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Orlando New Year's Eve Events, Parties & Fireworks

Updated: Apr 17, 2023

We're in the final days of the year, and it's time to get ready to welcome a brand new year!

Discover all the events, parties, and fireworks happening right here in Orlando.

New Year's Eve  In Orlando

As we countdown the days to the biggest party night of the year, get ready to party right here in Central Florida, and whether you're a local looking for inspiration, or a visitor looking forward to ringing in the new year here in Orlando, we've got you covered with all the important events and parties happening in Orlando, and throughout Central Florida.

Happy New Year!

Orlando New Year's Eve Events Guide

Theme Park Events & Fireworks

Walt Disney World requires a valid ticket as well as a park pass reservation for all of its theme parks. Magic Kingdom and EPCOT will most likely book to capacity, so book early!

On New Year's Eve both Magic Kingdom, and EPCOT will have dance parties and DJs.

Hats and horns are usually distributed to guests in the evening.

Plus its not just New Years Eve, Walt Disney World celebrate the start of New Year on December 30 too, so you can get to see the fireworks in both parks, and party two nights in a row!

Magic Kingdom Fireworks

Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks at 6.30 pm and 11.50 pm

EPCOT Fireworks

Harmonious at 6:30 pm

New Year’s Countdown Fireworks at 11.54 pm

Walt Disney World New Year's Eve Fireworks

SeaWorld Orlando, 9 am - 1 am

Make sure you’re at SeaWorld Orlando on December 31 to embrace the connection to the sea, marine life, and the world as SeaWorld gives 2023 a wondrous welcome with bold fireworks, festive entertainment, and more.

After an unforgettable evening filled with exciting shows, amazing animals, and thrilling rides, you can watch SeaWorld Orlando's spectacular fireworks show from a variety of viewing areas around the park. Entry is included with valid park ticket.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at SeaWorld Orlando

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, 9 am - 1 am

Join Busch Gardens on December 31 for unforgettable fun during the day and fireworks at night, the park is giving 2023 a wondrous welcome with bold fireworks, entertainment and more.

Enjoy all the festive activities of Busch Gardens Christmas Town with millions of twinkling lights, holiday shows, specialty dining and fan-favorite thrill rides.

Then, ring in the new year with a special fireworks show with a fantastic soundtrack sure to help you ring in the New Year with cheer.

 New Year’s Eve Celebration at Busch Gardens Tampa

Early Family Events

LEGOLAND Florida, 10 am - 8 pm

Join in the family festivities at LEGOLAND Florida and celebrate the New Year early with rides, activities, and a whole lot of fun. Celebrate with all the family at this special early fireworks display illuminating the sky and welcoming in 2023! Entry is included with valid park ticket.

Kids New Year's Eve At LEGOLAND Florida

New Year's Eve Party For Kids At Boxi Park

Boxi Park, Lake Nona, 4 pm till 8 pm

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Boxi Park in Lake Nona, with a family-friendly New Year’s Eve party with live music, face painting, and kid-friendly activities from 4 - 8 p.m.

Especially for the kids, Boxi Park will countdown the new year with a “balloon ball drop” at 7 p.m.

New Year's Eve Party For Kids At Boxi Park

The Crayola Experience Orlando, 10 am - 8 pm

Families can ring in the New Year on December 31, 2022 at The Crayola Experience, in the Florida Mall.

Join the dance party from 12pm - 4pm, with Mid-day countdowns at 1pm & 3pm including a streamer launch to ring in the New Year, with Character Appearances by Sunny the crayon

Special crafts & coloring pages available all day, star in your own New Year’s coloring page at Be A Star, craft your own 2023 New Year’s crown at Activity Studio, and create your 2023 resolution list at Colossal caddy.

Jazzberry Jammin' New Year's Eve The Crayola Experience Orlando

New Year's Eve Parties, Events & Fireworks

The Promenade at Sunset Walk, 8 pm – 1 am

Street party featuring Scotty B & Project: DJ Slam, plus live musicians, vocalists, dancers, DJ K1X, street performers, and more.

There will also be complimentary party favors, a confetti storm, and midnight fireworks spectacular.

Sunset Walk Rocking New Year Street Party

Old Town, Kissimmee, 1 pm – 1 am

Stroll through Old Town entertainment district for a family-friendly festivity including live music, entertainment, a car show and a free fireworks finale at midnight.

