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New Year’s Eve Events & Parties in Tallahassee

The best places to celebrate New Years Eve in Tallahassee

The year may be coming to an end, but the fun is only just beginning here in Tallahassee. One thing this city knows how to do is party, especially on New Year’s Eve. If you’re planning a trip to Tallahassee for the holidays, or even if you already live here in Tally, you may be wondering where to go on New Year’s Eve for a good time, and I think I can help with that.

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Come December 31st, there’s going to be a party pretty much on every corner of the city and it’s almost impossible to stop by every single one in a night. That’s why it’s important to have a game plan and find the best New Year’s Eve parties in the city ahead of time, and I can help with that. 

I spent a lot of time recently scouring the city for things to do on New Year’s Eve in Tallahassee, and I certainly did not come back empty-handed. Down below, you’ll find a list I’ve put together containing all the most fun and exciting events and parties across the city. If you’re not sure where to start your night of debauchery on New Year’s Eve, then you need to keep on reading and you’ll know exactly where to go for the best NYE parties in Tallahassee.

Best Tallahassee NYE Events

  1. New Year’s Eve with Sauce Boss & Good Little Chickens
  2. New Years Eve Bash at The Pointe
  3. Countdown Downtown New Year’s Eve Celebration
  4. Tallahassee’s Only Midnight Fireworks New Years Eve
  5. New Year’s Eve Celebration at Publix Aprons Cooking School at Village Square
  6. New Years Eve at Tastee’s Bar & Lounge

New Year’s Eve with Sauce Boss & Good Little Chickens

New Year’s Eve with Revival – there can be no better way to welcome 2023! We open at 6:30 for apps and cocktails. Live music in the bar with Kade Williamson begins at 7pm and Revival starts on the main stage at 9:30. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served as well as a champagne toast at midnight. All tickets are reserved seats in the music hall. General admission overflow in the bar area only is also available.

New Years Eve Bash at The Pointe

Celebrate a Tallahassee and Panama City New Years Eve at The Pointe! Celebrate from 8 PM to 1 AM in the New Year at this exciting event. 

General Admission featuring Guest DJ, Dancing, Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, & Complimentary midnight toast.

Countdown Downtown New Year’s Eve Celebration

For a family friendly celebration, checkout Tallahassee’s annual Countdown Downtown! Visit Tallahassee’s famous Cascades Park to celebrate the New Year. This event includes live music from a variety of bands of different genres, so there’s something for everyone.

There will also be not one, but two exciting fireworks shows! Admission to the park is free for both adults and children, and the festivities begin at 5 PM. 

Tallahassee’s Only Midnight Fireworks New Years Eve

To celebrate New Years Eve, we are the only area in town to have fireworks at midnight to bring in 2023 with a bang. For The Table Hospitality has a couple different ways to ring in the new year

Madison Social and Township: $23 ticket comes with one shot (upon entry) and four drinks (two from Madison Social and two from Township). Drinks to choose from are select cocktails, call brand liquor, any wine or draft beer.

NOTE: Madison Social and Township will be open to the public. Ticket not required for entry.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Publix Aprons Cooking School at Village Square

Join us tonight to welcome in the New Year with great chef-inspired dishes paired with the right wines.

This is a demonstration-style cooking class.

Class menu:
Sticky Chinese-Style Braised Pork Belly and Green Beans
Roasted Tomato, Garlic, and Shrimp Bisque with Boursin Croutons
Herb-Rubbed Standing Rib Roast with Oven-Roasted Mushroom Farro Risotto
European Cookie, Berries, and Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Trifle

New Years Eve at Tastee’s Bar & Lounge

Make sure you get your tickets and reserve your tables early. Call 850.251.2482 now!!! This is guaranteed to be the sexiest Party in the City. All tables come with a complimentary Bottle of Champagne and New Year’s party favors. Cash bar will be open with Drink Specials and the kitchen will be open late with a special menu. Dress code will be strictly enforced, as well as security. Get your tickets now and come count down the new year with us.


Will parking be available?

Depending on the venue, yes. Some places even offer a valet service!

Is there a dress code?

Some restaurants and bars require pants or a jacket, but it’s best to check ahead with any establishment you plan to visit. 

Will there be hotel accommodations? 

Yes! Several hotels around the city will be hosting events for the holiday.

Will there be food at the NYE parties?

Depending on the venue, yes. Many restaurants and bars will be offering limited NYE menus. 

Do I need a ticket?

Many events will require a pre-purchased ticket, but some are free to the public. 

Are there Fireworks in Tallahassee?

Many cities will have fireworks to celebrate the New Year. Check your local area to see where and when the fireworks will be. 

Final Thoughts

As you can see, New Year’s Eve in a city like Tallahassee is on a whole other level. There are so many places to party and watch fireworks around the city that it’s almost impossible to have a bad time on NYE in Tallahassee, especially if you head to any of the venues I listed above. 

Just remember to stay safe and drink responsibly! Cheers to a New Year!

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Written by Erin Elizabeth

Erin is an editor and food writer who loves traveling and trying new foods and fun cocktails. Erin has been writing and editing professionally for 5 years since graduating from Temple University, and has been on the Restaurant Clicks team for 3 years. She has a long background working in the restaurant industry, and is an avid home chef and baker. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.