New Year’s Eve in Orlando 2019

Orlando New Year's Eve 2019 Event Preview


It’s nearly New Year’s Eve in Orlando! Time for the ultimate date night with your love. Every year, we put together a curated list of Central Florida’s best ways to say farewell to the current year and welcome the year ahead. From hotel and bar happenings to block parties and dinners, here are our favorite ways to ring in the new year.

*NOTE* this New Year’s Eve in Orlando list will update and expand frequently throughout December, so be sure to check back often.

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New Year’s Eve 2019 at The Edison

The Edison (Disney Springs)
Celebrate The Edison’s One Year Anniversary with a dazzling gala on New Year’s Eve. Dance the night away and enjoy jaw-dropping entertainment including live band, burlesque dancers, aerialists and more! Your ticket price includes tray-passed hors d’oeuvres, live-action food stations and a wide selection of beer, wine and premium spirits from 7:30 p.m until midnight; plus, a selection of coffee, desserts and a celebratory midnight toast to ring in the new year. 21+ only.

The Edison Disney Springs nightlife
Image credit: The Edison

Enzian’s James Bond New Year’s Eve Party

Enzian Theater
Pretend you’re James Bond and one of his famous Bond Girls, if only for the evening. Enzian’s themed soiree is back this year with a costume contest, open bar, live music, hors d’oeuvres, a confetti cannon and ball drop at midnight and a live DJ. VIP tickets upgrade your experience to include a reserved table in the private VIP area, an exclusive VIP bar, plated hors d’oeuvres, party favors and complementary champagne. 21+ only.
$99 general admission
$325 VIP for two
$650 VIP for four

Image credit: Enzian Theater

Rock ‘Til the Drop New Year’s Eve Party

Hard Rock Live Orlando, CityWalk
Music lovers, take note. Hard Rock Live Orlando is opening its doors for an evening bash complete with live music, dinner buffet, dancing, a champagne toast and more. Entertainment for the evening will be Epic Evolve: The Decades Show. VIP access gains you entry to the exclusive John Lennon Room and Terrace as well as a dinner buffet and select open bar.
$125 general admission ($135 day of)
$225 VIP

EVE at Universal CityWalk

Universal CityWalk
An annual tradition, EVE includes unlimited gourmet eats, access to six CityWalk clubs (each with live bands or DJs), signature drinks, a champagne toast at midnight, a pyrotechnics show and an epic outdoor dance floor.
$109.99 – $194.99 in advance

Image credit: Universal Orlando Resort

New Year’s Eve at the Alfond Inn

Events beginning at 8pm
The Alfond Inn
Take your pick of two NYE parties at The Alfond Inn in Winter Park this year. The Park Avenue Ballroom New Year’s Eve Gala lasts from 8pm-12:15am and includes a live performance from The Buzzcatz, premium open bar, champagne toast at midnight and chef-attended stations. In the New England Ballroom you’ll find the Midnight and Beyond Dance Party, a chic NYE celebration with premium open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, party favors and a champagne toast. These parties typically sell out, so purchase tickets sooner rather than later.
$189/person New Year’s Eve Gala
$99/person Mignight and Beyond Dance Party

New Year’s Eve Party on the Piazza

Event beginning at 8:30pm
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
Celebrate in style under the stars in the dazzling Harbor Piazza at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. You’ll have to remind yourself you’re in Orlando, not Italy, while you take in the scenery and indulge your senses in gourmet eats, dancing, a live opera performance, beer, wine, a sparkling toast and more.

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Image credit: Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

New Year’s Eve at Topgolf Orlando

Topgolf Orlando
Kick off the new year with a little friendly competition! Topgolf is hosting a fun party with live entertainment and midnight fireworks. The NYE package includes all of this plus unlimited game play for the duration of the event for up to 6 people. Upgrade to VIP for access to the premium NYE feast complete with a carving station and a bottle of bubbly to share. Pricing is per bay, not per person.
$225 per bay (general admission); $450 per bay (VIP)

New Year’s Eve at Drive Shack

9pm – 1am
Drive Shack Orlando
Make your way to Lake Nona to play your way into the new year! Drive Shack has multiple packages available for up to 6 guests. The Premium Package includes reserved bay for up to 6 guests, unlimited play, complimentary general membership, access to the Celebration buffet, party favors and more. Or, upgrade to the VIP Package for all of the above plus 1 bottle of LaMarca Prosecco and private access to the Game Lounge.
$225 per bay (Premium Package); $425 per bay (VIP)

