Ultimate guide to New Year’s Eve 2019 parties in Miami

Partying at the FontainebleauTomas Loewy

We know it’s still only November, but when you’re in Miami it’s never too early to start making New Year’s Eve plans — especially when there are so many to choose from! Here’s a sneak peek at just a few of the events you can start adding to your calendar of potential New Year’s Eve 2019 festivities.

Bayfront Park

Bayfront Park is always LIT for New Year’s Eve.Miami Herald Archives

Bayfront Park always hosts the largest free party in South Florida. This year includes music by Funky Frank and count down to midnight with Miami’s own “Big Orange” reaching the top of the Intercontinental Hotel and a grand display of fireworks over Biscayne Bay.

8 p.m.-midnight at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami; free.

New Year’s Eve with J Balvin & Alesso

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Fontainebleau’s New Year’s Eve concert will feature Latin music superstar J Balvin and internationally acclaimed DJ and producer Alesso as the headlining acts. Both will perform poolside.

9 p.m.-2 a.m. at Fontainbleau Miami Beach, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach $225 for general admission, and private tables will range from $4,000 to $40,000. All tickets include premium open bar until 12 a.m. Info at fontainebleau.com/nye.

Two to Tango – New Year’s Eve at Faena Miami Beach

Inside the gilded cathedral lobby of Faena by artist Juan Gatti.

Ring in the New Year with a glamorous tango-inspired celebration at Faena Miami Beach with tango performances, a multi-course dinner, live music, fireworks and surprises.

8 p.m. at Faena Hotel Miami Beach; General admission starts at $275, dinner starts at $600 per person, table reservations at The Living Room and Tree of Life start at $400.

Kiki on the River

Kiki on the River

Kiki on the River will be serving bottles on bottles at a Moet & Dom Perignon Dinner right on the riverfront. Starting at $125  during the first seating (6-9 p.m.) guests will enjoy a multi-course dinner and a complimentary bottle of Moet Brut. If you’re dining during the second seating (9 p.m. onward), the bottle will be Dom Perignon and the price will start at $375.

Seatings at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. at Kiki on the River, 450 NW North River Dr., Miami; For reservations 305-433-0844

The Clevelander

Miami Beach’s iconic Clevelander hotel will ring in 2019 with open bar and bottle service packages available on the pool and patio.

8 p.m.-5 a.m. at The Clevelander, 1020 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach; $25-$150. Email bottleservice@clevelander.com for table service, packages or for more information.

Basement Miami

The 6,300 square-foot space houses a full-floor entertainment hub, complete with a nightclub, bowling alley and ice-skating rink. Expect a three hour premium open bar and a special live DJ performance.

10 p.m. at Basement at EDITION Hotel, 2901 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; Tickets start at $150

The Craftsman

Craft Cocktail bar in Mary Brickell Village hosts a five-hour premium open bar with a live DJ.

8 p.m.-2 a.m. at The Craftsman, 900 S. Miami Ave., Suite 135, Miami; Tickets start at $69

The Mondrian

Mondrian hosts a party with a four-hour premium open bar and music by Romi Lux.

8 p.m.-12:30 am. at Mondrian, 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach; Tickets start at $99