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For New Year's Eve 2016-2017, guests are invited to join PIER 22 for a memorable dinner party celebration with photo fun booth access, music and dancing on the waterside terrace, and VIP Grand Ballroom Party options.

PIER 22, the authentic waterfront dining restaurant, located in the heart of downtown Bradenton, extends its hours New Year's Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016, and will be open from 11:30 a.m. Saturday until 1 a.m. early Sunday morning. Executive Chef and general manager, Greg Campbell described New Year's Eve as "a time to party with family and friends, which is why PIER 22 is hosting a festive holiday bash that includes gratifying culinary delights, lively entertainment, riverfront views and impeccable service."

Starting at 4 p.m., in the PIER 22 dining room, restaurant goers may choose to enjoy a meal from a special holiday menu that features several seafood favorites such as grouper Oscar, lobster tails, ahi tuna, along with many other savory choices including pork osso bucco, or roast duckling. Beginning in late evening, the PIER 22 Terrace, backdropped by the beautiful Manatee River, will include a dance floor and party DJ entertainment.

Starting at 9 p.m., in the Grand Ballroom, a VIP party will take place, which includes a delectable buffet, delicious hors d'oeuvres, a decadent dessert display, an open bar, and a dance floor and party DJ entertainment. Reservations to the VIP party are required and include restaurant party entry along with exclusive access into the Grand Ballroom for $119 per person (tax and gratuity are not included).

Throughout the evening, all PIER 22 guests are encouraged to commemorate the night with unlimited photos from the onsite photo booth. Then, as we usher in a new year, a celebratory midnight toast will ensue; restaurant-goers and VIP guests will receive a glass of sparkling champagne.

About PIER 22
PIER 22 Restaurant, Patio & Catering is genuine Bradenton and sits directly on the beautiful Manatee River surrounded by the Twin Dolphin Marina. PIER 22 provides guests with scratch-cooked meals and authentic waterfront dining 365 days per year. From casual meals on the patio to upscale dining, PIER 22 offers a welcoming ambiance for all guests to enjoy. With rooms for every occasion, PIER 22 can accommodate your party or event with up to 300 guests.