Holidays on Sanibel Island

Celebrate with the Traditions Family! We’re Open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day!

  Traditions on the Beach, the award winning restaurant, bar and lounge located inside the historic Island Inn, will be hosting their annual New Year’s Eve Gala Party to bring in 2015 with great style. The beachfront restaurant will open its doors and kick off the festivities at 7pm where guests will be greeted in the bar and lounge with delicious hors d’oeuvres. Executive Chef Aziz has created a special five course gala menu which will be served at guests’ leisure during the evening.Sanibel Christmas Eve Dinner   Joe McCormick, Sanibel’s own Pianoman, will lead the wonderful live music and all night entertainment. Joining him with be Traditions’ popular and talented vocalists Marvilla Marzan and guest special guest artist, Jazz Poll’s award winning vocalist and Sanibel favorite Dana Paul. They will charm the crowd with smooth vocal stylings, R&B, jazz and popular dance music, Latin hits and the sounds of Broadway, while guests dance the night away.   Christmas on Sanibel at Traditions on the BeachDuring the evening’s festivities a fun collection of party favors will be passed out to all the guests. The restaurant will join the ‘Times Square’ countdown at midnight with a balloon drop and Champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight, to celebrate and bring in the New Year in style! Traditions’ lounge and bar area will also be available from 9 p.m. for a cover charge of $25 for guests who wish to celebrate the New Year. Reservations for the New Year’s Gala Party are required.   new year 2013 photo 1For those looking to dine on other upcoming holidays, Traditions invites guests to join them on Christmas Eve opening at 5pm and Christmas Day opening at 4pm and New Year’s Day at 5pm. For the Christmas dinner, Traditions will be serving their regular full menu alongside a ‘Christmas Specials’ menu. Reservations are strongly recommended for these special evenings. Traditions on the Beach is usually open from 5 p.m. until late every night. Live entertainment starts at 6:30 p.m. Call 1-239-472-4559 or visit for more information.