Celebrate the New Year in Delaware with friends, family or that special someone at one of these exciting New Year's Eve events. Make it a weekend getaway by searching for Delaware hotel options with TripAdvisor ratings and a book now feature to reserve your stay.

New Year’s Eve Overnight Package at the Hilton Wilmington/Christiana
December 31, 2017
The Ultimate New Year’s Eve package includes overnight accommodations for two, with a late checkout available on January 1st. Also included is a four hour open bar, a cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres and a five course dinner, champagne, party favors, a late night snack and dessert buffet. There will be a DJ for dancing into the New Year and a breakfast buffet when you wake up in 2018!! Book this offer and get one free, stay on December 30th for FREE and you will also receive a $25 voucher for Market Kitchen and Bar on Saturday. $499 per couple plus tax (includes gratuity)

Noon Year’s Eve Celebration at the Brandywine Zoo
Wilmington, DE
December 31, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Celebrate the New Year Zoo-style by ringing in the New Year at NOON! We’ll have games, crafts, and a celebratory atmosphere and of course a sparkling cider toast as the clock strikes 12 (Noon that is!) Program takes place in the zoo so dress for the weather! Fee: $5/person for ages 3+, advanced tickets available online. DZS members free. (Program fees will begin charging at Admission Gates starting at 10:00am) For non-member tickets please click here!

New Year's Rockin' Noon at The Delaware Children’s Museum
Wilmington, DE
December 31, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Let the countdown begin! Ring in 2018 at the DCM with a special New Year's Eve countdown celebration that won't conflict with your kid's bedtime. Grab a bag of confetti, craft your own noisemaker and rock in the New Year during the dance party.

New Year's Eve Dinner at Hotel Du Pont
December 31, 2017
Seatings at 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m.
Hotel Du Pont
What better way to end 2017 than with an elegant 3-course dinner at Wilmington’s most magnificent hotel. Make your reservations now as seating is limited. $95 per person.

New Year's Eve Riverfront Family Fun
December 31, 2017
Seatings at 6 p.m. -  10 p.m.

Riverfront Ice Skating Rink
Skate into the new year with lessons, entertainment and fireworks, all on the beautiful Riverfront Skating Rink. Fireworks display at 9 p.m.

Argilla Brewing Company New Year’s Eve Dinner
Newark, DE
December 31, 2017
9:00 p.m.
Argilla Brewing is taking a more laid back approach to the New Year. Enjoy a laid back evening with some killer beer and a special menu built for the last day of the year.

New Year’s Eve 2017 at Harrington Raceway and Casino
Harrington, DE
December 31, 2017
Enjoy a New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet for $39.95 per person.  Mix and Mingle with other guests and enjoy a delicious buffet featuring a sushi & raw bar, grilled salmon, carved tenderloin, homemade desserts and a chocolate fountain. If you’re hungry from dancing all night, start off 2018 with a Breakfast Buffet from 12:30am to 2:30am for $9.95 a person. 

New Year’s Eve at the Atlantic Sands
Rehoboth Beach, DE
December 31, 2017
Stay the night at Atlantic Sands on December 31, 2017 and add Monday night, January 1, 2018 to your stay for just $20.18! Must call the hotel to reserve; special not available online.

NYE Party at Ernest & Scott Taproom
Wilmington, DE
December 31, 2017
A $60 ticket includes four hours of open bar, two hours heavy hors d'oeuvres and a mini dessert bar. For the stroke of midnight, champagne will be served and balloons will drop from the ceiling. The night will also feature a dance party DJ all night.

Starboard New Year's Eve Celebration
Dewey Beach, DE
December 31, 2017
Begins at 7:00 p.m.
The Starboard welcomes you to celebrate with us as we bring you fully heated decks, a coat check, entertainment, a full land and seafood buffet, party favors, champagne, and anything needed to make your New Years a blast! Admission is $35/person.

