One of the highlights of New Year’s Eve is the spectacular London New Year’s Eve Fireworks display. Centred around the London Eye, the display is famous around the world.
When midnight strikes, Big Ben’s famous bells ring out before the UK’s largest annual fireworks display.
In the past the display has been the victim of its own success with millions congregating in the centre of London. However the event has been ticketed since 2014 to ensure the event stays safe and fun for all.
Tickets costing (£10 each) gives you access to one of five ticketed viewing areas. You can buy up to four tickets per person. Most of London New Year’s Eve Fireworks 2016 tickets are sold out but a few final tickets will be released 2 December.
There are five different ticketed viewing areas – Blue, Red, White, Green and Pink, plus an Accessible Viewing Area.
BLUE AREA tickets cover the stretch of the Embankment from Westminster Bridge to Embankment Tube station. You must access this from the north side of the river (the side opposite the Coca-Cola London Eye). Entry is allowed from 8pm to 10:30pm.
RED AREA tickets cover the stretch of the Embankment from Embankment Tube station to Temple Tube Station. This can only be accessed from the north side of the Thames (the side opposite the Coca-Cola London Eye). Entry is allowed from 8pm to 10:30pm.
WHITE AREA tickets provide access to Westminster Bridge. This can only be reached via the south side of the river. Entry is allowed from 8pm to 10:30pm.
GREEN AREA tickets cover the area behind the Coca-Cola London Eye. This can only be reached via the south side of the river. Entry is allowed from 8pm to 10:30pm.
PINK AREA tickets cover Waterloo Bridge, accessed only from the south side of the river. Entry allowed from 8:30 to 10:30pm.
From around 9pm, DJs will get you really in the party mood before the count down to the fireworks from just before midnight. After Big Ben’s chimes, you’ll be enjoy a 12-minute show of pyrotechnics to a special soundtrack.
If you not able to get a ticket, lots of restaurants and bars overlooking the river sell tickets to their own particular parties.
Start Date: Saturday 31 December 2016 at 7:30pm
End Date: Sunday 01 January 2017 at 12:15am
Venue: The London Eye, The Queen’s Walk, London
Tickets: £10 tickets – final tickets on sale 2 December
If you would like more information or book tickets , visit the Event website here
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