New Year’s Eve Celebrations around Siesta Key, Sarasota, Venice, FL

//New Year’s Eve Celebrations around Siesta Key, Sarasota, Venice, FL

New Year’s Eve Celebrations around Siesta Key, Sarasota, Venice, FL


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New years eve Sarasota, Siesta Key, Venice

New years eve Sarasota

Happy New Year from your friends at Tropical Beach Resorts and Inn at the Beach!

Sarasota’s Pineapple Drop-Downtown Sarasota Main Street and Lemon Ave When: 2pm- 1:30am Celebrate NYE in downtown Sarasota with all the traditional offerings including a family carnival and midway. Main St. opens at 6pm with live music starting at 9pm. There will be special deals at the restaurants and beer stations on the streets. The Pineapple will drop at midnight at Main St and Lemon Ave. The annual celebration attracts about 20,000.

Calusa Brewing- Party like it’s 1999-If you don’t want to deal with the downtown bustle, come kick it at Calusa on New Years Eve. Good college football on all day and free champagne at midnight. 🎉 Find Calusa on Facebook

Sharkey’s on the Pier- New Year’s Eve Beach Bash at Sharkey’s Sharkey’s on the Pier, 1600 Harbor Drive S., Venice When: 8PM The ultimate beach bash with live music and fireworks at midnight

New Year’s Eve at Selby Gardens-The splendor of Selby Gardens peaks during the holidays when thousands of twinkling lights cast sparkles on rare flowers in bloom. This black-tie event includes an elegant dinner prepared by Michael’s on the Bay, intimate look at the dazzling holiday lights display, fireworks and dancing. Tickets are $250 per person. For more information, please visit their website at

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration at Marina Jack-Head down to Marina Jack for a variety of dining and live music packages at their various on-site restaurants, including a 4-hour celebration cruise aboard the Marina Jack II. At midnight, enjoy the night air and dazzling fireworks over Sarasota Bay, hosted by Marina jack and Suncoast Charities for Children. Visit for more information.

Daiquiri Deck Raw Bar 1st Annual NYE Double Dash Run- (Siesta Key) 5250 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key Two 5K runs. Do one, or double down and do both! Party favors, champagne and light apps When: Saturday, December 31, 9:30 PM- Sunday , January 1. Run #1 begins at 10:30PM, then we will celebrate the New Year. Run #2 begins just after the stroke of Midnight! Where: Start, Finish and party are all at the Daiquiri Deck on Siesta Key. The run will be down the beach. Flashlights or headlights are mandatory. Feel free to dress up in glow accessories, brightest runner will be awarded with $100 DD gift card.




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