ATLANTIC CITY - Dust off that elegant dress, neatly press that suit, shine those dancing shoes and plan your exciting Atlantic City New Year’s Eve getaway for an evening of food, fun and festivities. Here is a listing of New Year’s Eve events throughout Atlantic City that will allow one and all to ring in 2016 in style:
Tropicana Casino & Resort – A 10-minute long fireworks display, produced by world-renowned Grucci family, will light up the midnight sky along the Boardwalk as 2016 is ushered in. With 18 nightlife party venues all under one roof, Tropicana is party central on New Year’s Eve.
Anthem - Anthem presents Rocking the Red Carpet featuring red hot entertainment by DJ B Lee and DJ A Drop accompanied by live music and Anthem’s sexiest dancers. Three-hour open bar is available from 9 p.m. to midnight with cash bar commencing at midnight. $150 bottle service packages available too. Space is limited, so book in advance at www.anthemlounge.com or by calling (609) 576-5206
Boogie Nights - Get ready to party like it’s 1999 at Boogie Nights and shake your booty to your favorite hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s! The party features hors d'oeuvres and open bar from 9 p.m. until 11 p.m. Tickets are $60 per person or $100 per couple. For more information and advance tickets, please call (888) 940-7080.
Providence Nightclub – Five-hour premium open bar from 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., two-hour hors d’oeuvres for $95 from 9:30 - 11:30 p.m. and a champagne toast at midnight. VIP packages are available starting at $200 per person. All general admission tickets may be purchased at www.provclub.com. VIP tickets are only available through the Providence office at (609) 345-7800.
Cuba Libre - Add some spice to your night at Cuba Libre’s "New Years in Havana" party featuring a Special Midnight Madness Countdown and Live Ball Drop with live music provided by Latin Connection, who will be spinning Latin Fusion, Salsa, Merengue and Bachata. Plus, the Missile Bar upstairs will be open with your favorite Top 40 hits, party anthems, etc. Doors open at 10:30 p.m. and general admission is $30 per person or $50 per couple. $65 for the open bar package between 9:30 - 11:30 p.m. Proper dress code required.
Also at Cuba Libre, spend your New Year’s Eve in Old Havana and escape to 1950’s Cuba as you ring in 2016! Choose from two dinner seatings on New Year's Eve: Early dinner, 4 - 8:30 p.m. - a la carte menu with New Year's Eve specials. Make reservation through OpenTable or call 609-348-6700. Five-course Prix Fixe dinner, reservations available at 9, 9:30 and 10 p.m. $99 per person: Includes late night admission, keep your table all night! Includes non-alcoholic beverages and party favors. Optional open bar package available for $40. Call Judy at 609-348-6700 ex. 302 to make a reservation for Prix Fixe dinner package. Large groups welcome.
Ri Ra Irish Pub - Ring in the New Year not once, but twice! In addition to the traditional midnight countdown, a special 7 p.m. countdown takes place while Ireland celebrates their New Year. Live music provided by The Flip N Mickeys starting 11 p.m. with a $10 cover charge at the door.
FIN - A Prime Seafood Experience- You’ll be swimming to heaven with this upscale four-course prime seafood experience menu, including but not limited to colossal shrimp cocktail, Maine lobster bisque, filet mignon and Tahitian vanilla crème brûlée. $138 per person includes four courses, champagne toast, tax and gratuity. For reservations call 1-800-345-8767.
Golden Dynasty - If you’re craving an Asian inspired meal, you will love Golden Dynasty’s four-course menu, including but not limited to lobster roll, wonton soup, Mongolian lamb chops, and even mochi ice cream. $138 per person includes four courses, champagne toast, tax and gratuity. For reservations call (800) 345-8767.
Il Verdi - Enjoy a four-course meal featuring your favorite authentic Italian dishes, including but not limited to insalata caprese, calamari fritti, filetto di manzo alla griglia, lobster tornese and limoncello marscapone cheesecake. $138 per person includes four courses, champagne toast, tax and gratuity. For reservations call (800) 345-8767.
The Pointer Sisters – This iconic R&B group will perform in The Showroom at 9:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Tickets are available for $79 and $89.
Golden Nugget - Free parties in the main atrium with live music by Bobby & Kit starting at 5:30 p.m. and Seven Stone at 7 p.m. The party continues on New Year’s Day with a plunge in the H20 rooftop pool. Attendees are eligible for a complimentary cocktail. Specials, such as $5 spiked coffees and cocoas, $5 bloody Marys and mimosas, and $3 beers and specialty cocktails, start at 2 p.m.
On New Year’s Eve, Haven Nightclub’s own Fergie DJ - one of the first true superstar DJs, BBC Radio 1 presenter, Mixmag columnist, award-winning producer and remixer, record label owner, and EDM pioneer - takes the stage for the club’s blowout New Year’s Eve party. The party begins with a hosted bar from 9 - 11 p.m. available with the purchase of an advance ticket starting at $75 from www.ticketmaster.com. General admission is available at the front door and open to the public starting at 10 p.m. Table service is also available and includes a complimentary bottle of champagne. For additional information on Haven Nightclub, please visit www.HavenAC.com or to purchase tickets, please visit www.ticketmaster.com.
