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
2016 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
Snap, Crackle and Pepper are local musicians featuring Chris Case,
Massai and Joe Pepper will entertain from 5:00 – 8:30. Get ready for a
bit of everything with this group-- funk, Motown, reggae and classic
rock n' roll Taking the stage at 9:00 till late is the dynamic sound
of Biscuit Miller, one of the funkiest bass players around. He is on
the loose again and getting’ down on the Schooner Wharf stage for 3
electric nights, to make a great “Mix” of high energy and charisma.
Biscuit’s magnetic, funky, high tempo style won him the BMA 2012 Bass
Player of the Year. Biscuit has played with legends like Muddy Waters
and Ike and Tina Turner and will get you groovin' and dancin' into the
As the midnight hour approaches, DJ Kid Kelly will play party
favorites in anticipation of the Auld Lang Syne. 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) 292-9520 or visit schoonerwharf.com – and we’re also on