7 Romantic Proposal Ideas for New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve is an already romantic day, you know, the midnight kiss and everything… And since it’s all about fresh new starts, how about starting the new year as an engaged couple? We have some dreamy New Year’s Eve proposal ideas for you.

For those love birds, this is your chance to celebrate with all the other hopelessly romantic people around. So put on your sparkliest outfit, plan your proposal, pop the champagne, and start the rest of your life together by the stroke of midnight!

New Year’s Eve marriage proposal ideas:

Engaged couple at the beach in cancun
New Year, new engagement! Photo by Alex Rojas Photography.

Mini road trip

Are you a road trip lover? Take a trip to a nice scenery road, prepare a romantic playlist, fill your thermos with coffee or tea, and sing along to your favorite songs during the drive.

Once you arrive at a nice setting, get out of the car with the alibi of a photo shoot for your insta. After a few shots, get down on one knee and ask your question! Best part? You don’t need to travel that far!

Urban Art

Get creative and create graffiti, a sign, or a painting on cardboard or a piece of wood and hang it somewhere around your neighborhood or even at her or his parents’ house. Go for a walk and lead to where the sign is, point towards the ”Will you marry me” sign, and then fire the question.

As an added bonus, you can keep the art and decorate your home with it, it will certainly be a conversational piece!

New Year Resolutions

Have a chat about your future and your plans together. Suggest trading resolutions with each other, making sure your partner goes first. When it’s your turn, talk about all your plans and dreams together, ending by saying you want to spend the rest of your life with him or her! 

Shimmering Sparklers

Right when the clock is about to hit midnight, hand sparklers to your party attendees. While you start lighting them, just make your move! Chances are everyone will already be taking pics and videos, and those sparklers will make it a super special moment.

people celebrating with sparklers
Sparklers add a touch of magic to your celebration!

A Special Toast

If you are gathering with family or friends for a New Year’s Eve party, get ready to make a toast wishing everybody success and love for the future, and then right there, in front of everybody, make your proposal. If you play your time right, it would happen exactly before the countdown, so you are engaged the very first second of the new year!

S’mores and Diamonds

For a more intimate and private moment with your loved one, arrange to spend some time with just the two of you before the big party night. Prepare a warm drink, grab the marshmallows, and cuddle around the chimney. After a few bites and sips, take the ring you’ve been hiding and pop the question!

Proposal O’clock

If you are really looking to raise the adrenaline here, wait until the 12 chimes of the clock. Right at midnight, where everyone is super excited hugging, kissing, throwing sparklers, confetti, and all. Celebrate with a New Year’s Eve kiss to begin this new chapter of your lives together!

Everyone will be so happy for you and who knows? Maybe you’ll bring them luck and it will be their turn next year.

beautiful boho chic beach wedding in a resort in the riviera maya
Are you ready to tie the knot in paradise?

Baby, it may be cold outside, but we are getting cozier than ever! Whimsical perfect proposals and loving couples everywhere will certainly uplift the season’s spirits. Are you ready to seek the hand of your better half? Tell us how it went, we are eager to know!

Now that you are getting married, we need to talk about the wedding! Here’s our Complete guide to destination weddings, we are sure it will answer a lot of your questions.

We also have a YouTube Channel with real videos of hotels and wedding venues of the most favorite destinations for weddings. Take a tour! And if this is not the best time for you, work on your surprise proposal for Valentine’s Day. Get some inspiration here!

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2 responses to “7 Romantic Proposal Ideas for New Year’s Eve”

  1. I cannot wait to get to Secrets Moxche and see how beautiful it probably is. Our reservations are February 12 right at opening. We are Club so I hope our room and view is better than any other Secrets I’ve stayed at!

    • We are very excited about the opening, too, and can’t wait to visit! Enjoy your trip 🙂

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