100+ Ideas for New Year’s Eve in Orlando 2020

OUR ANNUAL GUIDE TO NEW YEAR’S EVE IN ORLANDO

It’s nearly New Year’s Eve in Orlando! Where will you be locking lips with your sweetie at midnight on December 31? 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, so be sure to check back often.

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TOP PICKS

New Year’s Eve 2020 at The Edison

7:30pm – 2am
The Edison (Disney Springs)
Celebrate The Edison’s Second Anniversary with a dazzling gala on New Year’s Eve showcasing crave-worthy food, exceptional cocktails, and world-class entertainment. Enjoy live music plus an aerialist performance, burlesque dancers, and more throughout the evening. Your ticket includes tray-passed hors d’oeuvres, live-action food stations, premium spirits, wine, beer, coffee, desserts and a midnight champagne toast.
$150/person, plus tax and gratuity

The Edison Disney Springs nightlife
Image credit: The Edison

New Year’s Eve Party at Mango’s

Mango’s Tropical Cafe, International Drive
7:30pm -3am
Brilliant light displays, festive decorations, non-stop entertainment, special NYE dining menu, and more. All guests receive NYE hats and special VIP packages including dinner and drinks are available.
From $50/person; additional packages available

Image credit: Mango’s Tropical Cafe

Rock ‘Til the Drop New Year’s Eve Party

8pm-12:30am
Hard Rock Live Orlando, CityWalk
Music lovers, take note. Hard Rock Live Orlando is opening its doors for an all-ages evening bash complete with live music, dinner buffet, dancing, a midnight champagne toast and more. Entertainment for the evening will be Epic Evolve: The Decades Show. Table seating is available on a first come, first served basis. VIP access gains you entry to the exclusive John Lennon Room and Terrace as well as 3 alcoholic beverages for guests 21+.
$129.50 general admission ($139.50 day of)
$169.50 VIP

NYE 2020 – Hard Rocker’s & High Rollers

8pm – 1am
Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
Casino Royale themed extravaganza with DJ Ayoo inside the Avalon Ballroom, “Switch” Rock The Decades Concert on the Avalon Terrace from 9pm – 1am, casino games inside & out, fireworks over the ocean @ midnight, and all the glitz and glam to roll you into the New Year!
Room packages available including party admission for two, room, and brunch for two at Sessions on January 1.
$150/person; $250/couple

Enzian’s Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party

8pm-1am
Enzian Theater
Enzian’s themed soiree is back this year with a costume contest, open bar, light 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

12th Annual Thornton Park New Years Eve

8pm-2am
Thornton Park District
Stretching 2.5 city blocks in the Thornton Park District and including 7 different venues and multiple stages. Party at Graffiti Junktion, The Veranda, Burton’s, Island Time, The Falcon, and Cavo’s. Music entertainment From 3 DJs featuring DJ Flent and DJ Korndogg
General admission: $5-$20 online in advance; $30 at the door
Open bar street party:  $55-$65 online in advance; $75 at the door
Veranda V.I.P open bar: $75-$105 online in advance; $120 at the door

Thornton Park New Years Eve street party
Thornton Park New Years Eve

EVE at Universal CityWalk

8pm-2am
Universal CityWalk
An annual tradition, EVE includes unlimited gourmet cuisine, access to five CityWalk clubs (each with live music), drink ticket, a champagne toast at midnight, a pyrotechnics show and an epic outdoor dance floor. VIP perks include exclusive access to an additional club, 2 additional drink tickets, early entry, and access to private VIP areas.
$119.99 – $194.99/person in advance; $300/person for 

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 21+ NYE celebration from 10pm-1am with premium open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and a live DJ. These parties typically sell out, so purchase tickets sooner rather than later.
$199/person New Year’s Eve Gala
$99/person Mignight and Beyond Dance Party

ICEBAR Orlando Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Bash

8pm-2am
ICEBAR Orlando
Midnight buffet and champagne bar available with all ticket levels; open bar and VIP packages available.
$50 general admission; $75 Ice Package with open bar; Limited VIP available from $100

