Cruise Into the New Year in Destin Florida with Fireworks, Dinner & Dancing

SunQuest Cruises hosts annual celebration on SOLARIS yacht in Sandestin

Ring in the New Year in Destin Florida in true Emerald Coast style and on the water.  SunQuest Cruises is hosting its annual New Year’s Eve Destin Fireworks, Dinner and Dancing Cruise on the SOLARIS yacht on Monday, December 31st from 8 pm – 12:30 am.  Patrons will embark on a memorable evening that includes a five-course seated dinner, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne.

“New Year’s Eve is our ultimate celebration in Destin on the water,” stated James Murray, General Manager for SunQuest Cruises. “We combine the best of all worlds from cruising our local waters to indulging in a gourmet meal to enjoying the best seat in the house for fireworks. It’s all about creating fond memories and happiness for our guests as we welcome 2019.”

Guests will enjoy the elegant fusion of the luxurious yacht, ambiance, romance, staff and entertainment at this one-of-a-kind New Year’s Eve experience. Upon being greeted on-board by Captain Matt, guests are welcomed to start the evening with a cocktail from the full-service bar while taking in the sweeping views of the Sandestin resort and marina. As everyone explores all three indoor and outdoor decks, the SOLARIS chefs are freshly preparing gourmet cuisines on-board the yacht’s galley.

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Fine Dining Menu for New Year’s Eve Destin Fireworks Dinner Cruise

While the SOLARIS cruises the local waters, the five-course culinary adventure begins with a Jumbo Dry Seared Divers Scallop with a Bacon-Peach Chutney and Bourbon-Balsamic Reduction. The following course is a fresh Arugula Salad with Roquefort Blue Cheese, Roasted Pistachios, Port-Poached Pears, Pickled Daikon and a Blood Orange Vinaigrette. A Butternut Squash Bisque is the next course, with rich and creamy notes of Fall Spice, Cognac-Fennel Crème Fraîche and a Butter-Poached Lobster garnish.

Entree choices include a Horseradish-Crusted Sea Bass with Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus, Beef Short Rib Osso Buco with Smoked Gouda Potatoes Gratin, Andouille Apricot Pork Chop with Andouille Stuffing or Traditional Ratatouille with Wild Mushroom Heirloom Tomato Ragu. The evening concludes on a sweet note with a decadent Tiramisu with Mascarpone Cheese, Espresso, Kahlua, Hazelnut Liqueur Whipped Cream and Salted Hazelnut Caramel.

The soiree on the water continues with live music that can be heard from all three decks. At final countdown, guests will grab party favors and raise a glass to 2019 with a midnight Champagne toast. The sky will illuminate above as patrons enjoy the best seat in the house for the fireworks show from the nearby Sandestin resort. Sandestin also offers a variety of accommodations on-property for anyone seeking a worry-free night.

The SOLARIS New Year’s Eve Destin Fireworks, Dancing and Dinner Cruise is an all-inclusive event for $150 per person, including a 4 ½ hour cruise, five-course meal, live entertainment, fireworks, party favors and champagne toast.  All guests over 21 are welcomed to attend. Reservations for Destin New Year’s Eve Fireworks Dinner Cruise required online or calling 850.650.2519.

About SunQuest Cruises SOLARIS

Docked at Sandestin’s Baytowne Marina, SunQuest Cruises’ SOLARIS yacht is a magnificent 125 foot, 5,200 square foot yacht with three decks of indoor and outdoor spaces.  The SOLARIS is the only dining and entertainment yacht in Northwest Florida, offering public dinner cruises year-round for up to 150 people. Since 2004, the award-winning SOLARIS has also served as a unique venue for Destin weddings/receptions, holiday parties, corporate functions, group activities and other events. The SOLARIS has been the recipient of several review-based accolades, including the “Best Wedding and Reception Venue” Knot award for nine consecutive years, Best of the Emerald Coast for nine consecutive years and the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice award for three consecutive years. For more information, visit www.SunQuestCruises.com or call 850.650.2519.

New Year's Eve Destin Fireworks Cruise 2018