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New Year's Eve in New York City

Top 10 New Year's Eve Destinations

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


Blinding neon, world-class performers and that famous ball drop. Times Square is a given for merrymakers who want to go the classic route. As for those who prefer their festivities with an edge, there's only one choice. Purchase a Times Square Official Party Pass and you'll glide past the velvet ropes at the city's top bars and clubs — premium open bars included and bragging rights guaranteed.


STK Rooftop: High notes include an A-list clientele, live DJ performance and five-hour premium open bar in the Meatpacking District overlooking the Hudson.

Monarch Rooftop Lounge: This Midtown hotspot offers alluring designer décor, DJs, a six-hour premium open bar and gasp-worthy views of the Empire State Building, all within easy walking distance of Times Square.

Beauty & Essex: Head to the Lower East Side to party at this hip nightclub and restaurant. A chic atmosphere and trendy clientele make this the place to see and be seen.


New York Marriott Marquis: The perfect Times Square home base, the New York Marriott Marquis is home to two festive NYE parties, including a gala and five-course dinner at The View, 48 floors above the city.

The Knickerbocker: This year, the infamous NYC hotel will offer a select number of VIP packages for its New Year's Eve event. The package includes a three-night stay in one of the stylish guest rooms, a private gala event at the St. Cloud rooftop bar and an up-close view of the Times Square ball drop. Also included is a sumptuous New Year's Day brunch in Charlie Palmer at The Knick.

Learn more about New Year's Eve in Times Square at the official website

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