Cheers to 2023 in McKinney! We have lots of festivities to kick off the New Year. Below are just some of the events to help you usher in the New Year here in McKinney; we'll add more as we find them. Make sure to check our website calendar regularly, too, as there are always new events being added.

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New Year’s Eve Party at Gather in Downtown McKinney! 

Dec. 31, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 
Gather In Downtown McKinney 

Join this New Year’s Eve Party hosted by Gather in Downtown McKinney. There will be appetizers, dancing, party favors, a cash bar, and a champagne toast at midnight. This event is for ages 21 and up! Please dress in semi-formal attire. Admission is $75 which includes two drink tickets.  


NYE Celebration 

Dec. 31, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. 
Room One Eleven 

Let Room One Eleven in Downtown McKinney make your New Year's Eve celebrations truly memorable! There will be live jazz music starting at 9 p.m. and then get a glimpse into the Golden Era of Oriental Dance when East meets West with a vintage-style belly dance show featuring @rhiannononstage. Don’t forget to make a reservation with them in order to get password & access instructions; just send an email to


New Year's Laughing Eve: Countdown to 2023 with John Hastings 

John Hastings - ComicDec. 31, 8 & 10:30 p.m. 
The Comedy Arena 

Ring in the New Year at one of the best comedy clubs in town! Laugh with us as we count down to 2023 at The Comedy Arena. Mature audiences only and tickets are $30. The evening will feature: 

  • Original stand-up comedy starring John Hastings from America's Got Talent, Comedy Central, and every major comedy festival in the world including Edinburgh.   
  • Champagne Toast 
  • Party Favors 


The Wilder Blue with Zane WilliamsNew Year’s Eve: The Wilder Blue 

Dec. 31, 9 p.m. 
The Augustus at Local Yocal 

The concert by The Wilder Blue (Zane Williams and his band) will take place at Local Yocal’s event space, The Augustus, right behind Local Yocal BBQ & Grill. Doors open at 7 p.m., dinner is at 8 p.m., and the show starts at 9 p.m. 

  • Premium Reserved Seating includes Chef-Prepared Dinner, Complimentary Cocktails, Beer or Wine, and Valet Parking - $175 per person. Sold in tables for two. 
  • Reserved Seating includes Chef-Prepared Dinner, Complimentary Cocktails, Beer or Wine, and Valet Parking - $150 per person. Sold in tables for two. 
  • General Admission includes Complimentary Cocktails, Beer or Wine, and Valet Parking - $65 per person. Sold individually. 

Tanner UsreyHank’s New Year’s Eve Bash 

Dec. 31, Starting at 9 p.m. 
Hank’s Texas Grill 

Usher in 2023 with Tanner Usrey LIVE on New Year’s Eve while enjoying a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, a prime rib dinner special, and party favors! Graycie York will open the show. Tickets are $23-343. 


BarnHill Vineyards Presents: Hay Bale Drop NYE Bash 

Dec. 31, 10 p.m. 
BarnHill Vineyards 

Enjoy a New Year's Eve you will never forget. The included Champagne will flow when the lighted hay bale hits the floor at 10 p.m.-midnight as there is a toast to a new year! Last Stand will cover all your 80s classic rock to keep those memories alive. 


Zin Zen's New Year's Eve Party

Dec. 31, 8 p.m.-12:15 a.m. (Jan. 1)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro in Adriatica

Enjoy live music with Reigning Nickels, party favors, food and beverage specials, and an NYE toast! Tickets are available online for $20-25. 


Say Hello to 2023 at E.J. Wills Gastropub

Dec. 31, 9:30 p.m.
Jan. 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. brunch
E.J. Wills Gastropub

Rock to live music by Philip Brumley and toast to 2023 with champagne on New Year's Eve. Then, on New Year's Day, feast on a special brunch entree, a regular menu, and $3 Bloody Marys, mimosas, beer-mosas, and screwdrivers. 

Live Music at The Stix Icehouse

Dec. 31, 6-9 p.m.
The Stix Icehouse

Not looking for a late-night NYE party, but still want to take in some live music while enjoying a fun dinner out with family and friends? Stix Icehouse will be hosting classic rock band Mitch 'N' Stick to provide live music from 6-9 p.m.


Arcade 92 vintage gamesWelcome to the Future NYE Party

Dec. 31, All day starting at 11 a.m.; 21+ only after 9 p.m.
Arcade 92

They're ringing in the New Year with a neon NYE party at Arcade 92. Come by and play retro arcade games and try themed cocktails. Starting at 9 p.m.; Arcade 92 will be 21+ only. Open until 1 a.m.