Things To Do On New Year's Eve In London

When the 31st of December rolls around, the capital comes alive with the sweet sounds of wild celebrations. From James Bond-themed parties and brilliant drag shows to stand-up comedy, alongside mouthwatering feasts, there are plenty of shindigs to choose between. So, check out our top picks of fun things to do on New Year’s Eve in London for 2023.

For further inspiration, take a look at our New Year's Eve London Guide.

Last updated on 6th December 2023

Get Your Glitter Balls On

@ Ballie Ballerson Shoreditch on Sun, 31st Dec 2023 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

On the hunt this New Year's Eve for things to do in London? Then The Glitter Ball Out at Ballie Ballerson in Shoreditch is one you won't want to miss. Tantalise your tastebuds with signature cocktails while dancing to live DJ sets 'til 4am. Of course, you'll get access to their famed ball pit too.

Make Your Way To A Pinktopia Party

@ Boom Battle Bar Aldgate East on Sun, 31st Dec 2023 @ 18:30 - 1:00

Aldgate East's Boom Battle Bar is making sure you're covered for all things pink and activities this New Year's Eve in London. Think everything from a themed menu and welcome cocktail to midnight shots, DJs and plenty of games. Plus, if your outfit matches the Pinktopia theme, then you could win a prize.

London Pub Crawl

Spend your New Year's Eve embarking on an epic London Pub Crawl across either Soho, Camden, Clapham or Shoreditch. Tickets grant you access to four of the best venues in the area, plus a free shot at each stop because it is the 31st of December after all. Bag exclusive drinks deals with your wristband and play games for the chance to win prizes.

Disappearing Dining Club

The Disappearing Dining Club are hosting two dinner and dance parties across London this New Year's Eve. There's a delicious six-course menu on the cards, featuring lobster raviolo and mushroom Wellington, followed by a late-night party with live DJs. 


Spend this New Year's Eve at Skylight across its Peckham and Tobacco Dock locations. Welcome in 2024 with incredibly sky-high views of the city and the London fireworks, bubbly in hand. Plus, enjoy DJ sets throughout the night until the ripe hour of 2.30am.

See The New Year In On A Boat

From bottomless booze to views of the capital's greatest landmarks, London Party Boats are throwing some serious shindigs on its vessels. There's fizz, a DJ spinning club classics and commercial hits, plus some of the best seats in the house for the London New Year's Eve fireworks, too.

Hit Up The Reggaeton New Year's Eve Party

@ Big Chill Kings Cross on Sun, 31st Dec 2023 @ 22:00 - 4:00

Dance until 4am with the Reggaeton New Year's Eve Party at Big Chill Kings Cross. Tickets start from only £15 and guarantee entry before 11pm so be quick. Sip on cocktails and all your favourite spirits as you get down to music from DJs Daddy Yankee, J Balvin and more. Afrobeats more your vibe? Brick Lane's bash is the one to go for. 

Watch Some Cabaret

Scanning the web for unusual things to do on New Year's Eve in London? Then this night of raucous fun from Camden Cabaret is just the ticket. Head on down to be treated to the very best burlesque, comedy, jazz, drag and more, all topped off with a free buffet.

Burnt Faith

Burnt Faith, the UK's first dedicated brandy distillery, is inviting you to their Walthamstow bar for a NYE bash to remember. Not only will you be treated to two drinks included in your ticket price, but also the chance to groove to a mix of soul, house, funk, disco, Brazilian and Afro cuts from Sean Innit.


@ Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus on Sun, 31st Dec 2023 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

This New Year's Eve at Hard Rock Cafe, you can tuck into an indulgent two or three-course meal with a complimentary glass of prosecco on arrival. What's more, there'll be a live DJ spinning all the best party tunes to get you dancing after your meal.

LoveJuice NYE at Boxpark Wembley

@ BOXPARK Wembley on Sun, 31st Dec 2023 @ 18:00 - 2:00

For a night of unapologetic dance music and good vibes, LoveJuice NYE at Boxpark Wembley is the event for you. See out 2023 with an epic lineup, including Sammy Porter plus a very special desk. Enjoy your favourite tipples and bag a VIP ticket to get access to an exclusive area just for you and your mates. 

Disco And Dine With Bocconcino

@ Bocconcino Mayfair on Sun, 31st Dec 2023 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

New Year's Eve in London for restaurants is all about showing off so, get dressed up in your glitziest clothes and celebrate the end of 2023 with Bocconcino in Mayfair. Their Disco and Dinner Party is bound to be a glamorous affair with a three-course meal and Champagne followed by entertainment until the early hours of the morning.

Laugh With Late-Night Comedy

For New Year's Eve events in London for 2023 filled with non-stop laughter, we've got you sorted with some of the best comedians in the UK at Backyard Comedy Club. To top it off? There's also music and dancing after the show. Oh, yes.