All the best New Year’s Eve parties happening in Orlando

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All the best New Year’s Eve parties happening in Orlando

BoiBrazil Special pricing for the holidays at both the Winter Park and International Drive locations. 11:30 am; BoiBrazil - I-Drive, 5668 International Drive, 115 E. Lyman Ave., Winter Park; $30-$35; 407-354-0260;

Countdown to Midnight The crown jewel of this year's NYE parties features comedy at the Adventurer's Club, a dance band at Club Live and steamy jazz at Club Vinyl. Food and drinks included. Disney hotel reservation required. 7:30 pm; Disney's Yacht and Beach Club, Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista; $300; 407-939-3463.

Crosstown Sounds NYE Kick-Off Party Top-shelf tunes from house to jazz from DJs Spreadsheets and Dayo Shyne. Kick-off for a weekly dance party. 10 pm; Sandwich Bar, 2432 E. Robinson St.; free; 407-421-1670.

Dexter's of Winter Park 1966 NYE Party Live throwback music from the Down Beat Band. Costumes encouraged. 9 pm; Dexter's of Winter Park, 558 W. New England Ave., Winter Park; free; 407-629-1150;

Dragonfly Four different menus for NYE, including a super happy hour, $6 signature cocktails, 20 percent off champagne and complimentary amuse-bouches for all tables. 4-6 & 7-11 pm; Dragonfly Modern Izakaya & Sushi, 7972 Via Dellagio Way; various menu prices; 407-370-3359.

DRIP NYE Experience a full theatrical show and party filled with confetti, paint, glitter, champagne cocktails and interactive surprises. Open bar package available. 9:30 pm; DRIP, 8747 International Drive; $49-$89; 347-855-3747;

Ember New Year's Eve 2016 Party in downtown's largest outdoor terrace. Music by DJ Dizzle Phunk. Drink packages available. 9 pm; Ember Bar and Restaurant, 42 W. Central Blvd.; $15-$55; 407-849-5200.

Furry Eve Ring in the New Year with plushie-themed burlesque performances from Varietease and the Ladies of the Peek-a-Boo Lounge. Furry and plushie costumes encouraged. 9:30 pm; The Venue, 511 Virginia Drive; $20-$25; 407-412-6895;

The Future Is Now! An all-day NYE celebration with an MST3K marathon, free keg and a dance party with music from DJs Ralfington, TheWalleh and Benjamin Briggs. 2 pm; The Geek Easy, 114 S. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park; free; 407-332-9636.

Hometeam New Year's Rally: The Heavy Pets, Roosevelt Collier Trio, Come Back Alice and more Celebrate the New Year at a four-day music festival. Through Jan. 3; Maddox Ranch, 2505 W. Bella Vista St., Lakeland; $80; 863-255-4817;

Icebar Orlando New Year's Masquerade Ball Reserved seating and open bar packages available. 9 pm; Icebar Orlando, 8967 International Drive; $25-$125; 407-426-7555;

James Bond New Year's Eve Party Come dressed to impress in your best James Bond or Bond Girl outfit and you could win a prize. Open bar and light hors d'oeuvres included. 8 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $99; 407-629-0054;

Knight Library NYE Bash 2016 Free drinks until midnight. 9 pm; Knight Library, 11448 University Blvd.; $10; 407-704-7477;

Lazy Gator NYE Live music from Third Rock, door prizes, champagne toast, raffles and drink specials all night. Free if dining at the Black Hammock restaurant. 7 pm; Lazy Gator at the Black Hammock, 2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road, Oviedo; $15; 407-365-1244;

Midnight & Beyond Price includes premium open bar, passed hors d'oeuvres, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. 10 pm-1 am; The Alfond Inn, 300 E. New England Ave., Winter Park; $99; 407-998-8090.

New Year's Eve Celebration at Aloma Bowl Daytime and nighttime packages available for groups and individuals. Package options include bowling, shoe rental and a balloon drop. 9 am; Aloma Bowl, 2530 Aloma Ave., Winter Park; various package prices; 407-384-0003;

New Year's Bollywood Eve Party Featuring a live performance from Abhinonda Sarkar. 9:30 pm-3 am; Lux, 5688 International Drive; $49-$150; 407-900-4370;

New Year's Eve 2016 at Tier Champagne toast, party favors and a cash balloon confetti drop at midnight. VIP packages available. 9 pm; Tier Nightclub, 20 E. Central Blvd.; $25-$100; 407-317-9129;

New Year's Eve 2016 With Chris Bushnell & Alex Wood NYE EDM-style. VIP packages available. Balloon drop at midnight. 9 pm; The Attic, 68 E. Pine St.; $50-$75.

