New Year's Eve in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach features a full spectrum of unique activities and happenings. We're a great place to be for the changing of the year, no matter the kind of celebration you're looking for, so keep an eye on our calendar to start planning next year's trip.

Past event highlights included the Charlotte Players Speakeasy performance featuring flappers and gangsters; nationally-known comedian Shaun Jones performing at Visani Italian Steakhouse and Comedy Theatre; New York singer Ellen O'Brien ringing in the new year at The Grill at 1951; and Fishermen's Village New Year's Eve Fireworks.


Fun at Fishermen's Village

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Party at Harpoon Harry's 

Harpoon Harry's at Fishermen's Village throws famous parties, and New Year's is one of their biggies!

2023 featured live music from The Boogiemen, a retro dance floor, balloon drop, and champagne toast.

Best yet, a Harpoon Harry's party situates you perfectly to enjoy the fireworks at the Village.

Elegant Dinner at The Captain's Table 

The Captain's Table on Charlotte Harbor (on the second floor above Harpoon Harry's at Fishermen's Village) always rings in the New Year with a sophisticated dinner and drinks.

Plan now so you don't miss the curated menu featuring several of their signature dishes, fresh catch fish, prime rib, and holiday-themed drink specials including the popular Sugar Cookie martini.

More New Year's Happenings

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King Fisher Fleet usually offers a New Year's Eve Cruise that fills up quickly. This trip features the harbor by moonlight and the very best view of the fireworks show fright from the boat! Always includes a Champagne toast at midnight, and cocktails, beer, wine, soda, and snacks are available for purchase.4th of July Fireworks Over Charlotte Harbor

Downtown Kava is a creative space, and their parties are their chance to share that with everyone! Their 2023  New Year's Eve party was a Time Traveler's Ball, where guests dressed as their favorite time period—or concocted something from the future—to spend the evening dancing to a live dj. They also offered a special toast at midnight.

The amazing Ellie Lee helped usher in the New Year at the Celtic Ray Public House with her amazing rock, blues, and funk guitar stylings. 

TT's Tiki Bar range in the New Year with Majesty of Rock performing the music of Journey and Styx, with special guests The Bango Bango's! They offered VIP seating, dinner buffet, party favors and champagne at midnight. You never know who you'll see playing at TT's, it's a definite local favorite, for patrons and bands alike.

However you're looking to bring in the New Year, you'll have a great time in fun and friendly Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach. Cheers!