7 things to do in Vancouver today: Tuesday, December 31

Dec 30 2019, 11:30 pm

Have a safe and happy New Year’s Eve, everyone! Here are seven great ideas for things to do today and tonight, including TheatreSports, Skytrain and Seabus Party, and more.

For more things happening around town, be sure to check out our events section.

New Year’s Eve with Vancouver TheatreSports

What: Vancouver TheatreSports’ Year in Review is an improvised look at 2019’s top stories and gives a comedic perspective on the year’s happenings as the New Year approaches. There are three shows to choose from, with the late show including party favours and a complimentary glass of bubbly.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm, 9:30 pm, and 11:15 pm
Where: The Improv Centre – 1502 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Family First Night – New Year’s Eve at Mount Seymour

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What: Ring in the New Year at Mount Seymour and their Family First Night. The event includes snow shoeing, laser tobogganing, acro fire entertainment, food vendors, live performances, and more. There will also be an early countdown and fireworks at 8:25 pm.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: 5:30 to 8 pm
Where: Mt. Seymour — 1700 Mt. Seymour Road, North Vancouver
More Info: Online

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).

Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Variety Show

What: Circus 3’s New Year’s Eve Variety Show features circus acrobats, a live orchestra, magic, and one of the city’s biggest balloon drops. Shows on New Year’s Eve in Vancouver and New Year’s Day in Abbotsford.

When: December 31, 2019, December 1, 2020
Time: 3 pm and 8 pm (December 31), 3 pm (January 1)
Where: Vancouver Playhouse – 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver; Abbotsford Arts Centre – 2329 Crescent Way, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online

New Year’s Eve SkyTrain and SeaBus Party



What: The fourth annual SkyTrain and SeaBus Dance Party, hosted by Vyve, will take place at 8 pm on New Year’s Eve — aka, the perfect time to liven up a commute to an epic NYE party. The starting location will be announced on December 31, 12 hours before the start of the event. Participants are required to register in advance and admission is by donation.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: Event starts at 8 pm
Where: Starting location to be announced at 8 am on the day of the event
Admission: By donation

Family New Year’s Eve Celebration at Grouse Mountain

What: Skate on the 8,000-sq-ft mountaintop Skate Pond, take a sled down the Sliding Zone and enjoy the outdoor Light Walk around Blue Grouse Lake at Grouse Mountain on New Year’s Eve. There will also be live performances throughout the night as well as a 9 pm countdown for the young ones.

When: December 31, 2019
Time: Festivities starts at 5 pm
Where: Grouse Mountain Resort – 6400 Nancy Greene Way, North Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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

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