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New Year’s Eve in Stockholm 2013
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New Year’s Eve in Stockholm 2013

Looking for the best places to party in Stockholm this New Year’s Eve? Or just a quiet spot to view the fireworks with your loved ones? Regardless of which, YLC knows what to do and where to go!


If you’re in Stockholm this year for nyårsafton then you’re in luck. Stockholm is one of the most beautiful cities in which to ring in the New Year. 

Regardless of whether you prefer to spend a calm night with your sweetheart or party into a Swedish oblivion, there are plenty of options to celebrate 2014. We’ve gathered a list of some New Year’s Eve festivities taking place on Dec. 31st 2013….


Where to view the New Year’s Eve fireworks

The City Hall

City Hall, or Stadshuset, is a charming gathering point for New Year’s Eve. Its spire featuring the golden Three Crowns is one of the most famous silhouettes in Stockholm and provides a beautiful back drop to watch the fireworks.


A Historical location set high upon the edge of a cliff with a fantastic view of the city and a spectacular spot to see the midnight fireworks.


The party-lovers in Stockholm will gather at Södermalmstorg, located on Götgatan in the Södermalm district of Stockholm. You can expect the bars and restaurants in the area to be brimming with nightlife and locals to be partying in the streets until the break of dawn.


This beautiful walking path stretches nearly a mile with a magnificent view of City Hall,  Lake Mälaren, and Riddarholmen, and is a great place to see the fireworks from miles around.

New Year’s Eve Events: Classical

Gamla Stan

For a lot of locals, Stockholm’s Old Town is a favorite hotspot on New Year’s Eve. Here, you can attend the popular Nyårskonsert at Storkyrkan and enjoy renowned musical artists and live orchestra performances of Bach and Haydn in the evening and later join the crowds to watch the fireworks over the water.

Date: 31st December & 1st January

Time: 16.00

Location: Storkyrkan

Address: Trångsund 1, Gamla stan, 111 29 Stockholm


On New Year’s Eve, Stockholm’s Skansen open-air museum will host a live broadcast of Tennyson’s Ring Out Wild Bells at midnight with performances and choir music watched by millions. Fireworks can also be seen.

New Year at Berns

Complete with a dance floor, live band, DJ’s, five-course dinner and bar. The festivities will begin at 18:00 and ends at 4:00 am.

Location: Berns Hotel

Address: Berzelii Park Stockholm

Price:1.595 kr

New Year at the Grand Hotel

During the evening listen and dance to Ambassadeur, a 13-piece orchestra performing big band music. A luxurious seafood dinner included.

Date: Tuesday 31st December

Time: 18.30

Location: Vinterträdgården, Grand Hotel

Address: Stallgatan 6, Royals entré Stockholm

Price:1.720 kr. Book here

New Year’s Eve Concert at The Royal Palace

Enjoy a concert at Slottskyrkan of the Royal Palace. Försvarsmusiken and Arméns Musikkår, with direction by Mats Janhagen, will perform many pieces by various composers to give you an unforgettable experience.

Date: Tuesday 31st December

Time: 13.00

Location: Slottskyrkan, Kungliga Slottet

Address: Slottsbacken 1, Gamla Stan

Price: Free entry, but seat reservations required. Book by phone (08-402 61 30) and pick up your reservation ticket at the palace ticket office.


In the mood to party? Night Clubs in Stockholm

A word of advice if you plan to hit the club scene in Stockholm: Dress to impress! Stockholm bouncers won’t hesitate to turn you away if they don’t think you’re on par with the “beautiful people”. Also many clubs will throw special parties on New Year’s Eve which you will have to buy tickets for. Click on the links below to check out prices.

Check tickets at Tickster.se

Clubs in Stockholm for New Year’s Eve:

Debaser Medis at Medborgarplatsen 8, 118 26 Stockholm – 08 694 79 00

Debaser Hornstulls Strand at Hornstulls strand 4, 117 39 Stockholm – 08-653 63 50

Café Opera – Karl XII:s torg, 111 47 Stockholm – 08-676 58 07

Södra Teatern – Mosebacke 3, Stockholm – 08-531 994 90

Laroy – Biblioteksgatan 23, Stockholm –  08 545 076 50

Spy Bar – Birger Jarlsgatan 20, Östermalm, Stockholm – 08-545 076 00

AB Lady Patricia – Stadsgårdskajen 152, Stockholm – 08-743 05 70

Sturecompagniet – Sturegatan 4, Östermalm, Stockholm – 08-545 076 70

Le Bon Palais – Barnhusgatan 12, 11123 Stockholm – 08-10 09 32

Hells Kitchen – Sturegatan 4, 11435 Stockholm – 08-545 076 75

Ambassadeur  – Kungsgatan 18, 11135 Stockholm – 08-545 076 00

White Room – Jakobsbergsgatan 29, 111 44 Stockholm 08-545 076 65

Magenta – Regeringsgatan 61, 111 44 Stockholm

Paradise Sthlm – Kolingsborg, Gula Gången, 116 45 Stockholm – 08-643 39 46

GARAGE Sthlm – Kolingsborgs Källare, 116 45 Stockholm – 08-643 39 46

PURE Stockholm – Birger Jarlsgatan 29, 111 45 Stockholm – 08-201 411


Happy New Year from all of us at Your Living City!


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