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Top New Year's Eve events in Germany

Top New Year's Eve events in Germany

Top New Year's Eve events in Germany

Christmas may be over, but the next big holiday is creeping up on us faster than you can say Bob's your Uncle! As the year slowly draws to a close, people across the country come together with their family, friends and loved ones to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

Silvester (as it's known in German) is traditionally celebrated with fireworks, lead melting and a little-known TV skit from the early 1960s, but what better way to bid 2019 farewell and usher in a new decade than by celebrating at one of the hottest parties in town? If you are looking for a memorable evening, look no further.

The Top New Year’s Eve parties across Germany

Here is our selection for some of the top Silvester parties in Germany! But you'd better hurry, the clock is ticking and time is running out to get your tickets!

NYE Germany top Parties

New Year's Eve events in Berlin

Whether you’re celebrating indoors or outdoors in the city of Berlin, don’t miss out on the fabulous firework displays over the city at midnight!

New Year's Eve party at Brandenburg Gate

One of the biggest street parties in all of Europe, the New Year’s Eve bash at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin promises a night you won’t forget! Spanning the 2 kilometre stretch between the famous monument and the Victory Column, this party has everything from live music performances, DJs, fireworks and stands offering plenty of local foodGerman beer and wine!

  • When: 2pm, Dec 31, 2019 -  3am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Platz des 18. Marz, 10117, Berlin
  • Tickets: Free admission

New Year's Eve bash at Silvester Club Berlin

What better way to welcome 2020 than at a club named after New Year’s Eve? Silvester Club Berlin invites you to come and usher in a new decade in an authentic Berlin atmosphere - complete with regional Berliner Pfannkuchen at midnight! Conveniently located on Karl-Marx-Allee, this club features several dance floors with various genres of music, cosy lounge areas and tasty treats at the buffet! The theme for this year’s party is the 80s and 90s, so get ready to boogie on down!

  • When: 9pm, Dec 31, 2019 - 5am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Karl-Marx-Allee 93, 10243, Berlin 
  • Tickets: From 32,59 euros | Get tickets

New Year's Eve celebration at Kulturbrauerei

Every year thousands of people from across the globe come together to celebrate New Year Year’s Eve at Berlin's largest indoor party! Taking place at the Kulturbrauerei in Prenzlauer Berg, this Silvester bash spans 13 dance floors, playing the best techno, house, electro, RnB, hip-hop and more. A live band will take over one of the stages on the main floor to get everyone dancing before the countdown to midnight, which is marked with an impressive firework display.

  • When: 9pm, Dec 31, 2019 - 5am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Kulturbrauerei, Schönhauser Allee 36, 10435, Berlin 
  • Tickets: From 31,70 euros | Get tickets

New Year's Eve parties in Hamburg

With plenty of parties taking place in the city, the historic centre and in the port, the possibilities for bringing in the New Year in Hamburg are endless.

New Year's Eve cruise on the MS Koi 

Why don’t you celebrate New Year’s Eve on a party boat cruising down the Elbe and through the port of Hamburg, with a stunning view of the Elphi? The MS Koi features an onboard club spanning two decks, where visitors can dance the night away to the best house, dance and chart hits. The entry ticket includes complimentary drinks all evening, from wine and beer to cocktails, all served by skilfully trained bartenders. Once the clock strikes midnight enjoy a first-class view of the fireworks and the harbour skyline.

  • When: 10pm, Dec 31, 2019 - 2am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Grosse Elbstrasse 9, 22767, Hamburg 
  • Tickets: From 125 euros | Get tickets

New Year’s Eve party at Café Seeterrassen

Don’t miss out on your chance to attend Hamburg’s biggest New Year’s Eve party! Taking place in Café Seeterrassen, this unforgettable evening sees six leading clubs come together for a total of five indoor dance floors and a large open-air terrace in the middle of the park. To ensure a smooth, care-free and fun evening, the entry fee includes a party package, complete with streamers, confetti and cardboard hats as well as all drinks. If you get hungry, then you can always stop by the delicious BBQ.

  • When: 10pm, Dec 31, 2019 - 4am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: St. Petersburger Strasse 22, 20355, Hamburg
  • Tickets: From 64 euros | Get tickets

New Year’s Eve gala at the Zollenspieker Fährhaus 

Who says you have to choose between going to a gala or a party for New Year’s Eve? At the Zollenspieker Ferry House, you can either dance the night away in the Gold Dome Room to the best beats dropped by DJ Andy, or you can sit back, relax and enjoy live music as well an exclusive 6-course menu and before dancing in the main hall. At the stroke of midnight, all guests can expect a beautiful show of big Elbe fireworks and Berliners.

  • When: 9pm, Dec 31, 2019 - 3am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Zollenspieker Main Dyke 141, 21037, Hamburg
  • Tickets: From 92,66 euros | Get tickets

New Year's Eve events in Munich

From galas, parties and festivals and outdoor festivities, there is sure to be a New Year’s celebration in Munich for everyone.

