Wait for the ball to drop this year and usher in the 2019 New Year with fun, excitement and some delicious food and drink! We've created a list of some unique New Year's Eve events happening near you, so get your noise-makers and join us in welcoming the new year with style! There is something for everyone (including the kids)!
Monday, December 31st, 5 pm- 9 pm
D&B Plymouth Meeting, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting
Dave & Buster's is the best place to eat, drink and play! Experience a Live Magic Show with Mystique the Magician, Face Painting, DJ, Appetizer Buffet, Churro Dessert Station, Balloon Artist, Balloon Drop Celebration, Unlimited Soft Drinks And $20 Power card with UNLIMITED Video Game play. New Years Eve Fun for the Whole Family!
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Adventure Aquarium, 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ
The Adventure Aquarium hosts extended hours on New Year’s Eve for families who want to party with the fish until the 6 pm fireworks show goes off. The holiday celebration features a DJ dance party and waterfront views of the SugarHouse Casino New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront. New for 2018, the Aquarium celebrates a different country’s traditions every hour. All New Year’s Eve Splash activities are included with general admission.
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Monday, December 31st, 8:30 pm - 1 am
Boardroom Spirits Distillery, 575 West 3rd Street, Lansdale
They are ringing in the New Year in Style - in Roaring 1920's style! They will transform the distillery into an authentic 1920's speakeasy, complete with Prohibition-era cocktails, food, and drink specials, and so much more! It's been quite a year - time to put on a ritzy affair and celebrate!
Your ticket includes:
4 drink coupons valid for any of our regular or signature Prohibition-era cocktails (or beer/cider)
Bubbly toast at midnight
Full, hot appetizer and finger food bar
They will have fun activities going on all night:
Distillery experience raffles
Tap a barrel with owners in 2019
Distiller for a day
Prizes awarded for the best dressed
Games and guaranteed fun time with the exceptional service you've come to expect!
Contact Boardroom Spirits at (267)-642-9961
with any questions.
for more details.
Noon New Year's Eve Bash at The Franklin Institute
Monday, December 31st - 10 am to 2 pm
The Franklin Institute, 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia
Ring in the New Year early this year as The Franklin Institute counts down to an explosive pre-launch to 2019. Celebrate with fiery live science shows, magic milk firework experiments, make-and-take noisemakers, plus live shows on the Science of Fireworks, and other surprises — all well before midnight on New Year's Eve. Plus, when the clock strikes NOON, what better way to close out 2018 and welcome in the New Year than with a massive ball pit explosion!
New Year's Eve on the Battleship New Jersey
December 31st, 4 pm (for 6 pm Fireworks) & 10 pm (for Midnight Show)
Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ
$10 per person
The historic Battleship New Jersey offers unparalleled views of the fireworks from the battleship’s deck this New Year’s Eve. They will open her decks two hours before each fireworks show – 4:00 pm for the 6:00 pm fireworks show and 10:00 pm for the midnight show. The event costs $10 per person, which serves as a donation toward the ongoing restoration of the battleship.
Monday, December 31st, 8 pm to 1 am
The Water Tower, Arnold's Fun Center, 2200 West Drive, Oaks, PA
Must be 18 to enter and 21 to drink. Purchase tickets online.
Fun is always the name of the game at Arnold's, and what a way to ring in the New Year! Come join the party for Go Karting, Laser Tag, Arcade and Bowling! Enjoy the Open Bar and Buffet. Celebrate the New Year with a Candy Bar and Champagne Toast at Midnight! Live Music by Lima Bean Riot.
Photo Courtesy of Spirit Cruises
Spirit of Philadelphia Cruises
Monday, December 31, 2018, 9:30 pm - 12:30 am
Boarding at 8:30 pm
Departing from Penn's Landing, Philadelphia
The Spirit of Philadelphia hosts an early evening dinner that offers a stellar view of the 6 pm fireworks show over the Delaware River waterfront. Families are invited to climb aboard beginning at 4 pm and settle in for a festive evening complete with a buffet-style dinner, DJ entertainment and dancing.
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New Year's Eve Parties on Ice at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
Monday, December 31st, 5 pm – 1 am
101 South Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
Ring in 2019 from the best location to see the SugarHouse New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront -- Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest. With two different parties, and two different shows, you have two times to celebrate.
All tickets include entertainment, light refreshments from Garces, Chickie's and Pete's, and Skellys, soft drinks, and a cash bar. In addition, enjoy all the amenities around the site including a heated Lodge, arcades, lawn games, fire pits, and amazing pay-as-you-go desserts from Franklin Fountain. And of course front row seats for the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront!
Parties on Ice are from 5-8pm (fireworks at 6pm) and 10pm-1am (fireworks at Midnight). Skating tickets include skate admission and skate rentals. Spectator tickets are for those who will be spending the evening with us not on the ice.
New Year's Eve Concert with The Philadelphia Orchestra
Monday, December 31st, 7:30pm
Verizon Hall, 300 S Broad Street, Philadelphia
Can you think of a better way to ring in 2019? Join Yannick and the Fabulous Philadelphians for an evening of waltzing around the world. From the shimmering grandeur of Vienna to the bright lights of Broadway to the serene beauty of Helsinki, get your New Year off to the perfect start!
Mon, December 31st, 4 pm– 7 pm
Dave & Buster's Philadelphia, 325 N. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia
Battle your kid in a friendly arcade game at Dave & Buster’s, where New Year’s Eve is all about the fun. Enjoy a New Years Celebration that also includes a buffet designed for both adults and kids as well as incredible views of the 6 pm fireworks show over the waterfront.
HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!