What are the best places to spend New Year’s Eve in Miami, Florida? This city is one of the world’s top party destinations, so we’ve put together a list that can help. Champagne, bottle service, dancing, and drink — nobody does it like this South Florida hotspot. Break out that killer outfit in the back of your closet to wear on the hottest night of the year. This is the time to indulge in one epic NYE experience. These parties don’t hold back on New Year’s and neither should you, so check out our guide to the best places to spend New Year’s Eve in Miami, FL – good thing your resolutions don’t kick in until tomorrow.
What better way to ring in the New Year than from watching fireworks from a yacht? New Years Cruises offers a selection of family, friend, and 21-and-over cruises. Party the way you want to — on a yacht with a glass of champagne in your hand and your bae by your side for the NYE kiss.
Mr. Worldwide has been hosting his NYE bash in Miami for several years. If you haven’t had a chance to party with Mr. 305 yet, this year is your chance, as it’s one of the hands-down best places to spend New Year’s Eve in Miami, Florida. Bayfront Park is the destination for the city’s most quintessential place, really. Pitbull brings the heat like only he can on this night.
Your ticket to Drinkhouse gets you an open bar, fire shows, live music, and the unique experience of New Year’s Eve at an ice bar. Don’t worry, you’ll keep warm by donning a plush fur coat when you enter and sipping a few cocktails to get your night started.
Basement or rooftop? The Gale Hotel hosts two parties on two different floors. The Cellar is where you can party how until 5AM. The rooftop, on the other hand, provides scenic views of Miami and the perfect spot to watch the fireworks. With two great options, there’s no wrong choice.
Sweet Liberty has a little more grit and a little less glitz for their NYE celebration. They regularly bring in guest DJs to make sure you have fresh beats all night. You’ll still dance the night away and get to try their famous craft cocktails as you ring in the new year at this neighborhood bar.
Mondrian breaks out all the stops for their luxurious NYE party. The waterfront views will be the backdrop to your evening while you sip, drink, and dance with other Miami elites. The best of Miami New Year’s nightlife is waiting for you at Mondrian.
Basement is a legendary venue with a ice skating rink and bowling alley. But the hype of their events rivals the amenities of the space. For New Year’s Eve, they take it up a notch with guest DJs and an open bar. And if you want the ultimate experience, there are VIP packages available.
The Craftsman is relatively new to Miami, but its NYE promises to be one of the best. The rustic chic bar is perfect for those who want to skip the pricey rooftops and opt for a fun-filled evening in a casual environment. The best part? Complimentary buffet stations!
If a beach party is what you’re looking for, Clevelander offers some of the best options in town. General admission gets you access to the pool and patio. If you opt for the upgrade, you get bottle service and an open bar. Don’t forget to post up at midnight to see the fireworks over the beach.
Discover the best of a Miami Beach New Year’s at Nobu. Your sophisticated evening includes a world class dinner, open bar, and dancing beneath the NYE fireworks. There is also a concert performance for a truly unforgettable night.
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Assistant Editor Ciara is a DC native and East Coast roamer with degrees in both English Professional Writing and Drama & Theatre Studies from Elon University. She's written for a variety of publications including Highway 64, Travel Writing at Elon, and Odyssey. More of her work can be found at ciaracorcoran.com.