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Celebrating New Year's Eve in Frankfurt

Tips for going out at the turn of the year

Mit Frankfurt-Tipp.de ins neue Jahr 2023

Und schon wieder geht ein Jahr zu Ende. Und was für ein Jahr! 

Ausgehen an Silvester? Da bietet die Metropolregion FrankfurtRheinMain jede Menge. Und weil einen diese überreiche Auswahl leicht überfordern kann, haben wir hier die besten Tipps von Clubs bis Konzerten für Silvester 2023 hier für Euch zusammengetragen. 

In den kommenden Wochen werden wir diese Liste mit Silvester-Partys und ähnlichen Veranstaltungen in Frankfurt nach und nach erweitern und ergänzen.

31.12.2023


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New Years Masquerade

The pop-up location NEUE KAISER invites you to this year's MASQUERADE SILVESTER PARTY. Whether you want to retreat to one of our lounges with a drink, smoke in the outdoor area or dance excessively; our beautiful location fulfills all wishes. Celebrate with us a night of cover-up and ecstasy in a unique atmosphere in the heart of Frankfurt's city center. It will be a spectacle that will carry us into the new year.

Musically, DJ Marc will heat us up with the party hits of today and the last few years. The motto will be: mixed music, everything that is fun and encourages dancing.

DRESSCODE: Evening wear. Tuxedo, dark suit or evening dress. Masks are welcome, not a must.

Admission: from 22:00

Age structure: In recent years, the age of our guests has been between 25-45 years. However, no one a few years younger or older will be turned away.

Address: NEUE KAISER, Kaiserstraße 28 * 60311 Frankfurt am Main

Tickets: from €69 (€40 food voucher is included)

Website: www.silvester-frankfurt.de

Facebook:

www.facebook.com/FrankfurtSilvester

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New Year's Eve 2023 "BEYOND THE CLOUDS" with skyline view

In the 22nd Bar at the Innside by Meliá Frankfurt Eurotheum, Neue Mainzer Str. 66-68

Enjoy the turn of the year in an exclusive atmosphere with live music, DJ, a gin bar and a breathtaking view over "Mainhattan" - be entertained, be impressed.

The 22nd Bar is THE insider tip in Frankfurt. Not only the view of the Frankfurt skyline from the 22nd floor of the skyscraper, but also the variety of cocktails and long drinks are sure to impress.

There are various reservation options: From the strolling card to various table reservations to the VIP room!

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30 PLUS New Year's Eve Party

In the Zoo-Gesellschaftshaus, Bernhard-Grzimek-Allee 1

from 8 pm

The cult party for the 30+ generation! The 30 PLUS DJ team with Gil and Saber will ensure the best atmosphere. Dance into the new year to the best pop, rock and disco songs in the great ambience of the Zoo Gesellschaftshaus

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New Year's Eve party at the Alte Oper

In the Copper Room, Reuterweg 16, at the Alte Oper

You can dance into the new year with the best hits from 1980 to today, played by DJ Favour, in the Copper Room right next to the Alte Oper.

Specials: Welcome drink, greetings from the kitchen, live cooking buffet, fireworks, midnight snack

Getting started at 10 pm, admission from 18 years

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Die Batschkapp Silvester Party 2023 / 2024

InterContinental Hotel Frankfurt, Wilhelm-Leuschner-Straße 43, 60329 Frankfurt am Main

Gala menu from 7 pm, party from 9 pm

Experience a culinary evening with a 5-course gala menu with exquisite wines, beer and soft drinks.

At 7 pm there is an exclusive gala menu in the Signatures Veranda (219 &euros; p.p., 29 &euros; p.p. additionally for accompanying wines). Afterwards, head to the Skyline Party on the 21st floor, where you will have a fantastic view of the city and the grand fireworks display.

The kitchen team will present you with modern culinary highlights from around the world. Pop-up bars will provide you with cocktails, long drinks and digestifs. Drummer Martin Standke and his band SMART or our club floor with two dance floors will provide the perfect atmosphere.

