2017 New Year's Eve Bonfires in Reykjavik

Most town in Iceland light their own bonfire that usually begins around 8-8:30 PM. It has been a tradition for Icelanders for a long time to go to a bonfire before midnight. 

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The bonfires in Reykjavik will be lit at 8:30 PM except for the bonfires in Skerjafjörður and Úlfarsfell. 

  • Ægisíða - 8:30 PM
  • Skerjafjörður, by the street Skildinganes 48-52 - 9 PM
  • Suðurhlíðar, below the Fossvogur valley cemetery - 8:30 PM
  • West of Laugarásvegur, by Valbjarnarvöllur sports area - 8:30 PM
  • Geirsnef - 8:30 PM
  • Suðurfell - 8:30 PM
  • Fylkisbrenna, by Rauðavatn - 8:30 PM
  • Gufunes, by the old recycling centre - 8:30 PM
  • Kléberg in Kjalarnes - 8:30 PM
  • Úlfarsfell, by Lambhagavegur - 3 PM

Join the locals and experience the Icelandic traditions by gathering around the fire. 

NOTE: Fireworks are not allowed near the bonfires and the use of safety glasses are recommended 

Information from: Visit Reykjavík

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