New Year’s Eve in the LGBT Carolinas

UPDATE (12/23/17): Head here for the 2018 New Year events in Charlotte.

Also please note that some of the bars listed below are no longer in operation.


 

Looking for an LGBT-friendly or LGBT nightclub or bar to spend your New Year’s Eve. We’ve got the list of the Carolinas’ hottest parties…

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Asheville

The Grove House
Eleven, Scandals Nightclub, Boiler Room
Three balloon drops with over $1,500 in cash and prizes, hors d’oeuvres, part favors, champagne toast
$15/members, $20/guests

11 Grove St.
Asheville, NC
828-505-1612
www.thegrovehouse.com

Charlotte

The Bar at 316
Takeover Friday hosts a special New Year’s Eve party. Free entry. Drink specials. DJ Andy Z.
316 Rensselaer Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28203
704-910-1478
thebarat316@live.com
www.thebarat316.com

Closet
Featuring DJ Lin Benfiled with DJ Big David. Cash balloon drop, special guest entertainers, party favors and champagne toast. DJ countdown of the Decade’s Ten Biggest Hits.
$20/advance at the club, White Rabbit. $25/at the door (21+). $30/at the door under 21).

Limited balcony table reservations.
1202 Charlottetowne Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-375-1777
www.closetnightclub.com

Hartigan’s Irish Pub
Come out for a a midnight balloon drop with over $250 in cash and prizes.
10 p.m. $10 cover.
601 S. Cedar St.
Charlotte, NC

The Hide-A-Way
Balloon drop, champagne toast, party favors, evening buffet. DJ Sid. Two special drag performances at 11 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. featuring Makaylah DuShot, Starla DaVinci, Amber Rochelle St. James and Jessica Raynes Starr.
$10/members. $15/guests.
405 Baskins Rd.
Rock Hill, SC 29730
803-328-6630

Petra’s Piano Bar and Cabaret
Petra’s rings in the New Year with Atlanta’s DJ Bryan Scott and pianist Ryan Stamey with house cabaret cast. Free food and a midnight champagne toast.
$3/members, $5/guests. Doors open at 7.

1919 Commonwealth Ave.
Charlotte, NC

The Rainbow In
Roxy’s Rainbow Review, with special guests and exotic dancer. DJ Reid Barrett. Midnight balloon drop and champagne toast.
$10/members. $15/guests. $2 off advance tickets.

4376 Charlotte Hwy
Lake Wylie, SC 29710
803-831-0093

The Scorpio
Free party favors, midnight balloon drop and champagne toast with special drag performances.
$10 cover 18 and up.

2301 Freedom Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-373-9124
www.scorpios.com

The Woodshed Lounge
Party favors and champagne toast. $5 cover.
3935 Queen City Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28208
704-394-1712
www.woodshedlounge.com

Greensboro

Q Lounge
Neon New Year’s Eve Party
708 W. Market St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
336-272-2587
www.theqlounge.com

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Warehouse 29
Special New Year’s Eve Party with champagne toast and male dancers!
1011 Arnold St.
Greensboro, NC 27405
336-333-9333
www.w29.com

Myrtle Beach

Time Out!
New Year’s Eve Spectacular with Kristine DeeVine and Ausia Lee
520 8th Ave. N.
Myrtle Beach, SC
843-448-1180
www.timeoutmbsc.com

Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill (Triangle)

Flex
Trailer Park New Year: cheap champagne, black-eye peas and collard greens and more! Special Mary K Mart show at 11 p.m. ’til Dick Clark!
$5/members. $7/guests.
2 S. West St.
Raleigh, NC 27603
919-832-8855
www.flex-club.com

Legends
$7/members. $10/guests.
330 W. Hargett St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-831-8888
www.legends-club.com

Steel Blue
Blue Year’s Eve Bash: Doors open at 8 p.m. DJ Rush spinning all the latest. Balloon drop and champagne toast. Come dressed-to-impressed with “best dressed” prizes given out in the evening.
Members: $5 before 10 p.m., $10 after 10 p.m. $15/guests. $20/under 21.

1426 S. Miami Blvd.
Durham, NC 27703
919-596-5876
www.clubsteelblue.com

Wilmington

Ibiza
“Revolut10n: The Countdown Begins”
9 p.m.-3 a.m

118 Market St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
910-251-1301
www.ibizawilmington.com

Winston-Salem

Club Odyssey
Free Hors d’oeuvres buffet at 8 p.m., Free champagne, party favors and balloon drops, free breakfast buffet at 2 a.m..
$16/members, $18/guests. $20/under 21. $5 memberships. Doors open at 8 p.m.

4019-A Country Club Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
336-774-7071
www.clubodyssey.info

Have more New Year’s Eve parties or detailed information to list? Comment below…

 

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