Happy Almost-New-Year’s-Eve. I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to starting fresh, with a new year, new goals and new events and activities to discover in Edmonton. There’s plenty to look forward to experiencing in Edmonton in the new year, from new restaurants and shops, to date night ideas.
Here’s your five dates to go on in Edmonton this weekend:
The Breakfast Club at the Buck | December 31
We’ve got The Breakfast Club coming up on Sunday, December 31st. Come down and finish your 2017 off with an all vegan brunch. Brunch beats provided by DJ Thomas Culture.
Moet Champagne Dinner at Baiju | December 31
Baijiu welcomes Moet Chandon for our exclusive NYE Champagne Dinner! We will be pairing a selection of festive premium bubbles with a 6 course one night only menu by Chef Alexei Boldireff, finishing off with mini bottles of Moet Imperial for that all important New Years Countdown. Dress to impress, one seating only. Ticket price includes 6 course meal, sparkling wine pairing, midnight bubbles, taxes and gratuity.
Zoominescence | December 30
The festival’s vision is to celebrate light, artistry, imagination and the strong spirit of our community in the winter. With a skating rink, maze, fire dancers, ice, light exhibits and 11 artist installations what could be a better outing in the cool month of December? Starting December 1st and running every weekend unil December 31st. With special bonus opening on December 26, 27 and 28. Come join us for eighteen days of fun, entertainment, lights and activities – it’s the perfect way to end 2017.
Shumka’s Nutcracker: Clara’s Dream | Multiple Showtimes
The Edmonton Journal said it best when it called Shumkas Nutcracker (Claras Dream) a perfect first Nutcracker for many generations. A powerful and beautiful thing to behold.Not only is Shumkas Nutcracker a luxurious Christmas production loved by all ages and backgrounds, it is a true Edmonton production, created and performed by local artists. Reflective of the city and its ethnic vitality, the performance features ballet, folk dance, and character dance in a celebration of Tchaikovskys beloved Christmas classic.
Secret Burlesque Show at CRASH | December 31
Head down to CRASH for New Year’s Eve. This $10 advanced ticket entitles you to entry to Crash lobby on NYE with DJ RUDY ROMAN, a prepaid Champagne glass for the midnight toast and a “secret” midnight burlesque show!