Ring in the new year from the comfort of your home this year and support local businesses in the Short North Arts District for your celebrations! Whether it’s ordering in a meal from one of your favorite restaurants in the District, or wearing the perfect outfit from one of several clothing boutiques, the Short North Arts District has something for everyone to treat themselves on New Year’s. Browse this gift guide for some ideas on how you can do just that.

Restaurants in the District offering carry-out, curbside pickup, or other NYE specials for dinner:

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants

Several Cameron Mitchell restaurants in the Short North will have special New Year’s Eve carry-out features available, including The Pearl, Marcella’s, Del Mar, and Lincoln Social.




Lemongrass Fusion Bistro

Add a blend of Thai, Japanese, and Chinese cuisines to your NYE menu with Lemongrass Fusion Bistro. They currently have pickup and delivery options available.




Zaftig Brew Pub

Enjoy Zaftig’s extensive menu of delicious burgers, wings, appetizers, and more by ordering online for carry-out or delivery.




Some local businesses you can order cocktails or other drinks from:

Wine on High

What’s a New Year’s celebration without the champagne? Wine on High has several different bottles to choose from, including Lanson Champagne listed for $50.00. Shop three ways: in-store, curbside pickup, or free local delivery.







ROOH is offering holiday carry-out this year, which feature not only to-go cocktails, but also holiday cocktails kits that include everything you need to make them from scratch at home.




Brothers Drake Meadery

Brothers Drake offers a modern take on the ancient tradition that is creating mead, so why not make it a part of your own NYE celebration? You can choose from their many different types of mead and pick it up on-site.






Treat yourself to something sweet this New Year’s Eve:

Short North Piece of Cake

Short North Piece of Cake has an array of cakes, cupcakes, and assorted sweets that are always fresh and ready to go, making them a great addition to any NYE celebration. All orders are curbside pickup.






Simply Rolled Ice Cream

You can’t go wrong with custom, housemade ice cream roll recipes from Simply Rolled. Choose from their many signature rolls or create your own. They’re currently offering both delivery and curbside pickup options.






Macaron Bar

Make French delicacies from Macaron Bar a part of your New Year’s plans by ordering online and picking them up from the store. They have a number of unique flavors to choose from, including lemon lavender, Madagascar vanilla, pistachio, toasted coconut, and more.





Dress up for the occasion with these boutiques in the District:


Getting dressed up for New Year’s is made all the more fun with a frock for the occasion, like the ruffle bow midi dress from Ladybird. Featuring a ruffled sequin skirt, lightweight textured bodice, and oversized neck, you’ll be sure to feel chic, comfortable, and ready to take on 2021.





Vamp Official

A fireside ultra-soft lounge set from Vamp is perfect if you’d prefer to wear something comfortable while celebrating from home. They have plenty of comfy yet trendy options to choose from.






For a full list of businesses with online stores or curbside pickup/carryout options, check out the Holidays on High guide to find what you’re looking for.

The 2020 Holiday Season in the Short North Arts District is made possible with support from our sponsors: