Top New Year’s Eve Parties In Canada

Make sure you send out 2011 the right way!

Jennifer Coxby Jennifer Cox

Looking for a great bash to ring in 2012? Then check out these top New Year's Eve parties in Canada.

Old Montreal's Extravaganza

Raffy, a music group and winner of the House Band de Musique plus de 2011 contest, will perform at this Montreal event in the Old Port between 9pm and 10:15pm with a joyful blend of hits and compositions. Then traditional holiday music will also delight spectators thanks to Alain François performing between 10:45pm and midnight. The very first moments of 2012 will be highlighted by the Telus Pyromusical Fireworks and followed by a second appearance from Alain François until 1:00am.


2012 New Year’s Eve Bash – Toronto

It's the 27th year of Citytv hosting the party, which takes over Nathan Phillips Square for a free event on Saturday Dec. 31 at 10pm – it's an alcohol-free party and people of all ages are welcome. And for the first time, if you can't make it to the festivities, the event will be broadcasted live on Citytv and as well as the Citytv App for iPad and iPhone.


Solid NYE 2012 with Tiesto – Toronto

Solid is proud to present their annual New Year’s Eve event "SOLID NYE 2012", a historical electronic dance party in the heart of Toronto at the Pacific Coliseum. Dance your way into 2012 with trance legend Gareth Emery, rising house star Otto Knows, and none other than the best DJ to ever play this exciting event, Tiesto.


Banff New Years Eve 2012 at the Dancing Sasquatch

If you're lucky enough to be in The Rockies for New Year's Eve then you've gotta check out Banff's biggest bash at the legendary Dancing Sasquatch. VIP packages are available for a night with top-notch DJs, free party favours and champagne will be given out, and it all goes down in one of the most scenic locales in the entire country.


My Condo NYE Penthouse Party – Ottawa

As if the Byward Market area weren't cool enough already, now you can celebrate 2012 at My Condo, a cool cocktail lounge in the heart of the nation's capital region. New Year's Eve packages are available but tickets are limited and selling fast so be sure to get yours asap!


NYE 2012 at the World Trade Centre – Halifax

Don't miss Halifax's premiere New Year's Eve celebration, a must-attend party and has been sold out every year since 2006 and is not only fun but supports great causes. This year the event will help send a little girl and her family to Disney World. The celebration won't end till 2:30am so get ready for a memorable East Coast countdown to the New Year.


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