Astoria, Long Island City, New Years Eve
Dec 19, 2016

New Year’s Eve 2017 in Astoria and LIC

There’s no need to leave Queens to celebrate New Year’s Eve!

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The year is almost over! Time for a party—here’s where you can celebrate the birth of 2017 in Astoria and LIC! All events happy the evening of Saturday, December 31 unless otherwise indicated.

The Baroness

New Year’s Eve Party
9pm
4126 Crescent Street, Long Island City

Good food and drink, live music. Dress to impress! No cover.

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Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden

New Years Eve Party
8pm-2am
29-19 24th Ave, Astoria

Open Bar, Dinner Buffet, Champagne Toast at Midnight and Special Guest DJ AnnaKickArse! Purchase tickets before December 20th for the early bird prices: $90 person or $175 couple. Business Attire for men and Cocktail attire for women. Purchase tickets on our website using a Paypal.

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The Bonnie

New Year’s Eve Party
9pm-midnight
29-12 23rd Avenue

The Bonnie in Astoria hosts a New Year’s Eve party from 9 pm to midnight, with DJ sets from the Tight Fade Crew from 9pm to 4am (they play all sorts of ultra-danceable stuff: hip hop, Afro-Cuban, funk, pop, Latin beats). The open bar will include cocktails from mioxlogist Mike Di Tota’s new winter menu – the Duke of Bourbon (made with rye, Cynar and Rothman & Winter Orchard Cherry Liqueur) and the Third Player (an ancho chile-spiced mezcal cocktail) as well as some of the bar’s greatest hits like the Dirty Pickle Martini and the Good Ol’ Boy (made with brown butter-washed bourbon and pear nectar). Hors d’oeuvres will include mozzarella burrata crostini, to stones with chimichurri, fried pickles and sliders. Tickets are $80. Ticketed guests can book tables for dinner between 7 and 8:15 and then keep the table for the duration of the night. $5000 of the proceeds will go to poverty relief organization Concern Worldwide. Tickets are available at thebonnie.com, and dinner reservations are available via celebrate@thebonnie.com.

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Photo credit: The Bonnie

Katch

New Year’s Eve Party
9pm-midnight
31-19 Newtown Avenue, Astoria

3 hours of open Premium Bar & Food for $85! Live DJ! Tickets purchased through Eventbrite.

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LIC Market

New Year’s Eve Dinners
6pm, 9pm
21-52 44th Drive, Long Island City

Make your New Year’s Eve reservation today. Two seatings 6pm and 9pm. MENU will be posted later this week. Call 718-361-0013 for reservations.

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Mosaic

New Year’s Eve Party
All evening
25-19 24th Ave, Astoria

Join us NYE for a Great Gatsby Themed party! Dress in your best 1920’s attire and enjoy some tasty drinks! Champagne toast at midnight. Reservations can be made at 718-728-0708 or reservations@mosaicnyc.net

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The Paper Factory Hotel

JunXion & Paper Factory present: Reset NYE
9pm-4am
37-06 36th Street, Long Island City

New Year’s Eve we invite you to join us for the next chapter in this story as we reflect, take a breath, let go and…RESET. Together we transform and are reborn following the circle of life that is constantly rotating, the sands of the hourglass forever pouring.

The night will be highlighted with musical acts and accompanying performances by our dear friends to include: David Starfire, The Get Down, Tasha Blank, Geko Jones, Banginclude, Thornato, Pendulum People, 2Melo, Coyoti, Partyfoul5000, Big Village,, Little City, an dBroadway Brassy & the Brass Knuckles. We will also be delighted with aerialist, burlesque, 3D projection mapping, contortionist, Visionary art by Tico Chango, immersive environments by Lindsay Arden, visionary art, magic midnight moments by We are Midnight with many more delights in store. Tickets will begin at $40 for General Admission. There will also be a grand feast prior to evening festivities, if you so wish to join us for dinner at Mundo please make reservations here. For large groups and VIP packages please email info@junxion.nyc and we will be happy to assist you,

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Q.E.D.

New Year’s Eve Spectacular
7:30pm, 10pm
27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria

Q.E.D. will also be offering two spectacular New Year’s Eve shows for twice the fun. The shows will be at 7:30pm and 10pm, the second show offering a complimentary champagne toast and watching the infamous ball drop to countdown to 2017. The shows will both feature entertainment from comedians seen on Conan, Comedy Central, and VH1 and heard on This American Life. Both shows include an optional buffet of delicious food from local caterer Andrew & Franks.

