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, 2019 in style!
OK, so it feels like 2019 just began, but we are already planning for New Year’s Eve on January 1, 2020! We’re ready to go with updated plans, parties and events for a Clearwater New Year’s Celebration, or a Tampa New Year’s or St. Pete New Year’s Eve! Many of the New Year’s events listed below are from Dec 31, 2018, and they provide a great sample of our listings. We are continually updating as information is available to bring you the best events in the bay for NYE 2019!
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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.
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Last updated Dec. 27, 2019
2020 NYE Events:
New to Tampa this year is the New Yarrgh’s Eve Booty Drop at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park! Join Tampa in celebrating as they ring in this new tradition of a “dropping” a pirates chest. This drop will be a 320ft virtual projection on the Rivergate Tower. This free, family-friendly event will feature live entertainment, food and drinks, and the new signature “booty drop” countdown to midnight.
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 $50, VIP $110, VIP Open Bar $150 +fees.
American Social Tampa’s awesome waterfront location makes it a prime viewing spot for downtown Tampa’s midnight fireworks show. NYE 2020 @ #AmSo features select open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, midnight champagne toast, DJs and live music, and all around AmSo awesomeness. Select Open Bar from 9pm-1am and access to all public areas (No Seating included unless you purchase a VIP table) $100-$200/person +fees, tickets required for entry.
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.
Join Armature Works for their 2020 NYE Gala, this year’s most exclusive New Year’s Eve Party. The event will take place at The Gathering inside Armature Works and will host a live band and DJ, a top shelf open bar and late night hors d’oeuvres, plus champagne with a midnight toast. When the clock strikes midnight, head to the lawn to catch the best fireworks display in the city with downtown Tampa in the background.
Say “Bon Voyage” to 2019 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 a champagne toast at midnight for guests to ring in the New Year with a fireworks show over the water. $150 plus tax/fee
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.
Aloft Tampa Downtown Hotel, 100 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL
Join Aloft Tampa for their 6th annual New Years’ Eve 2020 Premiere! Guests can watch the ball drop on an 18-inch T.V. While you’re waiting for the new year, enjoy mermaids swimming in the pool, an all-inclusive top-shelf bar, appetizers, and more. Plus, at midnight, enjoy a complimentary champagne toast, lasers, fog, and a confetti blast to ring in the ’20s! Please note that this event is 21+.
Hip Room Downtown Salsa & Bachata Social, 1701 N. Franklin St., Tampa, FL
Tampa Salsa and bachata New Year Bash from 9 pm to 4 am includes a Salsa Workshop 9-10pm, and party from 10pm-4am. Come alone or bring the family. Everyone is welcome! NO age restrictions! NO dance partner required! Cover Includes Workshop and New Yeas Party favors! $15 in advance $20 at the door social.ticketspice.com/tampa-nye
Located at the Tampa Firefighters Museum in Downtown Tampa, join the Heros Housing Foundation for their annual Gala Ball for a night of dining, drinking, and dancing roaring 20’s style while supporting our community Heroes! Tickets start at $50.
The Sail, 333 S. Franklin St, Tampa FL
Join waterfront bar The Sail for a sparkling New Year’s Eve celebration/block party featuring DJ Andy Cayman, free party favors, and more. Toast with friends and family with $8 champagne splits! No cover charge – this event is free & open to the public. Food & drinks will be available for purchase.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends and family and indulge in some excitement at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Enjoy thrill rides in the dark, jam to music throughout the park, and catch the fireworks show in Gwazi Park after the park-wide countdown. Admission is included with paid admission to Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
Bearss Tavern + Tap 2802 E. Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL
Ring in the New Year with the Roaring 20s NYE Party. $15 Tickets include complimentary Hors d’Oeurves and cocktails from 9pm-11pm. For table service and VIP sections text (813) 299-5396. RSVP.
