How to spend New Year's Eve in Bournemouth

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Why not do something a little different this New Year’s Eve with a fun-filled seaside winter break in Bournemouth

Ring in 2023 in style at Bournemouth West Cliff hotel this New Year’s Eve with a dinner dance, gala event or residential stay at this plush seaside resort.

With a whole host of exciting activities taking place across Twixmas and New Year, Bournemouth is a fantastic choice for a festive break this year. As well as a choice of restaurants, bars and beautiful beaches, Bournemouth has an exciting choice of activities and events taking place this New Year’s Eve.

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And why not make your visit extra special with a stay at Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel, where Boundless members can save up to 20% on their room rate in addition to other savings and offers taking place over the festive season. Click here to find out more…

New Year’s Eve events in Bournemouth

If you’re looking for an exciting trip filled with a multitude of activities this New Year’s Eve? There’s plenty on offer in Bournemouth. 

New Year’s Eve Masquerade Party

Key West on Bournemouth Pier

Bournemouth pier

Celebrate the end of 2022 and the start of the New Year with a Masquerade Party at Bournemouth's most unusual venue. Key West on Bournemouth Pier will be transformed with a red carpet entry and complete room décor, live music and a DJ, and dancing till the wee hours of the morning. This evening guarantees a full evening of entertainment to conclude 2022 in style and begin 2023!

Beauty & the Beast pantomime

bournemouth pantomime

For laughs galore, the Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre’s Christmas Panto runs until Monday 2 January. This year, Eastenders favourite Emma Barton takes on the role of Fairy Bon Bon in a rip-roaring rendition of Beauty and the Beast alongside Bournemouth legend Noel Brodie and Jonthan Creek’s Marcus Knibbs. Featuring sumptuous costumes and belly laughs, this five-star show will no doubt leave you wanting more. 

New Year Ceilidh with Murphy's Lore Trio

Pavilion Dance South West

folk music bournemouth

For something a little more traditional, why not join an Irish Ceilidh to bring in the New Year with a knees up. With entertainment from Bournemouth based Irish folk group Murphy's Lore Trio, you’ll be able to dance the night away at this fun, celtic-themed event. No experience or partner required!

New Year’s Day Bathtub Race

bathtub boat race

Taking place on New Year’s Day in Poole Harbour, the annual New Year’s Day Bathtub Race sees creative teams competing for charity in homemade watercraft. The perfect way to blow away the cobwebs from the night before, this wacky event involves crews racing along the quay from The Customs House Steps to the Lord Nelson pub (rain or shine). And alongside the race, there’s also a unique chance to have a look at up to 100 classic cars in a display along the Lower High Street. 

What’s on at Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel 

bournemouth west cliff room

Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel is centrally located and within easy reach of Bournemouth’s renowned sandy beach, which was recently voted the best in the UK by TripAdvisor. This New Year's Eve there are a wide variety of packages to choose from, providing you with the opportunity to ring in the New Year in style. Plus, if you’d like to relax after the celebrations, the spa is the perfect way to treat yourself, with five treatment rooms, a steam room, sauna, spa pool, Jacuzzi, and a magnificent indoor swimming pool. Combine all of this with the refreshing sea air, you will undoubtedly return home feeling calm and revitalised.

New Year’s Eve gala dinner and live cabaret 

31 December

Bournemouth west cliff bar

This year, Bournemouth West Cliff Hotel is hosting a glamorous dinner dance to see in the New Year. Start the evening with a welcoming glass of Buck’s Fizz, followed by a four-course gala dinner and then dance into the New Year with a live cabaret band and disco.

£80 per person

New Year’s Eve Residential Breaks

31 December – 2 January
For a truly immersive experience, make your stay a residential one with 2 nights of activities and a sumptuous stay. Your itinerary includes:

New Year’s Eve:
Pre-dinner drinks reception, four-course gala dinner, disco and cabaret.
New Year’s Day:
A happy New Year brunch followed by a three-course evening meal.
2 January: A full English breakfast before you depart with the option to extend your stay with a special bed-and-breakfast rate per night either side of your break.

New Year two-night stay: £225 per person
(Boundless members: £203)

Price is per person and based on two people sharing a standard double or
twin room. Single supplements will apply.

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