Holidays in Philly

The giant list of New Years Eve events and parties in Philadelphia

No, seriously. There’s something for everyone.

The scene at U-Bahn, an underground bar in Center City.

The scene at U-Bahn, an underground bar in Center City.

Photo from Visit Philadelphia via U-Bahn Philly
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You have two choices when it comes to New Years Eve: You could do what most of us usually do, which is haphazardly figure out something to do on Dec. 26 and miss out on the lowest prices and the best venues. Or you could plan ahead and pick one of the dozens of events from below and get your tickets earlier.

Either way, we’re here for you.

Billy Penn has rounded up more than 80 events, parties, ragers, dinners and other things to do on New Years Eve in Philly. If you can’t find something for you from this diverse selection, you’re probably SOL. (Have an event or party that’s not included here? Let us know.)

Here’s the list of events and parties you can check out on New Years Eve:

Bars, clubs, parties and ragers

Philly all-access NYE party pass at Finn McCool’s and more

Get ready for an evening of NYE party-hopping at 1925 Lounge, Bru Craft & Wurst, Finn McCool’s, Mad River Bar & Grille and Recess Lounge. You'll have free admission and access to an open bar at every location.

Where: Various

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $99


NYE 2017 Philadelphia Bar Crawl

A $10 ticket (or a $30 group special for five people) gets you admission to the following places: Sto's Bar, Nick's Roast Beef of Old City, The Bards, Black Sheep Pub, Fox and Hound Sports Tavern, Field House, Cavanaugh's Rittenhouse, Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar and Pulse.

Where: Various

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.

How much: $10


Disco Dance Party at the Trestle Inn on NYE

Shake in the New Year at Philly's best go-go dance bar. General admission starts at 10 p.m. With your ticket, you'll get a whiskey cocktail and a champagne toast at midnight.

Where: Trestle Inn at 339 North 11th Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $32.64


A Ladder 15 New Years Eve

Hit up this popular Rittenhouse bar for six free flowing hours of a premium open bar, a live DJ performance playing all the best music in house, hip hop and top 40 and a complimentary champagne toast.

Where: Ladder 15 at 1528 Sansom St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $99


NYE 2017 at National Mechanics & Lucha Cartel

At National Mechanics for $50, you get a top shelf open bar, complete with specialty 2017 NYE cocktails, and a midnight champagne toast from 8 to 12. Same deal at Lucha Cartel for $30.

Where: National Mechanics at 22 S 3rd St

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $30 to $50


New Years Eve at McGillin’s Olde Ale House

Ring in the New Year at McGillin’s Olde Ale House, Philadelphia’s oldest bar. DJ Tommy Tunes starting at 9 p.m. plus drink specials, over-the-top decor, and party favors.

Where: McGillin's Olde Ale House at 1310 Drury Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $5 cover with in/out privileges all night


New Year’s Eve 2017 at Howl at the Moon

General ticket includes guaranteed entry, an open bar from 9 pm to 1 am, complimentary champagne toast at midnight and party favors. $125 a person will get you reserved seating.

Where: Howl at the Moon at 258 S 15th Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $85


New Years at Cavs in the Historic Headhouse Square

The night will include 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. premium open bar,buffet with all your Cavs favorites, party tunes playing in all five rooms and complimentary champagne toast.

Where: Cavanaugh's Headhouse at 421 S 2nd St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $65


New Years Eve Party at Ortliebs

Your ticket gets you entrance, free PBRs from 8 to 9 p.m. and music from Mo Lowda and the Humble, Air Is Human and Suburban Living (DJ Set).

Where: Ortleib's at 847 N Third Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $25


New Years Eve at Monarch Philly

Your ticket to this oasis in Northern Liberties includes a five-hour premium open bar w/ sponsored brands like Grey Goose and Patron. New Years Eve soundtrack provided by Sat-One and KB.

Where: Monarch Philly at 1031 Germantown Ave

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $59


NYE Live at Xfinity Live!

