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18 of The Best Places to Celebrate NYE in Philly 2016 Edition
Where the hell did 2015 go? For Philadelphians it’s been an up and down year. Our major sports team have stunk it up this year, yet the city had more than a few bright spots including the Pope visit, Made in America and tons of new venues and restaurants opened up. As you reflect back to the year that was, let us help you find the perfect spot to ring in 2016. There are parties at just about every joint in town but we put together a list of 18 of the best places to celebrate NYE in Philly, 2016 Edition. Check it out!
10 S 2nd St. | $32.64–$69.57
Sounds By: DJ BIG DAVE ★Latin Connection Family★ Spinning Latin Fuzion, Latin Hits, Party Anthems. Party Favors + Noise Makers + DJ all night! COUNTDOWN & BALL DROP FROM TIMES SQUARE. $65 Exclusive 2 HR VIP* Top shelf Open Bar only 100 Tickets for Sale (VIP Premium Open Bar 10:30pm-12:30am) *VIP Ticket includes General Admission.
1801 Chestnut St. | Call for Reservations
1712 Walnut St. | $89-$1,400
1500 Sansom | $39-$109
Head to Philadelphia’s Rumor nightclub, the nightlife destination of Philly’s in-the-know partiers for high-stepping whirlwind of a New Year’s Eve party. Fueled by the 5 hour premium open bar, Rumor’s beautiful guests will carouse until well into the next year. For extra party energy and a dash of the holiday spirit, Rumor is providing mini buffet for Vault VIP guests, served in early evening, and delightful NYE party favors, all on the house of course.
101 S Christopher Columbus Blvd. | $30
While there are tons of great places to see the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront, the best view in Philadelphia is at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. Parties on Ice are each 3 hours long, and tickets include ice skating, light refreshments, musicians and entertainment (and of course, the best spot to watch the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront).
401 S Christopher Columbus Blvd. | $199-$299
– Platinum Open Bar Package
– NYE Dinner Buffet Menu
– Dancing to the hottest DJ spins
– Spectacular riverfront views
– Up-close view of the New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront
– Party favors and a champagne toast at midnight
231 S. 15th St. | $79-$95
. | $42
3001 Castor Ave. | $25
3870-72 Lancaster Ave. | $30-$50
Your presence is requested on the evening of Thursday, December 31st at 9 o’ clock. We believe that the year of 2016 will be one of growth nd prosper for our city. We recognize the role that you will play in making this a reality. This event will be the grand opening of the Inidigo Bleu Design & Culture Center and also celebrating the 1 year Anniversary of RECphilly. OPEN BAR + DINNER Semi Formal Attire (Required)
1320 Chestnut St.
For just one night, you can be anyone. No name, no face. Just one of many looking to let it go for the night as you wait for the new year to dawn. Escape to our underground. Don’t get left behind. Tickets nearly sold out.
100 E Penn Square. | $39-$139
When the phrase “New Year’s Eve party” comes to mind, if fantasies of unbridled opulence and premier party-rocking dance through your head, Philadelphia’s NYE celebration at the exquisite Crystal Tea Room is your undisputed front-running holiday affair. Boasting multiple rooms & DJs, live performance from Philly favorite 39 Mariner, body painters, hoop dancers, silent charity auction, plenty of easy-access bars, savory food & carving stations (for VIP ticket holders) and the city’s chicest crowd, the amenities and good times are boundless at Crystal Tea Room’s 12Midnight New Year’s Eve soiree.
1001 N 2nd St. | $119-$219
For one night only, The Piazza at Schmidt’s pulls out all the stops beneath the big top for a New Year’s Eve celebration like nothing that Philadelphia has ever seen. Presented by Joonbug.com, this multi-purpose outdoor event space will be converted into a tent city of epic proportions featuring countless acts, amenities and a live performance from none other than the one and only Dirty Heads. Partying the night away and into the early hours of 2016 at Philly’s biggest NYE blowout, this is one A-list party that won’t leave you waking up with regret.
111 S 17th. | $29-$169
1920’s glam meets Rittenhouse Square at the ultra-lux 1925 Lounge delivering a New Year’s Eve party appealing to Philly’s elite clientele. Anticipate lounging on plush sofas with this year’s finest amenities, such as a 5-hour premium open bar, special live DJ performance, buffet stations, and more. Prepare for a stunning NYE affair fit for “the Great Gatsby” himself at this year’s 20’s-themed extravaganza.
1100 Pattison Ave. | $105
Various Locations | $129
Supersize your New Year’s Eve plans with the Philly All-Access Party Pass offering this year’s most exclusive party package for a mind-blowing entry into the New Year. Get ready for an evening of NYE party-hopping with cover-free admission and first-class amenities through Philadelphia’s coveted nightlife destinations, including 1925 Lounge, Bru Craft & Wurst, Field House, Finn McCool’s, Mad River Bar & Grille, and Recess Lounge. With just one Philly All-Access Party Pass in your hands, you’ll open the doors to 6 different premier NYE parties offering premium open bars, special live DJ performances, and plenty of space to revel – even after the clock strikes twelve.
1200 Callowhill St. | $30-$40
200 6th St.
Franklin Square’s Kids’ New Year’s Eve Countdown, featuring a 6 p.m. “square” drop, a dance party in the pavilion and a great view of the early fireworks show at Penn’s Landing. The park will remain open until 8 p.m. for the final Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show.