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What’s Happening in Philly this Weekend: New Year’s Party Edition

When you think of New Year’s Eve, you imagine yourself surrounded by your friends and kissing the rims glasses together after the countdown. Sometimes, where you’ll toast and dance the night away isn’t always obvious. Whether its dictated by your wallet or the scale of your wardrobe, party selections can be diverse. For the party procrastinators and the 2017 unprepared, here’s a list of the top New Year’s Eve parties in Philadelphia:

1. NYE All-Access


Where: Various Locations including Recess Lounge and more
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

This multi-establishment pass gets you into Recess Lounge, Finn McCools, 1925 Lounge, Bru Craft & Wurst, and Mad River Bar & Grille. Each venue will have a five-hour premium open bar. This pass allows you to take control of your New Year’s Eve by having the capability to go from place to place and celebrate in different locations. The pass is $150.

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2. Stratus Lounge


Where: Stratus Lounge, 433 Chestnut St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

Stratus Rooftop Lounge at Hotel Monaco provides a great atmosphere to bring in 2017. There will be a five-hour premium open bar, music by Royale and Matthew Law, and much at this Historic District location. Tickets begin at $119.

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3. Zee Bar


Where: Zee Bar, 100 Spring Garden St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 10:00 P.M.

This party has a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, gourmet Hors D’oeuvres, party favors and more. General admission is $30 per person from 10pm-1am. Extended general admission is $25 per person. The VIP package gets you top shelf part bar between 10pm-1am for $75. The premium package is $125 per person which gets you premium seating and one bottle for every four guests.

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4. Silent Philly


Where: 2300 Arena, 2300 S. Swanson St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

Silent Philly takes over New Year’s Eve with the ultimate headphone swap to bring in 2017. Like most silent parties, there will be headsets programmed to switch musical genres corresponding to colors. Listen to the best 80s, 90s, 2000s, pop, hip-hop, reggae, and more. Tickets range from $30 to $175 a person. The packages go from general admission, to various open bars, and to a bottle package.

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5. Hyatt at the Bellvue


Where: Hyatt at Bellevue, 200 S Broad St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

This Glitter City celebration will have over 1,500 guests in attendance. This dress up event will have the band Rockets performing live music all night long. DJ Sojo and DJ Joe Broscoe will provide the soundtrack of the night at well. There is a VIP mezzanine are and a Liberty Bell Drop ay midnight. Here you’ll find great ambience, food, and more. Tickets start at $119.

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6. Crystal Tea Room

Where: Crystal Tea Room, 100 E. Penn Square
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

This event will have six-hour premium bar and more at this exquisite Philadelphia establishment. There will be multiple rooms & DJs, delicious food, and more. There’s two VIP areas with 50 ft. glass ceilings and an atrium. Tickets start at $159.

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7. Rumor


Where: Rumor, 1500 Samson St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

One of Philly’s hottest clubs will not disappoint on the party night of the year. There is a five-hour premium open bar, DJ Daily and In the Lev will be spinning the best in music, and a live broadcast of the Times Square ball dropping. This high octane event starts at $139 for general admission. There will be a mini-buffet station, and several VIP options.

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8. Yakatori Boy


Where: Yakitori Boy, 211 N. 11th St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

This exciting Chinatown karaoke bar has a lot to offer. There will be both karaoke and a live DJ. There are four private karaoke rooms with a four-hour premium open bar, a complimentary champagne toast, drink packages, and Hors D’oeuvres. Tickets range between $20-760.

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9. Brauhaus Schmitz


Where: Brauhuas Schmitz, 718 South St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

This German-theme gem entertained the masses for Oktoberfest. This Saturday night they’ll be throwing a New Year’s Haus Party. There will be a German style buffet, live music, a midnight champagne toast, and more. Partygoers will be able to see the fireworks from the venue’s rooftop deck. Tickets are $95.

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10. Infusion Lounge


Where: 2300 Arena, 2300 S. Swanson St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

This event offers a $40 general admission and an $80 open bar all night option. DJ Erion Suku will be there to provide the soundtrack to your midnight champagne toast. There will be complimentary finger foods, hookah, and cigars at this venue.

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11. The Foundry


Where:11. The Foundry at the Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 10:00 P.M.

The Foundry is having a New Queer’s Eve to say goodbye to 2016. This music venue and nightlife structure will have something for everyone. Tickets range from $15-$20. There will be live music, a champagne toast at midnight, and much more at this electrifying event.

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12. Cuba Libre


Where: Cuba Libre, 10 S. 2nd St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 10:30 P.M.

