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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 The RockitZ and special guest, Rachel Hillman!
  2. New Years 2022 at Over Under Bar
  3. New Year’s Eve with Sauce Boss & Good Little Chickens
  4. The River Cabaret “Roaring 20’s” New Years Eve Party
  5. New Years Eve Bash at The Pointe
  6. Free Wheelin’ Happenin’ at Tallahassee Moose
  7. NEW YEARS EVE PARTY at Andrew’s Downtown!
  8. Countdown Downtown New Year’s Eve Celebration
  9. Eve on Adams NYE

New Year’s Eve with The RockitZ and special guest, Rachel Hillman!

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The RockitZ is one of the area’s most well-known and sought-after rock and soul bands. The band features a a 5-piece horn section and two lead singers. The RockitZ play a broad range of classic rock and newer material as well ranging from Chicago and Tom Petty to Bruno Mars, Florence and Machine and Taylor Swift.

We are proud to announce that Tallahassee’s own Rachel Hillman will get the party started with her guitar and tremendous vocal skills. She will feature much of her original material.

If you love rock music and are ready to party, the American Legion Hall at Lake is the place to be for New Years Eve. Order you tickets now for reserved seating.


New Years 2022 at Over Under Bar

Over Under Bar in Tallahassee, Florida is hosting a New Years Eve party to ring in 2022 this year! The party starts as early as 4:00 PM and lasts well into the New Year with a closing time of 3:00 AM. 

This Midtown bar offers two unique experiences. The Over Lounge is more upbeat and energized, where you can dance the night away, and Under is a low-key piano bar with soft lighting and music. Get the best of both this NYE!

This New Years, Over Under Bar is hosting a masquerade ball with a free champagne toast at midnight. Don’t miss out on this fun New Years event!


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

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Spend this New Year’s Eve at Junction on Monroe and enjoy live music all night long! Listen to tunes from Bill “Sauce Boss” Wheaton from 8 PM to 11 PM, followed by the Good Little Chickens from 11 PM to 2 AM! 

The Junction at Monroe opens at 7 PM for dinner and drinks. This event includes a complimentary champagne toast, free hors d’oeuvres, and drink specials all night. 


The River Cabaret “Roaring 20’s” New Years Eve Party

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The River Cabaret is hosting a Roaring 20’s New Years Eve Party this year that is sure to be a hit! Enjoy a variety of sensational performances that walk the line between risque and elegant. River Cabaret shows feature “brilliant choreography, astonishing lighting, and talented performers”. 

This event begins at 8 PM on New Year’s Eve, but doors open at 7! 


New Years Eve Bash at The Pointe

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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. 

For only $25 per person, you can celebrate at this popular bar and enjoy a free champagne toast at midnight, hors d’oeuvres, a guest DJ, and dancing.


Free Wheelin’ Happenin’ at Tallahassee Moose

Celebrate the New Year at Tallahassee Moose Lodge! Here’s what the event creators had to say: 

Our New Year’s Eve Party will be from 6:30 PM till 12:15 AM on Dec. 31 in the Social Quarters. We will have appetizers from 6:30 till 7:00 PM. Dinner, consisting of Steak, Chicken, and Garlic Roasted Potatoes, will be served from 7:00 till 8:00 PM. Free Wheelin’ Band will be providing music for your dancing and listening pleasure from 8:00 PM till 12:15 AM. There will be Party Favors and Champagne at Midnight. Hope to see everyone there to bring in the New Year.

Tickets are required for this event, so get them while you can!


NEW YEARS EVE PARTY at Andrew’s Downtown!

Party at Andrew’s Downtown this New Years Eve in Tallahassee! This popular Tallahassee Bar has been in Downtown Tallahassee since 1972, and this year they’re hosting NYE with great food, music, and fun. Local cover band Soul Medicine will be there rocking out to classic music and hits. If you want a great meal before a fun New Year’s party, check out Andrew’s.


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. 

Learn more here!


Eve on Adams NYE

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Ring in the New Year at one of Tallahassee’s favorite bars! Eve on Adams, located in Downtown Tallahassee, is hosting a New Years Eve Dinner in the Dark. 

You’ll be blindfolded for a unique culinary experience, as you enjoy a 5 course dinner without being able to see it. This event includes wine pairings, and there will be a DJ, live music, and a champagne toast at midnight.

Learn more on their Facebook page!


NYE FAQs

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 lives in East Passyunk and enjoys checking out the local restaurants in South Philly and beyond. Her favorite restaurants are those with spicy food and outdoor seating so that she can bring along her dog, Miss Piggy.