With 2023 around the corner, it’s time to already start thinking about your plans on how to ring in the new year. Luckily, no matter where you are in Miami, you’ll be able to bring in another year of celebration with some stunning displays. If you’re still looking for something to do, we’ve got you covered! These are the best fireworks shows to catch in the city:
1. NightGarden at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens
What better way to say goodbye to 2022 than at one of the many spectacular light shows you’ll find around the city? On Saturday, December 31, the illuminated garden is hosting an unmissable family-friendly party with a DJ spinning a mix of this year’s top hits, specialty performers and, of course, an extravagant fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. Get your tickets here.
Location: 10901 Old Cutler Rd, Coral Gables, FL 33156
2. Bayfront Park
You can really find any spot in Bayfront Park to catch their world-renowned firework show on New Year’s Eve. Ring in the new year with Willy Chirino as he performs on stage with several artists or park yourself by the water for the best seat in the house.
Location: 301 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132
3. The Biltmore Hotel
When the clock strikes midnight, an incredible firework show will illuminate the sky above the golf course at the Biltmore Hotel. This year, you can join the hotel’s NYE celebration starting at 8:30 p.m. with a live DJ, confetti blasts, premium open bar and an array of savory food selections.
Location: 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
4. The Wharf Miami
Head on over to The Wharf at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 31, for some waterfront partying with a side of fireworks. The patio’s “Captain’s Ball” will have you feeling like the captain of your own ship as you enjoy music, dancing, stunning views of Miami’s skyline, and of course, a spectacular fireworks display.
Location: 114 SW North River Dr, Miami, FL 33130
5. Nikki Beach
Who wouldn’t want to say ‘hello’ to 2023 with Nikki Beach’s very own fireworks show? On New Year’s Eve, the Miami Beach restaurant is hosting a Golden Solstice celebration featuring performances by Nikki Beach’s dance troupe, an extraordinary show and live music. It’s all about golden hues and Champagne dreams!
Location: 1 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
6. Sawa Restaurant & Lounge
For one night only, Sawa will close its doors to the public for an unforgettable eater-tainment New Year’s Eve event. This year’s theme is “Magical Garden” and as tradition holds, they will be serving a four-course dinner with complimentary bubbly, while guests are dazzled throughout the night by incredible live performances and interactive entertainers like fire dancers, garden creatures and fireworks.
Location: 360 San Lorenzo Ave #1500, Coral Gables, FL 33146
7. Wynwood Marketplace
What better way to say goodbye to 2022 than spending NYE at Wynwood Marketplace? Expect beats by DJ and MC Mr Pauer all night, spectacular fireworks and a ball-drop countdown detailed with extraordinary LED lighting. Plus, RSVP in advance and get a free drink!
Location: 2250 NW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33127
8. Esmé Miami Beach
Offering front row views of fireworks, champagne specials, party favors and a toast at midnight, The Roof at Esmé Miami Beach will be hosting an open invite NYE bash this year. Do without the stuffy guest list, get a group of friends to close out the year with a sangria or bubbly in hand on The Roof replete with cabanas, a full bar and restaurant offering light modern Latin cuisine.
Location: 1438 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
9. Rosa Sky Rooftop
Our city is known for loving celebrations and setting off fireworks at any given chance. What if you could have the perfect birds-eye view of glittering lights across the city? For the best view in all of Brickell, start the new year taking in the sights of the beautiful skyline at Rosa Sky and a dazzling firework show that will be surrounding the rooftop as soon as it strikes midnight.
Location: 115 SW 8th St 22nd Floor, Miami, FL 33130
10. The Upside at Moxy South Beach
Join Moxy South Beach on the rooftop, The Upside, for a Brazilian-themed New Year’s celebration — A Night in Copacabana! Be transported to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with an all-white dress code celebration featuring amazing views of Miami Beach’s firework show, a premium open bar, Brazilian dancers and music by DJ Tovitz.
Location: 915 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139
11. Amara at Paraiso
Amara at Paraiso is turning its idyllic bayside setting into the ultimate New Year’s Eve party. Take in the restaurant’s iconic views while enjoying a range of delicious entrées and live music in addition to fireworks over Biscayne Bay.
Location: Location: 3101 NE 7th Ave, Miami, FL 33137
12. Clevelander South Beach
The Clevelander is transforming into a floating spaceship and hyper-jumping into the future this NYE. There’ll be inventive cocktails, mind-blowing entertainment and top service from their space babes. Let the skyline be your backdrop on their C-LEVEL Rooftop with the best view of Miami Beach’s annual fireworks show!
Location: 1020 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139
13. Sagamore Hotel South Beach
Dance, drink, party and lounge poolside at the historic Sagamore Hotel during their end-of-year celebration. From 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., guests will enjoy a night to remember with quintessential Miami vibes at the lavish, Art Deco-inspired oceanfront deck – including an extensive deep house lineup with a headlining set from DJ Malone, a premium open bar, dazzling fireworks and a few surprises in store.
Location: 1671 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139