Krakow's Main Market Square is the center of New Year's Eve festivities on December 31st. Free concerts are held in the hours before the countdown to midnight. St. Mary's church helps to signal the turn of the year as fireworks explode over the Old Town.
Tips for New Year's Eve in Krakow:
There is plenty to do in Krakow on New Year's Eve, but if you prefer to enjoy this night in the warmth of a restaurant, make reservations early. Tickets for private parties go quickly. Black-tie affairs are hosted by fancier restaurants, but you can find budget-friendly parties, too.