It's time to ring in the New Year - the Finger Lakes way! From ice skating and skiing to live music and fireworks, find your FLX New Year's celebration, as we prepare to ring in 2019! 





For the outdoor adventurist: Bristol Mountain


Bristol’s New Year’s Eve Celebration is the place to celebrate the end of 2018 on snow. The mountain will be open until 10p., with entertainment in the Rocket Lounge starting at 7pm At 10pm, enjoy the annual Torchlight Parade and fireworks show! Bonus: It’s also a Family & Friends Night, meaning a group of three can ski or ride for $79 from 4 to 10pm on New Year’s Eve, with $30 for each additional person. Call (585) 374-6000 for more information.

For the one on island time: Ramada Hawaiian New Year’s Eve


Hau’oli Makahiki Hou—you’ll be saying that all night long at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront’s Hawaiian New Year’s Eve Party! Spend the night right on the shore of Seneca Lake, complete with dinner, a champagne toast, balloon drop and New Year’s Day brunch. Don’t forget you also get late checkout! Did we mention there’s a Hawaiian Couple Contest, too? Call (315) 759-5340 to secure your room today!

For the Michelle Kwan hopeful: Skating @ GCCC

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Bring the whole family for New Year’s Eve Family Skate at the Greater Canandaigua Civic Center! From 7 to 9pm, enjoy a special night of skating with your family, complete with holiday music, sparkling grape juice, giveaways and more for $25 per family. No registration required.

For the one feeling lucky: Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack


Head on down to Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack for the whole gamut of New Year’s Eve fun! With money to give out ($2,019 to be exact), a buffet, fireworks and entertainment provided by Flint Creek, there’s a whole evening of fun right under one roof!

For the one feeling bubbly: Sparkling wine @ NYK


Join New York Kitchen at Dr. Konstantin Frank Sparkling New Year’s Eve Dinner from 6 to 9pm this year! Chefs from New York Kitchen have partnered with the wine cellar to create a menu made with local ingredients and paired with sparkling wines to celebrate the new year. That’s six courses for $100! 

For the one who wants to be in Italy: Geneva on the Lake


This Italian villa might be closer to Naples, NY, than Naples, Italy, but Geneva on the Lake’s Gala New Year’s Eve Party is the spot to be this year. Enjoy an overnight in their luxurious suite, cocktail party, dinner, dancing to “Cool Club Trio,” champagne toast at midnight and famous New Year’s Day brunch! Reserve your spot by calling (315) 789-7190.

For the one looking for some good food: Club 86


Fill up on some good eats in the Terrace Room for dinner, then party the night away in the Cabaret Lounge with DJ Bommy Tucklin. It’s no cover, and it’s open to the public! To reserve your dinner spot, visit

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