New Year’s Eve in Fort Point

No matter if you’re on the East Coast, West Coast, or off the Coast of Antarctica, finding plans for New Year’s Eve can seem awfully daunting. But don’t fret- we at Friends of Fort Point Channel have come up with a list of the hip and happening New Year’s Eve events in Fort Point. Whether you’re looking to sip champagne at an elegant masquerade ball or join something more family-friendly, there’s an event for everyone this New Year’s Eve in Fort Point.

Bastille Kitchen

It’s time to say bonjour to 2018 at Bastille Kitchen’s Midnight in Paris New Years Eve Party! They will be serving their regular a la carte menu from 5:00-10:00PM. DJ Roger M (M-80) will start spinning beats at 10:00PM and dinner guests can enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

How to dress? Cocktail attire requested, but feel free to dress up in a look inspired by Paris Fashion Week.

Boston Children’s Museum

Let’s be honest, most of us don’t want to or just simply can’t stay up until midnight. For those of you in that boat, Boston Children’s Museum has you all covered with NOON Year. Ring in 2018 in style at a sensible time- at noon!

10:30 – 11:45AM Get ready for a festive New Year’s Celebration with crazy hat making.
11:45AM – Gather for the Countdown to Noon, and watch the crystal ball drop.

How to dress? For comfort- get ready to play and celebrate this NOON Year!

Waterfront Ice Sculpture Tour

Put on your walking shoes and get ready to stroll around at Boston Harbor Now’s New Year’s Eve on the Waterfront. View incredible ice sculptures at YOTEL Boston, the Envoy Hotel, the InterContinental, and Independence Wharf from 1:00-4:00PM PLUS enjoy Touch-a-Truck featuring the Boston Fire Museum & Boston Sparks at the Envoy Hotel.

How to dress? Warm for the weather- don’t forget your hats, scarves, and gloves folks.

City Tap House

City Tap House is turning one year old! Celebrate their birthday in style with a throwback tap takeover featuring all of their inaugural year’s event partners: Avery Brewing Company, Long Trail Brewing, Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers, Narragansett Beer, Boulevard Brewing Company, Lord Hobo, Samuel Adams, Allagash Brewing Company and Prospect Ciderworks. Plus a live band and a midnight toast.

How to dress? In your finest birthday celebratory attire- whether you choose plaid and pearls or chambray and cotton, definitely dress to impress.

Classic Harbor Line

Sail into 2018 at the Boston Harbor New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise! Step aboard the luxury yacht, Northern Lights, for a most nautical new year’s eve. This 3 hour tour includes hors d’oeuvres along with music and dancing! Drinks are available for purchase as well.

How to dress? Like Ginger or the Professor of Gilligan’s Island fame (did we mention it’s a 3 hour tour?)

InterContinental Boston

Raise a glass to the new year at the POP, FIZZ, CLINK Extravaganza at InterContinental Boston. Watch the ball drop in style with a live DJ, ice sculptures, delicious appetizers, and a hosted tasting from 9:00-11:00PM.

Party sponsored by GH Mumm Champagne and Absolut Elyx.

How to dress? In your classiest Jet Set Eleganza look, of course. Aim for looking intercontinental, and feeling intergalactic.

Menton, Drink, Sportello
Dinner 5:00-10:30PM; Masked festivities 8:00PM

Enjoy a feast fit for royalty at Menton or Sportello, or deliciously crafted beverages at Drink this New Year’s Eve. Continue the festivities at the Versailles masquerade ball in the Menton private dining room, a Venetian Masquerade at Sportello, and a French Caribbean Carnival at Drink– all 3 complete with DJs, a dance floor, snacks and cash bar!

How to dress? In your most elegant mask (no, those sheet masks from Chinatown don’t quite make the cut, unfortunately. But feel free to use some before the event!).

Oak + Rowan

Taste your way into 2018 with Oak & Rowan’s New Year’s Eve 4 Course Tasting Menu. The perfect way to start the evening festivities plus options for the limited menu and pairings. Just be sure to make a reservation!

How to dress? Ready to wear and ready to feast.


Out with the old, in with the new. Join TRADE for The Ultimate Cocktail Party with Mario the DJ, a champagne toast at midnight, passed hors d’oeuvres, and party favors.

How to dress? Trade in your regular old looks for a new one and dress boldly for this occasion.

YOTEL Boston

The name’s YOTEL, YOTEL Boston. Ring in 2018 at YOTEL Boston with their James Bond themed New Year’s Eve Rooftop Party. Enjoy a decadent atmosphere complete with casino royale tables, passed hors d’oeuvres, party favors, along with a countdown and champagne toast at midnight, all the while taking in beautiful views of the harbor and downtown Boston from their indoor/outdoor rooftop.

How to dress? Like your inner stylish secret spy.

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Brandon Mei is the Marketing and Communications Manager for Friends of Fort Point Channel.