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10+ New Year’s Eve Events in Tampa Bay to Ring in 2022

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Out with the old, and in with the new! We’re ready to ring in the new year with the best New Year’s Eve events in Tampa Bay. From festive parties for a night out with friends, or kid-friendly celebrations to plan with the family, start making those plans and kick off 2022 the right way.

New Year's Eve Events

Whiskey Exchange is back for another year with their New Year’s Eve Party! Spend your night at the first stock market craft kitchen and cocktail bar in Florida. Welcome 2022 with a complimentary champagne toast when the clock strikes 12, and live music with DJ JT Radio. There will be no cover for this event, last year they sold out so reserve your table early! Check out our experience at Whiskey Exchange.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 9am-3am
🎟 RSVP
πŸ“ Whiskey Exchange St. Pete

Looking for the best deal for New Years Eve? Put on your dancing shoes, dress to impress, and stop by The Blind Goat for their New Years Eve party. With an open bar including top-shelf selections, TVs showing all of the NYE celebrations, and a champagne toast at midnight, this is the place to be in South Tampa. Make sure to come hungry, because they will be having an all you can eat buffet-style dinner. Early bird tickets are sold out, but regular tickets are $135 per person. This is a hot ticket, so start making those plans and invite friends!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 8am-3am
🎟 $135 
πŸ“ The Blind Goat Tampa

Get your best crew together for a holiday party you have to be a part for an unforgettable experience at The Garden at Five Bucks Drinkery. Enjoy a night packed with craft cocktails, colorful ambiance, and DJ Kidd Leow bringing the vibes to say goodbye to this year and welcome the new one. If you’re hanging around St. Pete, spend your Friday right under The Garden’s bar lights!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 9:00pm-3:00am
🎟 Free entry
πŸ“ The Garden at Five Bucks Drinkery

Join Armature Works to welcome the new year for their 4th Annual New Year’s Eve celebration! Bring some friends and catch fireworks displays to light up the night over the Hillsborough River, and kickback for AW’s riverfront concert featuring live music by Ed John and Oaklee with support from DJ Deacon. Not only is this event free, but it’s also open to the public. For those who are down for a VIP experience with exclusive goodies, limited tickets are available, so grab yours soon!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 8pm-12am
🎟 Free event | VIP sold out
πŸ“ Armature Works

Whether you’re looking for nice evening dinner or grabbing a drink on a roofop bar for NYE, don’t miss out on these events!

There’s a party on Water Street! Countdown to the new year and celebrate NYElectric 2022 at JW Marriott Tampa. Their New Year’s Eve party will feature a 5-hour premium open bar, 3 top Florida DJs, 2 celebration areas, and 1 electric countdown – so definitely grab your tickets before they sell out! The festivities will be hosted at the JW Marriott’s massive ballroom for a night to remember. Snap some pics, grab some drinks, make some memories, and dance your way into 2022.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 9pm-1:30am
🎟 Starting at $195
πŸ“ JW Marriott Tampa

More Events Happening in Downtown Tampa

The celebrations don’t have to end here! Check out these local spots to keep the festivities going all night long.

Step out for a night full of art at First Night St Pete 2022. This event is perfect for the whole family to enjoy a New Year’s Eve Celebration showcasing the Arts in Florida. Featuring local venues, artist’s and performers in and around downtown St. Petersburg. Enjoy music, dance, aerial arts, silent disco, a scavenger hunt and so much more! Stick around for their fireworks show that will take place at 8pm and midnight. The ticket for entry into 12 different venues requires the purchase of a custom designed First Night St Pete button.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 8pm-12am
🎟 Starting at $12
πŸ“ Downtown St. Pete/South Straub Park

Sal y Mar are one of our favorite rooftop bars in Midtown Tampa and they are hosting their NYE 2022: The Black Tie Affair event! Mingle with guests, dance like no one’s watching with live music provided by top DJs who will also host a countdown to the new year, and sip on Ketel One and Heineken at their 5-hour premium open bar. Tickets start at $159, so get your formal attire ready and enjoy 360Β° views of Downtown Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 8pm-12am
🎟 Starting at $159
πŸ“ Sal y Mar Rooftop Bar

If you find yourself in the Clearwater area, ring in the new year in style with Grand Glow Bubbles and Bourbon NYE at Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach. The fun is up to you! Create your own experience for the night through a variety of ticket options, discounted small bites and drink selections from their full-range bar, and more. Party on the outdoor pool deck and rock out to live entertainment from local Tampa Bay artist, The Black Honkeys.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 9pm-12:30am
🎟 Starting at $50
πŸ“ Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach

Pop the champagne and party it up with Ciro’s New Year’s Eve Soiree! You’re in for a night full of two burlesque performances to enjoy some live entertainment. They will also have a carving station and hors d’oeuvres to satisfy your cravings. Sip on specialty prohibition cocktails, visit their premium open bar throughout the night, and cheers with friends with a champagne toast at midnight. General admission tickets are $175, don’t miss out!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 8pm-1am
🎟 Starting at $175
πŸ“ Ciro’s

The Saint Speakeasy in St. Pete are hosting two reserved VIP ticketed experiences to keep the new years celebrations going! Their Holy Happy Hour event include happy hour from 6-9pm only. Tickets to this event will include admission, party favors and a complimentary champagne toast. Their main event, Immaculate Reception NYE 2021 will be from 10pm-2am. Tickets to this event include admission, minimum spend of $50 per person, party favors, heavy hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Take your pick and get those tickets while you can!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | Happy Hour (Sold Out) / Main Event 10pm-2am
🎟 $125  Main Event
πŸ“ The Saint Speakeasy

More Events in St. Pete

While you’re out and about in St. Pete, check out more NYE parties and celebrations at these local venues!

Head over to Ybor City for the Outback Bowl New Year’s Eve Parade and Pep Rally. Throughout the parade you will see floats and marching bands including two college bands along 7th Ave. Be sure to stay for the Pep Rally featuring a battle of the bands and cheerleaders from both universities. The Outback Bowl is a family-friendly and free event, so plan to arrive early. Grab tickets for the Outback Bowl on the next day!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 5:30pm
🎟 Free
πŸ“ 7th Avenue, Ybor City

Kid-Friendly NYE Celebrations

Your little ones can have some new years fun too! Visit Glazer Children’s Museum for their Downtown Countdown. Get creative with family play projects and socially-distant celebrations throughout the day. This is the perfect event for your little ones to enjoy their own end off year countdown and to still have time for evening celebrations for the adults. This event is included with admission to the museum, so just bring your family and let the good times roll.

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 10:30am-3pm
🎟 Free
πŸ“ Glazier Children’s Museum

Armature Works will be hosting their own Noon Years Eve for Kids event to kickoff the end of year festivities. From 10am-3pm, your kiddos can have some fun with daytime fireworks, tons of entertainment, and more – there’s something for everyone!

Event Details
πŸ—“ Dec. 31 | 10:30am-3pm
🎟 Free
πŸ“ Armature Works

New Year's Eve in Tampa Bay

Stay tuned for more NYE celebrations in Tampa Bay! Don’t forget to check UNATION for more New Year’s Eve events. With events from family-friendly, free, and more, end 2022 with a bang!

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Selena Perez

Selena Perez

Selena is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa BayΒ City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION appΒ and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram,Β Facebook, and YouTube.

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