New Years Eve is a magical night no matter where in the world you are and Stockholm is no exception. The city is usually covered with glittering snow and the pitch black winter night sky makes for a perfect backdrop for fireworks. Most Stockholmers spend New Year’s either at a party or at a dinner with friends and family. At the stroke of midnight we pull on thick jackets and pants over our fancy party clothes and head outside to toast in champagne and watch the fireworks.
Many also celebrate in various restaurants and bars around town. On this evening it’s very common that restaurants have special New Year’s menus and packages instead of the usual menu and we recommend making reservations if eating out on the 31st.
Here are a few places with special New Year’s celebrations this year:
CLEAN 2015 New Years Party: LGBT New Year’s party. Click to read more.
SLM Stockholm – New Year’s Eve: If you want to celebrate New Year’s eve at SLM (Scandinavian Leather Men) you can do so. This night there is no dresscode requirement so you can come as you are! Click to read more.
Nalen: New Year masquerade ball, dinner and burlesque show. Click to read more.
Skansen: Traditional celebration which is broadcasted on national television. Singing, dancing and fireworks. 23:00-01:00. Click to read more.
Södra Teatern: Yes! New Year’s Party. Click to read more.
The official fireworks will be lit from the water next to Skeppsholmen and can be seen from all quays around the harbor and from the hills of Södermalm.