Paris is a city for lovers, for strolls along the Seine, sipping coffee at a café, and for picture-perfect moments under the Eiffel Tower lit up at night. In Paris, love is in the air everywhere you look around. 

Recreate the night at our very own Parisian cafe, complete with a 7 foot tall Eiffel Tower in lights, French food, drinks and romantic atmosphere at the One Night In Paris New Years Eve Ball.


  • DJ Mixing all Your Favorite Dance Hits Including Today's Top 40 and Yesterday's Favorites on the dance floor
  • Distinctive Parisian Decor: Petit Robert IS a Parisian Cafe!  And we will have a 7 Foot Lit Up Eiffel Tower and Parisian Backdrop for photo opportunities.
  • Champagne Toast at Midnight included in all tickets.  Additional beverages depend on the type of ticket purchased.  See ticket descriptions for details.
  • Appetizers included in all tickets.  See menu below.
  • Dinner and Dessert Buffet served from 8pm to 9pm for all VIP ticket purchases. See menu below.
  • At Midnight, we will have a confetti blast to kick off the New Year! And everyone will have their own personal confetti blaster!
  • Professional Photographer
  • Coat Check is available for $2 per coat cash only
  • Professional Staff
  • Creative Black Tie***

BYPA's 11th New Year's Eve Ball: One Night in Paris is a black tie optional, upscale, lavish event with food, decor and atmosphere from the most romantic city in the world: Paris!

Petit Robert Central is a neighborhood bistro where style and comfort co-exist. Located in the heart of Downtown Crossing in Boston, Petit Robert Central features classic French bistro by award-winning Chef Jacky Robert and interior design by HGTV's Taniya Nayak.  Petit Robert is the winner of Open Tables Diner's Choice award three years running.

You will find the Parisian theme throughout the party, from the dress of the staff, to the spectacular decor. Be sure to get your photo taken in front of the 10 foot Eiffel Tower!


  • VIP Dinner Buffet served from 8pm to 9pm and includes: Salade de Roquefort with Romaine Heart, Roquerfort Cheese, Walnuts and Shallot Dressing, a Roast Beef Carving Station, New England Haddock in Lemon Beurré Blanc, Potatoes Gratin Dauphinois, Broccoli Rabe, Mousse au Chocolat w/ Langue De Chat Cookies and Choux Puffs Chantilly
  • Appetizers for all guests include:
    • stationary apps: Classic Pizza Pissaladière w/ Caramelized Onions, Tomato, Olives, Parmesan Cheese 
    • passed apps: Applewood Smoked Salmon on Toast with Capers & Crème Fraîche, Chicken Coconut Skewers and Parmesan and Gouda Cheese Gougères 

There are 2 fully-stocked bars at Petit Robert Bistro. There will be one bartender staffed per every 50 attendees.

Drinks for VIP ticket purchasers from 7-10pm include beer and wine.

Drink tickets include tip and are good for wine, beer  and house liquor mixed drinks.  Anything not included in your tickets may be purchased at the bar.


BYPA's One Night in Paris New Years Eve Ball will bring together hundreds of Boston's elite young professionals for an incredible night of entertainment, and will attract singles, couples and large and small groups of friends.

Creative Black Tie. Gentlemen-tuxedos are optional, but suits are requested. Jackets are required. Ladies - it's your chance to dress up! *Creative Black Tie entails evening dresses, ball gowns or evening dress pants sets for ladies, and tuxedoes or suits for gentlemen. No jeans, t shirts, or otherwise inappropriate attire.

The Parisian decor will serve as the canvas for this "picture-perfect" moment. It will be your chance to pose solo, with your significant other, or with your group of friends. Memories are all we keep, and BYPA New Years Eve Ball will help you save those memories. Plus, we know after a few drinks, your hair might not be exactly how you left it. So we'll do our best to capture you as soon as you enter or shortly thereafter. Just make your way to the photo backdrops around the top of each hour and you should find our photographer there. BYPA has hired a professional photographer to capture all those special moments, the essence of New Year's and we are going to post 1,000+ pictures on our website within days after the event. So you can simply log on to to view the night's memories.

Our hotel discount at the Hyatt Regency is no longer available.

Special 14 passenger limo-coach available with stereo system, bathroom and refrigerator for special rate of $980 for a six hour package (normally $1,200.) Simply call After Hours at 1-888-720-7243 and mention BYPA NYE for special rate. No other discounts apply.  This includes driver gratuity.

As you know, roads will be closed for First Night, so we recommend taking public transportation unless you intend to arrive very early. The MBTA is providing extra transit services throughout the First Night Festivities and will be offering free service after 8:00 p.m. The MBTA is well prepared to transport First Night participants in and out of Boston safely and efficiently and urges travelers to take the T to avoid traffic and parking hassles. Cab numbers: Boston Cab, 536-5010 Checker Cab, 536-7000 City Cab, 536-5100 ITOA, 825-4000 Metro Cab, 782-5500 Town Taxi, 536-5000

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Tickets are sold in blocks. Once a block is sold out, the price goes up.  
Ticket inclusions are as follows:

  • General Admission including entrance at 10pm, DJ for dancing, French appetizers, champagne toast at midnight, and party favors. You must enter by 11pm or you will not be admitted, no exceptions, no refunds.  No t shirts, tennis shoes or jeans, please. 
  • General Admission Plus Drinks including entrance at 10pm, DJ for dancing, French appetizers, three (3) drink tickets (tip included) good for beer, wine and house liquor mixed drinks that can be used from 10pm until 2am, champagne toast at midnight, and party favors. You must enter by 11pm or you will not be admitted, no exceptions, no refunds.  No t shirts, tennis shoes or jeans, please. 
  • VIP including entrance at 7pm, DJ for dancing, 3 hour beer and wine reception from 7-10pm, 3 course buffet dinner served seated from 8-9pm, appetizers served during the party from 10pm-11:30pm, 2 drink tickets (tip included) to use from 10pm-2am including beer, wine or house liquor mixed drinks, champagne toast at midnight, and party favors PLUS a wristband that will get you VIP service at the bar from 10pm-2am! Just show your wristband at the bar to be next in line for drinks!  You must enter by 11pm or you will not be admitted, no exceptions, no refunds. Dinner is at 8pm - you must be on time or you will not be served, no refunds. 

**This is event is 21+ and requires positive ID.  Registration ends at 11pm and everyone must enter the party before then!


Tue, Dec 31, 2013, 07:00 PM Start
Wed, Jan 01, 2014, 02:00 AM End
Petit Robert Bistro
101 Arch Street
Accessible via 34 Summer Street entrance
Boston, USA
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  • When: 31 Dec 2013, 07:00 PM to 01 Jan 2014, 02:00 AM. Where: Petit Robert Bistro, Boston.