Your ultimate New Year's Eve party guide in Edmonton

Dec 12 2019, 2:51 pm

An entirely new decade is nearly here, and if you don’t have plans yet, you can say hello to 2020 in style with our list of things to do on¬†New Year‚Äôs Eve.

From lavish yacht parties to burgers and beer — there’s no shortage of ways to ring in the new year.

From low-key to luxurious, we’ve got you covered for all things happening on December 31 around the city.

Beercade’s New Years Eve House Party

What:¬†Beercade Edmonton is hosting a New Year’s Eve rager this year, with free arcade games all night long. The event will also have random $100 cash giveaways every 15 minutes after 9pm, as well as free balloon animals and¬†body painters, and a free photo booth.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 7 pm to 2 am
Where: Beercade, 10544 82 Avenue Northwest
Tickets: Online

New Year’s Eve Black Tie Affair

What:¬†Ring in the New Year in style at one of Edmonton’s most celebrated landmarks in the heart of downtown. Enjoy a live DJ, a reception style buffet, sparkling wine on arrival, a champagne toast at midnight, and more.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 8 pm to 1 am
Where: Fairmont Hotel MacDonald
Tickets: Online

Dinner at Hotel Selkirk

What:¬†Hotel Selkirk’s New Year’s Eve dinner welcomes you to sip, savour and dine out on an elegant meal prepared by their award-winning culinary team. The hotel will have live music playing in the background while you enjoy a meal with your loved ones.

If you‚Äôre looking for an extra special night of celebration, you can book your party in for dinner plus a stay at the Hotel Selkirk and a New Year‚Äôs Day brunch. Included in this package is a fun, informal countdown to the new year, held at the hotel’s Mahogany Bar.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: Two seatings at 4:30 and 5:30 pm
Where: Hotel Selkirk. 1920 Street, Edmonton
Tickets: Online

New Year’s Eve Downtown Festival & Fireworks

What:¬†If you’re just looking to ring in the New Year with some friends and some fireworks, the New Year’s Eve downtown festival and fireworks may be just the event for you.¬†Food trucks will also be located on 99 Avenue, between 107 Street and 108 Street, for those wishing to purchase snacks while they enjoy the show. The fireworks start early, so you can even catch them before you head over to your other parties or festivities for the evening.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 9 pm
Where: Federal Building, 9820 107 Street
Cost: Free

New Year’s at CRAFT Edmonton

What:¬†Enjoy delicious craft beer and dinner featuring an exclusive menu curated by CRAFT’s executive chef. There will also be a selected list of suggested wine and beer pairings. The Dance Party will feature a live DJ spinning hits during the countdown.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 7 pm to 2 am
Where: CRAFT Beer Market Edmonton 10013 101A Avenue NW
Tickets: Online

2020 Edmonton International New Years Eve Gala

What:¬†Ring in the new year with dinner and a show at the Fantasyland Hotel. This celebration will feature dinner and a show from Former Cirque Du Soleil artists and Dj Tomski on the 1’s and 2’s.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: Doors open 7 pm
Where:¬†Fantasyland Hotel ‚ÄĒ17700 87 Avenue NW
Tickets: Online

New Years Eve Murder Mystery Party

What: Craft and Cork is proud to present a 1920s-themed Murder Mystery event on Dec 31st. Dress up and take on the role of a 1920s Crime Boss, Silent Film Star, Speak Easy Waitress, Nightclub Singer, Mob Enforcer, Baseball Player, Novelist, and more.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm to 1 am
Where: The Craft & Cork, 10314 82 Avenue NW
Tickets: Online

New Year’s Eve Comedy Gala

What: If you want to make your way into the new year laughing, this celebration and comedy gala is the event for you. Entry, party favours, and your first drink are only $10, and DJ Ferd will be playing tunes on the dance floor until the clock hits midnight. You can also call in advance to secure a table.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 8 pm to 3 am
Where: Urban Tavern 11606 Jasper Avenue
Tickets: Online

New Year’s Eve at BIERA

What: A five-course dinner at Biera by Chef Christine Sandford, who will be creating a unique menu for this special event, with two seatings available. A ticket includes a five-course meal, gratuity, a welcome drink for the early seating, and bubbles at midnight for the late seating.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm to 12:30 am
Where: Biera 9570 76 Avenue NW
Tickets: Online