Cotacnchobee Park, midnight, Dec. 31

In partnership with Friends of the Riverwalk and the City of Tampa, the viewing area for the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display, traditionally hosted at Channelside, will temporarily relocate this year to Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park. 

The Tampa Riverwalk



The Sail (just outside the Convention Center), 8 p.m. Dec. 31 - 2 a.m. Jan. 1
SAIL into 2018 with your friends at The Sail! Join us as we ring in the new year with a complimentary midnight champagne toast, music with DJ Andy Scott, some of Tampa Bay's best food trucks, and, more--all with waterfront views! 

The Sail



The Florida Aquarium 9 p.m. Dec. 31 – 1 a.m. Jan. 1
Splash in the New Year
 by celebrating at Aqua Eve! There will be fantastic entertainment; complimentary food, beer and wine. The location in the Channelside district gives a perfect view of the New Year's fireworks show in Garrison Channel. Must be at least 21 years old. Tickets start at $110.

Aqua Eve





Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, Dec. 31- 1 a.m. Jan. 1
Ring in 2018 at one of the world's top theme parks! Join Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay for an awesome New Year’s Eve celebration! Enjoy Cobra's Curse and other awesome thrill rides in the dark. Jam out to music throughout the park and ring in the new year with a park-wide countdown and spectacular fireworks show in Gwazi Park. And with the park open until 1 a.m., you can make the first hour in 2018 a thrilling one! Admission to the New Year's Eve Celebration is included with regular paid admission to Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay.


New Year's Eve





Fort Brooke Parking Structure, 9 p.m. Dec. 31 - 2 a.m. Jan. 1
Join the party in the heart of downtown for a night of glamour, music, and fun -- with a front-row seat to the enormous fireworks show that will ring in 2018. As a bonus, many of Tampa Bay's best hotels are a short walk away when the party's over.

Rooftop Eve