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Ready to party hearty to ring in the new year? These 10 memorable New Year's Eve parties in Manhattan are sure to kick off your 2016 with a bang.Continue to 2 of 11 below.
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Sleep No More's Winter Masquerade
Following an optional performance of the acclaimed, immersive theatrical show Sleep No More, and/or The King's Royal Feast dinner, the Winter Masquerade at The McKittrick Hotel proposes a wonderfully transporting party, where revelers come masked and dressed entirely in black, silver, or gold, to indulge in an open bar and live performances into the wee hours of the new year.
What it Costs: Tickets from $375/person
The Details: 542 W. 27th St. (btwn 10th & 11th aves.), in Chelsea; events.mckittrickhotel.comContinue to 3 of 11 below.
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New Year’s Eve at The Griffin
Step back to Gilded Age at Meatpacking District nightlife hot spot The Griffin this New Year’s Eve, a posh venue with plush velvet couches, crystal chandeliers, and vaulted ceilings. Entry includes a five-hour premium open bar (including a champagne toast at midnight), passed light bites, party favors, and live DJ (NYC-based DJ J.Dayz ) spinning Top 40, dance, and hop-hop beats.
What it Costs: From $139/person
The Details: 50 Gansevoort St. (near 13th St.), in the Meatpacking District; thegriffinny.comContinue to 4 of 11 below.
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New Year’s Masquerade With Sleepy & Boo at Cielo
Ever-hip dance club Cielo presents its New Year's Masquerade with Sleepy & Boo, NYC-based DJs known for spinning an eclectic mix of electronic genres. The dance floor is sure to be pumping, with special guest DJs SR Serge and Gilles Wasserman, too. Tickets, reasonably priced for New Year's, include a free champagne toast at midnight.
What it Costs: From $60/person
The Details: 18 Little W. 12th St. (near 9th Ave.), in the Meatpacking District; cieloclub.comContinue to 5 of 11 below.
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Dinner, Dancing, and Rooftop Reveling at The Peninsula New York
For an upscale, classic NYE-in-NYC experience, head to The Peninsula New York. Enjoy a memorable sit-down dinner at the New American, farm-to-table Clement Restaurant, but first kick off the exclusive fete with a cocktail reception. The five-course gala dinner is accompanied by a two-piece jazz duo, followed by dancing to the tunes of a five-piece band in the Bar Clement. Or, spend the night upstairs at the rooftop Salon de Ning, where the party includes a five-hour open bar plus passed hors d'oeuvres until 2am.
What it Costs: Clement Restaurant dinner and dancing from $525/adults, $195/kids (ages 12 and under); Salon de Ning rooftop party costs $300/adults
The Details: 700 5th Ave. at 55th St., in The Peninsula New York, in Midtown; peninsula.comContinue to 6 of 11 below.
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Webster Hall's New Year's Eve Ball
For clubbers, this massive, multilevel mainstay offers four dance floors and 40,000 square feet to party the night away. For their New Year's Eve Ball, look for live performances by Kiesza, aerial performers, fire displays, circus performers, and after-hours programming from Tchami, Klingande, Classixx, and more. There will also be a 90s-themed party in one of the rooms, with 90s party band The Bayside Tigers. Plus, enjoy a complimentary champagne toast, continental breakfast, and what's being billed as the "largest balloon drop in the free world," with more than 100,000 balloons falling from the ceiling at midnight. Bonus: All guests on NYE get a free pass to return to the club on weekends throughout 2016.
What it Costs: Tickets from $99/person with cash bar, and from $150/person with 6-hour open bar
The Details: 125 E. 11th St. (btwn 3rd & 4th aves.), in the East Village; websterhall.comContinue to 7 of 11 below.
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Marquee with Chuckie
Chelsea nightclub Marquee comes headlined by Amsterdam-based DJ Chuckie for an energetic, dance-driven NYE celebration. Admission includes four hours of premium open bar, a live feed of the ball drop, hors d'oeuvres, midnight shots, and complimentary coat check. Festive attire is required.
What it Costs: Tickets from $175/person; late-night admission (after 1:30am) for $50
The Details: 289 10th Avenue (btwn 26th & 27th sts.), in Chelsea; marqueeny.comContinue to 8 of 11 below.
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Spirit of New York Fireworks Dinner Cruise
Set off into New York Harbor for memorable Manhattan vistas met by a New Year's Eve fireworks display, courtesy of Spirit of New York cruises. Departing from Chelsea Piers, their four-hour NYE party sailings include a premium open bar, dinner buffet, DJ and dance floor, party favors and decorations, and front-row seats for the harbor fireworks display.
What it Costs: $345/person
The Details: Chelsea Piers (21st St. at 11th Ave.), in Chelsea; spiritcruises.comContinue to 9 of 11 below.
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Cipriani 42nd Street's NYE 2016 Party
Esteemed upscale eatery Cipriani 42nd Street—not far from Times Square—will transform into NYE 2016 party headquarters, with a live DJ spinning a danceable mix to get guests out on the ballroom dance floor. Tickets include a generous six-hour premium open bar, passed hors d'oeuvres, and a midnight toast with Cipriani's own signature prosecco. The stunning space, complete with high ceilings, chandeliers, and marble columns, dates back to 1921.
What it Costs: Tickets from $159/person
The Details: 110 E. 42nd St. (btwn Lexington & Park aves.), in Midtown; joonbug.comContinue to 10 of 11 below.
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W New York—Downtown with DJ Ja Big
Unfolding in the Financial District's W New York—Downtown, the popular hotel's Living Room Bar & Terrace will host NYE 2016 festivities with DJ JaBig. Set on the fifth floor, floor-to-ceiling windows afford Manhattan skyline views, while the open-air terrace overlooks the city and One World Trade Center. The party kicks off at 9pm, with four-hour premium open bar, midnight champagne toast, and party favors.
What it Costs: From $165/person
The Details: 123 Washington St. (at Albany St.), in the Financial District; wnewyorkdowntown.comContinue to 11 of 11 below.
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The Roof at the Viceroy New York
One of our favorite Manhattan rooftop lounges, The Roof at the Viceroy New York is ringing in 2016 with DJ Tim Martello, prime viewing for the fireworks display in Central Park, passed appetizers, a midnight champagne toast, and, of course, a live feed of the ball drop.
What it Costs: From $75/person
Contact Details: 124 W. 57th St. (btwn 6th & 7th aves.), 29th Fl., in Midtown; theroofny.com