New Year’s Eve


Man Loses Hand In Fireworks Explosion On NYE

About 20 minutes before the New Year, a 35-year-old lost his right hand in a firework explosion.


January 1, 2015: Workers clean downtown Miami after New Year's Eve festivities. (Source: CBS4)

South Florida New Year’s Eve Clean-Up Takes All Night

The celebrations continued well into the early morning hours in South Florida for 2015 – and so did the clean-up process.


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What’s Open/Closed On New Year’s Day

It’s the first day of 2015 so here’s a look at what is opened and closed.


Himmarshee Village in downtown Fort Lauderdale is throwing one of the largest watch parties for the Orange Bowl game before kicking off the New Year with their very own ball drop. (Source: CBS4)

Thousands Take Part In Fort Lauderdale New Year’s Bash

The Fort Lauderdale Orange Bowl Downtown Countdown started early in Fort Lauderdale and was set to end late as thousands of revelers jammed Himmarshee Street to ring in the new year with live music, endless amounts of food and drink and with loved ones nearby.


Mr. Orange ready to inch its way up for the New Year in Downtown Miami. (Source: CBS4)

Pitbull Rings In The New Year In Downtown Miami

When the clock strikes midnight in Downtown Miami, Mr. Neon will meet Mr. 305.


Sawgrass Mills Mall Colonade

What’s Open/Closed New Year’s Day

As we ring in the new year, here’s a look at what is opened and closed on New Year’s Day.


A dachshund portraying a racehorse, trots down Duval Street in Key West, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, during the annual Key West Dachshund Walk. The event preludes four warm-weather takeoffs on New York City's Times Square ball drop. Celebrants can choose to watch a female impersonator in a large red high heel shoe; a huge manmade conch shell, descend outside a bar; a replica Key lime wedge splash into a gigantic margarita glass and a pirate wench "drop" from atop a sailing vessel's mast. (Steve Panariello/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Dachshund Walk Is Canine Kickoff To Key West New Year’s Eve

America’s southernmost island went to the dogs New Year’s Eve, when about 175 short-legged, long-bodied canines and their owners staged the 10th annual Key West Dachshund Walk.


Security sweep ahead of the big NYE Orange Bowl game at Sun Life Stadium. (Source: CBS4)

Security Sweep At The Orange Bowl Ahead Of NYE Game

Those looking to ring in the New Year with some football will be heading over to Sun Life Stadium for the Capital One Orange Bowl.


Source: Bayfront Park Management Trust

Miami Police Urge Everyone To Skip Celebratory Gunfire At Midnight

City of Miami officials want the public to know that it’s great to ring in the New Year with a celebration as long as it doesn’t involve gunfire.


Source: Bayfront Park Management Trust

Know Where To Go For New Year’s Eve Celebrations

If you’re itching for a new way to scratch your New Year’s Eve fever, South Florida has you covered.