Tasty New Year’s Eve Cocktails and Appetizers

Champagne may be synonymous with New Year’s Eve celebrations, but craft cocktails and appetizers straight out of paradise are what guests will remember and rave about. This year elevate your New Year’s Eve gathering with these craft cocktails created at Margaritaville Resort Orlando and the appetizers that pair perfectly with them.

New Year’s Sparkler

  • 1¼ oz. Red Berry vodka
  • 1 oz. pomegranate juice
  • Filled to completion with Prosecco

Glassware: Champagne glass
Garnish: Three skewered raspberries dropped into glass.

Build: Add red berry vodka and pomegranate into shaker with ice and give a healthy shake. Pour contents into champagne glass. Fill to completion with Prosecco, while allowing room for the garnish to be dropped into the glass.

Pairs well with: Smoked fish dip and crackers

New Year’s Sparkler specialty cocktail in a champagne glass.

Citrus Resolution

  • 1½ oz. Grey Goose Citron
  • 1 oz. Ripe Lemon Sour
  • Squeeze of simple syrup

Glassware: Champagne glass
Garnish / Rim: Rim champagne glass with sugar, garnish with lemon twist.

Build: Add Citrus vodka, Ripe lemon sour and simple syrup into shaker with ice. Give a healthy shake. Strain contents into champagne glass, fill to completion with Prosecco. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Pairs well with: Bacon-wrapped Pineapple Bites and Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Rum Sauce

Citrus Resolution specialty cocktail in a champagne glass garnished with a lemon twist.

The Ball Drop

  • 1½ oz. Knob Creek Bourbon Whiskey
  • 4 oz. Ocean Spray White Cranberry Juice
  • Broken rosemary spring
  • Healthy squeeze of Honey infused syrup

Glassware: Rocks glass
Garnish: Rosemary spring & Orange slice

Build: Add all ingredients into shaker with ice and give a healthy shake. Strain contents into rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with rosemary spring and orange.

Pairs well with: Blackened Shrimp Avocado Cucumber Bites

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The Ball Drop specialty cocktail in a rocks glass garnished with a rosemary sprig and orange slice.

At Margaritaville Resort Orlando

If you are going to be in Orlando on December 31, 2020, we invite you to join us at Euphoria for our special New Year’s Eve Dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. (The lounge is open until 2 a.m.)

Euphoria Prix Fixe Menu


Sweet Corn and Lobster Chowder


Wild Mushroom Arancini Avocado Crema
Oyster Rockefeller Cured Bacon and Foyot Sauce

Choice of Entrée

Petite Filet Oscar with Celery Root Puree, Crab Meat, Asparagus and Bearnaise Sauce
Pan Seared Grouper with Vegetable Risotto and Balsamic Brown Butter


Chef’s Choice

A glass of champagne is included with each meal. The price is $65 per person. For reservations, call 407-479-0950 and press 0 for Guest Services.

Ring in the new year in paradise!

Family dining together at Euphoria Fish House.