NEW YEAR'S EVE AT HARPA 31.12.2017

from EUR 520

Celebrate New Year's Eve in Reykjavík with style! 4-course gala dinner, drinks and live music at Harpa Concert Hall that offers superb views of the downtown harbour and Faxaflói bay. 2-hour bonfire tour included and experience how Icelanders celebrate New Year's Eve.

Tour Code: GJ-2202
  • Tour Availability: Sun
  • Seasons: December 31st
  • Duration: 6-8 hrs
  • Min. nr of Participants: 1

Happy New Year Iceland by www.dreamtime.com.jpgNEW YEAR'S EVE AT HARPA

Travel to Iceland's capital and celebrate the New Year's Eve with style! 4-course gala dinner and drinks at Harpa Concert Hall that offers superb views of the downtown harbour and Faxaflói bay. 2-hour tour to one of many bonfires all over the city of Reykjavík and to experience how Icelanders celebrate New Year's Eve.

After return to Harpa, enjoy dessert, coffee, and sparkling wine, while a live band is playing dance music. At midnight, view the spectacular fireworks. Harpa is the only place in town with a countdown to midnight that appears on the glass facade of the famous building.

Menu:

See information regarding dress code, menu and itinerary under the following tabs.

Tour Code: GJ-2202

Harpa, Iceland.jpgHARPA FESTIVE DINNER AND BONFIRE TOUR

Travel to Iceland's capital and celebrate the New Year's Eve with style! 4-course gala dinner and drinks at Harpa Concert Hall that offers superb views of the downtown harbour and Faxaflói bay. 2-hour tour to one of many bonfires all over the city of Reykjavík and to experience how Icelanders celebrate New Year's Eve.

After return to Harpa, enjoy dessert, coffee, and sparkling wine, while a live band is playing dance music. At midnight, view the spectacular fireworks. Harpa is the only place in town with a countdown to midnight that appears on the glass facade of the famous building.

There will be a welcome drink upon arrival to Harpa. The Gala Dinner is served in the conference area on the ground floor between 18:15-20:15 (starter, soup, and main course). After the main course, which is around 20:15, our guides expect you outside the main entrance door for the transfer to the Evening Bonfire & Christmas Light Tour. Departure to the bonfire is at 20:30. You visit one of many bonfires all over the city of Reykjavík and experience how many Icelanders celebrate New Year’s Eve. The bonfire tour takes about two hours. Good shoes, warm clothing, headwear, and gloves are needed. After the tour, you go back to Harpa. A live band is playing between 22:30-23:30 and 00:30-01:30/02:00. Dessert & coffee are served around 23:00. At 23:45, doors open to go outside to view fireworks and celebrate the New Year by following the countdown that is lit up on the building of the concert hall. At midnight, sparkling wine will be served. For those who would like to dance their night away, the transfer back to the accommodation is at 00:30 / 01:00 / 01:30 and 02:00.

ITINERARY:
17:45 Door opens (individual transfer on your own to Harpa). Receive your tickets for dinner, tour and return transfer on the ground level.
18:15 Welcome drink, starters & main course on the ground level
20:30 Departure for guided Reykjavík Bonfire & Christmas light tour (about 2 hours)
22:30 Back to Harpa for dessert & coffee on the ground level. Live music & dance
22:45 Sparkling wine is served and doors open for viewing Reykjavík's fireworks
00:30 Live music & dance
00:30 First bus transfer to 2 selected locations in Reykjavík (Hlemmur and Grand Hotel/Hilton Hotel Nordica)
01:00 Second bus transfer to 2 selected locations in Reykjavík (Hlemmur and Grand Hotel/Hilton Hotel Nordica)
01:30 Third bus transfer to 2 selected locations in Reykjavík (Hlemmur and Grand Hotel/Hilton Hotel Nordica)
02:00 Final bus transfer to 2 selected locations in Reykjavík (Hlemmur and Grand Hotel/Hilton Hotel Nordica)

Seating arrangements: In general tables of 10-12 persons
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European casual dress code is recommended but not required:

  • For the gentlemen: Suit and tie or trousers with a blazer jacket.
  • For the ladies: Dress (long or short), suit or skirt with a top (gala dress is not required).

