The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Well, 2018 is almost a wrap, and what better way to toast to the year 2019 than with a party and some bubbly! Whether you are looking to attend a black tie affair, a party featuring bottle service, a seated dinner, or an intimate gathering at home, we have listed the best ways, including cocktails, to salute New Year’s Eve. We have also shared the best sparkling wines and champagne to uncork for New Year’s.   Here’s to bold and new possibilities, happiness & health. Happy New Year!

Where To Celebrate New Year’s Eve

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Dinner & Disco At The Drunken Munkey

We have revealed this restaurant, which recently opened a second spot in Greenwich Village.  Both locations will offer guests two seatings, with an elaborate five course Indian feast.  At 10:30pm, the Disco Dance Party commences downtown in the Village.   The restaurant will be blinged –out with disco balls, lasers and party favors as guests boogie to classic 70’s hits until the clock strikes 12.

Drunken Munkey

338 E 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128

31 Cornelia Street
New York, NY 10014

New Year's Eve

A Gatsby Affair At Oscar Wilde

Spend a celebratory night under lavish chandeliers at Oscar Wilde. This black tie affair involves a prix fixe dinner menu, (last seating is at 7pm), and a soiree embracing the decadence of a bygone era involving premium open bar, signature cocktails and a live DJ.

Oscar Wilde

45 W 27th Street

New York, NY 10001

events@oscarwildenyc.com

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Dinner At Parker & Quinn

Have dinner on the ground floor of the Refinery Hotel’s restaurant Parker & Quinn. The restaurant will offer two seatings for up to five people. Enjoy a three-course meal curated by Chef Jeff Haskell with a glass of bubbly.  Afterwards, head upstairs to the Refinery Rooftop– your reservation includes general admission access to the party.

Parker & Quinn

64 W 39th Street

reservations@ingoodcompany.com

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Winnie’s Jazz Bar

For a more intimate setting, reserve a spot at Winnie’s Jazz Bar.  The NYE party starts at 10pn and includes light bites, open bar and live jazz to get you in the festive mood.

Winnie’s Jazz Bar

63 West 38th Street

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Refinery Rooftop 

Ring in the New Year with stunning views of the Empire State Building and Midtown at Refinery Rooftop.  The iconic New York New Year’s Eve soiree begins at 9pm and highlights four hours of premium open bar, passed hor d’oeuvres, and live entertainment.  Tickets can be purchased online. 

Refinery Rooftop

63 West 38th Street

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

The Wilson

For a laid-back celebratory setting, The Wilson is hosting an evening of live music, signature cocktails, and a four-course meal.

Tickets can be purchased online here. 

The Wilson

132 West 27th Street

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Boulton & Watt

If looking to escape the madness of midtown, head to Boulton & Watt, located in the East Village.  Enjoy open bar from 9pm to 1am, or purchase a package that includes a three-course meal, shared dessert, and free flowing drinks.

Boulton & Watt

5 Avenue A

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Rose Bar at the Gramercy Park Hotel

This event is non-ticketed so get here early to reserve a table.  Open bar is not offered, however the table will grant access to elevated bottle service involving fresh purees and fruit garnishes for your mixes.

 Rose Bar at the Gramercy Park Hotel 

2 Lexington Avenue

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What Cocktails To Serve For New Year’s Eve

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Cranberry Citrus Fizz

Ingredients:

Method:
In a tumbler, mix cranberry juice, orange juice and the juice of half a lime. Add ice, then shake and strain into your glass of choice. Top glass with Sparkling Ice Cranberry Frost and garnish with a lime twist.

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Limoncello Mule

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. limoncello
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • Brooklyn Crafted Lemon Lime Ginger Beer

Method:

Add all the ingredients together in a Julep cup, and garnish with a lemon wheel and a mint sprig.

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Prosecco Superiore Cranberry Skewer

Ingredients:

Method:

Put cranberries on a skewer and rinse under cold water. Dip skewered cranberries in water, and then roll in granulated sugar. Place skewers on wax paper and place in freezer for 5 minutes. Fill glass ¾ with Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore. Place skewers on top of glass and serve.

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Purity Berry

Ingredients:

  • 3 parts Purity Vodka
  • 1 cup mixed berries
  • 1 long piece of lemon zest
  • 4 parts distilled water

Method:

Combine the ingredients in a glass pitcher and let sit, refrigerated, for at least 4 hours – or preferably overnight, before serving. Serve the vodka mixed with the berry water either shaken or served strained or combined over ice.

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Korbel Holiday Sparkler

Ingredients:

  • ¼ oz. Chambord Liqueur
  • 4 oz. Korbel California Brut
  • Cranberries

Method:
Pour Chambord into a champagne flute. Top with Korbel. Garnish with cranberries for a festive touch.

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Korbel Holiday Punch 

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. Chambord Liqueur
  • 8 oz. Cranberry Juice
  • 2 chilled bottles Korbel Brut
  • Cranberries

Method:

Pour ingredients into a large punch bowl or pitcher and stir. Top with raspberries or cranberries.

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Korbel Peppermint Fizz

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. White Crème de Cacao4 oz. Korbel California Brut
  • White Chocolate, melted
  • Peppermint Candy Cane, crushed

Method:
Dip the rim of a champagne flute in melted white chocolate, then dip in finely crushed candy cane. Pour crème de cacao into a champagne flute. Top with brut.

Non-Alcoholic Cocktails

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Cran-Apple Smash

Ingredients:

Method:
In a highball glass, muddle cranberries. Pour in Sparkling Ice Cranberry Frost and cranberry juice. Add 4 dashes of citrus bitter sand top with apple cider. Finish with ice and an orange peel garnish.

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Cranberry Ginger Beer

Ingredients:

Method
In a copper mug, add ice, ginger beer, and Sparkling Ice Cranberry Frost. Top with frozen cranberries and enjoy.

The Best Ways To Fete New Year’s Eve In NYC

Cranberry Mock-Mosa

Ingredients:

Method:
In a champagne flute, add chilled orange juice and Sparkling Ice Cranberry Frost. Garnish with an orange peel twist.

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