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 2017? 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.
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Last updated on 1st December 2016
The team at the Victoria House Basement invite guests to celebrate Britain's finest hour, rolling back the clock and hosting a 1940s themed New Year's Eve party, set in a air-raid shelter. Alongside a live band and all the champagne you could want, the room will be filled with reconnaissance maps, black out curtains and sandbags. Not to mention a few uniformed men and women dressed in vintage garb.
Renowned for its amazing views and wonderful cocktails, the Sky Garden's host a dazzling 1920s themed New Year's Eve celebration this year. Looking over the entire city, this cloud-touching spot will boast amazing views of London's iconic firework display come midnight. With a 4 course dinner signposting the entire event, this Gatsby themed night promises to leave you smiling from ear to ear.
Dress to impress at The Lucky Pig this New Year's Eve as The Starlet Scarlets head there for a night of classy and sultry performance. The three-piece will be singing a huge range of songs from swing and jazz through to cult hits. Once they're done dazzling you, a DJ will play the hottest hits to get you dancing all the way to 2017.
Carnival culture is cool and colourful, it's loud and it's proud, and it's heading Battersea's way this New Year's Eve. A luxury party with themed interiors, dining, live performers, Carnival inspired specks and plenty more, this is a truly unique way to see in the new year.
Whether you're a fan of his hard-hitting movies or simply love their soundtracks, head on down to Blues Kitchen Shoreditch this New Year's as they present a Tarantino special brimming with live music from The Beekays, themed hits, New Orleans cocktails and more.
Thought the time had past for leiderhosen and dirndls? Well think again as Munich Cricket Club bring them out once more for a final 2016 hurrah. The German themed pub will be throwing a New Year's Eve bash Oktoberfest-style. Dance to the Oompah abnd, feast on German sausage and drink steins of delicious beer.
While many may think that the zoo was an event reserved for date night, Foundation are taking it up a level with their Enclosure night this New Year's Eve. Join them as they encourage London's animals to come out to play with drinks, dinner, dancing, body painting and plenty more.
Rolling back the clock to the swinging days of the 70s, the Infernos team are hosting a thrilling New Year's Eve party full of great drinks and huge tunes. With a bar stocked full of all your favourite beers and spirits, the DJs will be playing everything from the BeeJees to 1 Direction on the night.
Certainly no stranger to throwing huge nights out in London, Dirty Martini host a sleek masquerade balls this New Year's Eve at each of their bustling London venues. Fueled on Prosecco and with some of London's biggest DJs playing all your favourite party tunes, this night of mystery is a great way to make sure you start 2017 with a beaming smile on your face.
For a memorable beginning to 2017, head to Playboy Club London for their decadent Golden Masquerade Ball. As well as the live music, elegant dancers and complimentary drink on arrival, guests will also enjoy delicious canapés and a late night DJ, all amidst the Club's signature party style.
Step aboard the Gatsby-inspired Georgian this NYE for a murder mystery special. Getting started with a champagne and canape reception, the first clue will be revealed as you sit down to enjoy a three-course feast, with a continual flow of booze from the open bar on the side. There’s DJs and dancing, fireworks at midnight and you’ll be cruising through the centre of London on the biggest night of the year!
Get into your best Mad Hatters outfit or Alice dress and head down to Piccadilly Institute this New Year's Eve as they throw an Alice in Wonderland bash. The nine rooms will be converted into something straight from Lewis Caroll's novel with an added burst of fun; think confetti canons and candy floss machines to say the least.
Decking out their entire venue with funfair and circus items, the masterminds behind Bar Soho present their intriguing New Year's Eve event, called Cirque Du Soho. The really have let their imaginations run wild - maybe a bit too wild. Bumper cars will replace tables and carousel items will frame every room in this quirky bar. Full of colour and full of life, there are few better ways to welcome 2017.
Hailing with Scottish traditions and charm, this Ceilidh themed New Year's Eve event in London is all about the dancing and the partying. Not only can you enjoy live music courtesy of the noted Fiddle Paradiddle, there's Ceilidh dancing, drinks and plenty more.
Stunning East London's cocktail connoisseurs most days, the Shoreditch Cocktail Club isn't afraid to push a few boundaries. Sticking to that mantra, the team this year host a thrilling Gotham City New Year's Eve ball, encouraging guests to dive straight into their Batman themed night. With a few would-be Jokers wondering around, and a stunning line up of cocktails, this themed celebration offers a fantastic way to start your 2017 in the same style you hope to go in.
Don your worst, yes we mean it, your worst outfits this New Year's Eve in London as The Islington Townhouse are set for all things outrageous at their bad taste party. Join them for silly fancy dress, competition prizes, DJs, dancing and plenty more.
Put on the sparkles and suit up as Manitoba Tigella throws a New Year's Eve themed bash with 11 hours of partying. Join this showstopping restaurant in Covent Garden as they party until 6am; there will be DJs, dancing, random present giving, free sweeties, pizza and plenty of cocktails to see you into a very happy new year.
