Ready to wave goodbye to 2022? Whether it’s been the year of your life or a crappy epilogue to the disaster that was 2020, we’ve got you covered with the best parties and events taking place this New Year’s Eve in Manchester.
1. Escape to Freight Island
Escape to Freight Island will be transformed into a New Year’s Eve extravaganza with DJ sets from Greg Wilson, Marco Giannini, Sticky Heat, Lil Minx and a special Wedding Crashers set from Jaguar Skills. Keeping the spirits up throughout the evening, Escape to Freight Island will host an exclusive Grey Goose Aprés Bar, Craft Beer Tap Room, The Jane Eyre Cocktail Bar and a Mulled Wine Barrel Bar for those still feeling a bit festive. And for those feeling peckish, guests can enjoy delicious food from its existing traders.
Escape to Freight Island, 11 Baring St, M1 2PZ.
Tickets cost £8 for general admission and £18.50 for table reservations which you can book here.
2. Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders is taking it all the way back to the 20’s for their New Year’s Eve party, with a fun, Gatsby-style party packed full of fizz, entertainment and a mouth-watering five-course menu. Expect dancers, live music and all-round party vibes for the final hurrah of 2022.
Peaky Blinders, 23 Peter St, M2 5QR.
Tickets start from £85 per person and are available here.
3. King Street Townhouse
Iconic Manchester hotel, King Street Townhouse, is hosting an enchanted night to remember this New Year’s Eve. Close out the 2022 party season in your finest black-tie glad rags, with celebratory champagne and a DJ. Each ticket includes champagne and canapes on arrival, a glass of champagne at midnight, a festive hot drink, and petit fours. Party only tickets are available and can be upgraded to include a four-course dinner. King Street Townhouse is also hosting several New Year’s screenings in its private screening room.
King Street Townhouse, 10 Booth St, M2 4AW.
Tickets start from £89 per person and are available here.
4. Warehouse Project
The Warehouse Project’s 2022 season is in full flow, and of course, they have a grand celebration planned for New Year’s Eve. New Year‘s Eve at The Warehouse Project will see sets from a selection of this year‘s biggest breakthrough names performing alongside some of the electronic scene’s most experienced heads and hands. Annie Mac, former BBC Radio 1 broadcaster and tastemaker, Scottish dance duo LF System, ‘the baddest of them all’ Eliza Rose with friend and collaborator, Interplanetary Criminal, and North Shields hailing legend, Ben Hemsley are among some of the headline names set to provide the BIG party vibes on the night, all under the historic roof at Depot Mayfield.
Depot Mayfield, 11 Baring Street, M1 2PY.
Tickets start from £49.50 and are available here.
5. Albert’s Schloss
Saying auf wiedersehen to 2022, Albert’s Schloss has planned a big blow out in true Schloss style, promenaders and performers in tow. Expect a packed out showtime schedule from 7pm on the night, with the party going on until the early hours on New Year’s Day. If you’ve not been to Schloss before, expect fantastic cocktails, German biers, live bands and fantastic cabaret-style shows. The theme this year is PINK, so don your finest glad rags and prop up the bar or pile on the dancefloor, this is going to be a New Year countdown you’ll never forget!
Albert’s Schloss, 27 Peter St, M2 5QR.
Tickets start from £49.50, which includes a glass of prosecco on arrival, canapes and midnight schnapps, and are available here.
Tickets start from £22.50 plus booking fee and are available here.
7. The Refuge
The Refuge is set to turn up the heat with an awe-inspiring New Year’s Eve fiesta, Viva La Refuge. A tour de force of the Manchester house music scene, Levi Love and DJ collective Nossa! will bring the beats alongside immersive performances and other surprises on the night. Make it a night you won’t forget by booking a room and get your boogie on with.
The Refuge, Oxford St, M60 7HA.
Tickets start from £30 and are available here.
8. The Blues Kitchen
Soundtrack your New Year’s Eve with the sounds of classic soul and funk by the legendary Blues Kitchen house band in Manchester from 8pm followed by DJs playing timeless dance floor grooves until 3am. For those looking to celebrate the dawn of 2023 over a meal, tuck into some of the greatest Southern-inspired dishes; from the infamous Buffalo Chicken Wings, to Cheeseburger Spring Rolls, Smoked Baby Back Ribs and Philly Cheese Steak. Feeling extra festive? The limited edition Yippee Ki Yay Xmas Burger is available until December 31. Plus, you can kick off January with The Blues Kitchen brunch menu, served on New Year’s Day from 10am.
The Blues Kitchen, 13 Quay St, M3 3HN.