Drive Shack Orlando
The rooftop terrace at Drive Shack in Lake Nona. Image credit: Drive Shack

Nouveau: A Glamorous New Year’s Eve

Orlando Museum of Art
Fancy a night at the museum? This year, the Orlando Museum of Art is hosting a swanky NYE bash with a red carpet entrance, open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres and desserts, live music, a DJ, full museum access and a champagne toast during the midnight fireworks display. Jorge Estevez of WFTV will be in attendance to count down to the New Year.
$225/couple, $125/person, $180/person VIP

Nouveau: A Glamorous New Year’s Eve will feature a midnight firework display and champagne toast

New Year’s Eve Bash with Preacher Lawson

Orlando Improv
Kick off the year with a healthy dose of laughs as you celebrate with comedian Preacher Lawson. The evening includes party favors, strawberries, a champagne toast at midnight and a DJ after party at Fat Fish Blue. 21+ only.


New Year’s Eve Improv Show
7:30 and 10pm
SAK Comedy Lab

11th Annual Thornton Park New Year’s Eve Street Party
Graffiti Junktion
8pm -2am
6 venues, multiple stages and DJs, champagne toast, and more. Open bar and VIP packages available.
$10 – $120

New Year’s Eve Party at Mango’s
Mango’s Tropical Cafe, International Drive
Music, gourmet food, champagne, special NYE dining menu, outdoor cafe party and more.
From $50; additional packages available

Image credit: Mango’s Tropical Cafe

NYE Block Party at Liam Fitzpatrick’s
Liam Fitzpatrick’s Restaurant and Irish Pub, Lake Mary
9pm – 2am
Block Party with Colonial Town Park shopping plaza neighboring restaurants Graffiti Junktion, Dexter’s of Lake Mary, Duffy’s Sports Grill, F&D Cantina and Amura; signature shamrock drop, DJs all night, drink specials and more
FREE admission

Great Gatsby New Years Party
9pm – 2am
World of Beer – Downtown Orlando
Tickets include an all you can drink open bar and an appetizer/dessert spread. DJ all night, champagne toast at midnight and prizes for best dressed plus multiple giveaways.


New Year’s Eve Ball: Circus, Circus!
5pm – 1:30am
German American Society of Central Florida
Multiple buffets, live band, balloon drop at midnight and German Feuerzangenbowle (Flaming Punch Bowl).

New Year’s Eve 2018 at BB King’s
5pm – 2am
BB King’s Blues Club
Dinner, live music from The BB King’s Blues Club All-Star Band featuring Kris Thomas with opening act Shaun Rounds, dancing and more; VIP packages with food, champagne, party favors, parking, and more available for $30 – $75

Tin Roof’s NYE Party 2019
7pm – 2am
Tin Roof Orlando
Tickets from $20 including complimentary champagne toast and party favors

New Year’s Eve 2019 on Wall St!
8pm – 2am
Wall Street Plaza
Access to 8 venues and outdoor dance party, DJ Eric Draven live on stage, 2 LED video walls, light show, champagne toast at midnight and more. This event is 21+ only.
$25 – $30; VIP package available

Image credit: Wall Street Plaza

Church Street’s New Year’s Eve 2019 Block Party
Church Street 
8pm – 2am
Access to 4 bars (Chillers, Cahoots, Latitudes, and Irish Shannon’s) plus a huge street party with DJs, fireworks, and an Orange Ball drop at midnight
Ticket packages from $39

Golden Eye 007 New Year’s Eve 2019
9pm – 2:30am
EVE Orlando Downtown
James Bond themed bash with complimentary champagne toast (pre-midnight), cirque aerial performers, live dancers, and showgirls, live DJ and more.
$40 – $110

New Year’s Eve @ The Abbey
9:30pm – 2am
The Abbey
$20 and up

NYE Party and Midnight Breakfast Buffet in the Courtyard
10pm – midnight
House of Blues Orlando
Enjoy top 40 hits from DJ Rincon and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
No cover charge; $10/person midnight buffet