The All Bar One is the iconic O2 arena hosts a thrilling New Year's Even party this year, composed of high stakes, great music and some even better food. Inspired by the easy-going, always-up-for-a-party nature of Las Vegas, the venue transforms itself into a casino floor, with professional croupiers, blackjack tables, roulette wheels and all the fake money you could want to squander. Strict-ish Casino rules apply, so make sure you dress in your best and dance long into the night at this opulent, themed New Year's Eve party in East London.
Pull on your smartest outfit, grab a signature cocktail and celebrate the arrival the turning of the year like they did in the 1920s. With a spring in their step and an easy-going approach to things, you can bet that a New Year's Eve party at Steam & Rye is going to be everything but tame. The night will feature four rooms of amazing entertainment, accompanied by a brilliant live band and sporadic dances from their team of Gatsby dancers. Suave, sleek and yet wonderfully chaotic all at the same time, you definitely won't forget this New Year's Eve night out in London.
Consider yourself an 80s child or simply love the era? Then why not join the team at The Grove for a retro themed NYE in London to remember as their Club Tropicana night is promising throwback classics and disco fancy dress aplenty as the clock strikes 2017.
One of the year's biggest club opening, Club Tropicana is taking you through to 2017 with an exotic party like no other. Head to Holborn this December to start your night with dinner, continue with drinking and finish with dancing.
Sitting on the banks of the River Thames, The Oyster Shed washes itself with stars and stripes this New Year's Eve, inviting guests to welcome 2017 in style. Decorated with lots of quirk and vibrant colour, and fully stocked with all your favourite drinks, the venue's resident DJs will be playing all the freshest tracks long into the wee hours of 2017.
Cecil's bar in Southwark transports its guest to the Vegas strip this New Year's Eve, offering signature drinks and an unforgettable live musical performance. With the 6 piece house band performing live rat pack jazz and swing songs, the event promises to be a truly opulent way to welcome 2017. Pull on your sharpest suit, slick back your hair and perfect your pocket square, the 1950s are brought back to life this New Year's Eve.
Sally on down to South London this New Year's Eve in London for a night to remember. Coming at you not only with a charming masquerade themed party, The Signal in Forest Hill will also be putting on a slap-up, five course meal to boot.
Welcome 2017 in style with a turn of the year celebration in a sleek Casino. Guests can enjoy a delicious two course dinner and complimentary glass of bubble on arrival, before testing out their luck on the Casino floor. Lasting until 3 AM, with a talented line up of DJs maintaining the great vibes all night, this is one West London New Year's eve party well worth checking out.
Waving goodbye to 2016 in true Mexican style, Putney's party animals are invited to El Patron for a tequila fueled New Year's eve celebration. Guests will first be treated to a tequila based cocktail and hearty selection of tacos upon arrival, before dancing long into the early hours of 2017 to sounds of the venue's resident DJs and the live band Truly Medley Deeply. Expect colourful ponchos and and vibrant sombreros.
Party like you're in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter this New Year's Eve in London with Blues Kitchen Brixton. Not only can you expect Creole cuisine and fancy dress aplenty, the night is set to come alive with the sounds of Brassroots as they play a serious roster of fun hits.
The Octoberfes Pub is consistently known for their Bavarian inspired antics and German beer; and it looks as though NYE isn't set to be any different. Join them this NYE as they throw the ultimate bash with Oompah bands, Bavarian fancy dress, steins and more.
Find yourself one step closer to partying in the glamour of a vintage circus courtesy of Sway this New Year's in London. Not only can you dine and dance the night away, Sway are promising late night entertainment in the shape of showgirls, burlesque and more.
Slip on your mask, put on your whites or best exotic white clothing and get low at Barrio Bars as this New Year's Eve they host a party that will give you a flavour of Rio. There will be samba dancers, caipirinhas aplenty and fun and games to keep you busy all night long.
Pull out your smart shoes and get dressed up because Tiger Tiger in the West End are going black and white this New Year's Eve. Start the evening off to a delicious start with a three-course meal and happy hour before DJs take over the six dancefloors to have you partying until 3am.
Dose up on a little glitz and glamour this New Year's Eve in London with the Lillie Langtry in tow. With tickets coming in at just £10, not only is this bash affordable, this bash is a 1920s homage to the Great Gatsby with swing music, DJs and more.
Unleash your inner pop star this New Year's Eve in London at Strawberry Moons. Heralded for their neon dance floor, throw your finest shapes to some of the best commercial and pop hits in the business as you land yourself a ticket for a mere £15.
Get into the swinging 1920s spirit this New Year's Eve with The Gorringe's Great Gatsby New Year's Eve party. Pull on a flapper dress and head down to the South London pub as professional croupiers deal decks of cards, spin the wheel and dish out the chips. There are chances to win prizes and The Great Gatsby be will be showing all day downstairs.
Last year’s bash at The Vic was a total sell out, and they’ve upped their game even further this time around. Join them for a Gatsby-themed blowout, where expert croupiers will host Roulette, Blackjack, Texas Hold’em and more, while a glitzy crowd in their best flapper dresses and dandy suits mingle and swig champagne. Have a flutter then charge your glass to celebrate the arrival of 2017 at this illicit east London party.
