50+ Ideas for New Year’s Eve in Orlando 2021

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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. This year's festivities may look a bit different, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate. From annual soirees and outdoor events to all-inclusive celebrations and epic NYE dinners, here are our favorite ways to ring in the new year.

Celebrating at home this year? Try our At-Home New Year’s Eve Bubbly Tasting for Two.

*NOTE* this New Year’s Eve in Orlando list will update and expand through December 31, 2020, so be sure to check back often.

Did we miss any? Be sure to submit your event here: orlandodatenightguide.com/submit-an-event.

Disclosure: Some, but not all, of the events listed in this post are hosted by our valued advertising partners.

TOP PICKS

Sip, Sparkle, POP: A NYE Take-Home Experience

Available for pickup Wednesday, December 30 after 2pm OR Thursday, December 31 between 2-6pm
Sixty Vines
Spend “New Year's in Napa” with a transportive wine country experience at home! Feeds two and includes: salami and cheese, filets with grilled shrimp, choice of one side and Deviled Affogato. Plus 375-milliliter bottle of Luc Belaire Rosé (Provence-Alpes-Cote de Azur), a 375-milliliter Taittinger “La Francaise” Brut (Reims), rosé colored glasses, a confetti popper, sparklers and a link to a Sixty Vines NYE Spotify playlist. Orders must be placed by December 29, 2020.
$150

Image credit: Sixty Vines

New Year’s Eve at Tapa Toro

1st seating 5-7pm; late seating 9pm-close
Tapa Toro
Two parties are better than one! Say ‘adiós’ to 2020 with a scrumptious Spanish meal, and ‘hola’ to 2021 with a champagne toast. Plus, enjoy live flamenco dancing all night long. Multiple seatings available. Plus, The Wheel at ICON Park will be open late on NYE until 1am if you're looking for something to do after dinner!
$45 – $95

Image credit: Tapa Toro

NYE Dinner and a Show + Late Night Party

Dinner and a show 6 – 9pm; Late night party beginning at 9:30pm
Tin Roof Orlando
Take your pick of two fun NYE celebrations at Tin Roof Orlando. Start off the night with the Joe Bachman show from 6-9pm on the Tin Roof stage. This show is a live interactive experience with your favorite songs played by Joe and Zac. Or, go for the Late Night Party to celebrate with two rooms full of live entertainment! The Tin Roof side will have live music by James Ryan Band starting at 10pm. The Green Room side will have DJ PopRoXxX starting at 9:30pm. Indoor and outdoor table packages available.
$15 general admission
$50 – $350 for table packages

New Year’s Eve Dinner Shows with Karlous Miller

Shows at 6pm and 9pm
Orlando Improv
Kick off the year with a healthy dose of laughs as you celebrate with comedian Karlous Miller. The 6pm show includes admission to the show plus a 3-course pre-fixe dinner menu. The 9pm show includes admission to the show, party favors, 1 Champagne split per 2 guests and assorted desserts. Masks are required except when eating or drinking.
6pm show: $202/couple or $404 for 4-person table
9pm show: tickets on sale soon

Enzian’s A Boogie Nights New Year

7pm – midnight
Enzian Theater
Take it back to the ’70s this New Year’s Eve with a delicious dinner and special screening of Boogie Nights. Enzian’s themed soiree is back this year with a costume contest, live music, light hors d’oeuvres, unlimited beer and wine until 9pm, plated dinner, midnight champagne toast, ball drop and more. VIP tickets include a reserved tables in prime theater seating area, unlimited beer & wine all night, bottle of champagne (1 bottle for 2-tops, and 2 bottles for 4-tops), large popcorn during film and party favors. 21+ only.
$99 general admission
$135 VIP (tables purchased as 2- and 4-top)

Hard Rockers & High Rollers NYE 2021

8pm – 1am
Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
Celebrate with an indoor/outdoor Casino Royale themed event! Socially distanced games, DJ inside – Live band outside. Fireworks over the ocean, great food and fun, a 2-hour open bar and more, Hard Rock style! Want to make it a getaway? Room packages beginning at $429 are available including overnight accommodations, two tickets to the NYE party and New Year's Day brunch for two.
$25 – $250

ICEBAR Orlando 2021 New Year's Eve – Vegas Baby!

