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12 Ways to Ring in the New Year Around the Main Line

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From dancing and open bars to firework shows, the Main Line region offers so many ways to celebrate the start of the new year.

The Western suburbs are saying goodbye to 2022 with fun events happening all over the area. Whether you’re looking for live music, dancing, festive drinks or fireworks, here are ways you can celebrate the start of 2023.

Rivers Casino New Year’s Eve Fireworks

The Delaware River Waterfront boasts the area’s largest fireworks display to usher us into 2023. Set to fun music that’s sure to have you dancing, the show offers visitors two chances to enjoy it, with the first showing at 6 p.m. and the second at midnight. The 6 p.m. show will be broadcast on NBC10 if you can’t make it into the city.

Delaware River Waterfront, 121 N Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia

NYE Yacht Rock Experience at Ardmore Music Hall

Dance 2022 away at this yacht rock tribute in Ardmore. VIP booths and open bar packages are available to elevate your evening.

Ardmore Music Hall, 23 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore

Midnight in the Square

This Kennett Square tradition is back for its 10th year with live entertainment and the famous lighted mushroom. This local version of the Times Square ball drop features a lighted mushroom that will drop just before 9 p.m. A laser light show will take place later in the evening, and a food truck will be onsite if the hunger pangs strike.

103 W State St, Kennett Square

Crystal Tea Room New Year’s Eve Party

Looking for an upscale experience to ring in the New Year? Take in the beautiful views of the city at Philadelphia’s Crystal Tea Room while enjoying a six-hour open bar, buffet dinner, dancing and a festive countdown to 2023. VIP packages are available.

Crystal Tea Room, 100 E Penn Sq, #9B, Philadelphia

Anti New Year’s Eve Bash at Levante Brewing Co.


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Levante Brewing Co. is toning down the fancy frills for a lowkey evening in its West Chester taproom. The brewery invites locals to join the festivities in favorite pajamas from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. for pizza, libations and live music. If staying up past midnight isn’t your thing, a “champagne” cider toast will take place at 9 p.m.

Levante Brewing Co., 208 Carter Dr, Ste 2, West Chester

New Year’s Eve at Springfield Country Club

Celebrate at Springfield Country Club with a dinner buffet, dancing, an open bar, a midnight champagne toast and a screening of the Times Square ball drop. Tickets can be purchased online.

Springfield Country Club, 400 W Sproul Rd, Springfield

New Year’s Eve Party at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia

Guests over the age of 21 are invited to this glamorous celebration, featuring indulgent food stations and passed hors d’oeuvres as well as lively entertainment and musical performances, all while overlooking the city.

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia, 1 N 19th St, Philadelphia

Más New Year’s Eve Fiesta

Más Mexicali Cantina is ringing in the New Year with a fiesta, including an open bar, a DJ dance party, giveaways, a buffet and a champagne toast at midnight.

Más Mexicali Cantina, 102 E Market St, West Chester 

Manayunk’s Hottest NYE Bash at Manayunk Brewery

Ring in the new year at Manayunk Brewery with craft beer, DJs, dancing, food and shaken drinks. A general admission ticket includes a three-hour open bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres stations and a midnight champagne toast. Upgrade to the VIP reserved seating option for an extra hour of open bar, a private table, complimentary food and table-side cocktail service.

Manayunk Brewery, 4120 Main St, Philadelphia

NYE With Steal Your Peach at 118 North


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If you love live music, 118 North’s New Year’s Eve celebration is for you. Two bands will be performing, and each ticket includes a four-hour open bar plus food.

118 North, 118 N Wayne Ave, Wayne

German New Year’s Eve Celebration at Workhorse Brewing Company

Ring in the new year German-style at King of Prussia’s Workhorse Brewing Company. Enjoy $4 mug pours, food specials, live music and the keg drop at 6 p.m. (which is 12 a.m. in Germany).

Workhorse Brewing Company, 250 King Manor Dr, King of Prussia

For Kids: Sesame Place New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Say goodbye to 2022 with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends. A fireworks show kicks off at 7 p.m., and a special package with seasonal desserts and hot chocolate is available for purchase.

Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Rd, Langhorne

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