New Year’s Eve 2024 NYE Guide
Everything you need to know for the BEST New Year’s Eve in Tampa Clearwater St. Pete!
Celebrate New Year’s Eve on December 31, 2023 AMAZINGLY & in style!!
Where the heck did 2023 go? Seems like it just started, yet here we are thinking about the Holidays and plans for New Year’s Eve on December 31, 2023. 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. This guide to New Year’s events listed below is being continually updated as information is available to bring you the best events in the bay for NYE 2024.
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Gather at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach on New Year’s Eve for a night of glamour and intrigue. Dress to impress and prepare for an unforgettable evening of shaken, not stirred cocktails, thrilling games of chance, and live music from Tampa Bay’s own The Black Honkeys. Welcome 2024 with style, sophistication, and a touch of Bond-worthy class. Doors open at 8pm.
- Golden Eye Table | $1,250++
Includes 10 admission tickets, 2 champagne bottles, 2 drink tickets per guest, table near the band, party favors, casino games, champagne toast at midnight, access to moon maker cuisine spread, light bites and apps
Double Agent Admission | $125++
Includes admission for one to the venue, two drink tickets, party favors, casino games, champagne toast at midnight, access to moon maker cuisine spread, light bites and apps
*Food will be available until 11:00pm and desert will be available until 11:45pm.
Sunday, December 31, 2023 from 8:00 pm – 1:30 am
Grab your loved ones and ring in 2024 at TradeWinds’ Toast by the Coast New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party. Start the evening with light jazz and a dinner reception with hors d’oeuvres, a chef’s carvery station, a pasta bar, a decadent dessert table, and unlimited wine and beer. Groove the night away with a decade of hits, and celebrate with a champagne toast at midnight. Start 2024 on the coast when you take the elevator home!
Sunday, December 31, 9PM – 2AM
Join The Tampa EDITION for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration and dance the night away with legendary funk group Kool & the Gang! This event promises an evening filled with energetic performances, delectable drinks from premium open bars, culinary offering including live oyster shucking and delicious culinary delights, and an unmatched atmosphere.
Gather your friends and loved ones for a night of pure joy, as Kool & the Gang takes the stage and delivers their timeless classics. From “Celebration” to “Get Down On It,” the music will keep you grooving all night long!
Your ticket includes:
- Access to the NYE celebration from 9 PM – 2 AM
- Premium open bar access
- Live oyster shucking and delicious culinary delights
- Champagne toast at midnight
- Tax & gratuity
Sunday, December 31, 9PM – 2AM
Step into the world of rhythm and euphoria as Arts Club proudly presents NEVER DULL for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration! Hailing from the vibrant city of San Diego, Never Dull infuses his Latin American roots with the laid-back California vibes of his upbringing, crafting an invigorating and groovy sound that resonates with dance music enthusiasts worldwide.
With a musical journey that began in 2017, Never Dull has since unleashed over 100 official tracks, spanning original productions, disco edits, and remixes that traverse the spectrum from classic house to nu-disco. His dynamic creations have garnered acclaim and support from an illustrious lineup of DJs, including Disclosure, Dom Dolla, John Summit, Folamour, The Blessed Madonna, Martin Garrix, The Magician, and many more.
Join Arts Club as they bid farewell to the year and usher in a new one with the infectious beats and positive vibes that define Never Dull’s musical prowess. This New Year’s Eve promises to be a night of unparalleled energy, good company, and dance-floor magic at Arts Club. Don’t miss the opportunity to revel in the spirit of the occasion with sensational sounds guiding us into a year of endless possibilities!
Your ticket includes:
- Access to Arts Club NYE celebration from 9PM – 2AM
- Select specialty cocktails
- Exquisite culinary delights
- Champagne toast at midnight
Revelers will welcome 2024 with live music, performances, food offerings, and more surprises at The Vault’s New Year’s Eve Crystal Ball. Chef Maria Sierra will tantalize palates with a menu featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres, delectable desserts, and specialty items. Expert mixologists will craft signature cocktails to keep the party going. For the first time ever, CW’s Gin Joint will be included with the Crystal Ball.
Reservations are required, different packages are available depending on party size.
Sunday, December 31, 8:00 pm
Experience a Louisiana takeover in Tampa Bay, with DJ Captain Charles spinning beats and captivating performances by Hot Boy Ronald, Choppa, and other beloved NOLA artists.
Savor an extensive New Orleans menu featuring all-you-can-eat delights, prepared by the renowned Chef Chuck from the NOLA Chuck Wagon. Delight in Boiled Seafood with all the trimmings, Fried Chicken, Dirty Rice, Red Beans & Rice, Fried Fish, and Crawfish Pasta.
