New Year in Berlin is a unique and extremely spectacular occasion with a very special atmosphere. All over Berlin there are parties, road shows, fireworks, singing and dancing to ring out the old year and ring in the new one.
People from all over the world cheerfully celebrate the dawn of their new journey, and Berliners are no exception. Berliners together with revelers from all over the world gather in the German capital to celebrate the turn of the year.
Known as Silvester in Germany, New Year celebrations at the Brandenburg Gate has deep cultural and historical roots.
The Brandenburg Gate is not simply an architectural epitome but has long been a symbol for Germans, standing between the old division between East and West Berlin.
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, crowds have flocked to the Brandenburg Gate to welcome the ringing bells of New Year.
With stunning stage events of international music stars, famous rock and pop bands and some awe-inspiring firework displays to entertain the crowds, Brandenburg Gate is home to one of the most spectacular New Year's events in the world.
The city of Berlin witnesses a fantastic New Year’s party that stretches from the Brandenburger Tor at Pariser Platz all the way to the Siegessäule in the centre of Tiergarten. Every year revelers from all across the globe gather at the Brandenburg Gate to celebrate the New Year.