Celebrate New Year’s Eve Jersey Shore style! Gather your friends and have a night out! Or scroll down to the bottom to find fun family-friendly activities throughout Cape May County.
Beach Plum Farm – Enjoy the final festive menu of 2019 at Beach Plum Farm on New Year’s Eve. All are welcome to bring their own wine or liquor; farm-fresh mixers will be available for a spirit-filled happy hour. Dinner will be served in the Holiday Hoop House which will be decked out for the evening. Gather in the Barn for dancing, the countdown to midnight, and our annual Beach Plum Farm Egg Drop. Tickets for this event are $120 per adult plus service fee & tax. BYOB. Guests 12 & over, please. For more information and reservations, email BPFReservations@thebeachplumfarm.com or call (833) 372-6268.
Harbor View – This New Year’s Eve, have a meal with a view at the Harbor View! Enjoy dinner and ring in the New Year while taking in the beautiful sights of the Cape May Harbor. For more information and reservations, call 609-884-5444.
Hemingway’s – Come for the food and stay for the party at Hemingway’s Steaks and Seafood! Order dinner a la cart off the regular dinner menu or enjoy the special prix fixe menu. With the prix fixe menu, you can choose an appetizer, entrée, and dessert. The prix fixe menu is just $65 per person (does not include tax and gratuity). For reservations, call 609-884-5611 ext. 550. Plus, stay until midnight for a champagne toast and New Year’s celebration!
Iccara Italian Bistro – Experience the taste of Italy in the heart of Cape May with a New Year’s Eve dinner at Iccara Italian Bistro! Her you’ll find the freshest seafood, the finest ingredients, and refined Mediterranean flavors, all within a friendly atmosphere. For reservations and more information, call 609-884-0200 or visit www.iccaracapemay.com.
Merion Inn – Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Merion Inn! There are seatings available at 4:30 and 5 p.m. that are a la carte and kid-friendly; 7 p.m. for a $90 prix fixe menu; and 9:30 p.m. $100 prix fixe menu. There will be party hats, noisemakers, and countdowns at all seatings! For reservations or more information, call 609-884-8363 or visit www.merioninn.com.
Rusty Nail – Ring in the New Year at the Rusty Nail and Beach Shack bash! The heat is on so put on your flip flops and Aloha shirts and dance the night away to the sounds of the Smooth Edge Band. Count down to the new year and watch as the ball drops at midnight. The New Year’s Eve Beach Bash will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 31 from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Tickets are $65 a person and include appetizers, open bar, party hats, a champagne toast at midnight, and live music by the Smooth Edge Band. For tickets and information, please visit rustynailcapemay.com.
The Ebbitt Room – Savor a New Year’s meal of farm-fresh cuisine. The Ebbitt Room’s Executive Chef Jason Hanin has been meticulously preparing a special four-course menu to say goodbye to 2019 and hello to new beginnings. Ring in the New Year with a champagne toast and let the sounds of the piano serenade you in a round of Auld Lang Syne as you welcome the New Year in Cape May. Seatings are available from 5 to 10 p.m. There will be a prix fixe four-course menu for $125 per person. For more information and reservations, call 609-884-5700.
The Bellevue Tavern – Head to The Bellevue Tavern on New Year’s Eve for an incredible dinner and a champagne toast to ring in the new year! Dinner will be served all night starting at 5 p.m. There will also be a champagne toast to ring in the new year. For more information and reservations, call 609-463-1738.
Nino’s Family Restaurant – If you’re looking to end 2019 on a high note, Nino’s is open on New Year’s Eve! The restaurant will open at 3 p.m., so make sure to call ahead and let them know you will be coming. For more information, call 609-465-6300.
The Inlet on Olde – Head to the Inlet on Olde on New Year’s Eve and attend the party of the year! Enjoy dinner and drinks downstairs (a la carte) featuring The Naturals, so purchase the $75 party package and enjoy a grand buffet and bar from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. upstairs featuring DJ Jerry Smith. Purchase your tickets by calling 609-600-2799 or email email@example.com.
Mama Mia’s Ristorante– Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Mama Mia’s 31st New Year’s Celebration in Marmora! Enjoy a 10-course dinner for $60 a person. For more information, call 609-624-9322.
Tuckahoe Inn – Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Tuckahoe Inn! The restaurant opens at 11:30 a.m. serving the early bird menu, then from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. the full menu will be available. Get the new year party started while you enjoy live music from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. with Chameleon. For more information, call 609-390-3322 or visit www.TuckahoeInn.com.
The Reeds at Shelter Haven – Kick off the decade in style at The Reeds with an unforgettable New Year’s Eve party! There will be DJ entertainment and dancing, a 5-hour premium open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a 3-course plated dinner, festive decorations, a champagne toast, and breakfast at midnight. Reservations are required. For more information and reservations, call 609-368-0100.
