Something A Little Different for New Year's Eve 2016 in Brighton

If we know how to do anything in Brighton, it's doing things a little differently. So how about trying something new when the clock strikes twelve this New Year's in Brighton? From kitsch retreats full of tantalising cocktails to some of the most rollicking vintage parties, Brighton has a plethora of unique New Year's Eve parties to indulge in; so jump on the wagon you weird thang you. Check out our recommendations for the best bars and clubs to visit for an off-kilter New Year's Eve in Brighton, whether you're a fan of the weird and wonderful, or the dapper and bespoke.

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Last updated on 24th November 2016

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Shy away from the city centre this New Year's Eve in Brighton and you may just be met by a dazzling array of antics. See in the toll of the New Year bell at Proud Brighton as their masquerade ball brings some of the town's most fun shenanigans; performers will be dazzling, feast on a three-course meal and dance into the early hours.

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Cabaret/Burlesque, New Years Eve Party, Something A Little Different
Commercial/Pop
Kemptown
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There's something nice about getting dressed up all fancy and Bar 76 are doing just that for New Year's Eve. The Brighton boozer are requesting that you don a tux or cocktail dress to join in with their party, a night which promises to be a whole lot of fun.

New Years Eve Party
Commercial/Pop
Town Centre
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The Mesmerist

2 user reviews

It won't rob you of your precious clams, and you'll have one heck of a vintage styled ball. Host to some of the most frivolous, retro-themed New Year's Eve parties in Brighton, The Mesmerist throws a bash of great 1920s styled measure for one unique way to see in 2017. 

Happily Affordable ££
The Lanes

You don't have to party hard this New Year's Eve in Brighton, you can also stuff yourself silly at The Jetty restaurant. They will be hosting an evening of delicious dinner, tuck into six courses, enjoy a Champagne reception and as the clock strikes midnight a piper will pipe up.

New Years Eve Party, Food & Drink, Something A Little Different

Hate the 80s? Love the 80s? Either way this cool and quirky Brighton New Year event is the one for you. Spellbound is taking over Komedia for their alternative 80s night complete with dancefloor fillers, shoulder pads and lots of glitter.

New Years Eve Party, Clubbing
80's Music
North Laine

How to have the most hilarious end of the year? With a bunch of professionals who are pros at this comedy business of course. Krater Comedy Club will be hosting an evening show complete with dinner and big-name DJs for something a little different this New Year's Eve in Brighton.

Comedy, New Years Eve Party
North Laine

Didn't think bingo was for New Year's Eve? Well think again because this is no normal bingo, this is Bogan Bingo, a fun, mad and hilarious game presented by two Aussies. When you're done playing, Shitty Disco will be spinning the tunes like there's no tomorrow; say goodbye to 2016 in the best way.

New Years Eve Party, Something A Little Different, Comedy, Clubbing
80's Music
North Laine

Put on your favourite '40s gear and join in the fun at The Old Market as the legendary White Mink comes to town. The night will include burlesque, live performances and dancing until 3am.

New Years Eve Party, Something A Little Different, Clubbing
Hip Hop/RnB
Hove

FunFair Club

5 user reviews

If you're looking to catch a little bit of side-show freak action for your end of year escapades, then the notorious FunFair club is where you want to be come midnight on the 31st December. Decked out in all its circus-style mayhem, you'll find eccentric performers, wacky acts and one incredible party atmosphere. 

Happily Affordable ££
The Lanes

2016 was one hell of a year, we said goodbye to too many greats and hello to Trump; helping us shake off the horror is The Hare and Hounds as they hold a funeral party. Super High Power Fire Pony will be on the decks to see you all the way through to 2017 as you party like never before.

New Years Eve Party, Fun Time Partying, Clubbing
Hip Hop/RnB

BYOC Brighton

1 user reviews

There may not be room for a lot of you, but this bespoke basement retreat is one of the most sumptuous choices for a unique night out this New Year's Eve in Brighton. A brick-clad den of mixology mischief that boasts its own cinema and 1920s flair, BYOC Brighton urge you to bring only two things this New Year, a bottle of your favourite spirit and a cracking attitude. 

Happily Affordable ££
The Lanes

Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra's Viennese Gala is set to be a unique Brighton New Year's Eve event. Stephen Bell will be conducting the talented musicians as they take you on a musical tour of some of classical music's most beautiful pieces.

New Years Eve Party, Daytime, Theatre/Arts
Live Music

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