Where to See New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Orlando

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New Year’s Eve makes for such an exciting and romantic date night, and there’s no better way to cap it off than with some fireworks to light up your first moments of 2020. We’ve put together a list of some of the best spots in town to welcome 2020 with a bang!

NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTIES

The Roaring Twenties: A Fashionable Affair
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, and a champagne toast during the midnight fireworks display. 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)

ICON Park
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. VIP upgrades are also available, including a private entrance, Sky Lounge turned champagne room, and more. You can also book a private capsule party with a Sky Bar or bottle service to enjoy while watching the park’s fireworks along with Disney’s firework displays.

Photo credit: ICON Orlando

One80 Skytop Lounge NYE Party 2020
From the top of Orlando’s luxurious sky-top lounge, you’ll be treated to a prime viewing of not one but two extravagant fireworks shows! Dress to impress for the fun Roaring 20’s theme. Tickets start at $59.

New Year’s Eve at Topgolf Orlando
Ring in 2020 with a little friendly competition at Topgolf! Unlimited game play, live entertainment, party favors, and, of course, midnight fireworks will make for a unique and exciting night! Upgrade to VIP for access to the premium buffet plus a bottle of bubbly to share. Reserve a bay for your group (up to six people) for $240 or $420 (VIP).

HOTELS & RESORTS

Grande Lakes Orlando (The Ritz-Carlton, Orlando & JW Marriott Orlando)
Complimentary fireworks viewing for resort guests
Dinner packages available at resort restaurants. More details here.

Reunion Resort
Attend the resort’s Roaring 20’s Gala ($99) or family-friendly Stars Above Reunion ($50) celebration before checking out the midnight fireworks show.

Waldorf Astoria & Hilton Bonnet Creek
Waldorf Astoria Orlando has two great fireworks options for everyone to enjoy: New Year’s Eve Under the Stars, and the Twilight Cabanas packages. The fun kicks off at 8pm with live entertainment, specialty hot chocolate cocktails, s’mores by the fire and more.

Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
Head east for an overnight getaway and epic bash followed by midnight fireworks over the ocean. Tickets are $150/person.

THEME PARKS

EVE at Universal CityWalk
Attendees get access to five CityWalk clubs (six with VIP), gourmet snacks, signature cocktails, live music, and more, plus a thrilling pyrotechnics show at midnight.
Event tickets start at $119

Magic Kingdom
Fantasy in the Sky Fireworks
Dance the night away at DJ dance parties at Frontierland and Tomorrowland before catching the fireworks.

Epcot
Epcot Forever Fireworks
The clock will strike midnight at different times in the pavilions of all member nations, followed by fireworks. Enjoy the Epcot Forever fireworks show followed by a countdown to 2020 and a special NYE display.

Photo credit: Walt Disney World

Hollywood Studios
The park will host a countdown to midnight, followed by a spectacular fireworks display.

SeaWorld Orlando
Ring in the New Year with live music and a spectacular fireworks show at SeaWorld Orlando.

NEIGHBORHOODS

Baldwin Park’s New Year’s Eve
After an intimate dinner date in one of Baldwin Park’s delectable restaurants, head over to the lake for the countdown to 2020 and a beautiful firework display! This event is FREE to attend and there will be food trucks on site along with live music.

Feature image credit: Grande Lakes Orlando 

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