Dec 13

New Year’s Eve 2012/2013

by Shannon Calhoun · 0 comments

Still wondering where you’ll be when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve? We’ve got some ideas to help you celebrate the arrival of 2013 in style!

Whether you’re looking for a night with the family, a romantic dinner for two, or to dance the year away, we’ve got you covered.

City New Year’s Bash 2013

All Calgarians are invited to Canada’s biggest New Year’s party at City New Year’s Bash 2013. Join thousands of party-goers nation-wide, and Citytv on-air personalities Tara Slone, Ted Henley, Andrew Schultz, and Jill Belland along with thousands of revelers in Olympic Plaza. This year’s headliners are double platinum-selling artist Johnny Reid, pop songstress Victoria Duffield, and Massari.  If you can’t make it down to Olympic Plaza for the fun, you can catch it live on December 31 at 8 p.m. MT on Citytv.

Champagne New Year’s Eve at Flames Central

INK, OMFG!, UnionElectronic, and Flames Central present Champagne NYE featuring superb party-rocking sets from some of Calgary’s best DJs, spinning house, electro and trance all night long powered by PK Sound.

A Night To Remember at SoHo Bar and Grill

Stop by SoHo Bar and Grill’s “A Night to Remember” where they’ll be playing the best of R & B, Old School, Top 40, Latin, and featuring DJ Vacilon.  Plus party favors, midnight hors d’oeuvres, midnight bubbles, a midnight money drop.

Ring in the New Year at Fionn MacCool’s

Join the New Year’s Party at Fionn MacCool’s Irish Pub at the Sheraton Eau Claire and enjoy a two course prime rib dinner with seatings at 6pm and 8pm, plus live music by Wake Up Starlight.

Sky 360

Celebrate with the best view in town at Sky 360, a top the Calgary Tower. They will be offering 2 seatings of their exclusive 4 course New Year’s Eve menu for $90 per person with optional wine pairings for $25 per person.

First Course:  Roasted Garlic & Potato Soup, Sour cream and chive beignet.  Second Course: Organic Spinach Salad, St. Agur blue cheese stuffed Madeira poached pear, pickled golden beets, oven dried cherry tomato, walnut brittle, Or Land and Sea, Alberta beef and carrot terrine, scallop ceviche, candied salmon, wheat grass caviar, ground hazelnut.  Entree: Espresso and Chocolate Braised Bison Short Rib, Pan jus, gratin dauphinois, citrus grilled brocollini, Or Margaret Duck Breast, Watermelon radish, fennel, sweet potato carpaccio, herb salad, Or Buttermilk Marinated White Sturgeon, Tomato broth, sea asparagus, nori infused green asparagus, fried polenta.  To Finish: Canadian Maple Cheesecake, Apple chutney, green apple and cinnamon sorbet, Or Dark Chocolate Tiramisu, White chocolate pistachio brittle, chocolate sauce.

Tickle Your Funny Bone at The Libertine

FunnyFest New Year’s Eve Comedy Extravaganza will be held at The Libertine Public House featuring Kelly Taylor, Stu Hughes, Matt Billon, and Vince Flueck.  The early show is from  4:00-7:30 pm with a $49 dinner package, and the main show is 8:00pm-3:00am only $99 with dinner & show full package, which includes prime rib with a 10 item buffet, as well as sparkling wine, party favours, live music, and great prizes.

Wine-Ohs’ Bash Featuring Cowpuncher

Cowpuncher will be playing in the Cellar at Wine-Ohs, tickets for $25.  Plus, the Bistro will be hosting two dinner seatings. The first seating is at 6:00pm and the second is at 8:30pm, with a deluxe five course meal for $60, wine pairing options for an additional cost. Reservations are required.

BeatMatrix NYE Viva Las Vegas @ The Metropolitan Conference Centre

Watch Calgary become the city that never sleeps, as TwoTowers proudly presents The Beatmatrix New Years Eve Gala. A night filled with bright lights and no limits, elegance and glamour. Beautiful and sexy show girls to the elegant stage dancers combined with the best in entertainment, and casino games,  Hip Hop, R&B, Top40, and more with GUMMI, BUGSY BROWN, and DJ SHAHIN.

Gramercy New Year’s Gala at the Fairmont Palliser

Enjoy a red carpet reception, four course gourmet dinner, including dinner wine, a performance by Groove Academy, dancing and a sparkling midnight toast at the beautiful Fairmont Palliser.  This event supports Little Warriors Charity. Dress: Formal  Please RSVP by December 19th, 2012.  For tickets, call 403-830-1522.

Ceili’s on 8th Ave 3rd Annual House Party

Steak and Lobster Dinner (6:00-9:00pm)  for $40.00, live dinner music with Rodney Medwid.  DJ Brando beats start at 9:00pm.  Party Favors, champagne at midnight. General admission $10.00 (9:o00pm).  Contact Carrie for tickets.

Ceili’s on 4th Ave Ultimate NYE House Party

Two types of tickets: $40 Dinner Ticket (starts at 6:00pm): includes reserved seating, steak & lobster dinner, champagne and party favours at midnight.  $10 General Admission (starts at 9:00pm): includes champagne and party favours at midnight.  DJ Dustin Cheong will be on all night as well. Contact Ashton for tickets.

Winter Wonderland New Year’s Eve at Blink Restaurant & Bar

For one night only, Blink will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland for 175 lucky friends & guests to welcome in 2013.  The venue will be completely draped with white linen, ice sculptures, large hanging snowflakes, disco/mirror balls, and mood lighting.  A canape and champagne reception will welcome all guests from 8-10pm. DJ’s on rotation; Nathan Hedley, Gavin Kearns & Fleur, will be spinning a deep & funky house vibe with plenty of vocals. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

A Magical Evening at the River Café

Welcome in the New Year with friends and loved ones and experience a magical evening at River Café. Enjoy an exquisite regional and seasonal culinary adventure blending creativity and innovation in the kitchen with exceptional service and warm hospitality. Reservations essential.  $95 per person, $55 for optional wine pairings.  Menu here.

Celebrate NYE Bond Style at Rush

If you loved Skyfall you’ll want to head over to Rush Bar & Restaurant to celebrate Bond Style with  dinner, dancing, and live music. This charity fundraiser is $50 per person. Contact Rae for tickets.

The Palomino

Party at The Palomino with live music from Dojo Workhorse, Clinton St.John & Dead Spirit Animals, No River, and Ashley Hundred.  Bands at 7:00pm.  Tickets are $10 at Sloth Records or here.

New Year’s Eve Celebration 2013 at WEST

Travel the world this New Year’s Eve at WEST and experience the best culinary treats and beverage favorites from around the globe. Their NYE Interactive Dinner Passport is $75 per person, and includes 5 culinary stations, a reserved table for the evening, party favors, and champagne toast at midnight.

For other offerings check out our events page.  Happy New Year and please remember to plan a safe ride home!

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