These gorgeous celebrations hosted all of over the world will help you bring in the new year like a boss!
1. Snowglobe, USA
2015 was a massive year for electronic music, as music festivals around the world were dominated by electronic sounds, and dance music artistes stole the headlines. The SnowGlobe festival is held in California around New Year’s Eve and provides one of the most amazing spectacles amid freezing temperatures. Last year, Flume brought in the New Year in a spectacular fashion, by dropping his phenomenal hit ‘You & Me’ right when the clock struck twelve. This year Jack U, Kaskade, Dillon Francis and Chet Faker will be headlining the event.
2. Awakenings, Amsterdam
Presenting the biggest New Year’s Eve dance music event in Netherlands! If you’re there this December, make sure to be a part of the 3, 500 people at this three-day event which will feature Richie Hawtin and Seth Troxler and some insane visuals. Seeing is believing right? Watch the video below.
3. Northern Lights – Reykjavik, Iceland
This may not be an actual ‘festival’ but is definitely a legendary NYE celebration. Every December 31, thousands of travellers and enthusiasts travel to Reykyavik, Iceland to witness this beautiful phenomenon of nature accompanied by fireworks (that are only allowed to be used on December 31). The icelandic landscape and Northern lights create the perfect technicolour background for the fireworks show, making it one of the most beautiful New Year’s Eves in the world.
4. Full Moon Parties, Thailand
Thailand’s Full Moon Party is infamous for its debauched celebration of all things popular, right from some exceptional electronic music to the most impassioned display of rave culture, all this while celebrating the end of the calendar year. As people from all over the world flock to Thailand to bring in the start of a new beginning with thousands of like-minded revelers, it’s no surprise that it’s the place to be at for the adventurous optimist.
5. Beyond The Valley, Australia
A New Year’s Eve festival that packs a massive punch. Eclectic artists, camping in teepees and general revelry are on the only things to be had. Hosted in a gorgeous venue by the ocean, the fest’s line-up includes Boyz Noise, Crooked Colours, Seth Troxler, Pusha T, Miami Horror and much much more!
6. The Falls Music And Arts Festival, All over Australia
This three-city touring festival has a lot to offer for those interested in discovering new acts from Australia and around the world. It’s the perfect event to unwind at and makes some new buddies or even catch up with your old ones. Apart from a line-up that boasts of the best indie talent, there is also an interesting roster of comedy acts to look out for.
7. Lost Paradise
This boutique festival with a Do-It-Yourself vibe is the intimate experience you’ve been craving for. Held in New South Wales Australia, the festival features fantastic music accompanied by glamping, yoga and crowd-funded interactive art. Getting to the venue can be a long drive, so if you’re loaded and want to arrive in style you can always take a helicopter ride to the venue.