ICEBAR Orlando

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 (until 11pm), dancing, a live opera performance, beer, wine, a sparkling toast and more. Your ticket includes complimentary self-parking.
$160/person

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Image credit: Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

New Year’s Eve at Topgolf Orlando

9pm-1am
Topgolf Orlando
Kick off the new year with a little friendly competition! Topgolf is celebrating the arrival of 2020 by throwing one of the biggest parties of the year. Enjoy live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and an unforgettable midnight celebration. Upgrade to the VIP experience for exclusive access to a premium holiday dinner buffet and a bottle of bubbly to share. All New Year’s Eve packages include unlimited game play from 9pm to 1am for up to six guests, front row seats to a midnight fireworks show and party favors to go along with the glow-in-the-dark theme for the night. Pricing is per bay, not per person.
$240 per bay (general admission); $420 per bay (VIP)

New Year’s Eve at Grape & The Grain

9pm-1am
The Grape and the Grain
Ring in 2020 under the stars in the wine garden! DJ Dizzle Phunk will be spinning, accompanied by Kenny J on the sax. Also enjoy the infamous Times Square ball drop on a projector screen, and Vinny + Kory food truck will be parked out back with delicious Vietnamese + Korean fusion cuisine.
FREE admission; VIP seating available for $30 – includes reserved seating & a champagne toast at midnight

The Roaring Twenties: A Fashionable Affair

9:30pm-1:30am
Orlando Museum of Art
Fancy a night at the museum? This year, the Orlando Museum of Art is hosting a swanky NYE bash with open bar, hors d’oeuvres, full museum access, a champagne toast during the midnight fireworks display, a selfie booth and more. Plus, there will be a special guest host announced soon! Dress to impress in flapper chic for the gals and ties for the guys.
$260/couple, $135/person, $200/person VIP (early bird special; prices increase December 14)

Image credit: Orlando Museum of Art

New Year’s Eve Bash with Tony Rock

9:45pm-1am
Orlando Improv
Kick off the year with a healthy dose of laughs as you celebrate with comedian Tony Rock. The evening includes party favors, strawberries, a champagne toast at midnight and a DJ after party at Fat Fish Blue. 21+ only. 
$60/person

New Year’s Eve Improv Show

Show at 10pm
SAK Comedy Lab
Enjoy a night of improv with the SAK all-stars. Your ticket includes light hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary midnight champagne toast after the show. This will be an adult environment with some adult humor. No young children please.
$25/person ($20 for Florida Residents)

2020 New Year’s Eve “Cuban Carnaval”

10pm – 2am
Cuba Libre Orlando
NYC Times Square Ball Drop shown on big screen TVs, balloon drop, champagne toast, live DJs, live entertainment, dancing, Samba performers and more. Open bar package and VIP packages available.
**See dinners section below for information on NYE packages with dining included**
$10 – $40/person

Image credit: Cuba Libre Orlando / photo by Richard Pablis

ICON Park New Year’s Eve Party

ICON Orlando
Festivities throughout the day
Countdown to the New Year in different timezones around the world on The Wheel! Enjoy the spectacular fireworks and Wheel light show free to guests of ICON Park.
FREE; VIP packages available

Image credit: ICON Orlando

FREE – $20+

A Sparkling New Year’s Eve Celebration Cooking Class
5pm
Publix Aprons Cooking Schools (Orlando – Dr. Phillips)
Sip on sparkling wines from around the world paired with each course of this demonstration-style cooking class.
$60

A Sparkling New Year’s Eve Celebration Cooking Class
5pm
Publix Aprons Cooking Schools (Orlando – Dr. Phillips)
Sip on sparkling wines from around the world paired with each course of this demonstration-style cooking class.
$60

Black Hammock New Year’s Eve Party
7pm
Black Hammock Adventures & Airboats, Oviedo
3-course dinner and admission to the New Year’s Eve Lazy Gator Party with a live band, party favors, drink specials and a midnight champagne toast.
$50 per couple

NYE 2020 Block Party at Wall St Plaza
8pm
Wall Street Plaza
Access to 8 venues and outdoor dance party, midnight champagne toast, DJ Colt live on stage, LED video walls, light show and more. 21+ only.
$25 – $30/person; VIP package available

