When it comes to New Year's Eve events around Tampa, you've got no shortage of them to choose from.  From the upscale and elegant to wild and crazy, the best New Year's Eve events in Tampa come in all shapes, sizes, and prices for you to choose from.  Here's a variety of Tampa New Year's Eve events we think will definitely be worth the experience.

The Rooftop Eve - This rooftop party in Hyde Park Village is the place to be for an unforgettable  New Year's Eve in Tampa.  Features include a 15,000 square foot ballroom with live music from The Flats, hors d' oeuvres, champagne, and much more.

New Year's Eve 2012 Toast - This lavish New Year's Eve event at Channelside Cinemas is one of the best New Year's Eve events in Tampa and features a $1,000 balloon drop at midnight, the Times Square Ball Drop on three 35 foot screens, and a great view of the Channelside fireworks.

West Coast Toast - This one isn't for the faint of heart.  If you're still looking to party at 3 a.m. head to West Coast Toast at the Hard Rock.  They'll ring in the New Year on Los Angeles time and party till 6 a.m.  Crystal Ellis will be spinning alongside Tampa DJs including Chris Craze, Tony Puccio & Mondo.

Noon Year's Eve - This is a great, kid friendly New Year's Eve celebration at Lowry Park Zoo.  There will be games, arts and crafts, live entertainment, educational displays, and much more for kids

New Year's Eve Bash at the Pegasus Lounge - Ring in the New Year with this rockin' party at the Pegasus Lounge.  There will be live music from Tampa bands including Critical Downfall, Variety Parlor, Winter Rose as well as drink specials, party favors, a champagne toast, and more.

Mad Men NYE Celebration at Mangroves - Party like it's the 60's at Mangroves' classic, Mad Men themed party.  There will be an open, premium bar from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., an 8-course hand passed dinner, music, dancing, and more.