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New Year’s Eve in Nassau & Paradise Island

Posted by: Nassau Paradise Island on December 18, 2023

Welcome to the ultimate New Year’s celebrations in Nassau & Paradise Island! Ringing in 2024 amidst the vibrant beauty of The Bahamas is an unforgettable experience — from dazzling fireworks painting the night sky above turquoise-blue waters to the rhythmic beats of Junkanoo parades echoing through the streets.

Indulge in holiday dining experiences, dance to live music and DJs, and “party like a royal” under the stars. All of this, and so much more, is waiting for you starting on December 31!

A man in a brightly colored headdress blowing a whistle and playing a drum at Carnival.

Atlantis Paradise Island

Fireworks light up the night sky over the Royal Towers at Atlantis, Bahamas.

New Year’s Eve Brunch
Start the day in a delicious way with an elaborate brunch buffet. It includes traditional favorites like a savory carving station, iced seafood station, bountiful salads and sides, and a magnificent display of desserts. 
• Poseidon’s Table, December 31
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New Year’s Eve Dinner
This extravagant feast features traditional favorites like a savory carving station, iced seafood station, sushi bar, bountiful salads and sides, Bahamian holiday classics, and a magnificent display of desserts. 
• Poseidon’s Table, December 31
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Mini Midnight Masquerade
A night to remember for the kids, as they ring in the New Year in AKA style  Space is limited, activity fee applies. For ages 3 – 12; proof of age and reservations required. 
• Atlantis Kids Adventures, December 31
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Café Martinique New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner
Celebrate New Year's Eve in true style and sophistication at an elegant five-course Gala Dinner with a fine wine pairing. 
• Café Martinique, December 31, Seatings at
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Hollywood Bash 
Hey teens, come ring in the New Year at Atlantis! Enjoy fun and games, special giveaways, and a midnight surprise as we celebrate and dance the night away. For ages 13 – 17; proof of age and reservations required. 
• CRUSH, Lower Level Coral Towers, December 31
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Party Like a Royal
Join host Neil Patrick Harris for the biggest party of the year! Featuring a DJ set by musician and producer Timbaland, a legendary surprise concert, an epic rooftop fireworks show by GRUCCI, and memories to last a lifetime. 
• The Royal Deck, December 31
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DJ Angie Vee
Experience a New Year's Eve of pure magic with DJ Angie Vee. With her signature blend of infectious energy and eclectic beats, you’ll be dancing the night away! Includes a complimentary toast at midnight. 
• Aura, December 3
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New Year’s Day Brunch
Soak in the New Year with an elaborate brunch spread at Poseidon’s Table. Feast on handcrafted pastries, bountiful salads and sides, an iced seafood station, Bahamian classics, and a magnificent dessert spread. 
• Poseidon’s Table, January 1
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Baha Mar