Head over to Ybor City for The Outback Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade, perfect for the entire family. This event will feature 15 high school bands and two college bands from the teams in the bowl game along with a number of floats. The parade will make its way down Seventh Avenue from 20th Street to 14th Street where college bands and cheerleaders will lead a pep rally.
bartaco, 1601 W. Snow Ave, South Tampa
bartaco’s topping off 2019 with tacos––and raising a dragonfly glass as we say cheers to the new year, bartaco-style. Tacos, tequila, and good vibes await. For reservations, call: (813) 258-8226. Complimentary cava toast at midnight
Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar, 2223 N Westshore Blvd S, Tampa FL
Countdown to 2020 at Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar. Pop a bottle of Veuve Clicquot specially priced at $75 per bottle as the ball drops or toast to the New Year with one of Rocco’s Tacos signature margaritas. Rocco’s Tacos is the perfect spot to celebrate and dine on the last night of 2019.
Rusty Pelican Tampa Restaurant, 2425 North Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL
Are you ready to ring in the new year at Rusty Pelican? If you are, prepare to enjoy a grand buffet with applewood smoked prime rib, whole American snapper, salads, pasta, cheese & charcuterie, and more. General Admission is $110 or $150 if you want a 4-hour open bar. There will also be a live DJ, photo booth, champagne toast, and more. (21+)
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, 4400 West Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa FL
New Year’s Eve at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood are bringing back the roaring 20’s in all it’s glory and more. Join them from 10pm for dinner and until 1am in the lounge for a complimentary dessert bar and midnight toast. NYE V Lounge menu featuring chef’s teasers & seasonal oysters as well as live music until 1 am. Visit their website for more detail and to make a reservation!
7th + Grove, 1930 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL
Haven’t been to 7th+ Grove? New Year’s Eve is a perfect time! Enjoy the hot new lounge where you can enjoy DJs, a champagne toast, casino tables, drink specials, and more.
Touch Martini Bar, 2016 Town Center Blvd, Brandon, FL
Don’t forget to dress well for this New Year’s Event! Head over to Touch Martini Par for Tampa’s premier New Year’s Eve event. Dress to impress in your best NYE attire…and don’t forget your mask.
Ciro’s Tampa, 2109 Bayshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33606
Calling all Gatsby fans: Ciro’s invites you to Tampa’s most exclusive NYE party. Enjoy a Roaring 20’s theme with burlesque performances, libations, Hors D’oeuvres, food, and more. Tickets are extremely limited and start at $125, so book your spot now, old sport!
719 N. Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602
That’s right folks, once again it’s on! In addition to Mes and Silence spinning the tunes accompanied by a disco light show, The Hub will have complimentary food and a champagne toast. Can’t wait to bring in the new year with your beautiful faces!
Topgolf is ringing in the New Year by throwing one of their 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.
Zydeco Brew Werks 1902 East 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605
They’re bringing in the New Year in style!!! Join them for a fun filled night filled with Unlimited Champagne, food and some of the best djs in the Bay. Their 2nd Annual Royalty New Years eve party. The dresscode is FLY and will be strictly enforced! Let’s celebrate the right way and toast to a future worth living!
2205 N. West Shore Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33607
Including a Broiled Sea Bass over Lobster Risotto with Roasted Red Pepper Cream and Fennel Herb Salad. Specialty features are available on Dec. 31, and the restaurant will be closed on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1. Toast to the new year with Ocean Prime’s signature Berries & Bubbles, an irresistible refreshing and balanced cocktail. The festive beverage is made with Belvedere Citrus Vodka, Crème de Cassis, house-made sour mix, Domaine Chandon Brut, fresh berries and dry ice – a perfect drink to toast to the ending of 2019. Reservations at ocean-prime.com/reservations or call: (813) 490-5288.
Hyde Park Cafe, 1806 W. Platt St. Tampa, FL
Only good vibes in the house! To honor the occasion, they are giving guests $25 in complimentary drinks! FREE before 11pm with RSVP, $25 after 11pm.
