Bar from 9pm-1am, a Midnight Champagne Toast, Appetizer stations and live music by the Ashley Cox Band – all for just $110/pp!

Doors will open at 8pm! Come dressed GLAMOROUS!


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 Syracuse?

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 Syracuse 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 Syracuse, 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.