Shake 2008 out with quirky alternatives to the same auld thing.
1718 Sansom St. 215.840.3577. www.ravenlounge.com
Eighty-five dollars per person or $150 per couple includes open bar from 9pm-2am, hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, champagne at midnight, noise makers and other party favors. Plus: Two rooms of DJ party music and four bars between three floors.
2005 Walnut St. 215.751.0404. www.rum-bar.com
Rum Bar rings in 2009 right with one of the city's best deals, featuring a top-shelf open bar (9pm-1am), Caribbean dinner buffet, champagne toast and dancing with DJ Natev. This all-inclusive party is just $80 per person and includes tax and gratuity.
144 N. Narberth Ave. P.O. Box 106, Narberth. 215.327.5178. www.phillynewyears.com
Play and stay where the action is on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. The best hotel dance party on Broad Street. Four-hour open bar, champagne, dancing and more.
Southwark Restaurant & Bar
701 S. Fourth St. 215.238.1888. www.southwarkrestaurant.com
Come ring in the New Year at Southwark as we present a special six-course chef's tasting menu for $85 per person or paired with wine for $120. Visit our website for full menu and more details.
Sun Myst Tanning Studios
209 S. 20th St. 215.545.5010. www.sunmysttanningstudios.com
Look your best this New Year's Eve. Voted "Best of Philly" in 2008! We are home to Philadelphia's Mystic Spray Tan Booth and specialize in customized airbrushing. We were featured in Allure magazine as one of top 15 salons for airbrush tan. Sun Myst Tanning Studios offers student and monthly specials.
220 S. 17th St. 215.790.1799. www.tavern17restaurant.com
Tavern 17 is a sleek and hip place to start your New Year's Eve festivities. An affordably priced menu that includes a twist on a surf-n-turf entree and other selections is offered along with the full menu. Reservations are suggested.
Triumph Brewing Company
117 Chestnut St. www.triumphbrew.com New Year's Eve Party
Make your plans now and celebrate this year at Triumph with DJ Bizz and a four-hour open bar from 9:30pm-1:30am. Package includes beer, wine, house liquor and a champagne toast (sorry, no shots). Ticket price is $75. Bottle service will also be available in our VIP lounge. Hope to see you there.
Trump Marina Hotel
Huron and Brigantine blvds., Atlantic City, N.J. 800.777.8477. www.trumpmarina.com
Free party in the Atrium. Ring in the New Year as DJ Frank Jr. performs with sexy dancers and lively videos. Wave package featuring Don't Call Me Francis, open bar 9pm to 11pm and champagne toast is available for $75 per person. Gourmet dinner package with four-course dinner complete with party favors and bottle of champagne available for $235 per couple. Wave & Gourment Dinner Package includes four-course dinner, bottle of champagne and free admission to the Wave party for $325 per couple. Check out our other great packages.
Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort
1000 Boardwalk and Virginia Ave., Atlantic City, N.J. 610.449.1000. www.trumptaj.com
One Night. Four Parties. Black and White Ball in the Mark G. Etess Arena. Jerry Blavat in the Tiara Ballroom. Casbah Nightclub. Beatstock 2009 Dance Concert at Xanadu.
White Dog Café
3420 Sansom St. 215.386.9224. www.whitedog.com
Join us for our Enjoy the 25th New Year's Eve dinner and party with violin duet Davis and Diane Barnett, sing-a-long piano with Max Apsley and DJ German Sheppard spinning Motown classics and rarities. Reservations required.
3600 Lancaster Ave. 215.895.0139.
Celebrate New Year's Eve with a four-course prix fixe meal for $35 per person. Limited regular menu is also available. Seating throughout the evening. Please call for reservations.
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