New York City is the classic choice for New Year’s Eve, with legendary parties, dinners, and the opportunity to attend the biggest New Year’s Eve party on earth: the live ball drop in Times Square. Whether you’re looking for a great party, an intimate dinner, or a complete change of scene, check out some of our ideas for your New Year’s Eve celebration in New York City. Sky Room’s guide to New Year’s Eve in New York City!
Watch The Ball Drop in Times Square
If your New Year’s Eve in New York City fantasy involves watching the ball drop in Times Square, you are not alone—approximately two million revelers fill Times Square each year to watch the ball drop at midnight. Be prepared for the weather and the other things you should bring to the ball drop in Times Square. You might want to check out a few tips for attending the ball drop.
Enjoy a Great Concert or Show on New Year’s Eve
New York City venues pull out all the stops for NYE. It’s a fun night to catch a top live act performing at one of New York City’s great performance venues. Check out a round-up of great concerts and shows happening on New Year’s Eve in New York City.
Feast Your Way into the New Year
One of the best ways to celebrate the New Year is through your stomach, with a hearty or refined, delicious meal. Check out some restaurants that usually serve up special New Year’s Eve menus. Consider early seatings if you want to toast in the New Year elsewhere. Or, if you plan to clink glasses at your table, find just the spot for a midnight toast.
Dance & Drink the Night Away at Sky Room
Sky Room rings in 2018 in style! Featuring a 5-hour open bar with party favors, a great mix of music by resident DJ’s and a live-screening of the Ball Drop, Sky Room gives you the feeling of being right in the middle of Times Square without freezing to death!
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Looking for Something Different for New Year’s Eve?
Maybe the same-old, same-old is not how you want to start the New Year. For more unique ideas about how to start off your new year, consider these more unusual ways to celebrate the New Year in New York City, including a New Year’s Eve race, a Fireworks Cruise and a Bike or Skate Ride. Check out some other fun things to do on New Year’s Eve in New York City here.
We hope our quick New Year’s Eve in New York City guide gave you enough information to make a wise decision on where to ring in the New Year and say goodbye to 2017!
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