2016 is drawing to a close, so that can only mean one thing: PARTY!!!
The island of Puerto Rico really knows how to a throw a party especially a party to celebrate the New Year, so here at TastingPuertoRico we would like to wish year a very Happy New Year and hope 2017 turns out to be a great one for you.
To help you celebrate the New Year in style, we have put together a comprehensive list of the best New Year’s Eve Parties and Celebrations around the island.
The Last Party of the Year @ El Mercado de Paseo Caribe
Say goodbye to 2016 in the most exciting party in town with live music, amazing food, great drinks and two different settings.
El Mercado Stage:
Santiago Mzna, Pupy Santiago, DJ Ment
Plaza Level Stage:
License to Swing, Midnight Band
19 Restaurants. 7 Bars. No Cover Charge from 8am – 2pm
Parking options available include: Paseo Caribe, Caribe Hilton*, Normandie*, El Escambrón*, Puerto Rico Convention Center*
*Complimentary shuttles will offer transportation to and from the alternate parking areas and Paseo Caribe.
More Info: El Mercato de Paseo Caribe
Celebrate the New Year @ Emigrante Gastrobar by Chef Christian Quiñones
Welcome in 2017 @ Emigrante Gastrobar, with an Open Bar, ½ Bottle of Champagne, choice of 2 Tapas and DJ. The party starts at 8pm until 2am with a cost of $75 per person plus taxes
More Info: Emigrante Gastrobar
NYE 2017 @ TRYP by Wyndham Isla Verde
Say hello to 2017 @ Vista del Mar Lounge with a Christmas Themed Dinner and live music. The celebrations start at 8pm until 1am with a cost of $ 60pp + taxes and $29pp + taxes aofr children under 12 years
More Info: TRYP by Wyndham Isla Verde
New Year’s Wonderland @ Caribe Hilton
Celebrate the New Year with the music of DJ Xtasis, Iván Robles, Plena Libre, Banda Sin Prisa, DJ James Soto, DJ Predator, DJ Lightning, DJ R15 and DJ JC and Unna, and more surprises. Tickets are $97.76 through December 29, afterwards will cost $121.97 per person. VIP tickets are $152.47. Prices do not include tax.
More Info: Caribe Hilton
San Juan Marriot Resort & Stellaris Casino
Bring in the New Year at the San Juan Marriott’s lobby with live music, an open bar and midnight asopao (hearty rice and pigeon pea soup)
The part runs from 9pm. to 3am and the Entrance fee is $130 before December 27, afterwards will be $160 per person.
More Info: San Juan Marriot Resort
Eternal’s Fire & Ice New Year’s Eve 2017 Party @ Condado Plaza Hilton Hotel
Condado Plaza “Eternal’s Fire & Ice New Year’s Eve 2017 Party” features En Klabe and DJ Phred, an open bar on selected brands and traditional asopao.
The cost is cost $125 per adult and $30 per child.
More Info: Condado Plaza Hilton & (787) 3030-0334
Illusions New Year’s Event @ Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino in the Convention District
At the “Illusions New Year’s Event” all of the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino’s bars will be serving premium drinks and asopao late at night and will feature music by Limi-T 21 , La Secta, Ritmo y Clave, Ale Croatto, DJ Otrip, DJ Víctor Carmona, YoFred, DJ Vanvrie and DJ Louie Love, among others.
Tickets cost $150 plus the service charge.
More Info: Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino
Jolgorio 2017 @ The Sheraton Hotel in Old San Juan
Jolgorio 2017 is a gastronomic festival to see in the New Year with a welcome cocktail, open bar and a bottle of champagne. Entertainment will be provided by Edwin Castro, Furia Ardiente and Frankie Sánchez.
Tickets are $139 plus taxes
More Info: The Sheraton Hotel in Old San Juan
Cirque de Caraïbe Carnival Party @ The Ritz-Carlton in San Juan
The “Cirque de Caraïbe Carnival Party” will be held in the hotels ballroom from 8pm to 1am and will feature live music, food and drinks.
Tickets are $ 75 plus taxes.
More Info: The Ritz-Carlton in San Juan & (787) 253-1700 ext. 4177
New Year @ The Intercontinental Hotel in San Juan
The Intercontinental Hotel will host 3 New Year’s Eve eventsL
the Grand Ballroom will feature unlimited premium drinks and dinner with Puerto Rican buffet, with live music by Don Perigñón and La Puerrriqueña and La Patrulla 15 and will cost $149 plus taxes.
The Preciosa Ballroom and feature a dinner buffet, unlimited drinks and live music by Joseph Fonseca, Plenéalo and Conjunto Somos and will cost $149 plus taxes.
The Q Bar Lounge will feature a live band and DJ music and the cost is $225 plus taxes per table of four and includes a bottle of champagne.
