The Ultimate Video Guide to NYE in Miami for 2017

With just a few days left and everyone is either bragging about their upcoming NYE outfits or is scrambling to find that one of a kind party that will help them push forward into 2018 with that staple New Year hangover! Whether you are on one side of the bridge or the other, this is definitely one of the days out of the year that it doesn’t matter where you spend the evening as long as you’re surrounded by good friends, good vibes and great champagne! We’re going to break down a list of NYE events (by Neighborhood) this year including videos of these places and will be continuously adding more as it becomes shared to us by the community. Note: Not everyone on the list has created dope videos of their upcoming events so you may catch the vibe of these places experiences through their previous year’s vids.

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Little Havana

Ball and Chain

Celebrate New Year’s Eve, Miami style! Get your feet moving with live performances by the Latin Mambo master Tito Puente, Jr. on the Pineapple Stage, plus the Pepe Montes Trio with their special blend of live salsa in our main room. Also, DJ Danis La Clave will keep you dancing to Latin and Cuban beats. VIP open bar tickets and table packages for 6 – 20 guests are available online at

Downtown Miami


All Aboard! The destination is 2018 as Seaspice welcomes guest aboard their Titanic themed magical waterfront experience underneath the stars overlooking the Miami Skyline featuring live music and surprise entertainment throughout the evening.


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Edgewater and Wynwood

Jack’s Restaurant< span class=”s1″>Jack’s Miami will be open for NYE.  There is no prefixed menu and they will be running their regular menu with an a la carte option for guest.  Jack’s is keep things simple for locals who want to feel right at home but not deal with the cooking and cleaning.  #realfood4realpeople

Midtown Miami


Ring in the New Year among friends, family and neighbors with global flavors and shareable plates… the best way to celebrate any occasion!

The celebration begins at 5pm at all three locations with festive a la carte specials, a DJ and live musical entertainment-topped off with party favors and a toast at midnight! 

South Beach


This holiday season, welcome the New Year to the sublime sounds of flamenco with Faena Miami Beach‘s spectacular celebration, ARRABAL! A Night of Desire. Begin the night with an epicurean adventure at one of Faena’s award-winning restaurants – taste the culinary genius of world-renowned Chef Francis Mallmann at his sophisticated temple to open-fire cuisine, Los Fuegos, or head upstairs to Pao to discover celebrated Chef Paul Qui’s unique brand of modern Asian fare. Then, toast to new beginnings with bespoke cocktails at the elegant Living Room, gather ’round with old friends and new at the idyllic Tree of Life or lounge in luxury at your own private poolside cabana complete with premier bottle service and VIP seating for the night’s live musical entertainment. Under a starry sky, guests can gather poolside and on the Mammoth Lawn alongside Damien Hirst’s beloved gilded mammoth to enjoy exhilarating pop-flamenco performances that will transport all to the heart of Andalucía. After the clock strikes midnight, make your way to the intimate Saxony Bar for a late-night celebration of the year to come.

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cated in SLS South Beach, will host a Casino Royale celebration from 6 p.m – 12 a.m. The lavish dining experience prepared by Executive Chef Yoshi Migita and his culinary team will feature an a la carte menu with signature dishes such as Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna, Miso-Marinated Black Cod and Wagyu Tobanyaki. At midnight, all guests will be provided party favors as well as a glass of champagne for a New Year’s toast.

The Bazaar by José Andrés South Beach< a href=””>The Bazaar by José Andrés South Beach, Located in SLS South Beach, will be hosting a Casino Royale dinner soiree from 6 p.m. – 12 a.m. Chef De Cuisine Tito Vargas and his culinary team will serve an extravagant dining experience that includes modern and traditional tapas with Latin American and Asian influences. Cocktails with fresh fruits and organic emulsifiers will be enjoyed to elevate classic recipes. The wine list will include new and old world producers with unique varietals. At midnight, all guests will be provided with 12 grapes, a traditional ritual from Spain, and glass of Krug Grand Cuvee champagne for a midnight toast.