Celebrate the New Year with a 5-hour premium open bar while you catch the festivities live on over 90 TVs and even watch the ball drop in the NBC Sports Arena on our immense 32’ HD LED video screen. For VIP and Seated ticket options, please contact paula@xfinitylive.com.

Where: Xfinity Live! at 1100 Pattison Ave

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $90


Bru Craft and Wurst New Years Eve

This will be an authentic German Bier Hall. Ticket gets you a 5-hour premium open bar (9pm-2am), Buffet-style hors d’oeuvres, Live DJ performance, Live DJ countdown and complimentary champagne toast.

Where: Bru Craft and Wurst at 1316 Chestnut St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $59


NYE @ 1925 Lounge

Ticket gets you a 5-hour Premium Open Bar, Special Live DJ Performance, Buffet Stations and a live NYE countdown. Exclusive VIP packages are available.

Where: 1925 Lounge at 111 S 17th St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $79


All-black affair at B-Side Complex

You ticket includes entry, a free champagne toast at midnight and five bars on two floors. Food and hookah available.

Where: B-Side Complex at 939 N. Delaware Ave.

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $20 advance tickets


NYE at Field House

Ticket will get you a five-hour premium complimentary open bar package from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. A live DJ will be spinning sets of hip-hop, dance, rock, 80’s and top 40s on a state-of-the-art sound system. Festive party favors and a champagne toast at midnight await you.

Where: Field House at 1150 Filbert Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $79


NYE at Finn McCools Ale House

Enjoy the sound stylings of a live DJ (playing hip-hop, house, top 40 and mash-ups) and a five-hour premium open bar. There's also buffet-style hors d’oeuvres, live DJ countdown, complimentary champagne toast and table/bottle service options.

Where: Finn McCools Ale House at 118 S 12th St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $59


NYE 2016: DJ set by Lushlife (downstairs at Johnny Brenda’s)

Ring in the New Year downstairs at Johnny Brenda's with a very special DJ set by Lushlife, who will be spinning escapist jams for the end of the world starting at 10 p.m.

Where: Johnny Brenda's at 1201 Frankford Ave.

When: December 31, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: Free to enter


The Glitter City Gala at the Bellevue

Over 1,500 guests will "dress up, get down and ring in the New Year right" on multiple party floors. Ticket prices include a 5-hour premium open bar, buffet food station, live music and dancing all night long.

Where: Hyatt at the Bellevue at 200 S. Broad St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $99


New Queer’s Eve 2016

Ring in 2016 at the Foundry at the Fillmore Philadelphia. Event organizers say this includes "hot music, sexy entertainment, free champagne toast, great drinks and wall-to-wall queers."

Where: The Foundry at the Fillmore Philadelphia at 1100 Canal St

When: December 31, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $15 early bird tickets


Easy New Year’s Eve at The Dolphin

$5 at the door, $1 drinks til 10, free champagne toast at midnight, and fun music all night courtesy of Ed Christof.

Where: The Dolphin at 1539 S Broad St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $5 cover charge


Making Time New Years Eve at Union Transfer

A $40 ticket to Union Transfer gets you an open bar and dancing all night long. This event is 21+.

Where: Union Transfer at $40

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: 1026 Spring Garden St.


South Street New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration

At Paddy Whacks Pub, $50 gets you live acoustic music and DJ music on two floors, upscale food buffet, creative craft cocktails and craft beers, party favors, 5-Hour open bar, ball drop on all the TVs, outdoor NYE fireworks view at Midnight and a champagne toast.

Where: Paddy Whacks Pub at 150 South Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $50 and up


NYE at the Crystal Tea Room

Kick off the no-holds-barred evening with a 5 hour premium open bar featuring specialty libations including classic cocktails, craft beers and a highly anticipated martini bar in addition to free-flowing champagne all night long.

