17 Fantastic Things To Do In Miami For New Year’s Eve

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17 Fantastic Things To Do In Miami For New Year’s Eve
Hello, 2022! It’s hard to believe that another tumultuous year is almost behind us. But with 2021 almost done is time to ring the new year the best way Miami knows how — a great party!
From the best club parties to the best dinner parties, we’ve gathered up the best ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Miami. Check these out!

1. Dreamland New Year’s Celebration

Taking place December 30 through January 1, this three-day LGBTQ+ festival will be taking over several hotels and venues across Miami Beach and Wynwood including The Oasis! Take part in awesome immersive art experiences, beach workouts, pool parties and enjoy performances by headliner pop diva Kim Petras,  Sofi Tukker, Purple Disco Machine, Todrick Hall and more for a totally fantastic weekend!

2. New Year’s Eve with Doja Cat and Alesso at Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Head on over to the Fontainebleau this New Years Eve to spend a wonderfully fun evening with Doja Cat and her special guest Alesso! Watch them perform their greatest hits as you enjoy the hotel’s legendary oceanfront poolscape. Resort packages, stage-side tables and cabanas are available to reserve in advance, along with premium open bar tickets starting at $299.

3. Alesso at LIV Miami

Go all out with the Swedish DJ at Liv’s NYE’s bash. Tickets start at $300 and tables top at $25000, but at least you’ll be able to enjoy a party like no other in Miami and welcome the new year dancing, screaming and singing your lungs off.

4. Capital One Orange Bowl College Playoff Semifinal

Go traditional this NYE by watching Capital One’s Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium. This year, #2 Michigan Wolverines will take on #3 Georgia Bulldogs on Friday, December 31, at 7:30 p.m. for the right to go to the championship game.

5. New Year’s Eve Party at W Hotel

The W Hotel in Brickell is throwing a glamourous “Kiss it Good-Bye!” New Year’s party on its rooftop. Put on your best cocktail dress and head on over to this chic hotel for a four-hour premium open bar, top local DJs, and some of the most stunning views in all of Miami, including an amazing fireworks display.

6. Cheers To You, 2022! Party at The Wharf Miami

Head on over to The Wharf at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 31, for some waterfront partying.  The patio’s “Cheers To You, 2022!” will include all kinds of fun stuff including live music, cocktails and bites by  The Chicken Spot, Sake Room, Spris Artisan Pizza and La Santa Taqueria. Tables are already available for reservation online and walk-ins might be welcome depending on capacity.

7. NYE 2021 at Bayfront Park

Head on over to Bayfront Park in Downtown Miami and enjoy a VIP experience like no other. There will be endless cocktails, live performances by Gente de Zona and Willy Chirino, among others, and of course the world-renowned firework display!

8. Casablanca NYE 2021 at Marion Miami

Looking for another glamourous NYE experience? Then look no further than Marion Miami. This chic spot in Brickell is throwing a  Hollywood Glam-themed New Year’s bash that will transport you to the beauty and grandeur of Rick’s Cafe Americain from Casablanca. Book your spot in advance and ring in the new year with this stylish and moody party!

9. Amara at Paraiso [trackLink link_url="https://www.opentable.ca/r/amara-at-paraiso-miami-2"]NYE sunset or moonlight dinner

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Gatsby-style by the water with Amara Paraiso. This gorgeous waterfront spot  is throwing a special sunset + moonlit party on its rooftop featuring special VIP experiences including a premium open bar and reserved seating with Champagne and bottle service.


10. NYE 2021 party at Rusty Pelican

Another great option if you enjoy waterfront dining, Rusty Pelican is also throwing an exclusive NYE party. The bash will feature a gourmet 5-course menu with a complimentary champagne bottle and a gorgeous view of the fireworks!

11. NYE’s dinner at Byblos Miami

This Miami Beach Mediterranean hotspot is kicking off the new year with an elevated dining experience and late-night partying. Start of your night with your choice of a 3-course or 4-course prix-fixe menu followed by some new year revelry featuring a live DJ, entertainment, party favors and more!

12. A Very Tiki New Year’s Eve at Sweet Beach Pop-up

Sweet Beach at the Shelborne is hosting a tiki-themed New Year’s party  with a Polynesian-inspired buffet from Chef Kin Wong of the Shelborne Hotel and a Tiki Cocktail Menu created by Naren Young & Brian Sassen that includes ‘Rum Punch’  and Sweet Liberty’s famous ‘Our Pina Colada.’ After dinner, expect beats by DJ RetroKidd, fire dancer performers, and complimentary Champagne toast at midnight!

13. Sweet Liberty’s New Year’s Eve party

This popular cocktail bar is ringing in the new year with an epic NYE party.  The multi-course dinner will feature Raw-bar appetizers a surf and turf board and for dessert basque cheesecake made with stewed blackberries, lime, mezcal, candied cornflakes and chocolate town, a chocolate malt shake with warm brownie and vanilla ice cream.

14. Masquerade Ball at Bar La Real

This chic new cocktail bar in Downtown Miami is celebrating the start of 2022 with a sultry masquerade ball. Guests can expect a Champagne open bar from 10-11 p.m. and a complimentary Champagne toast at midnight.

15. New Year’s Eve at Bodega

Ring in the new year with everflowing tequila and scrumptious tacos at Bodega SoBe and Bodega Ft. Lauderdale. Admission per person for the South Beach location is $150 and $100 for Fort Lauderdale, includes open bar from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.

16. New Year’s Eve with Ape Drums at Freehold Miami

Spend the last night of the year at Freehold Miami and ring in the new year with sounds by Ape Drums. The Wynwood bar will be hosting a Miami black-tie soirée with plenty of drinks for you to raise a glass to 2022 with your friends!

17. Masquerade Noir at No.3 Social’s rooftop

Let the new year catch you while enjoying some fresh air and wonderful views at No. 3 Social’s rooftop. This popular Wynwood spot is hosting its Masquerade Noir NYE party on December 31 starting at 9 p.m. Expect an evening of “elegance, mystery, and seduction featuring delicious food, bubbles, live performances and music”!

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