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The Crystal Tea Room
Voted #1 NYE Grand Gala In The Country. Ring In The New Year With The Best Of The Best.
This year, resolve to ring in the new year right!
If you are looking for a great New Years Eve party that is not too crowded, with no long lines, multiple rooms & DJs, incredible live-band party music, plenty of easy-access bars, tons of bartenders, delicious food & carving stations (for VIP ticket holders), and a great crowd, look no further. Relax a bit and people-watch or party it up - it's your choice. You and your friends are sure to be impressed and more importantly, have one awesome time ringing in 2015.
And, if it could not get even better, don't forget to keep your ticket stub since with your ticket purchase to 12Midnight, you get a complimentary after-party pass to LIT! Doors open at 2am, a $30 value.
The 2015 12Midnight New Years Eve Celebration at The Crystal Tea Room
New Years Eve in Philadelphia - Ring in 2015 With Us - And 1,600 New Friends!
Welcome to 12midnight. Your night to remember awaits!
Sold out each year since it first started in 2006, 12Midnight is Philadelphia’s hottest New Year’s Eve Party for those looking for a more exciting way to ring in the new year than they have before. It all starts at the BEAUTIFUL Crystal Tea Room atop the late Wannamaker Building. If you’ve been to parties here before, it is no surprise to you that this is one of the hottest event & party spots in they city - and we have it. The Grand Ballroom with its hand-carved columns and intricate crystal chandeliers act as the backdrop for an evening to remember in style.
The space is beautiful, featuring specialty bars and gorgeous lighting. General admission guests get two areas of action, tons of bars & bartenders, bountiful buffets, specialty martini bars, the killer band 39 Mariner, a balloon drop at midnight, and much more. Upgrade to VIP status and get your own private VIP atrium with 50-foot glass-ceilings, top shelf liquor & food, and superstar DJ, Ed Smooth of TheDjStudio (elevated above guests on a 10-foot stage). AWESOME! And yes, bottle service tickets are available - but VERY limited and sell out QUICK.
This amazing is dress to impress! One thing is for sure... if you wait to buy tickets, you will not get them. Each year, we sell out in advance - do not wait too long to get your tickets. Read up on the event, email your family & friends, and get your tickets right here on this website. Quick, fast, and simple. We will mail your tickets out to you for fast entry in to the party or you can pick them up at our pick up center.
Check out all the details on what's specifically included with each ticket below. Watch the video from our past events above. GET EXCITED!!! It is going to be one amazing evening again - and you are invited. Join us for this one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve celebration that will leave you with wonderful memories of 12Midnight.
*****Calling all party-goers! Purchasing ANY ticket to this event enables you to keep the night alive at the biggest New Years Eve After Party the city has to offer! Included with your ticket purchase, you will receive a complimentary After Party Pass valued at $30 that caters to the elite, offering admission Lit Ultra Bar starting at 2am! Admission includes 1 hour of OPEN BAR (2-3am) and all night partying until 6am*****
General Admission Tickets INCLUDE:
- 5-hour open bar w/ multiple beer & cocktail bars, specialty martini bars, and wine bars & beer stations. YES, great name-brands you know & love will be served!
- Entrance to the party starting at 9pm
- Heavy food & pasta/buffet food stations
- Live dance music from the incredible party band 39 Mariner, complete with a light show! Think HIGH ENERGY - the best & latest songs - and of course TONS OF FUN!!
- Our INCREDIBLE Guest DJ playing in between band sets - don't stop just because the band needs a break! He is going to ROCK THE HOUSE!!!!!
- Access to multiple party areas with a huge dance floor, cocktail tables, 2 balloon drops, and more! Now with more room to party or people watch.
- A large dance floor full of excitement, mingling – and of course, people-watching. Plus, tons of other space around the dance floor as well!
- Silent auction benefitting charity. If you want to donate an item, please contact us.
- Complimentary coat check (yeah, we hate it when you have to pay too)
- Champagne available all night long at bars & special tables for toasting at midnight for the ball drop on the huge video screens!!
- Plenty of PARTY FAVOR TABLES to make the night COMPLETE!
- Professional entertainment & dancers / hoopers
- Be a part of event history with our professional photographer & videographer. [view past photos & videos above on the "photos" tab] Do not forget to get your picture taken on the photo backdrop before you leave!
- A "to go" coffee/water/dessert area as you leave for the night
- Body Painting / Air Brushing
- Included with your ticket purchase is a complimentary After-Party pass to LIT UltraBar, a $30 value - just bring your ticket stub!
Includes everything that regular "General Admission" tickets include, PLUS:
- Early VIP entry starting at 8pm with an extra hour of Premium Open Bar!
- Each Main Ballroom Reserved Seating holder shall have a reserved seat inside
the private Cabana Area in the main General Admission area for the entire
- Seats will be located in the middle of all the action!
