The New Year’s event causes exceptional traffic arrangements

The event causes exceptional traffic arrangements in the vicinity of Kansalaistori from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. Mannerheimintie will be closed between Eteläinen Hesperiankatu and Arkadiankatu, some bus stops on Mannerheimintie and the Elielinaukio bus terminal will be closed, with bus traffic diverted to Kamppi. More detailed public traffic arrangements by line can be found on HSL’s Journey Planner and website:

NB: Helsinki’s New Year’s fireworks will be cancelled due to windy weather conditions. Read more »

Helsinki’s New Year programme at Kansalaistori:
5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Children’s New Year: Winter disco

10:15 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Vera Wall / Paha Vaanii pre-party / F & Hassan Maikal / New Year’s greeting from the Mayor / Isac Elliot & Cledos + william, DAVI and others / Paha Vaanii afterparty

Yle channels
10:50 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. Live broadcast Yle TV1 & Yle Areena

Helsinki’s New Year is organised by the City of Helsinki. The traditional event has been held since the 1930s. The event is produced by the Helsinki Events Foundation.