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Time to celebrate! We’ve got the scoop on your options for a Naples New Year’s Eve 2017:

EAT

Café Lurcat
A three- or four-course menu (check them out here). Seatings from 5-6:15 p.m. ($75 per person) and 6:30-11 p.m. ($150 per person).
Reservations: (239) 213-3357

Chops City Grill
Beginning at 5 p.m., enjoy three- or four-course prix fixe menus from $50-$125 per person.
Reservations: (239) 262-4677

Inca’s Kitchen
Ceviche? Yes, please. On New Year’s Eve, save 10 percent off your dinner bill from 4-8 p.m. From 8-10 p.m., enjoy a four-course meal with a bottle of wine or champagne and party favors for $72. Afterwards, stick around for live Latin salsa and ’70s music and dancing.
Reservations: (239) 631-5954

Masa
A three-course pre-fixe menu (see it here) featuring contemporary Mexican cuisine for $60 per person. An a la carte menu is also available.
Reservations: (239) 598-0887 or online

Naples Grande
A four-course dinner at The Catch of the Pelican featuring truffle cauliflower soup, black trumpet-cruisted filet mignon and buttered lobster tails.
Reservations: Online

Naples Princess
Ring in 2017 from the water! Several cruise options are available, including dinner, dancing and more.
Reservations: (239) 649-2275

The Ritz-Carlton Naples
The Grill at the Ritz Beach Resort features chilled seafood, house-made charcuterie, assorted cheese, hearty salads and antipasto selections, plus live music and a champagne toast. (See the full menu here.) Seatings from 5-6 p.m. ($199 per person) and 8-10 p.m. ($299 per person).

Lemonía at the Ritz Golf Resort is a bit more low-key, with an assortment of appetizers and a la carte selections (and champs, of course) from 6-10 p.m. for $120 per person.
Reservations for either: (239) 598-6644

Sea Salt
Have a truly indulgent New Year’s Eve with this five-course prix fixe menu (see it here) and a welcome glass of champagne. They’ll also have live entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight, festive party favors and complimentary valet parking. $175 per person.
Reservations: (239) 434-7258 or online

DO

Artis—Naples
Celebrate a Viennese New Year’s Eve with a Naples Philharmonic concert, followed by a sumptuous buffet, bottomless champagne and dancing to a live band. Festivities begin at 9 p.m.
Tickets: $90 and up (online)

Bar Tulia
Featuring a special menu of new champagne-based craft cocktails, including the Bruto Spritz (St. George Bruto Americano and Marsuret prosecco, garnished with fresh rosemary and an orange twist) and Cup o’ Kindness (cranberry-infused apple cider and Marsuret prosecco, garnished with two fresh cranberries).

Burn by Rocky Patel
Themed roaring ’20s, Burn’s New Year’s Eve celebration features DJ Travis Mac and plenty of Veuve. $75 per person, with VIP tables available.
Reservations: (239) 653-9013

Cavo Lounge
Cavo hosts a New Year’s Eve Bubble Party. Start with dinner (seatings begin at 7 p.m.) for $75 per person (see the menu here) and stay for the night. VIP tables are available.
Reservations: (239) 292-7636 or jason@cavolounge.com

Fireworks at Naples Pier
Nab a spot on the beach near the Naples Pier for the annual fireworks show from 7:30-8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. The crowds start gathering in the afternoon, so if you want to be closer to the hub of it all, pack a cooler and plan to get there early to stake out your spot. (If not, there’s no bad views along any stretch of beach downtown.)

Naples Grande
A celebration featuring live music from Lovestruck Robot, passed hors d’oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight. Cash bar available.
Tickets: $99 per person for general admission; $250 for VIP, which includes dinner at The Catch of the Pelican and two cocktails at the party)
Reservations: Online

Off the Hook Comedy Club
A show by comedian Owen Benjamin with a three- or four-course dinner and champagne toast. After the show, stay for music and dancing until 2 a.m.
Tickets: $70 per person and up
Reservations: Online

Third Street South
From 6-9 p.m., enjoy free live music, a photo booth and snowfall after the Naples Pier fireworks display at 7:30 p.m.

Whiskey Park
Live music by the Ben Allen Band at 10 p.m., followed by DJ Tiger starting at 1 a.m. (Load up on your caffeine.) Cover is $10 per person with drink specials all night.

Attending these or any other events around town this Naples New Year’s Eve 2017? Tag your posts on social media with #WeekendInSWFL.

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