No matter if you call it December 31, 2018 or New Year’s Eve 2019 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 complete guide to capping off 2018.
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!
What pairs better with the farm-to-table cuisine of Chef Adrienne Grenier, soulgrass music by The Copper Tones from 9:30 – 12:30 am. For Reservations, call 3030 Ocean at (954) 765-3030
Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa
3030 Holiday Drive
B OCEAN, FORT LAUDERDALE
Here’s to all that can B in 2019. Join B Ocean Resort for an evening of masquerade, mermaids, music, food and merriment as we ring in 2019! With four different packages to choose from (B Ultimate VIP, B Celebrating, B Dancing & B Awesome) It will B an evening to remember. Enjoy a Live DJ from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am and a Special Mermaid Show performance at 11 pm. There are four different packages to choose from (B Ultimate VIP, B Celebrating, B Dancing & B Awesome) It will B an evening to remember. View Ticket Info Online.
1140 Seabreeze Boulevard
For information, call (954) 564-1000
Say goodbye 2018 and hello to 2019 at Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach whether you take advantage of their Unlimited Champagne & Hors D’oeuvres Bar ($40), Special 3-Course Dinner ($35) or simply wish to enjoy live music by Wendel Ferraro from 8:30 – 12:30 am, party favors and a Champagne Toast at Midnight. The fun starts at 4:00 PM and continues until well after midnight.
Bahia Mar Fort Lauderdale Beach
801 Seabreeze Boulevard
For information, call (954) 764-2233
Join Chef Paula DaSilva as she prepares you a mouthwatering culinary journey in Burlock Coast. A Four-Course Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Priced at $199 per adult, the meal includes an open bar. After 8 p.m., the rest of the evening can be enjoyed in the Burlock Coast bar lounge for music, balloon drop and party. Starting at 9:00 pm a Five-Course Dinner, priced at $289 per adult, includes open bar. Premium Champagne Bottle Menu Service Available for Both Seating’s. Reservations required by calling (954) 302-6430 or by emailing BurlockCoastRSVP@ritzcarlton.com.
Credit card required at the time of reservation. *Prices do not include tax and gratuity. No menu substitutions.
Located within The Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
1 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: (954) 302-6460
Cafe Ibiza is the perfect balance of authentic flavors and warm hospitality, with an engaging atmosphere and spectacular ocean view. Whether you start your NYE countdown at breakfast with their signature bottomless mimosas or stop in late night for a relaxing dinner and live music performances – NYE at Cafe Ibiza is certainly to be memorable.
213 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Phone: (954) 468-9953
Known for its charming atmosphere, this trendy eatery blends old and new to enhance the beauty of Fort Lauderdale’s beach, while savoring unique and impeccably prepared flavors of American and Mediterranean specialties. Experience an intimate meal inside the main house dining rooms or enjoy the soft breezes as you dine at a scenic ocean view table on the patio of this beautifully restored historic home. Live music from 9pm – midnight.
3049 Alhambra St
Phone: (954) 764-3500
Ring in the New Year at Coastal with your choice of 2 fabulous dinner seating options to choose from: 6 PM (concludes by 9 PM) is priced at $59* per person for a 3-course dinner or the 9 PM seating (concludes by 12 AM) for $119* per person, which includes a 4-course dinner, entertainment, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations suggested by calling 954-567-8070.
The Atlantic Hotel & Spa
610 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
HILTON FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH
Ring in the New Year poolside on the Sunrise Terrace with a Full Open Bar, Champagne Bar and Live DJ from 8pm – midnight. No Cover. For VIP reservations & bottle service, call 954.414.2222 or email FLLFS_FB@hilton.com.
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach
505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Phone: (954) 414.2222
Kick off the New Year with a gastronomic experience by Chef Pablo Salas. Featuring an array of Pablo’s signature dishes from Amaranta, Publico and Lona. Your evening will include a cocktail reception, six-course tasting dinner and champagne toast, accompanied by live music from DJ Diego and party favors. The two seating’s at 8:30 and 9:30 pm are both priced at $150.
321 North Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Phone: (954) 245-3069
THE RITZ CARLTON, FORT LAUDERDALE
Join The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale for an evening inspired by the Gatsby Era. The evening includes dinner, open bar, live entertainment, festive favors, champagne toast and more!
$299++ per person | $99++ per child, ages 5 through 12. Children under the age of 5 are complimentary. Reservations are required by calling Morgan Bullock at (954) 302-6425 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
*A credit card will be required at the time of reservation.
1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale FL 33304
Phone: (954) 465-2300
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.
239 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Phone: (954) 764-8191
Reservations not accepted.
TINTA at Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach
The Westin Fort Lauderdale’s own Chef Michael Mayer will delight you in a culinary journey. Enjoy a tempting selection of seasonal dishes, hand-carved tenderloin and pasta cooked to order. The kid’s dining space and buffet will keep your little one’s entertained in to the new year. The $89 pp Ticket Price Includes: Live Entertainment, Buffet Style Dinner, Hand-Carved Tenderloin, Seasonal Selections, Kid’s Dining Space and Buffet, Champagne Toast and Party Favors. View Details
Tinta at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
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Countdown to 2019 “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.
225 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Phone: (954) 523.1407
Reservations not accepted.
Clubs & Cocktails
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 2019. 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 out 2018.
229 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Kitchen open until 3am
Free Pool All Night
For 80 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 2108 with a couple thousand party revelers in the street. The annual rooftop ball drop is a traffic stopper.
241 S. Fort Lauderdale Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Phone: (954) 463-4615
LuLu’s BAIT SHACK
Ring in the New Year with Project X at Lulu’s New Year’s Eve Party from 9pm-midnight.
Lulu’s Bait Shack
17 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Beach PLace 2nd Floor
Phone: (954) 463-7425
Join us at Fort Lauderdale Beach’s only Open-Air Oceanfront Nightclub to celebrate New Year’s Eve and Ring in 2019. 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. VIP Table Reservations Accepted.
219 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Kitchen open until 4 am
Dinner reservations not accepted
W FORT LAUDERDALE
LIVE IT UP! at W Fort Lauderdale’s New Year’s Eve Bash 2019 in the Living Room from 9 PM-2 AM. MUSICAL STYLING by DJ Smiley and an OPEN BAR from 9 PM – 12 AM including Well Liquors, House Wine, Domestic & Imported Beers – PLUS: Stephen Starr Bites + Midnight Champagne Toast + Spectacular Balloon Drop + Complimentary Valet + VIP Bottle Service Experiences Available. Purchase Tickets Online
W Fort Lauderdale
401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
For information call, (954) 414-8200
WESTIN’S ROOFTOP NYE PARTY ON SKY TERRACE
Say goodbye to 2018 and ring in the New Year with a bottle of Tattinger Champagne and chef’s selection of tapas while enjoying skyline views and the sounds of Ft Lauderdale’s own Spred the Dub. Party favors included.
Tickets are $60 p.p and include: Chef’s Selection of Tapas, Champagne Toast
Party Favors and Live Entertainment by Spred the Dub. Add a bottle of Tattinger Champagne to pop at midnight for an additional fee. View ticket information online
The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Phone: (954) 467-1111