Top 10 New Year's Eve Parties in Vancouver, BC

2017 New Year’s Eve Vancouver Fireworks
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Out list of Vancouver's top 10 New Year's celebrations & parties has something for everyone, from the elegant and intimate to the raunchy and over-the-top.

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    Want to party with a huge crowd? Vancouver's iconic Science World has room for over 1,000 partiers, plus two rooms of music on two floors, six DJs, five bars, and live performances. This one sells out, so move quickly!

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    Always a sell-out event, the Pride of Vancouver Gala Cruise rings in the New Year with fine dining, dancing and amazing views of the city at night.

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    Ring in the New Year with breathtaking views at this waterfront gala, including views of the NYE Vancouver's (see below) midnight fireworks display at Canada Place. There are also two rooms of dancing, complimentary "appetizer stations" and champagne toast, and a "massive" balloon drop. Dress "chic and sassy" (jackets for the men). Prices start at $65.00.

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    Don't want to stay in one spot all night? This NYE club crawl is aimed at students and includes the famous Roxy Nightclub, one of Vancouver's hottest nightclubs. Tickets include front-of-the-line admission to three more clubs, plus party favors, and transportation between events (so no waiting in the cold!)​ Tickets start at $30.00.

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    Rio Theatre's Annual Naughty Little New Year's Eve

    Rio Theatre's Naughty Little New Year’s Eve is a night of comedy, music, magic, burlesque, hosted by Vancouver comedian Patrick Maliha.

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    Vancouver's largest gay New Year's Eve party is at the famous Celebrities, where the party includes club hits and house music by DJs Timeline, Yurie, Johnny Jover and Grayson Repp, and dancing until 4 am.

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    Want to ring in the New Year in Vancouver at one of the hottest spots in swanky Yaletown? Put on your best formal wear--this one is très chic--and enjoy a complimentary cocktail, local DJs, two rooms, and 150+ guests.

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    If you want to ring in New Year's Eve in Vancouver with pretty young things, this Granville entertainment district hotspot is a good bet. (And if the crowd isn't to your liking, you can easily bar hop along Granville Street.) 

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    Ring in the New Year like the Great Gatsby at this "roaring 20s"-style celebration aboard the Magic Spirit Yacht. The three-hour party includes dinner, dancing, and themed party favors. Tickets start at $99.

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    FInally, fireworks for New Year's Eve in Vancouver! The second annual NYE Vancouver is a free, all-ages celebration in Downtown Vancouver, near Canada Place, along Canada Place Way between Burrard St. and Howe St. Along with live music, the celebration will include an early countdown and fireworks for kids at 9 pm as well as a midnight countdown and fireworks.