Visitors are always wondering when they should schedule their travel to guarantee having the best Florida vacations ever. While there is no easy answer to that question, many Treasure Island beach hotels find that New Years visitors always seem to have smiles permanently plastered on their faces. Our weather at the end of December and beginning of January is great for that winter escape to cozy Treasure Island beach hotels. If you happen to be here for the New Year’s holiday, check out these celebrations just a short way from Treasure Bay Resort and Marina – one of the premiere hotels on Treasure Island.
Celebrate the 25th Annual First Night in St. Petersburg
For the past twenty-five years, the city of St. Petersburg has thrown the largest family New Year’s party in Florida with a focus on the arts. Complete with music, theatre, comedy, dancing, games, crafts, fireworks, and so much more – First Night is not an event to miss if you are booked at a Treasure Bay hotel. Visit their website for more information and Admission Buttons.
Add Some Thrill to your Treasure Bay Hotel Vacation
World famous Busch Gardens is just up the road from the hotels on Treasure Island and is the perfect way to add some excitement to a relaxing Florida vacation. If you head that way for New Year’s you can expect all of your favorite thrill rides on top of live music, festivities, and fireworks to ring in 2018. Visiting Busch Gardens for New Years is one sure fire way to make this one of the best Florida vacations ever.
A Perfect Low Key and Quintessential Florida Celebration
If you are looking to make your own plans for New Year’s Eve but also want to take part in some tamer festivities, consider heading to Clearwater Beach to catch the fireworks over the Gulf of Mexico at midnight. The Clearwater Beach Chamber of Commerce puts on this free event each year and provides for a perfect nightcap for the plans you have made earlier in the night. Plus, what Treasure Bay hotel guests wouldn’t want to spend midnight on the sand?
While here at Treasure Bay Resort and Marina we would be hard pressed to choose the perfect time to plan the best Florida vacations, there is certainly something to be said about spending the holidays in The Sunshine State. Whether you are participating in one of the above New Year’s events or choosing to celebrate on your own, you simply can’t go wrong ringing in 2018 in Florida!