How to Celebrate New Year in Minsk?

Author: ginzburgs



Events Culture & Art Escape

Loud parties and cozy Christmas markets – here are some ideas for New Year's Eve and the night itself.


 Bars & Parties 


NY'19 in
Huligan Bar

 Where:  Huligan (vulica Kastryčnickaja, 16)
 When:  January 1, 1 a.m.
 Price:  20 BYN

That’s the first time Huligan’s crew decided to work right through New Year’s night, so don’t miss it. Lots of music, dance, and alcohol are on the program.


New Year

 Where:  El Pushka (vulica Hiercena, 12)
 When:  January 1, 1 a.m.
 Price:  n/a

If you are in love with Latin American culture or if you wonder how New Year is celebrated in Mexican favelas, you won’t miss it! Right after the chime of bells, El Pushka will open its doors and drag you into the atmosphere of reckless fun!


NYE 2019

 Where:  OK16 (vulica  Kastryčnickaja, 16)
 When:  January 1, 1 a.m. – January 2
 Price:  25-30 BYN

Re: Fresh, Mechta and Killa, with the support of Jameson Irish Whiskey, unite in the walls of space OK16 to create an unforgettable musical feast, enveloping non-standard ideas, installations, music from key figures of the local scene and a cozy festive atmosphere.



New Year'19

 Where:  Bar Cherdak (vulica Zybickaja, 9)
 When:  December 31, 10 p.m.
 Price:  free 

A cozy relaxed atmosphere at the beginning of the evening and a fun party during the night.


NY'19 in
TNT Rock Club

 Where:  TNT (vulica Revalucyjnaja, 9a)
 When:  December 31, 10 p.m.
 Price:  from 50 BYN

A place to be for rock-n-roll lovers. Music all night long, gifts and cool people.


El Dorado

 Where:  Ayahuasca Social Club (Muzyčny zavulak, 2)
 When:  December 31, 10 p.m.
 Price:  20 BYN, free if you're wearing gold

A trip to the heart of South America to reveal all the mysteries of the Incas. The organizers promise a special decor, shamans, a mythical atmosphere and a festive mood.



  Read more:  Best parties in the city



 Street Events & Markets 


Christmas Market
at Plošča Svabody

 Where:  plošča Svabody
 When:  December 24 – January 5
 Price:  free 

One of the best and the coziest Christmas fairs in the city: it creates the atmosphere that prevailed there about a century ago: earlier plošča Svabody was called a marketplace. There you can find food courts, great selection of drinks from the best bartenders of the city, Christmas Tree Bazaar and a stage that looks like a huge TV and where you can enjoy concerts of best Belarusian musicians: Dee Tree, Ana Zhdanava and NaviBand are on the list.


New Year

 Where:  Pesochnica (vulica Kujbyšava, 45)
 When:  December 30, 1 p.m.
 Price:  free 

Pesochnica is going to surprise you with a futuristic celebration! They promise an orange Christmas tree, Santa Claus on a sleigh with 220 horses, the Cheshire Cat instead of normal Snowman and 8 food trucks. Also, winter fair is open here on weekends (December 29-30, January 5-6), so you can enjoy food courts, hot mulled wine, and entertainment zones while choosing presents and souvenirs.


New Year
Open Shkaf

 Where:  SQUAT (vulica Kastryčnickaja, 16/3)
 When:  December 29-30
 Price:  free 

A lot of unique clothes, accessories and small presents, nice people and warm atmosphere.



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