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New Year's Eve Insider Tips

Remix Your Year


WHITE OUT Gala Dinner & Show

Winter is stealing the scene in a supreme glittering show which will blow you away. Get ready for this electrifying New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner and Show.


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W Barcelona ignites winter seaside and turns it into a vibrant blizzard of artistic performances and exquisite cuisine. Immerse yourself in an amplified white atmosphere with refined style.


BRAVO 24 Gala Dinner

From: 20.00h

Gala dinner at Bravo 24 by Carles Abellan. 360€ per person.


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ECLIPSE Whiteout Party

WAVE RESTURANT New Year's Dinner

From: 20.00h

New Year's Eve Dinner at WAVE Restaurant. 250€ per person.


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ECLIPSE Whiteout Party

FROM: 22.00h - 06.00h

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Eclipse with special performances by DJs BIG MIL & Krugger in the North Room and Piem in the South Room.


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ACCESS: from 22.00h €130 per person including 2 tickets redeemable for champagne or house cocktails and 12 Good Luck grapes //
from 01.30h 50€ per person including 1 ticket redeemable for champagne or house cocktails

VIP TABLE FOR 4: €800, including 1 bottle Louis Roederer Cristal champagne or house spirit and 12 Good Luck grapes per person.

W LOUNGE Whiteout Party

W LOUNGE Whiteout Party

FROM: 22.00h - 05.00h

Bring in the New Year at W Lounge with special performance by URI MOOD.


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ACCESS: €50 per person, including 2 tickets redeemable for champagne or house cocktails and 12 Good Luck grapes.

VIP TABLE FOR 4: €600, including 1 bottle of Belvedere Vodka and 12 Good Luck grapes.

When in Barcelona, You Must

New Year's Eve at W Barcelona

Winter steals the scene in a supreme glittering show which will blow you away. Get ready for an electrifying New Year’s Eve.

NYE W Barcelona

Let the countdown begin

Talk Like a Local

Learn the slang from the streets.

Bon dia!

inter. /bɔnˈdiə/ :
The Catalan way to say good morning in Barcelona.
Bon dia Pep! How are you today?

Neighborhoods to Explore

Get ready to steal the scene in Europe's most exciting city.

1. Gothic Quarter

Dare to discover Barcelona’s most ancient neighborhood in a labyrinth of streets.

2. Raval

All different cultures and styles coexist in this hip area with its mix of art and attitude.

3. Eixample

Known as the modernist neighborhood, the architecture of Gaudí welcomes you to this unmistakable place. You'll also find some of the best restaurants in town.

4. Gràcia

This independent village welcomes you in its narrow streets, with great places to eat, drink, party and repeat.

5. Barceloneta

The iconic Barcelona beachside neighborhood is the place to see and to be seen. Go for a walk or ride along the Mediterranean sands, then enjoy a night out.

6. Les Corts

FC Barcelona steals the scene of this historic district, home to Camp Nou. There are also plenty of restaurants, bars, and an incredible gothic style monastery.

W Barcelona
Placa de la Rosa dels Vents, 1, Final Passeig de Joan de Borbó, 08039

Ultimate Access to Barcelona


Palo Alto Market

Carrer dels Pellaires, 30

An original Street Market where you will find food trucks, live music, and the latest trends in fashion and design.


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Bring cash, many spots don't accept credit cards.


Objeto de Deseo

Carrer del Consell de Cent, 292

Art speaks when words can't explain. Objeto de Deseo helps you understand.


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Visit this shop/studio/gallery and ask for Jorge, he's the perfect ambassador.


One-o-Nine Tattoo

Carrer de la Mare de Déu del Pilar, 15

Make memories that will never fade — literally.


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If you are ready for some ink, contact us in advance and ask for Sita or Tommy.


Spotted in Barcelona



Sant Domènec, 5

An endlessly creative destination featuring candles, vases, dishes, and a selection of restored antiques.

La Donuteria

La Donuteria

Parlament, 20

Forget the artificial flavors. Savory doughnuts are the perfect bite.



Paris, 168

Claver brings a fresh touch to traditional Catalan recipes. The restaurant boasts lush, warm decor to make it feel at home.


Edge Brewing

Carrer de Llull 62

Discover an alternative to commercial factory-produced lagers with an interesting twist on American beer in Spain.

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Lead image by Mosa Moseneke