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The Ultimate Guide to NYE in Vancouver

by Steven Mike Voser

Spending NYE in Vancity and looking for the best way to celebrate? Below is a list of clubZone’s top NYE parties in Vancouver. Check it out, and get ready for an incredible night.

Whether you love hitting up the dance floor at one of the city’s biggest clubs, kicking back in a sexy lounge, or even partying on open water, Vancity is bound to have something for you. Whichever event you choose, make sure you get your tickets ASAP to avoid getting left out in the cold.

Top Pick:

NYE 2017 @ Telus World of Science

This year, Vancouver’s most anticipated NYE party is once again returning to one fo the most iconic venues in town. Located at the end of False Creek, the Telus World of Science is major landmark in Vancouver and doubles as a great event space for everything from exhibitions to popular parties.

This December 31st, this venue will host its annual NYE event and expects to draw in up to 1,200 of Vancouver’s hottest party goers.

Here’s what to expect on the night:

  • 5 fully-licensed and fully-stocked bars.
  • 2 rooms of music spread over 2 floors.
  • 6 of the city’s best DJs.
  • Exclusive VIP lounge.
  • A huge countdown.

Regular tickets start at $80, while VIP tickets start at $100 and include express entry into the event and access to the exclusive furnished VIP lounge, complete with a fully-catered buffet and a special bar serving premium brands.

But hurry, prices will rise closer to the event date, so be sure to get yours here ASAP.

Party Cruise

Looking for something a little different this NYE? Check out the below NYE party cruise for a truly unforgettable experience:

Speakeasy NYE Cruise

The Magic Spirit is Vancouver’s largest luxury charter boat. With a maximum capacity of 400, the boat features two interior levels, a 3000 square-foot sundeck, panoramic windows on both sides, and much more.

This NYE, the Magic Spirit will host the exclusive Speakeasy NYE Cruise, so climb aboard and get ready for a trip back to the 1920s.

Here’s what to expect on the night:

  • 3-hour cruise of the Vancouver harbor.
  • 2 decks with 2 DJs spinning the best EDM, Top 40, and Open Format.
  • Hand-passed appetizers.
  • Incredible views of the Vancouver skyline and waterfront.
  • An incredible NYE countdown.
  • 20s-themed party favors.

Tickets for this event start at $129. VIP options are also available for $149 and feature priority boarding, a complimentary Gatsby Captain’s hat, and more.

Hurry prices for this event are set to rise from December 26 and capacity is limited. To avoid missing out on the fun, be sure to get yours today.

Club Crawl

Want to hit up multiple venues at once? Check out the popular club crawl below and get access to Vancouver’s hottest party destinations with just one ticket:

New Year’s Eve ‘Extravaganza’ Club Crawl 2017

Can’t decide where to party for NYE? Join the New Year’s Eve ‘Extravaganza’ Club Crawl 2017 in Vancouver and get exclusive access to the hottest venues in town.

Plus, you’ll also get special party bus transportation between venues, where your awesome party hosts will keep the party going with a variety of games, activities, and more.

Upon arrival at each venue you’ll also get VIP entry, meaning no cover charges and absolutely no waiting in line.

This event draws in over 8,000 revellers across all major cities in Canada, making it one of the biggest NYE events in the country.

Tickets for this event start at just $31.50 but are set to rise closer to the event date. There are multiple starting locations, so feel free to pick whichever you prefer. For more information and to get your tickets, click here.

Bar/Lounge Parties

Are you a fan of Vancouver’s laidback bar/lounge scene? Be sure to check out the events below and get your tickets now:

New Year’s Eve @ Yaletown Brew Pub

The YPB is loved for its excellent selection of house-brewed beers, delicious pub grub, and awesome atmosphere. Located in the heart of Yaletown, the venue boasts slick, modern furniture and a laidback vibe, drawing in a great crowd all throughout the week.

This December 31st, this old favorite venue will host an awesome NYE party complete with all the beer you could possible dream of, and much more.

Here’ what the event includes:

  • DJ Peppermint spinning the hottest tunes to keep you moving.
  • Delicious free pizza buffet from 9-11pm and 12-1am.
  • A free photo booth.
  • Complimentary champagne toast.
  • Party favors.

Tickets start at just $45 but are selling fast, so be sure to get yours while you still can here.

Speakeasy NYE @ The Belmont Bar

The Belmont Bar is an exclusive venue located on the Granville Strip. It boasts a wide selection of craft beers, speciality cocktails, wine on tap, and much more. Offering a comprehensive food menu, the venue serves as the perfect place to simply grab a cocktail after work or even kickstart a night out on the town.

This NYE, the Belmont will turn into an exclusive speakeasy straight out of the roaring 20s. Here’s what to expect on the night:

  • Live music from Alex Mayer, DJ Praiz, and Timmy Boom Bap.
  • A delicious dinner option (more info below).
  • Champagne toast at midnight.

