Newyears Eve Groningen
Dec 23, 2023 • 3 minuten leestijd
New Year's Eve in Groningen
'Groningen Telt Af' On December 31st, the Grote Markt hosts the second edition of the Groningen countdown event: 'Groningen Telt Af.' An annual gathering for people of all ages, it's a moment to reflect on the past, appreciate the present, and look forward to the future.
Grote Markt Countdown Venue The Grote Markt in the city center of Groningen sets the stage for this special Groningen event. This occasion establishes Groningen as the go-to destination for spectacular New Year's Eve celebrations. Thousands of locals come together to countdown to 2024, welcoming the new year with a diverse Groningen program and a breathtaking projection and light show.
'Countdown Groningen' showcases why Groningen is an exceptional city. Simultaneously, the countdown fosters a sense of community for Groningers, emphasizing safety and conviviality. It marks a new Groningen tradition in a fireworks-free center. Therefore, leave your fireworks at home! If you want to read more about Municipality Groningen and their Firework Free zones, you can read about it here.
The Grote Markt will be bustling with people, and it's important to be cautious. Beware of pickpockets active in the city center. Safeguard your phone, money, cards, and other valuables, and avoid putting your phone in your back pocket. If your personal items are stolen, report it to the police. Don't let pickpockets steal the show!
On December 31st, from 8:00 PM to 1:30 AM, enjoy a free and diverse program featuring talented Groningen singers, rocking bands, and traditional Groningen folk music on a grand stage. Interspersed with comedy and poetry, there's something for everyone!
Host: Olaf Vos
20:00 – 00:00
20:30 – 21:15
21:45 – 22:15
22:30 – 23:15
23:30 – 00:05
00:05 – 01:30
Check out the program and timetable here for more details.