Brevard County is a great place to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Many enjoy the New Year’s Celebration as a time to reflect on the past year while other use the time to celebrate the coming year. On Florida’s’ Space Coast, revelers can do either or both, with the many options to help you ring in the New Year. Along the Space Coast, there is truly something for everyone! Let’s explore the New Year’s Eve events awaiting you in Brevard County.
Noon Year’s Eve at The Brevard Zoo
Brevard Zoo, 8225 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne (BrevardZoo.org)
The perfect place to start your celebration with the entire family. At 12 noon, the whole family can join in for children’s crafts, a New Year’s Ball Drop, and a complimentary juice toast. The perfect choice for the little ones who can’t make it until midnight to ring in the New Year! All Noon Year’s Eve Activities are included with Zoo Admission.
Cocoa Beach Pier
401 Meade Avenue, Cocoa Beach (CocoaBeachPier.com)
Ring in the New Year with the beautiful Atlantic Ocean as your backdrop. Admission is $35 and begins at 6:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Cost includes admission, live entertainment, party favors, two complimentary drinks, and a champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are accepted by calling 321.783.7549.
Sandbar Reggae New Year’s Eve Party
4301 Ocean Beach Boulevard, Cocoa Beach (SandBarSportsGrill.net)
Beginning at 9 p.m., join the gang at Sandbar’s for the Reggae New Year’s Eve Party. Guest will enjoy the relaxed beach vibe complete with live music from the Mondo Tikis and the Dub Masters, along with dancing, a ball drop, and, of course, a champagne toast at midnight.
Matt’s Winter White New Year’s Eve Party
Matt’s Casbah 801 E. New Haven Avenue, Melbourne (MattsCasbah.com)
Join in the New Year’s Eve Celebration at Matt’s Casbah beginning at 7 p.m. for live music from The Rio’s Rock Band. In addition, enjoy drink and dinner specials all evening culminating in a ball drop with prizes and a confetti blaster at midnight. Guests dressed in white will receive a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
The New Year’s Eve Gala
Holiday Inn Viera, 8298 Wickham Road, Melbourne (MMBandNewYearsEve)
If you are in search of elegant way to ring in the New Year, then the New Year’s Eve Gala is the place to be. This stylish event has sold out every year and this year will be no exception – so make your reservations now! The event promises the cool stylings of the 22-piece SwingTime Big Band for your dancing pleasure. Beginning at 8 p.m., guests can enjoy cocktail hour, followed by a sophisticated dinner and dancing. At midnight, the balloon drops and the champagne flows. The cost is $110 per person, so grab your friends and reserve a table for 10!
Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill’s New Year’s Eve Bash
610 Glen Cheek Drive, Port Canaveral (FishlipsWaterfront.com)
Doors open at 9 p.m. for this fun, upbeat New Year’s’ Eve Bash. Guests will enjoy live music, a full bar, and party favors. A $1,500 cash balloon drop at midnight along with a complimentary champagne toast is included in the cover – $10 in advance, $15 at the door.
Rene’ Bray New Year’s Eve Celebration
Gregory’s Upstairs Comedy Club 900 N. Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach (EventBrite.com)
Looking for something a little different to ring in the New Year, then check out Rene’ Bray’s New Year’s Eve Celebration at Gregory’s Upstairs Comedy Club. You’ve likely seen and laughed along with Rene’ on ABC’s 20/20 or Geraldo or when she opened for the Red-Hot Chili Peppers or Little Texas. Having headlined more than 500 comedy clubs in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean, Rene’ is sure to make New Year’s Eve a blast. Tickets for the show are $25, for dinner seating, please call 321.799.2557 to make a reservation.
These are just a few New Year’s Eve offerings along the Space Coast for you to get out there and enjoy!