Themed And Fancy Dress New Year's Eve Parties
Look forward to some of the craziest themed and fancy dress parties this New Year's Eve in London - what better way to usher in 2015? We've selected some of the best themed and fancy dress New Year's Eve parties in London - from the cool and classy to the downright silly. Enquire and book online to secure your ticket to some of the most coveted New Year's Eve parties in London this year.
For further inspiration, take a look at our London New Year's Eve Guide
Masquerade balls are the ultimate glamorous dress up occasion, lending the wearer of the mask the opportunity to be whatever he or she wants to be for the night! Perfect for creating a New Year's ambience of possibility, Kettners provides the beautiful and historic setting whilst burlesque, cabaret, swing dance lessons and DJs provide the entertainment. Tickets are £50 for general admission and £250 for dinner and party.
There will be no sweaty onesies, dodgy wigs or men in dresses at The Oyster Shed for the Wolf of Wall Street inspired NYE party. Instead, think flawlessly tailored suits, a pin stripe or two and a very snazzy loafer. For the gals, fitted dresses, bold colours and more than a bit of bouffant. What larks! The event lasts 8pm -2am and tickets cost £25 advance.
Rather than opt for a rather lacklustre shindig, why not embrace a sensory overload of NYE entertainment? The Greatest Show on Earth enthusiastically boasts an incomparably good time, so you won't get a damp squib of a night. If you're a sucker for burlesque, circus acts and acrobats; you'll love this. Dinner, dancing and the show costs £89 and the event also runs at Proud Cabaret City.
A glitzy masquerade ball which makes room to catch London’s famous firework display as well, you say? This is 8 Northumberland Avenue’s spectacular soiree, which kicks off with a sparkling drinks reception and doesn’t look back. Dine in elegant surroundings, stroll over to the banks of the Thames at midnight for your front row views, then head back inside after for more champers, breakfast rolls and a decadent disco until 2am.
You may be in Old Street, but you'd be forgiven for thinking you'd miraculously travelled to boozy Bavaria! Authentic lederhosen clad waiters and waitresses cater to your every need, and a traditional Bavarian buffet spreads out before you. For £29.50 you get a cocktail, glass of champagne, buffet and disco.
This isn't just a themed party, it's a serious eye opener of an entertainment spectacular. Have burlesque dancers, circus performers and acrobats twist, tease and contort to your amazement. There is a three course meal available and dancing is very much encouraged, although you may not manage the degree of movement displayed by the performers. This event also runs at Proud Camden. Dinner,dancing and party is £89.
The hedonistic Wolf of Wall Street is the perfect theme for a slick and fun New Year's Eve shindig. Debonair suits and stylish outfits will reign supreme, with boisterous chat and friendly competition over the ping pong tournaments lending a little novelty. A party dwarf will be shimmying around, pizza will be handed out at midnight and a great combination of catchy party tunes and floor fillers will fill the room. Tickets are £20.
Proud may be hosting this event in its Horse stables, but it has a definite high class flare. Refinement and elegance are valued highly for NYE, with the theme being Black Tie and Ball Gowns. Lending a great opportunity to dress up a tad for a boisterous night at this beloved venue, this is sure to be one to remember. There will be kicked off high heels, ripped off bow ties and hoiked up ball gowns by midnight, no doubt. Tickets range from £3 to £34.
Psst. If you want to surround yourself with scintillating entertainment and show 2014 off in true over-the-top style, then this New Year's bash is definitely for you. Hosting one sassy soiree of gold outfits and embellishments, The Mansion is bringing an air of country-side chic to this famed evening. Your instructions are simple: dress in GOLD.
Back To The Future fans, now is your time. The Brekky Club are putting on a string of themed events this NYE that you won’t want to miss. Come to London Bridge where a swanky champers reception gets things started, and a three course meals follows soon in its wake. Once stocked with food, drink and good company, its on to the after party at Call Me Mr Lucky, where an after-party with themed entertainment and dancing until 3am sees you in to 2015.
