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New Year’s Eve Events

Bluewater’s New Year’s Eve Big Band Bash

Ring in the New Year at Bluewater Grill in Wrightsville Beach with a four course dinner, live music by the Wilmington Big Band, and a midnight champagne toast.

There are two seatings, at 8pm and 9pm. The cost is $89 per person. For the full menu and to book your tickets, click here.

Thalian Hall New Year’s Eve Gala

Join the party at Thalian Hall’s legendary New Year’s Eve Gala featuring a delicious dinner, dessert, drinks and a sensational live performance of the Broadway musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert presented by the Opera House Theatre Company. After the performance, ring in 2018 with a live DJ, dancing and champagne toast. Doors are at 7pm, show is at 8:30pm. Tickets are $150/ea. Click to book tickets.

Island of Lights New Year’s Eve Celebration

Come celebrate New Year’s Eve at the beach with the Island of Lights New Year’s Eve Celebration! This free family-friendly event will feature a DJ and dancing with refreshments and party favors available for purchase. Revelers can also enjoy the annual raffle, with the winner taking home the original artwork for the Island of Lights 2017 Official Christmas card and ornament. Don’t miss the giant beach ball drop at midnight followed by an epic fireworks display!

Starts at 9pm on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk.

New Year’s Eve Winner Party Boat Cruise

Sometimes you just want to ring in the New Year on a boat. Lucky for you, that’s totally an option! Ring in the New Year aboard the 120-foot Royal Winner Princess II in Carolina Beach, NC. Enjoy a champagne toast at midnight, dance party and party favors aboard this special holiday cruise. Experience a unique setting for New Year’s Eve with Winner Party Boats while cruising along the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway and the historic Cape Fear River.

Boarding is at 10:30pm, Departure is at 11pm, Return is at 12:15pm.

Price is $30 per person and reservations are required. Call (910)458-5356 to book your reservations today!

New Years Eve 2017 Bacchanalia

Celebrate this New Year’s Eve Bacchanalia at Wilmington’s first and only dinner theater. For one night only, enjoy this exciting show with a variety of performances including flame and aerial acts, live music, comedy and more alongside a delicious multi-course indulgent meal fit to bring you into the New Year! This eventful night will be complete with party favors and a champagne toast. Complimentary valet included.

Cost is $90 single/$170 couple; $40 show only (limited availability). To book tickets, click here.

The Penthouse Presents, ‘Casablanca’ A New Years Eve Celebration by Jesse Davis

Celebrate New Years Eve at The Penthouse and enjoy the best views in Wilmington! There will be two Burlesque Shows and A Live DJ with a, “Casablanca’ theme.

Dress to impress! Admission is $45 and includes Sweet & Savory Bites, a Champagne Toast at Midnight and Party Favors. Doors open at 9pm. Click for tickets.

Embassy Suites New Year’s Eve Soirèe On The River with PORT CITY SHAKEDOWN

Are you a couple that wants to have an amazing overnight experience? The Embassy Suites by Hilton on the Wilmington Waterfront has got you covered.

For $349 per couple you’ll get a four course meal, an open bar, celebratory libations, an open bar, and overnight accommodations. For tickets, click here.

New Year’s Eve with the Kids

Children’s Museum of Wilmington – New Year’s Moon

Countdown to the New Year with streamer sticks, glittery slime, crafts, singing and dancing. The event culminates with an epic confetti toss at noon in the courtyard and of course, a juice toast! The event is from 9am to noon on New Year’s Eve.

Price:  General: $9.57, Military/Seniors: $8.75, Weekday Members: $4.87, Anytime Members: Free