As the New Year 2018 is drawing close, new resolutions are being set up, midnight kisses are being anticipated, and that perfect night out with friends and family is being planned. All this comes once a year and most of us plan a fun-filled evening of party and drinks. So where should you be this time when the clock tongs 12 on 31st midnight? London? Paris? Or New York? Here is the list of best places to celebrate New Year 2018.
New Year 2018- Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve
Cheap beer, exotic beach-side stay, live music and night long parties are things that attract youngsters to get rocking at the new year celebration in Goa. New Year parties are different than the regular parties with firecrackers lighting up the coastline. The young crowd is seen going wild, dancing to the tunes of jazzy songs at the sandy beaches all night long. Goa indeed is one of the best new year destinations in India.
The celebrations in Sydney are a bouquet of thrillful engagements. Aerial flyovers displaying messages, a brilliant display of fireworks, light shows, and several events at Taronga Zoo catering to the kids make it the best place to celebrate New Year in the world.
Times Square has a well-deserved place on anyone’s bucket list. There are also fantastic spots to ring in 2018 beyond the midtown chaos. On 57th Street, the cozy, recently-opened Whitby Hotel is hosting a sophisticated NYE soiree with a five-course dinner, a jazz quartet, and of course, plenty of champagne.
The Windy City might be cold on New Year’s Eve, but the big night heats up with celebrations throughout the city. Try one of the city’s top restaurants, live entertainment, parties at multiple venues and a countdown.
Midnight fireworks sweep over Victoria Harbour toward towering skyscrapers — a truly dramatic sight that attracts huge crowds. The best vantage points are from the Tsim Sha Tsui East Promenade, the shoreline, or at a party atop one of the many high-rise buildings. Every neighborhood is party central in the Pearl of the Orient on New Year’s Eve, from Hong Kong’s Times Square ball drop to the enormous digital clock countdown at the Two International Finance Center.
If there’s one place that knows how to throw a New Year’s Eve bash, it’s Vegas, baby! Choices are endless with nightclubs featuring the hottest DJs, top performers putting on incredible shows and the best restaurants offering meals worth celebrating. Whatever you do, it’ll be a night you won’t forget.
The city that never sleeps, Mumbai is totally a place for party animals. No sleep and dance all night is the mantra of Mumbaikars. They love to celebrate New Year with enthusiasm and ardor. Be it a house party or at a beach, you will enjoy every sip of your drink when you see the city lit up with lights and crackers. The hotels and lounges in the entire city also gear up for parties where one might also spot the star celebrities of the film industry.
Bangkok often tops roundup lists of Asia’s best nightlife cities. So of course, it’s a natural place to ring in the new year if you like crowds, noise, and revelry. Bangkok’s answer to Times Square, Central World Plaza is one of the main gathering spots for celebrations. Another popular gathering spot is the Asiatique shopping and entertainment area along the Chao Phraya River.
The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is one of the most attention-grabbing skyscrapers in the world, and it’s only more so at New Year’s Eve. Bringing in 2018, it holds the record for world’s tallest building (2,716.5 feet), and throngs gather in the footsteps to welcome a new year with an amazing fireworks show. Not too far away, Burj Plaza is a little quieter and popular with families.
Historic Red Square in Moscow provides one of the coldest but also one of the most visually appealing settings for a New Year’s Eve fireworks display. If you want to celebrate in truly grand style with Russian flair, the Ritz-Carlton in Moscow may be for you. It’s centrally located and has a rooftop bar.
Cape Town is one of the most beautifully situated cities in Africa — and the world. New Year’s Eve fireworks make it all the more spectacular. If you’re looking for a place with delicious food and a view of the festivities, check out MAReSOL, which specializes in Portuguese cuisine. If you’re in the mood for a party, Cape Point Vineyards is one of many places to consider.
Stately London along the Thames always provides a remarkable backdrop for New Year’s Eve fireworks. Tickets sell out fast for the official staging area, but you may be able to see the fireworks for free from hilltops such as Primrose Hill, Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath, Greenwich Park and Alexandra Palace. One great vantage point is a river cruise on the Monsoon Clipper or other boats.
With magical fireworks display at Eiffel Tower, street dance, and a rioting spillage of drinks, the lanes and streets near the iconic monument come to life with revelers swarming in.
Allow us to put it this way – “the 1.8 km stretch between Brandenburg Gate and the Victory Column gets over brimmed with about one million people ready to do anything to celebrate the new year and party.” With this magnitude of participation, Berlin’s streets are the most crowded ones on December 31st, making your New Year 2018 celebration even grander. Obviously, there are fireworks, music, dance, noise, food, magic shows, booze, beer, and what not to make this the best place to celebrate New Year in the world!
Delhi is a hub of party freaks at New Year. From drinks, songs, lights, and dance, there is so much to enjoy here. With some of the most elite and expensive parties, one can enjoy their New Year’s eve either at a private lounge or at exclusive nightclubs. The celebrity owned clubs in the capital witnessed people dancing to tunes of the songs played by the best DJ’s in the country.