New Year's Eve Family Events 2017




There are plenty of ways to ring in 2018 in the Greater Toronto Area, but we've rounded up the best family-friendly options from free skating parties to children's entertainment, fireworks and more.

If you have little kids, check out some special pre-midnight bashes and special kids' countdowns.

Ajax Family New Year's Eve Party
It’s a time of celebration and new beginnings. The Ajax Family New Year’s Eve Party delivers a fantastic event for the whole family. This event features children’s activities, games, live entertainment, interactive experiences, face painting, ice skating with DJ and more.
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Brampton New Year’s Eve Celebration
Brampton’s annual New Year’s Eve Celebration is an exciting celebration for the whole family. Th​is free event features live entertainment, interactive demonstrations and fun-filled activities for people of all ages!
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New Years Eve At Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Enjoy a night of family fun as we howl in the New Year at Bronte Creek! Next - join a park naturalist after dark for a Coyote Howl guided walk as we discover a little bit more about one of the park’s most misunderstood creatures. Everyone is then invited to gather around the bonfire with noisemakers in hand at 8:30pm to welcome in the New Year during the "Countdown for Kids".
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Happy Noon Year’s Eve Party for Kids at Glama Gal
Join us for our annual Noon Year’s Eve party for kids. An event that sells out every year. This years event includes: Confetti manicures, pink champagne & little fancies, pink balloon drop filled with inspirational wishes for the New Year, glitter hair  & makeup applications, DIY Bling Ring  & a Noon Year’s Eve Dance Party.
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Mississauga New Year's Eve Celebration
Ring in the New Year at Mississauga Celebration Square - the biggest and best New Year's event in the city! We're kicking the night off with New Year's Eve jr. from 8-9pm - a big bash before bedtime. Kids of all ages can join us on the NYE jr. dancefloor with dancers, interactive lighting, roaming kid-focussed entertainment, and a junior-sized countdown at 9pm!
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New Year's Eve at Nathan Phillips Square
Ring in the New Year at Nathan Phillips Square on December 31, 2017 and be part of the final send-off to the year-long celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday – TO Canada with Love! Admission is FREE to this alcohol-free event.
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Newmarket Tim Horton's First Night
Celebrate the end of 2017 with us and usher in the New Year with the Town of Newmarket. Relish in the fun of the evening with family-friendly entertainment, free skating and swimming for the whole family. Free.
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Oshawa Celebrates 2018
Join us to celebrate the arrival of the New Year at the Legends Centre with free activities for the whole family! There will be live entertainment, jumping castles, swimming, skating, children’s activities, music, and MORE!
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Richmond Hill First Night
Richmond Hill’s First Night celebration is a family-friendly New Year’s Eve party. This event is specially planned for young families to offer an alternative to other late night celebrations. The evening is filled with free public skating, live entertainment, arts and crafts, inflatables, a teen lounge and carnival-type games for all ages!
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Night Cross-Country Skiing on NYE at Scenic Caves Nordic Centre
Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure. Your experienced guides lead your group on a 1 ½ to 2 hour romp through an enchanting winter wonderland. Experience beautiful trails that wind through a mature forest of 100 foot tall trees, sparkling views of the countryside at the Suspension Bridge and breathtaking lookouts from the top of the Niagara Escarpment. No experience is required and the pace is moderate.
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Whitby New Years Eve Fun for Families!
Celebrate New Year's Eve as a family! Skate to the DJ's "coolest" rhythms, enjoy live entertainment, walk the red carpet for a glamorous photo op and enjoy a variety of all-ages' activities in the lobby. Free admission.
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Whichever way you welcome the New Year, we hope it's a blast! Happy 2018!

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