New Year’s Eve is right around the corner. This year flew by, and now it’s time to ring in 2018. Still not sure where to go? Here are some of the best places in New Jersey to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten (Asbury Park)
The Hills Tavern (Millburn)
Biagio’s Ristorante (Paramus)
Victory Nightclub (East Rutherford)
Village Pourhouse (Hoboken)
The Barrow House (Clifton)
Wherever you decide to celebrate, #HipNJ hopes you have you a safe and fun New Year’s Eve!
On December 31st, New Brunswick will be home to the region’s most vibrant New Year’s celebration as The Restaurant Guys present the 9th Annual Fireworks Extravaganza.
A collaboration among the city’s hospitality and business communities and produced by Francis Schott and Mark Pascal — a/k/a The Restaurant Guys (owners of Stage Left Steak and Catherine Lombardi restaurants) — New Brunswick New Year’s Eve showcases the city’s prowess and pride as “the capital of Central New Jersey.”
Conceived by Francis and Mark in 2009 as a way for local restaurateurs to rally business during the depths of the Great Recession, what began as a modest event has helped make New Brunswick a holiday and cultural destination, fully funded by donations and sponsorships and drawing crowds of close to 5,000.Says Francis, “Our goal has been to be the opposite of a ‘First Night’ concept — we want to drive visitors into our bars and restaurants to generate business while showing off what a fun town we live and work in. We’ve succeeded beyond our wildest dreams!”
Spectacular fireworks, choreographed to music by world-champion Garden State Fireworks and shot from the roof of the Heldrich Hotel. Drinks specials at downtown restaurants and bars by event sponsors Taittinger Champagne, Hendrick’s Gin, Hudson Whiskey and Monkey Shoulder Scotch. DJ music in Monument Park. Extended hours at many establishments for a post-fireworks nightcap
11.30 pm ~ Monument Park, Livingston Avenue + George Street, New Brunswick, NJ Visitors are invited to explore dining and entertainment options pre- and post-fireworks — see list of participating venues at www.newbrunswicknewyearseve.com
Ring the New Year in right!
The Fourth of July is quickly approaching! Luckily, there are firework displays going on all around New Jersey. You do not want to miss out on any of these compelling Independence Day firework celebrations, so #HipNJ has got you covered.
We hope you have a happy and safe weekend!