The Best New Year’s Eve Events in Tampa Bay Clearwater St Pete

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New Year’s Eve NYE Guide!

Everything you need to know for the BEST New Year’s Eve in Tampa Clearwater St. Pete!


Celebrate New Year’s Eve – NYE – on Dec 31 2018 in style!

The end of 2018 is fast approaching – and our annual list of NYE – New Year’s Eve – events and parties is growing and growing!  Our list of New Year’s Eve Hotspots for your and your significant other is updated almost daily through the end of the year – so keep checking back to see what’s new!  We feature great New Years events in Tampa, Clearwater, St Pete, the beaches, Safety Harbor, Brandon, and everywhere in between. Want your event added to this one-stop guide for Tampa New Years Eve plans?  Email info about your event and we’ll consider including it!

Last updated Dec 11 2018


Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, 4400 West Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa FL

The New Year’s Eve temperatures will rise and fall at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood as they ring in 2019 with fiery entertainment and icy cocktails. Join them from 8:30pm – 3am for a night of indulgent food selections paired with libations, the best dressed in Tampa along with live music from Frequency Band and DJ Papi.  Prices includes dinner, breakfast, premium open bar.  $300/person.

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Fire and Ice New Year’s Eve at Eddie V’s



Steelbach, 1902 N. Ola Ave. Tampa, FL

Time to dress to impress and put on those dancing shoes Tampa! OPEN BAR ALL NIGHT LONG! When we say open bar, we mean open bar! Treat yourself to any and all of the liquor, beer, and wine that we normally have available, including our top shelf selections! UNLIMITED DINNER! An endless supply of , appetizers, pizza, wings, and salads for your consumption running all the way until 11pm! CHAMPAGNE TOAST AT MIDNIGHT! What’s a NYE party without free champagne? MUSIC AND DANCING! TVs WITH ALL THE NYE CELEBRATIONS! This is the absolute best value in Tampa for NYE! You will not want to miss out! Tickets are very limited and will sell very quickly, so get them now before they are gone! $99/person.

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Tampa New Year’s Eve at Blind Goat



Steelbach, 1902 N. Ola Ave. Tampa, FL

Ring in the New Year with a decadent four-course prix fixe dinner at Steelbach! Reservations call 813-693-5478. $85/person.

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Tampa New Year’s Eve at Steelbach


Hyde Park Cafe, 1806 W. Platt St. Tampa, FL

Only good vibes in the house! HPC’s Super NYE Happy Hour offers open bar from 9-11 for just $10.

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Super Happy Hour @ HPC


Brew Bus Brewing, 4101 N. Florida Ave, Tampa  FL

Sick and tired of all those dress to impress New Year’s Eve parties? Ring in the new year in the comfort of your PJ’s at our New Year’s Eve Pajama Party. The name says it all! Just wear your most comfortable PJ’s, have some drinks and watch the ball drop on the big screen.

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3rd Annual Brew Bus NYE PJ Party


Dave & Busters, 10209 Estuary Lakes Dr, Tampa, FL

Join D&B for an exclusive celebration to ring in the New Year! Their amazing options are available to help you Eat, Drink, Play, Party and Ring in the New Year! All packages include a dinner buffet of all your Dave & Buster’s favorites and play in the Million Dollar Midway. Dinner packages start at $48/person.


Del Frisco’s Grille, 4138 West Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa FL

Exclusive New Year’s Eve Three Course Prix Fixe Menu features a celebratory Prosecco toast, signature entrée options like Filet Duo and Broiled Lobster Tails and classics like Cheesesteak EggrollsAhi Tacos, and Nutella Bread Pudding. $48.

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New Years Eve @ Del Frisco’s Grille Tampa



Prost Kitchen 2801 E. Bearss Ave, Tampa,  FL

Ring in the New Year as we transform Prost into a masquerade ball. Tickets include complimentary food and cocktails from 9pm-11pm. We will also have a complimentary champagne toast at midnight! Free Food + Cocktails 9-11, complimentary Champagne Toast Midnight.  $25.

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NYE Masquerade Party at Prost Kitchen


Red Star Rock Bar 5210 N Florida Ave, Tampa,  FL

Come BOOGIE in to the New Year! The Beatcave is turning Red Star into a DISCO INFERNO! From its Funky, Dirty birth on Harlem’s 70’s dance floors to the Glitzy, Studio 54! Come dressed to shake your Groove Thang into 2019!  New Year Drink Specials & a Champagne Toast! Free.

