Romantic New Years Date Ideas in Jacksonville

We can all agree that 2022 has flown by. And, once again, it’s almost time to get ready for the new year — unbelievably so! And whether you’re happy or sad that 2022 is coming to an end, we think that you should make the most out of this New Year’s holiday!

Everyone has different New Year’s traditions. Some throw parties and watch the ball drop in Times Square, while some go out for celebratory drinks with friends and loved ones. Or perhaps you prefer to stay in and relax. If you’re celebrating with that special someone this New Year, why not plan a perfect date night — a memorable end to the year and an ode to the future?

Dreamy Duval Dates

If you’re planning on going on a date this New Year’s Eve, we’ve got you covered! The city of Jacksonville is full of great date spots suitable for everyone’s preferences. From big New Year’s events and nightlife to more intimate date spots, there’s a perfect destination waiting for you.

If you’re searching for a more intimate date location, try one of the various art museums and exhibits around town! Options include the Cummer Museum, MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), or the newly-opened immersive Van Gogh exhibit located downtown.

Searching for a romantic dinner spot to take your loved one? Jacksonville has an abundance of nice restaurants that are sure to fit the bill. Be sure to snag a reservation early on!

Our favorites include:

  • Black Sheep – modern American cuisine with a beautiful rooftop view located in Historic Five Points.
  • Cowford Chophouse – high-end steakhouse and seafood with a downtown rooftop view.
  • Oku – contemporary Japanese cuisine with a beachside rooftop bar.
  • Bellwether – creative Southern dishes with a regional twist in the heart of downtown.
  • Mesa – innovative South Indian cuisine in the historic Avondale neighborhood.
  • Restaurant Orsay – elegant French bistro with a southern twist in Avondale.
  • River and Post – seafood-forward menu with a notable rooftop bar and lounge located in Riverside.
  • And many more!

With many rooftop options in the city, these make the perfect location for viewing New Year’s fireworks and celebrations. Every New Year, the City of Jacksonville puts on a great fireworks display downtown, usually over the river — a definite sight to see to ring in the new year.

Turn Heads with Hemming Jewelers

If you want to look dazzling on your New Year’s date, Hemming Jewelers has everything you need to ring in the new year in style!

Stop by our showroom and choose from our wide selection of:

Whether you’re wanting to turn heads this New Year’s Eve or searching for a romantic New Year’s gift for your loved one, let our team at Hemming Jewelers find the perfect piece for you. Contact us today or give us a call at 904-354-5959!