Prague New Year's Eve Planner » 31st December 2018
Our Prague New Year's Eve Planner is the city's main guide to the festivities.
From party boats and jazz cruises to bars, clubs, romantic restaurants and beer halls, it features the best entertainment in Prague - more info
|Description: Cruise through the beautiful city of Prague and enjoy a night of good food, a first class band playing jazz and popular tunes with dancing, and top deck views of the fireworks.|
|Description: Cruise through the beautiful city of Prague and enjoy a night of good food, a DJ playing party tunes with dancing, and top deck views of the fireworks.
|Description: Enjoy a gourmet buffet dinner, drinks, a DJ playing party tunes and karaoke aboard a boat with a glass panoramic roof. Watch the fireworks through the panoramic roof or out on deck.|
|Description: Enjoy a gourmet buffet dinner, drinks and live music aboard the grandest and most modern vessel to sail the river in Prague, with a glass panoramic roof. Watch the fireworks through the panoramic roof or out on deck.|
|Description: A timeless dining experience, unrivalled in Prague: enjoy a gourmet dinner with waiter service, drinks and live piano aboard a boat with a classic mahogany wood interior and warm soft furnishings. Top deck views of the fireworks.|
|Description: Burlesque party at a lively Old Town club. Includes Venetian carnival masks, dancers shows, and a DJ playing rock, pop & dance tunes until 5am. 3 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Old Town Square.|
|Description: Early aviation themed club where hostesses wear Pan Am uniforms. Your party options include food, Venetian carnival masks, dancers shows, fire shows, and a DJ playing mainstream tunes until 6am. 3 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Old Town Square.|
|Description: Stylish restaurant plays upbeat tunes. Uniquely for the planner there are two sittings: Choose 1st Sitting for dinner only, 2nd Sitting for dinner and to party into the New Year. Watch the fireworks at Wenceslas Square from outside the restaurant.|
|Description: Party in a palace and a heated marquee by the river. Includes a gourmet buffet dinner, unlimited drinks, light shows, and a DJ playing party music with video projection and dancing. Watch the fireworks over the river from directly outside.|
Earlybird Offer: Bookings made by 15th November: free welcome bottle of Bohemia Sekt.
|Description: Party in style at the Marriott Hotel. Includes a gourmet buffet dinner, live band, DJ, podium dancers and dance shows. 5 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: This New Year's Eve, join us for the inaugural Great Gatsby Night in the Grand Ballroom at Zofin Palace. This event is an all-inclusive extravaganza of fine food, drinks and entertainment. Watch the fireworks over the river directly outside.|
|Description: Popular train themed restaurant. Vytopna offers their standard À La Carte Menu on New Year's Eve. Watch the fireworks at Wenceslas Square from outside the restaurant.|
|Description: Informal, authentic Italian restaurant set in beautiful parkland just a short walk from Charles Bridge. Piknik Park Restaurant offers an À La Carte Menu on New Year's Eve. 2 minutes walk to watch the fireworks over the river.|
|Description: The finest Indian food in Prague. Choose from their À La Carte Menu on New Year's Eve. 2 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Old Town Square.|
|Description: Lively modern restaurant and bar offers great food and drinks. 5 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Wenceslas Square.|
|Description: Traditional Czech beer hall restaurant offers a night of hearty Czech cuisine and live traditional Czech music and cabaret. Price varies depending on where you sit. Open until 5am. 3 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Old Town Square.|
|Description: Friendly Czech restaurant set on a charming square near Charles Bridge. 3 course menu and a festive atmosphere. Fireworks display in front of the restaurant.|
|Description: Lively traditional Czech restaurant. An all-inclusive evening of Czech food & drinks awaits, with live music from an accordion player. Watch aerial fireworks from outside the restaurant or walk 5 minutes to Wenceslas Square.|
|Description: Lovingly restored historic Czech restaurant. Choose either 'calm dining' in the Main Restaurant OR 'fun and lively' in the Cellar Restaurant, which has wide screen projection of concerts from around the world. 3 minutes walk to watch the fireworks over the river.|
|Description: Czech brewery style restaurant set over several levels. A disco is in one area, with music fed throughout the restaurant. An accordionist also moves around the whole restaurant. 5 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Wenceslas Square.|
|Description: Typical European beer hall night at Prague's largest historic tavern, with seating on long tables. A live band, an accordionist and cancan dancers entertain. 5-10 minutes walk to watch the fireworks over the river or at Wenceslas Square.|
|Description: Fine dining in a medieval restaurant on the Old Town Square. Live jazz and blues before midnight, a disco after midnight. Watch the fireworks on the Old Town Square from outside the restaurant.|
|Description: Prague's premier beer hall restaurant in a magnificent Art Nouveau building. A lively atmosphere is guaranteed at this all-inclusive night of superb food, unlimited drinks and traditional music. 5 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Old Town Square.|
|Description: In terms of traditional Czech hospitality, this event is unbeatable. This all-inclusive night includes a hotel pick up, dinner, drinks, and entertainment featuring authentic Czech music, song and dance. Fireworks display in the manor house grounds.|
|Description: Quiet & refined. Fine dining in a historic restaurant set on a small square close to Charles Bridge. 3 minutes walk to watch the fireworks over the river and Charles Bridge.|
|Description: Lively party atmosphere and gourmet buffet dinner at a hillside restaurant overlooking Prague. Watch the fireworks over the city from the restaurant's hillside terrace.|
|Description: Finest medieval show in Prague. Includes 'All you can Eat' and drink menu. Entertainment spans the whole evening with swordsmen, jugglers, dancers, musicians and a fortune-teller. 2 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Old Town Square.|
|Description: Calm & refined. Fine dining at this celebrated top floor restaurant, with lovely views over the river and across to Prague Castle. Watch the fireworks over the river from inside the restaurant or outside on the rooftop terrace.|
|Description: Quiet & refined. Fine dining and exquisite wines in a quiet, charming part of the Old Town. Choose to dine with or without wines selected to compliment each dish. 5 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Old Town Square.|
|Description: Fine dining in a romantic setting at a hillside restaurant overlooking Prague. The theme will be a celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Czech Republic. Watch the fireworks over the city from the restaurant's hillside terrace.
