It’s the most magical night of the year and the perfect excuse for a party! Across Greater Manchester, there are plenty of events to help you wave goodbye to 2022 in style, whatever your ideal evening may be. Whether you want to dance the night away with friends or are looking for a more family-friendly affair, here’s our list of the best places to be when the clock strikes midnight.


NYE Gather Round at The Refuge

The Refuge at The Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is hosting a huge New Year’s Eve Party on Saturday 31 December from 8 pm until 1 am. Viva La Refuge will celebrate the acts at the forefront of Manchester’s DJ and music scene. Kicking the fiesta off will be the DJ collective, Nossa focusing on all things afro-Latin, groovy, and beyond. The evening’s headliner will be pioneering producer and DJ, Levi Love who will see the partygoers through and past midnight. Throughout the evening guests will be able to enjoy various immersive performances and surprises which will take the carnival theme to a whole new level. Just dance tickets, including entry and a free glass of prosecco for those who arrive before 9 pm will be £30pp and Dine and Dance tickets including a special food selection and a reserved table will be £80pp. You can purchase both ticket options here.

New Year’s Eve Party at Three Little Words

Nothing says New Year’s Eve Party like stunning cocktails and a live DJ. Luckily, that’s exactly what Three Little Words are offering. Sip on exquisitely crafted cocktails and dance the night away as their venue will be transformed into a mini-tasting pop-up bar and dancefloor. Tickets cost just £10 per person and everyone who purchases one will be entered into a prize draw to win a jeroboam of Manchester Gin with the winner announced at midnight. What a gin-credible start to 2023! You can book tickets here.

New Year’s Eve at Escape to Freight Island

Celebrate the beginning of 2023 at Escape to Freight Island. Manchester’s popular urban market and festival space is hosting a New Year’s Eve spectacular. With exciting live performances from Jaguar Skills’ Wedding Crashers DJ Set, Greg Wilson, Lil’ Minx, Marco Giannini as well as dancers and performers across the venue, there’s plenty to keep you entertained at this New Year’s Eve extravaganza. Guests can enjoy different areas of the venue including the Grey Goose Après Bar and Mulled Wine Barrel Bar for those still feeling festive. Plus, Escape to Freight Island’s popular Craft Beer Tap room, Jane Eyre Cocktail Bar and twelve delicious street-food restaurants will also be serving, so your last meal of 2022 is sure to be a tasty one. Tickets begin from £8 per person, entry starts at 7:30 pm and food will be served until 9:30 pm. Learn more.

Band on the Wall Keep It Unreal Nye: Mr Scruff + Mc Kwasi

This New Year’s Eve, enjoy 6 straight hours of jazz, soul, hip hop, funk, disco, deep house, reggae, afrobeat and more as Band on the Wall is opening its doors for a New Year’s party to remember. Keep It Unreal NYE: Mr Scruff + Mc Kwasi are saying hello to 2023 with an eclectic mix of sounds and genres. All are welcome at this inclusive New Year’s Eve party at one of Manchester’s most iconic venues. Tickets cost £28.25, book here.

20 Stories New Year's Eve

Say goodbye to 2022 above the city at 20 Stories. Head up to the 19th floor of No.1 Spinningfields and end the year with the city at your feet. From 8 pm until late guests can enjoy a specially curated five-course NYE menu with a first-class view of the city lights and fireworks. There will also be live music from Begin The Party band and a DJ to help count guests down to midnight and to help you enter the new year in style. 20 Stories will also be open from 12 pm to 2:30 pm for guests looking for a delicious meal to begin the festivities. Learn more.

20 Stories

New Year's Eve Back to the 70s Bridgewater Hall

Step back in time this New Year’s Eve as Bridgewater Hall will be hosting a gala performance featuring some of the best and most iconic songs from the 70s. Dust off your best platform boots and get ready to join the fun. Join The Bridgewater Hall Love Unlimited Orchestra and featured artists, as they take the R&B soul train to a boogie wonderland, disco inferno and beyond for a New Year’s Eve you’ll never forget! End the year in style and move on up into 2023! Learn more.

Homoelectric New Year’s Eve

Homoelectric is coming to Manchester’s newly reopened New Century Hall for one night only this New Year’s Eve. Guests can be ready to dance the night away with genre-hopping DJ, producer and label owner Erol Alkan. This stunning 1960s hall with a sprung dancefloor and disco lights has hosted some iconic gigs, so, there’s no better location to end 2022 in true Manchester style. Tickets cost £25.34, learn more.

