Christmas is gone and the New Year is almost here. With so many parties and events happening in Tampa, it's tough to choose where to ring in 2016. Never fear, our Ultimate Guide to the Best New Year's Eve Parties and Events in Tampa is here. Where will you be for New Year's Eve 2016

Downtown Tampa:

Pied Piper's New Year's Eve 2016 at Jackson's

Enjoy a waterfront New Year's Eve celebration at Jackson's Nightclub beginning at 9 pm the party will sparkle till 3 a.m. at Jackson,s Tampa's premiere upscale club. Pied Piper's New Years Eve features a complimentary champagne toast, midnight firework show, balloon drop and more.  General Admission is $55.00 per person and gets you:

  •  Midnight Fireworks Display
  •  Access to indoor club rooms & outdoor patio party
  •  Party Favors (at door, first come first serve)
  •  Entertainment, Champagne Toast
  •  Cash Bar

 VIP admission is $85.00 per person and gets you:

  •  VIP Admittance into the party
  •  Midnight Firework Display!
  •  VIP access to all areas of the club (except VIP+ glass room), including VIP table & cabana areas
  •  Party Favors (at door, first come first serve)
  •  Entertainment, Champagne Toast
  •  Cash Bar

VIP PLUS Admission is $195.00 per person and gets you:

  •  VIP Admittance into the party
  •  Midnight Firework Display!
  •  Access to the VIP Glass Room
  •  OPEN BAR (10-2 am in glass room only, shots not included)
  •  SNACK TABLE (11:30-1 in glass room only)
  •  VIP access to indoor club rooms & outdoor patio parties, including access to VIP table & cabana areas
  •  Party Favors (at door, first come first serve)
  •  Entertainment, Champagne Toast
  •  Cash Bar
  •  Does NOT include a table or cabana

VIP Table for 4 with Bottle Service is $400.00: Note: VIP Booths for 8 are sold out!

  •  VIP Tickets for Table Capacity (does NOT include access to VIP+ Glass Room)
  •  Complimentary Bottle of Champagne
  •  Choice of Mixers
  •  Party Favors
  •  Midnight FIREWORKS Display & Entertainment
  •  Access to all VIP areas (except VIP+ glass room)
  •  Small Private TABLE or BOOTH for You & Your Party
  • A MINIMUM OF 1 BOTTLE MUST BE PURCHASED FROM YOUR SERVER THE NIGHT OF THE EVENT. This is NOT included in the listed price (most bottles: $150-$200 + gratuity).
  • Additional VIP tickets may be purchased online for larger parties.
  • Does NOT Include Admission to VIP Plus Glass Room & Open Bar
Tampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-265-1234

NYE Aqua Eve

Celebrate New Year's Eve with a splash at The Florida Aquarium’s Aqua-Eve! Enjoy live music, complimentary food, beer, and wine along with a champagne toast and the best view in town for NYE fireworks in Tampa!  General admission, early admission, and fireworks cruise combo tickets are available if you want to celebrate the New Year in an extra special way? 
General Admission =  Food and dessert will be served. Beer and wine are included in event admission with a champagne toast at midnight. Cash liquor bar will be available.

  • General Admission at 9 pm is $120 if purchased before December 26, $130 if purchased December 26-31, Aquarium Members: $100 if purchased before December 29.  
  • Early Admission at 8:00 pm is $140 if purchased before December 26, $150 through December 26-31, Aquarium Members: $120 if purchased before December 29

General Admission Fireworks Cruise = A cruise around the harbor and an amazing view of the fireworks from the water. Beer, wine, dessert and a champagne toast will be served onboard. Cash liquor bar available. Fireworks Cruise combo ticket includes General admission to the New Year's Eve event.

General Admission tickets are $180 if purchased before December 26, $190 through December 26-31, Aquarium Members: $160 if purchased before December 29.
Early Admission Fireworks Cruise tickets are $200 if purchased before December 26, $210 through December 26-31, Aquarium Members: $180 if purchased before December 29.

