5 Ways to Ring in the New Year 2019!

How do you plan to celebrate the New Year?

If you are looking for family-friendly, free events, check out this list of local celebrations:

A South Cape New Year’s Eve

South Cape Hospitality & Entertainment Associations, with the City of Cape Coral, present the South Cape New Year’s Eve Ball Drop!
Ring in 2019 in South Cape style, starting at 7 pm, with this FREE family event. LIVE MUSIC on the BIG STAGE @ 7 PM: Signal III, 9 PM: Soulixer, Emcee: Bill Johnson. BALL DROP and BEACH BALL DROP AT MIDNIGHT! This FREE event takes place on SE 47th Terrace. Make your plans now to spend New Year’s Eve right in Cape Coral.


New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Beach

Fort Myers Beach is the place to be with activities going on all day long! 12 – 1 pm Free cupcakes will be given away at Times Square. 1 – 3:30 pm Town’s Birthday Party at the Fort Myers Beach Community Pool. (2600 Oak Street) There will be food, drinks, relay races, games, and a photo booth. LIVE MUSIC SCHEDULE: Remedy noon to 5 P.M. High Tide 7 P.M. to midnight. The ball drop is at midnight with fireworks afterward.


New Year’s Eve Downtown Countdown

Come party while we countdown to 2019! Downtown streets are lined with the sights of music, food and more! The fun starts at 8 pm. There will be 4 stages with live bands, 2 DJs, food trucks, drink specials and plenty of fun! Ball drop will be on Bay and Hendry at midnight and a laser light show will follow! FREE to the public. Stage lineup: SmackDaddy 10pm-1am, Rosaline 8-11:45pm, Deep Freyed 8-11:30pm, Fresh Squeezed Productions 8-1am, Tom’s Tunes 8-11:45pm.


New Year’s Eve Celebration @ Fisherman’s Village

The public is cordially invited to ring in the New Year at Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda! Beginning at 6 pm, New Year’s Eve Family Friendly festivities will Include: Live Music/Dancing 6 pm -12:30 am with DJ and Singer MICHAEL WHITE (center court), Comedy magic shows, balloon creations, juggling with Captain Jack, Finest Face Painting by MaryRose, Glitter Tattoos by Star Valle Entertainment, LED Juggling, Balloon twisting and magic shows by Jeff the Juggler, Funky Hair Glitter Designs (get your sparkle on!) Singer/Guitarist Michael Hirst 6 pm – 12 midnight (first section), FIREWORKS DISPLAY, 12 Midnight, viewing from West Dock.


Holiday Light Show and Snow Storm

Come out to ‘Tween Waters for a fabulous, music-orchestrated light show. It is FREE for your viewing enjoyment at 6 pm, following by a one-of-a-kind Captiva snow storm at 6.30 pm. Come celebrate the holidays at ‘Tweenies with music, lights, snowstorms, food, beverages and more.


Be safe and enjoy, no matter what you do.