As the clocks strike midnight on December 31st, heads turn up towards sky all over the world. And while most fireworks show an adequate drawing of the ‘oohs’ and ‘ahhs’ they are supposed to produce, there are a small number of them that leave locals and visitors with their mouths wide open and their jaws on the floor. Some nine sites across the globe have committed themselves to spectacularly kicking off the New Year so if you’re looking for some huge inspiration for the best fireworks for new year then look no further than the best firework displays around the world.
New Years Fireworks in London
Every year people flock to London to see in the new year on the banks of the River Thames. The Mayor in charge always puts on a spectacular display for visitors from the UK and abroad. Advanced pyrotechnics in London for NYE have become so popular that the event has become ticketed to avoid overcrowding. The banks still swarm regularly with pumped-up partygoers, but at least the £10 stops you from trying to set up shop in the middle of the day to find a viewing place. Tickets are published on the Mayor’s web site in waves toward the end of each year.
New Years Fireworks In St Ives Cornwall
You can enjoy the fantastic coastal scenery of St Ives while also enjoying the free firework displays the town has to offer on New Years. From 6 pm on new years eve, the roads in St Ives are closed to traffic, and people gather to see in the new year together, right by the sea! There are many bars, clubs and restaurants to enjoy while you wait for the firework finale. Most people head down to the sea/beach to get the best glimpse. It’s a real magical occasion, and there’s a lot of love in the air!
New Years Fireworks Edinburgh
Edinburgh is the best place to see in the new year if you’re in Scotland, it’s the second most popular fireworks event in the UK after London. Live bands are playing all night long near the castle, which just so happens to be the best place to see the fireworks too. If you’re heading to Edinburgh and you aren’t familiar with temperatures, you may want to wrap yourself up nice and warm as Scotland’s winters can be freezing!
New Years Fireworks Cardiff
Cardiff is the capital city of Wales, it is known for its fantastic sporting teams for both football and rugby and has excellent architecture, views and shopping. There is an array of fireworks displays and parties to see in the new year across the city. Still, if you want to experience a professionally organised firework display then your best option would be to organise yourself a trip to the winter wonderland near to the cities civic centre, you’ll see a great light show there.
New Years Fireworks Manchester
Manchester is the UK’s second city and home to some of the most famous football clubs in the world Manchester City and Manchester United. The new year’s fireworks take place at Albert Square which houses the city’s Cathedral. It’s an alcohol-free event, and not somewhere you should consider taking your own beer to, it’s very much family-oriented, so an excellent evening for the kids to enjoy too. iT’s the perfect event to end off the year and see in the new one, and the fireworks are a spectacle.
New years Fireworks To Enjoy At Home.
If you’ve decided to celebrate new years at home with the family or a few friends, then there are some spectacular firework bundles and easy to put on displays for new years. Here are some of the fireworks that could make your home display the best in the street:
New Years In Allendale
Allendale is a village in Northumberland in the north of the UK. It’s often shown on maps as being called Allendale Town, but there is a tiny population of just a few thousand people in this area. Allendale has it’s very own unique traditions for seeing in the new year. While the focus isn’t central to setting off fireworks, it’s a beautiful and unique experience for the whole family. The celebration itself is known as The Tar Bah’l of Allendale Town, and though it might look quite scary, they do it to ward off evil.
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