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 “The 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
2019 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
showmanship. Followed by some of the best music this island has to
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) 292-9520 or visit schoonerwharf.com – and we’re also on
Have a safe and
happy New Year from your friends at Schooner Wharf Bar.
Where locals feel at home and visitors feel local!!!
- 2018 Flyer Coming Soon
2017 New Year's "Lowering of the Pirate Wench"
2016 New Year's "Lowering of the Pirate Wench"
Rigging in 2015
Rigging in 2014