New Year’s Eve Events in Delaware 2016


New Year’s Eve package at Boardwalk Plaza Hotel

Ring in 2017 in style! New Year’s Packages include: 2 night (Friday and Saturday OR Saturday and Sunday) or 3 night stay (Thursday, Friday and Saturday OR Friday, Saturday and Sunday) 2 splits of Champagne 2 logo glasses on arrival New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe Dinner in Victoria’s with Jeff Irwin on Piano DJ and Dancing in the Banquet Hall New Year’s Day Brunch in Victoria’s Late Check out at 1 p.m. Rates are based on room type selected; please call early for best selection!

New Year’s Eve Overnight Package at the Hilton Wilmington/Christiana

December 31, 2016. The Ultimate New Years Eve Package Kick off the evening with our pre-party in The Hunt Club with piano music from 5pm – 8pm Overnight Accommodations on Executive Level Champagne & Party Favors Four Hour Open Bar – 7:00PM – 8:00PM and 10:00PM – 1:00AM Dazzling Cocktail Reception and Five Course Dinner 7:00PM – 8:00PM Open Bar and Butlered Hors D’Oeuvres in the Hunt Club 8:00 PM Five Course Surf & Turf Dinner for Two with Wine and Beer Service in Le Chameleon Ballroom, assigned seating for dinner After dinner, DJ Dana McDonald, dancing, and open bar until 1:00AM Midnight Champagne Toast and Balloon Drop Late Night Snack and Dessert Buffet, served after midnight Breakfast Buffet For Two Late Checkout of 1pm BOGO – Buy one get one free! Book this package and stay on December 30th or January 1st for free! This exclusive offer includes overnight accommodations, Delaware Park Casino Valet Parking, and $10 Slot Play! $499 per couple plus tax (includes gratuity).

Noon Year’s Eve at Brandywine Zoo

December 31, 2016. 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We’ll have games, crafts, and a celebratory atmosphere and of course a sparkling cider toast as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! Fee: $5/person for ages 3+, advanced tickets available online. DZS members free. (Program fees will begin charging at Admission Gates starting at 10:00am) For non-member tickets please click here!

New Year’s Rockin’ Noon at The Delaware Children’s Museum

December 31, 2016. 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Grab a bag of confetti, craft your own sparkly New Year’s Even noisemaker and countdown to Noon with a rocking’ Delaware Children’s Museum dance party.

Argilla Brewing Company presents Rage on Eve

December 31, 2016. Begins at 5:00 p.m. Argilla Brewing is putting together an awesome evening complete with a delicious 4 course meal and live tunes from Offguardians, Band of Brothers and Rage On (A Tribute to Rage Against Machines).

New Year’s Eve 2016 at Harrington Raceway and Casino

December 31, 2016. $35 per person before December 15th/$45 per person after December 15th. Includes Appetizer Buffet from 9pm to 11pm, Breakfast Buffet from 12:30am to 2:30am, One Drink Ticket, Midnight Champagne Toast, Party favors, with Cash Bar and more. To purchase tickets or stop by Casino Gift shop. Entertainment includes Mike Hines and the Look with special guest DJ Knappy.

New Year’s Eve at the Atlantic Sands

December 31, 2016. Book an overnight stay at the oceanfront Atlantic Sands Hotel on December 31, 2016 with our New Year’s Eve event! $350.00 per couple includes an overnight room plus two seats for our New Year’s Eve gala event, which includes an extravagant buffet dinner, champagne toast, 4-hour open bar and live music for your dancing pleasure. Limited seating available so call now for details! 302-227-2511 – It’s the best NYE party around! Advance reservation required. Non-refundable. Subject to availability. Must call the hotel to reserve; special not available online.

NYE Party at Ernest & Scott Taproom

December 31, 2016. New Years Party $75 (*Gratuity Included*). 4 Hour Open Bar. 2 Hours of Heavy Hors D’oeuvres – mini dessert bar. Complimentary Midnight Champagne Toast. Ballon Prize Drop at Midnight. 20% OFF at Double Three Hotel with receipt of the NYE event. 2 Best DJ spining all night (DJ H-Mazz & DJ Nico Oso). For more information, call (302) 384-8113.

Starboard New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2016. Begins at 7:00 p.m. The Starboard welcomes you to celebrate the New Year with fully heated decks, entertainment, a full land and seafood buffet, party favors and champagne. Admission is $35/person.

