As 2017 came to a close around the world, revelers gathered to ring in 2018 with entertainment and fireworks. Check out photos of the New Year celebrations across the globe.
Fireworks explode over Sydney Harbour during New Year’s Eve celebrations in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. (David Moir/AAP Image via AP)
NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 31: Revelers crowd Times Square ahead of the New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31, 2017 in New York City.
BERLIN, GERMANY – JANUARY 01: Fireworks explode over the Brandenburg Gate during New Year’s festivities on January 1, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Tens of thousands of revelers gathered in the city center to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Fireworks explode in the sky above the Royal Castle during the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018
YOGYAKARTA, INDONESIA – JANUARY 01: Fireworks illuminate the city’s skyline during New Year’s Eve celebrations of 2018 on on January 1, 2018 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Members of Flyboard Ireland take part in the Liffey Lights Moment – Matinee in Dublin’s city centre as part of the city’s New Year’s eve celebrations, Sunday Dec. 31, 2017
Pope Francis prays in front of the nativity scene after celebrating a new year’s eve vespers Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017.
A picture taken on Dec. 31, 2017, shows people posing for a selfie during a laser show at Burj Khalifa, the tallest tower in the world, to mark the New Year’s Eve celebrations in Dubai.
An LED light show illuminates the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, to celebrate the New Year in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.
Fireworks explode over the Selamat Datang Monument in downtown Jakarta on Jan. 1, 2018, during New Year celebrations.
A bride and groom react to their marriage documents during a mass wedding held in celebration of the New Year in Jakarta, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. Hundreds of couples took part in the mass marriage held by the city government to help the poor who were unable to afford a proper wedding.
Fireworks explode with a slogan reading “Happiness and Good Condition Together” on the Taipei 101 building during the New Year’s celebrations in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.
This photo taken with a long time exposure shows fireworks exploding over Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong on January 1, 2018.
People take pictures onboard the Star Ferry as they cross Victoria harbour ahead of New Year celebrations in Hong Kong on December 31, 2017.
Visitors watch the fireworks display during a New Year celebration event at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium-amusement park complex in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018