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Your 2024 New Year’s Eve Plans in Tampa Bay and Orlando

The year is ending in a few days so why not end it with plenty of New Year’s Eve plans in Tampa Bay and Orlando:

Beacon Rooftop Enjoy a 4-hour premium bar, food, live entertainment, a Taittinger Champagne toast at midnight, and party favors. 510 Water St., Tampa, (813) 314-6605.

Boca Cheers to the new year and kick off 2024 with a brunch menu including doughnut holes, braised short rib tacos, and several flatbreads to choose from. Jan. 1 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Various locations.

Boulon Brasserie An evening where Parisian elegance and culinary excellence meets. Sunset seating starts at 5:15 p.m., Moonlight seating starts at 9 p.m. $150-250 per person. 1001 Water St., Tampa, (813) 768-9988.

Bouzy An array of passed appetizers along with a buffet of food, champagne toast, and live music. $75 per person. Dec. 31 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 1640 W Snow Ave., Tampa, (813) 550-2560.

Bulla Gastrobar Celebrate 2024 with a special prix fixe menu and a complimentary toast at midnight. $65 for dinner menu; 25% of selected bottles of sparkling wine. Reservations recommended. Various locations.

Cafe Tu Tu Tango Wave goodbye to 2023 with brunch service and dinner. Say hello to 2024 with a special New Year’s Day brunch. Reservations recommended. 12/31 10 a.m.-1 a.m., Jan. 1 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 8625 International Dr., Orlando, (407) 248-2222.

Ciro’s Don’t miss the chance to ring in 2024 with an intimate party. Ticket includes open bar, food stations, and live burlesque performances with a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations recommended. $250 per person. 2109 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa, (813) 251-0022.

Common Dialect Beerworks NYE is going to be an all-day party with select drafts, wine, classic bar food, karaoke, and a champagne toast. Packaged beer will be 24% off. Dec. 31 noon- 2 a.m. 5023 N Florida Ave., Tampa, (813) 443-6659. @commondialect on Facebook.

Driftlight Steakhouse Eat your way through seven courses with drink pairings then head upstairs to Beacon and finish the night off. $347.50 per person. 510 Water St., Tampa, (813) 314-6611.

Independent Bar & Cafe DJ CUB spins all the faves and they’re offering a complimentary hot dog bar to ring in the new year. Enjoy other specials and complimentary offers throughout the night. Must be 21+ to enter after 10 p.m. Come back the next morning for their annual Bossa Nova Recovery Brunch. Party starts Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. 5016 N Florida Ave., Tampa, (813) 341-4883. @independentseminoleheights on Facebook. 

Élevage SoHo Kitchen & Bar New Year’s specials on their dinner menu include A5 Wagyu Tartare with Caviar, Smoked Mushroom Shoyu and Truffle, Black Garlic Glazed Black Cod with Scallion Shrimp Cake, Baby Bok Choy and Shitake Mushroom, and Warm Strawberries with Pistachio Shortcake and Champagne Sabayon. Specials are served Dec. 29-Jan. 1 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Reservations recommended. 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa, (813) 999-8726.

Forbici Modern Italian The chef prepares a filet mignon and lobster tail dish with fingerling potatoes and honey glazed carrots with a vintage Chianti sauce for NYE. They have you covered with a Party Package including Calabrian chicken wings, pizza, cannoli and more (order in-store or call by 5 p.m. Dec. 30) for those staying in on for the night. 1633 W Snow Ave., Tampa, (813) 251-8001.

Hard Rock Hotel Dine like a rock star with amped-up dishes like Elvis French Toast, The Kitchen Burger, and The Kitchen Sink Seven-Layer Cake. Dec. 31 7 a.m.-2 p.m. $49 per adult. Reservations recommended. 5800 Universal Blvd., Orlando, (407) 503-3463.

Haven Start your NYE night off right with one of the restaurant’s charcuterie and cheese collection, one of their holiday cocktails, or a selection of about 40 sparkling champagnes. Reservations recommended. 2208 W Morrison Ave., Tampa, (813) 258-2233.

Hotel Haya Kick off 2024 in style when the Ybor City hotel presents the Glamourous Grooves bash with live music, delectable cocktails, and bomb food from Flor Fina. Guests must be 21+. Prices start at $25 per person. Dec. 31 5 p.m.-1 a.m. 1412 E 7th Ave., Tampa, (813) 568-1200.

Lepley’s Kitchen + Lounge Their Harlem Nights Edition NYE party comes with a complimentary 2 hour butler style hors d’oeuvre, bottle service, full bar, hookah service, and sounds curated by DMCVybez, DJ B Holla, and DJ MV. Dec. 31 8 p.m.-2 a.m. 6310 N Florida Ave., Tampa, (813) 405-8704.

Lona by Chef Richard Sandoval Treat yourself to their 3-course holiday pre-fixe special with specially crafted cocktails or the regular menu. Prix fixe special is $72 per person. Reservations recommended. 505 Water St., Tampa, (813) 204-6390.

Madame Fortune Dessert + HiFi Parlor An exclusive party with delectable dishes and dance the night away with all the memories and a champagne toast at midnight. Dec. 31 10 p.m.-1 a.m. 1930 E 7th Ave., Tampa, (813) 242-0572.