8pm – 2am
ICEBAR Orlando
Welcome 2021 in Vegas style as Orlando’s coolest night in town presents its 2021 New Year’s Eve Party – Vegas Baby!  The Las Vegas themed evening will feature Casino-style games, ICEBAR entry, a champagne bar from 11:30pm-12:30am, chef-attended midnight Celebration Buffet and more. Packages available are as follows:

  • VIP Package (limited to 50 guests): Reserved VIP seating in the Fire Lounge, VIP entry into the ICEBAR at midnight (11:30pm-12:30am), open Premium Bar from 8pm-10pm, Champagne Bar from 11:30pm-12:30am, Midnight Celebration Buffet at 12:30am, party favors and free digital souvenir photos.
  • ICE Package (limited to 250 guests): ICEBAR entry (excluding 11:30pm-12:30am), open Premium Bar from 8pm-10pm, Champagne Bar from 11:30pm-12:30am, Midnight Celebration Buffet at 12:30am, party favors and free digital souvenir photos.
  • General Admission (limited quantity): ICEBAR Entry (excluding 11:30pm-12:30am), Champagne Bar from 11:30pm-12:30am, Midnight Celebration Buffet at 12:30am, party favors and free digital souvenir photos.

View ICEBAR Orlando’s Covid-19 Safety Guidelines here.
$50 general admission
$85 Ice Package with open bar (plus $15 gratuity and tax
$125 VIP Package with reserved seating in Fire Lounge, VIP ICEBAR entry and open bar (plus $25 gratuity and tax)

New Year's Eve in Orlando at ICEBAR Orlando
Image credit: ICEBAR Orlando

The Courtesy's NYE 2021 Open Bar Party

8:30pm – 12:30am
The Courtesy
Tickets include full open bar until 12:30am with specialty NYE menu, individually packaged hors d’ oeuvres/snacks, ball drop on TV, DJ and a midnight bubbly toast.
$98

New Year's Celebration and Fireworks at Omni Orlando Resort

Fireworks at 9pm
Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
Ring in the New Year with special NYE dining options at David's Club and Zen. Plus, overnight resort guests are invited to celebrate the new year with a beautiful fireworks display at the resort at 9pm. The Check Out of 2020, Check Into Celebrations overnight package includes:

  • Luxurious accommodations
  • Two mini bottles of Moet and Chandon Imperial French Champagne Rose
  • Two Omni branded champagne flutes, can be taken home as a souvenir
  • Box of four gourmet chocolate truffles
  • New Year’s Eve themed party favors

This package is available for overnight stays on December 31, 2020 only. Get the full scoop on planning a holiday staycation at this sprawling resort in this post.

Image credit: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

New Year’s Eve Improv Show & After Party

Show at 10pm
SAK Comedy Lab
Enjoy a night of improv with the SAK all-stars. Your ticket includes the 90-minute show followed by a complimentary midnight champagne toast (and free champagne refills) after the show. This will be an adult environment with some adult humor. No young children please.
$25

MORE NEW YEAR'S EVE EVENTS IN ORLANDO

“Rocking New Year” Concert and Street Party
4pm – 2am
The Promenade at Sunset Walk   
Street party and concert starring Collective Soul and Robin Zander – lead vocalist of Cheap Trick plus street performers, 2021 party favors and face masks, midnight fireworks and confetti storm.  
$62

New Year's Eve at Ole Red Orlando
Live music 5-8pm and 9pm – 12:30am
Ole Red Orlando
Start your New Year's Eve the right way at Ole Red with plenty of live music and misbehavin' to go around! Henry & Harvey are performing live on stage from 5pm – 8pm followed by Mighty Swell Duo performing live on stage from 9pm – 12:30am.
Menu items vary 

October events in Orlando - Ole Red and Crooked Can Beer Dinner
Image credit: Ole Red Orlando

New Year’s Eve in the Lobby Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton
*RESORT GUESTS ONLY
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. 21+ only. For reservations call 407-393-4444.
Reserved seating $300 for two and $500 for a party of four, includes a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Lable Brut.

