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New Years Day
January 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
When is New Year’s Day?
New Year’s Day is 1st January, the first day of the year, in the Gregorian calendar, and falls exactly one week after the Christmas Day of the previous year.
New Year’s Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel. This makes it the most widely observed public holiday in the year. View the list of countries that have a public holiday for New Year’s Day.
Some countries may also observe an additional day’s holiday for New Year (see right).
Countries who still use the Julian Calendar observe New Year’s Day on 14th January.
It is traditionally celebrated with firework displays across the globe at 00:00 in the local time zones.