Best New Year's Eve Activities In NY

For a quintessential New Year’s Eve experience, look no further than New York - the state to see and be seen on New Year’s Eve. Here you’ll find some of the most luxurious and intimate parties in the world and encounter parties boasting stunning city views exclusive to New York City. Only in New York can you witness the famous Times Square Ball drop in person or enjoy the most sophisticated yacht parties on the East Coast. If you prefer a more laid-back setting, head to New York’s rural areas for charming resort and mansion parties for a memorable holiday.

New York New Year’s Eve Gatsby’s Fireworks Yacht Party, New York, NY

Attend the most glamorous New Year’s Eve celebration in New York aboard the Cornucopia Majesty luxury yacht. This Gatsby-themed yacht party features first-class amenities including a premium open bar, four-course dinner buffet, five full-service bars, multiple DJs and dance floors, exclusive live music performance, party favors, countdown, and spectacular fireworks views surrounded by stunning art deco decor in Gatsby-esque splendor.

Hyatt Centric Bar 54 Rooftop Time Square New Year’s Eve Ball Drop Celebration, New York, NY

Celebrate the New Year in an unforgettable setting at the Hyatt Centric’s Bar 54, the tallest rooftop lounge in Manhattan! You’ll gain access to the best views of the live ball drop from the top of Times Square along with breathtaking views of the entire city from the hotel’s 54th-floor outdoor terrace. Also enjoy a premium open bar and passed appetizers in a sophisticated, intimate atmosphere for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

New Year’s Eve Ball at Greentree Country Club, New Rochelle, NY

Have a blast at the New Year’s Eve Ball at the Greentree Country Club, the “gold-standard” venue in Westchester. This all-inclusive ball features the lavish multicultural buffet, top shelf open bar, best DJs in New York City, party favors, live countdown, champagne toast, and more in an opulent setting with waterfront views.

Serenity Yacht New Year’s Eve Party, New York, NY

Experience the best fireworks views from one of the observation decks of the Serenity Yacht, one of New York City’s premier New Year’s Eve cruises. Attendees enjoy a full dinner buffet, unlimited drinks, and complimentary toast at midnight for a special and memorable evening on the water.

Priceless New York Eve Gala, Brooklyn, NY

Have an epic and unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration at the Priceless New Year’s Eve Gala in Brooklyn. Enjoy a premium open bar, dessert stations, passed hors d'oeuvres, VIP table service, party favors, live countdown, and complimentary champagne toast in a formal and festive setting.

New Year’s Eve Soiree at Cheers, Rosedale, NY

Everyone is treated like VIP at the New Year’s Eve Soiree hosted at Cheers in Queens. This grand celebration features two dance floors in both the restaurant and lounge, playful cocktails, a premium Caribbean buffet, and complimentary champagne toast in an upscale, chic atmosphere.

Riedlbauer’s New Year’s Eve Dinner Party, Round Top, NY

For a quaint New Year’s Eve experience in the scenic Catskill Mountains, head to the Riedlbauer’s Resort. This German/American family resort hosts a New Year’s Eve Dinner Party featuring an appetizer buffet all night, hearty dinner, happy hour, party favors, live music entertainment, and champagne toast. Stay at the resort to start the New Year in a picturesque country setting.

New Year’s Eve Party at The Mansion at Glen Cove, Glen Cove, NY

The Mansion at Glen Cove provides an enchanted backdrop to a magical New Year’s Eve celebration in an upscale setting. This historic manor hosts a special New Year’s Eve party complete with a cocktail hour, DJ, dancing, and a plated dinner. Guests staying overnight receive a discounted room rate and access to the New Year brunch buffet.

New Year’s Eve at Elsie Rooftop, New York, NY

Celebrate New Year’s Eve twenty five stories up in a lavish Times Square lounge at Elsie Rooftop in New York. This lavish venue features spectacular views of the Empire State Building fireworks and Times Square Ball Drop for an amazing New Year’s Eve backdrop. Enjoy a premier open bar, passed hors d'oeuvres, VIP package upgrades, a complimentary glass of champagne.

New Year’s Eve Chef’s Tasting Dinner, Craryville, NY

Savor a delectable meal in good company at the New Year’s Eve Chef’s Tasting Dinner hosted at The Green Restaurant. Located in the Copake Country Club, this dinner allows you to experience six special courses paired with three drinks created by the restaurant’s creative and talented culinary team. There’s no rowdy party or live entertainment, just the opportunity to sit, relax, and socialize while enjoying great food.

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