Walt Disney World to Live Stream Magic Kingdom NYE Fireworks Dec 31

Fantasy In the Sky fireworks from the Magic Kingdom

This year you can enjoy the New Year’s Eve fireworks at the Magic Kingdom from the comfort of your home when Walt DIsney World streams them online.

The December 31 edition of Fantasy in the Sky will be shown live, starting at 11:45pm EST, on the official Disney Parks Blog. It will appear in a blog post at the top of the page.

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4 Ways to Get Home New Year’s Eve in Orlando If You’ve Had Too Much to Drink

New Year’s Eve is a big holiday for people to go out and celebrate with drinks. It’s also a big holiday for drunk driving.

4 Ways to Get Home New Year's Eve in Orlando If You've Had Too Much to Drink

We at CitySurfing Orlando want you to spend New Year’s Day safe, and not in jail or dead, so we’ve put together a few ways to get home from the bars and parties that don’t involve driving yourself.

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Walt Disney World to Live Stream Fantasy In the Sky Fireworks December 31

To close out 2016, Walt Disney World will be live streaming its “Fantasy In the Sky” fireworks from the Magic Kingdom on December 31.

Fantasy In the Sky fireworks from the Magic Kingdom

No matter where you are Thursday night, if you have a smartphone, tablet, or computer, and an internet connection, you’ll be able to watch live as the fireworks happen.

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating New Year’s Eve in Orlando and Central Florida

Looking for a place to celebrate the end of 2014 and the arrival of the new year? Then check out this list of options to ring in 2015 here in Orlando.

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating New Year's Eve in Orlando

From the theme parks to massive parties to low key celebrations to family events, here are our picks for celebrating New Year’s Eve in the Orlando area. Some are even free:

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Walt Disney World to Stream New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Magic Kingdom

Holiday Wishes Magic Kingdom

Thousands of people will be at the Magic Kingdom tonight to ring in the new year, but if you can’t be there, you can still watch the countdown and fireworks show…all from the comfort of your home.

Walt Disney World has announced they will stream tonight’s “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks live on the official Disney Parks Blog.

The streaming will begin at 11:35pm, with the show scheduled to start at 11:40pm (EST).

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CitySurfing Orlando’s Picks for Celebrating New Year’s Eve 2014 in Orlando

CitySurfing Orlando's Picks for Celebrating New Year's Eve 2014 in Orlando

Looking for a place to celebrate the end of 2014 and the arrival of the new year? Then check out this list of options to ring in 2015 here in Orlando.

From the theme parks to massive parties to low key celebrations to family events, here are our picks for celebrating New Year’s Eve in the Orlando area. Some are even free:

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American Q – New Year’s Eve Dinner
Cost: $60
Enjoy a 4-course dinner from 5pm-midnight, with a champagne toast at midnight. Visit americanq.com for more information.

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Amway Center – Billy Joel
Cost: $49.50 – $150
End 2014 in concert with the Piano Man himself, Billy Joel. This performance marks Billy Joel’s first solo headlining appearance in Orlando since 2007. Visit amwaycenter.com for more information.

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Church Street Bars – New Year’s Eve Party on Church Street
Cost: $25 – $99
Orlando’s biggest street party plus entry to Chillers, Big Belly, and Latitudes. Packages range from entry only to unlimited drinks. 21 and over only. For more information, visit churchstreetbars.com.

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Dave and Busters – NYE Family Fun Celebration
Cost: $27.99 – $34.99
Celebrating with the whole family can be fun with this special event that runs from 5-8pm. There are two packages that include appetizer buffet, unlimited soft drinks, a Power Card for game play and more. For more information, visit daveandbusters.com.
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Billy Joel to Rock Out 2014 with Concert at Amway Center December 31

Billy Joel

Music legend Billy Joel will be kissing off 2014 in style with a concert at Orlando’s Amway Center on December 31. Tickets go on sale to the public November 14, 2014.

With over 150 million albums sold worldwide, the singer/songwriter/composer is the sixth best-selling recording artist of all time and the third best-selling solo artist. His music was the soundtrack to several generations, and his influence can be seen in current artists, as well. Not to mention, he is so high-energy and amazing live.

