How do you like to ring in the New Year—dressed up for a lavish party? A festival that everyone in your family will enjoy? Or perhaps watching the sky light up with fireworks after a champagne toast? No matter how you want to celebrate the arrival of 2024, there’s something for everyone under the sun this New Year’s Eve in Greater Fort Lauderdale.
The City of Fort Lauderdale is once again hosting its Fort Lauderdale Orange Bowl Downtown Countdown from 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. in Huizenga Park. The whole family can enjoy food trucks, vendors, live music, and of course, the dropping of the lit-up anchor at midnight.
Welcome 2024 on the banks of the New River with the Captain’s Ball at The Wharf Fort Lauderdale, where there’ll be live music, drinks, and food by Knotty Burgers, The Piefather, Crème de la Crêpe, and Los Altos Taqueria.
On Fort Lauderdale beach, B Ocean Resort is hosting its Diamonds & Martinis New Year's Eve Extravaganza with a dinner buffet planned by Chef David Morales, dancers, live DJ, and a champagne toast with fireworks at midnight. Upgrade to B VIP for endless bubbles all night.
Also on the beach, the Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach is set to host a lavish New Year’s Eve Champagne Soiree. This vibrant celebration will feature a dynamic blend of music from a live DJ and a violinist, adding a touch of elegance to the evening. Guests can enjoy interactive fun with a 360-degree photo booth, savor complimentary champagne, and delight in an array of food stations offering a variety of bites. The night will culminate in a festive countdown, shared warmly with both loved ones and new friends.
There’s a masquerade planned at the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach. The Fort Lauderdale beach hotel invites guests to don a mask as they enter an evening of intrigue, party favors, open premium bar, DJ and dancing, and a champagne toast.
The historic Riverside Hotel is hosting the New Year's Eve 2024 Count Down Extravaganza with food, open premium bar, live DJ, prizes, and the dazzling lights of Las Olas Boulevard to welcome the New Year.
If you have a little one who is surely going to fall asleep before the clock strikes midnight, bring them to the Museum of Discovery and Science for some noon-time fun. Children can welcome 2024 with a ball drop at Noon, fit with music, dancing, activities, and adding your resolution to the gallery wall. Babies celebrating their first New Year’s Eve are invited to a Baby’s First New Year event from 10 a.m. to Noon with a commemorative photo booth as well as fun at the Early Childhood Learning Lab.
If the kids are able to stay up a little later, Tarpon River Brewing is dropping the ball at 8 p.m. for its Babies + Ballers party for the whole family. The brewery will be offering a children’s menu with dessert and activities the kids will love.
Watch the carousel spin along with the ball drop at the Carousel Club in Gulfstream Park. Enjoy cocktails, entertainment, and food by Los Altos Taqueria, K-Bop, and Spris Artisan Pizza, and take it to the next level by reserving a table for your crew.
Get ready to dance the night away at DAER Nightclub inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Hollywood, with a whole New Year’s weekend planned. Oliver Heldens performs December 29, Nora En Pure on December 30, and renowned DJ Afrojack will be spinning tunes with a three-hour open bar to countdown the New Year on December 31.
Head to the Broward Mall with the family, because the Young at Art Museum is counting down the New Year a little bit early—at Noon on New Year’s Eve! Dress in your rock ‘n’ roll themed outfit and enjoy an afternoon of dancing, party hats and other fun activities.
Raise your glass to the New Year at the Sands Harbor Resort and Marina, overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway. Tickets will get you a three-course seated dinner, live entertainment, and a glass of bubbly at midnight.
Dance the night away at Galuppi’s Restaurant and Patio Bar for a totally rad night out with live music by The Brenda Johnson Band, playing your favorite ‘80s rock hits from the likes of Pat Benatar, Joan Jett, and Cindy Lauper. For dinner, nosh on food and carving stations as well as a toast at midnight.
Usher in the New Year with some laughs by comedian Nate Bargatze at the Amerant Bank Arena. On the heels of his SNL appearance, he’ll be joined by Joe Zimmerman, Mike Vecchione, Greg Warren and Stephen Bargatze.
Ring in 2024 your way in Greater Fort Lauderdale!