Bangkok New Year's Eve 2024: Countdown & Fireworks

Celebrating the New Year in Bangkok is always a good idea with many things to do in Bangkok on New Year's Eve. Every year the city has large fireworks and a public countdown with music and various festivities. Discover the best locations to celebrate the New Year in Bangkok by saying goodbye to 2023 and counting down to 2024!

Best Places to Countdown 2024 in Bangkok

The best places to celebrate New Year's Eve and to Countdown 2024 in Bangkok while enjoying fireworks displays are the following.


ICONSIAM, a huge shopping and entertainment complex next to the Chao Phraya River, is a good place for watching fireworks and counting down the New Year in the heart of Bangkok. Every year, ICONSIAM has the greatest countdown landmark in Thailand  with the event “Amazing Thailand Countdown 2024" to celebrate the end of the year and welcome the new year.

Bangkok New Year's Eve: Countdown & Fireworks

2. New Year's Eve River Cruise

If you are traveling with your sweetheart, a romantic New Year's Eve celebration could be a dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya River. There are many dinner cruises to choose for your memorable night out and most of them can be found in the list of Chao Phraya River Cruises. You will experience the beauty of the Bangkok waterfront and see famous landmarks of the city illuminated at night while enjoying a gourmet dinner.

Bangkok River Cruises: Best Chao Phraya River Cruise 2019

Some of the cruises where you can voyage along the Chao Phraya River and admire the breathtaking Bangkok skyline during your New Year celebration:

Check our list of Bangkok New Year Eve River Cruises to enjoy the exclusive offers with New Year's Eve packages at Bangkok river cruises during the festive season.

3. CentralWorld

Among the places where the New Year is celebrated in Bangkok, CentralWorld is always on the top list. CentralWorld is a shopping plaza and complex in the heart of Bangkok. Many people liken CentralWorld to New York's Times Square as CentralWorld is extremely busy and vibrant. CentralWorld New Year's Celebration is the most familiar venue to locals, featuring live concerts of popular artists and DJ sets. There is no surprised that thousands of people come here to enjoy time in the square in front of the large shopping center and wait for the fireworks display to welcome the New Year.

4. Asiatique The Riverfront

Asiatique the Riverfront, large shopping center and entertainment venue located along the Chao Phraya River, is another popular landmark for the New Year's countdown and watching the fireworks. Every year, Asiatique welcomes a large number of domestic and international tourists to visit. The Asiatique is filled with restaurants and bars offering a vibrant music atmosphere. In addition to eateries, here you can also buy souvenirs, Thai handicrafts and cheap clothes. Asiatique The Riverfront also has the tallest Ferris wheel in the country. On New Year's Eve, this place becomes more magical with the lights.

Asiatique The Riverfront

5. Rooftop bars in Bangkok

If you want to taste good drinks, indulge in impressive moments and experience the beauty of the scenery of Bangkok during the New Year's Eve, you can choose to go one of the rooftop bars in Bangkok.

Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok

The Long Bar situated along the stretch of river on the Shangri-La Bangkok. The bar offers impressive views, classic cocktails, premium spirits and moreish martinis to welcome the New Year 2024 in Bangkok.

ThreeSixty Rooftop Bar on the 31 floor at Millennium Hilton Bangkok is the perfect place to go. You can enjoy an exhilarating party, fuel up with bottomless drinks, and dance 2023 away with live countdown and fireworks display with stunning views from the top.

lebua at State Tower is another countdown location in Bangkok that you cannot miss to watching spectacular fireworks glistening over the Chao Phraya. With ten leading bars and restaurants such as Sirocco, Breeze, Sky Bar, Distil Bar or Flûte A Champagne Bollinger Bar. Each venue brings its own unique flavor to the night. From exquisite meals prepared by the talented chefs to bubbly bottles flowing, it’ll be a night to remember with a beautiful atmosphere and views.

