Watch the sky light up at midnight.
Watch the sky light up at midnight.
Courtesy of Bayfront Park Management Trust

The Nine Best Places to Watch New Year's 2016 Fireworks in Miami

By now, you probably have your New Year's Eve plans solidified, but in the off chance you're still looking for something to do, what better way to ring in 2016 than with fireworks? Honestly, we don't have enough events that involve fireworks, so when an occasion rolls around, seize it. Here are the nine best places in town to watch the night sky light up. 

9. Midnight Masquerade 
Nikki Beach (1 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach). Dinner seating begins at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $75. Visit

8. Rusty Pelican Toast to 2016
Rusty Pelican (3201 Rickenbacker Cswy., Key Biscayne). Seating for dinner starts at 10 p.m. Cost is $175 per person in the downstairs restaurant or $250 per person in the ballroom. Visit

7. Gale Hotel Rooftop Party
Gale Hotel (1690 Collins Ave., Miami Beach). Party starts at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $318.44. Visit

6. New Year's Eve Party Cruises
Yachts depart various locations by 8:30 p.m. Tickets start at $135. Visit

5. Biltmore's New Year's Eve Gala
Biltmore Hotel (1210 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables). Seating for dinner begins at 8:30 p.m. Fireworks start at 11:30 p.m. and midnight. Visit

4. City of Miami Beach 
Ninth Street and Ocean Drive on South Beach. Fireworks start at midnight. Free. Visit

3. Five Star New Year's Eve
Watson Island (1000 McArthur Cswy., Miami). Party starts at 10 p.m. Visit

2. Rooftop Fireworks Toast
InterContinental Miami (100 Chopin Plaza, Miami). Cost is $175 per couple; seating begins at 11 p.m. Visit

1. Pitbull's New Year Revolution 
Bayfront Park (301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami). Free. Party starts at 6:30 p.m. Visit

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories