World’s top 10 best places to celebrate Christmas & New Year

Christmas & new year celebrations

Well! 2018 is coming to an end. And I am sure we all have a lot to celebrate with Christmas around the corner and New Year’s Eve. Traveling to the best places to celebrate Christmas and new years is the only thing that’s in your mind right now. Wondering which is the perfect destination to be when the clock ticks 12 this December 31st? Here are the world’s top 10 best places you should visit to experience the grand celebration.

1. Sydney, Australia

Sydney, Australia Christmas & new year celebrations

If you are planning to go to Sydney during this time. There are infinite celebrations around. Head on to the hyde park, shopping district Pitt street mall, Bondi beach to have a merry Christmas with the enchanting lights all around and church bells ringing all over.

Opera house, Sydney harbor beach, Darling Harbour all of these are wonderful places during new years. With firecrackers bursting you will love the view. And there are also music festivals that happen during this time, which enchants your soul and mind in a beautiful manner.

2. Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland Christmas & new year celebrations

In Edinburgh, there are multiple things to do, from traditional Christmas markets, ice skating, Christmas shopping, concerts, Christmas meals, sharing a brief history of Edinburgh all these will sparkle your Christmas feels.

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay festival is one of the greatest celebrations during the new years. It’s a 3-day event which includes torchlight procession, live music concerts, street party, traditional dancing, massive fireworks, costume parade and finally ends with a cold dip in the river.

3. New York, USA.

New year & Christmas celebrations in New York, USA.

Visit Manhattan for the wonderful light displays during Christmas time, shopping at holiday markets, watch the radio city Christmas spectacular which comprises of shows that will entertain you to the maximum. Attend the beautiful tree lights in places like Bryant Park, Lincoln Square, and the South Street Seaport. And also the terrific ice skating in Manhattan. Do not forget to party hard in Times Square during new years eve.

4. Paris, France

Christmas & New year celebrations in Paris, France

The City of romance also has amazing things to do during the festive season. Illuminate your tour with the Christmas lights and decor from the Champs-Elysees to Montmartre through Place Vendome. Shop at the Christmas markets of La Défense, the one at the Avenue des Champs Elysées or even at the Trocadéro which are the biggest market of Paris.

Disney land becomes even more magical during the Christmas eve when the Disney characters are dressed in Christmas clothes to celebrate the Christmas and new years. Go clubbing! For you would want to tap a dance during the 31st night. Interesting dancing places in Trocado aquarium were you will dance in an aquarium surrounded by sharks and fishes. The Ice Kube bar will enrich you in the rhythm of dance with ice skating. So now you know where to go this time!

5. Miami, Florida

Christmas & new year celebrations in Miami, Florida

What could be better than celebrating new years in Miami Beach? With an “Orange Drop” the amazing fireworks all over the place. Also, fabulous artists playing in downtown Bayfront Park in the city.

You can also visit the deep south golden sand beaches of Miami and fun parks of Orlando to celebrate Christmas and Bourbon street for new years eve.

6. Las Vegas

Christmas & new year celebrations in Las Vegas

Reminds of the exciting adventures in here! During Christmas, the Bellagio Fountains puts on a special show performing classic holiday tunes. The Bellagio Conservatory will take you to the winter wonderland, where you will see sparkling Christmas lights decorated in a beautiful manner. Experience the Ice rink at cosmopolitan which transforms the pool into an Ice rink and many more things that you can’t miss out on when in Vegas.

Fremont Street has a tremendous new year party, with concerts, and fireworks all night. The Strip is also one of the places to go during new years eve.

7. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Christmas & new year celebrations in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio De Janeiro is the most celebrated place in the world. And the outfit for the new years eve is white, for they believe in peace. It is not mandatory but I suggest you do follow the tradition. For food, the specials being pork and fish. By midnight you need to have 7 raisins and do not throw the seeds, keep it in your wallet. Apparently, you will always have money in your wallet, is their belief. Every 1st December, in Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, the world’s largest floating Christmas tree is set up. Make sure to celebrate this season of festive with amazing beauty around.

8. Hong Kong, China

Christmas & new year celebrations in Hong Kong, China

Tap your feet this new years eve in the most amazing beats and new year parties in Hong Kong. Do visit the Victoria Harbour in the downtown area, where you can enrich the beauty of the Cruise night with fireworks and lights. There is also a new years parade, which is a must to visit on 31st December to enjoy the wildest party.

9. Amsterdam, Netherlands

Christmas & new year celebrations in Amsterdam, Netherlands

New years in the Netherlands has its own essence of fun. No Dutch celebration would be complete without deep-fried dough balls and champagne to sip in the through the night. Wandering in the night around the city streets you might end up partying in amazing places such as Dam Square, Rembrandtplein, Nieuwmarkt and Leidseplein.

You can also experience the new years with an ice dip in the North Sea at coastal locations of Netherlands. What a wonderful way to end the year.

10. Bangkok, Thailand

Christmas & new year celebrations in Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok is ranked as the 7th best place to celebrate new years in the world. With high energy concerts, beautiful fireworks and the never-ending parties that will make you cherish this new year forever. Oh! And don’t forget the full moon party which goes on from morning until the sunrise, the next day. With madness all around.

Also, the lanterns and lights event in Chiang Mai which is a view to watch. Celebrations at LoyabNavs river cruise with your loved ones is also a perfect place to celebrate new years.

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