If you are looking for the ultimate New Year’s Eve experiences in New York City, look no further. We have rounded up the best of the best venues to bring in 2022:
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Terrace and Outdoor Gardens at The Times Square Edition. The extravagant package includes:
- Welcome Drinks and Canapes
- 5-hour Open Bar with curated wine and cocktail list
- 5-course tasting menu curated by Michelin-starred Chef John Fraser with premium wine pairing curated by 2021 Esquire’s Beverage Director of the Year Amy Racine
- Live music entertainment
- VIP access to live viewing of the Ball Drop in Times Square
- After party at 701West, including 2-hour Open Bar from 12 am-2 am
- The Price: $3,000 per person (excluding tax + gratuity). Bookable online here
Celebrate 2022 with a direct view of the Times Square Ball Drop views from both indoors and outdoors at The Skylark. Located on the 30th floor, this chic spot will offer unobstructed views, a premium open bar, “Dinner by the Bite”, dessert bites, and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are available at Resy. $525-$675
Trendy hotspot JIMMY on the 18th floor of ModernHaus SoHo has everything you would want in a grand New Year’s Eve event; a Gala Masquerade Celebration, Premium open bar, passed Canapés, glowing pool deck, cozy indoor fireplace, and stunning city views, perfect for a champagne toast at midnight. If you want to continue the party after midnight, a cash bar is available from 1 am-2 am. Tickets are available on Eventbrite. (Single Admission, $250 and Tables, $600-$4,500)
The Mandarin Oriental is once again celebrating New Year’s Eve with the most incredible views of the city from the MO Lounge. Enjoy a string trio, light canapés from caviar to wagyu beef, and a celebratory toast with Cristal champagne overlooking from 9 pm- 1 am. $495 per person.
One of New York’s hottest rooftop nightclubs and lounges will be hosting New Year’s Eve with an indoor party and private rooftop IGLOO experience with bottle service. The two-level indoor/outdoor space with 360 views of the city will include a 4.5 Hour Premium Open Bar (from 8-12:30 pm), a special 2022 NYE countdown, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight with live theatrical immersive performers and NYE Party favors. $270 per person (Click here for tickets).
Trendy Kyma Hudson Yard location is hosting a New Year’s Eve party including a DJ, live drummer performances, party favors, a live stream of the Times Square Ball Drop, a complimentary midnight Champagne toast with sparklers, and a show by an electric violinist. Seating starts at 9:30 pm and Executive Chef George Pagonis has crafted a specialty 5-course prix fixe menu (with a la carte entrees) which includes Kyma’s favorite dishes and features caviar, truffles, octopus, ribeye for two and lobster pasta, among others. Reservations can be made by calling 212-967-9700 or visiting www.kymarestaurants.com. $250 per person.
Intersect by Lexus
INTERSECT BY LEXUS is ringing in the New Year New Orleans-style with current restaurant-in-residence Compère Lapin by James Beard Award-Winning Chef Nina Compton. Celebrate with a 6-course Reveillon dinner, most celebrated during the holidays in the French Quarters. The prix fix menu includes yucca beignet with caviar, charbroiled oysters, and Louisiana Barbeque Shrimp. Reservations for Compère Lapin are
Merchants Cigar Bar
If you are a cigar fan, bring in the New Year at Merchants Cigar Bar. The premium lounge nestled in the Upper East Side will be celebrating the New Year with a 1920’s Gatsby-style celebration with a curated Chef’s tasting menu, hand-picked whiskeys, craft cocktails, music, and more. Tickets $75- $1,600 on Eventbrite.
IRIS is the latest crown jewel from Michelin-starred Chef John Fraser, located just blocks from the iconic New Year’s Eve ball drop. The restaurant was recently named one of the New York Times’ “New York’s Top 10 New Restaurants of 2021” and Esquire’s “2021 Best New Restaurants.” Guests have the option of a 6 pm or 9 pm seating with a 4-course prix-fixe feast at $225/per guest, with option Aegean and indigenous varietal wine pairings for $168. Reservations can be booked on OpenTable.
Kimberly Fisher is a Pursuitist contributor. As a freelance writer and on-camera host, Kimberly has traveled the world and has published over 400 articles in over 44 publications including Sherman's Travel, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Lifestyles UK, eHow, Examiner, Food Wine Travel Magazine, Luxe Beat, NiteGuide, Ocean View, and USA Today. Disclosure: Kimberly is under contract with Casa Del Sol.