As another year quickly comes to a close, families are scrambling, trying to make plans for ringing in the New Year while wrapping up a busy holiday season. Fortunately for us, our city has a wide range of events to offer – New Year’s Eve events that will satisfy kids – and parents too.
From an intimate pizza party with your little ones, to a festive fireworks display with a colossal crowd, these New Year’s Eve celebrations happening in and around Vancouver this year are sure to please everyone in your family.
Enjoy A Family New Year’s Eve Pizza Party At Rocky Mountain Flatbread
Get your hands dirty and enjoy some quality time with your kids at this fun, family-friendly event! Festivities include pizza making for the kids, balloon twisting, face painting, a three-course dinner (gluten free and plant based menu items are available), and an early New Year’s Eve countdown.
Concord’s New Year’s Eve Vancouver
The biggest celebration in Vancouver, and one of the largest New Year’s Eve parties in Canada, the Concord NYE Vancouver event is a can’t-miss event for Vancouverites of all ages! With over 100,000 attendees, Concord’s New Year’s Eve Vancouver is a family-friendly and fully-inclusive celebration of the biggest night of the year.
The event features the Concord Countdown Central indoor party concert stage, playing live music all night long, outdoor DJ Entertainment and interactive experiential art exhibits, wacky live performers, Vancouver’s finest food trucks, and, of course, two amazing fireworks shows at 9:00 p.m. and Midnight.
Family First Night New Year’s Eve At Mount Seymour
Seek the snow and enjoy one of the North Shore’s original and longest running family friendly New Year’s Eve events – a family favourite! Events include laser tobogganing, live entertainment on the main stage by Vancouver’s magician Joel Eddington, and an exciting fire routine performed by Vesta Fire Entertainment. Roving clowns Tickles & Yowza will be dancing around as you take in live music!
Cozy up to the warm fire pits and indulge in complimentary s’mores, and if you’re really hungry, some of Vancouver’s finest food vendors will be on site. Venture into the woods with your family on an intriguing Snowquest, or enjoy a self-guided snowshoe along lantern lit trails. For the families, an early NYE countdown, party favors, and a fireworks finale at 8:25pm are the perfect way to wrap up 2018!
Still have some holiday shopping to do before the year comes to a close? Don’t forget to check out our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide, continually being updated as Christmas quickly approaches.