3.2 min readBy Published On: December 28th, 2018Categories: See and Do0 Comments on Weekend Picks – NYE Edition

Start off 2019 with a delicious meal!  Lower Mills Tavern is serving up a New Year’s Day Brunch where you can feast on steak & eggs hash, lemon ricotta pancakes, and a breakfast pizza made with breakfast potatoes, caramelized onions, pomodoro sauce, fontina cheese, avocados, eggs and chives!  Reservations suggested!

This is a perfect event who want to be home by midnight to ring in the new year! Pre-game at the Brewery with us before you head to your final 2019 countdown! Stop by to grab some brews before for the final countdown at Dorchester Brewing. We’ll have a beer release, DJ starts playing at 8pm, pretzels and all the party gear you could want.

Still looking for a spot to ring in 2019 in Southie? New Year’s Eve is the biggest party night of the year. But why not skip the frenzy downtown, the struggle for a cab and the fight for a drink and stay local? Here are some of our favorite picks for a very Southie New Year’s Eve.

Make a reservation for a delicious meal at dbar – think steak and cocktails – then plan on sticking around for their Gold Party beginning at 10pm. Plan on dancing the night away with VJ Ryan Grow! Dinner reservations are strongly recommended. You can make them here! 

Head to the Seaport District and celebrate 2019 with some midnight fireworks!  There will also be beautiful ice sculptures on display! Feeling like treating yourself? Mastro’s Ocean Club is offering their festive regular menu with items like Shrimp Cocktail, Twin Lobster Tails, Filet Mignon, and Alaska King Crab Black Truffle Gnocchi! Don’t forget to save room for their famous Butter Cake! Enjoy a champagne toast at midnight and get ready to watch fireworks over Boston Harbor from the best seats in the city!

Keep the kiddies entertained this holiday season with some fun filled events at Franklin Park Zoo and the Stone Zoo! Lots of kids winter themed activities through the 29th from 10:30am-1:30pm including crafts, zookeeper encounters and much more for you to explore!  Also participate in the 
Zoo Year’s Eve at Stone Zoo’s Annual ZooLights on December 31, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Welcome the new year at Stone Zoo and enjoy early entry to the last night of ZooLights! Meet reindeer and snowman-costumed characters, plus stick around for the reindeer ice sculpture carving. For ticket information, visit here! 

It’s Quick Drag at Blend on Saturday, December 29th at 10pm!  That’s right. It is time to break out your best dollar store drag! With nothing but 30 minutes, some CVS lipstick and a dream at your disposal. Get ready for your first time in drag or your quickest attempt to get ready. Music by DJ Gale Warning (Stevie Psyclone). Balloon Boobs encouraged. 21+ No cover.

We hear the best way to cure a hangover is to dive into the freezing cold ocean for a swim!  While there is no scientific research to back that up, it’s a great way to help out local families in need!  What better way to start off 2019 then by doing something for others!Join friends and neighbors in front of L Street Tavern at 8am on Tuesday, January 1st then be escorted down L Street by 103rd Postal Fire Column Pipes and Drums for the plunge at 9am. At the L Street Bathhouse, strip down and take an ice-cold plunge!  Warm up back at L Street Tavern for raffles, prizes and a really good time! Even if you are too chicken to jump into the freezing cold ocean, come by to support the participants brave enough to take the plunge and to support local families in need!   Here are some help tips and information if you’re gonna take the plunge! 

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