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Spirit of New Jersey New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner
Ring in the New Year on the water with a three-hour Spirit of New Jersey New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner. The cruise departs from Lincoln Harbor in Weehawken, NJ, at 10 pm. The guests can fully enjoy a romantic dinner and dance abroad on a luxury cruise ship, while observing an unbelievable view of the fireworks show from right on the Hudson River. The event offers packages that include a sumptuous dinner buffet, an open bar, and a DJ.
Six Flags Great Adventure’s New Year’s Eve
Six Flags Great Adventure’s New Year’s Eve in Jackson will show you over a million twinkling lights, thrilling rides, delicious treats, and magical fireworks. Relish s’mores and hot chocolate and then sing along to Hotsy Totsy. The park usually opens at 1:00 pm and closes after the fireworks at A Main Street Christmas. Tickets are $46.99 in advance and $76.99 at the door.
First night Ocean City
Enjoy the alcohol-free festivities for the whole family! Here, in downtown Ocean City, you will find magic, dance, music, and numerous theater events at various venues. And don't miss your chance to glance at the fireworks display shot off from 5th Street Beach! The festivities usually kick off at 3:45 pm at Music Pier & Boardwalk with ribbon-cutting.
New Year’s Eve at Wicked Wolf Tavern
Start off 2021 with a spectacular NYC skyline on the backdrop. The Wicked Wolf Tavern launches an amazing party on the Hudson River waterfront, known as “Hoboken’s Best NYE Party.” This famous bar will have a multi-course dinner buffet, a five-hour open bar, and late-night snacks. This amazing night usually features a live DJ, party favors, and special guests all night long. Table reservations are required.