Image credit: Wall Street Plaza

Lake Mary New Year’s Eve Block Party 2020
8pm-2am
Liam Fitzpatrick’s Restaurant & Irish Pub
Party at Liam Fitzpatrick’s, Graffiti Junktion, Dexters, and rock the night away at the block party main stage. Music entertainment from DJ Donny Young and The Six Million Dollar Band.
General admission: $10-$15 in advance, $20 at the door
Drink packages: $40-$50 in advance, $60 at the door
VIP: $70-$90 in advance, $100 at the door

NYE 2020 Church Street Block Party
8pm – 3am
Chillers | Cahoots | Latitudes | Irish Shannon’s
Orange Ball Drop and fireworks plus entry into all four bars.
$39 general admission

New Year’s Masquerade Bash
8:30pm – 12:30am
Rock & Brews Kissimmee
Midnight champagne toast, dinner buffet, live music, photo booth, dance floor and more.
$30 – $130

Mount Dora New Year’s Eve Celebration
9pm – midnight
Sunset Park, downtown Mount Dora
Free outdoor event with live music, food and drinks, and a fireworks show at midnight.
FREE

The Center Countdown To 2020 Party
9pm – 1am
LGBT+ Center Orlando
The Center will be hosting its FIRST-EVER New Years’ Eve DRY Party! Enjoy mocktails, food, drag performances, watch the ball drop and more.
$10 in advance

Orlando New Year’s Eve 2020 – The Masquerade
9pm – 2am
3NINE At The Plaza
Free – $15

New Year’s Eve at the Abbey
9pm – 2am
The Abbey
$20 admission includes express entry and party favors

Gatsby 2020 New Year’s Eve
9pm – 2:30am
EVE Orlando Downtown
Gatsby-themed bash with complimentary champagne toast (pre-midnight), glow performers, burlesque dancers, silk acrobats, live DJ, Moet & Chandon champagne ice sculptured station and more.
$40 – $120

NYE in Baldwin Park
10pm-1:30am
Baldwin Park Village Center
All-ages event with live music, food trucks and midnight fireworks.
FREE admission

NYE Party and Midnight Breakfast Buffet
10pm – 2am
House of Blues Orlando
Enjoy top 40 hits from DJ Rincon while feasting on a midnight buffet from midnight-2am and sipping on drink specials.
No cover charge; $15/person midnight buffet; VIP available

New Year’s Eve at Avalon Park
11pm
Avalon Park
Free fireworks display over Avalon Lake to kick off the New Year.
FREE

BAR PARTIES

New Years Eve at Orlando Brewing
1pm – 12:30am
Orlando Brewing

Roaring into the 20s NYE Bash
6pm-2am
Tin Roof Orlando
Access to both rooms, live entertainment, free champagne toast and ball drop.
VIP begins at $35

New Year’s Eve Ball
7pm – 1am
Swirlery Wine Bar
Champagne, caviar, a live DJ and more.

The Great Radagastby 2020
7pm – 2am
The Cloak & Blaster
It’s Lord of the Rings meets the 1920s. The Ringwraith-roaring ‘20s are back, so dapper up in your flapper dresses and Lothlorien lapels for an evening of celebration, worthy of any 111th birthday. Your invitation includes entry to The Cloak & Blaster pub, transformed for the evening into a festive, Hobbiton-worthy tavern on Middle Earth with a fully themed food and drink menu, unique to the event! Hobbits, dwarves, and elves alike will be in attendance to celebrate the dawn of a new age.
$10 – 150

New Year’s Eve at Soundbar Orlando
7pm – 3am
Soundbar Orlando
Six DJs, ladies drink free and a complimentary toast with champagne for everyone at midnight.
$10 general admission

The Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Party
8pm-1am
Luisa’s Cellar, Sanford
Enjoy a night of jazz music, food, drinks and a complimentary champagne toast. Reservation required.
$20/couple

