New Year's Eve celebrations, dinners in Northwest Florida: Where to ring in 2022


Whether you’d prefer to spend New Year’s Eve at a live music venue, on a posh dinner cruise or at an all-out bash, there are many ways to say goodbye to 2021 in Northwest Florida. 

Check out the list of events below:

New Year's Eve events in Destin

Ron Adams | The Shadow of the King New Year's Eve Celebration

Ron Adam's is ringing in the new year with Las Vegas legends at Lucille's Music Hall (formerly The Village Door Music Hall).

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the band starts at 9 p.m. The prix fixe menu includes choice of salad and a main course. Place your order at checkout when you purchase tickets that include dinner at

Masquerade Ball New Year’s Eve Bash

The Palms Sports Lounge, Coffeehouse & Good Vibes Bar will host a night of live entertainment and lasting memories.

Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and include champagne toast, carving station, party favors and dance party with DJ Rohm. Dinner will be served 8-10 p.m. and hors d'oeuvres from 10 p.m. to midnight.

SunQuest Cruises’ Destin New Year’s Eve Cruise

Ring in the new year aboard a yacht. This exclusive 21+ event includes a 4.5-hour dinner cruise with live entertainment, a five-course chef-prepared dinner, party favors, fireworks and, of course, a midnight champagne toast.

Reservations are required and available at or by calling 850-650-2519. Adults are $190 each. Guaranteed window seat add $75.

The Henderson New Year's Eve Celebration

Toast the new year at The Henderson in Destin and countdown to midnight with live music, dessert bar, champagne toast and more. Each ticket includes two beverages of your choice, entry to two venues with live music, a dessert bar and champagne toast. Purchase tickets at

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Where to go in Walton County

Pescado's In the Midnight Hour New Year's Eve celebration

Enjoy an exclusive menu and dance the night away with music by the Max McCann Band from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Pescado's "In the Midnight Hour" New Year's Eve celebration in Rosemary Beach.

Tickets are $250 plus 7% tax and 22% gratuity. Call 850-213-4600 to make a reservation. Restaurant dining is also by reservation only.

Courtyard at Pescado's New Year's Eve celebration 

The Courtyard at Pescado will host a New Year's Eve celebration from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. with heavy hors d'oeuvres, custom cocktails and live music by Rockers For Life from 8 p.m., and a champagne toast at midnight.

Tickets are $75 plus 7% tax and 22% gratuity, and must be purchased in advance. Food is included, plus one drink token per guest, then a cash bar. Email to book. 

Fish Out of Water New Year’s Eve multi-course dinner 

The Fish Out of Water restaurant is hosting a New Year’s Eve multi-course dinner celebration Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. to midnight.

Ring in 2022 with a meal, champagne and a night full of wonderful memories. In addition to live music, a photo booth and the a la carte dinner menu, guests can choose from a selection of chef features including lobster mac and cheese bites served with creamy Chipotle aioli, beet salad made with candy-stripe baby heirloom beets, osso buco made with white wine braised veal shank and served with creamy roasted garlic polenta. Call 850-534-5050.

Havana Beach Bar & Grill at the Pearl Hotel three-course dinner

Enjoy a festive meal to celebrate New Year’s Eve at The Pearl Hotel’s Havana Beach Bar & Grill. Seating times are available from 5 to 10 p.m., and guests can enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu priced at $145 per dining guest, including a welcome glass of sparkling wine upon arrival. Reservations are required. Call 850-588-2882.

Ovide at Hotel Effie's all-you-can-eat seafood bar

Dinner at Ovide, Hotel Effie’s signature restaurant led by the renowned chef Hugh Acheson, features a New Year’s Eve dinner with an all-you-can-eat seafood raw bar, gourmet entrées, decadent sweets at the dessert buffet, and the quintessential champagne toast.

Old Glorida Fish House's NYE Extravaganza

Join Old Glorida Fish House in Santa Rosa Beach for a NYE dinner and party from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. This annual tradition includes a four-course dinner, live band and dancing, party favors and reserved seating for the night.

Ring in the new year with a midnight champagne toast, balloon drop, and confection bar. The Déjà Vu Band is a 30A favorite, featuring lead singer Caroline Majure. Tickets are $129. Also included is a midnight balloon drop, champagne toast and confection bar. The four-course dinner features New York strip and lobster tail or pan-seared golden tilefish topped with sautéed prawns.

Celebrations in Okaloosa County 

The Boathouse Landing

The New Year's Eve Champagne Dinner is 4-11 p.m. Dec. 31 at 124 S. John Sims Parkway in Valparaiso. 

Featuring an exclusive three-course dinner and complimentary champagne toast, enjoy live music, waterfront views of the Boggy Bayou with a cozy ambiance. The exclusive menu starts at $27.99 and features filet mignon; filet with scallops and lobster; fried seafood platter; chicken roulade; boathouse grouper; bronzed snapper; and grilled shrimp. 

Entrees include a choice of appetizer, featured salad, and a champagne toast. The early evening menu is also available from 4-5:30 p.m. Reservations are limited and highly recommended! Call 850-678-2805. View dinner menu at 

Mulligans Bluewater Bay

Ring in the New Year '80s style! Mulligans, at 2000 Bluewater Blvd., will have an '80s New Year's Eve Party at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 31. A prize for the best '80s costume will be awarded and Purple Monkey will be there to sing you into 2022. 

Events in Navarre

SpringHill Suites Navarre Beach

SpringHill Suites is hosting a New Year’s Eve Dinner Party at 8375 Gulf Blvd., Navarre Beach. The celebration beings at 8 p.m., Dec. 31, and goes until 1 a.m.

Enjoy a culinary experience by the Beach House Bar & Grill and celebrate New Year’s Eve with a view of the Gulf of Mexico. Complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Reservations required. For more information and reservations, visit or call 850-684-6022.

Broussard’s Bayou Grill Navarre Beach

On New Year’s Eve, there will be a 1920’s Mystery Dinner Show at Broussard’s Bayou Grill Navarre Beach, 8649 Gulf Blvd. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Show at 7 p.m.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve in style! Swing back to the 1920s, where participants become the detectives in this fun interactive murder mystery show. All tickets include a full meal and show with bar service available. No dress code, but 1920s costumes are encouraged. Limited seating.

For more information and tickets visit or call 850-396-6099.