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Celebrate the Holidays in Margaritaville!

Join Margaritaville this holiday season for fun festivities no matter your latitude. Offering both family friendly events and adult food and drink specials, you’re certain to find a celebration that fits your state of mind. Participating locations and events include:

Hotels & Resorts:

Margaritaville Gatlinburg
Join Margaritaville Gatlinburg in watching the 43rd Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade, filled with marching bands, large balloons, dancers, and of course, Santa Claus, on Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. On Christmas Eve, enjoy bourbon and burger flights at the License to Chill Bar and a spiked eggnog special. On Christmas Day, celebrate with a holiday buffet and kids cookie decorating table 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Margaritaville Island Hotel in Pigeon Forge, TN
Join Margaritaville Island Hotel at the Island in Pigeon Forge for photos with Santa! The Island’s custom Santa set will be located in the Breezeway behind the Island Show Fountains. Photo packages are available at different price points for purchase. Photos will run Dec. 16 – 20, 3 p.m.-9 p.m. More information can be found here.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Island with country artist, Jackie Lee! Q100.3 will be on site for fun, games and giveaways all evening long with an appearance by the Free Daps. The night ends with a FREE concert from Jackie Lee, a countdown to midnight and a fireworks show! This event is both free and family friendly! More information can be found here.

Margaritaville Resort Biloxi in Biloxi, MS
Celebrate with several holiday specials including:

Meet & greet and breakfast buffet with Santa at Margaritaville Restaurant on Saturday, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22, 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Purchase/reserve a table at Margaritaville Restaurant’s Open Table. Adult tickets: $15.99. Kid Tickets: $9.99 (ages 6-12). Kids 5 years and younger are FREE.

Have A Magical Margaritaville Christmas at Margaritaville Resort Biloxi! Receive a personalized letter from Santa to each child, one $20 Game Card, and two Kids Eat Free Vouchers for each child per reservation.

The hotel package includes up to two children.  Additional children are a $25 upcharge that includes two Kids Eat Free Vouchers and one $20 Game Card. Hotel Package: $219.99. Plus resort fee and sales tax.

New Year’s Eve Balloon Drop Celebration for kids at 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., and another balloon drop at midnight for all ages! There will be a DJ 9 p.m.-midnight and half-priced arcade games starting at 10 p.m.

Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort in Hollywood, FL
Join us this Christmas in Destination Paradise where we’re spreading holiday cheer with our signature island flair. Celebrate Christmas Day with a delicious Prime Rib Dinner at Margaritaville Restaurant priced at $45+ per adult and $19.99+ per child.

You can also celebrate Jimmy Buffett’s birthday on Dec. 25 at Landshark Bar & Grill with a JB favorite – a Grouper Sandwich and Birthday Cake special.

Pick Your Party in Paradise to welcome the new year. New Year’s Eve celebrations will take place throughout the resort with live entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. and continuing into 2019! Wave goodbye to 2018 with events including:

Lone Palm Pool Deck New Year’s Eve Soiree – This family-friendly celebration will feature live music from Margaritaville Restaurant from the energizing live band Hyryze and DJ accompaniment, cash bars, and a countdown at midnight. Cabanas and day beds may be reserved, which include an open bar, party favors, a charcuterie platter, and a champagne toast at midnight. The party starts at 8 p.m.

JWB Prime Steak and Seafood – JWB will host two prix fixe dining experiences 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. at $125 per person and 9 p.m.- 2 a.m. at $185 per person. A DJ and saxophonist will enhance the celebratory ambiance which includes party favors and a Moet Cahndon champagne toast at midnight. Reservations are required and available through Open Table.

Margaritaville Restaurant – Raise a glass and dance your way to 2019 with party favors, a champagne toast and a balloon drop at midnight. Enjoy an a la carte dinner menu 5 p.m.-8 p.m. or choose the prix fixe menu beginning at 9 p.m., offered for $125 per adult and $60 per child. Live music will fuel the festivities, including a midnight balloon drop, champagne toast and party favors. Reserve today at Yelp Reservations.

Disclaimer: New Year’s Eve reservations for all parties in paradise can be made at 954-842-7907, or as otherwise noted. Visit for complete details.

Margaritaville Beach Hotel in Pensacola, FL
Join Margaritaville Beach Hotel for a very merry Margaritaville! Your holiday escape includes two “Merry Margaritas,” a collectible Margaritaville holiday ornament and $129 additional night stays. Call or book online with promo code MERRY’18.***

The hotel is also celebrating with a Santa Brunch Dec. 9-Dec. 16. This special holiday brunch will have a guest appearance by Santa! Meet, greet and take your holiday photo with him 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Brunch is served until 3 p.m.

