Check out our list that we’ve put together of some of the best New Year’s Eve 2018 parties and events taking place in Dublin to help you ring in the new year in style. We’ll be adding more events here as they are announced. Some venues are offering no cover charge and others have early bird tickets available. NYE is usually one of if not the busiest nights in Dublin City Centre, arrive early to avoid disappointment and if possible purchase a ticket in advance to guarantee entry on the night.
DTwo on Harcourt Street are running a masquerade ball for their New Year’s Eve bash. Doors open at 8.30pm, with complementary glass of bubbly and mask upon arrival. They’ll have 2 DJ’s playing over 2 floors with 7 Bars. Tickets purchased in advance are €10, or €15 on the night. Click here to buy tickets and for more information or contact them via their VenueSearch.ie listing.
Ring in New Year’s Eve at the ever glamorous and sophisticated setting of The Odeon on Harcourt, who are also running a masquerade ball. Both floors of the venue will be open with 2 DJs on the night. Doors from 7pm and NO cover charge. Arrive early to avoid disappointment. VIP drinks packages and table bookings available. Enquire about those via their VenueSearch.ie listing. Dress code; Smart / Dressy and with a mask of course or a mask can be provided to you upon arrival. Strictly over 21’s.
Buskers in Temple Bar are ringing in the new year with an Access All Areas night of live music & dancing in Buskers Bar with a party until late, and a not to be missed NYE Ping Pong Party in Buskers on the Ball! Tickets are €15 (early bird) / €20. Buy tickets here or contact Buskers via their listing for more information.
Dakota on South William Street, Dublin 2 are running the biggest party night of the year with the ultimate NYE extravaganza. Doors open from 7pm with, DJ, late bar & FREE entry, VIP Drink Packages and limited table bookings are available. Please enquire via Dakota’s listing for more information.
To compliment the New Years Festival happening on the Docklands this New years Eve, ELY BAR & GRILL have a special evening planned. They open at 4pm, serving bar bites and their little people’s menu. Families are welcome to join them before or after the Midnight Matinee Moment event at 6pm (details on the NY Festival below) . For those looking to celebrate New Years Eve in style, the Champagne is on ice and the kitchen team have created a tasting menu for the occasion. In the Atrium Bar their resident DJ will play a New Year’s Eve set for the night. In true ELY style the menu features seasonal produce from a community of artisan suppliers. Bookings now being taken via Ely’s VenueSearch listing.
For a sophisticated sit-down style New Year’s Eve with a 4 course dinner and entertainment then look no further than FIRE Restaurant on Dawson Street, Dublin 2. The 4 course sitting is from 8pm and includes of prosecco at midnight for €75pp. A 3 course (3pm) and 4 course (5.45pm) early sitting are also available priced at €32.50 & €55 respectively. For bookings contact FIRE via their listing or see their website for more information.
The New Year’s Festival Dublin (NYF Dublin) is an exciting programme of events to ring in 2019. There are 3 spectacular events happening on the 31 December 2018. At 6pm-7pm is the family friendly Liffey Lights Midnight Moment Matinée on Custom House Quay & Georges Quay. Tickets are FREE for this but must be registered for in advance. See here for more information. At 8pm is the New Year’s Eve 3 Countdown Concert on Custom House Quay with performances by Gavin James, Hudson Taylor & Wild Youth. Tickets are priced at €29.90 and can be purchased via Ticketmaster. More information here. Finally at 11.30pm is the Liffey Lights Midnight Moment. This dazzling lighting spectacle will be performed against the backdrop of the Custom House and features a thrilling choreography of lasers and aqua beams. Live DJs and percussionists perform on the water in perfect harmony with hundreds of lasers and lights as they illuminate the midnight sky over Dublin City. Tickets are FREE but also must be registered for in advance. See here for more information.
The Roaring 20’s returns for one night only this New Year’s Eve in The Ballsbridge Hotel’s Gangster & Molls themed ball. Enjoy classic tunes from the 1920’s with some modern twists thrown in. Includes prosecco reception, 5 course gala dinner and entertainment all evening long. Gentlemen encouraged to wear their finest suits, slacks and hats while the ladies are encouraged to add some class with glitz and glam. Tickets priced at €79pp with overnight packages available incl. breakfast priced at €169pp sharing (tickets included). Enquire via Ballsbridge Hotel’s VenueSearch.ie listing
On December 31st, NoLIta are bringing you back to New York in the ’70s, an era of glitter balls & DISCO. On the night, the venue will be transformed into the legendary STUDIO 54, a legendary nightclub of old, where the biggest stars in the world rubbed shoulders & danced to the best DJs around. Doors open from 9pm. Tickets are priced at €50 available to buy via Eventbrite here or see their website/social media for more information.
The newly refurbished and opulent Cafe en Seine on Dawson Street is the perfect setting to whisk you back in time for their Roaring 20’s NYE party. You can expect live music, entertainment, theatrics, champagne, canapés and a very special live guest (to be announced). Tickets are available from Eventbrite, priced at €30 with doors open at 9pm. See their website / social media for more information.
Celebrate All That Glitters in Sophie’s on Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. The party starts in the Dean with a cocktail on arrival. Then move on to the exclusive rooftop of Sophie’s for the night, with stunning views of the city and fireworks or dance the night away at Everleigh Garden’s Gold Party. Spread over 3 floors with DJs all night. Tickets from €20 on Eventbrite or email email@example.com or see their website for more info / €25 on the night GA. Strictly over 25’s.