Best Places to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Tampa Bay

Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tampa Bay 2024

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Yacht StarShip

Downtown Tampa and ClearwaterIt’s almost time to say “Bon Voyage” to 2023! 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, and a 3-hour cruise. Start your new year off right with an experience you won’t forget!

Adults: Pricing starts at $149.95/person, plus $3 marine fee, tax, and $15 gratuity.

All guests must be age 21+

Dress Code: Cocktail Hour, A Jacket is suggested for men and cocktail dresses for women.

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The Birchwood

Downtown St. Pete – Downtown Disco NYE 2024 at The Birchwood.

Entry Fee- $250+ per person, 21+ event

This private event will be held in the rooftop lounge and grand ballroom featuring a cocktail-style reception, open bar, gourmet food stations, live band, DJ, and a champagne toast

Visit the Front Desk for Tickets or Purchase Online

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Sal Y Mar Rooftop Bar & Events Venue

Aloft-Element Tampa Midtown | New Tampa Bay Wedding Venue | Rooftop Pools in Tampa

Midtown TampaSal Y Mar Rooftop Bar & Events Venue is inviting locals and guests alike to bid farewell to 2023 and toast the beginning of a brighter 2024 at the most anticipated NYE party in Tampa Bay. The NYE rooftop Masquerade Ball will take place on the 7th floor of the dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel in Midtown Tampa on Sunday, December 31 from 7 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Prepare for an evening of opulence, enchantment, and mystery as Sal Y Mar transforms into a Masquerade Ball, encouraging guests to embrace the spirit of the celebration in style.

Tickets start at $170 for general admission with basic bar package and $260 with premium bar package for six hours. For a more VIP experience with open bar, buffet with chef carving station, passed small bites at WXYZ Bar and Private City View Fireworks, guests can purchase tickets at $400 pp.

The Vault

Historic Downtown Tampa Wedding Venue The Vault

Downtown TampaThe Vault Presents New Year’s Eve Crystal Ball. The event includes access to CW’S Gin Joint, The Vault & Champagne Courtyard, Welcome punch, Limited open bar with signature cocktails, live music, entertainment, and more!

Doors open at 9 p.m.

*This is a ticketed event

JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa


JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa is hosting an unforgettable New Year’s Eve celebration on the Gulf and under the stars, including an epic dinner at Latitude 28° and a one-of-a-kind Beachfront New Year’s Eve event to ring in 2024.

The New Year’s Eve dinner menu at Latitude 28° includes a five-course Prix Fixe menu or a five-course Prix Fixe menu with beverage pairings. Ring in the New Year with style and flavor for $199 per adult (13+) for the Prix Fixe menu or $275 per adult (21+) for the Prix Fixe menu with beverage pairings. A $10 to $20 a la carte Children’s menu will also be available. (Beverage, tax, and gratuity not included.) (Complimentary valet parking for locals dining at Latitude 28° through Jan. 31, 2023.)

The Beachfront New Year’s Event at JW Marriott Clearwater Beach welcomes locals and guests to ring in 2024 in a beachfront setting with live musical entertainment, casual seating options on the sand, food and beverage available, a children’s corner, and a complimentary bubbly toast at midnight. General Admission Ticket prices start at $99 per adult and $35 per child. Additional add-on packages are available including food and beverages.

The JW Marriott Clearwater Beach’s exclusive setting will be the prime place to watch the Sand Key Park Fireworks, offering an unobstructed waterfront view.

New Year’s Eve getaway packages are also available, providing guests the opportunity to revel in the celebration while relaxing on Clearwater’s renowned pristine sands and basking in its gentle Gulf breezes.

Tickets available on EventBrite

Red Mesa Cantina

Downtown St. Pete Wedding Venue and Event Space | Red Mesa Events

St. Pete – Red Mesa Cantina is saying goodbye to 2023 and hello to 2024 in style with an ALL-INCLUSIVE New Year’s Eve Rooftop Party.

This event includes a delicious 4-course dinner prepared by our Executive Chef, Chris Fernandez, premium open bar, music, dancing on the rooftop and TWO-midnight toasts!

$175 per ticket

TradeWinds Island Resorts

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St. Pete Beach – New Year’s Eve Revelers looking for places to go for New Year’s Eve need to look no further than TradeWinds’ “Toast by the Coast” New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party which takes place from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. in the TradeWinds Island Grand Ballroom. Partiers 21 and over are invited to don their best mask for an evening of festivities, food, and fun. The begins with a saxophone player and then heats up with DJ Joe who will keep everyone on the dance floor until the wee hours. Guests can strike a pose in the photo booth, will enjoy an open bar (wine and beer) and will receive a glass of bubbly and noisemakers for the champagne toast at midnight. An extensive gourmet hors d’oeuvres buffet is the centerpiece of this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration, including smoked sea salt crusted beef striploin with Argentinian chimichurri, raspberry and brie in phyllo, mini beef wellington, a variety of sushi selections and a pasta station featuring lobster ravioli in a brandied lobster cream and cheese tortellini with grilled chicken, fresh spinach, crumbled goat cheese and saffron garlic cream. A dessert and coffee display of chocolate fondue with fruit skewers and a Viennese pastry table will give the buffet a sweet ending. Tickets are limited and are $230 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity. Advance purchase required.

Tickets are limited and are $230 per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity. Advance purchase required.

The Epicurean

Epicurean Hotel 2020 Elevage New Seating Full 1

South Tampa Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar at the Epicurean Hotel is adding some New Year’s specials  to their dinner menu Dec. 29 – Jan. 1.   Guests can also enjoy the regular dinner menu during this timeframe.

New Year’s Dinner Specials Include:

Starters: A5 Wagyu Tartare with Caviar, Smoked Mushroom Shoyu and Truffle; Colossal Shrimp Cocktail with Cocktail Sauce, Fresh Horseradish and Smoked Key Lime Aioli

Main Courses: Bone In Short Rib with Herbed Pappardelle, Braised Kale, Baby Carrots and Butter Beans; Black Garlic Glazed Black Cod with Scallion Shrimp Cake, Baby Bok Choy and Shitake Mushroom

Desserts: Chocolate Hazelnut Flourless with Espresso Ice Cream and Frangelico Caviar; Warm Strawberries with Pistachio Shortcake and Champagne Sabayon

Call (813) 999-8726 for Reservations


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