Gay To Do: New Year's Eve in Philly
New Year’s Eve festivities can be overwhelming. So many options and just not enough time in one night to stop by all the parties.
New Year's Eve festivities can be overwhelming. So many options and just not enough time in one night to stop by all the parties. Here, we have rounded up the best picks for the wildest and craziest extravaganzas in and out of the Gayborhood.
A Pop Muzik New Year's Eve
DJ Robert Drake is ringing in the New Year with music you love from the past at The Dolphin Tavern (1539 S. Broad St.). Complete with two hour open bar and midnight champagne toast. Party goers will be able to dance the night away to the best of New Wave and '80s Pop sounds.
Doors at 9:00pm. Tickets must be purchased in advance. For tickets.
The best parties of The Barbary (951 Frankford Ave.) are coming together to start 2015 off on the right beat. Hands and Knees resident DJs including Factory Girl Yolo Ono will be taking over the first floor, with the DJs of Tigerbeats spinning upstairs. Free PBR from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm. $3 Sailor Jerry drinks all night. Champagne toast at midnight.
Doors at 9:00 pm. $20 cover at the door. No advance tickets.
New Year's Eve at The Downtown Club
The creative forces behind Dîner en Blanc Philadelphia and the Cescaphe Event Group are coming together this New Year's Eve at The Down Town Club (600 Chestnut St., Suite 1100) to host an incredible evening in Paris. From Hôtel Costes in the Place Vendôme to Moulin Rouge and Versailles, a chic French experience awaits guests in every room. Since its Paris themed, The Bearded Ladies Cabaret will be making a special appearance, I am sure bringing out their best Edith Piaf.
Doors at 10:00 pm for General Admission. Tickets start at $145.00 per person. For tickets.
Liberty City Kings Drag and Burlesque are hosting the Glitter Gayla at Tabu Sports Bar and Lounge (200 S. 12th St.). LICK promises their biggest and classiest show ever with dinner, drinks, drag, dancing and burlesque.
The four course dinner begins at 7:00 pm. Show begins at 9:00 pm. For tickets.
ICandy (254 S. 12th St.) is hosting their 3rd Annual Masquerade Ball. Bring your own mask for reduced admission. Complimentary buffet and champagne toast at midnight. DJ Dominik Romeo spins.
Doors at 9:00 pm. Call for cover.
Bougie bubbly and swanky cocktails will be flowing at Pennsylvania 6 (114 S. 12th St.) this New Year's Eve. They aren't requiring tickets for their Party of the Year that will be featuring a special menu by Executive Chef Marc Plessis, live DJ, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
To make a reservation, email shopper@publichouseusa@com or phone 267.639.5606.
Stimulus New Year's Eve
For the past two years, Stimulus Philly has taken over Voyeur to host a wild and extravagant News' Year bash that rolls into the wee hours of morning. This year is no different, and the women behind Stimulus promise this year to be their craziest bash yet.
Cover is $20 before midnight and the party goes until 6:00 am. For tickets.