Feel like going out and celebrating for New Years Eve, but want to stay local? Here are a few local celebrations in Pensacola.
6 p.m. and 8 p.m. seatings, in the Palace Cafe, 130 E. Government St. Four-course dinner by Chef Cameron. Wine pairings available upon request. Free admission to Seville Quarter New Year’s Eve party with dinner reservation. $40 for 6 p.m. seating; $50 for 8 p.m. seating; tax and gratuity not included. More info and reservations: www.sevillequarter.com, 850-434-6211.
THE GRAND MARLIN
400 Pensacola Beach Blvd., Pensacola Beach. The Grand Marlin will welcome the New Year with a three-course dinner, plus a spectacular view of the New Year’s Eve fireworks display from its deck. Cost is $70 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations are recommended. The celebration continues with a New Year’s Day Brunch on Monday. More info and reservations: TheGrandMarlin.com, 850-677-9153.
O’RILEY’S IRISH PUB
10 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., 321 S. Palafox St. An all-day celebration. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., brunch with bottomless mimosas; 2 to 6 p.m., $6 domestic pitchers and $1 wings; 6 to 8 p.m., BOGO domestic beer, wells drinks, house wines; 8 to 9 p.m., ladies drink free; 9 to 11 p.m., $3 Bushmills; champagne at midnight. Entry is free. Kitchen will be serving the full menu the entire day. More info: 850-912-4001.
SKOPELOS AT NEW WORLD
9 p.m. to 1 a.m., 600 S. Palafox St. An open bar and champagne toasts meet live music from The Red Field and dancing leading up to the Pelican Drop. Then at midnight, stay where you are as the award-winning Skopelos Culinary Team serves a midnight breakfast buffet. $125 in advance, $150 at the door. VIP Gold tickets for parties of six or more, $175 per person and includes an additional private VIP table with private table service, light hors d’oeuvres, and a premium liquor open bar. More info: skopelosatnewworld.com, 850-432-6565.
PENSACOLA YACHT CLUB
9 p.m., 1897 Cypress St. Deja vu Events is hosting a New Year’s Celebration at the Pensacola Yacht Club. Attire is glitz and glam, there will be live entertainment by One the Rox and hor d’oeurves. Tickets are $33.72 and $49.56 (includes a free drink ticket). More info: http://pensacolayachtclub.org/.
THE FISH HOUSE
6 p.m. and 9 p.m. seatings, 600 S. Barracks St. Featuring the culinary creations of Chef Billy Ballou with a fixed-price, five-course menu along with wine pairings selected by Josh Goldman, Fish House beverage manager. $100, excluding tax and gratuity, complimentary favors included. Regular walk-in service from standard menus available all evening. More info and reservations: 850-433-9450.