Where to Spend New Year’s Eve in Delaware

As 2023 comes to a close, these Delaware restaurants and bars are the perfect place to make New Year's Eve a night to remember.

New Year’s Eve is a great night to spend out on the town. Whether you’re looking for a classy date, a nice dinner with loved ones or somewhere to get the party started, these Delaware restaurants are ready to do New Year’s Eve right with adjusted business hours, bubbly cocktails, special menu options and more.

From all-night dance parties to upscale sit-down dinners, here’s where to spend New Year’s Eve in Delaware.

The Quoin Rooftop Ball Drop Party

Wilmington’s newish boutique hotel hosts a Rooftop Ball Drop Party with live entertainment, a champaign toast and cocktails. The Quoin is home to Wilmington’s only rooftop bar, so this is a one-of-a-kind event. Tickets to this dazzling Gatsby-themed rooftop party cost $50. Enjoy light bites, cocktails, music by DJ Zollie Lama and a champaign toast at midnight.

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519 Market Street, Wilmington | 227-0615

 

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Le Cavalier

Hotel Du Pont’s Le Cavalier offers a New Year’s Eve three-course menu with abundant options. There will be three dinner seating times at different price points, with the latest at 9:30 p.m. and including a midnight champagne toast. Celebrate a classy New Year’s Eve in Delaware with upscale fare in a Gilded Age atmosphere. Find more information and to make reservations, visit lecavalierde.com.

42 West 11th Street, Wilmington | 594-3154

 

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Top of the Pines New Year’s Eve Masquerade

Mask up for a New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball at Top of the Pines! Tickets are $40 and include access to the party, a free champagne toast and party favors. Enjoy live entertainment from DJ Chord, Mona Lotts and Kristina Kelly throughout the evening. The party starts at 9 p.m. Find more information at thepinesrb.com.

56 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach | 567-2726

New Year’s Eve Dinner & Party at Bar Reverie

Dress up in cocktail attire and enjoy a 5-course tasting menu at Bar Reverie. Executive Chef Steve Taplin’s menu includes beet salad, apple-infused ricotta gnolotti, Wagyu strip and more. Live jazz begins at 6 p.m. Dancing, late-night snacks, a cash bar and more are available until 12:30 a.m. with a complementary champagne toast at midnight. Tickets for the dinner and party are $195 and tickets for just the party starting at 10:30 are $65.

4017 Kennett Pike, Greenville | 315-3663

 

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New Year’s Eve Dinner at Sovana Bistro

For an upscale dinner option on New Year’s Eve, consider traveling just over the PA line to Sovana Bistro in Kennett Square. Enjoy entrees like cherry-glazed duck leg confit, squid ink tagliatelle or wood-fired pizza. In addition to the regular menu, diners can expect some New Year’s Eve specials. Reserve your table online.

696 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA | 444-5600

Easy Speak Spirits New Year’s Eve Bash

Easy Speak offers options for both the early birds and the night owls. Enjoy a $30 dinner buffet from 5-8 p.m. including a complimentary champagne toast. Then, for those looking to dance the night away, the party starts at 9 p.m. A $50 ticket includes a party buffet with a pizza bar, taco bar and more; a dessert buffet, a complimentary champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight.

586 Milford Harrington Highway, Milford | 503-3133

Tonic Seafood & Steak

Reserve a table for dinner or attend Tonic’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Tonic’s New Year’s Eve party includes music from DJ Dana McDonald and delicious Tonic food and cocktails. Dance the night away and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight. The party starts at 9 p.m., and you can reserve your spot online.

111 West 11th Street, Wilmington | 777-2040

 

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Hamilton’s on Main

If you’ve experienced an event at Hamilton’s, you already know the team behind this eatery knows how to throw a party. Enjoy a grazing table, live music with Down to Earth, a photo booth, specialty cocktails and a champagne toast at midnight. Dinner reservations are available earlier in the evening, and the 21+ New Year’s Eve party begins at 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online for $150 and include an open bar, food and entertainment throughout the evening.

Plus, recover from the night before at the New Year’s Day pajama brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on New Year’s Day.

102 East Main Street, Newark | 358-8533

Blue Moon

Enjoy dinner and a show at Blue Moon for New Year’s Eve. Broadway Blurred, a live singing Broadway tribute, will start at 6:30 p.m. for $135 and 9:30 p.m. for $160. Or, simply enjoy dinner in the dining room for $120. Blue Moon will offer a three-course dinner menu and complimentary glass of champagne. The menu includes options like roasted oysters, wine-poached pear salad, bacon-wrapped filet, lamb rack and more.

35 Baltimore Avenue, Rehoboth Beach | 227-6515

Docklands Riverfront Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration

This all-inclusive indoor/outdoor New Year’s Eve party is a can’t-miss event! General admission tickets are $99 and include an open bar, dinner buffet, valet parking, photo booth, party favors and champagne toast. Preferred dining room seating and lounge seating tickets are also available. Enjoy DJs, live bands and plenty of dancing while ringing in the new year at the Wilmington riverfront.

110 South West Street, Wilmington | 658-6626

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