Holidays

Sarasota City, County New Year's Updates

City of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 31, and select SCAT services will offer extended hours.

12/29/2021 By Staff

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How to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Sarasota-Manatee

A list of holiday parties, restaurant specials and more for celebrating New Yearโ€™s Eve in Sarasota-Manatee.

12/28/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Let's party

Tips on Buying the Perfect Wine for Your Holiday Party

With Christmas and New Year's Eve looming, here's what to bring to your next gathering.

12/22/2021 By Bob McGinn

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Ring in the New Year at PIER 22 or GROVE!

The award-winning restaurants and local favorites for special occasions and family gatherings bring back their New Year celebrations to kick off 2022.

12/07/2021

Glow in the dark

Sarasota's Pineapple Drop May Be Canceled, But You Can Still Take a Selfie With the Pineapple

The city's annual New Year's Eve block party isn't happening, but you can still have some pineapple fun.

12/31/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Start the countdown

Ten Sarasota Restaurants Serving Special New Year's Eve Dinners

Lots of local restaurants are open for New Year's Eve. Here are 10 that are doing something a little special.

12/29/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Party like it's 2021

Say Goodbye to 2020 With a Glass of Quality Champagne

An estimated 360 million glasses of Champagne will be served this New Year's Eve.

12/23/2020 By Bob McGinn

Happy New Year!

Your Guide to Celebrating New Year's Eve in Sarasota

The best spots for fireworks, Champagne toasts and midnight smooches.

12/26/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Bubble up

Tips For Picking the Perfect Sparkling Wine for New Year's Eve

The preferred wine of everyone from royals to rappers, Champagne is universally associated with celebration, victory and success.

12/26/2019 By Bob McGinn

Good Luck Charm

Cotechino and Lentils Is the Delicious New Year's Tradition You Deserve

What's so special about this simple, luxurious meal? The memories.

12/19/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fresh Start

What to Do This New Year's Eve

Start the new year off with more than just a good kiss.

12/18/2018 By Giulia Heyward

Article

Staying in on New Year's Eve? Here's a Great Recipe for You

Here are the foods you should eat to start the New Year--and a delicious recipe, too.

12/29/2015 By Judi Gallagher

Article

Six Authentic Florida Travel Destinations for 2015

We have turned the calendar to 2015. What will you do to get your year off to a fresh start?

01/12/2015 By Robin Draper

Article

Refresh and Renew in 2014

Ready to start the new year with re-newed inspiration? Check out Authentic Florida's tips for getting off to a re-energizing start...

12/30/2013 By Robin Draper