New Year's Eve

UPDATE (12/23/17): Head here for the 2018 New Year events in Charlotte.

Also please note that some of the bars listed below are no longer in operation.


Looking for an LGBT-friendly or LGBT nightclub or bar to spend your New Year’s Eve. We’ve got the list of the Carolinas’ hottest parties…


The Grove House
Eleven, Scandals Nightclub, Boiler Room
Three balloon drops with over $1,500 in cash and prizes, hors d’oeuvres, part favors, champagne toast
$15/members, $20/guests

11 Grove St.
Asheville, NC


The Bar at 316
Takeover Friday hosts a special New Year’s Eve party. Free entry. Drink specials. DJ Andy Z.
316 Rensselaer Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28203

Featuring DJ Lin Benfiled with DJ Big David. Cash balloon drop, special guest entertainers, party favors and champagne toast. DJ countdown of the Decade’s Ten Biggest Hits.
$20/advance at the club, White Rabbit. $25/at the door (21+). $30/at the door under 21).

Limited balcony table reservations.
1202 Charlottetowne Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28204

Hartigan’s Irish Pub
Come out for a a midnight balloon drop with over $250 in cash and prizes.
10 p.m. $10 cover.
601 S. Cedar St.
Charlotte, NC

The Hide-A-Way
Balloon drop, champagne toast, party favors, evening buffet. DJ Sid. Two special drag performances at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. featuring Makaylah DuShot, Starla DaVinci, Amber Rochelle St. James and Jessica Raynes Starr.
$10/members. $15/guests.
405 Baskins Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29730

Petra’s Piano Bar and Cabaret
Petra’s rings in the New Year with Atlanta’s DJ Bryan Scott and pianist Ryan Stamey with house cabaret cast. Free food and a midnight champagne toast.
$3/members, $5/guests. Doors open at 7.

1919 Commonwealth Ave.
Charlotte, NC

The Rainbow In
Roxy’s Rainbow Review, with special guests and exotic dancer. DJ Reid Barrett. Midnight balloon drop and champagne toast.
$10/members. $15/guests. $2 off advance tickets.

4376 Charlotte Hwy
Lake Wylie, SC 29710

The Scorpio
Free party favors, midnight balloon drop and champagne toast with special drag performances.
$10 cover 18 and up.

2301 Freedom Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28208

The Woodshed Lounge
Party favors and champagne toast. $5 cover.
3935 Queen City Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28208


Q Lounge
Neon New Year’s Eve Party
708 W. Market St.
Greensboro, NC 27401

Warehouse 29
Special New Year’s Eve Party with champagne toast and male dancers!
1011 Arnold St.
Greensboro, NC 27405

Myrtle Beach

Time Out!
New Year’s Eve Spectacular with Kristine DeeVine and Ausia Lee
520 8th Ave. N.
Myrtle Beach, SC

Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill (Triangle)

Trailer Park New Year: cheap champagne, black-eye peas and collard greens and more! Special Mary K Mart show at 11 p.m. ’til Dick Clark!
$5/members. $7/guests.
2 S. West St.
Raleigh, NC 27603

$7/members. $10/guests.
330 W. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Steel Blue
Blue Year’s Eve Bash: Doors open at 8 p.m. DJ Rush spinning all the latest. Balloon drop and champagne toast. Come dressed-to-impressed with “best dressed” prizes given out in the evening.
Members: $5 before 10 p.m., $10 after 10 p.m. $15/guests. $20/under 21.

1426 S. Miami Blvd.
Durham, NC 27703


“Revolut10n: The Countdown Begins”
9 p.m.-3 a.m

118 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28401


Club Odyssey
Free Hors d’oeuvres buffet at 8 p.m., Free champagne, party favors and balloon drops, free breakfast buffet at 2 a.m..
$16/members, $18/guests. $20/under 21. $5 memberships. Doors open at 8 p.m.

4019-A Country Club Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27104

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