Once Christmas is over, our main concern is to find where to celebrate New Year’s in Tampa Bay. No need to fret, here are some options:
7th + Grove Flourish at their 2020 Experience with hookahs, plenty of drinks, and small bites. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve limited VIP section for $300. Come back the next day for their Morning After Brunch buffet. 9pm-2:30am, noon-4pm for brunch. $27-60. 1930 7th Ave., Tampa, 813-602-0960. 7thandgrove.com.
Armature Works There’s something for everyone New Year’s Eve from a fireworks display, concert, and a couple parties. NYE parking is $10. Recover the next morning with brunch at Steelbach; reserve a spot here. 9pm-1am, 11:30am-3:30pm for brunch. $0-$185 ($250 the day of). 1910 N Ola Ave., Tampa, 813-250-3725. armatureworks.com.
Bulla Gastrobar Ring in 2020 with a 4-course pre-fixe menu, 25% off bottles of sparkling wine, and a champagne toast at midnight. Reserve a spot here. 5pm-11:59pm. 930 S Howard Ave., Tampa, 813-773-8626. bullagastrobar.com.
Bearss Tavern + Tap Kick off 2020 with food and drink specials. 11am-3pm. 2802 E Bearss Ave., Tampa, 813-466-5249. bearsstavern.com.
Copa Bring in 2020 the right way with music, food, dancing, and drinks. 7pm-midnight. 1047 Central Ave., Tampa, 727-623-9199. copadtsp.com.
Current Hotel Take in 360 views of fireworks on top of the hotel’s Rox Rooftop Bar. Tickets include perks like complimentary valet parking, hors d’oeuvres, and more. Overnight stay packages available here. 8pm-1am. $125-200. 2545 North Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, 813-281-2545. marriott.com.
Epicurean Hotel Toast to the new year with Veuve Cliquot. Glasses are $10, bottles are $50. Complimentary glasses of Veuve de Vernay are passed out to guests as the clock counts down to midnight. 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa, 813-999-8700. epicureanhotel.com.
Le Meridien Dress up in your best 1920s attire and go back in time. Tickets are $25 for general admission; purchase tickets here. Email Crystal Falanga at email@example.com for Speakeasy and Nightclub VIP tickets. Reserve a table at Bizou Brasserie for a NYD brunch to celebrate the new decade. 8pm-1am, 10am-2pm for brunch. 601 N Florida Ave., Tampa, 813-221-9555. marriott.com.
Nebraska Mini Mart A New Year’s Day party with free games all day and 20% off if you work in the hospitality industry. Noon-6pm. 4815 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa, 813-231-9522. nebraskaminimart.com.
Park & Rec Tampa Watch the ball drop on 55 TVs and the largest projection in Tampa Bay. Ladies get complimentary Grey Goose and Martini Rossi until 10pm. Book a table by emailing VIP@parkrectpa.com. 8pm-3am. 290 S Meridien Ave., Tampa, 813-563-4777. youthhasnoage.com.
Roys Restaurant Eat a nice 4-course dinner before the clock strikes 12. 3am-midnight. 4342 W Boy Scout Blvd., Tampa, 813-873-7697. roysrestaurant.com.
Seasons 52 Celebrate your accomplishments of 2019 and look forward to 2020. Veuve Cliquot Ponsardin Brut Champagne is available by the glass. Reserve a spot here. 204 N Westshore Blvd., Tampa, 813-286-1152. seasons52.com.
Shuffle Cure a NYE hangover with a beer, shuffleboard and Chef Tom’s buffet. Noon-6pm. 2612 N Tampa St., Tampa, 813-450-3797. shuffletampa.com.
Searching for where to celebrate New Year’s in Tampa Bay isn’t difficult at all. Now, it’s right at your fingertips. What do you have planned for the day?