It’s that time of year to start reflecting on your favorite memories and staple events from throughout 2018. It’s also time to start planning how you will spend New Year’s Eve! Check out some of the celebrations and parties in Ocean City and throughout the Maryland and Delaware beach towns to ring in the New Year!

Throughout the town of Ocean City alone, there are so many exciting places to go watch the ball drop and toast to 2019.

Fager’s Island

After 7pm, Fager’s will admit ticket holders only! With $40 admission, you’ll get a 2019 VIP Card, party favors, and a midnight champagne toast to ring in the New Year. There will also be three different NYE Dinner seatings (reservations required) in the Fine Dining Room, Sunset Seating from 4:15-5:30pm, Middle Seating from 6:150-7:30pm, and Late Seating from 9-10:30pm.


Party til 4am! Along with four live DJs spinning all night long, there will be live entertainment throughout the day and night starting at 4pm! At the Tiki Bar Stage, find Full Circle (4pm), John Maurer (8:15pm), and 9 Mile Roots (12am). At the Nite Club Stage, find Garden State Radio (8:15pm) and Flowers For Taco (1am). The Cover Charge will begin at $20 at 4pm, but will never exceed $30.

Pickle’s Pub

This year Pickle’s Pub will welcome live entertainment by Ray & the Revolvers! There is no cover charge for the New Year’s celebration.

Outside of Ocean City you will find various places to enjoy cocktails and rock your party hats all night long!

Berlin Celebration

Beginning at 10pm, the Berlin New Year’s Eve Celebration and Ball Drop will draw in large crowds to Main Street. Celebrate with food vendors, the beer garden, music and never-ending fun.

Ocean Downs

Head over to the casino and ring in 2019 at Ocean Downs Casino! Their New Year’s event will run from 9pm-1am in the Events Room, featuring live music, hors D’oeuvres, a champagne toast, cash bar, party favors, and more! Tickets are $35/person, $65/couple and include 2 drink tickets.

Fork And Flask

Head to Fork And Flask in Rehoboth Beach to see Dueling Pianos, enjoy a delicious four-course meal, and dance the night away! Dinner seating options are from 4-6pm, 6-9pm, and at 9pm. The Dueling Pianos show starts at 10pm, and tickets are $25 including cheese boards, dips & spreads, party favors, and an exciting midnight champagne toast!


The Starboard in Dewey Beach, DE will celebrate the start to 2019 with fully heated decks, entertainment, a full buffet, party favors, champagne, and everything New Year’s-themed you can imagine! Admission is $35/person.

Atlantic Sands

Rock out to live music from The Sons of Pirates and enjoy a 4-hour open bar, dinner buffet, champagne bubbly bar, dessert station and party favors. Tickets even include a “morning after” brunch!

Crooked Hammock

Beginning at 9pm in Lewes, DE, the Crooked Hammock will celebrate the New Year with its annual Keg Drop Celebration. For $99, enjoy an open bar, live music from Clifford Keith and DJ Gregg, party favors, a midnight toast, and more!

Of course, there are many, many more celebrations happening throughout the area. Share with us your favorite place to spend New Year’s Eve!

Goodbye 2018, and Hello 2019!