NYE in Baldwin Park
Baldwin Park Village Center
$20 – $30


New Year’s Eve at Cuba Libre Orlando
Early seating 5-7pm, late seatings 9-10pm
Cuba Libre
Buffet, DJ & dancing, reserved table all night, champagne toast at midnight, party favors, optional drink package add-ons and more.
$100/person; drink package available for $25/person

Image credit: Cuba Libre Orlando / photo by Richard Pabis

New Year’s Eve Celebration Cooking Class
Publix Aprons Cooking Schools (Orlando – Dr. Phillips)

New Year’s Eve Celebration Cooking Class
Publix Aprons Cooking Schools (Winter Park)

New Years Eve Black Tie Orlando
8pm – 1am
Ballroom at Church Street
live band, DJ, a huge confetti blast and champagne toast, plus light bites, party favors and open bar.
$75 – $200

Cocktails for Charity Grand New Years Eve Gala
9pm – 1am
Orchid Garden at Church Street Station
Live music and a champagne reception, open premium bar until 1 am, heavy hors d’oeuvres, dancing and entertainment including dancers, stilt walkers, and acrobats will perform throughout the evening. Benefiting Basecamp Children’s Cancer Foundation.

Orlando New Year’s Eve – The Masquerade
9pm – 2am
3NINE At The Plaza
Free – $150


New Year’s Eve 2019 at Mathers
Starts at 6pm
Mathers Social Gathering

Steampowered New Year
7pm – 2am
The Cloak & Blaster
Straighten those bowties and dress in your dapper duds for an elegant evening of dastardly delicious fare, fine spirits, and musical classics straight from the family victrola.

NYE at Grape & The Grain
7pm – 2am
Grape & The Grain
Enjoy tunes from DJ Dizzle Phunk and Kenny J on the SAX.
No cover charge

New Year’s Eve at the M Lounge
8pm – 1am
M Lounge
Ticket includes Five luxury open bar with champagne, light and heavy hors d’oeuvres, live music and entertainment and access to both M Lounge and M Bar.

Best New Orlando Bars - M Lounge
M Lounge | Image credit: Stephanie Patterson

NYE 2018 Black & White Masquerade
8pm – 2am
Bar Louie I-Drive
Champagne toast, party favors, and great friends while you sip on our specialty New Year’s Eve cocktail, the Velvet 19.

Resolution – NYE at Ember
8pm – 2:30am
$10 – $150

NYE19 at Celine Orlando
8:30pm – 2:30am
Celine Orlando
Join us for an elegant NYE Experience at Celine Orlando. Enjoy OPEN BAR from 9PM to 11PM! 21+ only.
$40 – $150

Party Like it’s 1919
8pm – 3am
The Nook on Robinson
No cover charge

Brew Years Eve at Orlando Brewing
9pm – 12am
Orlando Brewing
Champagne, live music, beer and more.

NYE Party at the M BAR
9pm – 1am
M Bar
Ticket includes premium open bar & bubbles from 9pm – 1am, live music and entertainment, small bites and bar access.

New Year’s Eve at Park Social
9pm – 2am
Park Social Winter Park
Champagne toast with midnight countdown, light food and live DJ.

New Year’s Eve 2019 at Howl at the Moon Orlando
Howl at the Moon Orlando
$20 – $130/person

Howl at the Moon Orlando

NYE 2019 w/ Boombox Cartel
10pm – 2:30am
Gilt Nightclub
$30 – $150

The ONO Gala NYE19
10pm – 2:30am
ONO Nightclub
$40 – 150


New Year’s Poolside At Tropics
11am – 1am
Hilton Orlando
New Year’s Eve Cabana rentals specials, complete with everything you need to ring in the new year and champagne specials throughout the evening. There will also be cabana rental specials on New Year’s Day (January) plus a $10 DIY Bloody Mary bar and $5 DIY Lemonade.
$500 per cabana on NYE

Image credit: Hilton Orlando

David’s Club New Year Celebration
12pm – late
Hilton Orlando
Join us for a New Year’s celebration including with a three course prix fixe menu special, live DJ and dancing from 9pm – 1am with a countdown to the ball drop.

While dining enjoy champagne bottle and cocktail specials throughout the evening.