FREE Admission

Old Town Kissimmee New Year’s Eve Celebration

Downtown St. Cloud, 7 pm – 2 am

Three stages of live entertainment with performances from Maiden Voyage, Raspberry Pie, Raging Son, Harlequin and event headliner Tim Montana.

There will also be a midnight countdown and Cloud drop to ring in the New Year.

FREE Admission

Rockin' the Cloud in St. Cloud

House Of Blues Courtyard, 10 pm till 1 am

Say goodbye to 2022 and come celebrate New Year's Eve at the House of Blues Courtyard!

Rock Your New Year's Eve is a FREE event taking place outdoors in the Courtyard at House Of Blues, with the party starting at 10pm.

Dance the night away with DJ Rincon spinning the best Top 40 hits!

Rock Your New Year's Eve House Of Blues Courtyard

New Year's Eve At Boxi Park

Boxi Park, Lake Nona, 11 am till 1 am

Celebrate New Year’s Eve all day long in Lake Nona! From family-friendly daytime events to evening soirees, there’s something for all ages.

Start the day early at Boxi Park, with lunch from 11–3 p.m. followed by a family-friendly New Year’s Eve party with live music, face painting, and kid-friendly activities from 4-8 p.m.

Especially for the kids, Boxi Park will countdown the new year with a “balloon ball drop” at 7 p.m. The festivities are free until 4 p.m., with a $10 cover charge thereafter.

As the sun goes down, the grown up festivities continue at Box Park late into the evening with a ticketed 21+ party from 9 p.m.-1 a.m, featuring DJ Colt and live music by The Finesse Party Band.

Lake Nona Boxi Park New Year's Eve

Lake Nona Town Center, 7 pm – 1 am

This New Years Eve, head on over to Lake Nona Town Center, and see out the old year in style, while welcoming 2023 in spectacular fashion!

Bring out the whole family starting at 7 p.m. and dance the night away with a live DJ, popup bar, mesmerizing pixel and juggling performances, a strolling magician that’ll make you look twice, and a dazzling midnight fireworks show over Lake Nona to announce the arrival of the new year.

Lake Nona New Years Eve

Graffiti Junktion Thornton Park, 8.30 pm - 2 am

The Thornton Park New Year's Eve Street Party offers something for everyone. You can dress to the nines red carpet ready, or come casual and comfortable. Taking place over two and half city blocks, this event gives you plenty of space and options to keep you entertained all night long.

The strip has 7-venues to hop around to along with two-stages with jumbo-trons on on either end of the block party, keeping music pumping all night.

A VIP options offers a third stage and DJ performance, with an exclusive area for it's guests.

 Thornton Park New Year's Eve Street Party

Avalon Park, 11 pm - 12 am

Come out to Downtown Avalon Park for New Year's Eve specials at participating restaurants and a firework show at midnight!

New Year’s Eve at Avalon Park

Downtown Mount Dora, 9pm - 12 am

Be a part of Mount Dora’s biggest celebration!

This fun street party will feature live music from DJ John Campisano and The Voodoo Gypsies, street games, food trucks, and drinks in the beautiful Downtown atmosphere decorated with charming Christmas lights.

Mount Dora New Year’s Eve Celebrations Downtown Mount Dora

Jewel Speakeasy, Orlando, 8 pm - 1 am

Guests can ring in 2023 like a Gatsby at Jewel’s New Year’s Eve party! Get ready to step back in time, prohibition style, as you step into the classy cocktail lounge for a night full of New Year's Eve fun.

The event will feature live performances from the speakeasy’s famous dueling pianos, charity gaming and the chance to win prizes in the “Dress Like a Gatsby” costume contest.

Tickets start at $49 and guests will receive 100 Jewel chips for charity gaming, party favors and, of course, a champagne toast to cheers to a new year. For $99, guests can also enjoy an open bar on house wine, beer and house cocktails (excludes premiums).

Jewel Speakeasy Orlando New Years Eve Party

ICON Park Orlando, 830 pm - 2 am

The countdown to 2023 will reach new heights this New Year’s Eve, this year’s highlights will feature a light show on The Wheel, international DJs, a live band and additional entertainment, along with surprises in premium sponsor-hosted areas.

Toast to the good life on The Wheel at 400 feet above Orlando, celebrate with champagne in your own private capsule or enjoy drinks aboard the Sky Bar among other incredible experiences throughout the night.

