Where to celebrate New Years in Philly this year, from ice skating to nightclubs

Tickets are $ 45 for those who just want a place to watch the fireworks, or $ 55 for those who want to skate. Other attractions included in the ticket price are shows, food, soft drinks, and water, plus a free Ferris wheel ride. RiverRink’s NYE ​​parties include a cash bar and access to everything Winterfest, including the arcade and fire pits.

Site: 101 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106

Old Town French bistro Forsythia is having a French disco party this New Years Eve, with small plates, themed cocktails, and a nightclub. Disguises are strongly encouraged.

Tickets are available now for $ 50, which includes a midnight champagne toast.

Chef Chris Kearse’s styles include fried steaks with bone marrow bordelaise sauce ($ 25), oysters on half-shell with coconut sorbet ($ 22), black truffle donuts ($ 10 ) And much more.

Some cocktail offerings include the Apple Butter Face, with Maker’s Mark infused with apple butter bourbon, an absinthe rinse and a pair of spices, or the Fireworker, with habanero infused vodka, lemon syrup green and cucumber, both for $ 14 each. Forsythia will also be giving away $ 10 glasses of champagne and sparkling rose all night long.

For those looking to stay for the holidays, Forsythia offers a NYE black truffle takeout for $ 150 per person. Chef Chris Kearse’s five-course meal features black truffle, lobster and artichoke bisque, a whole roasted hen of the woods with smoked and truffled ricotta, black truffle polenta tortelloni with chestnuts, poached lobster and dried egg yolk, and more, served with fresh focaccia and a complimentary wine pairing.

Those interested can order from now until Sunday December 26th. Pick-up will be on Friday December 31 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Site: 233 Chestnut St. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Cherry Street Pier

Cherry Street Pier New Years Party with River Casino Fireworks View Tickets are available now for $ 25.

There will be warm-up rooms, photo opportunities for that perfect Instagram pic, New Years Eve gifts and a DJ. Tickets include a free beer, wine, or cocktail, with a la carte food and drink available throughout the evening.

Site: 121 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106


East Passyunk’s French restaurant, Laurel, hosts a New Years Eve dinner for groups of two, with limited reservations available on OpenTable. Meals cost $ 195 per person.

The six-course tasting menu, courtesy of Chef Nicholas Elmi, will include caviar, truffles and wagyu, as well as champagne for the festivities.

As of November 23, Laurel has required proof of vaccination for all diners, whether they eat inside or outside.

Site: 1617 East Passyunk Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19148


The full NYE menu is available here, and some offerings include seared octopus, monkfish, miso-braised apples with orange cake, and oat-crumble mascarpone. A 32-ounce bone-in rib eye dinner is also available for two, for an additional fee of $ 32.

Franky Bradley’s

Midtown Village’s nostalgic restaurant and bar, Franky Bradley’s, hosts New Years Eve festivities with live music from DJ Chris Urban starting at 10 p.m.

Tickets are available for $ 20. Guests can sip cocktails and beers the night away, and celebrate the start of 2022 with a commemorative champagne toast at midnight.

Site: 1320 Chancellor St., Philadelphia, PA 19107

The twisted tail

Society Hill’s southern-inspired restaurant hosts a Burlesque & Blues party for New Years Eve from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. on New Years Day. Tickets are available now for the 21+ event, and all guests must show proof of vaccination to enter.

Tickets for the show only are available for $ 25, and VIP tickets are available for $ 150. Both tickets include admission to the show and a free champagne toast at midnight. VIP tickets include a three-hour premium open bar, as well as table service for the entire event.

For those who wish to dine there, dinner tickets cost $ 75, which includes admission to the party. Reservations for dinner must be made separately on OpenTable. If guests wish to dine before the show, there is a separate a la carte menu that does not include admission to the show.

Site: 509 S. 2nd St., Philadelphia, PA 19147