New Year's Eve Parties 2013: Where To Party In New York City When The Ball Drops At Midnight [PHOTO]

on December 26 2013 3:11 PM

New Year’s Eve is a time to come to terms with the year being over, start the new year on a positive note and figure out the resolutions you want to commit to before the ball drops. Nightclubs all over New York City are having parties for friends to ring in the new year together while enjoying an open bar. If you are still working on New Year’s Eve plans, it is not too late. Check out the following offers from these New York hotspots.

Gansevoort’s Park Avenue Rooftop Bar & Lounge

Gansevoort Rooftop Gansevoort Rooftop Pool  Yelp

One of New York City’s most popular late night hot spots is hosting a New Year’s Eve party. The uber-chic location is offering a premium open bar for those who want to dance the night away to the sounds Sander Kleinenberg. The Gansevoort boasts great views from its rooftop, in addition to six lounges, each with its own unique vibe. The Rooftop features an indoor/outdoor swimming pool and phenomenal views of the Empire State Building. Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Gansevoort Park Avenue this year. General admission costs $165 and includes:

·         Premium Open Bar 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.

·         Access to the Main Bar, Park Lounge and Blue Room (does not include access to the Pool Lounge or the Red Room)

·         Midnight champagne toast

·         Live DJ Performance

·         Live DJ 2014 NYE countdown 

·         Festive NYE party favors

·         Coat Check (additional charge not included with ticket)

·         Arrive early to help reduce wait time

·         Complimentary After-Party pass to Le Poisson Rouge at 2 a.m., located 158 Bleeker St. (keep your ticket stub - a $35 value)

Greenhouse

Greenhouse Head to Greenhouse this NYE  Yelp

Greenhouse is another celebrity hub that will offer great scenery for New Year’s Eve. The nightspot offers a premium open bar and a champagne toast served at midnight. Explore the sprawling dance floor and lounge, while dancing to the beat of a live DJ performance at New York’s first eco-friendly nightclub, which boasts two floors spanning over 6,000-square feet. Head to Varick Street and party at a venue which has hosted the likes of Sting, Paris Hilton, Courtney Love, Jay Z, Katy Perry, Rihanna and Drake.  General Admission costs $135, and includes:

·         Premium Open Bar 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.

·         Live DJ performance

·         Champagne toast at Midnight

·         Live DJ 2014 NYE countdown

·         Festive NYE party favors

·         Coat Check (additional charge not included with ticket)

·         Arrive early to help reduce wait time

·         Complimentary After-Party pass to Le Poisson Rouge (keep your ticket stub - a $35 value)

1 OAK

1OAK Dance the night away at 1OAK  1OAK

Celebrity nightclub 1 OAK is hosting a New Year’s Eve soiree. Head to Chelsea and the Meatpacking District, and take in the black lacquered bar, the walls covered in glimmering gold letters, and the ostrich-leather seating. General admission costs $175 and includes a complimentary after-party pass to the Griffin, on 50 Gansevoort, Street at 3 a.m. It also includes the following:

·         Premium Open Bar 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

·         Live DJ performance

·         Champagne toast at Midnight

·         Live DJ 2014 NYE countdown

·         Festive NYE party favors

·         Coat Check (additional charge not included with ticket)

·         Arrive early to help reduce wait time

·         Complimentary After-Party pass to the Griffin (keep your ticket stub - a $35 value)

Empire Hotel Rooftop

Empire Rooftop Celebrate NYE at Empire Hotel Rooftop  Yelp

Empire Hotel Rooftop is one of the most well-known rooftop lounges in the city. For New Year’s Eve 2014, it's opening its doors so people can have a great view of the cityscape. Located on the 12th floor of the hotel on the Upper West Side, the city and Hudson River will be your view all night long. Heidi Klum, Serena Williams and Kim Kardashian are just a few of the celebrity sightings at the fabulous rooftop lounge.

For $165, in addition to a five-hour premium open bar from 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m., you will get the following:

          ·     Two live DJs

          ·     Midnight champagne toast 

          ·     Tantalizing hors d’oeuvres from the Rooftop’s award winning signature Chef, served from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

          ·     Live broadcast of 2014 NYE countdown from Times Square  

Fashion Forty Lounge

Fashion Forty Fashion Forty Lounge  Yelp

If you don’t mind being in Times Square during the busiest night of the year, head to Fashion Forty Lounge, which is more quaint than the previous venues. Dance the night away to hits including Top 40, 80s, 90s and hip-hop while you take in the diamond-shaped chandeliers and luxurious furniture. Guests are asked to enter at 40th St. and 8th Ave (South) between 7:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. and 12:15 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. (as regulated by the NYPD.) Admittance restrictions may be in place during the ball drop (11:30 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.) Regardless of admittance time to your party, make sure to enter the Times Square area no later than 8 p.m. General admission costs $65, which includes a five-hour open bar from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., in addition to:

·         Champagne Toast at Midnight

·         NYE Party Favors

·         Coat Check (provided by and responsibility of venue -- additional charge)

·         All guests must present a valid form of government-issued photo ID to enter the event; either a Passport or U.S. Driver's License

·         Remember to keep your ticket stub. Included with your ticket purchase is a complimentary After-Party pass to BB King Blues Club, a $35 value.

Have a happy, safe, and responsible New Year's Eve!