From the celebration of our 375th anniversary to the sell out of traditional events such as Newport Jazz Festival or Newport Folk Festival that attract throngs of visitors without fail,2014 brought abundance and happiness to Newport County. However, the year is not over yet, and there is indeed one last celebration to be had. We've compiled a list of New Year's Eve festivities throughout town to help you celebrate the end of a memorable year, and the beginning of another happy, healthy, abundant year in our City by the Sea.
Castle Hill inn | 590 ocean drive
Celebrate the second year of Agent 007 and embrace an evening of dinner and dancing at Castle Hill Inn, all while looking your most dapper. This two-night stay features champagne upon arrival, movie screening of Goldfinger including snacks and non-alcoholic beverages, New Years Eve dinner, New Year's Day Brunch, as well as daily gourmet breakfast and afternoon tea. 888.466.1355 for reservations.
CALEB & BROAD |162 Broadway
Enjoy athree-course dinner including a glass of Martini and Rossi Prosecco for $35 per person. Dinner: 5pm-11pm and drinks until 1am. 401-619-5955 for reservations.
CANFIELD HOUSE |5 Memorial Blvd
Live music,delicious food and drinks. 6pm-1am. 401.847.0416 for dinner reservations.
The CLARKE COOKE HOUSE |26 Bannister's Wharf
Make it a classic Newport New Year's with dinner at Clarke Cooke House and live music from The Honky Tonk Knights. 10pm-1am. No cover cost. 401.849.2900 for dinner reservations.
FASTNET PUB | 1 Broadway
For a casual yet fun night of dancing and celebrating, visit Fastnet Pub for their New Year's dance party, featuring music from the 60's all the way through the 90's.9pm-1am. No cover cost.
FIFTH ELEMENT | 111 Broadway
Food, drinks, party favors and adance party with Jackie Henderson. Food from 7-10pm. Drinks from 7pm-1am. $110 per person. Stop in at The Fifth Element to book reservations.
FIREHOUSE THEATER | 4 Equality park place
Ring in the new year with laughter and cheer as The Bit Players present their annual New Year's Eve Night of Comedy. Shows at 7pm, 9pm and 11pm. Party favors, refreshments and prizes. $20 per person, all ages. Don't forget to BYOB.401.849.3473 to reserve your seats.
FORTY 1 NORTH | 351 Thames Street
Casual glamour accompanied bybutlered hors d'oeuvres,champagne toast at midnight, post-midnight dessert table and coffee bar, DJ and dancing, and a live-viewing of Times Square New Year's Eve ball drop.Premium Bar andChampagne Bar available for purchase. 9pm-1am. $50 per person. Purchase Tickets.
GAS LAMP GRILLE | 206 Thames street
Three-course dinner starting at 6pm followed by two floors of entertainment starting at 10pm. Enjoy Rug Burn on the first floor, or travel upstairs for music provided by DJ Mike. Dinner cost: $30-$40. Celebrations end at 1am. Email email@example.com for reservations.
HYATT REGENCY HOTEL & SPA NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA | ONE GOAT ISLAND
An elegant New Year's Eve dinner, cocktails and dancing in the beautifully decorated grand ballroom live music by Atlantic Ave. At midnight, enjoy a complimentary champagne toast and a balloon drop. 9pm-1am. $99 per person or $198 per couple. 401.851.3301 for reservations.
JO'S AMERICAN BISTRO | 24 memorial Blvd
Enjoy delicious appetizers and entree's from Jo's traditional menu or embrace their three-course Prix Fixe New Year's Eve Dinner for $45. 5-9pm. Feast your eyes here.
MIDTOWN OYSTER BAR | 345 Thames Street
Midtown Oyster Bar's New Years Shuckin Eve is back for a second year with live music and Newport's only midnight balloon drop. 10pm-1am. No cover cost. 401.619.4100 for reservations.
NEWPORT'S 375TH NEW YEAR'S EVE GALA AT ROSECLIFF
Ring in the new year among the grandeur at Rosecliff Mansion. Cocktails, dinner, music and a champagne toast. 8pm-1am. $225 per person. 401.847.1000.More Information Here.
