New Years Eve Parties Across Baltimore

New Years Eve Parties Across Baltimore

Drink lovers of every imaginable stripe join together and clink glasses at the stroke of midnight all across Baltimore every New Year's Eve. Whether you are looking for the perfect wine pairing or the best open bar, here are some of the many options that are out there for you to choose from.


Events for Everyone

Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular

9 PM-12:30 AM; Free

Inner Harbor (Pratt St. and Light St.; 410-752-8632)

With music starting at 9 PM, join in a 30 year tradition at the Baltimore Inner Harbor.  Fireworks go off at the stroke of midnight and can be seen from many of the nearby neighborhoods as well.


Events for Craft Beer Lovers

New Year’s Eve at the Alehouse

Reservations 5-11 PM; $49

Heavy Seas Alehouse (1300 Bank St.; 410-522-0850)

Enjoy a three course meal and a champagne midnight toast featuring the best of the Heavy Seas Alehouse menu and specials cooked up just for the occasion.  Beer and wine pairings are available for an additional fee.  


Events for Danceaholics

Downtown Countdown

9 PM-2 AM; $109 general admission, $149 VIP - prices increase as date approaches

The Grand Historic Venue (300 Light St.; 410-528-1234)

For the fifth year in a row  Mother’s Federal Hill Grill has teamed up with Lindy Promotions to bring you one of Baltimore’s best formal New Year’s Eve celebrations. VIP tickets are available in addition to general admission and can be purchased here or at co-sponsor


New Year’s Eve Lounge Party at Wit & Wisdom

9 PM-2 AM; $10 cover charge, PAYG

Wit & Wisdom (200 International Dr.; 410-576-5800)

Continue the celebration in Wit & Wisdom’s Lounge with spectacular views of the fireworks and live DJ entertainment through 2:00 am. For more information or to make reservations call 410.576.5800.


Baltimore’s NYE Live!

9 PM-1 AM; $95

Power Plant Live! (34 Market Pl.; 410-727-5483)

Ring in the New Year at Baltimore's BIGGEST New Year's Eve Party - Only at Power Plant Live! This year's party features the Mid Atlantic's hottest deejays spinning Live! stage and in each venue. PLUS, the Mid Atlantic's biggest Times Square ball drop broadcast on two 20’ LED screens and more! Tickets can be purchased here.


Big Night Baltimore

9 PM-2 AM; $109.99 general admission; $189.99 VIP - prices will increase as day approaches)

The Sheraton Baltimore City Center (101 W Fayette St.; 410-752-1100)

Presented by 106.5 this massive party has nine themed areas, open bars, and food buffets all night. General admission as well as VIP tickets are selling quickly and can be purchased here.


Events for Mixology Fans

New Year’s Eve Dinner

5PM-close; $65 3-course, $90 5-course, plus drink pairings

B&O Brasserie (2 North Charles St.; 443-692-6172)

This year make plans to enjoy a 3 or 5-course menu with options drink pairings. Reservations are encouraged by calling 443-692-6172 or visiting their website.


New Year’s Eve Dinner at Wit & Wisdom

5-6:30 PM 3-course, 8-9:30 5-course; $80 3-course, $150 5-course, plus drink pairings

Wit & Wisdom (200 International Dr.; 410-576-5800)

Got late night plans? Kick off the day with an early 3-course seating and enjoy Chef Zack Mills’ creations.  If you are looking for a late night event check out the 5-course seating and stay for a champagne toast at midnight.



5:30-6:30 PM 5-course, 8-9 PM 8-course; $75 5-course, $105 8-course, plus drink pairings

PABU (725 Aliceanna St.; 410-223-1460)

Join this harborside Japanese favorite for either their 5 or 8-course seatings. Both menus will feature some of Executive Chef Jonah Kim’s signature dishes and their fantastic cocktail menu will be available to enhance the meal.


Dinners with Wine Pairings

New Year’s Eve Dinner 2013

Reservations all night; $59 add $30 to include wine pairings

Wine Market Bistro (921 E. Fort Ave.; 410-244-6166)

Join them for a celebratory night of delicious food, libations, and fun! Tickets include 4 courses including delicious options from cauliflower apple soup to whipped gorgonzola. Call 410-244-6166 to make your reservation.


New Year’s Eve 2013 Festivities

6:30 PM and 9:30 PM seatings; $100, $135 with wine pairing and $125, $160 with wine pairings

Waterfront Kitchen (1417 Thames St.; 443-681-5310)

Enjoy a five-course dinner featuring entrees including Rutabaga Gnocchi and Pan Roasted Chesapeake Bay Rockfish with Saffron Risotto and Zupaca Rum infused Fall Spice Cake with complimentary glass of Champagne and at the 9:30 PM seating you can enjoy front-row harbor-view seats from their private balcony. Call 443-681-5310 for reservations or order online.


New Year’s Eve with Petit Louis Bistro

Reservations all evening; $79 or $119 with wine pairings

Petit Louis Bistro (4800 Roland Ave.; 410-366-9393)

Bonne Annee! Wake up your New Year at the stroke of midnight at Petit Louis. Celebrate with a multi-course menu featuring many French delicacies. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling the restaurant.


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