From fine feasts to fireworks, these epic events will have you ringing in the new year with pizazz! Get ready to dance, skate, or splash your way into 2018 at one of these new-year celebrations.
1. New Year’s Eve Downtown | 6 pm
Welcome in 2018 at this free city event! Enjoy live music, family-friendly activities, ice-skating, fireworks (at 9 pm), and more.
Alberta Legislature Grounds | 9820-107 St.
2. Strathcona County New Year’s Eve Festival | 4 pm
Head to Sherwood Park for family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebrations and a fireworks show at 8 pm!
Sherwood Park: Broadmoor Lake Park, Arena and Sports Centre (Shell), Community Centre, and Festival Place.
3. Edmonton International NYE Gala | 7 pm
Enjoy a spectacular evening of food, fun, and entertainment in support of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation! The unforgettable night includes aerial acrobatics by former members of Cirque du Soleil, a gourmet dinner, and dancing the year away.
Fantasyland Hotel, Beverly Hills Ballroom | 17700 87 Ave.
4. World Waterpark’s New Year’s Eve Beach Ball | 6 pm
Ring in the new year in a tropical oasis! Splash around in the world’s largest indoor wave pool, zip down the waterslides, and enjoy the buffet and live entertainment throughout the night. Then cap off the evening with a spectacular indoor fireworks show at midnight.
West Edmonton Mall, World Waterpark | 8882-170 St.
5. Countdown at the Conservatory | 10 am
Celebrate the end of 2017 at the Muttart Conservatory! Enjoy treats and refreshments, do some planting, and explore the stunning Pyramids.
Muttart Conservatory | 9626-96A St.
6. New Year’s at the Savoy | 8 pm
Dress yourself to the nines and prepare to swing in style while you ring in the new year with classic cocktails, tasty finger foods, and a candy bar! The Sugar Swing Dance Club will be recreating the roaring parties of the 1940s at one of Manhattan’s hottest night clubs, the Savoy Ballroom, with vintage music and cabaret! No dance experience is necessary, as the evening will begin with a beginner’s dance lesson.
Sugar Swing | 10019-80 Ave.
7. Studio 54, NYE at the MAC | 9:30 pm
Got Saturday Night Fever? Dress in costume or formal attire and get ready to dance beneath the disco ball! Enjoy great food, live music by Carling Undercover, and a glass of sparkling wine to ring in the new year.
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald | 10065-100 St.