The 6 BEST DESTINATIONS to celebrate New Year 2024 in Asia!

The 6 BEST DESTINATIONS to celebrate New Year 2024 in Asia!

Are you considering a holiday for New Year's or simply looking for a different place to ring in the new year? Come to Asia to experience a special celebration unlike your home country. Fantastic fireworks, thrilling street parties with countdowns, friendly people, plenty of travel opportunities, not to mention warmer weather, make Asia the perfect place to spend the New Year holidays. Here are the 6 best destinations to celebrate New Year 2024 in Asia.

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Written by Tieu Bao (Local Expert) Updated on 26-06-2024
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1. Bangkok, Thailand

With its wealth of historic temples, bars, and modern hotels, Bangkok, the astonishing capital of Thailand, is one of the most popular destinations in Asia to welcome the new year. The 'Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024' event is a world-class gathering for the countdown in Thailand. This event presents an eco-friendly spectacle of fireworks and multimedia at ICONSIAM Bangkok, along the Chao Phraya River, on December 31, 2023. The celebration features light shows, sounds, and the presence of famous artists such as BamBam, Mark Tuan (GOT7), PP-Krit, Billkin... promising to be spectacular.

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Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024 ICONSIAM

Among the most notable events is the "CentralWorld Countdown". This annual extravaganza at CentralWorld, one of the largest shopping complexes in Southeast Asia, transforms the city into a dazzling spectacle of lights, music, and entertainment. On December 31, the area around CentralWorld becomes a sea of joyous revelers, with massive LED screens broadcasting live performances from top Thai and international artists, ensuring an electrifying atmosphere.

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CentralWorld Countdown

Asiatique The Riverfront is also one of Bangkok's most sought-after venues for New Year's countdown celebrations. Located along the Chao Phraya River, Asiatique offers a unique riverside experience with stunning fireworks illuminating the sky over the water. The event is marked by live music, vibrant street performances, and a plethora of dining options, making it a perfect spot for families and friends to welcome the New Year together.

Asiatique The Riverfront Countdown
Asiatique The Riverfront Countdown

The "Neon Countdown" at Live Park Rama 9 is a newer addition to Bangkok's countdown festivities but has quickly gained popularity for its energetic and youthful vibe. This festival-style event features international DJs, neon light displays, and immersive art installations. As the clock strikes midnight, a spectacular fireworks display lights up the sky, synchronized with high-energy music, creating an unforgettable experience for attendees.

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The "Neon Countdown" at Live Park Rama 9 is a newer addition to Bangkok's countdown

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For a more intimate experience, join the party at Khao San Road with friends or family. To maximize your enjoyment, consider booking a room in hotels along the Chao Phraya River that offer stunning views of the fireworks for the start of the new year. This unique experience combines the modernity of the bustling metropolis with the charming beauty of the starry night.

 

Bangkok, Thailand
Khao San Road - Famous street party for New Year's Eve

2. Phuket, Thailand

Phuket, Thailand
Nightclubs and beaches will kick off the countdown, and the party will be wild all night long. (Photo: Phuket101)

Phuket, Thailand's largest island, is a paradise for beach lovers and lively nightlife enthusiasts on New Year's Eve. Patong Beach, in particular, is the ideal spot for this special night. The atmosphere is electric, with beach parties, live music, and crowds of revelers gathering to welcome the new year with open arms.
To fully enjoy your experience in Phuket, consider booking a seaside villa or a room in one of the island's impressive resorts. From your privileged position, you can admire breathtaking views of the ocean and the fireworks lighting up the night sky at midnight.

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3. Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City: Dazzling fireworks to welcome the new year

If you're planning to travel to celebrate New Year in Vietnam, spend the eve in the city of Ho Chi Minh (Saigon). In 2024, the Saigon River Tunnel (Thu Thiem Tunnel), Dam Sen Cultural Park, and The Global City are venues organizing fireworks displays to welcome the new year.

