Miami New Year’s Eve 2017 Party Guide

Scenes from Highbar, STK, The Setai and the Orange Drive Music Festival featuring Ne-Yo during New Year's Eve 2012. Photo: Tomas Loewy

1. Biltmore Hotel

Party like Gatsby at the iconic hotel’s Roaring Twenties theme NYE party celebrating Biltmore’s 90th birthday. Guests will enjoy a four-course dinner and premium open bar, with live performances by DJs from Sarz Entertainment. 

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 8:30 p.m.; Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Antastasia Avenue, Coral Gables;

2. WET Pool at W South Beach

World-renowned DJ Robin Schulz will headline at WET Pool at the W South Beach for a special NYE performance.

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.; WET Pool at W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; general admission starts at $200 via

3. Basement Miami

The Fat Jewish (Josh Ostrovsky) hosts Basement Miami’s NYE party featuring Kanye West’s creative director Virgil Abloh. Guests will enjoy a premium open bar package from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m., sounds by Virgil Abloh and special guests, and a midnight countdown.

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m.; Basement Miami, 2901 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; tickets are $150-$200 via


4. Craft Social Club

Head to Craft Social Club and enjoy 5 hours of premium open bar on NYE with special live DJ performances. Or order a bottle and enjoy VIP craft bottle service.

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m.; Craft Social Club, 100 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; general admission is $89 via

5. Mondrian South Beach

Enjoy special live DJ performances and a 4 hour premium open bar poolside at the iconic Mondrian South Beach. 

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m.; Mondrian South Beach, 1100 West Avenue, Miami Beach; tickets start at $99 via

6. Wall Lounge at W South Beach

Wall presents Be Crazy Ibiza with Jean Claude Ades and Chicco Secci.

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 11 p.m.; Wall at W South Beach, 2201 Collins Avenue

Miami Beach; free via

7. Nikki Beach

While you enjoy private beachside fireworks, sip on Nikki Beach’s $10,000 Dom Pérignon Rosé Strawberry Mojito available only on NYE at the venue’s “Magical Garden” themed new year’s event. The cocktail features 1 Jeroboam of Dom Pérignon Rosé for that larger-than-life kick.

Saturday, December 31 at 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach; general admission tickets start at $100 at 


8. Ritz Carlton Bal Harbour

Dress up as your favorite 1960’s Bond character and ring in the new year at Ritz Carlton Bal Harbour’s Artisan Beach House. The Shaken Not Stirred New Year’s Eve Gala will feature a three-course early dinner and four-course late dinner, as well as a live DJ performance by RB NYC, a magician, fireworks, and a celebratory glass of champagne at midnight.

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 6:30 p.m. (early dinner seating); Ritz Carlton Bal Harbour, 10295 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; reservations at 

9. Regent Cocktail Club

Sip a world class cocktail at the sophisticated Regent Cocktail Club, which will feature live music in the lounge, cigars on the patio, and light bites to help you ring in the new year in style. 

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 8:00 p.m.; Gale Hotel, 1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; tickets start at $129 via

10. Rec Room

Enjoy four hours of premium open bar at low-key hot spot Rec Room, which will host DJ Iron Lyon behind the decks.

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 8:00 p.m.; Gale Hotel, 1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; tickets start at $79 via

11. Gale Rooftop

In addition to unobstructed views of the fireworks, the Gale rooftop will host a five hour premium open bar complimented by beats by DJ JASE. A lavish dinner buffet and champagne toast are also on the agenda. 

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 8:00 p.m.; Gale Hotel, 1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; tickets start at $215 via

12. LIV

When it comes to NYE lineups, Fontainebleau never disappoints. At LIV, guests can watch headliner Skrillex tear it up behind the decks. 

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 11:00 p.m.; Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; tickets start at $300 at

13. Bleau Live

For the real high-rollers, Justin Bieber will headline Fontainebleau’s NYE bash – because what better way to ring in 2017 than with a healthy dose of Bieber Fever and a gaping hole in your bank account. 

