Top New Year’s Eve Events In Orlando

The arrival of a new year deserves a celebration that’ll create memories for a lifetime. Fortunately, there is no shortage of events to pack your Orlando vacation with come New Year’s Eve, whether you’re a solo traveler or a large family.

Keep reading to learn how to make the most out of your stay and discover some of the best holiday destinations located minutes away from our favorite Orlando hotels!

Disney World Fireworks Show

A trip to Disney World wouldn’t be complete without watching one of its world-famous fireworks shows. Whether you’re staying at one of the many vacation homes near Disney world or another lodging option, it’s worth making the trip to see this once-in-a-year spectacular.

Legoland Fireworks Show

You didn’t think Disney World was the only place to find jaw-dropping fireworks displays, did you? That’s right; Legoland also has its own special event guaranteed to blow the minds of viewers and delight your little ones. 

Universal Studios Light Show on Hogwarts’ Castle

Universal Studios Orlando offers another fan-favorite event at Hogwarts’ Castle with its stunning display of incredible lights. Watch your favorite franchise come to life at this must-visit Orlando vacation destination!

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration

Ready for the year to end with a bang? SeaWorld Orlando has you covered. This December 31st, stick around to enjoy the park’s final Christmas celebration night. From the magical live performances to the mouth-watering food, there’s no better way to bring on the new year.

Icon Park at International Drive

This family-friendly entertainment complex is planning to gear up for New Year’s with plenty of its own events, from fireworks shows to performances from live bands.

Universal Orlando’s CityWalk

Searching to spice up your New Year’s celebrations? You’re in luck: Located just minutes away from some of the best Orlando hotels, a stroll through Universal’s CityWalk area will present you with numerous clubs and other late-night activities.

The Promenade at Sunset Walk 

Want to welcome the new year in Florida’s beautiful outdoors? Take a trip to the Promenade: one of Orlando’s best outdoor entertainment districts fit with shops, restaurants, and so much more. For New Year’s Eve, the destination usually hosts a street party fueled by live music and other festivities.

Old Town NYE

Step into a carnival-like dreamland filled with dozens of attractions at Old Town’s FunSpot area. If you’re looking for the party of the year (literally), this spot will not disappoint.

ICEBAR Orlando

After spending your Orlando vacation jumping from destination to destination, you’ll need a chance to “chill” a little. ICEBAR Orlando has you covered with a one-of-a-kind, below-freezing lounge room — fit with a bar made of ice, of course. Stop by this holiday to partake in its Hollywood New Year’s Eve Bash!

Tier Night Club Orlando

This downtown nightclub is the premier place to enjoy a wild, fun, and VIP-like partying experience. It is guaranteed to be a NYE celebration you’ll remember forever!