Old Town’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
Starting at 6pm
Old Town, Kissimmee
Stroll through Old Town entertainment district for a family-friendly festivity including live music, entertainment, a car show and a free fireworks finale at midnight.
FREE Admission

Annual New Year’s Eve Gala at Bull & Bear
6pm -midnight
Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Exclusive celebration and prix fixe 5-course menu with 1 bottle of champagne per table, live entertainment, photo booth, viewing of the Times Square ball drop, and dancing all night in the spacious outdoor cabana lawns exclusive for gala guests. Formal wear is suggested.
$250/person + tax and gratuity
Reservations required: 407-597-5413

Bar du Chocolat & Champagne
6:30 – 10:30pm
Waldorf Astoria Orlando Lobby
Priced per piece

Bar du Chocolat at Waldorf Astoria

New Year’s Eve celebration at SeaWorld Orlando
Multiple fireworks shows at 6:30pm, 8pm, 9:30pm and midnight
SeaWorld Orlando
Enjoy SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration throughout the park followed by special fireworks displays, live DJ music and dancing, delicious food, beer, wine, cocktails, and champagne. Reserve tickets for a seated viewing for both the 11:30pm Winter Wonderland on Ice show and New Year’s Eve countdown and fireworks for an upgraded experience ($29.99 and up).
Included with theme park admission

New Years Eve at Jolly Creek
7:30pm – 12:30am 
Jolly Creek Holiday Festival
Includes a live big band orchestra, dancing, food, and FIREWORKS.
$99

Lakeside New Year's Eve Reception
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
8pm – midnight
Ring in the New Year lakeside featuring DJ and bar service. Enjoy à la carte service. Resort guests only.
FREE admission

Le Cirque at Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando
8pm – 1am
Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando
Event begins at the pool and continues in The Boheme and Bosendorfer Lounge. Be transported to 1940's Paris with a 5-course chef's tasting menu, Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne, a luxury open bar, 5-piece band, surprise entertainers and more.
$245 + tax and service charge

New Year's Eve PJ Party
8pm – 1am
Hourglass Brewing (Hourglass District AND Longwood locations)
Wear your PJs for 21% off all corked bottles; free beer toast at midnight.
FREE Admission

New Year's at The Abbey with Rockit Fly
8pm – 2am
The Abbey
$200 table for four people; $500 dance pod for up to 10 people

The Legendary JC's New Year's Eve at Will's
8:15pm – 12:15am
Will's Pub
$40/couple; $60 for 3-top table; $80 for 4-top table

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

Boxi Park 2021 Celebration
9pm – 1am
Boxi Park Lake Nona
Live music, midnight champagne toast, party favors and more.
$20 general admission; $150 VIP with open bar, reserved seating

Missed Holidays 2020 and NYE 2021
9pm – 2am
American Social
Complimentary midnight Champagne Toast, DJs, select open bar from 9pm-1am and passed hors d'oeuvres.
$100 – $125

New Year’s Eve 2021 at Howl at the Moon Orlando
9pm – 2am
Howl at the Moon Orlando
$20 – $65

Howl at the Moon Orlando

Orlando New Year's Eve 2021 – The Masquerade (Mask*uer*ade)
9pm – 2am
Courtyard 390 / Devecote Downtown Orlando
$20 – $300

New Year's Eve Ball
9:30pm – 1am
Swirlery Wine Bar
Outdoor NYE party including a free glass of wine or beer plus live DJ. Limited to 25 people.
$20

Ginger & Gidget's New Year's Eve Show
Beginning at 9:30pm
Hamburger Mary's Orlando
Seating at 9:30pm with show starting at 10:15pm, plus a free champagne toast. FYI: You must purchase an entree or two alcoholic beverages.
$4.99 entertainment fee

Intimate VIP NYE Experience at M Lounge
9:30pm – 2:30am
M Lounge
$20 and up

Classic Albums Live: The Beatles Abbey Road
10pm – 12:15am
Hard Rock Live Orlando
Hard Rock Live is hosting Universal Citywalk’s ONLY New Year’s Eve event with live entertainment to ring in the new year.
$45 – $75

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

NYE Fireworks at Grande Lakes Orlando
Midnight
Grande Lakes Orlando
Socially distanced viewing of resort fireworks at The Lobby Lounge and Grande Lake Perimeter with champagne and non-alcoholic drinks for kids.
Resort guests only

Image credit: Grande Lakes Orlando

Canceled NYE events this year:

  • New Year's Eve Party at Mango's *temporarily closed
  • EVE at Universal CityWalk
  • Thornton Park New Year's Eve Block Party
  • New Year's Eve Party on the Piazza at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel
  • New Year's Eve at Topgolf Orlando *NOTE: Topgolf Orlando will be open, there just won't be a typical NYE celebration this year
  • NYE at Orlando Museum of Art
  • NYE at Cuba Libre Orlando *temporarily closed
  • Rockin' the Cloud in St. Cloud
  • Lake Mary New Year's Eve Block Party at Liam Fitzpatrick's
  • Annual New Year’s Eve Gala at The Alfond Inn