Party:

Welcome from 20:30 Top Floor, 21. Floor

219,- Euro per person

only 29,- Euro per person additionally for wine <x>ampersand</x> beer

Find more information HERE

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Ring, Ring 2024 is calling

At Blaues Wasser (Franziusstraße 35, 60314 Frankfurt am Main)

from 19:30

Your BEST OF GADDEWIRTSCHAFT 2018 winner location will also be the place to celebrate the New Year. You can immerse yourself in an atmospheric winter wonderland on the banks of the Main - either just for the party (from 11 pm) with fireworks or for a delicious New Year's Eve dinner (from 7:30 pm).

Reservations and information can be found HERE

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NEW YEARS EXTRAVAGANZA

NM 57 (Neue Mainzer Str. 57, 60311 Frankfurt)

from 6:30 pm (dinner), party from 9:30 pm

New Year's Eve in the style and ambience of the 1920s - it's sure to be an unforgettable night at NM57.

The Roaring Twenties, les ann&eacute;es folles or: THE GOLDEN TWENTIES await you here! We celebrate an era of elegant divas and dandies in various rooms that have long remained unopened. While the braggarts of the night gamble away their last Reichsmark in the vault, society dances itself into ecstasy in the salon and some retreat discreetly to the S&eacute;par&eacute;es.

Dress code: Evening wear - preferably with clothing and accessories from the 20s.

For 79 &euros; there are the dinner & dance tickets incl. New Year's Eve buffet et al. with smoked fish with dill-mustard sauce, tomato foam bread with buffalo mozzarella, mushroom salad with mild truffle oil, Morgenland chickpea salad, roast beef in pepper sauce, fish pan with lime and dill, poultry "Teriyaki" with rice, vegetable lasagna and more.

The party tickets are available for 30 &euros; in advance and for 45 &euros; at the box office. In addition to a welcome drink, you can expect classics & hits from soul & funk, pop & rock from the last 30 years, played by DJ Alex Beer & DJ Sebastian Sky. Benedikt from BALDUIN will be playing electroswing as DJ and live on the saxophone.

At midnight there will be fireworks in the inner courtyard.

More information and reservations at: nm57@email.de

Tickets are available HERE

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Welcome 2024

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof, Am Kaiserplatz, 60311 Frankfurt

22:00 - 04:00 h

&euro; 69,- per person including 3-course menu

No plans for New Year's Eve yet? In the rustic Erdinger Urweisse Hütt'n, the team from the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof will get the party started on New Year's Eve from 22:00. In addition to a 3-course menu, a DJ and the hotel's own fireworks display will ensure an unforgettable night. Join in now and secure your place by calling 069 215 118!

More information about the great location can be found HERE

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Euphoria

at the Gibson Club, Zeil 85-93

from 10pm

A night full of euphoria, full of magic, full of glitter awaits you at the club on Frankfurt's Zeil. DJ Fans T, DJ Le Alen, DJ Oli Roventa, DJ E-Roll, Victor Angelov (violin), Andrija Saxtime (saxophones), Habama Brothers (drummers), Anima (walking act) and Dreamotionz (dancers) will provide the right beats and perfect entertainment. The three-code is glamorous! Admission to the party costs € 65 in VVK and € 70 at the box office.

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Fortuna's Masked Ball

At Tanzhaus West & Dora Brilliant, Gutleutstr. 294, 60327 Frankfurt - Gutleutviertel
from 10.00 pm

New Year's Eve? No problem for the Tanzhaus West team! Here you will be treated to an excellent party firework display that will send all techno and house fans into raptures.

Together with Wareika, Bo Irion, Christian Bott, DJ melina or Mike Gervais, an endless chain reaction of excellent beats and grooves will be ignited at Tanzhaus West and the Dora Brilliant. Advance ticket sales have begun.

Here's New Year's Eve at its silvest! Be there!