Where: Crystal Tea Room at 100 Penn Square East

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $129


NYE at Recess Lounge

Guests will be in the lap of luxury as they enjoy a five hour premium open bar, while they lounge and mingle with friends. Music performed by a live DJ spinning Top 40, dance, rock, '80s and more will keep the dance floor full all night long.

Where: Recess Lounge at 125 S 2nd St

When: December 31, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $59


NYE PHL 2017 at Fire & Ice Lounge

Get there early so you won't miss The DJ as he will lead an awesome countdown as the big moment arrives and everyone can raise a complimentary glass of champagne in a sparkling toast to the New Year. There's a one-hour premium open bar option.

Where: Fire and Ice Lounge at 312 Market St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 3:00 a.m.

How much: $20


NYE at RUMOR

Usher in the New Year at this swanky nightclub with an exhilarating club-wide live countdown, take in a live broadcast of the iconic Times Square Ball Drop and raise a complimentary champagne toast to a brilliant cap on the year. Ticket price covers a five-hour open bar.

Where: Rumor at 1500 Sansom St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $89


New Year’s Eve at Cookies Bar

Join Cookies Bar at 3rd and Mercy to celebrate the end of another year. They will have cash bar, complimentary food and of course noise makers.

Where: Cookies Bar at 2026 S 3rd St

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 1:45 a.m.

How much: Varies


NYE Punk Party

The only appropriate description for this event at Connie's Ric Rac: Buckle up.

Where: Connie's Ric Rac at 1132 S 9th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: Varies


New Year’s at the Raven Lounge

Ring in the New Year at Raven Lounge. For $50, you get a top shelf open bar, hors d'oeurves and champagne toast until midnight.

Where: Raven Lounge at 1718 Sansom St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $50


Midwinter Night’s Dream at Stratus Lounge

Stratus Rooftop Bar is offering two New Years Eve packages, both with premium open bars. The more expensive option includes reserved seating.

Where: Stratus Rooftop Lounge at 433 Chestnut Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $119 and up


NYE 2017 at City Tap House University City

New Years Eve Philly 2017 at City Tap House University City in Philadelphia. Grab friends to experience craft beer, food, party favors and music while ringing in the new year right. Upgrades to VIP Reserved Seating are available (quantities very limited).

Where: City Tap University City at 3925 Walnut St, Fl 2.

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $75


NYE 2017 at City Tap House Logan Square

Grab your friends to experience craft beer, food, party favors and music while ringing in the new year right. Upgrades to VIP and reserved seating are available (quantities very limited).

Where: City Tap House Logan Square at 2 Logan Sq.

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $75


NYE 2017 at Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant

Tickets are selling fast for this one. New Years Eve 2017 at the Manayunk Brewery. Craft beer, multiple rooms and DJs, dancing all night long, great food, shaken drinks, and 1,000 new friends to ring in 2017 with. There are two different ticket levels and with both, tax and gratuity is included.

Where: Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant at 4120 Main St

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: Varies


New Year’s Eve Party at Barcade

Join Barcade on NYE as they ring in the new year with a selection of rare aged drafts and specialties. These massive brews are the perfect way to start 2017. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. No reservations, no cover charges, no fuss.

Where: Barcade at 1114 Frankford Ave

When: December 31, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

How much: Depends how much you spend


Eyes Wide Shut NYE at U-Bahn

It's U-Bahn's second annual masquerade: Eyes Wide Shut. $85 for an open bar from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.. Music by DJ Mike Lowry. Masks available at the door, but bring your own to stand out.

Where: U-Bahn at 1320 Chestnut St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $85


New Year’s Eve at The Grey Lodge Pub

At the Grey Lodge Pub, December 31st is just another normal night of year. Dress for comfort, not to impress, but wear your glad rags if you wish. No outrageous cover charge. In fact, no cover charge at all.

Where: The Grey Lodge Pub at 6235 Frankford Ave

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.

