Are you escaping to warmer weather this winter? Daytona Beach offers a wonderfully mild climate and a wide variety of spectacular venues — and that’s the perfect combination for one rockin’ New Year’s Eve! Check out these top four spots to consider for saying farewell to 2018.
Totally ’80s New Year’s Eve Dance Party
Venue: The Shores Resort & Spa
From: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Admission: $125 per person
Ring in 2019 with a rad night of drinks and dancing — while decked-out in ’80s apparel! Get your leg warmers and shoulder pads ready to rock a fun party with a buffet dinner, an open bar, a DJ and a champagne toast at midnight. Dress to impress, and end the year in a totally fab way on the Daytona Beach oceanfront!
New Year’s Eve on Main Street
Venue: Main Street and Daytona Beach Bandshell
From: 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
New Year’s Eve on Main Street is always a fun family event and the perfect way to kick off the new year by the beach. Six stages of live music, entertainment and street performers will take over Main Street, and the whole place will be buzzing with excitement on December 31. The event is so popular that the road is closed to cars, and Main Street will be a pedestrian-only thoroughfare all evening. Don’t miss the stilt walkers, live bands and DJs, and the illuminated ball drop at midnight. Plus, choose from a number of food and retail vendors, guaranteeing that partygoers will be well-fed. Head to the oceanfront Bandshell for a lively tribute band, and start 2019 off with a bang as fireworks go off over the pier at midnight!
Gold Star Ballroom’s Swing in the New Year
Venue: Gold Star Ballroom
From: 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Admission: $65 per person
The party will be in full swing at Gold Star Ballroom this coming December 31.
Join in the fun at this South Daytona venue for a night of dancing, dance exhibitions and delicious treats! Your ticket price includes appetizers, dinner, a dessert buffet and champagne toasts at midnight. Your buffet-style dinner will be served with a side of exciting entertainment — nothing goes with the main course like a little salsa, after all. Pack your most comfortable dancing shoes and come twirl into 2019. An RSVP is required, so get your tickets today!
Studio 54 NYE Party
Venue: Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
From: 8:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Admission: $125 and up; check hotel website for special packages
Jam into 2019 by dancing the night away in a breathtaking oceanfront ballroom. The Studio 54-themed extravaganza will offer an abundance of games, drinks, butler-served hors d'oeuvres, desserts and a champagne toast. Rock out with a live band to the best hits of the ’70s and ’80s — it’ll be a night to remember!
Whether you prefer pop music or peace signs, formal dresses or beachy casual, Daytona Beach has just the place for you to be this New Year’s Eve. But don’t wait — book your room in advance to make sure you start 2019 exactly where you want to be!