New Year’s Eve in DublinTown
This year is coming to an end, and as we await the countdown into 2019, make sure you have your plans made!
DublinTown is going to be abuzz on 31st December as we don our party frocks and evening best, and get ready to ring in the New Year. But the big question is…where? Below is a list of all the antics happening around the city, and we’re sure one or more of these will be perfect for your New Year’s Eve plans!
New Year’s Eve at The George, 8pm, €12
Celebrate 2018’s biggest hits with Bunny and Phil T Gorgeous as they ring in the New Year with some special guests. To help this New Year’s be your best one yet, we’re selling a very limited number of Early Bird tickets with queue skip so you are guaranteed entry and can party the night away.
Exclusive Early Admission and Queue Skip tickets €12 excluding booking fee. Please note queue skip is only available from 8pm-11.45pm.
ROAR | 18+ | Buy your tickets here
New Year’s Eve Social at Farrier & Draper, 9pm, €10-20
Sunday Social has hosted some cracking parties over the last few years. They aim to continue that fine tradition this year in the new home of Farrier & Draper on South William Street. If you’re lucky enough to get a ticket for last year’s party, you’ll know what fun they have in store for you this year again! So to end off the year they want to throw one more mega party.
Upstairs in the main club, Pop Diva Stephen Dowling will take to the decks to help you see in 2019 in fun dancy messy style! The basement of Farrier & Draper will also be open this year, with Paddy Schaill and Sean Ratchford playing the finest in-house music, and all for just €15 (or a tenner if you’re smart and get on the early bird ticket thing!).
NYE Midnight Tiki at The Liquor Rooms, 7pm, €15
Ring in the New Year by getting loose in true Tiki Style at The Liquor Rooms! Descend downstairs to their Tiki haven, grab a Tiki punch on them and break out the limbo and lei’s. Four rooms of entertainment await you, with DJ’s AOC & Dave Salicious spinning tracks until the early hours. Their bartenders will be mixing up special Tiki cocktails on the night.
The Liquor Rooms is giving 2018 the send off it deserves!
ROAR | 23+ | Buy your tickets here
One Night Stand presents New Year’s Eve at PYG & Powerscourt, 6pm, €25-35
After another crazy summer in Ibiza for the Game Over crew at Amnesia, Pacha and underground favourite DC10. The Irish and Ibizan collective team up with PYG to roll their brand new party concept “One Night Stand” into Dublin as the first stop on its global tour at the massive PYG/Powerscourt centre on NYE December 31st.
Game Over will bring its stripped back, no-frills party policy that offer clubbers a One Night Stand to remember to Dublin alongside two of the parties most talked about acts of 2018. Fuse head honcho Enzo Siragusa and man of the moment East End Dubs join Game Over residents Laughing Man and Smythy alongside some of Dublin’s finest DJ’s Aaron Nolan, Sexshop, Jake Dodd, Ryan Healy and Josh Green at PYG.
This event is all about the stripped back, no holds barred approach to clubbing. Forget the effects…when you’re there, you’re in and part of the experience…the DJs, the music and the local clubbers are all part of what makes the One Night Stand tour so special!
They want dancers who feel it like they do and expect everyone to let loose and sweat themselves dry with a smile on their face all night long.
New Year’s Eve Party at the River Bar, 10.30pm, €15
Spend your time well and enjoy the New Years Eve Party at River Bar with DJ WAX! Expect the best tunes from HipHop, Rnb and Urban charts, as you wave goodbye to this year!
New Years Eve House of Gold at EVERLEIGH, 9pm, €10-15
EVERLEIGH presents HOUSE OF GOLD! Ring in the New Year in style and celebrate the biggest night of the year at Everleigh. Experience a night like no other and build your own Prosecco on arrival. There are 3 Bars, 2 Spaces, and 1 Sound – the perfect way to say hello to the New Year.
ROAR | 21+ | Buy your tickets here
The Roaring 20s NYE Party at Cafe En Seine, 9pm, €30
Welcome to the roaring 20’s where the guys and dolls sure know how to party! Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Dublin’s most stunning venue with a party so large it would make Gatsby jealous. Let Cafe En Seine’s art deco haven whisk you back in time to the whimsy and eccentricity of the 1920’s. There’ll be live music, entertainment, theatrics, champagne, canapés and a very special live guest.
