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LongIsland.com's 2015 New Year's Entertainment Guide: Welcome 2015 in Style Right Here on Long Island!

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Welcome 2015 in style this December 31st, and say goodbye to 2014 with tons of fun!

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2014 has sure gone by in a flash, but it sure has been a lot of fun! From beginning to end, this year has been packed with great entertainment, things to do, and family fun, and is sure to be a year that we’ll all remember. With the New Year right around the corner, it’s time to celebrate 2014, while ringing in 2015 - how do you plan on spending New Year’s Eve this year? Whether you’re looking for the best local hot spots to celebrate with your friends, or you’re looking for some family friendly ways to welcome 2015 with the little ones, we’ve got you covered with the scoop on ALL the best New Year’s Eve Fun happening all across Long Island this December 31st.

We’ve searched far and wide, and here are the best ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve on Long Island this year:

New Year’s Eve Nightlife Events
If you’re looking for the hottest New Year’s Eve Nightlife, then you’ve come to the right place! Right here on Long Island, there are tons of great New Year’s Eve Nightlife Events happening where you can dance, laugh, and rock out as you welcome the New Year!

Mr. Beery's Annual New Year's Eve Party
4019 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage NY, 11714
Wednesday, December 31st at 11:00 PM
$30 per person

Don't miss out on Mr. Beery's Annual New Year's Eve Party! Enjoy food, drinks, fun, prizes and a champagne toast! DJ Grand Master B will be spinning some of your favorites!

New Years Eve at The Emporium
9 Railroad Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-627-8787
Wednesday, December 31st at 9:30 PM
$15

Ring in the New Year at the third annual Emporium NYE party! 21 and older only, dress code strictly enforced. Tickets strongly suggested.

Sag Harbor Cinema Comedy NYE Special
90 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Ti
ckets are $30 - $50, or $95 for VIP Seats!
Join the Sag Harbor Cinema's 1st Stand Up Comedy Night  Kick Off on New Years Eve - if you love comedy, this show is not one to be missed! With showings at 8 PM and 10 PM, this Comedy Show features headliner Butch Bradley, as well as Marla Schultz and Matt McCusker, and is packed with laughs from start to finish!


NYE Ball of Confusion Masquerade at Revolution
190 Merrick Road, Amityville, NY 11701
Wednesday, December 31st from 8:30PM - 4AM
$25

Party all the way into the New Year at Revolution in Amityville! This festive event will feature 2 rooms of music, DJs, live acts, sideshow performers, burlesque, food, drink specials and more! Be sure to mention LongIsland.com at the door for a $5 Discount!

New Year's Laughin' Eve! Sixth Annual at Madison Theatre at Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11571
516-323-4444
Wednesday, December 31st at 6 & 8 PM
$40 at 6 PM & $50 at 8 PM

Welcome the New Year by enjoying live stand-up comedy, with Stevie G.B., Maria Walsh and Frankie Pace.

Congregation Beth-El of Massapequa's New Year's Eve Gala
99 Jerusalem Avenue, Massapequa, NY 11758
516-541-0740
Wednesday, December 31st at 8:30 PM
$45

Gala will feature dinner, desserts, dancing and music.

Long Island Philharmonic: New Year's Eve Spectacular at the Tilles Center
720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville, NY 11548
516-299-3100
Wednesday, December 31st at 7:00 PM
$55 - $110 per ticket

Ring in 2015 by enjoying some great music during this Pops concert!

Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk & Queens' New Year's Eve Celebration
297 Willis Avenue, Mineola NY, 11501
516-746-9392
Wednesday, December 31st at 8 PM

Celebration will feature a full dinner, open bar, and music by The New York Showband. Please reserve.

Stephanie O's NYE Dance Party at The Space at Westbury
250 Post Avenue, Westbury NY, 11590
516-283-5566
Wednesday, December 31st at 9:30 PM

Ring in the New Year with a Dance Party! The GOLD VIP begins at 8 PM, general admission and banquette seating will take place at 9:30 PM. General Admission: $49

RJ's New Years Eve Party
279 Sunrise Highway, Rockville Centre NY, 11570
516-536-6258
Wednesday, December 31st at 9 PM

Enjoy DJ's all night long, a top shelf open bar from 9 PM-4 AM, a full dinner buffet, a midnight champagne toast and party favors!

Joseph Barry KoC New Year's Eve Party
45 Heitz Place, Hicksville NY, 11801
516-457-6190
Wednesday, December 31st at 8:00 PM
$35 Per person, $70 per couple

Celebration will feature music, an open bar, dinner, dessert and coffee, dress in casual attire. Please reserve.

AmVets Post 18's Annual New Year’s Eve Party
141 Carleton Avenue, East Islip NY, 11730
631-581-6913
Wednesday, December 31st at 8:00 PM
$60

Don't miss out on this New Year's Eve party fundraiser!

