Prague New Year's Eve Planner 2016-17 » 31st December 2016
Our New Year's Eve Planner is the city's main guide to the festivities.
From party boats and jazz cruises to clubs and romantic restaurants, it features the best entertainment in Prague. Click the price against any venue to see what's included - more info
|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: Cruise through the beautiful city of Prague and enjoy a night of good food, a first class Jazz band with dancing, and top deck views of the fireworks.|
|Description: An unrivalled dining experience awaits. The A La Carte Dinner Cruise includes delightful food, waiter service, drinks, live piano and the warm ambience of Prague by night.|
|Description: Prague’s most exclusive club throws a New Year's Eve party until 6am, with top DJ's, acrobatic shows + dancers to entertain. Choose either club entrance, or gourmet dinner and club entrance. Watch the fireworks from the club's rooftop terrace.|
|Description: Exciting early aviation themed bar/club in the Old Town, with hostesses wearing Pan Am uniforms. Party includes food, dancers & flair bartender fire shows, a live band, and a DJ playing rock, pop & dance tunes till 6am. 3 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Smart, cool venue throws a party with a Glitter Ball theme. Includes food, a magician and a flair bartender show, and DJs spinning the tunes through to 6am. 3 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Hawaiian/Polynesian Party is the theme at this lively venue in the Old Town.
If you prefer dinner served to you, opt for a table in the Café OR for a gourmet buffet, opt for a table in the Bar/Club. Ticket includes free Venetian masks, Hawaiian/Polynesian dancers show, and DJ playing party tunes until 5am. 3 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Party at the Marriott Hotel in the Old Town. Includes a gourmet buffet dinner, plus a live band and DJ, podium dancers, and dancing. 5 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Train themed restaurant overlooking Wenceslas Square. Vytopna serves good food and drinks at standard prices on New Year's Eve, so is a good option if you are looking for a straight forward meal without entertainment. 10 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Friendly Czech restaurant in a charming setting 5 minutes walk from Charles Bridge. Dine from the à la carte menu and enjoy live traditional Czech music. Firework display in front of the restaurant. NB: If you book through Prague Experience, you pay no cover charge.|
|Description: Lively modern restaurant and bar offers great food and drink near to Wenceslas Square. 10 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Traditional Czech beerhall 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.|
|Description: Cool and stylish restaurant on Wenceslas Square 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. 10 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Czech brewery style restaurant set over several levels. A disco is set up in one area, with music fed throughout the restaurant. An accordionist moves around the whole restaurant. Mixed seating on tables of 4-10 people. 5-10 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Lively Czech pub restaurant with bags of atmosphere. An all-inclusive evening of Czech food & drink awaits, with live traditional Czech music played by roaming musicians. 15 minutes walk to the fireworks or watch aerial fireworks from outside the restaurant.|
|Description: Medieval style restaurant serves superb traditional Czech cuisine. Czech folk band entertains and dancers perform dances with swords and scarves. Waiters and musicians are dressed in traditional costume. 5-10 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: In terms of traditional Czech hospitality, this event is simply unbeatable. An all-inclusive night with hotel pick up, dinner, drinks, and an entertainment programme of authentic folk music, song and dance. Fireworks display in the manor house grounds.|
|Description: Traditional European style beer hall night at Prague's largest historic tavern.
