Harlem Gospel Choir: Start your New Year’s Eve celebrations at 3pm in Times Square with this special concert by the world-famous choir group. Click here for $20 tickets. Then, stay in Times Square for the world’s biggest party, or head to another part of Manhattan to avoid the crowd.
New Year’s Eve Pub Crawl: Get an all-access pass to experience the excitement at several of Manhattan’s coolest hot spots, without having to pay a cover. Start the evening at Bar None to pick up a map to the participating bars, pubs and clubs and the list of drink specials they offer, and pick your spot for the midnight countdown to 2015. Click here for half-price tickets for $10
The Leonora: This new 70s style club in West Chelsea is offering $30 general admission for a 90-minute open bar, complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and partying to the sounds of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Grandmaster Melle Mel and singing sensation Brielle, the daughter of 10,000 Maniacs former drummer Tim Edborg. Speaking of celebrity offspring, Boogie Dash, the son of music mogul Damon, will DJ. Click here for tickets.
Heights Tavern: Celebrate with a live viewing of the ball drop and a champagne toast at midnight, plus drink, bottle and hookah specials all night. This is Manhattan’s largest dance party north of Times Square, with DJs San One and Heavyness. Click here for half-price tickets for $12.50.
Village Pourhouse & Little Town: General admission tickets get you all-night admission to this exclusive party in Manhattan’s Upper West Side and access to a six-hour open bar. You’ll be partying with old friends and making new ones, and starting off the new year in style. Click here for half-price tickets for $39