12 best Calgary New Year’s Eve 2017 parties

Dec 21 2016, 11:42 pm

New Years Eve 2017 is approaching quickly and while it may be hard to even think about partying while you’re stuffing yourself full of Christmas Cookies, there are a lot of decisions to be made when it comes to ringing in the new year.

Luckily, Calgary has a number of events that cater to every taste, genre, and person. Take a look at our list of fun parties to help you ring in the new year!

The Beatmatrix New Years Eve Masquerade Gala

Walk the red carpet with video crews onsite waiting to interview you and yours, backdrop photos, dancers, masquerade girls and much more! In the main room dab to the best hip hop, R&B and old school with GUMMI & Bugsy Brown. Opening DJs Nerdz II Men will be on stage from 9 to 10:30pm. In the side room get a dose of Bollywood with Fantom Entertainment featuring DJ Chuks.

Where: Metropolitan Centre – 333 4th Avenue SW
When: Saturday, December 31
Tickets: $50 until Christmas Day, then $75 while quantities last
Champagne & Table Package: Includes a reserved table (seats 10 people) and 2 bottles of champagne. Limited number available., these packages will sell out! Contact [email protected] to book

Sub Rosa New Years Eve party

If you still haven’t locked down your New Year’s Eve plans, consider something a little different. Sub Rosa, an exclusive hushed lounge known for its killer cocktails, stunning design, and air of mystery, is opening for its first ever New Year’s party, complete with free bubbly and 90s music.

Where: Sub Rosa – hidden beneath the heritage building at the corner of 8th Avenue and 1st Street. Enter under the neon symbol at 200 8th Avenue SW
When: December 31, starting at 9 pm
Ages 25 and older
Tickets: $30. Can purchase them online

New Years Eve Comedy, Dinner, and Dance

Funnyfest presents not one, but two events this New Years Eve. With four Comedians, a Live band, Roast Beef dinner, and more, this event promises to be a great time!

Where: Clarion Hotel, and Nicastro’s Showroom – 2120 16th Avenue NE
When: Saturday, December 31 from 7 pm to 2 am
Who: 18 and older
Tickets: Range from $50.00-$400.00 depending on the package.

Single and the City – Singles New Years Eve Gala

Receive a white rose if you are single and a red rose if you are in a relationship and experience the energy of New York with Calgary’s sexiest singles. Walk the runway and strike your best pose, paparazzi, fashion show and much more to put you in the New York state of mind. There will be a side room dedicated for fun interactive games to break the ice and allow you to meet other singles ready to take a chance.

Where: Arts Commons’ Jack Singer Lobby – 205 8th Avenue SE
When: Saturday, December 31 from 7 pm to 2 am
Tickets: $52.50, $74.95

New Years Eve “House Party” at Ranchmans

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Ranchmans is hosting a massive house party this year complete with a champagne toast, and if you so choose, a roast beef dinner. Put on your boots, practice a few two step moves and head down for some country tunes with guests Twoshine County preforming at 8pm.

Where: Ranchman’s cookhouse and Dancehall – 9615 Macleod Trail SE
Who:  18 and up
Tickets: $25.00 for entry, $50.00 for dinner and entry

Legends NYE 2017

Head to Cowboys to celebrate your the Legendary Moments you made all year long. Pop some bottles, dance, and get ready to get lit! You can purchase VIP bottle service packages that include your own Cowboys VIP Bottle Service Host, two bottles of Ciroc super premium vodka, party favours for the group and six Red Bull.

Where: Cowboys Dance Hall – 421 12th Avenue SE
Who: 18 and older
Tickets: Priority entry before 10 pm $50, late admission after midnight $20.00

New Years in Miami – NYE 2017

Celebrate New Years Eve down at Marquee for a MIAMI themed event! The night will feature music headlined by DJs Rocswell and Dj Don Juan. Get in for free before 9pm or opt for the VIP package with includes hors d’œuvre and champagne.

Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail S
When: Saturday, December 31 from 7pm to 2am
 Before 9pm free, general $9-$25, $49 for VIP

2016 New Year’s Eve Luau with the Captain Charity Gala.

If you are looking to take in some luxury while lounging at the beach- look no further, this party is for you! Enjoy Dinner, Dancing and a Champagne toast at one of the cities most sought after events. You can buy single tickets or reserve tables for your whole party. $650.00 for a table of 8 or $825.00 for a table of 10.

Where: Sheraton Cavalier –  2620 32 Avenue NE
When: Saturday, December 31 from
Tickets: $85.00

Zoo Year’s Eve at the Calgary Zoo

If you don’t get a chance to check out ZOOLIGHTS at the Calgary Zoo during the Christmas rush, now’s your chance to go in celebration of NYE. Due to ongoing construction, no fireworks will happen during this year’s ZOOLIGHTS programming, but families can still expect a festive atmosphere. Wander the grounds and soak up the 1.5 million lights, animated displays, fire pits, ice skating, and more.

When: 6 to 9pm
Where: Calgary Zoo – 210 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: $11.99 to $14.99, free for infants

Euro Lights NYE Gala

Head to the Celtic Tap to take in an exclusive show while having some great dinner and enjoying the night with friends and family. There are three ticket options for the night. One includes dinner, the show, a late night snack and dancing until 3am. The second includes appetizers, salads or pizzas plus 2 drink tickets, the show and dancing and the third will get you a drink ticket and access to the show and dancing.

Where: The Celtic Tap – 380 Midpark Way SE
Tickets: $150, $85, or $45

Mystique New Years Eve

What: Calgary’s Carriage House Inn is hosting it’s annual New Years Eve party and tickets are almost sold out. Enjoy a fabulous gourmet buffet in a slick, modern environment, then enjoy fabulous top 40 hits. Not feeling the top 40? There will also be other “clubs” in the place to choose from this is sure to be a crowd pleaser for all ages.

Where: Carriage House Inn – 9030 Macleod Trail South
Tickets: $115.00. Click here to purchase

AMP Radio’s Better NYE Bash

A great party at an affordable price. Party all night long with beats from Drumndj with DJ AL. V and Kay L as well entertainment from the illFX Entertainment dancers. And to top things off, your friends from AMP Radio will be there to bring in the new year with you.

Where: Flames Central – 219 8th Avenue SW
When: Saturday, December 31 from 9pm to 2am
Tickets: $30

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