Mama Della’s Ristorante Dine and enjoy a three-course Italian prix-fixe dinner then finish the night off at the Party on the Piazza. $85-$180. Dec. 31 5:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Reservations recommended. 5601 Universal Blvd., Orlando, (407) 503-9000.

Mia’s Italian Kitchen Spend the last day indulging in Italian-inspired fare for brunch and dinner on NYE and wake up for brunch on NYD. Reservations recommended. 8717 International Dr., Orlando, (407) 601-7130.

Paddlefish Enjoy a NYE surf & turf including Maine lobster, Cedar Key Littlenecks, and more. Celebrate the end of 2023 with a bottle of an optional bottle of sparkling wine. Available all day on NYE. $80 for surf & turf, $30 for sparkling wine. 1670 Buena Vista Dr., Orlando, (407) 934-2628.

Predalina Executive Chef Billy Zeko prepared a 5-course meal where guests can select from a choice of dishes plus a wine pairing is offered to compliment the dinner or upgrade to the champagne toast. Dinner begins Dec. 31 at 5 p.m. $175 per person. Reservations recommended. 1001 E Cumberland Ave., Tampa, (813) 344-3442.

RoseBar Tampa A night of non-stop fun and nostalgia to celebrate the best music and fashion of the past decades. Decade and formal attire is encouraged but optional. $20-$1,200. Dec. 31 9 p.m.-2 .m. 122 S Howard Ave., Tampa, (813) 250-1655.

Royal Pacific Resort Feast on popular dishes while enjoying live music, hula dancers, and balloon artists. Dec. 31 5 p.m.-10 p.m. $90 per adult, $45 for children 3-9, free for children younger than 3. 6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando, (407) 503-3463.

Sal Y Mar Bid farewell to this year with an evening of opulence, enchantments and mystery at the highly-anticipated Masquerade Ball. Dec. 31 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m. $170 per person for GA-$400 per person for VIP. 3650 Midtown Dr., Tampa, (813) 692-3330.

Seasons 52 Begin your festive night out with a flatbread or with a  Brick Oven-Roasted Chilean Sea Bass and complete the visit with a Mini Indulgence or two. Pair with one of their Sparkling Wine Flights. Reservations recommended. Various locations.

St. Pete Pier Ring in the new year at the pier with performances with DJ Lawmaker, food trucks, games, and more. A 20-minute fireworks show starts at midnight. Dec. 31 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 600 2nd Ave. NE, St. Petersburg, (727) 822-7437.

Terralina Guests can order a full meal with 1/2 main lobster, shrimp, mussels, scallops, and fish stew with a tomato, saffron butter broth over housemate pasta. Add a bottle of prosecco for extra. Available all-day only on NYE. $47 for meal, $30 for prosecco. 1650 E Buena Vista Dr., Lake Buena Vista, (407) 934-8888.

The Capital Grille Toast to the new year with appetizers followed by hand-carved, dry-aged steaks, and pair with a glass of wine from their award-winning cellar. Reservations recommended. Various locations.

The Sail Plaza Ring in 2024 with live music, food trucks, and more. 333 S Franklin St., Tampa, (813) 274-8954. @thesailtampa on Facebook. 

The Salty Donut Bring the party with their Strawberry & Champagne donut made with a 24 hour mini brioche filled with strawberry jam, champagne glaze and topped with strawberry buttercream and pink pearls. Available Dec. 30-31. Various locations.

Timpano Hyde Park Break out your glitz and glam for their NYE experience including hors d’ oeuvres, a charcuterie & cheese display and a champagne toast at midnight. A photo op and live DJ will be around to really document the night. Dec. 31 10 p.m.-1 a.m. $125 -$1,350 per ticket. 1610 W Swann Ave., Tampa, (813) 254-5870.

Tradewinds Island Resorts The hotel’s “Toast by the Coast” NYE Masquerade Party happens in the ballroom for the 21+ crowd looking for some fun with live music, photo booth, open bar, and an array of hors d’oeuvres including smoked sea salt crusted beef striploin with Argentinian chimichurri, raspberry and brie in phyllo, mini beef wellington, a variety of sushi selections and a pasta station. $230 per person. Dec. 31 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m. 5500 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, (866) 587-8538.

Union New American Step into a world of timeless elegance and musical enchantment at their New Year’s Eve Supper Club Soiree. Sunset Supper begins at 5 p.m., Moonlight Supper begins at 9 p.m. 1111 N Westshore Blvd., Tampa, (813) 768-9989.

Vines Grille & Wine Bar A night filled with glamour and live entertainment by Ella & the Bossa Beat Trio like in the Roaring 20’s. Expect special menus, a midnight toast, and a live stream countdown. Reservations recommended. 7533 W Sand Lake Rd., Orlando, (407) 351-1227. @vinesgrille on Facebook.

Wagamama Slurp, sip, and celebrate with a 3 course menu, live music, and a sparkling toast. Reservations recommended. 1050 Water St., Tampa, (813) 429-9242.

Whiskey & Rhythm Don’t miss out on an epic NYE party with fire beats and non-stop dancing. Dec. 31 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Reservations recommended. 1704 N Howard Ave., Tampa, (813) 506-3726.@whiskeyandrhythm on Facebook. 

Any other New Year’s Eve plans in Tampa Bay and Orlando? Let me know down below.