Ring in the New Year with fireworks and champagne celebrations around Calgary this New Year’s Eve. Find the perfect date night or family friendly festivities to get start 2018 with a bang.

Keep in touch with us on Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat for more fun events!


Fireworks to Ring in the New Year

Finish 2017 with a bang and celebrate the start the New Year with a spectacular fireworks display.

Airdrie New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Where: Ed Eggerer Athletic Park
When: 6:30 p.m.

City of Calgary New Year’s Eve Celebrations 2018
Where: Calgary Olympic Plaza
When: 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.


Family Friendly Festivities

Ring in the New Year with these family friendly activities that won’t keep you up past your bedtime.

Noon Year’s Eve
Where: TELUS Spark
When: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Charlotte’s Web by Alberta Theatre Projects
Where: Martha Cohen Theatre
When: 1:00 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Family Pool Celebration
Where: Village Square Leisure Centre
When: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Holiday Teas
Where: Heritage Park
When: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Zoo Year’s Eve at Calgary Zoo
Where: Calgary Zoo
When: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade
Where: Norquay Resort
When: 7:00 p.m.


New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Pop some champagne with dance parties, galas, pub crawls, and stand-up comedy in Calgary.

Roaring ‘20s New Year’s Eve Gala
Where: Hotel Blackfoot

Calgary Flames New Year's Eve Party
Where: Chrysler Club and Duttons Lounge
When: End of game until 2:00 a.m. 

Bust Loose New Year’s Eve Gala Club Crawl
Where: Start at Hudson’s (three locations)
When: 5:00 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Karaoke Dinner Party
Where: Deerfoot Inn & Casino
When: 5:00 p.m.

All That Glitters New Year’s Eve 2018
Where: Ranchman’s Cookhouse and Dancehall
When: 6:00 p.m.

New Year’s Even ‘Extravaganza’ Club Crawl
Where: Multiple Starting Locations
When: 6:00 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Gala
Where: Hotel Blackfoot
When: 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

New Year’s Eve Comedy, Dinner & Dance
Where: Clarion Hotel Calgary
When: 6:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Calgary Flames vs Chicago Blackhawks
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: 7:00 p.m.

JCAA New Year’s Eve Gala
Where: Executive Royal Hotel
When: 7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

New Year’s Eve with Andrew Grose
Where: The Laugh Shop
When: 7:00 p.m.

A Luminous New Year’s Eve
Where: The Bella Concert Hall
When: 8:00 p.m.

Fantasy: NYE 2018
Where: Cowboys Dance Hall
When: 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

New Year’s Eve with Danny Vacon
Where: Ironwood Stage & Grill
When: 8:00 p.m.

Quoc Ly’s Dance Party
Where: Deerfoot Inn & Casino
When: 8:00 p.m.

New Year's Eve with The Dino Martinis
Where: Original Joe's Avenida
When: 8:00 p.m.

Much Music Video Dance NYE
Where: National on 8th
When: 9:00 p.m. 

80’s Dance Party NYE
Where: Deerfoot Inn & Casino
When: 9:00 p.m.

Beatmatrix New Year’s Eve Gala – Winter Wonderland
Where: The Metropolitan Centre
When: 9:00 p.m. 

The Better New Year’s Bash 2018
Where: The Palace Theatre
When: 9:00 p.m.

Midnight in Paris – The Singles New Year’s Eve Gala
Where: Jack Singer Main Lobby
When: 9:00 p.m.

New Year’s Bash
Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casino
When: 9:30 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Salsa Party
Where: Moxie’s on 17th
When: 9:00 p.m. 

The Trews
Where: Deerfoot Inn & Casino
When: 9:00 p.m. 


Dinners & Dances

Enjoy dinner and dance the night away with these New Year’s Eve celebrations in Calgary.

Ring in 2018 with CIBO
Where: CIBO

NYE East Coast Kitchen Party
Where: National Westhills

New Year's Eve at Raw Bar
Where: Raw Bar

New Year's Eve at Yellow Door Bistro
Where: Yellow Door Bistro

Celebrate the New Year with Bonterra
Where: Bonterra Trattoria

New Year’s Eve
Where: Century Downs Racetrack & Casino

Mystique NYE – Club, Culinary Experience, and Ball
Where: Carriage House Inn

New Year’s Eve Burlesque Ball
Where: Without Papers Pizza
When: 10:00 p.m.

New Year’s Eve
Where: Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

Calgary New Year’s Eve
Where: Rodney’s Oyster House
When: Seating from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Dinner
Where: Glenmore Inn
When: Seating at 5:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.

NYE 2018
Where: The Guild
When: Seating from 5:00 p.m.

New Year’s Eve at Starbelly
Where: Starbelly Open Kitchen & Lounge
When: 5:00 p.m.

Selkirk Grille New Year’s Eve Dinner
Where: Selkirk Grille, Heritage Park
When: 5:00 p.m.

Caribbean Countdown
Where: Ricardo's Hideaway
When: 5:30 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Five-Course Dinner
Where: Fairmont Palliser
When: 6:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m.

New Year's Eve Feast
Where: National on 10th
When: Seating from 6:30 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Black & White Gala
Where: Applause Hotel
When: 7:00 p.m.

Sub Rosa Unmasked 2018
Where: Sub Rosa
When: 8:00 p.m.

Ring in the New Year
Where: Bavarian Inn
When: 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Reveillon New Year’s Eve Party
Where: Minas Brazilian Steakhouse
When: 9:00 p.m. 


Things to Do on January 1, 2018

Get a head start on 2018 with exciting events happening on January 1, 2018.

Calgary Icebreaker Polar Dip
Where: Elbow Valley Resident’s Club
When: 1:00 p.m.

Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Where: Jack Singer Concert Hall
When: 2:30 p.m.

Hank Over
Where: Ironwood Stage & Grill
When: 8:00 p.m.

New Year's Day Brunch
Where: Yellow Door Bistro

Mac's AAA Midget Hockey Tournament Championship Game
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome
When: Female Final 12:00 p.m. & Male FInal 4:00 p.m. 

 

Book your New Year’s Eve trip to Calgary now with Air Canada - Tourism Calgary's official partner airline, flying from over 35 destinations directly into YYC Calgary International Airport. 

Traveller's Toolkit

  • Calgary Maps
  • Calgary Weather

    Current Conditions:

    Extended Forecast:

    View Calgary Weather
  • Visitor Guide
    2017 Visitor Guide | Image

    View the Tourism Calgary Visitor's Guide online or download a version to your computer

    View Calgary Guides