In the case of most major events, it’s always a safe bet to plan on partying at the Brandenburg Gate, and New Year’s Eve is no exception. Touted as one of the biggest street parties in Europe, the entire space between the gate and the Victory Column will be sequestered off for pedestrians to celebrate. Ditch the hazardous amateur fireworks darting around most neighborhood districts when the New Year roles in, and head to the gate for a professional fireworks show. Additionally, there will be live DJs and food stands featuring an international array of cuisines. Not to mention, entry is free – a major draw considering the hiked expense of entry elsewhere.