Hello, 2023! It’s hard to believe that another tumultuous year is almost behind us. But with 2022 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 specials, we’ve gathered up the best ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the Magic City. Check these out!
1. NightGarden NYE celebration
One of the many spectacular light shows you’ll find around Miami is Fairchild Botanical Gardens’ NightGarden. 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.
2. Dreamland New Year’s Festival
Taking place December 29 through January 2, this four-day LGBTQ+ festival will be taking over several venues across South Beach and Wynwood, including the Oasis and M2 Miami! Take part in awesome immersive art experiences, wellness programs and enjoy performances by Sofi Tukker, Purple Disco Machine, LP Giobbli, Danny Verde and more for a totally fantastic weekend!
3. New Year’s Eve with Marshmello and Khalid at Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Head on over to the Fontainebleau this New Years Eve to spend a wonderfully fun evening with DJ and record producer Marshmello and Grammy-nominated singer Khalid! Enjoy the hotel’s legendary oceanfront poolscape and watch them perform their greatest hits while standing on a first-time ever, floating dance floor.
4. Cardi B and Offset at E11even
Go all out dancing, screaming and singing your lungs off with Cardi B and Offset at E11even. The duo will lead the 10 second countdown to 2023 and afterwards, both will put on epic performances.
5. Oceanic Masquerade at Sexy Fish
Take to the decks this NYE at the over-the-top Brickell clubstaurant by indulging in one of two different omakase experiences, one at 5 p.m. and another at 9 p.m. As the clock reaches midnight, you’ll be surrounded by masked sea creatures and enjoy a hedonistic musical set from guest DJ Seth Troxler.
6. New Year’s Eve Party at W Hotel
The W Hotel in Brickell is throwing a glamourous New Year’s Eve party on its rooftop. Put on your best cocktail dress and head on over to the 15th floor of 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.
7. The Captain’s Ball at The Wharf Miami
Head on over to The Wharf at 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 31, for some waterfront partying. 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. Plus, What’s a party without a giveaway? Make sure to grab a captain’s hat when you arrive so you can set sail into 2023 in style. Tables are already available for reservation online and walk-ins might be welcome depending on capacity.
8. Bayfront NYE 2023
Downtown’s biggest celebration of the year is back at Bayfront Park where there will be endless cocktails, live performances by Willy Chirino and Arturo Sandoval, among others, and of course a world-renowned firework display!
9. Puttshack’s New Year’s Eve celebration
Looking for another fun NYE experience? Then look no further than Puttshack! Beginning at 8 p.m., the Brickell spot is throwing a delightful New Year’s bash for guests to enjoy its globally-inspired cuisine, signature cocktails, live DJ, a champagne toast at midnight and surprises throughout the evening. Show off your mini golf skills while ringing in the new year and leave with a bag of beignets as a sweet treat to take home.
10. A Film Festival Soirée at Marion
Ring in the new year with Marion as the venue transforms into the legendary premiere event of the French Riviera — a night at Cannes Film Festival! The chic Brickell restaurant will transport you to the South of France, where you’ll wine and dine like Hollywood royalty.
11. NYE 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. NYE 2023 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 glass of champagne and a gorgeous view of the fireworks!
13. New Years Eve at Wynwood Marketplace
Wynwood Marketplace is turning into a New Year’s Eve bash-filled party destination that’s the perfect indication of glittering “shine and sparkle.” Expect beats by DJ and MC Mr Pauer all night, spectacular fireworks and a ball-drop countdown detailed with extraordinary LED lighting. RSVP in advance for a free drink!
14. New Year’s Eve with Le Youth at Freehold Miami
Spend the last night of the year at Freehold Miami with sounds by Le Youth, who will be headlining the stage, backed up by local DJ’s Marinucci and Beamin. The Wynwood bar will be hosting a Miami black-tie soirée with plenty of drinks for you to raise a glass to 2023 with your friends!
15. R House’s Ice & Fire Masquerade Ball
This Wynwood brunch spot is celebrating the start of 2023 with its coolest and most fiery drag extravaganza yet — The Ice & Fire Masquerade Ball! Tons of surprises are in store like ice sculptures, fire dancers, a midnight toast and fabulous drag performances by the fiercest queens like Kat Wilderness, Morphine Love, Juicy Love and Malaysia Babydoll Foxx!
16. New Year’s Eve at Bodega
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Ring in the new year with everflowing tequila and scrumptious tacos at Bodega’s Coconut Grove, South Beach and Fort Lauderdale locations! With doors open at 9 p.m., enjoy a special bubbly bar, complimentary bites, toast to 2023 at midnight with a complimentary Patron El Alto Tequila shot and entertainment throughout the evening. Reserve your spot in advance with either an open bar ticket or table reservations.
17. NYE Dinner Party at Calle 23
Bienvenido 2023! Welcome the new year at the only Cuban restaurant on Miracle Mile with a memorable dinner party. Get transported to the streets of Havana where Cuban stories come to life through music, culture, cocktails, and food. After dining on their special pre-fixe menu and complimentary champagne to toast to the new year, end the night by dancing salsa with some of the best live music the city has to offer.
18. Golden Club Era NYE at Higher Ground in Arlo Wynwood
Ring in the New Year in style at Higher Ground while grooving to live beats by DJ Ray, Yuka Mizuhara and Benedek Live, offering an ode to golden era club music with contemporary vision and style! Higher Ground is an indoor-outdoor jungle oasis cocktail lounge at Arlo Wynwood, the neighborhood’s first hotel.
Location: 2217 NW Miami Ct, Miami, FL 33127