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Red Star Rock Bar



The Hotel Zamora, 3701 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach,  FL

WHITE PARTY at 360 Rooftop of The Hotel Zamora! $130 includes: Admission, Heavy hors d’ oeuvres, Lavish Dessert Display, Open Bar, Snowfall, DJ Keytone. White attire suggested. VIP cabanas – tickets available by phone. Rooftop Cabanas – $1,500 up to 6 people, unlimited drinks, premium champagne toast, VIP servers. $130.

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White Party at St Pete Beach’s Hotel Zamora



Bar Louie Int’l Plaza, 2223 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa  FL

Bar Louie Clearwater, 27001 US Highway 19, Clearwater FL

Bid adieu to 2018 in style. Bar Louie’s Black and White Masquerade is an ode to Truman Capote’s infamous Grand Masked Ball, hosted in New York in 1966 and we want you to be there. The bottles will be popping, taps will be flowing, kitchen will be cookin’ and music will be pumping until last call… So you don’t have to end your night until we do. Get ready to ring in 2019 with our champagne toast, party favors, and great friends while you sip on our specialty New Year’s Eve cocktail, the Velvet 19. Formal attire not required and Masquerade Masks encouraged but not required.  $10-$50/person. tampa New Years eve nye


The Kennedy SOHO, 2408 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa  FL

The biggest New Years Eve party of 2018 will be held at the Kennedy! Come bring in the new year with friends and family as we champagne toast at midnight! Sounds by Blendmaster Zoe & DJ MV! All ladies receive a complimentary glass of champagne with pre-sale ticket! For Table reservations call 352-232-1723. $20.


Iberian Rooster 475 Central Avenue N. Saint Pete  FL

Dress to impress and grab your friends to ring in the new year at the Iberian Rooster! The whole restaurant and downstairs bar turns into a giant party complete with complimentary champagne and balloon drop at midnight. Limited VIP tickets available. Buffet option 9-11pm (Vegetarian options). DJ’s Curtis James, JB Nicotera, Vinsolo, JPala will be spinning all night long.  GA with food $30. St Pete NYE New Years


The Attic on Kennedy, 500 E. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa FL

Meet at The Attic Cafe on Kennedy in downtown Tampa for a rooftop NYE celebration.  Starting with a red carpet elevator ride to the 4th floor rooftop party, this event features lasers, rooftop lighting, food, drinks, and a giant video screen displaying the Times Square ball drop. $15-$20/person.

SpookEasy, 1919 E. 7th Ave, Tampa FL

Celebrate the first New Year at the recently opened SpookEasy with a special night! We will have amazing hors d’oeuvre a complimentary midnight toast and the countdown to the 2019! Plus, so much more!!

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Ybor City: SpookEasy NYE

Rusty Pelican, 2425 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL

Celebrate New Years at Rusty Pelican, with a grand dinner buffet, open bar, dueling pianos, DJ and dancing, photobooth, champagne toast and more! $150/person.

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Tampa Improv, 1600 E. 8th Ave, Ybor City, Tampa FL

Funnyman Drew Lynch kicks off New Year’s Eve with a dinner service beginning at 5:30, and the show starts at 7:30.  $45/person includes food.  Second show at 10:30 (door open 9:30).  $35/person.

Mandarin Heights, 5901 North Florida Ave, Tampa FL

Torch Diamond Crown Lounge New Years Eve Party! BOOKING NOW!! Two packages available, Music by DJ Uptwn. Get yours before they’re gone! 813-515-6147

Mandarin Heights, 5901 North Florida Ave, Tampa FL

Come celebrate New Years Eve in the Heights! Mandarin Heights is throwing it back to old school Havana so be sure to dress the part! You already know we’ll be decorated to the T, old school cars and all. Tickets get you unlimited open bar and top notch food from Bodega Seminole Heights. Oh, and they’re not dropping the ball by stopping at 1 a.m. – they’re NOT CLOSING so be ready to party all night and all the way into 2019.

