Ljubljana New Year Eve Fireworks
Photo credit: Photo Library of Ljubljana Tourism, Janez Zalaznik

Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana is renowned for its rich and lively New Year’s Eve Celebrations that take place in four of the city’s main squares. This year again the big Ljubljana celebration, that is a part of the December festivities, will take place in Kongresni trg Square, Trg francoske revolucije Square, Mestni trg Square and in Pogačarjev trg Square. Celebrations with concerts will start at 21:00 and will last all the way until 02:30 in the morning. Ecological fireworks display will immediately after midnight set the skies above Ljubljana into thousands of colours that will announce the beginning of a new year.

Ljubljana New Year Eve Kongresni trg Square concert
Photo credit: Photo Library of Ljubljana Tourism, Dunja Wedam

Kongresni trg Square

from 21:00 to 2:30

At 21:00 the celebrations will begin in all four squares at once. The main New Year’s Eve celebration will take place at the Kongresni trg Square and is intended for the wider range of visitors with line-up like Kingston and Luka Basi.

Trg francoske revolucije Square

from 21:00 to 2:00

Fans of alternative rock music will enjoy in concerts held at the Trg francoske revolucije Square were bands like Omega Sun, Alo! Dude, Srd and Niet will play.

Ljubljana New Year Eve Trg francoske revolucije Square concert
Photo credit: Photo Library of Ljubljana Tourism

Mestni trg Square

from 21:00 to 1:30

New Year’s Eve programme at the Mestni trg Square is traditionally intended for the audience that loves evergreens by exclusive performers. This year the Špicikuc Orchestra and Neisha will delight the visitors.

Pogačarjev trg Square (Central Market)

from 21:00 to 22:00

At the Pogačarjev Trg Square the New Year’s Eve programme is intended for lovers of Slovenian popular and Oberkrainer music. This year the NYE celebrations will be accommpanied by the Ceglar Ensemble, Fredi Miller and Come Back band.

Photo credit: Ljubljana Tourism/Luka Esenko

At midnight, the sky above Ljubljana will be lit by ecological fireworks launched from Ljubljana Castle. Rockets made of paper and degradable mateirals will be this year in the colour of the city – green, as well as in the NYE colours like silver, gold, and blue.