The most extravagant New Year’s Eve parties in Tampa Bay

It’s time to pop some bottles in the Tampa Bay region! There are myriad parties happening all over town, but for this guide we are looking at the most luxurious and magnificent events occurring all over town.

We of course encourage everyone to be responsible. Walk, use ride share, or have a designated driver. Celebrate and enjoy responsibly.

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The Straz Center’s Soulful NYE on The Riverwalk

Who’s ready to raise a glass on the Tampa Riverwalk? The Straz Center is throwing a wild New Year’s Eve party on the Riverwalk stage. This performance will follow their NYE showing of Hamilton, of course a Hamilton ticket isn’t required to attend this post-performance extravaganza.

General admission and a limited number of VIP and VIP+ tickets are available for purchase. A cash bar will be available. Tickets start at $75. General admission ticket holders will get one drink ticket and the champagne toast. VIP+ guests enjoy an open bar, a private lounge for you and up to 15 guests, and a full charcuterie spread. See all the ticket tiers, and reserve yours in advance on Straz Center’s website.

1010 N WC MacInnes Pl | Tickets available online

Armature Works

Ring in the new year at Armature Works’ 5th Annual New Year’s Eve party featuring bigger and better fireworks, multiple photo ops throughout property, pop-up bars and more. Festivities kick off at 8pm and end with a NYE countdown followed by a dazzling fireworks display at midnight. Looking to enhance your NYE at Armature Works? Choose from one of Armature’s two NEW VIP experiences. Each experience airing a different vibe depending on what you’re in the mood for.

1910 N Ola Avenue, Tampa | Tickets available online.

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Hyde House Public Studio

Join Hyde House for the most exclusive NYE event in Tampa Bay. Start the evening with an immersive dinner at Public Studio before walking through the “heavenly gates of Hyde House Public Studio.” One complimentary signature cocktail included with ticket purchase.

1646 W Snow Avenue, Tampa | Tickets available online

The Vault New Year’s Eve Crystal Ball

Ring in 2023 with The Vault at The Crystal Ball. Attendees will enjoy live music and entertainment, decadent hors d’oeuvres and desserts by Chef Lala Maria, a welcome drink and midnight toast, plus valet parking.

611 N Franklin Street, Tampa | Tickets available online

Sal Y Mar Rooftop New Year’s Eve Party

Sal Y Mar Rooftop Bar & Events Venue is inviting locals and guests to bid farewell to 2022 and toast the beginning of a brighter 2023 at the most anticipated New Year’s Eve party in Tampa Bay. The NYE rooftop bash will take place on the 7th floor of the dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel in Midtown Tampa on Saturday, Dec. 31 from 7 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Tickets start at $160 for general admission with the basic bar package and $260 with premium bar package for six hours. For the ultimate VIP experience, including open bar, buffet with chef carving station, and passed small bites in a private room with dance floor, guests can purchase tickets at $375 per person.

3650 Midtown Drive, Tampa | Tickets available online

Toast by the Coast at The Tradewinds

“Toast by the Coast” New Year’s Eve Event takes place from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the TradeWinds Island Grand Ballroom. Partiers 21 and over are invited to don their best duds for an evening of festivities, food, and fun. DJ Lorenzo 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 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 chef-carved beef steamship round with roasted garlic au jus, pear and blue cheese in phyllo, maytag stuffed mini beef wellington, Tandoori chicken sate and a pasta station featuring cavatappi in a sweet basil pomodoro sauce and cheese tortellini in saffron cream with goat cheese. A dessert and coffee display of chocolate fondue with fruit skewers and a Viennese pastry table will give the buffet a sweet ending.

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5500 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach | Tickets available online

Don CeSar’s New Year’s Eve Party

Celebrate NYE 2023 at The Don in their alluring Lobby Bar! There will be live entertainment. Reserved seating and bottle service available. Extravagant packages are available for guests, too.

3400 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach | Tickets available online

Floridian Social Club

The NYE ball is dropping at The Floridian Social. Set the perfect tone for 2023 and join the downtown St. Pete hub for a night of celebration, commemoration, and intrigue as the community rings in the new year within the elevated atmosphere. On the stage they will have 6 piece jazz band, Hot Tonic, to welcome attendees with a full cabaret all night long featuring 8 circus performers. 

687 Central Avenue | Tickets available online

Hotel Haya

Ring in the new year at Hotel Haya for their “Medianoche” NYE in Flor Fina celebration This is not a ticketed event. Make a reservation for dinner or join them at their bar/lounge for a seat to ring in the New Year in style at Hotel Haya. This is a 4-course prix-fixe dinner. There will be DJs, a live band, and samba dancers.

1412 E 7th Avenue | Make a reservation online

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NYE Spectacular at The Coliseum

13th Annual Swingin’ The New Year at the spectacular St. Petersburg Coliseum. The event includes live music, swing dancing, dance performances, photo ops, a cash bar, and deluxe chocolates.

535 4th Ave North, St. Pete | Tickets available online

Jackson’s Bistro NYE Ball

Get dressed to impress and enjoy libations, great food, and wild music during Jackson’s Bistro’s Black & White Ball. There will be multiple party areas with Tampa’s Hottest DJ spinning your favorite hits.

601 South Harbour Island Boulevard, Tampa | Tickets available online

Vista at The Top Gala

Kick off the New Year with the best view in the Bay! Guests enjoy a live DJ, extravagant dinner buffet, champagne toast, specialty cocktails and more. You’ll also enjoy premier views of fireworks displays in the area.

214 Madonna Boulevard, Tierra Verde | Tickets available online

Grand Glow Atlantis

Dive into 2023 with the Grand Glow Atlantis NYE Celebration at The Wyndham Grand. This New Year’s Eve the depths come to life with live entertainment from Tampa Bay’s own “The Black Honkeys”. Let our Sirens lure you in with live music, grand glow food stations, and deep dive bars. 

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100 Coronado Drive, Clearwater | Tickets available online

FUSION Rooftop NYE

There’s no better place to bring in the New Year than at the FUSION Resort. Join the hotel for their New Year’s Eve Celebration on their beautiful Rooftop Terrace. There will be live music, complimentary champagne, noisemakers, and the FUSION’s amazing array of small bites. Save room for the drunken mousse.

290 107th Avenue, Treasure Island | Tickets available online

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