With the holidays merely days away, it’s a perfect time to pin down your New Year’s Eve plans. This could be your year to go all out, and celebrate with live music, fireworks, and a whole lot of excitement.
Especially if you live in New England, you’re already within a short drive away from the destination we have in mind – New Brunswick, New Jersey.
New Brunswick, the biggest and most exciting cosmopolitan city in the area, features beautiful shops, delicious dining, and a plethora of cultural and entertainment institutions year-round. For New Year’s Eve, though, downtown becomes even more exciting and festive than usual and puts on a big celebration to ensure everyone has a chance to ring in the new year with a bang.
This downtown, family-friendly event attracts people from all across the state and beyond. There will be a variety of activities and entertainment, from which you can choose to experience:
Salute to Vienna, New Year’s Eve Concert
Participate in the 11-year tradition by attending the delightful Salute to Vienna concert on New Year’s Eve at the elegant State Theater. Beginning at 6 p.m. the evening will feature the Strauss Symphony of America, dancers from the National Ballet of Hungary, and International Champion Ballroom Dancers. This is a beautiful event to commemorate your last evening of 2016 with.
For the Adults – Dine, Dance, Drink and Laugh the Evening Away
Spend New Year’s Eve noshing on delicious libations and dazzling on the dance floor at HOTOKE Restaurant and Lounge. Or, spend New Year’s Eve rolling with laughter as the talented comedians at the Stress Factory Comedy Club send you into the new year with smiles and chuckles to last all month long.
Drum Roll Please…. For The Event We’ve All Been Waiting For – New Year’s Eve Fireworks
What’s even better than champagne at midnight?! A grand fireworks show leading up to, and during, the final countdown to 2017! This year the event is being organized by The Restaurant Guys and will take place in downtown New Brunswick. The fireworks are free for all, and the event begins at 11:30 p.m. starting off with a DJ to get everyone warmed up and excited. The countdown will begin right before midnight with the spectacular fireworks display shooting off from the roof of the iconic Heldrich Hotel. The fireworks will be visible for miles around!
Watch from afar, or watch from The Heldrich itself! As mentioned, the fireworks will be shot off of the roof of the Heldrich Hotel, which is in downtown New Brunswick, and is accepting reservations for New Year’s Eve! You can literally stay right where all the action is happening! For bookings and more information visit here. For even more details regarding all New Brunswick New Year’s Eve events, you can check out the special event page.
We wish you and yours a happy and safe New Year’s Eve and New Year!