Mandarin Hide, 231 Central Avenue North, Saint Pete FL

You think you’ve been to a masquerade party before? Think again! Join Mandarin Hide for Manny’s take on Masquerade and party into 2019. Entry is free until 9 p.m. and after 9 p.m. $20 tickets get you in the door and in on our champagne fountain. Already planning on stopping by after 9? Grab a pre-sale ticket for half off! $0-$20. St Pete New Years Eve NYE

D’Luxe 8502 N Armenia Ave, Tampa FL

Designed for and by nightlife purveyors, alumni, friends and family, an upscale event experience with amenities that ensure a good time. Venue features plus VIP Sections, Kitchen, top rate sound and lighting and staff. Wells Open Bar Until Midnight $30, Ciroc & Hennessy Open Bar Until Midnight $40.

Factory 114, 114 S. 12th Street, Tampa FL

Factory 114 advertises the best New Year’s Eve party Channel District has to offer.  Dance all night to the vibes of a high-energy DJ while enjoying the company of friends and great people. General Admission includes hors-d’oeuvres and sparkling wine toast at midnight.  VIP offers a glass of sparking upon arrival, special seating area, coat check and cocktail server. Option to upgrade to a special open bar and valet parking ticket at checkout.  GA $130, VIP $225, Open Bar upgrade $40.tampa nye New Years channel district tampa bay


Whiskey Joes Tampa, 7720 W. Courtney Campbell Cswy, Rockey Point, Tampa FL

Ring in 2019 with a classic Beach Bash at Whiskey Joe’s Tampa on Rocky Point.  Their Beach Bash features 2 stages with live music – Celebrity Romance is performing on the Beach Stage, 22N on the inside stage.  Champagne toast at midnight, ball drop and party favors.  Fireworks at midnight.  $15.

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Jazz House Supper Club, 9331 E. Adamo Drive, Ybor City, Tampa FL

Jazz House Supper Club’s 5th Annual NYE Moulin Rouge Soiree is the perfect NYE party to celebrate New Year’s Eve Paris-style.  Full dinner menu available, with table service and VIP bottle service available.  Includes champagne toast, light hors d’oeuvres, party favors and more.  Pre-sale tickets available but likely to sell out.  $75. tampa nye New Years party moulin rough


Club Prana, 1619 E. 7th Ave, Ybor City, Tampa FL

Champagne toasts, 5 floors of music and dancing, and a spectular rooftop skybox with first class view of Tampa’s New Year’s Eve fireworks set Club Prana’s NYE celebration apart.  General admission and VIP tickets available, as well as bottle service and private rooftop cabanas.  Tickets start at $15.

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Club Prana’s rooftop Skybar overlooking downtown Tampa’s fireworks display


Aloft Tampa Downtown, 100 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa FL

American Social Tampa’s awesome waterfront location makes it a prime viewing spot for downtown Tampa’s midnight fireworks show.  NYE 2019 @ #AmSo features select open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, midnight champagne toast, DJs and live music, and all around AmSo awesomeness.  $75-$125/person, tickets required for entry.American Social Tampa NYE 2018


Aloft Tampa Downtown, 100 W. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa FL

Who doesn’t like mermaids?  So at this swanky annual shindig, not only can you watch the Ball drop live from Times Square on an 18 ft LED Screen, but you can also get a pic with a real New Year’s mermaid swimming in the pool! Beat that Instagram!  Aloft Downtown Tampa’s 5th Annual NYE 2019 Premiere involves lasers, fog, confetti blast, mermaids.  And importantly it includes top shelf open bar and appetizers/hors d’oeuvres by Miguelitos.  $125/person.tampa NYE Aloft


Beau & Mo’s, 2925 5th Ave N., St. Pete FL

Enjoy a fun & swanky New Year’s Eve dinner at Beau & Mo’s Chicago-style Italian steakhouse.  Located in St. Pete Historic Kenwood, loved by locals.  Dinner 5:30-10pm, reservations suggested.

Clearwater Beach Marina, 25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL

Cruise into 2019 aboard Clearwater Beach’s Starlite Majesty on NYE.  Four course dinner cruise with live entertainment and DJ music for dancing, full open bar, and champagne toast at midnight.  Seating limited, $127/person.

Flavaz Jamaican Grill, 6467 US Hwy 301, Riverview FL

Amazingly fun way to bring in the New Year with a little dress up fun. Feel free to dress up as your favorite decade (optional) as Dj Donny Da DON & Dj Juice spin classics from thr 70s, 80s, 90s and present day hits. Also including music from many genres such as OLD SKOOL, HIP HOP, RnB, REGGAE, REGGAETON, BACHATA, SOCA, AFROBEAT and many more.  Tickets start at $20.

