🎆 Party like it’s 2024

From a Willy Wonka celebration to a Decades Dance Battle, there is a New Year’s Eve celebration for everyone to help ring in 2024.

A crowd in winter clothes gathers in front of a stage with a sign that reads "First Night Boston"

The annual New Year’s Eve celebration moves to the newly-refurbished City Hall Plaza for a 12-hour marathon of music, entertainment, and winter wonders.

The countdown to 2024 is on. To help you prepare, we’ve rounded up a few parties across the city so you can find the right celebration to ring in the new year.

First Night Boston | City Hall Plaza, 1 City Hall Sq. | Free
Festivities begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday, lasting until 12:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day. The main stage will host performances from over a dozen New England artists, including Nancia, LIZJE, Koliba, Maddi Ryan, Guess Method, and Sammy Adams.

Wonka’s New Year’s Eve Party | High Street Place, 100 High Street Pl. | $125-$1,050
Enter a world of pure imagination with oversized candies, golden tickets, Fizzy Lifting Drinks, and over-the-top delicacies for a scrumptious experience.

The Last Night: A Black Tie Affair | SOWA Power Station, 550 Harrison Ave. | $80-$250
Bid farewell to 2023 and welcome the new year with live entertainment, mouthwatering bites, and loads of bubbly in your best black-tie look.

New Year's Eve Party at Time Out Market Boston

Get ready for a trip down memory lane at Time Out Market with an 80s vs. 90s battle of the decades dance party.

Photo provided by Time Out Market Boston

New Year’s Eve Party Battle of The Decades | Time Out Market, 401 Park Dr. | $90
Groove to a battle of the 80s vs. 90s during this decades party, featuring a live DJ, dance-offs, and a countdown to remember. Bonus: Tickets include a $40 card to enjoy a taste of the market, a champagne toast, and a 360-degree photo booth.

Super Mario Bros. New Year’s Eve Party | Night Shift Brewing, 87 Santilli Highway, Everett | Free to attend
Don your best Super Mario Brothers costume and celebrate the new year at a one-of-a-kind night filled with live music, gaming zones, and mystery sips from Mario’s Mystery Dice.

Yappy New Year Ball Drop | Park-9 Dog Bar, 48 Waters Ave #1, Everett | Free to attend for humans and dogs
Woof — Enjoy an early bird toast and ball drop at 7 p.m., or stick around for an official toast at midnight.

New Year’s Eve Bash | Blue Owl Rooftop Bar, 907 Main St., Cambridge | $10-$20
Greet the new year in style with live tunes from DJ Big Body Toph, craft cocktails, tasty bites, and a glass of complimentary bubbles.