Edinburgh Hogmanay may be the biggie but it's by no means the only public New Year's Eve bash in the UK. Here are some more ways to ring in the New Year.
Glasgow celebrates Hogmanay 2012 with one of Scotland's biggest outdoor ceilidhs, free from noon to 10p.m. in George Square. There will be highland dancing, street theatre, pipe bands, top ceilidh bands, top Scottish music, food and drink and more. Find out more..
Calennig in Cardiff
In Wales they call New Year's Eve Calennig and they say A Blwyddyn Newydd Dda. This year Cardiff's Winter Wonderland New Year's Eve celebrations are based around the civic centre, with free live music stage, a special midnight skate session and midnight fireworks.
Manchester will be hosting a fireworks display fired from the Town Hall and best viewed from Albert Square. Head for Newcastle and Stockton Foreshore Park to watch Newcastle's Fireworks Celebration, launched from Horseshoe Beach at 9 p.m. There will also be food, amusement rides and DJ Dover playing family friendly top 40 tunes until midnight near the Children's Playbround in Foreshore Park. Inverness Hogmanay rings in the New Year with The Red Hot Highland Fling, hosted by comedian Craig Hill, at the Northern Meeting Park Arena from 7.15 pm, before joining other cities all over Scotland in the world's biggest broadcast "Auld Lang Syne." And in Aberdeen, Hogmanay fireworks will be set off from the roof of His Majesty's Theatre on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day at 11:45 p.m.