Top 6 New Year Parties That This Planet Hosts

Top 6 New Year Parties That This Planet Hosts

 Last Updated: 17 Dec, 2018 By

Gear up for parties, parties and more parties roisterers! Get your act together for New Year’s Eve and show your moves like never before. New Year comes once a year, so it’s worth making the celebrations memorable. From riotous street parties and fireworks spectaculars to marching bands and torchlight processions, here’s a checklist of some of the awesome parties that the planet hosts on New Year’s Eve and Day.

New York

New Year Celebration in New York

The people of New York actually know how to welcome the New Year. From the jaw-dropping ball drop to the terrific firework at Liberty Island, New Year’s Eve celebration in New York puts forth a riot of events that make your experience worth sharing, remembering and cherishing. As soon as the clock strikes 12, eyes of people turn into dazzling light. While some people celebrate the outcome of the New Year with traditional ball drop, other hit the streets & clubs to groove on the rhythm of music. Times Square New Year’s celebration is the one of the world’s most electrifying parties. The celebration draws millions of people to count down the seconds to the New Year. Anticipations run high in New York City on New Year’s Eve as the crowd is bustling with energy to welcome the New Year.

Attractions/Things To Do:

  • The Ball Drop in Times Square.
  • Musical concerts and shows at Lincoln Center, Madison Square Garden, Beacon Theater and Broadway, etc.
  • Enjoy a late evening walk at Brooklyn Bridge. From the bridge, you will be able to see firework at Central Park, Grand Army Plaza, Staten Island and New Jersey; and light show at Empire State Building.


New Year Celebration in London

Start your New Year with a spin! Oh yeah, once you are in the Britain capital, London, the New Year’s Eve celebration madness ought to get double. The Brits gather around the Thames River and enjoy the gigantic firework display at the towering London Eye. People also assemble on the Westminster and Blackfriars bridges to witness this grand celebration. Even the pubs and clubs are open for all the party poopers to get drunk till dusk. Festivities don’t end here though! On 1st January, a 3-hour colorful procession takes place from Westminster, unites in and out of the capital’s downtown, and finishes at Green Park.

Attractions/Things To Do:

  • New Year’s Eve firework display over the Thames.
  • London’s New Year’s Day Parade
  • If you’re spending New Year’s Eve with little ones, why not catch an afternoon matinee of some children’s theatre, or enjoy an afternoon skate at one of London’s ice rinks


New Year Celebration in Paris

Paris, the city of lights, has many ways to say ‘Bonne année’ which means ‘Happy New Year’. If you want to indulge in some wild drinking sessions or just want to pop champagne, then Paris stands as your most appropriate option to usher New Year. With welcoming crowd of France, amid echoes of the countdown, you will have the most amazing time of your life. In Paris, the New Year celebration lasts for a month. Thus don’t get surprised if anyone in the middle of January wishes you a Happy New Year. Paris is buzzing on New Year’s Eve as the restaurants offer delicious French meals that lead the way towards countdown and make the celebrations even mesmerizing.

Attractions/Things To Do:

  • There isn’t an official fireworks show, instead there’s a light show at the Eiffel Tower
  • The Champs-Elysées is the place to go if you want to go for a party or clubbing


New Year Celebration in Sydney

When it comes to New Year celebration then don’t ever doubt the carousing capacity of Sydney. Ring in the year 2015 with the city which never sleeps. Sydney hosts the largest firework display in the world, which lasts for more than 12 minutes. As soon as the clock strikes 12, the Sydney Harbour becomes the stage which shows the grand propositions that fill party poppers and families with delight. If you are one of those quiet people who wish to usher the New Year far away from the hustles and bustles, then hop on the decked up boats which will take you to the illuminated side of Sydney Harbour.


  • Firework at Sydney harbour

Rio de Janeiro

New Year Celebration in Rio de Janeiro

If someone asks me, where to head this New Year then I will definitely suggest Rio de Janeiro. The reason is it is one of the most happening party destinations not only in Brazil but across the world. Every year, Rio’s Copacbana beach hosts the world’s wildest and largest New Year celebration. If you are planning to hit the party, then accessorize yourself in colour white because it is considered auspicious by locals. With its enormous fireworks display and groovy beach dance parties, Rio de Janeiro has firmly maintained its reputation of the best New Year’s Eve celebration destination in the world. The shorelines of Rio de Janeiro are the perfect place to celebrate the New Year, not only for warm weather & soft sand, but also for amazing parties, fantastic dinners and live music. On New Year’s Eve, many people follow the practice of throwing flowers in the sea. The practice is an offering Yemanja, the deity of the sea.

Attractions/Things To Do:

  • Splendid fireworks display on the Copacabana beach
  • All Brazilians celebrate New Year’s Eve wearing white to bring good luck for the next year


New Year Celebration in Goa

You can’t ask for a better place in India if you want your New Year to be a really special celebration. Dance under the stars and groove like never before on the beaches of Goa. If you are in India, then Goa is the perfect gateway to indulge in some party time to welcome the New Year. The state is speckled with classy pubs and clubs where you can let your hair down and lift up your spirit up. Scrumptious seafood galore, beer bottles and pleasant weather make Goa the bliss for all the party-lovers.

Attractions/Things To Do:

  • Indulge yourself in one of Goa’s most happening beach parties that offer incredible water views, breathtaking beauty and romantic charm.
  • Enjoy gambling at some of the best on-shore and off-shore casinos.
Published: 15 Nov, 2018By
Tags: People & Planet

About the author

Tour My India

Tour My India is among the top notch online travel organizations, which has been recognized by the Department of Tourism, Government of India. Owing to its rich experience in the travel domain, it has earned specialization in offering all types of tours. Right from an excursion on the rugged terrain of hilly areas, to pilgrimage on holy places, Tour My India has quality experience and expertise in making all the arrangements for a safe and memorable trip.


August 22, 2019
124 Tigers Were Killed Every Year Between 2000 & 2018 in Asia

Here’s some mind-boggling numbers for you. According to a report released...

May 1, 2020
8 Tigers Died in 22 days in Madhya Pradesh

If you are a tiger lover or wildlife enthusiast, this is a piece of news th...

January 18, 2019
Another Feather Added to The Cap of Madhya Pradesh: Vulture Population Increases by 12%

Testament of the success of wildlife conservation efforts in Madhya Pradesh...