The years of college are supposed to be some of the best years of your life, so all college students should live it up! When the clock strikes midnight for 2014, hopefully you will be celebrating the new year the right way. Tampa is a great city to spend NYE as it offers many affordable events that are perfect for college students.

2014 NYE Masquerade Ball - Ybor City's premier night club with 5 floors, Club Prana, will be hosting a party not to be missed. The NYE Masquerade Ball will featuring live performers, exotic  body painted dancers, and a champagne toast. They are offering a variety of ticket options including $30 GA advance, $35 at the door (get them early and save a few bucks!), $60 VIP, and even couples packages including two GA for $50 or two VIP for $100.

Santana Strong Productions New Year’s Eve Party - Looking to get a little wet and wild to start your New Year? Then be sure to check out the Santana Strong Productions NYE Party at at The Manantial Farm. This takes place on a beautiful 5 acre terrain with a and swimsuits are optional. The event is FREE, all you need to do is register and print your ticket. This event is only for ladies 18+ and men 21+.

2014 Outback Bowl Year’s Eve Parade - Beginning at 5:30pm, the parade will go through the heart of Ybor City’s 7th Avenue. Presented by Tampa General Hospital, Bud Light, 970 WFLA, 93.3 FLZ, 620 WDEA and the city of Ybor, this parade will be featuring floats, beautiful cheerleaders, and about fifteen live marching bands. This is a FREE event so come early so you can claim a good spot to catch all of the excitement.

2014 NYE Hat Trick Party -Come join the loudest party in Ybor on NYE at Amphitheatre as they kick off the new year with the Bass Queen, along side local DJs NERD RAGE, DOCO, WINTA, BASOMATIK, MR. SATURN, SHANTA, and TOMMY RIZE going head to head all night long. This is not your ordinary night at the Amp, don't miss out on the special surprises! The first 300 people to arrive will receive FREE entry so get there early!

There are many more great NYE events that will be happening in Tampa. For more fun and affordable ideas for NYE, check out the NYE Guide.