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S. Orange/Maplewood: What Are You Doing New Year’s (and) New Year’s Eve?

It’s time to ring in 2016, and some places in South Orange and Maplewood have special menus and offers for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

Also: find out what’s open during the holiday. Happy New Year from The Village Green!


Above Restaurant and Bar

New Year’s Eve: open regular hours with E.R.I.C. performing live starting at 8 PM
New Year’s Day: open regular hours
See their special holiday menus here.

Ashley Marketplace

New Years Eve- open 7AM – 8 PM
New Years Day- open 8 AM – 8 PM


New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day: open regular hours

Gridiron Waffle Shop

New Year’s Eve – open 7 AM to 2 PM
New Year’s Day – open 9 AM to 4 PM

Kitchen a la Mode

New Year’s Eve: open 10 AM to 5 PM
New Year’s Day: closed

Ricalton’s/The Snug

New Year’s Eve Celebration: open until 1 AM with 3-course dinner, open bar, champagne toast and dancing to the Joe Taino Band. $100 per person. Appetizer, Entrée, Dessert, Wine, Open Bar, Live Music, Champagne Toast! Limited seating, Reservations required. 973-763-1006

New Year’s Day: open for brunch from 10 AM – 4 PM


New Year’s Eve: open 11 AM – 4 PM
New Year’s Day: closed

Town Hall Deli

New Year’s Eve: 8 AM – 6 PM
New Year’s Day: 10 AM – 4 PM



New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day: open regular hours with no special menu, see hours here.

St. James’s Gate

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day: open regular hours with no special menu; see hours here.

King’s Maplewood

New Year’s Eve: 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.
New Year’s Day: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

New Years Day PartyViva Z is offering a 90 minute Zumba Class on New Years Day at 11 am for a drop-in rate of $15. Love the classes there? Get 20% off a 10 class pack. Sale ends 1/15/16. More info here.


Wine Barrel has a special New Year’s Eve Señor Sangria tasting from 12 – 2 p.m.

Maplewood Karate is offering a January Special, $99.00 for three Adult karate classes a week; includes free uniform. (973) 996-8066.Maplewood Karate

Verjus still has some availability for New Year’s Eve dinner; make reservations here.

Looking for something to do farther afield? Check out New Jersey Monthly’s list of where to ring in the New Year.

And remember: First Night SOMA returns to CHS on New Year’s Eve! Fun for the whole family; tickets are $20 at the door.

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