New Year's Eve Tampa

Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tampa Bay: Parade, Fireworks and more!

New Year’s Eve 2022!

It’s almost time to kiss 2022 goodbye and say hello to 2023. Whether you’re looking to get dressed up and get out on the town or celebrate low-key, here are a few ideas to ring in the new year around Tampa Bay.

Related: NOON Year’s Eve Events in Tampa Bay to Ring in 2023

New Year’s Eve Parade in Tampa:

Reliaquest Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade

Eclectic Ybor City is the site of this festive celebration featuring the Reliaquest Bowl (formerly Outback Bowl) New Year’s Eve Parade and a pep rally. The parade will feature floats and marching bands including the two college bands! The Pep Rally features a battle of the bands and cheerleaders from both universities. The Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. and runs along 7th Avenue.

Where to see Fireworks on New Year’s Eve  – Family Friendly Events

New Year's Eve Fireworks at LEGOLAND
LEGO-themed New Year’s Eve Fireworks at LEGOLAND Florida.

Celebrate early: Fifth Annual Noon Year’s Eve at Armature Works in Tampa

11 am-3 pm
Armature Works is once again hosting its FREE Noon Year’s Eve event. Head to the South and West lawns of Armature Works for daytime smoke fireworks along the river, inflatables, a live band, giant yard games, plenty of photo opps and more! Wristbands for unlimited bounce sessions are $20, face painting is $10 and glitter tattoos are $5.


LEGOLAND Florida: Kids’ New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Celebrate the last day of 2022 with an AWESOME day at the park and then stay for the fireworks display at 8 pm to usher in 2023 a few hours early! 


2022 New Year’s Eve Celebration at Busch Gardens

6 pm – 1 am
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends and family and indulge in some excitement at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Explore all of your Christmas Town favorites, enjoy thrill rides in the dark and catch the fireworks show with a fantastic soundtrack to ring in 2023!
Included with theme park admission.


New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Pirate Water Taxi in Tampa

11:30 pm- 12:30am
Kids can attend with adults to view the fireworks on the water from their seats on Pirate Water Taxi! The 1-hour cruise includes champagne for adults, party favors, and prime viewing of the fireworks in Tampa.


NYE on The Pier in St. Pete

8 pm – 1 am
This free event at Spa Beach Park is open to the public and full of fun for all friends and family. NYE on the Pier will feature DJs, food trucks, bars and more. End the night with a beautiful fireworks show sponsored by the City of St. Pete–fireworks can also be viewed from North and South Straub Parks.


Light it Up Clearwater New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Fireworks at midnight
Soak in the final sunset of 2022 and then stay for what has been named as one of the top 5 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the country with the kids according to U.S. News and World Reports. Experience it for yourself to ring in 2023! The fireworks will launch from the north end of Sand Key, but event organizers say the best viewing spots are along the souther part of Clearwater Beach.


Treasure Island New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Fireworks at midnight
Enjoy fireworks on the beach for New Year’s Eve! Find the perfect spot along Gulf Front Park (10400 Gulf Blvd) to for the best view of the light show. For more on where to park, visit

New Year’s Eve Dinner and Parties for Adults:


Downtown Tampa: New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise
10pm – 12:30am

Say “Bon Voyage” to 2022 on a Yacht StarShip New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise! This all-inclusive festive cruise is the best way to celebrate NYE on the water. tickets include a 2-hour cruise (with 30 minutes dockside afterward), open premium bar, hand passed hors d’oeuvres, gourmet food stations, carving stations, hand passed desserts, party favors, DJ entertainment and a champagne toast at midnight.
$149.95 per person. (21+ only)


Downtown Tampa: Pirate Water Taxi New Years Fireworks Cruise
11:30pm – 12:30am

Bring in the New Year on the water with a front row seat on the New Year’s Eve Fireworks Cruise! Ring in the New Year on the water with a front row seat to downtown Tampa’s fireworks on Pirate Water Taxi’s New Year’s Eve Cruise! This 1-hour cruise includes a complimentary champagne toast, party favors and prime viewing of the fireworks. All ages welcome, but you must be 21+ with valid ID to drink. $69.95 per person and up.


Independent Annual New Years Eve Bash 2023

This FREE annual neighborhood NYE party will include live entertainment from DJ CUB beginning at 9pm along with a complimentary hot dog bar! There will be a midnight champagne toast, champagne bottle specials, party favors, and more. There’s no cover and no dress code. FREE admission.


New Year’s Eve Countdown Beach Bash at Whiskey Joe’s Tampa

7pm – 12:30am
Ring in 2023 with a classic Beach Bash at Whiskey Joe’s Tampa on Rocky Point. This annual Beach Bash includes two stages with live music, complimentary champagne toast, midnight fireworks, ball drop, party favors and more. A reserved Palapa Package is available for parties of 6. $25 per person in advance; $30 at the door and day of.


