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New Year's Eve Happenings along beaches of 30A, Miramar Beach & Destin, Florida

The time has come to say goodbye to this year, and ring in the New Year! For those staying in Santa Rosa Beach, Miramar Beach and Destin, Florida on Dec. 31, here’s a round-up of New Year’s Eve 2024 celebrations to ring in the New Year in style.

Baytowne Countdown

The Village of Baytowne Wharf's end-of-the-year celebration is an evening to remember, with two breathtaking fireworks displays at 8 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy a family-friendly evening with face painting, kids activities, and LIVE music on the Baytowne LIVE stage 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Dance the night away with LIVE music 7 p.m. – 1 a.m., featured on the Events Plaza Stage. Address: 9300 Baytowne Wharf Blvd., Miramar Beach, Fla. 32550; (850) 267-8110


Cuvee 30A

In Inlet Beach, Cuvee 30A's New Year's Eve 2024 celebration of culinary artistry paired with fine wine and bubbly. See Chef Tim Creehan's exquisite menus and book your seats now at Early reservations are strongly recommended.  Address: 12805 Highway 98, Unit D101, Inlet Beach, Fla. 32461, (850) 909-0111


Fish Out of Water New Year’s Eve

Ring in 2023, 6 p.m. to midnight with a multi-course dinner, champagne and a night full of memories. Enjoy live music, Chef features and a photo booth to capture the evening’s festivities.  Address: 34 Goldenrod Circle, Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. 32459; (850) 534-5050 


Havana Beach Bar & Grill at the Pearl Hotel

The Pearl will be offering brunch during regular hours on New Year’s Eve, and a New Year’s Eve Celebration from 5 p.m. to midnight. The Havana Beach Bar will be open 11 a.m. to midnight. Address: 63 Main St., Rosemary Beach, Fla. 32461; (850) 588-2882 


Hotel Effie Sandestin

Ring in 2024 at Hotel Effie's Rocking New Year's Eve Spectacular! Enjoy an evening full of dining, dancing, and entertainment with family and friends at any one of Hotel Effie's renowned venues: Ovide, Ara and the Lobby Bar. You are not going to want to miss out on the biggest party along the Emerald Coast. Address: 1 Grand Sandestin Blvd., Miramar Beach, Fla. 32550, (833) 873-3343 


Solaris Dinner & Fireworks Cruise

Celebrate New Year’s Eve aboard SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht with an experience like no other. Enjoy four courses and dance under the moonlight with live entertainment, party favors, and an incredible fireworks display. Cruise for 4.5 hours from 8 PM – 12:30 AM with check-in at 7 PM. The SOLARIS Yacht is located at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort at the Baytowne Marina. Guests enjoy special parking available for New Year’s Eve. More information will be available upon booking online. The New Year’s Eve Cruise is exclusively for guests 21+ and includes four chef-inspired courses (menu above), a midnight champagne toast, live entertainment, party favors, and the best view of the fireworks show at midnight. The ticket price is $200 per person and you can reserve a window table for $100.


HarborWalk Village

Ring in the New Year with all the enchantment of a Harbor Celebration. Dance the night away with LIVE entertainment happening on the main stage, beginning at 7 PM. From 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM, ring in the New Year at HarborWalk Village! Beverages, live music, and the best view around, plus two firework shows! 

Live Music: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Stranger Boy | 7:00 PM

The New Royals | 9:30 PM

Turn your eyes to the skies for a dazzling firework display over the Harbor at 8 p.m. and at midnight with a countdown and Ball Drop to ring in the New Year. Address: 10 Harbor Blvd., Destin, Fla.



From 5:00pm to 9:00pm, the town of Seaside on 30A will host a family-friendly New Year's Eve celebration in Central Square including Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, a live performance by Monsters of Yacht and Fireworks.


Plan your beach vacation now and save! 

There's still time to plan a NYE escape! View our vacation rentals page and enter your preferred dates to see rentals that are still available. Take advantage of our Winter Holiday Sale* to enjoy $25 off/night. 

Or start planning your spring beach break by viewing Newman-Dailey's collection of South Walton and Destin vacation rentals online or call one of our friendly vacation specialists at 1-800-225-7652 to assist. Check out our deals page to see if you qualify for special savings. Remember to always book direct for our best rate guarantee. 


*Some restrictions apply. Not available for stays at Beachside Inn. 

Published on Tuesday, December 26, 2023