"Ring in the New Year family style at the annual “Noon” Year’s Eve daytime celebration hosted by the Zoo and Radio Disney AM 1380. The party begins when the Zoo opens with games, arts and crafts, live entertainment, educational displays and more. Families can ring in the New Year with noisemakers, hats and a juice toast as they watch the clock strike 12 NOON. Activities are included with Zoo admission." (Source: Event Website)
"Some of us are too young to stay up until midnight to ring in the New Year. So join us at the Museum as we ring in the New Year every hour from Noon to 5 p.m. We’ll have balloon drops every hour and the kids can make party hats and noisemakers." (Source: Event Website)
5. Aqua Eve
"Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a splash at The Florida Aquarium’s Aqua-Eve! Enjoy fantastic live music, complementary 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 Years Eve party in Tampa to ring in 2013! Must be 21+. Dinner and dessert will be served buffet style. Beer and wine included in event admission. Cash bar will be available." (Source: Event Website
"Join the excitement on Monday December 31, 2012 with the party starting at 4pm. Enjoy live music, dining, nightlife and of course Fireworks! The New Years Fireworks show will kickoff when the ball drops at midnight. Live music and DJs will be playing in the courtyard all night! The 2013 Channelside New Years Celebration is a FREE event and is open to the public. Arrive early to check out one of the restaurants in Channelside for dinner and head into one of the bars before the crowd hits." (Source: Channelside Website
8. Dallas BullJoin the Dallas Bull as they welcome in the New Year. They will have drink specials all night, music and dancing with a champagne toast at midnight. Doors will open at 7 p.m. and admission is just $5. The best country hits will be playing downstairs with top 40 dance hits upstairs.
The party at Manhattan Dolce Bar And Bistro goes from 5 p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2012, at 5 p.m. through Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at 2:00 a.m. The event admission includes five complimentary premium cocktails, wines, or beers up to $10 in value per beverage. Admission also includes a champagne toast at midnight, passed hors d'oeuvres from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and party favors.
The Manhattan Dolce Bar And Bistro is located at 4328 W El Prado Blvd in Tampa, Fla.