It's holiday season! The Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve triple threat returns with food, presents, and celebration. Looking for ways to celebrate New Years in Sarasota? Get ready to close off the year and welcome the new one with champagne, fireworks, food, and more with these six spectacular New Years Eve events in Sarasota. 

New Year's Eve at Selby Gardens

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens proudly presents Sarasota's most sophisticated New Year's Eve celebration with this black-tie event featuring a tropical holiday light display, hors-d'oeuvres, four-course dinner, live entertainment, and dancing. The countdown to 2018 begins with a champagne toast and breathtaking views of fireworks overlooking the Sarasota Bay. Tickets cost $250. 

New Years Eve Speakeasy

Get dolled up and travel back in history with this delightful event at the Powel Crosley Estate. There will be a five-course menu, live music, card games, and dancing under the stars. Complimentary champagne toast for the midnight countdown to the new year. Dinner and after party cost $135 or after party, which starts at 9:30 p.m. is $38 per person. 

2018 Sarasota New Years Eve Charity Party

Mark your calendars for the biggest New Year's Eve party in the Sarasota area! The inaugural New Year's Eve charity event promoted by Full Moon Productions returns for 2018 at The Municipal Auditorium with DJs, food, drinks, and more. More details coming soon. 

2018 New Year Eve's Celebration at Fisherman's Village 

We had to be sure to include a kid-friendly event on this list of best NYE events in Sarasota. This family-friendly event at Fishermen's Village will have fun activities for all ages including live music by DJ Michael White, a photo booth, face painting, magic shows, balloon creations and more! Celebrations begin at 5 p.m. and continue until midnight when fireworks will light up the sky. Free admission and parking!

Woody's Great Gatsby Themed New Year's Eve Party

Ring in 2018 with style by taking part in this 1920s throwback celebration at Woody's River Roo. There will be champagne, dancing, costume party, prizes, live swing music, and more! Be sure to get your 1920s attire ready and save the date for this awesome event. 

7th Annual New Year's Eve Fireworks

Prepare to be dazzled with the New Years Eve fireworks show at Marina Jack: Sarasota Bayfront! Details are still in progress. All restaurants will be open at 11 a.m. and offer special menus and entertainment in the evening. A special four-hour cruise for $159.95 per person will be held from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. featuring live music, party favors, champagne, an elaborate buffet, and decadent desserts. 

We hope one of these New Years Eve events in Sarasota is the start of your fantastic year. Six spectacular events! 

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