Celebrate New Years Eve at Orange Beach


There is no better place to celebrate the beginning of a New Year than Alabama's Gulf Coast! Whether you are looking for a family friendly event or an exciting midnight bash, there are various options so everyone can enjoy a New Year's celebration in Orange Beach. There are also exciting events in nearby Gulf Shores, less than a 15-minute drive from our Orange Beach condo rentals

Noon Year's Eve at LuLu's in Gulf Shores

This annual celebration at Lulu's Gulf Shores is a top choice for families. Don't want to stay up until midnight? Lulu's has a beach ball drop that happens at noon, so you can have the excitement without staying up too late! You will also be able to enjoy activities such as craft stations, face painting, balloon animals, bubble wrap stomping, and a sand building contest. Lulu's is also one of the top restaurants in Gulf Shores, so make time to eat while you're visiting!

Flora-Bama's Annual New Year's Eve Bash

Flora-Bama's Annual New Year's Bash is one of the most exciting and lively places to be on New Year's Eve. This event is truly all-inclusive. Once you purchase a ticket, you will be able to enjoy an all you can eat dinner buffet from 6pm-11pm, breakfast buffet from 12pm-2am, champagne toast, party favors, a koozie, and a night full of fun! Be sure to purchase tickets in advance as this event sells out every year! 

Reelin' in the New Year at The Wharf in Orange Beach

Reelin' in the New Year is a good mix of family friendly fun while still catering to the adults in your group. This large event has free admission with kid activities ranging from $5-$10.  Enjoy live bands, fireworks, and a marlin drop when the clock strikes midnight! Fun activities include a mechanical bull, surf simulator, bouncy house, trampoline, face painting, camel rides, and more! If you don't want to stay up too late, there will be a confetti drop for the kids at noon. 

New Year's Day Tradition: The Polar Plunge

After spending New Year's Eve at one of the many celebrations on Alabama's Gulf Coast, a popular New Year's Day tradition is taking a polar plunge! Return to the Flora-Bama for a free event where attendees dress up in fun costumes and take a dip in the Gulf of Mexico at noon. Luckily, the winter temperatures at Orange Beach aren't exactly "polar" however the water temperature is sure to give wake you up after a late night!

Plan Your New Year's Vacation to Orange Beach

Looking for a place to stay for the New Year celebrations? Our SeaChase condo rentals at Orange Beach are centrally located and provide access to many amenities and stunning Gulf-front views! In addition to celebrating the New Year, be sure to check out the many winter activities in Orange Beach.

Published on Tuesday, December 27, 2022