Borgata - Celebrate New Year's Eve at mur.mur with music by Vice at 9 p.m. Attendees must have a ticket for admission to mur.mur with open bar from 9 - 11 p.m. mur.mur opens to the public at 11p.m. The Gypsy Bar features music by Kristen and the Noise at 11 p.m.
The Burlesque Show – This highly-entertaining, fast-paced revue frames classic vaudeville blackout skits and unique variety acts with burlesque-themed dance production numbers featuring a talented, sexy and hilarious cast of dancers and comedians. New Year’s Eve show time at 10 p.m. and tickets are available for $25.
Resorts Casino Hotel – There’s plenty of fun to be had on New Year’s Eve at Resorts. Celebrate New Year’s Eve with no cover charge, drink specials, Margarita toast at midnight, and live entertainment with “DJ Dramadik” at Landshark Bar & Grill and “Shut Up Justice” at Margaritaville from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Gallagher’s Steakhouse – Enjoy a New Year’s Eve dinner at midnight on the dining level for only $98 per person. Reservations recommended, please call 609-340-6555.
Capriccio – Enjoy a New Year’s Eve dinner for only $100 per person. Includes choice of appetizer, salad and an entree of choice plus dessert.
EastWind – Enjoy dinner at EastWind for only $32 per person. Includes appetizer, entree and dessert.
Breadsticks – Enjoy a three-course meal at Breadsticks overlooking the Atlantic Ocean for just $33 per person.
Bar One – The casino lounge Bar One will feature singer Kelly Lavigna at 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. DJ Chaz will perform at midnight on New Year’s Eve.
Tony Orlando – Legendary singer will perform at the Superstar Theatre at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are available for $35, $45 and $55.
Caesars - Nero’s Italian Steakhouse is open from 5 p.m. until midnight and is offering a delicious New Year’s Eve menu package. Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill is open from 11:30 a.m. until 2 a.m. and is offering a full $99 New Year’s Eve menu, in addition to the regular menu. Celebrate New Year’s inside the Dusk Complex (Dusk Nightclub, Retro’s and The Backyard Bar). Admission ticket includes a three-hour premium top-shelf open bar from 9:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m., food buffet, and complimentary access to Atlantic City’s official New Year’s Eve after-party at 12:30 a.m. VIP bottle service reservations are available. For all VIP inquiries, please visit www.duskac.com or call (609) 345-3875.
Bally’s Atlantic City - Guy Fieri’s Chophouse is open from 5 p.m. until 1 a.m. and is offering a delicious four-course New Year’s Eve menu for $99. A complimentary bottle of champagne is available with the purchase of two $99 packages. Buca di Beppo is open from 8 a.m. until midnight and is offering a $49 New Year’s Eve menu in addition to the regular menu.
Harrah’s - With one night left to indulge before those New Year’s resolutions kick in, Dos Caminos at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City has put together a special celebratory menu that is sure to please. For just $75 per person, guests can enjoy a four-course meal with a special champagne toast.
Course 1: Guacamole – Para la mesa:
Con Langosta: poached Maine lobster, roasted corn, pickled jalapeno salsa.
Homemade salsas: tomatillo-serrano, roasted tomato chile de arbol, habanero diablo.
Course 2: Bocaditos – choice of:
Taquitos al pastor: braised pork shank, pineapple and guajillo chiles rolled in crispy corn tortillas, tomatillo salsa, crema.
Agua Chile poached shrimp: lime and Chile marinated shrimp, cucumber-serrano, watercress, mint, cilantro, watermelon radish.
Ensalada verde: sweet corn, baby squash, fava beans, farm greens, queso fresco.
Course 3: Plato Principal – choice of:
Pescado con peras: roasted halibut, pear-habanero glaze, sweet plantain puree, avocado.
Cochinita pibil: Yucatan-style roast pork, pickled red onions, plantains, habanero salsa.
Mar y tierra: ancho-rubbed filet, tecate-battered king crab leg, salsa asador, smashed fingerling potatoes.
Quesadilla de carne: carne asada and roasted pepper rajas layered with crisp whole wheat tortillas, queso mixto, roasted tomato-arbol salsa.
Course 4: Dessert – Para la mesa:
Mexican chocolate cheesecake: dark chocolate, chipotle Chile, masa crust.
All special menu items are also available a la carte, but do not include the champagne toast. Reservations are available through OpenTable.com or by calling the restaurant directly at (609) 441-5747.
The Pool After Dark – Ring in the New Year with a splash. The Pool will feature an open bar from 9 – 11 p.m. and champagne toast with party favors at midnight. Tickets are available for $75.