Find out more HERE

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New Year's Eve Party

In the Batschkapp, Gwinnerstr. 5

on 31.12.2018 from 22 clock

Celebrate the new year with the motto: all90s & other earworms
.In addition to several earworms for the dance legs, there is also for the stomach delicious food (in front of the hall, not included in the price), plus 100 liters of mulled wine for free, fireworks and much more

You can find all further info HERE

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TANZHAUS SilWESTer

In the nightlife (Kurt-Schumacher Str. 45, 60313 Frankfurt)
on 31.12.2018 from 10 pm

The DJ teams from Batschkapp XL, Disco Frankfurt and We Love 90s will be spinning the best of the 90s, 00s and current charts at Nachtleben an der Konstablerwache. There will also be free welcome champagne for the first 500 guests, a chocolate buffet, LED sticks, confetti cannon and more!

EARLY BIRD TICKETS: 7&euros; (VVK)

(only until 31.10.2018)

All further information can be found HERE

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New Year's Eve rodeo at the Ponyhof

In der Fabrik (Mittlerer Hasenpfad 5, 60598 Frankfurt am Main

on 31.12.2018 from 9 pm

The team at FABRIK in Sachsenhausen will be saying goodbye to the old year with the popular "Disco for people over 40". For 36 <x>amperesand</x>euros; you can celebrate here, including courtyard fireworks and a glass of sparkling wine at midnight.

Tickets can be ordered at: silvester@danceffm.de

You can find all further information HERE

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Samba New Year

Gibson Club (Zeil 85-93, 60313 Frankfurt am Main)

from 22.00

As usual, you can dance spectacularly into the new year at the Gibson Club.

More info HERE

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MEGA New Year's Eve Party 2023/24

in the Mega Discostadl, Klappergasse 5-7

from 10 pm

Pop the corks in Sachsenhausen! Let DJ Mario Morales accompany you into the new year 2023 with dance charts, hip-hop, German rap, Latino & party hits. A great atmosphere is practically pre-programmed!

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New Year's Eve package

In Harry`s New York Bar. Walther-von-Cronberg-Platz 1

- small drinks menu from 22:00 - 02:00 all inclusive. (beer, wine, long drinks, water, soft drinks)
- from 02:00 on self-pay basis
- glass of prosecco at 00:00 am

- live music

- midnight buffet

119 € per person

Further information under: +49 69 664 014 432

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Welcome Pure 2024

at Karlson Club, Karlstr. 17

PURE presents WELCOME 2023, the queer New Year's Eve party, on 3 floors. Early bird tickets are now available for 22 euros (plus VVK fee). As DJs with it:

Mark Hartmann (PURE), Le Skim (Sexy Party, Cologne), Dirk Vox (Club 78) and Jonas Hahn (PURE)

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New Year's Eve

Theatrallalla, Friedberger Landstr. 296, 60389 Frankfurt

on 31.12.2018 at 16 + 20 clock

Kicks off the night of nights. Bäppi and his Theatrallalla team guarantee you again this year a lot of Kurzweil.

Bäppi la Belle will entertain you in the very best way and escort you again with fast-paced numbers and their incomparable Hessian coziness from the old year. On a new!

For the night of the year, the Theatrallalla cordially invites you and offers two performances of the current program on the last day of the year: at 16.00 clock for those who still want to go out to eat after the show and at 20.00 clock for those who still want to go out to eat before the show.

More info and tickets HERE

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New Year's Eve in the KÄS

in the KÄS, Mittlerer Hasenpfad 5

Comedy - Cabaret

At 5 pm and 9 pm, the cabaret artist and comedian brings the year to a humorous close at Frankfurter Käs.

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New Year's Eve Party with "Capones" &amp; DJ Mario

TNT - Thurn und Taxis Palais (Thurn-und-Taxis-Platz 1, 60313 Frankfurt am Main)
from 8 pm, admission from 7 pm

With Chamapgner reception, 4-course menu, live DJ, attractive prizes and fireworks. For 109 &euro; per person come, among other things, tranche of Ora King salmon, stuffed truffle praline or also Zweierlei of Hessian pasture-raised beef on the plate.

All further info can be found HERE

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DÖPFNER'S New Year's Eve Menu

at the Maingau, Schifferstraße 38 - 40

At the MAINGAU, a delicious New Year's Eve menu awaits you from 18 - 22:30 clock, among other things. with lobster roasted with avocado and cucumber, turbot fillet on sweet potato puree and parsley foam and Red Beterisotto with roasted quail breast.

