Winter is the festive season all over the world. Although it begins with the celebration of Halloween, the main events focus on the celebration of Christmas and ends with the welcoming of the New Year 2017 on the eve of the 31st December. If you are visiting Wellington, New Zealand on New Year’s Eve, then it is for sure that the celebration is going to be the best and most memorable. No matter if you are a shy person, who loves to celebrate the evening with the family, or you are a party animal, Along with Aukland, Wellington has so much to offer that no inhabitants or visitors of this city would feel bored.
Welcoming New Year
For all the youngsters, this is the right time to visit Wellington as the most awaited event of the city, Flume is coming back, and this time, with a bang as the performance is going to take place in the La De Da celebration. If you thought this was the only attraction, then you were absolutely wrong. The countdown party will not end till Jack Beats, Bombs Away, Dead Prez and DJ Yoda stop playing their hit and hot numbers. All the youngsters are waiting eagerly to secure their ticket to the best celebration of the year. Seize the ticket without fail. If you fail to secure this, then never mind, as there are many other things for you to do.
Apart from the DJ and disco celebration, the all time hot favourites of this city is the Lambton Quay. For those who want to spend a cosy time with friends and family away from the hustle and bustle of the New Year celebration, Lambton Quay and the surrounding areas like Courtenay Place is a very warm place. You may also try the Civic Centre, which is not far from the Lambton Quay. Here you will find a wonderful blend of live music, people partying together, counting down and welcoming the New Year 2016. It is always a very happening place to visit. However, if you are looking for grand NYE fireworks, then Wellington is not the right place.
On New Year’s Day, you can also try the public picnic that is organised in the city. It is a very good chance to communicate with other citizens of the city and enjoy the food at the food stalls there.
Accommodations for NYE
If you are visiting Wellington for New Year’s Eve celebration this year, then the best place to stay in Wellington is Lambton Quay. Wellington is a very good for walking and if you want to roam around in the city, then you can do it all by yourself. Hiring a car is not important. The Inter Continental Wellington is a 5-star hotel that is quite costly. The experience itself is noteworthy. However, YHA Wellington City, Nomads Capital and Ibis Wellington are other options that are good on budget.