14 New Year's Eve Calgary 2016 parties to check out
DH Calgary StaffDec 15, 2015 10:40 am
Are you planning to leave the house for this years New Year’s Eve? Well, if you like parties on NYE, there is something for everyone, whether you like to celebrate early or stay up the entire night, it’s really up to you and your lifestyle.
Here are some suggestions on where you can spend your New Year’s Eve 2016, organized by price:
What: Come to downtown Calgary, wear anything that glows, and boogie down to bring in the New Year. The Municipal Building will become a party with stilt walkers, a magician, music, fire spinners and more. A kids count down will occur at 9 p.m.
Where: Calgary Municipal Building – 800 MacLeod Trail SW
What: Bring your skates or borrow some from the onsite Skate Shack where the festivities start with ice sculptures, live carving demonstrations, storytelling, bonfire songs by the fire pit, music provided by a DJ and more! Fireworks are expected this year with synchronized music, if weather permits.
What: Celebrate New Year’s a little earlier, there will be lots of family fun including live demonstrations and experiences as well as the countdown that will start at 11:45 a.m. ending in a bubble wrap dance party.
Where: TELUS Spark – 220 St Georges Drive NE
Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost: $20 for Adults, $18 for seniors( 65+), $15 youth (13 to 17) and $13 for children (3 to 12)
What: A perfect simple get together on NYE with good people. You are encouraged to wear jeans or your fanciest Lulu’s and your favourite graphic tee, a prize will be awarded for the best shirt — it should be funny, have a good shock value and inappropriate is encouraged.
Where: Side Street Pub and Grill – 1167 Kensington Crescent NW
What: Celebrate the best of 2015 and welcome the new year at CRAFT Beer Market. Choose between the different options available, you could come for the NYE Brewaster’s Dinner and Dance or if you just want to dance the night away then you can do that too.
Where: CRAFT Beer Market
Time: NYE Brewmaster’s Dinner & Dance at 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., and NYE Dance at 9:30 p.m.
Cost: Dinner and Dance $75, NYE Dance $30. Purchase tickets here.
What: Feel like a celebrity and get glitzed up in your formal wear to go out for an evening of intrigue, interactive games and adventures. Both singles and couples are invited to this gala – one will wear a white rose if they are single or a red rose if they are in a relationship.
Where: Arts Commons’ Jack Singer Lobby – 205 8th Avenue SE
What: Welcome in the New Year with delicious food at the Pampa’s New Year’s Eve Dinner. The steak house offers three different meals during the evening at different times but all include 12 cuts of meat, an unlimited salad bar and dessert.
What: Wear glitter and glam at this New Year’s Eve bash which features an outdoor winter lounge, cocktail ice luge, canapés, signature cocktails, DJ, and a late night snack.
Where: Bar C Food & Drink – 340 17 Ave SW
Time:8:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Cost: $60 for early bird single ticket, $540 early bird group of 10 tickets, $70 for single ticket, and $630 for a group of 10. Early bird tickets are available until December 15, tickets are available online here.
What: Enjoy New Year’s Eve Balck and White Ball, presented by Grey Eagle Resort and Amp Radio, with Drum N DJ featuring Brett Jones & DJ Kav, door prizes, guest host, hors d’oeuvres, complimentary champagne at midnight and more.
What: Spend a glamours night in downtown where you will be served up a four-course dinner that includes wine and champagne. Entertainment will be occurring later in the evening featuring Suzie Q nine piece Dance Band finishing of the night with a cheers to the New Year.