Where to celebrate the new year 2020 in Istanbul?

What does new year’s eve mean for Turkish people?

Before islam Turkish people had celebrated the coming of new year, and trees are sacred for ancient Turks. Ancient Turks used to celebrate new year with fancy trees. In addition, they used to rebirth of the sun as an eid.  From 1926, new year’s eve has become  to be celebrated more entertainingly.

How new year is celebrated in Turkish culture?
Turks live first seconds of the new year at home or at streets generally. Eating turkeys on a round table together with families and friends is a new year ritual for Turks. After the meal they play Bingo and countdown starts!
If you are going to experieence the first seconds of the new year in İstanbul, we have some great suggestions for you.


Have you set your plans for new year’s eve?
If you haven’t done it yet let’s do it now. Yourist gave the reply to the question ”where should the new year’s eve be celebrated”. Generally, even if new year plans celebrated effusively in Istanbul, everywhere doesn’t vivacious.

So where to Celebrate New Year in Istanbul?

Nisantasi, Kadikoy, Taksim, Bebek, Kurucesme, Ortakoy are good ideas to celebrate new year 2020. However you should reserve your event before the New Year Night because New Year events are always crowded and intense in that city. In the end, for us, the best experience for new year night is Dinner Cruise where you will find, traditional Turkish food, belly dancers, Harem Show. The best side of being in dinner cruise is you will be able to see all the firework show in the heart of bosphorus between two continents on sea.

Dinner Cruise New Year 2020

We compile some places to celebrate new year for you!

Dinner Cruise

In this adorable night, there will be tasty three-course meal,Harem Show and the special belly dance Show with special dancers. Also, in the first minutes of the 2020, there will be champagne bottles’ pop ups and many more special attractions. Get ready for the unforgettable authentic night to start new year!

To get Dinner Cruise Ticket: Dinner Cruise New Year

Frankie İstanbul
Frankie Istanbul always presents good music and good meal and they are sincerely waiting you for a unique entertainment. Having fun with dj performance through the night is a great idea.
The menu for the party is Beluga caviar, Duck confit and sea product tart for the starters, grilled coral and lamb are presented as options for main dishes. The final for the beautiful night belongs to fresh raspberries, edible soil and delicious Zacapa.

Reservation number: 0212 230 66 66

With their beautiful view, Halic scenery and the historical peninsula hosts to Firuze. Firuze is an ideal stop for those who wants to watch belly dancers and dance with Turkish music. Unique tastes are with you! While Firuze serves Cretan avocado paste, sea products, mahammara, marinated fishes as starters, they serve delicious steaks and fishes as main dishes. Baklava would be a perfect choice as dessert.

Reservation number: 0212 238 50 50

Sunset Grill&Bar
With the beautiful bosphorus view and tasty meals, Sunset Grill&Bar is a famous place to celebrate new year’s eve in Istanbul. From Chef Fabrice Canelle’s endless knowledge for cuisines will attract your attention surely. Sunset’s party programme will be full of surprises. After party and live dj performance will be waiting to entertain you!

Reservation Number:0212 287 03 57-58