Where To Spend New Year's Eve in New York City
New York City is a popular destination for New Year’s Eve. If you have something else in mind besides the cliché of watching the ball drop, take a look at these suggestions from Eventum.
"Rooftoping" hoping to see the fireworks? Enjoying the sight of fireworks at midnight is an important ritual for many. But for most New Yorkers, fireworks are hard to catch, unless you’re at a rooftop with good view towards Time Squares, Prospect Park, or Brooklyn Bridge. Most of these hot spots are already occupied by the early planners. But if you’re more of a last-minute planner, there’s still hope. Don’t underestimate entering 2018 on a rooftop just because you can’t see the fireworks. The atmosphere will still be New Year’s worthy. Best of all, you don't have to bother going outside in the cold weather. A hot tips is to keep an eye on the newly opened Good Behavior rooftop at the trendy Made Hotel, as they're currently planning their holiday festivities. This hot spot provides the best "The Empire State of Mind" feeling, looking directly at the Empire State Building. Stay warm in tropical settings, enjoying large format cocktails to share.
New Year’s Eve at the Hudson River: But if you really want to meet the new years with an excellent view of the fireworks, there are other alternatives. Aboard the New Year’s Eve Party Cruise by Empire Cruises. Enjoy live music and an excellent view of the skyline while entering 2018. Ahoy!
Eat your way into the new year: Regardless of whether you’re watching the fireworks or not, celebrate while enjoying great food with great company. If you don’t feel like cooking on the last day of the year, there are plenty of tasty alternatives across the city. Enjoy a live jazz performance, fine food, and luscious drinks at Fine & Rare. Other suggestions are Sarabeth's Tribeca and Blenheim Restaurant in West Village.
Want an intimate space to share the New Year resolutions you're never going to keep? New Year’s Eve doesn’t have to be a big party. It can also be celebrated with family and friends. Considering the special occasion, you still might want to get out of the house. In that case, there are plenty alternatives in terms of private rooms. What about a Penthouse Residence with a stunning view?
Getting up Early at the Last day of the New Year? Why not enjoy a New Years Eve Brunch? Sleep in, and enjoy a good meal, and start New Year's Eve fresh and rested. Considering that most people are getting ready for the night, late reservations will probably not be an issue. Check out Colonie in Brooklyn, or one of our favorite spots in Manhattan, Nomo Kitchen.
New Year's Eve is a day where most people expect to have an amazing night, creating a lot of pressure on you as a host. Whether you decide to through the New Year’s Party at home or in a public setting, read our 10 Tips on How to Host a More Stress-Less Holiday Party. Most importantly, avoid missing out on the last hours of 2017. Be sure to estimate your commute accordingly to the New Year’s Eve-rush!
Until then, enjoy the rest of 2017.