UPDATE: You are looking at last year’s party guide. Click here for The Ultimate Guide to New Year’s Eve 2019.
Don’t let 2018 find you without a drink in your hand — this is the Magic City, after all. And we’ve got a ton of events for you to choose from when planning your New Year’s Eve shenanigans. Here are some of our top party picks for New Year’s Eve 2018.
New Year’s Eve 2018 Parties in Miami:
Where: PlugIn Karaoke
Details: Gulfstream Park, 801 Silks Run Suite 2597, Hallandale Beach
Tickets/Admission: Admission, fixed price menu, champagne toast $109/per person; Admission, fixed price menu, champagne toast, unlimited drinks, $149/per person.
Chus+Ceballos & Rafa Barrios
Where: Heart Nightclub
Details: 50 NE 11th St., Miami; doors open at 11 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: $20 before 1 a.m., $30 before 3 a.m.
Thomas Jack live
Where: Basement at The Miami Beach EDITION
Details: 2901 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; doors open at 10 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: General admission tickets start at $200 and includes open bar from 10 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: WET Pool at W South Beach
Details: 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; doors open at 9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: General admission tickets start at $200, open bar 9 p.m.-midnight.
Tito Puente Jr., Pepe Mones Trio, and DJ Danis La Clave
Where: Ball & Chain Miami
Details: 1513 Calle Ocho, Miami; doors open at 9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: Tickets start at $100, open bar.
Thais Moreira live
Where: Coco Bambu
Details: 955 Alton Rd., Miami Beach; first seating at 5:30 p.m., second seating at 9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: First seating tickets are $100 and second seating tickets are $200 (both include food and drink)
‘A Tribute to Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball
Where: American Social Brickell & Las Olas
Details: 690 SW 1st Ct, Miami (Brickell location), 721 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale (Las Olas location); theme is ‘A Tribute to Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball’
Tickets/Admission: $150 per person, includes an open bar, passed hors-d’oeuvres from 9 – 11 p.m., a champagne toast at midnight, two DJs and a firework display. No cover fee or minimum starting at 8 p.m.
NYE at Monty’s
Where: Monty’s Coconut Grove
Details: 2550 S Bayshore Dr, Miami; live DJ performance, party favors, and a complimentary champagne toast
Tickets/Admission: No cover
’80s themed New Year’s party + fireworks on the beach
Where: Clevelander South Beach
Details: 1020 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; doors open at 8 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: General admission tickets start at $30
Champagne, eats and live beats
Where: Nautilus Cabana Club
Details: 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; doors open at 9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: Tickets are $95 and include a family-style spread, a midnight champagne toast, and a DJ’d after party
Where: Sweet Liberty
Details: 237 20th St., Miami Beach; doors open at 9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: Tickets are $100 and include a full open bar and complimentary food from 9 p.m. – midnight (only 100 tickets are available)
Midnight Magic at MO Bar + Lounge
Where: MO Bar + Lounge at the Mandarin Oriental
Details: 500 Brickell Key Dr., Miami; doors open at 9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: Tickets are $260 per couple and include a table, a seafood platter and a bottle of Piper Heidsieck champagne
Basilando at Baru
Where: Baru Latin Bar
Details: 901 Brickell Plaza, Miami
Tickets/Admission: Free before 12 a.m.; Moet Chandon bottles for $100
Wynwood’s New Year’s Eve
Where: Mana Wynwood
Details: 2250 NW 2nd Ave., Miami; 8 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Tickets/Admission: Free with RSVP (includes a complimentary drink); the event will highlight wild and wacky NYE traditions; for more info visit wynwoodnye.eventbrite.com
Worldwide New Years Eve VIP Food & Wine Party featuring Pitbull
Where: Bayfront Park
Details: 301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; event begins at 8 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: Tickets start at $295 and include food, wine, spirits, a midnight champagne toast and views of a performance by Pitbull.
New Year’s Eve Gatsby Dinner
Where: Conrad Miami Hotel
Details: 1395 Brickell Ave., Miami; dinner is served from 7-9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: Tickets are $125 and include a four-course prefix dinner and a complimentary glass of champagne.
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NYE at El Tucan
Where: El Tucan
Details: 1111 SW 1st Ave., Miami; Moulin Rouge themed affair including a cabaret show at 7 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: General admission tickets for the 7 p.m. show are $190 online ($250 at the door) and include open bar; tickets for the 10:15 p.m. how are $350 per person.
