9 Things to do on New Year’s in South Florida

Photo of the Westin Spa courtesy of the Westin; New Year's in South Florida

Photo of the Heavenly Spa courtesy of the Westin

Not sure where to ring in the new year? Try one of these hot spots to bring in 2014:


Red, The Steakhouse: three-course pre-fixe dinner for $99, $139 with wine pairing; redtheseakhkouse.com

Josef’s Table: make reservations for a pre-fixe, five-course tasting menu with different champagne pairings for each course, plus a champagne toast at midnigt; $39.95/person; josefstable.net

Bogart’s Bar & Grille: special New Year’s Eve menu features Grilled New York strip steak, Maine lobster paella, or salmon a la plancha with sides or salads; bogartsofboca.com

NYY Steak: special New Year’s Eve menu includes smoked lobster salad, a 40-day-aged, 40-ounce porterhouse or  pan-seared black cod with sides, and its signature volcano dessert; from $80 to $200 for the full meal; nyysteak.com


Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa’s Heavenly Spa: offering two special New Year’s treatments, Little Black Dress body treatment (50 minutes, $135 plus service charge) and Holiday Renewal Facial (20 minutes, $90 plus service charge); diplomatresort.com/heavenly-spa

W Fort Lauderdale’s bliss spa: try a New Year’s renewal treatment – the Blisslabs active 99.0 facial is a 75-minute 10-step multi-layer anti-aging facial; $275; wfortlauderdalehotel.com

Photo of the Living Room courtesy of the W Fort Lauderdale; New Year's in South Florida

Photo of the Living Room courtesy of the W Fort Lauderdale


W Fort Lauderdale’s New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball: open bar from 8 p.m. to midnight at Living Room and Whiskey Blue with DJs Kevin Graham and Richie Rich; tickets from $100 to $150, or $400/VIP group of six; FLLNIGHTLIFE.com

Fort Lauderdale Improv: spend New Year’s Eve with Ralphie May; $30; shows at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.; ftl.improv.com.

Passion Nightclub: Open bar from 10 p.m. to midnight; $50/person, $80/couple; passionnightclub.com

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