Hyde Beach South Beach<<
remier oceanfront day and nightclub, at SLS South beach will be transformed into a pseudo Casino-style experience allowing attendees to enjoy interactive roulette, blackjack and poker table games from 9:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m. Performing will be Stockholm based DADA LIFE, who is known across the globe for their unmatched energy and explosive tunes. Throughout the evening, guests can enjoy a variety of gourmet dishes from a special New Year’s Eve Grill menu. At midnight, the famous champagne tower celebration will commence 2018.

Studio 54 + Doheny Room

This New Year’s Eve, be transported to the age of utter decadence as you spend one night at Studio 54 and celebrate the ring of 2018 Delano South Beach’s exclusive hotspot Doheny Room. The night will feature sounds of South Beach legendary DJ Lazaro Leon as he spins classic disco and funk and soul throwbacks along with our resident Reid waters. Expect sultry performances, ball drop live feed direct from NYC NBC’s special, one-of-a-kind party favors and mind-blowing entertainment. Tickets are $200 per guest – which includes open bar from 9:00 PM to midnight – and can be purchased here:

FiveStar New Year’s Eve

Located on Watson Island and now in its fifth year from 10PM to 5AM, DJs will be spinning tunes throughout the night until the early morning all the while guests rub shoulders with celebs, sipping drinks in a premium open-bar in the newly unveiled Saint Tropez-esque beach club concept and enjoy a private dinner on a 110-foot yacht by Astondoa. Tickets begin at $330 for General Admission and can be purchased here:


The Roaring 20s comes to life at Villa Azur’s New Year’s Eve celebration, the Golden Villa Azur Party, which will feature a burlesque show, fire breathers, aerialists, jugglers, fire dancers, champagne parades, live entertainment, dancing and 2 seatings. The first seating (7pm – 9:30pm) offers a $200pp 4-course menu with a glass of Ruinart Blanc de Blanc champagne. A children’s special menu will be available at $99 until 9:30pm. After dinner, guests can continue the celebration by the beautiful “Long Bar” with an open bar available from 9pm – midnight for $90++ per person. The second seating will begin at 9:00pm, featuring a 5-course menu and Dom Perignon Rosé or Brut, as they countdown to 2018, pop champagne and dance on the tables! Packages available for this seating include the Ruby ($500pp – 5 course menu and 1 bottle of Cristal Brut for 4 people; seating: near French doors in the main dining room), Sapphire ($600pp – 5 course menu and  1 bottle of Dom Perignon Brut for 4 people; seating: cozy corner in the main dining room), and Diamond ( $800pp – 5 course menu and 1 bottle of Dom Perignon Rosé for 4 people; seating: courtyard).

WALL at W South Beach

Overnight Instagram sensation and Italian multimillionaire turned DJ Gianluca Vacchi brings the #GVLifestyle to WALL Miami during New Year’s Eve to host The Black Tie Extravaganza. Ending the year in style, Gianluca will deliver an evening of carefree Italian luxury as only he can while champagne parades, festive decorations and confetti set the ambiance for WALL’s most cinematic bash yet. Opening its doors at 10pm on Saturday, December 31, guests will sway into 2018 as Vacci spins an open format of house music including the debut of his hit Viento. Offering attendees premium open bar from 10pm – 1am, General Admission is $200 and VIP table service packages inclusive of top shelf spirits range from $1,800 – $8,000. Tickets available here.

WET Pool at W South Beach

WET Pool at W South Beach is excited to announce world-renowned Australian DJ duo Nervo will be headlining an unforgettable start of a new year! Featuring top of the line visuals and entertainment, tickets to the amazing upcoming NYE 2018 festivities are now sale with tickets for general admission starting at $200.  On Saturday, December 31st at 9pm, celebrating attendees will be elevated to an oasis of wonderment by Nervo who’s duo’s hits include When Love Takes Over, This Kind of Love, Irresistible and We’re All No One. Details of the evening include premium open bar from 9pm to midnight with VIP table service packages inclusive of top shelf spirits ranging from $1,800 – $15,000. WALL will be open until 7am and with past unparalleled performances delivered by Robin Shultz, Drake, Afro Jack, Alesso, Klingande and others year after year, WET Pool at W South Beach and Wall will be once again a truly unique experience. Tickets, tables and cabanas available at


