The dawn of a new decade calls for much more than just your standard New Year’s Eve shindig. End 2019 on a glorious high note and kick off the 2020’s in full style at the NYE Gala 2020 hosted by Big City Events! and Armature Works 

Starting at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, the evening is set to be nothing less than grand at The Gathering at Armature Works. This gorgeous venue is truly one-of-a-kind with its charming industrial interior, expansive space, and stunning views of Downtown Tampa.

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Tampa’s most exclusive New Year’s Eve party, the NYE 2020 Gala is an all-inclusive affair where everyone is a VIP! Cross the red rope and enjoy the finer things this New Year’s Eve, starting with a premium open bar including liquor, beer, wine, and champagne all night long plus late-night hors d'oeuvres. 

Dance into the New Year with the best in live music and DJ entertainment, and, when the clock strikes midnight, witness one of the city’s most elaborate fireworks displays with champagne in hand. The scene will be absolutely breath-taking as the downtown skyline and Hillsborough River are illuminated with big, bright bursts of colorful lights. 

There are few things that could further elevate this experience, but you could certainly take your celebration to another level by reserving a high top, table, or private lounge. Each reservation includes your ticket as well as perks like private bar access and champagne service at midnight.

Tickets to the NYE 2020 Gala are available for purchase now and it’s recommended to buy tickets sooner rather than later as prices will gradually increase.

Big City Events also encourages the use of rideshare apps, but free VALET parking is available exclusively for gala guests. As always, party heartily but drink responsibly; avoid drinking and driving by designating a driver or getting an Uber to pick you up.

Last, but not least, make sure you dress to impress- it’s New Year’s Eve, after all! If you’re not sure what you’ll wear, opt for cocktail or formal attire with a touch of flare.

The NYE Gala 2020 is sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Frontier, Stella Artois, Josh Cellars Winery, Fiji Water, 813area, Metro Magazine, Jo and Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine. 

Find more for New Year’s Eve in Tampa by registering on 813area, your free guide to the Tampa Bay area.

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