Say goodbye to 2015. Whether you're looking for a sit down dinner or a night of music and dancing, our guide to New Year's Eve has everything you need to celebrate 2016. Plus, where to begin your new chapter on New Year's Day. Brick Alley Pub Ring in the new year with Brick Alley Pub's New Year's Eve Wine Dinner featuring a variety of wines and a lengthy food menu. Enjoy an appetizer buffet of Ahi tuna sliders, local charcuterie, Point Judith calamari, assorted thin crust pizzas and pickled beet and herbed goat cheese lollipops. Three courses will follow, along with entree and dessert buffets and a midnight champagne toast and fresh fruit. $79 per person. Find the menu here. 140 Thames Street, Newport, 401.849.6334, brickalley.com Brix at Newport Vineyards Cheers to the New Year with Brix Restaurant New Years Eve Celebration.

  • Three-course prix-fixe menu
  • Dinner Reservations TakenBetween:
    • 5:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. $65
    • 9:15 p.m. 10:30 p.m. $90, includes live music fromKim TrustyandTravis Colbyof the Travis Colby Band, champagne toast, party favors and more.

Castle Hill Inn New Year's Eve: Enjoy a five-course tasting menu including a first course of Hamachi Crudo, a second course of Yukon potato risotto, a third course of butter poached Maine lobster, roasted medallion of Angus beef for your entree and to end, Meyer lemon chiboust for dessert. First seating: 5:45-6:45pm, $105 per person. Second seating: 7:45-9:45pm, $145 per person, includes champagne toast and dancing at midnight. View the full menu here. New Year's Day: Your New Year's Day Nostalgic Brunch at Castle Hill includes first course options of Waldorf salad, smoked salmon, compressed melon terrine, a personal raw bar, house made granola and yogurt parfait, Jeffery's baby greens, or biscuit and gray "popover." The main course brings offerings of crab cake benedict, lobster hash, shrimp and grits, huevos rancheros, french toast crunch or ham and cheese blintzes. End your meal with marinated fruit salad, mixed berry trifle, black forest cake or pound cake for tomorrow (take it to go if it's a little too early for dessert.) Reservations: 10:45am-3pm, $47 per person. Find the full menu here. Chomp Kitchen and Drinks Kick off the New Year on New Year's Day with brunch at Chomp from 10am-2pm featuring a menu packed with their staples and a few over the top brunch items. Details here. 440 Child Street, Warren, 401.289.2324. chompri.com Dewolf Tavern Join Dewolf Tavern in Bristol for Pat McGee's Fine and Dandy New Year's Eve. Black tie optional. Your ticket includes: live entertainment from the Pat McGee Band, libations and delicious cuisine, a champagne toast, and all inclusive buffet, carving station and open bar. December 31 from 8pm-1am. $150 per person. Tickets available at patmcgee.net 259 Thames Street, Bristol, dewolftavern.com Fluke Wine, Bar & Kitchen Spend New Year's Eve at Fluke with their traditional a la carte menu from 5pm to midnight. Make your dinner reservations early and pre-order your bottle of Louis Roederer Cristal for $195 versus $225 (already a value). 41 Bowen's Wharf, Newport, 401.849.7778, flukewinebar.com The Grill at 41 North Dine at The Grill at Forty 1 Northbefore the ball drops in New Yorks Times Square with their regular dinner menu and flexible reservation times beginning at 5 pm. They will also be featuring Russian and Pacific sturgeon caviar, Veuve Cliquot champagne and a selection of sparkling wines alongside a carefully prepared offering of canaps at the Oval Bar and Fireside Lounge throughout the evening. Find the full menu here. 351 Thames Street, Newport, 401.846.8018, 41north.com Jamestown Fish Ring in the New Year with a five course fete cooked up by Matthew McCartney on New Year's Eve, $75. Wine pairings are also available for $75, and all dishes are available a la carte. Join them the next day for dinner beginning at 5pm. 14 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 401.423.3474. jamestownfishri.com MainSail at Newport Marriott MainSail is offering two New Year's Eve menus:

  • Surf & Turf: 5 oz. beef tenderloin, grilled Maine lobster, roasted asparagus, shallot truffle compound butter: $40
  • Baked, crab stuffed roulade, toasted rice pilaf, lemon caper butter sauce: $30

