Fun New Year's Eve Events
Never mind the fancy-schmancy parties where you totter around among London's sassy socialites or hot-to-trot ladies and gents - New Year's Eve is all about one thing ... having FUN (and drinking, but that's plain obvious). London is certainly the city to let loose in; from glitter-showered discos to feasting on hot dogs all the way to top hat and tiara shindigs, there's some hella fun time partying to be done before the clock strikes midnight. Show 2016 off in utter amusement, sillyness and down right over-the-top nonsense with our top selection of fun NYE events right here!
For further inspiration, take a look at our London New Year's Eve Guide
Last updated on 26th October 2016
Hopping the pond for a New Year's Eve party doesn't always come cheap, so why not celebrate all things European in London instead? Join Octoberfest Pub as they put on yet another Bavarian inspired romp with steins, beer, lederhosens and live music aplenty.
Two rooms of huge music, some of London's biggest DJs and a bar stocked full of your favourite drinks; sounds like the perfect New Year's Eve right. Experience it all and more at Loop Bar in Soho this year, as the teams behind Carwash and Boom host a huge New Year's Eve club night. If 80s and 90s pop is your cup of tea, Carwash is the only room for you. But if you prefer something a little more recent, head to the Boom room, where DJs will be playing all the best Hip Hop, RnB and UK Garage tracks long into the early hours of 2017.
Looking to host one of the most unique and fun new year's eve parties in London this year, join Foundation for the ultimate animal theme. Not only boasting dining and bubbly aplenty, stick around for the body painters, snake charmers, entertainment and zoo inspired fun.
Wonderful cocktails, friendly service, a great atmosphere and a playlist of party tunes across two happening floors - what more could you possibly want from a NYE night out? Now is a great time to check out the hype surrounding the Cocktail Embassy; get your £9 early bird tickets which include a complimentary glass of prosecco upon arrival! Happy Hour runs from 5 to 8pm on the night.
Those of you looking for something fun to do this New Year's Eve in the City wont be hard pushed to find fun at The Forge. Join them for their masquerade inspired, end of year event this December 31st as you indulge in DJs, dining, a Champagne tower and plenty more.
Sorting out those NYE plans can be a stressful ordeal, but not if you’re heading to Be At One. Putting the focus on banging tunes, great company and awesome cocktails, keep it nice and simple this year by finding your local venue and partying long and big into the night - early bird tickets start from a fiver and they’ll be going ‘til 5am at some of their venues.
Returning for yet another year after reaching unprecedented peaks in 2015 and 2014, the White Mischief New Year's Eve Extravaganza offers London's more adventurous revellers a fantastically unique way to welcome 2017. With a handful of dazzling dance performances, a range of daring burlesque shows and even some great live performances, this night is definitely a celebration of excess. Encouraging guests to dress in their finest lounge suits, vintage outfits and elegant gowns, this evening promises to be full of surprises and certainly won't disappoint.
Hailed as one of the best rooftop bars in London, The Roof Gardens yet again nail other NYE parties to the wall with their end of year offering. Not only the perfect excuse to get dressed up, The Roof Gardens are promising live entertainment, their own fireworks display and plenty more.
Immerse yourself at the heart of all the action in central London this NYE as you party aboard the Golden Sunrise Boat. With a welcome glass of fizz upon arrival, you’ll then head on a 4-hour cruise down the Thames, with chilli con carne (or a veggie option) on the menu alongside a limitless flow of drinks from the open bar. DJs play those party hits all night long and you’ll only stop when you head outside on to the deck to watch the glorious fireworks up close at midnight!
Is there any better word pairing than 'fun' and 'bottomless'? Simmons bars certainly don't think so as they get the booze flowing for New Year's Eve with their bottomless bashes. Join them, DJs and a whole gang of party people for London's most fun New Year's Eve parties.
Boasting their fair share of some of the best live music in the city, Piano Works are coming up trumps when it comes to their NYE offering this year. Join them for another late night romp that not only promises three course dining, there's live music and bubbles to boot.
The Soul Immigrants will be swinging you into 2017 with a night of huge jazz tunes and covers. Head to South London's Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club for dinner and Prosecco from 6pm, or from 10pm to dive straight into the party.
Whether you were a Backstreet Boys kinda gal or guy, or if you were more into your Nirvana, the People's Park Tavern in East London is throwing one hell of a '90s bash to herald in 2017. Put on the best '90s gear, lounge around on a bean bag and get down to the best of the '90s.
This New Year's Eve, you wont be working at the carwash, you'll be dancing at it. Boasting some of the finest in disco favourites, throwback hits and retro partying, join Carwash as the clock strikes 2017 for a night made up of fancy dress, dancing and more.
Looking for something different when it comes to one of the most fun NYE parties in London? Why not head on down to the Hogmanay Hootenanny as you not only get your dancing shoes on and get familiar with all things Ceilidh, there's live music from Fiddle Paradiddle.
Now then - how about partying at the world-famous Hard Rock Cafe this NYE? Surrounded by all that iconic rock memorabilia and classic rock videos, you’ll be able to choose between 3 different options (Dining only, Party only, Dining & Party) as you tailor the evening to suit your wants and needs. Expect classic American fare, lots of flowing bubbly and a banging Hard Rock playlist on Old Park Lane.
The Guard House offers a stylish party to help you bring down the curtain on 2016. Join a well-heeled crowd at this local favourite in Woolwich, where their masked ball will offer plenty of glitz, glam and mystery this NYE. There’s prosecco and canapes upon arrival and a glass of fizz to help you toast the new year when the ball drops!
Welcoming 2017 in the only way they know how, the team at Grace Bar in London's Piccadilly host an evening of stunning live music, huge DJ sets and all the New Year's Eve frivolity that you can handle. To get the ball rolling, the venue's generous happy hour kicks into life at 5 PM, offering guests a chance to enjoy all their favourite signature cocktails without blowing their budget. After that, it's all down to the Grace Girls. Playing a roster of greatest hits, these dazzling live music performers will fill the air with fun-loving vibes, and are sure to leave you smiling from ear to ear.
Giving it pure welly in the party department is a name that has seen a stunning overhaul this year. Join the now luxe interiors of Sway for their Cirque Du Sway inspired bash as they entertain with dining, dazzling showgirls, cocktails and plenty more.
How about getting your hands on some of the best New Year's Eve tickets in London? And laughing about it to boot? Join Top Secret Comedy Club this NYE not only for the finest in funny folk, there's an open bar and a late night party for those watching the ultimate party countdown.
For something truly unique on what is undoubtedly the busiest night of the year, head to the Flight Club in Shoreditch and enjoy a cheap, easy going New Year's Eve night out. Known for their easy going approach to things, this event signposts itself as offering 'no themes, no fuss, no overpriced entry, just a great night'. And that's exactly what to expect. With many dart boards scattered across the venue, a bar stocked full of all your favourite drinks and sausage rolls served at night, wave goodbye to 2016 with a huge smile on your face at this unique party in London.
Plonk yourself right at the centre of London’s NYE celebrations this year with an evening of fun, fizz and fireworks on the Thames. This will be an unforgettable cruise down the river, kicking off with a champagne reception and with an unlimited flow of beer and wine available from the open bar. There’s finger food to keep you on top form, a live DJ spinning those party classics and you’ll toast 2017 with more bubbly as you soak in those front row views of the fireworks.