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.

Noon Year’s Eve Celebration at the Brandywine Zoo
Wilmington, DE
December 31, 2018
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.

New Year's Rockin' Noon at The Delaware Children’s Museum
Wilmington, DE
December 31, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Let the countdown begin! Ring in 2019 at the DCM with a special New Year's Eve countdown celebration that won't conflict with your kid's bedtime. The DCM is ready to ring in the New Year with confetti and YOU! Enjoy live music, take a final 2018 family photo at the DCM photo op, and help us countdown to the New Year and our annual confetti cannon blasts! 

The Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party Package at the Hilton Wilmington/Christiana
Wilmington
December 31, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Indulge in 4 hour open bar, 5 course dinner, overnight accommodations, midnight champagne toast and balloon drop, late night dessert buffet, and MUCH more. Book this package and stay on December 30th for FREE. You will be granted access to our exclusive Football Party. The Philadelphia vs. Washington game will be projected onto a large screen in our Ballroom. You will receive one complimentary beverage, and football snacks for the duration of the game.

New Year’s Eve at the Atlantic Sands
Rehoboth Beach, DE
December 31, 2018
Ring in 2019 and enjoy live music from The Sons of Pirates. Purchase the room and ticket deal and you will get to enjoy a 4-hour open bar, dinner buffet, champagne bubbly bar, dessert station, party favors and a morning after brunch! Reservations are now being accepted.

Starboard New Year's Eve Celebration
Dewey Beach, DE
December 31, 2018
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, 2018
Fire and Ice is taking New Year’s Eve “To the Max”! Enjoy lively music and a champagne toast at midnight. Doors will open at 8:00 p.m. For New Year’s Eve tickets, please call 800-711-5882. Tickets start at $45 per person. 

New Years Eve at 99 Sea Level
Bethany Beach, DE
December 31, 2018
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, 2018
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! This year features not only DJ Willoughby & DJ NikNax but also LauraLea & Tripp Fabulous and The Stereo Giants! Docklands (Formerly FireStone) is the only place to celebrate inside and out. We will have our spacious bar inside open as well as our popular patio bar completely enclosed and heated for your enjoyment. Get your tickets early while they are at their lowest price of the year!

New Years Eve Keg Drop at Crooked Hammock
Lewes, DE
December 31, 2018
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 $99 each and include entertainment, heavy app stations, party favors and a special glitter beer release and toast at midnight.

New Years Eve at the Rusty Rudder
Dewey Beach, DE
December 31, 2018
9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Come celebrate 2019 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 Years Eve at the Bottle & Cork
Dewey Beach, DE
December 31, 2018
9:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Come celebrate 2019 with famous American DJ White Panda! Opening for NYE the Bottle & Cork is known for throwing the best concerts at the beach! Tickets are $39. 

New Year's Eve Beach Ball Drop
Bethany Beach, DE
December 31, 2018
8:30 p.m. – 1:00 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 Anchor Drop at Lightship Overfalls
Lewes, DE
December 31, 2018
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, 2018
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.