Members should call 813-273-4568 to purchase tickets. Member ticket pricing is limited and available on a first come, first served basis.

Tampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-273-4000

NYE Tampa: Diamonds Are Forever (007 into 2017)

Dress to kill for this James Bond-themed party with red carpet entry, enjoy a Live DJ, a midnight Confetti Blowout, NYE party favors, Bond Style photo opportunities, a champagne toast, complimentary hors d'oeurves,  televised Ball drop in Time Square a [remium cash bar and more.
Regular Admission is $57.07 and includes complimentary Strolling Table Passed Appetizers, Champagne Toast at Midnight, Confetti Cannon Blowout Experience, Live DJ, , Red Carpet Entry, NYE Countdown, Party Favors, , Photo opps with Bond Style Classic Car, Chance to participate in our raffle and silent auction on behalf of Shriners Hospitals for Children to win prizes including autographed memorabilia signed by celebrities such as Tim Tebow, Mike Tyson and more! Wanna go to a NYE party in Tampa as a VIP, here are the details:

  • Diamond VIP adds 4hrs of Open Bar and chance to win an escort to the event in a bond style classic car for approx. $114 per person
  • Bond & Bond Girls VIP  ticket info is to come, I imagine it has to do with Bond Girls? Tickets are $207.00
  • Forever VIP adds 4 hrs of Top Shelf Open Bar VIP for 4 Guests within the Reserved Plush Lounge Area and will set you back  $580
  • 007 VIPS FOR 8 gets you Tickets for 8 in the Reserved Lounge Area plus Top Shelf Open Bar for All. Cost is  $1,057.00
  • Royale 2017 nets you Tickets for 10,  bond style Limo Escort, Reserved Lounge Seating and booze for $2,017.00
Tampa Fl, 33602. Phone 8134478538

NYE Wrap Party at Tampa Theatre

Tampa Theatre is proud to present its inaugural NYE Wrap Party this New Year's Eve. From 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM, the theater will be transformed into the Nu Upsilon Sigma fraternity house (NYE--Get it?) Get your Animal House in order so you too can party like Bluto! Tickets are only $99 per person!

Tampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-274-8981

New Years Eve Fireworks Cruise

Say “Bon Voyage” to 2016 on a Yacht StarShip Fireworks Celebration Cruise! This sell-out cruise is the best way to enjoy New Year’s Eve! Dine on gourmet food, sip on delicious cocktails, dancing and more as you gaze up into the best fireworks show on the bay in Tampa 2017! In Tampa and Clearwater, prices are Adults 21 and over only,  $199.95 with a $2 marine fee, 12% service charge, and tax. Book now!

xTampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-223-7999

The Rooftop Eve 2017: In The Sky With Diamonds

Rooftop Eve is the only New Years Eve Party held on top of a 10 story tall roof in the heart of Downtown Tampa offering stunning views of the skyline and fireworks on the Bay!  Tickets are $150 Presale | $175 Advance | $200 Regular | $225 at the Door
At Rooftop Eve everyone is a VIP!  The price of admission is an ALL INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE as you will enjoy premium spirits, wine, beer, and champagne!  Not to mention desserts from  Mini Doughnut Factory! Enjoy live music from a band and a DJ too during a night you won't soon forget!

Tampa FL, 33602.

Downtown Countdown At Glazer Children's Museum

Ring in 2017 with the kiddos at the Downtown Countdown. This is a New Year’s Eve party in Tampa the entire family can enjoy.  Celebrate 2017 with kiddie party punch, design your own party hats, or taking part in the Resolution Wall and the bubble wrap fireworks dance party. Balloon drops start at noon. Contact the museum for details.

Tampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-277-3199

The D-10 Society Presents Havana NYE 2017

Please save the date for the D-10 Society's Celebration of NYE 2016, featuring an ALL-INCLUSIVE evening in Downtown Tampa at  The Vault. The party runs from 7:30 PM - 1:30 AM  Ticket Prices are $150 - $250. They increase from $150 as maximum capacity is reached. Purchase early to secure the lowest price.
All Tickets Include: 

  • Open Bar from 8:30 pm - 12:30 am (including premium liquors, domestic & import beer, mid-range wine)
  • Cash bar from 7:30 - 8:30 & 12:30 - 1:30
  • Hand-passed hors d'oeuvres, carving stations, and a dessert station
  • A midnight champagne toast
  • Non-cash casino-style gaming
  • Live band, DJ Music, dancing, and entertainment

A very limited number of VIP tickets are available (a separate admission ticket is required).
 The Details: 

  • This is a cocktail formal/black tie optional event.
  • The 21 and over age limit will be strictly enforced.
  • A 60s Havana theme dress is suggested but not required. Guests are encouraged to use Lyft, Uber, a Taxi, or secure a designated driver.
  • For additional information, please call 731-468-6310 or email . 
Tampa FL, 33602. Phone (731) 468-6310

Ybor City:

Red Carpet Affair NYE 2017 at Club Prana

The hottest New Year’s Eve party in Tampa is at Club Prana! Plan to celebrate NYE 2017 at a glamorous party featuring 5 Levels of partying with a  Rooftop Skybar overlooking Downtown Tampa and the fireworks. Online tickets are done, buy your tickets at the door for $30 which includes a champagne toast at midnight. Dance all night with a VIP Table and Bottle Service on any of the 5 floors. Call for VIP Table Packages starting at $300 for up to 4 people. Private Cabanas are $1,000 and include a bottle spend minimum. Book today! Call or Text 813-758-7755

Tampa FL, 33605. Phone 813-241-4139

New Year's Eve Parade - Ybor City

Ybor City is the site of this festive celebration featuring the Outback Bowl New Year's Eve Parade with a fun Gator Hawkeye pep rally.  Come out to Tampa's Historic Ybor City and have some fun from 5:30 to midnight! While in Ybor be sure to check out our favorite spot for great bites, delicious holiday drinks and ice cold beer,  The Brass Tap | Centro Ybor.

Ybor City FL, 33605

2017 New Year's Eve Masquerade Ball at The Honey Pot

It's New Year's Eve in Tampa and you want to do something different, this is it! The Honey Pot party is always over-the-top excitement and fun! This year Honey Pot will have masks available for everyone (or bring your own) along with 1000's of LED & glowing party favors, incredible décor by Mathieu, special lighting, balloons and more! On the first floor, you will discover international celebrity DJ/Producer Ranny while on the third you can dance your way into 2017 with the fantastic sounds of DJ T-Quest playing the hottest in top 40 and hip hop along with our very festive balcony overlooking Historic Ybor! Hostess Amy DeMilo will countdown to midnight as you watch the feed from Times Square. Enjoy a FREE Champagne toast and a $1000 balloon drop! The festivities begin at 9 pm, with no cover before 9:30 pm, and only $5 cover after 9:30 pm. All guests receive $1 drinks from 9 pm - 10 pm! Come get your sexy on at The Honey Pot!

Tampa FL, 33605. Phone 813-247-4663

Beach and Bayside: 

Illuminate a NYE 2017 Celebration

Come out to Beach for the best ALL IN ONE party! Enjoy Live Bands on the pier, DJs on the beach, open bar packages, VIP tables, dancers and more! Many of the packages are selling out fast, do not hesitate! At Beach, you will enjoy live Bands on the pier, DJs on the beach, open bar packages, VIP tables, and dancers. Do you want to party on the beach? Want table Service? Live bands on a romantic pier? They have it all this year!