How much: No cover


New Year’s Eve Disco Ball

This two-story atrium, rooftop bar and patio are hosting a 70’s-style party. Costumes are encouraged and themed cocktails will be served. DJ Ernesto will spin and champagne will flow at midnight.

Where: Continental Mid-Town at 1801 Chestnut St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

How much: Free entry


New Year’s Eve 6th Birthday Celebration

This Starr pub in Rittenhouse launched on NYE six years ago, so this is a birthday party, complete with favors and board games. Champagne toast at midnight comes with cake, too.

Where: The Dandelion at 124 S. 18th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

How much: Free to enter


Latin-Inspired New Year’s Eve

DJs Eddie Tully and Ben Arsenal will lead dancing in the lounge starting at 9 p.m. Party favors and a champagne toast at midnight.

Where: Alma de Cuba at 1623 Walnut St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m.

How much: Free to enter


Draft beer discounts and champagne toast

This South Philly tavern will help you celebrate with $1 off all seasonal drafts and a free glass of bubbly at midnight.

Where: Devil's Den at 1148 S. 11th St. 19147

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

How much: Pay as you go


New Year’s Eve Haus Party

This German beer hall is doing a huge buffet and open bar, plus a DJ all night and a champagne toast when the clock strikes 12. Advance purchase of tickets is recommended.

Where: Brauhaus Schmitz at 718 South St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m.

How much: $95


Old school beer deals to welcome the new year

Down in Girard Estate it's $3 Chesterfields and $2.50 Miller High Lifes plus food menu specials throughout the evening. Free glass of bubbly at midnight.

Where: Taproom on 19th at 2400 S. 19th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

How much: Pay as you go


Countdown in the sky

Party overlooking the city from 51 floors up. Ticket includes dancing to a DJ, a charcuterie and dessert spread, spiked hot chocolate, binoculars and party favors, plus a free glass of champagne at midnight.

Where: SkyGarten at Top of the Tower at 3 Logan Square (1717 Arch St.)

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

How much: $51


Burlesque and Blues New Year’s Eve Party

The Mikey Junior Band will play live as burlesque shows continue throughout the night. General admission is $20, or you can add a four-course dinner plus champagne toast for a total of $85. Or pay $125 and you're guaranteed a table to drink for the night.

Where: The Twisted Tail at 509 S. 2nd St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m.

How much: $20 and up


Four-course prix fixe at Davio’s

The regular menu will also be available, but you can make reservations for chef Chris Tavares' special four-course dinner featuring lobster cake, seared sea bass and fennel-tomato ragu.

Where: Davio's at 111 S. 17th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

How much: $95


Italian karaoke party

Sing your way into the New Year with karaoke like they do it in Italy. Look for specials on Italian cocktails, beers and Franciacorta, aka Italian champagne.

Where: Gran Caffe L'Aquila at 1716 Chestnut St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

How much: Pay as you go


Music venues, shows and performances

WXPN Welcomes Kurt Vile on NYE at the Fillmore

This is an all ages event at the Fillmore in Fishtown with Kurt Vile. Show is standing room only.

Where: The Fillmore Philadelphia at 29 E Allen St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

How much: $35 general admission


Dark Star Orchestra at the Electric Factory

Grateful Dead cover band Dark Star Orchestra will be lighting up the Electric Factory on Years Eve. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show's starting at 8:30.

Where: Electric Factory at 421 N. 7th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $49.50 ADV, $55 DOS


The Blind Owl Band opening for Cabinet at the TLA

Cabinet, The Blind Owl Band and Mountain Ride play the TLA on New Years Eve.

Where: TLA at 334 South Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $25


New Years Funkin’ Eve Featuring Red 40 & The Last Groovement

Get funky and pop open the new year at FringeArts.Skip the velvet ropes and over-priced open bars. $49 gets you all the funk you can handle, all the balloons you can handle, beer garden fire pits, a floor to bust a groove on and re-entry so you can warm up on the dance floor after watching the fireworks from Race Street Pier. Cash bar and late night menu available at La Peg all night.

