Looking to celebrate New Year's Eve on Long Island this year? As 2018 comes to a close, here are some parties, events and more for when the ball drops.
Shades of Bublé: A Three Man Tribute to Michael Bublé
WHERE | WHEN Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts: 71 E. Main St., Patchogue; shows at 7-9:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. INFO 631-207-1313, patchoguetheatre.org THE BASH The sounds of Michael Bublé will be delivered by this tribute trio; the 10:30 p.m. show will include noisemakers and hats for guests plus Champagne, hors d’oeuvres and a livestream of the ball drop in Times Square. PRICE 7 p.m. show: $45-$75, 10:30 p.m. show: $65-$95; tickets available in advance on the venue website.
NYE Party @ Mulcahy’s
WHERE | WHEN 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh; doors open at 7 p.m. INFO 516-783-7500, muls.com THE BASH Not only is Mulcahy's perfectly placed for a wild New Year's Eve (right across from the Wantagh LIRR station), but it's hosting a dance party led by DJs Mike Savage and Johnathan Move. Guests get a buffet, party favors and ball drop coverage on the massive screens that hang over the spot's dance floor. PRICE $69.95; tickets available in advance on the venue's webpage.
Powerhouse at BrickHouse Brewery
WHERE | WHEN 67 W. Main St., Patchogue; 10 p.m.-1 a.m. INFO 631-447-2337, brickhousebrewery.com THE BASH One of Long Island’s top party music bands will be playing hits, classics and jams intended to get things jumping; guests can enjoy a free buffet and 3-oz. beer toast at midnight. PRICE $10 at the door
Matt Marshak and Mike Dimeo at Bistro 72
WHERE | WHEN Bistro 72: 1830 West Main St., Riverhead; 5 p.m.-1 a.m. INFO 631-369-3325, bistro-72.com THE BASH Singer/songwriter Matt Marshak (pictured) will play into the new year (9 p.m.-1 a.m.) following an opening set from piano man Mike Dimeo (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); a three-course menu will be served from 5-7:30 p.m. followed by a five-course option from 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Reservations required; overnight room packages are available for reservation. Call ahead for rates. PRICE Three-course meal: $55; five-course: $95
'Back To The Eighties' with Jessie's Girl
WHERE | WHEN The Paramount: 370 New York Ave., Huntington; 10 p.m. INFO 631-673-7300, paramountny.com THE BASH A band that goes all-out, Jessie’s Girl performs raucous renditions of the hits spawned during the 1980s with wild style and era-appropriate fashion. PRICE $25-$55; tickets available in advance on the venue website.
New Year's Laughin' Eve in Riverhead
WHERE | WHEN 118 E Main St., Riverhead; bar and restaurant open at 6:30 p.m., program begins at 8 p.m. INFO 631-727-4343, suffolktheater.com THE BASH Comedy show featuring comedians Talia Reese, Steve Lazarus and Rob Falcone (pictured) followed by DJ, dancing and complimentary Champagne toast at midnight. Prix-fixe and an a la carte menu will be available for additional cost. PRICE Seats are $45-$59; available online at tickets.vendini.com. Tickets for dancing and midnight celebration only (starting at 10 p.m.): $15, purchase tickets from venue website.
New Year's Eve Party at Southampton Social Club
WHERE | WHEN 256 Elm St., Southampton; starts at 7 p.m. INFO 631-287-1400, southamptonsocialclub.com THE BASH Admission includes a four-hour top-shelf open bar (9 p.m.-1 a.m.), passed and stationary hors d'oeuvres, party favors, Times Square Ball Drop coverage, Champagne toast at midnight and music by DJ Loki (pictured). PRICE $95, nightlife with dinner package: $150; tickets available online on the venue's website.
'Fishes and Wishes' New Year's Eve Party
WHERE | WHEN 431 East Main St., Riverhead; 6:30 p.m.-11 p.m. INFO 631-208-9200, longislandaquarium.com THE BASH A family-friendly affair, admission includes a meet-and-greet with a penguin, access to the aquarium, a cocktail hour, buffet dinner, DJ sets, dancing, craft-making, dessert (including an ice cream bar) and a mock-midnight toast (at 10:30 p.m.) PRICE $99, $60 ages 3-12, kids two and younger: $5; reservations required, call or reserve online to make advance ticket purchase.
