Frankfurt is the largest city in the German state of Hesse. Centrally located at the heart of Germany, it is a significant business and commercial centre with a distinct cultural landscape that draws millions of travellers every year.
Germany has got into the habit of boisterous celebrations ever since the return of millennium. Spectacular festivals and New Year events in Frankfurt take place at this trendiest New Year destination. Join the Germans to spend your New Year’s Eve in Frankfurt in the snazziest parties at the pubs, discos and clubs. Watch fireworks lighting up the night sky from various viewpoints as you dine and cruise along the Main River. To soak in some culture, watch the English theatre or Operas while raising a toast of Feuezangenbowle, a traditional drink, are some things to do in Frankfurt on New Year’s Eve.
New Year celebrations in Frankfurt is also known as Silvester’s Day named after Saint Sylvester who died on the 31st of December. Frankfurt has some of the best attractions that would fill up your travel diaries. Frankfurt Cathedral, Historic Museum Gruneburgpark and the Goethe House are some of them.
The old section of Sachsenhausen area is the epicenter of vibrant nightlife in Frankfurt. The lively nightlife of Frankfurt is abuzz with various forms of entertainment for all age groups. A diverse assortment of chic bars, restaurants and nightclubs are spread throughout the city that would be arranging an exciting array of events like DJ music, live performances with a delectable gourmet feast that would make New Year’s Eve memorable for their guests. Batschkapp, Elfer music club, Jazzkeller and Robert Johnson are some the best places to party on New Year’s Eve. They have famous artists coming onboard to celebrate the city’s musical legacy and keep the dance floor grooving all through the night. The best venues for jazz are around the Kleine Bockenneimer Strasse.
Among the restaurants, Schillerstrasse has a wonderful selection of Asian cuisine specialities. Lovers of Italian food can try Trares restaurant and bar. The 20s party at Margaret restaurant or Masquerade party at You Grand, happy New year party at Velvet Club are some places that have a host of parties lined up on New Year’s Eve. Cocktail lovers can join the New Year’s celebrations at the Die Rote Bar, Harveys, or Roomers bar that have a cozy ambience where you can let your hair down and enjoy the night. Clubbers can groove all night at the Silver Gold Club or watch sports events on the large screen at the sports bar of Fox and Hound.
Frankfurt is the birthplace of techno music. Classical music and concerts here are also world famous. Alte Oper is a principal venue to catch the performances by the Frankfurt Museum Opera on New Year’s Eve. The English theatre is the largest English speaking theatre in Europe that brings West End and Broadway productions to Frankfurt. You can book your ticket for the Cabaret-A musical on New Year’s Eve here and enjoy the show. You just can't miss the musical concert of the KuddelMuddel festival that is an annual event held on New Year’s Eve.
Your New Year’s Eve party in Frankfurt is surely incomplete without watching the firework display at the stroke of the midnight. Join the crowd at Romerberg Square or climb up 250 metres on the Main Tower and bridges of the Main River, Latin Square in Sachsenhausen to watch the dramatic fireworks explode over Frankfurt. River main is the vantage point to get the best view of pyrotechnics.
Getting onboard a New Year’s cruise in Frankfurt can be an excellent idea. You can sail down the River Main along the riverside towns of Speyer, Mainz, Basel, Breisach and Strassburg, while watching the fireworks display on the New Year’s Eve from the deck.