New Year´s Eve in Lapland in family

Celebrate New Year´s Eve in Lapland and start the new year at a dream location that will surely give good luck and prosperity to the months ahead. You will enjoy a special evening adapted to your preferences and wishes. Enjoy a different and unforgettable New Year’s Eve! During your stay in Lapland you will also enjoy endless Arctic activities and Lapland experiences.

Why travel to Lapland with Next Destinium?

Enjoy unique experiences:

… carefully selected to enjoy most

  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a party at the magnificent Arctic Snow Hotel
  • Be accommodated at luxury cottages in the middle of the snowy forest of Lapland
  • Visit a husky dog farm and enjoy an exciting husky safari sleigh ride pulled by the huskies.
  • Enjoy a fun Safari on snowmobile searching for Northern Lights with a snack and warm drink included
  • Relax and admire the landscape while making a safari with Lapland’s most typical animals, the reindeer.
  • Discover the secret cottage of Father Christmas in the magic forest and enjoy a private meeting with Santa
  • Experience ice fishing Lappish style on a frozen lake
  • Celebrate New Year’s Eve with a dinner show at Santapark with Santa Claus and his elves
  • Try the awesome ice karting

Selected Accommodation

  • As Specialists in Lapland, we have selected the best accommodation for this trip to Lapland for New Year’s Eve
  • Luxury cabins for 4, 6 or 8 people in Rovaniemi, family cottages located at the Arctic Circle (Santa Claus Village) in Rovaniemi, panoramic glass suites for 2 to 4 people, an adult-only boutique hotel, superior glass igloos with alcove and sauna for 2 to 8 people and all with half board service included.
  • The accommodations we select at Next Destinium are strategically well located, with exceptional ratings from their guests and with absolute quality and guarantee.

Each holiday to Lapland is custom-made…

This suggestion was designed especially for a family of 11 people who wanted to spend New Year´s Eve in Lapland and celebrate the 70th Anniversary of Grandpa who wanted to invit all children and grandchildren to Lapland. We offered them a luxurious and comfortable cottage for everyone with arctic activities adapted to teenagers such as karting and an icebreaker cruise.

“I wanted it to be a very special trip with activities for everyone and being an unforgettable memory for my 70 years…and so it was. We had a great time on the night of 31 at the Arctic Snow Hotel with music and fireworks!” – José Manuel Pérez & familia, Barcelona


Recommended time

5 days (4 nights)

Recommended period

End of December to beginning of January


From 2.395 EUR per person

(international flight not included). Ask us for it if you wish to.

Details of our holidays in Lapland in early Christmas We give you suggestions of all you can enjoy on holiday to Lapland for New Year’s Eve.

The suggested tailor-made holiday to Lapland is focused on spending a few days with the family, celebrating the entry of the new year in a very special way and that all members of the family can enjoy unique experiences that will make them return with an indelible memory.

A special New Year’s Eve dinner; activities such as amazing husky sleigh rides and peaceful reindeer ride; Snowmobile excursions through snow covered forests and frozen lakes; Try your luck with ice fishing; Sleeping in beautiful Lapland luxury cabins with private sauna included; And the possibility to meet Santa Claus in the Magic Forest to thank him for the Christmas presents.


Special New Year’s Eve Dinner to choose between the Arctic Snow Hotel Festive Dinner or the New Year´s Eve SantaPark special dinner plus entertainment show!

This year we have organised a special dinner to celebrate New Year’s Eve, where we can enjoy the first and authentic Rovaniemi Ice Hotel for a dinner with gala menu, free visit to the Ice Hotel, free games for children such as sledges and tobogganing, followed by a party with artificial fire for adults and children to celebrate the entrance of the New Year! A family New Year’s Eve full of activities and surprises for all ages!

Gala Dinner at the Rovaniemi Arctic Snow Hotel

You will enjoy a gala dinner of New Year’s Eve at the facilities of the Rovaniemi Ice Hotel, a jewel of ice that is built exclusively every year. A unique experience, which hotel every year is built again with all its rooms, corridors, a chapel, restaurant and ice bar. A guided tour will explain all the details of the hotel. At the end of the visit you can enjoy tobogganing in the snow hills behind the ice hotel. Special for honeymooners; If you like to get married or reconfirming the marriage, we can arrange a wedding in the chapel of the Ice Hotel, followed by a gala dinner in the ice restaurant. At the Ice Hotel you will be married by a Registry officer or if you want by the Ice Princess!

