Shelby Quinn


It’s almost all over. 2019 that is! Time to put away all that angst and put on your best sequins and new holiday shoes and hit the town for New Years Eve! Thankfully, we have the ultimate hook-up for sparkly discos, kiss-worthy concerts, 2019 trivia, and trivia where we recommend singing anything but Auld Lang Syne, so you can celebrate your way to 2020. 

Note: We handpicked the businesses we love to participate in this NYE roundup. The businesses then paid a small fee to be included in the list. The proceeds go towards the operation of your beloved neighborhood website.

 NYE @ Divine Bar 

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Party Starts at: 3:00pm

WHERE: Divine Bar, 896 Broadway, Brooklyn

How Much: No cover

DESCRIPTION: Celebrate New Years Eve at your favorite cozy local watering hole, Divine Bar! Bar opens at 3pm and open to all

 NYE @ El Coqui Bar & Billiards 

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Party Starts At: 3:30pm

WHERE: El Coqui Bar & Billiards, 54-19 Myrtle Ave, Queens


Description: Shoot some pool at Ridgewood’s local pool hall, and ring in the New Year at El Coqui!

 NYE Gatsby Party – The Footlight

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WHERE: The Footlight, 465 Seneca Ave, Ridgewood


RSVP for Champagne Toast

Description: Too much of anything is bad. Too much champagne is just right.

Come in your vintage finest and kick off the roaring 2020s!!! Who knows? Maybe the apocalypse really is upon everyone, our president is a flaming pile of poorly tailored suits and yellow American cheese!

Suits/ties/flapper dresses and other roaring 20’s themed attire encouraged but not necessary! All that glitters is not gold, but the Footlight will be full of glitter and gold all night!

Live JAZZ in the back room at 8PM DJs spinning roaring 20’s dance party 10PM-2AM

 Roaring 20’s Remix – Starr Bar

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WHERE: Starr Bar, 214 Starr Street, Brooklyn

How much: $25 -400

Description: This New Years Eve,  come in roaring with boisterous bands, Brass Burlesque, and DJ SuperCoolDes to bring Starr Bar into the countdown and keep everyone dancing all night!

Change is in the air. Starr Bar will build the new world together. Proceeds from the door will go to performers and to The Sunrise Movement, a youth-led organization fighting for a Green New Deal and a just transition to a sustainable economy and planet.

The 2020s will be the decade that turns the tide and places humanity on the path of equality and justice. Join Starr Bar on NYE’s to kick off the fight for our future! Let’s dance! Let’s love each other! Let’s win!

 KCBC NYE – Kings County Brewers Collective

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Party starts at: 8:00pm

where: Kings County Brewers Collective, 381 Troutman St, Brooklyn



Description: Ring in the New Year with beer! DJ’s Terry Dactyl & Lil’ Jerk will both be in the house from 9pm-12:30am.

 Eckard, Think about the Future – Dromedary Bar

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WHERE: Dromedary Urban Tiki Bar, 266 Irving Ave, Brooklyn


Description: Like Jack said to Eckard, let’s think about the future! Futuristic garb is encouraged! Shiny, electric colors! Space suits! A.I. (Or just come regular) and listen to DJ Sarabeth as Dromedary dances into the next decade. Drink specials. Complimentary Champagne toast at 12. Oh and first 30 people to order the led Sphere Cup gets to keep it!

 New Year’s Eve Algorave – Wonderville

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WHERE: Wonderville, 1186 Broadway, Brooklyn

How much: $20 pre-sale

Description: Wonderville is teaming up with LiveCodeNYC for their first New Year’s Eve Party – the Dancy Algorave! If you haven’t been to an Algorave before, you’ll see people programming music and visuals LIVE with their code projected on the wall. There will also be DJs, champagne, and dancing all night long!