In the Loop Brewing, 3338f Land O’ Lakes Blvd., Land O’ Lakes FL

In the Loop Brewing’s second annual “EVE of the EVE” event is sure to be magical! This year we are going to be masked in mystery and draped in decadence with a Masquerade Ball theme!!t.  $35/person.


Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N. Bayshore Blvd., Safety Harbor FL

Ring in the New Year Havana style at the Safety Harbor Resor and Spa on NYE!  Lavish dinner buffet and Hors D’Oeuvres from 8:30 to 11pm, open bar 8:30 to 10:30 (cash bar thereafter).  Live band, entertainment.  $159/person.

The Don CeSar, 3100 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach

Here’s a New Year’s Eve party on St. Petersburg beach you won’t want to miss.  Celebrate! 2019 Don CeSar New Year’s is steps away from St. Pete Beach, with DJ Coro will be spinning your favorite songs while Mermaids, Brazilian Dancers, Fire Breathers and Stilt Walkers fill the pool deck.  Partiers celebrate “Pink Palace” style to ring in 2019 with a midnight beach ball drop and entertainment acts that will be fun for everyone. VIP Tickets are available and include open bar and passed hors d’ouevres. Attendance is limited, and tickets must be purchased in advance for both VIP and GA.  GA is free, VIP $125.

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Downtown Sarasota, 1 S. Lemon Ave, Sarasota

Sarasota’s annual NYE Pineapple Drop takes place beginning at 1pm on December 31, 2018 and continues until early morning January 1, 2019 in the downtown.   This family friendly event draws thousands of people to celebrate NYE, and the organizers claim it’s one of the largest NYE celebrations in Florida.  Live music and food start the celebration at 1pm by Main Street and Lemon Ave in downtown Sarasota, with the Pineapple dropping at midnight followed by awesomely fantastic fireworks! Sarasota NYE Pineapple Drop Tampa

WTR at the Godfrey, 7700 W. Courtney Campbell Cswy, Tampa

Saved by the Bell‘s Slater (aka Mario Lopez from Extra) hosts Pied Piper’s NYE party, this year at WTR at the Godfrey Hotel on the Causeway.  The party gets going at 9pm, with GA admission tickets starting at $29.  It features a dual barge fireworks show, music by DJ Magic Mike, inside and outside party areas, VIP and table/cabana availability, and more.AC Slater hosts Tampa NYE event

Ciro’s Speakeasy, 2109 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa

Ring in the new year at Tampa‘s most exclusive New Year’s Eve party. Ciro’s invites you to a “For Your Eyes Only” Masquerade on December 31st from 9pm-2am, featuring live burlesque performances!  Include: Open bar, Raw Bar, Passed Hors D’oeuvres, Live burlesque performances….and more special surprises throughout the night!  Limited to 80 tickets.  $175.

Bilmar Beach Resort, 10650 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island

Rock out with the Tampa Bay Beach Bum’s at the Bilmar Beach Resort during their 3rd annual NYE bash; featuring a multilevel indoor/outdoor party with live music, drinks & apps, volleyball games, party favors & a champagne toast at midnight. Purchase your tickets today for the biggest New Year’s Beach Volleyball event in the country! The fun starts at 7 p.m.

Tampa Riverwalk, Tampa FL

Bring in the New Year on the water with a front row seat on the New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise! This 1-hour cruise includes champagne, party favors and prime viewing of Downtown Tampa’s fireworks. All ages welcome, but you must be 21+ with valid ID to drink. Complimentary champagne toast, beer wine available to purchase.  11:30pm to 12:30am.  $50 adults $40 kids.

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Pic: Pirate Water Taxi

Tampa Theatre, 711 N. Franklin St, Tampa FL 33602

Tampa has plenty of swanky champagne-and-sequins New Year’s Eve parties, if you’re into that kind of thing. But for the rest of us who like our celebrating a little more on the classic-movie-themed-historic-theatre side, Tampa Theatre’s third-annual NYE Wrap Party is going to be groovy, baby (yeah!) as the majestic movie palace goes shagadelic on Monday, Dec. 31, from 9:00pm until 1:00am.  Join Dr. Evil and Mr. Bigglesworth for heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts, live music courtesy of Underground Pilot , the ball drop LIVE on the big screen at midnight, and an open beer-and-wine bar all night long… all for “one meeeeellion dollars.” (Just kidding! Tickets are only $99 for general admission and $89 for Theatre Members). Austin Powers-themed signature cocktails (Mini-Me-mosas, anyone?) and a cash liquor bar will also be available.tampa theatre New Years eve

Skipper’s Smokehouse, Tampa FL

New Year’s Eve Party at the Skip featuring Donna the Buffalo with Western Centuries. Includes party favors, champagne toast & breakfast buffet. $35.

