New Year’s Eve events

Courtenay Winter Events – New Year’s Eve Family Swim & Skate

Are you looking for a free way to officially ring in 2018? Do you live in or near Courtenay and want to celebrate the New Year? Come join in the fun at the Comox Valley Sports Centre for a family-friendly and entertaining evening! Held in partnership with Tim Hortons, kids and adults alike can come and enjoy free swimming, skating, and hockey-centred activities. Tim Hortons will be serving hot cho...

Victoria Winter Events – Early Shift: Going Wildly into the New Year

Join the Royal BC Museum on the last day of 2017! A party will be held in their Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition and the Natural History gallery. Come and check out the party that is going to be fit for all kinds of beasts (not only the king!). The museum’s annual family-oriented party will take a wild turn with animal antics, forest frolics, and poetic mischief! Check out what the mus...

Tofino Winter Events – New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Looking for a way to ring in the New Year? Do you live in or near Tofino? Come and ring in 2018 with some New Year’s Eve fireworks! There are two locations where you can see the fireworks: Cox Bay Beach – event is hosted by Pacific Sands, Cox Bay Beach Resort and Long Beach Lodge Resort. Mackenzie Beach – event is hosted by Crystal Cove Beach Resort, Ocean Village Resort, Best Western Tin Wis Reso...

Duncan Winter Events – New Year’s Eve at the Farm

Ring in the New Year with a beautiful, locally farm-grown dinner! On New Year’s Eve, the Farm Table Inn in the Cowichan Valley invites you to celebrate 2018’s arrival at their delicious 4-course dinner! Savour the experience of farm-to-table dining; maybe it’s your New Year’s resolution this year to try it once? Take a peek at some of the dishes in their four-course meal that they have in store: R...

Port Alberni Winter Events – New Year’s Eve Social

Do you live in or near Port Alberni and aren’t sure how to ring in 2018? Why not stop in at Char’s Landing on your way to (or on your way back from) a mocktail or a cocktail? There will be board games and fun activities for families and friends alike! At 9pm the big screen TV will be on where you can watch the ball drop at New York City’s Times Square. Bring some nibbles, bring your own music to p...

Parksville Winter Events – New Year’s Eve Family Celebration

Join the Parksville community for New Year’s Eve this year! The NYE Family Celebration will take place at the Oceanside Place Arena. This year’s event will include skating in a Winter Wonderland, as well as special guests and live music, craft making, pond hockey games, and even a selfie station. The evening will conclude with a balloon drop and a countdown at 8pm. Food will be available for purch...

Courtenay Winter Events – New Year’s Eve 1950s Retro Rock Revival

Are you visiting Courtenay or live here? This year go back in time to celebrate the past, while also ringing in the future and supporting a great cause! Join in this fun-filled 1950s Sock Hop which will tell the story of an iconic era of music and dance that is timeless! Whether you grew up in the 50s or you’re a fan of things like early rock n’ roll, 50s fashion, classic cars, and dancing, this i...

Nanaimo Winter Events – Family New Year’s Eve Party

Do you have kids and want to do something fun with your family for New Year’s Eve in Nanaimo? Come over to Beban Park’s Recreation Centre then for the annual Family New Year’s Eve Party! This year join in for the Space Jam Finale, which will feature two countdowns as we blast off from 2017 to 2018. The countdowns will take place at 8pm and 10pm to accommodate kids of all ages! Kids and families al...

Nanaimo Winter Events – New Year’s Ball 2017

Do you live in Nanaimo or want to visit for New Year’s Eve? Are you looking for something exciting to do this year to ring in 2018? If so, come join in the fun in the heart of Nanaimo’s downtown core for the New Year’s Ball! This year’s event will feature live music from Nanaimo’s favourite dance party group Johnny Inappropriate. They’re a high-energy, 5-piece cover and entertainment band based on...

Cobble Hill Winter Events – New Year’s Eve at Merridale

Want to celebrate the New Year in a unique and local way? Merridale Ciderworks in Cobble Hill invites you to do just that! On New Year’s Eve join family and loved ones this year for New Year’s Eve at Merridale for their party before the big party! Merridale will be holding their pre-countdown dinner. The orchard and courtyard will have romantic lighting setting the mood as you begin your evening w...

Victoria Winter Events – New Years Dinner & Gala at Fairmont Empress

Looking for a remarkable way to celebrate New Year’s Eve this year? What better way than to go out in style at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria! This year say goodbye to 2017 and ring in the New Year in Vancouver Island’s most romantic city! Enjoy dinner in Q at the Empress or in the Crystal Ballroom, then dance the night away with live music by Amanda Woods, a local jazz and pop singer/songwriter...

Mount Washington Winter Events – Winter Wonderland

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas this year? If it’s not snowing already, make this your year to have one! The Mount Washington Alpine Resort presents their Winter Wonderland event, lasting from mid-December till the start of the new year! This is your chance to enjoy Christmas with family and friends along with, yes, snow! There will be skiing, riding, snow tubing, visits from Santa, and othe...