NEWPORT'S 375TH NEW YEARS EVE FAMILY CELEBRATION &FIREWORKS DISPLAY | EASTON'S BEACH ROTUNDA
Throughout 2014, the City of Newport celebrated its 375th Anniversary with a yearlong series of celebrations, family-friendly activities and educational programs. But it's not over yet. To honor our historic City by the Sea one last time this year, the city is hosting a New Years Eve Family Celebration and Fireworks Display at Easton's Beach Rotunda from 6:30-9pm. Enjoy hot cocoa, snacks, a balloon artist and free rides on the carousel. Fireworks begin at 9pm!
NEWPORT BLUES CAFE | 286 Thames Street
Enjoy a dinner package including a four-course dinner with fresh baked rolls, soup or salad, assorted appetizers and your choice of four desserts, plus live music by 7 Day Weekend, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. 6pm-1am. Dinner package: $58.95 per person. Entertainment package: $20 per person. Purchase tickets here or call 401.841.5510.
Brix at NEWPORT VINEYARDS | 909 East main road, Middletown
Three-course menu crafted by Executive Chef Ron Aguiar and his leading culinary team. Seatings at 5pm and 9pm to 1am. Second seating at 9 pm includes a champagne toast at midnight, live music from Chicago Robbery and ball drop. 5pm -- $65 per person. 9pm -- $85 per person.Reservations required -- call
PARLOR BAR & KITCHEN | 200 Broadway
Parlor Bar & Kitchen is taking New Year's Eve festivities to the next level with their Masquerade Party complete with open bar, hors d'oeuvres, complimentary mask and music by DJ Spindler. 9pm-1am. $100 per person. 401.848.9081 for reservations.
THE PIER RESTAURANT | 10 HOWARD WHARF
Enjoy a three-course dinner, live entertainment provided by The Merge, and a free champagne toast at midnight all with a waterfront view. 5pm-1am. $45 per person. firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Persimmon | 31 State Street, Bristol
Afour-course fixed-price menu with numerous choices with an optional wine pairing. 5-10pm. $85. 401.254.7474 for reservations.
POUR JUDGEMENT | 32 Broadway
Live music by The Kohang All Stars and Blueroots, and a champagne toast at midnight. 10pm-1am. No cover cost.
The Revolving Door | 509 Thames Street
Tiki cocktails, Polynesian food, roasted pig, and tropical music-- it's a tropical winter getaway like no other. Make sure to boast your flip flops, board shorts, and beach gear. $30 per person in advance or $35 at the door, includes twoTiki drinks and a late night buffet. 10pm-1am. 401.846.0400 for reservations.
The Safari Room at OceanCliff Hotel | 65 Ridge Road
Ring in the New Year at OceanCliff Hotel and the Safari Room Restaurant. Enjoy a four-course dinner, with wine pairings and a champagne toast. $75 per person. Excluding tax and gratuity. Reservations recommended.
Salvation Cafe | 140 Broadway
New Year's Eve Prix-Fixe menu including specialty cocktails, appetizers, entree and dessert. Seatings at 5:30, 7:30 and 9:30pm. $50 per person. 401.847.2620 for reservations,
SPEAKEASY BAR & GRILL | 250 Thames Street
From seared rare sesame tuna to 8 oz. grilled filet mignon, Speakeasy is offering a four-course New Years Eve dinner to fuel your festivities. 5-9pm. 401.847.3650 for reservations.
TALLULAH ON THAMES | 464 Thames Street
Enjoy a Prix Fixe six-course Chefs Tasting Menu including a glass of sparkling wine. $100 per person. 401.849.2433 for reservations.
TAVERN ON BROADWAY | 16 Broadway
Passed hors d'ouevres of assorted sushi, chicken satay, pesto crostini and more, plus a cheese and fruit display, shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half shell and garden salad, accompanied by party favors and music by Queensboro Husters. Cash bar available. 8pm-1am. $45 per person. 401.619.5675 for reservations.
VANDERBILT GRACE | 41 Mary Street
Toast to the New Year with a delicious five-course dinner by Jonathan Cartwright in The Muse with music provided by local resident pianist Kristine at 6pm, followed by champagne, oysters and a delicious a-la-carte raw bar menu in The Conservatory. Finally, enjoy dancing and celebrations in The Champagne Room with music provided by The Dick Lupino Band. 6pm-1am.$175 per person.including admission to our Jazz Party festivities and piano tunes by Kristine. From 6pm. email@example.com to RSVP.