Get out your best suit or party dress to ring in the New Year in style. From Montauk to Riverhead, on the North Fork, and in nearby Patchogue too, catch a performance, get an upscale dinner, attend a party or enjoy overnight accommodations.
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Agave’s will have a New Year’s Eve Dance Party with Paul Mahos and New Life Crisis from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Packages range from $100 to $175 per person, including open bar, dancing, dinner buffet, party favors and a midnight champagne toast with the ball drop being broadcast. After 12:30 a.m., there will be a cash bar and DJ. 631-624-5210. 142 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach. newlifecrisis.com
Cucina Family Style Ristorante will have two seatings on New Year’s Eve for a $65 prix fixe four-course dinner with a glass of champagne. 631-996-4550. 674 Montauk Highway, East Quogue.
Hampton Lady Beach Bar & Grille is taking reservations for New Year’s Eve. Ring in 2014 with dinner and champagne. 363 Dune Road, Hampton Bays. 631-728-5239.
1 North Steakhouse will hold a New Year’s Eve party at its new Montauk Highway location. A three-course prix fixe dinner will be served from 5 to 10 p.m. for $64.94 per per person. Admission to the after party is $45, with an open bar from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. and a snack buffet at midnight. Attend both dinner and the after party and receive $10 off. Buttered Soul will perform from 10 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. and a DJ will spin through 2 a.m. 631-594-3419. 322 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 1northsteakhouse.com
Nammos will have a New Year’s Eve Party with a $69.95 prix fixe dinner including a champagne toast. The entree selection is sea bass, African tiger shrimp, wild caught salmon, filet mignon and Greek mousaka. All-night open bar is $49 and the fine wine selection package is $99 per person (minimum two people). 631-287-5500. 136 Main Street, Southampton.
230 Elm hosts a New Year’s Eve Party with Long Island’s The Living Proof Band plus a DJ, with dancing, a buffett, hats, noise makers, and a midnight bubbly toast and balloon drop. The cover is $30 and there is a cash bar. Reserved tables with cocktail waitresses are available. The event runs from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. 631-377-3900. 230 Elm Street, Southampton.
Southampton Inn has a fun evening planned with overnight accommodations. Hot cider will be available at check-in, then, from 5 to 8 p.m., plated hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be open in the library. Dinner includes a five-course meal, open bar, dessert buffet and coffee. From 11:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., enjoy music and dancing in the grand ballroom, with a champagne toast at midnight. The cost is $399 per couple or $299 for singles. An extra night, before or after New Year’s Eve, is $100. Excludes tax and gratuity. 800-832-6500. 91 Hill Street, Southampton. southamptoninn.com
Southampton Social Club in Southampton Village offers New Year’s Eve packages at three different levels—and everyone can enjoy a live broadcast of the Times Square ball drop, two DJs and a midnight champagne toast. The silver package, for $95 per person, includes four hours of top shelf open bar, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., hors d’oeuvres, dessert, hats, noisemakers and party favors. The gold package adds on a four-course dinner by chef Scott Kampf with wine and cocktails. Seatings begin at 7 p.m. The platinum package has all the silver and gold amenities plus a private table, a bottle of premium vodka, champagne, and a bottle menu. To purchase a package, contact [email protected] or 631-287-1400. 256 Elm Street, Southampton.
Seasons of Southampton‘s annual New Year’s Eve celebration includes a cocktail party with a top shelf open bar and hors d’oeuvres, and dinner and dancing. Hang out in Season of Southampton’s Polar Lounge and enjoy a buffet with lobster, rack of lamb, sea bass, ceviche, raw bar and more. Come just for dinner, just for the cocktail party, or for both. Packages start at $45 per person. Call 631-283-3354 for reservations. 15 Prospect Street, Southampton.
75 Main will have a five-course prix fixe dinner with entertainment by Jim Turner and his band and three DJs. Dinner is $55 per person, including a glass of champagne. To make reservations, call 631-283-7575. 75 Main Street, Southampton
Almond plans a four-course prix fixe dinner on New Year’s Eve starting at 9 p.m., including a champagne toast and party favors. Jonah’s crab cake, roast veal tenderloin, truffled poussin and surf and turf are on the menu. The cost is $85 plus tax and gratuity. The bar will be open for snacks and cocktails. 631-537-5665. 1 Ocean Rd, Bridgehampton. almondrestaurant.com
Muse in the Harbor has two seatings on New Year’s Eve. Enjoy a three-course prix fixe for $55 or four courses for $85. There will be a DJ and dancing too. 631-899-4810. 16 Main Street, Sag Harbor. museintheharbor.com
Stephen Talkhouse is holding a party with The Nancy Atlas Project. Doors open at 9 p.m. Admission is $25. 631-267-3117. 161 Main Street, Amagansett stephentalkhouse.com
Nick & Toni’s will be open for New Year’s Eve with a menu that includes beef tartare on Gaufrette, shaved house-made foie gras torchon and a champagne mousse tart. Reservations are suggested. 631-324-3550. 136 N Main St, East Hampton. nickandtonis.com
Rowdy Hall will be open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day offering some a la carte specials. The New Year’s Eve lunch choices include poached seafood salad and a smoked salmon omelette, while the New Year’s Eve dinner includes truffle potato soup and whole suckling pig. The New Year’s Day menu includes fried chicken and biscuits and apple muffins. 10 Main St, East Hampton. 631-324-8555. rowdyhall.com
Gurney’s Inn Resort & Spa will host its 51st annual New Year’s Eve Party, and this year there’s a Great Gatsby theme. It begins with a cocktail party with seafood bar, pasta station and hors d’oeuvres. A five-course gourmet dinner follows, with a Viennese dessert table and top shelf open bar. Door prizes will also be handed out. The Killer Joe Orchestra and a DJ will provide the music, and a Charleston dance contest is planned. The fun begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $145 per person. 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. gurneysinn.com
O’Murphy’s Restaurant & Pub is taking reservations for New Year’s Eve. Dinner will be served from 5 to 11 p.m. with entree selections like surf and turf, prime rib, strip sirloin steak, veal chops, roast duck, Gaelic chicken and more. 631-668-5005. 99 Edgemere Road, On the Circle, Montauk.
Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center presents a family New Year’s event, Fishes & Butterfly Wishes. There will be two celebrations: the Splash Bash in the Aquarium and the Butterfly Ball Drop in the Sea Star Ballroom. Kids can enjoy a Winter Wonderland with animal encounters, crafts and more. The evening includes a champagne and sparkling cider greeting, DJ entertainment, a mock-midnight toast at 10:30 p.m., a cocktail hour, dinner buffet including beer and wine, and a dessert bar. Festivities are from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Splash Bash admission is $90 for adults and $55 for children under 13 and seniors. For the Butterfly Ball Drop, admission is $75 for adults and $45 for children and seniors. Children 2 and younger are free. Reservations required. Hyatt Place East End next door is offering overnight deals too. Call 631-208-9200 ext. 426. 431 E Main Street, Riverhead. longislandaquarium.com.
The All Star celebrates New Year’s Eve with a four-course prix fixe dinner for $49.95 by executive chef John Nordin. Watch the ball drop on the screens at the 28 bowling lanes. A family party is planned from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. or 4 to 7 p.m. for $25 per child and $40 per adult. Enjoy a sparkling cider or champagne faux midnight toast, unlimited bowling with show rental, a buffett dinner, unlimited soda and juice and party favors. Join the late night party from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Take a Main Lane for $200 with up to eight people, or $300 for a VIP Lane. The coast includes a champagne toast, five hours of unlimited bowling and show rental, a buffet dinner from 8:30 to 11 p.m., unlimited soda and juice and party favors. Call 631-998-3565 or email [email protected]. 96 Main Road, Riverhead. theallstar.com
The Children’s Museum of the East End will host a New Year’s Eve ball drop—at 12 noon instead of 12 midnight. Festivities begin at 10 a.m. and at 11 a.m. museum staff will host a children’s workshop on crafting noisemakers. Admission is $10, or free for CMEE members. Call 631-537-8250. 376 Bridgehampton Turnpike, Bridgehampton. cmee.org
The Riverhead Project co-hosts a New Year’s Eve celebration with Sparkling Pointe. The five-course wine dinner begins at 6 p.m. The cost is $55 per person, plus tax and gratuity. In the main dining room, the a la carte menu will be available and a live DJ will be in the lounge for dancing. 631-284-9300. 300 East Main Street, Riverhead. theriverheadproject.com
Tweed’s Restaurant & Buffalo Bar will hold a New Year’s Eve Gala with live entertainment, a champagne toast and fireworks happening out the back door. Call 631-208-3151 for reservations. 17 East Main Street, Riverhead. tweedsrestaurant.com
Hotel Indigo East End will once again hold its annual Champagne and Chandeliers celebration in the ballroom. From 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. enjoy top shelf open bar, tapas-style dinner by chef James Junk, a champagne toast, and a DJ. Admission to the party is $150 per person plus tax. Overnight packages with breakfast start at $495 per couple plus tax. 631-369-2200, 1830 West Main Street, Riverhead indigoeastend.com.
Blackwells will have a 9:15 New Year’s Eve seating for a three-course $50 prix fixe dinner. For an extra $20, enjoy a three-hour open bar. Music by The A List with dancing, and a champagne toast at midnight. 631-929-1800. 141 Fairway Drive, Wading River. blackwellsrestaurant.com
Jedediah Hawkins Inn hosts a New Year’s Eve party with dinner, music and dancing with Who Are Those Guys. Party favors and a champagne toast are included. 631-722-2900. 400 South Jamesport Avenue, Jamesport. jhinn.com
Touch of Venice offers a three-course dinner on New Year’s Eve. 631-298-5851. 28350 Main Road, Cutchogue. touchofvenice.com
Amano restaurant hosts a New Year’s Eve dinner. The 4 to 6 p.m. seating is $35 per person. The second seating and menu is from 6:30 to 10 p.m. for $55 per person. For reservations call 631-298-4800. 13550 Main Road, Mattituck. amanorestaurant.com
Alure restaurant hosts a New Year’s Eve dinner. The 4 to 6 p.m. seating is $35 per person. The second seating and menu is from 6:30 to 10 p.m. for $55 per person. For reservations call 631-876-5300. 62300 Main Road, Southold. alurenorthfork.com
Noah’s hosts a five-course wine pairing dinner with Sparkling Pointe. The menu will feature local dishes crafted by chef Noah Schwartz paired with Sparkling Pointe wines. The cost is $100, plus tax and gratuity. The menu includes crispy tuna tartare tacos, roasted local beet risotto, pan-roasted filet mignon, and a trio of crème brûlée rule. 136 Front St, Greenport. 631-477-6720. chefnoahschwartz.com
Vine Street Cafe is open for dinner on New Year’s Eve. 631-749-3210. 41 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island. vinestreetcafe.com
Patchogue Theatre hosts two performances on New Year’s Eve of Live and Let Die, a Paul McCartney tribute. Tony Kishman, a veteran of Broadway’s Beatlemania, stars. Tickets range from $25 to $69. Show times are 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Call 631-286-1133. 71 E Main Street, Patchogue. pacsc.org