New Year’s Eve 2016 in Destin Fla | Solaris Fireworks Dinner Cruise

Ring in 2016 in Destin Fla with a New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise on the SOLARIS Yacht

Ring in the New Year in Destin Fla and on the water. SunQuest Cruises is hosting its annual New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise on the SOLARIS yacht on Thursday, December 31st from 8 pm – 12:30 am. Patrons will embark on a memorable evening that includes a five-course seated dinner, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne.
“New Year’s Eve is our ultimate celebration on the water,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “We combine the best of all worlds from cruising our local waters to indulging in a gourmet meal to enjoying the best seat in the house for fireworks. It’s all about creating fond memories and happiness for our guests.”
Guests will enjoy the elegant fusion of the luxurious yacht, ambiance, romance, staff and entertainment at this one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve experience. Upon being greeted on-board by Captain Matt, guests are welcomed to start the evening with a cocktail from the full-service bar while taking in the panoramic views of the Sandestin resort and marina. As everyone explores all three indoor and outdoor decks, the SOLARIS chefs are freshly preparing gourmet cuisines on-board the yacht’s galley.
While the SOLARIS cruises the local waters, the five-course culinary adventure begins with New Orleans style BBQ Shrimp and Sweet Corn Muffins, followed by a savory Blackeye Pea, Andouille and Collards soup. Next, guests will enjoy a Firecracker Greens salad with fresh wild greens, colorful peppers and Champagne Buttermilk Vinaigrette. Entrée choices include Seared Duck Breast, Braised Beef Short Ribs, Baked Grouper with Toasted Almond Butter Sauce or Roasted Harvest Vegetables. The meal concludes with a Flag Ship puff pastry dessert with cream cheese whip and fresh fruit compote.
The soiree on the water continues with live music that can be heard from all three decks. At final countdown, guests will grab party favors and raise a glass to 2016 with a midnight Champagne toast. The sky will illuminate above as patrons enjoy the best seat in the house for the fireworks show from the nearby Sandestin resort. Sandestin also offers a variety of accommodations on-property for anyone seeking a worry-free night.
The SOLARIS New Year’s Eve Fireworks and Dinner Cruise is an all-inclusive event for $115 per person, including a 4 ½ hour cruise, five-course meal, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne. All guests over 21 are welcomed to attend. Reservations required online or by calling 850.650.2519.
About SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS
Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht is a magnificent 125 foot, 5,200 square foot yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces. The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, offering public dinner cruises year-round for up to 150 people. Since 2004, the award-winning SOLARIS has also served as a unique venue for holiday parties, corporate events, Destin weddings , receptions and more. The SOLARIS has been the recipient of the “Best Wedding and Reception Venue” award by readers of The Knot for six consecutive years. For more information, visit or call 850.650.2519.
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New Year’s Eve in Destin On the Water, Under the Stars

New Year's Eve in Destin Florida

Wondering what to do in Destin for New Year’s? Don’t miss the boat on the ultimate New Year’s celebration in Destin Florida. Leave 2012 in the wake as you cruise into 2013 aboard the SOLARIS for a 4-course, chef-prepared meal, live music, champagne and a panoramic, 360 view of the fireworks while you cruise the beautiful waters.
Your fabulous, fun-filled evening begins as you embark on the elaborate, 3 deck yacht and indulge in a decadent 4 course meal. Our executive chefs are tempting your palette with Sauteed Jumbo Gulf Shrimp over Parmesan risotto, followed by a gourmet mixed green salad with caramelized onions, truffle oil, balsamic reduction and Boursin cheese crostini. Entree choices include Seared Gulf Catch of the Day with lump crab meat mornay & citrus jasmine rice, Grilled Bone-In Pork Chop, Braised Beef Short Rib with a port wine reduction and portabella mushrooms or spinach and cheese ravioli. End the meal on a sweet note with Chef’s choice of dessert.
After your meal, venture from the elegant dining room to the beautiful sky deck to dance under the stars to live music. At the stroke of midnight, toast to 2013 with champagne, party favors and an unparalleled, panoramic view of the fireworks from Destin and Sandestin. You can even continue the celebration by staying on-property at the resort.
Advanced reservations are required…..this is booking up quickly. Reserve online or call 850.650.2519.
Thank you to our loyal patrons for an amazing 2012 and we look forward to cruising and making more memories with you in 2013!