Planning to ring in the new year in Saigon? Vietnam’s biggest and most exciting city has got you covered. After the tough year we all had, we all look forward to celebrating with our family and friends! 

Whether you are looking for sit-down dinner with loved ones or something more jubilant, we have got just the event for you. Read on to find out 8 great festivities Saigon has to offer! 

New Year’s Eve Dinners

A great way to end the year is to enjoy a nourishing and indulgent meal with close ones. After many months of no dining at restaurants, relish this moment and let the good times roll. 

1. Mad House

Mad House
Mad House

A secluded villa located in a quiet part of Thao Dien, District 2, Mad House has the warm welcome of a private house. Whether you choose to sit your party in the lush tropical gardens or the cosy indoor area, you will feel right at home. 

A restaurant that appreciates beauty, the food here is always beautifully plated. Rest assured, it will be a special meal for you to share memories and laughs over. Look forward to a 4 course dinner, highlights include foie gras terrine and black angus tenderloin. 

Details

Website: Mad House

  • Time: Dinner
  • Price: 1,650,000 VND

2. The Deck Saigon

The Deck Saigon
The Deck Saigon

Another Thao Dien favourite, The Deck has a prime location on the banks of the gently flowing Saigon River. The vibe here is both laidback and chic. Beautifully appointed, the white linen and wood furnishings are nautical without being kitsch. 

This is one of Ho Chi Minh City’s most romantic dining spots, and the perfect venue to ring in the new year with your special someone. The Deck is running two New Year’s Eve dinner rounds, one from 5.00pm to 8.00pm and the other from 8.30pm till midnight. Just note that the city’s fireworks display cannot be viewed from The Deck. 

Details

Website: The Deck Saigon

  • Time: Dinner
  • Price: 1,850,000 VND

3. The Reverie Saigon

The Reverie Saigon
The Reverie Saigon

If you are looking to end the year on a luxurious, decadent note, search no further. The Reverie Saigon is something to behold, the entire building and concept is centred on fanciful splendour and incomparable grandeur. 

Ho Chi Minh City's only six star hotel brings you the ultimate feast to celebrate the end of 2021 and the start of a brand new year. Prepare yourself to dine on delicacies such as caviar, lobster, and pigeon. With a top-up, the meal also comes with wine pairing. The Reverie assures that you’ll have a truly memorable holiday celebration. 

Details

Website: The Reverie Saigon

  • Time: 6.00pm to 10.00pm
  • Price: 2,888,000 VND

4. La Villa French Restaurant - Ho Chi Minh City

La Villa French Restaurant
La Villa French Restaurant

The La Villa French Restaurant has been around for more than a decade, known for its fine dining French Gastronomy concept. This restaurant is housed in a Villa in Thao Dien, with a beautiful garden and pool perfect for outdoor dining. The interiors are chandelier lit, finished with sumptuous leather chairs and white table cloths. 

This extraordinary setting produces immaculate plated dishes with beautifully paired wines. You may well forget that you are in bustling Ho Chi Minh City. Come here to celebrate the beginning of the new year in style with a classic French menu. 

Details

Website: La Villa French Restaurant

  • Time: Dinner
  • Price: 3,390,000 VND

Party/ Clubs

For those who are looking for something to do after dinner or wanting to get their dance shoes on, we have the events for you! 

5. BamBam X LeMeridien Saigon

BamBam X LeMeridien Saigon
BamBam X LeMeridien Saigon

Join this epic party that promises to deliver the ‘ultimate dose of happiness’ and to be ‘the best way to celebrate’ the new year. Club BamBam joins forces with hotel LeMeridien to bring you a rooftop pool party! 

On the top of LeMeridien hotel, overlooking the city and the Saigon River, there’s no better way to dance in the new year than under the stars. Be sure to get your tickets early for a discount. Entry tickets for the countdown party include two drinks! 

Details

Website:  BamBam X LeMeridien Saigon

  • Early Bird Price: 800,000 VND
  • Door Price: 1,200,000 VND

6. Le Café des Stagiaires - Saigon

Le Café des Stagiaires
Le Café des Stagiaires

Located at the entry point of Thao Dien, Le Cafe des Stagiaires has commanded one of the best spots along the Saigon River. From the rooftop of this chic establishment, epic sunsets and views of Landmark 81 awaits you. 

On New Year’s Eve, Stagiaires is hosting a countdown party from 8pm till late. There will be a DJ set so be sure to bring your best moves. Ticket prices include complimentary finger food and free flow alcoholic drinks. Walk ins are welcome, but we advise you to get a ticket in advance, it gets packed fast! 

Details

Website: Le Café des Stagiaires

  • Price: Starts from 1,500,000 VND
  • Door Price: 1,200,000 VND

7. Banana Mama

Banana Mama
Banana Mama

If you are looking for a rooftop party in the heart of the city, Banana Mama is the place for you! Enticing guests with their claim that their rooftop offers possibly the ‘best view’ of the fireworks in Saigon, this is something hard to beat. 

A chill, laidback venue with good tunes, Banana Mama is always a fun time. This New Year’s Eve there will be 6 DJs to shake up the dance floor while you wait for the splendour of the fireworks to unfold across the Saigon skyline. 

Details

Website: Banana Mama

  • Price: Starts from 500,000 VND
  • Door Price: 1,200,000 VND

8. Soma 

Soma
Soma 

A favourite cafe spot for many local digital nomads to meet up and work at during the day, Soma in Thao Dien often transforms into so much more. It is sometimes an art space showcasing Saigon’s artists and designers, and an event space, most recently hosting a drag show. 

This dynamic and exciting venue is sure to host a good New Year’s Eve party. They are promising great happy hour deals that ends at 11pm, after which everyone will head to the Saigon River to watch the fireworks. 

Details

Website: Soma

  • Price: TBC

Hello 2022!

2021 has been a year full of ups and downs for Saigon, and we are ever more thankful for our support system, community, friends, and loved ones. There’s no better way to end the year and start a brand new one than with them. Whether you prefer a more formal dinner or a dance party, these are 8 great events to choose from! 

The team at VietnamisAwesome wishes you a very Happy New Year, join us over at Facebook.