New Year’s Eve Happenings

Greater Newburyport Suggestions to Ring in the New Year 2022

New Year's Eve, Newburyport, MA

Parties and Dining  to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Newburyport

Looking for New Year’s Eve fun in Greater Newburyport? From countdowns to dining experiences, there are plenty of options toNew Year's Eve, Newburyport MA ring in the New Year—VIP Style! Whether you’re looking to dress up for a formal party, join friends at your favorite local bar or enjoy a relaxing early dinner, Newburyport VIP has plenty of New Year’s Eve suggestions!

For revelers hoping to stay out late for a countdown to midnight—Brine, Joy Nest, Mission Oak Grill, Plum Island Beachcoma, Seaglass and The Winner’s Circle will all be staying open and celebrating into 2022 with champagne toasts. From a roaring 20’s theme party to more romantic sit-down options to live DJs and dancing, there’s a party for everyone this New Year’s Eve! Fun 2019 picture from the Plum Island Beachcoma featured here. More details for events are on the Newburyport Events Calendar.

If you’re hoping to grab a nice dinner earlier in the night on New Year’s Eve and be home in time to watch the ball drop from the comfort of your couch—Capri, The Grog, Oregano’s, Park Lunch, Plum Island Grille, Ristorante Molise, and Sea Level will all be open for business and serving up delicious meals worthy of a 2021 send off. Call ahead to check on special menu options and if they will be accepting reservations.

And when the confetti has all fallen and you wake up to your first day of 2022, keep the party going with a celebratory brunch at Sea Glass. This restaurant will be pouring Bloody Mary’s and champagne with their brunch menu. If you’re hoping to sleep in and grab a bite later in the day, swing by Paddle Inn where they will be featuring a tasty Chinese menu for New Year’s Day from 2-8 pm. You can also place an order in advance for Paddle Inn Chinese takeout.

Open Until Midnight:
Brine – limited menu and tasting menu with midnight champagne toast. Reserve online or call. (978) 358-8479
Joy Nest – Roaring 20’s Party: delicious food, craft cocktails, live music and champagne toast. Reserve online or call. (978) 572-1615
Mission Oak Grill -dinner specials with last seating at 10:30 and midnight champagne toast.
Plum Island Beachcoma – DJ and dancing, dinner specials and a midnight toast, open at 4 for dinner & party starts at 8.
Seaglass – Midnight by the Sea Gala, 3 course dinner, dessert, dancing & decadence starting at 8 pm. Purchase tickets ASAP.
The Winner’s Circle – kitchen is open until 11pm, serving their regular menu. Bar is open until 1am.

Open for Dinner:
Capri – dinner from 4-9 pm, bar open until 10 or later with chef specials.
Grog – enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner from 11:30 – 8:30 pm. (978) 465-8008
Oregano’s– serving their full menu from 12 – 10 pm. (978) 462-5013
Park Lunch – serving dinner specials, Prime Rib & Seafood Florentine with kitchen open until 9 pm, bar until 11.
Plum Island Grille – dinner in the Dining Room or Bahama Bob Live & Hors D’oeuvres, Sunset Bar 6:30-8:30 pm. (978) 463-2290
Ristorante Molise – enjoy a delicious dinner from 3-9 pm.(978) 388-4844
Sea Level – serving dinner until 10:30 pm. Order takeout online or call for reservations. (978) 462-8862

The restaurants highlighted in this article are suggestions from It features customer’s of ours who have provided us with information about their New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day happenings. This not a complete list of all restaurants open for New Year’s Eve. We encourage folks to support any of our local restaurants.

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