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New Year’s Eve 2019 in NYC guide

Make New Year’s Eve 2019 the most memorable one yet using our guide containing things to do and where to celebrate

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It’s been one helluva year, so use New Year’s Eve 2019 as a good excuse to go out with a bang. The biggest party in NYC takes place in Times Square, but in case you prefer to celebrate where it’s less crowded and frigid, our essential guide to the holiday contains the best parties, incredible concerts in NYC, New Year’s Eve firework displays and more. Don’t just settle for an intimate evening at home with your two cats and one of the flicks from our best movies of all time list—a night of fantastical revelry in NYC awaits!

When is New Year’s Eve?

New Year’s Eve takes place on the last day of the year: December 31, 2019.

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New Year's Eve at Flute Champagne Bar

New Year's Eve at Flute Champagne Bar

Celebrate all night long at New York City's premier Champagne destination, the original Champagne Speakeasy!

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The best New Year’s Eve events in NYC

While the rest of the world watches half a million New Yorkers freezing their tails off in midtown, the rest of NYC will be shutting it down like it’s 1999—sorry, we mean 2019. 

New Year’s Eve fireworks in NYC
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New Year’s Eve fireworks in NYC

Imagine: The clock strikes midnight on December 31 and stunning New Year’s Eve fireworks light up the sky while you plant a big smooch on your honey. 

Times Square New Year’s Eve guide
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Times Square New Year’s Eve guide

An iconic Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration is not only a New York tradition, it’s a global phenomenon.

Incredible NYE parties to celebrate the New Year
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Incredible NYE parties to celebrate the New Year

Looking for the best New Year’s Eve parties? NYC has tons of options, and the night of December 31 doesn’t just revolve around New Year’s Eve concerts or spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks. 

Your guide to New Year’s Eve concerts in NYC
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Your guide to New Year’s Eve concerts in NYC

Welcome 2019 to the sound of your favorite musical act (of the ones that are in town...).

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New Year’s Eve cruises in NYC to end the year on a high note

Bust out the party hats, noisemakers and your sparkliest outfit for these New Year’s Eve cruises in NYC

The best things to do on New Year’s Day in NYC
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The best things to do on New Year’s Day in NYC

The party continues on New Year’s Day with fun daytime activities, DJ sets and great ways to unwind

The best New Year’s songs
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The best New Year’s songs

Ring in the new year with this list of the best New Year's songs, from dance music classics to German punk rock

The best places for New Year’s Day brunch in NYC
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The best places for New Year’s Day brunch in NYC

New Year’s Day brunch in NYC is here to help you work off that champagne-fueled hangover with celebratory food and drink

The 100 best party songs
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The 100 best party songs

All the best party songs you need to get the place moving this New Year's Eve

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10 rooftop bars you can go to for New Year’s Eve

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The best Champagne deals for your NYE toast

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The five best places to celebrate New Year's Eve alone

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10 insider tips for doing Times Square on New Year's Eve

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