Your Guide to New Year’s Eve in Kansas City—Hello 2023!

It’s almost time to bid adieu to 2022—have you planned your New Year’s Eve yet? If not, don’t sweat it, that’s why we’re here. 

Whether you want to party with the whole family earlier in the day, dance it out all evening long, find a smaller crowd to party with, or even celebrate on a different night, we’ve got you covered. 

Let this be your guide to finding your perfect New Year’s Eve celebration in the Kansas City metro, so you can say hello to 2023 in style!

Celebrate Early on December 30

New Year’s Eve Eve Bash at The Warwick
7-12 p.m. in Westport | $15/ticket
Celebrate the end of the year with live, original music from top, local Kansas City bands.

Stone Pillar Vineyard & Winery’s New Year’s Eve Eve Party
5-8 p.m. in Olathe
Get a jumpstart on New Year’s Eve with a performance from Aaron Lucero in the winery’s heated pavilion.

December 31 – Early Party

A Very German New Year’s Eve
12-5 p.m. in Waldo
Toast the New Year at the same time as Germany celebrates at Kansas City Bier Co. with German-style beer, jelly donuts, and the classic German film Dinner for One.

Bar K Noon Year’s Eve
Starting at 11 a.m. on the riverfront
Your dog will probably be asleep when the clock strikes midnight for the new year. Celebrate early with your pup. Pooches get a free party hat, plus there will be live music and a giant tennis-ball ball drop at noon.

Noon Year’s Eve at Science City
12-6:30 p.m. in Union Station | $14.50/ticket
This year’s Noon Year’s Eve theme is a pajama party! Throw on your favorite pair and enjoy activities throughout the day with your kiddos.

Noon Year’s Eve Celebration at Red Crow Brewing
11 a.m.-6 p.m. in Olathe
When the clock strikes noon, toast the new year early with a glass of Champagne or ginger ale. Afterward, play board games and enter to win the NYE party basket.

Zoo Year’s Eve
10 a.m.- noon in Swope Park
Bring the whole family to celebrate the new year with the animals at the Kansas City Zoo. The countdown is at noon featuring live music, games, and a dance party.

December 31 – Party to Midnight

2023 New Year’s Eve Party! Parlor KCMO
Starting at 8 p.m. in the Crossroads | $20-$60/ticket
You’ll have three floors of partying to choose from at this NYE gathering. Dance it out in the living room, enjoy KC’s skyline from the patio, or join the VIP party in the cellar. 

90s NYE Party at East Forty Brewing
8 p.m.-1 a.m. in Blue Springs | $55/ticket
Party like it’s 1999! Expect 90s jams from the 4-Track Mind band, a dinner buffet from James Beard award-winning chef Celina Tio, and your favorite drinks.

A Very Redux New Year’s Eve Party
8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. in the Crossroads | $10/ticket
For the homebodies who want a low-key night out, this is the party. You’ll have access to board games, cozy reading nooks, movie marathons, drinks and snacks, and casual dancing.

Black Party NYE XVIII
Starting at 8 p.m. near Power & Light | Tickets start at $60
At Kansas City’s longest-standing NYE celebration, you’ll have access to premium drinks, DJs spinning the Top 40, dancing, party favors, and more at The Truman.

Crossroads Hotel’s New Year’s Eve 2022
9 p.m.-1 p.m. in the Crossroads | $225/ticket
This NYE bash features DJ Cale Parks, a Nomada house party, Quixotic, Found a Job band, four all-inclusive bars, all-night Champagne, a menu from the hotel’s executive chef, Aaron Wells-Morgan, and discounted rates for rooms at the hotel.

Danse Macabre (NYE Masquerade of the Dead)
6 p.m. – 1 a.m. in the Northland | Tickets start at $46
Things might get a bit spooky at this NYE gathering. Ghostly (general) admission gets you access to the masquerade, a souvenir “Ectoplasm” potion bottle cocktail, and a Champagne toast at midnight.

Glitter And Gold – New Year’s Eve with Calvin Arsenia & Jessica Paige
Starting at 8 p.m. in Midtown | $55-250/ticket
Join local artists Jessica Paige and Calvin Arsenia as they perform and host their own NYE party. With general admission, you’ll get entry, a toast, and hors d’oeuvres.

Live Music at Chaz
7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. in on the Plaza
Jackie Myers will be on stage at Chaz Restaurant and Lounge. There’s no cover charge, and guests can order food and cocktails all evening. Plus, there’s a view of the Plaza lights.

Masquerade New Year’s Eve Bash
8 p.m.-1 a.m. on the Plaza | $100/ticket
This NYE masquerade features live entertainment, a 360 photo booth, a balloon drop, party favors, champagne toast, hors d’oeuvres, and libations from local distilleries at The Fontaine’s Nine Zero One rooftop bar.