New Year’s Eve in the Lobby Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando
Celebrate in elegant style in our newly re-designed Lobby Lounge with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. Limited reserved seating available; 407-393-4648. Must be 21+

Wantilan New Year’s Eve Luau
Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando
Live music, hula and fire dancers and an all you can eat buffet featuring pit-roasted suckling pig, Ahi Tuna salad, Pacific catch of the day, tropical fruits, desserts and more. Includes mai tais, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.
$81 and up

Annual New Year’s Eve Gala at Bull & Bear
6 -10pm
Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Guests can celebrate the advent of the New Year with an exclusive celebration and prix fixe menu consisting of five inspired and distinctive courses. Included with each reservation is a bottle of champagne per table, live entertainment, photo booth, a spectacular view of the Disney fireworks display and dancing all night to ring in the New Year in Sir Harry’s Lounge. Wine pairing programs are also available. Formal wear is suggested.
$350 per ticket + tax and gratuity
Reservations required: 407-597-5413

Bar du Chocolat & Champagne
Waldorf Astoria Orlando Lobby
6:30 – 11pm
Enjoy a selection of chocolate hand-crafted by Waldorf Astoria Orlando’s pastry team including chocolate truffles, a rich selection of cookies, pillows of chocolate mousse and bon-bons; champagne also available.
Priced per piece

Bar du Chocolat at Waldorf Astoria

Twilight Cabanas
Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with your friends and family in a private cabana. Each cabana rental includes a bottle of champagne, decorations and the best vantage point to watch the fireworks show. Reservations required – limited availability, please contact Concierge, Aquamarine or call 407-597-5500

ROCK-in 2019! New Year’s Eve Lobby Party
8pm – 1am
Hard Rock Hotel Orlando
DJ, appearances by Universal Orlando characters, Magic Man, face painter, balloonist, countdown live from Times Square via satellite, champagne toast and balloon drop. Call 407-503-2200 for reservations.
$70/adult; $40/child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3

New Year’s Eve in the Lobby Lounge, JW Marriott
JW Marriott Orlando
Enjoy an à la carte menu, DJ, and festivities to ring in the new year!

Aloft in Times Square: A NYE Celebration at Aloft Orlando Downtown
8pm – 2am
Aloft Orlando Downtown
$20 – $65

Wreckers New Year’s Eve Bash Buffet
8:30pm – 1am
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Ring in 2019 at Wreckers Sports Bar’s New Year’s Eve Bash featuring a live DJ, midnight balloon drop and party favors! Enjoy a delicious buffet meal, including salad, charcuterie and carving stations, plus specialty dessert selections as you view celebrations from around the world on 37-foot TV screens.
$50/adult, $35/child (ages 4-12), includes self-parking

After Party at Highball & Harvest
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando
10pm – close
Ring in the New Year with hand crafted cocktails, late night small bites, live entertainment and our spectacular fireworks display over the Grande Lake. Must be 21+

Strong Water Tavern New Year’s Eve Celebration
10pm – 2am
Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando
Celebration of the Caribbean with live music, dancing, food, champagne toast and midnight balloon drop. Includes open bar until midnight: well liquor, wine and draft beer.

New Year’s Eve at Bar 17 Bistro
Times TBA
Aventura Hotel
DJ and appearances by Universal Orlando characters.
A la cart

New Year’s Eve at Reunion Resort
Event times vary
Reunion Resort
Why not treat yourselves to a memorable staycation to begin the New Year? Reunion is hosting a special New Year’s Eve Gala for resort guests and members with a live band, comedian, three-course dinner, open bar and champagne toast at midnight just in time for the fireworks display. There will also be a cocktail and dessert party, NYE dinners at the Clubhouse and Forte and more.
Gala: $150/resort guest or $110/member
Dessert Party: $50/adult

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
New Year’s Fireworks Show
Bonnet Creek Resort celebrates with a private fireworks show for our guests. Prime viewing locations include the pool deck and Signature Island. (weather permitting.)

