Where to Ring in the New Year in Connecticut

Updated: Dec 25, 2020

Goodbye 2020 and on to 2021! Check out WhatsupFairfield's round up of where to ring in the New Year. From amazing steakhouses to casino fun - there's something for everyone.


Blackstones - Stamford, Norwalk, Southport, Greenwich

When it comes to fine dining and atmosphere Blackstones Steakhouse has you covered - whether you’re at their Stamford, Greenwich, Southport or Norwalk location. This New Year’s Eve enjoy the best steaks, wine and seafood specials while soaking in the ultimate guest experience.

Their steaks are unparalleled where the difference lies in the best USDA prime beef on the market. The cuts are dry-aged for the best concentration of flavor - arriving at your table sizzling on a piping hot plate. With over 20 years experience, Chef Carlos Del Cid specializes in meats, seafood and pasta.


Rizzutos - Westport, CT

Rizzuto’s Oyster Bar is a beautiful spacious restaurant and bar in Westport, CT. The Italian, wood-fired family dishes are a delicious way to ring in the New Year whether as a couple or out with your family.


While Rizzuto’s NYE specials aren’t posted yet - you can count on dishes like stuffed lobsters, mussels, clams casino, roasted oysters, crab cakes and wild seafood specials. Check out their fantastic menu here and follow them on Instagram for their latest events and updates.

Foxwoods - Mashantucket, CT

Head over to Foxwoods if you’re looking to celebrate with a little gambling, cocktail attire and a great meal.


From socially-distanced comedy shows to bowling and billiards - celebrate a new year with a Connecticut getaway. After staying the night, check out the Top Golf Swing Suite and the Monza World Class Karting before heading back home.

Water’s Edge Resort and Spa - Westbrook, CT

If you’re looking to ring in the new year marrying premier dining and relaxation head upstate to the Water’s Edge Resort and Spa. The hotel is beautifully decorated, has elegant dining on site and a fantastic spa on the second floor. Admire the waterfront views and listen to the ocean waves from your seat outside around the fire pit. You can check out their New Year’s Eve packages here with the option of spa discounts and a 4-course prixe fix menu.

Mohegan Sun - Uncasville, CT

Mohegan Sun is a great option for staycation-ing in Connecticut. Their restaurants have a ton of NYE specials whether you’re looking for authentic Italian at Ballo Italian or contemporary seafood at Sushi Koya. They also have a special New Year’s Eve Package, “Cheers to the New Year,” that includes:

- An overnight stay at Mohegan Sun - A bottle of Moet champagne - $100 towards your restaurant or room service order during your stay

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L’escale - Greenwich, CT

The iconic, L’escale restaurant and bar is designed to bring the ambiance of Provence to the Gold Coast of Connecticut. This year, check out their New Year’s Eve prix fixe dinner, $95 per person with live music by Jimmy Vas Swirl from 4:30-8:30PM.

Tony’s at the J House - Greenwich, CT

JHouse features an upscale and stylish ambiance that is perfect if you’d like to dress up and sip on cocktails. Ring in the New Year with great food, music and stay over to extend your night into an elegant staycation.

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