New Year’s Eve 2023 at Howl at the Moon Kansas City!
8 p.m.- 12 p.m. in Power & Light | $80/ticket
Join Howl at the Moon, and you’ll get access to an open bar all night long, a Champagne toast at midnight, party favors, and all-access to KC Live!.

New Year’s Eve 2023 at Uptown Theater
Starting at 8 p.m. in Midtown | $55/ticket
At Uptown Theater, you’ll get to experience four rooms of entertainment with an open bar. Upgrade to VIP for special cocktails and breakfast in the Broadway Room at 12:15 p.m.

New Year’s Eve at The Bird
7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. in the Crossroads | $20/ticket
Start the new year laughing with an evening featuring The Bird’s top comedy acts from 2022. You’ll get a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight,

New Year’s Eve at Pawn and Pint
7:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. in Downtown KC | $35-$45/ticket
Play your favorite board games, dance it out, and enjoy bottomless wells and Bud Light drafts all evening long.

New Year’s Eve at the Top of the Crown
8 p.m.-1 a.m. near Crown Center | $70-$85/ticket
Ring in the new year at the top of Kansas City’s Westin Hotel with a great view of the city lights, a multi-course dinner, a cash bar, dancing, and a midnight Champagne toast.

New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl – Kansas City
5 p.m.-2 a.m. in Kansas City | $19.99/person
Can’t decide where to spend your New Year’s Eve? Keep things moving all night with a bar crawl. The bar itinerary will be announced on December 30, and your ticket includes a welcome party and drink specials.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Cafe Trio
4:45 p.m.-12:15 a.m. near the Plaza | $85/ticket
Start 2023 well-fed with a special four-course dinner, live entertainment, and party favors at Cafe Trio.

New Year’s Eve in the Bamboo Room
4 p.m.-1 a.m. in Leawood’s Town Center Plaza
Ring in 2023 in Bamboo Penny’s Polynesian-inspired rooftop bar. The party starts with live music, a complimentary Champagne toast, a special small bites menu, and there’s no cover.

New Year’s Eve Pajama Party at ReRoll Tavern
6 p.m.-1 a.m. in North KC | $20/ticket
Spend NYE in your pajamas with over 500 board games to play, themed trivia, NYE contests, quidditch water pong, snacks, and a Champagne toast.

​​New Year’s Eve Party at 3 Trails Brewing
7 p.m.-1 a.m. in Independence | $60/ticket
Your ticket includes beer, wine, well-drinks, and an appetizer bar.

New Years Party at Knuckleheads
Starting at 8 p.m. in the East Bottoms | $60/ticket
Turn your New Year’s Eve into one long concert with performances from Chuck Mead & His Grassy Knoll Boys, The Outtakes, The Instamatics, and Levee Town.

New Year’s Eve with Comedy & Jazz
Shows at 7 p.m. and 10:25 p.m. in South KC | $32-40/ticket
Each show will include live comedy from J. Chris Newberg, jazz from the Nate Hall Jazz Trio, a Champagne toast, and a special dinner menu.

New Year’s Eve with KC Improv Company
Starting at 8 p.m. in Westport | $25-$30/ticket
Say goodbye to 2022 with a midnight countdown, Champagne toast, games, and scenes and characters all made up based on audience suggestions.

NYE Live!
Starting at 6:30 p.m. in Power & Light | Tickets start at $60
At one of Kansas City’s largest NYE gatherings, you’ll have access to 12+ bars and nightclubs in the KC Live! block, great entertainment, themed party favors, confetti canons, Champagne toasts, and a Times Square ball-drop countdown.

NYE at the Temple XIII
Starting at 8 p.m. in East KC | Tickets start at $44
This NYE party has sold out for 12 years in a row. You’ll get six hours of unlimited open bars, experience one of the largest balloon drops in the Midwest and have access to three floors and eight party areas with some of KC’s top DJs.

NYE 2023 at The View!
6:30 p.m.-1 a.m. in the Northland | Tickets start at $25
This evening out includes a dinner buffet, live DJ, entertainment from The Stolen Winnebagos, pizza, a best-dressed contest, party favors, photo booth, balloon drop, and Champagne toast.

NYE Masquerade Ball at J. Rieger & Co.
8 p.m.-1 a.m. in the East Bottoms| $60-$160/ticket
At this masquerade, you’ll experience aerial performances from Voler – Thieves of Flight, music from Wonderfuzz, Kansas City Canaries, and The Hot 3, plus hors d’oeuvres and a midnight toast.

Westport New Year’s Eve Celebration
4 p.m.-3 a.m. in Westport | Pricing varies
In Westport, you’ll find the party going all night long at Kelly’s Westport Inn, Brix, Harpo’s, Harry’s Bar and Tables, Johnny Kaw’s, Lotus, Bridger’s, Gambal’s Social Club, Firefly Lounge, and Fountain Haus.