1. Mad Hatter Tea Party
Welcome in 2014 early at the Muttart Conservatory! The Mad Hatter is throwing a family friendly tea party celebration for the New Year and everyone is invited! Join Alice and the March Hare for a morning of celebration and merriment to help say goodbye to 2013. Stop in for a cup of tea set up in the feature Pyramid, some treats and a craft! Come dressed up and take in one of the hourly New Year countdowns to usher in the New Year.
When: 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Muttart Conservatory
Cost: $36.50 per family (2 adults and all children under 18 living in the same household)
More Info: www.edmonton.ca
2. New Year’s Eve Downtown
This fun-filled, non-alcoholic family event will start inside City Hall at 7 pm with kids’ crafts and activities, magicians, balloon artists, face painters and live music. The outdoor fun kicks off at 10pm in Sir Winston Churchill Square with live music, ice skating, and food concessions. The celebration will be capped off with a spectacular 10-minute fireworks show at midnight.
When: 7 pm
Where: Churchill Square
More Info: www.eventsedmonton.ca
3. Strathcona County New Year’s Eve Festival
Ring in 2014 with a night of family fun and entertainment. Activities include an ice playground, shinny hockey and skating, black light activities, aerial artists, sleigh rides, fire performers, treats and snacks, and more!
When: 4 pm – 8 pm
Where: Broadmoor Lake Park, Community Centre & Festival Place, Sherwood Park
Cost: $4 Adult; $2 Child; Children 3 and under are free; $10 Family (2 adults & 2 children)
More Info: www.strathcona.ca
4. European New Year’s Eve Gala
Enjoy an elaborate dinner buffet and ongoing live entertainment including a magician, dancers, games, activities, and live music and dancing.
When: 7 pm
Where: Best Western Plus Westwood Inn / Ebony Ballroom, 18035 Stony Plain Rd.
Cost: $120 Adult; $90 Child
More Info: edmontoneventplanners.com
5. Lift Me Up New Year’s Dinner
This family friendly restaurant is hosting feast style dinner complete with plenty of decadent Italian main courses, side dishes, and desserts. Relax with family and friends while enjoying music from a live band, then toast complimentary champagne at midnight.
When: 7 pm
Where: Tiramisu Bistro, 10750 124 St.
More Info: cafetiramisu.ca