Bond Nightclub at Baha Mar

The Ultimate Pool Party
Want to make a splash on New Year’s Eve? Go to The Ultimate Pool Party! Hosted at Privilege, the private adults-only pool and bar at SLS Baha Mar, the party includes entertainment from a top international DJ. 
• SLS Baha Mar, December 31
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New Year’s Eve Junkanoo Dance Class
Step out onto the Pergola Lawn, immerse yourself in Bahamian culture, and dance like no one’s watching in this festive and family-friendly Junkanoo Dance Class. 
• Rosewood Baha Mar, December 31
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New Year’s Eve Dinner at Café Boulud
Experience an idyllic end to 2023 with the feast day of Saint-Sylvestre at Café Boulud. It includes a specially curated menu highlighting indulgent French cuisine. 
• Rosewood Baha Mar, December 31
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Feliz ano Nuevo at Costa
Indulge in a delicious ending to 2023 with your family and friends and enjoy a feast curated by Costa’s Chef de Cuisine, Juan Meza.  
• Rosewood Baha Mar, December 31
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New Year’s Eve Dinner at SLS Baha Mar
For your first stop of the evening, join friends and family at one of SLS Baha Mar’s award-winning restaurants: Carna, Filia, Katsuya, or Cleo.
• SLS Baha Mar, December 31
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New Year’s Eve Golden Glamour Gala
This opulent and exclusive gala with live entertainment is a fabulous way to ring in the New Year. 
• Rosewood Baha Mar, December 31
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Dancing on the Moon New Year’s Eve
Ring in 2024 as Guardians of Space and join us for the ultimate dance party, featuring tasty molecular bites, otherworldly desserts, and stellar libations — plus, a spectacular fireworks display under the stars at midnight. There are also live performances by VYNILYN and high-energy beats by DJ Ovadose, the Caribbean’s hottest DJ. 
• Baha Mar, December 31
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New Year’s Eve Party
Say goodbye to 2023 and hello to 2024 at BOND, the place to see and be seen! Plus, sip champagne and enjoy the best of pop and hip-hop.
• SLS Baha Mar, December 31, 11:00 PM
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New Year’s Eve Balloon Drop
Meet at the Monkey Bar and join the countdown to midnight as hundreds of balloons drop to celebrate the start of 2024.
• SLS Baha Mar, December 31
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New Beginnings Yoga
Greet the New Year with a wonderful recentering yoga session on Rosewood Beach/Rosewood Garden.  
• Rosewood Baha Mar, January 1
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“El Dia Después” Brunch
After a big night of celebrating, enjoy “The Day After” Mexican Brunch at Costa, featuring tequila and mezcal mimosas as your “hair of the dog” cures.
• Rosewood Baha Mar, January 1
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New Year’s Eve Hangover Brunch
Continue the fun from the night before with a hangover brunch at Cleo. Dine on a delicious array of offerings, complete with a Bloody Mary station and a mimosa station.
• SLS Baha Mar, January 1
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Goldwynn Resort & Residences

Goldwynn hotel at twilight

New Year’s Day Morning Yoga
Start 2024 with a beautiful sun salutation on the West Lawn. Complimentary; please RSVP. 
• West Lawn, January 1
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New Year’s Day Brunch
After your morning yoga session, refuel and recharge with a delicious New Year’s Day Brunch in the iconic seaside setting of OIA, Goldwynn’s signature restaurant. 
• OIA, January 1
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Margaritaville Beach Resort

Rendered aerial view of the Margaritaville Beach Resort Nassau

The Diamond Glow Masquerade New Year’s Eve Party
This night of excitement under the stars will feature an extensive buffet, live entertainment, an open bar, and one of the largest fireworks displays to bring in the New Year!
• The Point Complex, December 31
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The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas

The Ocean Club, A Four Seasons Resort, Bahamas

A Midnight Affair in Paradise
Sparkle, shine, and ring in the New Year in style. The Ocean Club will host a lavish buffet dinner and signature dishes from the menu of DUNE by Jean-Georges. The event will then flow from DUNE to Ocean Blu to the resort lawn, where you can enjoy a live band, dancing under the stars, a Bahamian Junkanoo performance, and a champagne toast at midnight.
• The Ocean Club, December 31
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New Year’s Day Brunch at DUNE
Celebrate the start of 2024 with a delectable brunch at DUNE. The menu includes an omelet station, waffle and French toast station, pasta station, seafood tower, conch shooters, carving station with turkey and prime rib, a gourmet dessert station, and much more. 
• DUNE, January 1
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Junkanoo Parade on New Year’s Day

A troop of Junkanoo dancers in Nassau Bahamas

If you’re looking for a uniquely Bahamian experience to welcome 2024, head to Bay Street for Junkanoo! As Nassau & Paradise Island’s biggest celebration, it’s both a parade and a party — with large groups dressed in elaborate costumes, dancing down the street to the sounds of drums, horns, bells, and whistles. There are two main events on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day, and both generally run from 2:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Learn all about Junkanoo in our blog!

The end of the year is fast approaching, and there are so many ways to celebrate. If you’re lucky enough to be ringing in 2024 in paradise, start making your event reservations now. And if you’re still thinking about what to do for New Year’s Eve (or really any time next year), plan to come to Nassau & Paradise Island, because remember: It’s better in The Bahamas! 

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