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New Year's

This weekend we will say goodbye to 2016 and ring in the New Year, 2017!  St. Croix offers many places for those staying on the island to celebrate the New Year, but for those of you still deciding how you want to celebrate the end of 2016 or the start of the New Year, here are a few options:

In Christiansted:

Hit the boardwalk and head to the many restaurants or bars celebrating New Year’s Eve with live music, drink or dinner specials, and more!  We recommend you check out Shupe’s on the Boardwalk, Angry Nate’s, or RumRunners.

Head to Caravelle Hotel & Casino and party the night away until 4am to the sounds of with Tony Romano, Digital Band and Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights.

balter will be hosting a New Year’s Eve Party with a Great Gatsby Theme, featuring live music from Romanza from 7-10pm and DJ Dance Party Ball Drop beginning at 10pm.

Zion Modern Kitchen is hosting a New Year’s Eve Masquerade Bacchanal. Put on your dancing shoes and your best masquerade get up! Beginning at 10 pm, Zion will have a DJ in the courtyard so that you can dance the night away into 2017 under the stars! Free admission, however VIP tickets will be available for $125 and include VIP seating and bottle service with a bottle of Moet, Veuve, or Ciroc, as well as a raffle ticket. At the end of the night Zion will launch a raffle and give a prize to the best dressed!

On the North Shore:

Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort will be offering an elegant “All Black” New Year’s Eve affair starting at 11pm. This soiree will be hosted by Tobias Truvillion, known best for his breakout role as D. Major on Fox’s hit series Empire, and former Miss USVI Janeisha John. Music will be provided by DJ Swain. Tickets for the affair are $40 and are available at the Renaissance Carambola Beach Resort, Centerline Bakery, and The Shoe Bar in Christiansted. The Renaissance will also be offering a New Year’s Eve Buffet from 6pm-9pm for $90 per person, $45 for children 6-12 years old, and children 5 and under are free with a paid adult. Call (340) 778-3800 to make your reservations.

The Palms at Pelican Cove will be offering a special New Year’s Eve dinner menu with live music until 9pm, after that the bar will remain open for those wishing to ring in the New Year beachside.

On the East End:

Divi Carina Bay Casino will hosts the Old Year’s Night celebration from 9pm-5am featuring live music performances by Tarco’s Crucian Rhythm from 9pm-1am and Red Alert from 1-5am.  The night will feature special party favors and a midnight champagne toast!

The Buccaneer will be offering a gourmet New Year’s Eve buffet featuring speciality soups and salads, an antipasto display, seafood station, chef station, carving station, and a deluxe mashed potato bar, along with assorted desserts.  The cost is $85 per person, or $30 for children 12 and under. The evening will also include live musical entertainment and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are required and can be made at (800)255-3881.

On the West End:

Beach Side Cafe at Sand Castle on the Beach will be offering a delicious New Year’s Eve buffet from 7pm-10pm, live entertainment by CoralFire at 8:30pm, as well as music from DJ Kanae from 9pm-Midnight.  $59 per person, reservations can be made by calling (340) 772-1205. 

Wherever you choose to ring in the New Year, please remember to do so safely and responsibly.  Happy New Year to you and yours from all of us here at!

-Jennie Ogden, Editor

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