6. Khao San Road

Khao San Road, where the nightlife is the most colorful, is one of the most famous places to celebrate New Year's Eve in Thailand. Khao San Road is suitable for those who want to celebrate the New Year more affordable than at the sky bars with high prices. Khao San Road has countless bars and shops offering anything you want. When it comes to New Year's Eve, Khao San Road is extremely busy and vibrant all night long and attracts a lot of tourists and local people to wait for the moment of countdown to welcome the New Year. You can have fun until the morning in the clubs and open-air bars on the street.

Khao San Road

7. Siam Paragon

Siam Paragon is a countdown location that gathers all young people with many interesting things to do. Siam Paragon, which is connected to many shopping centers, houses nightclubs and bars where you can have fun with live DJ performances. At the venue, the Christmas tree is beautifully decorated with lights, and there are many beautiful photo corners that will bring you a memorable New Year's Eve moment. It is recommended for those who like a lovely and vibrant atmosphere.

8. King Power Mahanakhon

King Power Mahanakhon is a great spot to watch spectacular fireworks from the highest viewpoint in Bangkok. At a height of 314 meters or the 78th floor offering a 360-degree view of Bangkok, you will be able to see the splendor of the fireworks welcoming the New Year.

9. Sathorn Bridge

Sathorn Bridge, also known as the King Taksin Bridge, is a bridge over the Chao Phraya River that connects Sathorn Road and Krung Thon Buri Road. It is another point where you can watch the spectacular fireworks in the midst of the Chao Phraya River. In particular, you will see many colorful decorated river cruise boats welcoming the New Year. You can admire the beauty of these boats from this famous bridge spanning the Chao Phraya River together with beautiful fireworks.

10. Khlong San Pier and Si Phraya Pier

Khlong San Pier and Si Phraya Pier are another spot to watch beautiful fireworks on New Year's Eve. Both piers are a crossing piers from Phra Nakhon side to Thonburi side along the Chao Phraya River. Si Phraya Pier is located on the Phra Nakhon side while Khlong San Pier is located on the Thonburi side. Coming here, you will admire the colorful fireworks display with a clear view.

Where else to celebrate New Year 2024 in Bangkok?

If you would prefer to celebrate your New Year's Eve 2024 elsewhere, choose New Year dinner and/or countdown party at one of the best Bangkok hotels. Top hotels offering special deals for this night are listed here: Best Hotels to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Bangkok.

Where to Stay in Bangkok?

What is the best place to stay in Bangkok if you're planning to celebrate the New Year in Bangkok? The answer can be found here: Guide to Bangkok Best Areas.

Bangkok Hotels for New Year's Eve

Here are some of the best Bangkok hotels to add to your wish list and stay on the New Year's Eve in Bangkok for having a good time with family and friends. 

Luxury Hotels

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok - five-star luxury resort-inspired haven in Bangkok

The Sukhothai Bangkok - one of the best Bangkok luxury hotels in Sathorn

Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit - five-star hotel in the heart of Sukhumvit

Mid-range Hotels

Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road - one of the best boutique hotels in Bangkok

Siam@Siam, Design Hotel Bangkok - hotel with stylish décor and an infinity pool that overlooks the cityscape

Centara Grand At Centralworld - five-star hotel with 55 storeys, offering spectacular city views

Budget Hotels

Somerset Maison Asoke - serviced apartments in the heart of Sukhumvit’s central business district

Theatre Residence - riverside hotel on Thonburi side across the Chao Phraya River

Riva Arun Bangkok - boutique hotel offering luxury and comfort along the Chao Phraya River

Family-friendly Hotels

Oriental Residence Bangkok - distinctive serviced residences in the city’s most notable shopping district

The Athenee Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Bangkok - five-star hotel in Sukhumvit, one of the most central districts of Bangkok

Bangkok Marriott Hotel The Surawongse - 5-star hotel on Surawong Road near Chinatown, the Chao Phraya River and the popular Silom shopping district

Happy New Year!