Celebrate New Years Eve in Central Florida

By: Christopher Follenus

Sure, you could sit home gorging on potato chips and watch Ryan Seacrest. But if you’d rather get out and enjoy the dawn of 2024, here is a select list of things to do on New Year’s Eve in Central Florida!

New Year’s Eve in Central Florida for the Whole Family

Family Friendly

If your smaller family members have to be to bed well before midnight, then LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven is the place for you. Kid’s New Year’s Eve starts a little earlier here, kicking off as soon as the sun goes down, culminating with their fireworks extravaganza over the lake at 8 p.m.

All activities are included with an Annual Pass or Park Admission.

LEGO fireworks over lake at during Holidays at LEGOLAND

For the Sophisticated Crowd

Over at the Terrace Grille inside the historic Terrace Hotel, New Year’s Eve features not only three seating times of a grand buffet but New Year’s Eve afterparty in the Lake Mirror Room for the countdown to midnight. Reservations can be made here.

Renovated Terrace Grille dining area in Lakeland, FL


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