Jack's Waterfall New Years Eve Celebration at Treme
553 Main Street, Islip NY, 11751
631-277-2008
Wednesday, December 31st at 9:00 PM
$35

Welcome 2015 with a live performance by Jack’s Waterfall!

2015 New Year's Eve Celebration at Hotel Indigo East End
1830 W. Main Street, Riverhead NY, 11901
631-369-2200
Wednesday, December 31st at 9 PM
$399 per couple (premium overnight package)

Ring in the New Year by enjoying live music, a great price fixed menu along with a wine pairing option and special room rates for an overnight stay! The package which includes wine pairing dinner for two people and an overnight stay is $399 + tax.

52nd Annual New Year's Eve Party at Gurney's Inn
290 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk NY, 11954
631-668-2345
Wednesday, December 31st
$145.00 per person with overnight accommodation/party packages starting at $540.00 per couple

Head down to the Gurney's Inn Black and White Masquerade Gala to ring in the New Year! Event will feature a 1.5 hour cocktail party followed by a 5-course gourmet sit down dinner.

Loads of Laughs: NYE Comedy Show at the Smithtown PAC
2 E. Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787
631-724-3700
Wednesday, December 31st at 10:00 PM
$85 per person, $170 per couple

Enjoy Comedians Keith Anthony, Peter Bales, Tom Daddario, Buddy Fitzpatrick, J.J. Ramirez and Teddy Smith in concert (adult humor), food, wine, beer, dessert and a champagne toast at midnight.

Celebrate NYE with O El Amor at 89 North Music Venue
89 North Ocean Avenue, Patchogue NY, 11772
631-730-8992
Wednesday, December 31st at 9 PM
$30

Event will feature champagne toast at midnight, a mask for every lover in the house and passed Hors d'ourvres to be served throughout the night. First drink on the house!

New Year's Eve Overnight in Prayer at the Cenacle Retreat Center
310 Cenacle Road, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
631-588-8366
Wednesday, December 31st at 5 PM

$105 includes dinner, $80 commuters ($50 deposit) to hold reservation
Be in a quiet atmosphere with others to welcome in the New Year and pray for peace. A festive dinner at 6 PM, followed by a presentation.

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Welcoming 2015 with Delicious Wining & Dining
Looking for something a little more low key, but stil want to go out for a night of fun this New Year’s Eve? Then you’re in luck - lots of Long Island’s most popular eateries are hosting delicious dining events to welcome 2015!

New Years Eve at Chateau Briand
440 Old Country Road, Carle Place, NY 11514
516-334-6125
Wednesday, December 31st at 9:30 PM
$150

Ring in 2015 in style at the Chateau Briand!  Enjoy dinner & dancing all night to live band music provided by Voice.

New Years Eve at Fox Hollow
7755 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury NY, 11797
516-921-1415
Wednesday, December 31st
$150 per person for Gala

Stay overnight in a luxury suite and enjoy the Fox Hollow Gala with dinner, cocktails, an open bar and dancing all night. Then wake up to a breakfast for two!

One Main New Year's Eve Dinner Party
1 West Main Street, Babylon NY, 11702
631-620-3444
Wednesday, December 31st
$75 per person

Enjoy a New Year's Eve dinner at One Main Restaurant which will feature a price fixe menu ($75 per person), drink specials, and a champagne toast at midnight! Enjoy your choice of an appetizer, an entree & a delicious dessert.

New Year's Eve at The Crescent Beach Club
333 Bayville Avenue, Bayville NY, 11709
516-628-3000
Wednesday, December 31st
$125 per person

Celebration will feature a DJ, dancing, live drumming performances, hot and cold food displays, sweet treats dessert station, a live feed of the ball drop, a midnight champagne toast and a beach bash with a fire pit, s'mores and more!

Hoppy New Year - Welcome 2015 at Parlay!
210 Merrick Road, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Wednesday, December 31st at 9PM
$65

Welcome 2015 in style at Parlay Gastropub of Rockville Centre, where they'll be partying all night long! Admission includes an open bar from 9PM until 1 AM, Hors Douvers, a lavish buffet, party favors, and of course a Champagne Toast at Midnight!

New Years Eve Celebration at the Watermill
711 Smithtown Bypass, Smithtown NY, 11787
631-724-3242
Wednesday, December 31st at 7:30 PM
$130

Ring in 2015 at the Watermill Caterers and join a celebration that you will remember for a lifetime! Award winning chefs will prepare an amazing menu featuring full cocktail hour, dinner reception with dessert. Plus, enjoy open bar all night while dancing to live music.