The 5-course menu incl. Apéritif, accompanying wines (0,1), mineral water and 1 coffee speciality costs per person 155,00 €

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Silvestergala "Glam & Glitter" im Kempinski Hotel Frankfurt-Gravenbruch

Kempinski Hotel Frankfurt - Gravenbruch, Graf zu Ysenburg und Büdingen Platz 1, 63263 Frankfurt / Neu-Isenburg

Das exklusive Silvesterpackage beinhaltet unseren Champagnerempfang in der K-Lounge, Galadinner, Wein, Bier, Softgetränke, Wasser und Kaffee, Mitternachtschampagner sowie Bargetränke von der Silvesterkarte und Live-Musik. Außerdem haben Sie Zugang zum Country Club & Spa.

Buchbar ab 1 Nacht ab unserer Deluxe Zimmerkategorie:

ab EUR 580 im Einzelzimmer

Buchungen unter: 069 389 88 595 oder per Mail an festtagsbuero.frankfurt@kempinski.com

New Year's Eve on the Main

You can experience a very special New Year's Eve on the Main with the PRIMUS LINE cruisers. There are two options:

1. New Year's Eve on the Main with menu: There will be stylish live music on board. You will be spoiled with a New Year's Eve menu . Wine, beer and selected non-alcoholic drinks are also included in the price.

2. New Year's Eve on the Main with buffet: An exceptional buffet awaits you here in an atmospheric setting. Wine, beer and selected non-alcoholic drinks are also included in the price. A DJ plays music from the current charts.

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Main Tower Restaurant, Neue Mainzer Str. 52-58, 60311 Frankfurt

Enjoy a direct view of the city high above the rooftops of Frankfurt, on the 53rd floor, at a height of 187 meters and let yourself be pampered with an excellent 7-course gala menu in the elegant and stylish restaurant of the Main Tower from 7 pm.

Look forward to a 7-course gala dinner

including champagne reception (from 18:30 pm), wine accompaniment, water, soft drinks, coffee,

champagne at midnight on the viewing platform

EUR 279.00 per person

Reservations and information by telephone on 069 3650 4777 or by email at maintower.restaurant@compass-group.de

Find out more HERE


New Year's Eve - origins and customs

Where did the name come from?

December 31 has been the last day of the year since the introduction of the Gregorian calendar in 1582. This day is dedicated to St. Silvester. Silvester was pope from 314-335 under whose pontificate the introduction of Christianity as a state religion under Emperor Constantine took place.

Pope Silvester I died in Rome on December 31, 335.

Customs and superstitions

As with all holidays, various customs and superstitions are associated with the turn of the year. Dinner on New Year's Eve should be with family or friends, because eating "in the circle"of one's nearest and dearest symbolizes protection from demons who cannot destroy that circle.

The night of the New Year has been about warding off evil spirits since time immemorial. Crackling, noisy parades with hooded figures with drums, bells and whip cracks for the necessary noise provided, should these keep away.

Nowadays this custom is replaced worldwide by gigantic fireworks. However, this is no longer about driving away demons. Rather, New Year's Eve fireworks are an expression of joy for the upcoming new year. Young and old alike enjoy the colourful spectacle in the sky. In Germany alone, bangers, firecrackers, gushers and especially rockets are blown up year after year at a cost of more than 60 million euros.

Bangers, fireworks, church bells, waltz music and champagne corks - noise and music are as indispensable to most cultures as congratulations.

"A happy and blessed new year!" - so or so similar are the typical greetings or wishes for the New Year.

In the private environment, however, one usually wishes "a happy new year". Whereby the "gute Rutsch" has nothing to do with a "Hüberrutschen" into the new year. The expression goes back to the Hebrew word "rosch" which means "beginning", that is, the beginning of the new year.

Once the first seconds of the new year have dawned, people at New Year's Eve parties toast with a glass of Champus and say "Prosit Neujahr" or "Prost Neujahr".

