Things To Do In Stuart For New Year's Eve 2017
Break out the champagne and dancing shoes—New Year's Eve is only a few days away.
Whether you prefer to ring in 2017 with a decadent dinner or an evening of live entertainment, there's sure to be something for you to do around town.
Here are some of the New Year's celebrations happening in Stuart, Jensen Beach, Fort Piece and beyond.
Breathe in, breathe out, and focus on the good coming in 2017. This free class aims to help participants focus on the moment and be open to new opportunities.
Dec. 31, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; Terra Fermata in Stuart; free but donations are accepted
Bring your yoga mat, towel and a thirst for local beer. Islamorada Beer Company will be hosting a one-hour yoga class with instructor Hilary Cruz right in the brewery. Admission includes the workout, plus $3 beers afterward.
Dec. 31, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Islamorada Beer Company in Fort Pierce; $10
Celebrate the new year at this local hot spot. Expect drink specials, tastings, dinner specials, and live music from Dave Itkin and The Silent Shout. There will be plenty of party favors to help you toast 2017 in style.
Dec. 31, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.; The Twisted Tuna in Stuart
This local restaurant will be hosting two seatings featuring three-course prix fixe menus. Offerings include lobster bisque, center-cut filet mignon, fresh Florida black grouper and more. The late seating includes additional dining options, plus a complimentary cocktail and champagne toast at midnight. There will be party favors and musical entertainment.
Dec. 31, 4:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. (early seating), 8 p.m. (late seating); Pietro’s on the Ocean in Jensen Beach; $59 (early seating), $135 (late seating)
A five-piece band will be performing, and there will be entertainment for all ages in the form of a petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses, food vendors and fireworks.
Dec. 31, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Tradition Square in Port St. Lucie; free
Head to this gastropub for a “Heaven and Hell”-themed New Year’s Eve party, featuring Dogfish Head World Wide Stout and 120 Minute IPA. Special food pairings and prizes will be available, along with a complimentary champagne toast to ring in 2017.
Dec. 31, 6 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Castaways Gastropub in Jensen Beach
Head to this Puerto Rican restaurant for an evening with salsa entertainer Melina Almodóvar. The event includes a buffet dinner, a bottle of champagne per table, and music to have you dancing all night. Reservations are required by calling 772.333.0776.
Dec. 31, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Rustico in Port St. Lucie; $90 per person (discounted rates available for groups of four or more)
Party till it's 2017 with gypsy punk band Strung Like a Horse and West King Street Band. The drinks will be flowing, and the party will last until the end of the year.
Dec. 31, 7 p.m. to midnight; Terra Fermata in Stuart; $15
Wrap up 2016 with a lively party by the water. Expect a free photo booth, music by DJ Salt Shaker, and a big screen where guests can watch the ball drop. Drink specials include $4 Yuengling drafts, $4 lemon drops, $15 bottles of champagne and more.
Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.; The Inlet in Fort Pierce; no cover before 10 p.m., $10 admission after 10 p.m.
Enjoy a Key West-style New Year’s Eve party at this modern, tropical-themed sushi joint. The Night Shift Band will be providing tunes throughout the night.
Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Hog Snappers and Sushi in Stuart; free
This entertainment venue will ring in the new year with a free champagne toast, $10 all-you-can-drink well liquors, and select drafts from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. DJ Serch will be spinning.
Dec. 31, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.; The Stillery in Stuart; no cover
Go back in time into the 1920s for a speakeasy-inspired celebration, featuring music, drinks, food, prizes, fireworks and a midnight ball drop. Guests are encouraged to wear themed costumes. Email VBSpeakeasy@gmail.com or call 772.321.4008 for reservations.
Dec. 31, 8 p.m.; Vero Beach Old Courthouse Building; $125 per person or $230 per couple
Head to this waterfront venue for a New Year’s celebration complete with a midnight balloon drop, free champagne toast and live music by band NattyBōs. Dinner service starts at 4 p.m. with a speciality menu featuring a wide selection of appetizers and entrees, including crab cakes, Florida stone crab, miso-glazed scallops, stuffed Caribbean lobster and more.
Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; Dolphin Bar in Jensen Beach
Check out this music-filled New Year’s Eve bash, featuring a free champagne toast, party favors and a balloon drop at midnight. There will be live reggae tunes by local band Fresh Catch beginning at 8:30 p.m. Dinner specials start at 4 p.m.
Dec. 31, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; Conchy Joe’s Seafood Restaurant in Jensen Beach
Keep up the energy on the first day of the new year by attending this free weekly concert series. Funk musician Freekbass will be taking the Riverwalk stage during the first installment of 2017.
Jan. 1, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Along St. Lucie Avenue in Downtown Stuart; free
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