Taj Mahal – Welcome 2016 at the Taj with the Right on Band New Year’s Eve Dance Party in The Arena from 10 p.m. until 12:30 a.m. Tickets are $16 and feature a cash bar. Right On Band is an authentic “ten-piece show band” with a full horn section specializing in Motown, disco and 70s funk, and are known for their outlandish 1970’s costumes. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com. The Ego Bar and Lounge will feature the Red Hotts Showgirls. Party and dance all night to some of the world's best beats with resident DJ Ernesto and the hottest dance couples. For reservations and bottle service, call (609) 287-4163 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boardwalk Hall – Comedian Kevin Hart brings his “What Now?” tour to Boardwalk Hall on New Year’s Eve at 8 p.m. Tickets starting at $59.50 are available.
The Claridge Hotel - Celebrate throughout the night with exquisite cuisine, open bar and dancing. Begin the evening at 7 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails while listening to the music of the Jazz Trio. Dinner is served at 8 p.m. with a variety of savory selections. The official party kicks off with professional DJ entertainment by the DiNardo Brothers from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Open bar will be available from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Party favors, countdown and champagne toast at midnight are included. Total party package is $200+tax per couple. Add a room to top off your evening and stay in luxury. Room packages start at $650+tax with party included.
The Playground - Come pop with The Playground as they attempt to break a Guinness Book of World Records for the most champagne corks popped simultaneously at midnight. Tickets start at $50 and include a five-hour open bar from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., Dueling Pianos Bar with Paul Marturano & Ed Robertson, karaoke bar, Irish Pub with live band, 20,000 foot nightclub featuring DJ Sojo & Friends, bottle service tables, roaring 20’s speakeasy and VIP Lounge with food stations. Enjoy the ball drop on a 40-foot LED screen live from New York City’s Times Square. Each ticket holder will receive their very own bottle of champagne to pop at midnight. The record for the most champagne corks popped simultaneously is 2,778 and was achieved BPA Palas in Pesaro, Italy, on October 26, 2007. General Admission starts at $50, VIP tickets start at $80 and include express entry, access to the VIP areas, upgraded liquor brands, and food buffet. This event is strictly for adults 21 and over.
The Chelsea - The Chelsea’s Crystal Room Ballroom is the place to be on New Year’s Eve for a mix of sophistication and flirty fun. Guests will enjoy a live DJ performance with dance-ready sound, including pop hits and remixed classics sprinkled with hints of house music, while sipping cocktail favorites from the five hour premium open bar. Also included are complimentary appetizers and festive party favors. As midnight approaches, guests will enjoy counting down to the New Year, while toasting complimentary champagne. The Chelsea’s boutique nightlife experience, with glamorous rock-n-roll edge, will enhance New Year’s Eve with a general admission beginning at $69.
Guests can enrich their experience by upgrading to the C5 VIP All Access package. C5 VIP packages gain access to the exclusive 5th floor, C5 Nightclub & Dining on the Fifth. C5 is a recently renovated mini- mansion with a dance floor as exciting and wild as any. VIP guests will avoid waiting in long lines; the C5 package also allows VIP Priority Admission and a separate VIP line. Also featured in the C5 package is a five-hour premium bar, private seating area, access to the Crystal Room, two live DJ performances with a state of the art sound system and stage, festive party favors, and a complimentary midnight champagne toast. Upgrade to VIP Bottle service for your own private space complete with a personal cocktail server, and a choice of Belvedere Vodka and/or Moet Chandon Imperial Champagne service. VIP All-Party Access begins at $89 while VIP Bottle Service begins at $119.
After a long night of celebrating, guests looking to leave the party and jump right into bed can jump on the Chelsea’s special room deal. The “Ring It In” package includes accommodations in the Annex or Luxe Tower, an early check-in at 1:30 p.m., and one recovery breakfast, aka The Big Teplitzky’s four-pound breakfast. VIP packages are also available: Crystal Room Platinum VIP for $129 and C5 Platinum VIP for $149 all include seating. Please note that all prices are subject to change. For detailed information on all packages and purchases, please visit www.joonbug.com. For more information on the Chelsea and its New Year’s Eve party, please call 800-548-3030 or visit www.thechelsea-ac.com.
The Iron Room – Featuring a four-course New Year’s Eve menu that includes a dessert course for just $75 per person. Seating runs from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Call 609-348-6400 for reservations. The New Year’s Eve 2016 After-Dinner features 16 sparkling wines and champagnes to welcome in 2016.
Vagabond Kitchen & Taphouse – Join us for an evening of New Year’s fun featuring a live DJ, party favors, midnight champagne toast, good food, good friends and good fun.
Flagship FantaSea Resorts – Enjoy a New Year’s Eve celebration on the 7th floor from 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Admission is $85 per person and includes a cash bar, lavish four-course buffet, champagne toast at midnight, DJ KC, fabulous door prizes and complimentary masks, beads and noisemakers. For reservations, please call (609) 343-7447 extension 7795.