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Countdown to 2016 at Eastern Long Island’s Top New Year’s Eve Parties

Get ready to kiss 2015 goodbye. Top Eastern Long Island venues are ringing in 2016 in a big way. Choose one of these New Year’s Eve parties to dance the night away.

Southampton Inn has a fun evening planned with overnight accommodations—though for $150 guests can choose to attend the party without booking a room. An overnight package, for $450 per couple or $300 for a single guest, includes the Southampton Historical Museum Rogers Mansion Candlelit Tour from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. and a cocktail hour with open bar at Café OSO from 7 to 8 p.m. The party is from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. with a four-course dinner, open bar, dancing and a midnight champagne toast. Overnight guests can enjoy a continental and hot breakfast on New Year’s Day from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost for children 12 and under is $125. For children 13 and older, the price is $175. Excludes tax and gratuity. 91 Hill Street, Southampton. 631-283-6500, southamptoninn.com

75 Main will have a DJ from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. A four-course prix fixe dinner is $60. Open bar is $75 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The package price is $125. This event always sells out. 75 Main Street, Southampton. 631-283-7575

Southampton Social Club in Southampton Village is once again planning a New Year’s Eve Bash. Watch the ball drop and enjoy music and dancing. The Silver Package ($95 including tax and gratuity) includes a four-hour top-shelf open bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with hors d’oeuvres, midnight champagne toast and party favors. The Gold Package ($150) includes everything in Silver, plus a four-course dinner by chef Scott Kampf with wine and cocktails. The Platinum package ($200) adds a private table and all-night-long bottle service with one bottle of premium liquor and champagne included. 256 Elm Street, Southampton. 631-287-1400,southamptonsocialclub.com

Stephen Talkhouse will have a performance by the G.E. Smith Band, a blues trio featuring former Saturday Night  Live Band leader G.E. Smith, Fred Cash Jr. and Abe Fogle, at 8 p.m. Admission is $30. Then at 10 p.m. enjoy a New Year’s Eve party with The Nancy Atlas Project.  Admission is $20. 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117, stephentalkhouse.com

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa will host its 52nd annual New Year’s Eve Party with dinner, a DJ and dancing. 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2345, gurneysmontauknye.com

Suffolk Theater hosts a New Year’s Eve Laugh, Dine and Dance Bash with performances by comedians Eric Haft, Rich Walker and Carie Karavas followed by a DJ and dancing. A champagne toast will take place at midnight. Admission is $45. A prix fixe dinner will be available for purchase. Doors, the bar and the restaurant open at 6:30 p.m. The show starts at 8 p.m. After 10 p.m., admission is $15. 18 E Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343, suffolktheater.com

Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center will present its Fishes & Wishes family-friendly New Year’s Eve Party between 6:30 and 11 p.m. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour, buffet dinner (includes beer and wine), dancing, crafts for the kids, dessert and ice cream bar, plus a mock-Midnight champagne and sparkling cider toast (at 10:30), and of course the beauty of the aquarium at night. Admission is $95 for age 13 and up, $60 for 3–12 years old and 2 and younger free. Taxes not included. Reservations are required.Call 631-208-9200 ext. 426. 431 E Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-9200, longislandaquarium.com

Since opening in 2010, noah’s in Greenport has received numerous accolades and Chef Noah has been lauded by Best Chefs America in both 2012 and 2013. Known for its trademark seafood-inspired small plates featuring locally sourced ingredients, noah’s boasts a raw bar with fresh oysters shucked to order, as well as an extensive wine list that features one of the largest selections of local vintages, all hand-picked by Wine Director Sunita Schwartz. On New Year’s Eve, noah’s will be offering a chef’s tasting menu with seven courses paired with sparkling wines called, appropriately enough, sparkling years. noah’s will also be offering a limited à la carte menu of its restaurant’s favorites. 136 Front Street, Greenport, 631-477-6720, chefnoahs.com.

Patchogue Theatre hosts two performances on December 31 of A Rat Pack New Year with special guest Marilyn Monroe. The show recreates the Summit at the Sands nights with The Rat Pack Is Back from Las Vegas, featuring Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin impersonators. Showtimes are 7 p.m. ($60–$95) and 10:30 p.m. ($75-$120). 71 E Main Street, Patchogue. 631-286-1133, pacsc.org

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