It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2015 and ring in the new year. We know there are many options to choose from, so we’ve done the research for you. Here are 10 fun ways you can welcome 2016 in Southern Delaware.
Dewey Ball Drop
11:30 p.m. at New Orleans Street and Route One
After the festivities, return in the morning for the 41st Annual Dewey Dunk Plunge into the Atlantic.
Lightship Overfalls New Year’s Eve Anchor Drop
11:30 p.m. at the Ship
Join the festivities as the anchor is dropped to celebrate the new year with hot chocolate, toasty fires and seasonal music.
Town of Georgetown’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
9 p.m. at The Circle
Celebrate with music by Dirt Road Outlawz and food and drinks from many local favorites, including JD Shuckers, 16 Mile Brewing Company, Zogg’s Raw Bar & Grill, and more.
Dogfish Head 20 Beers for 20 Years New Year’s Eve Celebration
6:30 p.m. at Dogfish Head in Rehoboth Beach
Celebrate Dogfish Head’s 20th Anniversary as you ring in the new year, with a midnight toast for all those in attendance.
Starboard New Year’s Eve Celebration
7 p.m. at Starboard in Dewey Beach
A full buffet, champagne, entertainment and fully heated decks. What else do you need?
99 Sea Level New Year’s Eve Celebration
7 p.m. at 99 Sea Level in Bethany Beach
Enjoy the Van Williamson Jazz Duo from 7-9, followed by the Eric Scott Band at 9 pm., along with food stations, a full open bar, party favors and a Champagne toast at midnight.
Hollywood Horror: A New Year’s Eve Murder at the Milton
8 p.m. at the Milton Theatre
Come dressed as your 1950s Hollywood character and get ready for an evening of dinner, entertainment, dancing, and a murder.
Touch of Italy New Year’s Eve
8:30 p.m. at Touch of Italy Rehoboth Beach or Lewes
Head to Rehoboth for a full night of dinner and dancing as you ring in the new year. For a more low key night, head to Lewes for a menu of delicious Italian food and be home in time to see the ball drop on TV.
Crooked Hammock New Years Eve Keg Drop Party
9 p.m. Crooked Hammock Brewery in Lewes
Who says you need a crystal ball? Enjoy an open bar, food stations, live music, dancing and the brewer’s custom brew exclusively for this one night.
New Year’s Eve Sweet 16 Celebration
8 p.m. Atlantic Sands Hotel in Rehoboth Beach
Ring in (sweet) 2016 with a surf and turf dinner, open bar, live band, party favors, dessert extravaganza and more.