Guide to Long Island New Year’s Eve Parties 2018

There’s no need to head into Manhattan to toast the New Year. Long Island is playing host to several worthy parties that will help you ring in 2018 the right way. Wear your very best—sparkly attire recommended—and come prepared to celebrate.

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Fox Hollow Gala, The Inn at Fox Hollow

Bring your dancing shoes. The annual gala is known for having live music playing all night long. There’s also an open bar with an extensive cocktail list and a dinner reception with dessert. It’s $160 per person. Fox Hollow is also offering New Year’s Eve packages for couples starting at $629, which includes tickets to the gala, an overnight stay in a luxury suite and breakfast for two. Phone: 516-224-8100 | Address: 7755 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury Click to go

Fishes & Wishes New Year’s Eve Party, Long Island Aquarium

Animal lovers, rejoice. Long Island Aquarium is opening its doors for a family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration with a cocktail hour, buffet dinner, dessert, entertainment and crafts. There will also be an adorable meet-and-greet with one of the penguins. Spend the night with packages starting at $199. Reservations are required. Phone: 631-208-9200 | Address: 431 E Main St., Riverhead Click to go

New Year’s Eve Celebration, Chateau Briand

Dinner, open bar, music and dancing will take place at this elegant wedding venue noted for its outdoor garden oasis. There are several New Year’s ticket packages to choose from, including a “Body Rock DJ” option for $125. Phone: 516-334-6125 | Address: 440 Old Country Rd, Carle Place Click to go

New Year’s Eve Bash, Suffolk Theater

Ring in 2018 with some laughs. Suffolk Theater’s annual party will feature top comedians along with a dance party and a complimentary champagne toast. The 21-and-over event ranges from $45-$55. Phone: 631-727-4343 | Address: 118 E Main St., Riverhead Click to go

Midnight on Main Street, Patchogue

Gather on Main Street starting at 8pm to enjoy food, hot beverages, music and dancing. The event, hosted by the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce, will also feature Grand Illuminations by Grucci Fireworks and a specially designed Patchogue New Year’s Eve ball that will lead the crowd in counting down to 2018. Click to go

New Year’s Eve Party with the Nancy Atlas Project, Stephen Talkhouse

Music lovers, this New Year’s celebration is calling your name. For $40, rock out to The Nancy Atlas Project, which is described as “Americana rock with a touch of Southern comfort.” This event is 21 and over. Phone: 631-267-3117 | Address: 161 Main St., Amagansett Click to go

Ring in the New Year, The Garden City Hotel

New Year’s festivities are taking place inside the Garden City Hotel’s newly renovated Contemporary Kingsley for $175 per person. Expect live music by the Hot Date Band, a hors d’oeuvres buffet with carving stations and dessert, as well as open bar until 2am. Phone: 516-747-3000 | Address: 45 7th St., Riverhead Click to go

New Year’s Eve Gala, Majestic Gardens

Food, drinks and elegance—Majestic Gardens promises a night of fun from 8pm-1:30am. Start the evening off with a cocktail hour that includes a carving station and pasta bar. Save some room for the sit-down dinner and a slew of desserts including crepes, ice cream sundaes and Italian and French pastries. There will also be a DJ and a midnight champagne toast all for $120. Phone: 631-744-9500 | Address: 420 New York 25A, Rocky Point Click to go

Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party, The Landing at Jones Beach

Party like it’s 1929. The speakeasy celebration will feature a three course dinner, an open bar with prohibition era cocktails and jazz music from Eden Lane Jazz. Tickets are $150. Phone: 516-785-0012 | Address: 2000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh Click to go

New Year’s Eve Cocktail Party 2017, Long Beach Hotel

This ballroom cocktail party will feature hors d’oeuvres, food stations, drinks, music and a champagne toast at midnight for $120. Guests will also get to see the ball drop from projection screens. Phone: 516-544-4444 | Address: 405 E Broadway, Long Beach Click to go

Gala New Year’s Eve—Dinner Dance just for Singles, Residence Inn Plainview Long Island

Those searching for love this New Year’s should opt for this 9th annual Long Island extravaganza. Tables will be split by age groups that range from 24 to 69 and over. Also expect food, a DJ dance party all night and raffles for $99. Phone: 516-433-6200 | Address: 9 Gerhard Rd, Plainview Click to go

Havanas New Year’s Eve Party, The Carlton

From 8pm-1am, step inside the Havanas Private Cigar Club for New Year’s Eve festivities. Enjoy the smooth sounds of Johnny Avino with an ongoing cocktail dinner and an open bar. This party is $135 per person. Phone: 516-542-0700 | Address: 1899 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow Click to go

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