Tampa Bay area New Year's 2018 events

Last Updated: Friday, December 29, 2017, 10:25 AM EST


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Silverthorne Country Club New Year's Eve Dinner
Sunday, Dec. 31, starts at 7 p.m.
4550 Golf Club Lane, Spring Hill

Silverthorne is offering a special four course menu to celebrate the new year. ‘Cheers! Price: Prices vary, call (352) 799-4653, EXT. 2, for reservations.

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Rooftop Eve - Midnight in the Garden
Sunday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Ft. Brooke Parking Garage – 10th Floor, 107 N. Franklin St., Tampa

Tampa’s Premiere New Year’s Eve Event. On a Rooftop in the heart of Downtown Tampa. All tickets include premium open bar, champagne all night, and a dessert reception.

Downtown Tampa NYE Fireworks
Sunday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m. 
Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, 601 Old Water Street, Tampa

With ongoing construction at Channelside Plaza, this year's vieiwing area for downtown fireworks will be Cotanchobee Park. A family-friendly, alcohol-free firework viewing area beginning at 10:00P.M.  

Rocky Point Fireworks on the Causeway
Sunday, Dec. 31 

Fireworks show can be viewed from Whiskey Joe’s and the adjacent Bay Harbor Hotel, at 7700 Courtney Campbell Parkway, Tampa. Party entry is $10 and up at Whiskey Joe’s, and $15-$400 at Bay Harbor’s James Bond Party. (813) 281-8900.

New Year's Eve at Busch Gardens
Sunday, Dec. 31 until 1 a.m.
Busch Gardens, Tampa

Join Busch Gardens for an awesome New Year’s Eve celebration on Dec. 31! Enjoy thrill rides in the dark, like Busch Garden’s newest family spin-coaster Cobra’s Curse, North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower, Falcon’s Fury®, or Florida’s first triple-launch coaster, Cheetah Hunt®. Jam out to music throughout the park and ring in the new year with a park-wide countdown and spectacular fireworks show in Gwazi Park.

NYE Tampa: Diamonds Are Forever (007 into 2018)

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 9:30  p.m.
A La Carte Pavilion, 4050 Dana Shores, Dr #B, Tampa

The anticipation is over! The annually sold out black tie New Years Eve Celebration, NYE Tampa: Diamonds Are Forever tickets are officially on sale with a release of the "2017's Top Secret" location as the luxurious, A La Carte Pavilion!

Pied Piper's New Year's Eve 2018

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.
TPepin's Hospitality Centre, 4121 North 50th Street, Tampa

Countdown to 2018 with Mario Lopez,Pied Piper's 14th annual NYE Party & fireworks moves to a new location! (our largest display in 14 years!)

Yacht Starship New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

Sunday Dec. 31 at 10 p.m.
603 Channelside Drive, Tampa OR 25 Causeway Blvd, Slip #55, Clearwater

Say “Bon Voyage” to 2017 on a Yacht StarShip New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration Cruise! This dazzling event includes an open bar, souvenir boarding photo, hand passed hors d’oeuvres, gourmet food stations, carving stations, hand passed desserts, party favors, DJ entertainment, and a fireworks show with a champagne toast at midnight!

New Year's Eve Premiere at Aloft Tampa Downtown
Sunday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.
Aloft Tampa Downtown Hotel, 100 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa

You are cordially invited to the 4th annual New Year's Eve PREMIERE, bringing in 2018 at the Aloft Tampa Downtown Hotel by Legacy Production Group. An Exclusive Limited Ticket Event. Ticket prices vary on availability. This year we will be 3D mapping the Aloft’s pool to create the largest viewing screen in Tampa of the Ball dropping live from Time’s Square!

New Years Eve Bash!

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
Round Up Tampa, 10051 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa

Come ring in the New Year with Friends, family and fun! $20 sink or swim or $40 top shelf sink or swim. Balloon drop with cash and prizes. We're going to party/dance with great music, friends and family until 3 a.m.

