New Year’s Eve in Orlando comes with a license to have even more fun than usual in the Theme Park Capital of the United States. How one chooses to celebrate is up to the individual, but whatever your preference, Orlando has no shortage of options when it comes to bringing in the new year.
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Be sure to visit the Villas at Regal Palms in 2020. We wish you a happy and healthy new year.
New Year’s Eve in Orlando
New Year’s Eve is a great time to be in Orlando. Whether you want to ring in the New Year at our world-famous theme parks, prefer a laid-back evening with family and friends, or just want to go wild when the ball drops, Orlando is sure to have your perfect celebration on Dec. 31.
New Year’s Eve Celebrations at Orlando Theme Parks
Walt Disney World® Resort
Magic Kingdom® Park: Boogie down at New Year’s Celebration Dance Parties at Frontierland and Tomorrowland, followed by the Fantasy in the Sky fireworks spectacular at midnight. Can’t make it on Dec. 31? This party is also available on Dec. 30!
Epcot®: Throughout the day on Dec. 31, listen for a festive announcement and look skyward for a colorful burst of fireworks as the clock strikes midnight in each represented country’s pavilion in the World Showcase. The pavilions will also host a variety of themed events, including dance parties, with live music at the American Gardens Theatre. At the end of the night, witness the new Epcot Forever spectacular, followed by a countdown to 2020 and a special New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®: Home to the all-new Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, this park will host a midnight countdown and a stunning fireworks spectacular on Dec. 31.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park: Enjoy specially themed food and beverage offerings; live DJs in Discovery Island®, DinoLand U.S.A.® and Asia; and a special countdown to midnight on the Tree of Life®.
Disney Springs®: Walt Disney World’s dining, nightlife and shopping district will host an assortment of entertainment and dining options for adults on New Year’s Eve, including live performances. Reservations are strongly recommended if you want to secure a spot at one of Disney Springs’ acclaimed restaurants.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels: Guests of Walt Disney World’s resort hotels can look forward to special New Year’s Eve celebrations, including rooftop events and more.
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal Studios Florida: Enjoy all-ages New Year’s Eve fun on Dec. 31. The celebration is packed with upbeat live music, party zones, the chance to meet favorite characters, Universal’s Cinematic Celebration, amazing pyrotechnic displays, showers of confetti, and — of course — party favors! Included with admission, the festivities will primarily take place at Music Plaza Stage and Central Park, but the whole park will be celebrating.
EVE, A Universal CityWalk New Year’s Eve Event: From 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. on Dec. 31, Universal CityWalk goes all-out for New Year’s Eve with this eye-popping, mind-blowing, jam-packed celebration. During this separately ticketed event for guests 21 and up, feast on unlimited gourmet cuisine, enjoy signature drinks, revel in at least five Universal CityWalk clubs with live bands and DJs, and hit Orlando’s biggest outdoor dance floor, featuring a live set by DJ M-Squared. And at midnight, be amazed by a dazzling pyrotechnics display! What’s more, EVE at Universal CityWalk is adding a new, ultra-VIP level this year. The EVE Pavilion Party ticket will put you center stage on the edge of the dance floor, complete with access to some seriously cool benefits.
Learn more: Universal CityWalk
Universal Orlando Resort Hotels: Ring in 2020 with special dinners and buffets, live entertainment, midnight toasts, and activities for the whole family.
Ring in the New Year while celebrating our connection to the sea, its animals and the world we share. Festive entertainment will take place throughout SeaWorld, with vibrant fireworks filling the sky at midnight.
LEGOLAND® Florida Resort
Every day from Dec. 26-31, the Kids’ New Year’s Party at LEGOLAND Florida Resort will have nightly fireworks, dance parties, special building activities and more. And on Dec. 31 only, enjoy the park’s famous “brick drop” at a kid-friendly hour!
More New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Orlando
Celebrate New Year’s Eve for free at ICON Park, the famous entertainment, dining and shopping hub on International Drive. Countdown to 2020 in different time zones around the world on The Wheel, followed by spectacular fireworks and a light show when the clock strikes midnight locally.
Wall St. Plaza
A collective of seven themed bars linked by an open-air courtyard, Wall St. Plaza in downtown Orlando hosts an annual New Year’s Eve Block Party with lightshows, dance parties and a big countdown to 2019. Entry to this event requires paid admission, and a VIP package with open bar and access to a private lounge will be available.
The Masquerade at 3NINE
Hosted by 3NINE at Rosen Plaza on International Drive, this New Year’s Eve event encourages guests to dress well for the occasion, which will include a chef-inspired menu, two full-service bars, and a high-energy, enticing atmosphere.
One80 Skytop Lounge
Located at the top of downtown Orlando’s Amway Center and providing breathtaking, panoramic views of the city, One80 Skytop Lounge is celebrating with live DJs, showgirls, a complimentary champagne toast at midnight, two visible fireworks displays and more.
Orlando Hotels & Resorts
All major hotels and resorts in the Orlando area will have special celebrations on New Year’s Eve, including many all-ages activities. Guests can look forward to dance parties, fireworks, special dinner menus and much more. Check with your place of lodging for complete details about their plans for Dec. 31.
Orlando Restaurants & Nightclubs
Countless nightspots and restaurants in Orlando and nearby Winter Park will have special offerings for adult revelers on New Year’s Eve.
Information source: Visit Orlando