Always looking to enchant their guests, and serving some of the most creative cocktails in town, the Escapologist hosts a dazzling masquerade ball this New Year's Eve. Enchanting with beautiful furniture and elegant decorations, this venue is constantly stuck in the 1890s. Hidden behind a mask and with a craft cocktail in your hand, wander through the venue and lose yourself in all the splendour on offer at this history soaked spot.
Grab your best suit, clutch onto an Old Fashioned and celebrate the turn of the year as Don Draper would at a thrilling Mad Men themed New Year's Eve party in Covent Garden. Taking place in a secret location, the night will be framed by smooth fedoras, sleek suits and a few alluring 1950s cocktail dresses.
Fancy closing the year with a truly unique night on the city tiles? Join Hush Mayfair as they way goodbye to 2016 and hello to Casablanca as they're not only encouraging fancy dress alongside a French Moroccan dining menu, there's drinks, dancing and plenty more.
Get ready for the sweetest New Year's Eve party in London yet courtesy of Tiger Tiger. Join them as they unveil a weird and wonderful land in dedication to all things Willy Wonka. From drinks to dancing, there's no stopping this party bar as the clock strikes 2017.
Spend the night dancing an drinking as if it were 2099 with 1 Big Night Out's New Year's Eve party. The Sci Fi themed bash will be touring some of Shoreditch's best pubs and clubs for a huge night of New Year's Eve fun; get ready for games, shots and champers as 2017 gets off to an incredible start.
Something of a legend in West London's club scene, Paradise By Way of Kensal Rise hosts an alluring masquerade party this New Year's Eve. Waving off 2016 in style, the venue's two floors will be open and will showcase some of West London's biggest Hip Hop, RnB and Soul DJs. Protected by a carefully craft mask, who knows who, you might find that someone special hiding at this frivolous New Year's Eve event in London.
Time to get fancy for New Year's Eve as Searcys St Pancras Grand Champagne Bar go back to the 1920s for their Gatsby themed New Year's Eve bash. Dress up, get down to brilliant live entertainment and enjoy a three-course meal, canapes and Champagne.
Adventure Bar’s NYE bash is all about London’s most raucous party animals this year. Dress up as your favourite and take a stride down the catwalk, there’s a £100 bar on offer to the best outfit on the night! Forget your costume? Classic you - there’s complimentary cat facepaint for that, though - and a free cocktail to start the night off if you’re in before 9pm!
A name that's been elevated to legend-like status in Shoreditch, the Hoxton Pony will be hosting a fun-loving 'Pimps and Pin Ups' New Year's Eve party, set in the swinging 70s. DJ Russ Jay and Nile Chunky will make sure the fun-loving vibes last long after the countdown, playing all the Hip Hop, RnB and Funk & Soul you could ask for. Time to pull on your leopard print suit and high heels.
Get familiar with all things golden this New Year's Eve in London with this Midas themed party from The Forge. Not only should you don your most glittering attire, get set for a fun party in the east with drinks, dancing, a glass of fizz at midnight and plenty more.
Offering Londoner's a tropical New Year's Eve celebration, The Shoreditch hosts its Aloha celebration this December. In tandem with the venue's colourful decor and brilliantly bizarre furnishings, the bar will be serving a selection of tiki-themed cocktails for guests to sink deep into. Making sure the party lasts all night, the two floors of music and talented resident DJs will keep the atmosphere light and fun-loving with their mixing of Pop, Dance and Hip Hop tracks.
Three Six Six in Battersea are turning their bar into a chocolate factory to make Willy Wonka proud this New Year's Eve. Dress up in your sweetest dresses and smart wear and get your golden ticket which includes endless cocktails, bubbles and tapas, while a DJ will be spinning the hottest hits until 3am.
Opal are host to yet another late night party this New Year's Eve with a little Hollywood glam thrown in for good measure. Join them not only for cocktails, red carpets and butlers, their antics are set to go on until the very early hours of the new year.
As if you needed another excuse to dress up in your most dapper outfit, House of Burlesque are hosting an interactive show affair at Sway for NYE this year, where guests are encouraged to dress as glitz and glam as the performers. Enjoy the sizzling acts, before partying at Sway until an eye-watering 4am.
One of the most decadent and dazzling ways to spend the new year in London, join Babble Bar as you indulge in all things razzle dazzle 'em. From DJs down to Gastby Girls, this is sure fire way to celebrate all that's set to be good in the coming year.
With the new Westworld series hitting TV bingers hard, there's no better time for a cowboy themed NYE event in London than there is now. Join The Cow in Stratford as they celebrate all things cowboy with music, dancing, drinks and more at their end of year hoedown.
You need only head to the West End to enjoy the mischief and the mayhem of the masquerade this New Year's Eve in London. Don your finest outfit and mask for a fun filled night in honour of the new year with flowing drinks, DJs and more.