Rolling in the New Year can be quite pricey in New York City, but there are still some options for partygoers on a budget.
The Manhattan bars below are promising a good time at a bargain while bringing in 2015.
The casual bar is open is open until 4 a.m. on New Year's Eve with no cover charge all night. It will also hand out free party favors as well as offer a champagne toast at midnight. (659 Ninth Ave. - MercuryBarNYC.com)
The Alphabet City cocktail lounge is offering its 20 special drinks ($12-$16) until 4 a.m. with no cover charge all night. (133 Ave C between 8th and 9th Sts - TheSummitBar.net)
The tropical-themed bar is open until 4 a.m. and does not require a dress code or cover charge. Go party and don't "wipe out your bank account," the bar's flier says. (357 W 44th St at Ninth Ave - ReunionBar.com)
Starting at 9 p.m., the popular gay bar is hosting a big New Year's Eve party with a midnight Champagne toast and party favors. However, there's a "dress to impress" requirement and two-drink minimum per person. (53 Christopher St. on 7th Avenue - TheStonewallinnNYC.com)
With a Carnival Masquerade Ball theme, the bar has two packages for its dance party. For $25, partygoers get one free drink and a complimentary glass of champagne at midnight. The $50 package offers three free drinks, the complimentary glass of champagne, appetizers and access to a private lounge. Buy tickets here. (149 Bleecker Street - WickedWillys.com)