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 Year, SeaWorld® 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 Channel, LEGOLAND 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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    New Year’s Eve Celebration in Downtown Orlando

    In the Church Street section of downtown Orlando’s City District, make your New Year’s Eve a memorable one with access to six different bars and the iconic Orange Ball drop. Pricing: Free general admission; paid VIP options vary.

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    10th Annual New Year’s Eve Gala at The Alfond Inn

    Celebrate ushering in the new year with an incredible evening curated with exceptional culinary masterpieces at experiences at The Alfond Inn’s 10th Annual New Year’s Eve Gala in Winter Park. Pricing: From $375.

    AC Sky Bar’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Bash

    Step into a night of mystery and celebration at AC Sky Bar’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Bash, held at the AC Hotel by Marriott Orlando DowntownPricing: From $50.

    New Year’s Eve at Boxi Park

    Close to Orlando International Airport in Lake Nona, Boxi Park will start their festivities with a Family Event from 4 – 8 p.m., followed by a 21+ event from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Pricing: $10.10 (family event), From $25.25 (21+ event).

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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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    ‘The Experience 2.Glow’ New Year’s Eve Street Party at Promenade at Sunset Walk

    Ring in 2024 at the Promenade at Sunset Walk during Central Florida’s most immersive nonstop street party, Rocking New Year 2024 — “The Experience 2.GLOW.” Pricing: $49 adults, kids under 6 free.

    New Year’s Eve at Howl at the Moon

    Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Howl at the Moon, the famous dueling piano bar on I-Drive. All packages include entry, party favors and a complimentary champagne toast. Pricing: $75.

    New Year’s Eve Celebration at Mango’s Tropical Cafe Orlando

    Mango’s Tropical Cafe on I-Drive invites you to their New Year’s Eve Celebration, including a Tropicana-style dinner and show (7 – 10 p.m.), followed by a live DJ set by Brody Jenner and Devin Lucien, leading up to the ultimate countdown. Pricing: Varies.

    New Beer’s Eve Party at New York Beer Project

    New York Beer Project’s iconic Floor Two turns into a NYC nightclub with a house DJ, hit jams, throwback hits and an exciting light show during their New Beer’s Eve Party. They’re in Winter Garden, west of downtown Orlando. Pricing: From $25.

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    New Year’s Eve Celebration at Old Town

    End 2023 with a bang at the free New Year’s Eve Celebration presented by Old Town and Fun Spot America. Entertainment will include a car show, music and midnight fireworks.

    Jazzberry Jammin’ Noon Year’s Eve at Crayola Experience

    Families can ring in the New Year during the afternoon with colorful family fun at Crayola Experience’s Jazzberry Jammin’ Noon Year’s Eve, which is included with admission.

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    New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Dave & Buster’s

    Part of the I-Drive Entertainment District, Dave & Buster’s will have two ways to celebrate: an Early New Year’s Eve Celebration from 4 – 7 p.m., followed by their main New Year’s Eve Celebration from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Pricing: $49 (early), $85.44 - $117.45 (main).

    Live Concerts

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

    • Hard Rock Live at Universal CityWalk: Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon
    • House of Blues at Disney Springs®: Yacht Rock Revue New Year’s Eve 2023
    • Central Florida Fairgrounds: NYE w/RL Grime
    • Lil Indies: Blue Year’s Eve

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.