Ritz Ybor 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa, Florida 33607
Sunset Events & Disco Donnie Presents in Association with Tampa EDM present: NORA EN PURE – New Years Eve. Doors open at 10 p.m. until 3 a.m. Ages 18+ Welcome.
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
Jazz House Supper Club, 9331 E. Adamo Drive, Ybor City, Tampa FL
Jazz House Supper Club’s 6th Annual NYE THE BLACK & GOLD AFFAIR CELEBRATING THE END OF THE DECADE is the perfect NYE party to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Included with your ticket is a free buffett from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m., party favors, champagne toast, and balloon drop. $50 +fees.
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 $40.
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 9 pm, with GA admission tickets starting at $29. It features a midnight fireworks extravaganza, music by DJ Kayla Collins outside and beats by Machino ad Ivano Bellini inside, VIP and table/cabana availability, and more. With the addition of expanded areas, a larger stage, a 20 foot LED wall, special tables located on the pier, and prime musical entertainment by DJs and celebrities, WTR’s 2020 NYE party is bound to be a hit.
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. No reservation needed, free to attend.
Rusty Pelican, 2425 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL
Celebrate New Years at Rusty Pelican, with a grand dinner buffet, open bar, DJ and dancing, photobooth, champagne toast and more! Starting at $110/person.
Tampa Improv, 1600 E. 8th Ave, Ybor City, Tampa FL
Funnyman Godfrey kicks off New Year’s Eve with a dinner service beginning at 6pm, and the show starts at 7:31. $48/person includes food. Second show at 10:01 (door open 9:30). $42/person.
Maloney’s Local Irish Pub, 9540 Linebaugh Ave, Westchase, FL
Celebrate the New Year with your crew at Maloney’s Local this year – DJ on deck all night, ball drop, FREE champagne toast at midnight!
World of Beer Westchase, 9524 W Linebaugh Ave, Tampa
Come bring in the Roaring 20’s! Blend and World of Beer will be ringing in the new year Gatsby style! Free Toasts @ midnight! No cover.
Mermaid Tavern 6719 N. Nebraska Ave Tampa, FL
It’s the New Year and what better way to celebrate than with friends, fun, alcohol, and Little Sheba and The Shamans who will be rocking the stage to bring in the new year! Party starts at 9pm. Bottomless bubbles w/$10 optional cover!
Rasoi Indian Cuisine 1701 East 8th Avenue Tampa, FL 33605
After successfull 2019’s NYE, Rasoi Indian Cuisine proudly presents BOLLYWOOD & TOLLYWOOD NYE PARTY. Come Hit the beats with DJ Amit playing Hip-Hop, Bhangra and Bollywood mix in Open Outside Patio. DJ Saurabh playing Tollywood music in the closed inside Hall. Food, Drinks Special, VIP Seating and bottle service available.
Quality Inn & Conference Center, 2701 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612
Ring in 2020 with live music, dancing, a midnight champagne toast, & hors d’ouevres all included with regular admission. Cash bar is provided. Designated driver and under 21 tickets available for non-alcohol drinkers. Dapper or flapper attire preferred so dress your best! Tickets start at $25.
Whiskey Joes Tampa, 7720 W. Courtney Campbell Cswy, Rockey Point, Tampa FL
Ring in 2020 with a classic Beach Bash at Whiskey Joe’s Tampa on Rocky Point. Their Beach Bash includes Two Stages with Live Music: Flyte Band 9pm-1am (Beach Stage) and Celebrity Romance 9pm-1am (Inside). Enjoy a Champagne Toast at Midnight, Ball Drop and Party Favors, and a Firework Show at 12AM! $15+ fees.
