20 Ways to Spend New Year’s Eve in Edmonton

New Year’s Eve is right around the corner – here are a few of our favourite ways to spend New Year’s Eve in Edmonton.

Venetian Masquerade | Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Traditionally, this iconic Edmonton event included a sit down dinner, but this year there’s something new happening at Fairmont Hotel Mac. Highlights of the evening include reception style food, full beverage service, strolling magicians and other period entertainment along with music and dancing.

Old Fashioned Kitchen Party | Dine Chartier
This cocktail style event is a 5 hour feast, where you’ll get to graze on hot & cold hors d’oeuvres all night long (instead of eating one giant meal in 2 hours that makes you fall asleep before midnight). We’ll have a meat carvery station, charcuterie boards, a cabane à sucre, and TONS of appetizer versions of our signature dishes served all night long.
We’ll have music & fun with Les Bûcherons, and a champagne toast at midnight.

New Year’s Eve Murder Mystery & Dinner |
New Year’s Eve themed Murder Mystery during cocktails and dinner with seven professional actors dispersed amongst the guests incognito until…all hell breaks loose. Includes dinner, cocktails, dancing, DJ, party favours, and more.

New Years’s Dinner | Cafe Bicyclette
Come celebrate New Year’s Eve with Café BIcyclette for a five course meal. Gin infused tomato bisque, Trio from the ocean (Scallop, Shrimp, Mussel), Lemon Thyme, Yellow Bell Pepper Garlic, Provencal Tomato , Lemon sorbet, Alberta AAA new york stirploin, fois gras, au poivre sauce, Salmon grilled with lemon butter sauce and Chocolate raspberry torte with vanilla cream

New Year’s Eve at the Jump Park | Jump Park
On Saturday, December 31st we are hosting our Neon New Year’s Eve Party! Bring your friends for a fun-filled night with neon lights, a live DJ, pizza party and much more! The party will start at 8pm and continue on until 2am while you jump the night away. Guests must be 18 years of age or older. Our black lights will be on all night, so make sure you wear bright, white or neon colours! Tickets start at $35, so grab your tickets quick before they sell out – and include jumping, pizza and swag.

New Year’s Eve on the Square | Churchill Square
There’s an early fireworks show, and a late fireworks show at this spectacle that has something for everyone. Main Stage entertainment in Churchill Square featuring musical acts Uptown and the Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, leading up to a spectacular midnight fireworks finale – the Midnight fireworks show

Dinner, Circus and Dance |Fantasyland Hotel
Looking for an exceptional NYE party in Edmonton? Head on down to the Fantasyland Hotel (17700 87 Avenue) for the annual International NYE Gala, a spectacular evening of food, fun and entertainment. Best of all, the event will raise support for the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation, meaning you’ll be partying for a cause. The Fantasyland Hotel is renowned as one of the city’s most unique hotels, boasting over 120 unique themed rooms, excellent service, and much more. Come December 31st, the hotel’s Beverly Hills Ballroom will host one of the biggest events in the city, attracting around 1000 guests.

New Year’s Eve 2016 | Fort Edmonton Park
Experience fine dining with a 1920s ambiance. Join us at the Johnson’s Cafe in the Hotel Selkirk, a quaint place away from the city’s hustle and bustle and right in the heart of Edmonton’s river valley.

New Year’s Eve Sing-a-long | South Pointe
“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens”, a New Year’s Eve, where you don’t need your mittens! Bring the whole family out for a sing-along evening filled with your favourite music from generations of musical theatre hits – from The Wizard of Oz to Matilda and The Sound of Music to Frozen! Dress up in your favourite character costume or come decked out to ring in 2017. Sung by an amazing cast of NUOVA’s Emerging Artists, you’ll be lead through the songs you, your children and your grandchildren know and love. Learn some easy, line dance style choreography and visit the New Year’s photo booth! Face painters and balloon artists will also be there to help make those magical New Year’s Eve memories and fireworks will cap off the evening, all before midnight!

Masquerade Ball | Waterdale Theatre
The Prince must be engaged before midnight or the family loses the kingdom. Come party with the “royal family”. You might just find yourself engaged!

Latin Masquarade Ball | Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel
Ring in 2017 in an amazing atmosphere with friends, dinner and dance to a live band. With an amazing live band, some of the best DJs in town, delicious dinner, the most beautiful and indeed, the best hotel in Edmonton, and performances from select Edmonton dance schools – why wouldn’t you want to spend New Year’s Eve with us? Think about it this way – what would you tell your friends you did on New Year’s Eve? Guess what – your friends will be at this event. Dinner | Live Band | Amazing Performances | Dance | Amazing Evening.

Orchestra and Dinner | Blue Chair Cafe
Featuring Borrowed and Blue – a 6-piece Blue Chair House Orchestra, An exquisite five course dinner and open dance floor! Reservations only – call 780 989 2861

Watch a Hockey Game | Rogers
Head downtown and catch a Hockey Game. The Oilers are playing the Canucks and the game is bound to be great. Get your tickets before the game, here.

Cariwest New Year’s Eve Gala | Boyle Street
Time to pull out your suits and gowns. On December 31st, 2016 we will be bringing in the new year with delicious Caribbean food, music & Entertainment.
The best way to bring in the new year is with friends and loved ones!

New Year’s Eve Greek Gala | Hellinic Centre
Treat yourself to an authentic Greek party by joining Edmonton’s Hellenic community ring in 2017! Featuring a bountiful buffet of home cooked traditional food, imported wines, lively music and dancing — its the next best thing to actually being in Greece

Four Course Fondue Menu | The Melting Pot
Join us as we celebrate all the memorable events in 2016, and look forward to 2017! We will have a set four course menu for the evening starting at $75/person ($35 for kids). Our menu will feature flavors from the West Coast, through the prairies and onto the seafood of the east coast.

Star Wars Ball | The Red Piano
We are proud to present The Emperor’s Ball New Year’s Eve Party. Join us as we ring in the New Year in style with our famous themed New Year’s Eve party. Dress as your favourite Star Wars character or semi formal (no jeans, jacket and/or tie for gentleman). This event has sold out the last 8 years and this year will be no different. Don’t delay in making your New Year’s Eve plans, call us today at 780.486.7722 to make your reservations!

World Waterpark New Year’s Eve Party | World Waterpark WEM
Start the year off right at our annual New Year’s Eve Family Beach Ball, presented by World Waterpark. Celebrate with family and friends in a tropical environment, splashing in the world’s largest indoor wave pool and speeding down waterslides! The night will end with a bang and a one-of-a-kind indoor fireworks display.

Brewmaster Dinner | Craft Beer Market
Dinner & Dance Tickets – Tickets include a table for the night, champagne, party favours & a four course Brewmaster’s Dinner featuring the top food & beer pairings from our 2016 Brewmaster’s Dinner series.

Red Carpet New Year’s Eve | Northlands
Dress up for the Red Carpet when Hollywood glamour comes to Northlands Park this New Year’s Eve! Your golden ticket will get you access to the Colours Restaurant buffet and entries to $5000 worth of prize draws, as well as live Harness Racing and Casino entertainment.