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Where to celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Monaco? The Festive Guide

When the festive season arrives, the main question is how to spend Christmas holidays and where to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Monegasques and visitors of the Principality are spoiled for choice between many luxurious and beautiful places, including among them Casino Square, the Port, the Bay and the Sporting.

Monaco has traditionally a lot to offer for the festivities at the end of the year. We have made you a list of the best parties and the most delightful dinners for New Year’s Eve.

The main destination on 31st December will, of course, be the Monaco Christmas Village. This year’s Christmas Village has been created in tribute to Prince Rainier III as part of the commemorations of His centenary. Until Sunday, January 7th, 2024, through several scenographies decorated with photos of Prince Rainier III, visitors will be able to re-discover the numerous passions of the Builder Prince.

The backdrop, of course, is stunning, fountains, the Mediterranean and the broad expanse of promenade girded with Christmas trees. And all the chalets with Christmas trinkets, baubles and tasty delights.

Come here at 9 p.m. to celebrate the New Year together! Monaco Town Hall invites you to dance during the evening with DJs on two stages organized in the Port of Monaco till to 2 a.m. At midnight there will be a light fountain show at the Stade Nautique Rainier III.

However, this is just one of the many options for where and how to celebrate Christmas and New Year 2024 in Monaco.

New Year’s Eve party at Buddha-Bar Monte-Carlo

On 31st December Buddha-Bar Monte-Carlo invites everyone to its New Year’s Eve themed party. At the end of the year, Buddha-Bar Monte-Carlo invites you to spend an evening full of magic in one of the most beautiful places in Monaco… Let the sounds of DJ Akram, DJ Papa and DJ Renaud set the rhythm for an unforgettable evening of dancing and magic!

The special New Year’s Eve menu at the restaurant will cost €490 per person with a 1/2 bottle of Amour de Deutz 2011 and will amaze guests with its exquisite taste. You can also choose the New Year’s Eve menu at the Espace Lounge which costs €450 per person with a 1/2 bottle of Amour de Deutz 2011 champagne. The festive evening starts at 7 p.m. Enjoy a unique dinner in the mythical atmosphere of the Buddha-Bar Monte-Carlo. An evening full of surprises and a chance to end the year brightly and in style!

For further information call +377 98 06 19 19 or contact

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The legendary Sporting Monte-Carlo

Celebrate 2024 with a sensational performance paying tribute to one of the most iconic bands of all time – A Tribute to ABBA. An entrance ticket includes 4-course menu with 1/2 bottle of Ruinart Champagne per person, water and coffee included. The 31st December dinner and show will start at 8 p.m., with the start of the concert at 10.30 p.m. The evening promises to be unforgettable!

Ticket price: €665

For further information call +377 98 06 36 36

Jimmy’z New Year’s Eve

Don’t miss the Jimmy’z New Year’s Eve opening on 29th, 30th and 31st December – evenings full of surprises to end the year in style! There will be an exceptional atmosphere and an ultra-interesting programme.


Friday 29 December: RAWDØLFF and Ollie Deejay

Saturday 30 December: AZZURA Party by DOSH and Siryll

Sunday 31 December: Celebrate New Year’s Eve with DOSH and RAWDØLFF. Evening in partnership with Collini Milano

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Bar Américain

Founded in the late 1920s at the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo, it has hosted a number of prestigious guests. In a refined atmosphere, enjoy one of the signature cocktails and choose from the New Year’s Eve lunch or dinner à la carte. From 10 p.m. until midnight, it’s time for a live concert. Jazz, soul or blues, Bar Américain’s live music programme is an unmissable success.

It offers a cosy, musical atmosphere and a lunch and dinner à la carte for a minimum of €650 per person.

