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The New Year's Eve 2018 fireworks promise to be as spectacular as ever. Here's everything you need to know if you're planning on watching them at the event or in one of our parks.

Official tickets

London’s spectacular NYE Fireworks and celebrations are a ticketed event organised by the Mayor of London, bringing together more than 100,000 spectators around the Coca-Cola London Eye to celebrate the New Year.

Each ticket is priced at £10 – the same price as when ticketing was first introduced four years ago and there is a maximum of four tickets per transaction. Click here to purchase your tickets.

Anyone without a ticket will be able to enjoy the fireworks live on BBC One or choose to celebrate the New Year at hundreds of events at bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs across the capital.

If you are planning on coming to London on New Year’s Eve please plan ahead. The following closures and restrictions will apply in the Royal Parks:

St James’s Park

There will be restricted access to St James’s Park on December 31, commencing at 2pm, when roads closures are introduced to through traffic. This is part of a wider traffic plan in Central London (please visit the TL/GLA websites). From 5pm St James’s Park to the east side of the lake will close to the public and there will be restrictions in place on all remaining footpaths.

Hyde Park and Hyde Park Winter Wonderland

Anyone wishing to attend the London New Year’s Eve fireworks needs a ticket – there are no official viewing areas in Hyde Park. Please seek alternative routes when coming to and leaving from Hyde Park and Hyde Park Winter Wonderland. Please note Hyde Park Winter Wonderland will close at 10pm on New Year’s Eve, with the rest of Hyde Park closing at 1am.

Primrose Hill

There are no official viewing areas in Primrose Hill for the New Year's Eve fireworks on the Thames. Primrose Hill will close at 1am. Visitors to Primrose Hill are reminded that lighting personal fireworks and flying lanterns is against Park Regulations, they are also asked to respect the park, dispose of any litter appropriately and be considerate to fellow park users.

Richmond Park

There are no official viewing areas in Richmond Park. On 31st December, the vehicle gates to Richmond Park will close at around 4.00pm. Visitors are reminded that lighting personal fireworks and flying lanterns is against Park Regulations, they are also asked to respect the park, dispose of any litter appropriately and be considerate to fellow park users.

Greenwich Park

There are no official viewing areas in Greenwich Park. On 31st December, the pedestrian gates to Greenwich Park will close at around 6.00pm. Visitors are reminded that lighting personal fireworks and flying lanterns is against Park Regulations, they are also asked to respect the park, dispose of any litter appropriately and be considerate to fellow park users.

For more information about the London NYE Fireworks and celebrations please visit the GLA website.



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