Image credit: Waldorf Astoria Orlando


K Restaurant
Three-course surf & turf dinner -OR-
A la carte NYE menu including dishes like Scallops with black beluga lentils, romanesco, hearts of palm, champagne & seafood broth $36, duck breast & confit with confit potatoes, green beans & red wine reduction, and mushroom toast.
$80/person for surf & turf, $15 & up per dish for a la carte
Call 407.872.2332 for reservations

Disney Springs
Surf & Turf special with filet, shrimp skewer, crab hollandaise, and whipped potatoes for $49.
To make a reservation, call 407-934-2628

Terralina Crafted Italian
Disney Springs
Menu special with grilled 8oz. filet of beef and Sambuca jumbo shrimp, saffron whipped potatoes, garlic and parmesan asparagus for $52.
To make a reservation, call 407-934-8888

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
Four-course prix fixe menu
To make a reservation, call 407-351-5074

The Melting Pot
Orlando and Longwood locations
Four-course prix fixe menu and champagne or sparkling toast (varies by location)
Orlando location: $75/person (vegetarian $49); Longwood location: $55/person

Todd English’s bluezoo
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
bluezoo will be open from 4pm until 11pm, serving its full menu in addition to the New Year’s Eve special: dry aged bone in filet, chive whipped potatoes, bacon braised spinach, brown butter parsnip puree, grilled asparagus, sauce bearnaise ($60)
Reservations can be made by calling 407-934-1111

Il Mulino
4-11pm (two seatings available)
A la carte from 4pm-6:15pm; four-course dinner from 7:15 p.m. to 11 p.m. for $135 for adults and $40 for children (not including alcoholic beverages, taxes or gratuities). Reservations and seating after 9pm will include party favors and a champagne toast a midnight. 
For more details and to make reservations, 407-934-1199

Shula’s Steak House
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
First seating: 4 – 6:30pm (A la carte dining with Shula’s Dinner Menu)
Second seating: Starting at 7pm with a Prix Fixe Menu with four courses for $145; $60 for children; plus tax and gratuity
Reservations required; 407-934-1362

Ocean Prime
A la carte menu with festive dinner features
To make a reservation, call 407-781-4880

New Year’s Eve at Tapa Toro
Seatings from 5pm-close
Tapa Toro
A five-course feast, champagne and live Flamenco dancing shows are all included in Tapa Toro’s NYE celebration this year. You can save by dining early (between 5-7pm) for a smaller four-course menu, an early champagne toast at 6pm and priority seating for the flamenco dinner show.
$35/person (5-7pm seatings); $75/person (9pm-close)

New Year’s Eve Buffet at Villa de Flora
5pm – 10pm
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Buffet featuring carving stations, a pasta bar, holiday desserts, antipasti station, seafood and more.
$80/adult, $40/child (ages 4-12)

New Year’s Eve Buffet
5pm – 11pm
The Kitchen, Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
Enjoy a chilled seafood bar, specialty carved meats, delicious pasta dishes and much more; includes entry to ROCK-in 2019 Lobby Party until 1am
Call 407-503-3463 for reservations

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Highball & Harvest
5:30 – 9pm
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
Enjoy our à la carte menu as well as holiday-inspired dishes paired with specialty crafted champagne cocktails!

New Year’s At Spencer’s
5:30 – 10pm
Hilton Orlando
Four course prix-fixe menu including a prosecco toast to welcome the new year

New Year’s Eve Dinner at A Land Remembered
5:30 – 10pm
Rosen Shingle Creek
Four course prix-fixe menu with unlimited champagne
For reservations, call 407.996.3663
$75/person plus tax and gratuity

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Cala Bella
5:30 – 10pm
Rosen Shingle Creek
Four course prix-fixe menu with unlimited champagne
For reservations, call 407.996.3663
$75/person plus tax and gratuity

New Year’s Eve Chef’s Tasting Dinner
Starts at 6pm
The Osprey Tavern
$110 per person; $35 wine pairing available (tax and gratuity not included)
Reservations required; 407-960-7700

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Primo
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
Ring in 2019 with an à la carte menu featuring PRIMO classic dishes and special offerings.
Call 407-393-4683 for reservations

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Oscar’s
6 – 10pm
Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Oscar’s will serve a delectable holiday dinner. This special feast will include contemporary American dishes and decadent desserts. Reservations are strongly recommended: 407-597-5450.
$95 per person and $45 for children 6-12; Children under 6 are complimentary. Tax and gratuity are additional.

