If you’re planning to be in South Eastern Ontario when the clock strikes 12, read on.
It’s time to bid adieu to 2019 and welcome 2020 in style. Whether you’re looking for some family fun or an intimate dinner, step into 2020 with this foolproof list of New Year’s Eve events.
A great option for families and a non-alcohol event, K-Town promises to be bigger and better than ever! Enjoy tons of fun with friends and family from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM with activities including skating, live music from local radio stations Rogers K-Rock 105.8, Pure Country 99 and Fresh 104.3. Watch talented performers share their art, including ice dancing and figure skating!
All bets are off this New Years’ Eve at Spearhead Brewing Company.
Experience a Las Vegas-inspired evening of live entertainment, dancing, world-class catering, and real casino tables for you to enjoy. Best part? You will be raising funds in support of The Canada Africa Community Health Alliance (CACHA) Congolese Women’s Project.
Doors open at 7:30, and tickets will be $52 per person for this incredible band bash featuring a local favourite, Ambush! Book ahead to get a beautiful room at the Ambassador hotel, and then venture down to their main conference room for some tunes. Tickets will include late-night snacks and free parking – but sorry this event is for 19 years and older.
Celebrate New Year’s while giving back to the Kingston community at The Loving Spoonful’s NYE gala! Tickets range from $99 to $125, with all proceeds going directly to Loving Spoonful, who dedicate their time to providing healthy food to those in need around the Kingston community. Enjoy a classy evening including hor’s d’ oeuvres, fresh desserts, games, prizes and a champagne countdown!
Start the new year in style at the Cornwall Golf and Country Club. For $80 per person, you can enjoy a mouthwatering surf & turf dinner, live entertainment, champagne at midnight and a drool-worthy poutine bar to finish off the evening.
Explore the 19th-century replica, Upper Canada Village all lit up by almost one million lights! You’ll also be able to enjoy a dinner, maybe take an extra ride on the carousel or toy train, or hey – maybe this year you’ll finally book that horse-drawn carriage ride! You might need this list of 10 tips for making the most of Alight at Night.
Another year, another incredible concert to lead up to the new year. Gather your friends and family to tour through six of Brockville’s historic churches, listening to the talented performers who are there to showcase their music. These concerts are free, but donations are welcome!
Celebrate with your friends this year and bring in 2020 in style! Tickets are $40, and with that, you can enjoy a bunch of great extras including door prizes, a silent auction, a poutine bar (yum), a talented DJ, and all proceeds go towards a New Arena Fund in Prescott
What the funk are you doing for NYE? Join your favourite dance band Cue the Funk, on the last night of 2019 for a funky dance party you’ll never forget. Your ticket includes late-night eats from Guapo’s Cantina, sweet treats, party favours, a midnight champagne toast.
Party like it’s 1969, arguably the greatest year in rock music. This New Year is exciting in Belleville, as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their own, internationally acclaimed ALl You Need Is Love. Enjoy fantastic music, including covers of the best records, including The Beatles’ “Abbey Road,” The Who’s “Tommy,” and Led Zeppelin “I” and “II.”Don’t worry, this isn’t your dad’s basement tribute band. Each of the six bandmates is an accomplished musician, and together they’ve played venues from Liverpool to San Francisco.
Why attend one party when you can visit two? For $80 per person, you can enjoy a delectable buffet dinner and dance at the Waring Hall Gala, with music by The Reasons, or venture over to The Barley Room Pub for a three-course dinner. Then, spend the next day recovering with the New Year’s Recovery Brunch for $29.95 a person!
Fireworks and bubbly, anyone? One of the hippest boutique hotels in South Eastern Ontario will ring in the New Year with a multi-course farm-to-table experience and dancing. Oh, and can’t forget the dazzling light show on the lake at midnight.
If you want to ring in this New Year extraordinarily, take your special someone to Isaiah Tubbs! You can get a one-night accommodation, enjoy their buffet dinner, and then dance the night away with the live band and champagne! Did we forget to mention? You can soothe those hangover blues with a hot deluxe breakfast – what a great way to start 2020!
There isn’t a better time to have the twenties themed party then the night that brings you into 2020! You can enjoy delicious cocktails and snacks inspired by the twenties and then listen to the best playlist that plays the top hits from each era ending at midnight. Dress for success, because the best costume will win a cash prize!
Bring a little bit of Italy into your New Year at the New Year’s Eve Gala hosted at the Italo-Canadian Club! For $70 per person, you can invest in an evening filled with delicious food, including a five-course meal and late-night buffet, and then dance those calories off until the new year arrives!
Roll into the new year in style, Great Gatsby style, with welcome cocktails, a cash bar, door prizes, glamorous outfits and tons of great food to enjoy. Tickets are $60 per person, and there are overnight accommodation packages available for those who want to add a little extra to their night!
Head over to the North Grenville Municipal Centre to ring in the new year with Eddy and the Stingrays! With over 40 years of musical experience, this rock and roll band will have you dancing up a storm into the new year. There will also be dance competitions, door prizes, a late-night buffet and champagne toast! Tickets are $70 per person, and this is an adults-only event – so leave the kids at home!
Turpins Trail, a Kingston-based quintet, will be ringing in the New Year at The Cove in Westport this December 31st! For $60 per person, you can enjoy the beautiful and energizing music with an east coast flair, a delicious buffet dinner and some crisp champagne to take you into 2020. Want more? Stay the night in a standard room or jacuzzi suite to make the night extra special!
Grab your pals for a great night of fun this New Years’ Eve at the Baldachin Ballroom in Merrickville! Rock out with two great live bands – Blockhouse 23 and Southbound, enjoy free appetizers and take advantage of the cash bar for only $25 a person.
If you need an evening of fun but don’t want to break the bank, head over to the New Year’s Eve at Loaf n’ Ale. The cover is free, and the music is excellent, with The Chalk Lines playing some of their best hits.
It isn’t always easy to celebrate New Year’s Eve with the little ones considering how late the night can be! The Strathcona Paper Centre will be holding a family dance party from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM for families of all ages to attend. Pizza, snacks, great music, and ice skating will fill your family’s evening with great memories and tons of fun to bring into the new year!
South Eastern Ontario isn’t lacking for a wide range of things to do on New Year’s Eve. But even if you don’t see a party for you on this list, don’t worry — stay tuned on our events page for even more ways to ring in 2019!