$40 NYE All-Night Open Bar @ Karma
620 Waverly Ave. 631-445-2557. Doors open @ 9 p.m. $10 cover.
If your Christmas bonus wasn’t that much of a bonus this year, or non existent, you can still celebrate like a high roller at Karma from 9-10 p.m. For one hour everyone gets an open bar. Or, you can get the ultimate party package for $40, and enjoy an open bar all night with VIP seating. Noisemakers, hats, party favors, free champagne, toast, confetti drop free for all.
$2,011 Money Drop @ Silk
573 Nesconset Hwy. 631-979-0400. 1 a.m.
Silk, which you may know by it’s former names Bianco and Wall Street, is giving you a change to roll in the new year with cash. At 1 a.m. Silk is giving all it’s guests a chance to win $2,011. Enjoy $30 bottles champagne all night and $100 bottles liquor till midnight. Free admission and drinks for all current and ex neo staff. If you are neither, no worries. Just throw on any Neo promotions article of clothing for free admission all night.
NYE 2011 @ The Crazy Donkey
1058 Rte. 110. 631-753-1975. www.thecrazydonkey.com. $20 pre-sold tickets. 8 p.m.
The Crazy Donkey wants you to spend your last moments of 2010 with them and they’ll even feed you the next morning—for free! New Year’s Eve at the Donkey includes free noisemakers, a confetti drop, a midnight champagne toast, three DJs, $30 bottles of champagne all night, an open bar from 8-11:30 p.m. and a complimentary continental breakfast.
A Nutty New Year @ The Nutty Irishman
Main Street. www.thenuttyirishman.com. 9 p.m.
Open Bar 9 p.m. – midnight. Live music and DJ. Tickets are $20 in advance $25 day of.
Recession Buster New Years 2011 @ Mulcahy’s
3232 Railroad Ave. 516-783-7500. www.muls.com. $25. No cover after 12:30 a.m.
Who needs champagne? Muls is ending 2010 with, not a champagne toast, but a Jager bomb toast. Yep, that’s how we roll. Domestic beers and rail drinks from 9 p.m.-midnight and ball-dropping drink specials.
$2.50 Drinks, New Year Dueling DJs @ Mulcahy’s
1702 Middle Country Rd. 631-696-1111. www.muls.com
Say goodbye to 2010 with $2.50 bottled beer and mixed drinks from 9-midnight. Free Jager Bomb toast at midnight. Dueling DJ’s Jeremy and Toolbox mash in the New Year.
Countdown to Twelve Times Square Style @ Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Ave. Noon-4:30 p.m. www.licm.org
This family-centered New Year’s Eve party will give the kids a taste of what Times Square is like for adults. There will be fun activities, a ball drop and a musical dance party. At 4 p.m., you and your family will gather in the museum’s outer lobby for a countdown to the New Year. Suitable for ages 5 and up.
Times Square Ball Drop
As the clock nears midnight on December 31st, the eyes of the world will once again turn to New York City’s Times Square. Lucky for us, we’re close enough to be there in person…and close enough to feel the energy from our warm and cozy couches for those of us who know better.
New Year’s Eve Under Water @ Atlantis Marine World
6:30 p.m.-11 p.m. $85, $49. 631-208-9200, ext. 426.
With kids’ unlimited Submarine Simulator rides, animal encounters, Ray Bay feeding, a live DJ and light show AND a cocktail hour, dinner buffet, dessert and ice cream bar kids and adults can ring in the new year together.
New Years Eve Under the Stars @ Custer Institute & Observatory
Bayview Avenue. 8 p.m. $30, $5. 631-765-2626. www.custerobservatory.org
New Years Eve under the Stars,with music by Ahmad Ali & friends. You’ll get finger foods, dessert and beverages, and you’re welcome to bring along your favorite dish or dessert to enhance the buffet. Dance to live R&B, jazz and enjoy the stars!
