No plans yet? Fear not; our round up of the Manchester's best New Year's Eve parties and club nights for the last night of 2017 is here. Choose from Hannah Wants at the Warehouse, Homoelectric at the Refuge, a three room rave at Hidden, alt sounds at Partisan, and much more.
The big one: NYE at Store Street ft. Hannah Wants| WHP17 | £45
The headline event of the Warehouse Project’s 2017 season brings in a masterclass of house and techno from Hannah Wants, Disciples, Bondax and more.
Store Street Car Park, Store Street, Manchester, M1 2WA. Tel: 01617381395, 8:30pm – 5am, www.skiddle.com
Breakbeat & more: Ed Solo | Antwerp Mansion | £15 - £25
Rusholme’s favourite Victorian music spot aims to please this New Year’s with a mashup of House, Garage, Grime, Funk/Soul and Disco, headed by breakbeat wunderkind Ed Solo. See also the silent disco in room 2! Book now - the 3rd release has nearly sold out.
Rusholme Grove, off Wilmslow Rd, Manchester, M14 5AG. 10pm – 4am, www.skiddle.com
Disco breakdown: Club 54 style NYE with Crazy P | £10
Gorilla roll back the years to the heady days of New York in the 1970s with a Club 54 style discotheque headlined by Crazy P performing at the turn of midnight. The party collective are supported by Soul Boutique playing all the hits for a night of pure fun.
Whitworth Street West, Manchester M16 9NX. 9pm - 3am, www.skiddle.com
Everyone welcome: HomoElectric at Refuge | £15
Balearic Mike and Homoelectric bring in 2018 with two floors of genre-hopping disco, while Refuge’s Dining Room is currently taking email bookings for a special set menu to get the ball rolling.
The Principal Hotel, Oxford Road, Manchester, M60 7HA. Tel: 0161 233 5151, 8pm – 3am (dining times vary), www.skiddle.com
House party in a railway arch | Fairfield Social Club | £15
It was sad to say goodbye to Grub Food Fair last weekend but they will have one last hurrah at their new winter home with a 'house party' at Fairfield Social Club. There's all the usual great food (ticket price includes a £5 food voucher too!) from Wholesome Junkies, Pastrami Now and Yes! Doughnuts, beer from Runaway, Track, Magic Rock and more, whilst DJs Jonny Shire and Jamie Groovement get your feet moving.
Fairfield Social Club, Temperance Street, Manchester, M12 6HR. 6.30pm-2.30am, www.eventbrite.co.uk
Line up TBC: 3 Rooms, 3 Raves ft. techno, house and disco | Hidden | £15
Tucked away by Strangeways Prison, Hidden opens its doors to host a smorgasbord of underground disco, house and techno.
DownTex Mill 16-18 Mary Street, Manchester, M3 1DZ. 8pm – 4am, www.skiddle.com
Classic party: Mr Scruff's Keep It Unreal | Band On The Wall | £25.50
Keep It Unreal returns with Scruff’s characteristically eclectic blend of all the hip hop, jazz, electronic and world music you could hope for. With a reduced capacity that means more room for dancing, get loose with Manchester’s funkiest export.
25 Swan Street, The Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 5JZ. Tel: 0161 834 1786, 10pm – 4am, www.skiddle.com
A big, gay showdown: Horse Meat Disco | Deaf Institute | £20 - £30
London's celebrated gay disco sheds a ray of light on New Year’s Eve with support from Neil Diablo, Joy Social and more. Tickets are selling out fast, so book now.
135 Grosvenor Street v bb vg nhj8k8L<, Manchester, M1 7HE. Tel: 0161 276 9350, 9pm – 4am, www.skiddle.com
Classic grooves: Funkademia | Mint Lounge | £5 - £15
Funkademia is back for its 22nd year on the New Year’s scene, bringing the finest Disco, Funk, Soul and Hip Hop killers to the Northern Quarter to celebrate.
46-50 Oldham Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester, M4 1LE. Tel: 0161 228 1495, 10:30pm – 4am, www.skiddle.com
Sing-a-long & power ballads: Ultimate Power | Albert Hall | £15
No New Year’s Eve would be complete without a riotous sing-along to the likes of Meatloaf, Phil Collins and Bon Jovi, and this year the Albert Hall welcomes Ultimate Power to provide exactly that. Don’t forget to pack your air guitar.
27 Peter Street, Manchester, M2 5QR. Tel: 0161 8173490, 9pm – 4am, www.skiddle.com
Alt sounds: Partisan NYE Party ft. bands & DJs | Partisan | £5 - £15
Live music kicks off the Manchester co-operative’s New Year’s offering, with post-punk from Factory Acts and the noisy electronics of Errant Monks. Guest DJs carry the party through to the new year, including Chekov, Nick Kagame and Adam H.
19 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, M4 4FY. Tel: 0161 278 6559, 8pm – late, www.skiddle.com
Rockin' Eve: Hard Rock offers a 3 course meal & more | Hard Rock Cafe | £20/35/50
This New Year’s Eve, party like a rock star at Hard Rock Cafe Manchester. The Hard Rock menu is already bursting with authentic American cuisine, but you can make your visit extra memorable by seeing out 2017 with a special dinner service. Read more in our full preview here.
Hard Rock Cafe, The Printworks, Exchange Square, Manchester M4 2BS. Tel: 0161 831 6700, 7pm – 1am, www.hardrock.com
World embracing beats: Banana Hill & Euphony | Soup Kitchen | £10 - £15
Soup Kitchen make the all-important New Year's Eve destination decision even harder, dishing out a banquet of beats, with Banana Hill’s repertoire ranging from afrobeat and jazz through to techno and footwork, and Euphony’s far-reaching electronica certain to keep things moving.
31-33 Spear Street, Manchester, M1 1DF. Tel: 0161 236 5100, 10pm – 4am, www.skiddle.com