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 hiking trails to midnight champagne toasts on the beach, you can celebrate with family or leave the kids at home. Here are some fun events to help you say so long to 2020!

Opry New Years Eve

Date: 12/31/20
Time: 8 PM - Midnight
Location: Orange Blossom Opry
16439 SE 138th Terrace, Weirsdale, Florida 32195
(352) 821-1201
Join The Opry Band at the Orange Blossom Opry in Weirsdale for a New Year’s Eve celebration with party favors, punch, beer and wine and dancing. For more information, click here.


New Year's Eve 2021! At AMF Bowling

Date: 12/31/20 – 01/01/21

Time: All day until Midnight Jan. 2, 2021
Location: AMF Bowling Co. (Galaxy West Lanes, FL)
1818 SW 17th St, Ocala, FL
(352) 732-0300
This year, skip the crowded bars and celebrate on the lanes reserving your own lane for new years and new year’s day at AMF Galaxy West Lanes. The special packages include unlimited bowling and shows, a signature menu, champagne/sparkling cider toast, and party favors.

Book your New Year’s party at: https://www.amf.com/location/amf-galaxy-west-lanes/nye

To view the venue’s COVID-19 safety guidelines, visit www.AMF.com/COVID.


New Year's Eve 2021! at the Lodge/Loft

Date: 12/31/20
Time: 8 PM - 2 AM
Location: The Lodge/LOFT
36 S. Magnolia Ave., Ocala, Florida 34471
352-289-1390
A fun dueling pianos show will be at The Lodge Craft Pub & Eatery on the first floor New Year’s Eve from 9:30 to 12:30 am! Upstairs at the LOFT, a DJ will be playing the top music from 2020 from 8 PM to 2 AM. The venues are located right on the historic square in downtown Ocala!

For more information, click here.


New Year's Eve Year in Review Trivia Night at Hiatus

Date: 12/31/20
Time: 7-9 PM
Location: Hiatus Brewing Company
6230 SW Hwy 200, Ocala, Florida 34476
352-509-4867
Join Hiatus Brewery for a fun night of Trivia themed 2020 with a champagne toast! If you plan to participate, Hiatus recommends calling ahead and keeping groups to 10 people or less. Winners will receive gift cards!

For more information, click here.


New Year's Eve Beach Dinner at Eaton's Beach and Sandbar Beach Party

Date: 12/31/20

Time: Beginning 5 PM
Location: Eaton's Beach
5790 SE 134th Avenue, Weirsdale, FL 32195
(352) 259-2444

Join Eaton's Beach for a New Year’s Eve Dinner Party in their main dining room. The full menu is available with dinner and drink specials! Stay for the Sandbar Beach Party that starts at 8:30 pm, featuring live music by The Band 4Play and a champagne toast at midnight!

For more information, click here.


New Years Eve Masquerade at the Courtyard on Broadway

Date: 12/31/20

Time: 5 PM – 2 AM
Location: The Courtyard on Broadway
120 SW Broadway St, Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 354-2029

The Courtyard on Broadway, located in Downtown Ocala, will have a Live DJ, free taco buffet, games, fire pits and a large indoor and outdoor space. Don’t forget their famous champagne tower with a champagne toast at Midnight! The theme is masquerade, so make sure to dress up.

For more information, click here.
No cover charge!


New Year’s Eve on the Rooftop at Pi

Date: 12/31/20

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

Join Pi on Broadway to ring in 2021! DJ Karim will be rocking live on the rooftop where there will be party favors and a free champagne toast at midnight!
For more information, click here.


NYE 2021-Welcome to the Jungle at The Keep

Date: 12/31/20
Time: 8 PM – 1 AM
Location: The Keep Downtown
36 SW 1st Ave, Ocala, FL 34471
(352) 369-9858


The Keep Downtown is hosting a New Year's Eve party featuring live music by Caly & Megan! The quirky Downtown Ocala spot is celebrating the end of the wild year of 2020 with a Welcome to the Jungle theme.
There is no cover, but to guarantee a seat Tickets are $50/person and include: Reserved Seating for the NYE celebration from 9-midnight, bottomless jungle juice, commemorative 2021 NYE favor, gourmet treats, complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Purchase tickets here: https://thekeepdowntown.com/nye-2021


First Day Hike at the Island on the Cross Florida Greenway

Date: 01/01/21
Time: 8AM – 7 PM
Location: The Island On The Cross Florida Greenway
3260 SE 80th St., Ocala, FL 34488
(352) 236-7143

Enjoy the first day of 2021 through a free interpretive hike through the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway where you can guide yourself through a path of displays to learn the history of the Greenway. Build in some time to explore more of the greenway while you are there!

For more information, click here.


Please make sure to check with each business individually for COVID-19 safety related information.

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