Southern Nights Tampa, E. 7th Ave, Ybor City, Tampa FL
Ring in 2020 with us and enjoy $15 All You Can Drink! Doors Open at 9pm (18+ Welcome). Balloon Drop at MidNight. DJ Erik Armiliato. Drag Shows at 11:15pm & 12:30am Hosted by Jade Embers Cohen with special guest Christina E Taylor, Ripp Lee, & Gia Banks
The Birchwood, Beach Drive NE 340, St. Petersburg FL
Party like it’s 1920 at Hollywood Glamour 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 +fees.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in their exclusive speakeasy-themed hideaway. Ticket price includes party favors, hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary glass of champagne for a midnight toast. Dress to impress in your best 20’s attire for a roaring good time! Bottles of champagne will be available for purchase starting at $20.20 throughout the night.
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 FirstNightStPete.com.
Flute and Dram is rolling out the red carpet for their 2020 New Year’s Eve Celebration. There will be live music by The Betty Fox Band with champagne bottle and caviar specials. The festivities kick off at 4pm, with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight by the Flute and Dram crew. For VIP tables and reservations, email [email protected].
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 & noisemakers will take center stage at midnight!
Museum of Fine Arts 225 Beach Drive NE St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Ring in 2020 at [email protected], a premier all-inclusive New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown St. Pete. This year’s theme is “Flights of Fancy.” Dress to impress, and arrive to free, valet parking as you indulge in a DJ dance party featuring an open bar with custom cocktails, food stations with decadent desserts and savory light bites, live entertainment from world-renowned magician and mentalist, Mio, and a surprise musical performance, access to special exhibition galleries, a photo booth and fun party gifts. The dinner package tickets are sold out, so don’t miss out on this special experience of dancing the night away inside the MFA afterhours! The party starts at 9 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Museum of Fine Arts. $150-$250.
Don’t miss the largest family friendly New Year’s Eve Event in Florida at North Straub Park. Enjoy music, drama, games, comedy, lights, dance, bubbles, fireworks and more. This event will be a Celebration of the Arts in Florida; First Night St. Pete will be celebrating their 27th anniversary of bringing the city of St. Pete Art in Unexpected Places.
Put on your flapper dress and ring in the ‘20s at St. Petersburg Coliseum’s 12th annual event! All ages are welcome to join in this swinging good time. Dress to impress: New Years and vintage attire is encouraged!
Caddy’s on the Beach, 9000 W. Gulfshore Blvd, St. Pete
Caddy’s in Treasure Island loves New Year’s Eve so much, they celebrate it twice! First by ringing in the Irish New Year at 7pm with Bagpipers and then celebrate our New Year toast at Midnight!
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! 2020 Don CeSar New Year’s is steps away from St. Pete Beach, with DJ Coro will be spinning your favorite songs. Partiers celebrate “Pink Palace” style to ring in 2020 with entertainment acts that will be fun for everyone. GA is free, Bottle Service packages are available starting at $1,180 +fees.
Mad Hatters Ethnobotanical Kava Bar, 4685 28th St N, St. Petersburg, FL
Join them New Years Eve as they say goodbye to 2019 and welcome in the New Year. Let’s all put this year behind us and welcome in the New Year with your Hatters family. See ya there!
Mastry’s Brewing Co., 7701 Blind Pass Road, St. Pete Beach
Mastry’s Brewing Company celebrates the New Year with limited release beers on tap, DJ spinning music all night, a potluck of good eats to share, a big screen for the NYE count down and a whole night of good times. New Year’s Eve has never been so fun AND comfortable. Join them for a Pajama Party and Potluck from 6pm to 1am.
Mandarin Hide, 231 Central Avenue North, Saint Pete FL
Join Mandarin Hide for their DECADEnce NYE party and prepare to dance into 2020. Doors open at 8 p.m. with $20 tickets sold at the door, CASH ONLY. Grab a pre-sale ticket for half off online. Ticket price includes a complimentary glass of champagne.