Spiaggetta Restaurant – Enjoy a wonderful dinner at Spiaggetta Restaurant and celebrate the end of a fantastic year! Enjoy complimentary prosecco spritzer upon arrival before you enjoy a three-course meal. Seatings are available at 6 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $74 per person (excluding service and taxes) and may be purchased online at www.spiaggettanj.com. Spiaggetta is BYOB. For more information, visit www.spiaggettanj.com or call 609-368-9400.
Amnesia – Spend the last night of 2019 at Wildwood’s hottest dance club during Club Amnesia’s New Year’s Eve celebration! The club will have DJ entertainment and drink specials all night. For more information, call 609-854-7366 or find Amnesia on Facebook @Amnesia.Wildwood.NJ.
Anglesea Pub – Enjoy New Year’s Eve at Anglesea Pub and ring in the new year at an authentic Irish Pub! The New Year’s Eve party will start at 9 p.m. with live music from the Sindi Raymond Band. For more information, call 609-729-1133.
Dogtooth Bar & Grill – Come party at Dogtooth Bar & Grill for a memorable evening on the last night of the year! There will be plenty of party favors for everyone plus a champagne toast at midnight! This event does not have a cover charge. There will also be dinner seatings at 5, 7, and 9 p.m with a special four-course menu available, as well as the standard menu. For reservations, call Maya at 609-522-8383.
Duffinetti’s – Come out and celebrate 2020 with a bang! Dr. Mazz and Time Zerone will be performing from 8:30 to 12:30 p.m., but the restaurant will be open at 4 p.m. Reservations are needed for later seatings, but early seatings are also available. For more information and to make reservations, call 609-522-0002.
MudHen Brewing Co. –This Brew Year’s Eve will be an unconventional New Year’s Eve celebration at Mudhen Brewing Company! From 7 – 10 p.m., there will be seating for a celebratory dinner where all ages are welcome (reservations encouraged). Starting at 10 p.m., there will be a $10 cover for the adults only (21+) party. Your cover charge includes a beer token, great live music by the Kona Nation Band, Al’s Fun Photo Booth, and a beer toast at midnight. Also, during the celebration from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m., Mudhen will be offering a late-night small bites menu. For more information and reservations, call 609-846-7918
Owen’s Pub – Owen’s Pub is the place to be on New Year’s Eve! Enjoy one of the delicious dinner specials, including a Prime Rib Dinner and Lobster Ravioli topped with Crab Meat in a Rosa Cream Sauce. The full menu will also be available. Enjoy live entertainment from DJ Mikey D plus party favors, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, and a continental breakfast at 12:30 a.m. There is no cover charge for this event. For more information, call 609-729-7290.
Poppi’s Brick Oven & Italian Kitchen – Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Poppi’s Brick Oven Pizza! Choose from a special four-course menu or the regular menu. Don’t forget to BYOB. Seatings are available at 5, 7, and 9 p.m. After your meal, head over to Dogtooth or Mudhen Brewing Company for a midnight toast. For more information and reservations, call Julie at 609-600-3964.
Shamrock Beef & Ale – Head over to Shamrock Beef & Ale at 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve to welcome the new year at the oldest Irish Pub in Wildwood! Enjoy Billy Jack’s New Year with DJ Frankie Miller, a free buffet, and a free champagne toast. There is no cover charge to attend. For more information, call 609-522-7552.
Ship N’ Shore – It’s almost time to ring in the new year and Ship N’ Shore is the place to be! Purchase one ticket for $25 or two for $40. Tickets include a buffet, entertainment by Crazy DJ Mike Schmanek, and a champagne toast. For more information about tickets, call 609-522-0377.
(Not all prices include tax and gratuity)
For The Kids
MudHen Brewing Co. – Mudhen Brewing Company presents a kid’s New Year’s Eve Celebration on Dec. 31 from 4-6 p.m. The $25 package includes one kid’s meal, a DJ, dancing, games, party favors, crafts, and a milk & cookie toast! For reservations and more information, call 609-846-7918. Reservations are required.
Ocean City First Night – Enjoy a New Year’s Eve Celebration for the entire family during Ocean City’s First Night Celebration! First Night includes more than 70 shows and activities at venues throughout Ocean City, including a headlining performance from The Trammps who will perform three shows at the Ocean City Music Pier. The price for buttons is $20, and they can be purchased at www.firstnightocnj.com or by calling (609) 399-6111.
Sea Isle City – Enjoy a fabulous fireworks display on the beach at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31! The firework show will take place at the JFK Blvd. Beach in Sea Isle City. For more information, visit www.visitsicnj.com or call 609-263-8687.
Township of Lower – Come celebrate the old year and ring in the new with friends and family at the Lower Township Department of Parks and Recreation’s New Year’s Eve Party! All ages are invited to the Lower Township Recreation Center, located at 2600 Bayshore Road behind Lower Township Hall, on Tuesday, Dec. 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. All ages are invited to this family-friendly event. For more information, call 609-886-2005.