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Ring in the New Year in Ocala/Marion County

Celebrating the New Year is a tradition across the globe and here in Ocala/Marion County, there are many ways to join in the local festivities. From mountain biking and hiking to midnight champagne toasts on the beach, you can party with family or leave the kids at home. Here are some of the fun ways for everyone to remember 2019 and ring in 2020 in the area!

New Year’s Eve Mountain Bike Ride at Santos

Date: 12/31/19
Time: 9 AM – 2 PM
Location: Santos Trailhead and Campground
3080 Southeast 80th Street, Ocala, FL 34480
(352) 369-2693

Join for a ride New Years Eve out of the Santos mountain bike Trailhead on the Epic route. The perfect way to send off the new year. There is a paved bike path the length of Santos for folks that want to enjoy the morning outside but don’t want to ride dirt. All ages are welcome for this ride option.

Ride ROLLS PROMPTLY AT 9am.
There will be riders of all LEVELS but riders who come should be able to maintain a 10mph pace.
For more information, click here.


New Year's Eve 2020! At AMF Bowling

Date: 12/31/19
Time: 1 PM – 3 PM, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM, 6 PM - 8 PM, 9 PM - 1 AM
Location: AMF Bowling Co. (Galaxy East Lanes, FL)
3225 SE Maricamp Rd, Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 694-1111

This year, skip the crowded bars and celebrate on the lanes! Host the most striking New Year’s party ever — on a RESERVED lane with bowling, exceptional eats, champagne/sparkling cider toast, premium cocktails (if you wish), and VIP service.


For a limited time, get a Premium Bar Package for the Non-Premium Package price (automatically applied at checkout when you reserve online).

Select a Family (Daytime) or Ball Drop (Evening) package and experience the party of the year with AMF Bowling Co.: Book your New Year’s party now at https://www.amf.com/location/amf-galaxy-east-lanes/nye.


New Year's Eve Dinner at Ipanema

Date: 12/31/19
Time: 5 PM – 9 PM
Location: Ipanema Brazilian Steakhouse
2023 S Pine Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 622-1741

New Year’s Eve experience will be from 5pm to 9pm. $44.95, includes a glass of champagne and chocolate fondue. (No prime rib or pork rib)
For more information, click here.


New Year's Eve Dinner at Mark's Prime

Date: 12/31/19
Time: From 5 PM
Location: Mark's Prime Steakhouse and Seafood
30 S Magnolia Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 402-0097

Experience a 4-course gourmet meal in the cozy downtown setting with the twinkling lights on the square just steps away. A complimentary glass of champagne is included. Check out the New Year's Eve Dinner Menu.

$195 per couple – Reservations Required (352) 402-0097


New Year's Eve Gala at the Hilton Ocala

Date: 12/31/19
Time: 6 PM – 12:30 AM
Location: Hilton Ocala
3600 SW 36th Ave, Ocala, FL
(352) 854-1400

Are you ready to party? Ring in the New Year at the Hilton Ocala New Year's Eve Gala with live music by Humans In Disguise, dancing, a dinner buffet, bar, midnight champagne toast and more!

Follow the link to reserve your New Year's Eve overnight package or Party-only tickets at https://www.hiltonocala.com/new-years-eve-at-hilton-ocala.


Roaring 20s New Year’s Eve Dinner Party at Eaton's Beach

Date: 12/31/19
Time: 7 PM - 1 AM
Location: Eaton's Beach
5790 SE 134th Avenue, Weirsdale, FL 32195
(352) 259-2444

Join Eaton's Beach for a Roaring 20’s New Years Eve Dinner Party in their main dining room. (costumes optional). Be ready for a wonderful 4 course dinner experience! Enjoy cocktail hour, appetizers, surf & turf dinner, assorted desserts, live music featuring The Band 4 Play and a Happy New Year's champagne toast at midnight!

Dress to impress with your Roaring 20's attire, best dressed wins a prize 🎁 You can purchase tickets over the phone, in store or online! 🎫 $100 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

For more information, click here.

Eaton's Beach is also offering a more casual, annual New Years Eve Party Downstairs from 7 PM – 1 AM with drinks, party favors, a live DJ and a Happy New Year champagne toast at midnight!


Roaring 20s New Year’s Eve Celebration at The Courtyard on Broadway

Date: 12/31/19
Time: 7 PM – 2 AM
Location: The Courtyard on Broadway
120 SW Broadway St, Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 354-2029

The Courtyard, located in Downtown Ocala, will have a Live DJ, Food, Backdrops, Games, Prizes, Party Favors, Fire Pits and so much more! Oh and don't forget their Famous Champagne Tower with Free Champagne Toast at Midnight! For more information, click here.

$10 entry includes: Food buffet, raffle ticket for prizes, champagne at midnight and more!


New Year’s Eve 2020 Party! at Pi

Date: 12/31/19
Time: 9 PM – 1 AM
Location: Pi on Broadway
110 SW Broadway St, Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 369-5100

Join Pi on Broadway for the biggest party of the year as we say goodbye to 2019 and ring in 2020! DJ Joe Cox will be spinning live on the rooftop and we have lots of fun in store for this last night of 2019!

For more information, click here.


NYE 2020! at The Keep

Date: 12/31/19
Time: 9 PM – 1 AM
Location: The Keep Downtown
36 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 369-9858

New Year's Eve party featuring Musical Guest ECliff Farrar with reserved seating available! Tickets are $40/person and include: Reserved Seating for the NYE celebration from 9-midnight, first drink of the evening, personalized commemorative 2019 NYE favor, gourmet sweet treat, complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Purchase tickets here: https://thekeepdowntown.com/new-years-eve-2020.

Seating is limited so purchase early! Include guest names when you purchase to receive your personalized commemorative favors (must be ordered by 12/26 for personalized favor).

Bar and Standing room will be first come, first serve. Paid seats will be reserved from 9 pm-midnight.


First Day Hike at Silver Springs

Date: 01/01/20
Time: 8:00 AM
Location: Silver Springs State Park
5656 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34488
(352) 261-5842

The theme this year is Silver Springs: Past, Present and Future. With Ranger Andy as your guide, hike at the river and military trails, reflect on the Silver Springs’ past and discuss plans for the future. For more information, click here.


Check out Ocala/Marion County’s full event calendar for more information about what is happening in the area.

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