You can also start the year off in the right state of mind with the New Year’s Eve Beach Bash 2019 Package (Dec. 30, 2018 – Jan 1, 2019) that includes: champagne, breakfast, souvenir logo’d champagne glasses and of course some New Year party favors. Not to forget additional nights at a lower rate! This package is only available by booking with one of our guest services agents, call now to reserve. Two-night minimum, based on double occupancy. No other discounts apply.

***Available Dec. 1, 2018 – Jan. 31, 2019. Excludes New Year’s Weekend (Dec. 29, 2018 – Jan. 1, 2019). No other discounts apply. Two-night minimum.

Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Ring in the new FINtastic year at the newest Margaritaville Beach Resort in Costa Rica! Margaritaville Beach Resort Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica includes a New Year’s Eve party for all guests staying in the resort that includes a magnificent buffet dinner poolside, New Year’s Eve party favors, live entertainment, and a beachfront fireworks display at midnight with a champagne toast for all.

Margaritaville at Lanier Islands
Stay in the holiday spirit all winter long at Margaritaville at Lanier Islands, with the new License to Chill Snow Island and refreshed Magical Nights of Lights! License to Chill Snow Island includes the fastest snow tubing hill in North America, carnival rides, Santa Claus and more!

Magical Nights of Lights, a legendary Atlanta-area tradition, returned this year with a Margaritaville twist, including several new displays like the It’s 5 o’Clock Somewhere Clock and a Christmas tree made entirely of surfboards. License to Chill Snow Island is open through February 24, and Magical Nights of Lights runs through January 6. Tickets and more information are available here.

Margaritaville Key West Resort & Marina
This annual fun filled event on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Margaritaville Resort and Marina Ballroom marks the beginning of the Key West holiday season with locals, residents and businesses alike sponsoring and decorating the incredible ReMARCable Keys Federal Table Top Christmas Trees for auction. Tree previews begin at 5 p.m., and the auction begins at 7 p.m. A $10 donation gives you a bidding paddle and entry to a door raffle to win two tickets on Cape Air to Fort Meyers, Florida with a hotel stay. The crowd will gather early at the Key West Margaritaville Resort and Marina Ballroom to preview the trees and decide on their choice before the bidding begins. Winner bidders receive their trees that very evening wrapped and delivered to their home.

To sponsor a tree as a private resident or business call Gordon Ross at 305-294-9526 STAR 25. Tree sponsorship is $100 plus your decorations. Decorate your own tree, have a friend help you, or ask the MARC family to find a decorator for you ($200 per sponsorship to help purchase decorations if MARC finds you a decorator). Bidding paddles are $10 and with each paddle you receive free parking for the evening.

The Custom House Holiday Concert & Bazaar will be the canvas for a spectacular holiday light show while local artisans sell their unique wares and musicians perform with Key West’s finest choirs. There will be plenty of food and festive libations while Santa offers selfies with anyone, regardless of whether they have been naughty or nice! Location: 281 Front Street on the porch and pedestrian walkway. December 19, 2018 5 p.m.- 10 p.m.


Margaritaville Las Vegas
Ring in the New Year Party Package: Includes three-hour premium bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a DJ, dancing, a champagne toast at midnight, party favors and open seating. The 2nd & 3rd floors have a view of the fireworks. Call (702) 697-2512 for reservations.

Margaritaville Tulsa
Join Margaritaville Tulsa River Spirit for great music, food and fun! Count down to 2019 from the exclusive upstairs dining room, enjoy the beautiful view and a taste of paradise, with signature Boat Drinks and savory appetizers. Purchase your tickets in advance for $49 per person.***

***$49 ticket price valid through Dec. 30, 2018; after Dec. 30, tickets are $69 at the door.

Margaritaville Mohegan Sun
Celebrate the New Year at Margaritaville Mohegan Sun featuring live music by Explicit. There will be no cover charge and drink specials throughout the evening and a special party favor and margarita toast at midnight!

Atlantic City Margaritaville
Ring in the New Year Party Package: Includes no cover, drink specials and a margarita toast at midnight. Live music by Springborrk Band 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Atlantic City LandShark Bar & Grill
Ring in the New Year Party Package: Includes no cover, drink specials and a margarita toast at midnight. DJ SL will be spinning music 7:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

Margaritaville Panama City Beach
Enjoy lunch with Santa at Margaritaville Panama City Beach on Dec. 8 from 12 p.m. -2 p.m.


Don’t forget you can also celebrate the holidays with Jimmy and the Coral Reefer Band right from the comfort of your home by tuning in to Radio Margaritaville who will be featuring songs from the Tis’ The SeaSon album. Fins Up!