If intense and bizarre themes aren't really up your street, there will be no gorilla suits or feather boas at Jewel Piccadilly's simple and stylish affair. The only stipulation is that you arrive draped all in monochrome; no garish colours allowed! This is a fabulous opportunity to display some fashion prowess and embrace the elegant affair. There will be a Happy Hour from 5pm to 7pm, so don't be tardy. Advance tickets are £25.
Gem's Masquerade Ball featuring DJ Neev promises a night of exploration and enigma. Veiled in your mask of choice, who knows who you could be for the evening? With drinks deals agogo, a renowned DJ on the decks and a wonderful theme in full swing, the evening is set to be memorable. This is sure to be a very special New Year's Eve! Tickets are £25.
A wonderland of white attires and ornate Venetian masks awaits you this New Year's at Floripa. Known for hosting some glorious South American hooplas, Floripa is going all classic stylings for their end of year splash. That doesn't mean you can't expect a program of cheeky carnival dancers, live Cuban music and DJs to take you long into 2015. Dress up, tux up and go white for a big, bold end to 2014.
Think sharp pinstripes, tilted trilbys and some ever-so-sequined dresses. Welcome to Gatsby's New Year's Eve soiree at Sway. Overload on feathers, flappers and Golden Age glamour at this sparkling all night affair. Sit down for a slap up final dinner of 2014, try and snatch some giveaways and be treated to a sweet little comedy show before hitting the dancfloor all night long.
Embrace mystery and elegance this New Year's Eve and head along to LCC Oxford Circus' Masquerade NYE party. Whether it's a plume feather masque or a simple Zorro black number, you're sure to feel the enigmatic charm of the masked party. This one comes complete with master mixologists and DJs spinning the night into next year. Tickets are £10 for Guestlist, £40 for a Table ticket and £200 per group per Studio ticket.
Bandanas, rickety legs, ripped garb and even a few talking parrots can be expected in abundance this NYE at London Cocktail Club. For this most raucous of nights, LCC have taken their cue from the most riotous of revellers in all the land. Pirate partiers may enjoy a glass of bubbly, a great Happy Hour between 7pm and 9pm and fantastic party tunes. Guestlist tickets are £10 and Table tickets are £40.
A little dash of Vegas comes to London this NYE as the Roof Gardens go all out. It’s going to be a lavish celebration filled with glitz and glam, as top DJs come together with top notch live entertainers to provide quite the spectacle. There’s a stunning fireworks display to look forward to at midnight, and don’t forget to get your photo taken in the custom-made Vegas-styled wedding chapel!
Get your freakish frock and circus tricks at the ready for Picadilly Institute's New Year's hoopla filled with jovial jokers, extravagant costumes and plenty of freebie treats. This 6 room labyrinth of a club is known to host some outrageously raucous parties so if you're up for a night with Ministry of Sound DJs The Cut Up Boys then get set and go for just £25 of fun time heaven!
We know the urge to don a cape and swish around corners with an air of utmost urgency is sometimes unbearable! And Earlham Street Clubhouse are giving you a legitimate reason to do just that at their 90's Superhero themed NYE party. Tickets are £15 and the event lasts 19:00 - 03:00.
Fancy yourself as a glorified gangster or mischievous moll for the evening? Dress is some dapper 20s style garms - we're thinking a statement black suit, white tie with bracers for the fellas and some sequin shimmying numbers for the dolls, to bring 2015 in with some roaring glam. This is the ultimate in vintage styled fancy dress so get-up, get gangster, grab ya moll and get onto the dancefloor of Rise 46 for a New Year's bash that'll roll on until 4am!
Bringing Hawaii to Shoreditch this New Year's - welcome to the Tiki Party! The Shoreditch is hosting a Polynesian-styled extravaganza of grass hula skirts, coconut bras, lei necklaces and some heavy print Hawaiian shirts. You can expect lots of cheeky Tiki-tiki cocktails and a night of huge tunes with DJs taking you from Disco dreams to hip hop and house anthems. Get your hula perfected guys!
Funky Buddha’s refined masquerade ball isn’t the type of party you’d forget in a hurry. Pop to Mayfair’s exclusive Berkeley Street for a champagne and canapé reception, before an event sponsored by Moet and Chandon gets into full flow. Dress yourself up to the nines and prepare to welcome the new year against the backdrop of an RnB, funky house and electro soundtrack.
