Wondering what to do on New Year’s Eve 2021 in Edmonton?
A list of events, activities and virtual events in and around Edmonton to enjoy New Year’s Eve and ring in 2021.
- In-person New Year’s Eve Events
- New Year’s Eve Dine-in/ Take out
- Virtual New Year’s Eve Events
- Things To (Safely) Do on New Year’s Eve
I. In-person New Year’s Eve Events
Stony Plain New Years Eve Fireworks
Family Fest is the community’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. This year, due to COVID-19, the event is drive-thru with fireworks at Heritage Park. The show is free but space is limited.
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 9:00 PM
5100-41 Avenue, Stony Plain
- The cities of Edmonton and St. Albert have cancelled 2021 New Year’s Eve Fireworks.
Canadian Tire Magic of Lights
The Canadian Tire Magic of Lights at Castrol Raceway is 2 kilometers of festive and vibrant LED-lighted displays celebrating the joy of the holidays. A “drive-through” experience from the comfort of your own car. Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 5PM- 10PM
Castrol Raceway, 50342 Range Rd 253 Edmonton International Airport
$25 & up
Each December, Zoominescence, hosted by the Valley Zoo Development Society, stages a spectacular exhibition of artistic light installations within the unique setting of the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 3:30 to 9:30 PM
Edmonton Valley Zoo, 13315 Buena Vista Road, Edmonton
$10.50 to $14.94
Winter Wonder Forest
The Winter Wonder Forest, presented by True Start Foundation in partnership with Snow Valley, is Edmonton’s Enchanted Drive Thru Holiday Light Experience. 115,000 sq feet of the campground have been transformed into a stunning and breathtaking Holiday light display to look at from the warmth of your own vehicle.
View spectacular expertly carved Ice Sculptures nestled through out our enchanted forest Theses solid raw blocks of ice are transformed from frozen water to magnificent works of art! Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 4:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Rainbow Valley Campground, Edmonton
Celebrate the Season
Enjoy festive lights at Legislature Grounds. Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | Dusk to Late
Legislative Assembly of Alberta, 10800 97 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Stroll through candle-lit pathways, ice sculptures, delightful “snow sprites” and experience the Aga Khan Garden in winter. You can expect the traditional elements of the Luminaria you love – candlelight, starlight, peace and tranquillity. Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 05:00 PM – 9:00 PM
University of Alberta Botanic Garden, 51227 Hwy 60, Spruce Grove
$10 to $20
Candy Cane Lane
Drive through Edmonton’s premier free lights display. Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Crestwood Neighbourhood, Edmonton
Winter Freeze Fest
Get free snowman making kits from Broadmoor Public Golf Course or check out the snow/ice sculptures at various locations in Strathcona County. Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020
Various Locations, Strathcona County
Country Christmas Lights
Enjoy a winter wonderland of Christmas lights. A breathtaking display of Christmas lights, spread over 8 Acres. Set up with community support from the Kinsmen Club of Leduc, and Leduc West Antique Society. Details
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | 5PM to 10PM.
Leduc West Antique Society, 49541, Range Rd 260, Calmar
Annual Resolution Run
Start the New Year off on the right foot by establishing or maintaining an active lifestyle. Details
December 28, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Wherever You Are
$10 – $35
II. New Year’s Eve Dine-in/ Take out
Take-Home New Year’s Eve Dinner
This year is like no other and we are sure everyone will be happy to say Goodbye 2020! Why not try one of these Take-Home New Years’ Eve Dinner from local restaurants and caterers kitchen to yours. Enjoy a dinner without all the shopping and clean up, in the comfort of your home.
New Year’s Eve Virtual Brewmaster’s Dinner
A four-course virtual New Year’s Eve Brewmaster’s Dinner enjoyed from your home!
Let’s say adios to 2020 with a four-course CRAFT New Year’s Eve Brewmaster’s Dinner! Order your Brewmaster’s Dinner and join us via Zoom on December 31st for a virtual tasting session. Includes a 200 ml bottle of bubbles for a virtual “peace out 2020” toast!
CRAFT Beer Market Edmonton
$65.00 – $75.00
Bubble Tasting Tour
Sip & Savour on 2 different Bubbly paired w/ food samples w/WSET III expert Joe Gurba in the comfort of your home. Indulge, engage & savour in fine local dishes & drinks that Alberta’s culinary scene has to offer through our Chef Table Experiences such as at home dine-in experiences with Chef & Cocktail Kits and Live Virtual Cooking Tours, or at establishments with our Food Bike & Food Walk Tour. Details
Your Home, Edmonton
III. Virtual New Year’s Eve Events
IV. Things To (Safely) Do on New Year’s Eve/Day
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