VIP sections, including an even more extensive all-you-can-eat menu, complimentary drinks throughout the night, and exclusive meet and greet opportunities with current and former players, await you atop Ybor City’s most exclusive rooftop, where you can witness the fireworks ushering in the new year!
Doors open at 8 pm! Don’t miss out on the 360 Photobooth and party favors, available while supplies last. Secure your early bird General Admission tickets, which also include 2 complimentary drinks. Act fast as they won’t be available for long!
2023 NYE Events:
New Year’s Eve Events in Downtown Tampa
New Year’s Eve EVE at Wine on Water
7pm-11pm (December 30)
Journey through time and space for a Studio 24: Disco Future New Year’s Eve party on December 30. Listen to retro tunes and disco spinning on the vinyl with DJ Mike Blenda on the patio and a hip-hop playlist indoors. Enjoy a magnum champagne tasting, featured cocktails, life size photo booth, and prized costume contest. $35 per person.
GenX Tavern “Old Person” NYE Party
Not keen on staying up til midnight? Or want a place to pre-game before the ball drops? GenX Tavern is giving you the chance to party early. Join them for their “old person” NYE party with an all you can eat Early Bird Buffet from 6pm-8pm for $20.24 per person with a count down and champagne toast at 9pm. DJ Mingle Mixx will be hosting the festivities and spinning all your favorite Generation X jams from 5pm-10pm. Drink specials include $8 Espresso Martinis and $6 Cocaine Bear shots.
Pier Piper Productions is bringing the “sparks” and “booms” with Billboard Award Winner and Grammy-nominated artist, Marshmello on Sunday, December 31. The NYE extravaganza will be activated through the pier, astroturf, and all areas between Armature Works and the Hillsborough River. The event kicks off at 8pm with performances by Marshmello, 3x Dance Artist of the Year, and Justin Bieber’s Touring DJ Tay James along with an elaborate midnight fireworks display. Admission is 21+ and tickets start at $150.
Head to rooftop bar, Beacon, for some of the best views in Tampa. Enjoy a four-hour premium bar, featured cocktails, delectable food offerings, live entertainment, a Taittinger Champagne Toast at midnight, and premium party favors. $225 per person.
Enjoy extended hours, curated dining experiences, and a DJ for a night to remember. Tickets include a five-course meal and drinks. $175 per person.
New Year’s Eve at Allelo
TAMPA Magazine’s 2023 Best New Restaurant winner, Allelo, is hosting a luxurious New Year’s Eve Celebration with Veuve Clicquot. For $145 per adult, the four-course tasting menu features everything from Octopus and White Truffle Risotto, to the beloved Branzino and Crab Linquini. An optional wine pairing is available at $70 per person or luxury champagne pairing featuring Dom Perignon, Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label, Veuve Clicquot Rose and Ruinart Rose is available for $135 per person.
Ring in the new year with an unforgettable evening where Parisian elegance meets culinary excellence with a multi-course Chef’s Tasting Menu. With live entertainment, champagne toast, and some surprises, Boulon promises a New Year’s Eve filled with unparalleled sophistication. $150-$250 per person. There will be two seatings – one at 5pm and one at 9pm.
Experience the vibrant atmosphere of Sparkman Wharf in downtown Tampa with a DJ from 4pm-7pm and the Danny Bub Combo beginning at 8pm. Enjoy food and drink offerings and revel in the celebratory spirit as your join the lively crowd.
American Social NYE 2024: 24 Karat Magic
9pm – 2am
American Social Tampa’s waterfront location makes it a prime viewing spot for downtown Tampa’s midnight fireworks show. Tickets include a complimentary champagne toast, select open bar from 9pm-1am, passed hors d’oeuvres, and four DJs inside and outside.
$175-$300 per person.
Tickets to this NYE celebration include prime viewing for Tampa’s midnight fireworks show, complimentary champagne toast at midnight, multiple party areas with Tampa DJs, special entertainment appearances, 360 Photo Booth, party favors and more. VIP options available. Semi-formal attire required. $75-$300
Ybor City: 2023 Tampa Improv New Year’s Eve Show
Show begins at 10:01pm
Kick off New Year’s Eve with a comedy show featuring special guest Arnez J. The NYE add on package includes party favors plus a champagne toast at midnight. $36 and up for table. Add-on NYE package $36/person (must be purchased separately in addition to tickets).
Downtown Tampa: New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise
10pm – 12:30am and 9pm-12:30am
Say “Bon Voyage” to 2023 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. tickets include a 2-hour cruise (with 30 minutes dockside afterward), open premium bar, hand passed hors d’oeuvres, gourmet food stations, carving stations, hand passed desserts, party favors, DJ entertainment and a champagne toast at midnight.
