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Cardiff New Year's Eve 2019

Find the best new year's eve fireworks, parties & hotels for NYE 2018-2019 in Cardiff

Cardiff new years eve

Cardiff hosts a popular fee new year's eve party at the city's famlus City Hall, with an evening of food and live entertainment leading up to the fireworks over the bay at midnight.

Cardiff is a city well known for liking a party so it will come as no surprise that new year's eve, or Calennig as it's known here, is no exception, with locals and visitors alike taking to the many bars, restaurants and hotels to join the party to welcome the new year in style.

City Hall New Year's Eve

Head down to the City Hall in central Cardiff on new year's eve, where the Winter Wonderland provides the focal point of the festivities. The Winter Wonderland takes place throughout the festive season in Cardiff, with the new year's eve party and fireworks one of the most popular events.

Attractions to draw the crowds include an always popular outdoor ice rink, which is open for skating from 10am throughout the holidays, while the family funfair located around the Civic Centre is open from midday.

On new year's eve the live music takes place on a stage set up in front of City Hall from around 7.30pm and continues right through the night until midnight, when there will be the spectacular new year fireworks display.

The local bus company then provides a free new year's eve bus service to make it easier for everyone to get home without having to worry about bringing the car or selecting a designated driver!

Black and White NYE Gala

Elsewhere in Cardiff, if the big public party isn't your thing, then you might like to check out the annual Black and White New Year's Eve Gala Ball at St David's Hotel on Cardiff Bay, where there is a champagne reception followed by fine dining feast and live entertainment - get more details and book your place here.

We'll have details on more of the top Cardiff parties for NYE 2019 as the date draws closer.

New Year's Eve Hotels

There is a wide range of hotel accommodation in Cardiff, but the city will be well booked up on new year's eve so make sure you reserve well in advance.

Popular places include the Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel and Spa, Jury's Inn, The Clayton Hotel and the Radisson Blu.

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

NYE Live Stream

There are some live webcam views over Cardiff Bay which may afford you a view of some fireworks come midnight:

Cardiff webcams

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