New Year's Eve at CityWalk Enjoy six unique party zones, six CityWalk clubs, unlimited gourmet cuisine, an outdoor dance floor, fireworks and a midnight champagne toast. CityWalk at Universal Orlando, 1000 Universal Studios Plaza; $104.99-$144.99; 407-363-8000;

New Year's Eve at Howl at the Moon Complimentary champagne toast and party favors. Open bar packages available. 9 pm; Howl at the Moon Saloon, 8815 International Drive; $20-$65; 407-354-5999;

New Year's Eve at Nine18 A special six-course menu with complimentary champagne. Nine18, Villas of Grand Cypress, 1 N. Jacaranda St.; $199 per couple; 407-239-1999;

New Year's Eve at ONO Table reservations available. 9 pm; ONO Nightclub, 1 S. Orange Ave.; $25-$75; 407-701-9875;

New Year's Eve at Peek House music from DJs Fobia, Leo Montoya, Elias R. and Carlos Mendoza. Free champagne toast at midnight. 9 pm; Peek Downtown, 50 E. Central Blvd. Suite B; $10-$20.

New Year's Eve at Pink Free drinks until midnight. 9 pm; Pink, 23 W. Church St.; contact for price; 407-405-5384;

New Year's Eve at Rocco's Enjoy fine Italian cuisine while listening to classic crooner Tony Russo. 9 pm-12:30 am; Rocco's Italian Grille, 400 S. Orlando Ave., Winter Park; various menu prices; 407-644-7770.

New Year's Eve at the Abbey Complimentary champagne all night and the televised ball drop on the big screen. 10 pm; The Abbey, 100 S. Eola Drive; $20-$25; 407-704-6261;

New Year's Eve at the Mezz: A Cosmopolitan Affair Music by DJ Lemy Currey. Hosted by Super People. VIP packages available. 9 pm; The Mezz, 100 S. Eola Drive; $30-$60; 407-423-9999;

New Year's Eve at the Parliament House Ring in the New Year with the Winner's Circle performers. 8 pm; Parliament House, 410 N. Orange Blossom Trail; $20-$75; 407-425-7571;

New Year's Eve at WhirlyDome Ring in the New Year with unlimited WhirlyBall and Laser Tag. 6 pm-midnight; WhirlyDome, 6464 International Drive; $25; 407-212-3030;

New Year's Eve Block Party Free block party at Olde 64, the Patio, Aero, the Jungle Room and the Social. Free champagne toast at midnight. 9 pm; Olde 64, 64 N. Orange Ave.; free; 321-245-7730.

New Year's Eve Celebration New Year's Eve at Clarion Lake Buena Vista's Comfort Zone Bar & Grille. Holiday music, plenty of adult beverages and delicious food await guests. Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista, 8442 Palm Parkway, Lake Buena Vista; contact for price; 407-996-7300;

New Year's Eve Celebration at Boardwalk Bowl Daytime and nighttime packages are available for groups and individuals. Enjoy pizza, soda and arcade gaming, or bowl by cosmic lights. 9 am; Boardwalk Bowl, 10749 E. Colonial Drive; various package prices; 407-384-0003;

New Year's Eve Celebration with Kristen Chenoweth The Tony Award-winning actress and singer performs. Champagne in the lobby at intermission. 8 pm; Walt Disney Theater, 445 S. Magnolia Ave.; $110; 844-513-2014;

New Year's Eve Gala Along with a premium open bar, chef-attended elaborate food stations precede a live screening of the Times Square ball drop and time-honored champagne toast. 8 pm; The Alfond Inn, 300 E. New England Ave., Winter Park; $165; 407-998-8090.

