Spend New Year’s Eve at a place where the martinis are shaken and not stirred, table games are straight from Casino Royale, and the night promises a license to thrill. It’s the BEACH 007/JAMES BOND NYE BASH at the Beach Bar & Restaurant and Bay Harbor Hotel

This party will be lit with a high-end theme to bring excitement and intrigue to the night. Dress like James or one of his stunning Bond girls and arrive in style on the red carpet. Hit the Bond-style photo opp first, while you’re looking your best, and capture the night with a pose worthy of the big screen. From there, head to any one of the three open bars for your favorite martini! The Beach Bar have a special martini menu for the event, including all your favorites like the cosmo, the flirtini, sour apple, and espresso martinis. Beach Bar will keep the complimentary champagne flowing from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. to make sure things stay festive, and they’ll serve up a special collection of hors-d'oeuvres throughout the night. Among the items to sample are chicken satay, veggie spring rolls, and beef empanadas.

Now it's time to play, so head to the casino room at Beach Bar and play all your favorites like blackjack, roulette, craps, and poker. It’s not exactly for entertainment only — the “fun money” you earn at the tables can purchase drink vouchers or door prizes. After cleaning up at the tables, check out the dance floor. DJ Tommy Who will keep the party on edge past the New Year’s countdown to 2018. Tommy's spins are so hot, Beach Bar is even bringing in a fire dancer to make seeing believing.

“We always go all in on big parties and special events,” says Chris Martin, food and beverage manager for Beach Bar. “We pay special attention to all the details, like the décor, special drink menus perfectly paired with the food, and of course, the music and entertainment. Everyone always has a great time.”

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The midnight fireworks display over Old Tampa Bay could be the spark for a memorable night that lasts until dawn. Beach Bar is adjacent to the beautiful Bay Harbor Hotel. This waterfront hotel is offering a special New Year’s Eve room package, with tickets to the party, overnight accommodations, a complimentary bottle of champagne, and breakfast for two. Book now before they are sold out.

Beach Bar at the Bay Harbor Hotel in the Westshore neighborhood is already known for year-round great parties and live music. With over 20,000 square feet, three bars, nightly specials and stunning views of Tampa Bay, this bar sits at the epicenter of Tampa nightlife. On New Year's Eve, like the famous Bond song says, nobody does it better! Pre-sale tickets for the for 007 New Year’s Eve 2018 Extravaganza are $75, and general admission is $100 per person.

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