- PLEASE NOTE: This tickets does NOT include access in to the VIP area and does NOT include bottle/waitress service, but does get you an extra hour of open bar and a great reserved seat all night long
VIP Atrium Access tickets INCLUDE:
- Early entrance VIP reception starting at 8pm w/ 1 extra hour of open bar & great food (think carving stations!). Butlered Martinis & Champagne as your walk in from 8-9pm!!!
- Access the amazing private VIP room, with 50-foot glass ceiling and VIP Lounge look! Plus, elevated-above-the-crowd, Video DJ will be spinning all night long with a huge video screen hanging above him - watch music videos & the ball drop at midnight! You will be able to freely go between the Gen Adm and VIP areas.
- 6-hour (8pm-2am) TOP SHELF open bar. Yes, all "the good stuff" will be served!
- Specialty TOP SHELF Martini Bars
- Exquisite high-end, gourmet butlered foods & carving stations. (Butlered beef, shrimp cocktail, etc... AWESOME!!)
- Live Acts - Dancers & Hoopers throughout the night
Includes everything that regular VIP Atrium Access tickets include, PLUS:
- Each Reserved Seating VIP ticket holder shall have a reserved lounge/sofa seat inside the VIP Atrium Area for the entire event!!!
- Seats will be located in the middle of all the action IN the VIP area!
- PLEASE NOTE: This ticket does not include bottle / waitress service
- Exclusive access to BOTH the VIP atrium area AND the Executive Lounge VIP room bars & food). The Executive Lounge area is right next to the main party area and the VIP atrium area - GREAT!!
- This ticket DOES NOT include bottle or waitress service, but does allow you access to all areas of the party and all bars
- Yes, you CAN mingle with your friends in the VIP or Gen Adm areas if they already have their tickets
- There is NO group minimum to the amount of tickets you can buy with this ticket type
New DJ this year - get ready - it's gonna be incredible!!!!!
This ticket includes EVERYTHING in the VIP Executive Full Party Access ticket, PLUS:
- Your own private seated lounge area for your entire group of friends
- Includes waitress service at your reserved couch seating (for everyone in your group), a private bar & bartender, the hottest DJ dance music around & dance floor, buffets, and liquor & champagne bottle service! (includes 1 bottle of liquor & champagne per 4 people including gratuity - PLUS the open bar)
- *** Yes, you are right - this is freaking AWESOME!!!!!!!!!! *** Limited to groups of 4 or more ONLY.
- Your own private seated lounge area for your entire group of friends in the Executive Lounge.
- Includes waitress service at your reserved couch seating (for everyone in your group), a private bar & bartender, the hottest DJ dance music around & dance floor, buffets, and liquor & champagne bottle service with gratuity included- PLUS the open bar!!
- *** Yes, you are right - this is freaking AWESOME!!!!!!!!!! *** Limited to groups of 4 or more ONLY.
- Difference between Ultra and Platinum VIP is MORE BOTTLES!!!
This ticket grants you access to the party after 12:30am. You still have an hour and a half of premium open bar too!
39 Mariner is a cover / party band with up to 8 high-energy musicians that are intent on always bringing you a party. We have been making people smile, dance, sing, laugh, drink and be merry since 2001.
DJ Ed Smooth has performed at top tier nightclubs in Atlantic City, Ft. Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Miami, Washington DC, and New York. Notable venues include The Pool @Harrah’s in Atlantic City, Pasion Nightclub at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Ft. Lauderdale, The Park at 14th in Washington DC, The Casbah at the Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, and Blue Martini in Fort Lauderdale. He has been featured many nightlife blogs such as Total AC, access live, Press of Atlantic City, The Posh Review, Sunny Anderson Blog, and Atlantic City Weekly.
DJ Bizz saw humble beginnings DJing at college parties back in the 90s, and has since gone on to spin such parties as the NBA All-Star game in Dallas, Texas, as well as open for such artists as Bon Jovi, Icon the Mic King, Skyzoo, J. Cole, and platinum artist Bel Biv Devoe. He has also spun for major corporate events at the Constitution Center in Philadelphia; namely, Best of Philly 2010, The Philly Style Magazine, Adidas, Bleu Magazine, and the Bellevue Park Hyatt first annual Philly Fight Night. He is currently a headlining DJ on the East Coast, capable of playing any style of music. You can find DJ Bizz rocking everywhere from Delaware, to New Jersey, to New York, to Pennsylvania consistently form Monday nights to Sunday mornings.
Dress to impress - watch the video above to see how people get dressed up to GET DOWN!
Viennese Room: Italian Buffet + Tenderloin & Turkey Carving Station.
Atrium: Assorted hot and cold chef’s choice butlered hors d’oeurves, oyster bar, Italian buffet, Steamship of beer and turkey carving station.
Main Ballroom: Asian buffet: Assorted wontons and spring rolls; beef, chicken, and vegetable stir fry; carving station with assorted sandwiches’ two vegetable and cheese crudité station.
Dessert Station: Mini desserts, cookies, and coffee.