Around this time each year thousands of New Yorkers and visitors to the Big Apple begin preparing for one of the greatest nights of the year. On New Years Eve the world celebrates the passing of another year and the dawn of the coming of new things. One of the hottest spots on the planet to celebrate is undoubtedly New York City.
There are a multitude of events on the cards ranging from parties in clubs, bars and restaurants to huge events in public areas. We have put this list of top 5 New Year’s Eve party locations together to help you choose where you will be ringing in 2007.
Hudson Hotel – The New Year’s Eve party at the Hudson Hotel in New York is set to be one of the city’s greatest parties this year. Featuring an open bar, gourmet cuisine, sets by DJ’s Doug Grayson and MOS, dancing and champagne celebration at midnight this glamorous party is a must for fans of Christina Aguilera who will be wowing the crowds with a spectacular performance after the clock strikes 12.
The Stuff of Dreams – Bed is a restaurant and night club located in a two storey penthouse with 360-degree rooftop views of the midtown New York skyline. A favorite of Lindsay Lohan, Matt Damon, Jay-Z and Usher, Bed is set to be the location of one of the hottest New Year’s Eve parties in New York this year. Featuring a range of mouthwatering cuisine, awesome beats and plenty of champagne guests can choose from a range of beds which accommodate 12-15 guests, while table and chairs are available for the less adventurous. So slip off your shoes and slip on specially designed slippers to party the night away at Bed this New Year’s Eve.
A Midnight Run - For those of you looking for something a little less raucous the New Year’s Midnight Run is perfect. This four-mile event is sponsored by the New York Road Runners and starts near the Bethesda Fountain, winds through Central Park and ends on West Drive. The race commences at midnight and runners stop at the midway point for a non alcoholic toast to ring in the New Year. This even it not only suitable to runners, music and dancing starts at 10 in Central Park followed by a spectacular costume parade and the gorgeous fireworks display at 12 signals the start of the race.
The Secret Passageway - Room Service, an über trendy club, and the new Ten’s, a gentleman’s club, in the glamorous Flatiron District will be joined by a secret passageway for one night only! This awesome New Year’s Eve party will be hosted by MTV’s Damien Fahey and a special guest DJ will be spinning tracks ranging from Hip Hop and R&B to Top 40 and Rock. The gourmet breakfast which will be served at 3am is not to be missed!
Times Square – Undoubtedly the most famous of all New York’s New Year’s Eve party locations! The Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration features fireworks, confetti, star-studded musical performances and millions of festive attendees. There are also a host of parties taking place in the restaurants, clubs and bars in Times Square, there is so much to see and do – The Times Square party is undoubtedly the most comprehensive and famous New York party location. As the clock strikes 12 the New Year’s Eve ball spectacularly descends as if from the heavens and the cheers of millions will welcome 2007.
From all of us at New York Journey, we’d like to wish you a safe and very HAPPY NEW YEAR! See you again in 2007.