Select ICON Park bars and restaurants will have special offers to those celebrating on the 20-acre property at the heart of International Drive.

Light Up I-Drive: NYE Edition at ICON Park

Howl at the Moon Orlando, 9 pm – 2 am

Are you ready to have the best New Year’s Eve Party to date? Then book a New Year’s Eve package with Howl at the Moon Orlando!

The packages offers you and your friends everything you need to kiss 2022 goodbye and start the New Year having a blast with champagne toast at midnight & party favors.

New Year’s Eve 2023 at Howl at the Moon Orlando Howl at the Moon Orlando

Tin Roof – ICON Park, 8 pm - 1.30 am

Come Dressed to impress as Tin Roof bring you the best Entertainment in ICON Park to Ring in the New Year!!!

Tickets include Gauranteed Entry before 10pm and Complimentary Champagne Toast at Midnight!!

Live Music Side Entertainment

The Crew 6-9pm

Kaci Jo & the DownLows 10pm-1:30am

Live Entertainment and DJ's on the Green Room/DJ SIDE

Moon & Rayne 6-9pm

Rage Against the DJ 10-1:30am

Ultra Miami NYE Takover at the Roof! Tin Roof – ICON Park

Mango's Tropical Cafe Orlando, 7 pm – 1 am

New Year’s Eve is a chance to celebrate the past year’s triumphs and next year’s opportunities, preferably with glass in hand and music in the air.

The perfect mix of a great menu and stellar entertainment can elevate your night from a run-of-the-mill party to one of your favorite memories ever.

With a unique show and variety of Latin and Caribbean cuisine, Mango’s Tropical Cafe Orlando aims to do just that with a New Year’s Eve extravaganza that is sure to bring the heat and start your year off with a bang.

Mango's Orlando New Year's Bash Mango's Tropical Cafe Orlando

Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort, 6 pm – 1 am

Come rock in the new year at the family-friendly lobby party at the exciting Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando.

Enjoy specially prepared desserts and entertainment that includes a DJ, roaming magicians, balloonist, countdown live from Times Square via satellite, and midnight balloon drop with champagne toast.

Rock In 2023! New Year's Eve Lobby Party Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

Bar 17 Bistro at Universal's Aventura Hotel, 8 pm – 1 am

Celebrate at Bar 17 Bistro's rooftop celebration and enjoy spectacular 360-degree views of the night skyline and area fireworks as you count down to 2023.

Includes specialty food, beer, wine and featured specialty cocktails until 11pm (cash bar from 11pm – 1am), along with a DJ, party favors and midnight prosecco toast.

Universal's Aventura Hotel New Year's Eve Celebration Bar 17 Bistro at Universal's Aventura Hote

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 8:30 pm – 1 am

Ring in the new year on the Italian-inspired Harbor Piazza at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel.

Enjoy gourmet foods (served until 11pm), desserts, beer* and wine*, live DJ and dancing. The countdown to midnight will include a live performance by Portofino's opera singers and a sparkling wine toast.

New Year's Eve Party on the Piazza Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Sky Lounge Orlando, 9 pm - 3 am

Come join Sky Lounge and enjoy Live Music and Special DJ Performances, Open Bar and fine Passed Hor D'oeuvres.

Sky Lounge is a premium rooftop lounge on the roof of the Amway Center. Nestled below the spire of the arena in downtown Orlando, the décor of the quite spacious roof terrace is neat and sleek, with a large number of lounge sofas and a very cool and futuristic bar.

There will be a Photographer on site and Sky Lounge encourage all guests to dress in your Formal Attire. Limited tables available, admission for 4 people from $400.

Sky Lounge New Years Eve Sky Lounge Orlando

Enzian Theater Orlando, 8 pm - 1 am

Bond is back! Toast to 2023 with your closest friends and family at our signature New Year’s Eve bash. Come in your most impressive Bond fit and you could win a prize.

Enjoy some bubbly, light hors d’oeuvres and our special NYE cocktails while dancing your way into the new year!

James Bond New Year's Party Enzian Theater Orlando

The Edison Disney Springs, 8.30 pm - 1 am

The Edison is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration with an open dance floor, world-class dining and entertainment that includes stilt walkers, aerialists and cabaret.

