10 Free Stock Photos to Celebrate the New Year

Need a simple but stunning shot to celebrate the New Year? We’ll help you find the perfect free stock photo to, make your New Year’s day post, stop followers mid-scroll.  

From free stock photos of sparklers to fireworks and champagne bottles – StockVault has the images you need to start the year in style. If you’re ready to get the festivities started, here are 10 free photos of celebrations to help you ring in the New Year.

1. Sparkle and Shine this New Year

upclose image of a sparkler with sparks emitting bright orange and yellow light against a black background

Ready to ring in the new year? Show the world how you sparkle and shine with this photo of a sparkler against a black background. With its eye-catching streaks of light and stark negative space, this image can be used for a variety of projects. Try downloading this free photo today and using it for your New Year’s Day post or party invite. 

2. Celebrate with a Seaside Champagne Toast

photo of two champagne glasses sitting on a ledge looking over a large body of water. Image could symbolize the new year and new beginnings

Some holidays are best celebrated seaside – like in this free stock photo, of two champagne glasses sitting on a ledge that overlooks a body of water. With cool blue tones and tons of space for copy, this image is a great fit for party invitations, e-cards, or social media posts. 

3. Ringing in the New Year in Style

Three Ladies in Vintage Fashion Celebrating with a Champagne Toast

Celebrating the New Year with friends and family? Send a 20s style invitation to your party guests with this photo, of three women in vintage fashion sipping champagne, by Jack Moreh.

4. Share your Joy

photo of a woman with blonde hair standing in the forest and holding two sparklers

Bring the good vibes to any New Year celebration or social media post with this photo, of a woman holding two sparklers.

5. Host a New Year’s Eve Party

photo of champagne bottle sitting on a tabletop surrounded by empty glasses and festive holiday decor

Show how you’re celebrating in style when you post this stunning shot of a champagne bottle surrounded by empty glasses and silver, festive decor.

6. Silhouette of Child Watching a Celebration

silhouette of a child standing in front of bokeh lights coming from nearby fireworks

Leave your audience awe-inspired this New Year – share this stunning photograph of a silhouetted child watching a fireworks display. 

7. Woman Holding a Sparkler

pink-toned photo of a woman wearing a long-sleeved sweater and holding a sparkler

Show your enthusiasm for this special time of year with this pink-toned photo, of a woman holding a sparkler, by Jack Moreh.

8. Fireworks in the Dark Night Sky

bright golden fireworks exploding against the dark night sky

Are you bursting with joy this holiday season? Use this image, of fireworks exploding in the night sky, by Suvro Khan.

9. Two Women in Red Dresses Celebrating on New Years Eve

image of two women friends holding hands and having a champagne toast on New Year’s Eve

Say cheers to the New Year with this fun photo of two women, in red dresses, toasting with champagne and holding hands.

10. Champagne Bottles in a Cooler with Ice

ten or more bottles of champagne sit in a bucket of ice to chill.

Creating an invitation for your New Year’s Eve party? Download this image, of champagne bottles chilling on ice, by Matt Bango.