New Year's Eve
Information about New Year's Eve
Fireworks on New Year's Eve.
Significance: New Year's Eve, the last day of the year, is on December 31 (Gregorian calendar). The island nations of Kiribati and Samoa are the first to welcome the New Year while Honolulu, Hawaii is among the last. The celebrations go on past midnight.
Feasts and observances
Reflection; late-night partying; family gatherings; feasting; gift exchanges; fireworks; countdowns; watchnight services; social gatherings, during which participants dance, eat, consume beverages, and/or watch or light fireworks
Old Year's Day, Saint Sylvester's Day, Hogmanay, Calennig, Silvester, Réveillon, Old Year's Night, Ano Novo, Año Nuevo, Nochevieja, Bagong Taon, Malam Tahun Baru, Oud en Nieuw, Nytårsaften, Nyttårsaften, Nyårsafton, Uusivuosi, Uusaasta, Viti i ri, Revelion, Ajunul Anului Nou, Nova godina, Sylwester, Nowy Rok, December 31