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New Year's Eve in Stockholm. A display of fireworks over the central parts of Stockholm in the night.

Photo: Ola Ericsson / Stockholmsfoto

Categories: Tourist attractions

New Year's Eve in Stockholm

Publish date: 6 December 2022

Out with the old, in with the new. Here are some ways to celebrate New Year's Eve in Stockholm.

It's time to look forward, to a new bright year full of possibilities. If you're looking to spend New Year's eve in Stockholm there are several events and public celebrations taking place in central Stockholm. The beloved New Year's Eve at Skansen Open-air Museum and a New Year's concert at the Royal Opera House for example. And if you'd prefer to celebrate surrounded by the Stockholm archipelago Strömma offers a New Year's Cruise and Djurönäset holds a New Year Gala.

Watching fireworks in Stockholm

At the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, the sky over Stockholm transforms into a tapestry of dazzling colors and crackling fireworks. If you happen to find yourself in the central parts of Stockholm and want a good view of the celebrations, there are several great viewpoints. Some of the most popular are:

  • Skinnarviksberget
  • Fjällgatan
  • Monteliusvägen
  • Vita Bergen
  • Mosebacketerassen
  • Vanadislunden

Attractions that are open on New Year's Eve/New Year's Day

If you're hoping to do some sightseeing during the New Year's weekend, you're in luck. Many of Stockholm's most popular museums and tourist attractions are actually open. Either on New Year's Day, Eve, or both!
Please note, all opening hours are subject to change.

The ABBA Museum
New Year's Eve: 10:00 – 18:00
New Year's Day: 10:00 – 18:00

Artipelag
New Year's Eve: 11:00-15:00
New Year's Day: 11:00-17:00

Cosmonova
New Year's Eve: 10:15-17:00
New Year's Day: 10:15-17:00

Drottningholm's Palace
New Year's Eve: 10:00-16:00
Nyårsdagen: 10:00-16:00

The Butterfly House and Haga Ocean
New Year's Eve: 10:00-16:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-16:00

Fotografiska
New Year's Eve: 10:00-23:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-23:00

The Swedish History Museum
New Year's Eve: Closed
New Year's Day: 11:00-17:00

Junibacken
New Year's Eve: 10:00-17:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-17:00

The Royal Palace
New Year's Eve: 10:00-16:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-16:00

Millesgården
New Year's Eve: 11:00-17:00
New Year's Day: 11:00-17:00

Swedish Museum of Natural History
New Year's Eve: 10:00-18:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-18:00

Nordiska Museet
New Year's Eve: 10:00-17:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-17:00

Skansen Open-Air Museum
New Year's Eve: 10.00-16.00, 20.00-0.00
New Year's Day: 10:00-16:00

The Woodland Cemetery
New Year's Eve: Open
New Year's Day: Open

SkyView
New Year's Eve: 10:00-15:50
New Year's Day: Closed

The National Museum of Science and Technology
New Year's Eve: 10:00-15:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-15:00

Tom Tits Experiment
New Year's Eve: 10:00-15:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-17:00

The Viking Museum
New Year's Eve: 11:00-17:00
New Year's Day: 11:00-17:00

The Vasa Museum
New Year's Eve: 10:00-15:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-17:00

Kungsträdgården's Ice Skating Rink (rental shop)
New Year's Eve: 10:00-20:00
New Year's Day: 10:00-20:00