6 Festive Orange Beach New Year’s Eve Events

Pete Dimao - December 02, 2019

Welcome in 2020 near the sand and the surf of the Gulf with these exciting Orange Beach New Year’s Eve events. From family-friendly fun, like fireworks and kids activities, to parties for adults, find out where you should ring in the new year along Alabama’s Gulf Coast!

Family-friendly New Year’s Eve Events

Ice Skating Rink at The Wharf

When: 10 am to Midnight

Where: The Wharf

Admission: $10 per person; includes skate rentals

Skate your way into the new year with ice skating at The Wharf! The rink will be open until midnight on New Year’s Eve, making for a perfect way to welcome 2020 with family and friends. The cost of admission is $10 per person and skate rentals are included.

Noon Year’s Eve at Lulu’s

orange beach new years eve fireworks

When: 10 am to 3 pm

Where: Lulu’s in Gulf Shores

Admission: Free

Lulu’s will be celebrating the new year at noon with their special Noon Year’s Eve event! Noon Year’s Eve is a great family-friendly way to celebrate the new year with your little one(s) with live music and a beach ball drop! There will also be crafts, a sandcastle building contest, and kid-safe fireworks.

Kids Confetti Drop

When: 10 am – 2 pm

Where: Main Street and Marlin Circle at The Wharf

Admission: Free; some activities require a fee

Give the kids an early New Year’s celebration during the Kids Confetti Drop at The Wharf. From camel rides to poodle shows, this kid-friendly Orange Beach New Year’s Eve extravaganza will delight and excite the little ones in the family. All of the fun leads up to a colorful confetti drop at noon!

Reelin’ in the New Year at The Wharf

When: 5 pm – 12 am

Where: The Wharf

Admission: Free; some activities require a fee

The Wharf in Orange Beach will be rocking all night long to welcome 2020 during this year’s Reelin’ in the New Year event. This Orange Beach New Year’s Eve celebration kicks off at 5 pm with the annual New Year’s Eve Street Party featuring live music, kids activities, and family-friendly fun! Activities include a rock-climbing wall, bouncy house, and a surf simulator. The Travis Clark Band will kick off the live entertainment at 7 pm with the Jason Jones Band following at 9 pm. Once midnight strikes, enjoy a spectacle in the sky with a dazzling fireworks display and the famous marlin drop!

Adult-friendly New Year’s Events

Flora-Bama’s New Year’s Eve Bash

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When: Starts at 6 pm

Where: Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar

Admission: $40 for advance tickets

Start 2020 off right with delicious food, party favors, and champagne at the famous Flora-Bama New Year’s Eve Bash. Located just a short drive from Orange Beach in Pensacola, Florida, Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar will have three stages of live music for dancing the night away. Each ticket includes an all-you-can-eat dinner buffet and breakfast buffet, champagne at midnight, party favors, live music, and a souvenir koozie. Ages 18 and older only. Celebrate the new year Flora-Bama style!

Polar Bear Dip

When: Noon, January 1, 2020

Where: Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar

Admission: Free

Start the new year off with a splash! Take the plunge at this year’s Polar Bear Dip at Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar in Pensacola, FL. This is an exciting, fun, and chilly experience with participants dressing up in costumes and plunging into the Gulf of Mexico for a thrilling start to the new year. Anyone that fully submerges themselves in the waves will receive a free draft beer and a New Year’s Lunch at Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar.

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