How to Spend New Year’s Eve in NYC!

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Just because you can’t attend or host a big party this year doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate a NYC New Year’s Eve (in your living room) in total style!

Pekarna New York
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Call ahead to pick up a few specialty cocktails from this Slovenian-American restaurant on the Upper West Side. Sip an Uptown Girl (vodka, Giffard Violette liqueur, white cranberry juice, and limoncello) and cheers to the end of this crazy year.

Time’s Up! New Year’s Eve Bike Ride

Cycle into 2021 during the annual Time’s Up! bike ride through NYC. There are separate start times at four different locations, so you can participate no matter what borough you live in.

Food From the Fulton

If you can’t dress up for New Year’s Eve, why not have a fancy dinner instead? World-renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is offering top-notch dishes from the Fulton for your last meal of 2020.

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Parklife’s NYE Around the World

Parklife throws all of the traditional New Year’s Eve rules out the window with this event. Toast to a different city at “midnight” every two hours while enjoying a prix-fixe setup and games hosted by Bobby Hankinson.

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NYE Comedy Mega Show 2021

There wasn’t much to smile about in 2020, but we’re still looking forward to seeing these stand-up comedians ring in the New Year with a few much-needed laughs.

Virtual NYRR Resolution Run 5K

You can’t run away from your problems, but you can run away from 2020! Take your first steps into 2021 during the Virtual Resolution Run, a 3.1-mile race starting at midnight tonight!

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Need more NYE ideas? The experts at What Should We Do are here to help.