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New Year's Eve 2015 in the centre of Brussels

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During New Year's Eve it is traditionally very busy in the centre of Brussels. The fireworks attract many spectators and many people want to countdown to 2015 at the Place de Brouckère or the Grand-Place.

Fireworks

In the centre of Brussels New Year's Eve will attract many people around the:

The fireworks will be shot from the Place De Brouckère during a big show.

On the agenda

Countdown clock and parties

On the screen of the Place de Brouckère [plan] a clock will count down to 2015.

An overview of the big New Year's Eve parties in Brussels can be found at:

Transport in Brussels

It is thus advisable to use the Brussels public transport (STIB). This STIB transport is free from midnight till 5:30 am.

Go to the city centre via the Central Station or the Comte de Flandre (metro 1 and 5), Anneessens and Rogier (tram 3 and 4). Depart also from these stations for the return trip after the fireworks.

The four metro and tram lines 3, 4, 7, 19, 39, 92 (only between Schaerbeek station and Dieweg), 93 (only between Cimetière de Jette and Legrand) and 94 (only between Louise and Marie-José) will ride till 2 am in the morning.

The Noctis night buses ride from midnight to 5 am. Because of the huge crowds downtown, the buses will not be serving the city centre (Pentagon) till 1:30 am. From 1:30 am all Noctis buses have their terminus at the Central Station.

Movements can be confined in the city centre if it is too crowded.

Due to the party at the Place de Brouckère, the stations De Brouckère, Saine-Catherine and Bourse wille close at 11 pm.

Party at the webcams

If you want to party from a distance, you can visit the webcams of the City of Brussels:

On the agenda

Practical information

STIB
Rue Royale 76
1000 Brussels [plan]

More information : Entrance: Rue des Colonies 62 - 1000 Brussels

Enter the city

Boulevard Jacqmain and Max in one-way direction

Since 9 December 2014, the Boulevard Emile Jacqmain and the Boulevard Adolphe Max are only accessible in one-way direction.

Boulevard Jacqmain and Max in one-way direction