All dressed up and nowhere to go? If you haven't made plans to ring in the New Year yet, don't fret. The Kings Park area offers a lot of options for celebrating even if you choose the fuzzy slippers over the high heels.
Many area restaurants are offering special menus and champagne toasts and some still have seating available but you may want to book soon because reservations are filling up.
is offering a limited menu for the 5pm and 9pm seating, but as of last night those dinner seatings were booked. Check back for a cancellation or try their late dinner starting at 9pm, which still had spots open. The dinner includes a DJ, music, open bar and a champagne toast at midnight. H2O in Smithtown has some special offerings on their menu and reservations are still available. At midnight there will be a champagne toast at the bar.
If you are the more spontaneous type and reservations aren't your thing offers good food at good prices with most entrees not exceeding $15. will be sitting patrons for dinner until 10pm and you can take in some of the winter beach scenes that this season brings.
There are options for the party crowd as well. has no cover charge, a free buffet and your choice of a shot or champagne toast at midnight. will have a buffet, karaoke and champagne and noisemakers at midnight with no cover charge.
Get a babysitter and leave the kids at home for "Loads of Laughs" at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts. Six comics will be performing stand up while you dine on a buffet and clink your glasses in a champagne toast at midnight.
Of course there is always Chinese take out and living vicariously through those who were willing to brave Times Square. Spend some time with your old pal Dick Clark and his new friend Ryan Seacrest and dial up for your dinner. And yes, it is OK to want to spend the New Year in your pajamas.