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New Year's Eve 2024-2025

Fireworks and entertainment at Naples' waterfront

Dates: December 31–January 1

New Year's Eve

Naples is famous for its pizza and rich traditions. The city also enjoys warm winters and loves to party. These factors make Naples a perfect New Year's Eve destination. Located at the foot of the Vesuvius volcano, Naples boasts many scenic viewpoints for indulging in wonderful fireworks displays. The city center also hosts a vibrant countdown event, full of music and entertainment.

NYE Concert

The New Year concert in Piazza Plebiscito is a free event organized by the city of Naples. The show, featuring prominent Italian singers and bands, lasts until midnight. After midnight, crowds move to the Castel dell’Ovo waterfront area. Several stages with different styles of music are set up along Via Partenope, Via Caracciolo, and Piazza Vittoria. The Naples waterfront becomes one big outdoor disco for everyone to enjoy!

The magnificent fireworks display is the main highlight of New Year's Eve celebrations in Naples. The pyrotechnic show is held at 1:30 am on January 1 over Castel dell’Ovo. The best areas to view the fireworks are along the waterfront, or at higher elevations, such as the Posillipo area. Many revelers also choose to watch the dazzling displays from cruise ships sailing along the coastline.

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