Posted: December 5, 2016

If you don’t have a New Year’s Eve plan, no problem. You don’t have to worry to find free rooms or searching hotels that multiply their prices at these dates. Spend New Year’s Eve in Valencia and enjoy many different opportunities and activities.

You can have dinner in many great restaurants. On New Year’s Eve their offer set menus with different prices. Choose a restaurant to your taste and enjoy a delicious meal; an ideal plan for spending New Years’s Eve in Valencia with your partner, your family or your friends. For a couple, it can be a cosy and romantic plan full of delights, and for friends and family, there are lot of things to do and celebrate the New year.

Eat your twelve grapes

At Town Square (plaza del Ayuntamiento)

If you are going to spend the New Year’s Eve in Valencia with friends, the best plan is to prepare your own dinner at your rented accommodation. We recommend you to go that morning to the Central market where you can buy the freshest and highest quality produce . And you will meet also one of the more emblematic buildings of Valencia.

After dinner, Valencians meet in the Town Hall square to follow the Spanish tradition of eating 12 grapes during New year’s bells. And it begins a spectacle of light and sound in the square to celebrate the entry of the new year as if you’re in Times Square. Live music and a great party atmosphere will follow. The show ends at 2am but don’t worry, as the New Year’s Celebrations continue. There are a multitude of celebrations throughout the city, from gala parties to more informal events. A great option is to ascend the Ateneo Mercantil building (found in the same Town Hall Square) and visit the sky bar located at the top. Are you can enjoy incredibly views of the historic centre whilst having a drink and a dance.

New Year’s Eve parties

Street parties or at special locations

If you prefer street parties, head to Patraix square, where the neighbours organise a New Year’s Eve Party complete with grapes, cava and a bonfire to bring in the New Year, party until the early hours of the morning small Spanish village style!!. 

Another emblematic place to live the the New Year’s Eve in Valencia is the the Port. The restaurants of Veles e Vents building area and Las Arenas beach celebrate several gala festivals. You can welcome in the year with beautiful sea views, surrounded by a beautiful and electric atmosphere. And a trend which is growing in the last years is to spend the New Year’s Eve in the theatre, with a special function, grapes and cava. Ideal if you want a relaxing New Year’s Eve without parties and crowds.

New year’s Eve in Valencia is not only the evening of the 31. Spend the morning visiting the corners of the city. You can discover Valencia’s opera -Palau de Les Arts- with an expert and explore all their secrets. And if you’re spending this New Year’s Eve with friends, you can do a gymkhana for adults with different activities in the city center, and also know a little more of the historical places of Valencia.

Finally, wether you choose a quiet or a hectic activity, a gala or an informal event, New YEar’s Eve in Valencia offers a multitude of possibilities, more than you can even imagine. At Valencia Guias we also have different activities and your routes so you can enjoy the arrival of the New Year doing cultural things , as it is all about the party on New Year’s Eve.