Fireworks and family-friendly fun at Vancouver’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration

Are you ready to party like it’s almost 2018 in a family-friendly atmosphere?

Concord’s New Year’s Eve Vancouver 2018 is one of Canada’s largest all-ages celebrations on one of the biggest nights of the year. Indoor and outdoor programming, country music, a street party, a kids’ zone and of course fireworks make it the premier event destination for ringing in the New Year in YVR.

The spectacle takes place 7 p.m.-1:30 a.m. at Vancouver Convention Centre West (1055 Canada Pl) and Canada Place (999 Canada Pl). There are a few options for enjoying the fun, including VIP and family passes. Here’s the rundown, along with some of what to expect.

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Fireworks and family-friendly fun at Vancouver’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration

Celebrate NYE with the Joker, Harley Quinn and more characters from DC Comics

Looking for something a little different this New Year’s Eve? Well, look no further than Brock House Restaurant. Along with Geekenders, the prestigious Vancouver locale is hosting what it calls A New Year’s Eve at Wayne Manor (Wayne, in this case, being Bruce Wayne, Batman’s alter ego).

You’ll get to party with characters from the world of DC Comics in a one-of-a-kind NYE immersive theatre spectacle, dinner and dance party. Presented by Brock House Restaurant (3875 West Point Grey Road) and Geekenders, the show invites guests to explore the many rooms of “stately Wayne Manor” (as it was known in the sixties Batman TV series). There, partygoers will come across scenes, encounter performers, and unearth clues that illuminate a shrouded history. Everyone meets in the ballroom for a grand finale and a dance into the evening.

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Celebrate NYE with the Joker, Harley Quinn and more characters from DC Comics

Eight New Year’s Eve Events in Vancouver to Fit Any Style of Celebration

Spectacular fireworks over Coal Harbour usher in the new year with a bang.

Whether you’re ringing in 2018 with your sweetie or a group of friends, craving a wild costume party or intimate dinner, or seeking a celebration that suits even the youngest revelers, Vancouver has a New Year’s event to suit. Read on for eight soirées in and around Vancouver that will guarantee a December 31 to remember.

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Eight New Year’s Eve Events in Vancouver to Fit Any Style of Celebration

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: December 29, 2017

That was certainly a year. Hang in there – it’s almost over! All hard things things aside, this weekend be thankful for your triumphs and for all the good things that came or endured in 2016. Ring in hope for 2017 at one of Vancouver’s many events – there’s several ways to catch the fireworks, there’s family fun, cocktail parties, lively DJ nights, and even some parties that veer on the wild side.

 

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: December 29, 2017

Kids In Vancouver: 3 Family-Friendly NYE Celebrations

New Year’s Eve Fireworks | Photo: CKNW

Just because you have kids doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors on New Year’s Eve, and it also doesn’t mean that you have to force your kids to stay up until midnight if you want to partake in the year-end festivities – at least not anymore!

Vancouver hasn’t forgotten about the families this New Year’s Eve, with a range of family-friendly activities fit for all ages. If you haven’t made plans yet, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are some of the celebrations happening in and around the city.

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Kids In Vancouver: 3 Family-Friendly NYE Celebrations

Where to watch the New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Vancouver on December 31

NYE Vancouver 2016

Image by Jenn Chan from the Inside Vancouver Flickr Pool

Still not sure what you’re doing this New Year’s Eve in Vancouver? We know somewhere that will help you end the night with a BANG! For the second year in a row, Vancouver will be offering a free, public New Year’s Eve celebration in the heart of downtown that concludes with a huge fireworks display at midnight.

Featuring live music, over 20 food trucks, an early family fireworks display, and lots of excitement, Concord’s New Year’s Eve celebration on December 31, 2016 is the best way to ring in 2017.

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Where to watch the New Year’s Eve Fireworks in Vancouver on December 31

Where to see live music New Year’s Eve 2016 in Vancouver

Spend New Year's Eve with these guys, The Ballantynes.

Spend New Year’s Eve with these guys, The Ballantynes.

Want to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Vancouver with a DJ? Just step out your door and walk into any restaurant or bar. Want to celebrate NYE 2016 with a live band? Here are some of your options.

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Where to see live music New Year’s Eve 2016 in Vancouver