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New Year's Eve in New York City

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Times Square is a popular destination for travelers looking for an exciting New Year's Eve celebration

New York City: The City That Never Stops Partying

Cramming into NYC's Times Square for concerts and to watch the ball drop with fellow tourists from all over the world is something everyone should do once. But for a more local end-of-the-year experience, party in the always-happening Meatpacking District by buying a Meatpacking District All-Access Pass. The pass allows for access to normally exclusive clubs as well as buffet dinners and DJ'ed performances. Or consider spending the last hours of 2013 in Brooklyn, specifically Prospect Park's Grand Army Plaza. Not only does it feature a midnight fireworks show (over a beautiful arch, no less), but a fleet of food trucks serve until 12:30 a.m. — at which point you're free to head to nearby bars for more festivities. And before that, for those who are serious about their New Year's resolutions, a nighttime 5K race begins at 11:15 p.m. For something more sedate, make a reservation at one of the many great restaurants in New York that serve up memorable meals on the final evening of the year.

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(Updated: 11/04/13 CT)

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