These Are The NYE Events to Ring in 2018 with a Bang

· Updated on May 28, 2018

With 2018 just around the corner, it’s time to leave the worst of 2017 in the past. That means you only have a one more night to have all the naughty fun with none of the regrets.

And luckily, there are numerous parties taking place across the country this weekend to help you ring in a big queer new year. From New York to Los Angeles and New Orleans to Miami, some of the hottest nightlife events are ready to kick off 2018.

Forego the store-bought fireworks and watching Ryan Seacrest drop his ball, and add one of these parties to the last page of your 2017 calendar.

New York City

Double Penetration NYE Party, Rockbar NYC (9pn-4am)

Head downtown to one of our favorite gay dives for midnight on NYE. The evening includes a performance by Viva Vidalia, as well as a champagne toast at midnight. Dress comfortable and stay after hours for the Dark Room Special.

Find more info here.

Los Angeles

New Queer’s Eve, Globe Theatre (8pm – 4am)

The mother of all queer NYE parties comes with mistresses of ceremony, the Boulet Brothers and hosts, Meatball, Ollywood, Biqtch Puddin, House of Avalon, and more. There’s free clothing check and performances by Big Dipper, Kimora Blac, and Artoor.

Find more info here.

Dungeons: The Afterhours, Stock Exchange (4am-noon)

The party doesn’t have to end at midnight. Dance well into New Year’s Day with DJ Micky Friedman. Don’t forget to check out the rest of Kingdom’s NYE programming, taking place all weekend long.

Find more info here.

Las Vegas

New Year’s Eve Party, The Phoenix Bar & Lounge (6pm-4am)

Dance the night away with DJ Panda Funk, and ring in the new year with Phoenix’s sexy bartenders. Enjoy a free champagne toast at midnight with hosts Sheila Wright and Keyska Diva.

Find more info here.


R House’s NYE Bash, R House Wynwood (8pm – 5am)

Get your new year started with dinner and drink packages starting at $75. Hosted by Athena Dion, it features performances by DJ Sushiman, Kataleya Davenport, Shemuwel, Asheeria Pryce, and Miss Toto.

Find more info here.

New Orleans

Divas @ the Dive, Kajuns Pub (5pm – ?)

Vanessa Carr presents a fun and festive night of drag queens and karaoke to kick off 2018. Stop by for some NOLA drag culture and stick around for the midnight champagne toast.

Find more info here.

Old Leather New Leather NYE, Rawhide 2010 (8pm – 5am)

Bring on 2018 with a side of kink, if you prefer. Celebrate the new year with a midnight champagne toast and hot men in leather. Cover is $10 or free if you’re in leather.

Find more info here.


HER Seattle NYE Party,Art Marble 21 (8:30pm – 2am)

Leave the boys behind and say hello to 2018 with some fun feminine energy. DJs Toya B and Illogicalogic are providing sounds for the evening, hosted by HER, the dating and social networking app for queer women.

Find more infohere.

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