5 Upscale New Year’s Eve Parties for 2018

Yacht StarShip

Tampa and Clearwater – Say “Bon Voyage” to 2018 on a Yacht StarShip New Year’s Eve Celebration Cruise! This festive cruise is the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve on the water. Dine on gourmet food, sip on delicious cocktails and dance the night away under the stars. Yacht StarShip will also provide party favors and a champagne toast at midnight for guests to ring in the New Year on the water!

Tickets include an open bar, delicious food, dancing and a champagne toast at midnight on the water and fireworks show (weather dependent)!

Adult: $149.95 plus $2 marine fee, tax & 12% service fee

Clearwater, Tampa NYE at The Yacht Starship


The Godfrey Hotel and Cabanas

Tampa – Celebrate at The Godfrey’s New Years Eve Party with guest Mario Lopez! VIPs receive open bar and hors d’ oeuvres!

General admission tickets: $29 | VIP Tier #1- $69 | VIP Tier #2- $100

NYE at The Godfrey Hotel Tampa


HAUS 820

Lakeland – Ring in the New Year in Lakeland at HAUS 820 from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. with a live DJ, full bar, food trucks, photo booth, balloon drop with champagne toast and trolley service running from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.

General admission tickets include one free drink and a champagne toast (cash bar available) while the VIP Experience tickets include unlimited drinks (and gratuity).

Online ticket: December 1–30: General admission – $45 or 4 for $160 | VIP – $110

At the Door: December 31, General admission – $50 | VIP – $125

NYE at HAUS 820 in Lakeland


Birch & Vine at The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete – Enjoy the holiday menu at Downtown St. Pete hotel and restaurant, The Birchwood.

Christmas Dinner 2018 in Downtown St. Pete at The BirchwoodChristmas Dinner 2018 in Downtown St. Pete at The Birchwood

The Canopy at The Birchwood 

Downtown St. Pete – The Birchwood is proud to present TIKI-FEST, a private New Year’s Eve Party that is sure to SELL OUT! Two floors of open bar from 8 p.m. to Midnight. Gourmet Buffet, LIVE Band, DJ on the Rooftop, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Dancing, Entertainment and so much more!

NYE 2018 at The Birchwood in Downtown St. Pete


Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach 

Clearwater Beach – Enjoy dinner at the Asian American fusion restaurant Ocean Hai at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach followed live music by the Black Honkeys with drink tickets, champagne toast and party favors starting at $65 or $125 for VIP tickets.

Clearwater Beach New Year's Eve Dinner and Events, Wyndham Grand Clearwater BeachClearwater Beach New Year's Eve Dinner and Events, Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach


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