New Year's Eve Events in Orlando

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New Year's Eve is a great time to be in Orlando. Whether you want to ring in the New Year in our world-famous theme parks, or you'd prefer a laid-back evening with family and friends, Orlando is sure to have your perfect celebration this Dec. 31, 2017.

Family-Friendly New Year's Celebrations in Orlando

New Year's 2017 Magic Kingdom NYE

Walt Disney World Resort

Magic Kingdom: The year-ending "Fantasy in the Sky" fireworks spectacular can be viewed at 11:50 p.m. on both Dec. 30 and Dec. 31.

Epcot: The World Showcase will feature DJs, live music, dancing and the flavors of the world, plus New Year's fireworks at 11:40 p.m.

Disney's Hollywood Studios: After a park-wide countdown to 2018, take in "Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular" and party till 1 a.m.

Disney's Contemporary Resort: Eat, dance and play games with your favorite Disney-Pixar characters at Pixar Party: A New Year's Eve Celebration.

Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Studios Florida: From 8:45 a.m. on Dec. 31 until 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 1, you can enjoy live music and dancing with some of Universal Orlando's most popular characters in the Music Plaza Courtyard at Universal Studios Florida, as you ring in the New Year with fireworks and confetti at midnight. The New Year's Eve celebration is included with general Universal Studios Florida admission.

Hard Rock Cafe & Live Orlando at Universal CityWalk: Enjoy live music, food and a champagne toast at midnight, plus unlimited soda, juice and water for kids.

Other Theme-Park Parties

SeaWorld Orlando: In addition to midnight fireworks, this aquatic New Year's Eve party will have musical performances, interactive DJ stations and much more.

New Year's 2017 Legoland

Legoland Florida Resort: This kids-focused party will drop a giant Lego brick to commemorate the new year at 7 p.m., so that kids don't have to stay up till midnight to celebrate.

International Drive Area

Topgolf Orlando: This new attraction is celebrating with live entertainment, a chef-inspired menu and a midnight celebration to remember. General and VIP bay reservations are available, both of which include unlimited Topgolf game play from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., plus other extras. Full details are available online.

Adults-Only New Year's Eve Celebrations in Orlando

Walt Disney World Resort

Disney's BoardWalk Resort: The Atlantic Dance Hall's throwback dance party includes a complimentary glass of champagne and a view of Epcot's fireworks.

Disney's Contemporary Resort: Choose between Disney Countdown to Midnight, featuring food from some of Disney's best restaurants, or Down in New Orleans, a jazz-infused, foodie-friendly extravaganza. You'll be able to see the Magic Kingdom's fireworks from both.

The Edison at Disney Springs: This innovative new eatery will make its long-anticipated debut with a New Year's Eve soiree. Guests can enjoy appetizers, live-action food stations, and beer and spirits from 8 p.m. until midnight, as well as coffee, desserts and a midnight champagne toast.

New Year's 2017 Universal EVE

Universal Orlando Resort

Universal Orlando's EVE at Universal CityWalk: General admission to this electrifying New Year's celebration includes access to six Universal CityWalk clubs with live bands and Orlando's biggest outdoor dance floor. And you can feast on unlimited gourmet cuisine including prime rib, tenderloin and fresh seafood.

International Drive

New Year's 2017 Howl at the Moon

Howl at the Moon: Whether you choose from the "Just Dance" package, which includes a premium open bar, or the general-admission package, you'll have a great time at this live-music bar.

Pointe Orlando: This all-in-one shopping, entertainment and dining district will be hosting parties at Blue Martini, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, Funky Monkey Bistro & Bar and The Pub.

Tapa Toro: This Spanish restaurant's New Year's Eve package includes a five-course meal, champagne toast and open bar, plus live flamenco dancers.

Downtown Orlando 

Church Street: Popular nightspots Chillers, Cahoots and Latitudes are joining forces to present the "Big Orange" drop, along with DJs and a video wall.

New Year's 2017 Wall St Plaza

Wall St. Plaza: Access to all seven Wall St. Plaza bars, including Hooch, Sideshow and The Monkey Bar, along with lightshows and dance parties, make this downtown's biggest bash.

Attraction Tickets and More Information

 These New Year's events are just part of the many holiday events in Orlando happening now through New Year's Day. Contact one of our official Orlando Vacation Guides to help you plan your perfect New Year's celebration in Orlando.


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