New Year’s Eve Happenings

Greater Newburyport Suggestions to Ring in the New Year 2024


New Year's Eve 2022 Newburyport


Parties and Dining  to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Newburyport

Looking for New Year’s Eve fun in Greater Newburyport? From countdowns to dining experiences, there are plenty of options toNew Year's Eve, Newburyport MA ring in the New Year—VIP Style! Whether you’re looking to dress up for a formal party, join friends at your favorite local bar or enjoy a relaxing early dinner, Newburyport VIP has plenty of New Year’s Eve suggestions!

For revelers hoping to stay out late for a countdown to midnight celebrating into 2024 with champagne toasts, and ready to hit the dance floor: Bar25, The Joy Nest & Plum Island Beachcoma are great choices for guaranteed fun. There are many places featuring live music including a concert at Blue Ocean. Quite a few restaurants are featuring special New Year’s Eve menus and staying open for guests to celebrate 2024. Find a list of New Year’s Eve suggestions and if you are looking for information or ticket purchase links on any of the featured New Year’s Events, check the summary of VIP suggestions below or the Newburyport Events Calendar.

If you’re hoping to grab a nice dinner earlier in the night on New Year’s Eve and be home in time to watch the ball drop from the comfort of your couch—there are many wonderful restaurant options open for business and serving up delicious meals worthy of a 2023 send off. Call ahead to check on special menu options and if they will be accepting reservations.

Ring in the New Year 12/31/23:
Bar25– 8-1, complimentary Champagne Walls, Tarot Readings, Passed Hors D’oeuvres, New Year’s Countdown, Selfie Booth! Purchase tickets!
Blue Ocean– 7-12, dinner buffet, live music from The Fools & Psychedelic Relics, champagne toast & balloon drop. Purchase tickets!
Brine – 4-10, for special 4 course dinner with tasting menu & wine pairings. Kitchen closes at 10 & bar is open until 12. Reservation required.
Joy Nest – 8-12, Celebrate NYE dancing to the jazziest tunes by Cuppa Joe & special guest vocalist, delicious bites & sips, & champagne toast. (978) 572-1615
Newburyport Brewing – 7-12, only $10 including NYE toast and live music from, Fiesta Melon. Music 8:30 – 11:30.
Plum Island Beachcoma – 7:30-12 DJ Dave Dance Party  DJ Dave: special menu, dancing, DJ & champagne toast.

VIP Recommendations for NYE Afternoon & Dinner Celebrations 12/31/23:
Capri – 4-9, for dinner and the bar open until 10 or later. Enjoy Chef Specials & regular menu.
Mission Oak Grill – 4-10 for NYE dinner and bar will be open later. Mission Oak menu available: 29th, 30st & 31st.
Plum Island Beachcoma – 2-5 live music with Boston Accents
Ristorante Molise – 3-9, enjoy a delicious dinner and desserts with friends and family. Reservations required (978) 388-4844.
Sea Level – 4:30-10 for dinner and bar open later. Order takeout online or call for reservations. (978) 462-8862.

And when the confetti has all fallen and you wake up to your first day of 2024, keep the party going with a celebratory brunch at Seaglass. This restaurant will be pouring Bloody Mary’s and champagne with their brunch menu. If you prefer to kick off the New Year casual, the Paddle Inn has you covered with Pajama Brunch.

VIP New Year’s Day 2024 Brunch:
Paddle Inn – 11-4, strut your fav PJ’s at Pajama Brunch! The bar will stay open until 6 pm.
Seaglass – 10-3, Brunch by the Sea, enjoy glass of champagne, Bloody Mary and full brunch menu. Make a reservation.
Sea Level – 11-3 brunch/lunch with live music until 3 pm and dinner until 9 pm. Make a reservation online or call (978) 462-8862.

The restaurants highlighted in this article are suggestions from It features customer’s of ours who have provided us with information about their New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day happenings. This not a complete list of all restaurants open for New Year’s Eve. We encourage folks to support any of our local restaurants.

We encourage folks to support any of our local restaurants.

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