December 31, 2023 the new year in Annecy and in resort

What to do for the new year in Annecy ?

Last year, the parties on December 31 were limited by the pandemic. What festive activities are planned for New Year’s Eve in Annecy ?

Fireworks on New Year’ Eve

Every year-end, the New Year’ Eve party takes place in a festive atmosphere while waiting for the 12 strokes of midnight that make the passage to 2022 official. The Annecy city hall does not organize any show or fireworks. Nevertheless, many individuals organize small fireworks at the lake to celebrate the change of year.

To have fun, you can participate in private parties with family or friends. The companies of the restoration and the night propose each year festivities for the night of the New Year’s Eve. Prices are higher if a festive menu is included with, for example, foie gras and champagne.

Where to spend your 31st in Annecy ?

You can of course organize your New Year’s Eve party at home by inviting your friends and family. It requires some organization, but it is also the assurance to choose the theme of the evening, the menu and the music.

Tourism professionals organize parties dedicated to New Year’s Eve in Annecy :

  • Some restaurants Annecy’s restaurants offer a festive menu with musical entertainment. It is the case of the restaurant Lac et Montagne in Saint-Jorioz. In the city center, restaurants with themes such as Chinese or Japanese cuisine offer refined specialties. Buffalo Grill in Meythet allows you to enjoy a unique menu at a reasonable price. The brasserie of the Impérial Palace hotel in Annecy and its gastronomic restaurant serve a magnificent New Year’ Eve dinner with dancing and show.
  • From hotels allow you to spend one or two days in Annecy with a package dedicated to the New Year’s Eve which includes the night and a festive meal.
  • Of course, nightclubs such as the Bowl, the Maracaïbo, the Amnesia organize parties with a musical program animated by DJs. The New Year’s Eve continues in the early morning with a snack.
  • On the sports front, there are associations Every year, many clubs organize a 31: soccer club, rugby club, rowing club.

New Year’ Eve in the resorts near Annecy

Update of the 23/12/2021 Attention, the prefect has forbidden the open air festivities and the fireworks on December 24th, 25th, 31st and January 1st between 6 pm and 6 am, on the territory of Haute-Savoie.

The winter sports resorts close to Annecy like Le Clusaz, Le Grand-Bornand also organize festivities for the new year. On the program, you can attend torchlight descents, outdoor concerts, folk entertainment and fireworks.

La Clusaz

On Friday December 31st 2021, from 6pm to 7pm, all the ESF instructors of La Clusaz will become artists for the evening. They will stage a fireworks show followed by a large fireworks display.

Le Grand Bornand

The Aravis resort of Grand Bornand offers a magical evening for New Year’s Eve. A paint fluo evening will be animated with a DJ and will be followed by a fireworks.


In Manigod, the passage to the new year is celebrated by skiing at night on the slopes of the Savoie Mont-Blanc domain until 9 pm. The evening continues from 6pm to midnight with a torchlight descent, a DJ and fireworks.

We hope that you will find the New Year’s Eve that corresponds to your expectations and we wish you a Happy New Year 2022 !