New Year’s Eve in Toronto

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Event date Monday, December 31, 2018

The biggest celebration of the year gets even bigger in Toronto! Many restaurants and bars will have special evenings planned and we are highlighting a few out-of-the-ordinary happenings. Find the event that suits your style from our picks.

New Year's Eve crowds in Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto.

Celebrate in the Squares

Big FREE public events on December 31, 2018 can be found throughout the region. Live music, DJs, skating and dazzling fireworks displays, all make these must-attends for the whole family. Kick off the year at Nathan Phillips Square or Celebration Square in Mississauga. The New Year’s Eve Celebration in Brampton’s Garden Square features plenty of kid-friendly events like marshmallow roasting and an early fireworks show at 9 p.m.

Cruise Into the New Year

Celebrate on the Toronto Harbour with a Gala Dinner Cruise. Let breathtaking views of the Toronto skyline lit up like a Christmas tree accompany your dinner and dancing. (207 Queens Quay West.)

Fishy Fun

Start 2019 with a splash! Ripley's Aquarium hosts its second annual 19+ New Year’s Eve shell-ebration with live music by The Dreamboats, food stations and cash bars, you’re shore to have a good time. (288 Bremner Boulevard.)

Run Into 2019

Try something different and ring in the New Year with a 5K run that starts on the stroke of midnight. Then celebrate 2019 with a post-race party! You deserve it. (Liberty Village neighbourhood.)

Solve a Mystery

Participate in the solving of a hilarious whodunit during the Annual New Year’s Eve Mystery Gala at Mysteriously Yours dinner theatre. A DJ will have you on your feet long into the night after the mystery is solved. (Chelsea Hotel.)