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12 best New Year's Eve events and countdown parties in Tokyo

How to welcome the 2024 New Year with a bang – your December 31 2023 is sorted with Tokyo’s best NYE parties

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Time Out Tokyo Editors

Come New Year's Eve, Tokyo is usually filled with incredible parties and countdown celebrations. While the countdown event at Shibuya Crossing has been cancelled yet again this year, there are still lots to do in the city to send off 2023 in style. Many of Tokyo's shrines are open for the first prayer of the new year and you can still partake in the spiritual bell-ringing ritual at some temples. 

But for all you party animals, here's our roundup of NYE celebrations happening in Tokyo. Take your pick from our list below and get ready to say goodbye to 2023 and welcome a better 2024.

BEFORE YOU GO: Check out the train and transport situation across Tokyo on New Year's Eve 2023-24

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