Whether New Year’s Eve to you is the biggest night of the year to party, or a low-key occasion to get together with friends and celebrate, we’ve got you covered with some of Bristol’s best bashes on December 31:
Colston Street, Bristol, BS1 4XE
Hosting an 1980s themed Tropicana party at their Colston Tower home, tickets are two tier: for £35 you’ll get a cocktail on arrival, a four-course feast and entry into the afterparty, while for £10 there’s a welcome cocktail and entry to the afterparty from 9pm.
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All Saints Street, Bristol, BS1 2NA
Join in the fun at what promises to be Bristol’s biggest rock party, with a soundtrack of metal, alternative rock, punk, nu metal and classic rock carrying on until 3am. Free bubbly at midnight with advance tickets, and a free breakfast served from 2am to keep you going.
Tickets cost £5
Colston Street, Bristol, BS1 5AR
Headed up by BBC 6 Music DJ all-round funky bloke Craig Charles, NYE at Colston Hall promises to be an evening of funk, soul and retro grooves, starting from 7pm.
Tickets are £35 in advance
Hyde & Co
2 Upper Byron Place, Bristol, BS8 1JY
Their 1920s-themed Midnight in Paris party follows the journey of a private investigator involved in a jewel heist, includes three cocktails and glass of fizz on the strike of midnight. Tickets are £45 per person and the fun starts at 9.30pm. 1920s dress is encouraged.
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1 Frogmore Street, Bristol, BS1 5NA
Their regular night gets an upgrade. Ramshackle in Wonderland promises to be an evening of drum and bass, grime, bassline and everything in between, starting from 10pm and going on until the wee hours.
Tickets from £12.50
30 Clare Street, Bristol, BS1 1YH
Enjoy a New Year fiesta, and see in 2018 as you mean to go on: with a four-course tapas meal with Cava on arrival (£45). If you’re more of a partier than a foodie, head upstairs to secret dancing spot Noche Negra, where a £35 ticket includes two hours of bottomless Cava and Pintxos, starting from 9pm.
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15 Nelson Street, Bristol, BS1 2JY
For more throwback than Kim Kardashian’s Instagram on a Thursday, boogie on down at SWK for The Throwback Party, hosted by Kisstory. Celebrate the best of the 90s and 00s, with hip-hop, dance, garage and R&B anthems on throughout the night.
General admission tickets cost £12.
Racks Bar & Kitchen
St Paul’s Road, Bristol, BS8 1LX
Racks’ black tie New Year’s Eve party is for those who plan to go all out. Enjoy a free bar all night, a heaving buffet, live performances from The Carny Villains, DJs and magicians, an ice luge and plenty more. Dress to impress and see in 2018 in spectacular style.
Tickets from £95
Raleigh Road, Bristol, BS3 1TF
Their 1970s-style New Years Eve party will be hosted by Bristol DJs, international headliners and circus performers. Head outside into the backyard for street food, and explore the rest of the building for much more.
Tickets cost £38 and are available from the box office: 0117 902 0344
The Grove, Bristol, BS1 4RB
Their NYE tribute to Top of the Pops brings together the biggest hits from across the decades, starting at 9.30pm. Dress up as your favorite pop act from any era and compete for prizes for the best dressed.
Tickets cost £10.15
12 St Thomas Street, Bristol, BS1 6JJ
The Break Stuff Nu Years Millennium Monster Ball will be celebrating everything 1999, playing the likes of Limp Bizkit, Deftones, Linkin Park and more. Doors open 10pm.
Tickets cost £15
The Milk Thistle
Colston Avenue, Bristol, BS1 1EB
The Smugglers Ball delves into the history The Milk Thistle, beginning in the mid-1800’s, and they promise it’ll be fit for lords, ladies, rogues and pirates. Tickets get you three cocktails, live music, DJs, and all the entertainment you can shake an olive on a cocktail stick at. Doors open at 8pm.
Tickets cost £35
The Square Club
15 Berkeley Square, Bristol, BS8 1HB
A Moulin Rouge-themed New Year’s Eve party that will whisk you to the world’s most decadent nightclub for a night of flamboyance. Tickets include unlimited drinks, a themed menu, live entertainment, music and even a casino.
Tickets from £80 for members
Trinity Road, Bristol, BS2 0NW
The NYE Who Shagged Me party celebrates the decades of the 1960s and 70s with a night of disco dancing and absolute tunes until the sun rises on January 1. A night you won’t forget, but possibly also won’t remember starts 10pm, curfew 6am.
Tickets from £28