Cuba Libre turns Old City into a sultry night in Havana this NYE. The culinary and late-night establishment will have DJ June spinning the best in Latin mix, reggaeton, and much more. For $30-$60, guest will get everything from party favors to two-hour VIP premium open bar. This will be the ultimate fiesta for ringing in 2017.

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13. Manayunk Brewery


Where: Manayunk Brewery, 4120 Main St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

Manayunk Brewery offers two packages to choose from starting $60 and $75. There will be craft beer, multiple rooms with DJs, food, and more. Enjoy a three-hour premium open bar, party favors, table side cocktail services, and a midnight champagne toast.

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14. Lucky Strike


Where: Lucky Strike, 1336 Chestnut St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

The price range for this event ranges between 39-$129. The amazing two-floor venue has it all for your 2017 NYE celebration. There will be a five-hour open bar, three hours of great cuisine, and a midnight ball dropping viewing. Guests also get party favors and can enjoy the multiple DJs in attendance. Come dance or bowl your way into the new year.

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15. City Tap House University City

Where: City Tap House, 3925 Walnut St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

The Logan Square City Tap House event has already sold out. If you want a similar ambiance, for $75 the University City venue is your answer. There will be a premium bar from 9pm through 1am. There will be a light buffet, live DJ, open fire pits, a champagne toast at midnight, and party favors.

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16. The Gaslight


Where: The Gaslight, 120 Market St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 8:00 P.M.

The Gaslight offers a $40 event to ring in the new year. The restaurant will offer a full dinner menu, DJ Craig Dash will be mixing all night, and guests can take in the Penn’s Landing fireworks from the same area. There will also be a champagne toast at midnight.

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17. Cavanaugh’s U City


Where: Cavanaugh’s, 39th and Samson St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

For a $50 entry fee, guests will get an appetizer buffet and a champagne toast at midnight. There will be party favors, pizza, music, hats, and a top shelf open bar. The open bar will have everything from all drafts to Bacardi and Absolut flavors.

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18. The Barbary


Where: The Barbary, 951 Frankford Ave
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

This event has no pre-sale tickets. The tickets are $20 before 12am and $30 afterwards. This Hands and Knees and Space Jams evens will have DJ JHN RDN and Ian St. Laurent mixing all night long, photos by Influence, and much more.

19. Pyramid Club


Where: Pyramid Club, 1735 Market St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

The Pyramid Club offers five hours of an open bar, butler-passed Hors D’oeuvres, a complimentary coat check and buffet stations. There will be party favors, a champagne midnight toast, desserts, multiple rooms, and the venue provides a great view of the city’s fireworks. Tickets start at $125.

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20. NYE Live!


Where: XFINITY Live!, 1100 Pattison Ave.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

$120 you will have access to all the great venues in Xfinity Live! There will be exclusive VIP areas, five-hour premium open bars, and food buffet, and more. Live entertainment will be provided by Split Decisions and there will be a midnight champagne toast.

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21. Lowes Philadelphia


Where: Loews Philadelphia, 1200 Market St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 7:00 P.M.

Starting $139, Loews Philadelphia will have Philadelphia’s own City Rhythm Nation Orchestra to help you countdown to midnight. There will be a champagne toast, an Hors D’oeuvres reception, and a four-course dinner.

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22. Union Transfer


Where: Union Transfer, 1026 Spring Garden St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

Union Transfer offers this “Making Time New Year’s Eve” event. Tickets are $50. There will be a five-hour open bar at this Spring Garden treasure. The venue will have a live DJ, party favors, and much more.

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23. Underground Arts


Where: 1200 Callowhill St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M.

The West Philadelphia Orchestra and Johnny Showcase will be rocking Underground Arts this New Year’s Eve. Tickets are $35 at this music venue and entertainment site. The concert is 21 or older and will also feature funk rock act Minka and others.

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24. Boot and Saddle


Where: Boot and Saddle, 1131 s Broad St.
When: Saturday, December 31st, 8:00 P.M.

Boot and Saddle will be having a New Year’s Eve party with TJ Kong and The Atomic Bomb. The concert venue and bar will also have acts Mercury Radio Theater and Levee Drivers on display. Tickets are $10-$15.

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25. Conshohocken Brewing Co.’s NYE Keg Drop 2017

Where: Bridgeport Brewpub – 3 DeKalb St
When: Saturday, December 31st, 9:00 P.M. – 12:30 A.M.

The Conshohocken Brewing Co., who brought you the Ghost Bear Golden Ale, will be celebrating the new year with an open bar with Beer, Wine and Spirits from 9:00 P.M. through 12:00 A.M. There will be an open buffet with appetizers and a full taco bar. There will also be brewery gear giveaways, including a keg drop at midnight. Tickets are $55/person.

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