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New Years Eve: 30+ Back Bay Ball at Westin Copley Place (30s & 40s...)

  • Westin Boston Copley Place 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA, 02130 United States (map)

New Years Eve: 30+ Back Bay Ball at Westin Copley Place (30s & 40s...)

Ring in the New Year with one of Boston’s most anticipated events. Invite your friends to share this upscale evening featuring a three-course meallive music, and a midnight party favors and celebration. Dress for the occasion* in your best suit or cocktail dress and we’ll provide the New Year’s themed tiaras and top-hats. Arrive at seven o’clock (Ball Entrance with Dinner) to enjoy our North End-themed dinner stations** and tasty dessert treats or stop by after nine o’clock (Ball Entrance) for Tuscan inspired hors-d'oeuvres. Cocktails, beer, and wine will be available for purchase from the cash bars throughout the Westin grand ballroom.

With music from Oskar Wylde band and DJ Peter spinning your favorites through the decades, you can dance the night away--and when you need a break from the party, bid on our silent auction. Past items included signed Boston sports memorabilia, Barbour coats, hotel packages, and more.***

*Black tie optional, formal attire required. No jeans, sneakers, inappropriate hats, flip-flops, baggy clothes, athletic attire, flannel shirts, t-shirts. Those improperly dressed will be turned away.

**Must arrive by 8:30 PM, "North End Themed" dinner stations close at 9 PM.

***Silent Auction proceeds will benefit Ellie Fund, whose mission is “to provide essential support services for breast cancer patients to ease the stresses of everyday life, allowing the focus to be on family, recovery, and healing.”

*Price Increase Warning: Prices for BOSTON'S BACK BAY BALL-THE BIGGEST AND BEST PARTY IN BOSTON will go up quickly with little warning. Be sure to buy ALL the New Years tickets you need early because the same ticket can be 200% more expensive just a few days in the future. Last year this event sold out before December 31st.


Enjoy a Tuscan Table Antipasto Board (just nibbles definitely not dinner)

Assorted Italian meats to include mortadella, speck, Rosetta de Lyon, sopressata, porchetta, salame

Grilled fresh vegetables, manchego, gorgonzola, aged provolone

Fresh mozzarella, marinated olives, cured tomato, peppadew peppers, artichokes, fennel

Ciabatta, bread sticks, onion focaccia



  • Chopped Caesar Salad with croutons and Parmesan cheese


  • Coffee braised Short Ribs, turnips, brunnoise peppers, red wine, natural reduction

  • Orecchiette Pasta, rosemary, lemon, capers and fried sage

  • Baked Scrod with olive tapenade, anchovies, and tomato

  • Roasted Organic Turkey, Cranberry bread stuffing, Giblet gravy

  • Herb focaccia, artisan breads

Farm to Table

  • Braised Brussels Sprouts with pancetta

  • Waxed bean blend with maple reduction

  • Whipped Yukon gold potatoes with toasted garlic

  • Yam soufflé with nutmeg

From our Pastry Kitchen

  • Apple gallete with caramel

  • Deconstructed pumpkin pie shots with maple pecans

  • Hazelnut Napoleon with cherries, mascarpone mousse, and vanilla glaze

  • Snickerdoodles with cinnamon and nutmeg

  • Pecan bourbon brittle

  • Coffee service including Decaf and Tea

*menu items subject to change



Below are some of our frequently asked questions. Please let us know if you need any additional information. Contact us with any questions and we will respond by email as soon as possible.

Event Setup

The event is set up as a cocktail reception with limited seating and ample room for dancing. The Grand Ballroom will open after 9pm with a variety of seating options available none of which is reserved in advance.

Dinner Seating

The Back Bay Ball has ample seating available on a first come, first serve basis. Dinner seating will take place in a section of the Grand Ballroom. All guests will be seated at tables of 10 with other event guests. Requests to seat with other dinner guests are welcomed!

Cash & CC Bar ONLY

Hotel Rooms
The Westin Hotel - $189 - $289
Click here to book room online 
Room block available until 12/15

Valet Hotel Parking - $28 - $48 per car, $60 overnight
Parking at 100 Clarendon & Copley Place Garage is $18 - $34
Prudential Center Rates - Enter after 5:00PM and exit by 3:00AM
$14.00 flat fee with validated parking ticket from Prudential Shops
Use SpotHero app or Meter parking is free after 8pm and no fee on New Years Day

Tuxedo Rentals
Mention Boston Back Bay Ball or Resolution Ball and save on any rental ordered by 12/29! Rental prices start at only $99 at any Classic Tuxedolocation.

This event is 21+ and proper ID is required

Want to participate as a Sponsor/Vendor? Please click the link below and fill in the form to give us some information about your company and product. Someone in our marketing department will get back to you as soon as possible. Click Here

Host Committee - Looking for social butterflies and networking mavens to join us as host/ambassadors for the event. You will help to spread the word about the event and get rewarded with complimentary entry and your name up in lights.

Looking for our Resolution Ball (21+)Click here.