The Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve in Kansas City

Whether you want to party early in the day, stay on the dance floor all evening long, enjoy a low-key masquerade or fae ball, or celebrate on a different night, you’ll find the perfect Kansas City New Year’s Eve celebration in our ultimate New Year’s Eve guide.

New Year’s Eve Day Events

Bar K Noon Year’s Eve Party
Celebrate New Year’s with your pup and without all the scary noises our furry friends don’t like.

Noon Year’s Eve with Blue Valley Parks & Rec
This party is tailored for kids. There will be pool time, gymnastics, cupcakes, and a balloon drop.

Noon Year’s Eve at Science City
This Noon Year’s Eve celebration will include fun, interactive science demos, and workshops with dedicated activities for early learners.

New Year’s Eve Bash at Olathe Community Center
Starting at 4:30 p.m., enjoy the pool, games, activities in the gymnasium, dinner, and dancing with your friends and family. 

New Year’s Eve in the Bierhalle & Biergarten
Celebrate at KC Bier Co with live polka music, a jelly donut toast, complimentary hot Apfel cider, and a countdown to the German New Year at 4:59 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Night Events

Black Party XVII – Kansas City New Year’s Eve 2022
Enjoy six hours of unlimited premium drinks, live DJs, dancing, and party favors.

Irish New Year’s Eve Celebration With Eddie Delahunt
Join the Irish Center of Kansas City for an Irish New Year celebration.

New Year’s Eve 2022 Celebration at Briarcliff
A 7,200-square-foot ballroom will be dressed with New Year’s flair, including party favors, food catered by Relish Catering, and a complementary photo booth.

New Year’s Eve 80’s Prom at Unity Temple
This is an alcohol-free event for those who want to enjoy good music, company, awesome costumes, and questionable dance skills. 

New Year’s Eve at The Bird
Join the cast of The Bird Comedy Theater for games, scenes, characters, a Champagne toast, and more.

New Year’s Eve at The Kick
A New Year’s Eve show and party with The KC Improv Company. There will be stand-up comedy, a full bar, and a free Champagne toast.

NYE at J. Rieger & Co.
Join J. Reiger & Co. with entertainment by DJ Hydan, a roving violinist, and Eddie Moore at the piano. 

New Year’s Eve at the Temple VII
This NYE party includes unlimited drinks, four floors to party on, and eight party areas to dance in the new year.

New Year’s Eve at The Uptown Theater
You’ll have the chance to hear four local live bands at this New Year’s bash.

NYE LIVE! at KC Live! In the Power & Light District
Look forward to exclusive access to more than ten bars and nightclubs, all-inclusive packages, great entertainment, NYE-themed party favors, confetti cannons, and more.

NYE Masquerade Jubilee at Afterward Tavern and Shelves
A party with libations, small bites, a different type of mask, and live music by Greg Jacobson and The Black Mariah Theater.

2022 Kansas City New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl
During this New Year’s Eve experience, you’ll enjoy a dozen NYE venues with food and drink specials, party favors, and a scavenger hunt. There will also be a shuttle.

New Year’s Eve in The Bamboo Room
Bamboo Penny’s will be serving up small plates, cocktails, and a free glass of champagne for a midnight toast. Brother John Duo will perform through the evening.

NYE with KC Groove Therapy, The Instamatics, The Outtakes, and Levee Town

Ring in the New Year at Knuckleheads with your favorite hits of the 80s and 90s—but not the predictable few you might expect. Champagne toast and midnight munchies included.

Quixotic’s New Year’s Eve Gala

Join Quixotic for an immersive performance art and musical entertainment with a special presentation of SENSATIA hosted by Postmodern Jukebox’s queen of burlesque Ariana Savalas.

Wild West Bottoms NYE Blowout with The Phantastics, Black Mario, and more!
NYE aboard The Ship will include two rooms of music, food, drinks, friends, and fun.

The Winter Fae Ball
This event will feature waltzing (dance class included), a game of Dance Simon Says, a ballroom attire costume contest, and themed cocktails.

TRL New Years Eve at Up-Down
There will be a count down at midnight with a balloon drop and a free Champagne toast, arcade games, and pop music.

Celebrate After New Year’s Eve

Service Industry NYE at Up-Down
If you spent your New Year’s Eve working, this is your chance for a do-over at Up-Down on January 2.

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