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New Year's Eve 2018 in Miami

Big Orange, Pitbull's NY Revolution, Fireworks

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New Year's Eve 2018 Events and Celebrations in Miami

Big Orange New Year's Countdown, Pitbull's New Year Revolution, Fireworks, Parties and Events

Fireworks in Miami

New Year's Eve is coming right behind the Christmas and holiday blitz and there are plenty of happenings and celebrations to help ring in the New Year.

Miami might not be Times Square, but we do have our very own "Ball Drop" or rather "Orange Drop", fantastic fireworks and a smashing LIVE New Year's Eve event featuring Miami's global superstar Pitbull and many of today's big-name artists.

In addition to a host of parties, cruises and concerts to ring in the new year, we get to welcome 2018 in balmy 70 degree weather... on the beach... what could be better?!

Have you booked your hotel for New Year's Eve? Here are some recommendations, try to book as early as possible!

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Check out what's on this year to welcome 2018 with a bang:

Miami New Year's Highlight Events:

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Miami New Year's Highlight Events

Big Orange "Ball Drop", New Year's Countdown and Fireworks, Pitbull's New Year Revolution at Bayfront Park

Pitbull's New Year Revolution at Bayfront Park Miami

Pitbull's New Year Revolution returns to Bayfront Park for the largest FREE New Year's Eve party in South Florida for the Countdown to 2018!

The smashing live event in Bayfront Park including our traditional Big Orange, the midnight Fireworks and mega party is the perfect place to welcome the New Year in gorgeous South Florida weather...

The 2018 countdown celebrations and keynote acts are still TBA. Details are trickling in with DJ Laz, Miami's favorite MC, to be on the mic all night. Last year's Pitbull New Year Revolution event was hosted by Queen Latifah and Snoop Dogg, the show featured several hip-hop acts from the inaugural I Love The '90s tour. The full line up included rap veterans Biz Markie, Coolio, Naughty By Nature, Rob Base, Salt-N-Pepa, Tone Loc, Young MC, Nelly, and many more. Stay tuned for more 2018 details.

Miami's traditional countdown celebration is Big Orange, the city's answer to New York's Ball Drop and one of America's official countdowns.

Big Orange Miami New Years

"Big Orange" is a 35-foot neon icon that is the centerpiece of the countdown to the New Year.

Early on New Year's Eve, Big Orange slowly creeps the 400 feet up the side of the InterContinental Hotel which is adjacent to the park.

Big Orange reaches the top of the building at the stroke of midnight while fireworks explode all around to add that magical sparkle to our lovely Biscayne Bay.

Many of today's big-name artists are expected to participate and put together a dynamite show. Stay tuned for details.

When?: December 31, 2017.

Where?: Bayfront Park 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132

  • Big Orange on the side of the Intercontinental Hotel
  • Concert and Live entertainment at the Amphitheater

How Much?: FREE!

Private events and VIP area: Pitbull's Worldwide VIP Food & Wine Party $295, Couples $495, Center Stage VIP $395. Age 21+ only. More info and Worldwide NYE 2018 tickets.

Where to Park?: There is limited, paid parking at Bayfront Park. You can also park at Bayside Marketplace nextdoor or take the Metrorail to the Government Center Station then transfer to the Metromover Inner Loop to Bayfront Park.

No bottles, cans, coolers or personal fireworks are allowed at the park.

More info: www.miamiandbeaches.com, Worldwide NYE and www.bayfrontparkmiami.com

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Miami Beach Ocean Drive New Year's Eve Celebration and Fireworks

On a normal day, or rather night, South Beach and Ocean Drive are a happening place, you can imagine what this turns into on New Year's Eve as the city goes all out to throw one colossal street party complete with a splendid fireworks display on the beach:

When? New Year's Eve December 31, 2017. Ocean Drive will be closed to traffic on New Year's Eve. Fireworks of course at midnight.

Where? Lummus Park and on the streets at Ocean Drive in South Beach

Where to Park?: It will be challenging unless you come early. Several options, metered parking on street or city lots and parking garages, see Parking in South Beach.

Free shuttles to/from North Beach.

More info: www.miamiandbeaches.com

How Much? FREE!

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King Mango Strut at the Grove

Coconut Grove King Mango Strut logo

The King Mango Strut is the wackiest of the wackiest, it's a parade that was born as the antithesis of the King Orange Bowl parade way back, when struters were rejected by King Orange for being too "irreverent" so they decided to start their own King Mango parade, and irony of ironies, the King Orange Bowl Parade does not exist any more.

So what is it? It's a parade with a party atmosphere on a fun and laid back afternoon the last Sunday of the year. The theme or rather themes of the parade are well, anything and everything that made the headlines this year, Mango style of course, meaning, it is a parody of the year's highlights all in the name of fun. Like for example? Everything and everybody is fair game, the TSA, the Pope, twinkies, the Royal Family, politicians, specially politicians ...

Who participates? Anybody can participate, as in, "be on the parade". This is not an over the top parade, the "floats" are not fancy structures or designs, it is all very relaxed with hilarity and fun as the only requirement.

