2023 is coming to an end, fast! This year, we have some fun activities planned all day to kiss the year goodbye and welcome 2024 in the best way possible! Check out below what all you can expect at The Wharf in the final hours of 2023 this NYE!

All-Day Celebrations

Ice Skating Rink

10 am - Midnight, white tent in front entrance parking lot

Admission to the rink is $15 and $20 for the ice skating and Ferris wheel combo package (price includes skate rental).

Family Activity Area

10 am - 2 pm; Main Street + Wharf Parkway

  • Mechanical Bull
  • Bounce House
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Face Painting $10
  • Camel Rides $10
  • Stilt Walker + Juggler
  • Magician
  • Balloon Artist
  • Surf Simulator


10 am - 9 pm, various retailers at The Wharf

Retail shops and restaurants will be operating under extended business hours allowing guests to enjoy all the property has to offer prior to the celebration.

Mid-Day Celebration at Kids Confetti Drop presented by Beachball Properties

10 am - 2 pm; Main Street + Palms Plaza

DJ Matt

Playing the hottest kids jams

Confetti Drop

Watch the sky fill with color at noon as we celebrate 2024 in the grandest of style!

Poodle Show

11 am + 1 pm

Evening Celebration at Reelin' in the New Year presented by Pepsi, WKRG, and Miller Lite

5 pm - Midnight; Main Street + Marlin Circle

DJ + Bands

5-6 pm: DJ Matt + Kids Activities

6-9 pm: Kenny on the Keys

9 pm – midnight: Park Band


The Laser Light Experience will bring a high-powered theatrical show along Main Street at midnight following the fireworks.

Special Dining Opportunities

Villaggio Grille is offering two, special dining options for those that want to be treated to a nice meal. The early-bird three course meal has a 5 pm seating with a champagne toast for $65 per person. There will also be a celebration dinner with seating at either 7:30 or 9:30 pm featuring a four-course meal and celebratory champagne toast for $100 per person. You can reserve a table by calling 251.224.6500 ext. 2.

Marlin Drop + Fireworks

Count down to the New Year with the signature Marlin Drop followed by the finale fireworks display presented by White Claw.

Late Night Party

Head over to The Sandshaker and toast the new year with the The Bryant Thomas Band

live until 1 am.

2023 has been a blast, but we can’t wait to ring in the New Year. See you…here!