Finally, a few options to celebrate the New Year with your kids! I have gathered up the details of some of the hottest places to be this New Years Eve.
Cost: $120 for adults /$85 for kids up to 12-years-old. All ages may attend. Advance reservations required. Call 212.546.5300 to reserve a spot. If you want to spend the night: rates are $995 per night, based on double occupancy and a two-night minimum.
Dave & Buster’s New Year’s Eve Party Great news for the entire family! Moms, dads and kids can come together under one roof to celebrate the most festive night of the year with enough thrills and excitement to please everyone! Minors under 21 are permitted when accompanied and supervised by an adult 25 years of age or older. (MAXIMUM 6 minors per adult.)Fri Dec 31 7pm–1am. 234 W 42nd St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, Subway: N, Q, R, 1, 2, 3, 7 to 42nd St–Times Sq. $85, ages 20 and under $75; seated VIP $175, ages 20 and under $165. www.daveandbustersnewyearseve.com
For New Year’s Eve the wax museum will transform into an upscale, 85,000 square foot party spot. Mingle with the hottest celebrities, (wax ones…) and grab some drinks at the open bar (nonalcoholic beverages are available for minors). Also, visit the 4D cinema room! Prices increase as more tickets are sold, so buy as early as you can. Friday, Dec 31 8pm–4am. 234 W 42nd St between Seventh and Eighth Aves (347-612-3520,www.madametussauds.com). $95, under 21 $85. Prices increase as more tickets are sold, so buy as early as you can. Higher-priced VIP packages are available as well.Ages 10 and up.
Why celebrate here on earth when you can celebrate Alien style, at Mars, a galaxy-themed 35,000-square-foot eatery. When you’ve devoured your prey, you can dance and sip on Outer Space drinks at the open bar (nonalcoholic ones are provided for the little humans), munch on hors d’oeuvres and get unlimited arcade access. Ages 10 and up. Fri Dec 31 8pm–4am. 1633 Broadway at 51st St (347-612-3520, www.mars2112.com). $85, under 21 $75. Prices increase as more tickets are sold, so buy as early as you can. Higher-priced VIP packages are available as well.