Armature Works New Year’s Eve 2023: Armature Works at Midnight

8pm – midnight
This 5th annual event will feature bigger and better fireworks, multiple photo ops throughout the property, popup bars, and more. There will also be two new VIP experiences, each airing a different vibe – Posh Party on The Pier or Champagne Showers on the West Lawn. At Posh Party, guests can expect dreamy lounge furniture, sweeping floral photo ops, complimentary cocktails and more. At Champagne Showers, guests can experience a photo booth, custom wrapped Snoop Dog/19 Crimes Coupe De Ville photo op, henna tattoo artist, and more. $75-$1700.


Midtown Tampa: Sal Y Mar Rooftop Bar NYE 2022 The Black-Tie Affair

Sal Y Mar Rooftop Bar & Events Venue is inviting locals and guests to bid farewell to 2022 and toast the beginning of a brighter 2023 at the most anticipated New Year’s Eve party in Tampa Bay. The NYE rooftop bash will take place on the 7th floor of the dual-branded Aloft and Element Hotel in Midtown Tampa. Tickets start at $160 for general admission with the basic bar package and $260 with premium bar package for six hours. For the ultimate VIP experience, including open bar, buffet with chef carving station, and passed small bites in a private room with dance floor, guests can purchase tickets at $375 per person.

The Aloft and Element hotel is offering a special overnight package for guests who prefer to skip the ride home and spend the night. The package starts at just $850 (for the premium bar package) or $1,060 (for the VIP bar package), and includes event admission for two, a guest room for one night, and late check-out. Tickets can be purchased here. (Must be 21 years of age or older.)


South Tampa: Ciro’s New Year’s Eve 2023 Soiree
8pm – 1am

Guests will enjoy live burlesque performances, a delicious carving station, passed hors d’oeuvres, specialty prohibition cocktails, a premium open bar and a champagne toast at midnight. $210 per person.


M. Bird New Year’s Eve 2023 at Armature Works
8pm – 2am

Enjoy rooftop views of the city’s most elaborate fireworks display, a live set by DJ Brian Ferrito and a champagne toast at midnight. 21+ only.
$75 per person. Table reservations are available.


The Vault presents New Year’s Eve Crystal Ball
9pm – 1am

This elegant fete will take place in the grand ballroom of the former 100-year-old National Exchange Bank. Festivities include dancing, live music, burlesque performances, and a midnight champagne toast. There will also be an assortment of hors-d’oeuvres, crudité, canapes, accoutrements, and more specialty items by the Gin Joint’s renown Head Chef, Maria Sierra. A signature welcome cocktail is also included, additional drinks will be available for purchase. Reservations are required and a casual chic, well-tailored attire dress code will be enforced. 21+ only. $125 per person; $125 at the door if available.


American Social NYE 2023: A Tribute to The Jordan Year
9pm – 2am

American Social Tampa’s waterfront location makes it a prime viewing spot for downtown Tampa’s midnight fireworks show. Tickets include a complimentary champagne toast, select open bar from 9pm-1am, passed hors d’oeuvres, and three DJs inside and outside.
$165-265 per person.


Jackson’s Bistro New Year’s Eve 2023 Black and White Ball
9pm – 2:30am

Tickets to this NYE celebration include prime viewing for Tampa’s midnight fireworks show, complimentary champagne toast at midnight, multiple party areas with Tampa DJs, special entertainment appearances, party favors and more. VIP options available. $50-$175

New Year’s Eve Events in St. Petersburg and Clearwater 

Toast by the Coast at the TradeWinds in St. Pete Beach

Join TradeWinds on New Year’s Eve to party the year away with your toes in the sand and champagne in your hand! Tickets are on sale now for our Toast by the Coast New Year’s Eve Party. Tickets are limited and sell quickly! Don’t miss the opportunity to savor the ending hours of 2022 with a full open liquor bar and an extensive hors d’oeuvres buffet, chef’s carving station, pasta bar, and a decadent dessert table. Groove the night away with DJ Lorenzo as he plays a decade of dance hits including disco, soul, and rock n’ roll. Make sure to capture your ending 2022 memories at the photo booth before you ring in the New Year with a champagne toast and possibly a kiss!


Dunedin: NYE Dinner at Bon Appétit

2022 Details TBD
Annual New Year’s Eve Dinner including a complimentary glass of house champagne and a four-course dinner. Reservations required; call 727-733-2151. $95 (plus tax) per person.


St. Pete: Spitfire’s NYE Extravaganza

2022 Details TBD
Spend your final moments of the year at Spitfire and laugh in the new year with the best comedians in Tampa Bay! There will be multiple comedy shows throughout the evening along with drink specials and a midnight champagne toast. Tickets are $15 per show or $60 for an all-night pass. 21+


St. Pete: Enchanted Forest at The Canopy at The Birchwood
8pm – midnight

Ring in 2023 at The Canopy at the Birchwood during an Enchanted Rooftop party featuring a cocktail style reception, open bar, gourmet food stations, a live band, DJ, midnight champagne toast, and enchanting view of downtown St. Pete Fireworks.
$185 per person.


