New Years Eve TampaHey folks! Jerm here with an update for you on some of the awesome events going on here New Year's eve as we celebrate going into 2012!

Now since this area that we live in is so freaking awesome, as you can imagine there will be plenty of events going on all around the city as well celebrate the dropping of the ball and entering into 2012.

With that having been said, I just wanted to drop by with a list of some of the most awesome ones as told by our friends over at 813 Area.

Now this post will serve as an ongoing post in that we will constantly be updating it as we find more events. So here are just a few, but be sure to tell us of more or if we left off one!
  • New Year's Eve at Busch Gardens - Dec 31, 2011 - Ring in the new year safari-style at Busch Gardens' one of a kind New Year's Eve experience. Enjoy live music and fireworks at midnight. Website
  • New YEar's Eve at Mojito Restaurant & Lounge - December 31, 2011 - This New Year's Eve, the rhythmic sounds of Latin & American music will be coming from Westshore Area newest restaurant at The Crowne Plaza Hotel on Kennedy Blvd... : Mojito! It's a grand opening you don’t want to miss! With no cover, live entertainment, great food & drinks specials and take the elevator home guest room rates, Mojito will ensure you enjoy this night and welcome 2012 with style! For more information, please call 813-289-1950. Website
  • Noon Year's Eve Dec 31, 2011 9:30 AM - Celebrate the 'Noon' Year with this family friendly celebration at the Lowry Park Zoo. Website
  • 2012 New Years Eve Channelside Dec 31, 2011 2:00 PM - Say goodbye to 2011 and ring in the new 2012 New Years at Channelside with a fireworks show, live music, food, entertainment and more. The largest New Years party in Tampa. Website
  • MacDinton's New Year's Eve Party Dec 31, 2011 8:00 PM - Celebrate New Years at MacDinton's in Hyde Park for their annual New Year's Eve party. MacDinton's is located on South Howard Ave. Website
  • The Rooftop Eve Dec 31, 2011 9:00 PM - A lavish New Year's Eve party overlooking the Tampa skyline from a rooftop in beautiful Hyde Park Village. The Rooftop Eve New Years party is an all-inclusive event benefiting Heartbeat International Foundation. Website
  • Aqua-Eve at The Florida Aquarium Dec 31, 2011 9:00 PM - Make a splash at this awesome, unique New Year's Eve celebration at The Florida Aquarium in Channelside. Website
  • Tampa Bay NYE 2012 Dec 31, 2011 9:00 PM - Thank you for your interest in attending the 2011 New Years Eve Gala at the Tampa Convention Center. Brought to you in association with: the City of Tampa and The Tampa River Walk.
  • NYE 2012 at The DrYnk Soho Dec 31, 2011 9:00 PM - The Drynk in Soho has their annual New Year's Eve exclusive party and this year it features a Kettle One Vodka sponsored open bar! Celebrate VIP style with party favors, decor, champagne toast at midnight, and more. Website
  • NEW YEARS EVE TOAST 2012 at Channelside Cinemas Dec 31, 2011 9:00 PM - The NEW YEARS EVE TOAST 2012 at Channelside Cinemas offers a $1000 balloon drop, giant screens to watch the ball drop in New York City, spectacular fireworks display, great drink specials, and much more.
  • Matisyahu with Tea Leaf Green at the Straz Center on Dec. 31. Website
  • New Year's Eve Celebration Cruise Dec 31, 2011 10:00 PM - Ring in the New Year with elegance on Tampa's famous Yacht Starship. Website

  • Jackson's 2012 New Year's Eve Bash Dec 31, 2011 10:00 PM - The 2012 Bash at Jackson's on Harbour Island in Downtown Tampa is one of the most popular destinations for NYE parties in the Tampa area. The waterfront Bistro Bar overlooks Tampa's Skyline with midnight fireworks in Tampa. Website
As you can see, there is a lot going on here, so start planning now! Also be sure to check back as we will be doing giveaways for entry into some of these Tampa Bay area events!