Party, Dine And More At New Year’s Eve Events

December 26, 2018
Party, Dine And More At New Year’s Eve Events

Let’s celebrate.

As 2018 comes to a close, reflect on the past 365 days with those you love at events around the region. Weekend Times put together this handy guide to New Year’s Eve events in Northeast Pennsylvania.

From family-friendly parties to masquerade balls, there’s a way for everyone to ring in 2019.


Countdown to Noon — New Year’s Eve Party, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children receive party favors, hot chocolate and snacks and do activities. Super Bounce, 1024 Wyoming Ave., Midway Shopping Center, Wyoming. $10. 570-609-5944.

New Year’s Eve Bowling Party at Chacko’s Family Bowling Center, 3 to 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Choose one of two time slots. Lane reservations recommended. 195 N. Wilkes-Barre Blvd., Wilkes-Barre. 570-208-2695.

New Year’s Eve Champagne Dinner, 5 to 9 p.m. Features five-course dinner with a complimentary glass of Champagne. Pocono Manor Resort & Spa, 1 Manor Drive, Pocono Manor. $100 Champagne dinner/$125 Champagne dinner and New Year’s Eve Gala. 570-839-7111.

New Year’s Eve at Thirst T’s Bar & Grill, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Features performances by Better Than Bad Duo and Jeff Young and Ben Bush. There also will be hats, horns and a free Champagne toast at midnight. 120 Lincoln St., Olyphant. 570-489-9901.

New Year’s Eve Bowling Parties at Idle Hour Lanes, 6 to 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Choose one of two time slots during cosmic bowling. Lane reservations required. 2008 Scranton-Carbondale Highway, Scranton. 570-489-7526.

New Year’s Eve Bowling Parties at South Side Bowl, 6 to 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Choose one of two time slots during cosmic bowling. Lane reservations required. 125 Beech St., Scranton. 570-961-5213.

Black and White Masquerade, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Features Champagne toast, party favors and specialty cocktail. Bar Louie at Mohegan Sun Pocono, 1280 Route 315, Plains Twp. $10. 570-831-2100 or mohegansunpocono.com.

Canteen Park presents: NYE with Jordan Ramirez and the Tribe, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Canteen Park, 181 Market St., Kingston. $40 dinner and party/$10 party only. 570-213-0992.

Heat’s 2019 New Year’s Eve Bash, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Hosted by Estella Sweet and Andrew Oddgenus. Music by DJ Brad Baesic. Champagne toast at midnight. 69-71 N. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-266-8952 or heatnepa.com.

New Year’s Eve at 279 Bar & Grill, 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Features music by Sound Decisions DJs. 279 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. 570-235-1037 or 279barandgrill.com.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre East Mountain, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Features a five-hour open bar, hors d’oeuvres, three-course dinner, a Champagne toast at midnight and a breakfast available at 1 a.m. 600 Wildflower Drive, Wilkes-Barre. $109.

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Features live music and farm-to-table stations. Bring a mask or borrow one. The Settlers Inn, 4 Main Ave., Hawley. $85. 570-226-2993 or thesettlersinn.com.

New Year’s Eve at Bart & Urby’s, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Features entertainment by Wifimami, Moxyy, D@Nk, Note Wise and Goodman. 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $5 cover. 570-970-9570 or bartandurbys.com.

New Year’s Eve with Mountain Sky Orchestra, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Renegades Saloon, 1058 Main St., Newfoundland. 570-252-4299.

NYEmo Night Live Band Emo and Pop-Punk Karaoke Party, 9 p.m. The Emo Band performs. There also will be DJs spinning emo and pop-punk hits. River Street Jazz Cafe, 665 N. River St., Plains Twp. $12 advance/$15 day of show. emowrld.com.

Ringing in the New Year with the Boastfuls, 9 to 1:30 p.m. Features cocktail party menu. Reservations required. Backyard Ale House, 523 Linden St., Scranton. $74 general/$24 designated driver. 570-955-0192 or backyard alehouse.com.

SaturBae’s annual New Year’s Eve Bash, 9 p.m. A portion of proceeds go to Brian Craig, who is battling cancer. The Bog, 341 Adams Ave., Scranton, $5. facebook.com/saturbaescranton.

New Year’s Eve Dance Party with the Soul Crackers, 9:30 p.m. Mauch Chunk Opera House, 14 W. Broadway, Jim Thorpe. $12 advance/$15 at door. 570-325-0249 or mcohjt.com.

New Year’s Eve Gala: All That Glitters, 9:30 p.m. Pocono Manor Resort & Spa, 1 Manor Drive, Pocono Manor. $40 adults/$25 children/free for ages 4 and younger. 570-839-7111.

Big Apple New Year’s Eve Party, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Wet Nightclub at Mount Airy Casino, 312 Woodland Road, Mount Pocono. $40 advance. 877-682-4791 or mountairycasino.com.

New Year’s Eve at 12 Penny Saloon, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Hats and noise makers, light buffet and Champagne toast at midnight. Watch the live ball drop from New York City on the large video wall. Music by DJ Brian K. 3501 Birney Ave., Moosic. $5 cover. 570-941-0444 or 12pennysaloon.com.

New Year’s Eve at Levels Bar & Grill. Features music by DJ Fritz, Woogie, Front, Ransom and Thomas Weis. 519 Linden St., Scranton. 570-237-2076.

New Year’s Eve at Ali Baba Liquor Lounge. Performance by Lou Got Cash. Complimentary food buffet at 11 p.m. and balloon drop at midnight. 219 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. $20 at door. 570-829-1403 or eventbrite.com.

New Year’s Eve at the Woodlands Inn & Resort. Entertainment by Popstar Drive. Features five-course surf-and-turf dinner and a five-hour open bar. 1073 Route 315, Plains Twp. $149. 570-824-9831 or thewoodlandsresort.com.

New Year’s Eve at POSH at the Scranton Club. Features Champagne toast and special menu. Call to reserve. 404 N. Washington Ave., Scranton. 570-955-5890.

Evolution Nightclub New Year’s Eve Dance Party. Features a complimentary drink and Champagne toast at midnight with hats and noisemakers. The Woodlands, 1073 Highway 315, Plains Twp. $20 in advance. 570-824-9831.

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gmazur@timesshamrock.com; 570-348-9127;

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