For further information call +377 98 06 38 38

Casino de Monte-Carlo

On New Year’s Eve dive in the enchanting atmosphere of the legendary Casino de Monte-Carlo. From Casino Square, an icy walkway decorated with white fir trees sets the tone for an extraordinary evening. Inside, at the Salle Europe Lounge Bar, the thrill of the game and live music set the mood for a glamorous New Year’s Eve. In this incomparable setting, enjoy a glass of champagne or a cocktail before joining the gaming tables to welcome in the New Year with good fortune!

The restaurants at the Casino de Monte-Carlo also offer New Year’s Eve dinners on the evening of 31st December. Festive dishes are served à la carte in the cosy and relaxed atmosphere of Salon Rose and in the elegant décor of Train Bleu. There are surprises and entertainment for guests.

Les Ambassadeurs by Christophe Cussac

This exceptional gourmet restaurant at Hôtel Métropole is ready to share an impressive and magical New Year’s Eve party. You will be offered an exceptional dinner (€975 per person) and a marvelous show.

For further details, call +377 93 15 15 10

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Blue Gin

To say goodbye to 2023 and welcome the new year 2024 in all its glory, choose Blue Gin, the lounge of the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. From November 28, transformed into “Blue Ice”, it unveils an icy décor and offers a delicious wintry menu, including unique cocktails and a DJ taking over the decks! The New Year’s Eve party at Blue Gin promises to be unforgettable.

For further details, call +377 98 06 03 60


This year add a little Thai and Japanese zing to your celebration and embrace the best from other cultures. Monaco, always masterful at this, is organizing a New Year’s Eve with finesse. In the very refined Monegasque establishment, entirely redecorated for the occasion, New Year’s Eve on December 31 will in fact be the occasion to live a unique experience where light and sparkle will be the common threads of a dinner. In the decoration of course but also in the animations. A live performance of many will sign this evening which will gradually become more a festive event of emerging artists along the lines of “new atmosphere” blended with the best of most ancient traditions.

Geisha singers at MAYABAY will punctuate this New Year’s Eve experience while the latter will be the hostesses for this one memorable evening. Unique cocktails and exceptional culinary creations will punctuate this moment until midnight for the lights to go out! A way to announce the new year… and the other part of the evening!

For further details, call +377 97 70 74 67 (apprx. €400 per person)

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Yoshi Monaco

The Hôtel Métropole offers the Nenmatsu 2024 menu with delicious Japanese cuisine at its fabulous Yoshi Monaco. Festive menu and unique atmosphere of the true celebration is in the program. The cost is €350 per person (excluding drinks).

For further details, call +377 93 15 13 13 

The Niwaki

To celebrate the New Year’s Eve the restaurant offers either to order à la carte with a minimum spend of €250 per person or a seven-course set menu (€350 per person). The menu set includes a glass of champagne. 

For further details, call  +377 92 00 37 00

L’Orange Verte Restaurant 

The terrace of L’Orange Verte has been given a New Year’s Eve makeover! Take a stroll along the curved snow-covered pathway, surrounded by ornate Christmas trees. On New Year’s Eve, 31 December, a special festive menu will be offered. There is also musical entertainment and a night full of magic which starts at 8 p.m.

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New Year’s Eve with Hôtel de Paris

The Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo will enchant you with its exceptional festive decorations. This year, the legendary palace invites you to experience the magic of the holidays in its Le Patio. This year, the iconic prestige hotel invites you to soak up the magic of the festive season with traditional English-style celebrations and decorations in its winter garden, Le Patio, for a Christmas full of luxury and sparkle. Closer to the stars, on the 8th floor at Le Grill restaurant, guests can enjoy festive gourmet meals while enjoying the beauty at this incredible altitude, with an exceptional panoramic view of the Principality. Visitors can enjoy a festive dinner on 24th and 25th December for €325 and €350. New Year’s Eve dinner at Le Grill costs €990 per person.

New Year’s Eve is the perfect opportunity for an unforgettable culinary experience at a festive table presented by a three-time Michelin-starred chef. Exquisite dishes await you at dinner on 31st December (€1,200) and at lunch on 1st January (€420) at Louis XV Alain-Ducasse à l’Hôtel de Paris.

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