New Year’s Eve celebrations abound in South Florida. The challenge lies in finding the event that offers the most appeal. There are many fun and exciting events planned in the area that are a perfect way to ring in the New Year. Browse the list of options below so you can choose the ones that meet your preferences.
Masquerade Ball at The W, Fort Lauderdale
There is nothing as mysterious as a masquerade ball and this year at the W Hotel, their vintage masquerade ball promises to be quite a treat. Dress in your best disguise and enjoy the mystery of the atmosphere while celebrating the New Year in style. This is the fifth year that the W will be hosting the masked event and guests are sure to have a night to remember at the breathtaking beachside location. There will be a four hour open bar, music from two leading DJs, a midnight champagne toast, and party favors. For more information, and for table reservations, contact (954) 414-8300 www.wfortlauderdalehotel.com.
First Night in Downtown Delray Beach
First Night in Downtown Delray Beach is a great event to bring the entire family to. There is no alcohol served at this family friendly event so there is no need to bring any along. However what there is an abundance of is a variety of different activities to keep everyone busy as they ring in the new year! The kids will enjoy face painting, magicians, and ice skating while improv theater and fireworks at 9 p.m. and midnight are sure to keep the adults entertained. The price of admission is $10 if the buttons are purchased early at the local Delray Beach Public Library, at the 100 foot Christmas tree, or at Delray Beach City Fall. For more information, go to www.visitdelraybeach.org.
Rock The Block, Boca Raton
Rock The Block is an event being held at Boca Resort and Club located at 501 E. Camino Real, Boca Raton. Dining is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. The event will be filled with plenty of dancing, entertainment, and music from rapper Tone Loc, Siren XX, and Lora Jean Wright, and Lucy Martin. Other planned features include a children’s buffet, open bar, and kids carnival games and activities as well as dinner at the Club’s restaurants. For more information visit www.bocaresort.com.