Is it ok for kids? Yes, the Pre-Mango Strut activities begin with the Little Miss Mango Pageant for kids 5 to 12, it is a VERY competitive pageant and all contestants are expected to win, the winners get to ride in the opening "float" of the parade!

So take part or just come to watch, bring a cooler, a folding chair, and be ready to spend the funniest and craziest time, check it out:

When?: Sunday December 31, 2017, parade starts at 2:00 p.m., after-strut street party and dancing afterwards

Where?: Downtown Coconut Grove from Green Street to Coco Walk then back to Commodore Plaza

How Much?: Free!

More Info: www.kingmangostrut.org

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Orange Bowl 2017: Wisconsin Badgers vs Miami Hurricanes

Orange Bowl Miami

When? Saturday, December 30, 2017

Where? Hard Rock Stadium (Formerly SunLife Stadium), Miami Gardens, FL

How Much? Varies, expected to sell out.

›› 2017 Orange Bowl

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Billy Joel New Year's Eve Concert

Billy Joels New Years Eve 2018 concert in Miami

Legendary icon Billy Joel returns this New Year's Eve to South Florida. The spectacular performance to ring in 2018 will include renowned hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career.

When? December 31, 2017 - starts 9:30 pm

Where? BB&T Center (Formerly BankAtlantic Center), Sunrise, Florida

How Much? $66+

›› Billy Joel's New Year's Eve 2018 Concert

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New Year's Concerts and Entertainment

Cirque du Soleil Volta

Cirque du Soleil Volta in South Florida

When? December 15, 2017 - January 14, 2018

Where? Big Top by Hard Rock Stadium, Miami

›› Cirque du Soleil Volta

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Broadway in Miami: Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

When? December 26 - 31, 2017

Where? Ziff Opera House at the Adrienne Arsht Center

›› Broadway in Miami: Finding Neverland

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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

The Nutcracker in Miami

When? Saturday December 30, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.

Where? The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater 1700 Washington Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139

›› Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Check for half-price Moscow Nutcraker tickets at Goldstar, you need to be a member but membership is FREE, just sign up, it's worth the savings!

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Tony Award Winner: The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

When? December 14 - 31, 2017

Where? Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Ft Lauderdale

How Much? $47 Find half-off tickets at Goldstar, you have to be a member but membership is FREE! and worth the savings, just sign up!

›› The Secret Garden

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Salute To Vienna New Year's Concert Music and Dance Spectacular

Salute To Vienna

The Strauss Symphony of America and the Kiev-City Ballet bring you the sophisticated flair and romance of the festive balls once held in the glittering palaces of Austria.

This stylish spectacular is now celebrating its 17th anniversary in Coral Springs.

Two South Florida Performances:

When? December 31, 2017 - 8:00 pm
Where? Kravis Center for the Performing Arts at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. West Palm Beach, FL 33401

When? January 1, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Where? Coral Springs Center for the Arts at 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Coral Springs, FL 33065

How Much? $57+ $35.50+ at Goldstar, you must be a member but membership is FREE, just sign in.

›› Salute To Vienna New Year's Eve 2018

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New Year's Sports Events

New Year's Weekend Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets

Miami Heat Tickets AA Arena

When? Friday, December 29, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Where? American Airlines Arena

›› New Year's Weekend Miami Heat vs. Brooklyn Nets

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New Year's Weekend Florida Panthers vs. Montreal Canadiens

Florida Panthers Tickets BBT Center

When? Saturday, December 30, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Where? BB&T Center, Sunrise

›› New Year's Weekend Florida Panthers vs. Montreal Canadiens

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New Year's Eve Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills

Miami Dolphins Home Games

When? Sunday, December 31, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Where? Hard Rock Stadium (Formerly Sun Life Stadium) Miami Gardens, Florida

›› New Year's Eve Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills

Find Dolphins Discount Tickets at Goldstar, must be a member but membership is FREE, just sign up, it's worth the savings!

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WWE Raw

WWE Raw

When? January 1st, 2018 - 7:30 pm

Where? AmericanAirlines Arena

›› WWE Raw Tickets

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Hot Clubs, Parties and Cruises NYE 2018

New Years Eve Party Miami

If you are the party type, talk about being in the right place at the right time. Miami's nightlife is legendary and New Year's is the time to go all out.

From formal lofty affairs with fancy gowns to the latest swanky, celebrity-laden club or a breezy New Year's dinner aboard a mega yacht, New Year's Eve in Miami will be a very memorable experience.

Demi Lovato, KYGO And Travis Scott At The Fontainebleau

Fontainbleau Hotel

One of Miami's iconic New Year's Eve celebrations...

When? December 31, 2017 - Doors open at 9:00 pm at poolside event

Where? Poolside at the Fontainbleau, LIV Nightclub, LaCote Restaurant (all ages)
Fountainbleau Hotel at 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140

How Much? $225+

More info and packages: www.fontainebleau.com/nye

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More On Welcoming The New Year...

We at MiamiScapes want to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and wish you and your family a wonderful year ahead.

Happy New Year!!!


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