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Updated: Dec 22, 2022

It's finally time to say goodbye to 2022, and we couldn't be more excited for the new year. It's that time of year again! Time to party, time to reflect, time to set new goals…but mostly, time to celebrate. OCEANIC, BLUEWATER GRILL, BULL CITY CIDERWORKS, AND DRAM & DRAUGHT have festivities lined up for New Year's Eve that you don't want to miss.


What can you Expect?

This year, OCEANIC RESTAURANT is taking its NYE celebrations to a whole new level.

Join in the celebrations as they transform the second-floor ocean-view dining room into a cocktail lounge and party to celebrate the New Year. Enjoy DJ and dancing into the night, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and food display stations, lounge seating, champagne toast at midnight, and party favors to ring in the new year. A full cash bar will be available, and all the bubbly to go around. Party doors open at 9:00pm.

Join in earlier for dinner and drinks before getting the party going! Access to the second-floor party – $50 Per Person. Tickets are available for purchase on Eventbrite or by visiting

What's on the Menu?

For those wishing to have dinner, Oceanic will be serving their full dinner menu and cocktail menu as well as Chef prepared features including:

OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER 19 Baked half dozen oysters with spinach and parsley in rich sauce SEARED SCALLOPS 44 Cauliflower purée, asparagus, bacon Beurre Blanc GRILLED FILET MIGNON 46 Exotic mushroom medley, potato gratin, truffle butter

How to Reserve?

For dinner reservations, please call the reservations, 910.256.555. For NYE party tickets, you can purchase them at Eventbrite Tickets.



What can you Expect?

Ring in 2023 on the water! Join Bluewater Grill on the second floor for a waterfront party with dancing to live music from Uptown Easy. Complimentary late-night bar bites, a champagne toast at midnight, and party favors to ring in the new year.

Cash bar available with all of the bubbly to go around.

Live music from Uptown Easy starts at 9:00pm.

Join in earlier for dinner and drinks to get the party going!

What's on the Menu?

For those wishing to have dinner, Bluewater Grill will be serving their full dinner menu and, cocktail menu, as well as Chef prepared features including:

COCONUT SHRIMP Hand-breaded, coconut-encrusted shrimp, lightly fried, dark rum marmalade.

SEARED GINGER LIME TUNA Ginger lime marinated tuna steak, roasted jalapeños, avocado, served with asparagus.

SURF & TURF 6oz. Beef filet, lump crab cake, garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, bearnaise aioli.

CARIBBEAN FUDGE PIE Warm, house-made chocolate fudge pie filled with pecans, whipped cream; served warm.

How to Reserve?

Access to the second-floor party is $50 Per Person, and tickets can be purchased here.

*Does not include tax and gratuities.

For Dinner Reservations, please call the restaurant to reserve your table – 910.256.8500.



What Can You Expect?

For New Year's Eve this year, Bull City Ciderworks Wilmington is having a yacht rock pajama party! VIP tickets are $30 and include one featured cocktail, a mini bundt cake, and a champagne toast with a memorable souvenir flute. DJ Rob Starr will be "Yachty By Nature" & will be spinning yacht rock hits 9PM-1AM!

What's on the Menu?

There will be a featured cocktail: The Firework: Tito's vodka, JT Copper's "Firecracker" ghost pepper simple syrup, topped with "Upcide Down" Bull City pineapple cider. There will also be mini bundt cakes from Nothing Bundt Cakes. Along with the featured cocktail, Bull City will be pouring their delicious ciders, guest beers, cocktails & mocktails, as usual!

How to Reserve?

General Admission is free & VIP tickets are $30. Tickets can be purchased online or by scanning the QR code on our flyers in the taproom.



What Can You Expect?

Dram & Draught Wilmington will be hosting its first New Year's Eve bash, and it's expected to be a fabulous evening with live entertainment provided by Ethan Hanson.

What's on the Menu?

Dram & Draught's full menu will be offered, along with two special NYE-themed cocktails:

Midnight Love- Lemon, spice cranberry, krupnikas, Citadelle gin, Prosecco. The Countdown- Lemon, spiced pear, vodka, Prosecco.

How to Reserve? This event is open to the public, and no ticket is required.

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