New Year's Eve in Havana Ring in the New Year in 1950s Cuban style. Does not actually take place in Havana. VIP tickets available. 10 pm; Cuba Libre, 9101 International Drive; $15-$50; 407-226-1600;

New Year's Eve in Style Soiree Champagne toast at midnight, cirque performers, bella dancers and more. VIP tickets available. 9 pm; Eve, 110 S. Orange Ave.; $50-$90; 407-602-7462;

New Year's Eve Party on the Piazza Featuring select wines, gourmet food, activities, DJs and more. 8:30 pm; Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, 5601 Universal Blvd.; $145; 407-503-1200;

New Year's Eve With 2 Live Crew Ring in 2016 with the Miami Bass legends acting as nasty as they want to be. VIP packages available. 6 pm; Pulse, 1912 S. Orange Ave.; $15; 407-649-3888;

New Year's Eve With Ben Prestage New Year's Eve show featuring one-man blues band Ben Prestage. Free champagne toast at midnight. 9 pm; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave.; $10;

New Year's Eve With Borgeous Includes noisemakers, party favors and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Unlimited drink packages available. 8 pm; Gilt Nightclub, 740 Bennett Road; $40-$100; 407-504-7699;

New Year's Eve With Leisure Chief NYE party. 10:30 pm; Tanqueray's, 100 S. Orange Ave.; free; 407-649-8540.

New Year's Eve with the Supervillains The Florida swamp reggae rockers play a New Year's Eve show. Champagne toast at midnight. 7 pm; West End Trading Company, 202 S. Sanford Ave., Sanford; $12; 407-322-7475.

No One Knows I'm Disco x Panic New Year's Eve Party A solid night of dancing to some rare disco and electronic music from DJs Tommy Mot, Nick Mariano and Louie Dee. Free champagne at midnight. 9 pm; Spacebar, 2428 E. Robinson St.; free; 407-228-0804.

NYE Masquerade Music by Singh Stylez, Tamera James and Ghostrider. Black tie masquerade dress. 9 pm-3 am; Fusion 360, 7559 W. Sand Lake Road; $25-$450; 407-985-2900.

NYE Party 2015: Bye, Felicia Live bands and a free champagne toast. 7 pm-2 am; Copper Rocket Pub, 106 Lake Ave., Maitland; free; 407-636-3171;

NYE Wall Street Plaza Access to eight venues and an outdoor dance party with music by DJ Draven. VIP available. 8 pm; Wall Street Plaza, Wall and Court streets; $25-$100; 407-849-0471;

The Osprey Tavern Enjoy a five-course dinner, a champagne toast at midnight and live entertainment. 6:30 pm-midnight; The Osprey Tavern, 4899 New Broad St.; $85; 407-960-7700;

Rock 'Til the Drop New Year's Eve featuring Epic Evolve: the Decades Show. 8 pm; Hard Rock Live, 6050 Universal Blvd.; $85-$145; 407-351-5483;

Rock-in 2016 A special dinner buffet, desserts and entertainment from Universal Orlando characters. 8 pm; Hard Rock Hotel, Universal Orlando; $60-$99; 407-503-7625;

Swingin' in the New Year Dance to a live swing band and enjoy complimentary champagne and noisemakers at midnight. VIP package available. 9 pm; Atlantic Dance Hall, Disney's Boardwalk Inn, Lake Buena Vista; $37-$80; 407-939-3463.

Talk Yo Shit New Year's Eve New Year's Eve party, shit-talkin' style. 10 pm; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave.; free; 407-246-1419;

Tapa Toro Five-course dinner and champagne toast. Flamenco, samba and belly dancing entertainment all night long. Bottle packages available. 9 pm; Tapa Toro, 8441 International Drive; $65-$100; 407-226-2929;

Taverna Opa A five-course dinner, open bar and champagne toast with live entertainment all night long. 9 pm; Taverna Opa, 9101 International Drive; $125; 407-879-2481;

Teak NYE 2016 Complimentary champagne toast and party favors, special dinner menu and a DJ from 10pm-close. Teak Neighborhood Grill, 6400 Time Square Ave.; various menu prices;

Toast Upstairs and downstairs parties featuring specialty cocktails and a variety of live performances. Dress to impress. 9 pm; Aloft Hotel Orlando Downtown, 500 S. Orange Ave.; $15-$45;

A Very Viking New Year Viking Blod mead on draft, an exclusive Viking-inspired food menu, a mega prize raffle, drink specials and a complimentary midnight toast. Very Important Viking packages available. 6 pm; Cloak and Blaster, 875 Woodbury Road; $5-$200;


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