New Year's Eve Celebrations Around Jacksonville

As 2018 comes to a close and we all get ready to ring in the new year together. Many of us want to get together for one last horrah. These are the places to go for the best parties in Jacksonville for New Year’s Eve. 

River & Post's NYE Party: A Marlin & Barrel Masquerade

WHEN: December 31, 2018 | 9:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Last call will be at 1:45 a.m.

WHAT: The most amazing New Year's Eve party for you and your's to ring in 2019 with music, food, drinks, champagne and fireworks!

WHERE: River & Post's 9th Floor Rooftop Lounge


$100 General Admission Ticket All seating is general admission. No reserved tables are available.


- Champagne midnight toast

- Light appetizers from 9:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. made by our award-winning restaurant

- Mini swag bag

- DJ Vic Micolucci playing all the music to get you moving!

- The best view in town to see Jacksonville's NYE fireworks display

ATTIRE Festive cocktail attire is encouraged as well as a mask (it is a masquerade, after all!) You must be 21 years old or older to attend this event. Valid ID is required for admittance.


River City Brewing Company: #SouthbankNYE

River City Brewing Company is kicking it up this year with our Southbank New Year's Eve Bash 2019! RCBC is offering more bars than ever, both inside and out. Dance the night away on our outside bar deck to count down the New Year under a 5ft Disco Ball, THE largest in NE-FL! VIP includes a private bar, wooden dancefloor, light food bites and a wrap-around balcony for outstanding firework viewing pleasure!

The best deal in town also includes spectacular views of the St. John's River & the Downtown Skyline, providing one of the best back drops in the city! Come dance the year away from 9pm until 2am! #SouthBankNYE2019 #5ftDiscoBall

You must be 21 years old or older to attend this event. Valid ID is required for admittance.


Cowford Chophouse Presents 2018 New Year's Eve Celebration

Ring in 2019 with Cowford Chophouse!

Join us for fireworks, live music, views and a spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration offering:

Select premium OPEN bar in partnership with Bollinger, Elite Beverage, and Woodford Reserve.


Complimentary glass of champagne at midnight


Monday, December 31st

9:00 pm – 1:00 am

You must be 21 years old or older to attend this event. Valid ID is required for admittance.


4th Annual New Year's Eve River Bash

Everyone wants to be at the epicenter of the NYE Entertainment and now you can! Private access to Jacksonville's NYE River Bash. Skip the crowds and enjoy the best views for the fireworks on our balcony. Dance the night away while sipping on your drink of choice and taking in the picturesque views of the St John's River.

When: December 31, 2018 | 9 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

Last call at the bar at 12:45 a.m. 

What: All-inclusive NYE party for you and your friends to ring in 2019 with music, food, drinks and fireworks!

Where: Suite 276 – Deep Blue Event Space. Located above Fionn MacCool’s


- Early bird tickets are $80 per person until December 25

- On December 26, ticket prices increase to $100 per person from December 26 to December 31

Limited number of tickets - buy yours today before they sell out! 


What's Included

- Champagne welcome drink and midnight toasting

- All you can drink beer, wine, soft drinks and well liquor cocktails (upgrades available)

- All you can eat delicious hors d'oeuvre and desserts provided by Just a Pinch Café and Catering

- Free NYE swag

- DJ spinning the latest hits to keep you dancing all night long

- VIP viewing of the midnight City of Jacksonville fireworks to ring in the New Year


Attire: Formal attire is encouraged


Must be 21 and up with valid ID to purchase tickets and attend this event.

Jacksonville Landing


MOCA New Year’s Eve Party

Mark your calendar for downtown's destination New Year's Eve bash. The MOCA NYE PARTY is an event for the movers and shakers, the artists and innovators, and anyone who likes to kick off the New Year in style. The event kicks off with the VIP Catalyst Cocktail Hour and Dinner in the second floor gallery, followed by the Countdown Bash: a dance party featuring Mama Blue, DJ Catharsis, live art performances, fabulous eats by NOLA MOCA and an open bar featuring Manifest Distilling and Intuition Ale Works throughout the night. 

Dress is creative glam. No black tie is required.

Net proceeds of MOCA NYE PARTY benefit the educational programs, public events and gallery exhibitions that make our Jacksonville a regional leader in contemporary art.



Tax Slayer Bowl NYE Celebration with Post Concert Cole Swindell 

Join the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl for a New Year’s Eve Celebration you won’t want to miss. Start the day off in downtown Jacksonville for the VyStar New Year’s Eve Run at 2:00 P.M. After the run, start the tailgating off when we open the gates an hour early for a Happy Hour inside of TIAA BAnk Field starting at 4:30. The 74th annual TaxSlayer Gator Bowl kicks off under the lights at 7:30 on ESPN and will feature N.C. State vs. Texas A&M. Immediately after the trophy presentation platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell will take the stage. The night ends with fireworks at midnight to ring in 2019.

VyStar New Year’s Eve Run

2:00 p.m.

Happy Hour at the TaxSlayer Tailgate Party

4:30 p.m.

74th Annual TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

7:30 p.m.

Post-Game Concert Featuring Cole Swindell

presented by TaxSlayer

On-Field Concert Access Upgrade here

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show

12:00 a.m

Excited to announce that the #TaxSlayerGatorBowl will feature NC State Football vs. Texas A&M Football on New Year's Eve in Jacksonville! We can't wait to ring in 2019 with Cole Swindell, NC State, and Texas A&M fans.

🎟 Tickets -

💺Premium Seating -

🚘 Parking -

Concert Upgrade -

#SlayItNYE #1Pack1Goal #GigEm #12thMan


Jacksonville Symphony New Years From Vienna

The toast of the town! Join Courtney Lewis and the Jacksonville Symphony for another unforgettable New Year’s Eve. The evening begins with an elegant program of Viennese classics, followed by the best New Year’s party in town with the Chris Thomas Band and capped by a perfect view of the fireworks on the river at midnight!

Concert and After-Party tickets must be purchased separately.

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