Another year is behind us, but we can’t wait to celebrate what 2017 has in store.
Whether you’re looking for a kid-friendly New Year’s celebration or a night of food, drinks and fun, we’ve rounded up some of the top events happening on Dec. 31 in the Jupiter area.
Get your Italian fix with a two-course prix fixe menu, featuring jumbo stuffed shrimp scampi, parmesan-crusted beef medallions, plus crab and shrimp cakes. Whether you opt for a soup, salad or dessert is up to you.
Dec. 31; 149 Soundings Ave., Jupiter; $23.95+
Watch the ball drop in Times Square on a big 16-foot screen. Expect streamers, confetti and music by Making Faces & Solid Brass, plus the crew from 97.9 WRMF’s KVJ Show.
Dec. 31, 6 p.m. to midnight; 200 N. US Highway 1, Jupiter
Get the farm-to-table experience with New Year’s Eve specials like a 20-ounce, dry-aged cowboy steak with roasted wild mushrooms, kale and black truffle butter; or butter-poached lobster strozzapreti, served with baby arugula and pea tendrils.
Dec. 31, 4610 PGA Blvd. Suite 100, Palm Beach Gardens
Stay for awesome food, craft cocktails and a midnight balloon drop at this Jupiter restaurant. There will be a band, a champagne toast, raffles and party favors. Contact Kelly@CraftBarKitchen.com for table reservations.
Dec. 31, 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.; 1061 E. Indiantown Rd., Suite 110, Jupiter; $25-$32.50
Usher in 2017 with live music by Latin reggae/rock group Moska Project, plus more reggae tunes by The Ellemeno Beat. No reservations and no cover.
Dec. 31, 9 p.m.; 960 N Highway A1A, Jupiter; no cover
In addition to its regular menu, this Italian hot spot will be offering a special prix fixe dinner that includes a champagne bottle for two and party favors. Plus there will be a toast at midnight.
Dec. 31, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.; 1548 N. Federal Highway 1, Tequesta; $75
No need for the kids to stay up until midnight with this celebration featuring carousel rides, face-painting, balloons, party favors and more. When the clock strikes 12—noon, that is—there will be a toast to the new year.
Dec. 31, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave., Palm Beach Gardens
Opt for a delicious dinner or stay for a night of tunes by DJ Jason Jiggs. There will be an open bar for house drinks, unlimited hors d’oeuvres, a champagne toast, and plenty of party favors to go around. Call 561.425.5651 for tickets and reservations.
Dec. 31, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; 5530 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, $75
In addition to its regular menu, this Jupiter Beach Resort restaurant will be offering New Year’s specials including pan-seared Chilean sea bass, grilled local pompano and ribeye steak. Choose from delicious desserts, such as Caribbean flan, carrot cake and chocolate ganache.
Dec. 31; 5 North A1A, Jupiter
Fill up on scrumptious seafood, such as Bluepoint oysters, Maryland crab cake, pretzel-crusted grouper, sesame-seared tuna and more. There will also be lobster, stone crab and a delicious surf and turf dinner of steak and king crab legs.
Dec. 31; 4560 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens
Time to indulge on a four-course dinner, featuring Wagyu beef carpaccio, a surf and turf plate of steak and lobster tail, and chocolate-dipped strawberries.
Dec. 31; 4520 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens
Dine at this waterfront restaurant during either of its two New Year’s Eve seatings. Entrees include crab-encrusted black grouper, char-grilled Australian lamb chops, king crab legs and desserts like cannoli, apple crisp, cheesecake and more. Expect champagne, party favors and a band from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Interested in just the drinks? There will be a $5 cover charge from 10 p.m. to closing.
Dec. 31, 6:30 p.m. (early seating) or 9 p.m. (late seating); 2300 PGA Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens; $39.95-$69.95
Psst. Looking to head south to the Palm Beach area? Check out what to expect with this New Year’s Eve guide by our sister magazine, The Palm Beacher.
(Image via Flickr/Ryan Hyde)