6 can’t-miss New Year’s Eve parties in Orlando


By Crystal Harlan

December 21, 2023

Usher in the new year in the Orlando area with masquerade balls, streets parties, great food and more.

Whether you’re looking for an elegant adults-only affair or more casual celebration for the whole family, the Orlando area has plenty of fabulous options. Here are six places to ring in the new year.

The Experience 2.GLOW New Year’s Eve Street Party
Where: Promenade at Sunset Walk, 3251 Margaritaville Blvd., Kissimmee
Time: Starts at 8 p.m.
Admission: $49 (Children under 6 free with paid adult)

This street party is open to all ages and will include DJs, musicians, street performers, fireworks at midnight, a confetti storm, a laser light show, and complimentary party favors. Enjoy access to over 25 restaurants, shops, and experiences through the course of the night. The party is presented by the new Embassy Suites By Hilton™ Orlando Sunset Walk and The Cove at Margaritaville Resort Orlando.  

10th Annual New Year’s Eve Gala at the Alfond Inn
Where: The Alfond Inn, 300 East New England Avenue, Winter Park, FL
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Admission: Must be at least 21 years of age. Tickets start at $375.

At this elegant event, celebrate the new year with curated culinary experiences, live entertainment, dancing, a ball drop, and a complimentary champagne toast. Cocktail attire only.

AC Sky Bar New Year’s Eve Masquerade Bash
Where: AC Hotel by Marriott Orlando Downtown, 225 South Garland Avenue, Orlando
Time: 9 p.m to 3 a.m. (Happy hour pricing from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
Admission: From $50.

This “night of mystery and celebration” features a DJ, a glamorous red carpet welcome, live performances, dancing, and an array of New Year’s-themed cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres. And don’t miss the sparkling champagne toast at the stroke of midnight. Get your masks ready!

Aventura’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
Where: Universal’s Aventura Hotel, 6725 Adventure Way, Orlando
Time: Doors open at 8 p.m.
Admission: Must be at least 21 years of age. Tickets start at $175.

Enjoy 360-degree views of the night skyline and area fireworks at Bar 17 Bistro’s rooftop celebration. The party includes food, beer, wine, and specialty cocktails until 10 p.m, (cash bar from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.), along with a DJ, party favors, and a midnight prosecco toast.

Downtown Orlando’s New Year’s Eve 2024
Where: 33 West Church St, Orlando
Time: 7:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Admission: Free. VIP options available. Must be 21.

Usher in the new year at six different bars in downtown Orlando at this multi-venue New Year’s Eve party with live music and DJs. Participating bars are Chillers, Cahoots, Irish Shannons, Clandestino, Saints & Sinners, and High Tide, a rooftop bar, where you can watch the orange ball drop.

Mango’s Orlando New Year’s Eve Celebration
Where: Mango’s Tropica Cafe, 8126 International Drive, Orlando
Time: 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Admission: Starts at $150.

This Tropicana-style party starts with a dinner and a show, and it includes live entertainment, DJ sets by Brody Jenner and Devin Lucien, and a countdown.

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  • Crystal Harlan

    Crystal is a bilingual editor and writer with over 20 years of experience in digital and print media. She is currently based in Florida, but has lived in small towns in the Midwest, Caracas, New York City, and Madrid, where she earned her MA in Spanish literature.



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