Local New Years Eve & New Years Day Events

Ring in the New Year on Wednesday night and Thursday afternoon at one of these local events!


City Events, January 1, 2015, various event times

Residents of all ages will have plenty to do at the city’s annual New Year’s Day celebration. Join us at Tansley Woods Community Centre on Thursday, Jan. 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for an afternoon of family fun themed around Lego.

“Great events such as Burlington’s New Year’s Day event offer residents a chance to play,” said Chris Glenn, director of parks and recreation. “This free event offers a variety of opportunities to be active and start that New Year’s resolution on a day when many businesses are closed. We’re pleased to team up with some great sponsors and community partners so families can come out and spend time together on New Year’s Day.”

The event features screenings of The Lego Movie presented by Safari Children’s Dentistry in the Community Rooms at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Try Lego activities with Bricks 4 Kidz and crafts with Momstown.

Plan to attend the free swim from noon to 4 p.m., get active in the gym with Monkeynastix and Burlington Youth Soccer, have your face painted and take a snapshot in the Burlington Events photo booth.

For more information, including the full program schedule, visit www.burlington.ca/newyears, email festivalsandevents@burlington.ca or phone 905-335-7766.

The Burlington Events office offers support to community event organizers, committees and is proud to present New Year’s Day, Lowville Winter Games, Kite Festival, Canada Day, Movies Under the Stars, Sandcastles Festival and Children’s Festival to the community for free. We rely on sponsors, vendors and volunteers to keep our events free and make them great. Follow us on twitter @BurlEvents for event updates all year long. (source: burlington.ca)


Family New Year’s Eve at Mountsberg, December 31, 6 – 9pm

Have you been looking for something the whole family can do for New Year’s Eve this year? New Year’s Eve Hoopla at Mountsberg Conservation Area brings family fun and the outdoors together.

Take a wagon ride, view a puppet show, go on a guided hike, visit with one of Mountsberg’s owls, make a special New Year’s craft, or join in an old fashioned Country Dance with live music. There is nothing like sitting under a starry sky around a winter campfire with a cup of tasty hot chocolate, roasting hot dogs and marshmallows. Whatever you choose, the evening will fly by in a flurry of fun.

Ring in the New Year with some treasured Mountsberg traditions by 9pm so families can get younger ones home to bed and adults have time to get ready for midnight.

New Year’s Eve Hoopla tickets are $24 for adults, $15 for children (age 5 to 14 years), $15 for seniors (ages 65 years and over), $5 for preschool (ages 4 years and under) plus HST. New Year’s Eve Hoopla tickets must be purchased in advance, which you can do by clicking here. You can also call Mountsberg Visitor Services at 905-854-2276. (source: conservationhalton)


New Years Eve Comedy Show, December 31, 9pm @ The Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts

Come and see these two unique comedians on the eve of the New Year.  A speaker, writer, comedian, actress and mother of three, Kate Davis has the unique ability to find humour in any situation. “Kate sees the funny side of motherhood.” –Bill MacLean – Center Stage   A five-time nominee at the Canadian Comedy Awards and star of her own hour-long comedy special on CTV and the Comedy Network. Kate has appeared on Breakfast Television, Star TV, Toronto 1, Prime, WTN, TVO, CBC Radio One “The Debaters” and The Mom Show.

Gilson Lubin is beginning to impact even his peers which is a sign of a comedian reaching another plateau seldom achieved by many. The natural storyteller has navigated his way to a Canadian Comedy award, appearances at the prestigious Just For Laughs and HBO’s Russell Simmons Def Jam and many television specials.  This event will be a once in a lifetime opportunity of a fun filled night of laughs and to celebrate the New Year. Tickets $49.50 each. For more information click HERE 

Howl’n Hikes Ring in the New Year, December 31, 9:30am – 9pm, @ Bronte Creek Provincial Park

The Park Naturalist will be leading evening hikes where visitors will learn to howl like coyotes and uncover secrets about the largely misunderstood animal.Then gather around the bonfire for the Countdown for Kids at 8:30 pm.

The skating rink will be open from 9:30am – 9:30pm. The Park Store will be serving hot food and skate rentals. The Children’s Farm and Play barn are open as well.


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