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Guide to New Year’s Eve Parties & Events in WNY 2022

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on December 7, 2022
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Goodbye 2022, hello 2023! With parties and events back in full swing, there are lots of reasons to step out this year. Whether you’re celebrating having had a fantastic 2022 or are focused on all the goodness coming your way in 2023, there are tons of ways to enjoy New Year’s Eve across Buffalo and Western New York.

Below we’ve rounded up all the options for a night on the town this New Year’s Eve. Time to pop the champagne and cheers to the new year ahead. Happy New Year, Buffalo!

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Rockin’ NYE Bowling

Sat, Dec 31
11:00 am - 2:00 am

Admission starts at: $140

Mister’s Bar and Lanes
206 Main St East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

We have 3 separate bowling packages for New Years Eve. Reservations are required. Maxium of 5 per lane, fee's are per lane and based off of 2 hours unlimited ...

Midnight in Munich: A German New Year’s Eve Celebration

Sat, Dec 31
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo
190 Scott St Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Join us on December 31st for Midnight in Munich! Die Haus Band takes the stage from 4-7pm. Enjoy a complimentary beer toast at 6pm when midnight strikes ...

First Night Buffalo

Sat, Dec 31
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Want to celebrate the new year with the whole family in a safe, festive, fun, drug-and alcohol-free way? The First Night Buffalo Party Pack has everything ...

2023 New Year’s Eve Party

Sat, Dec 31
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Admission starts at: $199

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel
8315 Park Avenue Batavia, 14020

Genesee County

Ring in 2023 Gatsby-style at Batavia Downs in our Park Place Event Center! Enjoy a fine dinner buffet from 6-8 PM, an open bar until 10 PM, snacks served ...

New Year’s Masquerade Ball with Big City Horns

Sat, Dec 31
6:30 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $174

Salvatore’s Hospitality
6461 Transit Rd Depew, 14043

Cheektowaga and East

Salvatore's New Year's Masquerade Ball with Big City Horns! Western New York's Favorite new Year's celebration is back and better with the nine piece ...

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New Year’s Disco @ Salvatore’s

Sat, Dec 31
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Admission starts at: $129

SALVATORE’S VENETIAN BALLROOM
6461 Transit Rd Depew, 14043

Cheektowaga and East

Get dressed up and ready to get your groove on ... Salvatore's New Year's Disco is back! Mark you calendars — planning a fun night that can't be beat. ...

New Years Eve Party w/ That 80’s Hair Band LIVE @ The Stage!

Sat, Dec 31
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

The Stage
8166 Main Street Williamsville, 14221

North Towns

Count down to the new year with us and enjoy live performances from That 80's Hair Band @ 8pm!  We'll even have drink specials as well as a champagne ...

Double Decked NYE

Sat, Dec 31
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $25

Thin Man Brewery
492 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

Need plans for New Year’s? WE GOT YOU. NYE HOUSE PARTY ON ELMWOOD! TELL YOUR FRIENDS! We’ll have our Elmwood joint strapped up with decorations – ...

NEW YEARS EVE 2022 AT BIG DITCH

Sat, Dec 31
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $75

Big Ditch Brewing Co.
55 E Huron St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Ring in 2023 at Big Ditch Brewing Company with craft beer, great food, DJ, a view of the Electric Tower ball drop & fireworks at midnight! Tickets ...

New Year’s Eve w/ Ben Gleib

Sat, Dec 31 +more dates
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $39

Helium Comedy Club
30 Mississippi Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Ring in the New Year with an evening filled with laughter courtesy of Ben Gleib! There's no better place to welcome 2022 than right here at Helium! TBS ...

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New Year’s Eve Great Gatsby Party

Sat, Dec 31 +more dates
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $150

Sto Lat Bar
4475 Transit Rd Williamsville, 14221

North Towns

Ring in the New Year Gatsby style at the Sto Lat New Year’s Eve Celebration! Let’s go back in time and party like the Roaring Twenties. This is the ...

NYE Brewer’s Ball at Resurgence Brewing Co.

Sat, Dec 31 +more dates
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $80.00

Resurgence Brewing Company
55 Chicago Street Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

The Brewers Ball is Back For NYE! When: Dec. 31 from 8pm - 1am Open bar , Champagne toast at midnight, food stations AND MORE! Food Stations: Hors ...

NYE AFFAIR | SPIES & VILLAINS

Sat, Dec 31
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $135

The Terrace
199 Lincoln Pkwy Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

Join Buffalo Rising and The Terrace at Delaware Park for an adventurous evening featuring elegant views, a gourmet menu, and live entertainment. This ...

New Year’s Eve at Hartman’s

Sat, Dec 31
9:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

Hartman’s Distilling Co.
55 Chicago St Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

You’re invited to Hartman’s New Year’s Eve Celebration! Party starts at 9pm with music by DJ Universal and a champagne toast at midnight to ring ...

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Sat, Dec 31 +more dates
9:00 pm - 12:30 am

Holiday Valley Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Rd. Ellicottville, 14731

Southern Tier

Ring in the New Year with the Holiday Valley Groomer parade and spectacular fireworks. Family friendly party in the main Lodge. Approximate times: Groomer ...

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NYE @ NYBP

Sat, Dec 31 +more dates
9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $25

New York Beer Project
6933 S Transit Rd Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Celebrate the biggest night of the year at The New Beer’s Eve Party @ New York Beer Project! Ring in the new year at the most exciting, memorable party ...

New Year’s Eve (NYE) Silent Disco

Sat, Dec 31
9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $10

Buffalo Iron Works
49 Illinois St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

3 Channels of Music! Electronic Dance Music | Hip Hop/R&B | Top40/Throwback Hits Professional Lighting Production! Great Drink Specials NYE Decoration ...

New Year’s Eve at Banshee Irish Pub

Sat, Dec 31
9:00 pm - 12:00 am

Admission starts at: $80

The Banshee Irish Pub
257 Franklin Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

DJ Kage Open Bar - Passed appetizers - Hats & Noisemakers Dress Code: Smart Casual ...

Mr. Goodbar’s New Year’s Eve Party

Sat, Dec 31
10:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Admission starts at: $5

Mr. Goodbar
1110 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Mr. Goodbar featuring a performance from Slow Animals, who will be playing a wide variety of your favorite alt and indie rock ...

Fire & Ice New Year’s Eve Party on Chandler!

Sat, Dec 31
10:00 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $60

Tappo Pizza @ Thin Man Brewery (Chandler)
166 Chandler St Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

We’re closing out 2022 with a rager!! Ring in the New Year on Chandler! Party at Tappo Pizza & Thin Man Brewery Chandler with Open Bar, DJs, Fire ...

Celebrate our 20th Anniverary w/ The Goo Goo Dolls

Sat, Dec 31
10:00 pm - 12:00 am

Admission starts at: $125

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
310 4th St Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

Twenty years after setting the standard for entertainment and excitement, Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is ready to celebrate in a big way. ...

Celebrate NYE with a Transmission Dance Party

Sat, Dec 31
10:00 pm - 2:30 am

Admission starts at: $5

Mohawk Place
47 East Mohawk Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

We’ll be ringing in the New Year at Buffalo’s legendary Mohawk Place. We’ll be playing the best indie/alternative dance music all night. ...

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