New Year’s Eve in Porto: Where to Celebrate

16 de December, 2023

New Year’s Eve in Porto: Where to Celebrate

We have selected the best New Year's Eve parties for 2023-2024 in Porto, Portugal. Venues, attractions, and prices!
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Every year the same thing happens. We wait until the last minute to decide where to spend New Year’s Eve. We wait for our friends’ decision, we wait for the announcement of the attractions… And, the last minute, here we are, still not knowing where to go!!! If this is also your case, and if you live in or around Porto, this compilation is for you. We did the heavy lifting and selected the best New Year’s Eve parties 2023-2024 in Porto, Portugal.

Copy that link and send it to your friends!! After all, you’ll want to have company at your New Year’s Eve celebration, won’t you? Here’s to 2023 and let’s get to it…!

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We’ve narrowed down a few options, and here are the hottest parties in town. Listed below are the parties, with links to more details about each event. The listed prices are subject to (probable) changes and we are not responsible for possible changes in the Line Ups.

Carolina Deslandes (foto) is headlining the New Year's Eve celebration in Porto | New Year's Eve in Porto 2024

Porto City New Year’s Eve Celebration (free party)

The New Year’s Eve celebration organized by the Porto City Hall promises a beautiful fireworks display and plenty of music in different areas of the city. Check it out:

Aliados Avenue Stage:

10:30 pm: We Trust (musical project by André Tentúgal, director, videographer, and photographer)

12:10 am: Richie Campbell After Richie Campbell: Zinko (live act)

Rossio Square Stage (Gardens of the Crystal Palace)

10:30 pm: Carolina Deslandes (foto)

After midnight: Jimmy P At both stages, the OCUBO collective presents a multimedia show called “Beloved Porto,” which will serve as a countdown starting at 11:50 pm.

Republic Square

Special guest: Francisco Menezes for the countdown

Additionally, on the first day of the year, January 1st, there will be a presentation by the Portuguese Symphonic Band (New Year’s Concert) at 4:00 pm on Aliados Avenue, featuring classics of the season.

Other parties to celebrate the New Year’s Eve in Porto:

Porto Réveillon

Where: Alfândega do Porto

How much: From 30€ including 4 drinks. There are also packages with table, dinner and bottles of rum/vodka/whisky from 220€.

Who: Portuguese singer Áurea is the highlight, joined by national DJs.

Hard Rock Cafe Porto

Where: Located in Baixa, Hard Rock Cafe Porto offers a New Year’s Eve party with buffet, open bar, countdown with raisins and champagne, and DJ Set from 8:30 pm. Address: Rua do Almada, 120.

How much: First batch tickets cost €150 for adults and €60 for children (aged 3 to 12).

WOW Gaia

Where: Overlooking the Douro River, offering a spectacular view, a family-friendly atmosphere with dinner and a party. Most restaurants are sold out, except for Mira Mira.

Price: Dinner at €350 per person, includes entry to the party. Exclusive access to the party costs €50 per person.

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Where: Mambu Beach Club – Praia da Memória, Matosinhos

Who: Live band and DJ playing lively Brazilian sertanejo style, along with world music and classic Portuguese hits.

Price: Starting from €45 (entry only) to €240 for a table for 4 (includes 1 bottle of white liquor and 1 bottle of champagne).

International NYE Party!

Where: In Galerias de Paris, the most traditional festive area in Porto’s Historic Center. Admission to bars and clubs is paid. If nearby, don’t miss stopping by to check it out.

Rija New’s Year Eve

Where: At Miradouro Ignez, a bar offering one of Gaia’s most beautiful views. The party starts from 9 pm, featuring an explosive line-up and memorable moments.

Who: DJs to be confirmed.

Price: The first 100 tickets cost €10.

New Year’s Eve – Plano B

Where: Plano B Bar – In Porto’s Downtown.

Who: To be confirmed.

Price: Starting from €15.

Lust Porto Nightclub

Where: Lust Nightclub, Downtown Porto.

Who: National DJs playing current hits.

Price: €35 with open bar, from 1 am to 6 am on the 24th.

Vila do Conde Réveillon

Where: Vila do Conde welcomes the New Year at Praça da República from 10:30 pm on December 31st. Fireworks over the Ave River with a large crowd by the riverside, near Nau Quinhentista and Nautical Museum.

Attractions: Heated tent, DJs, Live Act, and fireworks display.

A Night in the Palace

Where: Hotel Intercontinental, a glamorous dinner, accommodation, and a party with an open bar. The decoration is inspired by the 19th century. DJ performances.

How much: €1130 includes a night at the 5-star hotel located on the traditional Avenida dos Aliados.

Kebraku New Year

Where: Maus Hábitos, Rua de Passos Manuel.

Who: To be confirmed

Price: To be confirmed

Matosinhos New Year’s Eve

Matosinhos City Hall has yet to confirm the attractions for 2023-2024. Stay tuned!

So, where will you be on the 31st? Remember that prices increase weekly and can quadruple on the night. Wishing everyone a great New Year’s Eve and a spectacular 2024!

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*Silvia Resende is a journalist at Atlantic Bridge. Originally from Brazil (Bahia), she arrived in Portugal in 2015 to build a new life with her family. She holds a Master’s in Communication Sciences from the University of Porto. She has worked as a TV presenter, reporter, event producer, content creator, and Porto tour guide.



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