If you are lucky enough to spend New Year in the warm Florida Sunshine, you may need some help finding a few places to watch the ball drop, see fireworks or toast the New Year with friends or significant other. Beachfront casual, dressed up with Champagne or making friends as you stroll from one establishment to another, there is something for everyone.
The Beach House~The Beach House is once again happy to host New Year’s Eve! This will be a family-friendly event. We recommend getting to Beach House early to get a great spot. Enjoy a great meal or appetizers while you wait for the fireworks. We look forward to hosting you as all seats are first come first serve. No Cover, No reservations. Music begins at 9 with DJ Chuck Caudill. Commemorative Photo Booth, drink specials and party favors are included. Fireworks begin at Midnight for the best show around. Food will be served until 1:00 am at 200 Gulf Dr. N, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217. Take the free trolley to avoid parking issues. For the late-night ride home, the Monkey Bus will be at your service. For Tips of course.
Pier 22~hosts an annual New Years Party with all Of the festivities you would expect. Music by live DJ, Dancing, photo booth and Cocktails with a midnight toast. Enjoy dining on the first floor and terrace with a chef-created holiday menu, party favors, and a cash bar. Reservations are available from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. After dinner, lounge areas will remain open for socializing.
Main Street Live: Eat, drink and dance into the new year with a bustling block party in downtown Bradenton. The seven-hour street party lines Old Main Street with food trucks and vendors and some of the best in local live music. Country music is performed live by The Daisy Dukes Band and Southbound. Fireworks along the Manatee river are easy to enjoy. All-day family events start at 2 pm including games, activities and food truck vendors. Old Main Street (12th St. W.) between Manatee and 3rd avenues.
The ‘party kicks off Monday, December 30 at 4 PM with a full carnival with rides and games. Tuesday, December 31 at 1:00 p.m. at 5 Points Park.
Live Music (at Main St. & Lemon) by One Night Rodeo, Big Night Out, and Midnight Mama
Food, Drinks & Full Bar Concessions Followed by a fantastic firework display on Sarasota Bay By Marina Jack’s.