Cuban Club, Ybor City, Tampa

Billed as a 1920’s theme party that you can’t miss, the Great Gatsby New Year’s Event takes place starting at 8pm at the Cuban Club in Ybor City.  It features music performances, a red carpet affair, modeling, and a photo booth.  This is a casual dress event so make sure you go watch the Great Gatsby Movie so you can come prepared. There will be music performances to be announced at a later date. There will also be fashion models in attendance on this extravagant night. Don’t miss out on this great night of rolling into the New Year!!!!  Tickets $25, VIP $50 tampa New Years eve great Gatsby nye

238 E. Davis Blvd., Tampa FL 33606

Come celebrate the New Year under the stars at Fountain Bistro featuring live entertainment with Singer Muhamed Alhindawi, belly dancer Azeeria and Maestro Salah featuring dinner, champagne toast and 15 different flavors of hookas.  $60, RSVP at 813.251.4600

Jackson’s Bistro, Harbour Island

Purchase your tickets today for Jackson’s NYE Celebration before prices go up. All party-goers at Jackson’s New Year’s Eve party will receive a complimentary glass of champagne for NYE toasts!  Includes:  Prime views to watch Tampa’s largest Midnight firework show; Complimentary midnight Champagne Toast & Balloon Drop; Party favors; Waterfront party areas; The area’s hottest DJs spinning your favorites; Tampa’s best waterfront & downtown views.  GA $40, VIP $110, VIP Open Bar $150

Armature Works, 1901 N. Ola Ave, Tampa FL 33602

Advertised as Tampa’s most exclusive New Year’s Eve party at The Gathering in Armature Works.  Dance all night to the beats of a high energy live band and DJ while enjoying a top-shelf open bar, a wide selection of late night hors d’oeuvres, as well as a champagne bar and midnight toast.  At midnight head outside to the Armature Works front lawn to catch one of the most elaborate firework displays in the city, with downtown Tampa as the backdrop.  The Armature Works NYE Gala is an all inclusive experience and everyone is a VIP.  Includes premium open bar, including liquor, beer, wine, and champagne all night long. As well as live music, DJ entertainment, dancing, and an eloquent evening to remember.  Tickets start at $125 NYE 2019

1811 North 15th Street Tampa, FL 33605

Celebrate NYE 2019 in Ybor at 5 Star Dive Bar!  Unlimited top shelf drinks – ALL YOU CAN DRINK!  Limited tickets available.  $25

7th Ave, Ybor City, Tampa, 5:30pm-7:30pm

The Outback Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade is a great family event featuring about fifteen High School Bands and the two College Bands from the teams in the bowl game, along with numerous floats.  Units will travel down 7th Avenue from 20th Street to 14th Street where the college bands and cheerleaders will participate in a pep rally.

Topgolf is ringing in the New Year by throwing one of our biggest parties of the year. Enjoy live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and an unforgettable midnight celebration. Upgrade to the VIP experience for exclusive access to an all-inclusive Premium NYE Feast with carving station and a bottle of bubbly to share with friends.  All New Year’s Eve packages include unlimited game play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for up to six Guests, front row seats to a midnight fireworks† show and party favors to help celebrate NYE in style.  $225 for up to 6 people GA, $450 for up to 6 people VIP.

601 North Florida Avenue Tampa, FL 33602

Ring in New Year’s at the biggest and best party all year! Cirque de Bizou will mesmerize you with incredible illusionists, brave fire acts, LED spinners and more. Two DJs will keep the beat pumping both inside our lounge and outside in the fresh night air. Make memories that will last well into the new year in our photo booth and watch the ball drop right from our outdoor patio.  General admission opens at 10pm and includes complimentary champagne; VIP starts at 8pm an includes dinner and complimentary champagne after 10pm; VIP Table Service starts at 7pm and includes food, a bottle of spirts and champagne.  GA $20, VIP $75, VIP Table for 4 $499