A New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Milton Theater

December 31, 2016. Begins at 8:00 p.m. Celebrate the New Year with your friends and neighbors. Come dressed to the nines or as you are. Doors open at 8:00pm for cocktail hour. From 9pm-12am dance the night away with the live band Movin’ and Groovin’ playing your favorite songs. Meal w/dessert bar all night long presented by Executive Chef Gretchen Hanson. Party favors, Cash Bar. All seating is general admission.

New Year’s Eve Bash at Fire & Ice Lounge (Dover Downs Hotel and Casino)

December 31, 2016. Doors will open at 8:00 p.m. to celebrate the New Year! For New Year’s Eve tickets, please call 800-711-5882.

New Year’s Eve at Touch of Italy

December 31, 2016. Begins at 8:30 p.m. Celebrate the New Year with a savory 4-course meal at Touch of Italy and a cash bar. Admission is $85/person (plus gratuity).

New Year’s Eve at Firestone Roasting House on the Riverfront

December 31, 2016. New Years Eve at FireStone is the best all inclusive event in the area. Our open bar, dinner buffet and live music take all guessing out of the equation. Book tickets early for the best rates. $65 ticket includes: Open Bar, Dinner Buffet, Midnight Champagne Toast, Access to inside/outside Bars, Complimentary Valet and Coat Check, Live Bands at each Bar! Call (302) 658-6626 to reserve your spot.

New Years Eve Keg Drop at Crooked Hammock

December 31, 2016. Begins at 9:00 p.m. Ring in the New Year with Crooked Hammock Brewery’s second annual New Year’s Keg Drop with live music all night by Lower Case Blues and The Clifford Keith Band! The first 100 tickets include your very own take home bottle of the first brew of the New Year! Tickets include an open bar, food stations, live music, champagne beer at midnight, dancing in our tent and more!

New Year’s Eve with Hooked Seafood & Martini Bar Featuring Bryan Clark

December 31, 2016. Two seatings 4:30pm – 6:30pm Four course menu, champagne toast $45 9:00pm – 1:00am Four course menu, party favors, champagne toast at midnght & Bryan Clark $95

New Years Eve at the Rusty Rudder

December 31, 2016. 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Come celebrate 2017 with Love Seed Mama Jump, JJ Rupp, The Loop, The Jump Off, DJ Scooter and DJ Andrew Hugh.

New Year’s Eve Beach Ball Drop – Bethany Beach

December 31, 2016. 10:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. Join Bethany Beach Ocean Suites at Hollywood Street & the boardwalk for a our 2nd Annual Beach Ball Drop on New Year’s Eve! DJ Magellan kicks off the evening at 10:30PM. This FREE event includes party favors, refreshments, giveaways, and our famous Beach Ball Drop at midnight! Ring in the New Year with us at Bethany Beach Ocean Suites! Interested in staying the night? Overnight accommodations are available at

New Year’s Eve celebration at World Cafe Live at the QueenNew Years Eve DelawareDecember 31, 2016. For Americana godfather David Bromberg, it all began with the blues. His incredible journey spans five-and-a-half decades, and includes – but is not limited to – adventures with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jerry Garcia, and music and life lessons from seminal blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, who claimed the young Bromberg as a son. $60-80. Call 302-994-1400.

New Year’s Eve Anchor Drop at Lightship Overfalls

December 31, 2016. 11:00 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Join us when we “Drop the Anchor” celebrating the new year with hot chocolate, toasty fires and seasonal music.

News Year’s Eve Ball Drop at Dewey Beach

December 31, 2016. 11:30 p.m. Move over Times Square! Delaware has its own version of the ball drop. Gather with friends and family on New Orleans Street in Dewey Beach, as we celebrate the New Year. For more information, contact 302-228-3701.

New Year’s Eve at Chesapeake & Maine

December 31, 2016. 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Come celebrate New Year’s Eve with an off-centered twist! Chesapeake & Maine is planning a tasty 5-course set menu with a choice of beer/wine and spirits pairings.

First Day Hike in the Delaware State Parks

January 1, 2017. Begin the New Year on the right foot! Take in the beautiful scenery and local wildlife with a brisk winter walk or hike at a Delaware State Park. Times vary. It is free with paid park admission.