ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Looking for a fun way to ring in 2019?

Here are several New Year's Eve events in the Bay area:

Light It Up! NYE Fireworks on Clearwater Beach (Family-friendly)

  • Fireworks go off at 12 a.m. 
  • Free event 
  • Located at 33 Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach

Apollo Beach New Year's Eve Fireworks (Family-friendly)

  • Event at Circles restuarant
  • Fireworks start at midnight
  • Free event
  • Located at 1212 Apollo Beach Blvd. 

First Night Downtown St. Pete (Family-friendly)

  • Two fireworks shows at 8 p.m. and midnight
  • Free to wander around
  • Must purchase admission button to participate in activities
  • Located in Straub Park at Beach Drive and Fifth Avenue NE

New Year's Eve Fireworks Cruise

  • The Yacht Starship Fireworks Celebration Cruise
  • Boarding begins at 10 p.m. 
  • Ship returns by 12:30 a.m. 
  • Must be 21 years and up to attend
  • Located at 25 Causeway Blvd., Clearwater

New Year's Eve at Busch Gardens

  • New Year's Eve celebration included with park admission ticket

"Toast by the Coast" New Year's Eve Party

  • Tradewinds Island Resorts on St. Pete Beach
  • Event from 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. 
  • Includes open bar, buffet, live music
  • Price is $110 per person
  • Located at 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach

Armature Works New Year's Eve

  • Event from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. 
  • Includes live band, DJ, open bar, hors d'oeuvers, midnight toast
  • View downtown Tampa fireworks from front lawn
  • Located at 1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa


Armature Works Kid's New Year's Eve Balloon Drop (Family-friendly)

  • Event from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Courtyard
  • Features Spheres Bubble, Magic Show, Balloon Drop at noon
  • Family-friendly event free, open to public
  • Located at 1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa

NOON Year's Eve at ZooTampa (Family-friendly)

  • Event from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
  • Midday year-end celebration for kids
  • Event features interactive entertainment, DJ, countdown to the NOON year with kid-friendly toast
  • Event included with paid zoo admission or membership

Outback Bowl New Year's Eve Parade (Family-friendly)

  • Event in the Ybor City Historic District
  • Features floats, marching bands, high school bands
  • Parade starts at 5:30 p.m 
  • Located at 7th Avenue, Ybor City

Seminole Heights New Year's Eve Pajama Party

  • At Brew Bus Brewing
  • Event from 9 p.m. - 1 a.m. 
  • Watch ball drop on big screen
  • Complimentary champagne toast at midnight
  • Free to attend
  • Located at 4101 N Florida Ave., Tampa

Ybor New Year's Party Like It's 1999

  • Event at the Bricks from 10 p.m. - 3 a.m.
  • Watch the ball drop
  • Free champagne toast at midnight
  • Favorite late 90s and early 00's jams
  • Must be 21 years and up
  • No cover

Downtown Tampa New Year's Eve Block Party at the Sail

  • Event at the Sail from 8:30 p.m. - 2 a.m. 
  • Event features food trucks, DJ, complimentary champagne toast, free party favors
  • Circle Drive closed to traffic
  • Tampa Convention Center open for restrooms
  • Midnight fireworks over the water
  • No cover charge