Say “Bon Voyage” to 2018 on a Yacht StarShip New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise! This all inclusive festive cruise is the best way to celebrate NYE on the water. Dine on gourmet food, sip on delicious cocktails and dance the night away under the stars. Yacht StarShip will also provide party favors and a champagne toast at midnight for guests to ring in the New Year with a fireworks show over the water.  $150 plus tax/fee

Brass Mug 1450 Skipper Road, Tampa, FL 33613

Tampa NYE Time Lord Ball

Finally, an event for Doctor Who and Sci-Fi fans on New Year’s Eve! Ring in the New Year with fellow Whovians at this unique and select event feauturing Time Lord Rock, fan panels on Series Eight and the Christmas Episode, trivia, free goodies, live music, guest performers, and tons of fun for couples and singles alike! Join us for The Third New Year’s Eve Timey Wimey Time Lord Ball!  Presale GA $20, $30 walkup

Rasoi Indian Cuisine  1701 East 8th Avenue Tampa, FL 33605

After successfull 2018’s NYE, Rasoi Indian Cuisine proudly presents BOLLYWOOD NEW YEAR 2019.  Live DJ’s playing Bhangra and all Bollywood music.  Food, Drinks Special, VIP Seatings.  Shots at midnight.  Check last years videos at facebook @rasoitampa.  $30 Tampa new year nye rasoi

Sips Wine Bar  327 Main Street Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Limited tickets available for our second annual New Year’s Eve bash! Tickets include champagne toast at midnight, party favors galore, wine specials & giveaways, and live entertainment.  $25

The Attic 1510 E 8th Ave  Tampa, FL

NEW YEARS EVE EXTRAVAGANZA with Forrest Hoffar! Admissions includes dinner, open bar from 7-11 and a Champagne Toast at Midnight! Lots of goodies and fun musical shenanigans will be had. $85

Summerfield Crossings Golf Club 13050 Summerfield Boulevard Riverview FL

Summerfield Golf Club’s NYE party is a semi-formal event featuring dancing, karaoke, drink specials, food, and champagne toast at midnight.  $30/person $50/couple.

St. Petersburg Coliseum 535 4th Ave N. St Petersburg, FL 33701

This is the 11th Annual Swingin’ The New Year at the spectacular St. Petersburg Coliseum. This big event features awesome live music, dancing, and celebration. Live music by Gloria West and the Gents 8 pc Band. Doors open at 7:30.  Full Cash Bar with Champagne Bottles & Toasts Available.  * All Ages * Smoke-Free * New Year’s Decor * Free Parking Dress to Impress! • New Year’s and Vintage Attire Appropriate.  $45

Pegasus Lounge & Niteclub 14811 North Florida Avenue Tampa, FL 33613

For decades Icey’s trademark sound of bass and beats has soundtracked dance floors worldwide. His indie label Zone Records is a top player in the worldwide Booty Bass / Breaks /EDM scene. Icey’s passion for the music is undeniable and on display in his constant touring from major festivals to intimate club spaces, where his goal is to deliver a rump shaking good time to the people on the dance floor.  $18-$40

East Bay Raceway Park 6311 Burts Road Tampa, Florida 33619

Noon Dec 31 to Noon Jan 1, join Dawning as they camp out for NYE.  24hrs of 2 Stages, DJs/Performers/Live Painters with Vending and Food!  $40.

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Recommended Parking to Begin Adventure 802 N. Ashley Dr Tampa, FL 33602

Puzzling Adventures™ are a cross between a scavenger hunt, an informative self-guided tour, and The Amazing Race®. A fun and interactive way to explore a city, each adventure sends you to a series of locations where you answer questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. The goal is to have fun outdoors, and learn some interesting things along the way.  Price is $50 per team, not individual. A team can be up to 6 people.

Beach Dr Parking Lot 335 2nd Ave. NE Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Turn St. Petersburg into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well-known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Start when you want and play at your pace. Price is $44 per team, not per person.

Museum of Fine Arts 255 Beach Drive Northeast Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Ring in 2019 at [email protected], a premier all-inclusive New Year’s Eve celebration. This year’s theme is “Mid-Century Magic”, inspired by the winter exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg. All proceeds benefit the Museum of Fine Arts.   Begin the evening with cocktails in the garden, seated dinner and piano bar. Blue Roses trio will perform a set of American songbook classics in a mid-century supper club atmosphere.  Dress in your best New Year’s sophisticated sparkle and enjoy complimentary valet, open bar, and capture memories with party favors, photo booth and commemorative gift. Champagne toasts precede prime viewing of the First Night St. Petersburg fireworks display along the waterfront.  Dining elsewhere? The Party can be purchased as a separate, all-inclusive ticket.  $175-$350

The Birchwood, Beach Drive NE 340, St. Petersburg FL

Party like it’s 2019 at Tiki Fest at the Birchwood!  Two floors of open bar from 8 PM to Midnight! The Canopy will be PRIVATE for this event and you will have exclusive access! Gourmet Buffet, LIVE Band, DJ on the Rooftop, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Dancing, Entertainment and so much more!  $135.