Nautilus Cabana Club rings in the year with a glamorous family-style spread priced at $95 per person to include a champagne toast at midnight and DJ’d after party. The menu includes an Appetizer Station with Lobster Bisque, Oysters, Tarragon and Cognac, Humus Dip, Eggplant Dip, Mixed Olives, Tzatziki, Pickled Vegetables, Roasted Sweet Peppers and Pita Bread and Artisan Breads, a Seafood & Ceviche Station with Shrimp, Mussels, Oysters, Sushi Roll Display (California, Spicy tuna & veggie), a Salad Station featuring Faro and Barley Salad, Tomato and Mozzarella, Kale Salad, Roasted Beet Salad and Orzo and Sundried Tomato Salad, a Carving Station with Seared Seabass seasoned with citrus nage and braised leeks, Roasted Chicken Breast with wild mushroom fricassee, Lamb, Braised Beef Short Ribs with roasted garlic, Roasted Porchetta with black cherry and pickled onion, and Roasted Filet with shallots and thyme reduction, Sides such as Truffled Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Root Vegetables, Roasted Brussels Sprout, Glazed Baby Carrots and Rice Pilaf, and finally, a Dessert Station featuring Sticky Toffee, Pudding Cake, Dark Chocolate Walnut Caramel Pie, Cranberry and Blueberry Tart, Tres Leches, Tiramisu and Assorted Mini Fruit Tarts.


DÔA celebrates LatAsian style with a live Japanese band, DJs, and two seatings. Priced at $125pp, the First Seating starts at 6:30pm and includes Edamame as an amuse-bouches, sharable plates of Traditional Ceviche with fish of the day, sweet potato and dashi leche de tigre, Sashimi Platter, and Tofu Maki with avocado, cucumber, miso and crispy tofu, Vegetable Spring Rolls with glass noodles, carrots, cabbage and sweet chili soy, Shrimp Siu Mai with lemongrass, ginger and chili, Wagyu Wonton with hoisin, ginger and garlic, Thai Fish with local fish, lemongrass, soy and rocoto, Nikkei Tenderloin with USDA Choice Teriyaki, Aji Limo and Scallions, Nikkei Mushroom Hot Pot with wild mushrooms, shiso, togarashi, Nikkei pickles and truffles, Chinese Broccoli with chifa butter, crispy shallots and sesame and Desserts to Share – Chef’s Selection. The $225pp Second Seating begins at 9pm and includes a welcome glass of champagne, Edamame as an amuse-bouches, DÔA Platter with Ceviche Traditional, Nikkei Ceviche, Oysters, Uni, Toro and Caviar, Lobster Siu Mai with caviar, celery, aji limo and butter, Wagyu Wonton with hoisin, ginger and garlic, Vegetable Spring Rolls with glass noodles, carrots, cabbage and sweet chili soy, Chilean Seabass with citrus miso marinade, aji Amarillo, carrot and scallion salad and ponzu vinaigrette, Japanese Wagyu with 55 Score 11 and truffle ponzu, Nikkei Mushroom Hot Pot with wild mushrooms, shiso, togarashi, Nikkei pickles and truffles, Chinese Broccoli with chifa butter, crispy shallots and sesame and Desserts to Share – Chef’s Selection.


Ring in 2018 with a Brazilian-themed New Year’s Eve Dinner at Coco Bambu – Miami’s largest seafood venue – with a performance by Thais Moreira, The Voice Brazil participant and a DJ during the two seatings. The first seating starts at 5:30pm is priced at $100pp while the $200pp second seating starts at 9pm, both offering a food and drink voucher to spend on food and drinks at the restaurant. After 2am, Samba your way to Five Star New Year’s Eve on Watson Island to continue the celebration Brazilian-style, where guests enjoy premium full-service open bar all night long.

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