New Year’s Eve Dinner at La Luce
6 – 11pm
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Chef de Cuisine Alberto Navarrete Arias has prepared a five-course dinner selection, full of special holiday favorites. Call 407-597-3675 for reservations
$150/person plus tax and gratuity

Jake’s “Best of 2018” Beer Dinner
7pm – midnight
Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando
Five-course dinner with beer pairings, plus admission to Orchid Court Lobby New Year’s Eve Celebration with dessert buffet, DJ music, dancing, party favors, and midnight champagne toast and balloon drop

Image credit: Universal Orlando Resort

BiCE’s New Year’s Eve
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
Featuring a 4-Course Meal, prosecco toast at midnight, party favors and live music. Complimentary self-parking. Valet parking reduced to $5.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Taverna Opa
Taverna Opa
Welcome 2019 with an “Opa!” as you nosh on family-style appetizers like hummus, horiatiki (traditional Greek salad), keftedes, spanakopita & calamari, desserts and a plated lamb chop surf & turf entree with lobster tail. After your meal, dance the night away to DJ music, watch the belly dancing and fire shows, and toast to the New Year with champagne at midnight. There will also be a cigar & liquor lounge on the patio. Score 10% off tickets when purchased prior to November 26.

Brick House Tavern + Tap
Family oriented New Year’s Eve Party with a full dinner buffet, kid’s menu, DJ & dance floor, props for everyone, midnight champagne toast, and VIP view to the Icon Orlando Light Show & New Orlando Starflyer.


Aloma Bowling Centers New Year’s Eve Celebration
Aloma Bowl (Winter Park), Boardwalk Bowl (Orlando) and Airport Lanes (Sanford)
9am – 1am
Daytime special from 9am-7pm is $15/person and includes two games of bowling, shoes, and a $10 arcade card plus balloon drop at 5pm
Nighttime special from 9pm-1am includes $25 bowling at the door, or reserve a lane for up to 5 people for $80 in advance ($90 at door)
To reserve, call 407-384-0003 prompt 1 for Boardwalk Bowl, 407-671-8675 for Aloma Bowl or 407-324-2129 for Airport Lanes, or email
$15 – $90

New Year’s Eve: Party Through The Decades
11am – 2am
Kings Dining and Entertainment Orlando
Live DJs, lane packages, dine then bowl packages and more.
Multiple packages available

ICON Orlando New Year’s Eve Party
ICON Orlando
2pm – midnight
Multiple packages available
$39.99 – $1,600

Image credit: ICON Orlando

D&B Orlando New Years Eve Celebration
9pm – 1am
Dave & Buster’s Orlando
All packages include a dinner buffet of all your Dave & Buster’s favorites and play in the Million Dollar Midway.
Packages from $65

NYE 2018: A Celebration of the Centuries
Medieval Times Orlando
Includes admission to the Medieval Life Village, two-hour tournament, four-course feast, party favors, music and dancing, champagne toast at midnight, midnight countdown with the knights of the realm, and midnight snack

New Year’s Eve in Universal Studios Florida
Event times vary
Head to Universal Studios Florida for upbeat live music, rockin’ party zones, a chance to meet some of your favorite Universal Orlando characters, the all-new Universal Orlando’s Cinematic Celebration, amazing pyrotechnic displays, showers of confetti and, of course, party favors.
New Year’s Eve at the Music Plaza Stage; 6:15pm – 1am: Holiday parade character dance party, live band and DJ, pyrotechnics and confetti midnight moment
New Year’s Eve in Central Park; 8:30pm – 1am: All-new Cinematic Celebration, character dance party, live DJ, pyrotechnics and light midnight moment
Included with theme park admission

Check out this Visit Orlando blog for details on what is happening around Orlando’s theme parks for New Year’s Eve.


New Year’s At The Bistro
January 1, 6:30am – 1:30pm
Hilton Orlando
Enjoy a special recovery brunch menu with specials on Bloody Marys & Mimosas

New Year’s Day Breakfast Buffet at Oscar’s
January 1, 7am-1pm
Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Choose from an expansive breakfast buffet or from the delectable a la carte menu
Reservations: 407-597-5450

New Year’s Day Brunch on the River
January 1, 10am-1pm
Wekiva Island
Start the year off on the right foot with an assortment of delicious breakfast foods including a made-to-order omelette station, chicken and waffles, sausage and bacon, biscuits and sausage gravy, ham carving station, home fries, and more.
$12.95/adult or $8.95 for children under 8

Recovery Brunch
Highball & Harvest, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando
January 1, Noon – 2pm
Celebrate the new year with a spectacular brunch featuring chef-attended omelet, traditional southern picks and unlimited Champagne and Mimosas!
$58 Adults, $20 Children 12 and under
Reservation required; 407-393-4846

Feature image credit: Universal Orlando Resort