Things to Do On New Years Eve in San Francisco 2023

By HerLifeAdventures | Dec 21, 2022
North America > United States > California > San Francisco

What is there to do in San Francisco for New years eve? Well, let me tell you.

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01. San Francisco's Black & White Ball

The Hibernia

The most exciting part of this annual New Year's Eve ball is the rare chance to party among the Tiffany-style windows of the grand Hibernia Bank building. An open bar and guests dressed to impress in upscale finery only add to the festivities.

Image Courtesy of LUXE Cruise

Image Courtesy of LUXE Cruise

02. New Year's Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise on San Francisco Bay

LUXE Cruises | Cabernet Sauvignon Yacht • Alameda

Beat the crowds swarming downtown for the annual New Year's Eve fireworks. Cruise on the Cabernet Sauvignon to toast the new year with a delicious buffet, dancing, and spectacular views of fireworks along the San Francisco City skyline from the Sky Deck.

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03. Hawthorn NYE 2023

46 Geary St

With its chandeliers, craft cocktails, and speakeasy vibe, Union Square nightclub Hawthorn promises a delightfully chic way to welcome the new year. Plus, attendees receive complimentary champagne and a premium box of Belgian chocolate- YUM.

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04. San Francisco New Year's Eve Party 2023: Gatsby's House

InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel

Go back in time at this 1920s-themed party, bringing the glitz of West Egg to the West Coast as DJs, a nacho bar, and sharply-dressed attendees take over the Peacock Ballroom at the Mark Hopkins Hotel.

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05. NYE 2023 Presented by Oasis & Princess

11th Street

San Fran's biggest drag club embraces the era of "Moulin Rouge" for its New Year's Eve bash, beginning the evening with a rapturous chorus line of queens dancing the can-can and culminating with an epic drag show just after midnight.

Image: W Hotel

06. W Hotel San Francisco Mega New Year's Eve Party

W Hotel

Dancers, drummers, DJs oh my! Enjoy multiple balloon drops to energize the crowd as one of the city's most stylish venues celebrates the new year across four rooms filled with EDM, Latin, hip-hop, and Persian tunes.

07. New Bohemia NYE 2023 at the Mint

the Mint 88 5th St

The party that makes it worth it to go out on NYE, New Bohemia at the Mint. Step back in with us, into a world like no other.

08. Dancing Queen: ABBA Glitter Disco NYE Extravaganza

The Great Northern, 119 Utah St

Swedish pop sensation ABBA sang "Happy New Year" to the world in 1980, and the group provides the inspiration for this full-throttle disco dance party, where dancing queens and swinging kings can show off their bell bottoms ahead of a midnight balloon drop.

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09. Black & White NYE Masquerade Ball 2023

International Art Museum of America

Experience decadence and luxury at this stylish gathering inside the International Art Museum of America. Masks and black-and-white attire are encouraged for both general admission tickets and for the open bar options.

10. The Grand Affair NYE 2023 Celebration

The Grand, 520 4th St

From the second you arrive at The Grand Nightclub, your excitement of an unforgettable evening with your friends lies ahead. Ring in 2023 Grand style with a special midnight champagne toast, balloon drop, and massive confetti blast! Dance the night away to your favorite Top 40, Hip Hop, and Club Anthem beat!

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Written by herlifeadventures
Chelsea is an adventure travel blogger based in Michigan, United States, she manages and photographs for, which provides weekend guides and national park adventures with a sprinkle of sustainability tips, and mental health.

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