Ring in the new year at Long Island’s most sophisticated venues. Dress to impress, pull all the stops and celebrate at these distinctive parties!
The Allegria Hotel, Long Beach
Avoid the chaotic crowds of Times Square this New Year’s Eve and head to the NYE Bash at the Allegria Hotel’s oceanfront L’Onda Lounge. New Year’s Eve room packages include entrance to the bash, deluxe overnight accommodations, dinner for two in Atlantica restaurant, and Champagne and truffles in room. An optional New Year’s Day brunch is also available. New Year’s Eve accommodation: $699-$899; with New Year’s Day brunch: $799-$999. allegriahotel.com.
Carlyle at the Palace, Plainview
NYE at this sumptuous, elegant locale is sure to be a good time. The party will rock from 9pm until 2am with an internationally known DJ, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, party favors and a midnight champagne toast along with a telecast of the Times Square countdown and ball drop. carlyleatthepalace.com.
Coe Hall, Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay
This majestic and historic mansion will be the scene for a unique Great Gatsby themed NYE party that will reflect the sophistication and decadence of the Roaring ‘20s. Amenities include a buffet, dinner, dancing and countdown to the big hour. Be sure to bring your fedora and flapper attire. Tickets are $120 per person; $100 per person for Planting Fields members. plantingfields.org.
East Wind, Wading River
Spend NYE under the stars without the chill or crowds of NYC while dancing under the Skylit Ceiling in the Grand Ballroom. An open bar and full buffet will continuously quench your thirst and satisfy your palate, and you will celebrate the New Year with a champagne toast at midnight. The cost is $110 per person. eastwindlongisland.com.
Southampton Inn, Southampton
Southampton Inn guests will enjoy a luxurious stay in one of their guest rooms. In addition to an open bar, there will be a champagne toast at midnight, a DJ to keep the celebration lively, and balloons and noisemakers to ring in the New Year. Enjoy a four-course dinner as well as a hearty continental breakfast on New Year’s morning. Cost: $440 per couple. Children are welcome to special New Year’s activities, such as a kids’ party and meal in the game room with supervision. There is an additional $40 per child. southamptoninn.com.