The New Year’s Special Dinner includes a gala menu of a variety of cuisine served in the hotel’s main restaurant.

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Then you will start the Big Night full of show and fun! For children there are all kinds of activities such as mini snowmobiles, tobogganing and more arctic activities. And everyone (adults and children) can enjoy a visit to the Ice Hotel with its rooms, see the sculptures created from ice and enjoy a dance or just having a gin tonic in the disco of the ice bar, until you reach the magical moment of countdown! You will celebrate the entrance of the New Year with a toast with a sparkling drink, watching some great fireworks that will brighten the night, before returning to your cottage or hotel.


New Year’s Eve Dinner in SantaPark theme park

We can also book you a table for the New Year’s Eve dinner at SantaPark’s magical Christmas amusement park, set in Santa Claus and the elves! You will be invited by the Elfs of Santapark to come and celebrate their New Year’s Eve party. Of course you can see Santa Claus and take some pictures with Santa Claus himself! The party continues by the endearing SantaPark, magically decorated by the Ice Princess with wonderful adventures and activities with the Elves.


You can enjoy a visit to the Post Office and send a letter with New Year’s congratulations to yours and you will make a great trip by train through the Elves’ toy factory, where they already manufacture the toys for the following Christmas. You will be able to visit the gallery and the ice bar where the Princess of Ice resides and for the little ones of each family we have prepared a visit to the Elfs´school and the children can decorate their own gingerbread cookies at Mama Claus’s kitchen.


You will celebrate New Year’s Eve with a special dinner with a fantastic Ice Princess show that has turned SantaPark into an Ice Fairy Tale! You will celebrate New Year with a toast and enjoy fireworks.


Luxury cottages

On these holidays to Lapland for New Year’s Eve you can choose to accommodate between luxury cottages at Santa Claus Village, panoramic glass igloos or cozy cabins located at the ski hill in Rovaniemi. Located in a snowy and quiet setting, you will enjoy all the comforts of the cottage of two floors with high ceilings with modern décor, spacious rooms, modern and fully equipped kitchen, fireplace and private sauna. The Half Board is included and served in a cozy restaurant located on the hill side where several walking, ski and fatbike tracks start.

Meet Santa Claus in private atNew Year’s Eve.

Are you willing to discover all secrets of Santa Claus and his elves, to know his world and to know him personally? Upon entering Santa Claus Village, you will cross the geographical line of the Arctic Circle, visit Santa’s post office and enter Santa´s main office. You will go to meet him and catch this moment with Santa Claus in person. You will return home saying to your family and friends: We were there. Santa does really exists! Although Christmas is celebrated only once a year, in Rovaniemi you can live those holidays throughout the year. Each season in Rovaniemi is an unforgettable experience: The midnight sun in summer, the darkness that accompanies the region until Christmas and the snowy sculptures that glow like diamonds in the spring… Santa Claus is a friend of the world’s children and friends are always welcome!

Exclusive; In search of Santa Claus!

Help!! Santa Claus has disappeared!! The Elves are panicking because they don’t find Santa Claus!! Maybe he hasn’t come back from his last Christmas trip? And now what will happen?


Can you help the Elves? I’m sure you do! Let’s see if with a couple of clues from the Elves, together you can find Santa Claus in the magical and snowy forest! An exciting snow adventure, where we hope to help the Elves find Santa Claus! Because… where did he hide…?

More Activities during Lapland holidays for New Year’s Eve:

First Electric snowmobile safari in Lapland

You will also drive sustainable snowmobiles as they are the first electric snowmobiles in Lapland. The friendly guides will explain how to drive them and you will depart fully equipped with thermal suits to live a true snowmobile experience. Don’t stop watching the landscape… It’s awesome! You will experience an unique experience in the snowy forests and frozen lake outside Rovaniemi, in the middle of nature. A technical stop at a teepee to warm up and eat something hot and the fun continues with the driver change (if you like) and the return ride. And the children? The children will go warm at a covered sled behind the guide!

In Search of Auroras Borealis

Finally, one of your nights in Lapland, you will make a night out by (private) jeep or minivan, to see auroras in the most comfortable and relaxing way. You will spend an incredible evening that you will never forget!!!

Can you ask for more?.. A New Year’s Eve holidays to Lapland by one of our Destination Specialists in Lapland Travel!

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