Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2021 in New Jersey

by Kelly Coffey
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Get ready to celebrate the new year in New Jersey! It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2021, and welcome in 2022 with open arms. Although we don’t know what’s in store for us, you can start it off on the right foot by celebrating at one of these New Jersey New Year’s Eve parties. Be sure to make your reservations as early as possible, as most of these are expected to sell out quickly. 

North Jersey 

Battello – Jersey City, NJ

Adventure into 2022 at Battello’s New Year’s Eve celebration. This annual black tie event is back and bigger than ever as Battello will be transformed into an exotic jungle full of adventure. 

Featuring live music, a gourmet menu, and a premium open bar (as well as a premium champagne toast at midnight), this is the place to be this New Year’s Eve. 

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the official website here.

Dullboy – Jersey City, NJ

Make this NYE celebration one to remember at Dullboy! The ‘90s hip-hop event will include a four-course meal, open bar, and a champagne toast.

To make your reservation, visit their website here.

Zeppelin Hall – Jersey City, NJ

Zeppelin hall is hosting a New Year’s Eve party like no other. Start your evening off with DJ dancing, a cash bar, and complimentary hats and noisemakers, before watching the ball drop on giant screens! 

Admission is only $20. Purchase your tickets in advance here.

Exchange Place Rooftop – Jersey City, NJ

Your dream New Year’s Eve celebration is waiting for you in Jersey City. At Exchange Place Rooftop, you can ring in 2022 while taking in views of Manhattan’s skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and the Hudson River. And when the clock strikes midnight, you’ll have a champagne toast under the stars. 

For more information and to secure your spot, click here.

Iron Bar – Morristown, NJ

Ring in 2022 at “the biggest party of the year.” Iron Bar in Morristown is hosting this year’s celebration with music by DJ Frankie Steel and DJ Purari. And if you want the ultimate experience this New Year’s Eve, be sure to inquire about the VIP bottle service.

There are no pre-sale tickets available as this is a first come first serve event. Doors open at 8 p.m.

Orale – Jersey City, NJ

Orale in Jersey City is bringing “Squid Game” to life. With a four-course meal, open bar, DJ, games, and an NYE toast, this New Year’s Eve party will be one you will never forget.

If you are interested in booking, please inquire by visiting the official website here.

Halifax – Hoboken, NJ 

Dance your night away at Halifax’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball. With passed hors d’oeuvres, an array of station-fare, and hand-crafted cocktails, you will be sure to end 2021 the right way!

There will also be a tarot and palm reader available so you can get a glimpse into what the New Year will look like for you. For more information, click here.

Pier 115 – Edgewater, NJ

Bring in the New Year with world-class views at Pier 115. Before watching the ball drop on their brand-new, 27-foot LED screen and 20 other televisions, enjoy complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres and sip on bubbly champagne alongside friends and family. 

Reservations can be made by contacting [email protected] or calling 201-414-6207.

Central Jersey 

Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten – Asbury Park, NJ

Stop by Asbury Festhalle & Biergarten on Friday, December 31 to celebrate the end of the year with great live music by the Frankie G Band, an open bar, and amazing food!

For more information, visit their website here.

Leggetts Sand Bar – Manasquan, NJ

Spend the last few hours of 2021 at Jersey Shore’s #1 destination location for a great time. Leggetts Sand Bar in Manasquan is hosting a New Year’s Eve party that is sure to make memories lasting a lifetime. Plus, there’s no cover charge!

For more information, click here.

Laylow – Asbury Park, NJ

Looking for a more low-key New Year’s Eve? Laylow in Asbury Park is the place to be!

For the end of 2021, this social cocktail lounge is hosting an exclusive, limited seated party, which includes three cocktails of your choice, passed and plates snacks, a champagne toast at midnight, and a live DJ.

To purchase your tickets, visit their website here.

iPlay America – Freehold, NJ

Calling all families, ring in the New Year at iPlay America with the Party Pass! With the ticket, you will get party favors, spectacular prizes and giveaways, a confetti cannon, light show, great music and a live DJ! 

Guests can also choose an upgraded experience, the iPlay America NYE Party & Dining Pass, which gives them everything included in the original Party Pass plus dinner and seating for a New Year’s Eve buffet and a champagne toast with dinner for adults.

For more information, visit the website here.

Proving Ground – Highlands, NJ

This waterfront dining location in Highlands is hosting a ​​NYE Masquerade Ball with live music from Eric & the Shipwrecks! Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

For more information, visit their website here.

Asbury Ale House – Asbury Park, NJ

If you spend your night at Asbury Ale House, you will be in for a real treat! With your ticket, you will get a four-hour open bar, complimentary champagne, party gear, swag bags, and more. Live entertainment includes dueling DJs and photo ops!

More information can be found here.

New Year’s Eve Cruise – Perth Amboy, NJ

Climb aboard on the “Cornucopia Princess” with your closest friends for a New Year’s Eve you will never forget. Sail alongside iconic New Jersey landmarks while enjoying great food and drinks as you make your way to New York City before the ball officially drops. ​​

To book your New Year’s Eve party cruise to NYC, click here.

South Jersey

The Big Event – Cherry Hill, NJ

Bowl into the New Year at The Big Event. Just for New Year’s Eve, this bowling alley is hosting a light show, complete with prizes and party favors. Select party packages also include a bottle of sparkling champagne so you can toast with your friends at midnight.

For more information, click here.

Anchor Rock Club – Atlantic City, NJ

Start the evening off with live music from Philadelphia’s band Low Cut Connie, who was featured on Rolling Stone’s “50 best Albums of 2020” list, and end the night at the ultimate after-party!  

With everything this spot has to offer, you’ll want to spend your NYE at ARC. Click here for more information.

Hard Rock – Atlantic City, NJ

End 2021 alongside one of the longest-running bands and best-selling groups of all time, Chicago! On Friday, December 31, Chicago will be playing some of their greatest hits at Hard Rock in Atlantic City for a concert like you’ve never experienced before.

Get more details here.

Nola’s Bar & Lounge – Atlantic City, NJ

This recently opened bar and lounge is hosting its first-ever New Year’s Eve party, and it will be one for the books. You can purchase your tickets in advance for just $50 per person, which includes a complimentary glass of champagne for the midnight toast.

To purchase your ticket, click here.

The Reeds at Shelter Haven – Stone Harbor, NJ

Don’t miss the party of the year. With a five-hour open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, a three-course plated surf & turf dinner, live DJ, and more, The Reeds at Shelter Haven is the place to be this New Year’s Eve.

For more information, visit their website here.

The Grand Hotel – Cape May, NJ

If you haven’t yet made your New Year’s Eve plans, be sure to book your stay at The Grand Hotel in Cape May because the party begins one night early! On Thursday, December 30, guests can enjoy dinner and dancing and on Friday, December 31, you and your friends can party like celebrities in the fifth-floor Penthouse Ballroom. 

For more information, visit the website here.

Will you be spending New Year’s Eve at any of these New Jersey locations? Let us know!

Main photo by Inga Seliverstova 

About the Author/s

Though Kelly loves flying down to Florida as often as she can to visit Walt Disney World (or as she calls it, her second home), her roots are in New Jersey. Being born and raised in Monmouth County, she loves exploring what the Garden State has to offer. She can often be found checking out the local NJ wineries, sipping on a vanilla latte from the local coffee shop, or seeing the latest blockbuster film at the theaters.

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