Spending New Years eve in NYC? There is no better place on earth to celebrate this wonderful holiday! There are so many options--low cost and
free options—from which to choose that you’ll be hard pressed to make a decision. Here are some ideas:
CELEBRATE NEW YEAR'S WITH GATSBY'S HOUSE NEW YEAR'S EVE!
Ring in 2017 with a bang at the Hudson Terrace for Gatsby's House New York New Year's Eve, a stylish evening of dancing, drinking and partying at this amazing venue with a stunning view of the river and huge dance floors. Make it a countdown to the new year you'll never forget with a six-hour open bar, five of NYC's top DJs, four rooms to explore, three levels of excitement and two VIP areas -- all adding up to one spectacular night of fun. New Year's Eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year, so put on your swankiest, sexiest duds and get ready for one of the best parties the city has to offer.
Celebrate a fresh start and go big at Bar 13's New Year's Eve party. Located near New York's historic Union Square, this newly renovated nightclub features a live DJ spinning techno and hip-hop hits throughout two dance floors. And if you need a break from all the dancing, you can make your way to the rooftop patio where you can catch an amazing view of the city while sipping on some of your favorite cocktails. VIP entry will grab you a champagne toast at midnight, a five-hour open bar, snazzy NYE party favors, and access to an additional bar on the roof deck. Hors d'oeuvres will also be available for purchase.Tickets Usually: $119.00
Start 2017 off right at an all-request rock 'n' roll party in the heart of Manhattan. The no-holds-barred dueling piano performance Shake, Rattle and Roll is the ultimate good time, where you can sing, dance and laugh along to your heart's content. The two piano masters seldom get a request they can't handle -- from Britney Spears and Billy Joel to the Beatles and Bon Jovi and beyond, there's something for everyone among their repertoire of thousands of hit songs. So light it up with some live music, an open bar featuring top-shelf spirits and light appetizers at The Pennsy in New York this New Year's Eve.
RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH A MAGIC SHOW AND AFTER PARTY
There is a long list of things -- people included -- in New York City that will cause your jaw to drop in awe, to which you can now add the name of master illusionist Miles Thorn. Ring in the 2017 New Year in Times Square at The Elektra Theater's New Year's Eve Magic Spectacular, featuring exclusive seats to this extra-special edition of the long-running Miles Thorn Magic Show in New York City. From the heart of Times Square, Thorn adds a touch of Vegas to his magic show, performing astonishing illusions and incredible feats of juggling. His act is fast-paced and fascinating, and the show will also some of this year's best pop hits. Stay after the show, grab a drink from the cash bar, and watch the ball drop less than a block away on one of the many TVs. The party will carry you well into 2017.
CENTRAL PARK MIDNIGHT RUN
Kick off the New Year at the Midnight Run! Join the fun and celebrate with music and dancing (starting at 10:00 p.m.) as 2016 comes to a close. With a countdown to midnight beginning at 11:59 p.m., the four-mile run will begin on the stroke of midnight, as will a spectacular fireworks display to light up the night and the start of 2017. Click here for details.
NEW YEARS EVE IN NYC CONCERT AT ST. JOHN’S
NEW YEARS EVE IN NYC CONCERT AT ST. JOHN’S
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue
The Cathedral Church of St John the Divine will be holding its annual New Year’s Eve Concert for Peace from 7:00 - 9:00 pm. Tickets are $40. Enjoy partaking in the traditional passing of candle flames at 11:00 pm and see more than 1,000 candles illuminate the church. Splendid. Log on to stjohndivine.org for more information and to purchase tickets.
Making a New Year’s fitness resolution? Join the Annual New Year’s Eve Bike Ride. You can forget your bike and roller skate too. Meet at 10pm at Washington Square Park, under the arch. Start the year off right -- on your bike or skates! Come celebrate New Year's Eve in the great outdoors.
The group be riding up to Belvedere Castle in the middle of Central Park for the best (and free!) New Year's Eve dance party in town with fireworks! Dress festively--don't forget your noisemakers and party favors--and bring food and drink to share! If you don't want to do the ride, you can just meet everyone at 11:45pm at Belvedere Castle. Log on to http://times-up.org/rides/new-years-eve-ride for more information!
Everyone must experience Times Square during New Years Eve in NYC at
LEAST once in their life. You and your closest 800,000
friends will participate in a wild cheering spectacle as you welcome the New Year together. Remember, there is a strict no alcohol or backpacks rule.
1-Use the bathroom before you arrive.
2-Check the weather before you go so you can dress comfortably!
Here's a fun and free way to spend New Years Eve in NYC: Liberty Island and New Jersey fireworks! Log on to iboatnyharbor.com for more information.
Want the best view in town? Jump on the FREE Staten Island ferry and listen to the harbor ships blast their horns at the stroke of 12! Log on to www.siferry.com for more details.