The Hotel Zamora, 3701 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL
MARDIS GRAS PARTY at 360 Rooftop of The Hotel Zamora! $179+fees includes: Open bar with select liquors, beers, wines, and house champagne; food display; live music from Salsa Fire Duo, Scott Hardy, and DJ Zook; free parking; photo booth; complimentary midnight champagne toast; balloon drop in Castile; party favors; and more! Masquerade attire suggested.
VIP cabanas range from $750-$1,500. Tax and gratuity included in base cabana package prices. Cabanas are limited availability, for inquiries call Sammie Dinon at (727) 456-8900 ext. 7030
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. Big Huge Giant, Rae, Roxy, Ayam, and Amanda Swanson will be playing all night long. Starting at $20+fees
St. Petersburg Coliseum 535 4th Ave N. St Petersburg, FL 33701
This is the 12th Annual Swingin’ The New Year at the spectacular St. Petersburg Coliseum. This big event features awesome live music, dancing, and celebration. Live music with The World Famous Jive Aces all the way from London, England. 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
This year’s live entertainment, Motel Funk and Bus Fulla Monkeys, will keep you entertained as you enjoy an open bar and a glass of bubbly and noisemakers for the champagne toast at midnight. An extensive gourmet hors d’oeuvres buffet is the centerpiece of this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration as well as a dessert display of chocolate fondue, assorted mousse in chocolate shells and miniature pastries and fruit tarts. $125 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For those wanting to take the elevator home TradeWinds is offering a two-night “Toast by the Coast” package. Starting at just $608*
The Crafty Squirrel is going all out with their New Year’s Eve Crafty Cabaret Party. There will be sounds by DJ Pezz, $10 Ciroc cocktails, $30 Martini and Prosecco bottles, available VIP booths and liquor packages, a champagne toast promptly at midnight and dancing all night long. The event will take place on Tuesday, December 31st from 10:00pm to 3:00am with free entry before 11:00pm. For more information and to reserve VIP booths, call (727) 898-4888 or visit facebook.com.
Bascom’s Chophouse, 3665 Ulmerton Rd Clearwater FL
Bascom’s Chophouse offers two Pri Fixe menus with an outstanding selection of wine and bubbles to ring in the New Year. They suggest you don’t wait to make reservations to this epic event and instead call them at 727-573-3363.
613 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL
Head over to Shepherd’s Rock the New Year Party for a night of fun on Clearwater Beach. Enjoy a fireworks show, DJs, live bands, and so much more. Starting now through December 25th, tickets are just $37. If you wait until December 26th-30th, tickets raise to $42. So get your tickets now!
Ring in the New Year at The Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach at The Grand Glow Prohibition Ball. Enjoy food, drinks and live music from the Black Honkeys. This event is family friendly for ages 13 and up. There is a separate NYE Kids Bash for ages 12 and under that can be added onto your main ticket purchase.
Bar Louie Clearwater, 27001 US Highway 19, Clearwater FL
Bid adieu to 2010s in style. Bar Louie’s Roaring 20’s is an ode to the days of Gatsby as we enter our own version of the 20’s. The bottles will be popping, taps will be flowing, the kitchen will be cookin’ and music will be pumping until last call… So you don’t have to end your night until they do. Get ready to ring in 2020 with their champagne toast, party favors, and great friends while you sip on a specialty New Year’s Eve cocktail, Formal attire not required. Reserve your free admission ticket or get an Elite ticket which includes Admission, Champagne Toast, 4 Drink Tickets, 1 Appetizer (your choice of any Flatbread, Sliders or Nachos) for $50 +fees.
Participate in Clearwater Beach’s Annual Fireworks Celebration on New Year’s Eve. Relax on the beach and enjoy the sunset. If you choose to head over early, enjoy delicious food from any local eatery. Let the kids stay up late: Light it Up! Was voted one of the top five kid-friendly events to ring in the New Year by U.S. News Travel.
Clearwater Beach Marina, 25 Causeway Blvd, Clearwater Beach, FL
Cruise into 2020 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, $139/person.
Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, 105 N. Bayshore Blvd., Safety Harbor FL
Ring in the New Year Havana style at the Safety Harbor Resort and Spa on NYE! Lavish dinner buffet and Hors D’Oeuvres from 8:30 to 11 pm, open bar 8:30 to 10:30 (cash bar thereafter). Orquestra Infinidad will be performing live. $169/person.
Sips Wine Bar, 327 Main Street Safety Harbor, FL 34695
Limited tickets are available for their third annual New Year’s Eve bash! Tickets include happy hour bottle pricing all night, a midnight champagne toast, party favors galore and live entertainment. $25
The RomantiKa, 461 Grant Street, Dunedin, FL
Prepare to ring in the new year…Mediterannean style at The RomantiKa! Enjoy delicious food, drink, live music, and dancing. Live music will be performed by Kafkasso Band with belly dancers to add to the Meditteranean flare. Reservations must be made in advance, tickets start at $90.
Fenway Hotel in Dunedin is ready for the Holidays! HEW Parlor & Chophouse will be hosting a New Year’s Eve Dinner: Tuesday, December 31 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations for HEW Parlor & Chophouse suggested. Call (727) 683-5990 or use OpenTable. They will be offering a Prix-Fixe Menu with items such as Crispy Lamb Shoulder Terrine, Lobster Bisque, Prime New York Strip, Chick & Dumplin’s, and so much more! For the full menu options visit their website.
Perspective Rooftop Pool Bar at Art Ovation Hotel 1255 North Palm Avenue Sarasota, FL
Celebrate 2020 in style at Perspective Rooftop Bar in Sarasota. They will be ringing in the New Year with champagne, fireworks, passed hors d’oeuvres, a DJ, and live entertainment. Each entry ticket comes with a complimentary toast of Veuve Clicquot at midnight. VIP cabana packages are available. This is an event you don’t want to miss. Call (941) 316-0808 for package inquiries.
Downtown Sarasota, 1 S. Lemon Ave, Sarasota
Sarasota’s annual NYE Pineapple Drop takes place beginning at 1 pm on December 31, 2019 and continues until early morning January 1, 2020, in 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 1 pm by Main Street and Lemon Ave in downtown Sarasota, with the Pineapple dropping at midnight followed by awesomely fantastic fireworks!
Sarasota Municipal Auditorium 801 North Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236
Ring in the new decade the EPIC way! Performances will include 22N and will be hosted by Full Moon Promotions. Guests can enjoy bottomless champagne, an open top-shelf bar, a laser and light show, and a huge dance floor. Tickets start at $125.
Ring in the New Year at The Westin Sarasota! The price of ticket includes access to their EVOQ Terrace, entertainment, champagne toast at midnight, cash bar & valet parking. $30
Celebrate the New Year with all your friends at Sea World Orlando. Enjoy a musical celebration as well as a bold fireworks display that will welcome in the New Year. Enjoy holiday entertainment, craft beer and tasty bites throughout the park.
Reserve your spot at Disney’s Contemporary Resort to ring in the New Year at this extraordinary soiree. Start the night in the Fantasia Ballroom where you can enjoy drinks, dancing and a DJ. Then enjoy culinary masterpieces from restaurants such as California Grill, Le Cellier Steakhouse, Narcoossee’s and Tiffins. Enjoy a walk outside to the Porte Cochere to enjoy a glass of champagne as the New Year’s Eve fireworks lights up the sky from Magic Kingdom.
Party on over to Universal CityWalk for a jaw-dropping event to celebrate the New Year. Enjoy food and signature drinks while you pop in and out of six CityWalk clubs featuring live bands and DJs and dance the night away on Orlando’s biggest outdoor dance floor. This event is 21+ only with proof of a valid ID.
Keep checking back – more Tampa New Years’ eve events, Clearwater New Year’s Eve events, and St Pete New Years’ eve events posted almost daily through Dec 31st!
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