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Monsieur Paul at France Pavilion at Epcot Opens Booking for New Year’s Eve

Newly opened Monsieur Paul at Epcot’s France Pavilion has begun to accept bookings for New Year’s Eve meals.

Monsieur Paul at Epcot's France Pavilion From noon until 6:30pm, the restaurant is serving a three-course menu for $75 (plus tax and gratuity):

Appetizer (choice of):

  • Escargot ravioli with cream of parsley
  • Mussel soup with saffron with light fennel cream
  • Blue Cheese Salad

Entrée (choice of):

  • Chicken stuffed with mushroom duxelle in a white sauce
  • Maine lobster with veloute and baby vegetables
  • Beef short ribs slowly braised in red wine, served with a carrot purée

Dessert:

  • New Year’s Eve dessert

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Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2012 at the Street Party on Church Street in Orlando

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Downtown Orlando’s Church Street District will be a place to party on New Year’s Eve, as Chillers, Latitudes, and Big Belly Brewery host the Street Party on Church Street.

The party will include fireworks, a huge video wall and the world famous orange drop at midnight.

There are several packages to choose from:

  • $39 – Entry Only
  • $59 – Silver Package (includes entry and unlimited domestics, wells, and frozen drinks)
  • $79 – Gold Package (includes entry and unlimited domestics, imports, wells, calls, shots, and frozen drinks)
  • $99 – Platinum Package (includes entry and unlimited domestics, imports, wells, calls, shots, and frozen drinks; also includes a $20 gift certificate to use before or after NYE)

For more information, or to purchase tickets to this 21 and up event, visit churchstreetbars.com.

REO Speedwagon to Headline New Year’s Eve 2012 at Universal Orlando CityWalk

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Classic rock group REO Speedwagon will be the headliner for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration at Universal Orlando CityWalk.

Admission to the festivities on December 31 also includes a selection of gourmet cuisine, admission to seven CityWalk nightclubs, and a traditional midnight champagne toast.

Tickets are $124.99, if purchased by December 15; $144.99 if purchased between December 16 and 31. Universal Orlando annual passholders can get a discounted price of $104.99 until December 15, as well.

For more information, visit universalorlando.com.

2010 New Year’s Eve Events in Orlando

Still don’t have plans for New Year’s Eve? Well here is a list of all the fun events happening next Friday around Orlando.

Whether you want to go nightclubbing or want something a little more family friendly, there are so many ways to ring in 2011:

Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort – $35 to $75
$35 gets you general admission, party favors and a champagne toast at midnight. A VIP ticket costs $75 and includes a private upstairs area with seating with limited viewing for Epcot fireworks with guaranteed seating and coffee, tea or hot chocolate with dessert bar and a premium bar. 21 and up to attend.

Beebs & Her Money Makers, Kaleigh Baker and Cadillac Recipe at The Social – $10 advance / $15 day of
Rock in 2011 with live music from the above bands, female body painting, free champagne toast at midnight. Must be 21 and up.

Blue Martini Orlando New Year’s Eve Celebration – $40 in advance / $50 day of
The evening includes select open bar from 8-11pm, complementary hors d’oeuvres and desserts, a balloon drop at midnight and live entertainment from C’Nergy.

Celebration Weekend at Celebration Town Center – Free
This family-friendly event features live music including a special reunion show from VonRay, and fireworks at midnight.

Classic Albums Live: Saturday Night Fever at Hard Rock Live – $27.50 Gen. Admission Floor / $50 Reserved Balcony
Dance to the soundtrack of the 70s at this NYE event, featuring a 70s costume contest with grand prize of VIP seats and dinner to Earth, Wind & Fire on May 3. Show is all ages.

DisneyQuest at Downtown Disney – $39 in advance/$45 day of
Includes access to all DisneyQuest attractions and video games, a DJ Dance Party with a New Year’s Eve countdown, party favors and a coupon for a personal pizza and soda at FoodQuest. Runs from 8pm to 1am. Tickets available online or at DisneyQuest box office.

Downtown Countdown New Year’s Eve Bash at Firestone Live in downtown Orlando – $20 regular / $40 VIP
Jam to the sounds of DJ Nasty and D-Strong. First 102 people 21 and over are free. 18 and over welcome.

