Where to Celebrate New Years in Taiwan

Where to Celebrate New Years in Taiwan

The end of the year is just around the corner, so now it’s time to celebrate New Year.

In Taiwan, celebrating New Year’s Eve is the most important activity of the year. Many New Year’s Eve celebrations are held throughout Taiwan.

Read on and check out where to spend New Year’s Eve in Taiwan.

*Cover image credit: @jrshin_photography

Northern Taiwan 

Taipei | Taipei 101 Fireworks

Taipei 101 is a landmark building in Taiwan. 

Since 2005, fireworks display has been held every New Year. 

The fireworks display of Taiwan’s tallest skyscraper has always been the focus of global attention, which excited all local people and foreign tourists. 

Address: No.7, Section 5, Xinyi Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei City 111, Taiwan

See also: Go to Taipei 101 – Complete Taipei City Guide


Yilan | Taiping Mountain

The most beautiful scenery in northern Taiwan is Yilan. 

Especially go to Taiping Mountain National Park in Yilan to enjoy the first sunrise of the New Year, then you can walk around this national park and experience the beauty and shock of nature. 

Address: No.58-1, Taiping Ln., Datong Township, Yilan County 267, Taiwan


Central Taiwan 

Taichung | Wuling Farm

Enjoy the most natural mountain scenery from Taichung Wuling Farm at an altitude of 1,750 to 2,200 meters!

Greet the first sunrise of the new year in this secluded fairyland. 

Address: No. 2, Wuling Road, Heping District, Taichung City 424, Taiwan

See also: 25 Must-Visit Taichung Attractions


Nantou | Qingjing Farm

Qingjing Farm is the highest place in Taiwan to celebrate New Year.

Although there are no fireworks, you can spend the most beautiful night under the starry sky, and wake up in the morning accompanied by the sunrise and the sea of clouds. 

Address: No.170, Renhe Road, Ren’ai Township, Nantou County 546, Taiwan


Yulin | Janfusun Fancyworld

Janfusun Fancyworld is a theme park, where you can have fun with rides in the morning and experience the 270-degree fireworks surrounding Ferris wheels on three sides in the evening. 

Address: No.67, Gukeng Township, Yunlin County 646, Taiwan

Southern Taiwan 

Chiayi | Alishan

You can take the train to Alishan, enjoy the sea of clouds and watch the sunrise at high altitudes.

This famous international scenery, you must see it once in your life! No matter how long you wait, the New Year’s Eve trip will be worth it! 

Address: No.51, Checheng, Fanlu Township, Chiayi County 602, Taiwan


Tainan| Erlio 

Erliao is the lowest altitude place where you can see the beautiful sunrise over the sea of clouds. 

When the sun rises, the beam will fall on the clouds, just like a vivid landscape painting with ink splashing. 

It’s beyond description! 

Address: Erlio, Zuozhen District, Tainan City 713, Taiwan


Kaohsiung | E-DA Theme Park

Located in Kaohsiung, E-DA theme park covering a total area of 90 hectares, has been a well-known parent-friendly amusement park and shopping outlet mall in Taiwan since its opening in 2010.

E-Da combines E-DA Royal Hotel, E-DA Shopping Plaza, and E-DA Amusement World, and the bright star fireworks show at night, so you can stay here two days and one night on New Year’s Eve without getting bored. 

Address: No.10, Section 1, Xuecheng Road, Dashu District, Kaohsiung City 840, Taiwan


Pingtung | Kenting

Kenting’s New Year’s Eve is usually crazy!

Especially all kinds of beach activities on New Year’s Eve! If you want to play from midnight to early morning, you must go to Longpan Park to watch the sunrise, there is a great view of the sea and the mountains. 

And no doubt that you will be intoxicated by the sunrise. 

Address: Hengchun Township, Pingtung County 946, Taiwan


Eastern Taiwan 

Hualien | Chisingtan 

Chisingtan is a must-see attraction in Hualien.

It is very romantic to walk on the rocky beach in Chisingtan, look at the coastline in the east, and greet the first sunrise in the New Year. 

Address: No.5, Lane 79, Qixing Street, Xincheng Township, Hualien County 971, Taiwan


Taitung | Sanxiantai

The first sunrise in Taiwan is right here!

There is a famous symbolic bridge called Sanxiantai Arch Bridge, which connects Sanxiantai Island with the main island.

When the sun rises, the Sanxiantai Arch Bridge will be dyed gold by the sun, and the scenery is so beautiful. 

Address: No.74, Jihui Road, Chenggong Township, Taitung County 961, Taiwan


Green Island | Zhaori Hot Springs

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, go to Green Island for New Year.

On Green Island, you can watch the sunrise rise slowly while soaking in Zhaori Hot Springs, welcoming a brand-new day, which is an unforgettable experience in your life. 

Address: Wenquan Road, Lvdao Township, Taitung County 951, Taiwan


I hope you enjoyed reading this post, in this post, you’ve known where to celebrate New Years in Taiwan, tell me which one you prefer, and where you would like to go?

Finally, If you still have any questions on your trip to Taiwan, please leave in the comments below, I will be more than happy to help you out:)

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