It’s time to get glammed up to the max and welcome 2015 in true comfort and style! Pop to Battersea Evolution for an action-packed evening filled with a canapé reception, 5-course banquet, live bands, DJs and an unlimited supply of beer, wine and soft drinks all night long. There’s also casino tables and dodgems to enjoy, as well as a selection of aerialists, acrobatics and dance acts doing their thing. A live-stream of the countdown from central London means you won’t miss the fireworks either.
Drink, Shop & Do are hosting a New Year's Eve themed frenzy of Freak & Chic fashion mayhem from some of the most iconic decades. Take your inspiration from the likes of Lady Gaga's crazy yet notorious outfits or even channel David Bowie for your glitzy get-up. The theme is our oyster - do with it what you will, as long as you can bust some suitable moves to disco and old skool tunes, then the night will roll on into a very merry 2015.
Dress up and get creative with your face attire for the Paradise By Way of Kensal Green masquerade party this New Year's Eve! Promising the hottest DJ talent pulsing out the tunes to a hot West London crowd, you'll be welcoming in 2015 in style at this raucous NYE party in London!
White Mischief are back with a bang this New Year's Eve! Expect a range of the finest cabaret, circus, aerial stunts, music artists, PLUS music, DJs and dancing, a midnight ceremony and a few White Mischief surprises thrown in for good measure. Housed at the bijou yet stunning Bush Hall, White Mischief is going to be a party that will wow each and every guest. Fancy dress is actively encouraged, and for this party, it will help be sporting something dapper.
Bringing sexy back ... Bavarian style! We all love a fancy dress affair, so what about one where you get to wear traditional lederhosen garments and drink the biggest pints you'll ever see? Smashing. Yes, you guessed it, the German's are here to host a New Year's Eve spectacular overflowing with Stein, sausage, perhaps a pretzel or two and definitely music. Get your lederhosen on and stein on into 2015 guys and gals!
Champions of Hawaiian frolics and tiki treats, Kona Kai are hosting a Shipwrecked extravaganza for New Year's Eve. Think stranded on a desert island, swishing grass skirts, colourful lie necklaces and a hell of a lot of hula-lulaing. How low can you go with their limbo content on the dance floor? This is one tropical paradise party not to miss out on!
Dig out that mask, dress yourself up to the nines and prepare for a raucous NYE celebration in the heart of Soho. The Warwick are offering 50% off selected drinks between 5 and 7pm so it really pays to go early, before an evening of live entertainment, prize giveaways and a banging playlist helps you start 2015 just right. Tickets are a tenner, get ‘em while they’re hot!
Six years after their debut, the renowned London Groove Sex In The City party continues to throw huge parties known for their energy and feel-good vibes. Taking place at The Anthologist this year, party-goers can look forward to a party filled with commercial RnB, deep house and old skool anthems long into the night.
London Groove are evoking the spirit of the Rio Carnival at their NYE blowout this year. Taking to the City’s Yager Bar for a pumping night out sure to get that pulse racing, there’s a mix of deep house, Latino grooves and commercial tracks in store upstairs, and a choice of retro, RnB and hip hop classics on the ground floor.
Calling all gangsters and molls - The Candlelight Club cordially invites you to an evening of 1920s excess. Get a true flavour of speakeasy style at this NYE blowout with tassles, feathers, pinstripes and trilby's a plenty. Dressing to the nine's never felt so thrilling than with a cheeky 20s cocktail in hand and some lively foot shuffling on the candlelit dancefloor to the smooth sound of live jazz.
It’s time to take it back to the 50s for this spectacular retro shindig at Adventure Bar in Covent Garden. Whether you go gorgeous, geeky or a mixture of the two is up to you, but there’s an unlimited schedule of buffet food, cocktails, beers and wines waiting for you either way. Your ticket is all-inclusive, and the party tunes don’t stop ‘til 3am.
Add a dash of Essex 'glamour' to your NYE shenanigans at this fun-loving night out at one of Angel's leading party spots. Fancy dress isn't just encouraged - it's expected - so dig out the fake tan, low cut v-necks and practice that charming Essex twang, for there's a BIG night in store.