Clearwater Beach: Starlite Majesty New Years Dinner Cruise
8pm – 12:30am

Cruise into 2023 aboard Clearwater Beach’s Starlite Majesty on NYE. This extra special cruise includes your cruise admission, dinner service with house appetizers, house salad, your choice of entree (selected once you are on board), house dessert, coffee & tea service, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors AND full premium open bar throughout the cruise! $196.95 per person. Boarding begins at 8pm and sets sail at 8:30pm.


St. Pete Beach: Toast by the Coast New Year’s Eve Party
8pm – 1am

Ring in the New Year at TradeWinds Island Resorts. Dance the night away with live music by Motel Funk and Friends featuring R&B, Soul and Rock n’ Roll. Ticket price is all -inclusive and includes an all-you-can-eat chef’s carvery and pasta bar, hors d’oeuvres, coffee and dessert table and a full liquor open bar! Hit the photobooth from 8 – 11:45 pm to capture you and your friends enjoying the end of 2022. Champagne and Balloon drop at midnight! Adults 21 and over. Cocktail attire, jacket is optional for men. $186.92 per person.


Havana Nights New Year’s Eve 2023 in Safety Harbor

Head to Safety Harbor Resort and Spa to ring in 2023 Havana style! Tickets include welcome champagne, gourmet hors d’oeuvre flight, dinner buffet, gourmet dessert bar, 4-hour open gold bar, live band, champagne toast at midnight, professional photographer, and more! 21+ only $259 per person/$2499 for a table of 10


Clearwater Beach: Grand Glow Atlantis NYE

Have a night of celebration and fun this New Year’s Eve as the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach takes guests into the lost city of Atlantis. The depths come to life this New Year’s Eve with live entertainment from Tampa Bay’s own “The Black Honkeys”. Experience live music, grand glow food stations, and deep dive bars.


St. Pete Beach: 2022 Don CeSar New Year’s Eve Celebration!
9pm – 1am

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Don in the alluring and vibrant, Gatsby-inspired Lobby Bar! Enjoy ringing in 2023 with a night of dancing and live entertainment. Doors open at 9pm with entertainment beginning at 10pm. The 21+ event will have limited bottle service packages available.

New Year’s Eve in Wesley Chapel


AdventHealth Center Ice Rings in the New Year on Ice!
Dec. 31 and Jan. 1

Special, Discounted Public Skate Programs Offered for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day
AdventHealth Center Ice is giving you the opportunity to keep your cool as you send off 2022 and get ready to embrace 2023! On Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, as part of their Winter Wonderland programming, the ice rink will be hosting eleven 1.5-hour public ice skating sessions with a largely discounted rate: 2 skaters for only $20.22 on Dec. 31 and 2 skaters for $20.23 on Jan. 1 — inclusive of skate rentals! Bring a friend (or four!) and skate your way into 2023! Register at or call 813-803-7372.
AdventHealth Center Ice

New Year’s Eve at Theme Parks


2022 New Year’s Eve Celebration at Busch Gardens
6pm – 1am

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with friends and family and indulge in some excitement at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Explore all of your Christmas Town favorites, enjoy thrill rides in the dark and catch the fireworks show with a fantastic soundtrack to ring in 2023!
Included with theme park admission

LEGOLAND Florida: Kids’ New Year’s Eve | Dec 31, 2022 during park hours

This celebration isn’t at noon, but early enough for the kiddos to celebrate with a fireworks display at 8:00 p.m. 

Walt Disney World New Year’s Eve

2022 Details TBD
Check out two of Disney’s most spectacular fireworks shows! Disney Enchantment takes place at Magic Kingdom and Harmonious can be seen at EPCOT. Specific NYE details have not yet been announced so be sure to check out their website for more details.

Important note: Walt Disney World requires a park pass reservation for all of its theme parks. Magic Kingdom and EPCOT will most likely book to capacity. Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando do not require reservations, but parking and the parks themselves can reach capacity. It is best to head to any theme park on any big holiday as early as possible and plan to spend your whole day, and night, there.


  • Magic Kingdom Fireworks “Disney Enchantment” – 6:30 PM
  • Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks at Magic Kingdom 11:50 pm
  • Important note, this same schedule applies to December 30th, giving guests a chance to celebrate the new year a day early
  • Electrical Water Pageant on Seven Seas Lagoon near Magic Kingdom – 8:25 PM to 10:30 PM
  • EPCOT Fireworks “Harmonious” – 6:30 PM
  • New Year’s countdown fireworks at EPCOT will be shown starting at 11:54PM
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios “Wonderful World of Animation” – currently not scheduled.

Disney Restaurants with Fireworks Views (reservations required)

Universal Orlando New Year’s Eve

Universal Cinematic Spectacular – performance time TBD
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SeaWorld Orlando New Year’s Eve

Fireworks start close to midnight with a grand finale ringing in 2023 right at midnight. Purchase the New Year’s Eve Reserved Show Seating and get reserved seating to the Winter Wonderland skate show, then stay in your seats for the New Year’s Eve fireworks.