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New Year’s Eve Celebration Events

A guide to celebrating New Year in West Palm Beach. Local celebrations vary across the city.

New Year's Eve Celebration Events
Sandi Holiday Tree is the star of the New Year's Eve celebrations in West Palm Beach (Photos & videos, WPB Magazine)

It’s that time of year again! Time to party, time to reflect, time to set new goals, and time to celebrate one of the most exciting events of the year, New Year’s Eve! And this year, don’t stay at home; come out and celebrate the beginning of a brand new decade—2020. There will be lots of events throughout the city of West Palm Beach with options for everyone to have a ball.

To plan for the festivities on the big night in West Palm Beach, here are the best ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in West Palm Beach this year.

Fireworks

The City of West Palm Beach does not host an annual New Year’s Eve fireworks show but features instead a variety of free family fun activities taking place in downtown and other districts.

Sandi Land

Sandi’s nightly music and light shows on Clematis Street’s Waterfront Park is the star of the holiday season in West Palm Beach.

As the world’s only 35-foot surfin’ sand tree made up of 700-tons of sand, Sandi is at the center of many free events taking place on the Waterfront Commons in Downtown on New Year’s Eve that include:

Glow FORE It Mini Golf: Monday-Friday: 6-10 PM, Saturday-Sunday: Noon-10 PM.
Monday-Wednesday: FREE! Thursday-Sunday: $2.50/pp.  This is a great place to catch the vibe, take lots of photos for social media posting and even play a glowing nine-hole mini-golf course.

SnowieVille: Monday-Friday: 6-10 PM, Saturday-Sunday: Noon-10 PM
Create your own life-sized tropical snowman or snowlady with fun mix-and-match pieces, and take a seasonal selfie to share with all your friends.

New Year’s Eve live music on the Square

Dec. 31; 7 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
at 700 S Rosemary Ave Suite 200, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Ring in the New Year and toast to 2020 with live music by Mr. Trombone & Friends.

New Year’s Eve live music on the Square
The Wishing Tree on Rosemary Square

Special events

Noon Year’s Eve: Countdown & Ball Drop!
at Palm Beach Zoo & Conservation Society, 1301 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, 33405

The event features the 8th annual Noon Year’s Eve: Countdown & Ball Drop from 9 am – 2 pm. Cheer the new year with a festive dance party in the Fountain Plaza, complete with a special ‘sparkling’ gummy bear toast and a ball drop and countdown to 12 noon fit for all ages! www.palmbeachzoo.org

South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
at 4801 Dreher Trail N, West Palm Beach, 33405

The highlight of the season is “Noon Year’s Eve,” a family event to help ring in the new year. Staying up to bring in 2020 will be easy with a midday dance party, science crafts, themed activities and food. A dry ice apple cider toast at noon will usher in the new year. The event runs from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 31. Event is included with paid admission and is free for members. www.sfsciencecenter.org

Party night

Ring in 2020 at Batch New Southern Kitchen & Tap
Batch New Southern Kitchen & Tap is located at 223 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, 33401

Celebrate the new year with a $50 Open Bar from 10 PM-1 AM! Enjoy a champagne toast and free party favors. Dance into 2020 with our DJs. Simply grab a ticket here and let us take care of the rest. www.batchsouthernkitchen.com

New Year's Eve Celebration Events
Batch New Southern Kitchen & Tap

New Year’s Eve @ Mazie’s
Mazie’s is located at 3815 South Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, 33405

After Dinner – After Party! Join us for another New Year’s Eve Bash at Mazie’s West Palm Beach. Open Bar with Crazy Cocktails, DJ & Entertainment, Champagne Bar, Cigars, Ice Sculptures… Spin the Wheel of Misfortune for your chance at incredible OR terrible prizes! www.mazieswpb.com

Great Gatsby soiree
American Craft Aleworks is located at 200 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach, 33401

Ring in the New Year in style! American Craft Aleworks will be offering an all you can eat/drink package starting at $75 including a Champagne toast at Midnight. Top shelf upgrades available. DJ Frank Hernandez will be rocking the wheels of steel starting at 10 PM. 1920’s era attire is highly recommended! www.americancraftaleworks.com

New Year's Eve Celebration Events Great Gatsby soiree
American Craft Aleworks

You can also head to our what’s happening section to learn more about events going on throughout the month of December in the lead up to celebration following the social media hashtags: #visitwpb, #wpbnow, and #ilovewpb.

Check here a list of restaurants, attractions, and other things to do in West Palm Beach too.

Check New Year’s Eve Celebration Events in West Palm Beach and the Calendar of Music, Arts and Entertainment for the 2016 Holidays in Downtown and CityPlace.

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