What to Do in Rockland for New Year's Eve

Where and how to celebrate 2012 west of the Hudson

If you're planning on staying in Rockland this New Year's Eve, there's no shortage of ways to celebrate the start of 2012. Check out of list below for options, and decided if you'll spend midnight at a gala, in an arcade of reveling at the oldest tavern in New York State.

1. [Pearl River]

  • Where/When: Emmett's Castle at Blue Hill, Saturday from 8 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Why go: Live music, cash bar, free local rides to-and-from the castle
  • Pricing: Free admission


2.  [Valley Cottage]

  • Where/When: Bounce, Friday from 9 p.m. to midnight
  • Why go: Fete the New Year with some bouncing action
  • Pricing: $20


3.  [Nanuet]

  • Where/When: Comfort Inn of Nanuet, Saturday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Why go: Enjoy dancing, dining, and open bar with a champagne toast at midnight
  • Pricing: $109 plus tax


4.  [West Nyack]

  • Where/When: Dave and Buster's Palisades Mall, Saturday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Why go: Bring the whole family to play games, eat and dance as the New Year rings in
  • Pricing: Adults are $69, Adult with 4 Hour Bar Package is $99, Children are $40


5.  [Piermont]

  • Where/When: Slattery's Banquet Room, Saturday from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Why go: Get ready to laugh with some of the areas funniest comedians, while enjoying a delicious four-course meal, champagne toast and giveaways
  • Pricing: $80


6. New Year's Eve at Antoine McGuires [Haverstraw]

  • Where/When: Antoine McGuire's Oyster and Ale House, Saturday at 5 p.m. or 9 p.m.
  • Why go: Enjoy a great 4 course meal at 5 p.m. or a "speakeasy style" ball at 9 p.m.
  • Pricing: $39 at 5 p.m. or $69 at 9 p.m.


7. Sizzling Latin New Year's Eve [Nyack]

  • Where/When: West Gate Lounge at the Best Western in Nyack, Saturday at 8 p.m.
  • Why go: Put your dancing shoes on and enjoy some tasty food
  • Pricing: $95 includes dinner and carving station buffet, $45 after 10 p.m. includes dessert


8. New Year's Eve Dinner and Party at 76 House [Tappan]

  • Where/When: 76 House, Saturday at 5 p.m. for dinner, 9 p.m. for party
  • Why go: With a six course menu and live music, start the New Year off right—and in Revolution-era style
  • Pricing: Dinner is $65, party is $85


Know of something else happening around town? Tell us in the comments.

Victor G December 30, 2011 at 04:41 PM
Gagliardi Studio and Gallery is having on Dec. 31 @ 9pm a latin/motown New Year's Eve event. Address: 39 Hudson Avenue, Nyack, NY (yellow gold house across from the Post Office). Cost: $30 pp and $50 a couple, incl. a beginner salsa lesson, lots of food, refreshments and a champagne toast at midnight. RSVP by Friday PM 845-358-7031
neil berg December 31, 2011 at 06:46 AM
Neil Berg's "Broadway New Year's Eve" Celebration , which is annually a sold out NYE event at Riverspace in Nyack, had to move due to the fact that Riverspace is no longer in operation. It will be performed instead at THE INSERRA THEATER, on the campus of St Joesph's Regional High School at 40 Chestnut Ridge Road, Montvale, NJ (about 15 minutes from Nyack), at 8pm. On December 31st, for one night only, Neil Berg, the creator/producer of Neil Berg's 100 Years of Broadway, the number one Broadway touring revue in America, will bring Broadway to the Inserra Theater on the campus of St. Joseph's Regional High School in Montvale, NJ for a New Year's Eve Broadway Celebration. This special New Year's Eve performance will feature William Michals ( star of Lincoln Center's South Pacific), Rita Harvey (Phantom of the Opera, Fiddler on the Roof), Bob DuSold (The Producers, Les Miserables), Lawrence Clayton (Dreamgirls, The Civil War, Les Miserables), and Andrea Rivette (Jekyll & Hyde, Les Miserables). What: Neil Berg's New Year's Eve Broadway Celebration When: December 31, 2011 at 8pm Where: The Inserra Theater on the Campus of St. Joseph's Regional High School 40 Chestnut Ridge Road, Montvale, NJ 07645 Price: $69 / $59 / $45 / $29 To purchase tix, go to NeilBerg.com, or https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9487675
John Whitley December 31, 2011 at 11:09 AM
I used to run follow-spot lights for Neil Berg's shows at Riverspace and can totally recommend a show such as this one. Totally professional entertainment that will have you going home humming your favorite tune and feeling happy.


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