So don those glad rags and grab your tickets!
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Lemon & Duke, 9pm €15
Ring in 2019 in our striking, stunning & relaxed bar. Doors will be open from 9pm, with a glass of Prosecco on arrival or bottle of beer. Their DJ will begin at 9pm, providing all the tunes to start off the night of celebrations. They’ll be open late so you get to spend the first few hours of 2019 in Lemon & Duke.
Limited tickets also available at the door on the night.
New Year’s Eve The Golden Age Of Parties at The Grayson, €25
The Grayson has a long tradition of glitzy parties going back to 1745 – keeping with tradition, they intend on beginning 2019 in the same manner. Enjoy their signature New Year’s cocktail on arrival, explore their bold & beautiful building and toast to the New Year under the stars in their glamorous atrium. The bartenders of The Grayson will be mixing up cocktails and pouring bubbles all night!
This NYE party on St. Stephen’s Green is not to be missed!
New Years Eve Disco Made Me Do It at Roberta’s, 8pm, €20
Follow the call of the disco ball and head to Roberta’s this New Year’s Eve! Ring in the new year under the stars as you dance the night away under our stunning glass atrium. Their DJ will be spinning tunes all night, while after the countdown, enjoy smooth sax sounds mixed with upbeat beats as a sax player performs in tandem with the DJ to a mix of favourite tracks and disco classics. Enjoy a drink of your choice on arrival on arrival where their bartenders will be mixing up cocktails all night long!
New Year’s Eve with District Magazine & The Building Society at Wigwam, 9pm, €10-15
District Magazine & The Building Society are joining forces to take over all three floors of Wigwam for a massive NYE party! From 9pm-3am there will be tunes from Hip Hop, House and Disco.
On the ground floor District have curated a line up of some of the most forward-thinking names in Irish hip hop, with MCs and DJs performing from 9pm-late; while in the basement The Building Society Agency will be showing off their roster, putting together a selection of some of Ireland’s finest house & disco DJs.
All That Glitters NYE at Sophie’s x Dean, 8pm, €20
Celebrate All That Glitters this New Years Eve at Sophie’s & The Dean Dublin! The party kicks off in the Dean where you’ll be greeted with a premium cocktail on arrival. Jump in the lift and head for the sky at Sophie’s for their exclusive rooftop party, boasting fantastic terrace views of the city – including an unbeatable view of the fireworks and sweet sounds from DJs across 3 floors.
You’re also invited to the Everleigh House of Gold party. That’s 3 brilliant spots to dance into 2019 with just one ticket!
CABARET – NYE 2019 at House Dublin, 8pm, €25
Come hear the music play; Life is a cabaret, old chum. Join in on the 31st of December for an evening of conviviality cabaret, show-stopping showmanship & dancing til the all hours. Arrive in style to a cocktail in-hand, help your good selves to an array of complimentary finger food & grab your congratulatory glass of bubbly at midnight!
They’re ringing in the New Year in utter style and you must join us, old chum, and come to the cabaret!
Tickets are on sale now! Doors open at 8pm, join us early, join us for the night. Seating will be on first come first serve.
Because we Cancan!
Studio 54 NYE Party at NoLIta, 9pm, €50
On December 31st, NoLIta becomes a time machine. They’re bringing you back to New York in the ’70s, an era of glitter balls, DISCO & good times. On the night, NoLIta will be transformed into the legendary STUDIO 54, a nightclub of legend, where the biggest stars in the world rubbed shoulders & danced to the best DJs around.
For one night only, they’re pulling out all the stops & there’s only one ticket that guarantees you entry to the biggest NYE celebration in Dublin, this same ticket gets you unlimited complimentary drinks from 9-11pm (one ticket per customer necessary).
Expect non-stop disco hits, from Chic to Donna Summer, from Rick James to Grace Jones, their special guest DJs will have you dancing all night long.
NYE 2018 at Yamamori Tengu, 10pm, €12-15
This party is using the entire building with admission from the front entrance facing the Ha’Penny Bridge. There’ll be 3 rooms of totally different music. Afro / Global / World music from the Woweembeem crew at the Whiskey Bar as you enter, Disco / Soul / House music in the main room on a Discotekken / Telephones tip, and an experimental live electronic showcase upstairs, ‘Peeling back the years’ with Acid Granny and Schindler’s Fist B2B, alongside Wastefellow live and one or two other bits TBA.
