1- New York
New York! Well over a million people tend to show up at Times Square for this famous yearly party. You will find yourself counting down the seconds to midnight while a huge 12-foot glittering ball is slowly dropped down from a flagpole atop the Times Square building and over a ton of confetti is dropped onto party-goers.
Go to Edinburgh for the annual Hogmanay celebration. You can expect to see world-famous music acts and traditional ceilidh dancing throughout the streets as well as a fabulous firework. Activities offered the next day include a run down the Royal Mile, a dive in the freezing cold waters of the River Forth, the Loony Dook Parade, and a dog-sledding competition.
Sydney! You can expect to see indigenous smoking ceremonies, aerial flyovers complete with messages in the sky, mini-light shows, a truly huge and spectacular fireworks show and a lighted boat parade. An ultimate dance party is held at Bondi Beach and there are even special events to help the children celebrate at Taronga Zoo.
4- South Lake Tahoe, California
South Lake Tahoe, California! The Snow Globe Music Festival is considered one of the best places to see a great mix of EDM artists on New Year’s Eve. You can dance and party all night, but this event offers something more. Attendees are given lift tickets so they may spend the entire day skiing.
London! Over 250,000 visitors crowd onto the banks of the Thames River and begin the countdown to Big Ben striking the hour of midnight when an elaborate light show and fireworks display take off. The party usually continues throughout the night with activities planned for the next day including a three-hour parade complete with marching bands, colorful floats, costumed dancers and a fine procession of the Queen’s horses.
6- Las Vegas
Las Vegas! Always the party town, over 300,000 visitors show up here to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Beginning at 6 p.m., the famous four-mile-long Strip is shut to vehicle traffic and opened up to those who wish to celebrate by walking around, drinking, mingling and watching various fireworks being shot off from surrounding rooftops. Most of the hotels, clubs, and bars will be offering special shows and activities.
Paris! At the Eiffel Tower, you will see a truly spectacular light show and fireworks display. The streets of Paris come alive with hordes of people celebrating, making the rounds of bars and clubs and having a wonderful time with fireworks and lots of champagne. Romantic New Year’s Eve boat cruises along the Seine are also offered for those who wish for a little privacy for their celebration. Check out our package for Paris! http://armanivacations.com/package/paris-and-bordueax/
You will find celebrations on the beaches all over Hawaii. Enjoy the spectacular fireworks displays lighting up the beautiful waters. All of the beach-side bars and clubs will have special activities planned for the celebration including theme nights and contests. Outdoor music concerts and boat cruises will be offered into the small hours of the night as well.
Miami! You can expect to find celebrations of all types all over this city. You might like to head over to South Beach for a good old-fashioned all-night dance-a-thon. A family friendly event is Miami’s answer to New York’s famous ball drop which is a 35-foot neon “Big Orange” which descends from the Intercontinental Miami.
Yerevan, Armenia! These nation’s most important celebration is New Year which, in fact, lasts here for 5 days till 6th of January! People are gathering, lay a rich table full of various local dishes; go each other’s houses, have toasts, go partying. The most hospitable city you will ever see during New Year! Check out our packages for Armenia! http://armanivacations.com/holidays/