New Year’s Events near West Palm Beach, FL

December 29th, 2016 by

Are you looking for a super fun way to bid 2016 farewell and ring in the new year? West Palm Beach, Florida, is known for its incredible restaurants and night life. And, it also just so happens to be a great place to celebrate the holiday! Here’s a shortlist of our top three recommended New Year’s Eve events near West Palm Beach for ringing in 2017.

Noon Year’s Eve Family Celebration at Downtown at the Gardens

Finding a thrilling event that the whole family can attend can be a bit of a struggle, but this year’s Noon Year’s Eve Family Celebration might be just the ticket. The event is set to start at 11:00 a.m. on December 31st, 2016, in Carousel Courtyard at Downtown at the Gardens.

The event will feature carousel rides, balloons, face painting, and party swag. There will even be a kid-friendly New Year’s toast at 12:00 p.m.. The event will end around 1:00 p.m., just in time for all of you to get home and get ready for the events of the evening. Noon Year’s Eve Family Celebration is sponsored by the Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, Wild 95.5,, and Macaroni Kid.

New Year’s Celebration at Old School Square Park

If you’re looking for a family-friendly event that everyone can enjoy, then this is the one for you. This kid-friendly and parent-friendly event will take place from 5:00 p.m.  until 9:00 p.m. on December 31st, 2016 at Old School Square Park. The event will give your entire family the opportunity to spend some time with the local community, and still get home in time to watch the ball drop in New York City from the comfort of your own home.

The event will end at 9:00 p.m. with an incredible fireworks show that’s sure to be a talking point for weeks to come. Parking for the event will run you $5.00, so be sure to bring cash on hand if you plan to park in one of the local public parking garages. Also, please note that on the day of the event, Atlantic Avenue will be closed from Swinton to 3rd Street.

New Year’s Big Band Blast by Indian River Pops

If parties and big gatherings aren’t really your thing, then consider stopping over to the Eissey Campus Theatre at Palm Beach State College. Indian River Pops, the New Gardens Band, and The Dreamers Swing Band will delight with their incredibly honed musical stylings that are perfect for ringing in the new year with the whole family.

The event will begin at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 31st and tickets are on sale now at the Eissey Campus Theatre Ticket Office. Tickets for each person will run you just $35.00, with all students from kindergarten to college getting half price with a student I.D.. If you want to get tickets to this special performance and support local music this holiday season, be sure to get your tickets as soon as possible!