How Cities Celebrate the New Year

New York might be the most well-known New Year’s Eve celebration throughout the world, but these cities pack just as much party as Times Square. 

With firework displays becoming more epic, celebrity appearances and performances and the general positive feeling on the streets, New Year’s Eve is the party of the year. Check out how these cities party and plan to ring in the new year with a bang!


  • NYE Across the Pond

    Londoners know how to host a celebration the world will not stop talking about. For 2013, the fireworks display in London will be even more amazing than usual. Since they hosted the Olympic Games

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  • The Sydney Celebrations is One Not to Miss!

    Aussies will love the planmed festivities in Sydney. Kylie Minogue has been rumored to be the official ambassador for the day and  will be giving her two cents to the fireworks display design. We’re sure they’ll be a blast!

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  • Party With Mickey and Minnie

    There is not better way to have a family friendly New Year’s Eve than to go to Disney World. With spectacular fireworks and events throughout the park, starting off 2013 with Mickey and Minnie will be the little one’s best memory of the new year!

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  • Celebrate Like a Prince in Dubai

    Dubai has become one of the world’s biggest party destinations. From beautiful new buildings like the Burj to the glamorous people, Dubai is certainly a hip place to celebrate the 2013. With big celebrities like Flo Rida set to perform, Dubai’s New Year’s Eve celebrations will be stiff competition for the rest of the world.

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  • An American Classic: Philly’s Annual Mummers Parade

    The Mummers Parade is a folk festival that’s traced by to the 17th century and takes place every New Year’s Day in Philadelphia. With costumes, live music and dance, groups of Mummers parade the streets of Philadelphia in competition for a New Year’s Eve tradition many Philadelphians attend every year.

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  • What Happens in Vegas…

    You can always count on Las Vegas to be a fun time where every day may feel like a New Year’s Eve celebration. With it’s close proximity to Hollywood, tons of celebs will be in Sin City to ring in the year. From partiers like Kim Kardashian to rappers like Ludacris, celebrities are hosting many parties people can buy tickets for and attend.

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  • Grapes and a New Year's Eve in Spain

    The Spanish will celebrate 2013 by eating a grape at the sound of each bell of the clock when it strikes midnight. They also sip on hot chocolate and eat churros as they party on until the early hours of the morning.

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  • The Mother of All Parties: Times Square

    One million revelers flock to the crossroads of world known as Times Square every year. From a show full of big celebrities and presenters, NYC’s big celebration is what every city strives to out-do.

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