If you live in Orlando or the surrounding area, you should count yourself lucky this holiday season. If you are looking for a way to ring in the New Year with style, you have no shortage of options in this vibrant city. Whether you will be celebrating with your little ones or are looking for adult-type entertainment, you will have no problem finding something to do.
Imagine spending New Year’s Eve at Epcot. The party starts as soon as the gates open on Saturday morning and doesn’t end until 1 a.m. Sunday. You and your family will enjoy Disney character meet and greets, live entertainment, Frozen Ever After, live DJs, food and Illuminations Nighttime Spectacular. There may be no better family event in the city.
Maybe you would prefer spending New Year’s Eve celebrating like you were in the islands. Bahama Breeze’s Island Junkanoo New Year’s Bash is the party for you. The celebration begins at 4 p.m. Saturday and ends at 1 a.m. Sunday. You can choose your meal from the menu or pay for an exclusive four-course meal. Live music, giveaways, dancing and more will ensure you enjoy yourself.
This year’s theme is white and gold. Guests are encouraged to wear their fanciest white and gold ensembles and celebrate the night away. The all-inclusive package includes hors d’oeuvres, a dinner and then breakfast in the morning. Revelers will have a full selection of high-end drinks, including champagne all night long.
Simply called EVE, this party is sure to be amazing. Guests enjoy signature drinks, walk from one club to another, with six to choose from altogether, and dance the evening away to music spun by the best DJs in the area. Dinner includes prime rib, fresh seafood and tenderloin. The stunning light show will be enough to excite anyone.
New Year’s Eve in the Magic Kingdom is another great way to spend the holiday with your little ones. Hours are extended at the park on New Year’s Eve so everyone has a chance to ring in the New Year together. Special events, parades and fireworks are family friendly. The park will be open Saturday from 8 a.m. to Sunday at 1 a.m. Bring the whole family for a day and night to enjoy together.
New Year’s Eve is a time for celebration. Say goodbye to the old as you welcome in the new. 2016 is wrapping up and 2017 is on the horizon. How will you be celebrating? If you haven’t decided yet, any one of the events above are a perfect choice.
If you choose to drink in Orlando on New Year’s Eve, do so with your safety and that of others in mind. While you are making plans to party the night away, make sure that you are planning on a safe way to get home. You don’t want the first thing you are dealing with in the New Year to be a DUI. If you happen to be arrested in Orlando, call our office for a free case evaluation.