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

Feeling Brave? Challenge yourself to the Polar Bear Swim 2017

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It’s on almost everyone’s bucket list… It’s the Polar Bear Swim! The invigorating, annual tradition that takes place every New Year’s Day (January 1) when thousands of crazy brave people take the plunge into English Bay.

Why? You may ask. Well, why not? (okay, there are many reasons why not, but lets not go into that right now…) This Vancouver tradition is fun to participate in and fun to watch! Last year, over 2,000 revelers got togetherΒ at English Bay in 3 degree Celsius weather to plunge into the water, this year it’s happening again!

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Feeling Brave? Challenge yourself to the Polar Bear Swim 2017

6 Super Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Vancouver

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Not everyone enjoys staying up until midnight to ring in the New Year on December 31 (and sometimes its the parents, not the kids who fall asleep first!) Luckily, there are plenty of family-friendly New Year’s Eve activities in Vancouver that keep the spirit of the night alive with less of a focus on drinking and debauchery.

If you’re looking for something to do with kids this New Year’s Eve in Vancouver that won’t elicit the dreaded “I’m bored” or “this sucks”, check out the list below that features 8 awesome family-friendly celebrations in Vancouver that range from mountaintop activities and bonfires to balloon drops and circus acts!

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6 Super Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Vancouver

How to Accomplish your New Year’s Resolutions in Vancouver

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Every year it seems like the same New Year’s resolutions are promised again and again. If you’re looking to make your resolutions actually stick this year, it helps if you’re also having fun. So even if you’re looking to get in shape or just discover a new restaurant,Β Vancouver is a great place to realize your resolutions.

Here are some of the top resolutions and how you can actually have fun with them in Vancouver:

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How to Accomplish your New Year’s Resolutions in Vancouver