Salty Escapes 2022 New Year's Eve Events in the Destin Fort Walton Beach Area

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NEW YEAR’S EVE 2022 Events

Salty Escapes presents you with the following list of possibilities for your New Year's Eve. The fireworks over the water are beautiful. Wishing you all a Happy New Year! 


Baytowne Countdown

You don't want to miss The Village of Baytowne Wharf's end-of-the-year celebration! Ring in the New Year with an evening to remember, with two breathtaking fireworks displays at 8 p.m. and midnight. Enjoy a family-friendly evening with face painting, kids activities, and LIVE music on the Baytowne LIVE stage with DJ TreVy 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Dance the night away with LIVE music from Bay Kings Band 7 p.m. – 1 a.m., featured on the Events Plaza Stage!

Cuvee 30A

Join us for Cuvee 30A's New Year's Eve 2023 celebration of culinary artistry paired with fine wine and bubbly. See Chef Tim Creehan's exquisite menus and book your seats now at Early reservations are strongly recommended.

Edward's Fine Food and Wine

Join us at Edward's for a thoughtfully created five-course New Year's Eve dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. This is one of the rare occasions that Edward's accepts reservations. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (850) 231-0550.

Fish Out of Water New Year’s Eve

Come celebrate with us as we drown out this year and offer cheers to the new year. Ring in 2023, 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Dec. 31, with a multi-course dinner, champagne and a night full of memories. Enjoy live music, Chef features and a photo booth to capture the evening’s festivities. 

George's at Alys Beach

George's is hosting a delicious four-course meal on New Year's Eve 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (850) 641-0017 or emailing

Havana Beach Bar & Grill at the Pearl Hotel 

The Pearl will be offering brunch during regular hours on New Year’s Eve, and a New Year’s Eve Celebration from 5 p.m. to midnight. The Havana Beach Bar will be open 11 a.m. to midnight. 

NEAT Tasting Room

NEAT will host a special, extended Wine & Song event to help you stock up for your New Year's celebrations. We are offering special wine tastings on Friday and sparkling/Champagne tastings on Saturday, Dec. 31, with live music and a seasonal cocktail and small bites menu, you're invited to come enjoy the holiday cheer at NEAT in Alys Beach. 

The Courtyard at Pescado

The 2022 year will soon be signed, sealed, and delivered. Pescado is ready to celebrate! For more information on the event and to secure a reservation please visit

Hotel Effie Sandestin

Ring in 2023 at Hotel Effie's Rocking New Year's Eve Spectacular! Enjoy an evening full of dining, dancing, and entertainment with family and friends at any one of Hotel Effie's renowned venues: Ovide, Ara and the Lobby Bar. You are not going to want to miss out on the biggest party along the Emerald Coast! 

Gallion's Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge

Join us on Saturday, Dec. 31st to celebrate the end of 2022 with a gourmet four-course dinner at Gallion’s Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge in the heart of Rosemary Beach! 

North Beach Social

Occupying the space below the popular Farm & Fire restaurant and speakeasy, North Beach Social reflects the natural beauty of its scenic surroundings, namely some of the best sunsets overlooking the bay in South Walton. Outside seating is aplenty at the bar and deck with a large white sand beach where kids and adults can play. North Beach Social will be open until 9 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. 

The Bay

Cool bayside hangout with a bar and deck for seafood dishes, sushi and craft cocktails, plus live music. The Bay will be open for regular business hours on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day. 

Great Southern Cafe & C-Bar

Southern specialties come with a twist at this warm spot that gives classic recipes a modern spin. Great Southern Cafe & C-Bar will be open until midnight on New Year’s Eve and open regular business hours on New Year’s Day. 


*Please call ahead to verify as information may have changed.