Where: FringeArts at 140 N Columbus Blvd

When: December 31, 2016 at 10:30 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 3:30 a.m.

How much: $49


New Year’s Eve with David Wax Museum at Johnny Brenda’s

All shows are 21+ Proper I.D. required for admission. David Wax Museum will go on at 10:30 p.m. Music also from Kevin Manning and Auld Lang Syne.

Where: Johnny Brenda's at 1201 Frankford Ave

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $20


Free NYE at MilkBoy

Skip the high-priced cover charges and the fancy clothes and come party with MilkBoy -- for free. There will be a complimentary whiskey toast at midnight and music all night by Weird Science.

Where: MilkBoy at 1100 Chestnut Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: Free to enter


New Years Eve w/ Andrea Nardello and The Quixote Project

Join the Grape Room in Manayunk for a night of music on New Years Eve.

Where: The Grape Room at 105 Grape St

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $10


PEX New Years Eve at Front Street Cafe

Join the PEX Phamily for an intimate NYE celebration at Front Street Cafe. There will be a champagne toast at midnight for this small event -- get your tickets fast.

Where: Front Street Cafe at 1253 N. Front Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $25


New Years Eve 2017 with Silent Philly

Check out this unique NYE event with Silent Philly. That means you'll get headphones upon entrance and can hear three DJs, switching between them.

Where: 2300 Arena at 2300 S Swanson St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $30 admission, $60 includes open bar


New Years’ Improvin’ Eve 2017

At ComedySportz New Year's Improvin' Eve, they pull out all the stops: hilarious new games, free pizza and drinks for fans, Auld Lang Syne in gibberish and yes, even Baby New Year.

Where: CSz Philadelphia at the Adrienne at 2030 Sansom Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

How much: $37


NYE with Dan Soder at Helium Comedy Club

Ring in the New Year with an evening filled with laughter courtesy of Dan Soder. Skip the chaos of the bars and enjoy a special night with food and drinks from the comfort of Helium's lounges and showroom.

Where: Helium Comedy Club at 2031 Sansom St

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

How much: $39


NYE Matinee at Kung Fu Necktie

This New Year's Eve all-ages matinee gives you plenty of time to hit somewhere else in the nighttime hours. But at Kung Fu Necktie, catch Dysentery, Iron Price, Ether, Eaten Alive and more.

Where: Kung Fu Necktie at 1250 N Front St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How much: $10


NYE w/ TJ Kong & The Atomic Bomb / Mercury Radio Theater

TJ Kong And The Atomic Bomb has been described as one of the most sought after bands in Philadelphia. They're playing Boot and Saddle on NYE. Doors open at 9 p.m.

Where: Boot and Saddle at 1131 S Broad St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

How much: $10-$15


West Philadelphia Orchestra + Johnny Showcase NYE Blowout

West Philadelphia Orchestra + Johnny Showcase New Year's Eve Blowout with Minka & Muscle Tough. Doors for this 21+ event open at 8 p.m.

Where: Underground Arts at 1200 Callowhill Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

How much: $35


New Year’s Eve Under the Stars

Thus second annual concert in the beer garden feature Vacationer, Cruisr and Suburban Living. At midnight, ring in the New Year with Mad Beatz drumline. (Rain or shine.)

Where: Frankford Hall at 1210 Frankford Ave. 19125

When: December 31, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

How much: $10 at the door


Dinner events for with gala food

Vetri New Years Eve 2017 – All-Inclusive Dance Party

Can't decide on which Vetri Family restaurant you want to go to on New Year's Eve? They've got you covered at Alla Spina, where they'll have food stations featuring some of your favorite dishes from all the restaurants. Ticket price includes food, open bar, tax and service.

Where: Alla Spina at 1410 Mount Vernon Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 1:30 a.m.