New Year's Eve at Ocean Restaurant
333 Bayville Avenue, Bayville NY, 11709
516-628-3330
Wednesday, December 31st
$59 per person

Enjoy a five course dinner which will feature entree choices including: lobster thermidor, Chilean sea bass, filet mignon, thyme infused chicken breast and ratatouille stuffed eggplant.

New Years Eve Party Dinner & Dance at the Deer Park Sons of Italy Hall
2075 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park, NY 11729
631-422-6914
Wednesday, December 31st at 8:00 PM
$85

Head down to the Sons of Italy for a fabulous night to celebrate the new year 2015! This venue is professionally catered and we have one of the largest dance floors in the area.

New Year’s Eve at Windows on the Lake
235 Lake Shore Road, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Wednesday, December 31st at 8:00 PM
$125

Bring in the New Year by enjoying great food, great music and great fun!

New Year's Eve at The Melting Pot
2377 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735
(631) 752-4242
Wednesday, December 31st
$65 per person, $50 for a vegetarian plate

Enjoy your New Year's Eve at The Melting Pot! Special menu will be available.

New Year's Eve Dinner at Nick & Toni's
136 N. Main Street, East Hampton NY, 11937
631-324-3550
Wednesday, December 31st at 6 PM
See website for pricing details

Enjoy a New Year's Eve Dinner at Nick & Toni's! Serving will be from 6-10 PM and will feature NYE specials.

New Year's Eve Dinner at Pierre's
2468 Main Street, Bridgehampton NY, 11932
631-537-5110
Wednesday, December 31st
See website for pricing details - Regular Menu & Holiday Specials
will be available.
Head to Pierre's to enjoy your last dinner of 2014! We will have our regular menu available plus holiday specials.

New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance Gala at Glen Cove Mansion
200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove NY, 11542
516-674-2955
Wednesday, December 31st at 8 PM
$165

Enjoy a dinner and dance gala featuring an open bar, appetizers, three course dinner, Champagne toast at midnight, overnight packages are available.

New Years Eve at Rowdy Hall
10 Main Street, East Hampton NY, 11937
631-324-8555
Wednesday, December 31st

See website for pricing details - Regular Menu & Holiday Specials will be available.
Celebrate the New Year at Rowdy Hall and enjoy their NYE specials all night long!

2015 New Year's Celebration at Peppercorn Cafe
668 South Country Road, Patchogue NY, 11772
631-438-0661
Wednesday, December 31st at 8 PM

Please call for NYE Menu & Pricing Information.
Ring in the New Year at Peppercorn Cafe where you can enjoy an open bar with live DJ music entertainment!

Fun Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve with the Family
Plan on having the kids in tow while you celebrate the New Year? No problem! There are plenty of family-oriented New Year’s Eve events that your family is sure to love!

Let's Celebrate the New Year at The Maritime Explorium
101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
516-449-5662
Saturday, December 20th-Wednesday, December 31st from 1-5 PM
$5, children under 1 are Free

Explore the principles of geometry and design your own Times Square ball.


Midnight on Main Street New Year's Eve Celebration
Capital One Plaza, Main Street, Patchogue NY, 11772
631-207-1000
Wednesday, December 31st at 8 PM

Enjoy a New Year's Eve celebration hosted by the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Our countdown will begin at 9 PM with an illuminated ball that will rise from Capital One Plaza and a display of grand illuminations will be set off by Grucci Fireworks!

New Years Eve Party for Children at the John Jermain Library - FREE!
34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
631-725-0049
Saturday, December 27th at 11:30 AM
Free

Enjoy some games, dancing, and goodies with a countdown to midnight!

United Skates of America's Family New Year's Eve Party
1276 Hicksville Road, Seaford NY, 11783
516-795-5474
Wednesday, December 31st at 5:30 PM
$20
For just $20 enjoy a skate rental, unlimited pizza & soda, a light rope necklace, 10 game tokens, chips, pretzels, noisemakers and a countdown to the New Year!
 
Noon New Year's Eve Party at the Huntington Library - FREE!
338 Main Street, Huntington NY, 11743
631-427-5165
Tuesday, December 30th at 11:30 AM
Free
Children in grades K-3 celebrate the Noon Year in a mid-day party with a special countdown to noon. Please register.
 
Celebrate the New Year at East Islip Lanes
17 E. Main St, East Islip NY, 11730
631-581-6200
Wednesday, December 31st at 3 or 9 PM
$41 for adults, $31 for children under 12.

Choose from two parties, one in the afternoon and the other in the evening! Each includes 4 hours of unlimited bowling, free shoe rental, party favors, a DJ, unlimited soda and coffee.
 

New Year's Eve at Farmingdale Lanes
999 Conklin Street, Farmingdale NY, 11735
631-249-4300
Wednesday, December 31st at 5 or 9:30 PM
$150 per lane if paid by December 15th, $175 per lane if paid after the 15th.
Choose from an evening or night celebration, each includes unlimited bowling plus free use of bowling shoes, a hot & cold buffet, soft drinks and prizes!

