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New York New Year's Eve 2016
The Half Moon Cruise

5 Hour Open Bar 9pm - 2am

Thursday, December 31st, 2015 | 8:30pm | 21+

SkyPort Marina - E 23rd St & FDR Drive , New York NY 10010


Set sail down New York City's famed East River on board The Half Moon New Year's Eve party cruise.

Treat yourself to a truly special and unique New Year's Eve experience and ring in 2015 in fabulous and festive nautical style!

Party people, pleasure enthusiasts, and New Year's Eve revelers unite as the Half Moon party cruise sets sail down the East River for a spectacular, mind-blowing voyage with Manhattan's awe-inspiring skyline as its breathtaking backdrop. The Festiva exploded onto Manhattan's party cruise circuit with a bang! The 80' long vessel is comprised of two spacious indoor decks with outdoor access offering great photo opportunities of the skyline, famous bridges and NYC landmarks! The Grand Salon and party room with the oversized dance floor each offer a flowing yet intimate layout for all 200 guests to mix & mingle. The ambiance is as smoking hot as the partygoers, the energy is full throttle and the attentive crew on hand will make this an unforgettable New Years Eve event.

The itinerary for your fun-filled New Year's Eve tour includes:

8:30pm: Board Half Moon at Skyport Marina

On-board party highlights include a five hour premium open bar (9pm-2am), champagne toast at midnight, NYE party favors, live New Year's countdown and a live DJ spinning sets of hip hop, rock, dance and 80's that'll keep you on the dance floor all night long.

10:30pm: The Half Moon embarks down the East River, touring Manhattan's southern point for three hours.

Scenic Highlights* include:

  • Manhattan cityscape along the Hudson River and East River
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Governors Island
  • Ellis Island
  • Manhattan, Brooklyn and Williamsburg Bridges
  • NYE 2014 Fireworks Display**

Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the fun, merriment and memories that will last a lifetime for you and your friends on a truly magical night. The views outside may be tremendous but the fun on-board will be off the charts!

1:30am : The Half Moon returns to SkyPort Marina.

1:30am-2:30am: Disembark the HAlf Moon at SkyPort Marina

*All Cruise sights are subject to change as determined by US Coast Guard. Unforeseen restrictions may be enforced the night of the event.

The boat departs the dock at 10:30pm sharp. 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.)

Ticket Details
$99 General Admission Ticket Details
  • Five hour premium open bar (9pm-2am)
  • Midnight champagne toast
  • Featuring a live DJ
  • Live DJ 2015 NYE countdown
  • Festive NYE party favors
  • Come early and help reduce wait time
  • Coat check will not be available at this event.
  • Included with your ticket purchase is a complimentary After-Party pass to Le Poisson Rouge, a $35 value
$145 Seated VIP Ticket Details
  • All general admission benefits (including open bar)
  • Enjoy reserved 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
  • Coat check will not be available at this event.
Music & Entertainment

Live DJ Performance
(Top 40 | Hip Hop | Dance | House| Mash Ups)

Dress Code

Cocktail/Semi-Formal attire. New Year's Eve festive. Dress to impress!



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