CROWN HEIGHTS — If the thought of watching the ball drop in a crowded Manhattan club is making you cringe, never fear — we found plenty of local happenings where you can ring in the New Year in the neighborhood.
From special dinners to ticketed events to no-cover bar parties, we’ve got you covered for New Year’s Eve in Crown Heights.
(And if going out isn’t your thing, just put on a warm coat and walk over to Prospect Park for the annual fireworks display, set to go off at midnight on the Long Meadow near Grand Army Plaza.)
Check out the below list to find the perfect New Year’s Eve plans in the neighborhood:
Where: Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave.
For $20, let go of your FOMO and join the party at Friends and Lovers, with three different musical guests, party favors, champagne and "surprises," organizers said.
Where: Tooker Alley, 793 Washington Ave.
For $35, get jazzy with organ player Judd Nielsen and his band, playing all night at the fourth annual "Hobohemian Ball" at Tooker Alley, complete with a champagne toast and party favors. Reservations are required.
NEW YEAR'S EVE DINNERS
Where: Mayfield, 688 Franklin Ave.
Lobster salad toast, black truffle scallops and a $48 porterhouse steak with bordelaise are on the menu at Mayfield this New Year's Eve. Reservations are required.
Where: Tip of the Tongue, 43 Lincoln Road
For $55 a person, enjoy mulled wine or spiced cider, lentil soup or poached pear salad, a rack of lamb and seafood paella at this holiday supper club at Prospect-Lefferts Gardens favorite Tip of the Tongue. Tickets are $65 day-of.
NO-COVER BAR PARTIES
►#Keepitlocal Party at Branch Ofc., 225 Rogers Ave.
Enjoy a special hot toddy menu, $6 champagne and an early-morning happy hour from 2 to 3 a.m. at Branch Ofc.' s first New Year's Eve party at its new Rogers Avenue location.
► Grimm Ale Party at Berg'n, 899 Bergen St.
Grimm Artisanal Ales will have six beers on tap for a "takeover" at Berg'n, where DJ Evan Jones will play all night and you can watch the ball drop on the beer hall's big screen.
► Low Key NYE at Covenhoven, 730 Classon Ave.
If you're looking for a more low-key party, hop over to Covenhoven, which will be open a bit later for the holiday (until 1 a.m.) and will provide noisemakers and a midnight toast for guests.
► NYE Soiree at King Tai Bar, 1095 Bergen St.
Dancing, reggae and rum drinks are on the menu at this party at King Tai Bar, hosted by local beverage expert Shannon Mustipher.
► New Year's Party at Nostrand Avenue Pub, 658 Nostrand Ave.
Partygoers will get a hat and noisemakers at the Nostrand Avenue Pub's third annual New Year's Eve party, hosted by DJ Anna Collecta. And there will be a champagne toast at midnight.
► New Year's at Bearded Lady, 686 Washington Ave.
Get deals on music and oysters all night at the Bearded Lady New Year's party, with music, a champagne toast and free party favors.
► Dance Party at Franklin Park, 618 St. Johns Pl.
Enjoy a live DJ all night at Franklin Park's free New Year's Eve party.