The Top 5 NYE Parties in Downtown NYC

by Blaine Ashley

Five-weeks -- snag your New Years Eve party tickets. Four-weeks -- book a car service to chauffer you and your crew around town. Three-weeks – ladies, buy your hot party dresses and gents, rent a dapper tux. Two-weeks – make pre-party plans. And, at the one-week countdown, get excited because in seven-days you’ll be ringing in 2013 in the best city in the USA – NYC.

Seeking the hottest spot to settle into on NYE that’ll surely meet all of your party needs, wants and dreams? All week, we’re  serving up the best parties happening across the city starting with 5 HOT FETES in DOWNTOWN NYC:

Pier 36 with Headliner, DJ Armin van Buuren presents a New Years Eve 2013 electronic dance music extravaganza featuring a live performance by DJ MAG’s #1 voted DJ, Armin van Buuren at Pier 36, Manhattan’s mammoth 64k square foot pier jutting out onto Manhattan’s East River with breathtaking views of the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges and the Statue of Liberty.  On the most epic night of the year, dance music enthusiasts and New Years Eve revelers alike will come together from all over the world and unite under one roof for a full-throttle New Year’s Eve event. Lose yourself this New Years Eve at Pier 36 with Armin van Buuren.

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Santos Party House

Shut down the house at this after-party hot spot! Designed as a concert hall, dance club and lounge, Santos Party House is a triple threat. The focus at Santos Party House this New Years Eve is for people of all dances to revel in this hot house. Late night party rompers of all styles and intoxication levels can line up and enter this bi-level 8,000 square foot ex- factory to enjoy a night of dancing and partying. Santos boasts one of the best sound systems with 16 towering speakers exploding 150,000 watts of beats into the music factory and doesn’t let anything get in the way of that wondrous noise: both upstairs and lower levels come equipped with simple stages, disco balls, black-paint, witty slogans, and a colorful array of ever-changing decorations. If you’re at Santos for New Years, you know you’re having a good time. 

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New York City's largest New Year's Eve event producer is proud to present Capitale New York’s 11th Annual New Year's Eve 2013 Gala. Embrace the spirit and the energy of the most captivating night of the year surrounded in white glove glitz, glam and pizazz! The magnificent, luxurious setting of Capitale evokes the mystery and romance of Venice, bedazzling its guests with classic European charm and sophistication. Capitale is an ultra-exclusive private event space celebrated as the ultimate party destination of choice for the upper echelon of music, movies, fashion and runway. The awe-inspiring interior is the perfect backdrop to bid adieu to 2012 and to welcome 2013 in elegant five star fashion. This New Year’s Eve extravaganza is as big, bold and vivacious as the venue itself. Capitale boasts an immense 40,000sf, multi-level, multi-room layout including two ballrooms and three private VIP rooms - ideal for partygoers to mix, mingle, frisk, frolic and cavort the night away in supreme style. Bring the high energy party atmosphere to new heights and set the night ablaze until the wee hours of 2013 with a mega-hot world renowned DJ spinning tantalizing beats on the state of the art JBL digital sound and lighting system.

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Ella Lounge

Meet the most popular girl in town for New Year’s Eve 2013! Ella bar and lounge is her name and a wildly sophisticated and unabashed New Year’s Eve celebration is her game. Ella is one of the swankiest, most innovative hot spots to explode onto the scene and her namesake is one of the greatest jazz legends of all times, Fitzgerald, of course. Jazz up your festivities and head downtown to Manhattan’s vibrant East Village and discover the gem of all gems in the world of swank watering holes. Downtown debonairs and dashing diva’s in search of the most up to the moment nocturnal delights revel in the world of Ella where the old world charm of Hollywood in the roaring 1920’s reigns supreme. True to the full frontal fashion and frivolity of the decadent era, the décor pays homage to Art Deco complete with dramatic chandeliers, Vintage Chanel posters, exposed brick walls and oversized mirrors. The buzz around town is that the red semicircular banquettes in Ella are the originals from the green room at the Academy Awards. Yes, it’s quite possible you are sitting in the very spot where Oscar winning greatness sat! New Year’s Eve at Ella will be sexy, strong and vivacious. What more can you ask for from a party!  The décor is captivating, the charm is off the charts and the vibe…totally off the hook!

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This New Year's Eve, make a difference! Go green and end your night at New York City's first eco-friendly, LEED* registered nightclub- Greenhouse. Located in the vibrant neighborhood of SoHo, stands this lush eco-friendly nightlife oasis amidst the urban jungle of Manhattan. Get ready to rock, revel, dance and prance in supreme eco-friendly style! From the moment you step into Greenhouse’s sprawling 6000 sf ultra-luxe bi-level space, you’ll know you’ve arrived at the most captivating and glamorous “tree-house” in New York City. In true sophisticated, velvet-roped fashion of Manhattan’s smoldering hot VIP nightclub circuit, Greenhouse is the premier bottle service lounge where exclusivity reigns supreme. Celebrities, socialites, supermodels and A-list patrons have all been captured at play in one of Greenhouse’s many exclusive banquettes on the pages of In Touch, Us Magazine, Daily News and New York Magazine.

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