Movies & Champagne @ Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Ave. 800-838-3006. $25, $20. 6 p.m.-midnight. www.cinemaartscentre.org.
Enjoy movies, light refreshments and champagne at midnight at the Cinema Arts Centre, Watch new films (The King’s Speech, Black Swan, and more) followed by the big ball in Times Square drop at midnight on the Cinema giant TV screen.
NYE Ballroom Gala 2010 @ Garden City Hotel
45 Seventh St. 8 p.m. $195 per person. 516-747-3000. www.gardencityhotel.com
Celebrate the new year with elegant dining and dancing in the ballroom. The evening begins at 8 p.m. with cockatils and hors d’oeuvres followed by a delicious three-course dinner prepared by award-winning Chef Steven De Bruyn. After dinner you’ll dance the night away to rock, hip hop, ’80s, dance, and top 40 hits provided by Hank Lane Music & Productions. You’ll also see the live televised New Year’s Eve countdown to midnight.
New Year’s Eve Gala @ CM Performing Arts Center
931 Montauk Hwy. 631-218-2810. www.cmpac.com. 9 p.m. $80
They say that life is a cabaret, so it makes sense to bid adieu to 2010 and welcome 2011 with it. The New Year’s Eve Gala begins at 9 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. The cabaret performances begin at 10, and the only break will come right before midnight, where guests will watch a satellite broadcast of the Times Square countdown.
New Year’s Eve Laser Marathon @ Vanderbilt Planetarium
180 Little Neck Rd. 631-854-5555. www.vanderbiltmuseum.org. 8 p.m.
New Year’s Eve is all about looking forward. This year, look towards the future while listening to the great musicians from the past. The marathon starts with the Beatles at 8, classic 1970s rock at 9, Led Zeppelin at 10 and Pink Floyd at 11. Enjoy laser shows where you’ll hear “Lucy In the Sky with Diamonds,” the Dark Side of the Moon, and “Stairway to Heaven.” Then come back to the present and have cookies and sparkling cider after the show ends at midnight.
New Year’s Eve Celebration @ Lily Flanagan’s
345 Deer Park Ave. 631-539-0816. www.lilyflanaganspub.com. 4-10 p.m. $50 or 10 p.m.-2 a.m. $70 Must buy tickets in advance. Prices will go up.
New Year’s Eve Extremely Deluxe Bowling Bash @ Patchogue Bowl
138 West Ave. http://newyearseveextremebowling.eventbrite.com/. 4-8 p.m. $35 adults $20 children. Shoe rental is included.
New Years Eve @ RJ Daniels
279A Sunrise Highway. 516-536-6258. www.rjdaniels.com. 9 p.m.- 4 a.m. $75 per person. Limited availability, must reserve in advance.
rand Ballroom New Year’s Eve Celebration @ Danford’s on the Sound
25 E. Broadway. 631-928-5200. www.danfords.com
Enjoy a four-course dinner prepared by the executive chef as you overlook Port Jefferson Harbor and the Long Island Sound. The dinner package also includes live music by the band East Coast, a five-hour top shelf open bar, and midnight champagne.
NYE Double Whammy @ 300 Bowling
895 Walt Whitman Rd. 631-271-0051. Matinee 3-6 p.m.; Primetime 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. $45, $20.
Come watch a different type of ball drop this New Year’s Eve with a party under neon lights. Get the New Year’s Eve celebration started early with a soiree fit for the entire family. Packages include bowling with shoe rental, pizza buffet with salad & unlimited fountain sodas, party favors and balloon drop. The party continues with packages including bowling with shoe rental, holiday buffet and unlimited fountain sodas, DJ spinning live, party favors, balloon drop and champagne toast.
Napper New Year’s Eve @ Nappertandy’s
15 E. Main St. 631-360-0606. www.nappertandys.com
$50 includes 5-hour full open bar, hor d’oeuvres, champagne toast, party favors and a DJ dance party from 9 p.m.-2 a.m.