New Years Eve in Sydney Harbour The Night New Year’s Eve happens December 31st of every year. It is celebrated by people in countries that use of the Gregorian calendar, like the United States, Australia, British Isles, North & South America, Europe, Scandinavia and the former Soviet Union.  It is a time they use to welcome in a new year, and make New Years Resolutions to change their lives for the better. At the stroke of midnight on December 31, the current year ends and the transition to the New Year is heralded. Celebrations are usually either wild parties or solemn times of prayer... (Read More ...)