Still don’t know what to do for New Year’s Eve? Here are a few events that are mostly family friendly (I included one that wasn’t for the kid-free readers!).
Party at the Castle – Casa Loma
Celebrate the New Year at Casa Loma’s annual New Year’s Eve event. It includes DJ Rouge spinning Top 40, R&B and house music, as well as complimentary champagne when the clock strikes midnight.
Dress code is semi-formal, and the event is 21+. The cost is $83.50 per person.
Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto
email@example.com or call 416-533-3553 x50 for tickets.
New Year’s Eve at Nathan Phillips Square
This event is free for all ages. There will be a fleet of foodtrucks, a giant game of street curling, a photobooth with your chance to appear in Sportsnet Magazine, a KISS 92.5 DJ, and two musical acts playing. Fireworks at midnight.
Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto
11th Annual NYE Countdown at the Toronto Zoo
From 5pm -8pm the Toronto Zoo is having special entertainment, animal visits, a magic show and a kids countdown. Parking is free, and Adults and Seniors are $20, Children 3-12 are $12, and Children 2 and under are free.
New Year’s Eve Skating Party at The Harbourfront Centre
At Toronto’s Harbourfront there will be free skating at the outdoor rink, music, and late night snacks. This event starts at 10:00am and runs all the way to 2am.
Harbourfront Centre , 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
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