New Year's Eve Party at Fire & Ice Lounge
Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dover, DE
December 31, 2017
Fire and Ice is taking New Year’s Eve “To the Max”! Enjoy lively music performed by “To the Max” and a champagne toast at midnight. Doors will open at 8:00 p.m., party starts at 9:30. For New Year’s Eve tickets, please call 800-711-5882. Tickets start at $25 per person.

Hotel Du Pont New Year's Eve Gala
December 31, 2017
Begins at 8:00 p.m.
Ring in 2018 with a spectacular 5-course dinner, dancing and champagne at the Hotel Du Pont. Make your reservations by calling the hotel. $175 per person. 

New Years Eve at 99 Sea Level
Bethany Beach, DE
December 31, 2017
8:00 p.m.
Swing into the new year with dinner, open bar, and outside fire pit and entertainment provided by Van Williamson Jazz Trio and Marcella peter’s Band. Semi-Formal Attire. $150 per person.

New Year’s Eve at Firestone Roasting House on the Riverfront
Wilmington, DE
December 31, 2017
New Year’s Eve at FireStone is the best all-inclusive event in the area. This NYE 2018 package includes a premium open bar, full dinner buffet all night long and great entertainment! Book tickets early for the best rates. $65 ticket includes: Open Bar, Dinner Buffet, Midnight Champagne Toast, Access to inside/outside Bars, Complimentary Valet and Coat Check, Live Bands at each Bar! Call (302) 658-6626 to reserve your spot.

New Years Eve Keg Drop at Crooked Hammock
Lewes, DE
December 31, 2016
Begins at 9:00 p.m.
Ring in the New Year with Crooked Hammock Brewery's third annual New Year's Keg Drop with live music all night The Clifford Keith Band! Tickets are $50 each and include entertainment, heavy app stations, party favors and a “Celebration” beer release and toast at midnight.

New Year’s Eve with Hooked Seafood & Martini Bar Featuring Bob Lougheed & The Memphis Mafia
Rehoboth Beach, DE
December 31, 2017
$45 early seating and $110 late seating includes a Four course meal and champagne toast The late seating includes entertainment by Bob Lougheed & The Memphis Mafia.

New Years Eve at the Rusty Rudder
Dewey Beach, DE
December 31, 2016
9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Come celebrate 2018 with Love Seed Mama Jump, JJ Rupp, DJ Hugh, DJ Scooter, and DJ Red Foxx. Tickets range from $60-110 and include open bar, photo booth, buffet, and a fortune teller!

New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop
Bethany Beach, DE
December 31, 2017
10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Ring in the New Year at Bethany Beach Ocean Suites! Join us for our annual party and enjoy the live music, over 1,000 giveaways, refreshments, and our famous Beach Ball Drop at midnight! Interested in staying the night? Overnight accommodations are available at www.bboceansuites.com/events.

New Year’s Eve Bash with PhillyBloco at World Cafe Live at the Queen
Wilmington, DE
December 31, 2017
Doors: 9:00 PM/Show: 9:30 PM
PhillyBloco's twenty members return to World Cafe Live with their raucous mash-up of Samba, Funk, Reggae, and New Orleans 2nd-Line to create the ultimate New Year's Eve Dance Party. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 DOS.

New Year’s Eve Anchor Drop at Lightship Overfalls
Lewes, DE
December 31, 2017
11:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Join us when we "Drop the Anchor" celebrating the new year with hot chocolate, toasty fires and seasonal music.

News Year’s Eve Ball Drop
Dewey Beach, DE
December 31, 2017
11:30 p.m.
Move over Times Square! Delaware has its own version of the ball drop. Gather with friends and family on New Orleans Street in Dewey Beach, as we celebrate the New Year. For more information, contact 302-228-3701.

First Day Hike in the Delaware State Parks
January 1, 2018
Begin the New Year on the right foot! Take in the beautiful scenery and local wildlife with a brisk winter walk or hike at a Delaware State Park. Times vary. It is free with paid park admission.