25 America's Cup Ave., Newport, 401.848.6975. newportmarriott.com Norey's Kiss 2015 goodbye and welcome 2016 with a killer jazz quartet featuring members of The Copacetics, Panoramic View, Gumption & Glory, My Mother's Moustache, + special guests! Norey's is hosting a swinging party featuring jazz renditions of movie themes like The Godfather and Star Wars, jazz takes on pop tunes by Taylor Swift, Afroman, Imagine Dragons, and of course a new spin on originals by Panoramic View, The Copacetics, and more, Beginning at 8pm. Details. 156 Broadway, Newport, 401.847.4971 , noreys.com One Bellevue at Hotel Viking One Bellevue is hosting a multitude of New Years Eve options for you including: 5pm and 7pm seatings including a three course meal of salad selections, an entree and dessert. $79 per person. Find the menu here. 9pm seating including a three course meal of salad selections, an entree and dessert, a champagne toast, party favors, and table cocktail service. Clear blue band will perform in the lounge starting at 9pm and the NY Times Square coverage will be on the lounge televisions. Find the menu here. One Bellevue Ave., Newport, 401.848.4824. hotelviking.com One Pelham East The lineup at Pelham for this year's New Year's Eve celebration includes Smear Campaign, a top 40 cover band spanning music from all genres and ages with the sole aim of keeping you on the dance floor. In the Bayou bar will be resident DJ Blacklist putting out a special high energy New Years Eve set list. Details. 270 Thames Street, Newport, 401.847.9460. thepelham.com Persimmon Join Persimmon to ring in the New Year with a festive four-course, prix-fixe menu, an optional wine pairing, plenty of Champagne on hand and some fun, new cocktails. The night's menu will offer cured and cooked scallops, venison tartare, hand-cut tagliatelle, beef tenderloin, poached halibut, and coconut panna cotta. $90 per person. Reservations at 401.254.7474. 31 State Street, Bristol, 401.254.7474, persimmonri.com The Pier Join the Pier for a New Year's Eve Bash with DJ KY The Movement from 9pm-1am. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door, includes complimentary drink and a champagne toast at midnight. Proper dress required. 10 Howard Wharf, Newport, eventbrite.com The Revolving Door The Revolving Door is hosting their second annual Tiki Bash with two drinks, a champagne toast and a pig roast from 10pm-1am for $35. Ugly Hawaiian shirts are optional but encouraged. Details. 509 Thames Street, Newport, 401.846.0400, revolvingdoorri.com The Vanderbilt Grace Toast the midnight bells with a glass of Champagne and welcome the arrival of 2016 before dancing the night away. There will be a five-course dinner in Muse from 6pm, and champagne and relaxed-la-carte in The Conservatory. Plus, a Jazz Party and Champagne Reception from 9pm with the Dick Lupino Band. $175 per person, including admission to the festivities and piano tunes by Kristine. 41 Mary Street, Newport, 401.849.6200. gracehotels.com

NEW YEAR'S DAY OPENINGS

Atlantic Grille: 6am-10pm The Black Pearl: 11:30am-10:30pm Brick Alley Pub: 11:30am-9pm Castle Hill Inn: 10:45am-3pm Clarke Cooke House: 11am-1am Diego's: 10:30am-1am La Forge Casino: 11:30am-1am Mama Leone's: 11am-11pm The Mooring: 11am-9pm Nikolas Pizza: 10am-2am O'Brien's Pub: 11:30am-1am One Bellevue: 7pm-10pm Salvation Cafe: 5pm-12am Sardella's: 5-10pm Simpatico Jamestown: 11am-4pm Via Via: 11am-2am The Wharf Pub: 11:30am-10:30pm White Horse Tavern: 11:30am-9pm

LODGING PACKAGES

Castle Hill Inn Effervescent New Year's Package Castle Hill Inn is embracing the fine art of bubbly starting with a bottle of champagne in your room upon arrival. On the afternoon of New Years Eve, Beverage Director Anthony Boi will host a premium champagne tasting, followed by a screening of the 1954 film classic Sabrina. The next morning after an evening of dinner and dancing to ring in the new year, make your way to the dining room to enjoy our New Years Day Hangover Brunch, featuring an artisan Bloody Mary bar (Bloody Mary Bar not included in the cost of the package). Includes:

  • Two-night stay at the Castle Hill Inn
  • Gourmet breakfast and afternoon tea daily
  • Bottle of champagne upon arrival
  • Premium champagne tasting with F&B Director Anthony Boi on 12/31
  • Movie screening of the 1954 film, Sabrina
  • New Year's Eve Dinner (2nd seating) with live music, dancing, and champagne toast at midnight.
  • New Years Day Hangover Brunch, featuring an artisan Bloody Mary bar. *Bloody Mary bar not included in package. (gratuity included)

Visit castlehillinn.com for details. 590 Castle Hill Inn, Newport, 401.849.3800. castlehillinn.com