2018 brought us some of our favorite moments, events and memories to cherish, and while we're sad to see it go, we can't help but excite over the arrival of 2019. This year's line up of New Year's Eve and New Year's Day dinners, parties, brunches and bashes is just what you need to ring in the new year the right way.

 

 

 

 

 

BRIX AT NEWPORT VINEYARDS

New Year's Eve: Cozy up fireside with small plates, large plates and a selection of sweets alongside suggested wine pairings at Brix Restaurant at Newport Vineyards
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CASTLE HILL INN

New Year's Eve: Enjoy a five-course tasting menu at Castle Hill Inn that Chef Lou has prepared as an homage to one of his heroes, Chef Joel Robuchon who passed away this past summer. Named The Chef of the Century, Chef Robuchon’s restaurants around the world have been awarded a total of 32 Michelin Stars. The most of any chef in the world. Chef Lou's menu will feature signature Robuchon dishes and dishes inspired by his classics. 
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Hours:
First seating: 5:45 PM, $145 per person
Second seating: 6:45 PM, $195 per person. Includes champagne toast and dancing at midnight. Includes champagne toast at midnight and live band

 

New Year's Day: Your New Year's Day Brunch at Castle Hill includes ala carte brunch.

Hours: Reservations 10:45 AM - 3:00 PM

 

 

VANDERBILT

New Year's Eve: Kick off 2019 in style with Vanderbilt’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Enjoy access to the champagne lounge, participate in the New Year’s Eve countdown, a champagne toast at midnight, delicious canapés all while partying the night away with The Dick Lupino Band.

Hours: 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Cost: $55 per person

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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GURNEY'S NEWPORT

New Year's Eve: Celebrate New Year's Eve at Gurney's Newport Resort & Marina with a five-course dinner at Scarpetta with special holiday dishes including a Crudo Duo, Marscapone Cappellacci and a chef's selection of dessert. Afterwards, enjoy an open bar celebration at The Regent Lounge with passed hors d'oeuvres. 

Hours: Reservations begin at 5:00 PM; Regent Lounge Celebration begins 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Cost: $85+ for 5:00 PM seating, $100+ for 7:30 PM seating; $96 for NYE celebration in Regent Lounge 

 

 

HOTEL VIKING

New Year's Eve: Toast to the new year at Hotel Viking with a special menu including local oysters, filet Mignon, bone-in lamb, sweet treats and more. Enjoy a selection of champagne specials like a bottle of Dom Perignon with Newport truffles, chocolate dipped strawberries and 2 bottles of Fiji water (champagne specials sold separately.)
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Cost: $79 per person

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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NEWPORT BLUES CAFE

Enjoy a performance from Take It To The Bridge at the Newport Blue's Cafe's annual New Year's Eve celebration. General admission includes live music, party favors and a champagne toast. Enjoy the New Years Eve package including hors d'oeuvres, hosted bar, live music, party favors and a champagne toast for $90.

Hours: 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Admission: $20

 

 

NEWPORT HARBOR HOTEL

New Year's Eve: Celebrate 2019 at Saltwater Restaurant at Newport Harbor Hotel with their regular menu full of signature shareable items, plus a special NYE four-course prix-fixe menu including colossal shrimp cocktail, award winning clam chowder, filet and lobster tail and more. Complimentary glass of champagne included. 
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Hours: 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Cost: $55 per person

 

 

OCEANCLIFF

New Year's Eve: Ring in the New Year at OceanCliff and the Safari Room Restaurant with a five-course dinner and a champagne toast.
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Hours: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Cost: $80 per person

 

 

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

NEW YEAR'S EVE DISCO PARTY

New Year's Eve: Spice up New Year’s Eve at the Skiff Bar at Newport Marriott disco-themed party. Drummer Timmy J will be rocking the dance floor. No cover all night long.

Hours: 8:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Cost: Free admission

 

 

A GATSBY NEW YEAR'S 

Enjoy a Gatsby themed New Year's Eve at Forty 1 North featuring open bar from 9:00 PM to midnight, passed hors d'oeurves, a live band, a dj champagne toast and boar. Roaring 20's costumes encouraged. Regular dinner menu available in the dining room. 

Hours: 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Cost: $75 per person

 

 

LAUGH IN THE NEW YEAR

Enjoy RI's most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they present their annual New Year's Eve night of comedy. Shows are BYOB. There will be plenty of NYE favors and extras all night long. The last show of the night will stop a minute or two early to bring in the New Year via video display of Times Square.

Hours: 3 shows: 7:00 PM, 9:00 PM & 11:00 PM
Cost: $20 per person

 

 

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