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New Year’s Eve fireworks 2023, information for businesses and residents

Find out about changes to parking, road closures, and parks during New Year’s Eve.

The Mayor of London’s New Year’s Eve celebrations will return for 2023. The fireworks display is a ticketed event, and tickets have now sold out. In order to see the fireworks, you must have a ticket.

The New Year's Day Parade is taking place on 1 January 2024. Find information about changes as a result of the parade.

If you have a ticket and require information about the event, please check the GLA’s event webpage. This includes information on routes to travel to the event, and restrictions on what you can bring into the event with you.  

The event areas are: 

  • Victoria Embankment (between Blackfriars Bridge and Westminster Bridge) 
  • Waterloo Bridge 
  • Westminster Bridge 
  • Parliament Square 
  • Whitehall 
  • Northumberland Avenue 
  • Viewing areas south of the river 

There will be pedestrian restrictions in place within the event area, starting from midday on Sunday 31 December, as well as road closures detailed in the following sections.

Pedestrian access will be restricted with the grey area shown: 

A map of the restricted area to pedestrians for the 2023 new year's eve fireworks celebrations

Published: 19 December 2022

Last updated: 21 December 2023