|Description: Riverside restaurant. Choose a table in the Lounge, with a gourmet buffet, live band & dancing OR the Main Restaurant, with waiter service and background music. After midnight, party for all guests until 2am. Watch fireworks from the riverside terrace.|
|Description: Elegant & refined. Experience early 20th century finesse in one of Europe's finest Art Nouveau buildings. Choose to dine with or without wines selected to compliment each dish. 5 minutes walk to watch the fireworks at Old Town Square.|
|Description: A sumptuous gala dinner with unlimited drinks, plus a jazz and swing band & dancing. At midnight, watch the fireworks over the city from the rooftop terrace.|
|Description: All-inclusive New Year's Eve extravaganza of fine dining, exquisite wines & unlimited drinks at this premier riverside restaurant. Live band entertains, followed by a disco through to 3am. Watch the fireworks over the river from the restaurant's riverside terrace.|
|Description: Premier Prague restaurant by Charles Bridge and the river. Choose to dine in the Riverside Terrace for a quiet & romantic experience OR in the Main Restaurant where a DJ plays. Watch fireworks over the river from inside or outside the restaurant.|
|Description: Quiet & romantic inside the restaurant, with fine dining and magnificent views over Prague. On the restaurant's heated rooftop terrace a DJ plays music throughout the evening. At midnight, watch the fireworks from the rooftop terrace.|
Bars: Most bars sell tickets for New Year's Eve, but you mostly need to visit in person to buy them.
A small number of basic Czech pubs are open to casual trade.
If you decide to pub crawl and see where it leads, make sure you head for the Old Town Square or Charles Bridge at midnight to watch the fireworks.
Clubs: All clubs sell tickets for New Year's Eve. Some hold private parties, some are open to the general public. You mostly need to visit in person to buy the tickets.
Tickets now available: Prague Experience has tickets on sale right now for the Party Boat and for parties in the best bars, clubs and restaurants in the city. All venues will be decorated for a New Year's Eve party, and will have DJs and/or live bands, and dance floors. Food is included in the ticket price at most venues - see the sections above on 'river cruises and clubs & parties'.
There are classical concerts at the finest concert venues in Prague, ranging from a spectacular New Year's Eve Gala Concert at Municipal House to special festive concerts in the churches and historic buildings.
Theatre shows in Prague are highly visual, so will appeal to adults and children of all nationalities. Early evening shows are staged at the black light theatres and at the New Stage Theatre (Laterna magika).
Description: Prague's premiere New Year's Eve Gala Dinner takes place at the Estates Theatre. A sumptuous evening of opera and fine dining, followed by dancing to a swing orchestra on the theatre's stage until 3am.
|We have rooms available at good city centre hotels over New Year's Eve.|
Read about the hotels below, then click 'make an enquiry' to receive a speedy quote.
Alternatively, if these deal don't suit you tell us your requirements: hotel finder.
Our Prague Experience Package is an easy way to book a Prague city break over New Year's Eve. Includes a hotel, airport transfers, sightseeing and entertainment: Prague Experience Package
Metro: normal service operates all day on New Year's Eve, and is extended to approximately 02:00am (last trains begin their journey at 01:45am). Trains run every 10 minutes.
Trams: normal tram service operates all day until 22:00. From 22:00-07:00 night trams run in 20 minute intervals.
The Funicular Railway at Petrin operates 09:00-22:00.
General travel information: Prague Public Transport.
Note: The information on this page is continually updated. All events and services are available to book now. Once something sells out, it is removed from the planner.
You can also read our guide to New Year's Eve in Prague.
If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
| £1 = 29czk|
| €1 = 25czk|
| $1 = 22czk|
|Where to watch the midnight fireworks:|
OPTION 1: RIVER
The river cruise boats congregate at Charles Bridge. Stand on the top deck.
The riverside restaurants on both banks of the river offer views of the fireworks, as do the restaurants on Petrin Hill and those high up in the Lesser Town (many restaurants have terraces). Click the price against any restaurant on the planner to see what's included.
Stand on Charles Bridge or nearby along the banks of the river.
Head for high ground on Petrin Hill or by Prague Castle.
OPTION 2: OLD TOWN SQUARE
Very lively, with handheld and aerial fireworks. Stand anywhere in the square or buy a ticket for Café Mozart (see the planner), which has large windows overlooking the square.
OPTION 3: WENCESLAS SQUARE
Very lively, with handheld and aerial fireworks. Stand anywhere in the square.
|Note: Prague is a compact city - Old Town Square is just 5 minutes walk from Wenceslas Square and Charles Bridge.|