How much: $125


Bing Bing Dim Sum NYE ‘Snack Feast’

Hit Bing Bing Dim Sum for a four-course, New Year's Eve Snack Feast for $37.99 a person. Call 215-279-7702 for details.

Where: Bing Bing Dim Sum at 1648 E Passyunk Avenue

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

How much: $37.99


New Years Eve on the Moshulu

Serving a special Four Course Prix Fixe Menu with several options to choose from including Moshulu favorites and seasonally inspired dishes.

Where: Moshulu at 401 S. Columbus Blvd.

When: December 31, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.

How much: $125 a person and up


Prix fixe French feast with an open bar

This newly-rebranded bistro just south of Rittenhouse Square is doing a six-course dinner plus a three-hour open bar for $100 per person. Or, depending on what you want from the night, you could just do the dinner ($75) or the open bar ($50).

Where: Baril at 267 S. 19th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

How much: $100


No Cork’s Eve 2017 at The Good King Tavern

The Tavern will offer an annual St. Sylvestre Prix Fixe featuring four courses by Chef Nich Bazik for $75 per person. An extensive offering of wines by glass will be pouring -- with plenty of bubbles from which to choose. Reservations are accepted throughout the evening. To reserve, do so online or call 215-625-3700.

Where: The Good King Tavern at 614 S. 7th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $75


New Year’s Eve Dinner & Dancing at Cuba Libre

celebrate New Year's Eve in Cuba, right here in Philadelphia, with an elaborate five-course prix fixe dinner, champagne toast, late night admission and party favors for $95. Plus, keep your table all night for the midnight ball drop, DJ and dancing.

Where: Cuba Libre at 10 S. 2nd St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.

How much: $95


New Year’s Eve Prix-Fixe Menu

A luxurious six-course menu from chef Peter Serpico (with a $100 optional beverage pairing) at an acclaimed Stephen Starr restaurant. Champagne toast at midnight.

Where: Serpico at 604 South St. 19147

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

How much: $125 pp


New Year’s Eve at The Victoria Freehouse

Join The Victoria Freehouse for a decidedly low key New Year's Eve celebration. In addition to the regular menu they will have some specials to start off your new year. Reservations accepted, late night food 1AM.

Where: The Victoria Freehouse at 10 S Front St

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: Varies


Prix-fixe on Rittenhouse Square

Chef Jon Nodler crafted an intriguing prix-fixe menu, where each guest chooses two plates to start, then the table has the option of doing the entrees family style, to share, or each snagging their own. Optional $30 wine pairing to go along.

Where: a.kitchen at 135 S. 18th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

How much: $75


New Year’s Eve tasting menu at Aldine

Dinner will be divided into two seatings. Reservations will be available from 5 - 7:15pm for the first seating and will feature a four-course menu for $55. Guests looking to ring in the New Year can make a reservation from 9-10pm and will be served a five-course menu for $75, which will include a bubbly toast at midnight.

Where: Aldine at 1901 Chestnut Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

How much: $55 and up


Four-course colonial holiday feast

Chef Walter Staib created a menu fit for the Founding Fathers at this throwback tavern in Old City. Choose from 10 special entrees, with veg and gluten-free options available. Irish harp and cello will play.

Where: City Tavern at 138 S. 2nd St. 19106

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.


Farm-to-table prix-fixe feast

Chef Andrew Wood is offering several choices for each of five courses at his Spruce Street BYOB. Options include house-cured coppa, chestnut ravioli and butterscotch pudding.

Where: Russet at 1521 Spruce St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

How much: $95


New Year’s Eve Modern Asian Prix Fixe

Earlier in the night you can hit up this Starr spot in Old City for snacks, but starting at 10 p.m. it's a five-course prix-fixe backed by DJs, dancing, party favors and a midnight champagne toast.

