Marco Escapes: Ringing in the New Year on Marco Island

Every year, come December 31st, there is always an air of excitement and electricity for what will come in the New Year. 2014 has been a fantastic year for us here at Marco Escapes and we can only hope 2015 will be the same or better.

If you are a visitor or resident of Marco Island, there are plenty of local events to attend to celebrate. Let’s bring in the New Year together, island-style.

Naples Beach Fireworks

December 31st, 2014

“Find a spot anywhere along Naples Beach for the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks, blasting off from Naples Pier. Most area boat sightseeing tours offer passage to watch the fireworks from the water vantage point. Advance reservations are required. Admission is free”

Naples Pier 12th Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102

Mango’s Dockside Bistro: New Years Eve Party

December 31st, 2014

“Come celebrate New Year’s Eve at Mango’s! Toast the night away with friends and family while you listen to the amazing Lauren Mitchell Band Live from 9 pm to 2 am! No reservations. First come, first serve! The Lauren Mitchell Band just released a new blues album that they will be performing from as well as other beloved favorites.

Located at Esplanade Shoppes, 760 N Collier Blvd # 109, Marco Island, FL 34145. (239) 393-2433

Downtown Naples New Year’s Art Fair

January 3-4, 2015

The Naples Art Association presents the 19th Annual Naples New Year’s Art Fair on Saturday and Sunday, January 3rd and 4th. Start the New Year off in style along 5th Avenue South in downtown Naples at this well-established art festival.”

The Naples New Year’s Art Fair offers residents and visitors with an alternative to football and a place to walk off calories from holiday overeating. Shoppers will have the opportunity to mingle with about 250 professional artists from around the country in categories ranging from original oils and acrylics on canvas to watercolors, 2D and 3D mixed media, limited edition prints, photography, digital art, sculpture, wood carvings, ceramics, hand-crafted jewelry, leather works and more.”