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Moreover, the countdown program for 2024 will take place at the Monument Park honoring President Ho Chi Minh and along Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street, a bustling street where residents and tourists gather to welcome the new year. Expect a musical program featuring DJs and famous singers.

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Celebrate a brilliant festival of lights and sound on Nguyen Hue Pedestrian Street

To avoid the crowds, opt for a cruise along the Saigon River and enjoy the fireworks. Experience elegance in restaurants or rooftop bars in the city, where you can witness the countdown and fireworks at midnight.

4. Hong Kong

Hongkong, New year
Enjoy the most spectacular fireworks display the city has seen above Victoria Harbour

From Christmas to Chinese New Year, Hong Kong provides an incredible festive atmosphere for travelers worldwide. You'll be awestruck by the colorful fireworks at Victoria Harbour on New Year's Eve. The best way to enjoy this is by taking a cruise boat to admire the spectacle of lights and sounds, and to marvel at Hong Kong's skyline.

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The New Year's Eve fireworks celebrations are making a comeback in Hong Kong

Join in the parades and street festivities organized by the locals, which continue until the midnight countdown. You can also attend live concerts and countdown parties in Tsim Sha Tsui, where you'll find street markets, renowned hotels, pubs, and upscale bars. Tsim Sha Tsui is also an excellent spot to admire the New Year fireworks.

5. Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap, Cambodia
The pub street in Siem Reap, Cambodia, during the New Year countdown

Siem Reap, brimming with life through its markets, temples, and the famous Pub Street, is the perfect place to celebrate New Year in Cambodia. The lively street offers live music, colorful bars, and an electrifying atmosphere blending tradition and modernity. From traditional dances to delicious local cuisine and streets adorned with lanterns, the warm atmosphere invites you to fully enjoy this celebration by staying in charming hotels close to the center.

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6. Singapore

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New Year's Eve in Singapore revolves around partying and fireworks

 With its vibrant fusion of cultures and its friendly, multicultural people, Singapore is an excellent choice to celebrate the New Year. The grand celebrations in the Lion City will amaze you. Riding the Singapore Flyer (the world's tallest Ferris wheel) gives you a view of the festivities below. If you're traveling with children, enjoying the impressive views of Singapore from the sky is highly recommended.

Singapore, New year countdown, Marina Bay
The Marina Bay Singapore Countdown (MBSC) 2024 will bring back the annual New Year celebration with vigor

The best places to celebrate New Year's Eve in Singapore include Clarke Quay, Marina Bay, the beach party at Siloso, and the Wave House at Sentosa. So, what are you waiting for? Start planning your New Year's holiday, party, or trip with Kampá Tour. Let's raise our glasses to new adventures and spectacular celebrations!

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Elliott26 Jun 2024
My boyfriend and I will be in Bangkok for new year's and would like some suggestions on where to go in the evening leading up to and for the countdown to the new year and after for drinks. I was thinking Kao San Road/ Iconsiam/ or those evening cruises but not entirely sure. Please help me, thanks!
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Kampá Tour27 Jun 2024

Hi Elliott,

For celebrating New Year's Eve in Bangkok, here are some great suggestions:

  1. Khao San Road: Known for its lively atmosphere, Khao San Road offers street parties, live music, and a vibrant countdown experience with fellow revelers.

  2. ICONSIAM: This upscale shopping complex along the Chao Phraya River hosts special events and often has a riverside countdown with fireworks, offering a more luxurious and scenic option.

  3. Evening Cruises: Consider a dinner cruise along the Chao Phraya River, offering fantastic views of Bangkok's skyline and fireworks at midnight, combined with a gourmet meal and entertainment.

These options cater to different preferences—from lively street parties to elegant river cruises. Enjoy your New Year's celebration in Bangkok! If you need more details or assistance, feel free to visit Best rooftop bars in Bangkok or check out top destinations to celebrate New Year in Asia for further inspiration!

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