Where: Buddakan at 325 Chestnut St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

How much: $85


Family-friendly NYE at Lo Spiedo

Looking for a place to take the whole family on New Year's Eve? Join Lo Spiedo in the Navy Yard. There will be a buffet, a kid’s Mocktail bar, games and activities, and a special ball drop at 8 p.m. Ticket price includes food and kid's mocktails. Adult beverages are on consumption.

Where: Lo Spiedo at 4503 South Broad Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

How much: $55 for adults, $35 for kids


App-pasta-entree in a whole new way

This Old City spot pioneered the cafe in the morning/dinner in the evening concept in Philly, and everything it does is unusual and unexpected. Same for the prix fixe, which features a first course, a pasta course (that angry spaghetti!) and an entree.

Where: High Street on Market at 308 Market St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

How much: $65


16-course NYE extravaganza

This tasting menu BYOB in a quaint West Philly house is going all out with a 16-course celebration. Sit for as long as you like — the table is yours for the evening.

Where: Marigold Kitchen at 501 South 45th St. 19104

When: December 31, 2016 at 4:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

How much: $125 pp


NYE at Balboa Supper Club

Chef John Adams (Rival Brothers) and Alex Garfinkel (Balboa) are preparing an 8-course dinner with beer pairings by Home Brewed. There will be caviar and oysters plus complimentary champagne.

Where: Balboa Supper Club at 2109 E. Susquehanna Ave

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

How much: $165


Feast on a picturesque Chester County farm

The eight-course tasting menu ($115) or the a la carte menu both come with a bucolic view of farmland at this gorgeous country restaurant that raises its own animals.

Where: Wyebrook Farm at 150 Wyebrook Rd., Honey Brook

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

How much: Varies


Prix-fixe menu with sustainable meats

Reserve a table at this Frankford Avenue spot for a four-course menu from chef Damon Menapace. Add a beverage pairing for $40.

Where: Kensington Quarters at 1310 Frankford Ave. 19125

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

How much: $75


Prix fixe at an Old City classic

Ellen Yin and Eli Kulp's Market Street original will offer a four-course prix-fixe menu for the evening.

Where: Fork at 306 Market St. 19106

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

How much: $99


Modern Chinese feast

Four courses at Susanna Foo's return to Center City include choices like tuna poke, Peking duck rolls, wok-seared Lancaster chicken and coconut tapioca. Upgrade to include a glass of sparkling plus party favors for $10 more.

Where: SuGa at 1720 Sansom St. 19103

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

How much: $65


Wagyu noodles + free bubbly

For the last-minute/noncommital folks out there, this Wash West noodle house is running an a la carte menu with Wagyu beef yakitori and lobster ramen specials. Free glass of champagne with each bowl of noodles.

Where: Cheu Noodle Bar at 255 S. 10th St. 19107

When: December 31, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

How much: Pay as you go


Five-course prix fixe with champagne

Highlights of the dinner at this Center City spot include artichoke soup with black truffles, buffalo filet migons and toro tartare with caviar. Glass of bubbly included. Reserve in advance.

Where: The Fine Palate at 231 S. 15th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

How much: $95


Five course French feast

Chef Lee Styer's five courses at this East Passyunk spot include chilled lobster salad, pork belly, filet mignon and a foie gras "Old Fashioned." Optional $35 wine pairing available.

Where: Fond at 1537 S. 11th St. 19147

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

How much: $95


Four course champagne cocktail dinner

Each course at this Old City lounge is paired with a special cocktail made with sparkling wine. Menu options include grilled ribeye, whole bronzino and an espresso creme brulee. Regular menu also available.

Where: The Little Lion at 243 Chestnut St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.

How much: $75 or pay as you go


Five course NYE dinner on Fitler Square

Reservations are recommended for the five-course feast offered at this cozy, glass-walled dining room. Beverage pairing available for $35 additional.

Where: Fitler Dining Room at 2201 Spruce St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

How much: $75


Feed the party beast with a Holiday Trough

Heard of this new bar's meat-laden trough for sharing? Feast on a holiday edition with French onion soup, rotisserie chicken, sausages, skirt steak, bacon, short ribs and more.