Dragon Room NYE Party in downtown Orlando – $25 to $35
Open bar until midnight for first 100 tickets at $25 and until 2am for first 100 tickets sold at $35. VIP tables start at $250. All prices include party favors, champagne toast and a balloon drop. Click link above to get $5 off with code word DRAGON.

James Bond New Year’s Party: Dress To Kill at The Enzian Theater – $25 on up
Come dressed as your favorite James bond character and enjoy a DJ spinning until 2am. Bond classic Thunderball will be playing outside at Eden Bar.

Brantley Gilbert at The Plaza Theatre – $20
Georgia country artist Brantley Gilbert headlines The Plaza Theatre’s NYE bash, which starts at 9pm.

La Nouba New Year’s Eve at Downtown Disney – $67 to $133
New Year’s Eve performances of Cirque du Soliel’s La Nouba include a  limited edition commemorative La Nouba trading pin.

Bret Michaels at Universal CityWalk – $99 for annual passholders / $119.99 regular
Enjoy a live concert from Poison frontman and reality TV star Bret Michaels as you club hop and nosh on a gourmet buffet. The evening is capped off with midnight fireworks.

New Year’s Eve Party on Church Street in downtown Orlando – $39 to $99
Several of the popular bars and clubs on Church Street are banding together for this party. $39 cover includes entry to Antigua, Big Belly Brewery, Chiller’s and Latitudes. $59 cover also includes unlimited domestics, wells and frozen drinks. Upgrade to the $79 Gold Package for the addition of unlimited imports, calls and shots. The top line $99 Platinum Package has all the above plus unlimited premium, super premium and Red Bull drinks. The Platinum price also includes a $25 gift certificate to use in any of the clubs.

New Year’s Eve Party at VAiN Nightclub in downtown Orlando – $25 to $75
Hosted by Joey Fatone (Dancing With the Stars; N’Sync) the party features DJ Barry Carew, A-Rock and J. Moreno spinning. $25 gets you in, $50 gets you open premium bar until midnight and $75 gets you open premium bar all night. All packages include hor d’oeurves, champagne toast at midnight, commemorative photo and more.

Old Town New Year’s Eve in Kissimmee – Free
Ring in 2011 with the weekly car show, along with live music courtesy of Reunion. Fun for the family!

101.1 WJRR Presents Big Friggin Eve with The Supervillains at House of Blues – $10.11 in advance / $13.11 day of
Celebrate the new year with the reggae sounds of Orlando’s The Supervillians.

Orlando Brewing New Year’s Eve – Free
Enjoy live entertainment by John Q at this microbrewery/pub.

SeaWorld New Year’s Eve – Free with Park Admission
Enjoy the normal shows and attractions, along with a special fountain and fireworks show at midnight.

Tabu NYE Party with Power 95.3FM in downtown Orlando – $20 women / $30 men
DJs Richie Rich, Nailz and MC Lil’ Shawn will be spinning hip-hop, reggae and more. Prices include free party favors, drink specials and a champagne toast at midnight. Must be 18 and up.

Ultra Nate at The Parliament House – $20
The dance diva headlines the festivities at this gay resort and entertainment complex. Room specials are available, too.

Wall St Plaza New Year’s Eve in downtown Orlando – $20 in advance / $25 day of / $100 Resolution Package
Regular admission tickets get you into the block party with 9 venues, DJs, a light show and other surprises at midnight. The Resolution Package throws in a tented lounge, open bar from 10pm to 2am, champagne toast at midnight, a 2am breakfast bar and more. Must be 21 and up.

Walt Disney World New Year’s Eve Events – Free with Park Admission
Three of the parks have events to ring in 2011. Magic Kingdom has Fantasy in the Sky fireworks at 11:50pm and is open until 2am. Epcot has a special 11:40pm showing of “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” and is open until 1am. Disney Hollywood Studios has a 10pm showing of “Fantasmic!” followed by “Lights,Camera, Happy New Year fireworks” starring Mulch, Sweat and Shears at 11:55pm.

Whiskey Basin at The Barn in Sanford – $20
Enjoy live country music and all-you-can-drink specials from 9pm on.

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