Saturday, Dec. 31 at 11:00 p.m.; Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; tickets start at $500 at


14. Catalina Hotel & Beach Club

The Catalina Hotel will offer a Havana Nights themed celebration hosted by Grammy-winning Cuban singer Jorge Moreno. Guests can dance to live music by the Spam All Stars and three DJs, whle enjoying a four-hour premium bar, a Latin dinner buffet, sushi and raw bar from Funk Ku, a complimentary champagne toast, and access to all venues throughout the Catalina Hotel. 

Saturday, Dec. 31 starting at 8:00 p.m.; Catalina Hotel & Beach Club, 1720 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; tickets are $95 here

15. New Year’s Eve with The Roots

Do you want more than The Roots? The hardest working hip-hop band in America peforms a show at the Arsht Center with all their hits from their 25 year career. If you stick around for the After Party (from 10 p.m.-1 a.m.), you can ring in 2017 with the Legendary Roots Crew. 

8 p.m. at the Adrienne Arsht Center, Knight Concert Hall, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami;; $50-$150; VIP After Party packages are $575, $5,000 for a suite for up to eight guests.

16. Pitbull at Bayfront Park

VIP Food & Wine Party and James Beard Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein will host Pitbull’s Worldwide VIP Food & Wine Party to ring in the New Year with style (and world-class grub). The event will feature dishese from around the world paired with craft beer, wine, and signature cocktails by award-winning bartender Julio Cabrera, and of course Pitbull’s New Year’s Revolution live. 

Saturday, December 31 from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m. at Bayfront Park, 301 Biscayne Blvd, Miami; tickets are $245 per person via 

17. Nobu Hotel Miami

Enjoy a gourmet dinner and live set by electronic music duo The Knocks at Nobu Hotel Miami’s beach-front Ocean Garden this New Year’s Eve. Individual ticket packages include an extensive gourmet buffet with live cooking vignettes and open bar. 

Saturday, December 31 from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. at Nobu Hotel Miami, 4525 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. Ticket packages start at $300.

18. Villa Azure

Miami Beach’s magical Villa Azure will host an Enchanted Village themed celebration with two seated three- and four-course dinner options, plenty of bubbly and live entertainment.

Saturday, December 31; first seating is 3-courses from 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. ($250 per person), second seating is 4-courses at 9:45 p.m. ($500 per person) at 309 23rd St, Miami Beach. 

19. Five Star NYE with YachtLife

Arrive in style via yacht to a private island location for this ultra-luxe all-white-and-gold themed party by Concept ID. The event will take place inside a glass estate and will feature all-you-can-drink and all-you-can-eat. 

Saturday, December 31 from 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. One-way trips to the event are priced at $150 per seat, round-trips are priced at $300 per seat. General admission to the event ranges from $290 to $390. For more information, visit 

20. Ora

Miami Beach’s newest nightclub will host live performances by Snoop Dogg and DJ Samantha Ronson, a 2-hour open bar, a live countdown to the ball drop, and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

Saturday, December 31 at 10 p.m. at 2000 Collins Avenue,  Miami Beach; tickets start at $200 via

21. Epic 

Area 31 and the Pool at EPIC will host a Vegas Showgirls themed affair on NYE, featuring beats by DJ Kristian Caro, electro-violinist Dave Damage, and a premium open bar from 9 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Saturday, December 31 at 8 p.m., 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami; general admission is $50, open bar is $100. Tickets are available here

22. Olla

Mexican hot spot Olla will host a NYE bash dedicated to tourists and locals alike. The restaurant will serve its classic Mexican fare from the regular menu, rather than a price-fixe dinner. Guests can also enjoy Veuve Clicquot for $15 per glass and $55 per bottle, while a live DJ will keep the party alive all night long. 

Saturday, December 31 from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. at 1233 Licoln Road, Miami.