Ring In 2015: New Year’s Eve Picks

Usher in 2015 with one of these festive revelries! Have fun. Be safe. Make smart choices.
Ft. Lauderdale

Enjoy New Years under the stars at Georgie’s Alibi in Wilton Manors. Two great parties – inside and out, featuring The Ladies of Soul performing, outside champagne bars, balloon drops, toast and no cover!

The Manor will be offering a “Winter World.” Music By DJ David Knapp with performances by recording star and Expose songstress Gioia Bruno. TheManorComplex.com


Hamburger Mary’s has got 80’s hit-maker Stacy Q, singing her hits, including “Two of Hearts.” The Mary’s Girls will perform at 7:30 & 9:30 p.m. Tickets are only $10.
Key West

Among the festivities there is the 22nd Annual “Conch Shell Drop” at Sloppy Joe’s Bar, 201 Duval St. http://www.sloppyjoes.com
Don’t miss the super-sized red high-heel shoe carrying drag queen Sushi at the Bourbon St. Pub/New Orleans House complex, 724 Duval St. http://www.keywest.com

New Years at Fontainebleau features two rockin’ options. Fontainebleau Poolside features Nervo & The Weekend, while Liv Nightclub will have Nicky Romero! http://www.fontainebleau.com

At Walt Disney World, the parks come alive to bid farewell to 2014. Epcot celebrates the New Year “around the world” with DJs and evening dance parties located throughout the World Showcase section of the park and lasting late into the evening, as well as a special presentation of the “Illuminations: Reflections of Earth” lights, lasers and fireworks display. Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrates New Year’s Eve not only with multiple presentations of “Fantasmic!” a spectacular of Disney movies and music, but also with a special “Lights! Camera! Happy New Year!” fireworks spectacular, as well as a DJ dance party around the park’s Sorcerer Hat Stage. Magic Kingdom features special presentations of the Main Street Electrical Parade and multiple nighttime fireworks displays that are among the biggest of the year in the park. http://www.disneyworld.com.

New Year’s Eve at SeaWorld Orlando offers a countdown to 2015, live music and fireworks at The Waterfront section of the park. http://www.seaworldorlando.com

Bring in the new year at The Abbey! To celebrate 2015, enjoy complimentary champagne all evening & great music. Countdown at midnight with the televised ball drop playing on a 15 x 9 foot HD projection screen. Admission is $15 in advance & $20 at the door. artfulevents.com

Looking for something stylish yet unconventional? Funky Monkey Pointe Orlando offers a Las Vegas-style show and an array of entertainment beginning at 9 p.m., gourmet three course meal and complimentary champagne; all for $50 per person. Add Party Favors and the entertainment of Danielle Hunter & Company and you have a night to remember! (407)418-9463 for reservations

Southern Nights’ Masquerade Ball is offering mystique & all-you-can drink packages all night from $15-$35! Party til 4 a.m.


Have a kiki at Hamburger Mary’s special Leigh Shannon’s New Year’s Eve Cabaret Show. Showtime 9:30 p.m., followed by a countdown to 2015 and free champagne toast. Special guests Betty Atchison and Aysia Black. For more info. and reservations, 321-319-0600.

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Revel at Pulse’s New Years Eve. Mob Wives’ Big Ang, shows by: Adrien Gemini, Angelica Sanchez, Kai’Ja Adonis & Lisa Lane. Doors at 8pm and the carousing goes until 4 a.m. PulseOrlando.net.


“The Winner’s Circle New Year’s Eve” event at Parliament House will be offering up all six winners of RuPaul’s Drag Race, including your favorite foul-mouthed southern belle Bianca Del Rio! Beforehand, choose from two seatings for dinner: 6:30 p.m. or 8 p.m. The three-course meal is $22.95 per person and includes your choice of wine or champagne. Shows at 10 p.m. & 12 a.m.. DJ Brianna will spin your favorite hits of 2014 in the disco. Cover starts at 8 p.m. and is $25. ParliamentHouse.com.

Get wet at Drip‘s New Year’s Eve Champagne Ball. This inventive art troupe will have new dance art performances, interactive dance floor, confetti balloons, a DJ, live violin & cello performances, a champagne chandelier and much more! DripOrlando.com

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Check out Orlando’s newest LGBT nightspot, The Full Moon Lounge at Woodstock & their first outdoor festival. Located on the legendary Full Moon Saloon property, come enjoy live performances by KEVIN AVIANCE, KITTY MEOW & POWER INFINITI. Dance under the stars with DJ JOANIE & bring in the New Year with the NYC Live Streaming Ball Drop & champagne.

Swank it up at “Toast” at Aloft Downtown. Join Whats2Hot.com and Aloft Orlando Downtown as they TOAST to 2015.This is an upscale event, so dress to impress, ring in 2015 with your best fancy foot forward. All of the New Years Eve necessities will be in place – music, champagne, over the top decor, and of course a live countdown stream to 2015. This will be the most #worthdoing New Years Eve event Orlando has seen yet.

Prefer to go low-key? Savoy Orlando has unlimited complimentary champagne after midnight, fab prizes & giveaways plus no cover all-night!

Orlando Museum of Art is ringing in the New Year in style with their Brilliant at 90: New Year’s Party. Their first ever New Year’s Eve party offers red carpet entry, party Favors, sumptuous hors d’oeuvres, chic lounge areas, an open bar til 12:30 a.m., live Music & of course, art! omart.org

Always exciting and over-the-top, The Honey Pot‘s New Year’s Eve bash boasts international celebrity DJ/Producer Ranny. Join host Amy DeMilo for the countdown to midnight along with a live satellite feed from Times Square NYC. Enjoy a free champagne toast and a $1000 balloon drop! The festivities get going at 9pm, with no cover before 10 p.m., and only $7 after. All guests receive $1 drinks from 9 p.m. – 10 p.m.! Don’t forget the sexy dancers on all three floors to add just the right eye candy!

Join Liquid Tampa for a night of magnificence! “Tomorrowland” features RuPaul’s Drag Race alum Detox! Complimentary champagne toast at midnight.


Winter Garden
Feast your taste buds at Chefs Table at the Edgewater. This hidden gem is offering a quiet evening of elegance and a four course scrumptious menu! (407)230-4837 for reservations.