More Info: Intercontinental Hotel in San Juan
The Best New Year’s Eve Celebration @ The Embassy Suites in San Juan
“The Best New Year’s Eve Celebration” @ The Embassy Suites will feature 2 events:
The “Oasis Jackpot Celebration” featues live music and costs is $220 plus taxes per table of four and includes a bottle of sparkling wine.
The “New Year’s Ballroom Bash” with feature live music a buffet dinner and open bar and costs $150 plus taxes per person
Both events run from 8pm to 1am
More Info: The Embassy Suites
Bubbles @ El Ultra Lounge & Club BRAVA
‘BUBBLES’ presented by Ciroc, is the busiest party of the year, in the most ‘in’ place and the best atmosphere. Located in the Hotel San Juan lobby, BUBBLES New Year’s Bash starts at 10pm with DJ LM live with its ultra sounds and super hits with dancing until dawn.
More Info: Club Brava 787-547-0707
New Years Party @ Blue Martini on Paseo Caribe
The Blue Martini Lounge at Paseo caribe will be partying from 4pm with live bands, DJs, bottle of champagne and open bar with premium spirits. For reservations and tickets call (787) 669-9320.
More Info: Blue Martini @ Paseo Caribe
Rio Grande & Fajardo
Grand New Year’s Eve Celebration @ Wyndham Rio Mar
Celebrate the New Year with 3 options at the Wyndham Rio Mar:
The Rio Mar Ballroom will offer a New Year’s Eve Buffet from 8pm – 1am featuring a Full Open Bar, Midnight Champagne Toast, Midnight Fireworks and Live entertainment by Countdown and DJ (from 9pm To 1am).
The cost is $169 pp + tax and $50 for children
NYE Party @ the Lobby bar from 9pm to 2am, featuring live Entertainment by Oasis (10pm) and Dj (from 8pm). There will be a;; night specials on Bottles of wine, tapas menu and asopao # midnight (additional $6 pp). The cost is $125 for a 2 person table (including a bottle champagne), $200 for a 4 person table (including 2 bottles champagne) and $250 for a 6 person table (including a bottle champagne))
NYE Dinner Celebration @ Palio / Shimas / Iguanas Restaurants from 6-10pm which will be offering a special NYE Dinner menu
More Info: Wyndham Rio Marhttps://www.facebook.com/WyndhamRioMar
Celebrate the New Year @ El Conquistador Hotel in Fajardo
El Conquistador Hotel feature a New Year Eve’s party in the lobby area with Latin music and a celebration in the pool area with DJ music. A Fireworks display will fill the air at the stroke of midnight.
More Info: El Conquistador Hotel & (787) 863-1000
Celebrate the New Year @ Embassy Suites Dorado del Mar Beach Resort in Dorado
You have your choice of 3 events at the Embassy Suites Dorado, choose from:
Gisselle and Plena Herencia
Juan Vélez and DJ Mauro
More Info: Embassy Suites Dorado (787) 796-6125 ext. 3026/3063
New Year’s Eve @ Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve
Celebrate the New Year at the Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve starting at 10pm with live music, DJ, countdown, open bar and asopao.
Tickets are $95 plus taxes per person.
More Info: Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve & (787) 626-1100 ext. 3063
Rincon & Mayaguez
Traditional New Year’s Eve Party @ The Rincón of the Seas Hotel
Celebrate the New Year with a garden dinner buffet, dancing in the Grand Caribbean Ballroom with the Moisés Cancel Orchestra, DJ music, a toast, midnight asopao and happy hours.
More Info: The Rincón of the Seas Hotel (787) 823-7500
Super New Year’s Bash @ The Mayagüez Resort & Casino
The “Super New Year’s Bash” features a dinner buffet, asopao and a drink and music by Melina The cost is is $135 plus taxes per person
More Info: The Mayagüez Resort & Casino
Great New Year’s Eve Party at The Ponce Hilton
Dinner and New Year’s Eve Dance at La Terraza from 7pm with buffet dinner, a glass sparkling, asopao at midnight and music from the Orquesta Rebelde and DJ.
The cost is $115pp + tax and $49 + tax for children from 6 to 12 years old
Great New Year’s Eve Party at Pavilion Lounge with a Farewell Parade from 6 to 8pm with a Happy Hour, DJ Elvin Costas y Parranderos music.
Farewell Party from 8pm with Dance music from the Zone K-ribe group, Red Alert Band and DJ D’Alverio. The cost for a 4 person table is $150 +tax
More Info: The Ponce Hilton
Make sure to contact the organizers to make reservations for the events, and remember you are bound to find a party happening at every bar around the island.
Have a Great 2017
Resource: fireworks by AnthonyCamp using CC License