Bar Anticipation New Year's Eve Bash 2011: Bring in 2012 at the biggest party on the Shore! Bar Anticipation (located in Lake Como) presents nine hours of awesome entertainment with Big Bang Baby, DJ Mike Nice and a whole lot more! Enjoy complimentary transportation and party till 4 a.m.! This party is so big there will be heated tents outside and VIP Tables in the exdlusive Mahogany Room. Click here to view the package options and ticket prices.
Martell’s Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach New Year’s Party: A boardwalk party in the winter? Martell’s is a great spot to escape the cold with their island flair and wild parties. Their NYE party will include music by The Mike Dalton Band (including a full horn section), party favors, free giveaways, and free champagne toast. Hor d’ oeuvres such as clams casino, buffalo wings and Swedish meatballs will be served, along with a pre-selected list of entrees. Tickets are $25 advance, $30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at www.tikibar.com.
Jenk’s New Year’s Eve Party: A club known for pulling out all the stops, Jenk’s (located on the Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk) knows how to throw a good party. Their NYE celebration will have music by The Benjamins and DJ Unique, a buffet-style dinner, champagne toast and open bar from 8 to 10 p.m. The party runs until the morning hours.
Wine Loft New Year's Eve Party: This upscale, chic bar and lounge at Pier Village in Long Branch will be having a New Year's Eve party from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The party will include Top Shelf Open Bar until 1a.m. for $75 per person. Bottle Service Reservations: $275 for a table of 4, $50 each additional guest per table. Includes a bottle of Moet & Chandon Imperial, a bottle of Ketle One and mixers, and a choice of 2 appetizers from the NYE menu. Reservations are requried for table service. Open Bar tickets are available at the door. Space is very limited, so call 732-222-7770 or email Tbrucato@WineLoftNJPier.com.
McLoone's Pier House NYE Dinner: The popular fine dining waterfront restaurant at Pier Village in Long Branch will be having a special New Year's Eve dinner and party. You can dance the night away in the Atlantic Room upstairs. The party includes a three-course menu, live entertainment with Bobby Bandiera, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations start at 8p.m., music starts at 10p.m. Reservations are $75 per person. To view the menu click here.
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Hemingway’s: Seaside Height’s premiere dining and nightlife destination is having a special dinner before the party begins. For dinner on New Years Eve they are offering a special four course dinner menu (served a la carte at the bar). Two seatings are available with reservations: 6 p.m. or earlier for $44.95 or 8:30 p.m. or later for $59.95. This includes admission to the bar, party favors and a champagne toast. Guests of the later seating may add a 2 hour open bar for an additonal $15 per guest. Reservations for both seatings must call 732-830-1255 ext. 10 for dinner reservations.
First Night In Ocean County at Seaside Heights is a great way for the entire family to celebrate New Year’s Eve. All attendees are required to purchase bracelets that entitle them to all entertainment, free carousel rides and entries into a drawing for an adult gift basket and a children's gift basket both valued at over $250. The winning passport will be drawn at 5 p.m. and the winner does not have to be present in order to win. After the drawing, the night will come to an end with a spectacular fireworks display at 5 p.m., which can be viewed from everywhere on the Boardwalk. Bracelets can be purchased for $5 at each participating arcade along the Boardwalk and the County Connection in the Ocean County Mall.
Gala New Year’s Eve Party at Toms River Elks Lodge 1875: Open to the public, the annual Elk’s celebration features music by Frankie and The Burn, open bar and special dinner menu. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling Ed Wycoff at 732-244-7509 or visiting the main bar. Tickets are $65 per person. The Elks Lodge is located at 600 Washington St., Toms River.
Nardi's Tavern (118th St. & The Blvd, LBI): Nardi's New Year's Eve party will feature music by Richie & The All-Stars with Chris D'Amcio, open bar from 9 p.m. to 1a.m., free pizza until 1a.m. and a cash bar from 1 to 4 a.m. Tickets are $70 advance, $80 at the door and can be purchased here.