Join your friends and make new ones at the Schooner Wharf Bar New Year’s Eve Celebration.
The popular waterfront watering hole once again will present its nautical New Year’s Eve tradition with
Lowering of the Pirate Wench” from the towering mast of the tall ship America 2.0 docked in front of the bar in the Key West Bight.
Everyone’s favorite pirate wench and co-owner of Schooner Wharf Bar, Evalena
Worthington, will descend dramatically against large, illuminated
countdown numbers. The stroke of midnight will signal the start of
2018 with cannon fire and the jubilant sound of horns and noisemakers
from the crowd against a backdrop of the ship’s crew dressed as
Schooner Wharf has complimentary hats, party favors and horns for everyone to feel festive while enjoying holiday drink specials and live music throughout the day and night. The bash was rated by AOL as the No. 2 New Year’s party in the nation – second only to the Times Square madness in New York City.
We made the
Huffington Post’s 13 Amazing New Year’s 2014 Photos From Around the World. Rob O’Neal’s photo of Evalena at Schooner Wharf in Key West was the only photo chosen from this continent!
The festivities start early with guitarist Michael McCloud taking the
stage from 11:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Michael has an incredible ability of
commanding the audience with his unique humor and original music and
Enjoy the Caribbean vibe of the Ross Brown and FrankenDread Steel Pan
Duo from 5pm - 8:30pm.
Headliner the Sushi Roll band will rock the house from 9:00 pm
into the early hours of 2018! Sushi Roll is made up of one part
driving rock band, one part light-hearted pop, and one part
over-the-top theatrical verve.
As the midnight hour approaches, DJ Kid Kelly will play party
favorites in anticipation of the Auld Lang Syne. The event is emceed
by Key West magician Frank Everhart and radio personality Bill Hoebee. Hoist your drink –
and your eyes – toward the top of the towering mast as the countdown
begins and another year ends.
But the end of the year isn’t the end of the party – the Schooner New Year rocks until 4 a.m.
All this and No Cover Charge.
Have a safe and exciting New Year, from your friends at Schooner Wharf Bar, “A last little piece of old Key West.”
For more information, please call Schooner Wharf at (305) 292-3302 or visit schoonerwharf.com – and we’re also on