NYE 2020 Celebration
8pm – 2am
M Lounge & M Bar
$125 – $175 in advance

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

The Legendary JC’s New Year’s Eve at Will’s
8pm – 2am
Will’s Pub
$15 – $20/person

Blue Martini Orlando Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve
8pm-2am
Blue Martini Orlando
Live entertainment all night, limited Open Bar from 8-10pm, midnight champagne toast, complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres. Elegant attire required. 
$50 in advance; $60 at the door

Roaring 20s for 2020 NYE Party
9pm – 1am
WopsHops Brewing Company, Sanford
1920s themed games, music, costume contests and a free champagne toast at midnight.
FREE Admission

Roaring 20’s New Years Eve Celebration
9pm – 1am
American Social
Complimentary midnight Champagne Toast, DJs, select open bar from 9pm-1am and access to all public areas (No Seating included unless you purchase a VIP table), and passed hors d’oeuvres.
$75 – $125

NYE 2020 at Celine Orlando
9pm – 2:30am
Celine Orlando
$25

Reveillon 2020 New Year’s Eve
9pm – 3am
Vinia Wine & Kitchen
Memorable live music, special dinner buffet and midnight toast. Reservations required; (407) 925-7485.
$70/person

One80 Skytop Lounge NYE Party 2020
9pm-2am
One80 Skytop Lounge (Amway Center)
Celebrate the start of 2020 in style with the musical stylings of DJ’s Ray Love & Jimmy Joslin, while the Bella Bella Showgirls strut their stuff with the ultimate City of Lights razzle-dazzle. Enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, NYE party favors, and two visible firework shows.
$59/person and up; VIP packages available

New Year’s Eve 2020 at Howl at the Moon Orlando
9pm – 2am
Howl at the Moon Orlando
Champagne toast at midnight and party favors included with general admission. Additional packages available.
$20 – $130/person

Howl at the Moon Orlando

NYE 2019 w/ Eptic
9pm – 3am
Gilt Nightclub
$20 – $75

HOTEL HAPPENINGS

New Year’s Eve in the Lobby Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
5pm-1:30am
Celebrate in elegant style in The Lobby Lounge with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. Limited reserved seating available.
Resort guests only. Must be 21 or older, valid ID required. Limited reserved seating available; 407-393-4648. 

Wantilan New Year’s Eve Luau
6-8pm
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 and more. 
$86/adult 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. Formal wear is suggested.
$295/person + 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
7pm – midnight
Celebrate New Year’s Eve 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

New Year’s Eve Dessert Buffet
7pm – midnight
Exact location TBA, Loews Royal Pacific Resort
Entertainment: DJ, dancing, party favors, champagne toast and balloon drop. Call 407-503-DINE for reservations.
$55/adult; $35/child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3, plus tax and gratuity

New Year’s Eve at Reunion Resort
Events beginning at 7pm
Reunion Resort
Why not treat yourselves to a memorable staycation to begin the New Year? Reunion is hosting a special Roaring 20’s Gala for resort guests with live entertainment, buffet, open bar and a champagne toast at midnight just in time for the fireworks display. There will also be a family-friendly Stars Above Reunion party and midnight fireworks celebration.
Gala: $99/resort guest
Stars Above Reunion: $50/resort guest; $25/child

NYE Fireworks at Reunion Resort

ROCK-in 2020! 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 or book online.
$75/adult; $40/child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3

New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Lobby Lounge, JW Marriott
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
8pm-1:30am
Enjoy an à la carte menu, DJ, and festivities. Resort guests only.

Gatsby’s Manor: A Themed NYE 2020 Celebration
8pm – 2am
Aloft Orlando Downtown
Live brass heavy band, midnight champagne toast, themed photo booth and more.
$20 – $75

Wreckers New Year’s Eve Bash Buffet
8:30pm
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Llive 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.
$70/adult, $40/child (ages 4-12), includes self-parking

Magic Village White Party 2020
9pm – 3pm
Magic Village Views, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
Enter the new year with a live band, food stations, a DJ, open bar, kids monitoring service, and much more.
$250/person

