It’s worth to make the festivities memorable on New Year’s Eve because it comes only once a year. But which is the best place to ring in the New Year?
Many cities offer a wide variety of New Year’s Day activities so you can have fun even after the New Year’s Eve.
Here is a low-down on some of the best cities in the world to spend New Year’s Eve 2017.
NEW YORK CITY
Few other cities can rival New York City’s buzzing atmosphere. For the very reason millions of people gather in Times Square to see famous musicians and the ball drop, in which a crystal ball that is 12-foot-wide and weighing nearly 12,000 pounds descends atop on Times Square. If you want to avoid the crowd, book a reservation at one of the bars or restaurants, from where you can see the Times Square. To enjoy the best views of the midnight fireworks take a boat ride on New York Harbour.
RIO DE JANEIRO
The world’s wildest New Year’s Eve party happens on the Iconic Copacabana Beach. This unique Brazilian celebration known as Réveillon is a mix of traditional, superstitious and religious beliefs. Large stages will be erected on the ocean front where live music performances will be held. You can shake a leg with samba dancers and also enjoy the colourful fireworks.
The largest fireworks display in the world is put up at Sydney. The fireworks against Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House backdrop are indeed breathtaking. The waterfront show is attended by more than a million people, which also includes a water and air show featuring aerial acrobatics.
Londoners ring in the New Year to the chiming of Big Ben at midnight. To see the stunning fireworks display and lightshow thousands of people gather on the banks of the Thames and its many bridges. The streets of central London will see a parade on New Year’s Day. There will be marching bands, a march of the Queen’s horses, colourful floats, and costumed dancers.
The party capital is visited by more than 250,000 revellers on New Year’s Eve. With pyrotechnic displays, laser shows and live bands, the Las Vegas Strip transforms into a giant street party. The city also hosts an incredible number of parties in hotels, clubs, and casinos, concerts, and shows.
WALT DISNEY WORLD
For the family crowd the best place to ring in the New Year is the Disney’s Magic Kingdom — Walt Disney World. It’s packed with fun activities all day long and is open until 1 am. There are dance parties, Cirque du Soleil performances, live entertainers, and more culminating in midnight fireworks show. There will be laser shows, Jingle Jungle Parade, just before midnight.
The Central World Square is where all the action happens on New Year’s Eve. Thousands of people gather here to witness live concerts, video screens projecting celebrations from around the world as well as stunning light shows. The riverside gets illuminated at midnight with a series of fireworks displays.