We’ve told you which sparklers to buy for in preparation for the celebration tonight. We’ve shown you the hangover cures you can employ to deal with the aches and pains of tomorrow. But what are you going to do when the clock strike midnight?
Possible correct answers: Open champagne bottles with swords, spray bubbly all over your best friends, guzzle straight from a magnum, and/or all of the above. When it comes to effective champagne celebrations, many have come before you, so there’s no point in reinventing the wheel. Click through the gallery above to see 25 ways to pop bottles—choose your favorite and have a very happy New Year, friends!