2018 is right around the corner! Celebrate the start of the New Year in Tampa! There a fun events occurring all over town for people of all ages to ring in the New Year. Check out our recommendations for the best places to spend NYE in our area!



Date: Sunday, December 31st

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 am

Location: Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay (10165 North McKinley Drive)

Have a thrilling entry into the new year at this amazing theme park. Enjoy celebrations throughout the park and a special fireworks display at the end of the night. Admission to the New Year's Eve Celebration is included with regular paid admission.


Date: Sunday, December 31st

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo (1101 West Sligh Avenue)

Come to this kid friendly countdown as you celebrate the new year with the animals!


Date: Sunday, December 31st

Time: 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Glazer Children’s Museum (110 West Gasparilla Plaza)

Countdown to the new year every hour at GCM! Included with admission.


Date: Sunday, December 31st

Time: 8:00 pm - 2:00 am

Location: The Sail (333 South Franklin Street)

Head to the heart of downtown and enjoy the area's best food trucks, music by DJ Andy Scott, and a champagne toast at midnight.


Date: Sunday, December 31st

Time: 9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Location: The Florida Aquarium (701 Channelside Drive)

Splash your way into the new year "under the sea". Check out all of the aquarium's exhibits, dance to live music by Taylor Reed and Trae Pierce & the T-Stones, dine on delicious food and beverages, and so much more.


Date: Sunday, December 31st

Time: 9:00 pm - 2:00 am

Location: Fort Brooke Parking Structure - 10th Floor (107 North Franklin Street)

Come to Tampa's premiere NYE event. This 8th annual event gives you a front row seat to the night's fireworks as you party the night away with champagne, desserts, and dancing.


Date: Sunday, December 31st

Time: Midnight

Location: Cotacnchobee Fort Brooke Park (601 Old Water Street)

Lay down you blanket in the park starting at 10 pm to check the area's most spectacular fireworks display.

The Sper Group wishes everyone in Tampa a Happy & Safe New Years Eve!