Red Brooklyn NY Sunset

Follow @niftynyc & tag your photos with #niftynyc for a chance to be featured

Special offer! Click here for $5 life coaching sessions with the founder of Nifty.

Sort NYC New Year’s Events: Free Events, concerts, open bar & free drinks, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens

NYC New Year’s Eve Events—Saturday, December 31

One weekend a year, we double our price limit for New Year’s Eve. Below, you’ll find events for $40 or less.

Rubulad Y2K Flashback NYE Party with Friend Roulette, Les Sans Culottes & Leonard Cohen Sing-Along

2017 Coney Is. NYE Spectacular with Fireworks, Free Rides & Free Ice Skating

Gemini & Scorpio NYE 2017: Labyrinth Lounge

All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum + Open Bar at New Year's Eve 2017 with Nom Wah

75th Anniversary Screenings of 'Casablanca' + Free Bubbly (Through Tuesday, January 3)

2017 Apollo Theater Kwanzaa Celebration

Cake Shop's Last NYE Party Before Closing

New Year’s Eve 2017 Super-Special Semi-Secular Pop-Up Gondola Confessional

Party 'til 8 am + Free Pizza & Champagne

Peaceful NYE 2017 Meditation

New Year's Eve 2017 Fireworks in Prospect Park

2017 NYRR Midnight Run and NYE Fireworks at Central Park

2017 Times Up New Year's Eve Bike Ride + Afterparty at Belvedere Castle

'Purple Rain' NYE Dance Party at Syndicated + Champagne

All-You-Can-Drink NYE 2017 at Greenpoint Beer & Ale Co.

FU#K 2016: The Greatest New Year's Party Ever with Titus Andronicus / High Waisted + Pin the Blame on the Politician Game

Times Sq. NYE 2017

New Year's Eve 2017 at Sycamore Bar with $20 Bottles + Wish Art Project

2017 New Year's Eve Flamingo Formal

New Year's Eve 2017 NYC Pub Crawl

NYE 2017 at The Douglass + Free Bubbly

Art Ball Chelsea NYE 2017 to Help End Child Trafficking + Fashion Show, Whiskey & Wine

Peelander-Z / Toranavox / GunFight!

Ring in 2017 with a Magic Show + Afterparty

St. John the Divine New Year's Concert for Peace

'Boogie Nights' New Year’s Eve 2017 Dance Party at Videology + Free Champagne

Coney Island USA NYE 2017 with Laser Show & Fire Breathing

Drunk Shakespeare New Year's Eve 2017

fancy as f*** dance party—NYE 2017 with $3 Drinks

Gatsby's House New Year's Eve 2017

New Year's Eve 2017 at Trophy Bar + Free Champagne Toast

Rainer Maria / Snail Mail

Tender Trap NYE 2017 with Gold Whistle + Free Drinks

The Smiths 2017 NYE Celebration with The Sons & Heirs

District Social New Year's Eve 2017 Party + Free Champagne

2017 New York Night Train NYE Party

Berg'n New Year's Eve 2017 with Adult Coloring, Ping Pong, Cornhole & Drink Specials

Katie Got Bandz & Juliana Huxtable at Knockdown Center

New Year's Eve 2017 with DIIV

2000's New Year's Eve Party

Apocalyptic NYE 2017 Party at The Silent Barn

Brazilian Girls / King Holiday NYE Concert

Issue Project Room 2017 New Year’s Celebration with Marc Ribot Trio

Open Bar '70s/'80s Disco Party

Soul Sweat 2017: New Year’s Eve Intention-Setting Ceremony + Food & Kombucha Toast

Tiki Disco NYE 2017

Naked NYE 2017 Comedy Show at Creek and the Cave

New Year's 2017 Along the Hudson at Sofrito NYC

Ending This Weekend

Free Admission to the Museum of the City of New York + Free Breakfast

Discounted Admission to the Museum of Sex

'Alexander Hamilton: Striver, Statesman, Scoundrel' (Through Saturday, December 31)

2016 Lightings of the World's Largest Menorah (in Brooklyn) (Through Saturday, December 31)

2016 Lightings of the World's Largest Menorah (in Manhattan) (Through Saturday, December 31)

1/2 Off New-York Historical Society Admission (Through Saturday, December 31)

20th Anniversary Show at Smack Mellon Celebrates Artistic Expression & Inclusion (Through Saturday, December 31)

'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' Off-Broadway (Through Saturday, December 31)

