Out with the old, in with the new! New Year's Eve is a time to reflect on the year that has passed, and resolve to make the New Year your best one yet. 

Who are we kidding? New Year's Eve is a night to party!  #VisitWilm and ring in 2016 with some of the best parties around!


For The Kids:

New Year's Rockin' Noon

Delaware Children's Museum

550 Justinson St


11am - 12:30pm

Craft your own NYE Noisemaker, dance party & a countdown to noon with a confetti shower

Noon Year's Eve Celebration

Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Park


11am - 12:15pm

$6 Admission

Games, crafts, and a sparkling cider toast at noon




Piccolina Toscana

1412 N. Dupont St.



9pm - Midnight

$60: Open Bar, Champagne Toast, hors d'oeuvre

$30: No Open Bar, Champagne Toast, hors d'oeuvre

Music: Paul Lewis & Alyssa Lee Duo

FireStone Roasting House

110 West St


9pm - 1am

$80 - $132

Premium open bar, full dinner buffet, Champagne Toast

Music: house DJ & two local bands

VIP:  Reserved Lounge seating, private buffet & bar, 1 bottle of Veuve Clicquot per every 4 guests

Columbus Inn

2216 Pennsylvania Ave


5pm - 10pm

$75 per person Special NYE Dinner

Open Bar packages available starting at 10pm. Call for information.

World Café Live at the Queen

500 North Market St



$40 - $57 New Year's Eve With The David Bromberg Quintet


Celebrations on Market

Ciroc Around the clock NYE Celebration

340 South Market St


7pm - 1:30am

$25: Champagne toast & Hors d'oeuvres

$60: VIP - access to Ciroc Apple Heated VIP tent, heavy hors d'oeuvres, Moet champagne toast, open Ciroc bar all night.

Chelsea Tavern

821 North Market St


8pm - 1am

$75: 4-courrse dinner, Open Bar, Cocktail Hour with heavy hors d'oeuvres, champagne toast

10pm - 1am

$30: Open Bar, Champagne Toast

Music: The Joe Daphne Band

Ernest & Scott Taproom

902 North Market St


8pm - Midnight

$50: 4 hour Open Bar, Champagne Toast, 2 hours of heavy hors'doeuvres, 1 hour Midnight Mini Dessert Bar, Balloon Prize Drop at Midnight

Music: DJ Phatboy



Stone Balloon Ale House

115 E. Main St


Special New Year's Eve Menu

Call for reservations

Deer Park Tavern

108 W. Main St


DJ Dance Party with DJ Willoughby, Champagne Toast, Party Favors

Caffe Gelato

90 E. Main St


8pm - 1am

$119:  7-course dinner, dancing, live music, premium bar

10pm -1am

$79: Premium bar, cocktail party, live music, dancing


Brandywine Valley:

Brandywine Prime

1617 Baltimore Pike

Chadds Ford, PA


10pm - 1am

$49.95: Premium Open Bar, Champagne Toast, Midnight Brunch Buffett

Music: DJ

Mendenhall Inn

323 Kennett Pike

Mendenhall, PA


New Year's Eve Gala

8pm - 1am

$109.95: 5 hour premium open bar, continuous pouring of Merlot & Chardonnay throughout dinner, cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres, gourmet dinner, dessert stations, champagne toast

Music: DJ & Dancing


Other locations:

Harvest Ridge Winery

447 Westville Rd

Marydel, DE



$90 per person, $175 per couple: Joey & Gina's Italian Comedy Wedding -  Audience-interactive performance. 

Dinner provided by Piazza Mia, appetizers, dessert and a bottle of wine

Cantwell's Tavern

109 Main St.

Odessa, DE


NYE Dinner  - Reservations recommended - elegant dinner, decadent desserts & excellent cocktails

9pm - 1am

$50: Party at the Historic Bank Building - Open Bar, Party Favors, Hors d'oeuvres, desserts, Champagne Toast


While ringing in the new year in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley, make plans to stay the weekend and enjoy all the attractions our area has to offer!  Find your perfect hotel for the weekend and check out all the great events happening from December 31st - January 3rd!

NOTE: Prices and menus subject to change. Reservations are strongly recommended. Please contact individual restaurants for complete details.