By Lee Romano Sequeira
Just 5 more days till Christmas! While you're frantically knocking out all that last minute shopping (Amazon, you there?) and figuring out travel plans, don't forget about the next big celebration, just a week after.
Possibly the season's most fun of all: New Year's Eve! That's just a week and a half away, so don't wait till the last minute to make your New Year's plans. Everything is selling quickly and many of these events will be sold out by the time we reach Christmas day, so choose your favorite.
If you're in Philly, Jersey, Delaware and even NYC (in case you need to escape the invading hordes headed for Times Square), check out these flagship Philadelphia New Year's events:
This one's a family affair at the Hilton, Penn's Landing.
Bring your kids for various buffet options, delicious desserts, games and activities including a face painter, balloon artist, DJ and dancing, party favors, and an incredible fireworks display at 6 PM over the Delaware River!
Seating will start at 3:30 PM. Event runs from 4 PM - 6 PM. Children 2 and under are complimentary and do not need a ticket.
Get all the details and menu options here.
**THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT IN ADVANCE OF NYE, so please buy your tickets now. Ticket Prices WILL increase as ticket availability decreases. Tickets can be purchased online at the above link.
This event offers 2 different seating times: 4 PM & 9 PM. The 4 PM seating is geared for families, so children are welcome!
Taking place at Keating's Rope & Anchor Bar + Kitchen (located at the Hilton, Penn's Landing), this fun family celebration features various buffet options, delicious desserts, and an incredible fireworks display at 6 PM over the Delaware River.
Bring your kids for an unforgettably good time!!
The 9 PM seating is adults only, and features hors d'oeuvres, dinner, dessert buffet, dancing, champagne toast and the best views of the fireworks in the city!
Get all the details for both seatings and respective menu options here.
THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT IN ADVANCE OF NYE - BUY TICKETS NOW. Ticket Prices WILL increase as ticket availability decreases. Tickets can be purchased online at the above link.
Join us for something new and different this year - hop around to some of the city's best bars and enjoy Philly's best New Year's Eve with a Philadelphia Bar Crawl!
Tickets will give you access into multiple locations with no cover charge all night long. You'll get great drink specials, TVs to watch the ball drop, and your first drink FREE.
We have something for everyone, so gather your
friends and grab your tickets! This event is strictly 21+ with proper ID
***UPGRADE TO VIP - Includes 5 FREE drinks at participating locations!!
You'll find a list of participating locations (and a map of
THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT IN ADVANCE OF NYE - DO BUY TICKETS NOW. Ticket Prices WILL increase as ticket availability decreases. Tickets can be purchased online at the above link.
WHICHEVER EVENT YOU CHOOSE, YOU CAN'T GO WRONG!
So...what are YOU doing New Year's Eve?