But before the ball dropped, Trump had some predictions for 2020 - such as he thought there wouldn't be war with Iran.
'I don't think that would be a good idea for Iran. It wouldn't last very long,' Trump chided.
He stood next to Melania on a red carpet outside his lavish Palm Beach resort. Thirteen-year-old Barron Trump stood nearby, watching the brief New Year's Eve press conference.
President Trump (left) and first lady Melania Trump (right) stopped on the red carpet so the president could address the press before his official arrival at the Mar-a-Lago New Year's Eve party Tuesday night
President Trump's 13-year-old son Barron was seen on the red carpet taking in his dad's brief press gaggle with reporters before Tuesday night's New Year's Eve fete at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida
President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who is at the heart of the impeachment scandal, mugged for reporters on the red carpet at Mar-a-Lago Tuesday night
President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani couldn't resist stopping and chatting with reporters as he entered the president's New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago
Eric Trump (left) and his wife Lara Trump (right) are seen entering the Mar-a-Lago New Year's Eve party Tuesday. Eric Trump came over to reporters and wished them a happy new year, while Lara Trump told DailyMail.com she was wearing a design by Oscar Lopez
'Do I want to? No I want to have peace. And Iran should want peace more than anybody, so I don't see that happening,' Trump said, again saying it would go 'very quickly' if the two countries' militaries engaged.
Trump also said he still had hope North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un would behave, responding to reports that Kim said his country is no longer to the pause in nuclear testing, to which he and the American president previously agreed.
'I hope his Christmas present is a beautiful vase, that's what I like, a vase, as opposed to something else,' the president said, repeating comments he previously made.
'I think he's a man of his word, we're going to find out,' Trump added, referring to the two leaders' previous meetings.
The president had a few last minute 2019 insults to toss out as well.
'Nancy Pelosi should be ashamed of herself. She's a highly overrated person. I know her