15 Places To Spend New Year’s Eve In NYC
On New Year’s Eve, the only thing that is important is where will you be celebrating the new year. If staying in, we selected a few cocktail options to serve during the farewell fête. If going out in the city, the options are endless. It’s the year’s glitziest night, after all. New York leaves us spoiled with choices on how to toast the New Year, and since this is the end of a decade, we expect nothing less. We picked the best places to observe the start of 2020. From elegant jazz bars, to chic cocktail parties, and black-tie galas we’ve tracked down fantastic places to ring in the New Year’s Eve in NYC.
Winnie’s Jazz Bar nestled inside Refinery Hotel is throwing a party that will set you back a cool G. This exclusive ticket is available to just a handful of lucky guests and includes everything from a premium open bar to a front-row seat for the Times Square Ball Drop. Start the evening with a 4-course sit-down dinner at Winnie’s sister restaurant Parker & Quinn. After dinner, your night will continue in Winnie’s with a premium open bar, dancing, and live music. As the clock ticks closer to midnight, venture a few short blocks to Times Square for an exclusive, front row viewing of the Ball Drop! Return to Refinery Hotel to continue your evening at Refinery Rooftop with bubbly and chef-curated desserts. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a truly New York toast to the New Year. $1,000 tickets are available here.
Head to Refinery Rooftop for an incredible night of drinking, dancing and taking in spectacular skyline views. Ring in the New Year with a $150 four-hour premium open bar (9:00 p.m to 1:00 a.m), a midnight bubbly toast, passed Hors D’Oeuvres, as well as a live DJ. Tickets for Refinery Rooftop’s New Year’s Eve party can be purchased here.
Boulton & Watt is the perfect place for those who want to stay in the LES. They are offering a three-course meal, VIP table and open bar from 9:00 p.m-1:00 a.m for $125 per person. Enjoy delicious cocktails and even better food. If only interested in the open bar, tickets are available for $85. Reservations can be made by calling 646-490-6004.
Park Avenue Tavern is a great place to cozy up and spend New Year’s. The venue is offering a three-course meal for $55 per guest. Entrees include Honey Nut Squash Ravioli, Thai Glazed Salmon, and Flat Iron Steak. Reservations can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cleo is ringing in the New Year with a bit of Mediterranean flair. Choose from starters like the Spicy cucumber salad, Hamachi Crudo, or Masabacha style hummus. The dinner is available for $55 per person and reservations can be made by emailing email@example.com.
For those looking for a quick bite in between bar hopping than look no further. Pinks Cantina has the perfect menu for a late-night snack. Stop in to refuel with delicious tacos and more before continuing the party.
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Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Decadence at an immersive nightlife experience in Times Square called METROPOLIS. This glamorous NY gem that has been described as a cross between a church, an opera house, and a bordello. Purchase tickets here.
For New Year’s Eve, guests will enjoy a lavish Roaring 20s-themed event with music from DJ Stan Courtois. Reservations are available beginning 8:30pm for the prix fixe menu ($380/person or $550/person for Dom Perignon Brut pre-order only.).
At FELICE 56 guests can ring in the NewYear with an authentic Tuscan prix fixe menu for $110 complete with a taste of century-old recipes made with the finest, artisanal Italian products and fresh, locally-sourced produce. The meal will conclude with a sweet fruit dessert and complimentary prosecco to toast to midnight.
The Knick. Ring in the new decade with a spectacular view of Times Square! The Knickerbocker Hotel is offering a variety of packages for their extravagant New Year’s Eve event, all including luxe accommodations, curated communal seated buffet dinner at Charlie Palmer, rooftop features indoor and outdoor spaces, and premium open bar all evening. More info and links to book packages can be found here.
New Year’s Pre-Party with Tetsu NYC
Dine on innovative Japanese cuisine at Tetsu, a modern Japanese robatayaki in the heart of TriBeCa. The restaurant will feature exclusive NYE specials for $75 per person from 4pm -8pm. Enjoy unlimited Pommery Apanage for two hours and a menu featuring: Toro Caviar, Blue Fin Tuna Toro from Japan and a VIP Burger with white truffles and Osetra caviar.