$149.95 per person. (21+ only)
Looking to upgrade your cruise? Ring in the new year on Yacht StarShip’s VIP New Year’s Eve Celebration Cruise in Tampa. Countdown to midnight as you dine on gourmet food, sip on delicious cocktails, and dance the night away under the stars and some fireworks! The VIP experience includes an open premium bar with a souvenir Champagne flute, a 4-course seated dinner, a 3-hour cruise, and a complimentary boarding photo ($20 Value). Start your new year off right with an experience you won’t forget!
$229.95 per person. (21+ only)
Downtown Tampa: Pirate Water Taxi New Year’s Fireworks Cruise
11:30pm – 12:30am
Bring in the New Year on the water with a front row seat on the New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise! Ring in the New Year on the water with a front row seat to downtown Tampa’s fireworks on Pirate Water Taxi’s New Year’s Eve Cruise! This 1-hour cruise includes a complimentary champagne toast, party favors and prime viewing of the fireworks. All ages welcome, but you must be 21+ with valid ID to drink. $69.95 per person and up.
ReliaQuest Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade
Parade begins at 5:30pm
Eclectic Ybor City is the site of this festive celebration featuring the ReliaQest Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade and a pep rally (formerly Outback Bowl). The parade will feature floats and marching bands including the two college bands! The Pep Rally features a battle of the bands and cheerleaders from both universities. The Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. and runs along 7th Avenue.
Prepare to dance the night away with live performances by DJ Mark Anthony and the sensational Florida-based artist DJ Lolo Mayhew. The evening promises more than just musical performances, with captivating contortionist acts by Aerial Dragons Entertainment, mesmerizing Go-Go Dancers from Vyb Dance Company, tantalizing cocktails, and sumptuous cuisine at the property’s award-winning restaurant, Flor Fina. As the clock strikes midnight, guests will be treated to a complimentary champagne toast to ring in the new year. $25+
Independent Annual New Year’s Eve Bash 2024
This FREE annual neighborhood NYE party will include live entertainment from DJ CUB beginning at 9pm along with a complimentary hot dog bar! There will be a midnight champagne toast, champagne bottle specials, party favors, and more. There’s no cover and no dress code. FREE admission. Must be 21+ after 10pm.
Ring in 2024 with a classic Beach Bash at Whiskey Joe’s Tampa on Rocky Point. This annual Beach Bash includes two stages with live music, complimentary champagne toast, midnight fireworks, ball drop, party favors and more. A reserved Palapa Package is available for parties of 6.
$35-$40 per person.
Ybor City Tampa: Club Prana New Year’s Eve 2024
Doors open at 8pm
Club Prana is ringing in the New Year with an incredible burlesque ball! Five levels of celebration, champagne toast, fireworks from the rooftop, table reservations and more! $50-75 per person.
Guests will enjoy live burlesque performances, a delicious carving station, passed hors d’oeuvres, specialty prohibition cocktails, a premium open bar and a champagne toast at midnight.
Tampa: New Year’s Eve at The Blind Goat
8pm – 2am
This annual NYE party includes live music, unlimited dinner buffet, open bar (including top shelf) all night long and a midnight champagne toast. $99-$100 per person.
Get ready to dance the night away and ring in the New Year in style. Put on your most glamorous attire and don’t forget your **mask**! This enchanting evening will be filled with live music, delicious cocktails, and a vibrant atmosphere. Whether you’re coming with friends or flying solo, this **Masquerade Ball** guarantees an evening of fun and excitement. The NYE rooftop bash will take place on the 7th floor of the dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel in Midtown Tampa.
Tickets start at $170 for general admission with the basic bar package and $260 with premium bar package for six hours. For the ultimate VIP experience, including open bar, buffet with chef carving station, and passed small bites in a private room with dance floor, guests can purchase tickets at $400 per person.
St. Petersburg & Clearwater New Year’s Eve Parties
Head to Safety Harbor Resort and Spa to ring in 2024 Winter style! Tickets include welcome champagne, gourmet hors d’oeuvre flight, dinner buffet, gourmet dessert bar, 3-hour open gold bar, live band, champagne toast at midnight, professional photographer, and more! 21+ only
$259 per person
NYE on The Pier
This free event at Spa Beach Park is open to the public and full of fun for all friends and family. NYE on the Pier will feature DJs, food trucks, bars and more.
Dunedin: NYE Dinner at Bon Appétit
4pm – 9pm
Annual New Year’s Eve Dinner including a complimentary glass of house champagne and a four-course dinner. Reservations required; call 727-733-2151. Prices vary.
St. Pete: New Year’s Eve at Flute & Dram
2pm – 2am
Head to Flute & Dram for a NYE bash featuring live music from 2pm-2am with Chris Francisco at 5pm and Good Luck Kings at 9pm. Guests can also enjoy bottle and drink specials. Reservations start at 8pm.
Join the largest party on Clearwater Beach with an amazing fireworks show, DJs, bands, and more! $45 through December 25, $50 from December 26-30.
