New Year’s Eve is just around the corner. Ring in 2017 by attending one of these great events around Victoria.
Spirit Of Victoria 150: First Night
Location: Inner Harbour
Details: Starting at 5 p.m. and ending at 9:30 p.m., this free event will include a 3D digital light show and fireworks (timed with the fireworks that will be going on in Ottawa), live music, food and a variety of other fun activities.
New Year’s Eve 2016 at the Hotel Grand Pacific
Location: The Pacific Restaurant and Lounge, 463 Belleville St., Victoria
Details: Have a seat in the Pacific Restaurant and Lounge and enjoy live entertainment, a four-course meal, wine and a champagne toast at midnight.
Cost: Ticket prices range from $40 to $100 - $40 a ticket to see the live entertainment, $75 a ticket for dinner and wine, $100 a ticket for dinner and the live entertainment.
Midnight at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Location: Oak Bay Beach Hotel, 1175 Beach Dr., Victoria
Details: Ring in the new year in style, with a three-course dinner in the David Foster Foundation Theatre and The Midnights Rhythm & Blues showcase. Dance, eat, drink and be merry!
Cost: $150 per person, plus tax
Location: Canoe Brewpub, 450 Swift St., Victoria
Details: Come party at Canoe Brewpub, with live music from The New Souls. There will be party hats, noise makers and a midnight toast to ring in 2017.
Cost: $25 per person
Get Trapped On New Year’s Eve
Location: Trapped, 1211 Wharf St., Victoria
Details: If you’re looking for something different to do this New Year’s Eve, check out Trapped – enter a creepy, scary room with your friends and figure out how to escape before time runs out! There will also be appetizers and refreshments on hand for guests.
Cost: $28 per person
New Year’s Eve Kick Off
Location: LURE Restaurant & Bar
Details: Bring your New Year’s Eve celebration to LURE and enjoy the oyster bar, cocktails, dinner and music by DJ Xavier. Call for reservations.
Cost: Depends on what you order.
Midnight In Paris
Location: Vis-à-vis, 2232 Oak Bay Ave., Victoria
Details: Enjoy a three-course meal and a romantic atmosphere to ring in 2017.
Cost: Early seating tickets, $50; late seating tickets $75.
New Year’s Eve at Merridale Cider
Location: Merridale Ciderworks, 1230 Merridale Rd., Cobble Hill
Details: Transportation will pick you up in Victoria and take you to Merridale Ciderworks. Once there, you’ll receive a glass of warmed mulled cider and have a chance to tour Merridale’s Enchanted Courtyard and holiday displays. Come inside for a private cider and spirits tasting and a chance to shop in the gift store. There will be a three-course farm-to-table dinner and a glass of Winter Apple with your dessert.
Cost: $99 per person
New Year’s Eve Party
Location: View Royal Casino, 1708 Old Island Highway, Victoria
Details: Come out to the View Royal Casino for a buffet dinner, live entertainment, draws and prizes, and dance the night away with Rod Stewart Tribute.
Cost: No cover charge, just the cost of your meal.
New Year’s Eve at the Fairmont Empress
Location: Fairmont Empress Hotel, 721 Government St., Victoria
Details: This New Year’s Eve, dine in style and ring in 2017 with wine and delectable food. Fairmont Empress is offering two options for New Year’s Eve dinner: a five-course meal with only the best of the best for each serving, live music and complimentary sparkling wine at midnight; a global chef-attended buffet offering selections from around the world, live music and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine at midnight.
Cost: $210 per person for the five-course dinner; $190 per person for the buffet.