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New Year's Eve Philadelphia Style



There is no better place to ring in the New Year than in Philly! Parties, dinner at fabulous places, fireworks, parades and the Mummers!

With less than a week to go until 2010, here’s a rundown of the hottest happenings in Philly!

McFadden’s Ballpark Goes Hollywood                                      Celebrate New Year's At McFadden's!

McFadden's at the Ballpark

One Citizens Bank Way, Citizens Bank Park

$100 or $175 pp

Specials: 5 hour open bar
*Buffet + carving stations
, DJs and Dancing, Celebrity look-a-likes
, Free parking
, Party favors & Champagne toast at Midnight


Mad River Bar & Grille - Old City

December 31

8pm- 2am

126 Chestnut St., Philadelphia

$90.00 pp

Specials: Top shelf open bar from 8:00pm - 2:00am


NYE at Bourbon Blue Restaurant and Canal Lounge


Number 2 Rector Street

Tickets range from $30-$60 pp.

Specials: 4 hr premium open bar, buffet and active chef stations - select hors d'oeuvres, 2 DJ's rocking each floor featuring Q BALL of the BLOODHOUND GANG & DJ MIKE SCOTT, champagne toast at midnight, party favors.

Call 215.508.3360 and ask for Melissa for tix.


Downey's NYE Gala

December 31: 9pm- 2am

Corner of Front & South St., Philadelphia, PA

General Admission- $30 pp

Top Flight- $100 pp

Specials: 1-hour Premium Open Bar, DJ Music and Dancing all night long


Hyatt Regency Philadelphia Penn’s Landing                                                       Hyatt Regency Philadelphia Penn’s Landing

Twice the Fireworks, Twice the Fun!

201 South Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia


December 31, 2009, 4:00 P.M. — 6:30 P.M.

Specials: For the family. Dinner buffet, magician, face painting, dessert carnival with s’mores and a hot chocolate bar, with a fireworks display over Penn’s Landing with exclusive views. Complimentary parking available until 7:00 P.M.


December 31: 9:00pm- 2:00am

Specials: Cocktail reception, five-course dinner with three entrée selections and wine service, dessert explosion, DJ, dancing, cash bar and Midnight champagne toast and fireworks. Parking is complimentary. Discounted room rates and packages available.



New Year's Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise on the Spirit of Philadelphia or Family New Year's Eve/Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Spirit of Philadelphia Dock location

401 S. Columbus Blvd


December 31: Bring the kids aboard Spirit of Philadelphia’s Family New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise.

Specials: Premium Bar Package for adults 21+, Soda & Juice Package for young adults & children, Hors D’Oeuvres, Dinner and Dancing

Board: 4:00 p.m.
Cruise: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

$89.90 pp

December 31

New Year's Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Boarding Party 8:30 to 9:30pm

Cruise 9:00pm to 12:30am

Dockside party until 1:00am

$164.90 pp

Specials: Premium Bar Package, Grande Dinner Buffet, DJ and Dancing, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Festive Holiday Decor & Party Favors

Call 866.455.3866


Deep Sea Splash at the Adventure Aquarium

1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08103

9pm- 2am

Specials: Open bar and champagne toast at midnight; complimentary parking; great view for the fireworks; delicious hors d'oeuvres and food stations; music. Price is $99pp and $135 for VIP pass pp



Thursday, December 31st

The Crystal Tea Room

The Wanamaker Building, 9th floor at Broad and Market St

100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia

9pm - 2am

Tickets: The Korbel V-VIP Area:

$175 (Table Service / Reserved Seating - Groups of 15+ ONLY)

VIP: $125 early-bird, $175 reg ($155; 10 or more)

General Adm: $99 - $115 early bird, $125 reg ($115; 10 or more)

Specials: Dinner, Dancing, 5-hour open bar w/ multiple beer & cocktail bars, specialty martini bars, specialty tequila margarita bars, and wine bars & beer stations.


Glitter City Gala                   Glitter City Gala

Thursday, December 31st

The National Constitution Center

525 Arch St, Philadelphia

9pm - 2am

Tickets: VIP: $150 early ($140; 10 or more), $175 reg ($165; 10 or more)

General Adm: $120 early ($115; 10 or more), $135 reg ($125; 10 or more)

Specials: Bands, DJs, professional photographers and videographers, ball drop, dancing, champagne, fireworks views, great food & name-brand drinks.


The Manayunk Brewery

4120 Main St

Manayunk, PA 19127


$45 pp

Specials: Open Bar, Hors d’oeurves, champagne toast. Performances by 52 Pickup and DJ Kelly



First Night of 2010 Aboard the Battleship NJ

Battleship New Jersey

December 31, 2009-January 1, 2010

62 Battleship Place Clinton Street at the Waterfront
Camden, NJ 08103

Spend the First Night of 2010 aboard the Battleship New Jersey! The award-winning Overnight Encampment program will be open for families. Enjoy dinner and breakfast served from the crew’s galley, a tour of the ship, a ride on the 4D flight simulator and the chance to sleep in the bunks the crew of the USS New Jersey once did. PLUS experience the best view of the Midnight Fireworks display over the Delaware River and enjoy a non-alcohol toast!

Tickets: $60.95



XPN Welcomes New Year's Eve with Davy Knowles & Back Door Slam                                XPN Welcomes New Year's Eve with Davy Knowles & Back Door Slam

World Cafe Live - Music on 2 stages!

Tickets: $40.00 - $75.00

Info Phone: (215) 222-1400 ES & TIMES

December 31, 2009

9 pm doors 
10 pm show

Please feel free to join us for dinner in the Upstairs cafe before the show begins! Reservations highly recommended - call 215-222-1400.


Also :

Slo-Mo with the Donuts on New Years Eve

Tickets: $23.00

Radisson Valley Forge, King of Prussia

3 NYE Events

An enchanting Masquerade Ball in Radisson’s Grand Ballroom.

A masquerade party you'll never forget!

December 31

8:30pm- 1:30am

$99 pp

Specials: Deluxe Bar Package, Party Favors & Masks, Champagne Toast


Ice Nightclub is back again with another huge New Year's Eve bash. Tickets are only $40 pp.

Specials: Buffet, Champagne Toast at Midnight, DJs spinning all your favorite dance & party songs, & Q102 is hosting the event

A Romantic Dinner for 2 in Chumley's Steakhouse or the Blue Grotto Bistro .

Rooms are available as well at Valley Forge NYE

If you feel like heading down the shore, AC is hosting a variety of events.

And when you are tired, hungover and thirsty, don't forget to get up in time to watch the Mummer's parade- or at least the end of it!

New Year's Day, January 1, 2010

The Parade begins at 10 a.m. and ends at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Watch the mummers strut up Broad Street

Parade starts at Broad Street and Washington Avenue, proceeding north to City Hall .

Now, I'll be having a party as well, but check out these places, go have an amazing time and ring in 2010 in an unforgettable way! Happy New Year!


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