Seating is on long tables, with a live band and accordionist playing a mix of traditional European and popular 1980s tunes. Plus cancan dancers. 10-15 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Fine dining in a medieval restaurant on the Old Town Square. Live saxophone for entertainment. Watch fireworks right outside on the Old Town Square.|
|Description: Plzenska is Prague's premier beer hall restaurant, so a lively fun atmosphere is guaranteed. This magnificent Art Nouveau building hosts an all-inclusive night of superb food, unlimited drinks and live traditional music. 5 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Elegant Café Mozart overlooks the Old Town Square. This fine 'old world' establishment presents a fun evening of music, magic and a gourmet buffet dinner. Watch the fireworks from the restaurant's large windows.|
|Description: The finest medieval show in Prague includes an 'All you can Eat' and drink menu. Entertainment spans the whole evening, with swordsmen, jugglers, beautiful dancers, musicians and a fortune-teller. 2 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Quiet & romantic. A beautiful candlelit restaurant serving fine cuisine, with soft classical music playing in the background. Watch the fireworks from the terrace.|
|Description: Elegant & refined. Travel back in time to experience early 20th century finesse and excellent cuisine inside one of Europe's finest Art Nouveau buildings. Choose to dine with or without the wines selected to compliment each dish. 5 minutes walk to watch the fireworks.|
|Description: Quiet & refined. Fine dining and exquisite wines at a premier Prague restaurant by the river. Choose to dine with or without special wines selected to compliment each dish. Watch the midnight fireworks from inside the restaurant and outside on the 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.|
|Description: Large riverside restaurant has a live band playing classic hits and dancing. If you prefer dinner served to you, choose dinner in the Main Restaurant OR for a gourmet buffet, choose dinner in the Lounge. Watch fireworks from the riverside terrace.|
|Description: Choose either 'Quiet & Romantic' on the Riverside Terrace OR with background music in the Main Restaurant. After midnight, disco & dancing for all diners until 3am. All diners can watch the fireworks from the Riverside Terrace or from the restaurant grounds by the river.|
|Description: A sumptuous gala dinner with unlimited drinks, plus a jazz & swing band and dancing. At midnight, watch the fireworks from the rooftop terrace.|
|Description: All-inclusive New Year's Eve extravaganza of fine dining, exquisite wines & unlimited drinks (open bar). Restaurant by the river. Live band entertains during dinner, followed by a disco. After midnight open bar & party until 5am. Watch the fireworks from the riverside terrace.|
Bars: Most bars sell tickets for New Year's Eve, and usually you need to visit in person to buy them. Some basic Czech pubs are open to casual trade. You can also buy beer on the streets. If you wish 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. Usually you need to visit in person to buy tickets, so you will need to check out what is available when you get to Prague.However, you can buy tickets now: Prague Experience has tickets for sale right now for the Party Boat and for some of the best bars, clubs and restaurants that are throwing parties. The venues will be decorated for a New Year's Eve party, there will be DJs and/or live bands, and dance floors. Most include food in the ticket price - see the 'clubs & parties' section above.
There are classical concerts at the finest concert halls and churches in Prague, ranging from a spectacular concert by the Prague Philharmonic at Municipal House, to an 'Old Prague' concert at the Klementinum.
Theatre shows in Prague are highly visual, so will appeal to adults and children of all nationalities. Early evening shows are staged at black light theatres and at Laterna Magika.
Description: Prague's premiere New Year's Eve Gala is at the Estates Theatre.
This sumptuous evening includes a performance of the opera The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflote), a superb dinner and unlimited drinks all night. The performance is followed by a well known swing orchestra, and guests are invited to dance on the stage of the opera house until 3am.
Our Prague 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 Package - Prague city breaks
|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.
Or, if these offers don't suit, let us know your requirements: hotel finder
Metro: a normal metro service operates all day and night on New Year's Eve, and is extended until 01:30am (last trains begin their journey at 01:00am).
Trams: a normal tram service operates all day until 22:00. From 22:00-04:00 night trams run in 15 minute intervals. From 04:00-07:00 night trams run in 20 minute intervals.
The Funicular Railway at Petrin operates 09:00-22:00.
General travel information: public transport.
Note: Information on this page is live and everything is available to book now on this website; once a venue or party sells out, it is removed and will no longer appear.
You can also read our guide to New Year's Eve in Prague
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|Where to go to watch the fireworks:|
OPTION 1: FIREWORKS OVER THE RIVER:
-The River Cruises
Boats congregate at Charles Bridge at midnight. Stand on the top deck.
Riverside restaurants on both sides of the river offer views, as do restaurants near Prague Castle, on Petrin Hill, and high up in Lesser Town. Many of these have terraces. Click the price against any restaurant on the planner to see what's included.
Stand by the river or on Charles Bridge, or head for high ground in the Lesser Town or by Prague Castle.
OPTION 2: FIREWORKS AT OLD TOWN SQUARE:
Most popular square. It is very lively, with handheld and aerial fireworks. Stand anywhere in the square or buy a ticket for Café Mozart, whose windows overlook the square.
OPTION 3: FIREWORKS AT WENCESLAS SQUARE:
Fun and lively, with handheld and aerial fireworks. Stand anywhere in the square or buy a ticket for Duplex, which has a rooftop terrace.
(Note: Old Town Square is 5 minutes walk from Wenceslas Square, and 5 minutes from Charles Bridge)