Things to Do in Rochester, New York on New Year's Eve

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Celebrate New Year's Eve in Rochester.

In New York state, the biggest celebration may take place in Times Square, but other towns and cities have New Year's Eve events every year as well. Rochester offers residents and guests annual New Year's Eve celebrations that range from family-friendly to adults-only, from Main Street to hotel ballrooms.


Hyatt Regency

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Young people celebrating New Year's Eve

The Hyatt Regency's New Year's Eve Extravaganza rings in the New Year with style. Every year, the Hyatt throws a New Year's Eve party complete with a buffet dinner and a massive breakfast buffet. Tickets to the Hyatt's New Year's Eve party include entrance into the party, dinner, party favors, and a room in the hotel for the night, meaning you can let loose and ring in the New Year without having to drive home. Tired guests can opt for late checkout on New Year's Day. The Hyatt requests that guests abide by the semi-formal dress code. Ticket prices vary from year to year and can be obtained through the hotel.

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Hyatt Regency 125 East Main St. Rochester, NY 14621 800-233-1234

City of Rochester

New Year's Eve fireworks show

The City of Rochester's annual New Year's Eve celebration happens downtown and is a family-friendly celebration. Vendors spend the evening selling their wares to guests of the celebration, and you can escape the cold weather inside the Convention Center while you listen to live music. As midnight gets closer, make your way over to the Main Street Bridge, where the mayor will make an appearance to ring in the New Year with a fireworks show. Contact the City of Rochester for information regarding this year's New Year's Eve celebration.


City of Rochester New Year's Eve Celebration Main Street Rochester, NY 14621 585-428-6697

Clarion Riverside Hotel

Clarion's New Year's Eve dinner buffet

Ring in the New Year at the Clarion Riverside Hotel. The Clarion throws its annual New Year's Eve celebration with ticket packages offering you the opportunity to stay the night at the hotel. The Clarion's New Year's Eve celebration includes five hours of open bar, a dinner buffet, and hor d'oeuvres throughout the night. Your ticket package includes a room at the Clarion complete with a breakfast buffet and the option to check out late. Toast the New Year with champagne before heading up to your room. Prices vary from year to year, so contact the hotel for information regarding this year's upcoming New Year's Eve celebration.

Clarion Riverside Hotel 120 East Main St. Rochester, NY 14621 585-564-6400



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