New Year marks the beginning of a new year and end of the old year. To mark this people all round the world celebrate the welcoming of the New Year in grandeur. There are quite a few countries who welcome the New Year in an elaborate and a grand way.
New Year means different things to different people. For some it would mean leaving the past and welcoming the new bright future. Some reflect on their achievements , failures , sorrows , happiness and get nostalgic.
Celebrations for the new year are also different for different people. Some of them celebrate it quietly alone at home. For some celebrating the New Year Eve with family and friends is important. For some it would be some kind of service and for some it would be partying.
San Francisco caters to New Year Eve celebration for all kind of people with different interest.
New Year Parties , Cruises and Fireworks
New Year Eve Fireworks San Francisco:
Everybody enjoys a good party and there are lot of good parties out there. Finding the right one becomes very important. Venue for the New Year parties are generally gigantic beautiful hotels, ballrooms or other such similar places.
The edifice of San Francisco lighten up as it dusk . Once the sun sets the the colourful dancing lights show a different side to the city. The clubs, pubs and the night clubs are more than welcome the public to a night of dancing, boozing and having fun.
Parties generally include songs sung by famous singers, popular songs by tester year singers or simply public karaoke. Catch music leads to public coming together and grooving to popular music. To maintain the energy and continuity of this vibe DJ’ play music with different beats to keep the energy going.
Masquerade party is another party where people enjoy dancing with mask on their faces. These parties are usually glamorous. Generally there is a theme to it and a dress code. Discotheques generally don’t follow any particular dress.
Ballroom parties generally have a dress code to follow. Do not forget to wear good shoes to dance all night without hurting your feet.
Fireworks light up the sky with their vibrant colours and the myriad forms that they burn in. On a clear night some of the best vibrant fireworks light up the sky and ring in the new year.
The beautiful display of fireworks can be seen over the waterfront near both the Ferry Building and SF Bay Bridge. To be a witness to this it is important to catch the best seats, so you need to come a little early for the same. To pass time you can play board or card games or other fun games with your friends or family until the firework display starts.
The entire eastern front acts as an open window to watch the firework display. There are vast sidewalks where you can grab a spot for our family or friends before the firework starts.
The Ferry building might block your sight of the fireworks and hence it is important to pick a seat away from the building and close to the waterfront.
Cruises along the water are another way to enjoy the firework display. Cruises are a good option to get away from the crowded pubs and clubs. Away from the partying crowd on land, one can party, dine, drink and enjoy the firework on a boat.
Many cruises also offer lunch buffet on the first day of New Year. This is another good way to welcome the New Year after the partying and display of fireworks.
Watching the colourful fireworks from a restaurant is another way to welcome the New Year. There are a quite a few of them like the Waterbar, Epic Roasthouse, Chaya, Americano, Sens. The location of these restaurants are such that while dinning , enjoying the alcoholic beverages served you can enjoy the fireworks.
The restaurants are either 2 stored building with a big balcony or have an open portico or there is a long window that acts as a wall. Booking a table in advance would give you a good view of the fireworks.
There are quite a lot of fun things to do in San Francisco on the last day of the year. There are Broadway shows, concerts and live music, comedy shows, New Year party at the Jazz centre, cirque du soleil etc.
A countdown on the last day of the old year reminds everybody about the coming New Year. The countdown is done till the last second. This can be witnessed by being present around the digital clock or one can tune in the TV to witness the same.
When the clock strikes 12, people around the world wish each other ‘Happy New Year’ , kiss or hug their loved ones, family or friends. There are more fire crackers that are bursted and the atmosphere is one of joy and happiness.
People from all over the world pour into San Francisco to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Finding a place where you would like to stay might get a little tricky. With a little research before hand you could find the best deals in great hotels to stay in on New Year’s Eve. It is a good idea to book room well in advance.
Transportation is not an issue on last day of the year. There is always a bus and you can take a quick walk to any place you want to go to so long as your shoes are comfortable.
The weather of San Francisco is amazing. There are a lot of things that can be enjoyed for free in San Francisco. The city will charm you. With wonderful people , easy accessibility , astounding weather , tranquillity and beauty San Francisco makes an amazing place to celebrate New Year’s Eve 2017.