Roll up, roll up! You’ll be hard pressed not to find somewhere you wanna dance at this full Yamamori venue takeover. Not to mention the friendly staff, nice drinks and high-quality sound-systems in each room. Dublin gets some grief regarding our clubbing and live music opportunities, but hey, let’s stop and count our blessin’s for a second. Yamamori are a progressive and hard working company who care. That’s important!
NYE TBL8 Brass + Guests at The International Bar, 8pm, €10
Ring in 2019 at the International Bar this NYE! Headlined by TBL8 Brass with special guests Pleasure Dome & Thunderclap Murphy. Want to ring in the new year with something different? On New Year’s Eve, the International Bar hosts TBL8 Brass in their final gig of 2018, wrapping up a busy year with gigs at Electric Picnic, Battle for the Lake, and the Dublin Blues, Roots & Brass festival.
They’ll be ringing in the new year with a brassy twist, with special guests and Dublin favourites Pleasure Dome and Thunderclap Murphy closing out 2018 in style!
Dublin New Year’s Eve Pub Crawl at The Mercantile, 7pm, €40
The Original Backpacker Pubcrawl has been the night-out of choice for thousands of happy party-people this year and our New Year’s Eve edition will be the final crawl for 2018 – so they are going to end the year in style and begin 2019 on a high! What you’ll get with your ticket is… Welcome pint of Guinness, free shots, free entry to all venues, free champagne to ring in 2018, free VIP nightclub entry, and exclusive drinks specials & discounts! Enjoy live Irish music and local party guides and have the craic on NYE!
Boombox NYE Ball at The Academy, 10.30pm, €15
Boombox presents The Academy New Year’s Eve Ball 2018/19!!!! Join the big night where three rooms of music and incredible production will create the biggest party, complete with pyrotechnics, confetti, balloon drops and CO2! Champagne reception at midnight with drink promos all night, plus to WIN free entry champagne reception and your own reserved table, join the Facebook Event and comment ‘BOOMBOX NYE’ – two winners picked mid-December!
New Year’s Eve Party at Saba Clarendon Street, 9pm, €54.95
It’s that time of year again – Saba, Clarendon Street, New Year’s Eve party! There is nowhere else we would rather be to celebrate the beginning of 2019. You’ll receive a delicious retro cocktail to kick off your evening. Tao and his team have created a sumptuous four-course dinner that you don’t want to miss.
Let our resident DJ ring in 2019 with all the 70s, 80s and 90s hits that you love! This night is always popular so do ensure that you make a reservation so that we can confirm your booking as soon as possible.
New Year’s Eve 2018 at The Church Restaurant & Bar, 9pm, from €60
Dubliners throw the best parties! Ring in 2019 and spend the highlight of their year with The Church on New Year’s Eve, with live performances, DJ’s, choice of dinner at the Gallery, jazz dinner with The Swing Cats in the Cellar Bar or finger food & bubbles in the main bar, all leading up to their Spectacular Midnight-Countdown Balloon Drop!! For more food options and details, and to make your reservation, enquire today!
New Years Eve w/ Mik Pyro & Friends Live at Whelan’s, 8.30pm, €25
We’re delighted to announce that MIK PYRO and friends will be ringing in the new year in Whelan’s this New Year’s Eve. Playing tracks from him his upcoming debut solo album and hits from the Republic Of Loose back catalogue plus some very special guest appearances on the night.
New Year’s Eve at SOLE, 3pm-late, from €36
Treat yourself to an amazing dining experience in the heart of Dublin this New Year’s Eve. Join SOLE Seafood & Grill for the ultimate New Year’s dining experience and enjoy marvelous dishes that are created using the very best Irish seafood, steak and seasonal specials. Their New Year’s Eve menus are both 3 courses with the lunch menu available from 3pm-6.30pm at €36p, while their evening menu is available from 8pm until late at €75pp.
NYE Moët Dinner at Opium, 7pm, €55
Add a a touch of luxury and glamour to your New Year’s Eve with Opium’s premium Moët & Chandon New Year’s Eve Package! This package includes:
* Glass of Moët on arrival
* 3 Course Dinner with Moët inspired Dessert
* Moët Toast at Midnight
* DJ Johnny Holmes spinning the decks
Plenty of fun and frolics
Bookings can be made by e-mailing email@example.com or calling (01) 526 7711.
