LEVEL Low Down: The Best Things to Do in Vancouver for New Years Eve

December 13, 2018

It’s that time of year again. Time to ring in the new year and say goodbye to, hopefully, what was an okay 2018 for you. If you’re in Vancouver, there’s a number of fun events for the entire family. Whether you’re looking for a big night out with friends or a family friendly firework show on top of Grouse Mountain, we’ve rounded up the very best events going on this New Years Eve in Vancouver.


Concord’s NYE Fireworks



Say hello to Vancouver’s biggest outdoor New Years Eve Party at Jack Poole Plaza brought to you by Concord Pacific Developments. This year’s celebration will be just as big as last years, with an indoor electric party taking place at the Convention Centre. Live music and performances will be featured throughout the night and Vancouver’s best food trucks will be on site in case you get hungry. To top it all off, the countdown to midnight will end with a beautiful firework show overlooking the Burrard inlet.


Family Celebration at Grouse Mountain



Ring in the new year at the top of Grouse Mountain with th annual NYE series. Whether you intend on skiing or not, there are plenty of activities for the whole family. Choose from ice skating, sleigh rides, a stroll through the Magic Light Walk or take a stab at New Year’s Eve crafts at the Elf’s Headquarters. If you’re looking for a more relaxed evening, simply enjoy the live music and the contemporary fire performances by by AcroFire Entertainment .


Vancity Boat Cruise



Board the Queen of Diamonds and get ready for a night of cocktails, appetizers and live music as you ring in the new year. Cruise around False Creek as you watch a beautiful fireworks show at 9pm and then continue to dance the night away!


Illuminate at Opus Bar



Get dressed up and head to one of Yaletown’s swankiest hotel bars for a night of dancing and champagne. Illuminate promises to bring you one last night of extravagance and indulgence before 2019 arrives.


NYE Dinner at the Fairmont Waterfront



Join Chef Anthony Marzo as he prepares a luxurious menu and night guaranteed to end 2018 on a high note. Attend the early seating if you already have big plans for the midnight countdown, or opt for the later sitting if you’re hoping to get the full Fairmont experience. Enjoy live music from guitarist Des Larson and a dance performance by KokoSoul Trio, all at the Fairmont Waterfront’s luxurious Arc restaurant.

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