Destination New Year’s Eve: Escape to New York
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Destination New Year’s Eve: Escape to New York

December 31, 2016

Join us at The Edgewater for the party of the year! Destination New Year’s Eve brings the Big Apple to Madison with an iconic ball drop, Empire State-inspired fare and ice skating on our own mini Rockefeller Center rink—all sure to put you in a New York state of mind.

Don’t miss the Midnight Countdown on The Plaza featuring the Midwest’s only Ball drop! In addition to our party and packages, we will also be serving a prix fixe menu in The Statehouse for $85 with optional wine pairing ($35), and serving nibbles in Augie’s Pub.

Check out three ways to celebrate in our version of the city that never sleeps:

Destination New Year’s Eve Party


  • Complimentary beer, wine and champagne through midnight (9 pm – 12 am)
  • Live music from Talk of the Town, 10-piece big band
  • Access to special New Year’s Eve countdown and viewing of the ball drop
  • Midnight “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” buffet featuring the best of the Big Apple
    • Audrey Hepburn’s Favorite Danish
    • Everything Bagel Chips and Gravlox Spread
    • Hot Mess Bacon Biscuits and Gravy
    • Scrambled Huevos Rancheros Tacos
    • Drunken Sailor Buttermilk Pancakes
    • Bacon Egg ‘n Cheese Hash Brown Bake
  • Event photos by Frills & Finery
  • Chance to submit your vote for Destination NYE 2017… Where will we go…? Morocco? Paris? Bangkok?
  • Must be 21 years of age to attend. Tickets are non-refundable.

Tickets: $100 per person


Lady Liberty Package


  • Overnight stay
  • Two Destination New Year’s Eve party tickets (see above)

Rates Start at $399 USD

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Top of the Rock Package SOLD OUT


  • Overnight stay
  • Bottle of Prosecco in room arrival amenity
  • Two Destination New Year’s Eve party tickets (see above)
  • Dinner for two at The Statehouse with a five-course prix fixe featuring iconic dishes from NYC

Rates Start at $599 USD



December 31, 2016
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Olivia Ougheltree


The Grand Ballroom
1001 Wisconsin Place
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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