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Enjoy the Spirit of the Holidays aboard a Spirit of New Jersey NYE Dinner Cruise!

Spirit of New Jersey NYE Dinner Cruise

Ring in the New Year at the Spirit of New Jersey NYE Dinner Cruise.

It's a magical time of the year and the Spirit Cruises are celebrating in style. Hop aboard a Spirit of New Jersey cruise and celebrate the magic of the holiday season with friends and family in a lively atmosphere. The Spirit of New Jersey NYE Dinner Cruise is just one of the many Spirit of New Jersey holiday cruises that will be offered this year. Make memories that will last into the new year at the 2018 holiday cruises in New Jersey.

Christmas Eve Dinner Cruise
Monday, December 24th
2½ hr cruise along New York Harbor featuring incredible skyline views
Departing from Chelsea Piers in New York
Freshly prepared buffet dinner menu
Live DJ and dance floor. Festive holiday decor
Board: 6:30pm | Cruise: 7 - 9:30pm | Price: from $119.90*

Christmas Eve Lunch Cruise
Monday, December 24th
2hr cruise along New York Harbor featuring incredible skyline views
Departing from Chelsea Piers in New York
Freshly prepared buffet lunch menu
Live DJ and dance floor. Festive holiday decor
Board: 11:30am | Cruise: 12 - 2pm | Price: from $64.90*

Holiday Lights Dinner Cruise
Available Select Dates
2½ hr cruise along New York Harbor featuring incredible skyline views
Departing from Chelsea Piers or Lincoln Harbor
Freshly prepared buffet dinner menu
Live DJ and dance floor. Festive holiday decor
Board: 6:30pm | Cruise: 7 - 9:30pm | Price: from $119.90*

Jingle Bells Lunch Cruise
Available Select Dates
2hr cruise along New York Harbor featuring incredible skyline views
Departing from Chelsea Piers or Lincoln Harbor
Freshly prepared buffet lunch menu
Live DJ and dance floor. Festive holiday decor
Board: 11:30am | Cruise: 12 - 2pm | Price: from $64.90*

New Year's Eve Fireworks Dinner
Spirit of New York • 12.31.18
Count down to 2019 with a spectacular fireworks display at the Statue of Liberty, co-sponsored by Entertainment Cruises! (weather permitting)
New Year's Eve buffet-style dinner menu
Platinum open bar + champagne toast
DJ entertainment, dancing, and festive holiday decor
Access to our outdoor rooftop lounge
Departs from: Chelsea Piers, NY
Board: 9pm | Cruise: 10pm – 1am
Infants under 4 are not permitted. Children must pay full price.

New Year's Eve Fireworks Dinner
Spirit of New Jersey • 12.31.18
Count down to 2019 with a spectacular fireworks display at the Statue of Liberty, co-sponsored by Entertainment Cruises! (weather permitting)
New Year's Eve buffet-style dinner menu
Platinum open bar + champagne toast
DJ entertainment, dancing, and festive holiday decor
Access to our outdoor rooftop lounge
Departs from: Lincoln Harbor, NJ
Board: 9pm | Cruise: 10pm – 1am
Infants under 4 are not permitted. Children must pay full price.

How would you like to count down to 2019 with a stunning fireworks display at the Statue of Liberty? Sip champagne, indulge in a delicious holiday buffet and enjoy a holiday you will always remember. For more information about the 2018 Spirit of New Jersey NYE Dinner Cruise, click here.

The Wilshire Grand Hotel NJ is conveniently located nearby! Book your overnight accommodations with us today.


Holiday Light Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo!

Holiday Light Spectacular at Turtle Back ZooSpread the Holiday Cheer at the Holiday Light Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo!

It just wouldn't feel like the holiday season in Essex County New Jersey without the beloved Holiday Light Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo. The annual holiday tradition attracts locals and visitors alike and is at the top of our list as one of our favorite holiday events in Essex County NJ. If you’ll be staying with us at The Wilshire Grand Hotel, we recommend taking the short drive over to the Turtle Back Zoo for this year's holiday light show in New Jersey. Proven to be a magical celebration year after year, you certainly won't want to miss out on this magical winter event in New Jersey.

The 2018 Holiday Light Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo
The holiday event will be taking place through the Holiday Season
Time: 5pm – 9pm
Closed on December 24 and December 25
Ends January 1st

Experience the Turtle Back Zoo like you've never seen it before, under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. The family-friendly outdoor holiday lights event in New Jersey is free of charge for all attendees. Yet, the Turtle Back Zoo will be celebrating the season of giving with a food and clothing drive. Visitors are encouraged to bring donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.

The Holiday Light Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo will feature different themed activities each December weekend, which makes visiting extra exciting!

If you’ll be visiting the NJ holiday light event, we welcome you to plan your stay with us. The Wilshire Grand Hotel NJ is conveniently located just minutes away from the Turtle Back Zoo. Visit our website to learn more about our convenient, affordable and cozy accommodations and plan your holiday visit today.