GENERAL ADMISSION $35 (until sold out) Enjoy entry to the event, champagne toast at midnight, and access to all of the entertainment.
TOAST 2017 PACKAGE  $70 (until 12/24 or sold out) and $75 (until the day of or sold out) Includes entry to ILLUMINATE event, tray passed appetizers, OPEN BAR from 7-9 pm, complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
FIREWORKS PARTY PACKAGE $400 (until the day of or sold out) Includes entry to ILLUMINATE event, VIP Table, 1 Bottle of Tito's Vodka, 1 bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Up to 6 people. Read more about this spectacular event in  'Illuminate' An Extraordinary New Year's Eve Event on the Water in Tampa.

Tampa FL, 33607. Phone (813) 281-0566

New Year's Eve 2017 at Topgolf Tampa

Come experience Topgolf in a whole new light. An unforgettable night of neon featuring live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and plenty of music and dancing to ring in the New Year! General Bay Reservation (3rd and 1st Floor): $225 per bay*

  • One (1) reserved bay for up to six (6) people
  • Unlimited Topgolf game play from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • New Year's Eve party favors 
  • Food and drinks are not included and must be purchased separately

VIP Bay Reservation (2nd Floor): $450 per bay

  • One (1) reserved bay for up to six (6) people from 9 p.m. - 2 a.m. on the main floor with exclusive access to Signature Event Room**
  • Unlimited Topgolf game play from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. 
  • New Year’s Eve Chef’s Choice Buffet (visit for event menu)
  • One (1) bottle of Chandon Rosé for Guests 21+
  • Unlimited fountain soda, coffee and tea
  •  New Year's Eve party favors
  • There is a strict six (6) person max for the VIP Bay

 Reservations are required for the Chef’s Choice Buffet. Chef’s Choice Buffet is served from 9:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. and Dessert will be served from 11 p.m. – Midnight


Brandon FL , 33619. Phone 813-298-1811

Pin Chasers New Years Eve Celebration!

Come out and celebrate the New Year getting some exercise!  Forget those high-calorie meals and champagne with the Pin Chasers family, we always have a great time! You can get $10 off just by pre-ordering a platter now! Spend the night with family and friends bowling under the lights! 



Light Up Tampa Bay New Year’s Eve Celebration and Block Party

The Light Up Tampa Bay New Year’s Eve Celebration and Block Party at Channelside Bay Plaza is Tampa Bay’s LARGEST New Year’s Eve Celebration! A FREE public event starting at 7:00 P.M. featuring a custom ball-drop, aerial fireworks display, two stages, LED TV screens, entertainment, local vendors, a variety of food and beverage and a Tampa Bay Lightning watch party! Watch the Tampa Bay Lightning game on the big screen as they take on the Carolina Hurricanes! Chairs and blankets are allowed for the Watch Party but seating area space is limited. Only 3,500 wristbands are available for waterfront access. First come, first serve. No glass, seating, chairs or blankets are permitted inside Channelside Bay Plaza or on the waterfront. While Channelside Bay Plaza is pet-friendly, please know that this event will reach capacity and will feature loud noises, laser lights, and fireworks.

Tampa FL, 33602. Phone 813-223-4250
Wishing everyone and safe and happy 2017! Remember to Uber, use the free Downtowner Tampa Free Ride Service or buy a band and use the ever popular Pirate Water Taxi.  We hope you enjoyed our New Year's Eve 2017 Guide to the Best New Year's Eve Parties & Events in Tampa and found the perfect place to party this year! Keep it safe! 


Circles Waterfront Restaurant  is again this year, along with a group of 33 additional sponsors, putting on our fourth annual community based New Year’s Eve fireworks show in Apollo Beach. This year we have raised $58,200, which is nearly double what we raised last year, making this year’s show the official largest New Year’s Eve fireworks display in the entire State of Florida. The fireworks will be shot from a giant 3,600 square-foot floating construction barge moored in Bal Harbor, at midnight NYE in the center of Apollo Beach.