New Year’s Eve at The Warehouse Project

Manchester’s most famous party is back for New Year’s Eve and ready to help you enter 2023 in style. Taking place at Manchester’s infamous Depot Mayfield, The Warehouse Project’s New Year’s Eve Special will see huge names including Annie Mac, DJ EZ and LF System. Tickets cost £45. Learn more.

New Year’s Eve Family Celebration at Bredbury Hall Hotel

Looking for a more family-friendly affair this New Year’s Eve? Bredbury Hall Hotel is hosting a family party that all ages can enjoy, so there’s no need to find a babysitter. Gather your family and friends for a buffet and entertainment which will help you see in the New Year together. Tickets cost £45 for adults and £22 for children. Learn more.

New Year’s Eve Ball Altrincham

Get your glad rags on as Best Western Cresta Court Hotel is hosting a magical New Year’s Eve Ball in Altrincham. Enjoy bucks fizz and canapes followed by a decadent five-course meal and a half bottle of wine per person. There will be a bagpiper ready to kick off an evening of celebrations where you can dance the night away and welcome 2023 with a DJ and a midnight toast. Prices begin from £80pp and the drinks reception begins at 6:45 pm. Learn more.

New Year’s Eve Party at Legoland Discovery Centre

Gather the kids for the hottest party on the block this New Year’s Eve. The Legoland Discovery Centre is hosting party sessions on Saturday 31 December which means kids can embrace the fun of New Year’s Eve too. Dance your way into 2023 with mocktails, crowns, a DJ, balloon modelling, a magic show and of course Lego fun you’d expect at The Legoland Discovery Centre. Your favourite Lego mascots will be there to help you party in style. The party sessions run from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm on Saturday 31 December. Learn more.

However you decide to celebrate this New Year’s Eve in Greater Manchester, we hope it’s a special one.

To find out about more events across Greater Manchester in the new year, visit our What’s On page.

For more inspiration about how to celebrate the festive season in Greater Manchester, visit our blog.


Escape to Freight Island
Escape To Freight Island

An axis of food, drink, music, immersive entertainment, festival takeovers and family focused happenings.

Keep It Unreal Nye: Mr. Scruff + Mc Kwasi
Red poster: NYE 2022-2023

Mr. Scruff and MC Kwasi bring in the new year in fine style with a 6 hour DJ session of jazz, soul, hip hop, funk, disco, deep house, reggae, afrobeat, latin, electro, techno, new wave and plenty of goodies that don’t fit into any category.

20 Stories New Years Eve
New Years Eve celebration at 20 Stories

Bring in 2023 on the 19th floor of No.1 Spinningfields and join the 20 Stories team for a dining experience like no other.

New Year's Eve – Back to the 70s
Disco Ball

Join The Bridgewater Hall Love Unlimited Orchestra and featured artists, as they take the R&B soul train to a boogie wonderland, disco inferno and beyond! End the year in style and move on up into 2023!

New Year's Eve Family Celebration at Bredbury Hall Hotel
New Year

No need to leave anyone at home this year. Celebrate with all your family and friends.

New Year's Eve Ball
New Year
Room with Christmas tree

Enjoy bucks fizz and canapés on arrival followed by a five-course meal with a half-bottle of wine per person.

New Year's Eve Party
Yellow LEGO poster: New Year's Eve Party

Join the hottest party on the block this New Year’s Eve! On 31st December we have 2 awesome party sessions, with character mascots, mocktails, magic and more! Dance your way out of 2022 with our mascots and celebrate the New Year with a balloon drop!

Viva la Refuge
Kimpton Clocktower Hotel Bar with tables set up

Kimpton Clocktower Hotel is set to close the curtains on 2022 with a legendary and lavish tropical celebration for all to remember coined ‘Viva La Refuge’. On 31st December dancers will step foot into The Refuge to party the year away alongside tour de force of the Manchester house music scene and headliner Levi Love, and DJ collective and ultimate hip shakers Nossa!

New Year's Eve at The Warehouse Project
Dj playing, pink background

Taking place at Manchester's cavernous Depot Mayfield, The Warehouse Project's New Year's Eve special will host the likes of Annie Mac, DJ EZ, and LF System.

New Year's Eve – Back to the 70s
Disco Ball

Join The Bridgewater Hall Love Unlimited Orchestra and featured artists, as they take the R&B soul train to a boogie wonderland, disco inferno and beyond! End the year in style and move on up into 2023!

NYE Disco At Three Little Words
Nye Disco At Three Little Words

Three Little Words will transform their lounge into a half dance floor half cocktail lounge for NYE 22/23.

Homoelectric New Year's Eve
Drawing: skull with a hat

Homoelectric pops up in New Century for one night only, joined by genre-hopping DJ, producer and label owner Erol Alkan.



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