Looking to join the Belmont for dinner? Dinner tickets start at $60 and include a reserved table for dinner, 2 share plates per person, 3 drink tickets for the interactive drinking station (with craft beer, bourbon, and wine), live music, a champagne toast at midnight, and the option to stay long into the hours with no reserved table.

If you’re sorted for dinner and prefer to just come along to the party, dance tickets start at just $25 and include a free champagne toast at midnight. Dinner and dance tickets are going for $75.

Whichever ticket option you choose, be sure to get yours quickly as they’re selling fast. Tickets here.

Nightclub Parties

Do you prefer to ring in the new year on the dance floor at one of Vancouver’s raging nightclubs? The below options are perfect for you:

Celebs Playhouse NYE @ Celebrities Nightclub

Celebrities nightclub is a long-standing establishment, known for providing Vancouverites with some of the best after-dark entertainment around. Since first opening its doors in the 1980s, Celebrities has established itself as a premier nightlife destination for both locals and visitors looking to get a taste of Vancouver’s nightlife.

This December 31st, Celebrities will throw a sexy party complete with great DJs, including Timeline, Yurie, Johnny Jover and Grayson Repp.

For more info and to get your tickets, click here.

Black Out Gala 2017 @ Republic Nightclub

Republic is another top nightlife destination located in the heart of the Granville Strip. Known for hosting raging weekly events and awesome seasonal events, this venue has become somewhat of a tradition for revellers in Vancouver, as well as visitors looking for a great night out on the town.

Come NYE, Republic will throw an epic party complete with multiple FKYA DJs and much more. But hurry, tier 1 and 2 tickets have already sold out, and tier 3 tickets are basically walking themselves out the door.

For more info and tickets, click here

Hotel Parties

Looking to ring in 2017 in style at one of Vancouver’s many luxury hotels? Check out the below events and get your tickets ASAP:

NYE @ The Hotel Vancouver

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, the Hotel Vancouver is an iconic venue dating back to the 1930s. It boasts stunning architecture and several awe-inspiring ballrooms and lounges that make for the perfect backdrop for an exclusive experience.

This December 31st, the promoters behind the previous events at the Hotel Vancouver return to bring you another exclusive party.

Here’s what to expect on the night:

  • Multiple luxury ballrooms.
  • Multiple “pop-up” nightclubs spread across an entire floor.
  • Spectacular live entertainment in the Pacific Ballroom, including a headline performance by Tainted Lovers.
  • VIP area with a private bar, food from the hotel kitchen, and private DJs.
  • VIP and dinner options.

General Admission tickets start at $99. VIp and dinner tickets range from $125 to $245. For more ticketing info, click here, and be sure to get yours ASAP. First tier tickets have already sold, and prices may rise closer to the event date.

Get your tickets here.

La Vie En Rose: NYE 2017 @ Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel

The Pinnacle Vancouver Harbourfront Hotel is a 4-star venue located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. Boasting a full-range of upscale amenities, excellent service, luxury rooms, and spectacular service, this venue is renowned for offering both exclusive accommodation and doubling as a great event space.

This December 31st, the Pinnacle Vancouver will host an unforgettable NYE party presented by Moët and Chandon.

Here’s what the event includes:

  • 2 rooms with unique sounds.
  • Top Vancouver DJs, including SKLA, NIKKY, & many more.
  • Spectacular live performances by Zynth & Co.
  • A signature Moët and Chandon centre bar serving up upscale champagne.
  • Midnight snack bar.
  • Complimentary welcome drink.
  • A huge midnight countdown.

Tickets to the event start at $80 and include access to all rooms and features. But hurry, this event is expected to sell out, and prices will rise closer to the event date. Get your tickets now.

Themed Parties

Do you love the idea of attending a special themed party? Check out the event below:

90s NYE Dance Party @ Devil’s Elbow

The Devil’s Elbow is a stylish tavern located in downtown Vancouver. Serving up delicious craft beer, a wide selection of whiskey, and delicious smoked meats. Located inside a refurbished warehouse, the venue has a slight industrial vibe thank to its setting, furniture, and atmosphere.

Come December 31st, the Devil’s Elbow will host a unique 90s-themed all-you-can-eat BBQ. Here’s what to expect on the night:

  • Live music by DJ IAMELECTRO, spinning the hottest 90s ams to keep you moving all night long.
  • Awesome door prizes, including a trip for 2 to Squamish, staying at the Howe Sound Inn.
  • All-you-can-eat buffet.
  • Complimentary midnight champagne toast.
  • Party favors.

Tickets for this event start at $75. So what are you waiting for? Click here to get yours now.

Get Your Tickets Today

Now that you’ve had a browse of our hand-picked list of the best NYE events in vancouver, get ready to get your tickets ASAP.

If these parties don’t tickle your fancy, be sure to check out clubZone Vancouver today for a complete list of all the New Year’s parties in town this year.

These events are extremely popular, meaning tickets are selling fast. Plus, many promoters will hike their prices closer to the event date, so be sure to get yours early if you’re trying to save a few bucks.

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Steven Mike Voser

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