10 Best Destinations to Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020
Here is the list of 10 Best places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations. Looking for a destination where to celebrate New Years Eve. We complied the world top 10 destinations.
New Year’s Eve is approaching and it is time to decide where to celebrate this amazing night. Whether you are looking for a great party or a spectacular street parade, there are different destinations around the world where celebrations become insurmountable, because the whole city dresses up to receive the New Year. Among exciting fireworks shows, huge parties and different cultural traditions, the options are endless; that is why you are presented with 10 spectacular places so that among friends and family you extraordinarily receive this year.
Below is a list of 10 best destinations to Celebrate New Year’s Eve 2020:
- Cape Town, South Africa:
This vibrant city celebrates the New Year for three days in a row. It all starts with a concert of Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, followed by a great show of fireworks at midnight. Probably, the party organized by Table Mountain is the best to appreciate this show due to its exceptional panoramic view. The celebration continues at the Victoria Falls Carnival, where you can welcome the New Year in a fun way while enjoying the best live music. On the other hand, on January 1, activities in Cape Town do not stop, as thousands of people go to the different local beaches to participate in the parade, during which more than 10,000 artists dance and sing along the colorful streets of the town.
- Maui, Hawaii:
Maui has become a must to receive the New Year, since the tropical climate and the great fireworks show that takes place on the beach, make the night of December 31 unforgettable; especially the show of fireworks that takes place in Wailea Resort Association has become the largest in the whole island. In Maui, both day and night are full of activities: from cruises that offer dinner and party to a special luau in Kaanapali, where you can receive the New Year with Polynesian music and typical dances of the place. Also, the bars and clubs are in Waterfront are hosting themed evenings and concerts outdoors.
- Hong Kong, China:
The events of this cosmopolitan destination promise to be the best in the world. The celebration begins at the Times Square shopping mall in Hong Kong, where a replica of the New York ball drop takes place. Afterward, an incredible celebration takes place in Victoria Harbor, where locals gather to party on boats, rooftops and the Avenue of Stars in Tsim Tsa Shui. In this avenue, you can find the best views to enjoy the amazing light show, as one of the skylines the world’s most dramatic lights with a magnificent pyrotechnic parade. The closing of the celebrations is dazzling: a dragon forms in the sky and dances to the rhythm of the music.
- Nassau, Bahamas:
The people of Nassau receive the New Year in the most fun way possible. The Junkanoo, emblematic parade of the Bahamas, marks the beginning of the festivities and, in it, the most important streets of the island between music, dance, and costumes are covered. The celebration ends with a huge party on the beach where you can appreciate the different fireworks shows that the island offers. Upon receiving the New Year at this destination you can not only be part of one of Nassau’s most important cultural traditions, but you can share with your family and friends one of the most spectacular dinners on the whole island at Atlantis and Grand Lucayan hotels.
- Valparaíso, Chile:
The cultural capital of Chile becomes the home of one of the most extravagant New Year’s shows in the entire continent. Millions of visitors arrive in the city to witness the largest fireworks display in Latin America during the three-day festival. The fireworks show can be seen from 17 different points along the entire coast between Valparaiso and Vina de Mar. This great exhibition ends with a cascade of sparks that fall on the water, offering all the spectators an exciting closing and beginning of the year. Also, cultural traditions are present for everyone, both locals and visitors, to receive this 2020 in the best way. In this destination, the New Year’s party becomes a ritual.
- Porto, Portugal:
The eve of the New Year can be celebrated in different parts of the city. Between street parties and dinners in restaurants, the options to celebrate are endless in this destination. Aliados Avenue, in front of the City Hall of Porto, becomes the place to celebrate the arrival of 2020. On this avenue, thousands of people gather to dance to the rhythm of the different musical proposals and to observe exciting fireworks. If you prefer to celebrate differently, you can do it aboard a cruise on the Douro River or in one of the different nightclubs, where the party lasts until the sunrise.
- Bangkok, Thailand:
The festivities in this metropolis take place in Central World Square, where hundreds of people gather to be part of an entertainment show and lights accompanied by live concerts and huge video screens that project the different New Year celebrations around the world. The party continues in the different nightclubs and in the lively bars that surround the city streets. Also, several rooftops offer theme parties and dinners with a view of the different pyrotechnic parades. Asitique, a night market, is one of the most popular places in Bangkok to count down and welcome the New Year.
- Galapagos Islands, Ecuador:
The Galapagos Islands have become a unique destination to celebrate the arrival of 2020 thanks to the excellent tropical climate and the wonders that the island offers. The best way to discover this heavenly place is through the different cruises that propose a unique way to start the year. Sailing through the Baltra port, you will visit the Prince Felipe Steps, as well as the colonies of seabirds, corals, and bones of North Seymour Island over seven days. On the night of the 31st, the cruises offer themed dinners, parties with live music and the spectacular fireworks show in the middle of the sea.
- Manhattan, New York:
It has an environment that is lived in very few cities. It is the meeting point of over a million people who welcome the New Year together. Times Square is the place where you must be to make the countdown, although also from some skyscrapers or near the Statue of Liberty you can admire the fireworks in their entire splendor.
- Los Cabos, Mexico:
One of the most fun places to celebrate in this country. Los Cabos will captivate you completely with its beautiful scenery and night party. By this time thousands of people from all over the world come to enjoy the beaches of Mexico right here. You will delight yourself with the best food; there will be a lot of music with bands and DJs so you can have the most fun between Mexican parties, Latin nights, parties on board a catamaran or at a club at night.
Conclusion: There are countries where traditions are very different from yours. Discover the new ways to celebrate the arrival of the Happy New Year 2020 in different continents, and do not forget to prepare your rituals to say goodbye to a new stage and welcome a year full of good times, fortune and much happiness.