Best New Year's Eve parties in New York 2016
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New York has one of the most famous New Year’s celebrations in the world. Crowds gather in Times square to count down to the New Year and to watch the ball drop. People across the country tune in on televisions and electronic devices to enjoy the event. New York also offers a several parties at clubs and venues in the city. Following are some of the best New Year’s Eve parties in New York for 2016-2017.

B.B King Blues Club
Dec. 31 @ 7 p.m.
B.B. King Blues Club, 237 W. 42 St. New York, NY 10036

B.B. King’s Blues Club is conveniently located in Times Square, new the famed Times Square Ball Drop. The party options include five-hour premium open bar, DJ music, appetizers, and a buffet. Tickets start at $79 for general admission, $99 for All Access Pass, and $169 for Seated VIP and more. Enter at 41st and 8th Ave. (North) between 7-11:30 p.m. You might not be admitted during the time of the ball drop (11:30 p.m.-12:15 a.m.).

14th Annual NYE @ 2017 Capitale
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
Capitale, 130 Bowery, NYC 10013

The 14th annual New Year’s Eve celebration is an opulent event that attracts the elite of NYC. The party includes a six-hour open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, dancing, DJ music, and more. The VIP packages offer extra amenities. Tickets start at $129 per person.

New Year’s Eve 2017 at 1 Oak
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
1 Oak, 453 W. 17th St., New York, NY

I Oak is an exclusive nightclub for those who want to greet the New Year in style. The party package includes a four-hour premium open bar, DJ music, and a complimentary champagne toast. General admission tickets start at $169.

Asellina Celebrate the New Year 2016
Dec. 31 @ 8 p.m.
Asellina, Gansevoort Park Avenue Hotel, 420 Park Ave., South, (29th St.), NYC 10016

Assellina is a leading NYC culinary and nightlife destination with a rich European ambiance. The New Year’s Eve party feature a five-hour premium open bar, complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres, DJ music, and complimentary champagne toast. General admission tickets start at $89.

Gotham Hall NYE Party
Dec. 31 @ 9 p.m.
1356 Broadway, New York, NY 10018

Celebrate the New Year at the elegant Gotham Hall Grand Ballroom. The party includes a six-hour premium open bar, DJ music, complimentary champagne toast, and party favors. VIP packages add perks like access to the Mezzanine and reserved seating. The general admission tickets start at $129. See the website for the other available packages.