New Years Eve 2011
Tropicana Casino and Resort
Showroom at Tropicana has a night of 1960’s music with four singers from Jersey Boys the musical. Tickets range from $45 to $115 for VIP seating.
There will also be a balloon drop at midnight in the Palm Walk, a DJ in the quarter, and an all inclusive party at the Grand Exhibition Center that includes a full buffet dinner, open bar, entertainment and complimentary party favors. You can purchase a package for a entrance to the party plus accommodations at one of the rooms for $350 per person, excluding taxes and resort fees.
Sarah McLachlan will be performing in the Caesars Circus Maximus Theatre on December 31.
The Grand Cascades Lodge in Vernon, NJ has a New Year’s Eve package which includes overnight accommodations at the resort, a cocktail hour followed by a five course dinner, a cash bar, and unlimited use of the lodges indoor pool, hot tubs, sauna and access to the Minerals Sports Club . You may purchase additional options including a party package with open-bar or seven course dinner.
The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial has fireworks at 6 pm over the Delaware River and midnight, and families may stay overnight on the ship. Sleeping arrangements are in bunks and includes dinner and breakfast served from the ship’s chow line, a tour of the boat, and a ride in the 4D Flight Simulator. The cost is $60.95 per person and children must be at least six years old. You may also just watch the fireworks starting at 4 pm for the 6 pm fire works and 10 pm for the midnight showing.
The Central Jersey Crowne Plaza Hotel will be having a New Year’s Eve party package which includes a five hour open bar, stand up comedy, a dinner buffet, DJ, and discount room rates. Tickets are $150 per person for just the party and $125 for a hotel room with a king bed or $145 for two doubles. Rates will raise after November 29, 2010.
Le Jardin , in Edgewater is having a special three course dinner including a choise of two appetizers, dessert, and a champagne toast at midnight for $95 per person.
Many alcohol free and family friendly events, called “First Night” are held throughout the state. In Ocean City , rides are open at Wonderland Pier and there is a fireworks display at midnight, in Seaside Heights , you may purchase a bracelet entitling you to entertainment on the boardwalk ranging from music, comedy, face painters, balloonists, and caricature portrait drawings in participating arcades. A bracelet also may be used for free carousel rides and entries into a drawing for two gift baskets