Dec 182018
Happy New Year

While not as extensive as our guide to New Year’s Eve events in and around Fort Lauderdale, we’d like to share with you several options for ringing in 2019 with live music at some of our favorite bars and restaurants spanning from Boca Raton all the way up to Jupiter.  We have arranged the details, city by city, from Boca Raton in south Palm Beach County to Jupiter in North Palm Beach County.  We have included as much information as possible to let you know when admission is free, any reservation charges and what’s included in ticket pricing, if any.  It’s always a good idea to call and confirm details with the restaurant once you have settled upon a favorite spot to party this New Year’s Eve.  

Boca Raton

Crazy Uncle Mike’s Brewery & Restaurant – Live music by JM & The Sweets from 8pm till 1am.  No Cover charge. Free Champagne or Beer Toast at midnight! For reservations call 561-931-2889

The Funky Biscuit – Ring in the New Year with Brothers & Sisters Annual Holiday Jam celebrating The Music Of The Allman Brothers & The Lives of Gregg Allman & Butch Trucks. Tickets range from $40.00 – $70.00.  Reserve Seats for this show are subject to a $15 food or beverage minimum (The Funky Biscuit Menu & Holiday Dinner Specials Available Exclusively For This Event.) Purchase online at

Pavilion Grille – Dance to a mixture of Oldies, Motown, Latin, and Ballroom music with DJ Russ spinning favorite hits. Dinner includes a Deluxe Dinner Buffet including a Prime Rib, Glazed Ham and Turkey Carving Station, Pasta Station, Asian Station plus more. Deluxe Dessert Station with Ice Cream Bar at 10pm. Champagne Toast at Midnight. Dinner is served from 7:30 to 10:00 pm. All reservations must be prepaid. $99 (not including tax or service charge)  Complete list of pricing options can be found online. Call 561-912-0000 or Email [email protected] to purchase your reservation.

Blue Martini of Boca Raton presents a New Years Eve. Early Bird General Admission: $60.00  General Admission at door: $75.00 General Admission Tickets include open Bar & passed hors d’oeuvres from 8-10pm, Champagne Toast & Countdown to Midnight, Live Band at 8PM and DJ Til Close. Elegant Attire Encouraged.  Table Packages are  also available. Email [email protected] or call (561) 910-2583.

Delray Beach

Bostons on the Beach – The New Year’s Eve party at this Delray Beach restaurant promises enticing edibles and lively entertainment by Victor Wainwright and The Train.  Wainwright’s career began over a decade ago with a rock ’n’ roll, honky-tonk style. Since then, he has broadened his musical scope to include virtually every category of the blues. The award-winning singer, songwriter, and piano player has a genuine passion for entertaining, and delivers a dynamic, crowd-pleasing performance. Guests can party all night from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., and revel in two different buffets with a breakfast buffet at the end of the evening. Party favors and gratuities are included. Tickets range from $75-$125 Click here to buy your tickets to the Boston’s on the Beach New Year’s Eve party.

Deck 84 will offer a NYE specials menu in addition to full regular menu. Live music from Erik O’Neill band from 9:30pm till the countdown at midnight.

Kapow Noodle Bar & Dubliner Irish Pub have combined forces to offer a $45 Open Bar (Premium Rock-Star option $65/pp), DJ Chris P over at Kapow Noodle Bar and Mechanical Hearts at The Dubliner. Open bar tickets and more details available at:

Can’t stay up till midnight?  Delray Beach will ring in the New Year on December 31st with a FREE family friendly event from 5-9pm on the grounds of Old School Square. Free activities include: kids crafts, face-painting, Celebration Crowns, Resolution wall, vintage game room, live entertainment and DJ, outdoor family games and more! The Carousel, Mini-Golf and Ice Skating will be available for $3. Food trucks will be on site. The fireworks finale will launch from the Old School Square Parking Garage at 9pm.  Details:

Boynton Beach

The Venu – Dance, party, and celebrate as The Venu welcomes the new year with the original Studio 54 disco band.  $75 (+ tax, + gratuity) includes a gourmet 4-course meal prepared by Chef Kelley.  $100 (+tax, + gratuity) includes both the dinner and show.  Once deposit is made online, call (561) 200-0222 to make a reservation at a preferred time slot. First seating has slots available from 6-7pm, and live music from 7-8pm.  Second seating has slots available from 9-10pm with live music starting at 10pm. Purchase$25 deposit to the first show or the second show via Eventbrite.

Elmo’s Rock Bar – Live music by Green Means Go starting at 10pm.  Free champagne toast at midnight. Free late-nite breakfast buffet. 

Banana Boat will feature the Girlfriend Material band from 8:30 till 12:30am (located on the Intracoastal waterway) More info at (561) 732-9400.

Lake Worth

Piper’s Sports Bar & Grill – Live rock music by Carnivalle at 9:30pm. Mini-buffet and a champagne toast at midnight. No Cover charge.

Rhum Shak – Live music by Franscene starting at 9pm. – No Cover Charge

Johnny Q’s Restaurant & Sports Lounge (Palm Springs) – Knockdown classic rock band headlines the live entertainment with champagne toast at midnight. No Cover Charge.

Brogues DownUnder – This expansive and authentic Irish bar has added a 4-course New Year’s Eve dinner special along with a glass of champagne for $42.95.  Guests may also order off the daily dinner menu.  South Florida cover band Downtown will rock you into 2019.  RSVP (561) 585-1885.

Homegrown will be at The Brass Monkey Tavern starting at 9:30pm

West Palm Beach

Copper Blues – This year’s New Year’s Eve Party is themed “Rock & Royalty” and will feature rock covers by The Klik.   General Admission with advance purchase is $25 and includes entry at 8pm, entertainment, and midnight champagne toast.  Appetizer includes a seat, Charcuterie Board and a Moet Split for $58.41/pp. The Couples Package includes 2 seats, Charcuterie Board, and a 375 mL bottle of Veuve Clicquot for $116.82/couple.  The Bar Seating package includes a seat at the bar with Open Bar 10pm-Midnight (includes all beers, wines, house champagne, top shelf liquors and all specialty drinks) for $87.62/pp. RSVP 561-322-9256. More info at:

City Place – Entertainment TBA.  Snow will be falling every hour from 6 till 8 + Midnight!


Guanabanas Island Restaurant & Bar – Close the year out with some high-quality fusion and reggae at Guanabanas Island Restaurant & Bar (960 North Highway A1A Jupiter, FL 33477). Guavatron creates a fresh sound at every show while keeping their roots of dance, rock, electronica, and funk involved. SOWFLO is South West Florida’s premiere reggae / roots / rock band. The party begins at 9 p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018. 21 over are welcome; there is no cover. For more details, visit or call 561.747.8878.


For a more complete list of which band is playing where, visit our Live Music Calendar for Palm Beach County.

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