London New Year Eve FireworksSpending New Year’s Eve in London? Be a part of one of the biggest party nights of the year as Londoners bid farewell to the last 12 months and welcome in a brand new year. There are numerous events and parties going on across London, but if you want to make it an unforgettable night, make sure you see the stunning fireworks display that bursts across the River Thames from the London Eye. More than 12,000 fireworks are shot into the night sky and on the stroke of midnight, the famous bongs of Big Ben can be heard across the City. To get a great view of the London New Year’s Eve Fireworks, you’ll need to buy a ticket, and these usually go on sale in late September.