New Year’s Eve At Orlando’s Theme Parks

Events — By Kristen Manieri on December 30, 2010 at 4:02 pm

If you’re one of those types that likes to ring in the New Year alongside thousands of other revelers, then Orlando’s theme parks are for you. As expected, the parks have planned a stellar line-up of events, shows and spectacular firework displays. Good luck picking just one spot… every event is sure to be ridiculously awesome.

SeaWorld Orlando

  • features shows, food, ice sculptors
  • dancing stations with live DJs
  • ice vodka bar in the Christmas Market
  • midnight fireworks and fountains show
  • admission is included in regular park admission

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Universal CityWalk

  • New Year’s Eve celebration from 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
  • performance rocker Bret Michaels (Poison)
  • gourmet buffet
  • midnight champagne toast at midnight
  • live entertainment at seven of CityWalk’s nightclubs
  • $139.99


  • two presentations of the “Illuminations: Reflections of Earth” lights, lasers and fireworks display
  • standard admission

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

  • multiple presentations of “Fantasmic!”
  • special “Lights! Camera! Happy New Year!” fireworks spectacular
  • standard admission

Magic Kingdom

  • Main Street Electrical Parade
  • multiple nighttime fireworks displays
  • “Holiday Wishes” lights up the sky early in the evening and “Fantasy in the Sky” begins just before midnight
  • standard admission

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

  • concert by “The Guess Who” beginning at 10:30 p.m.
  • fireworks at midnight
  • standard admisson
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