NYE at Marion
Details: 1111 SW 1st Ave., Miami; prix-fixe menu offered from 7-8 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: Dinner is $110 per person from 7-8 p.m.; $250 per person for reservations after 8 p.m.
Where: Watr Rooftop at 1 Hotel South Beach
Details: 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; doors open at 9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: tickets start at $200 for premium open bar until 12 a.m.; $150 for premium open bar after 12:30 a.m.
El Clasico de Cuba
Where: 1 Hotel South Beach Lobby Bar
Details: 2341 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; party starts at 10 p.m.
NYE at No. 3 Social/Three Wynwood
Where: No. 3 Social / Three Wynwood
Details: 50 NW 24th St., Miami; rooftop doors open at 9:30, performance by Ultra Nate
Tickets/Admission: $195 general admission (includes open bar until 1 a.m.); $295 for table service (includes open bar, one bottle of champagne, and assorted bites); 2 restaurant seatings available starting at $95 per person.
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Where: Blackbird Ordinary
Details: 729 SW 1st Ave., Miami; doors open at 9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: Free; bottles of Absolut for $100
Bubbly at Bulla Gastrobar
Where: Bulla Gastrobar Coral Gables & Doral
Details: 2500 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables & 5335 Northwest 87th Ave. C102, Doral
Tickets/Admission: Free; guests can enjoy a complimentary champagne toast
G-Eazy & Halsey
A-List New Year’s at Komodo
Details: 801 Brickell Ave., Miami; seatings at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Tickets/Admission: 3-course dinners for $115 (first seating) and $225 (second seating); $100 for open bar in Komodo Lounge from 9 p.m. – midnight. For reservations email NYE@komodomiami.com.
Open Bar at Mondrian South Beach
All White Party at Diplomat Beach Resort
Where: Portico Beer & Wine Garden
Details: December 30 at 3555 South Ocean Dr., Miami; doors open at 6 p.m.
Atton Brickell Hotel
Where: Atton Brickell Miami
Details: 1500 SW 1st Ave., Miami; special rooftop Sunset Session from 2-9 p.m.; champagne toast at 8 p.m.; live DJ and specialty menu
KINGS Dining & Entertainment Doral
Where: KINGS Dining & Entertainment Doral
Details: 3450 Northwest 83rd Ave. #152, Doral; Willy Wonka themed New Year’s Eve Party; lunch/dinner and bowling packages available from noon – 2 a.m
Tickets/Admission: Packages that include lunch/dinner and bowl are available here.
Trey Songz at Rockwell
Details: 743 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; doors open at 10 p.m.; special performance by Trey Songz
Tickets/Admission: Tickets start at $150
Rose Bar at Delano
Where: Rose Bar at Delano
Details: 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; bar opens at 9 p.m.; surprise DJ performances and other musical acts
Tickets/Admission: Free; for table reservations email firstname.lastname@example.org
FiveStar New Year’s Eve event on Watson Island
Where: FiveStar New Year’s Eve event on Watson Island
Details: 1000 MacArthur Causeway; from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Tickets/Admission: Tickets are $330 for General Admission; includes live performances by Patrick Pizzorni, NAZA & Giovannetti, premium open bar, and onsite fireworks
Free Buns at Baby Jane
Where: Baby Jane
Details: 500 Brickell Ave., 105E, Miami; free Bao Buns and an open bar all night
Tickets/Admission: $75 per person
Kiki on the River
Where: Kiki on the River
Details: 450 NW North River Dr., Miami; special appearance by Jacob Forever
Tickets/Admission: $275 per guest for first seating dinner (6 p.m., includes a bottle of Moet Ice), $375 per guest for second seating dinner (9 p.m., includes a bottle of Dom Perignon Vintage)
Life’s a Circus at Nikki Beach
Cantina La Veinte
Where: Cantina La Veinte
Details: 495 Brickell Ave., Miami; 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Tickets/Admission: $250 per adult for a three-course dinner ($120 per child)
SUSHISAMBA Miami Beach
Where: SUSHISAMBA Miami Beach
Details: 600 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach; wear white
Tickets/Admission: $85 minimum spend per person for the Early Celebration seating (7-10 p.m.), $135 minimum spend per person for the Premium Celebration seating (10 p.m. – close)