There's no need to travel far to celebrate the passing of the old year. From gala events to dancing to hip hop and rock, there's plenty to do on Long Island on Tuesday, December 31, 2013. Here are some places to enjoy New Year's Eve on Long Island.
This article is updated every year, usually a week or two before the events. Here are the events for New Year's Eve 2013. Ring in 2014 at one of these great venues:
Garden City Hotel - Posh Party of the YearPosh opens its door for just one night. You can ring in 2014 at the party of the year. $175 per person, prepaid (includes tax and gratuity), includes an open premium bar, a live DJ and "hangover breakfast bar." From 10 p.m. to 3 a.m., the "hangover breakfast bar" from 2 am. to 3 a.m.
The Garden City Hotel's is located at 45 Seventh Street, Garden City, New York. Please call (516) 877-9385 for reservations or more information.
Garden City Hotel Grand Ballroom Buffet
The Garden City Hotel's New Year's Eve dinner will take place in the hotel's Grand Ballroom from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.. $150 per person, prepaid, inclusive of tax and service charge, includes a gourmet buffet dinner, open premium bar and champagne toast.
Polo Steakhouse will also offer a limited a la carte menu for dinner.
The Garden City Hotel is located at 45 Seventh Street, Garden City, New York. Please call (516) 877-9385 for reservations or more information.
Glen Cove Mansion Hotel
Why not make a night of it? You won't have to worry about driving home if you stay over at the hotel after the party. $450 per couple (room tax and fees not included) entitles you to one overnight stay, breakfast for two on New Year's Day, plus the New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance Party.
For more information and reservations, please call (516) 674-2955.
Glen Cove Mansion Hotel
200 Dosoris Lane
Glen Cove, NY
Ring in the New Year at Villa Lombardi's with delicious food and live DJ entertainment, plus a live simulcast from Times Square as the glittering ball drops to welcome 2013. From 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. $135 per person.
Their premium five hour open bar closes at 1 a.m. Champagne with fresh berries served upon arrival. From an extensive antipasto to an artisan cheese display, salads, seafood, vegetarian options and more, there will be plenty to feast on during the evening.
877 Main Street
Maxwell's - IslipMaxwell’s, 501 Main Street, Islip, New York, (631) 210-0011 will host a New Year’s Eve celebration on Tuesday, December 31, 2013 from 9 p.m. till 2 a.m. $50 per person, plus tax and gratuity includes an open bar and live DJ starting at 9 p.m. The open bar includes tap beers, house wines, Bud and Bud Light bottles and premium well drinks. (Top-shelf liquors, rocks drinks and shots are not included.)
A complimentary champagne toast and party favors will be given along with a late night bagel bar for all guests. Note: group discounts are available.
For more information and reservations, please call (631)210-0011. Like the restaurant on Facebook at www.facebook.com/maxwellsrestaurantny.
Gurney's Inn - Annual New Year's Eve Party - Montauk
The evening will feature a one-and-a-half hour cocktail party with a seafood bar, pasta station, plus hot and cold hors d'oeuvres; plus a five-course sit-down dinner including a Viennese dessert table; top-shelf bar open all night; door prizes.
The party starts at 7 p.m.
Call (631) 668-2345 for reservations.
Before the party, you can dine at Bistro 72. Their dinner special includes 4-5 courses with a pairing menu of suggested locally-sourced wine and spirits.
For prices and to make a reservation, please call (631) 369-2200.
Read a review of Hotel Indigo.
Hotel Indigo, Hotel Indigo
1830 West Main Street, Route 25
Mirabelle at Three Village Inn - Stony BrookThere are two options for celebrating at the Three Village Inn this year. Mirabelle Tavern will be serving a sit-down prix fixe dinner starting at 5 p.m. for $52 for adults, plus tax and gratuity. And Mirabelle Restaurant will be serving a multi-course dinner for $115 plus tax and gratuity.
For reservations and more information, please contact the Three Village Inn at (631) 751-0555.
Three Village Inn
150 Main Street
Stony Brook, NY