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Sweet Afton

New Year’s Eve Party
9pm-midnight
30-09 34th Street

Sweet Afton’s New Year’s Eve Party will be doing an open bar and hors d’oeuvres, featuring their low key pub food dishes: fried pickles, sliders, french fries, grilled cheese, etc. The open bar includes classics like Old Fashioned and Manhattans, as well as a selection from mixologist Mike Di Tota’s cocktail menu and beer and wine. Tickets are $75. A new feature for the bar this year is that ticketed guests can book tables for dinner between 7 and 8:15 and then keep the table for the duration of the night. Proceeds will go to poverty relief organization Concern Worldwide. Tickets are available at sweetaftonbar.com, and dinner reservations are available via celebrate@sweetaftonbar.com.

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Photo credit Mike Di Tota

Tacuba

New Year’s Eve Celebration
All evening
35-01 36th Street, Astoria

Ring in 2017 with delicious food from our chef Julian Medina, the best margaritas and authentic Mexican vibes. Check out our special prix fixe menu and give us a call to reserve a table. $75 per person.

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The Queens Kickshaw

New Year’s Eve at TQK
A multi-course dinner inspired by Salvador Dali’s “Les dîners de Gala”
5:45pm-2am, multiple seatings (tickets)

Let’s face it, 2016 was downright psychedelic. To send a prayer up to the gods, Chef Cory Estelle is planning a multi-course meal inspired by surrealist Salvador Dali’s art/cookbook “Les Dîners de Gala”. The work is a remembrance of the opulent dinner parties hosted by Dali and Gala, his wife and muse.

We are taking reservations for three seatings:
1) First seating 5:45-6:15pm, ending 7:15-7:45pm ($50)
2) Second seating 7:45-8:15pm, ending 9:15-9:45pm ($50)
3) Third seating 9:45-2am ($60). This last seating is inclusive of a midnight sparkling cider toast. Noisemakers will abound.

All diners will be welcomed with a glass of our “Love Drunk” punch. An optional beer ($25) or cider ($30) pairing is available.

*Note: Price not inclusive of gratuity (payable at the end of your meal).

Kick 2017 off on the right foot with us!

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MENU

  • Tricolore Capellini | Vegetable ash, spinach, beet, tempura cheese curds
  • Charred Asparagus | Pine nuts, mugolio
  • Root Vegetable Tartlet | Purple potato, carrots, turnip, rosemary beurre blanc
  • Baby Artichoke Croquettes | Blood orange agrodolce, roasted yellow pepper foam
  • Cauliflower Cassoulet | White bean, farro, sweet roquefort
  • Smoked Wild Mushroom Duxelles | Puff pasty, pecorino cream
  • Champagne Sorbet | Almond tuille, blood orange

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“Les dîners de Gala is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of taste. If you are a disciple of one of those calorie-counters who turn the joys of eating into a form of punishment, close this book at once; it is too lively, too aggressive, and far too impertinent for you.”

– Salvador Dalí

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The Standing Room

Shows at 8:00 & 10:30 pm
4738 Vernon Blvd, LIC

Guests on the comedy shows on NYE include Monroe Martin, Adrienne Lapalucci, Pete Lee, Luis J. Gomez and more. The shows are at 8:00 &10:30 pm and the ball dropping will be broadcast live. Purchase tickets here.

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The Thirsty Koala

New Year’s Eve Dinner
6pm start
35-12 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria

Call now for New Year’s Eve reservations. We’re offering a 3-course prix fixe menu for $49.95, as well as our regular dinner menu. Live music at 8pm, champagne toast at midnight.

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Woodbines

New Year’s Eve Brunch
4pm start time
47-10 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City

Ring in 2017 with us! We will be serving Brunch Specials on New Year’s Eve until 4pm and offering an optional pre-fixe menu available starting at 4pm and an optional party bracelet from 9pm to 1am that includes open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and champagne toast at midnight. Call 718.361.8488 or email us at WoodbinesLIC@gmail.com for reservations. $50 advance/$60 at the door; prix fixe menu is $40.

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Z Hotel

I’m Too Old for a Club New Year’s Eve
9pm
11-01 43rd Avenue, Long Island City

We have your New Year’s Plans ready! Find out more right here!6 Course Sit-down Dinner – Main Dinning Room $275 per person; General Admission Tickets – Lounge Area $125 per person. To reserve contact the hotel directly 212-319-7000.

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About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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