New Year’s Eve 2015 & New Year’s Day 2016 Parties, Bar & Club nights in Gay New York City

So what’s happening in New York City on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day?

Here’s our early rundown of bar and club nights in New York City on New Year’s Eve Thursday December 31 2015 and New Year’s Day Friday January 1 2016, across Chelsea, The West Village, Hell’s Kitchen and The East Village.

We’ll be updating our listings with more events up until the big night, so keep checking back for more updates.

For the benefit of visitors to the United States, a reminder that all bars and clubs will require Photo Identification (eg Drivers Licence) for entry.

The G Lounge, Chelsea, New Year’s Eve

Celebrate NYE over 12 hours from 4pm to 4am at The G Lounge (225 West 19th Street beteeen 7th & 8th Avenue, NY 10011) with no cover.

G Lounge New York, New Year's Eve 2015

G Lounge New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

Boxers, Chelsea, New Year’s Eve

Boxers Chelsea’s (37 W 20th Street, between 5th & 6th Avenues, NY 10011) NYE party runs from 9pm to 4am with no cover all night.

Boxers Chelsea, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

Boxers Chelsea, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

XES Lounge, Chelsea, New Year’s Eve

There’s no cover all night at Chelsea spot XES Lounge (157 West 24th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenue, NY 10011).

XES Lounge, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

XES Lounge, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

Gym Sports Bar, Chelsea, New Year’s Eve

See in 2016 at Gym Sports Bar (167 8th Avenue, between 15th & 16th Streets) with no cover and a 2-4-1 Happy Hour from 4pm to 9pm.

Gym Sports Bar, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

Gym Sports Bar, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

Elmo Restaurant, Chelsea, New Year’s Eve

Chelsea favourite Elmo (156 7th Avenue, NY 10011) is taking reservations for New Year’s Eve. Contact the restaurant directly on 212 337 8000. The night will feature a show by Pixie and support by DJ Ted Bishop.

Barracuda Lounge, Chelsea, New Year’s Eve

Barracuda Lounge (275 West 22nd Street, between 10th & 11th Avenue, NY 10011) has no cover all night.

The Eagle, Chelsea, New Year’s Eve

The Eagle, Chelsea (554 West 28th Street) has no cover all night. Note the dresscode.

The Eagle, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

The Eagle, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

The Stonewall Inn, The West Village, New Year’s Eve

Dress to impress with no cover at the Stonewall Inn (53 Christopher Street, NY 10014) from 9pm to 4am.

The Stonewall Inn, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

The Stonewall Inn, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

Industry Bar, Hell’s Kitchen, New Year’s Eve

Industry Bar (355 W 22nd Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues) is open until 4am with no cover for your NYE celebrations.

Industry Bar, New York, New Year's Eve 2016

Industry Bar, New York, New Year’s Eve 2016

Altlas Social Club, Hell’s Kitchen, New Year’s Eve

No cover at the compact Atlas Social Club (753 9th Avenue).

Atlas Social Club, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

Atlas Social Club, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

Boxers Hell’s Kitchen, New Year’s Eve

Boxers Hell’s Kitchen (742 9th Avenue, near 50th Street) presents a Latin flavoured NYE celebration. There’s no cover until 10pm ($10 to midnight, $15 after midnight).

Boxers Hell's Kitchen, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

Boxers Hell’s Kitchen, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

Posh Bar, Hell’s Kitchen, New Year’s Eve

Posh Bar (405 West 51st St at 9th Avenue, NY 10019) is open for 20 hours of New Year celebrations with no cover from 2pm Thursday December 31 to 10am Friday January 1. All bottle and draft beers are $3 between 2pm and 9pm.

Posh Bar, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

Posh Bar, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

XL Nightclub 1st Light, New Year’s Day

Advance tickets are on sale for XL Nightclub’s (512 West 42nd Street, NY 10036) annual “First Light” New Year’s Day event from 2am Friday January 1.

XL Nightclub, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

XL Nightclub, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

Hombres Lounge, New Year’s Eve

Hombres Lounge (85-28 37th Avenue, Jackson Heights, NY 11372) NYE event in Queens runs from 5pm tp 8am with no cover.

Hombres Lounge, New York, New Year's Eve 2015

Hombres Lounge, New York, New Year’s Eve 2015

718 Sessions with Danny Krivit – Santos Partyhouse – Friday January 1 2016

Danny Krivit hosts a New Year’s Day special edition of the 718 Sessions with guest DJ Jason Odeja at Santos Party House (96 Lafayette Street, NY 10013) from 6pm to 3am.

The cover is $5 for the first 100 patrons through the door. Otherwise, it’s $12/$20.

718 Sessions, New York, New Year's Day 2016

718 Sessions, New York, New Year’s Day 2016

Getting around New York City on New Year’s Eve

Road closures will of course be in place around Times Square. And here’s guidance from the Metropolitan Transport Authority on getting around New York on New Year’s Eve.

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