December 21, 2022

Ring in 2023 with These 10 Greater Cincinnati Events

We've nearly made it to the finish line. And what better way to celebrate the strange year behind us than by raising a champagne flute and dancing the night away at some of Cincinnati's finest establishments? Here are just a few of the New Year's Eve events ringing in 2023 in Greater Cincinnati.
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Arlo McKinley at Bogart's
Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
Fresh off the release of his third studio album, This Mess We're In, Cincinnati-born musician Arlo McKinley will be ringing in the New Year with a performance at Bogart's. Read CityBeat's feature on McKinley to learn more about the local's rise to fame and unique brand of country music. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville, livenation.com.
Photo: Emma Delevante

Arlo McKinley at Bogart's

Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.
Fresh off the release of his third studio album, This Mess We're In, Cincinnati-born musician Arlo McKinley will be ringing in the New Year with a performance at Bogart's. Read CityBeat's feature on McKinley to learn more about the local's rise to fame and unique brand of country music. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville, livenation.com.
New Year's Eve: Billie Holiday Songbook at Music Hall
8 p.m.
Vocalist Quiana Lynell makes her Cincinnati POPS debut with New Year's Eve: Billie Holiday Songbook, singing timeless classics from Holiday's catalog including "Lady Sings the Blues" and "In My Solitude." 8 p.m. Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, cincinnatisymphony.org.
Photo: Provided by CSO

New Year's Eve: Billie Holiday Songbook at Music Hall

8 p.m.
Vocalist Quiana Lynell makes her Cincinnati POPS debut with New Year's Eve: Billie Holiday Songbook, singing timeless classics from Holiday's catalog including "Lady Sings the Blues" and "In My Solitude." 8 p.m. Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, cincinnatisymphony.org.
New Year's Eve Blast on Fountain Square
6 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance, skate and drink on Fountain Square this New Year's Eve. Grab a cocktail from the bar, enjoy outdoor heaters, listen to tunes from a live DJ and watch a fireworks show. There will also be a more kid-friendly New Year's Eve countdown taking place at 7:10 p.m. 6 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown, myfountainsquare.com.
Photo: Provided by 3CDC

New Year's Eve Blast on Fountain Square

6 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance, skate and drink on Fountain Square this New Year's Eve. Grab a cocktail from the bar, enjoy outdoor heaters, listen to tunes from a live DJ and watch a fireworks show. There will also be a more kid-friendly New Year's Eve countdown taking place at 7:10 p.m. 6 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown, myfountainsquare.com.
New Year's Eve at Lost & Found
9 p.m.
Head to Lost & Found for music from DJs Firecat 451 and Sean G and $30 bottles of champagne. 9 p.m. Lost & Found, 22 E. 14th St., Over-the-Rhine, instagram.com/lostandfoundotr.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

New Year's Eve at Lost & Found

9 p.m.
Head to Lost & Found for music from DJs Firecat 451 and Sean G and $30 bottles of champagne. 9 p.m. Lost & Found, 22 E. 14th St., Over-the-Rhine, instagram.com/lostandfoundotr.
New Year's Eve at Tokyo Kitty
8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Dance the night away at Tokyo Kitty. On New Year's Eve, the popular karaoke destination will be offering a special cocktail menu and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Private rooms will also be available to rent. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Tokyo Kitty, 575 Race St., Downtown, facebook.com/thattokyobar.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

New Year's Eve at Tokyo Kitty

8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Dance the night away at Tokyo Kitty. On New Year's Eve, the popular karaoke destination will be offering a special cocktail menu and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Private rooms will also be available to rent. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Tokyo Kitty, 575 Race St., Downtown, facebook.com/thattokyobar.
Bubbles & Bow Ties at Igby's
9 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
This event at Igby's includes a champagne toast when you arrive, party favors and dancing. Dress in cocktail attire. 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Igby's, 122 E. Sixth St., Downtown, eventbrite.com.
Photo: Chunfeng FENG, Unsplash

