(WPVI) PHILADELPHIA — Both locals and tourists in Philadelphia are prepared to ring in the New Year.
We always enjoy learning about people’s New Year’s resolutions.
Others are soothing.
Old City resident Katie Mills declared, “I’m going to stay in and sip prosecco.”
Some people are preparing to take on the upcoming year.
Rello Crisp, a barber from Philadelphia, said, “Just clearing my head and just doing things my way.”
Here are a few last-minute, but by no means last-place, possibilities if you don’t yet have firm plans.
On Friday night, Rex at the Royal on South Street was our first destination.
“Josh, our bar manager, has created some incredible cocktails. Shucking a few open oysters,” said Manager Max Glenn.
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They will pair some thoughtfully chosen sparkling wine with their menu.
“We have a wonderful tiny family winery’s sparkling wine from Austria. merely something enjoyable to share with the public, “Glenn stated.
The Olde Bar in Old City, which is housed inside the famous Book Binders building, is serving up a variety of traditional New Year’s fare, including champagne and oysters.
“There will be a prefix menu. $85 for four courses per person. This place has a rich history. many great works of art by the original Book Binders “Joe Mikitish stated.
At Vesper on Sydenham Street, there are two levels with lots of space for dancing.
“From 9:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., there is a premium open bar for five hours. Two levels are open, each with a different DJ. We’re going to have a party and ring in the new year with a champagne toast “Marnoch stated.
There will be two fireworks displays at Penns Landing.
On New Year’s Eve, the first one starts at 6:00 pm, while the second one starts exactly at midnight.