A Raver’s Guide to Clubbing in Europe for New Year’s Eve (killer line-ups, open-late)

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Travel to Paris, London, Berlin, Amsterdam, Prague, Brussels or Copenhagen for this year’s best last party! Beyond amazing skylines and city-lights, the following nightclubs are renowned in Europe for their exquisite music quality and club culture. They carry amazing parties all year long, and NEW YEAR'S EVE is extra special, extra good and extra long! - Ravers, get your dance shoes on and be ready to party!

Copenhagen, Denmark

Culture Box in Copenhagen's most prominent electronic music venue. The club is open since 2005 and was featured in many music magazines and articles about club culture in Denmark. The nightclub curates fine line-ups all year-long with a mixture of international guests and local artists. They open late till midday, which is why it's one of those places to be to party from New Year's Eve to New Year's Day! Party from 22:00 to 12:00.

Explore more of Copenhagen: Read Soren Kierkegaard's sarcastic, yet beautiful, guide of the City.

Culture Box: Nightclub
Culture Box: Nightclub
Kronprinsessegade 54, 1306 København K, Denmark

Berlin, Germany

Berghain | Panorama Bar is Berlin's infamous techno Mekka. Now thirteen years in its running the nightclub has become a legend, and attracts electronic music lovers from all over the world looking for the ultimate clubbing experience. The custom-built Funktion-One sound-system is mind-blowing, the space is massive, the crowd is diverse, wild and made of butterflies, bears and chic freaks who make this place unique. New Year's Week at Berghain is easy peasy for party animals.

Techno capital of the world, Berlin has over 400+ clubs and music bars to choose from for New Year's Eve celebrations. Open all-night and all-day, choose your party slots. Some of the best Berlin nightclubs are Sisyphos, Griessmuehle - read my great article here -, Katerblau, Wilde Renate, Tresor, Ritter Butzke, Club der Visionaere, Watergate and //about.blank.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Ravers get spoiled at De School. Get ready for a full week of club nights and concerts every day before the big jump from NYE to NYD. The program is impressive! Open every day from 23:00 till 07:00. Open New Year's Day from 14:00 to 07:00. The perfect hang out for an after-party techno nap.

Explore more of Amsterdam: The 7 Best Techno Clubs in Amsterdam in 2017. Please note that most venues close “early” between 5am and 7am.

Paris, France

Concrete is the prominent Parisian electronic music venue in vogue. It is set on a boat along the canal and has a breathtaking view on Paris at night. Since its opening in 2011 the team throws notorious parties all-night or all-day and it never fails to impress! Party from 22:00 to 10.00.

Another option is at Nuits Fauves, Paris's latest nightclub. The club has an industrial edge and curates alternative line-ups from techno to house to electro. Party from midnight to midday. Open from 22:00 to 12.00.

Explore more of Paris: Whether it's your first trip to Paris or you would like to enjoy some winter pleasures like Christmas in Paris.

London, United-Kingdom

E1 London is THE place to be for New Year's Eve! It's London's newest nightclub, and the club opening is on New Year's Eve. Get ready for this year's longest club night, a 27-hour non-stop rave. Of course the line-up takes you to techno heaven! Party from Dec 31st 21:00 to Jan 2nd 00:00.

Fabric is London's most talked-about venue, an iconic landmark of London's electronic music scene. The club is known for its purpose built three room layout and world-class sound systems. One to preserve, cherish and party at. Open from 21:00 - 09:00

Explore more of London: Winter is coming to London, and the Best of London in a Day.

Prague, Czech Republic

Czech Republic has a wild party scene and Prague is possibly the most beautiful city to visit in winter in Europe. Prague is a techno fairy-tale for ravers. Cross Club 's futuristic design, with many unusual artefacts, has given the club its unique identity. It has four stages and covers music genres from the whole electronic spectrum from Dub to Dnb to House and Techno. Party from 21:00 to 10.30.

Brussels, Belgium

Brussels is one hell of a city to party if you know where to go. The best sound system and longest-running club in town is Fuse. The team throws unique club nights all year-long and a hot party for NYE Party from 23:00 to 9:30.

If you are looking for something more unique, take a chance to explore the alternative dance floors of Quay 01 (Party from 19:00 to 07:00) and Gallery Horta (Party from 23:00 till late). Both venues are open for club nights on special occasions only. If you love dancing late or early, Bazaar is open all-day and all-night for New Year's Eve. Dance, Sleep, Go back Dancing. Party from 10:00 to 23:59.

Explore more of Brussels: Pre-party in some of The Best Bars for Electronic Music in the City Center or read more about those amazing venues in my article about techno nights in Brussels during winter time.

One thing is certain, airplanes will be packed with Easy Jet Setters and DJs once again for Europe's most festive day of the year!


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Isabel Elwood

Isabel Elwood

I am Isabel, Yoga Lover and Techno Schmetterling. I am passionate by everything that touches art and the soul ... as well as electronic music, which I write about.

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