Tables can be reserved at no charge until 7pm (2-hour reservation per table). From 9pm, guests can book a table for £40, which is guaranteed for the rest of the evening, which you can book here.
9. The Oast House
Taking place under the roof of the Curious Teepee, guests at The Oast House will be able to ring in the New Year alongside live music and DJs, with fancy touches such as bottles of Champagne available for VIP guests to enjoy. The drinks and good vibes will be flowing all night long, so you’ll want to secure yourself a spot ASAP.
The Oast House, The Avenue Courtyard, M3 3AY.
Tickets start from £35 per person and are available here.
Ramona and sister restaurant The Firehouse are set to come together for one huge party this New Year’s Eve. Expect fun across the tipi, the campfire, the dance tent and the festival stage, plus copious margaritas to be had. Food and drink will be served on the night, and you can book up a party of up to 10 people which includes welcome prosecco, a table, access to all areas and a ‘party up’ menu.
Ramona, 40 Swan St, M4 5JG.
Tickets start from £25 per person and are available here.
11. Ducie Street Warehouse
Bringing all kinds of fun to the Northern Quarter this New Year’s Eve, guests can expect Ducie Street Warehouse’s well-known Disco Brunch but with an array of unique performances. After blowing the roof off The Albert Hall in Manchester, the legendary club night Girls On Film is hosting the New Year’s Eve Disco Brunch. Expect lip-syncing Queens, a glitter station and Hattie spinning the decks. Celebrate the last brunch of 2022 rediscovering the best dance and singalong anthems.
Ducie Street Warehouse, Ducie St, M1 2TP.
Tickets start from £40 and are available here.
12. 20 Stories
Taking the new year to new heights, 20 Stories is set to wave away 2022 in style – with a party in the sky like no other. Spanning across their stunning bar and restaurant and welcoming terrace, guests are invited to enjoy a spectacle of a four-course dinner, before partying the night away to live music until the early hours of January 1st. Welcoming guests from 8pm, dinner will be served with stunning dishes alongside cocktails, wine flights and fizz.
20 Stories, 1 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, M3 3EB.
The set menu costs £165 per person and is available to book here.
13. The Lawn Club
As well as offering a bottomless brunch til late this festive season, The Lawn Club will also be hosting a ticketed New Year’s Eve Party, kicking off at 7pm with live music, followed by DJs and entertainment, free-flowing pizzas throughout the night, one cocktail on arrival and one glass of fizz at midnight for only £10 per person. Guests can upgrade the party offer to £30 per person, which includes a table in The Pergola, now a fully enclosed cosy space with heaters, or the brand-new winter yurt, Alice’s Yurt, in addition to comfort bites throughout the night and access to special drinks packages.
The Lawn Club, Hardman Square, Spinningfields, M3 3HG
Tickets start from £10 and are available here.
Printworks has announced a line-up of fun celebrations ready to kickstart 2023 featuring VIP parties, fabulous feasts and exclusive New Year offers available across a range of its venues. Cargo will be kicking off the new with an illuminating VIP party and Boom Battle Bar will be hosting an epic celebration with a bargain drinks menu, live DJ, delicious street food and exciting entertainment. Laugh your way into 2023 at Bierkeller as The Comedy Store takes over for a night of entertainment, enter a magical enchanted forest at Bingo Balls or celebrate the new year with a delicious meal and cocktails at Hard Rock Café.
Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, M4 2BS.
Tickets vary in price for each venue and more information can be found here.
15. Bundobust Brewery
Bundobust Brewery has announced their plans to celebrate New Year’s Eve with DJs, a late night menu and drinks until 1am. “Bundobust Brewery goes to Bollywood” is the theme with entertainment, projections, and an Indian party soundtrack all night long from International crate digger extraordinaire, Andy Votel.
Bundobust Brewery, St James’s Building, 61-69 Oxford St, M1 6EQ.
Tickets cost £11.37 and are available here.
16. Peru Perdu
With its flickering candles, hanging plants and trailing botanicals, Peru Perdu in Manchester is the perfect place to dine this New Year’s Eve. For one night only, Peru Perdu will be serving a four course set menu featuring special dishes which take influence from the original, South American-inspired Peru Perdu menu. After starting with a course of ceviche, diners will move onto small plates, with stand-out items such as Slow Tuna and Langoustine, before enjoying something from the large plates offering, where dishes such as Lomo Saltado and Snapper take centre stage.
Peru Perdu, The Cotton Factory, 74 Princess Street, M1 6JD.
The set menu costs £75 per person and is available to book here.