New Year's Eve party at Tollwood

Tollwood is a tried and tested festival, successfully taking place twice a year, so why not join in on their New Year’s Eve party? Ring in the start of 2020 at one of the festival’s five party areas, located across the entire Tollwood site. Dance to top bands like Django 300, the Cubaboarian and Chris Aron, or enjoy the New Year’s Gala with Hungarian company Recirquel and the Eddy Miller sextet at the Grand Chapiteau, complete with a 5-course meal. Each area hosts its own sound, but at midnight get ready to usher in 2020 with a traditional waltz. 

  • When: 6pm, Dec 31, 2019 - 3am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Theresienwiese, Bavariaring, 80336, Munich
  • Tickets: From 33 euros | Get tickets

New Year’s Eve all-Inclusive party in Praterinsel

If it’s an all-inclusive party you’re after, then fear not, we have the perfect one for you! Munich's largest Silvester bash takes place on Praterinsel, where guests can watch the fireworks show reflected in the river Isar and greet 2020 in spectacular fashion. Two indoor dance floors and a colourfully decorated courtyard offer guests plenty of space to shake things up. What’s more, all drinks, finger food and entertainment for the night are included in the admission, making partying on Prater Island even more carefree!

  • When: 8pm, Dec 31, 2019 - 5am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Praterinsel 3-4, 80538, Munich
  • Tickets: From 56,67 euros | Get tickets

New Year's Eve parties in Cologne

When people think of Cologne they may think of the twin-inspired Gothic Cathedral and all the museums to visit, but come NYE there’s countless parties and galas to be found!

New Year’s Eve party in the Flora

Palais im Park, also known as the Flora, located in the city’s beautiful botanical garden, serves as the backdrop for one of Cologne’s largest New Year’s Eve dance parties! Guests can enjoy an exciting mix of DJ sounds and live music while they count down the hours to midnight. In case you may get hungry, then fear not - there will be plenty of snacks and local dishes for you to enjoy in the ballroom, to ensure you have enough strength to last to 2020. 

  • When: 9pm, Dec 31, 2019 -  3am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Palais im Park, Am Botanischen Garten 1a, 50735, Cologne
  • Tickets: From 51 euros | Get tickets

New Year's Eve events in Frankfurt

Come rain or snow, it doesn’t matter - once the clock strikes midnight in Frankfurt there is a celebration to be had on every street corner!

1920s New Year’s Eve bash in Gdańsk 

Get ready for the third edition of the 1920s New Year’s Eve Party in Frankfurt! Step into 2020 in style by embracing the class, ambience and decadence of the roaring 20s at this fabulous party. This NYE party encourages you to step into the golden glory of a bygone era, one where movie stars, gangsters and scandalous women made the front page every day. Shake it down to electric-swing and live saxophone players and enjoy a spectacular firework show at the end!

  • When: 9.30pm, Dec 31, 2019 - 5am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Gdansk in the square, Ostparkstrasse 11, 60314, Frankfurt
  • Tickets: From 74,16 euros | Get tickets

New Year's Eve in Stuttgart 

There is always something going on in Stuttgart and come Silvester you will be sure to have a blast no matter which party you go to!

New Year’s Eve festival Let’s Get Wild at Universum!

Hands down, one of the craziest events on New Year’s Eve is definitely the Let’s Get Wild Rock ‘n Roll Festival at Universum! Running not one, not two, but a total of three days, this festival promises to bring you the last and first party of the year. A number of bands offer live rock and roll beats on Dec 29, Dec 30 and Dec 31! What’s more, on Dec 30, there will even be a special outdoor flea market, as well as plenty of drinks, food and special guests. 

  • When: 7.30pm, Dec 29, 2019 - 7.30am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Charlottenplatz 1, 70173, Stuttgart
  • Tickets: From 74,16 euros | Get tickets

New Year's Eve parties in Düsseldorf

Come New Year’s Eve the city of Düsseldorf is set to come alive with fireworks as crowds gather together in the streets to ring in 2020.

New Year’s Eve party at Sweet Heaven

Countdown to midnight on the rooftop of Rhine Tower at the Sweet Heaven New Year’s Eve party. The highest party in the city offers unforgettable views and the opportunity to watch the fireworks explode over the rooftops of Düsseldorf. Dance until the early hours of the morning to the best house, RnB and dance hits and enjoy the complimentary sweets, just in case you get hungry. 

  • When: 9pm, Dec 31, 2019 - 5am, Jan 1, 2020
  • Where: Rhine Tower, Stromstrasse 20, 40221, Düsseldorf
  • Tickets: From 34,18 euros | Get tickets

New Year's Eve Germany

Happy New Year - Welcome 2020

No matter how you choose to welcome a new decade, we hope you have a wonderful and safe 2020!

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