NYC’s Hautest New Year’s Eve Parties

Still looking for a way to ring in 2014? Not to fear! Whether you’re in the mood for an intimate dinner or an elaborate bash, we’ve put together an eclectic list of options at some of New York City’s hautest locales.


Celebrate New Year’s Eve with fine wine and gourmet cuisine at Daniel Boulud’s namesake restaurant, DANIEL. Enjoy a six-course tasting menu while listening to a live jazz music and chatting about the highlights of 2014. After dinner, take a spin around the dance floor and ring in the new year with a midnight champagne toast and chefs’ parade. ($625/per person).

Plaza Hotel

For those looking for something even more extravagant, check out The Plaza Hotel’s Premier New Years’ Experience. Spend the night partying at the Dream Downtown New Year’s Eve hosted by Macklemore and wind down with luxury overnight accommodations for up to six adults in The Royal Terrace Suite. The $20,000 package includes premium open bar offerings from 8:30 PM-12:30 PM, live DJ performances, a midnight champagne toast, party favors, chauffeured limo service, plus $500 in food and beverage credit to be used for brunch at the hotel the next day.

Want to watch the ball drop from right outside your window? Andaz 5th Avenue is offering a New Year’s Eve package, which accommodates up to four guests in the hotel’s Empire Terrace Suite. Enjoy unobstructed views of Times Square from the suite’s private wraparound balcony, as well as several in-suite perks like in-room spa treatments, personal styling appointments, four tickets to Cipriani 42nd Street’s New Year’s Eve celebration and a recovery breakfast. ($14,000/two night stay)