Pop the champagne! It’s time to start the countdown for New Year’s Eve in West Palm Beach! From elegant dinners and cocktail parties to family-friendly fun, you’ll find plenty of ways to celebrate here. Watch a dazzling light show at CityPlace, attend a black-tie gala at The Breakers, or take the kids to the zoo for the “Noon Year’s Eve” celebration. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a low-key evening or dance the night away, here are the best ways to start 2020 off with a bang!
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Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in West Palm Beach
1. Downtown West Palm Beach
Downtown is one of the best places to go for New Year’s Eve dinner in West Palm Beach. Many of the local restaurants feature special prix-fixe menus with an array of mouthwatering options. After dinner, visit CityPlace Square to see the last fake snowfall of the year. Then, head down to the waterfront to see Sandi, world’s only 600-ton sand tree! Make sure to stay and watch the synchronized light show. This dazzling display of lights and music will be an experience you won’t soon forget!
2. NYE Nightclub Parties
Dress to impress and celebrate at some of the hottest nightclubs in West Palm Beach! Between the many lounges, bars, and clubs, you’ll have plenty of late-night options to choose from here. Blue Martini always throws an incredible NYE party. Enjoy great cocktails, dancing, and live entertainment all night long! Or, enjoy dinner and drinks by the water at E. R. Bradley’s Saloon. The possibilities are endless here!
3. Black-Tie Gala at The Breakers
Are you ready for one of the most spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations in West Palm Beach? Ring in 2020 in style at the Breaker’s annual black-tie gala! Held inside the historic Ponce de Leon Ballroom, the glamorous fantasy ball typically includes a cocktail reception, butler-passed hors d’ oeuvres, a fabulous gourmet meal, and live entertainment. When the clock strikes midnight, cheers to the new year with a champagne toast and balloon drop! Then, enjoy early-morning snacks up at the breakfast bar. At the end of a magical evening, come home to Casa Grandview and enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep in luxurious accommodations.
4. West Palm Beach Zoo
Whether you’re young or young at heart, you’ll love celebrating Noon Year’s Eve at the West Palm Beach Zoo. This kid-friendly event takes place from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. with a ball drop at noon. Join in on the festivities, which include a countdown, dance party, and a “sparkling” gummy bear toast. Plus, the event is included with your normal zoo admission. Cheers!
5. South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
South Florida Aquarium’s Noon Year’s Eve celebration is another great family-friendly event. The celebration takes place from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and includes live science demos, music, dancing, face painting, DIY confetti launchers, and more. When the clock strikes noon, toast to the new year with dry ice apple cider! Most activities are included with normal Science Center admission.
Ring in the New Year With Casa Grandview!
Now that you know about the best ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in West Palm Beach, it’s time to start planning your trip! If you’re searching for the best lodging near all of these activities, we invite you to book a stay at Casa Grandview. Our luxurious vacation rentals have everything you need to relax and unwind after a night of celebrations. Many of them are even within walking distance to the nightlife, restaurants, and attractions downtown! Whether you’re planning to celebrate with family, friends, or your special someone, we have the ideal accommodations for your stay.
Make the most of your getaway when you stay in our Urban City Apartment Vacation Rental! Enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere of this comfortable 2-bedroom retreat. With plush linens and towels, designer bath products, and top-notch amenities, it’s the perfect place to kick back after a night out on the town. Check our availability and come celebrate the new year with us. We can’t wait to welcome you!