New Queers Eve

New Queers Eve

Showcase Lounge
All Ages
New Queers Eve at Higher Ground

To help keep our community safe as we head into 2022, the New Queers Eve event previously scheduled for December 31 has been rescheduled for March 4, 2022. All previously issued tickets will be honored at the March 4, 2022 date. Apologies for any inconvenience.


$20 early bird (before November 1) | $25 advance | $30 day of show


All patrons attending events at the Higher Ground Ballroom and Showcase Lounge will be required to show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative PCR test from the past 72 hours, along with a matching photo ID. Proof of vaccination can be your physical vaccine card or a photo of your card. Tests must be administered by an authorized provider with your name included on the test result.

In addition to proof of vaccination or a negative test result, all attendees of events at Higher Ground will be required to wear a mask except while actively eating or drinking. If you do not have a mask we will provide you one upon entry.

It's time to ring in the new year with New Queers Eve - the annual LGBTQ+ dance party event of the season, hosted by Emoji Nightmare. Featuring DJs, live music, tantalizing burlesque, over a dozen fabulous drag performances, and a special midnight toast, this will be the best way to ring in the new year!

Performers include:

Emoji Nightmare

Nikki Champagne


Katniss Everqueer

Sasha Sriracha

Rhedd Rhumm

Ginge O’Lolly


Dixieland Delight


Carmen Gettit

Bethadone Clinique

Hi Ho Silver


Prince Muffin

Mike Oxready

Domini’que Anjou

+ more!

Venue Information:
Showcase Lounge
1214 Williston Road

South Burlington, VT, 05403