Countdown to 12 at the Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530
516-224-5800
Wednesday, December 31st at Noon
Free with museum admission

Enjoy a "Noon" year's eve celebration featuring face painting, activities, a ball drop, and a dance party!

South Levittown Lanes' Rock 'n Glow New Year's Party
56 Tanners Lane, Levittown NY, 11756
516-731-5700
Wednesday, December 31st at 5 or 9:30 PM
Twilight Party (5 PM - 8 PM): $150 per lane for 6 people, or $30 per person.
Moonlight Party (9:30 PM - 12:30 AM): $170 per lane for 6 people, or $35 per person.

Choose from two parties, each will feature 3 hours of Rock 'n Glow Bowling, free use of bowling shoes, a hero buffet, party favors/noisemakers, champagne/cider toast and prizes.

New Year’s Eve in NYC
Planning on heading into Manhattan to celebrate the New Year? We’ve rounded up some of the hottest New Year’s Eve events happening around NYC - be sure to check these out before heading into the City!

AMC Times Square NYE Ball Drop Live View
42nd Street Entertainment Center, 234 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
(212) 398-2597
Wednesday, December 31st

What a great way to ring in the New Year! The AMC Times Sq NYE Ball Drop Live View! Various pricing options available.

New Year's Eve at 1 OAK
453 W 17th Sreet #1, New York NY 10001
(212) 242-1111
Wednesday, December 31st at 8:00 PM

Ring in the New Year at 1 OAK and party with the elite while enjoying a 4 hour premium open bar from 9 PM-1 AM.

New Year's Eve at Ainsworth Park
111 E 18th Street, New York, NY 10003
(212) 673-2467
Wednesday, December 31st at 8:00 PM

Head to Ainsworth Park to ring in the New Year! Event will feature a 5 hour premium open bar from 9 PM-2 AM and a live DJ performance!

AMC Times Square NYE Family Fun Fest
42nd Street Entertainment Center, 234 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
(212) 398-2597
Wednesday, December 31st

Don't miss out on this great event, which was voted The #1 Mega-Watt Party In Times Square With Family Entertainment Options!

New Year's Eve at Asellina at The Gansevoort Park Hotel
420 Park Avenue S, New York, NY 10016
(212) 317-2900
Wednesday, December 31st at 8 PM

Head to this trendy hotel to ring in the New Year! Enjoy a 5 hour premium open bar from 9 PM-2 AM.

New Year's Eve at BB King Blues Club
237 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
(212) 997-4144
Wednesday, December 31st at 7 PM

Ring in the New Year by attending BB Kings NYE Bash! Multiple pricing options available.

New Year's Eve at The Central Park Lounge
222 W. 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
Wednesday, December 31st at 8:00 PM

Celebrate the New Year in style at The Central Park Lounge! Multiple pricing options available.

NYC's Best Comedy NYE Festival
AMC, 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
Wednesday, December 31st
212-201-0735

Enjoy the New York Comedy scene while ringing in the New Year! This event will be hosted by Maddog Mattern and will feature some of the best New York comics and up-and-comers.

New Year's Eve at Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway at 36th Street, New York, NY 10018
Wednesday, December 31st
212-244-4300

Welcome the New Year with style! Event will take place in the Grand Ballroom, complete with a gilded ceiling and a 3000-square foot stained-glass skylight.

 

Start the New Year Off on the Right Foot at Home
If spending a relaxing evening at home with friends and family is more your speed, not to worry! We’ve got plenty of great ideas for making a New Year’s Eve Evening In a ton of fun.

Watch the Ball Drop in NYC from the Comfort of Your Own Home
No matter how you choose to celebrate this New Year’s Eve, make sure you plan ahead, and stay safe. If you’re going out, appoint a designated driver so you’ve got a safe ride home, and make sure you know you’re limit before you start celebrating. From all of us here at LongIsland.com - have a Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year!

Bust Out the Board Games for Game Night
If low-key is what you’re looking for, then hosting a Game Night is perfect! Invite your closest pals, and ask everyone to bring their favorite board game or card game, and play the night away!

Enjoy Delicious, Easy to Make Apps with Friends
If you love celebrating the holidays at home, but you’re not feeling up to cooking a four course meal so soon after Christmas and Hanukkah, then these Easy Appetizer Recipes are for you! They’re simple, delicious, sure to please, and best of all, they’re easy to make!

No matter how you choose to celebrate this New Year’s Eve, be sure to make Safety Your #1 Priority. From all of us here at LongIsland.com - have a Happy, Healthy, and Safe New Year!

How will you be welcoming 2015? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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