This show is put on by, the live coding community of New York City. are primarily a meetup group who gets together to discuss programming in real time. Sometimes runs events. This has ranged from workshops, to talks, to festivals, and some Algoraves. They run these events out of love for making cool things with code.

 Calabrije’s New Year’s Eve Party – Calabrije’s Margaritas and Tacos

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Where: Calabrije’s, 234 Starr St, Brooklyn


Description: Celebrate 2020 and the Last Taco Tuesday of the year with Calabrije’s! Tacos 2 for 1 all day with the best margaritas in NYC, watch the ball drop and enjoy complimentary champagne ?, only at Calabrije’s!

Hats and party features for all, yay!

 24 Hour Party People – Boobie Trap

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WHERE: Boobie Trap, 308 Bleecker St, Brooklyn


Description: NO frills, NO f#%ks NO cover… neighborhood party time.

Doors are open 24 hours (meaning- Boobie Trap is actually not even closing leading into New Year’s Day).

AND -> same ol’cheap prices , duh.

 Rubulad Presents The Big Bang! – Rubulad

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Where: RSVP to [email protected] for Bushwick address

How much: $25 in advance or before 9:00 pm, $20 after 1:30 am; $30 otherwise.

Description: Ring in 2020 with Brooklyn’s oldest continually running DIY art space!  With live music Van Goose, Les Sans Culottes, Funkrust Brass Band, and Preachermann and the Revival. And your DJs Pork Chop and Reaganomics.  Also featuring MC Tanya Solomon Magic, Projections by the Sperm Whale, Yummy Takoyaki by Yoko Nips, Mike Flaherty’s Art Hole, and much, much more!  Dress to sparkle and shine!

 New Wave New Year at Cobra Club

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Where: The Cobra Club, 6 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn

Description: Ring in the new decade with Cobra Club!

Live music from new wave-Americana band Zach & the Lo-MenKings of Karaoke

80s new wave DJs

Champagne at midnight

Party favors and more!

 New Year’s Eve at Sweet Jane’s

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Where: Sweet Jane’s, 64-02 68th Ave, Ridgewood


Description: Celebrate the end of 2019 and beginning of the new decade at Sweet Jane’s!

No cover!

Kings of Karaoke

Champagne at midnight!

 NYE at Parklife

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Where: Parklife, 636 Degraw Street, Brooklyn

How much: Purchase here

$40 for General Admission package

$25 for Late Night Package

Description: Kiss 2019 good bye! Join Parklife for a night of merriment including 2019 themed trivia from Trivia NYC, tunes from Donwill, champagne toast at midnight, and more! Food & drink packages are available. Reserve your spot today!

 The Sons & Heirs: A Tribute to The Smiths – Littlefield

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Where: Littlefield, 635 Sackett Street, Brooklyn

How much: Tickets start at $20, party packages also available.

Description: It’s a New Years Eve tradition full of charm, wit, electrifying charisma and all your favorite The Smiths classics, as sung by The Sons & Heirs. Champagne toast at midnight followed by Disco 2020: A Post Midnight NYE Dance Party with DJ Ceremony.

 Disco 2020: A Post – Midnight New Years Eve Dance Party! – Littlefield

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PARTY STARTS AT: Wednesday, January 1, 12:30am

WHERE: Littlefield, 635 Sackett Street, Brooklyn

How much: $5-8

Description: Join the festivities at littlefield after the ball drops and a new year has begun! Immediately after The Sons & Heirs: A Tribute to The Smiths show, DJ Ceremony and DJ Danny White will be spinning the best indie and dance from the ’80s till today.

 New Years Eve at Pine Box Shop!

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Where: Pine Box Rock Shop, 12 Grattan St, Brooklyn


Description: Bushwick’s Favorite NYE Party going ten years strong! Never a cover, free champagne toast at midnight, free hats, free party favors, free noise makers and of course, our famous balloon drop – bigger and better for our 10th New Years in Bushwick! Sing your heart with Kings of Karaoke all night long.

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