Things to Do on New Year’s Eve in and around Halifax
Wondering what to do on New Years Eve & New Year’s Day 2020 in Halifax?
A list of New Year’s Eve fireworks, family fun events, activities and adult parties (including free/no cover, tickets at the door, last minute party ideas) in and around Halifax to enjoy the New year’s Eve and ring in 2020.
- New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Family Activities
- Adult Events & Parties and NYE Dinner & Dance – Gala
- New Years Day Events
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I. New Years Eve Fireworks & Family Activities in Halifax
2020 New Year’s Eve Fireworks & CelebrationsGrand Parade will play host to a Live television broadcast this year. Ring in the new year with your best friends and family in Downtown Halifax. Once again we have two incredible Canadian Artists and midnight Fireworks.
Join us at the largest outdoor New Year’s Eve celebration in Atlantic Canada with musical performances by Said the Whale and Zaki Ibrahim. We’ll also have a DJ before the show starts and some free giveaways.Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 10:45 PM – 12:05 AM
Grand Parade, Downtown Halifax
New Year’s Eve Family Extravaganza
Start your New Year’s celebrations off early, with family and friends, by giving back together. OnTree zip lines (ages 6+), Bouncy castles in the Field House, Giant inflatable obstacle course in the Competition Pool, Fundamental Movement Skills zone (obstacle course), Face painting, CGC photo booth. Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 2:00 PM – 05:00 PM
Canada Games Centre, 26 Thomas Raddall Drive, Halifax
All donations collected will support families in need across the province into the new year. A 1kg food donation per participant = a $5.50 cash donation per participant. Donations will be collected upon entry to the event.
II. Adult NYE Parties, Dinner & Dance Events in Halifax
Comfort Hotel Bayer’s Lake New Year’s Eve Ball 2020
Relax in one of our comfortable rooms. Enjoy a sumptuous 6 course dinner and complimentary champagne toast. Live music featuring: Nadia Moore, Leander Mendoza, and Stevie Dooks. Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | Doors Open 5:30 PM
Comfort Hotel Bayer’s Lake, 88 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax
Call to book
Canadian Tuxedo NYE
We’re reinventing New Year’s Eve, with a little help from our friends. To ring in 2020 the only tuxedo you’ll need is a Canadian one! Ticket gets you in the door, a welcome drink in hand, snacks, and a midnight toast. Live music from 9pm with The Gnarltones and a very special guest. Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 7:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Stubborn Goat, 1579 Grafton Street
New Years Eve at the Lower DeckIt’s time to grab your midnight kiss, and your best party outfit, and come spend New Years Eve with all your favorites at the Lower Deck! Doors will open to the sound of Paul Lamb and Laura Connors playing the matinee on the first floor, only to be followed by Signal Hill at 10:30pm!
In the Beer Market you’ll find our resident DJ Billy G spinning from 10:30pm-2am and in the Tap Room we’re continuing the party with DJ Trixx. This year we’re throwing a two level dance party! There will be party favors galore, a photographer for those red carpet moments, complimentary hors d’oeuvres all night, and bubbly at midnight to ring in the new year. Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | Doors 7:00 PM
The Lower Deck, 1887 Upper Water Street, Halifax
$30 Matinee Tickets (Must arrive no later than 8pm and includes all the perks)
$45 General Admission Tickets (These tickets will allow you to arrive anytime and includes all the perks)
Platinum Blonde – New Years Eve
If you love Rock & Roll, end 2019 with a bang as Platinum Blonde will be rocking in the New Year at Casino Nova Scotia! With five albums that have all gone Platinum seven times over and garnered multiple Juno Award nominations, along with an induction into the Music and Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame, you don’t want to miss this one night only event. 19+Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 9:30 PM
Schooner Showroom, Casino Nova Scotia, Halifax
New Year’s Eve Special at Yuk Yuk’s!
Laugh your way into 2020 with Andrew Albert. Andrew has performed twice at the Just For Laughs festival, appeared at the Boston Comedy Festival, The Moncton Hubcap Festival, he has four invites to The YYCOMEDY Calgary Festival, The HA! Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 10:00 PM
Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club, The Westin Nova Scotian, 1181 Hollis St, Halifax
$34.78 + Tax
New Year’s Eve 2020 @ Stayner’s Wharf Pub & Grill
It’s the party you’ve been waiting for all year! Todd and Jesse personally invite you to join them at Stayner’s Wharf this New Year’s Eve.
