Cheers to 2020: How to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Sarasota

Can you believe there’s less than one month left until 2020? As we dance into the Roaring Twenties, it’s time to celebrate a new decade filled with opportunity and excitement. Want to join in on the revelry? There’s nothing quite like New Year’s Eve in Sarasota, and I have the details on all the best spots to have some fun.

2020 EPIC Sarasota New Year’s Eve Celebration

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If you prefer to usher 2019 out with a bit of a bang, this is an event that you won’t want to miss. Full Moon Promotions is back for their 4th annual New Year’s bash, and tickets are now on sale.

This luxury experience will have you feeling like a VIP from the moment you arrive. Step out onto the red carpet to experience bottomless champagne, laser light shows, and a top-rated DJ. This is the largest ticketed party in Sarasota, making it the perfect night out on the town.

Sarasota New Year’s Eve Pineapple Drop 2020

New Year's Eve in Sarasota

Tired of watching the ball drop in Times Square? Maybe a pineapple is more your style! Join the Sarasota Downtown Enrichment Association for their annual Main Street block party—it’s fun for residents of all ages.

You’ll feel like a kid again on all the amusement rides, and the concessions just can’t be beat. The midnight fireworks display on Sarasota Bay is the perfect way to end the evening and kiss 2019 goodbye. Don’t forget to stay for the big pineapple drop, too.

New Year’s Eve at The Westin

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Get ready to pop some champagne and put together your fanciest outfit—it’s time to ring in the New Year with a view. The Westin Hotel has some of the best panoramas of Sarasota, and they’re opening up their rooftop for an unforgettable evening of celebration.

One ticket grants you an all-access pass to the hotel’s rooftop or private firework terrace, as well as specialty food and drinks. Go ahead—dance the night away with beats from the Randy Stephens Band and indulge at the champagne toast. It’s sure to be a night you’ll never forget.

New Year’s Eve Gala at the Botanical Gardens

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If you’re looking for the most sophisticated black-tie event in Sarasota, luxury awaits at the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. You’ll want to dress to impress for their annual New Year’s Eve Gala—it’s truly a one-of-a-kind evening that you won’t find anywhere else in Sarasota.

Wondering what to expect? Guests can expect a a private tour of Lights In Bloom, the Gardens’ annual winter exhibition that features over 2 million sparkling lights. A delectable four-course dinner, fireworks, and entertainment are also provided.

Ready to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Sarasota?

On the fence about making a move? Come enjoy New Year’s Eve in Sarasota—we’d love to show you a good time! Be sure to check out my area guide and buyer info if you want to learn more about our fabulous city. If you have any questions, just give me a call!

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