Congrats: You’ve made it to the home stretch of 2013! Whether yours was amazing, awful, or “eh,” 2014 should be welcomed with celebratory optimism. Because there are TONS of options for ringing in the new year in NYC, we figured we’d help you narrow down the best ones so you can start off ’14 on the right (dancing) foot. (Of course, we hope to see you at the 12-hour shindig we’re throwing at The Graham!)

Check out our 10 best bets below, and find even more NYE events on our calendar. (Click on event names below for full details.) See you on the dancefloor!

1. presents New Year’s Eve 2014
Lineup: Pixelife, Trap.Avoid, William, Project Matt, Ex Ex Ex, Jesse Rudoy, DJ Francis & August, Nicholas Choptoe, Facets
Hours: 10pm-10am
Location: The Graham – 151 Meserole Street, Bushwick, BK
Current cost: $15 before 4am / $10 after (includes drink coupon); $10 presale
Expected vibe: No bullshit good times; stellar house and disco; video projections; wallet-friendly bar
2. Cameo NYE ’14
Lineup: Juan Maclean, AVAN LAVA, Justin Strauss, JDH, Evan Michael, Alan & Andrew Blancato, Mondo NYC
Hours: 9pm-5am
Location: Cameo Gallery – 93 N. 6th Street, Williamsburg, BK
Current cost: $50
Expected vibe: Multi-room dancing options; disco/house/indie tunes; down-to-earth crowd
3. The Bunker Limited New Year’s Eve
Lineup: Bee Mask, Mark Verbos, Bryan Kasenic, Patrick Russell, Clay Wilson
Hours: 10pm-6am
Location: Trans Pecos, 915 Wyckoff Avenue, Ridgewood, Queens
Current cost: $30
Expected vibe: Eclectic leftfield techno; serious music heads who are serious about partying
4. Le Bain x Tiki Disco New Year’s Eve
Lineup: Tiki Disco DJs (Eli Escobar, Lloydski, Andy Pry), Curses, Tiffany Roth (Midnight Magic)
Hours: 10pm-4am
Location: Le Bain at The Standard – 848 Washington Street, Meatpacking District, Manhattan
Current cost: Now sold out :/
Expected vibe: Feel-good tunes in a swanky setting; lots of bottle service; prime city views
5. Blkmarket / ReSolute / Output present New Year’s Eve
Lineup: Jimmy Edgar, Thugfucker, DJ Tennis, Frank & Tony, Konrad Black, Nikola Baytala, Bella Sarris, Jeffrey Scott, Connie, Willie Graff, Cem & Rg, Taimur & Fahad, tINI vs. Bill Patrick, Cesare vs. Disorder, Nil, Dahlia vs. Lauren Ritter, Mike Khoury, Three, Matthew Dekay, DeWalta, Ostrich, Quenum
Hours: 10pm-10pm
Location: Output / The Panther Room – 74 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg, BK
Current cost: Advance sold out / limited tix at door (price TBD)
Expected vibe: Sweaty, continuously packed dancefloor; top DJ talent; long bathroom lines
6. Body Actualized & Deep Trouble present New Year’s Eve 2013
Lineup: Tom Noble, Deep Trouble DJs
Hours: 7pm-5am
Location: Body Actualized Center – 143 Troutman Street, Bushwick, BK
Current cost: $20 / $45 including dinner
Expected vibe: Groovy and laidback; visual installations; fine dining
7. Verboten presents New Year’s Eve
Lineup: Lee Burridge, Maya Jane Coles, Eats Everything, Maher Daniel, Gab Rhome, Star Eyes, DKDS
Hours: 10pm-8am
Location: The 1896 – 215 Ingraham St., Bushwick, BK
Current cost: Now sold out :/
Expected vibe: Big-room DJs; two rooms with massive soundsystems; video installation
8. Mutual Dreaming’s New Year’s Eve
Lineup: Florian Kupfer, DJ Sotofett & Madteo, Ital, Entro Senestre
Hours: 10pm-5am
Location: Shea Stadium – 20 Meadow St., Bushwick, BK
Current cost: $25
Expected vibe: Intense live techno sets; killer sound system
9. PopGun New Year’s Eve
Lineup: Moon Boots, JKriv, Free Magic & Faso
Hours: 9pm-3am
Location: Glasslands Gallery – 289 Kent Avenue, Williamsburg, BK
Current cost: Now sold out :/
Expected vibe: Disco delights; tight dancefloor
10. A Trip to the Moon: New Year’s Eve in Brooklyn
Lineup: Derek Marin, Karina, Travmatic, Cry Baby, Love & Logic, Matias Jofre, Gio Gulez, Oscar P, Simon Wish, 34th Street John, Soul Disorder, K1W1, Alkalina, Arana, Mike Palladino, Carlos Chiesa, House Cartel, Nick Jagger & DBOW, VINNIE, Joe Pompeo & Chris Patrick, Eddie Krilov, CYLO & Maksim \
Hours: 9pm on 12/31-4am on 1/2
Location: TBA Brooklyn – 395 Wythe Avenue, Williamsburg, BK
Current cost: $10
Expected vibe: 31 hours of deep house; intimate atmosphere


More found at the full calendar here.
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 12/30/2013  Features, News