5 Great New Year's Eve Proposal Ideas

New Year’s proposal

If you are planning a year-end engagement, here are 5 great New Year's Eve proposal ideas to make your proposal a little extra special.

New Year's Eve is a wonderful time to propose. It is a time to look forward with anticipation to the new year and to make plans for the future. What better way to usher in the new year than making a special New Year's Eve proposal. However finding ideas for the perfect proposal can be difficult so we've pulled together some great proposal ideas to ensure your proposal will be long remembered.

List of 5 Great New Year's Eve Proposal Ideas

These 5 great New Year's Eve proposal ideas are easy to vary and adapt to your circumstances which will make the engagement very personal and memorable to the two of you.

On the Stroke of Midnight

One of the most romantic ways to get engaged on New Year's Eve is also one of the most simple. As the bells ring out at midnight to welcome in the New Year, take the opportunity to propose to your loved one. The key to the success of this form of proposal is the venue. A very busy or boisterous setting with lots of people and fireworks might not be the best place for a quiet and romantic proposal, however it could be perfect if you are both party animals.

At a New Year's Eve Party

A New Year's Eve party can be a great place to get engaged. The atmosphere will already be buzzing with anticipation and eagerness. It is likely that friends will also be with you so this is a good opportunity to share your celebrations with others. When you propose at a New Year's Eve party you can either pop the question yourself, or if there is a DJ, ask him to play your favorite record and to make the proposal on your behalf.

New Year's Eve Gift

If you already have the ring then you could surprise your partner by giving her a special New Year's gift. This is perfect for occasions where there are just the two of you. This form of romantic proposal would work particularly well over a quiet meal. If you are looking for a way to make the proposal extra special create a special meal at home. Include all your partner's favorite dishes and offer the ring and proposal for dessert.

New Year's Musings

New Year's Eve is a time when people muse over past years as well as look forward to future years. There is a good opportunity to build a surprise proposal into this conversation. Ask what your partner's most memorable New Year's Eve has been up to now, and then pop the question, saying that this New Year's Eve will now always hold a special place in your hearts. You could also make the proposal when looking forward to the future. Discuss what you will be doing this time next year. This is a very thoughtful and sentimental backdrop for a proposal and can work well in many environments, including a quiet meal for two or a party.

New Year's Resolutions

Every year, people the world over write New Year's resolutions saying what they plan to do in the coming year. Incorporating a marriage proposal into a list of New Year's resolutions can be a fun way to pop the question and and it can be done in a variety of ways. Tell your loved one that you think it would be nice to draw up a joint list of New Year's resolutions and add 'get married' as the last resolution. If your partner has already written a list of New Year's resolutions, then ask to see her list and tell her that she has forgotten one and add 'get married' or 'get engaged'.


These are 5 great New Year's Eve proposal ideas, however whatever form your engagement takes it is bound to be special and long remembered. New Year's Eve is special and the perfect time to propose.

5 Great New Year's Eve Proposal Ideas