The word "Prosit" is Latin and means "es may succeed".

All these New Year's wishes express the hope that the new year will bring good luck.

A fledgling custom is to bid a running farewell to the old year. Thousands of people take part in the increasingly popular New Year's Eve runs. The world's oldest and most important New Year's Eve run takes place annually in S&atilde;o Paulo in Brazil. Of course, the Main metropolis also has "ihren" Silvesterlauf. The Spiridon New Year's Eve Run has been held for over 30 years.

Interpretations and Lucky Charms

A whole host of interpretations and good luck charms continue to influence New Year's celebrations to this day. These customs have been part of the magical thinking and actions of traditional societies since time immemorial. They revolve around saying goodbye to the old year and welcoming the new.

The background to the boisterous, sometimes debauched celebrations is the hope for fertility and prosperity in the new year.

Widespread is the "lead pouring" shortly after midnight. In a specially designed spoon, a piece of lead is heated over a candle flame, melted, and then quickly dropped into a vessel of cold water. From the shadow of the resulting figures one believes to be able to interpret the future.

At the turn of the year lucky charms are booming

Popular are the "Glückspfennige", which according to. The old folk wisdom "who does not honor the penny, is not worth the thaler", could maintain their lucky meaning until today.

The lucky penny, in times of the euro actually lucky cents, but hardly anyone says that, is a symbol of wealth. By giving it as a symbolic gift, one wishes the recipient never to run out of money.

The horseshoe, on the other hand, is a talisman to protect house and yard and to keep strangers from entering.

In earlier times, it was also nailed to ship masts - even Admiral Nelson made sure that the "Victory" did not set sail without this lucky charm.

Chimney sweeps or chimney sweeps are considered lucky charms because they were always the first to walk through the streets on New Year's morning congratulating the New Year.

Luck also comes from the flower pot. The speech is of course from the four-leaf clover, the "Glücksklee", which is supposed to bring luck according to popular belief. he mysterious shamrock actually comes from Mexico and inspires secret wishes and hopes at the turn of the year.

Widespread are also lucky pigs, mostly made of marzipan. Even for the ancient Germanic tribes, the boar was sacred. The pig is considered a symbol of fertility and thus a sign of prosperity and wealth. "To have had a pig" means with us that one has had a lot of luck. Among the Greeks and Romans, anyone who had a lot of "pig" was considered privileged and well off.

The ladybug is considered the messenger of heaven to the Mother of God, hence the name. Protects children and heals the sick when he flies to them. Never shake it off or even kill it - that brings bad luck.

You can play it quite safe by adding up the lucky charms.

The trade has long specialised in marketing, the superstition that is still widespread in modern times. Even in the supermarket you can buy lucky pigs made of marzipan, ladybugs made of chocolate, small pots of lucky clover decorated with a chimney sweep or a lucky penny.

Egal, if it helps, think certainly many, and ultimately, as is well known, faith also moves mountains. ;-)

New Year's Eve party - the hangover afterwards

Some tips on how to avoid the infamous hangover ;-)

Fatty foods slow down the absorption of alcohol in the blood. Have a high-fat meal for a change before the drinking binge.

Stay to one type of alcohol, as the mess of drinks guarantees a buzz.

Shun the dark drinks, such as red wine, brandy, cognac and whisky. Because they cause the worst headaches. Rather reach for white wine or vodka.

Nibble on crisps, nuts and pretzel sticks to compensate for the loss of minerals caused by alcohol.

Alcohol dehydrates! Compensate for fluid loss. Drink plenty of water after the New Year's Eve party.

You didn't follow the aforementioned tips?

You wake up the next morning or even at noon, your skull is buzzing, and the headache is nearly killing you?

Then the only thing that will help is a hangover breakfast.

Ingest plenty of fresh fruit, whole grains, scrambled eggs, pickled herring and lots and lots of water. But if possible, avoid taking painkillers!

Take a long walk instead. Plenty of fresh air is guaranteed to get you in shape.

Happy New Year to you

The team of

Frankfurt-Tipp.de