End the year with a bang!
Are you guys ready for one final blowout this holiday season? We are! And a New Year’s Eve bash complete with our dressiest duds and a little something bubbly is just the way to end one year and start a new one.
But the night isn’t complete without an absolutely spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display! Not sure where to catch a jaw-dropping show? Here are our five fave cities for ringing in the New Year with pyrotechnics!
When it comes to parties, Honolulu knows how to do it big! The island’s “Party of the Year” on Waikiki Beach has everything from food trucks to DJs and live music before the midnight fireworks display. You can even book a New Year’s Eve cruise if you want to watch the pyrotechnics from the water!
Want something uniquely Hawaiian this New Year’s Eve? Start the night with a traditional luau, where you can sample the tasty local cuisine before the fireworks begin.
Best Fireworks Show If: you want to ring in the new year wearing a lei.
Las Vegas, NV
Sin City for New Year’s Eve? Yes, please! The city’s stunning fireworks show is known all over the world for its sheer amazingness!
For New Year’s Eve, the entire strip is closed off to traffic, making it one huge block party. And at midnight, the casinos amp it up with a coordinated, choreographed, jaw-dropping fireworks show.
Best Fireworks Show If: you want to toast the new year with Elvis.
It’s an amazing city to visit any time of the year, but Miami cranks up the heat for its New Year’s Eve festivities! Clubs, hotels, and bars throughout the city all host vibrant bashes set to a Cuban beat.
The city’s New Year’s Eve fireworks take place out in Biscayne Bay, making Bayfront Park the go-to spot for the countdown party and the fireworks. If you’re partying in South Beach, make your way over to Ocean Drive and 15th at midnight for a prime view.
Best Fireworks Show If: you want to salsa your way into the new year.
New York, NY
The street party, the ball drop, and the Central Park fireworks! There’s really nothing that compares to New Year’s Eve in NYC. Every restaurant and bar in the city is decorated, live music spills out of pubs, and the city is ready to celebrate.
The countdown party in Times Square is the most iconic New Year’s Eve celebration in the country. But if you want to see it in person, you’ll have to get there early. Nearby areas are known to reach capacity and close their doors by 6 or 7 p.m.
If you don’t want to get there that early, check out viewing parties at the surrounding hotels for a swanky soiree with drinks and a view!
Best Fireworks Show If: you want the classic New Year’s Eve experience.
Orlando might not be the first city that comes to mind when you think of over-the-top New Year’s Eve fireworks, but we have one word for you: Disney.
The Mouse House is famous for its fireworks year-round, so you can just imagine how much more magical it is around the holidays. All of the parks and hotels have spectacular fireworks, but our fave is Epcot. Each section of this theme park represents a different country, and you can ring in the New Year at each of their home times.
Best Fireworks Show If: you’re celebrating with the kids.
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