New Years Eve in Brooklyn Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn
This FREE event is a "safe party", meaning no alchohol will be sold. There will, however, be a DJ and at least two bands, dancing, and a laser light show.
Starts on the 72nd Street Transverse at Bethesda Terrace
The New York Road Runners Club annual 5K run is punctuated by champagne at the halfway point and at the finish line. There is a pre-run costume parade at 11pm. Usually $25/$30 per person in advance, or $35 on Dec 31. Free to watch. For more information, call (212) 860-4455.
Free New Year's Eve Bicycle RideStarts on the North side of Union Square Park on 17th St.
TIME'S UP! invites bicyclists & skaters to bring noisemakers and party favors to this free celebratory ride in Manhattan! We'll be riding up to Belvedere Castle in the middle of Central Park. Music! Dancing! General Merriment! NYC's Fireworks at Midnight! & possibly, SNOW! For more information call TIMES UP! at (212) 802-8222 or visit our website www.times-up.org.
World Yacht: New York's Premier Dining Cruise Cruise into the New Year in fabulous style with a delicious five-course dinner, open premium bar, a split of Moet & Chandon for a midnight toast, party favors, a night of dancing to our great live band and the magnificent New York skyline as your everchanging panorama. Don't worry, you'll be warm and toasty in the climate-controlled cabins. Space is limited, so please reserve early. Call for ticket info: 212-630-8100.
Rockin' New Year's Eve in New York Harbor Move over Dick Clark, Circle Line has a rockin' New Year's Eve party cruise you won't want to miss. Hot DJ's, full open bar, hors d' oeuvres, champagne toast at midnight and a nightfull of fun. For reservations and information, call 212-563-3200.
BargemusicFulton Ferry Landing, Brooklyn
Beautiful classical music in a floating concert hall. Hors d'oeuvres and wine included. Reservations strongly recommended; call (718) 624-4061.