New Years Eve Cruises NYC: 2023 In-Depth Guide

Sail your way into a new year aboard the finest Harbor Lights Cruise NYC New Year’s Eve. This luxurious cruise lets you celebrate in style and from an aquatic perspective!

Swap your traditional New Year’s Eve or Times Square Ball drop experience for a celebration on the high seas. The New York Harbor Lights Cruise offers a nautical new beginning, where the stars above and the glittering ocean below become the backdrop to a memorable party.

As you wait for the clock to strike midnight, enjoy the breathtaking view of the cityscape, a delicious buffet, champagne toast, and a live performance. Plus, lose yourself and show off your best moves on the dancefloor. Finally, watch the breathtaking fireworks extravaganza light up NYC’s skyline. So, celebrate New Year s Eve here and be part of the magic.

The second you board, the party starts. Follow along as we share the excitement of a New Year’s Eve cruise.

Harbor Lights New Year’s Eve Cruise Tickets

Harbor Lights Cruise NYC New Years Eve tickets will be released soon.

Package Your Circle Line: Liberty Midtown Cruise Tickets

The Big Apple is unlike any other. Brace yourself for a whirlwind adventure through the City that Never Sleeps when you bundle your New Years Eve Cruise NYC tickets with these other attractions and hotels:

Nearby Hotels and Lodging

Extend the festive cheer by booking a nearby accommodation for your New Year’s Eve celebration. After your NYC Cruise New Years Eve, find solace and comfort at any of these lodging options from Tripster.

Booking a hotel also lets you dive into the magic of New York’s discoveries just steps away from your stay.

Harbor Lights Cruise NYC New Year’s Eve Highlights

Prepare to enjoy these delights during your Circle Line New Years Eve Cruise:

Live DJ

Dance the night away to the electrifying tunes played by a live DJ while aboard the NYC New Years Eve Cruise. It’s the perfect time to let loose, hit the dance floor, and show your best moves at one of the best eve parties in town.

Breathtaking views

Experience the radiance of NYC’s scrapers, an enchanting display that blends the brilliance of the New Year’s fireworks that will soon fill the sky.

Brace yourself for a tour that unveils some of the city’s most iconic attractions:

Statue of Liberty

During your NYC New Years Eve Fireworks cruise, take the chance to witness the statuesque wonder of Lady Liberty, a breathtaking 305-foot (93-meter) figure.

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Brooklyn Bridge

Sail beneath the Brooklyn Bridge’s towers, rising to a majestic height of 276 feet. Be impressed by the towering spectacle that has defined the city’s landscape for generations.

Chrysler Building

Enjoy a dazzling encounter with the iconic Chrysler Building. Admire its classic Art Deco architecture, adorned with unique gargoyles resembling car ornaments and a spire crafted like a radiator grille.

One World Trade Center

Marvel at its majestic presence, a living memorial built to honor and remember the significance of the Twin Towers.

Empire State Building

Admire its timeless charm illuminated against the night sky. The iconic structure once proudly held the title of the world’s tallest building for over four decades until the completion of the World Trade Center in 1972.

Manhattan Bridge

Enjoy the city’s waterways and be captivated by the harmonious connection it creates between the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn throughout the New Years Eve Cruises NYC.

Williamsburg Bridge

Admire the architectural serenity that graces the East River, creating a picturesque scene that enhances your experience.

Complimentary Champagne

Enjoy the luxury of complimentary champagne as you toast to a new year against the backdrop of NYC’s iconic skyline, creating a moment that blends celebration with a special experience.

Delicious Buffet and More

Enjoy dinner elegance at sea as you enjoy the best onboard food on New Year Eve Cruise NYC. This serves a delicious buffet that makes your oceanic celebration into an exploration of tasty treats. Then, sip in style sip in style at the premium open bar!

Things to Know

  • The cruise sails through the snow, moonlight, or small
  • No outside food or drinks are permitted on board
  • The fireworks display may look different from various points
  • Keep it casual. However, it’s always wise to check the weather before setting sail to guarantee you’re appropriately dressed
  • New Year’s Eve draws a heavy crowd, so we advise choosing public transportation over the challenge of limited parking spaces
  • Passengers can begin boarding 30 minutes before the scheduled departure

Departure Location

The New Years Eve NYC Cruise departs from Circle Line Pier.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in New York Like Never Before

Usher in the new year and embrace the new beginning that comes with it together with your loved ones on a luxurious yacht. Harbor Lights Cruise NYC New Year’s Eve allows guests to welcome 2024 with spectacular sights, delectable eats, live entertainment, and a special fireworks viewing experience.

Dance underneath the moonlight, relish tasty bites or gaze at the breathtaking skyline views with friends family. The New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise NYC offers a buffet, satisfying every taste.

Before the clock hits midnight, there will be a traditional countdown with a champagne toast. Revel in the perfect pairing of fizz and pyrotechnics as you sip bubbly under the New Year s Eve fireworks sky. There’s no better way to celebrate the holiday than this incredible cruise!

Book your New Years Eve Cruise NYC and greet the new year in the most luxurios way. Also, you can extend your trip and start the year right with a New York City vacation.


Start Date:

December 31, 2023 @ 8:00 am CST

End Date:

January 1, 2024 @ 5:00 pm CST



Pier 83

83 North River Piers West 43rd Street and 12th Ave
New York, NY 10036 United States


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2 comments about “New Years Eve Cruises NYC: 2023 In-Depth Guide”

Lesley Hawden

January 3, 2024 at 8:14 am

Hi when are tickets for 2024 New Year’s Eve light cruise go on sale

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January 12, 2024 at 8:32 am

Hello Lesley! Unfortunately, I can’t find a direct answer to your question right now. I imagine tickets will go on sale this fall.

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