200 Years of Charlotte Brontë at The Morgan (Through Saturday, January 1)

NYC New Year’s Day Events—Sunday, January 1

The 43rd Annual New Year’s Day Poetry Project Marathon Benefit Reading

Free Fitness & Wellness Classes for New Year's Day 2017

$24.95 Boozy New Year's Day Brunch Prix Fixe with 1.5 Hours of Bottomless Cocktails

Early Morning Bird Walk: Bring in the New Year with Birds

New Year's Day Party with Brunch, Glitter, Massages & Manis

New Year's Day Yoga Workshop: Love in Action

2017 Coney Island Polar Bear Swim

2017 Alternative New Year's Day Spoken Word/ Performance Extravaganza at Nuyorican Poets Cafe

New Year's Day 2017 Drag Brunch

Free New Year's Day 'Secrets Of the High Line' Adventure Walk

Hank-O-Rama and Honky Tonk Brunch 2017

Time’s Arrow: A Celebration of Music and the Arts in the New World for the 250th Anniversary of St. Paul’s Chapel(Through Thursday, January 12)

JapanFes NYC 2017—New Year's Celebration with Performances & 20+ Sake Varieties

2017 New Year's Day Celebration with Joseph Arthur & Teddy Thompson

Ignite New Year's Day EDM Party With Steve Aoki


Arturo O'Ferrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

'90s Film Favs with Killer Soundtracks at The Alamo (Through Tuesday, January 31)

3rd Annual New Year's Day LORD OF THE RINGS Marathon at Videology


See more ongoing & upcoming NYC events

'Wanderlust' on the High Line Explores Journeys We Make (Through March 2017)

40-Foot 'Big Bling' Sculpture Inhabits Madison Sq. Park (Through Sunday, January 8)

'Klimt and the Women of Vienna’s Golden Age, 1900–1918' (Through Monday, January 16)

'Life of an American Ruin: Philip Johnson’s New York State Pavilion' (Through Sunday, January 15)

Preservation & Reuse of Buildings in NYC (Through Saturday, January 14)

A Mini Redwood Forest Grows in Brooklyn (Through Saturday, March 11)

Crochet Coral Reef on Display at MAD (Through Sunday, January 22)

'Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy: Stories of Chinese Food and Identity in America' (Through Sunday, March 26)

Interact with and Take Home Art at The Jewish Museum (Through Sunday, February 5)

Judd Apatow & Chris Gethard: 'Career Suicide' (Through Thursday, January 5)

Insta-Worthy Pipilotti Rist Exhibition Questions the Role of Technology in Our Lives (Through Sunday, January 15)

'Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty' Retrospective at Brooklyn Museum (Through Sunday, April 2)

'Paranoia Man in a Rat Fink Room' (Through Saturday, February 18)

MoMA Screens Top 2016 Films (Through Wednesday, January )

Art & Talks Inspired by Freud's 'Totem & Taboo' (Through Saturday, January 21)

2016 Grand Central Holiday Train Show (Through February)

'Masterworks: Unpacking Fashion' Shows Off Recent Met Museum Acquisitions (Through Sunday, February 5)

2016 GingerBread Lane—World's Largest Gingerbread Village + Building Workshops (Through Sunday, January 15)

'Curtain Up: Celebrating the Last 40 Years of Theatre in New York and London' (Through Friday, June 30)

2016 AMNH Origami Holiday Tree (Through Sunday, January 8)

$8 Tickets to New York Botanical Garden's Holiday Train Show (Through Friday, January 13)

Post-Election Trauma Support—Yoga, Acupuncture & Herbalism by Donation (Through Tuesday, January 31)

$6 Ice Skating in Prospect Park (Through Sunday, March 26)

'Luminaries' 2016 Holiday Light Installation + Light Shows (Through Sunday, January 29)

Arianna Huffington's Thrive Global Pop-Up (Through Sunday, January 15)

Learn About the Industrial Past of Queens During a Cheap LIC Walking Tour (Through Friday, March 31)

'Nectar: War Upon the Bees' (Through Saturday, February 11)

'Protests in Print'—Alternative Publications Since the 1800s (Through Wednesday, January 18)

2016 Wreath Interpretations Exhibit (Through Thursday, January 5)

Christmas Texts on Display at NYPL (Through Sunday, January 8)

Design Solutions for Social & Economic Inequality (Through Sunday, February 26)

'The Secret Lives of Edward Gorey' (Through Saturday, January 14)

Cheap Movie Tickets

Subscribe to our free daily e-newsletter or follow us on Twitter or Instagram.