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Posted: Dec 15, 2021
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By: Sara Kahn

NYE 2021: 12 NYC Plans NOT in Times Square

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Avoid Times Square and spend your New Year's Eve at one of these parties instead!

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Grand Hotel NYE at the McKittrick

530 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001

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On New Year's Eve, this swanky hotel transforms into 'The Grand Hotel,' and the result feels somewhere between Moulin Rouge and a Wes Anderson film. Cocktail attire required.

02

NYRR Midnight Run

New York, NY

NYRR Midnight Run

Get a head start on your New Year's Resolutions. At the stroke of midnight, run four miles around Central Park. We won't see you there, but we'll be cheering you on in spirit.

03

All That Glitters is Gold

44 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

All That Glitters is Gold

44 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

Ring in the new year in this diner x tiki x '70s hot spot in the West Village. It will be decadent; it will be boozy. Premium open bar from 10p-2a -- cheers!

04

NYE at Ophelia

3 Mitchell Pl, New York, NY 10017

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Ophelia, in the Beekman neighborhood of Midtown, is one of the city's crown jewels that no. one. seems. to. know. about. If you want your NYE plans to be of the classy variety, spend it on their rooftop where you can take in breathtaking views of the East River, toast with champagne at midnight, and enjoy a premium open bar and jazz music all evening long.

05

NYE at Time Out Market

55 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

NYE at Time Out Market

If you're feeling paralyzed by choice for NYE, we recommend dabbling in a little bit of everything at the Time Out Market. This indoor market has an eclectic assortment of the city's top restaurant vendors and you'll be able to enjoy all of it without ever having to step foot outdoors. With 2 different ticket options, you can spend it on the first floor or indoor rooftop (we recommend splurging for the latter so you can get those skyline views). Both tickets include a champagne toast, and DJ will be spinning all night long at both parties.

06

New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise aboard the Timeless by Empire Cruises

299 South St, New York, NY 10002

New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise aboard the Timeless by Empire Cruises

299 South St, New York, NY 10002

If a front row view of the fireworks is your main priority, this is the NYE plan for you. Spend the last hours of 2021 on the water, with a buffet-style dinner, premium open bar, live music and dance floor, and midnight toast.

07

NYC's Largest New Year's Eve Singles Party with Hour Open Bar

247 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018

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Is NYE over-hyped? Perhaps, but, we also all still kind of want to celebrate it, right? If you're dreading that fated eve because you haven't locked in a New Year's kiss, perhaps this party will change your luck. Two-floors of single people-- all with similar objectives... have fun!

08

Phish at MSG

4 Pennsylvania Plaza, New York, NY 10001

Phish at MSG

Skip the chaos of crowded parties or Times Square madness, and opt for a chiller night at MSG with your favorite jam band.

09

The Fulton New Year's Eve Gala

89 South St, New York, NY 10038

The Fulton New Year's Eve Gala

89 South St, New York, NY 10038

If 2021 has you 'groutfitted out' (that's code for too many sweatpant days), trade in your loungewear for something more dapper, and head to The Fulton. This waterfront restaurant in South Street Seaport from Jean-Georges himself is serving an opulent NYE menu. For just under $300 a head, you'll feast on the finest seafood, coursed out into 5 delicious plates.

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NYE with Afrojack

289 10th Ave, New York, NY 10001

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Though Afrojack is still banging out hit after hit, the idea of seeing him live still feels like a nostalgic throwback to last decade. Put on your NYE best and hit up marquee where you can dance your way into 2022 to his most popular songs.

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