We’re coming up on the end of 2018, and Orange County will soon be filled with partiers ready to welcome in the new year! Whether the year before was good or bad, New Year’s Eve promises a new start and a clean slate. There is something so special about finding yourself at a new beginning, with the infinite possibilities before you! And the celebrations of New Year’s are some of the most fun you’ll have all year! Here are a few ways to get down on New Year’s in Orange County.

Long Beach Fireworks Cruise

Fireworks are one of the most popular New Year’s traditions, and when you can get front row seats to the colorful explosions, the magic is unreal! Set sail on the luxurious Sir Winston with Harbor Breeze Cruises for a fireworks cruise that will make New Year’s Eve 2018 a night to remember forever. You’ll head out into Long Beach Harbor for a night of dancing, music, an open bar, and maybe even a whale sighting! Then enjoy the fireworks out over the water and then back to the dock to begin your 2019 adventures.

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Gold & White Party

Join one of the classiest nights in Orange County at the NYE Gold & White Party. This swanky event will take place at the gorgeous Nursery by  Southwinds here in Irvine. The flowing manicured gardens and elegant paths and structures make for a scene right out of a Hollywood soiree! The champagne will be flowing, the paparazzi will be buzzing, and the music will be pumping. Dress to impress and get ready for a magical night of class and beauty.

Surf City Splash & Pancake Breakfast

After a night of partying, you’ll need something to really get your blood flowing on the morning of January 1. How about a dip in the chilly Pacific? Head up to Huntington Beach for the Surf City Splash and join hundreds of folks in running into the frosty waves. then follow it up with a delicious pancake breakfast. There are worse ways to kick off your year!

however you decide to celebrate, we wish you a safe and happy New Year! Share your New Year’s adventures with us on Facebook or Instagram. And be sure to follow our blog here for more Orange County happenings!