Bubbles & Bow Ties at Igby's

9 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
This event at Igby's includes a champagne toast when you arrive, party favors and dancing. Dress in cocktail attire. 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Igby's, 122 E. Sixth St., Downtown, eventbrite.com.
Midnight on Madison New Year’s Eve Party at Hotel Covington
9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Enter the new year in style at Hotel Covington's Midnight on Madison New Year’s Eve Party. Guests can drink from a champagne fountain and Bubble Bar, as well as dance the night away to tunes provided by DJ Jemal Potter. The special event will also feature a 360 photo booth, balloon drop at midnight and a raffle to win luxury prizes. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Hotel Covington, 638 Madison Ave., Covington, eventbrite.com.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Midnight on Madison New Year’s Eve Party at Hotel Covington

9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Enter the new year in style at Hotel Covington's Midnight on Madison New Year’s Eve Party. Guests can drink from a champagne fountain and Bubble Bar, as well as dance the night away to tunes provided by DJ Jemal Potter. The special event will also feature a 360 photo booth, balloon drop at midnight and a raffle to win luxury prizes. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Hotel Covington, 638 Madison Ave., Covington, eventbrite.com.
The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band at the Southgate House Revival
9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Boogie your way into the new year at The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn show at the Southgate House Revival. Concertgoers can expect to hear new music from the band, as well as a few surprises. “I like to put stuff in the set that you can only see if you come to the show, things that aren’t on any record. I think that’s sort of a bonus for the people that are coming out and paying that full ticket price to see the show," Reverend Peyton told CityBeat in an interview published earlier this month. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. Joe’s Truck Stop and the Hammer and the Hatchet open the show. Southgate House Revival, 111 E. 6th St., Newport, southgatehouse.com.
Photo: Courtesy of The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band at the Southgate House Revival

9 p.m.-2 a.m.
Boogie your way into the new year at The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn show at the Southgate House Revival. Concertgoers can expect to hear new music from the band, as well as a few surprises. “I like to put stuff in the set that you can only see if you come to the show, things that aren’t on any record. I think that’s sort of a bonus for the people that are coming out and paying that full ticket price to see the show," Reverend Peyton told CityBeat in an interview published earlier this month. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 9 p.m. Joe’s Truck Stop and the Hammer and the Hatchet open the show. Southgate House Revival, 111 E. 6th St., Newport, southgatehouse.com.
Hive New Year's Eve at The Mockbee
9 p.m.-5 a.m.
Join revelers in a "multi-stage, multi-sensory blowout party" at The Mockbee on New Year's Eve. The event will include performances from local rock, hip-hop and EDM artists like Trauma Illinois and AZA. 9 p.m.-5 a.m. The Mockbee, 2260 Central Parkway, Brighton, eventbrite.com.
Photo: Jesse Fox

Hive New Year's Eve at The Mockbee

9 p.m.-5 a.m.
Join revelers in a "multi-stage, multi-sensory blowout party" at The Mockbee on New Year's Eve. The event will include performances from local rock, hip-hop and EDM artists like Trauma Illinois and AZA. 9 p.m.-5 a.m. The Mockbee, 2260 Central Parkway, Brighton, eventbrite.com.
Bloom NYE Ball 2023 at Bloom OTR
9 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
Jessica Dimon will be hosting this dance-fueled New Year's Eve celebration at Bloom OTR. Festivities include star-studded drag performances, a cast meet-and-greet and a balloon drop at midnight with a champagne toast. 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Bloom OTR, 1120 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine, eventbrite.com.
Photo: Gunner Hollin via Instagram, Bloom OTR

Bloom NYE Ball 2023 at Bloom OTR

9 p.m.-2:30 a.m.
Jessica Dimon will be hosting this dance-fueled New Year's Eve celebration at Bloom OTR. Festivities include star-studded drag performances, a cast meet-and-greet and a balloon drop at midnight with a champagne toast. 9 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Bloom OTR, 1120 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine, eventbrite.com.