If you haven’t decided how to ring in the New Year in Toronto, we have compiled a list to help you celebrate!
Whether you’re looking for something laid-back, fun or luxurious, we have you covered.
Five +: A NYE Experience
Secret Location – 8pm – $32-54
Embark on a journey through the Amazon, located in a secret location in a Queen West Warehouse.
Through the warm tropical rainforest, with the sounds, smells, sights, you can forget you’re in Toronto as this unique experience lets you reflect on your past year and reenergizes you for 2016. Visit their event page for more details.
Speak Easy NYE Celebration at Shangri-La Hotel
Shangri-La Hotel – 8PM
Shangri-La Hotel (188 University Ave) celebrates New Year Eve at The Lobby Lounge with an open seafood, cheese, charcuterie, buffet, live performances. Call Shangri-La Toronto at (647) 788-8281 for more info.
Countdown 2016 at Liberty Grand
Liberty Grand – 9PM – $40-100
Liberty Grand (25 British Columbia Rd) is hosting Countdown, featuring all sounds and genres of today’s top hits. For more details, go to http://www.countdownnye.ca/
Miss Universe Canada 2016 NYE Gala
Muzik – 9PM – $30
Enjoy the decadent event at Muzik (15 Saskatchewan Rd), hosted by the gorgeous Miss Universe Canada 2015, Paola Nunez, and the Girls of Miss Universe with International Model DJ, DJ Willy Monfret. Click here for more details.
Arcadian NYE 2016
Arcadian Court – 9:30PM – $35-55
Celebrate the NYE at Arcadian Court (401 Bay St), one of Toronto’s largest and most elegant celebration, featuring hand-carved ice sculptures, Toronto’s largest balloon drop. Visit arcadiannye.com for more details.
Majestic NYE 2016
Fairmont Royal York Hotel – 6:30 pm – $50-150
Fairmont Royal York Hotel (100 Front St W) hosts one of Toronto’s largest and most elegant New Year Eve’ss event, with an expected 3,000 turnout. Hosted by Claudia Maria, the luxurious event takes place in three of their venue rooms, filled with musicians, live cabernet shows. Go to www.majesticnye.com for more details.
Posh yet approachable restaurant Montecito is having a buffet, champagne toast and Toronto’s DJ Lissa Monet. How can you go wrong with that? Stay for dinner for $70 for a 3 courses (or more!). Then the celebration continues with a Late Night Affair starting at 9:30 with party favours, oysters, hors d’oeuvres. $85 per person for bar rail or $110 for premium selections.
For more info visit www.montecitorestaurant.ca
Cirque New Years Eve 2016
99 Sudbury – 10pm – $25
For the 4th Annual Cirque New Years Eve 2016 party, located at 99 Sudbury, the two room venue will celebrate the new years with confetti cannons, light and smoke show while you dance and drink till 3AM. Head over to http://www.cirquenye.com for more details.
All That Glitters: NYE 2016 with Drake
Drake Hotel – 8pm – $25-125
In Toronto’s west-end, Drake Hotel (1150 Queen Street West) is celebrating the new years with glitz and glam. Dance the night away with live music rosters in town, live gold body painting and glitter girls to glam up your look. You can class it up with their prix-fixe dinner or keep it festive with their strolling dinner. For more details, click here.
Drake One Fifty – 5:30pm – $75-125
Drake One Fifty (150 York St) is throwing the Ultimate Throwback Thursday downtown. Chef Jon Pong crafted a luxurious prix-fixe dinner, where you can enjoy it listening to live jazz and join their Motown Party heats it up after dinner. Click here for more details.
Downtown Abbey – New Year’s Eve Party 2016
Gladstone Hotel – 8PM – $47-63
If you like to dress up, Gladstone Hotel (1214 Queen St W) is hosting a 20s-inspired party. Explore the oldest operating hotel, interact with performances by Edwardian-inspired characters, while you dance the night away with live 20s jazz classics with a modern twist. Click here for more details.
Great Balls of Fire New Year’s Eve Gala
Famous PEOPLE Players – 7:30pm – $124.95
Famous PEOPLE Players (343 Evans Ave) is hosting the Great Balls of Fire New Year’s Eve Gala, featuring a three course meal, live jazz music, performance by the Mistletoe Magic production. Call 416-532-1137 for reservations or visit www.famouspeopleplayers.com for more information.
NYE @ 159 Manning 2016
159 Manning – 10PM – $15
For the 9th year, Tim McCready has had thousands of guests at his house, most showed up for the New Year’s Eve soiree. A casual way to celebrate but don’t forget to BYOB. Click here for more details.
A Night in Shanghai
Roll Play Bar & Lounge – 9PM – $25-30
Roll Play Bar (10A Edward St) brings you into the new year with its Asian vibe, where you can experience a night in Shanghai, sipping asian-inspired cocktails, dancing to the music and toasting the night off with champagne. For more details, click here.
Colette Midnight Secret Society NYE 2016
Colette Grand Cafe – 9pm – $100-200
Colette Grand Café (550 Wellington Street West) is welcoming the new years at its upscale French cuisine and bubbly to toast off for the New Year. If you choose to uncover the mystery, click here for more details.
Palais Royale – 9PM – $30-100
For a classy affair, celebrate with Palais Royale (1601 Lake Shore Blvd W), with a view overlooking Lake Ontario. Entertainment by Planet Otnorot, playing Top 40, MashUp, HipHop and Live Percussion and champagne toast at midnight. Visit http://www.royalegala.com for more information.
Click Bait & Switch – NYE
Second City – 7PM or 10PM – $55-65
Second City (51 Mercer St) hosts a night filled with comedy. At the 10PM show, members will enjoy a champagne toast with the cast.
Mariposa New Year’s Eve Cruises
Mariposa Cruise – 9PM – $70-125
Enjoy the night on board Mariposa Cruises as Toronto lights up, where there’s hors d’oeuvres or dinner buffet, DJ and sparkling wine to toast. Boarding will be from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m., cruising from 9 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. For more details, click here.
Midnight in Versailles – NYE 2016
Brassaii – 8PM – $35-160
Countdown to midnight in elegance at Brassaii (461 King St W), with New York’s DJ Annalyze and Toronto’s Mike Toast. Get your tickets here.
Before the Sound Academy closes it’s doors for renovations in January 2016, you can party with DJs Dzeko + Torres and more special guests. Check out this event and more of the last Sound Academy events here.