NYE 2019 at The Piermont
WHERE | WHEN 494 Fire Island Ave., Babylon; 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m. INFO 631-422-2400, thepiermontny.com THE BASH The main event of the evening will be live music by That 70's Band, a stage-sprawling act specializing in the good-time sounds of the 1970s. With the venue overlooking the Great South Bay, guests will get a three-course dinner, party favors, top-shelf open bar and a ball drop countdown. PRICE $165; space is limited, tickets available via the venue website.
NYE at K. Pacho
WHERE | WHEN 7755 1270 Union Tpke., New Hyde Park; starts at 8 p.m. INFO 516-358-2222, kpacho.com THE BASH Admission for this DJ-fueled dance party includes five-hour top shelf open bar and buffet dinner, party favors and a midnight countdown. PRICE $75; call for purchase and more information.
New Year's Eve at Gurney's Montauk
WHERE | WHEN 290 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk; starts at 9 p.m. INFO 631-668-3200, gurneysresorts.com THE BASH Taking place in the hotel's Great Hall, the evening will include a DJ session from Vikas Sapra (pictured) and a four-hour open bar; trendy beach-themed attire recommended (no bathing suits) PRICE $180; advance purchase available on the Gurney's website.
New Year's Eve with O El Amor and Drop Dead Sexy
WHERE | WHEN 89 North: 89 N Ocean Ave., Patchogue; starts at 8:30 p.m. INFO 631-730-8992, 89northmusicvenue.com THE BASH Rock 2018 out with high-energy from the wild, masked, thumping love songs covers of O El Amor (pictured), followed by stage show superstars Drop Dead Sexy, who deliver party covers with costume-filled, lively performances PRICE $39-$69; advance ticket purchase available on the venue’s website.
NYE Party on the Barefoot Princess
WHERE | WHEN Harbor Crab: 116 Division St., Patchogue; 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. INFO 631-687-2722, harborcrab.com THE BASH Not only does this spot have its own massive river boat — the Barefoot Princess — but come New Year’s Eve party people can ring in the new year here on the ship itself. Evening features party favors, a four-course dinner, Champagne toast and live music from party rockers Vavoom Rocks (pictured). PRICE $89.95, open bar only package: $50; call to reserve in advance.
New Year's Eve Bash 2019 at The Warehouse
WHERE | WHEN 203 Broadway, Amityville; 8 p.m.-4 a.m. INFO 631-238-1820, thewarehouseli.com THE BASH This New Year's Eve soiree is music-packed, with classic rock from singer-songwriter Paul Scollo, followed by Peter Mazzeo and The Hit Squad (pictured), a Long Island-based act known for incorporating top-notch musicians among its roster. Expect party tunes from the 70s to today; guests will also receive party favors, a hot buffet and Champagne toast at midnight. PRICE General admission: $40; with open bar 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.: $100. Reserved table seating (with two drink minimum each): $65; same with open bar 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.: $125. Tickets available online at brownpapertickets.com.
New Year's Laughin' Eve: Babylon
WHERE | WHEN The Argyle Theatre: 34 W Main St., Babylon; shows at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. INFO 844-631- 5483, argyletheatre.com THE BASH A pair of comedy shows set for the last night of the year, starring Mike Keegan (pictured), Vinnie Mark and Jodi Weiner. PRICE 6 p.m.: $45, 8 p.m.: $55; tickets available via the venue website.
New Year's Eve with Carie Karavas
WHERE | WHEN 90 Division Ave., Levittown; doors open at 5 p.m., 9:15 p.m. INFO 516-731-3358, govs.govs.com THE BASH Comedian Carie Karavas (pictured) is headlining both the shows taking place at Governor's on New Year's Eve — but come to the later show for a Champagne toast at midnight. Pre-show dinner packages with VIP seating are available for both shows. PRICE 7 p.m. show: $45-$80, 10:15 p.m. show: $55-$90; two items minimum for both. Purchase in advance on the venue's website.