New Year’s Eve Events Around Sarasota County

Be the guest at your own Sarasota County New Year’s celebration by letting one of these local venues help host you and your loved ones

Element Steak. Seafood. Pasta.

Dec. 31, 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Dinner

Make a reservation with element steak. seafood. pasta. on Main Street in Sarasota for a special multi-course holiday dinner.

Snook Haven

Dec. 31, 11:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Not-So-Late 2021 Celebration

Toast to the New Year Early at Snook Haven to celebrate NYE Old Florida-style with BBQ, live entertainment and lights along the Myakka River. The restaurant will be accepting reservations for indoor and outdoor seating by calling the restaurant at 941-485-7221. Guestas are encouraged to enjoy music in a socially distant manner and wear masks when moving through common areas.

University Town Center District

Dec. 31, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Family Friendly New Year's Eve Event

Ring in 2021 with a family-friendly New Year's Eve event in the UTC District. The free, fresh-air festivities will feature spectacular holiday light shows, music and a countdown to a 9 p.m. fireworks display.

Blasé Hillview

Dec. 31, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Spectacular New Year’s Eve 2021 @ Blasé Hillview

Blasé Hillview is hosting an all inclusive New Year’s Eve celebration with live music, an open bar, artisan four-course menu and midnight champagne toast. Tickets can be ordered online or over the phone for $130 per person.


Dec. 31, 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.

New Year’s Eve at Mattison’s

The newly renovated Mattison’s Forty-One offers an elegant atmosphere with both inside and expanded patio seating, live music, and a special a’la carte holiday menu of delectable appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts along with an extensive wine list and festive cocktails. In addition to the a’la carte menu, Mattison’s Forty-One is also offering a special prix fixe, four-course dinner for $129 per couple.

Mattison’s City Grille, in the heart of Downtown Sarasota, will feature seating in front of the restaurant will ample space inside to dance to the music of The Shift Change Band. Both restaurants will also host a raffle for giveaways just before midnight with no cost to enter.

Bavaro’s Del Posto Lounge

Dec. 31, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Outdoor Dance Party

Del Posto Lounge at Bavaro's in downtown Sarasota is providing an outdoor New Year's Eve dance party with local DJ SRQ Beats starting at 9 p.m. and taking us into the New Year! The event includes a complimentary midnight champagne toast, DJ spinning your favorite hits, Special entertainment appearances & Expanded outdoor areas. Ticket prices are available at the door and at a lower rate in advance, VIP reservations are available and recommended and temperature checks and masks are required.

Duval’s Fresh. Local. Seafood.

Dec. 31, 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe Menu

Enjoy a three-course meal with Duval’s Fresh. Local. Seafood. in their dining room on Main Street in Sarasota, or as take-out and delivery options. Duval’s classic menu will also be available for take-out and delivery.

The Westin Sarasota

Dec. 31, 6 p.m. – 1 a.m.

New Year’s Eve at the Westin Sarasota

Come aboard for a first-class, four-course dining experience at The Westin Sarasota while tasting the finest wines throughout your travels. Dance the night away on Steerage with live music before heading up to the first-class party on the upper deck for the final countdown to sink 2020. Tickets can be purchased online and face coverings must be worn unless actively eating or drinking while stationary. 

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