It might not be Christmas just yet, but it’s already time to plan your New Year’s Eve. There are plenty of North Fork venues hosting bashes and offering specials.
Here is a list of some of the best ways to ring in 2015.
Check back as the big day approaches and we’ll add more events as they are announced. (Venues, email your event info to [email protected].)
Hang out fireside for a New Year’s Eve dinner at Southold seafood restaurant ALure. In addition to the regular menu, the eatery will feature two prix-fixe menus. The first round of seating will be from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will cost $35 per person. The second round of seating will be from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and costs $55 per person and will include a glass of sparkling wine. Reservations are recommended.
The All Star bowling alley is offering a buffet dinner and a night of unlimited bowling to get 2015 rolling. Customers must book a lane with a minimum of six people. The fee is $50 per person for a regular lane or $75 for a VIP lane. That includes dinner, unlimited bowling and shoes. There will be live music, dancing and a celebration at midnight. Tickets must be booked in advance.
The party goes until 1:30 a.m. Call for more info.
Welcome 2015 in East Wind’s Grand Ballroom. The party is expected to be five hours of food, music, dancing and drinking. For $115 per person, guests will enjoy an open bar and live entertainment, and also dine buffet style. And when the night is over, you can take advantage of the East Wind’s luxury accommodations just an elevator ride away from the party. An overnight stay for two is $495, which includes admission to the party. The New Year’s Eve celebration starts at 8 p.m. Tickets and reservations may be purchased in advanced by calling the catering hall.
Pace’s Dockside will host a New Year’s Eve party with live music by Joe Allegue & Friends. There will be a prix-fixe menu available. Call for more information.
The Harborfront will offer a holiday package to ring in the New Year for $209 per night for a superior room and $219 per night for a deluxe room. The package is available for check in on Tuesday, Dec. 30 and check out on Thursday, Jan. 1, and includes accommodations for two nights, accesses to the New Year’s Eve cocktail party hosted by the hotel manager in the lobby, including appetizers and champagne. If you want to get into town a day earlier, you can add Monday, Dec. 29 for 50 percent off the regular rate.
There will be live music by Center Stage (playing yesterday’s favorites and today’s hits), 1/2 price appetizers featuring all of the items on our brand new late night menu, drink specials of course, and a free champagne toast at midnight! This event has no cover charge.
Ring in the New Year at Bistro 72 at Hotel Indigo East End. The restaurant is offering a four-course menu with wine, beer or spirit pairings for $99. Dinner without the drink pairings is $72. There will also be live music.
The hotel is offering a package for those who want to stay the night. A night’s stay and dinner for two is included in the $399 package.
Jedediah Hawkins Inn is teaming up with Sparkling Pointe to co-host a New Year’s Eve party complete with food, music and dancing. There are two seating options available for the featured four-course menu, served with Sparkling Pointe wine. For those seated before 8 p.m. the fee is $75 per person, which includes a glass of Sparkling Pointe wine. The later seating starts at 9 p.m. and is $125 per person, but that includes wine pouring all night long. There will also be live music from Trevor Davison Trio.
Reservations are recommended.
The aquarium will ring in 2015 with its annual family-friendly Fishes & Wishes New Year’s event. Bring the kids down to the aquarium for a night of animal encounters and crafts. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour, buffet dinner, dancing, crafts for the kids, dessert and ice cream bar, plus a mock midnight champagne and sparkling cider toast (at 10:30 p.m.).
Adult tickets are $95, adult members pay $85. Children ages 3 to 12 and seniors are $60 ($55 for members.) Children 2 and under are free. Reservations are required, book now by calling 631-208-9200 ext. 426. If you don’t want the party to end, hotel package at the adjacent Hyatt Place East End & Resort Marina start at $199 a night.
Ring in New Year’s by the sea at Soundview restaurant in Greenport. DJ Tom will be spinning tunes and there will be champagne at midnight. The cover fee is $20, though that fee is waived with dinner. Dinner is served a la carte.
326 Front St., Greenport
Cuvee will serve a four-course prix-fixe dinner with early seating special from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for $39. The second seating, which includes a champagne toast, is from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and is $59.
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Or book a New Year’s Eve Dinner Package which includes a one-night stay in a queen room, a four-course dinner for two on Wednesday evening, complimentary champagne toast at midnight and continental breakfast on Thursday morning. Package rates start at $239.
Non-package rates starting at $159 and include a complimentary continental breakfast on Thursday morning.
Join the Suffolk Theater for a night of comedy with comedians Sherry Davey, JJ Boyd, Tom Daddario and special guests. Then dance your way to the New Year with music by DJ Phil Schmit. There will be a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
Tickets are $45 each. Doors open for dinner (there is an a la carte menu) at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.