Entry includes complimentary appetizers, and cash bars will also be available. When the clock strikes midnight, the evening will conclude with a celebratory champagne toast to usher in the new year

The Edison New Year’s Eve Celebration  The Edison Disney Springs

Marriott Grande Vista Resort, 10 pm - 12.30 am

The Marriott’s Grande Vista 2nd Annual Cocktails for Charity event will take place at the resorts Sandy Point – an exclusive, family-friendly, ticketed event with unlimited specialty drinks, hors d’oeuvres, fabulous live entertainment, and beach front firework viewing to ring in the new year!

With proceeds benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network, tickets are $99 per person for ages 21+ and $29 per person for ages 4-20, with complimentary entry for ages 3 and under.

For information and tickets to this special night, please contact the hotel direct on 407-238-090 ext 4033.

The Marriott’s Grande Vista 2nd Annual Cocktails for Charity event

ICEBAR Orlando, 8 pm – 2 am ICEBAR Orlando is bringing in 2023 in style as Orlando’s coolest night in town presents its 2023 New Year’s Eve Around the World.

The “Around the World” themed evening features specialty cocktails and entertainment highlighting different countries, a live DJ entertainment, ice sculptures, free digital souvenir photos and raffle giveaways.

2023 New Year’s Eve Around the World at ICEBAR Orlando!

The Alfond Inn at Rollins College, 8 pm - 12.15 am

Live Entertainment from The Buzzcatz, Premium Open Bar and Champagne Toast, Chef Attended Reception Stations, Live Streaming of Time Square Ball Drop

$249 per person, Dress code is Cocktail Attire.

New Years' Eve Gala The Alfond Inn at Rollins College

The Hampton Social , 8pm to 1am

Raise your glass to 2023 with the ultimate NYE party at The Hampton Social – Orlando. Enjoy an open bar, bites, live music, and more!

Tickets Include: Bar package from 8pm-Midnight, Cash Bar from Midnight to 1am, Stationed Bites: Meatballs, Mini Sliders, Mini Grilled Cheese, and Chips, Sparkling rosé toast at midnight, Live DJ,

NYE Party At The Hampton Social  Orlando

JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort, 8 pm - 1.30 am

Guests are welcome to celebrate Bōnenkai – meaning “Forget The Previous Year” in Japanese – on New Year’s Eve up at ninth floor bar illume, offering rooftop views of the Orlando skyline, live DJ entertainment and a dazzling 180-degree fireworks display.

ILLUME Bōnenkai Party JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort

Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando, 7 pm – 1 am

Greet the New Year in style with a celebration transporting you back to 1940's Paris.

Join the Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando on December 31st from 7:00 pm to 1:00 am in the hotels spectacularly reinvented spaces for surprise performers, a lively 5-piece band, a luxury open bar, elegant food with a 4-course chef's tasting menu, and a dessert reception.

Le Cirque New Year's Eve Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando

Loews Royal Pacific Hotel at Universal Orlando 7 pm – 1 am

Come join Wantilan Luau for a special New Year's Eve presentation of the popular weekly dinner show featuring a tropical all-you-can-eat buffet including pit-roasted pig, with live entertainment and music.

Also included are a New Year's Eve celebratory champagne toast for adults (ages 21+) and a non-alcoholic sparkling wine toast for guests under age 21.

Wantilan New Year's Eve Luau Loews Royal Pacific Hotel

Waldorf Astoria Orlando, 6 pm – midnight

Exclusive celebration and prix fixe 5-course menu with 1 bottle of champagne per table, live entertainment, photo booth, viewing of the Times Square ball drop, and dancing all night in the spacious outdoor cabana lawns exclusive for gala guests.

Formal wear is suggested.

Annual New Year’s Eve Gala at Bull & Bear Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Orlando Museum of Art, 9 pm – 1 am

Complimentary full service open bars, heavy hors d'oeuvres and desserts by Arthur's Catering. The fun continues with photobooths, live music and a rotating DJ collective spinning tunes on the dancefloor all night long.

Toast to the new year with a dazzling firework display at midnight!

New Year's Eve at Orlando Museum of Art

Tori Tori, 8,30 pm - 1 am

Ring in 2023 with a champagne toast and balloon drop. Enjoy an open bar, elevated lite bites, DJ Ricky Rico (EVE and Bellhop), synchronized light show, live stream of Times Square, and more!

