Rooftop Eve - Midnight in the Garden
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Top Floor (10th) Ft. Brooke Garage, 107 N. Franklin Street, Tampa

This year's party features a Brand New location on top of a 10-story tall roof in the heart of Downtown Tampa with stunning views of the skyline and amazing views of fireworks.  The Rooftop Eve will be the 'highest' New Years Eve Party in the Southeast USA! Price: $150 presale, $175 advance, $200 regular, $225 at the door.

New Year's Eve at MacDinton's
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
MacDinton's Irish Pub, 405 S. Howard Ave., Tampa

Let's all welcome 2016 in with style! With live music inside and outside, drink and bottle specials all night long, and a free champagne toast at midnight as the ball drops, there's no place else you need to be on New Year's Eve! Party lasts until 3 a.m. Price: No cover.

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

Join Busch Gardens for an awesome New Year’s Eve celebration with thrill rides, live music throughout the park and fireworks at Gwazi Field! Dive in the dark on Falcon’s Fury and join in on a park-wide countdown to the New Year.

Happy Blue Year
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
Blue Martini, Bay Street at International Plaza, 2223 N. West Shore Blvd., Tampa

The annual formal New Year's Eve dance features a select open bar, a champagne toast, hand-rolled sushi, party favors, live entertainment and dancing until 3 a.m. Price: $40, $20 after midnight.

New Year's Eve Party
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.
Hard Rock Cafe, 5223 Orient Rd., Tampa

A Cirque 2015 themed party will feature aerial artists, hula dancers and Vegas-style showgirls. celebration will be followed with a West Coast Toast NYE After Party from 2-6 a.m. 93.3 FLZ will broadcast live all night. Price: $65-$100.

Pied Piper's New Year's Eve 2016
Jackson's Waterfront Entertainment Complex
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
601 South Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa

Start your New Year off with a boom! Every year, Jackson’s Nightclub is host to the most memorable fireworks display on New Year’s Eve in Tampa! Price: $25

Yacht Starship New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8:30 p.m.
603 Channelside Drive, Tampa

There is only one place in Tampa to ring in the New Year with style and elegance! Climb aboard our 125-foot yacht and enjoy a true VIP experience! The dress code is cocktail attire. A jacket is recommended for men and cocktail dress for women.​ Ages 21 and up only. Price: $199.95

2016 New Year's Eve Premiere
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.
Aloft Tampa Downtown Hotel
100 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa

Price: $65

2015 Harlem Nights New Year's Party
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.
American Legion Post 5
3810 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa

This event was designed for grown folks to have a that special night of year where they can come out and get dressed up and come out and celebrate with other grown folks having a great time. 21 and up, BYOB. Price: Advance $50, Door $70, Group $400.

NYE Masquerade Bash
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
Round Up Tampa
10051 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa

Masquerade Ball and balloon drop and best dressed contest. Price: $10 cover or $20 Sink or Swim.

Thursday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m.
1609 E. 7th Ave., Ybor City

Scene-stealing DJ and production duo GTA performs for New Year's Eve. Price: $15

New Year's Eve 2016 at Topgolf
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.
Topgolf Tampa
10690 Palm River Road, Tampa

Come join us for the event of the year at Topgolf. We will be heating things up with the hottest tracks of the year with a live DJ and keeping you cool with specialty cocktails to celebrate the New Year! Price: General Bay Reservation: $75 per bay.

Channelside Light Up Tampa Bay
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
Channelside Bay Plaza
615 Channelside Drive, Tampa

Countdown to 2016 with waterfront access, entertainment, food and beverage specials and Tampa Bay's largest fireworks show!

Black and White New Year's Eve
The Hyde Out, 1809 W Platt St., Tampa
A formal red carpet New Year's Eve party includes a paparazzi entrance, party favors, champagne toast, midnight celebration with a live ball drop, balloon drop and dancing to music by DJ's Sutton and AV. Benefits Redefining Refuge. $20. (813) 992-1940. 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

GAYbor's New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball
The Honey Pot, 1507 E Seventh Ave., Tampa.
Amy DeMilo hosts this year's gay masquerade themed countdown to midnight featuring music by DJ Ranny, ball drop countdown from Times Square, a champagne toast, $1,000 balloon drop, party favors, three floors of dancers and $1 drinks from 9 to 10 p.m. Free before 9:30 p.m., $5 after. (813) 247-4663. 9 p.m.-3 a.m.

New Year’s Eve at the Dallas Bull
New Year’s Eve at the Bull includes country dancing and all-you-can-drink; 7 p.m. Thursday; $40 advance, $50 at the door; The Dallas Bull, 3322 U.S. 301, Tampa; (813) 987-2855

Celebrate the New Year with live music at the Florida Aquarium; complimentary food, beer and wine, along with a champagne toast and a fireworks display at midnight. Cash bar available. The aquarium also offers a cruise around the harbor aboard the Bay Spirit II with a view of the fireworks from the water; 9 p.m. Thursday; call for prices; Florida Aquarium, 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa; (813) 273-4000 and www.flaquarium.org

New Year’s Eve Apollo Beach
Circles Waterfront Restaurant, 1212 Apollo Beach Blvd., Apollo Beach
Includes a large fireworks display set to choreographed music and launched from a barge in Bal Harbor; 11:59 p.m. Thursday; free; (813) 641-3275


First Night St. Petersburg
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 4 p.m.
Downtown St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg rings in the New Year with the 23rd annual alcohol-free event. There will be music, lights, dance, fire, bubbles, stories, creative fun and two fireworks displays. The first will be at 8 p.m. and the second at midnight. It's free to wander around, but you need a button to participate. Price: $10 adults, $5 children 6-12 in advance; $15 adults, $10 children 6-12 day of.

