Ring in 2020 at these epic New Year's celebrations around Vancouver

Dec 16 2019, 8:27 pm

An entirely new decade is almost 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’s Eve.

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

One thing to note is that one of the largest New Year’s Eve celebrations in Canada, Concord’s New Year’s Eve fireworks spectacle, will not be returning to the Coal Harbour waterfront in downtown Vancouver, but it will return next year at a new location.

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

NYE 2020 @ TELUS World of Science

What: Featuring five fully licensed bars, two rooms of music on two floors, six of the city’s top DJs and performers, and an amazing sound and light system that will have you dancing as soon as you arrive. Cash bar only.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 9 pm to 3 am
Where: TELUS World of Science – 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online. General admission starts at $75 and VIP packages start at $95 (each includes a complimentary glass of champagne for the NYE toast).

Skyfall NYE Party at the Trump Hotel

What: In true James Bond style, Skyfall is hosting the most daring and exquisite NYE experience ever planned in Vancouver. On December 31, experience the transformation of the Luxurious Grand Ballroom of the Trump Hotel and Dom Perignon’s Midnight in Eden at the IVY Lounge, which is restyling this world-famous venue and officially inviting in the public in March 2020! Highlights include midnight fireworks and balloon drop, six DJs, and live entertainment to keep the party going all night long.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 9 pm to 2 am
Where: Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver — 1161 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online. $85-$2,500; general admission after 10 pm

Colony NYE 2020

What: NYE at Colony will have carnival games, food stations, prizes and music on Granville Street right in the heart of the Entertainment District. You can purchase general admission tickets, or for an added price, your ticket can include food and drink as well as a reserved table (by booking online).

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Colony, 965 Granville Street, Granville Entertainment District, Vancouver
Tickets: Online. $18.48-$32.88 general admission after 10 pm

New Year’s Eve at The Fox

What: New Year’s Eve at the Fox will be a roaring-20s-themed celebration, with dance, DJs, classic live music, comedy, drag, vintage 20s decor, live musical performances, and more.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 7 pm to 3 am
Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $15-$45

NYE at Wildeye Brewing

What: You can enjoy a “tiki-style” celebration at Wildeye Brewing in North Vancouver. The night’s festivities include an exclusive menu of beer, wine, cider, and feature cocktails. The Dance Party will feature a live DJ spinning hits until 2 am. Tickets also include live entertainment, party favours, and a glass of bubbles at midnight.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 9 pm to 2 am
Where: Wildeye Brewing 1385 Main Street, North Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $25

New Year’s Eve at Tap & Barrel Shipyards

What: Tap & Barrel Shipyards is throwing its New Year’s Eve Party in Lower Lonsdale. There will be a DJ, and party favours. Tickets include a welcome drink, light canapés, and bubbles at midnight.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 9 pm to 1 am
Where: Tap & Barrel Shipyards – 8 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $25 until Dec 15,

CRAFT’s Black & Gold New Year’s Eve

What: This celebration will feature an exclusive menu of handcrafted canapés and live stations created by CRAFT’s Executive Chef, with a selected list of suggested wine and beer pairings and featured cocktails. The Dance Party will showcase a live DJ spinning hits, and all-night dinner and dance tickets include Canapés and Live Food Stations, reserved seating, two drink tickets, a midnight champagne toast, and entertainment and party favours.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 7:30pm to 1:30 am
Where: 85 W 1st Avenue, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $90 for all night entry, $40 for entry after 10 pm

Vancouver New Year’s Eve Speakeasy Yacht Party 2020

What: This three-hour prohibition-style party cruise aboard the Magic Spirit Yacht in Vancouver has two decks, two top Vancouver DJs, and complimentary appetizers and party favours. The evening will finish off with magnificent fireworks.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 9 pm to 1 am
Where: Pickup at 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, Starting at $99

New Year’s Eve at Yuk Yuk’s

What: Laugh your way into the new year with an evening comedy show at Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver. The talent line-up has yet to be announced, but the show starts at 10 and ends with the countdown on stage. Tickets to the show include a champagne toast and party favours for the countdown.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: Show starts at 10 pm
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club — 2837 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $49.95 each, plus tax

New Year’s Eve 2019 Carnivale at Mangos

What: Mangos is hosting a New Year’s Eve Carnivale, a Latin-themed celebration so you can dance your way into the new year. Top 40s, Latin, and salsa music will be played all night long, so bring a friend and your dancing shoes.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 8 pm to 3 am
Where: Mangos — 1180 Howe Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $29 to $45

New Year’s Eve 2019 with Vancouver TheatreSports

What: Vancouver TheatreSports will be hosting a series of shows on New Year’s Eve, but if you join for the 75-minute-long 11:15 pm show, you’ll also get to enjoy party favours and a complimentary glass of bubbly.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 9:30 to 11 pm
Where: 1502 Duranleau Street, Granville Island, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $38.25 – $46

Family New Year’s Eve Celebration at Grouse Mountain

What: If your late-night party days are over and you’re looking for a more family-friendly way to ring in 2020, head to Grouse Mountain. Enjoy performances throughout the night as well as a special early countdown for the littlest revellers that will be sure to light up the sky with a boom.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: Festivities starts before 7 pm
Where: Grouse Mountain Resort – 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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