We all know the year is winding down and a new one is about to begin. Do you know how you’re going to celebrate the beginning of 2017? For those whose New Year’s Eve plans aren’t set in stone, build your night around these exquisite and fun-filled NYE and winter events in Ft. Myers, Cape Coral, and Naples.
A Viennese New Year’s Eve with the Naples Philharmonic
Dance the year away as the dynamic Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, led by world-famous conductor Andrey Boreyko, rings in 2017 from the Artis-Naples stage. Count down from ten as the ball drops, have a celebratory toast (or two) of bottomless champagne and live in the moment.
The concert and post-performance reception begins at 9:00 p.m. on the Hayes Hall stage at the Artis-Naples (5833 Pelican Bay Blvd, Naples, FL). Get your tickets and learn more at artisnaples.org.
Sunset Celebration at Time Square in Ft. Myers
With live music, delectable food, and enough people-watching opportunities to make up a novel, the Sunset Celebration at Time Square on Fort Myers Beach should be full of fun. Grab a beach towel and lawn chair for this evening New Year’s Eve celebration.
The festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. and go through the evening along Fort Myers Beach. Check fortmyersbeach.org for details and to set a reminder.
NYE Celebration with Comedian Owen Benjamin
Laugh till your abs cramp (hey, it’s a great start to your New Year’s weight-loss resolution!) when famed comic Owen Benjamin takes the mic at Off the Hook Comedy Club this December 31st. Known for his roles in several hit films and TV shows, Owen Benjamin blends traditional comedy with music, creating his unique take on stand-up. This New Year’s Eve show features a four-course meal and a free champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight.
This show begins at 9:00 p.m. at Off the Hook Comedy Club (2500 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Suite 1100, Naples, FL). Buy tickets and read Owen’s biography here.
Cape Harbour New Year’s Eve Gala 2016
For 11 years, Cape Harbour has hosted this charming NYE gala. As 2017 approaches, they’re preparing to transform the Marina into a magical place once again. With midnight fireworks, holiday lights, and live music along the coast, Cape Harbour is the liveliest place to hold a NYE celebration. Admission is free, so bring all your friends and family members for a relaxing transition into a new year.
This is an all-night event culminating with fireworks at midnight on Cape Harbour (5828 Cape Harbour Dr., Cape Coral, FL). View more event details at www.capecoral.com.
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Freecoasters at Big Blue Brewing
Locally brewed beer and live music make Jack a not-so-dull boy. Join the Freecoasters, an all-female reggae and southern-soul outfit, as they rattle the windows at Cape Coral’s newest brewhouse, Big Blue Brewing Co., this New Year’s Eve. You’d never believe the organ could make such danceable music.
The performance starts at 9:00 p.m. at Big Blue Brewing Co. (4721 SE 10th Pl., Cape Coral, FL) and goes through midnight. Visit their events page for updated details.
New Year’s Eve with Michael D’Amore at Cape Cabaret
Enjoy a gourmet buffet dinner and the nonstop performance of Michael D’Amore, a singer whose dynamic voice perfectly encapsulates the classic R&B and Doo Wop genre. The champagne will flow once midnight arrives, but you’ll be standing and raising your flutes long before then with a standing ovation to this incredible talent.
Cape Cabaret (4725 Vincennes Blvd, Cape Coral, FL) will open its doors to this performance at 6:30 p.m. Make a reservation online at capecabaret.com.
The Marlinaires in Bonita Springs, FL
Straight from the soybean fields of Indiana, The Marlinaires will visit the Spring Run Golf Club in Bonita Springs, FL, to perform a spectacular NYE show. This diverse trio will strike a chord with anyone, playing songs from every genre, including pop, country, R&B, and classic rock. Don’t miss out!
The show begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Spring Run Golf Club (9501 Spring Run Blvd., Bonita Springs, FL). Click here for more info.
Naples New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show
Who doesn’t love a vibrant display of chemically activated bursts of energy? Hold hands with your sweetie or let the kids run their pent-up energy this New Year’s Eve at the Naples Pier, where a dazzling fireworks show will commence after dusk. This is a free, all-ages NYE event to welcome 2017 with a bang.
This show begins at 7:30 p.m. and will be hosted at the Naples Pier (25th 12 Ave South, Naples, FL). Find out more at the naplesgov.com site.
Whether your goal is to boogie on the dance floor, watch a live show, or relax underneath a stunning fireworks show when the calendar switches over to 2017, you’ll find the perfect NYE party right here in the Fort Myers area. For an even better start to your new year, come to Germain Honda of Naples and receive incredible savings on new Honda models and used vehicles. As one of the most respected new and used car dealerships near Ft. Myers, we’re committed to making your 2017 something special. Call us at 877-813-2502 to speak to one of our expert car dealers in Naples, FL, about our $99 Honda offer, lifetime warranties, and current Honda incentives!