Big Spenders

New Year's Eve Preview 2015: Parties worth paying for.
December 23, 2015

Eastern Bloc

505 E Sixth St (Aves A/B), Celebrate the new year East Village style with DJs Sammy Jo, Frankie Sharp, and Darren Dryden, hostess Severely Mame, and four fresh new go-go sluts. Plus, a special performance by Sweetie. 9pm; $5 before midnight.

Not Booked Eve

Black Bear Bar, 70 N Sixth St (Wythe/Kent Aves), Williamsburg, Ring in the new year with promoter Shameless and every New York nightlife personality who didn’t get a New Year’s Eve booking, including Will Sheridan, Demanda Dahling, David Terzian, Cher Noble, and others! 10pm; $20 in advance/$25 general admission. 

Cockfight NYE 2016

Boxers HK, 742 Ninth Ave (50th St), Manny Fierro hosts Hell’s Kitchen’s largest gay Latino New Year’s Eve party with Monica Monroe, DJ Alex spinning R&B, hip-hop, pop, and Latin beats, and two floors of go-go dancers. 10pm/$10 general admission.


Shadow Boxers, 215 W 40th St (Seventh/Eighth Aves), The BoiParty crew teams up with promoter Joe Roszak to stream the Times Square ball-drop live for a crowd of 20-somethings. DJs Nandi and Rafael Sky spin, and Absolut cocktails are free until 11pm. 10pm; $30 in advance/$50 general admission. 

Do You Like Disco

Metropolitan, 559 Lorimer St (Metropolitan Ave/Devoe St), Williamsburg, DJs David Sokolowski, Analog Soul, and Econ & Viv spin disco so you can get down, plus visuals by Ethan Weinstock and performances by Sapphira Cristal, Aja, and Momo Shade. 10pm; $5.

Black & Gold  

Macri Park, 462 Union Ave (Metropolitan Ave/Conselyea St), Brooklyn drag doyennes Horrorchata and Merrie Cherry bring you this fab Bushwig-flavored party with DJs Claudia de Chalon and Jessamess. 10pm; $10 before midnight/$5 general admission.

The West End Lounge  

955 W End Ave (107th St), This uptown drag destination offers three different New Year’s Eve packages including the $129 premium experience with open bar and guaranteed seating for performances by pageant queen Vita Summers, John Forslund’s boy band, and more. 9pm–1am; cover varies.

Boots & Saddle

700-A Seventh Ave (Bleecker/Grove Sts), Be a VIP on New Year’s Eve! Make your reservations now for bottle service and private parties—including a champagne toast and shows—because this West Village drag bar will be closed to the general public until after midnight. 9pm–1am; $400–$800.

RELOCATED: New Year’s Cockin’ Eve

The Cock, 93 Second Ave (Fifth/Sixth Sts), Porn stud Adam Killian will be dancing alongside eight other go-go boys at Daniel Nardicio’s 13th annual masked ball. DJ Johnny Dynell spins, but sorry ladies; no girls allowed! 10pm–6am; $40 tickets before December 25/$50 in advance/limited tickets at the door.