It is almost time to say goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017. Everyone certainly has their preference when it comes to New Year's Eve activities, from staying home on the couch and watching the ball drop to popping champagne in clubs, we all welcome the new year in different ways.
Deciding what to do for the celebratory occasion can be quite stressful, as there always seems to be pressure to do something amazing. Don't stress so much! If you are looking to get out of your apartment for a bit on New Year's Eve, we have selected a few happenings going on around the city. This, of course, is just the beginning as there are events are virtually every club, restaurant, and bar in NYC. These are just a few ideas of how you can ring in 2017 in NYC!
Prohibition Party at Rain's Law Room
Step back into time as you ring in the New Year at this year's prohibition party at Raine's Law Room. The luxurious evening will include and open bar and eats, live music, and entertainers. Era clothing is encouraged! The event begins at 9pm. Tickets start at $185.
Central Park Fireworks
Looking for a more laid back option this New Year's Eve? Check out the fireworks display that will go off at Midnight in the park. The fireworks will be launched from the Naumburg Bandshell. The show should be visible from almost any vantage point in the park. Admission is free.
The views from the 65th floor of Rockefeller Center are sure to be as pleasing as the unlimited Osetra Caviar. Enjoy a four-course dinner, open bar, and dancing from 8pm until 3am. Music will consist of a live orchestra until midnight and then transform into a disco. Tickets to this black-tie event are $1,500 per person.
The Rainbow Room: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th Floor.
If you are looking for a nice New Year's Eve dinner, consider The NoMad. Restaurant chefs Daniel Humm and James Kent will be serving a four-course tasting menu. There will be two seatings available: an early seating (prior to 8:30pm) and a late seating (9pm and after). Pricing for the early seating is $165 per person will the late seating is priced at $225 per person.
The NoMad: 1170 Broadway
Afrojack at Marquee
World renowned DJ, Afrojack, will be taking over Marquee on New Year's Eve. If you are looking for a sleek setting and good party, this is the event for you. Afrojack's set will be from 1:30am-3 am. Marquee features multiple levels and its famous vanity-bulb-encased disco ball. Tickets start at $250
Marquee: 289 10th Avenue
The posh midtown spot will be hosting a New Year's Eve party this is sure to impress. Boutique, frequented by the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio and Dylan McDermott will be having a premium open bar from 9pm-2am with music by Leekalt and Jen Stone. A champagne toast will be held at midnight. Tickets start at $99 for general admission.
eautique: 8 West 58th Street
The Bowery Hotel
Going with a group of friends that have slightly different tastes? The Bowery Hotel New Year's Eve party may be the event for you as it will feature different "stations" throughout. The event, from 9:30pm- 2am, will include complimentary cocktails the duration, DJ performances, and light bites. Stations throughout include the Woodford Reserve Whiskey Bar, Herradura Mexican Hacienda Lounge, the Barrel Room (scotch), and Finlandia Vodka cocktails. Tickets start at $249.
The Bowery Hotel: 335 Bowery