Party into 2018 at These Hamptons New Year’s Celebrations

Where will you party for New Year's Eve 2018?
Where will you party for New Year’s Eve 2018? Photo:

From Montauk to Riverhead, catch a performance or attend a New Year’s Eve party and dance the night away as the calendar flips to 2018. We recommend making your reservations soon, since these fab events fill up fast!

DJ Eran AB will be rocking 75 Main until 4 a.m. Choose between one of three options. Four-course meal and five hour open bar (7 p.m.–midnight) for $150; four-course meal with no open bar for $75; or five hour open bar (7 p.m.–midnight) with no dinner for $75. This event always sells out, so call to reserve your spot today. 75 Main Street, Southampton. 631-283-7575,

New Years Eve 2018 at Almond in Bridgehampton starts at 9 p.m. with a locally sourced 5-course prix fixe menu and a party. A Champagne toast will be poured, party favors will be distributed, merriment, conviviality and bonhomie will ensue. Or just drop in for snacks and specialty cocktails at the bar. And earlier in the evening, they’ll be running an a la carte menu and some great specials. 1 Ocean Road, Bridgehampton. 631-537-5665,

Bistro Été in Water Mill will ring in its first New Year in its permanent location—760 Montauk Highway—with Chef Arie Pavlou’s famous fare and a glass of Champagne. The New Years Eve 3-Course Dinner is $75 per person. 631-500-9085

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa will host its 54th annual New Year’s Eve Party with dinner, a DJ and dancing. 290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2345,

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 cocktail hour, buffet dinner (includes beer and wine), dancing, crafts for kids, dessert and ice cream bar, plus a mock-midnight Champagne and sparkling cider toast (at 10:30 p.m.), and of course the beauty of the aquarium at night. Admission is $99 for age 13 and up, $60 for 3–12 years old and 2 and younger free. Reservations required. Call 631-208-9200 ext. 426. 431 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-9200,

Once again this year, a band of merrymakers from Joe Lauro’s HooDoo Loungers will rock the house that is Page at 63 Main in Sag Harbor on New Year’s Eve. Call 631-725-1810 for details or visit

Deck yourself in Bollywood style to ring in the New Year. Starting at 10 p.m. Saaz will be hosting a special Bollywood style New Year’s Eve party. $30 includes a dinner buffet, live ball drop, drink specials and DJ Gudah spinning Bollywood and other essential hits! And a Champagne toast at midnight! 1746 County Road 39, Southampton. 631-259-2222,

Southampton Inn’s Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration will be held from 7:30 p.m.–1 a.m. Dinner, dancing (to sounds spun by a DJ), drinks and desserts are on the agenda, as well as a live screening of the Times Square Ball Drop. The afterparty, which will feature an open bar, will welcome everyone for dessert, drinks and dancing at a ticket price of $75 from 10:30 p.m.–1 a.m. On New Year’s Day guests stop by for the Best of the Best Breakfast, served from 9 a.m.–2 p.m., at the inn’s restaurant, Claude’s. Want to spend the night? Southampton Inn is offering two special rates. For couples: $495 per couple for dinner, drinks, dessert, dancing and overnight stay at the Inn with complimentary breakfast on New Year’s Day. For singles: $350, which includes dinner (no one sits alone!), drinks, dessert, dancing and a single occupancy overnight stay at the Inn with complimentary breakfast on New Year’s Day. 91 Hill Street, Southampton. 631-283-6500,

Southampton Social Club wants you to know that “the ball drops here!” There are several packages for their special New Year’s Eve party. The silver package will have an open bar and passed hors d’oeuvres, with a Champagne toast at midnight. The gold package adds on a four-course dinner by Chef Scott Kampf. The platinum package gives you your own table with bottle service all night long. The packages range from $95–$200 per person and group rates are available. 256 Elm Street, Southampton. 631-287-1400

Stephen Talkhouse will host 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 $40. Rock on with the Nancy Atlas Project at 10 p.m. 161 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-3117,

Suffolk Theater invites you to Laugh, Dine and Dance in the New Year at their New Years Eve Bash! Featuring top comedians. Seated Tickets $45, $50, $55. Doors, bar and restaurant open at 6:30 p.m. Price fixe and a la carte menu available for additional purchase. Then Suffolk hosts a New Year’s Eve dance afterparty with DJ Phil 10 p.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $15. Complimentary Champagne toast at midnight! 21 and over only. 18 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-727-4343,

Union Cantina wants to “spice up” your New Year’s Eve fiesta. For only $75 in advance ($90 at the door) you get a four-hour top-shelf open bar, passed and stationary hors d’oeuvres, full dinner buffet, dessert table, assorted party favors and live coverage of the ball drop live from Times Square. 40 Bowden Square, Southampton. 631-377-3500,

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