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Food-Focused New Year's Eve Parties Around Seattle

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For some, New Year’s Eve is a night to pull out all the stops, party hard, and really end the year with a bang. If that’s you, check out these spots around town where ice luges will be flowing, champagne toasts abound, and drunken dancing is highly encouraged.

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1. Bar Ferd'nand

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1531 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 682-1333
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For the fourth year in a row on NYE, Melrose Market is getting it’s dance party on. Music is on lock from DJs Jac and Diane with a champagne toast at midnight. And it’s only a $16 cover.
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2. Capitol Cider

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818 E Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 397-3564
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Celebrate at this ciderhouse on Capitol Hill with “A Magical Motown NYE” and really get your groove on. Chow on Seattle-style hot dogs for $5 and drink lots of bubbles to get loose for the show. The best Motown-inspired outfit can win $50 in the male, female, and couple categories. Their regular menu will also be available.
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3. Chop Shop Cafe & Bar

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1424 11th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 535-8541
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Jugglers, suckling pig, and belly dancers? That’s one way to start 2016 right. It’s a Roman-style Bacchanalia (aka drunken revelry) feast with platters of antipasti and cheese to start, and a full dinner to follow. And of course lots of wine and champagne toasts. It’s $250 per person all-inclusive so you can eat and drink as the Romans did.
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4. Columbia Center Sky View Observatory

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701 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 386-5564
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The Columbia Tower might be the best view in the city for the midnight fireworks from the Space Needle. Champagne, wine, beer, and light apps will be available for purchase. Tickets are under $15 for adults and $9 per child over five years.
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5. Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails

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1415 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 971-8000
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Head to the downtown adult indoor/outdoor playground on the 5th floor roof of the Red Lion Hotel for appetizers from 9pm-11pm, a Belvedere cocktail or glass of Moet Chandon, and DJ Quest on the turntables. It’s $50 for general admission with VIP packages available for that special treatment.
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6. Good Bar

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240 2nd Ave S Ste 101
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 624-2337
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Celebrate in the historic neighborhood of Pioneer Square with festive decor, cake, indoor fireworks (oh my!), and a champagne toast at midnight.
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7. Pennyroyal Bar

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2000 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 826-1700
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It’s a three-tiered, time-zone themed party at this downtown hotel for the holiday. Start the night in New York with appetizers, caviar, and champagne. Move to Chicago for street food, cocktails, and a champagne ice luge. And then end in Seattle for a nightcap of brandy, dessert, and a live feed of the Space Needle Fireworks. One ticket gains entry to all three levels.
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8. Rhein Haus

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912 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 325-5409
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It’s a roaring 20s cocktail party at this hopping German alehouse, complete with DJ, ice luge, photo booth, and midnight balloon drop. Don your best flapper dress, save room for schnitzel, and dance your way into 2016.
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9. The Ballroom

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456 N 36th St
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 634-2575
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It’s the 9th annual Black and White Ball at this Fremont billiards bar. Expect dancing, party hats, appetizers, desserts, a photo booth, and probably a slice of pizza or two. Tickets are $25 per person in advance.

10. The Canterbury Alehouse

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534 15th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
(206) 325-3110
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Nothing says NYE like and open bar, and only for 35 bucks for that matter. This includes well drinks, beer specials, and a complimentary champagne toast when the bell tolls 2016.
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11. Willows Lodge

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14580 NE 145th St
Woodinville, WA 98072
(425) 424-3900
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The Sammamish Ballroom will be hosting its first NYE party this year with heavy hors d’oeuvres courtesy of the Barking Frog and a champagne toast at midnight. There will be live music, a photo booth, and party favors. Might be the perfect night to drink too much and splurge on a fancy room at the lodge, too.

1. Bar Ferd'nand

1531 Melrose Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Eater file photo
For the fourth year in a row on NYE, Melrose Market is getting it’s dance party on. Music is on lock from DJs Jac and Diane with a champagne toast at midnight. And it’s only a $16 cover.
1531 Melrose Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

2. Capitol Cider

818 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122
Eater file photo
Celebrate at this ciderhouse on Capitol Hill with “A Magical Motown NYE” and really get your groove on. Chow on Seattle-style hot dogs for $5 and drink lots of bubbles to get loose for the show. The best Motown-inspired outfit can win $50 in the male, female, and couple categories. Their regular menu will also be available.
818 E Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122

3. Chop Shop Cafe & Bar

1424 11th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Eater file photo
Jugglers, suckling pig, and belly dancers? That’s one way to start 2016 right. It’s a Roman-style Bacchanalia (aka drunken revelry) feast with platters of antipasti and cheese to start, and a full dinner to follow. And of course lots of wine and champagne toasts. It’s $250 per person all-inclusive so you can eat and drink as the Romans did.
1424 11th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

4. Columbia Center Sky View Observatory

701 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
Eater file photo
The Columbia Tower might be the best view in the city for the midnight fireworks from the Space Needle. Champagne, wine, beer, and light apps will be available for purchase. Tickets are under $15 for adults and $9 per child over five years.
701 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

5. Frolik Kitchen + Cocktails

1415 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Eater file photo
Head to the downtown adult indoor/outdoor playground on the 5th floor roof of the Red Lion Hotel for appetizers from 9pm-11pm, a Belvedere cocktail or glass of Moet Chandon, and DJ Quest on the turntables. It’s $50 for general admission with VIP packages available for that special treatment.
1415 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

6. Good Bar

240 2nd Ave S Ste 101, Seattle, WA 98104
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Celebrate in the historic neighborhood of Pioneer Square with festive decor, cake, indoor fireworks (oh my!), and a champagne toast at midnight.
240 2nd Ave S Ste 101
Seattle, WA 98104

7. Pennyroyal Bar

2000 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121
Eater file photo
It’s a three-tiered, time-zone themed party at this downtown hotel for the holiday. Start the night in New York with appetizers, caviar, and champagne. Move to Chicago for street food, cocktails, and a champagne ice luge. And then end in Seattle for a nightcap of brandy, dessert, and a live feed of the Space Needle Fireworks. One ticket gains entry to all three levels.
2000 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98121

8. Rhein Haus

912 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122
Eater file photo
It’s a roaring 20s cocktail party at this hopping German alehouse, complete with DJ, ice luge, photo booth, and midnight balloon drop. Don your best flapper dress, save room for schnitzel, and dance your way into 2016.
912 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

9. The Ballroom

456 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103
It’s the 9th annual Black and White Ball at this Fremont billiards bar. Expect dancing, party hats, appetizers, desserts, a photo booth, and probably a slice of pizza or two. Tickets are $25 per person in advance.
456 N 36th St
Seattle, WA 98103

10. The Canterbury Alehouse

534 15th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112
Eater file photo
Nothing says NYE like and open bar, and only for 35 bucks for that matter. This includes well drinks, beer specials, and a complimentary champagne toast when the bell tolls 2016.
534 15th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112

11. Willows Lodge

14580 NE 145th St, Woodinville, WA 98072
The Sammamish Ballroom will be hosting its first NYE party this year with heavy hors d’oeuvres courtesy of the Barking Frog and a champagne toast at midnight. There will be live music, a photo booth, and party favors. Might be the perfect night to drink too much and splurge on a fancy room at the lodge, too.
14580 NE 145th St
Woodinville, WA 98072

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