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The Ultimate Guide To Celebrating New Year's Eve In Orlando 2022

Updated: Dec 22, 2022

Get ready to party like it's 2022, right here in Central Florida!

Let the countdown begin folks, New Year's Eve is the biggest party night of the year, and whether you're a local looking for inspiration, or a visitor looking forward to ringing in the new year here in Orlando, then we've got you covered.

Here at Gotta Go Orlando we've compiled a list of all the wonderful ways to say farewell to 2022, and warmly welcome the new year ahead in 2023.

Happy New Year's Eve!

New Year's Eve  In Orlando

Orlando New Year's Eve Events Guide 2022

You should bookmark this page, and check back regularly, as we will be adding even more Orlando New Year's Eve events as we receive them, right through until December 31, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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 The Hollywood themed evening features casino games, live DJ entertainment, ice sculptures, free digital souvenir photos, raffle giveaways and live entertainment.

ICEBAR Orlando New Year's Eve Bash

Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando 7 pm – 1 am

Greet the New Year in style with a celebration transporting you to 1940s 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

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

New Year's Eve Dinner

New Year’s Eve at Tapa Toro Tapa Toro, 9 pm to Close Say ‘adiós’ to 2022 with a traditional Spanish meal, and then ‘hola’ to 2023 with a champagne toast, and live flamenco dancing all night long.

Farm-to-Table New Year’s Eve Dinner at PRIMO JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, 6 pm – 10 pm Celebrate the New Year with an à la carte menu featuring PRIMO classic dishes and special offerings.

New Year's Eve Celebration at Taverna Opa Taverna Opa, 9 pm to Close Celebrate the new year with Greek food and live entertainment while dancing the night away.

Ravello New Year's Eve Buffet Four Seasons Resort Orlando, 5 pm – 11 pm

Savour a sumptuous New Year's Eve buffet to welcome 2023.

Capa Four Seasons Resort Orlando, 5 pm – 11 pm

Indulge in a Five-course prix fixe menu to celebrate the New Year.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Citron JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, 6pm – 11pm Enjoy a New Year's Eve buffet selection, wine bar and children's buffet.

Sear + Sea New Year’s Eve Dinner JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort, 6 pm – 11 pm

Enjoy New Year’s Eve dinner with a welcome glasses of champagne.

La Luce New Year’s Eve Dinner Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 6 pm – 10 pm Savour a five-course dinner selection, full of special holiday favorites.

Raglan Road New Year's Eve Disney Springs, 7 pm to Close Ring in the arrival of 2023 twice at Raglan Road!

Raise a complimentary glass of bubbly to ring in the Irish New Year at 7 pm. (midnight in Ireland), then again when the clock strikes midnight here in Orlando.

Regular all-day menu served plus live music and the Raglan Road Irish Dancers.

Raglan Road New Year's Eve Disney Springs


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