Great Music at St. Bart’s: This organ concert includes Copeland’s Fanfare for the Common Man plus music by Bach, Mendelssohn and others begins at 11pm. There’s also a champagne toast at midnight. St. Bartholemew’s Church is at Park Avenue and 50th St.
Midnight Fireworks in Brooklyn: The annual fireworks show at Grand Army Plaza. Best viewing spots are inside Prospect Park on the West Drive and along Prospect Park West close to Grand Army Plaza.
Coney Island Ball Drop: The first-ever ball drop from the iconic Parachute Jump includes a DJ, some of Coney Island’s great sideshow performers, plus giveaways and free hot chocolate. Full details in this Brooklyn Eagle article.
New York Philharmonic New Year’s Eve: Gershwin Celebration With Dianne Reeves and Norm Lewis performing songs by George Gershwin and other American composers. Starting 8pm, broadcast live on PBS/Channel 13 in NYC.