Please note that it is advisable to bring warm shoes, a scarf, and gloves along for the Bonfire & Christmas Light Tour that can be kept in the wardrobe at Harpa during dinner.

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Tour Code: GJ-2202

The Dinner Menu

Starter: Marinated Arctic char with cauliflower terrine, capelin roe, and dill mayonnaise

Second starter: Icelandic wild mushroom soup with cream and parsley

Main course: Herb-baked saddle of lamb, mashed potatoes and Jerusalem artichokes, olive oil glazed vegetables and port wine sauce

Dessert: Valrhona chocolate truffle cakes, whipped cream, and spun sugar. Caramelised lemon tart

Drinks included: 1 welcome drink, ½ bottle of wine, 1 glass of sparkling wine at midnight, tea & coffee served with dessert

Vegetarian Menu

Starter: Tomato salad with black olive crumb, basil oil, and burrata

Second starter: Icelandic wild mushroom soup with cream and parsley

Main course: Vegetable tart with quinoa, goat´s curd, and espelette pepper

Dessert: Valrhona chocolate truffle cakes, whipped cream, and spun sugar. Caramelised lemon tart

Drinks included: 1 welcome drink, ½ bottle of wine, 1 glass of sparkling wine at midnight, tea & coffee served with dessert

Change of menu is not available, except vegetarian meals and change of menu due to food allergy. Please note that you need to inform us about your special dietary needs or allergies in advance. The dinner is a set menu, changes on the spot will not be possible.

Seating arrangements: In general tables of 10-12 persons

European casual dress code is recommended but not required:

  • For the gentlemen: Suit and tie or trousers with a blazer jacket.
  • For the ladies: Dress (long or short), suit or skirt with a top (gala dress is not required).

Please note that it is advisable to bring warm shoes, a scarf, and gloves along for the Bonfire & Christmas Light Tour that can be kept in the wardrobe at Harpa during dinner.

Tour Code: GJ-2202

The price for the 8-hour New Year's Dinner program on New Year's Eve is EUR 520.- per person

Children discount: not available

Included:

  • Welcome drink
  • Festive 4-course gala dinner
  • 1/2 bottle of wine (1 glass of white wine and 2 glasses of red wine)
  • Glass of sparkling wine at midnight
  • Live Music & Dance 
  • 2-hour guided special Reykjavik Bonfire & Christmas Lights Tour
  • Bus transfer at 00:30, 01:00, 01:30 or 02:00 to 2 selected locations (Hlemmur and Grand Hotel/Hilton Hotel Nordica)

Note: Changing menu is not available, except vegetarian meals and change of menu due to food allergy. Please note that you need to inform us about your special dietary needs or allergies latest 2 weeks in advance. The dinner is a set menu, changes on the spot will not be possible.

Cancellation policy:

  • 20% Cancellation fees for cancellations until 30.11.2017. No refund for cancellations between 01-31 Dec or no-shows.

Seating arrangements: In general tables of 10-12 persons

European casual dress code is recommended but not required:

  • For the gentlemen: Suit and tie or trousers with a blazer jacket.
  • For the ladies: Dress (long or short), suit or skirt with a top (gala dress is not required).

Please note that it is advisable to bring warm shoes, a scarf, and gloves along for the Bonfire & Christmas Light Tour that can be kept in the wardrobe at Harpa during dinner.

Transfer information:
Transfer to Harpa is not included and not offered. The door opens at 17:45 and the gala dinner starts at 18:15. Later arrivals will miss out on part of program and menu. Bus transfer is available at 00:30, 01:00, 01:30 and 02:00 to 2 selected locations in Reykjavík (Hlemmur ad Grand Hotel/Hilton Hotel Nordica)

Tour Code: GJ-2202