Love Bomb, Illuminati Ball, Subway Soul Club, and More NYE Events — What’s Happening, Greenpoint? (12/27-12/31)

THURSDAY 12/27

# New Year Cacao Ceremony @ Anima Mundi Apothecary  (31 Noble St.), 7pm, $45, come together in circle to reflect on the year and create clarity and space for what is to come in 2019, buy tix
* TRIVIA Night! Deck the hall, Drop the ball! @ Archestratus (160 Huron St.), 8pm, FREE, SANTA! SNOW! JINGLE BELLS! RESOLUTIONS! PRESENTS! CHAMPAGNE! TINSEL! Alright! Please join me for holiday trivia!!! Expect categories to be various, beer innumerable, arancine aplenty.  There will be three rounds + a lightning round, but only one epic trophy. Win Beer! Win Rice Balls! Win Cookies! Study up Renaissance man style!!!!!!!! RSVP
♫ Bradley Zero, Toribio, Darker Than Wax @ The Good Room (98 Meserole Ave.), 10pm, FREE before midnight w/ RSVP, $10-$20 without, RSVP
♫ Dirty Thursday: Ugly Sweater Party @ House of YES (2 Wyckoff Ave), 10pm, FREE, RSVP

FRIDAY 12/28

♦ Meet the Confetti King! @ City Reliquary (370 Metropolitan Ave.), 7pm, FREE w/ admission, The biggest confetti event in the country is New Year’s Eve in Times Square. Did you know that all the confetti is tossed by hand? The man who makes it all happen is Treb Heining.  He’ll be in New York to run the confetti operation at Times Square for the 27th consecutive year, and will make an appearance at the City Reliquary to talk about his work! Learn what it takes to be the Confetti King! More Info
♫ Autograf @ Schminanski (54 N. 11th) 9pm, $12-25, Buy Tix
♫ Loveless Records and Friends Holiday Spiral @ Kinfolk 90 (90 Wythe Ave.), 9pm, FREE, More Info
♫ Nevermind – ’90s Alternative (& Pop) Nite @ St. Vitus (1120 Manhattan Ave.), 11pm, FREE w/ RSVP, RSVP


SATURDAY 12/29

♫ Sounds of NY Release Party w/ Sean Cormac, Ruez and More @ TBA Brooklyn (395 Wythe Ave.), 6pm, FREE before 11pm, $15 after, Celebrating the release of the upcoming NightChild Records Various Artist release featuring music from Paul Rudder, Jon Billick, Jemaho, Rissa Garcia, Sean Cormac, Los Negros, and Ruez, More info
☺ You Should Self Reflect Comedy Show @ Muchmore’s (2 Havemeyer St.), 7pm, FREE, more info
♫ Kwanzaa Fest BK 2018 @ National Sawdust (8 N. 6th St.), 7pm, $20, seeking to create a safe space for millennial people of color. A place where you can be proud of your heritage, engage in your community, and still have a great time. Kwanzaa Fest BK is a party, but a party for a purpose, Buy Tix
♫ L&L&L Record Club All Night Long @ Black Flamingo (168 Borinquen Pl.), 10pm, FREE, RSVP

SUNDAY 12/30

♫ Bushwick A/V Afterhours: Herodot (Sunrise, Romania) @ Studio 299 (299 Vanderoot Ave.), 4am, $15, Buy Tix
☺ Church Night Holiday Spectacular @ Gutter Bar (200 N. 14th St), 9pm, FREE, the 6TH ANNUAL Church Night Holiday Spectacular – Comedy Show More Info
* DANCE UNTIL YOU DIE: a Farewell to Matt Grote @ Pine Box Rock Shop (12 Grattan St.), 9pm, FREE, More Info
♫ Sunday Service at Our Wicked Lady (Industry Night) @ Our Wicked Lady (153 Morgan Ave.), 9pm, FREE, rock out Sunday nights with an OWL mix of rock-n-roll, drink specials and love to the service industry, More info

MONDAY 12/31

# We’re Moving & It’s NYE Party @ Greenpoint Beer and Ale (7 n 15th.), 8pm, $10, $5 beers $6 well drinks all night, Buy Tix
♦ The Illuminati Ball New Year’s Eve Immersive Masquerade Party @ Weylin (175 Broadway), 8:30pm, $200-400, Indulge in a surreal and unforgettable experience this New Year’s Eve where you’ll be led through an exploration of the myth and mystery of the Illuminati by sirens and sailors, mermaids and sacred cows, barons and baronesses. Masked ball. Open Bar all night, Buy Tix
♫ NYE w/ Norm Talley, Kai Alcé, Olive T & more. 3 hr Open Bar! @ Rose Gold (96 Morgan Ave.), 9pm, $40, Rose Gold and Cape House teaming up for an NYE party across both venues, Buy Tix
# NYE Open Bar at Norman @ Norman (29 Norman Avenue) 9pm, $100 online $140 at the door, indulge in an unlimited offering of mixed drinks, beer, and wine. Followed by a sparkling midnight toast and post-midnight snack from our talented kitchen, Buy Tix
♫ NYE Love Bomb w Soul Clap, Underground System (dj), Love Tempo @ The Good Room (98 Meserole Ave.), 9pm, $75 (Ticket includes: Open bar from 9pm-10pm, Champagne toast at midnight, Balloon drop, Breakfast bagels, Party favors) Party starters Eli and Charlie will be bringing in 2019 with the funk to keep you dancing till dawn. Theys’re keeping it in the family with afrobeat group Underground System doing a DJ set plus legends of the scene Justin Strauss and Billy Caldwell in the Bad Room with their resident party Love Tempo, Buy Tix
♫ NYE Masquerade – Sleepy & Boo / Mafia B + Dysco / Rendezvous @ TBA Brooklyn (395 Wythe Ave.), 9pm, $90 (open bar 9pm-1am, open buffet 9pm-11am, party favors, champagne toast) $30 after 1am, Buy Tix 
♫ The Subway Soul Club New Year’s Eve Black & White Ball @ Ceremony 224 (224 Manhattan Ave.), 9pm, $22 includes champagne toast, Inspired by Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball, Dance the night away on a wooden floor to the best in 1960s Motown, Northern Soul and Go-Go Grooves on vinyl 45s by a particularly delicious DJ line up featuring Peanut Butter Brown (Uptown Getdown) and One Mint Julep (Soul Night). Phast Phreddie The Boogaloo Omnibus will be shaking (not stirred) and hostess with the hostess Lady Dawn will be providing the sauce! More Info
♫ New Year’s Eve | John Digweed @ Output (74 Wythe Ave.), 10pm, $80, join John Digweed for tge final night ever at output! Buy Tix

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About Lucie Levine

Lucie Levine is the founder of Archive on Parade, a local tour and event company that aims to take New York’s fascinating history out of the archives and into the streets. She’s a Native New Yorker, licensed New York City tour guide, and freelance writer with a passion for the city’s social, political and cultural history.

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