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New Year's Eve in Copenhagen, Denmark

Celebrating New Year's Eve in Copenhagen?


Copenhagen Tivoli Fireworks

Copenhagen Tivoli Fireworks

Steen Bjerregaard, Visit Denmark

If you're spending New Year's Eve in Copenhagen you have a variety of events and locations to choose from! New Year's Eve in Copenhagen is a major annual event and here are the best ways to celebrate in the capital of Denmark:

As tradition goes, at midnight on December 31, countless Copenhagen locals - and visitors - meet on the square of Amalienborg, the Royal Palace. There, they celebrate the arrival of the new year and wish each other Happy New Year. It's also a great chance to see the Royal Guard Parade in red gala uniforms.

Or, you can attend one of the New Year's buffets most Copenhagen hotels offer on December 31. Even if you're staying at a location that doesn't offer this, you can still get tickets for another hotel's New Year's buffet or dinner gala. Take a look at cheap hotels in Copenhagen.

While it is common for families and friends to spend New Year's Eve in Denmark with each other, younger Danes in Copenhagen almost always go to local clubs and have new year's parties of their own. Clubs in Copenhagen are packed on New Year's Eve.

For same-sex/GLBT couples and singles, consider going to the New Year's "Pan Dance", the same-sex New Years Ball in Copenhagen, Denmark. Visit New Year's Pan Dance for details.

This article is part of the series New Year's Eve in Scandinavia, where you can find out lots more about New Year's Eve at your destination!

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