The Scoop | Week of December 26

The Scoop | Week of December 26

 

As we say goodbye to another year, it’s a time for reflection and celebration. From epic parties to relaxing dinners to family-friendly festivities, we’ve put together some wonderful ways to ring in 2024 and recover the next day. If you’re looking for world-class entertainment, several performances by local and touring productions are also taking place throughout the holidays. ONE Sotheby’s International Realty wishes you a happy and healthy 2024.

 

1000 North

For a relaxing but festive New Year’s Eve, 1000 North’s five-course dinner fits the bill. Book a table with views of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse to dine on dishes like lobster salad dressed with mango vinaigrette, Pernod-doused oysters Rockefeller, crab-crusted halibut with caviar beurre blanc, and chateaubriand with potato and mushroom gratin. Party favors and live music for dancing elevate the atmosphere.
1000north.com

Jupiter’s bike trails, Loxahatchee River, Jonathan Dickinson State Park and Riverbend Park appeal to nature lovers who also have access to upscale restaurants and shops. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
North Palm Beach | Tequesta

 

Noon Year’s Eve

Children of all ages are invited to join Noon Year’s Eve celebrations throughout the day of December 31. Fort Lauderdale’s Museum of Discovery & Science’s immersive activities combine science, music and dancing with a ball drop at noon and photo booth to capture the moment. Make confetti poppers while sipping dry ice apple cider at Cox Science Center & Aquarium’s party in West Palm Beach.
mods.org | coxsciencecenter.org

Fort Lauderdale, the Venice of America, is a boater’s and beachgoer’s paradise. But it’s also home to a burgeoning art scene that spills over into art-centric neighborhoods and annual events. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Las Olas Isles | Sunrise

West Palm Beach sits on the mainland directly across from the island of Palm Beach. The growing city has become a destination in its own right for convention and performing art centers, hip restaurants and shopping of all kinds from major brands to vintage wares. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
West Palm Beach

 

Black & White Ball

Christian Siriano’s new resort collection is perfect for the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island’s New Year’s Eve Black and White Gala. Don color-themed attire and provided masquerade masks for the decadent evening for guests 21 and over that begins at 9 p.m. A multi-station buffet serves sushi, salads, raw-bar delicacies, caviar and roasted meats from prime rib to elk. Further enjoy dancing, an open bar and fireworks.
ritzcarlton.com

Part of the Sea Island archipelago in the Southeastern U.S., Amelia Island tops many vacationers’ bucket lists. Eight flags have flown over the centuries-old, historic destination, whose quiet beaches and premier resorts such as the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island continue to draw residents and visitors. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Amelia Island

 

For Foodies

Sail around Biscayne Bay aboard The Vessel while dining on chef Brad Kilgore’s 10-course menu with two seatings; there’s also a champagne-only package at 11 p.m. His Roaring Twenties-themed soirée offers direct views of downtown Miami’s fireworks show. Boia De’s tasting menu includes a copious canapé plate, rabbit terrine, mushroom risotto, tortellini in brodo, monkfish and tiramisu. Upgrade with the sommelier’s wine pairings.
thevesselmiami.com | boiaderestaurant.com

Known as the gateway to Latin America, the dynamic city of Miami is constantly evolving with the influx of new residents, visitors, businesses and brands from all over the world. There’s always something new and exciting to try, whether a starchitect-designed space, museum exhibit or hot restaurant. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Morningside | Miami Shores

 

Premier Performances

A full orchestra, singers and ballroom dancers performing to Johann Strauss’s “Blue Danube” waltz import Austrian traditions at “A Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert” (Arsht Center, December 30; Kravis Center, January 1). Ring in 2024 with Cardi B, who headlines the Fontainebleau Miami Beach’s New Year’s Eve poolside bash. Catch Miami City Ballet’s last performances of “George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker” (Kravis Center, December 28-30).
salutetovienna.com | fontainebleau.com | miamicityballet.org

The dynamic city of Miami Beach is constantly evolving with the influx of new residents, visitors, businesses and brands from all over the world. There’s always something new and exciting to try, whether a starchitect-designed space, museum exhibit or hot restaurant. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Miami Beach

 

New Year’s Day Brunches

Make a reservation at the St. Regis Bal Harbour’s Atlantikós for its “Recovery Brunch” with bellinis, mimosas and citrus-kissed Bloody Sunrises, a twist on the classic cocktail invented by the brand in 1934. A harpist entertains Champagne-sipping guests during brunch at The Breakers’ Circle restaurant. Also located on the island of Palm Beach, Café Boulud kicks off the new year with a three-course brunch.
st-regis.marriott.com | thebreakers.com | cafeboulud.com

Life in the exclusive enclave of Bal Harbour (between Miami Beach and Sunny Isles Beach) centers around its world-famous luxury center Bal Harbour Shops. The area is also renowned for its five-star St. Regis and four-star Ritz-Carlton resorts. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Bal Harbour

The iconic luxury island of Palm Beach is shaking up its staid past. Young families who live here year-round and the next generation of snowbirds and visitors are inspiring a new wave of chic shops, restaurants and art galleries. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Palm Beach | West Palm Beach

 

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