6 reasons why you should spend New Year’s Eve in Dist 1 HCMC


December 29.2019


With fireworks, street food offering gastronomic treats, dinners and Countdown Parties on Rooftop bars, River Boat Cruises, and many other festivities, HCMC’ district 1 is the place to be for this New Year’s Eve.Here is why you should Celebrate and welcome 2019 in District 1.

Massive crowds

New Year’s Eve in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City has spreads an unforgettable atmosphere every year. There, hundreds of thousands of people express their happinessby enjoying time with their friends and families downtown. It’s busy, it’s insane but for sure you will never see and live that anywhere else in the world.


No need to empty your wallet for the VIP section, fireworks are free for all! Stick downtown around the Saigon river!

Gastronomy and Festivities

Ho Chi Minh City’s District1 is known for his sense of festivities. Every year, vendors are around selling food, beverages, and art craft and propose party favors to ring in the New Year right. From street food to stylish restaurants, and rooftop bars, everything is there!


For both a unique view of the fireworks and a memorable evening, go for a riverboat cruise downtown. It’s the perfect place to celebrate New Year’sEve in style. The Bonsai cruise, the Saigon Boat Company, the Saigon princess,  Les Rives, propose this year again, unforgettableexperiences to welcome 2019.

Fairy lights

The ambiance in HCMC is brilliantly lit up during Christmas time. District 1’s Shops front, hotels, restaurants, stores are all decorated with vibrant colourfull fairy light you certainly do not want to miss. 

Countdown parties

These Saigon New Year’s Eve events are going to help you welcome 2019 with joy and probably a hangover too! Here are some of the best.

The Observatory NYE Party – The Observatory

Piu PiuNYE 2018 – Piu Piu

New Year’s Eve at Lush – Lush Saigon

Countdown Party Bright The Night – InterContinental Saigon Hotel & Residences

Glamorous New Year’s Eve Party –   Social Club Saigon and Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection

SOHY – New Year Countdown – SOHY – Sky Lounge & Dining

QUI – New Year Eve Celebration x 31 December – QUI – Cuisine · Mixology

Envy – NYE 2019 X DJ MOTi –  Envy Club

2019 NYE Mayhem by ARCAN Saigon – Arcan

Retro NYE Saigon – The Old Compass Cafe & Bar – The Old Compass Cafe and Bar

NYE Countdown Party! – East-West Brewing Co

ONCE- New Year’s Eve 2019 X 31 Dec – ONCE Lounge

Count Down Pool party at Le Méridien Saigon – Le Méridien Saigon



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