Say goodbye to 2022 and hello to 2023 with Tampa Bay. Whether you’re interested in spending New Year’s Eve at a beach, pool, pier or rooftop bar, we’ve got you covered with a roundup of some of the best places to toast the year away on Sat., Dec. 31.
WTR Pool & Grill
7700 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607
Dance the year away with EDM artist 3LAU at WTR Pool, hosted by Brody Jenner. For $55 enjoy inside, pier-side and WTR pool access. Pick from these three spots to find the perfect fireworks viewing area.
Hyde House Public Studio
1646 W Snow Ave., Tampa, FL 33606
Start the evening with an immersive dinner at Public Studio before walking through the heavenly gates of Hyde House Public Studio for an exclusive event. This 21+ event includes a complimentary beverage with each ticket purchase. This Heavenly Bodies party will also feature tiny tats by V with Love, a fashion show with Xiaolin, a curated photo studio, a live band and entertainment by Aerial Dragons, a permanent jewelry pop-up by Jasel Jewelry and much more.
Beach Bash at Whiskey Joe’s
7720 W. Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607
Reign in the New Year by the beach. Enjoy two stages of live music from Fire & Ice and Hurricane Shane Band. Watch the ball drop decked out in your favorite New Year’s party outfit as you toast the year away.
1606 W. Snow Ave.,Tampa, FL 33606
Join Meat Market as it rings in NYE 2023 Yellowstone style. Executive chef Sean Brasel has crafted an exquisite dinner, cocktails will be flowing and live music will. be going all night. Legendary hat maker Parker Orms will be on site doing customization all night. Black tie Western attire is encouraged. A portion of the proceeds to benefit The Children’s Cancer Center. Limited space. Tickets $350-$5,500.
Paint and Sip
900 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705
7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Want to start New Year’s early? Stop by Joes Palette Paint and Wine Bar where you can enjoy a complimentary glass of red moscato and paint on a pre-stenciled canvas with live entertainment. It’s the perfect pre party.
New Year’s Eve Bar Crawl
149 1st Ave. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
For a never ending party, join the topshelf crawlers where you can enjoy multiple bars in just one night. Cover is free with your wristband at all participating locations, along with special drink offers.
Toast by the Coast
Trade Winds: 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Join DJ Lorenzo at Trade Winds this New Year’s. Enjoy free drinks at an open bar, chef’s carving station, pasta bar, hors d’oeuvres and desserts with your ticket purchase. Tickets are $186.92 and cocktail attire is required. Photo booth included between 8-11:45 p.m.
1903 Market St., Tampa, FL 33602
Get a bird’s eye view of Tampa’s most elaborate display of fireworks from the rooftop at M.Bird. After cheersing the year away, you can party with DJ Brian Ferrito till 2 a.m.
601 S. Harbour Island Blvd., Tampa, FL 33602
Ring in “The Jordan Year” at American Social. With room in and outdoors, you have three separate DJs to choose from as you wait for midnight. With the perfect view of Tampa’s firework display, you will be able to toast the night away with a complimentary glass of champagne.
Pirate Water Taxi
333 S. Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602
Grab your tickets to get front row seats for Downtown Tampa’s firework show. This hour-long cruise includes champagne for those 21 and over, plus fun party favors. There will be four different water taxis that will depart in five-minute intervals.
603 Channelside Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
Say “bon voyage” to 2022. For those who are 21 and over, enjoy a two-hour celebration on sea. Choose from a variety of drinks at the open bar while you snack on hand-passed finger foods. Grab your party favors and enjoy a midnight champagne toast under the fireworks.
1101 W. Sligh Ave., Tampa, FL 33604
10 a.m to 4 p.m.
Don’t want the little ones up till midnight? Enjoy a midday New Year’s celebration with all your furry friends. Make way to the Wallaroo section for a DJ dance party and try your luck with contests and giveaways.
Sal Y Mar
3650 Midtown Drive Tampa, FL 33607
Enjoy six hours of nonstop partying at Sal Y Mar for their NYE Bash. Dance to live music and snack on small bites, or enjoy a full buffet with the purchase of a VIP ticket.
1412 East 7th Avenue Tampa, FL 33605
Lost on how to celebrate New Year’s Eve and don’t want to pay for tickets? You have found the perfect “medianoche” NYE celebration. Reserve your spot for a four-course “prix fixe” dinner or mingle about at the bar and lounge. With entertainment from DJ Camo from 6 to 10:30 p.m. and “Speak Easy” from 10:45 to 12:30 a.m., Flor Fina at Hotel Haya has got it all.
500 Channelside Dr., Tampa, FL 33602
Enjoy four courses in an elevated dining experience at Lilac, the new Tampa Edition’s fine dining restaurant by Michelin-starred chef John Fraser, with a divine wine pairing experience. Make the night even better with a champagne toast at midnight followed by an after party at Azure with a special performance by Grammy award-winner Nelly.
Park & Rec
290 S. Meridian Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
100 4th St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Level up your New Year’s Eve by playing old school video games, life-size beer pong and Connect Four. Sip your favorite top shelf mixed drink for $10. Choose between DJ Hurricane, who will be playing in Tampa, or Twist and Danny Vintage, who will be in St. Pete.
1742 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33712
Keep your New Year’s Eve plans a secret at this hidden gem in St. Pete that requires a passcode to get in. Once you make your way inside the hidden doorway you will be greeted by the sounds of N2. For $100, drink Grey Goose, Patron, Jameson and Bacardi all night long.
260 1st Ave. S #100, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
What better place to start the New Year in hopes of good fortune than at a bar with its name? Drink your fair share of top shelf liquor all night for $100 or grab your own bottle from bottle and table service.
937 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Don’t let the name fool you, there will be plenty of room to party into the New Year here. Savor your favorite alcohol for a one time fee of $100 whether it be Patron, Grey Goose or Bacardi.
Élevage Soho Kitchen
1207 S. Howard Ave., Tampa, FL 33606
5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Instead of going out this New Year’s, enjoy an elegant, three-course pre-fixe dinner in Epicurean Hotel’s signature restaurant. Choose each course from a hand-selected menu, but don’t stop there. Add a wine pairing or caviar service to add more elegance and excitement to the evening.
4134 W Boy Scout Blvd Ste B-1, Tampa, FL 33607
Book your reservation with Kona to enjoy a specialty NYE menu or bring the fun home with take-out specials. Dine in and dance to Kona’s DJ, make a champagne toast and await other festive surprises. Try to make it back for its New Year’s Day Recovery Brunch.
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