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Get your hands on last-minute tickets to wild end-of-year spectacles taking place across Manchester this New Year's Eve

Skiddle Staff

Last updated: 20th Dec 2022

The capital of Northern England, Manchester has long held a gold reputation for outrageous partying among dance floor dwellers in the UK. But when New Year's Eve comes around, at the peak of every twelve-month period, the heat, it would be fair to say, gets turned up to a whole new level. 

Peppered with world-renowned nightclubs, late-night venues and cavernous warehouse rave spaces, it's an undisputed epicentre for festive revellers looking to give the calendar year the proper send-off it deserves. So, if you're in the area on Saturday 31st December, or perhaps you're in the market to experience a New Year celebration somewhere novel and exciting, on the eve of 2023, why not give Manchester a whirl? 

Continue further down the page to discover just a handful of some of the numerous, awe-inspiring New Year's Eve events taking place in Manchester on the ultimate evening of 2022, and get your hands on tickets before they're all gone!  


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Hidden NYE

Where: Hidden in Manchester

Infamous among partygoers in the North, Manchester's Hidden nightclub has got something special up its sleeve to mark the end of the year. 

Opening up all three of its floors to guests, presenting a New Year's Eve experience with a UKG twist, the event will see a lineup of hotly-tipped DJ talents from around the UK taking command of the ones and twos for an epic 9-hour, dusk til dawn spectacular. 

Always a sell-out occasion, Hiddens New Year's Eve shindigs are a thing of legend in the city. Ensure your attendance and take in the diverse nature of the club, its patrons and the artists present on the night of Saturday 31st December.


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Hit & Run x New Year's Eve 22/23

Where: Six Trees Bar And Kitchen in Manchester 

The bass-loving scoundrels over at Hit & Run recently answered the call of the public to throw a New Year's event in their native Manchester at the end of the month. 

Promising top-drawer performances from quality names, supplying unparalleled music and vibes, partygoers will be spoilt to a score of rowdy sets from the likes of Zero T, the prolific remixer and serial collaborator who's worked with everyone from Goldie and Noisia to Alix Perez, Hit & Run founder Rich Reason, going B2B with Kaz, Dirty Doe, and many more. 

A monumental night of earth-trembling music awaits, with only the finest cuts in D'n'B and jungle on offer.


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Keep It Unreal NYE: Mr. Scruff + MC Kwasi

Where: Band On The Wall in Manchester

Mr. Scruff has reignited his 'Keep It Unreal' event series, confirming what's set to be a memorable year-end performance at Manchester's Band On The Wall alongside his right-hand man, MC Kwasi.

A homegrown authority on mixing, an eclectic selector, admired producer and a gifted cartoonist (see poster above), Mr. Scruff is a name many will already be familiar with. Signed to Ninja Tune Records back in 1998, the expert turntablist has gigged across the world, taking his multi-million-stream achieving back catalogue of works to audiences far and wide. A master in the studio, he's also teamed up with a long list of other iconic acts - from Quantic and Andreya Triana to Roots Manuva.

Catch the Mancunian DJ extraordinaire slipping in and out of jazz, soul, hip hop, funk, disco, deep house, reggae, afrobeat, electro, techno, new wave and more, over a six-hour session this New Year's Eve. 


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Bedrock: NYE with John Digweed

Where: Joshua Brooks in Manchester

DJs MCMA and Four Candles join internationally-acclaimed dance legend and Bedrock founder, John Digweed at Joshua Brooks this New Year's Eve for a proper good old-fashioned rave to see out 2022. 

For those unaware of Digweed's prestige, here's an artist that's basically done it all. From being voted the world's best DJ in a voters poll run by DJ Magazine, back in 2001, and being the first DJ to gain a residency at New York's iconic Twilo nightclub, to launching his own massively successful label, promotions company and studio production partnership (AKA Bedrock), he's a DJ with seemingly limitless talents. 

Don't miss your chance to experience the underground cult hero's technical wizardry behind the decks first-hand, on Saturday 31st December. 


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NYE @ The Local

Where: The Loft MCR in Manchester

Head to one of Manchester's most frequented and intimate clubbing destinations for a 'no frills' and 'no gimmicks' end-of-year bash. 