New Year's Eve 2018 at Topgolf

Sunday, Dec. 31
Topgolf Tampa, 10690 Palm River Road, Tampa

From all-inclusive packages, to a place decked out in all gold everything, we're doing New Year's Eve big! Enjoy live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and an unforgettable midnight celebration. All New Year's Eve packages include unlimited game play from 9 p.m. to close and party favors for up to 6 Guests. Upgrade to the VIP Package for exclusive access to our hand-carved prime rib dinner buffet (like we said, we're doing it big).


Sunday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m.
Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa

Join us for the best undersea-themed New Year's Eve event in downtown Tampa! Experience the Aquarium's exhibits, live entertainment, delicious food/drinks, a champagne toast and fireworks at midnight.  Entertainment provided by Taylor Reed and Trae Pierce & the T-Stones.

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First Night St. Petersburg
Sunday, Dec. 31
Downtown St. Petersburg

First Night St. Petersburg is the LARGEST family friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration of the Arts in the great State of Florida. We ring in the New Year with music, drama, games, comedy, lights, dance, fire, bubbles, stories, creative fun, fireworks and much more! This December 31, 2017 we are celebrating our 25th Anniversary of bringing the City of St. Petersburg Art in Unexpected Places.

New Year's Eve Party at Shephard's

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S. Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach

Shephard's New Years Party 2018 is only weeks away! There will be a great view of the fireworks, a 20 foot LED screen to watch the ball drop in NYC, 4 bars to party at, and much more! The earlier you buy your ticket the more you save! Don't miss the largest party on the gulf coast of Florida!

Light It Up Clearwater Beach

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.
Pier 60, Clearwater Beach

Come join us on New Year's Eve, grab a bite to eat, relax with your toes in the sand, watch one of our world famous sunsets and then ring in the New Year with Fireworks at midnight, compliments of the Beach Chamber of Commerce and our wonderful sponsors. Price: Free.

Swingin' the New Year

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m.
The Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. N, St. Petersburg

This all-ages dance features live music, a countdown to midnight, balloon drop, party favors, noisemakers, chocolates and prize giveaways, as well as a vintage fashion photo shoot and contest. Dress to impress. New Year's or vintage attire encouraged. Price: $30.

Toast by the Coast

Sunday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.
Tradwinds Island Resorts, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach.

The TradeWinds Island Grand invites revelers to don their best duds for an evening of food, dancing to live music, an open bar, champagne toast, balloon drop, food and more. Price: $110

Gulfport New Year’s Eve Gala
Sunday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
Gulfport Casino Ballroom

Non-stop dance music will be performed by Gulfport's own Urban Gypsies of Florida.  A full cash bar and drink specials will be available.  Complimentary party favors and a champagne toast are included as the "Gecko Ball" drops at the stroke of midnight!  Guests are encouraged to dine at one of Gulfport's many fine restaurants prior to the event. Dress for the evening is described as "Gulfport Formal," leaving much to the imagination! Tickets start at $35.

New Year’s Eve Winter Wonderland
Sunday, Dec. 31
The Birchwood, 340 Beach Dr, NE St. Petersburg

Tickets include two floors of open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner buffet, live band in the Grand Ballroom, DJ on the rooftop, and a champagne toast at midnight. Price: $176.23

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Kids' New Year's Eve at Legoland
Sunday, Dec. 31
1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven

Looking for a truly kid friendly New Year's Eve party? Kids' New Year's Eve at Legoland is the perfect way to ring in the New Year before bedtime. Come see the giant LEGO® brick drop at a very kid-friendly hour, move and groove at an exclusive dance party and wind down the year with LEGO-inspired fireworks – all before midnight. Price: Vary based on ticket package.

Fresco's New Year's Eve of the Eve Celebration with The Sofa Kings
Saturday, Dec. 30, 8 p.m. - 1 p.m.
132 S. Kentucky Ave, Lakeland

Get the party started early at Frescos New Year's Eve of the Eve 2018 Celebration, with special guests: The Sofa Kings! $25 Ticket Includes hors d'oeuvres, party favors and a champagne toast; there will also be a cash bar.

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