New Year’s Eve is all about ringing in the new — which includes new adventures, fresh flavors and first-time experiences when you welcome 2024 at world-class events in Orlando. One thing is certain: You won’t want to miss a second of it.

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  • Orlando’s theme parks will welcome the New Year with special events you won’t want to miss — including plenty of fireworks and wondrous light shows.

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    Spaceship Earth at EPCOT®, Part of WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort in Orlando (©Disney)

    Walt Disney World® Resort

    Walt Disney World® Resort is going all out for New Year’s Eve with not one, not two, but three theme parks staying open till midnight. They include Magic Kingdom® Park, EPCOT® and Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, with Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park scheduled to be open into the evening; be sure to check the Walt Disney World Hours & Events Calendar for the most up-to-date park hours. No matter where you go at Walt Disney World, expect special surprises throughout the day and dazzling displays to close out 2023.

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    SeaWorld® Orlando

    Celebrate our connection to the sea, sea life and the world we share by ringing in the New YearSeaWorld® Orlando style. After an unforgettable evening filled with exciting shows, amazing animals and thrilling rides, enjoy a spectacular fireworks display from a variety of viewing areas around SeaWorld’s central lake and give 2024 a wondrous welcome.

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    Universal Orlando Resort

    Enjoy festive surprises at Universal Studios Florida and Universal Islands of Adventure during the final days of Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort. And at Universal CityWalk, ring in 2024 at Hard Rock Live with Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. Several Universal Orlando Resort hotels will also have specially ticketed New Year’s Eve celebrations for guests and non-guests alike, including Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando, Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando, and Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando.

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    LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

    As part of Holidays at LEGOLAND® Presented by Hallmark ChannelLEGOLAND Florida Resort will welcome 2024 with Kids’ New Year’s Eve fireworks New Year’s Eve fireworks at LEGOLAND® Florida Theme Park. Witness colorful bursts of LEGO® bricks lighting the night sky over Lake Eloise — and at the kid-friendly hour of 8 p.m.

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  • No matter where you’ll be in the Orlando area, memorable year-end celebrations aren’t far away. More will be announced in the runup to New Year’s Eve, and select holiday season events will also still be available on December 31 and January 1.

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    ICEBAR Orlando in the International Drive Entertainment District

    ICEBAR Orlando’s Midnight Kiss: A Winter Wonderland New Year’s Eve Celebration

    Part of the International Drive (I-Drive) Entertainment District, ICEBAR Orlando invites you to celebrate the new year in style at Midnight Kiss: A Winter Wonderland New Year’s Eve Celebration. Choose from general admission, ICE and VIP packages, all of which include ICEBAR entry through 11:30 p.m. (12:30 a.m. for VIPs), a champagne bar from 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m., a midnight celebration buffet at 12:30 a.m. (11:30 p.m. for VIPs), party favors and raffle entry, and free digital souvenir photos. Pricing: From $50 per person.

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    Orlando New Year’s Eve Party: James Bond 007 Style

    Welcome 2024 like 007 with live music, open bars, red carpet entrance, hors d’oeuvres, a balloon drop, champagne toast and more at the all-new, state-of-the-art Winter Park Events Center, about 20 minutes north of our main tourism districts.

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    Live Concerts

    Ring in the new year with live music at these Orlando concerts:

There’s Always Something to Celebrate in Orlando

Two couples laughing in the water at Universal's Volcano Bay
Universal Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort

New Year’s Eve festivities aren’t the only can’t-miss events waiting for you in Orlando this winter. See what else is happening during your next visit, discover new reasons to visit, and make plans to join the fun.

If you need help plotting your getaway, take advantage of our free planning resources, or reach out to our Vacation Planning Services team via Live Chat or by phone at +1 407-363-5872. You can also stock up on authorized discount tickets for theme parks, attractions and experiences at Visit Orlando powered by BestofOrlando.com and take advantage of other special offers. It’s the best way to start the new year in Orlando.

Map of New Year’s Eve Events in Orlando

Use this interactive map to find New Year’s Eve 2023 events in Orlando.