This New Year's Eve, celebrate on the water, aboard the only yacht cruise with all the amenities of a stationary New York City affair. The Empress Yacht Cruise is the ultimate luxury NYE event on the East River.
If you are looking for a New Year's Eve party that takes a step away from the bustle of the city, this is your chance to see the beauty of New York City and take to the water. Ring in the new year aboard The Empress, NYC's premier luxury party yacht.
Your river journey embarks at 8:30 from Pier 36, and makes its way along the East River for four hours of unparalleled sight-seeing on New Year's Eve. Take in all of New York City's treasured landmarks, from Lady Liberty to the Chrysler Building, the Brooklyn Bridge and beyond. While rooftop views of NYC are of course amazing, they remain unmatched by this river-view. All of those twinkling lights of NYC's landscape dancing on the water, will reflect the glitzy event happening aboard the Empress Yacht. This is the only yacht party on New York City's East River with a four hour premium open bar. Your five-hour New Year's Eve voyage is an intoxicating mix of drinks and dancing, with music provided by a live DJ performance. Listen to an eclectic mix of Top 40, dance, hip hop, and rock, as you dance the night away on the top and bottom levels. This dance party will literally rock the boat. Special to The Empress Yacht, guests are invited to take advantage of the vessels permanent dance floor. At midnight enjoy a live NYE countdown, and a complimentary glass of champagne to toast to the new year.
A mark of affluence, a party on a yacht easily floats above any other NYE event in NYC. The Empress Yacht boast two expansive floors of party-ready space. Both levels are completely surrounded by windows, ensuring guests will never miss a moment of the scenery languidly passing by. The panoramic view is sure to be the ultimate back drop to seemingly endless photo opportunities. Your NYE event aboard New York City's most luxurious party yacht will be nothing short of magnificent. Make a seamless transition from the top and bottom floors, both equipped with their own full service bars. A state of the art sound system throughout the venue means the party and the music is everywhere you are.
On New Year's Eve, The Empress Yacht will transform from mere boat to exclusive cruise, and will be the only New York City nightclub floating on the East River. For a truly different party experience, get on board the Empress Yacht this New Year's Eve and see New York City all lit up from a-once-in-a-lifetime riverside view.
*All Cruise sights are subject to change as determined by US Coast Guard. Unforeseen restrictions may be enforced the night of the event.
Please allow plenty of travel time as NYEC is not responsible if you miss the boat.
**Fireworks display provided at the discretion of New York City (with weather permitting.)
Coat Check Is NOT Available
General Admission Ticket Details
- 4 Hour premium open bar
- Featuring a live DJ
- DJ NYE 2017 countdown
- Complimentary Midnight champagne toast
- Complimentary Festive NYE party favors
- Coat Check (provided by and responsibility of venue - additional charge not included with ticket)
Seated VIP Ticket Details
- All general admission benefits (including open bar)
- Enjoy reserved banquet or nightclub seating (GA ticket holders stand)
- Each Seated VIP ticket holders shall have a reserved seat for the entire event
- Only persons holding Seated VIP tickets may use reserved seating
- Seated VIP tickets accommodate individuals and any size group (no minimums required – pending availability)
- There is no bottle or cocktail service for Seated VIP ticket holders.
- VIP priority admission by separate VIP line
Complimentary Mini Buffet Stations from 9:00pm - 11:30pm
Sausage and Peppers
Cake and Coffee
(Menu subject to change)