Strong Water Tavern New Year’s Eve Celebration
10pm – 2am
Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando
Celebration of the Caribbean and adults-only (ages 21+) New Year’s Eve party featuring live entertainment, music, dancing, assorted Caribbean delights, and open bar featuring wine, well liquors and select draft beers (until midnight). Watch the New Year’s Eve ball drop live from New York City’s Times Square on the bar’s video wall while you raise a glass to welcome in the new year with midnight champagne toast and a balloon drop. 
$85

New Year’s Eve at Bar 17 Bistro
Times TBA
Aventura Hotel
Live DJ
A la cart

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show
Midnight
Enjoy outdoor entertainment, a countdown to the new year and close-up views of an exclusive fireworks display on the pool deck. This event is sure to provide a fun experience for the entire family! Live entertainment, late night bites menu, specialty hot chocolate cocktails and a kid-friendly apple cider toast available.

Image credit: Waldorf Astoria Orlando

THEME PARKS & ATTRACTIONS

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, 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: Holiday parade character dance party, live band and DJ, pyrotechnics and confetti midnight moment
New Year’s Eve in Central Park: Cinematic Celebration, character dance party, live DJ, pyrotechnics and light midnight moment
Included with theme park admission

Boardwalk Bowl New Year’s Eve
Daytime celebration from 9am-4pm
Nighttime party from 9pm-1am
Boardwalk Bowl
Daytime all-you-can-bowl special for $10 from 9am-4pm with special afternoon balloon drop. Evening party includes lane specials, midnight champagne toast and balloon drop with prizes. To reserve a lane ($80-$90 for groups up to 5), email events@alomabowlingcenters.com.
Pricing varies

Old Town’s New Year’s Eve Extravaganza
Starting at 3pm
Old Town, Kissimmee
Stroll through Old Town entertainment district for an all-day, family-friendly festivity including live music, entertainment, and a car show. Jam to the tunes of Classic Airwaves, a rock anthem tribute band, and kick off 2020 with a free fireworks finale at midnight.
FREE Admission

The Soaring 20’s Starflyer NYE Party
5pm – 2am
Orlando Starflyer
Live DJ + dancing, Star Bar drinks + bubbly, outdoor games + giveaways and a Star Drop ride at midnight.

New Year’s Eve at Sleuths 
9pm – midnight
Sleuths Mystery Dinner Theatre
Comedy Murder-Mystery, champagne toast at midnight, party with streamers, hats, noisemakers, and other party favors, plus dinner & dessert with unlimited beer, wine and soft drinks.
$90/person

NYE at Drive Shack Orlando
9pm-1am
Drive Shack
Enjoy 20s-themed Live Entertainment! Festive Attire Encouraged.
Light it Up Package – $250 per Bay: Reserved Bay for up to 6 people, unlimited BayPlay from 9pm-1am, party favors
VIP Package – $450 per Bay: Everything in the Light it Up package plus one chef-driven Charcuterie Board, one Bavarian Pretzel Platter, exclusive access to dessert bar, bottle of La Marca Prosecco* and unlimited soda, tea/coffee and water

Roaring into 2020 New Year’s Eve Party
9pm-2am
Kings Dining and Entertainment Orlando
Unlimited gaming, 1 specialty cocktail, buffet, midnight champagne toast, party favors, live DJ and dancing.
$48 and up

Medieval Times New Year’s Eve
9:30pm show only
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, Kissimmee
 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.
$79.95/adult, $39.95/kids

Photo credit: Medieval Times

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

DINNERS

Shula’s Steak House
Beginning at 4pm (two seatings available)
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

Il Mulino
4-11pm (two seatings available)
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
A la carte from 4 – 6:15pm; four-course dinner from 7:15 – 11pm 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

Melting Pot Orlando
4-11pm
Four-course prix-fixe plus live music in the bar/lounge area. Includes a Melting Pot gift bag and sparkling toast. Call 407-903-1100 for reservations.
$49 – $75/person depending on entree selection

Melting Pot Orlando

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 Dinner at Villa de Flora
5 – 8:45pm
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Mediterranean inspired buffet featuring cuisine inspired by Spain, Italy, France, and more. Includes self parking.
$50/adult, $25/child (ages 4-12), plus tax and 18% gratuity

