Orlando on new year's eve is probably best known for it's theme parks, with Walt Disney World and Universal Studios in particular hosting some great new year celebrations, including some pretty spectacular fireworks shows.
These parties are certainly well worth checking out, but they definitely aren't the only options, with a great range and events taking place across the wider Orlando area, welcoming the new year is style in the city;s many, many top bars, hotels, clubs and restaurants.
Probably the best known of the Orlando new year's eve theme park parties, Walt Disney World marks the entire festvie season with a selection of popular events, and over the new year period in particualr there are spectacular parades and fireworks to entertain the crowds.
We have a page dedicated to all of the very latest at Walt Disney World Orlando for new year's eve 2019 here:
The Universal Studios Florida also get in on the act at new year's eve, doing their bit to attract the tourist dollar to the town. Here the biggest event is the Universal Orlando's EVE at Universal CityWalk party, where the 6 Universal CityWalk clubs get together to host an event that includes plenty of music with live bands and DJs, a huge outdoor dancefloor and gourmet buffet food.
There is also a champagne toast and huge fireworks display when midnight arrives, accompanied by confetti cannons to shower the crowds.
This is a 21+ party and you will need to buy your tickets in advance - they are available online here..
SeaWorld also host a popular annual new year's eve event, with the added bonus that the celebrations are included in the price of a regular admission ticket.
Here the party includes entertainment throughout the park, with live music, DJs and special food and drink stations. They also have their own fireworks display.
If you have children to entertain then you are very much spoiled for choice in Orlando, with another very popular NYE party option the big celebration at Legoland Florida, where their Kids' New Year's Eve party includes entertainment, dancing, fireworks over Lake Eloise and even a Lego Brick Drop to see in the new year well before midnight actaully arrives.
You can buy tickets for this event here.
If theme parks aren't your thing then don't worry, there are plenty of parties and events taking place across downtown Orlando. An always popular option is the Howl at the Moon party on International Drive, where you can see in the new year with a lively party including premium bar, buffet, champagne toast and several VIP options.
Tickets are available online here.
IIf you don't mind heading a little further out of town, nearby Sanford will be hosting a Midnight Masquerade New Year's Eve Celebration at the popular Route 46 Entertainment District.
You can get more details about this event and book your tickets online here.
Whether you're staying at one of the theme parks or in the lively downtown districts there is no shortage of hotel options in Orlando, with many including party packages to make your new year's eve planning even easier.
You can find all the best new year's eve hotels deals here
There are plenty of live webcams in and around the Orlando area, and at the them parks in particular, giving you several options to try find a live stream showing some of the many fireworks displays:
ThThere is also typically a live stream of the new years eve fireworks from Walt Disney World in Orlando, provided on their official website:
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