Where: Butcher Bar at 2034 Chestnut St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

How much: $75 per person


Five-course prix fixe in Midtown Village

This Mediterranean wine bar from the team behind Zavino is doing a five-course dinner with optional $50 wine pairing. A la carte menu also available, but reservations are highly recommended.

Where: Tredici Enoteca at 114 S. 13th St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

How much: $85


Tired Hands beer dinner

Email mbreder@triacafe.com to get into the early or late seating at this Rittenhouse draft specialist, where the meal is paired with special brews from Tired Hands.

Where: Tria Taproom at 2005 Walnut St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

How much: Email for info


European Alpine themed prix fixe

Email info@plentyphiladelphia.com for reservations to one of three seatings for a three-course dinner plus free champagne toast at midnight.

Where: Plenty Cafe at Multiple locations

When: December 31, 2016 at 6:00 p.m.

How much: $45


And everything else

Sugarhouse Casino New Years Eve

Your ticket includes an open bar and delicious appetizers from 10 p.m. to midnight, live music, festive hats, horns and noisemakers, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and a private viewing area for the fireworks.

Where: The Refinery at SugarHouse Casino at 1001 N Delaware Ave

When: December 31, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 12:00 a.m.

How much: $80


Yakitori Boy Presents: The Ultimate Countdown Party 2017

For $95 a person, you can get a karaoke room at Yakitori Boy that includes four-hour premium open bar, hors d'oeuvres, midnight champagne toast, NYE Favors and access to live DJ Entertainment. General admission includes just DJ entertainment and champagne toast.

Where: Yakitori Boy Karaoke Bar at 211 N 11th St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $20 general admission, $95 for karaoke room


TANGO New Year’s Eve 2017

A $70 ticket at this lounge and karaoke bar gets you a four-hour premium open bar. $455 gets you a VIP seated table for 7 people.

Where: Tango at 1021 Arch Street

When: December 31, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $70


New Year’s Eve at Blue Cross RiverRink

Tickets include skating, great food from the Garces Group, Chickie's & Pete's, entertainment, New Year's Eve favors and a front row seat for the fireworks.

Where: Blue Cross RiverRink at 101 S Columbus Blvd.

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

How much: $40


New Year’s Eve at Lucky Strike

Grab your friends to experience this amazing two-floor venue that will host Philadelphia's hottest NYE celebration to say goodbye to 2016. Ticket includes a premium 3-Hour open bar from 9 pm to 12 am, light food, multiple DJs and dancing.

Where: Lucky Strike at 1336 Chestnut St

When: December 31, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. to January 1, 2017 at 2:00 a.m.

How much: $39.50


New Year’s Eve on the Waterfront Family Party

Ticket prices gets you and adult & child dinner buffet with dessert station, cash bar service throughout the event, NYE party favors and children's face painting. Fireworks will be set off by the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation at 6:00pm and will be completed prior to 6:30pm along the Delaware River side of the Hotel.

Where: Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing at 201 S Columbus Blvd

When: December 31, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

How much: $69 per adult, $32 for kids


New Year’s Eve at Oyster House

Beginning at 5 p.m., Oyster House will serve a special four-course menu featuring fresh Maine lobster, caviar, oysters, and more. Complimentary champagne toast will be offered at midnight. The menu is $65 per person and reservations can be made by calling (215) 567-7683.

Where: Oyster House at 1516 Sansom St.

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.

How much: $65


Fireworks viewing from Philly’s highest vantage point

Philadelphia’s tallest attraction has 360° views of the city so you can watch the early fireworks at Penn's Landing from indoors. Free kid with every adult full-price ticket.

Where: One Liberty Observation Deck at 3 Logan (1717 Arch St.)

When: December 31, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

How much: $19 adults, $14 youth


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