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London New Year’s Eve fireworks (CANCELLED)

London New Year’s Eve Fireworks. Image courtesy of Stewart Marsden.
Although the spectacular London New Year's Eve fireworks display at the London Eye is cancelled this year, there are plenty of other ways to see in 2021, in London or from home. Read More

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The annual London New Year’s Eve fireworks event has been cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Check back nearer the time for details of exciting New Year’s Eve London celebrations to enjoy from your own home.

Big Ben's famous "bongs" ring out at midnight on New Year's Eve in London, to signal in the new year. This is usually followed by the UK's largest annual fireworks display over the London Eye, presented by the Mayor of London; however, the fireworks event has been cancelled this year.

Make sure to check back for ideas on how to celebrate the arrival of 2021 in style and discover more things to do on New Year’s Eve below.

Important information

The annual London New Year’s Eve fireworks event has been cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Check back nearer the time for details of exciting New Year’s Eve London celebrations to enjoy from your own home.

Things to do on New Year's Eve in London

There are plenty of other things to do in London on New Year's Eve 2020. Enjoy a New Year’s Eve meal in a top London restaurant, say “cheers” to the turn of the year with a drink in hand at one of London’s top bars, or keep an eye out for special events and activities from venues across the city. 

London New Year's Eve fireworks 2020 tickets

There are no London New Year’s Eve fireworks tickets available this year, as the event has been cancelled.

The hugely popular London's New Year's Eve fireworks have been ticketed since 2014 to ensure the event stays safe and fun for all. If you want to join in the celebrations on the night, you must have secured a ticket in order to attend.

Where to watch the fireworks

If you're not able to attend the New Year's Eve fireworks in London in future years, you don't have to miss out: you can usually see the spectacular display live on television. See last year's New Year's fireworks display in the video below.

Travelling to and from central London

Central London is usually busy on New Year’s Eve, so plan ahead and cycle or walk where possible. If you’re using public transport to get around, remember to follow the latest government advice and transport regulations to keep yourself and others safe during the coronavirus pandemic.  

Plan your journey in advance and check the Transport for London website before you travel into central London.

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