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Stockholm New Years Eve 2018

Fireworks, Events, Parties, Hotels, Restaurants, Concerts

Stockholm, Sweden, 31 December 2017, Midnight

Stockholm harbour

Stockholm is beautiful city to visit anytime of year, but come winter and the new year's eve period it looks like something right out of a fairy tale, especially when covered in snow. It offers visitors an array of activities including skiing, ice skating, a chance to marvel at the most beautiful sunsets, visit the Christmas markets, museums and palaces and don’t forget to try some of the Glogg!
 
Visit the Old Town for its cafes, markets and boutiques all within its wonderfully medieval streets. Take the chance to see the Stockholm Cathedral and the Royal Palace among many other great sights in this area.
 
If you’re looking to glam it up in Stckholm, the district of Ostermalm should be high on your lost of places to visit, peruse the designer shops and antique dealers, this is where people come to spend some money!
 
Go see the sites, spend the day exploring but remember to take time for Fika (coffee, cake and a chat!) sounds like a good plan to me.

New Year Fireworks, Events, Parties

Popular areas on New Years Eve include gathering at The City Hall where locals and tourists alike venture to welcome the new year and watch the fireworks light up the sky. You can also visit the Old Town and Gamla Stan which is another popular local hot spot on New Years Eve.
 
If you want something a bit more lively and with nightlife, then Slussen is for you, with lots of bars and clubs, it gets crazy busy here come midnight and the fireworks start.
 
Those in the Sodermalm area can watch the fireworks from Skeppsholmen, then venture into the bars and clubs on Gotgatan.
 
Visit Skansen, where the official countdown is held, there’s music and speeches before the grand fireworks display at midnight. This is a very popular area to gather and it is televised for the rest of Sweden to see.
 
You could always just grab your bottle of champagne and wander to the waterfront area, or if you are near to the Skanstullsbron or Västerbron bridges, these are great places to stop and watch the fireworks.
 
For a more panoramic view of the city and to see all the firework displays many people opt for Fjallgatan or Skinnarviksberget.
 
Sample some Scandinavian cuisine or keep it “international” with some fantastic restaurants:
 
Mathias Dahlgren - Matbaren
Smorgastarteriet
Pubologi
Stockholms Gastabud
Bistro Bestick

NYE Live Streaming, Webcams

This live webcam is of City Centre, Stureplan

New Years Eve Hotels

There are plenty of hotels to choose from in the city of Stockholm, at the festive time of year make sure you book well in advance to avoid disappointment:
 
Ett Hem
Hotel Skeppsholmen
Lydmar Hotel
Hotel Rival
Miss Clara by Nobis

You can search for deals at all of these venues, plus other local hotels here.

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