NEW YEAR'S EVE 2021 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 7:15pm with a Prix Fixe Menu with four courses for $145; $60 for children; plus tax and gratuity. Dining time limited to two hours,
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). Dining time limited to two hours.
For more details and to make reservations, 407-934-1199

Tiramisu at Il Mulino

Todd English’s bluezoo
4 – 11pm
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Full menu in addition to New Year’s Eve specials including a Surf & Turf special for $80 and baked Alaska dessert special for $13.50.
Reservations can be made by calling 407-934-1111

New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe Dinner
5 – 11pm
The Kitchen, Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
Call 407-503-3463 for reservations
$59/person

New Year's Eve at The Old Jailhouse
1st seating: 5pm
2nd seating: 7pm
The Old Jailhouse, Sanford
3-course prix fixe dinner menu with complimentary bubbles. Wine pairing available for an additional $15/person.
$60/person plus tax and gratuity 

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Image credit: The Old Jailhouse

New Year’s Eve Dinner at Highball & Harvest
5:30 – 9pm
The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
A la carte menu as well as holiday-inspired dishes paired with specially crafted champagne cocktails.
Resort guests only. Reservation required; 407-393-4034

Farm-to-Table New Year’s Eve Dinner at PRIMO
6 – 10pm
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
Ring in 2021 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 buffet selection, wine bar and children's buffet.
Reservations required; 407-393-4444

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

Times Gone By New Years Eve Wine Dinner
6:45pm – 1am
Swirlery Wine Bar
5-course menu with French Champagne, wine, and a live DJ after dinner from 9:30pm – 12:30am.
$149/person

The Osprey Tavern NYE Chef's Tasting
7pm
The Osprey Tavern
Nine-course, extravagant menu that will end 2020 on a high note! Space will be limited due to social-distancing measures; all guests will be seated only with their own party and at least six feet from other tables. Reservations required.
$380/couple

Luisa's Cellar New Year’s Eve Wine Dinner
7 – 9pm; private NYE party from 10pm – midnight
Luisa’s Cellar, Sanford
4-course meal paired with wines plus a champagne reception. Limited to 20 people. Admission to this event guarantees you seating at the private New Years Eve party in the speakeasy and patio from 10pm-midnight and champagne toast at midnight.
$80/person ($10 deposit required to book)

La Boucherie's 80's Throwback NYE
8pm – 12:30am
La Boucherie USA
Surf & Turf dinner, drink specials, and live music featuring DJ Tony playing your favorite 80's throwbacks from 8pm – midnight. To reserve, call (407) 930-1708.
A la carte

New Year's Eve at Reel Fish
Open until 2am on NYE
Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen + Bar
Regular menu plus a NYE Lobster Special featuring a 1.5lb Maine Lobster served with a baked potato, coastal slaw and drawn butter for $39 dine in or take out. Live DJ from 7:30pm – late, happy hour from 4-7pm, bottomless Champagne 4PM- for $20.21 and a complimentary Midnight Champagne toast! For reservations call (407) 543-3474.
Pricing varies

New Year's Eve in Orlando dinner specials
Image credit: Reel Fish Coastal Kitchen and Bar

Canvas Restaurant & Market
Lake Nona
4-course NYE meal for two.
$180/couple

New Year's Eve Celebration at Taverna Opa
Party begins at 9pm
Taverna Opa
Celebrate the arrival of 2021 with Florida’s best Greek food and live entertainment while dancing the night away Orlando’s biggest party!
$85/person

Paddlefish
Disney Springs
New England Boil dinner special featuring Maine lobster, chorizo, littleneck clams, red potatoes and sweet corn seasoned with Chef Richard’s secret blend of spices and served with cornbread.
$80

Terralina Crafted Italian
All day
Disney Springs
$10 Prosecco all day in honor of National Champagne Day
A la carte

New Year's Day Bottomless Brunch
Friday, January 1, 2021, 11am-2pm
World Of Beer Downtown Orlando
Cure your hangover with our Brunch Burger, Avocado Toast, or Sweet Cream Pancakes and don't sleep on the Beer-mosa!
A la carte

Feature image credit: Grande Lakes Orlando