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Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Philadelphia

Get out your party hats and chill the champagne — it’s time to party like it’s 2017. Browse more places to count down to the New Year in Philly, below.


SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront
Philadelphia will ring in 2017 not once but two times during the SugarHouse New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Delaware River Waterfront. With shows at 6 p.m. and midnight, revelers of all ages will have a chance to celebrate the New Year. Best of all, there are plenty of great places to watch the spectacular show.

New Year’s Eve Parties on Ice at Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
The Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest offers one of the best views of the fireworks on New Year’s Eve. Folks can lace up their ice skates for the New Year’s Eve Parties on Ice at the waterfront rink, which will fill with music, food, drinks and other entertainment. Outdoor seating is in abundance to watch the show, and the festivities inside the Winterfest tent add a cozy touch to the holiday celebration.

New Year’s Eve at SugarHouse Casino
In addition to presenting both New Year’s Eve fireworks shows, SugarHouse Casino is a destination of its own for explosive fun on December 31. SugarHouse hosts a grand celebration with an open bar, live music from Burnt Sienna, a complimentary champagne toast, a private viewing area for the midnight fireworks display over the Delaware River and more.

New Year’s Eve on the Moshulu
Have a sweet celebration aboard the Moshulu as you prepare to ring in the New Year. Head to the deck for great views of the fireworks as well as a dessert buffet, a cash bar and live music. For a more extravagant celebration, enjoy a four-course feast before the fireworks. A jazz trio will perform onboard, piano will be played in the dining room and a DJ will spin on the mid-deck, allowing you to pick the ambiance you want for ringing in 2017!

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