NOTE: This guide is for 2011. Click here to read the 2012 Ocean County New Year’s Eve Guide
New Year’s Eve 2011 is here! It’s time to celebrate the New Year in style! Some people head to Time Square for New Years, but we all know that the best New Years Eve parties are right here at the Jersey Shore. This New Year’s Eve, say farewell to 2011 and hello to 2012 at one of Ocean County’s great New Year’s Eve parties. This is your ultimate guide of the best New Year’s Eve celebrations in Ocean County, New Jersey:
Northeast Ocean County
Martell’s Tiki Bar in Point Pleasant Beach (Tickets: $25 in advance. $30 at the door if available)
The Mike Dalton Band performs LIVE. Martell’s will have a some good food. Plus party favors, champagne and DJ Rob playing your favorite tunes.
Jenks Club in Point Pleasant Beach (Tickets: $50)
This New Years Eve party features DJ Unique and The Benjamins performing. There’s an open bar from 8PM-10PM, a buffet, and Jenks Club is open till 5AM.
Jack Baker’s Lobster Shanty in Point Pleasant Beach (Tickets: $120)
This year, Jack Baker’s has an open bar ALL NIGHT. Come to listen to Brian Kirk & The Jirks and have a fun time.
Club Maggies in Lakewood (NO COVER CHARGE)
Club Maggies will have a New Years Eve dance contest with $1000 in cash and prizes. Plus FREE champagne toast and party favors.
River Rock in Brick (Tickets: $30)
River Rock’s DJs will be playing your favorite songs all New Years Eve. There’s an Open Bar from 8PM-10PM, a Buffet that lasts after midnight and pastries will be served at 3AM.
Idle Hour in Point Pleasant (Tickets: $20)
Undispusted will be playing at Idle Hour on New Years Eve. Plus a FREE buffet, great drink specials and more!
709 in Point Pleasant Beach (Tickets: $110)
709’s DJs will having you dancing the night away! Plus, there’s good food, champagne and a 3-hour open bar.
Northwest Ocean County
Stadium After Dark in Jackson (Tickets: $35 a person, $50 a couple)
This New Year’s Eve party takes place fro 9PM-4AM. That’s right! DJ Steel will be spinning records till 4AM. Plus, there’s an open bar from 11PM-2AM and a buffet beginning at midnight.
Three B’s Bar and Bistro in Lakehurst (Tickets: $58.99 plus tip)
They’ve got a 3 Hour Open Bar till midnight. Plus LIVE entertainment and their famous signature dishes. Yummy!
Toms River Area
Spicy’s in Seaside Heights (Tickets: $30 in advance. $35 at the door)
In one section, Bullzeye will be performing rock and country music. In another section, there’s a dance party. Plus, an open bar from 8PM-11PM and a Breakfast Buffet at 4AM.
Crab’s Claw Inn in Lavallette (NO COVER CHARGE)
Trax Band will be performing tonight with champagne at midnight. And Crab’s Claw has you covered on New Year’s Day with a brunch from 10AM-4PM.
Sawmill in Seaside Park (Tickets: $25)
2 DJs + 4 Hour Open Bar = a Fun time! Plus, they’re open till 2AM!
High Velocity in Beachwood (NO COVER CHARGE)
Instant Karma will be playing LIVE tonight. Plus great drinks!
The Cove in Bayville (Tickets: $32-$40)
DJ Vibe will be spinning records upstairs and Frogmore Stew rocks the house downstairs. And a four course dinner!
Beachcomber in Seaside Heights (Tickets: $35)
Temporary Grace will be the entertainment at Beachcomber on New Years Eve 2011. Plus, an open bar from 8PM till Midnight and great food available.
Atlantic BallRoom in The Holiday Inn in Toms River (Tickets: $95-$135)
From 8PM-1AM there will be an open bar, great food, a DJ spinning great songs, party favors and more.
Southern Ocean County
Captain’s Inn in Forked River (NO COVER CHARGE)
In the lounge, Mike Kelly performs. On the dance floor, White Rabbit plays. Add great food and drinks and you got a great New Years Eve.
Longshots in Waretown (Tickets: $45 in advance. $50 at the door)
Longshots will have an open bar from 9PM to midnight. There’s a DJ, and a karaoke contest that includes great prizes such as an iPad 2, flat screen TVs and more.
Nardi’s in LBI ($70 in advance. $80 at the door)
Richie & The All Stars will be the entertainment tonight. Plus FREE pizza and drinks from 9PM-1AM.
The Gables in LBI (Tickets: $89 for the 5:30 dinner. $125 for the 8:30 dinner)
Not only a great menu, but the Gables will also have dancing and a midnight toast this New Years Eve.
Joe Pops has not just 1, but 2 bands! Shots & Goggles and The Rock Lobsters will be playing tonight. Plus a DJ. And an open bar from 9PM-1AM. Remember to dress to impress. And the bar will be open as long as the party goes.