Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Wilmington
Say goodbye to 2017 and hello to 2018! Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Wilmington at any of these awesome celebrations that we’ve rounded up for you.
La Fia | 421 Market St | (302) 543-5574
La Fia will be offer their traditional Four-Course Chef’s Tour prix-fixe dinner for New Year’s Eve. The truly decadent meal begins with a selection of hors d’oeuvres for the table, followed by your choice of starter and entree, featuring favorites veal ossobucco and petite filet mignon, and finished off with a dessert trio. If that’s not enough, La Fia is also offering an upgraded caviar and champagne menu.
Merchant Bar | 426 Market St | (302) 543-5574
New Year’s Eve festivities at Merchant Bar begin with a prix Fixe three-course dinner. The celebration continues after dinner with DJ Zip to liven up the party.
Chelsea Tavern | 821 N Market St | (302) 482-3333
Chelsea Tavern is offering different ticket packages to suit your New Year’s Eve plans. The Chelsea package includes cocktail hour and heavy hors d’oeuvres, a four-course dinner, and an open bar from 8pm – 1am. The Tavern package includes a finger food buffet, mini dessert bar, and an open bar from 10pm – 1am. For those that choose not to indulge in the prix-fixe dinner of buffet, the a la carte menu and cash bar are available all night with the Everyday package. All partygoers can jam out to live music from HowsMyHat and ring in the New Year with a champagne toast at midnight.
Ernest & Scott Taproom | 902 N Market St | (302) 384-8113
Ring in the New Years in grand style and dance the night away with live performances by Genesis & The Black Mombas, DJ Fuego, and H-Mazz! Tickets include an open bar from 9pm-1am, heavy hors d’oeuvres from 9pm-11pm, a dessert bar from 11pm-1am, and a complimentary champagne toast and special balloon prize drop at midnight. VIP tables and booths are available.
The Queen | 500 N Market St | (202) 730-3331
DC based funk powerhouse Suga Grits is back in town at The Queen to close out 2017. There is no cover, so just come ready to dance and party. Show starts at 9:30pm.
FireStone | 110 S West St | (302) 658-6626
New Year’s Eve at FireStone is an all-inclusive party on the Riverfront. The NYE 2018 package includes a premium open bar, full dinner buffet all night long, access to outside bars, complimentary valet and coat check, champagne toast at midnight, and great entertainment, featuring DJ Willoughby, DJ BIS, Steal the Sky, and Chorduroy. Preferred dining room and lounge seating can also be reserved.
Riverfront Rink | 308 Justison St | (302) 650-2336
Lace up your skates and glide in to 2018 at the Riverfront Rink. The festivities are perfect for those who like to bang pots and pans at 10pm instead of midnight. Skate sessions begin at 6pm, with special session from 8pm – 10pm to watch the fireworks go off over the Christina River at 9pm. Food and drinks are available at the concession stand, and WSTW will be broadcasting live at 7pm.
Tonic Bar and Grille | 111 W 11th St | (302) 777-2040
Ring in the New Year in style at Tonic Bar & Grille. The Party package includes a premium open bar, hors d”oeuvres, midnight toast, DJ dance party, and a $10 brunch voucher!
Hotel Du Pont | 42 W 11th St | (302) 594-3100
If you’d prefer to celebrate New Year’s Eve early rather than waiting until the clock strikes twelve, the New Year’s Eve Early Dinner. The Green Room will be serving an elegant three-course dinner, including a main entrée choice of Hawaiian tuna, Pekin duck, crab cakes, or 28-day aged NY strip steak. Glass of bubbly will also be provided. Or say farewell to 2017 at the Hotel du Pont with the New Year’s Eve Dinner Gala. Feast on a spectacular five-course dinner in the Green Room at 8 PM followed by a live band, dancing, festive party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight. The menu for the evening includes Green Room favorites, like smoked salmon, chilled poached strip, ricotta gnocchi, 28-day aged NY strip steak, and 10-ounce lobster tails.
Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant | 620 Justison St | (302) 472-2739
Enjoy a special New Year’s Eve dinner menu from 5pm -10pm the entire New Year’s weekend, including seafood favorites like pan-seared scallops, black sesame crusted salmon, and chardonnay poached lobster.
Timothy’s Riverfront Grill | 930 Justison St | (302) 429-7427
Celebrate the New Year with an all inclusive four-course meal at Timothy’s Riverfront Grill. Savor your choice of twin lobster tails, filet and crabcakes, chicken picatta, New York Strip, crab imperial stuffed tilapia, or maple mustard salmon for an entree, followed by dessert and a champagne toast at midnight.