If you're looking for an incredible way to celebrate New Year in Cartagena? Follow the birds south for a little sparkle, a Caribbean breeze and open-air salsa on the city's stunning 17th century walls of Cartagena, Colombia.
Spend this New Year's Eve night rubbing shoulders with a glittering crowd passing through after hitting the slopes in Europe and wake up on New Year's Day to the heart-warming sight of the brilliant sunshine and crystal blue waters of Colombia's Caribbean paradise?
New Year's Eve in Cartagena is the perfect formula for a happy start to 2019.
If you still haven't booked your flights and are looking for some inspiration or information on what to expect from New Year's Eve in Cartagena then check out our top tips on how to plan the Perfect NYE in Cartagena.
If you're just looking for New Year's Eve tickets then read on for our guide to the best New Year parties in town.
If you want us to keep you in the loop then send us your contact details to email@example.com and we'll send you information when we get it.
Simply click on the button below and let us know how many people in your group and what sort of party you're looking for.
This pop up party is the stuff of legends for Colombia’s jet set crowd, who descend here in droves around the 01:00 mark to dance until the sun comes up.
With Seth Troxler and Laura Lane on the decks, an open bar and an A-star guest list, this is by far the booziest and schmooziest option for New Year's Eve in Cartagena.
This notorious shindig draws a glittering, jet-set crowd is going to be the booziest and schmooziest of options for New Year's Eve options for 2018.
As well as the lure of a good-looking gang, the open bar makes this celebration one of the most attractive of options for hard-drinking party animals looking to soak up the whisky, rum, champagne and fun well into the early hours.
Cost: USD$250Read More
SOLD OUT / Bring in the new year from a truly privileged spot, with a glamorous, open-air party, live music, great food and fireworks and the chance to rub shoulders with Colombia's most influential families.
As well as a scintillating musical line-up that combines the best of Latin rhythms, it's all about grabbing a New Year's Eve seat on what is a prime piece of Cartagena real estate - the most privileged spot on Cartagena's murallas.
Offering what promises to be the most toe-tapping collection of live music and DJs, this special NYE party pulls a jet-set crowd lured by the opportunity to dance the night away under the stars to the most photogenic of Cartagena backdrops.
The organisers last year teamed up with the organisers of the city's hottest pop-up NYE party, Sexy Chic to offer the chance of joining the late-night fun and open bar for an extra USD$115 (a 50% saving).
Cost: USD$300Read About NYE at Baluarte
SOLD OUT / Killer cocktails, scintillating sounds and a rooftop rumba in a stunning setting. This party has all the ingredients for a legendary New Year's Eve.
Alquimico, Cartagena's hottest new venue mixes the city's best cocktails to a fantastic old-school Cartagena backdrop.
As well as an well-travelled soundtrack, there's world class drinks lovingly prepared by hipster mixologists.
Cost: USD$50Read About NYE at Alquimico
Go off-the-beaten track and get real with the locals in the Plaza San Diego at a street party blaring out salsa well into the the early hours.
This family friendly New Year's Eve party is one of the longest running NYE celebrations in Cartagena.
A street party vibe on one of Cartagena's coolest plazas. Live music and plenty of atmosphere at one of the city's most traditional open air rave ups.
Cost: USD$65Read About NYE Street Party
Bogota's standout electronic music club, Baum, is coming to town for a huge New Year's Eve with plans for a night of serious DJ sorcery anchored by the mystical sounds of Damian Lazarus.
EDM connoisseurs who like their techno and deep house and their parties big won't want to miss this year's incarnation.
The organisers of the Wild Brunch teamed up with Bogota's hottest night club for a party that delighted more than 2,000 ravers who like to start the year hard.
Last year's venue, the Cartagena Convention Center even offered the option of pulling your boat alongside to join the party.
There are always VIP areas available for big spenders that want an elevated view of all the fun and games.
If you like the look of this party then join the waiting list and we'll let you know all the details the moment we get them.
Cost: USD$75Read About NYE Baum
Bright lights, big city! Let 2019 go off with a bang on top of Cartagena's majestic muralla while sparkling stars and colors fizzle in the sky above.
Book your spot to a firework display of other worldly proportions at Cafe del Mar, who'll be providing the a cozy private space exclusively reserved for This is Cartagena customers, so you can mingle, whoop and cheer at a mezmerising light show.
Bring your mates, order some bottles and let the good times roll.
Please note that this spot is an extremely popular one so it's essential you get there well before midnight to ensure you get a table for you and your crew.Read About NYE at Cafe del Mar
SOLD OUT / This open-air rooftop party blew the roof off last year. Commandeering a prime spot for the high season, Cartagena's tip-top, roof-top party is a great option for partiers looking for glitz and glamour upon one of Cartagena's sparkling roof terraces.
There's no better photo opportunity than the view from this place when the clock strikes 12.
Cost: USD$330Read More
Planning a New Year’s Eve party alone is stressful enough as it is without having to plan the logistics.
We’re seasoned pros at organizing incredible New Years Eve get togethers for groups of out-of-towners. With our insider intel, tips and know-how you and crew can celebrate NYE in style.
Check out our up-to-date list of all of the top New Year's happenings.
If you're looking for a little VIP treatment then send an inquiry to a member of our travel team to let them us know what you're looking for and we'll get straight to work getting the party started.
Guides to Cartagena
Cartagena is where it’s at to see in 2019 in style. Better start planning though, it’s going to be p…
Comb through our hand-picked selection of alluring Caribbean swathes with the ultimate beach bum gui…
If you and your crew want to make the most of your stay in Cartagena, you need to spend at least one…
When it comes to truly authentic experiences in Cartagena it’s time to take the tour out of tourist …
You’re going to love this guide to Cartagena. Long before Cartagena became a celebrated destination …
Cartagena celebrates food gluttony. The last time we checked, there were just over 400 restaurants i…
Colombia's Spanish conquerors certainly knew how to build beautiful and the 16th century colonial ar…
If your New Year resolution was to get out more, Cartagena's booming party scene will help you clock…
Keeping the kids happy in Cartagena can be hassle-free, especially with a little help from This is C…
This is the low-down on the neighbourhoods, or barrios to use the local expression, that make up Car…
Cocktail hour is a happy hour anywhere in the world, but if your budget is on the backpacker side in…
There are some wonderful gourmet spreads being planned by the best chefs in town. Our favourite rest…
If you're looking for an incredible way to celebrate New Year in Cartagena? Follow the birds south f…
Give our on the ground team a little more information about what you are looking for and when you are looking to do it. Our travel team will take care of the rest.