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At Shephard’s Beach Resort 619 South Gulfview Boulevard Clearwater, FL 33767

This annual New Years Party is a sell out every year and this year won’t be any different. Your ticket will get you in to the biggest party on Clearwater Beach! One ticket gets you in to the Soak Pool Lounge, Salt Tequila Bar and Tap Room, The Wave Nightclub, and Tiki Beach. There will be live music from New Divide featuring Cutty Jones. Dj Ray and Brandon James will be spinning top 40 and some of your favorite songs from previous years. This is sure to be the party to attend to kick of 2019.  $30

Sarasota Municipal Auditorium 801 North Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236

Lamborghini of Sarasota presents THE Sarasota New Years Eve Red Carpet ILLUMINATION Party  at the Municipal Auditorium. It’s the 3rd year at such a great remodeled Historic venue Downtown Sarasota on 41 along the bayfront hosted by Full Moon Promotions.   This years theme is ILLUMINATION! The Aud will be transformed in to a GLOWrious spectacle.   New Years Eve is a pinnacle Holiday Celebration to dress up, go out to reminisce about the past year and celebrate the ringing in of a new year.  Tickets ALL Inclusive: $150 in advance, $200 at door if not sold out.

The Westin Sarasota

Ring in the New Year at The Westin Sarasota! Price of ticket includes access to our EVOQ Terrace, entertainment, champagne toast at midnight, cash bar & valet parking. $30

Ritz Ybor 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, Florida 33607

DJ electronic duo Bonnie X Clyde performs a New Years Eve concert at this party with a balloon drop and champagne toast at midnight.  Price: $20.

Stroke of Midnight

This is a New Year’s Eve celebration that’s boomin’ and bright! Sink your toes into the white sand of Clearwater Beach and be awestruck as fireworks are set off over the sparkling Gulf of Mexico at the stroke of midnight. A free event hosted by the Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Downtown St. Petersburg starting at 4pm

Join the fun at First Night St. Pete’s Annual New Year’s Eve celebration of the Arts. One of the most anticipated events in downtown St. Pete – this family-friendly event features live music, entertainment, drama, dance, games, art, fireworks and more! The festivities start at 4 p.m. and continue through midnight. Admission buttons can be purchased at

Monday, December 31, 2018

Enjoy the thrill rides, live music and fireworks during the New Year’s Eve celebration at Busch Gardens! Admission to the New Year’s Eve celebration is included with a paid admission to the park.

Looking for a fancy soiree? Head to TradeWinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach for their annual gala hosted in the Grand Ballroom.  Enjoy an open bar, an extensive gourmet hors d’oeuvres buffet, and dancing to live music from Motel Funk from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Champagne & noise makers will take center stage at midnight!

Get funky on New Year’s Eve, poolside at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach! For $65, you’ll receive two drink tickets, light bites, live music by The Black Honkeys and a champagne toast to ring in 2019. Kids pricing & VIP tickets are also available. Party starts at 8:30 p.m. clearwater beach New Years eve nye

Wild Rover Brewery, 13921 Lynmar Blvd, Tampa

Rockin’ in the New Year at Wild Rover Brewery. Stage, lights, sound, dance floor, drinks and big hair party music.  Go ’80’s!

Farm Table Cucina, 179 2nd Ave N St. Petersburg, FL 33701

FarmTable Cucina is serving up the most delicious end to 2018. Enjoy a multi-course dinner in their private tasting room, featuring farm to table dishes. Dinner will begin 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $200 per person, with an optional wine pairing for an additional $75 per person.

Jannus Live 18 2nd Street N St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Jam out on the last night of 2018 with The Hip Abduction and Passafire, performing at Jannus LIVE! Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Gate opens at 8 p.m.


Keep checking back – more Tampa New Years eve events, Clearwater New Years Eve events, and St Pete New Years eve events posted almost daily through Dec 31st!

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