Wrocław at New Year's Eve weekend [EVENTS]

The upcoming weekend brings New Year's Eve festivities. The city will be taken over by the revellers. A number of venues will be closed to the public or have limited working hours.


Saturday, 31 December 2016

Lodowiska

Ice Rinks

Pergola by the Centennial Hall - opening hours in the 2016/2017 season:

  • 31 December: from 9 am to 2 pm
  • 1 January: from 12 pm to 8 pm

Wejherowska (Orbita) - opening hours:

  • 31 December: from 8 am to 2 pm
  • 1 January: from 2 pm to 9 pm
  • maintenance: from 4 pm to 5 pm.

Spiska - opening hours:

  • 31 December: from 8 am to 2 pm
  • 1 January: from 2 pm to 10 pm

 

Bieg parkrun Wrocław

Parkrun Wrocław

31 December, 9 am, Opatowicki Weir, ul Braci Gierymskich 161

Parkrun is a weekly all-year-round 5-kilometre jogging event. Participation in the event is free of charge, but prior registration is required. Please remember to print out and your Individual Participant Number with you. Register: www.parkrun.pl/rejestracja

Zoo i Afrykarium

Wrocław Zoo and Afrykarium

31 December, 9 am – 3 pm, (cashier's desk and entrance until 2 pm)
Sylwestrowy Bieg z Przeszkodami

New Year's Eve Hurdle Run

31 December, 10 am, ul Zawalna (Oder embankment), free admission

The route runs along the Oder embankment between the Trzebnicki and the Warszawski Bridges. Find out more at anngellsrun.pl

Kolejkowo

Kolejkowo

31 December, 10 am – 6 pm, 1 January, 12 pm – 6 pm, Świebodzki Railway Station, tickets15/19 PLN

One of the largest mock-ups in Poland. The exhibition is divided into several parts. The venue features a variety of mock-ups, including buildings from Wrocław and the whole of Lower Silesia: Świebodzki Railway Station, town houses in Wrocław's Market Square, meteorological observatory in Mount Śnieżka, Mysteries of the Karkonosze Mountains in Karpacz, Szwajcarka mountain hostel in the Western Sudeten Mountains.

Zwiedzania na Stadionie Wrocław

Visit the Wrocław Stadium

31 December, 9 am – 3 pm

1 January, 9 am – 3 pm

Individual visitors: vantage point

  • Entrance: 5 PLN per person (payable in cash at the Wrocław Stadium Security Office, Level 0)

Klub Funfit II

31 December, 8 am – 4 pm

Le Mans Go-Carting Track

31 December, 10 am – 7 pm

Szopki bożonarodzeniowe w Muzeum Miejskim

Nativity Scenes at the City Museum

31 December,10 am – 2 pm, Royal Palace – Historical Museum

Traditionally, the City Museum showcases historic Lower Silesia nativity scenes from his collection.

Koncert sylwestrowy Filharmoników Berlińskich w Horyzontach

New Year's Eve Show from the Berliner Philharmonic at the Nowe Horyzonty Cinema

31 December, 5 pm, Nowe Horyzonty Cinema, tickets: 35–45 PLN

The show brings pianist Daniil Trifonov in the performance of Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No. 3. Tickets are still available.

Sylwester 2016 w NFM

New Year's Eve 2016 at the NFM

31 December, 7 pm, tickets from 150 to 500 PLN (VIP)

The audience are in for an exquisite evening and refined performances. They will enter the New Year 2017 to the sounds of Szymanowski's, Grieg's and Dvořàk's music.

Sylwester 2016 z Sylwestrem Wrocławskim

New Year's Eve 2016 in Wrocław's Rynek

31 December, 7 pm – 1 am, Rynek, free admission

The New Year's festivities bring two massive stages in Rynek, Wrocław-based artists live, a videomapping show in the nearby elevations and a grand finale featuring Poland's largest Tibetan gong and firework performance. NWrocław-based artists are going to take turns to perform on both stages. Mind is going to feature: Frühstück, Miloopa, Capitol Musical Theatre ("Rat Pack" repertoire) and L.U.C. with the Rebel Babel Orchestra. Heart is going to feature: Blade Loki, Micromiusik, Alicja Janosz i Goście, Mesajah and Girls on Fire.

Sunday, 1 January 2017

Aquapark

Aquapark

1 January, from 2 pm, Wrocław Aquapark, ul Borowska 99

A versatile sports and leisure centre. Restaurants, cafés and a bistro.

 

Zoo i Afrykarium

Wrocław Zoo and Afrykarium

1 January, 9 am – 4 pm

The Afrykarium is Poland's first ocean tank to showcase African wildlife. The Afrykarium is an integral part of the Wrocław Zoo.

 

Mostek pokutnic

Witches' Bridge

31 December, 10 am – 6 pm; 1 January, 10 am – 6 pm; Saint Mary Magdalene's Church, ul Szewska 10, tickets 3/5 PLn

Soaring at 45 metres above the ground, this little footbridge connects the two towers of Saint Mary Magdalene's Church. The bridge also serves as a vantage point. According to legend, the footbridge is haunted by the apparitions of young women who chose chose carnal pleasures instead of children and family. They had to walk the narrow footbridge as a penance.

 

Ruchoma szopka w kościele na Piasku

Moveable Nativity Scene at Saint Mary's Church in Piasek Island

open until 2 February, Saint Mary's Church in Piasek Island

The moveable nativity scene from Saint Mary's Church in Piasek Island is Wrocław's most celebrated nativity scene. Open to the public after Christmas. Saturdays and Sundays between 2 pm and 6 pm

 

Żywa szopka na Wittiga

Live Nativity Scene in Wittiga

until 6 January, Church of Our Lady of Consolation in ul Wittiga, free admission

The nativity scene features the figures of the holy family surrounded by sheep, a donkey, a horse and a calf. The animals will be borrowed from the Wrocław Zoo. Open daily until 6 January between 8 am and 8 pm.

Park Trampolin Jump World Wrocław

Jump World Wrocław

  • 1 January, 2 pm – 8 pm, Jump World, ul Długosza 59-75

    Wrocław largest springboard park and sponge pool.

 

Koncert Noworoczny - Kulisiewicz i Para

New Year's Concert: Kulisiewicz and Para

1 January, 7.30 pm, Vertigo Jazz Club & Restaurant, ul Oławska 13, tickets 10 PLN

A show from the duet Kulisiewicz and Para.

Koncert Noworoczny w kościele Marii Magdaleny

New Year's Concert in Saint Mary Magdalene's Church

1 January, 8 pm, Saint Mary Magdalene's Church, ul Szewska

The New Year's concert brings classical, film and opera repertoire in a performance by the Wrocław Chamber Orchestra. Tickets: 40–60 PLN.