New Year’s Eve 2017 on Fort Lauderdale Beach

No matter if you call it December 31, 2016 or New Year’s Eve 2017 it’s pretty much the one day that sums up all that came the year before and ushers in the next 365 to come. Thankfully there are abundant opportunities on Fort Lauderdale Beach, as area restaurants, nightclubs and other venues have great New Year’s Eve programming that runs the gamut from family-friendly fare to dancing into the wee-hours of the morning.

So Eat, Drink and Be Merry! Here is your behind the scene to capping off 2016.
Check back often as we are adding more daily – or visit our Food & Drink Directory for a complete listing of Restaurants, Clubs and Bars to say ‘Cheers to the New Year!’

Dining: Ring in the New Year, Deliciously!

3030 Ocean

End the year at 3030 Ocean with a New Year’s Eve tasting menu ($100 pp, $150 with wine pairings) of delicacies that are sure to delight. Start with an amuse bouche of oyster and pearls with caviar, and continue with choices including beef tartare, wagyu strip steak, butter-roasted Maine lobster, linguini with white truffles, and more.
Dinner service begins at 6 p.m.
3030 Ocean
Located within Fort Lauderdale Marriot Harbor Beach
3030 Holiday Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 765-3129

Beauty & The Feast at the Atlantic Hotel

Beauty & The Feast at the Atlantic Hotel is serving up two rounds of small plate, prixe-fixe dinners with a New Years Early Seating (6:30 pm) at $59. per person and  New Year’s Celebration Seating beginning at 9:00 pm which includes a midnight champagne toast & party favors at $119. per person. View Menu

If you prefer to sip champagne under the stars, the 4 Course 2016 NYE Dinner “Under The Stars” menu is $129.00 per person and featuring a 4-course meal will tempt your pallet, including a Grand Dessert Bar to start the new year SWEETLY! For details and to view menus, visit www.Society8.com
Beauty & The Feast
Located within the Atlantic Resort & Spa
601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 567-8070

Burlock Coast

Join Chef Gavin Pera as he prepares you a 5 course menu in Burlock Coast. The menu will include a champagne toast, access to Astor Lounge and a few surprises!
$150.00 per person, plus tax and gratuity.  *includes access to the Astor Lounge After Party. Children ages 5-12 are welcome to order from the regular kid’s menu. Reservations are required by calling Stephanie Clyde at (954) 302-6430 or emailing at stephanie.clyde@ritzcarlton.com. View Menu
Burlock Coast
Located within The Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 302-6460

Casablanca Cafe

Celebrate the New Year nestled in one of Fort Lauderdale’s most scenic oceanfront restaurants, Casablanca Cafe,  and enjoy the regular menu with specials and Live Music starting at 9pm! Call 954-764-3500 for more details.
Casablanca Cafe
3049 Alhambra Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304-4307
Phone: (954) 764-3500

Jungle Queen Cruise

Looking for something different and spectacular this New Year’s Eve. Enjoy a cruise down Fort Lauderdale’s New River – “the Venice of America,” aboard the Jungle Queen Riverboat Cruise. Our Captain will give a lively and entertaining commentary on the homes of the Rich & Famous and Mega Yachts. You’ll arrive at our tropical isle where you will enjoy an All You Can Eat BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Chicken and Peel & Eat Shrimp dinner while listening to live music. After dinner, be treated to an exciting variety show, and finally a champagne toast on the cruise back to the Bahia Mar Yachting Center.
For complete details visit: www.JungleQueen.com 

Ilios at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach

Experience New Year’s Eve at Ilios. Chef Andrew Morrison has created a wonderful six-course dinner for $65 including such decadent selections as South African Lobster Tail with edamame, corn succotash, drawn butter, Grilled Filet Mignon with braised forest mushrooms, crushed fingerling, leek or Pan Seared Free Range Chicken Breast with mashed potatoes, winter roasted vegetables. Service is from 5pm – 10pm and priced at $65 per person plus tax and gratuities; Includes a glass of champagne and option to include a bottle of the Sommelier’s special selection wine for an additional $20.  Call 954-414-2222 to reserve on opentable.com. View complete menu.
Ilios
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach
505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 414-2630

The Ritz Carlton Fort Lauderdale Beach

Experience a poolside cook-out, Ritz-Carlton style at the NYE Lobster Luau, complete with with live music, an extravagant raw bar, dessert buffet and much more! Complimentary Champagne toast will be included. $175.00 per person, $49 children ages 5-12, plus tax and gratuity. *Includes access to the Astor Lounge After Party. Reservations are required by calling Stephanie Clyde at (954) 302-6430 or emailing at stephanie.clyde@ritzcarlton.com. View menu.
The Ritz-Carlton
1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale FL 33304
Phone: (954) 465-2300

S3 Restaurant

Sip a complimentary glass of champagne to ring in the year while snacking on the shareable menu, featuring the freshest daily catches, premium cuts of meat, and an expansive sushi bar. Fire Pit table reservations are available by calling 954-523-7873
S3 located within Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach
505 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 523-7873

Sangrias Mexican Cantina

Add a little sizzle to your celebration at Sangrias Mexican Cantina with a complete menu offering of signature Mexican and Spanish infused entrees, plus a host of cool, tropical concoctions, fresh doses of sangria and buckets of domestic & international beers. Live flamenco music fills the air from 7pm until 1am. Party favors break out just before the ball drops.
Sangrias Mexican Cantina
221 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Kitchen open until 4am
Reservations not accepted.

Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

Eventful cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres, four-course dinner, and five-hour open bar at our beautiful penthouse ballroom. Enjoy a live DJ and dancing, followed by a champagne toast at midnight! 8PM to 1AM. $199, per person plus valet parking at a discounted rate of $10. To Reserve, please call 954-302-5208. Space is limited and based on availability.
Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach
999 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Phone: (954) 302-5208

Spazio Italian Restaurant & Wine Lounge

Located in the heart of Fort Lauderdale Beach, Spazio offers a touch of glamour in a casual-chic setting. Enjoy an open menu dining option and gourmet specials while gazing at the ocean listening classic jazz standards to contemporary hits with guitar and saxophonist, Michael Kennedy. Moet Imperial Bottle and Bucket Mini’s specials.
Spazio
239 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Phone: (954) 764-8191
Dine@SpazioFL.com

Tsukuro

Countdown to 2017 “where the moon arrives over the water.” The made-for-sharing menu of Asian-inspired cuisine, raw bar and Sushi offerings is a perfect way to indulge while celebrating New Year’s Eve with friends.  Live music and other nightly surprises add to the energy of this beachfront restaurant.
Tsukuro
225 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Phone: (954) 523.1407
Dine@TsukuroFL.com

Clubs & Cocktails

5’Oclock Charlies

Bring in 2017 reggae-style with Big Harvest at 5 O’Clock Charlies on Ft.Lauderdale Beach. Music starts at 8pm
5’Oclock Charlies
425 S Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Phone: (954) 533-4480

Astor Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale

Countdown to the New Year while you dance to our Live DJ with your family and friends! $45 per person; complimentary with Lobster Luau or Burlock Coast’s Tasting Menu. Reservations are required by calling Stephanie Clyde at (954) 302-6430 or emailing at stephanie.clyde@ritzcarlton.com.
The Ritz-Carlton
1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale FL 33304
Phone: (954) 465-2300

Atlantic Surf Club

Celebrate the arrival of 2017 by hanging ten with friends, at the casual and comfortable Atlantic Surf Club on Fort Lauderdale Beach. Live VJ Rodolpho, free party favors, a
champagne toast at midnight on the house and 180* ocean views.  Call 954-256 SURF for more information
Atlantic Surf Club
Located within Beach Place
17 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, 33304
Phone: (954) 253 – 7873

Blondies Sports Bar

With 10 pool tables, arcade games, a stacked jukebox and chill-out vibe Blondies Sports Bar invites you to settle in with like-minded locals to enjoy a low-key start to 2017. Watch the Ball drop in Times Square on 50+TV’s, while shooting a round of FREE Pool and enjoying an All Night Happy Hour to close our 2016.
Blondies
229 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Kitchen open until 3am
Free Pool All Night

Elbo Room

For 75+ years they have been ringing in the new year at this Fort Lauderdale Beach bar, where good times and cold drinks are served up daily. Since you’re going to be elbow to elbow at the Elbo Room on NYE, might as well belly up to this beachside landmark and count down the last seconds of 2106 with a couple thousand party revelers in the street. The annual rooftop ball drop is a traffic stopper.
Elbo Room
241 S. Fort Lauderdale Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 463-4615

Lulu’s Bait Shack

Join the 102.7 The Beach & Jade for a night to remember on New Year’s Eve at LuLu’s Bait Shack on Fort Lauderdale Beach! Come out and celebrate with Jade starting at 9pm. Enjoy a prime rib and lobster tail dinner special, Bud Light Bucket Specials all night and a live performance by the band “Bounce.” PLUS, you could win free Miami Heat and concert tickets! Get there early, your fun starts at 9pm with Jade, at the 2nd floor of Beach Place.
LuLu’s Bait Shack
Beachplace
17 S Atlantic Blvd, 2nd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Phone: (954) 463-7425

McSorleys Beach Pub

Ring in the New Year on the rooftop and enjoy the fireworks over downtown Fort Lauderdale to start the new year with the McSorleys family.
McSorley’s
837 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33304
Phone: (954) 565-4446

Rock Bar

Join us at Fort Lauderdale Beach’s only Open-Air Oceanfront Nightclub to celebrate New Year’s Eve and Ring in 2017. NO COVER CHARGE and Live DJ’s spinning Open Format, Old School Disco and Deep House from 9pm – 4am. Party Favors * Drink Specials all night. Live Broadcast from Times Square on the oceanfront Jumbo Screen TV.
Rock Bar
219 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Kitchen open until 4am
Reservations not accepted.

The Wreck Bar

MeduSirena and her pod of Aquaticats invite you to a New Year’s celebration under the sea! Take your place at Wreck Bar for a special late night swim and midnight countdown, plus a DJ performance with DJ KGB starting at 9 p.m.
The Wreck Bar
Located within B Ocean Resort Fort Lauderdale
1140 Seabreeze Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 524-5551