St. Pete: Pier Teaki’s New Year’s Eve Luau Party 2024
Beginning at 8pm
St Pete Pier’s premier rooftop destination, Pier Teaki will be hosting a New Year’s Eve Luau Party featuring live entertainment, drink specials, and party favors. Tickets are $30 per person at the door. For VIP reservations call 727-317-2848.
St. Pete: Enchanted Forest at The Birchwood
8pm – midnight
Ring in 2024 at the Birchwood during an Enchanted party in the Grand Ballroom and at the rooftop bar, Birchwood Canopy, featuring a cocktail style reception, open bar, gourmet food stations, a live band, DJ, midnight champagne toast, and enchanting view of downtown St. Pete Fireworks.
$250 per person.
Cruise into 2023 aboard Clearwater Beach’s Starlite Majesty on NYE. This extra special cruise includes your cruise admission, dinner service with house appetizers, house salad, your choice of entree (selected once you are on board), house dessert, coffee & tea service, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors AND full premium open bar throughout the cruise! $206.63 per person. Boarding begins at 8pm and sets sail at 8:30pm.
Say goodbye to 2023 and bring in the New Year with good food, good music from Seven Nations and good friends! The ticket price includes a catered dinner, party favors, as well as the music and a champagne toast at midnight. $75 per person.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Don in the alluring and vibrant, Gatsby-inspired Lobby Bar! Enjoy ringing in 2024 with a night of dancing and live entertainment. Doors open at 7pm for dinner with complimentary cocktails and desserts being served from 9:30pm-10:30pm. The 21+ event will have limited bottle service packages available.
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NEW YEAR’S EVE 2024 IN THE THEME PARKS
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends and family and indulge in some excitement at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Explore all of your Christmas Town favorites, enjoy thrill rides in the dark and catch the fireworks show with a fantastic soundtrack to ring in 2024!
Included with theme park admission
Walt Disney World has two fireworks shows at two of its theme parks. Disney Enchantment and Harmonious are scheduled for much earlier than normal that day. Disney will have an additional New Year’s Eve fireworks show that night. EPCOT tends to have a party environment during New Year’s Eve with dance parties and DJs in many of the World Showcase pavilions, and hats and horns being distributed to guests in the evening.
Important note: Walt Disney World requires a park pass reservation for all of its theme parks. Magic Kingdom and EPCOT will most likely book to capacity. Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando do not require reservations, but parking and the parks themselves can reach capacity. It is best to head to any theme park on any big holiday as early as possible and plan to spend your whole day, and night, there.
- Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks at Magic Kingdom 6:30PM, 11:50PM
- EPCOT Fireworks “Luminous – the Symphony of Us” 6:30PM
- New Year’s countdown fireworks at EPCOT will be shown starting at 11:54PM
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios Fantasmic! 9:30PM
Disney Restaurants with Fireworks Views (reservations required)
- California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary
- Narcoossee’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian
- Toledo at Disney’s Coronado Springs
- Topolino’s Terrace at Disney’s Riviera Resort
- Copa at Four Seasons Walt Disney World
- iLume at JW Marriott Bonnet Creek
- Stir Lounge at Swan Reserve (not rooftop, but has decent EPCOT views)
Universal Orlando New Year’s Eve
This year’s in-park celebrations are expanding to include festivities in both Universal Studios Florida and Universal Islands of Adventure – allowing guests to ring in the new year by enjoying unparalleled theme park thrills and exciting entertainment. In addition to experiencing popular attractions across both parks, guests can revel in festive décor, dance along to music by a live DJ, and enjoy special appearances by beloved characters.
As the clock approaches midnight, guests can join a special countdown that will culminate with colorful confetti blasts and other celebratory elements. Access to the festivities is included in theme park admission and will take place at Universal Studios Florida’s Music Plaza area and Universal Islands of Adventure’s Port of Entry area, with both theme parks remaining open until 1 a.m.
Universal CityWalk will host a special countdown to midnight that will culminate with tons of confetti to ring in the new year. Guests will also encounter additional festive entertainment – including music by a live band and DJ – as they make their way around the electrifying entertainment complex. Plus, Bigfire – one of Universal CityWalk’s original concept restaurants – will feature a special menu from midnight to 1:30 a.m. to commemorate the new year.
Fireworks start close to midnight with a grand finale ringing in 2024 right at midnight. SeaWorld for New Year’s Eve is a top pick for date night because they are the only theme park that offers reserved seating for their fireworks. Purchase the New Year’s Eve Reserved Show Seating and get reserved seating to the Winter Wonderland skate show, then stay in your seats for the New Year’s Eve fireworks.
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Keep checking back – more Tampa New Year’s Eve events, Clearwater New Year’s Eve events, and St Pete New Year’s Eve events will be posted through December 31.
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