There will be an extra special menu (5 course table d’hôte), party favours, champagne and don’t miss the Big Balloon Drop at midnight. The extraordinary Doris Mason will be here to entertain! Come and celebrate New Year ’s Eve in style…on the most festive night of the year…at Stayner’s Wharf Pub & Grill! Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 09:00 PM – 01:00 AM
Reservations bookings start between 7:00 and 7:30 pm.
Stayner’s Wharf Pub & Grill, 5075 George Street Halifax
Tickets are $25/person for entertainment and the special table d’hôte NYE menu for $55/person will be available
Call today to reserve your table 902.492.1800
The New Years Eve Plaid Party 2019
A plaid themed new years eve dance party complete with photo booth and mechanical bull! 80’s, 90’s and Today’s dance hits with DJ Fayder. Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Spryfield Lions Rec Center, 111 Drysdale Road, Halifax
New Year’s Eve with the Mellotones
Bohemian New Years Eve with TZE & Krasnogorsk. Details
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 8:00 PM – 3:00 AM
Ye Olde Dance Hall, 18 Rosedale Drive, Dartmouth
$20 – $30
New Year’s Eve with the Mellotones
Tuesday December 31, 2019
Dinner | 7:00 PM
Dance | 9:30 PM
Cunard Centre, 961 Marginal Road, Halifax
Regular $44 each
Dinner and Dance: $145 each
New Year’s Eve at Hatfield Farm (19+)Come ring in the New Year with us here at Hatfield Farm for our annual New Year’s Eve Bash! Featuring: -Your choice of: All-You-Can-Eat Hip o’ Beef, single serving of Baked Atlantic Salmon, or Vegetarian Lasagna, Wagon/Sleigh Rides, Rubber Rodeo, Outdoor Campfires, DJ & Dancing. Details
Tuesday December 31, 2019 | 7:30 PM – 1:00 AM
1840 Hammonds Plains Road, Hammonds Plains
$79 (tax and gratuity included)
Call (902) 835-5676 or stop by our office any day from 9am to 5pm to purchase tickets!
III. New Year’s Day 2020
New Years Day Levee
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Government House, 1451 Barrington Street, Halifax
New Year’s Week2020 is within our sights! Ring it in at the beach and sink our claws into another ‘Year of the Lobster’!
We’ve got a GREAT schedule of events paired with our New Year’s Eve festivities, including fireworks at 9pm, DJ Dance in the Atlantic Room and Shawn Hebb live in the Lounge and then we just keep rolling straight through till January 5th, the ‘real 12th day of Christmas! Details
December 31, 2019 to January 5, 2020
Gather on the front lawn to ‘assemble in the formation of a lobster’ | 3:30 PM
Dip | 3:45 PM
White Point Beach Resort, 75 White Point Beach Resort Road
Herring Cove Polar Bear Dip for Feed Nova Scotia
The most famous polar dip in the salt water!
Whether you are a first timer or an annual jumper we are excited you have chosen to help make this year bigger than the last. Since this event is part of a non-profit organization there is no cost to take the dip. We do however encourage all jumpers to take a pledge sheet to help raise funds for Feed Nova Scotia and other local charities. Details
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Registration: 10:00 AM
Jump: 12:00 PM
Registration will take place at St. Paul’s Parish Hall starting at 10am. The jump will take place at Government Wharf in Herring Cove, Herring Cove Wharf Lane from
Annual Resolution Run
Come celebrate the New Year with us and join the 35th Annual Resolution Run! Start 2020 off on the right foot by establishing or maintaining an active lifestyle with our 5k walk/run. In addition to post-event refreshments, you will also receive an exclusive Resolution Run® jacket! Details
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
101-137 Chain Lake Dr, Halifax, NS
5K Run/Walk: Until December 1: $60; Until December 26: $65; On race day: $70
1k Kids Run: Until December 26: $15
Please verify all details from event organizers. The prices are indicative (may change any time) and may include other charges.
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