The club, owned and managed by the music-savvy team at Animal Crossing was opened by Olli Ryder, the son of Happy Mondays frontman, Sean Ryder, and company just over a year ago. Since its opening, it's welcomed packed-out audiences almost every night, to experience the sounds of some of the best emerging talents in disco, house, techno and garage, both local and international. 

Promising much more of the same on the eve of 2023, The Loft will bring friends and family together for one last hurrah, to bid a fond farewell to a remarkable year for what's fast becoming one of the city's most popular venues. 


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90s Baby | New Year's Eve

Where: Albert Hall in Manchester

Take a trip back in time and relive one of the most pivotal eras for dance music, the 90s, this New Year's Eve.

Coming live from inside one of Manchester's most iconic and historic music venues, The Albert Hall, 90s Baby New Year's Eve will feature some of the trailblazers of the decade bringing your favourite old-school clubbing anthems back to life. Expect showstopping performances from big-hitting names the likes of Alex Party, Baby D, K-Klass, Livin Joy, N-Trance and Phats & Small

Gather on the dance floor with your fellow party-going compatriots this New year's Eve, for an unmissable evening of nostalgia-packed fun.


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Factory 251: New Year's Eve

Where: FAC 251 The Factory in Manchester

Over a thousand party animals are anticipated to descend upon FAC 251 in Manchester's city centre, eager to welcome the coming New Year as they mean to go on. 

Taking the roof off of the three-storied venue and bar, as the count runs down to midnight on the ultimate night of 2022, six of the best local DJs will provide a first-rate soundtrack through a formidable Funktion One sound system. Covering everything from R'n'B and hip hop to pop, indie, house, techno and disco, this seven-hour extravaganza is set to serve something to suit all tastes. 

Head to the former site of Factory Records' infamous central Manchester offices, the place where iconic acts such as New Order and The Happy Mondays signed contracts with the late-great Tony Wilson, and sample an unparalleled year-end party atmosphere.


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Deptford Northern Soul Club New Year's Eve

Where: YES in Manchester

Modern-day revivalists of the Northern Soul scene, lifelong friends Will Foot and Lewis Henderson of Deptford Northern Soul Club bring their much-envied record collection and turntables to Manchester's YES on Saturday 31st December. 

The pair, who've taken their acclaimed and unique soul show out on the road to venues across the nation, not to mention to renowned live music events the likes of Glastonbury and Green Man Festival, will coax trendy audience members to the dance floor, to shuffle and spin, glide and clap along to a soundtrack of rare and imported, 70's American soul singles.

Bringing soul fans old and young together for an inclusive night of festive frolicking, Deptford Northern Soul Club's New Year bash is one not to be missed.


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New Year's Eve Bottomless Brunch

Where: Revolution Parsonage Gardens in Manchester

New Year's Eve is typically all about late-night activities when the winter sun has dipped below the horizon and the hours quickly fall away in the lead-up to midnight. But what do you do with yourself in the build-up? 

Choose NOT to sit at home twiddling your thumbs waiting for the call of your friends to come. Instead, get yourself some bottomless pre-game drinks and rave fuel at Manchester's Revolution.

Chow down on a delicious brunch menu and sip bottomless Prosecco, Amstel, Vodka mixers and selected cocktails for two hours, for just £30 per person. Ensure you can go long into the early hours of New Year's Day and get hyped for an evening of carnage at Revolution this New Year's Eve.


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Funkademia New Year's Eve

Where: Mint Lounge in Manchester

One of the UK's longest-running club nights, Manchester's Funkademia will host its habitual end-of-year soiree at its spiritual Northern Quarter home, the Mint Lounge, on the final day of 2022. 

Attracting dance floor addicts with only the finest cuts in funk, disco and everything in between, since 1995, the Funkademia residents boast supernatural DJ talents when it comes to reading a room, with the ability to take the energy of any audience and crank it up to the max!

Get ready for full crowd participation, to sing and dance all night long to tracks courtesy of icons the likes of Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg, Prince, Diana Ross, Chic and many more.

Groove your way into 2023 at one of the city's best and most enduring parties.


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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.








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