New Year’s Eve can be a tricky time of year to navigate with thousands of parties springing up in cities all over the world. To help guide you, Resident Advisor have picked the very best New Year’s Eve parties in Europe for you to let loose at as 2019 rolls in.
From a stunning boat on the River Seine to a 24 hour rave in Berlin, these parties are the perfect hangouts for you and your mates to experience the best that Europe has to offer. And there’s something for everyone; from intimate spaces to explosive warehouses, the weirder and more wonderful the better. If you don’t make it to these clubs this December, make sure they go on your must-visit list because these are the clubs with a no compromise approach to programming, electric dance floors and world-class sound systems – what more could you need for your most memorable NYE yet?
Best New Year’s Eve Parties in Europe
New Year’s Eve in Paris: Concrete
Paris has gone through a dance music renaissance over the past decade, making it a real hot spot for New Year’s Eve 2018/19. So where’s the best place to ring in the New Year in Paris? You won’t be disappointed with the all-day-all-night soiree at Concrete; a boat set over three glorious floors on the River Seine that’s arguably been the driving force of Paris’s resurgent club scene.
New Year’s Eve in London: E1 & Percolate
E1 London is joining forces with local promoters Percolate to bring some huge names in dance music to East London for a 12-hour party this New Year’s Eve. Expect incredible acoustics across two rooms with sounds of electronica, funk, house, techno, afrobeat and everything in between. Bangers all night long!
Address: E1 London, 110 Pennington Street, Wapping, London E1W 2BB
Want more party tips? Check out Resident Advisor’s Guide to Clubbing in London.
Where to stay: Book your hostel in London for New Year’s Eve now!
New Year’s Eve in Amsterdam: Audio Obscura @ Temp
An abandoned office block may not be your typical New Year’s Eve locale, but we’re all about new experiences in 2019 so why not start as you mean to go on? Continuing their streak of throwing events in Amsterdam’s most unusual and under the radar locations, Audio Obscura are bringing local artists Dekmantel Soundsystem and Cinnaman as well as global DJ Gerd Janson to ensure NYE 2019 is one to remember.
Address: Temp, Burgerweeshuispad 100, 1076ER Amsterdam
Want more party tips? Check out Resident Advisor’s Guide to Clubbing in Amsterdam.
Where to stay: Book your hostel in Amsterdam for New Year’s Eve now!
New Year’s Eve in Lisbon: Lux Fragil
In recent years, grungy warehouse spaces have become a bit of a thing, so it’s rare to stumble across a club like Lux Fragil. But then again, Lux isn’t your average club. Known for it’s strikingly refined and continually shifting interior it’s a smorgasbord of the weird and the wonderful. As well as being the best place in Portugal to hear dance music, it’s surely the only club in Europe where you’ll stumble across a giant polar bear under the stairs?! If you’re in Lisbon this New Year’s Eve, this place is a must.
Address: Av. Infante D. Henrique,Armazém A, Cais da Pedraa Sta Apolónia, 1950-376 Lisbon
Want more Lisbon tips? Check out our post on 12 reasons why we’re obsessed with Lisbon.
Where to stay: Book your hostel in Lisbon for New Year’s Eve now!
New Year’s Eve in Berlin: Funkhaus
Get ready for some of the biggest names in dance music to descend on Funkhaus for a massive end-of-year blowout. HYTE has been bringing its party all around the globe this year, and its return to Funkhaus is highly anticipated. Expect a diverse, carefully curated lineup that won’t stop for 24 hours. Yep, you read that right. Time to break in those dancing shoes!
New Year’s Eve in Rome: Goa Club
Descriptions of Goa Club don’t do it justice. Like all the best venues, it really must be experienced first-hand. Since 1996, it’s been serving the people of Rome with a weekly programme of high-quality electronic music, set against a backdrop of exquisite interior design. It also pulls off a tricky double act: the club is known as both an excellent place to relax and an excellent place to dance, so if you need to recharge before the clock strikes midnight, Goa is definitely the club for you this New Year’s Eve in Rome.
New Year’s Eve in Brussels: Fuse
Having opened in the mid-90s, Fuse is one of Belgium’s longest-running dance music institutions and it’s a must if you’re looking for a fantastic place to party this New Year’s Eve in Brussels. This year it celebrated its 22nd birthday with a day-long party featuring some of electronic music’s best DJs. Expect the party to go on and on, well into the following afternoon.
New Year’s Eve in Dublin: Wigwam
Formerly known as The Twisted Pepper, Wigwam is just a stone’s throw from Dublin’s main thoroughfare, O’Connell Street. A cafe by day, this events space is kitted out with a Void system and a basement room with a ceiling low enough to smack your hands off in the rave. Expect party tunes, vinyl rarities and sounds from the Far East. That’s your New Year’s Eve in Dublin sorted!
New Year’s Eve in Prague: Roxy
Established in 1992, Roxy is Prague’s premier nightclub. Situated downtown, this large venue gives off a dilapidated warehouse vibe and attracts an array of world class artists who tend to explore the darker corners of techno. If you like your music heavy, Roxy is the place to be this New Year’s Eve in Prague.
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