New Year's Eve Party at Shephard's
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S. Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach

Shephard's counts down to 2015 with live music by All the Answers, a balloon drop, DJ canding, party favors and views of the Clearwater Beach fireworks display. Price: $25-$35 (21 and older only).

New Year's Eve in Dunedin
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.
Blur Nightclub and Showbar
325 Main St., Dunedin

A big New Year's Eve party with dancing to live music, champagne toast, party favors and a balloon drop at midnight. Table reservations available. Price: $15

Light It Up Clearwater Beach
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.
Pier 60
Clearwater Beach

The Light it Up Clearwater Beach New Year's Eve 2016 celebration will feature Fireworks at Midnight and an evening fun for the family with restaurants, shops and activities throughout the beach. Price: Free.

Swingin' the New Year
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 7:30 p.m.
The Coliseum, 535 4th Ave. N, St. Petersburg

This all-ages dance features live music by the 20-piece All Star Big Band. The party includes 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.

New Year's Eve Gala 2015
The Club at Treasure Island
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 7 p.m.

The grandest New Year’s Eve party in Tampa Bay, offered exclusively for Treasured Members, is gearing up for another fabulous end of year bash. This year's festivities include three levels of entertainment, featuring funk sensation Average White Band. Price: $75-$140.

Toast by the Coast

The TradeWinds Island Grand invites revelers to don their best duds for an evening of food, dancing to live music by Motel Funk, an open bar, champagne toast, balloon drop, food and desserts. $99. Tradewinds Island Grand Resort, 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. (727) 363-2258. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Motown Downtown

Celebrate New Year's Eve Motown style with live music by the Sounds of Soul, open bar, appetizers, exclusive canopy access and rooftop fireworks viewing. $176 advance, $185 day of. The Birchwood, 340 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. (727) 896-1080. 8 p.m.-midnight.


Celebrate New Year's Eve 2016 on the Manatee River
Thursday, Dec. 31, 7 p.m.
Riverhouse Reef & Grill
995 Riverside Drive, Palmetto

Once again the Riverhouse will host its annual party in the grand Riverfront Banquet Room overlooking the mile-wide Manatee River and the lights of downtown Bradenton.  All attendees will enjoy the Riverhouse’s award-winning buffet and party favors.  A live DJ will be on hand to keep the party dancing.  At midnight, a complimentary champagne toast and balloon drop will be held. Price: $75 for adults and just $15 for all kids 12 & under.

Ring in the New Year and Celebrate with Pier 22
Thursday, Dec. 31, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Pier 22 Restaurant, 1200 1st. Ave. W, Bradenton

Enjoy an indoor and outdoor waterfront celebration with a buffet and cash bar, including a champagne fountain and mini burgers at midnight. The party also features party favors, a photo booth and DJ entertainment. Price: $79.95 plus tax and gratuity, $119.95 all-inclusive VIP.

New Year's Bash
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 7 p.m.
Riverhouse Reef and Grill, 995 Riverside Dr., Palmetto

Ring in the New Year on the waterfront! Reserve your space now and enjoy an award-winning buffet, a live DJ, dancing, party favors, a champagne toast and a balloon drop at midnight.  Price: $75 for adults, $15 for kids 12 and under.

New Year's Eve Speakeasy at the Crosley Estate
Thursday, Dec. 31, 7 p.m.
8374 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

New Year’s Eve Speakeasy at the swankiest joint in Sarasota, the Powel Crosley estate. Price: Adults $125 per person starting at 7 p.m. and includes After Party ticket joint closes at 1 am.

New Year's Eve in downtown Bradenton
Thursday, Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.
Main Street, Bradenton

The city's biggest New Year's Eve celebration yet features a performance by American Idol's Sam Woolf. The Bradenton native came in fifth during the 2013-2014 season of the reality show. Woolf will take the stage at 7 p.m.


Legoland Kid's New Year's Eve
Thursday, Dec. 31, 7 p.m.
Legoland Florida, 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven

Happy Kids' New Year's Eve at LEGOLAND Florida where the giant LEGO brick drops at a very kid-friendly midnight KST (Kid Standard Time) - otherwise known as 7 p.m. Other event elements include fireworks and a dance party DJ.  Price: $67 - $82.

New Year's Bash w/Gravity, Tim Serdynski, Dat Guy Ike
Thursday, Dec. 31, 8 p.m.
High Point Church
501 Burns Ave., Lake Wales

Bring in the new year with concerts, food, games, and more! Groups more than welcome!


German American Club New Year's Eve Dance

Semi-formal to formal attire required for this dance with hors d'ouevres, live music by Manni Daum and a champagne toast at midnight. BYOB welcome. $28, $18 members (reservations required). Hernando County Shrine Club, 13400 Montour St., Brooksville. (352) 688-3744. 6 p.m.

Hernando Beach Yacht Club New Year's Eve Party

Members and guests enjoy hand passed appetizers, live music by Joe Pro, dancing, karaoke, cash bar, champagne toast and a safe ride home (in the Hernando Beach area only). $25. Hernando Beach Yacht Club, 4163 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. (352) 596-5878. 9 p.m.