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Best New Year’s Eve Parties in WNY 2016


New Year's Eve 2016

Best NYE 2016 Parties sponsored by Curly’s Grille

New Year’s Eve parties are the most hyped (for better or worse) parties of all time, and for good reason: they have the potential to make or break your entire year, after all!  With all of the options out there, it’s hard to pick the right one.  If you’re in the mood to skip the house parties and try something new this year, check out our guide to the best New Year’s Eve parties in Buffalo — and start 2017 off with a bang!

 

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This list of Best NYE 2016 Parties in Western New York is sponsored by Curly’s Grille. Reservations for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are now available at curlysgrille.com. See the menu here!

 

Statler Ice Ball

Tickets: varying prices, $115 – $135

Saturday, Dec. 31. 2016 – Sunday, Jan 01, 2017
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Statler City, Genesee Street and Franklin St. across from The Convention Center

The Statler City Ice Ball is perhaps one of the most well-known NYE events in Buffalo. Self-proclaimed as “Buffalo’s Premier New Year’s Eve party,” the Ice Ball features live entertainment, a full meal, four rooms, and an open bar!  Live entertainment is by Boys of Summer, Big City Horns, Jeff Toy from Toy Brothers, and more. For more information on this event, click here.

 

NYE at Big Ditch Brewing Co.

Saturday Dec. 31, 2016

Starts at 8:00 pm

Big Ditch Brewing Co., 55 East Huron Street, Buffalo , NY, 14203, Downtown

Tickets: $65

Join the party at Big Ditch Brewing and enjoy karaoke, exclusive beer tastings, food stations, appetizers, a selfie station, and more, all night long!  You can even catch a view of the ball drop at the at the Electric Tower (accompanied by fireworks!). This one gets 5 starts for the awesome location alone. For more information on this event, click here.

 

Resurgence Brewing Co. Party

Saturday Dec. 31, 2016

9:00 pm – 1:00 am

Resurgence Brewing Company, 1250 Niagara St., Buffalo, NY, 14213, Downtown

Tickets: $100

Head on over to RBC this New Year’s Eve for a classy celebration inclusive of an open bar, s’mores, champagne, cigars, and more!  For more information on this event, click here.

 

42 North Keg Drop

December 31 – January 1, 2017

Dec 31 at 12 PM to Jan 1, 2017 at 1 AM

42 North Brewing Company, 25 Pine St, East Aurora, New York 14052

If you love beer and live music, check out the 42 North Keg Drop party this New Year’s Eve. More details about this event will be announced closer to NYE here.

 

That 70’s New Years Eve

Dec 31, 2016 – Jan 1, 2017

9 PM – 1 AM

Rusty Nickel Brewing Co., 4350 Seneca Street, West Seneca, New York 14224

Tickets range from $22.76 – $55.93

This ‘70s-themed NYE party will be packed full of costumes, dancing, delicious eats, an open bar, and more which sounds like a grand old time.  For more information about this event, click here.

 

 

 

Emo Night

Saturday Dec. 31, 2016

9:00 pm

Waiting Room, 334 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY, 14202, Downtown

Price: $25 – $40

While all of the other glamorous events sound like they’ll make for a beautiful New Year’s Eve, maybe this year you’re looking for something different.  If you’re feeling nostalgic for your black eyeliner and skinny jeans, head on over to the Waiting Room this New Year’s Eve for Emo Night.  The Waiting Room will have music from your favorite emo bands, plus DJ James Dewees and a surprise guest making an appearance.  With a four hour open bar, vegan pizza, a wing buffet, and more, you’re sure to make your night a memorable one at Emo Night.  For more information on this event, click here.

 

Brew Year’s Eve

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 – Sunday, Jan 01, 2017

7 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St, Buffalo, NY 14203

Presale: $110; Door: $130

Though not quite the all night event, Brew Year’s Eve is the perfect option for pre-gaming, or an early night in.  A great date night for a couple, RiverWorks Brew Year’s Eve includes an open ice skating rink, beer and wine stations, live music by Urban Renewal, and, of course, a sneak peek at RiverWorks brews (there’s still more!).  For more information on this event, click here.

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This list of Best NYE 2016 Parties in Western New York is sponsored by Curly’s Grille. Reservations for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are now available at curlysgrille.com. See the menu here!

 

NYE PartywithEnkore

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 – Sunday, Jan 01, 2017

10:30 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Cobblestone, 130 South Park Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14203

If you’re interested in venturing somewhere in between casual and formal, check out this PartywithEnkore at Cobblestone, located directly within the historic Cobblestone district downtown. DJ Mr. Illmatic and DJ Wire will be making appearances!  Tickets range from $15-$25 for this event.  For more details about pricing and dress codes, click here.

 

Time Lapse NYE

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 – Sunday, Jan. 01, 2017.

9:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.

Surrender, 3148 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214

“Time Lapse” is an appropriately named party; lasting seven hours long, Surrender Nightclub offers tickets to their party for only $15 for everyone 21 and older.  For those who are 18 and up, you can still join the party for just $5.00 extra at the door!  Equipped with two full bars, an outdoor patio, and all night drink specials, you’ll be taken care of well after the ball drops this New Year’s Eve!  For more information on this event, click here.

 

 

Tonawanda Castle New Year’s Eve Celebration

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 – Sunday, January 1, 2017.

8:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

Tonawanda Castle, 69 Delaware Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150

General Admission: around $45.00 w/ fees

Despite NYE’s status as being one of the biggest party nights of the year, sometimes, you just want to watch the ball drop and hit the snooze button.  This event is perfect for those looking for a night of fun that starts and ends early (not all of us have off on New Year’s Day!).  Though tickets for this event range on the pricier side, there’s an open bar — and the obvious: it’s inside a castle!  DJ Tony Romano will provide the tunes for this event.  For more information on tickets and package deals, click here.

 

EXCLUSIVE Black & White EXTRAVAGANZA at The Groove Lounge by CLUB 1210

Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 – Sunday, Jan 1, 2017

8:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Groove Lounge Cafe, 1210 Broadway @ Lathrop St. Buffalo, NY 14212

Tickets ranging from $35 – $300

As the title of this event suggests, formal wear is a must.  You might need to sleep all day to prepare for this event!  This event is inclusive of entertainment, food, and wine.  Perfect for large groups, the Groove Lounge offers tables of ten for $300 — if you do buy a table, you get free champagne or a group photo!  Make sure you take the next day off if you stay for the duration!   For more information on pricing, click here.

 

Countdown New Year’s Eve Party

Saturday, Dec 31, 2016  – Sunday, Jan 1, 2017

10:00 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.

Cruisers Bar, 9799 Porter Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

If you’re looking for a larger, more casual party, check out the NYE party at Cruiser’s Bar.  18+ are welcome to attend this event.  With the promise of a surprise celebrity guest and five different DJs, there’s no way you could start 2017 better!  For more information on pricing, click here.

 

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This list of Best NYE 2016 Parties in Western New York is sponsored by Curly’s Grille. Reservations for Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are now available at curlysgrille.com. See the menu here!

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