Todd English’s bluezoo
5 – 11pm
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Fmenu in addition to the New Year’s Eve Surf & Turf special: butter poached king crab, Kobe strip loin, potato puree, pommes maxim, forrest mushrooms, asparagus and sauce malaise ($60)
Reservations can be made by calling 407-934-1111

Flying Fish
Disney’s BoardWalk
1st Seating: 5 – 6:30pm
2nd Seating: 8:30 – 10pm (This seating includes a Sustainable Seafood Tower and Intermezzo)
Celebrate the New Year with family and friends, surrounded in an atmosphere of elegance as you dine on a multi-course, prix fixe menu inspired by Chef Tim Majoras.
Call (407) 824-1391 to book an available seating.
$150/person and up

New Year’s Eve Buffet
5 – 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 2020 Lobby Party.
Call 407-503-DINE for reservations
$150/adult; $55/ child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3, plus tax

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Highball & Harvest
5:30 – 9pm
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
A la carte menu plus holiday-inspired dishes paired with specialty crafted champagne cocktails. 
Resort guests only; Reservations required; 407-393-4648

New Year’s Eve Dinner at PRIMO
6 – 10pm
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
Ring in 2019 with an à la carte menu featuring PRIMO classic dishes and special offerings.
Call 407-393-4444 for reservations

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Citron
6 – 11pm
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
Indulge in a magnificent buffet selection, wine bar and children’s buffet.
Reservations required; 407-393-4683

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.
$80 per person and $40 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

La Boucherie’s Roaring 20’s NYE
6pm – 12:30am
La Boucherie USA
3-course menu, champagne and more. 20’s attire encouraged. Regular menu also available. Other specials include $25 bottomless Prosecco, $95 Charles Collin Champagne and Rosé Bottles and 120 Taittinger Champagne Bottles.
$60 per person

The Osprey Tavern NYE Chef’s Tasting
6:30pm
The Osprey Tavern
Reservations required; 407-960-7700
$125/person plus tax and gratuity; optional wine pairing for $45

Jake’s “Best of 2019” Beer Dinner
7pm – midnight
Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando
Five-course dinner with beer pairings, plus admission to the resort’s New Year’s Eve Dessert Buffet with DJ, dancing, party favors, champagne toast and balloon drop.
$85/person, plus tax

Image credit: Universal Orlando Resort

New Year’s Eve at Cuba Libre Orlando
Seatings at 9, 9:30 and 10pm
Cuba Libre Orlando
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

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Taverna Opa
9pm – 2am
Taverna Opa
Welcome 2020 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, plus a dessert station. 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. 
$75/person

Paddlefish
Disney Springs
New Year’s Eve special: New England Boil – Maine Lobster (1 ¼ pound), littlenecks, chourico, sweet corn, red potatoes & cornbread. Includes sparkling toast.
$85/person

NEW YEAR’S DAY BRUNCH

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 Breakfast Buffet in Amatista Cookhouse
January 1, 8am – noon
Amatista Cookhouse, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort
Adults (ages 21+) can add all-you-care-to-enjoy mimosa and Cubanita cocktails for $15 more. Call 407-503-DINE for reservations.
$22.99/adult; $12.99/child (ages 3 – 9); complimentary under age 3, plus tax and gratuity

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, home fries, and more.
$13.95/adult or $8.95 for children under 8

Recovery Brunch
January 1, Noon – 2pm
Highball & Harvest, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando
Celebrate the new year with a spectacular brunch featuring chef-attended omelet station, traditional southern picks and unlimited Champagne and Mimosas! Resort guests only. Reservations required; 407-393-4648
$58 Adults, $20 Children 12 and under

New Year’s Day Brunch at Villa de Flora
January 1, noon – 5:45pm
Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
Buffet featuring fresh and seasonal food stations inspired by cuisine from Spain, Italy, France, and more. Includes self-parking.
$65 adults; $30 children (ages 4-12), plus tax and 18% gratuity

Check out our guide to Where to See New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Orlando for more ideas

Feature image credit: Walt Disney World