Shake 2008 out with quirky alternatives to the same auld thing.
637 N. Third St. 215.627.6711.
Get Happy at the Abbaye this New Year's Eve! Celebrate 2009 with us--no expensive open bars, just good times.
414 S. Second St. 215.574.1687.
Celebrate New Year's Eve at our Mardi Gras bar, or enjoy an intimate meal in our garden setting restaurant. This is the place to sample tasty Cajun and Creole cuisine with the most potent Hurricanes north of the Mason-Dixon line.
Cedars Mediterranean Restaurant
616 S. Second St. 215.925.4950. www.cedarsrestaurant.com
Celebrate 2009 with Mazza. A variety of fresh dishes prepared by our kitchen for only $30 per person. Or choose any item from our menu: hummus, falafel, kabobs, vegetarian entrees, seafood, sandwiches and soups.
Delilah's The Gentlemen's Club and Steakhouse
Complimentary champagne toast and full-dinner midnight buffet.
Tickets $40 per couple, $5 per person in advance by calling 215.625.2800x101. At the door tickets will be $60 per couple, $30 per person.
Drinker's Pub, Noche, Loie and Noir
New Years Eve Passport 2009: Rittenhouse. Ninety dollars gets you access to four Rittenhouse bars (Drinker's Pub, Noche, Loie, and Noir), top shelf open bar from 9pm-2am and a midnight champagne toast. Go to www.NYE215.com to purchase tickets.
Fez Moroccan Restaurant
620 S. Second St. 215.925.5367. www.fezrestaurant.com
A Moroccan tent provides exotic ambience to bring Morocco to you. A great place to welcome the New Year by enjoying belly dancers, hookah, a complimentary glass of fine champagne and a traditional Moroccan feast to ring in 2009.
1150 Filbert St. 215.629.1520. www.fieldhousephilly.com
Celebrate 2008 plus everything good in the year ahead. Wednesday, December 30 enjoy: Mr. GreenJeans, DJ, top shelf open bar, buffet dinner and a champagne toast. Party from 8pm-1am.
7317 N. 18th St. 215.620.7875. www.myspace.com/higherlevelpa
Fourth Annual Celebrity Style NYE All-Inclusive Caribbean Gala. Come celebrate the New Year in elegance at Philadelphia's only event on the river next to the city's fireworks. The Fourth Annual Celebrity Style All-Inclusive New Year's Eve Caribbean Gala is the closest you'll get to the fireworks without being in the cold. Located at the fabulously situated Hyatt Regency-Penn's Landing, inside the elegant Grand Ballroom. This beautiful waterfront hotel setting is ideal for the spectacular gala with its huge glass enclosed Grand Ballroom and Foyer boasting a panoramic view of the city, making it the ideal venue to view the fireworks and celebrate the New Year while listening to the hottest DJs spinning the best reggae, hip-hop, R&B and top 40 of today and yesteryear.
Konak Restaurant & Bar
228 Vine St. 215.592.1212.
Party with live music all night long. Special menu includes eight kinds of appetizers, salads and entrees. Complimentary champagne, wine and Turkish spirits.
1927 E. Passyunk Ave. 215.271.5626. www.levirtu.com
Join us for our Abruzzese New Year's Eve Feast. Four courses with 10 dishes accompanied by complimentary Prosecco and limoncello.
6pm and 9pm seatings. Locust Rendezvous Bar & Grill
1415 Locust St. 215.985.1163. firstname.lastname@example.org
The "Vous" features no cover, great internet jukebox, champagne toast at midnight and a full menu till 1am. Our famous beer and shot specials can only be found here. Spend New Year's Eve at the only bar you'll need that night.
820 S. 13th St. 215.336.8467. www.lucky13pubphilly.com
Celebrate New Year's Eve with us. DJ Steven Singer (the best DJ on the planet) will be spinning while you enjoy $3 drinks all night. Our awesome Lucky 13 Pub Menu will be available till 1am. The bar is open till 2am.
Lucy's Hat Shop & Drinker's Tavern
Old City. NYE215.com
New Years Eve Passport 2009: Old City. Eighty-five dollars gets you access to two Old City bars (Lucy's & Drinker's Tavern), top shelf open bar from 9pm-2am and a midnight champagne toast. Go to www.NYE215.com to purchase tickets.
1601 Cherry St. 215.568.2667. www.mexicanpost.com
Presale tickets are $75, $95 at the door, $10 off group sales (10 or more). Party starts at 9pm with a five-hour premium open bar, hors d'oeuvres, midnight champagne toast and breakfast buffet. Dress to impress! 21+ with proper ID.
New Year's Eve Philly
865 Cooper Landing Rd., Cherry Hill, N.J. www.NYEphilly.com
NYEphilly.com offers three great choices to ring 2009 in right. The Glitter City Gala at the National Constitution Center, 12midnight at The Crystal Tea Room and New Year's Eve on the river with the fireworks. All three parties are sure to please. Check out our website for full details. Tickets are sure to sell out early. They have each of the past five years.
North Bar and Lounge
222 South St. 215.238.0299. www.northlounge.com
"Party like it's 1929." Forty dollars per head includes two-hour open bar 11pm to 1am, complimentary breakfast buffet, champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Party at North Bar and Lounge without breaking the bank and see the fireworks at Penn's Landing. Contact Lisa for advance tickets at 215.238.0299. Space is limited, so reserve now.
121 S. 19th St. 609.304.2314.
New Years Eve at O.N.E. Party starts at 9pm and goes till 3:30am. Open bar 9pm-midnight, champagne toast at midnight, light fare and party favorites. General admission is $45 (advanced), $50 at the door. Tickets are limited. Purchase the $400 VIP tickets, which include a bottle of Grey Goose and a personal caterer for four people. Bottle service packages available. Call 609.304.2314.
Paddy Whacks Irish Sports Pub
150 South St. 215.464.7544. www.paddywhackspub.com
New Year's Eve bash. Top shelf open bar includes imported bottles, deluxe dinner buffet, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Tickets are $75 per person, $65 before December 25.
1904 Chestnut St. 610.729.1956. www.nyeve.net
Pearl, the hottest venue in Rittenhouse Square, has partnered with NYEve Entertainment to produce "Geishas & Glamour." Five VIP packages available, including bottle service, reserved seating and more. Two floors, two DJs. Featuring DJ Excel. Body painted geishas, human sushi plate, gourmet Pan-Asian hors d'ouevres, champagne raw bar, end-of-night cheesesteaks with truffle fries. 9pm-2am. Get 15% off ticket price with promo code: PW.
501 N. 13th St. 215.238.1818. email@example.com
Party like it's 1933. Bring in the New Year at Prohibition Taproom. Eat and drink for $55 per person from 8pm till midnight with a complimentary champagne toast. Music by DJ Blame the Kid.
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