It’s time for the big event! New Year’s Eve is upon us, with plenty of activities happening tomorrow night for the close of 2015, but there’s plenty in the picks of the week to start the New Year too.
Ballet: There’s still a couple of performances left to catch as Ballet BC presents The Nutcracker at Queen Elizabeth Theatre tonight and tomorrow.
Lights: It’s your last chance to catch the Festival of Lights at Van Dusen Botanical Garden before it wraps up tomorrow night.
Rainbow: Before your long weekend ends, take a visit over the rainbow to see the Wizard of Oz at Gateway Theatre before it closes on January 3rd.
NYE: The centrepiece for New Year’s Eve in Vancouver is NYE Vancouver a free family-friendly event around Canada Place and Jack Poole Plaza.
House: Blueprint Events rings in the New Year with Celebrities Playhouse NYE with DJs Timeline, Yurie and Mattilda Ho celebrating until 4am
Hustle: Cheer on the New Year in each time zone of Canada starting at 7:30pm at Hustla: NYE at XY hosted by Peach Cobblah with Jane Smoker and Shanda Leer counting you down to midnight
VAL: Welcome the New Year at Vancouver Arts & Leisure’s VAL NYE with a visually stunning celebration to say goodbye to 2015
Shower: The O celebrates with NYE Glam Ball 2016 with the Shower Power boys fresh like the baby new year himself and tunes by renowned DJ Colby B
Pucks: Let’s hope the Vancouver Canucks start the year in the way they’ll continue, with a win over the Anaheim Ducks on January 1st.
Back: If you didn’t get enough on the 31st, keep the New Year’s fun going on Friday night with a stellar line-up of resident and visiting DJs at Backdoor at Vancouver Arts & Leisure
Day 1: Kick off the first full night of 2016 as Big Roger Events presents Day 1 at Encore Dance Club with DJs Robbie Rob and Mat Ste-Marie
Skillz: Saturday bring the kids to Rogers Arena for an up close look at their hockey heroes at Canucks for Kids Superskillz
DJ: The Commodore on Saturday night will be filled with the lively beats of DJ/Producer Eric Prydz
Canyon: Before the lights go out on January 3rd, head to Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and see the park light by thousands of lights.
FlyOver: Get a last taste of Christmas when you follow Santa on his journey, presumably, back to his work shop to the sky at Fly Over Canada until January 5th