New Year's Eve Fireworks 2024

Where to Watch New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Tampa Bay with the Kids

Get ready to ring in 2024 with a bang on New Year’s Eve, because there are some pretty awesome New Year’s Eve fireworks displays on schedule!

Whether you’re looking for an earlier event for the younger kiddos, fireworks at the theme park, or even waterfront fireworks displays…we’re sharing them all on our list of best places to watch New Year’s Eve fireworks in Tampa Bay with the kids.

Related: Our Favorite NOON Year’s Eve Celebrations in Tampa Bay

The BEST New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Tampa Bay


Sixth Annual Noon Year’s Eve Fireworks at Armature Works in Tampa 

  • Time: 11 am-1 pm
  • Cost: Free

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 ops, and more!


New Year’s Eve at LEGOLAND Florida: Fireworks and MORE!

  • Time: Fireworks at 8 pm
  • Cost: Included with park admission

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at LEGOLAND Florida with a fun day at the park and then stay for the fireworks display at 8 pm to usher in 2024 a few hours early! All park guests will receive a pair of complimentary, New Year’s Eve bricktacular goggles for fun-filled fireworks viewing. New this year, families can purchase a VIP Firework Seating Package which includes reserved seating, gourmet popcorn, and bottled water for each guest. Pricing is only $20 per person online and $25 per person at the Park.


New Year’s Eve Celebration at Busch Gardens in Tampa

  • Time: 6 pm – 1 am
  • Cost: Included with park admission

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 2024! Included with theme park admission.


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

  • Time: 11:30 pm- 12:30 am
  • Cost: $49.95 for kids, $69.95 for adults

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

  • Time: 8 pm – 1 am
  • Cost: Free to attend

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.


City of St. Petersburg’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show

  • Time: Fireworks from midnight to 12:20 am
  • Cost: Free to attend

Celebrate the start of 2024 in St. Pete with a spectacular fireworks show. The roughly 20-minute show will launch from Vinoy Park and will be visible along St. Pete’s downtown waterfront parks. Visit here for parking info. You can also celebrate First Night St. Pete on New Year’s Eve from 4 pm-8 pm at North Straub Park which will feature live performances, music, art, and more. First Night St. Pete is free for all ages.


Light it Up Clearwater New Year’s Eve Fireworks

  • Time: Fireworks at midnight
  • Cost: Free to attend

Soak in the final sunset of 2023 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 2024! The fireworks will launch from the north end of Sand Key, but event organizers say the best viewing spots are along the southern part of Clearwater Beach. Keep in mind that Sand Key Park will be closed to the public.


Treasure Island New Year’s Eve Fireworks

  • Time: Fireworks at midnight
  • Cost: Free to attend

Bring your beach towel and chairs to 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

*Featured image courtesy of iStock by Getty Images.

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