Celebrate what you want to see more of. ~Tom Peters~

It’s almost that time of the year where people reflect on the year just passed, yet prepare to celebrate the newness of what is to come and what better way to kick off the new year than by taking Tom Peters’ words to heart and celebrating on Florida’s Space Coast this New Year’s Eve. With events happening all along the Space Coast, there’s something for everyone and we want to help you ring in 2018 enjoying what you want to see more of. So, to help you plan, here’s a few of the events happening along our coast.

Brevard Zoo

December 31, 2017

Ring in the “Noon” Year with Brevard Zoo’s annual event. Featuring a ball drop and a complimentary juice toast, kick off the start of the New Year celebration with your kids and grandkids.

8225 N. Wickham Road


(321) 254-9453

Cocoa Beach Pier

December 31, 2017

The Cocoa Beach Pier knows how to help you celebrate. Enjoy the ringing in of the New Year overlooking the Atlantic Ocean! Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $35 which includes admission, party favors, live entertainment, two complimentary drinks and a champagne toast at midnight.

401 Meade Avenue

Cocoa Beach

(321) 783-7549

NYE Gala

December 31, 2017

The NYE Gala is the place to be if you are looking for an evening of elegance. This event is sold out every year, so you’ll want to make your reservations as soon as possible. With a 22-piece Swing time Big Band providing your entertainment, you’ll be dancing into the New Year faster than you can finish your champagne.

8298 Wickham Road


(321) 339-7705

Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill

December 31, 2017

One of the hottest parties on the Space Coast, Fishlips Waterfront Bar & Grill’s annual NYE Bash offers cash and gift card prizes, a balloon drop, and complimentary champagne. Enjoy the view of the Port while celebrating with your friends or significant other.

610 Glen Cheek Drive

Port Canaveral

(321) 784-4533

Rene’ Bray New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2017

For those looking to laugh your way into the New Year, you may want to check out this event at Gregory’s Upstairs Comedy Club. Rene’ Bray has a diverse comedy career appearing on ABC’s 20/20 and numerous talk shows.  You can guarantee your seat by booking online for $25 a ticket.

900 N. Atlantic Avenue

Cocoa Beach

(321) 799-2557

These are just a few of the New Year’s Eve events taking place along our coast. More events will be added to this weekend of celebrating, so be sure to keep checking back to start 2018 in the best way. 

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