The Shannon Rose Irish Pub, Ramsey – A $75 ticket will get you in the door and set you up with an open bar, (excluding shots of top shelf liquor), a buffet, champagne toast and live music. The Shannon Rose will be offering a $25 price for designated drivers, who cannot drink at all. The even runs from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Call 201-962-7602 to have your ticket reserved.
Chakra, Paramus – Seating is available from 9:45 p.m. and later for their New Year's celebration. The party includes a 4-course prix-fixe dinner which will include a midnight champagne toast, party favors and music for $132. If a quite dinner is more your style, Chakra is offering earlier seating between 5 – 6:15 p.m. for a 3-course prix-fixe dinner for $79. Call 201-556-1530 for reservations.
Fink’s BBQ Smokehouse, Dumont – New Year’s Eve at Fink’s offers up an open bar, hot and cold buffet, party favors and champagne toast at midnight for $60. The event runs from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Call 201-384-3210 for more information.
Mexicali Live, Teaneck – This concert venue, which offers 100 beers, has two packages to offer on New Year’s Eve celebration entitle Life Speed. Package 1 includes a premium open bar from 8 p.m. to closing, a full buffet, a champagne toast and party favors for $55. Package 2 is the same, but doesn’t start until 10 p.m. and costs $25. Call 201-833-0011 for more information.
The Porter House, Montvale – For $40 guests will be provided with a full open bar from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., appetizers and live music by The Dan Lane Band. Call 201-307-6300 for more information.
The Cornerstone Restaurant & Bar, Hillsdale – The Cornerstone is the option for people who aren’t looking for party packages. They will have their Ala Carte menu, (cash menu, cash bar), a DJ until 3 a.m., a complimentary toast at midnight and party supplies. There is no fee at the door.
Tommy Fox’s Public House, Bergenfield – Traditional Irish folks can actually celebrate the changing of the calendar year in Ireland (which happens at 7 p.m. ET) at a party in the afternoon. They will have an Irish band and their regular dinner menu and specials from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. If you’re celebrating striking of midnight here in the U.S., they’ve got a party going on from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. A $45 fee at the door will get you an open bar, a buffet, party favors and a midnight champagne toast. Call 201-384-0900 for more information.