For more information, visit their Facebook Event here
NYE: Bumfuzzle – Dance Through The Decades at Opium Club, 10pm, €15-20
Spend your New Year’s Eve ringing in 2019 with the Bumfuzzle crew while you ‘dance-through-the-decades’ in Opium Club on Wexford Street. Kicking off at 11pm, their DJs will showcase songs from every decade and genre of music, weaving it into one expansive, electrifying, music history lesson. You should expect the likes of Abba, Whitney Houston, Queen, 5ive, Spice Girls, BeeGees, Bon Jovi, Christina Aguilera, Cher, Take That, Destiny’s Child and Toto or whatever classic artists rules the decade for that hour!
On the night, Opium Club will be transformed into a NYE extravaganza with:
* Balloon drops
* Confetti Cannons
* CO2 Cannons
* Hype Dancers
* Lip Sync Battles
The First New Year’s Eve at The Ivy Dawson Street, 7pm
The Ivy Dawson Street will be celebrating New Year’s Eve in style with an evening of exciting live music, high-octane performances, dinner, flowing cocktails and more. The restaurant will come alive with an array of show-stopping performances and sparkling entertainment in the heart of Dublin.
On arrival, guests will enjoy percussionists and fire breathers, before entering the restaurant for an evening of dinner and cocktails with friends or family. Supporting Irish talent, performers will include stunning pianist and vocalist Eibhin Eviston, much-loved electronic violinist Aoife Kelly and DJ Karl, followed by DJ Stricky and international Jazz musician Rick Swann, both of whom will bring in the New Year with an energetic performance from behind the decks.
New Year’s Eve Seven-Course Tasting Menu at 10 Fleet Street at The Morgan Hotel
If you’re looking for a chic and stylish venue to ring in 2019, new restaurant 10 Fleet Street is offering a delicious seven-course tasting menu dinner on New Year’s Eve prepared by head chef Brian E. Meehan and his team.
Tantalise your senses with this seven-course tasting menu that includes Gin & Juniper Cured Salmon; Watermelon, Feta and Kalamata Olives; Torched Cured Mackerel Fillet; Pan Seared Duck Breast with Cardamom-Infused Mango, Mango Crisps and Purple Potato Cream; Baked Fillet of Bream, Slow Roast Pork Cheek with King Scallops and to finish, a Dark Chocolate Sacher Torte with Bitter Orange Sauce and Toasted Pistachios. The New Year’s Eve Menu at 10 Fleet Street is €55 per person including a glass of Champagne. As the clock gets closer to midnight, the band and in-house DJ will provide a lively ambiance right into the New Year and beyond!
The Casablanca Club Presents New Year’s Eve Dinner Club at Marrakesh by Mindo, 8pm
Join Marrakesh by Mindo as they countdown to midnight, in Dublin One’s hottest Piano & Cocktail Bar, The Casablanca Club on Capel Street.
Head Chef Aziz Khrouch will host for the evening, celebrating the end of 2018 in decadent 1940’s style, with a sumptuous 3 course Moroccan Set Menu (€33 per person), while sipping on bespoke Cocktails from the bar. Accompanied from 8pm, by one of their resident pianists, Jean Manoo (from Paris, France) who will be on hand performing jazz & lounge classics themed around the movie ‘Casablanca’. Vintage Dress is encouraged on the night! Capacity is limited so be sure to book your table now, before it’s too late…
Book your table now or call (01) 8788988 / (087) 2878755 to make your booking
The Last New Year’s Eve at Lillie’s Bordello, 10pm
As you may have heard through the grapevine, the iconic Lillie’s Bordello will close its doors for the final time in the coming weeks… So don’t miss your chance to ring in the New Year in nostalgic style! DJ Tommy Stewart will help with the entertainment playing only the best 80’s, 90’s, 00’s and contemporary classics as you sip on something strong, sour or sweet. Doors open at 10pm with €10 entry until 11pm, and €20 entry thereafter. New Year’s Eve packages are also available from €200, tables must be seated by 11.30pm sharp.
Book your table now or call (01) 679 9204 to make your booking