Whether you’re looking to party the night away or watch some of the world’s most impressive fireworks, we’ve got the perfect London 2020 New Year’s Eve ideas for you.

We’ve got everyone covered – from families looking to celebrate with young children to those capable of pulling an all-nighter. Take your pick from the below.

  1. London’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks

The best viewing locations for the London New Year’s Eve Fireworks require you to buy a ticket. Whilst the primary release of tickets is now sold out, there are still opportunities to bag some. Sign-up to find out more here. If you’re still unsuccessful, don’t worry. Check out lots of other places to see the London New Year’s Eve Fireworks below.


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  1. London’s New Year’s Day Parade

For a family-friendly and high-octane bout of fun, head to Piccadilly from noon on New Year’s Day for the New Year’s Day Parade. You can find out more on the official LNYDP site.


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  1. Join a boat party with Capital Pleasure Boats

Take your pick between dining onboard or drinks onboard options and enjoy some revelry on the Thames with Capital Pleasure Boats. The boats moor up where they can and you should get a reasonably good look at the fireworks. Book your spot here.


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  1. New Year’s Eve Ball at Battersea Evolution

Dance the night away until 3 am at the New Year’s Eve Ball at Battersea Evolution. Your ticket is all-inclusive and includes drinks, canapes, four-course banquet, entertainment, dodgems and disco.


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  1. Mayfair Masquerade Gala Dinner

Being held at Hilton, Park Lane, the Mayfair Masquerade Gala Dinner is sure to entertain. Tickets are on sale by Eventbrite and include a sophisticated menu followed by a party in the Grand Ballroom.


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  1. Get cosy in Jimmy’s Winter Igloos

With fondue and fine feasting, along with nine companions, this is a personal and private way to celebrate New Year’s Eve in style, by hiring one of Jimmy’s Winter Igloos. They are great for watching the fireworks too.


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  1. The Candlelight Club

Celebrate the start of the 2020s by stepping back in time to the 1920s! With cabaret and flapper girls, The Candlelight Club is looking to put on a fantastic New Year’s Eve event.


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  1. Ice Palace New Year’s Eve

Party in style at the Ice Palace at 8 Northumberland Avenue. The event includes a live band and an impressive view of the fireworks. There’s also a sit-down dinner and outstanding theming.


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  1. Tiny Dancers Family Rave

Don’t leave the youngest family members out this NYE. The Tiny Dancers Family Rave will be in Tooting on the afternoon of 31st December 2019. The event includes lots of family fun including face painting, bubbles and inflatables as well as plenty of dancing and a licensed bar for the adults. Find out more here.

  1. Silent Disco – Secret Warehouse

Switch between three different DJs to enjoy the Silent Disco, Secret Warehouse, NYE Edition. Get your tickets here. Whatever the tastes of those in your party, you’re all sure to have a great time.


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  1. New Year’s Day Ceilidh

If you’d rather party on 1st January, then opt for the New Year’s Day Ceilidh with Cut a Shine at the Southbank Centre. This is an event sure to have everyone joining in and having fun!


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  1. Snuggle up on Hampstead Heath

Head out of the city centre, pick a spot on Hampstead Heath wrapped up warm, and watch the fireworks over the capital. Head to Parliament Hill for the best views and you’ll be sure to find others ringing in the New Year along with you.

  1. Watch the fireworks for free

Whilst many central London locations for watching the fireworks are ticketed, try heading to one of the bridges to catch a good look. In previous years, Millennium Bridge, Southwark Bridge, Tower Bridge, Vauxhall Bridge and Lambeth Bridge have all been good places to watch the display. Do get there early and wrap up warm!


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  1. Viennese NYE Gala at the Barbican

The Barbican is playing host to the Viennese NYE Gala which looks set to be an impressive event. With moving and rousing classical music including pieces such as the Tritsch Tratsch Polka, the Gala will be an uplifting way to begin your New Year’s celebrations.


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  1. Sky Garden’s Great Gatsby NYE Party

Another spot with impressive views for the fireworks, but somewhere to party the night away is the Sky Garden. Their Great Gatsby NYE Party is selling out fast, so grab your tickets before they go. Choose from several different dining and drinking options.


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Pick the event that suits you and make your booking before it’s too late. Don’t forget to organise your London New Year’s Eve accommodation. We’ve still got a good amount of availability in many of our serviced apartments in London near to the city’s top events.

COVID-19 NOTICE: We are offering discounted rates at many properties during this time. Apartments available for key workers and those who need emergency accommodation due to current accommodation closures. All properties are operating reduced housekeeping services.