These are the best FREE New Year's Eve parties across Canada this year

Dec 23 2019, 8:27 am

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It’s almost time to celebrate a new decade.

While it is bound to be cold across the country over New Year’s Eve, it won’t stop us Canadians from heading outside and enjoying the last moments of 2019.

From coast to coast, cities are hosting FREE outdoor events that include fireworks displays. There’s even a free Bryan Adams concert this year in an Ontario city.

So whether you’re one of these hot spots, or are travelling to them, be sure to check out the festivities and get ready to count down this decade.

Montreal

Old Montreal’s New Year’s Eve Party

 

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What: Thousands of partiers will fill the Old Port in what Montreal en Fetes calls “the biggest New Year’s Eve party in Canada.”

When: Tuesday, December 31
Time:  7 pm to 2 am
Where: Quai Jacques-Cartier and Place Jacques-Cartier
Admission: Free

Québec City

New Year’s Eve in Québec City

 

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What: Electro pop duo Loud Luxury will get you dancing and the NYE countdown will be followed by a “breathtaking immersive pyrotechnical experience.”

When: Tuesday, December 31
Time:  8:30 pm
Where:Place George-V
Admission: Free

Toronto

Nathan Phillips Square

 

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What: It’s huge, central, and admission is free. And it’s just so classically Toronto. Head down to Nathan Phillips Square for a giant party with live musical performances and fireworks. There are always some great food trucks nearby and don’t forget your skates.

When: December 31
Time: 8 pm to midnight
Address: Nathan Phillips Square
Admission: Free

Niagara Falls

New Year’s Eve at Niagara Falls

 

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What: You can ring in the new year with the picturesque Niagara Falls as the backdrop at the park’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration that will include a free concert from Summer of 69 singer, Bryan Adams. This free outdoor event will also feature two brilliant fireworks displays, a licensed area, and delicious dining options from Niagara Parks Culinary.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 8:30 pm to 12:30 am
Where: Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Falls
Admission: Free

Calgary

City of Calgary New Year’s Eve Fireworks

 

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What: Enjoy a fireworks display from Calgary Tower to ring in the new year at midnight.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: Midnight
Where: Calgary Tower
Admission: Free

Edmonton

New Year’s Eve Downtown Festival & Fireworks

 

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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
Admission: Free

Whistler

Whistler Presents: New Year’s Eve Celebrations

 

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What: What better place to ring in a new year than in the heart of Whistler Village. Free family events kick off at noon, and expect dazzling fireworks at 8 pm and midnight.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: Noon to midnight
Where: Whistler Village
Admission: Free