New Year's Eve 2023 Party at Tori Tori Orlando

Elevate Rooftop Lounge, 8 pm - 2am

Elevate Rooftop Lounge is hosting an exclusive New Years Eve event with views of Downtown Orlando & Winter Park. Each guest will be able to enjoy, Open Premium Bar, Live Entertainment, Midnight Champagne Toast, plus Live stream of ball drop and countdown from Times Square

New Year's Eve Party Elevate Rooftop Lounge Orlando

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando, 10 pm - 2 am

Join Strong Water Tavern at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando for a celebration to ring in the new year.

Adults (ages 21+) only New Year's Eve party will feature live entertainment and music and dancing. Plus, enjoy assorted favorites from Strong Water Tavern's menu throughout the evening, as well an open bar from 10pm - midnight featuring select beers, liquors and wines (cash bar from midnight - 2am).

Watch the New Year's Eve ball drop live from New York City's Times Square on the bar's video wall while you raise a glass to welcome in the new year with midnight champagne toast, party favors and a balloon drop.

Strong Water Tavern New Year's Eve Celebration Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando

Chillers, Cahoots, High Tide, Church St, Orlando, 8 pm - 2 am

When it comes to Ringing in the New Year in Orlando, there's no better place to be than Downtown Orlando on Church Street.

Celebrate all night long inside Downtown Orlando's ONLY 3-Tiered Bar.

You won't want to miss out as they drop the ICONIC Orange Ball from the High Tide rooftop at midnight.

Enjoy live entertainment in all three venues and be prepared to get your party on with some of the best DJs in Orlando as they rock out and kiss 2022 goodbye while welcoming in the New Year inside all 3 bars!

New Years Eve 2023 On Church St Chillers, Cahoots, High Tide, Church St, Orlando

EVE Orlando Downtown, 9 pm - 2.30 pm

Put on your fanciest suits and your glitziest gowns because EVE is doing it again by popular demand! Get ready for a night of cocktails, dancing and entertainment at Orlando's most remarkable venue.

Electro-swing, glow performers, burlesque dancers and silk acrobats are just some of the entertainments to get you into the swing of things!

Gold slit drapes will add to the set design of the party scene with elegance, opulence and over-indulgence.

Enjoy Gatsby-inspired cocktails and be ready to have the best New Year's Eve experience with our staff and dancers in full Gatsby themed attire, and the best DJ's playing your favorite top 40 and dance mixes ready to ring in the 2023 new year!

Party Like Gatsby: Spectacle Extraordinaire NYE 2023 EVE Orlando Downtown

Blue Martini Lounge Pointe Orlando, 8 pm - 2am

A Black (Bow)Tie Affair! Join Blue Martini Lounge for an unforgettable evening. Live Entertainment, Drink Specials, Champagne Toast, and so much more!

Meliá Orlando Celebration, 8pm - 2 am

Join the Melia Orlando-Celebration for a celebration by the pool - Food, Cocktails, Entertainment, and more!

Meliá Orlando NYE Celebration

Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach, 8 am - 1 am

Get ready to roll into 2023 at Hard Rock Hotel's annual Hard Rockers & High Rollers NYE celebration.

Dance bands, DJ, Food & Drink and plenty of Casino style games

Boardwalk Bowl, 9 pm - 1 am

Live music, a balloon drop with prizes, party favors and a champagne toast for guests 21+.

There are plenty of options to take part in the fun, including All Nighters packages starting at $149, two-hour packages starting at $95 and walk-in rates starting at $75 with upgrades available on all packages.

New Year's Eve at Boardwalk Bowl Orlando

Aloma Bowl, 9 pm - 1am

The premiere entertainment center will be offering two group packages for unlimited play. Party guests will receive party favors, access to giveaways throughout the event and, of course, a champagne toast (21+) at midnight to ring in the New Year.

Reserve one lane for a group of up to five people, or two lanes for a group of up to 10 people.

New Year's Eve at Aloma Bowl Orlando

Drive Shack, 8.30 pm - 1am

Reserved bay packages including party favors, unlimited play all night and more.

250 – $460 per bay for up to 6 people.

New Year's Eve at Drive Shack Orlando

Live Shows

Hard Rock Live Orlando, Show Starts 9:30 pm

Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live, on stage – note for note, cut for cut.

This New Year's Eve, celebrate with The Beatles classic album “Abbey Road” to say goodbye to 2022 and ring in 2023.

Classic Albums Live  Hard Rock Live Orlando


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