Orlando New Year's Eve celebrations for adults
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Orlando New Year’s Eve Celebrations for Adults

Updated: November 30, 2017

Ring in 2018 with live entertainment, champagne toasts and top notch parties. Orlando New Year’s Eve celebrations for adults are festive, fun and located at some of the hottest venues in Central Florida. To find out more about the variety of Orlando New Year’s Eve celebrations for adults, read on.

Orlando New Year's Eve celebrations for adults

Universal Orlando Resort

Both parks—Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure—are open from 8:00 am to 1:00 am on New Year’s Eve. Party zones will be set up throughout the parks, with DJs, character appearances and fireworks at midnight planed. A midnight coaster ride sounds like a thrilling way to welcome 2018.

Eve at Universal CityWalk

CityWalk pulls out all the stops for its New Year’s Eve celebration, EVE. The jam-packed party feature six unique party zones with signature drinks, six popping night clubs with live music and unlimited gourmet cuisine, and access to Orlando’s biggest outdoor dance floor. To end the night, and 2017, with a bang, Universal CityWalk pulls out all the stops for an unbelievable fireworks and pyrotechnics show. Tickets start at $139.99.

Wall Street Plaza

This annual December 31st Block Party is downtown Orlando’s largest New Year’s Eve event. Rock in the New Year with live music and an outdoor lighted dance floor. Plus, DJ Draven is returning to keep the party going all night long. The Wall Street Plaza party kicks off at 8:00 pm. Ticket are $25 pre-sale or $30 at the door.

Blue Martini NYE 2018 Celebration: Masquerade Ball

Book a New Year’s Eve special table for your own party then dance the night away with live entertainment. An open bar (beer and wine only) will be available from 8:00 pm-10:00 pm. In addition, there will be a live band, Audio Exchange, at 8:00 pm, a balloon drop at midnight, and a live DJ from 1:00 am-2:00 am. Tickets start at $60 general admission, and reservations are required.

Funky Monkey Bistro & Bar

Hosted by Danielle Hunter and featuring the 9th annual Drag Showdown, this party includes a $89 three-course dinner. Your reservation also includes a champagne toast and party favors at midnight, along with a live DJ. Reservations are required.

Church Street New Year’s Eve Block Party

Orlando’s biggest street party is one Church Street New Year’s Eve. Watch the world-famous “Orange Drop” 60-feet in the sky and spectacular fireworks, as well as DJs spinning tunes, a video wall, and a live simulcast of Times Square. The party starts at 8:00 pm. Tickets start at $39 per person. Minimum age for entrance is 21.

Orlando New Year's Eve celebrations for adults

Cuba Libre

Put a little spice in your New Year’s Eve plans! Cuba Libre will have an open bar from 10:00 pm-12:00am, live entertainment, a balloon drop, champagne toast, and so much more. Reservations are suggested. Event is for ages 21 and over only. “¡Feliz Año Nuevo!”

Howl at the Moon

The dueling piano bar on International Drive is offering a gourmet buffet, champagne toast and party favors on New Year’s Eve starting at $75 per person. For only $20, though, you’re guaranteed entry, a champagne toast at midnight and party favors. Other ticket options are available. Guest must be 21 and over for entry.

Atlantic Dance Hall

Swing in the New Year at Atlantic Dance Hall with a live big band, fun and high spirits. Party hats and horns, a viewing of the Epcot fireworks at midnight, and champagne toast are included in the cost of admission ($42/per person). Doors open at 9:00 pm. Guests must be 21 years or older with valid ID to enter. For reservations, call (407) WDW-DINE.

Disney Countdown to Midnight

Of the available Orlando New Year’s Eve celebrations for adults, the Disney Countdown to Midnight party at Walt Disney World resort is off the charts. Located at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, this festive New Year’s Eve event includes food from top resort restaurants, wine pairings, an open bar, champagne, a dance floor, and so much more. Come dressed to impress! Tickets are $250 with reservations required. Call (407) WDW-DINE to make your reservations today.

Get Your Tickets for the Orlando New Year’s Eve Celebrations for Adults

As you can see, there’s a lot of parties planned for December 31, 2017. Choose which Orlando New Year’s Eve celebrations for adults you’d like to attend. Then, begin your own countdown to this special night. 2018 will be here soon!


Ashley is Reserve Direct’s travel expert, visiting Orlando to find the best travel tips, money-saving deals and insider information. With over 10 years of experience in first-hand-travel adventures, she shares her stories, advice, and current events to help you stay in the know.

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