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.
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. 91 Hill Street, Southampton. 800-832-6500, southamptoninn.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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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
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 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
Suffolk Theater hosts Sparkling New Year’s Eve with The Black Tie Orchestra, a 17-piece ensemble including jazz vocalist Laurel Massé of The Manhattan Transfer. Between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. there’s a premium open bar and hors d’oeuvres. There will also be a DJ and dancing with party favors, a live stream of the Times Square ball drop and a midnight champagne toast. The theater requests guests “dress to your sparkling best.” Complimentary valet parking will be available. The $165 cost includes tax and gratuity. Age 21 and over. Call the box office at 631-727-4343 for reservations. 18 E Main Street, Riverhead. suffolktheater.com Attendees of Sparkling New Year’s Eve can also book a room at Riverhead’s Holiday Inn Express on Old Country Road for $200, with complimentary breakfast.
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, finger foods, a champagne toast, dessert station, and a DJ. Admission to the party is $195 per person including tax. Overnight packages with breakfast start at $617 per couple. The ultimate package, for $851 per couple, includes a four-course dinner with wine pairings. 631-369-2200, 1830 West Main Street, Riverhead indigoeastend.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
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