December 31, 2014

VIP Only: 8pm - 9pm / Main Event: 9pm - 1am

Celebrate New Year's Eve with a splash at The Florida Aquarium’s Aqua-Eve! Enjoy fantastic live music, complimentary food, beer and wine along with a champagne toast and the best view in town for an amazing fireworks display at midnight. The Florida Aquarium's Aqua-Eve party is the premiere New Year's Eve party in Tampa to ring in 2015!

21+ only. I.D. Required.

Event Tickets:

Aqua-Eve General Admission 

$90 through December 7th; $100 through Dec 25th; $110 through Dec 31; Aquarium Members: $85 through December 7th (Members, please call 813-273-4030 to purchase tickets)
9:00pm event admission. Action stations of food and dessert will be served. Beer and wine included in event admission. Champagne toast at midnight. Cash liquor bar will be available.

Aqua-Eve VIP - early entry and more

$165 through Dec 7th; $175 through Dec 25th; $185 through Dec 31st; Aquarium Members: $160 through December 7th (Members, please call 813-273-4030 to purchase tickets)
Priority early access at 8pm. Full open bar (includes house liquor, beer and wine). Upgraded Hors d’ Oeuvres and early access to main event food stations. VIP area access available entire event.

Fireworks Cruise Add-on

$60 in addition to a General Admission or VIP ticket
Want to celebrate the New Year in an extra special way? Come aboard the Bay Spirit II for an intimate cruise around the harbor and an amazing view of the fireworks from the water. Beer, wine, dessert and a champagne toast will be served onboard. Cash liquor bar available.

*Aqua-Eve Fireworks Cruise tickets are non-refundable. Fireworks Cruise tickets can only be purchase by first purchasing a General Admission or VIP ticket. Limited space available. Guests who purchase a Fireworks Cruise ticket will be given additional instructions and meeting location upon arrival to the Aqua-Eve event. Boarding will begin at 10:45pm. The cruise will leave the dock at 11:00pm, no exceptions. Aquarium staff has the right to refuse boarding to any guests who appears to be intoxicated and may risk the safety of themselves and other guests.

Event Menus:
VIP Menu
General Admission Menu


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Cocktail attire is the recommended dress for this event.
       Aqua-Eve is a fundraising event for The Florida Aquarium, a 501©(3) nonprofit organization. The event is rain or shine and no refunds are available. Guests of Aqua-Eve must be 21+. I.D. is required. All event tickets are non-refundable. Limited parking available in Florida Aquarium parking lot for $10 per car. Overflow parking in neighboring garages and other privately run lots.