Welcome 2018 in Cape May County

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Jersey Shore style!

Avalon & Diamond Beach

Icona – You’re invited to ring in the New Year with Icona! Celebrate at the Diamond Beach or Avalon location with early or late chef’s dinner, open bar options including a party, a DJ and dancing, or overnight packages that include everything! For more information and reservations, visit iconadiamondbeach.com or call (609) 729-66oo for the Diamond Beach location, or visit iconaavalon.com or call (609) 368-5155 for the Avalon location.

Cape May

The Grand Hotel of Cape May – Ring in the New Year the Grand way with one of two packages offering the ultimate weekend getaway. The “The Main Event” of the weekend is the New Year’s Eve Celebration, with five-hour premium open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a sensational Surf & Turf served dinner, “The Big House Band” Party Horn Band and DJ entertainment, and non-stop dancing and partying ALL night long! Toast to 2018 with champagne at midnight, and stick around for mimosas and a continental breakfast after the party! For more information and reservations, call (800) 257-8550.

Harbor View – This New Year’s Eve, have a meal with a view at 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.

Mad Batter Restaurant & Bar – Step into the warm atmosphere of the Mad Batter and for $75 per person, enjoy a four-course New Year’s Eve dinner including an appetizer, soup or salad, an entrée and dessert. The Mad Batter will feature live entertainment by Jim Doran from 7 p.m. to midnight, when diners ring in the New Year! For more information and reservations, call (609) 884-5970.

Rusty Nail – Aloha, 2018! Ring in the New Year at the Rusty Nail and Beach Shack’s New Year’s Eve Beach Bash. The heat is on, so put on your flip flops and Aloha shirts and dance the night away to the rockin’ sounds of DogHouse. Countdown to midnight in the indoor sand pit, and watch as the beach ball drops at midnight! For $50 per person, enjoy appetizers and an open bar from 9:30 p.m. at 1:30 a.m., and a champagne toast at midnight. For more information and tickets, visit rustynailcapemay.com.

Washington Inn – Head to the Washington Inn on New Year’s Eve for a night of elegant dining in Cape May. This fine dining experience is the perfect place for you and your significant other to welcome the New Year and enjoy a romantic night out over eclectic American dishes. For more information and reservations, call (609) 884-5697 or visit www.washingtoninn.com.

Middle Township

Avalon Links Restaurant – Enjoy the freshest seafood, finest cuts of meat and house roasted poultry this New Year’s Eve at Avalon Links. Dinner and drinks will be served from 4 to 9 p.m. alongside live music by Alexis Cunningham! For more information and reservations, call (609) 465-8086.

The Bellevue Tavern – Stop by the Bellevue this New Year’s Eve and enjoy a fabulous dinner starting at 5 p.m.! Plus, the champagne’s on them – cheers to 2018 with a complimentary glass of champagne with dinner. For more information and reservations, call (609) 463-1738.

Nino’s Family Restaurant – At Nino’s Family Restaurant in Cape May Court House, you can indulge in the finest veal, steak, seafood, pasta and Italian specialties before heading to your New Year’s Eve celebration. For more information, call (609) 465-6300.

North Wildwood

Anglesea Pub – For great food and great people, visit Anglesea Pub this New Year’s Eve! The New Year’s Eve party at Anglesea Pub will feature live entertainment by the Sindi Raymond Band, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and a continental breakfast! For more information, call (609) 729-1133.

Casey’s on Third – Join Casey’s on Third for a great time on New Year’s Eve! Casey’s New Year’s Eve Bash from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. features a full buffet, open bar and live music by Nothin’ to Prove, with great dance and party music! Come back to Casey’s on New Year’s Day for breakfast, because with the purchase of a ticket, you get a complimentary breakfast sandwich. Cost is $75 per person. Get your ticket today, as Casey’s New Year’s Eve party has been sold out for five consecutive years! For more information and to purchase tickets, call (609) 522-7759.

The Inlet on Olde (formerly Westy’s) – Ring in 2018 at the Inlet! During the Inlet on Olde’s New Year’s Eve Bash, have a la carte dinner and drinks downstairs, or go for the $75 party package with a buffet and bar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both options include live entertainment, a champagne toast, and a night full of fun with family and friends. Purchase your tickets by calling (609) 600-2799 or email inletonolde@gmail.com.

Owen’s Pub – Have a Happy New Year at Owen’s with awesome New Year’s Eve specials such as parmesan encrusted tilapia, breaded chicken cutlet over pasta and angel hair crab cakes. No dinner special is over $14.99! Owen’s full menu will also be available. Dinner includes a champagne toast at midnight, a continental breakfast at 12:30 a.m. and party favors. Plus, for no cover charge, dance the night away with DJ Mikey D! For more information, call (609) 729-7290.

Stone Harbor

The Reeds at Shelter Haven – Don’t miss the party of the season! From 7:30 to 12:30 p.m., the Reeds will offer a five-hour premium open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, a three-course plated dinner, a champagne toast at midnight and a midnight breakfast, all alongside a DJ, dancing and festive New Year’s Eve décor. After kicking off the New Year in style, stumble just step to bed with one of the Reeds’ overnight packages. Cost is $149 per person. Reservations required. For more information and reservations, call (609) 368-0100.

Upper Township

Mama Mia’s – Ring in the night new year with Mama Mia’s 29th New Year’s Eve celebration! Choose from Mama Mia’s favorite traditional Italian recipes and a la carte dinners. Reservations suggested. For more information and reservations, call (609) 624-9322.

Tuckahoe Inn – Get ready to make some noise at Tuckahoe Inn! Enjoy dinner with Tuckahoe Inn’s traditional menu and additional chef specials. Stick around for the New Year’s Eve party with live music by Chameleon from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., and an all-around good time! Reservations suggested. For more information and reservations, call (609) 390-3322.


Dogtooth Bar & Grill – Ring in the New Year Dogtooth style! For just $49 per person, enjoy a four-course prix fixe menu including an appetizer, soup or salad, a main course and dessert, plus entertainment by DJ Denny Oh! The regular menu will also be available. Stick around until midnight and enjoy a champagne toast, and don’t’ forget your party favors! Seatings available from 5 to 10 p.m. For more information and reservations, call (609) 522-8383.

Poppi’s Brick Oven Pizza & Kitchen – Celebrate authentically with a four-course meal at Poppi’s for $39.99 per person, or dine from the regular menu. Wear cocktail attire, bring your own drinks and eat, drink and party the night away! Seatings available from 5 to 10 p.m. For more information and reservations, call (609) 600-3964.

Shamrock Beef & Ale – Join the Shamrock for a Billy Jack New Year! Enjoy great drinks, a menu to please the Irish palate and beyond, live entertainment by Billy Jack and best of all, no cover! For more information, call (609) 522-7552.

Ship N’ Shore – “It’s always Happy Hour at Ship N’ Shore!” For great specials on New Year’s Eve, party at Ship N’ Shore! Tickets are just $20 per person or two for $30, and include a seafood, salad and roast beef buffet, as well as a DJ, favors and a cash bar! For more information, call (609) 522-0377.


Surf Dog Bar & Grill – Tempt any palate this New Year’s Eve with Surf Dog’s diverse menu full of both classic and creative cuisine. Indulge in savory burgers, brick oven pizza, prime rib and more. With great food and a vibe that captures the spirit of the Jersey Shore, this bar and restaurant offers a fun environment the whole family can enjoy. For more information and reservations, call (609) 427-6011.

(Not all prices include tax and gratuity)

For more ways you can party it up on New Year’s Eve, check out the DoTheShore section!