Dave & Buster's

234 W 42nd St New York NY US 10036
12/31/2023 7:00PM
All Ages | Doors Open 7:00PM - 1:00AM
4 Hour Premium Open Bar

Dave & Buster's Event Description

Celebrating New Year's Eve in NYC’s Times Square has never been this amazing, thanks to Dave and Buster's all-ages,mega-sized, mega-festive NYE party at NYC’s favorite fun emporium. Get down to some serious revelry, Dave & -New Year’s Eve party, one of the hottest tickets in Times Square NYC offering a mix of music, dance, games, and all-out fun to welcome the New Year.

Enjoy a full selection of drinks hosted at the 4-hour open bar; feast on the kid-friendly buffet appetizers between bouts of arcade madness, then sample sweet treats for dessert; play the wide array of games and have a blast dancing to pulsating beats from a live DJ spinning the coolest House, Top 40, Pop, Hip Hop, and Mash-Ups piped through a booming sound system. With all those fun games and many festive NYE party amenities to delight the whole family, Dave and Buster’s is the place to be in Times Square for Ball Drop festivities. 

A live broadcast of the New Year's Eve ball drop on multiple flat panels and projection screens and a champagne toast, compliments of the open bar at midnight will cap this NYE.

 Dave & Buster's is a mammoth 31,500 square-foot multi-faceted entertainment complex like no other the city has ever seen. With enough fun and games to get your adrenaline pumping – just in time to welcome the New Year — its prime on location on 42nd Street makes this Times Square's most electrifying New Year’s party destination. It’s great news for family and friends, a party place where everyone can come together under one roof to celebrate the most festive New Year’s Eve ever. Hang on to your party hats, party people: It’s gonna be a wild, family-friendly NYE in NYC Times Square.

Known the world over as the high-tech playground for kids of all ages, the 200+ arcade machines, classic amusement park games, and virtual simulators will bring out the "big kid" in you. What's your game of choice? Dave & Buster's has it all (Pac-Man, SkeeBall, Super Trivia, Basketball Shoot-out, NASCAR simulators, to name but a few favorites. There’s so much more.) The over-the-top revelry surrounding the official New Year's Eve ball drop outside adds to the electricity of the super-hot energized party atmosphere of this wild NYC event destination.

***Please note Power Cards are not included in the price of the ticket but are available for purchase through the venue on the night of

***Please enter the event at 41st St and 8th Ave (North) between 7:00 PM-11:30 PM and 12:15 AM-2:00 AM (as regulated by NYPD.) 

***Admission restrictions may be in place during the ball drop (11:30 PM - 12:15 AM.) Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter the Times Square area no later than 8 pm


ENTRY POINTS and BARRICADES: The NYPD set up security checkpoints, called Barricades, throughout Times Square. The NYPD will ask you to present your Print-At-Home physical ticket, which are also your entry tickets to the event. Locate your entry point based on the event you are attending below. Your entry into Times Square cannot be guaranteed if you do not follow these designated ENTRY POINT instructions. Your physical tickets must be on you at all times in order to gain entry into Times Square and your event.

TIME: Moving through Times Square on New Year’s Eve can be a slow process. Make sure to give yourself plenty of time to travel from your hotel or starting point to your party destination. There are police checkpoints throughout Times Square and the wait times may vary. The “doors open” time is located on your actual ticket. We strongly recommend arriving at least 1-hour before the scheduled opening time. NOTE: Trying to enter Times Square after 9:00 PM is difficult and strongly discouraged. 

ENTRY POINT:  41st St and 8th Ave (North) between 7:00 PM-11:30 PM and 12:15 AM-2:00 AM (as regulated by NYPD.) 

Menu and Fare

Music & Entertainment

Top 40 | Hip Hop | Dance | House| Mash Ups

Dress Code

New Year's Eve Festive - Casual Evening / Semi-Formal Attire

Location and Hours

234 W 42nd St New York NY US 10036
Doors Open 7:00PM - 1:00AM
Ticket prices start low and auto-increase to higher prices as the inventory of available tickets gets smaller and the even sells out.
Ticket prices can jump significantly (even 100%) in matter of minutes. It is important to avoid delays in purchasing so that you get the best price.
Events will sell out in advance of December 31st. Do not wait to purchase tickets to the event of your choice.