Dec 20

Celebrate NYE 2018 Downtown: For the party goers!

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Don’t have anything going on for New Year’s? Downtown certainly does! Get out of your funk and get your groove on with some of the city’s most epic NYE 2018 celebrations happening in and around downtown Calgary. 

On Stephen Avenue

Singles New Year’s Eve Gala
Jack Singer Lobby – 205 8 Ave SE

Jack Singer Lobby will be the home of Midnight in Paris: The Singles New Year’s Eve Gala. Don’t let the name turn you off, couples are just as welcome and will be given red roses upon entering,while singles are given white. With the doors opening at 9pm, this extravagant event will have a red carpet with on site photographers, top 40 hits, food, wine, and most importantly, games to break the ice! Ticket prices are $20 (first batch), $50 (second batch), and $75 (third batch).

The Better NYE Bash 2018
The Palace Theatre – 219 8 Avenue SW

Come join The Better New Year’s Bash 2018 at a price you don’t want to miss! The night consists of Drum N DJ featuring Brett Jones and DJ Kav with DJ AL. V and Kay L as well as the illFX Entertainment dancers. All going down at the Palace Theatre on December 31st!

Champagne is Vegan: NYE 2018
Sky Lounge – 101 8 Avenue SW

TVTM Clothing brings to you the ultimate vegan party this holiday season. Starting at 8pm, join them for live music, champagne at midnight, a variety of vegan appetizers, late night poutine and DJ Dejo spinning til late!  Ticket prices are $55-65.

VIP NYE Party
The Bank and Baron Pub – 125 8 Ave SW

Already a staple of the downtown core, the Bank and Baron will be hosting their annual VIP NYE Party going all evening long. With reserved seating, cocktails and prosecco, a supper platter, and a DJ spinning all night long this is guaranteed to be a night to remember. Ticket prices are $20.

Much Music Video Dance NYE
The National on 8th – 225 8 Ave SW #360

This Stephen Avenue favourite is starting of the new year in their typical nostalgic 1990’s style with a Much Music Video Dance Party. Beginning at 9pm, your ticket in here will get you music, late night snacks and champagne at midnight. Ticket prices are $20.

The National is also offering a 3 course NYE dinner option with beer pairings from Wild Rose Brewery. This package also gives you full access to the dance party later on. Ticket prices are $50.

Unmasked 2018
Subrosa – 200 8 Ave SW 

Ring in 2018 in seductive style at Sub Rosa. Round up your squad and reserve a VIP booth experience, featuring bottle service, line bypass, party favours, and much more. Arrive in disguise and prepare to unmask when the clock strikes midnight. Packages range from $40 to $4000.

Beyond Stephen Avenue

New Year’s Eve at the Palomino
Palomino Smokehouse –  109 7 Ave SW

Beers, bands, BBQ and buds! Two floors of rock n’ roll to celebrate the end of one year and the start of a fresh one. With friends new and old, New Year’s Eve at The Palomino is always a great time. Special guests this year include Napalmpom, Wares, Windigo, Pancake, Raw, Static Shift, Betaboys and Bazaraba. Tickets are $12 in advance.

Calgary Firefighters New Year’s Eve Charity Gala
The Hyatt Regency – 700 Centre St S

This year, the Hyatt will be hosting two different NYE parties:

  1. On the top floor, find the Black Tie Ball. Starting at 6:30pm, join in with a champagne reception followed by gourmet dinner and live entertainment. This event also gives you full access to the disco party below. Tickets are $500. 
  2. On the lower levels, the Station 54 Disco Party will begin at 8pm and includes complimentary bar service, champagne at midnight, and an after midnight dinner buffet. Ticket prices are $150.

The Beatmatrix New Year’s Eve Winter Wonderland
Metropolitan Conference Centre – 333 4 Avenue SW

You’re invited to a night filled with bright lights, high fashion and no limits as you enter a world of elegance and wonder. Dress in your finest fashions and expect to be seen as you take an adventure of extravagance. Celebrate the magic of the clock hitting midnight with an experience like no other. Ticket prices are $20 (first batch), $50 (second batch), and $75 (third batch).

NYE Flames Package
Ceili’s Irish Pub & Restaurant – 803 8 Avenue SW

Come sign in the New Year with Ceili’s and the Calgary Flames. Tickets include a beer at Ceili’s on 8th before the game, bus to the Saddledome and a seat to eat the Flames vs Blackhawks NYE game. Once the bus returns, there will be 50% off booze and DJ to welcome in 2018! Contact helena@ceilis.com to purchase your tickets and for more information.

New Year’s Eve Milonga
The Petroleum Club – 319 5 Avenue SE

Calgary’s premier buisness club is hosting two different NYE events this season:

  1. Starting at 5:30pm, there will be a cocktail and gourmet dinner package with an optional wine pairing and a full night of dancing and champagne starting at 8pm. Ticket prices are $20 (for the party), $70 (for dinner and the party), and $90 (for dinner, party and wine pairing).
  2. An all inclusive formal dress New Year’s Eve Party will also be happening in a different section of the club at 7:30pm. Great food, great wine, party favours and live music will round out this high class event. Ticket prices are $275 per couple.

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