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Top 7 Off The Beaten Path Things To Do For NYE In Miami

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Miami, Florida is a lively and vibrant city that’s a great place to ring in the new year. If you’re looking for some unique things to do as you welcome 2023, this is the list for you. From party yachts to light shows, here are 7 events to check out for New Year’s Eve in Miami.

Top 7 Off The Beaten Path Things To Do For NYE In Miami

1. Head Over To Bayfront Park

This is a great option for those looking for a budget-friendly way to ring in the new year. Bayfront Park hosts an event that features fireworks, Live music, and dancing. General admission is free, though VIP tickets are available for purchase. The event also allows children, although the crowds and late hours may be overwhelming for some younger children.

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2. Attend A Masquerade

If you’re looking for a fun and unique way to start off the year, check out this Caribbean masquerade ball-themed celebration. Featuring a live DJ and a variety of international music, from salsa to Afro-beats. The event also features an open bar as well as dinner options. Tickets are available online.

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Attend A Masquerade

3. Party At Fontainebleau

This option is less off the beaten path than some of the others on this list, but it’s still a memorable and fun way to spend your New Year’s Eve. Head over to Fontainebleau to enjoy live performances by Marshmello next to the resort's sparkling pools.

There are a variety of ticket options for those interested in attending, ranging from premium admission, which includes an open bar, to a family experience area which includes a buffet dinner and welcomes guests under 21. Tickets are available online.

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4. Cruise On A Mega Yacht

Start the new year off on a jaw-dropping megayacht with SeaFair Miami. This megayacht features four levels, as well as an open bar, gourmet dining options, and even live entertainment. Tickets to the event are available online.

Cruise On A Mega Yacht

5. See The New Year In On A Family Friendly Party Yacht

Similar to the Mega Yacht party above, the Royal Princess yacht is hosting a New Year’s eve celebration cruise. This cruise is also family-friendly, making us a great option for those that will be in the area with relatives under 21.

While the event is family-friendly, it does run from 9 pm-1 am, which may still be too late for young children. The celebration is set to include a dance floor, dining options, and a variety of drinks, including wine and various non-alcoholic options.

See The New Year In On A Family Friendly Party Yacht


Take in dazzling views of the Miami skyline as you are saying hello to 2023 by attending W Miami’s NYELECTRIC. Located at the W Miami’s rooftop bar, NYELECTRIC offers a luxurious, high-end vibe, as well as an open bar. Tickets to this event are available online.


7. Explore The Night Garden

Here’s another option for those looking for a family-friendly event or a fun event to attend a bit earlier in the evening. Night Garden is a dazzling light show at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. It consists of over 20 acres of stunningly illuminated plants and light displays and is also an amazing place to take some truly memorable photos. More information, as well as tickets, is available online.

Explore The Night Garden

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