9 Vibrant New Year's Experiences in New York City


Whether you want to join the crowds at Times Square, enjoy a cruise on the Hudson River, or explore the city’s museums and attractions, there is something for everyone in the Big Apple.  

The most iconic New Year’s Eve event in the world, the Times Square Ball Drop attracts millions of people every year.  

Times Square Ball Drop 


If you prefer a more relaxing and scenic way to welcome the new year, book a cruise on the Hudson River.  

New Year’s Eve Cruise 


For a healthy and fun way to start the new year, join the Central Park Midnight Run. 

Central Park Midnight Run 


Savor history at King Cole Bar, St. Regis Hotel, birthplace of Bloody Mary. Indulge in signature cocktails, eggs Benedict, and pancakes for a classic culinary experience.

New Year’s Day Brunch 


New York’s world-class museums open on New Year’s Day, offering an opportunity to explore the city’s culture and history.

New Year’s Day Museum Visit 


Ice skating is a quintessential winter activity in New York, and there are several rinks to choose from. 

New Year’s Day Ice Skating 


Hit the Fifth Avenue, where you can find flagship stores of luxury brands like Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, and Gucci.  

New Year’s Day Shopping 


Catch a performance by top comedians at the Comedy Cellar, where legends like Jerry Seinfeld and Dave Chappelle have graced the stage.

New Year’s Day Comedy Show 


Nothing says New York like a Broadway show, and there are plenty of shows to choose from on New Year’s Day. 

New Year’s Day Broadway Show 


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