New Year's Eve
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Whistler Village. Ring in the New Year family-friendly style, with concerts, games and a fireworks display at midnight.
Daily: Dec 31 - Dec 31

Event Information

You are invited to a night of New Year’s festivities for all ages, brought to you by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Province of British Columbia.

The excitement starts early in Olympic Plaza, with an expanded Family Après where everyone can experience a taste of Canadian outdoor fun. Or come in from the cold, get cozy and discover a variety of activities at the Whistler Conference Centre. Both venues will offer entertainment from noon.

Want to ring in the new year early? A High-Flying Snow Show at the base of Whistler Mountain will begin at 7:30 p.m. with a fireworks show at 8 p.m. The new year will be officially welcomed with a Special Edition Fire & Ice Show starting at 11:30 p.m., capped off with a colourful, grand finale fireworks show at midnight.

Schedule of Events

Time Event Location
12pm - 6pm Family Apres outdoor fun Whistler Olympic Plaza
12pm - 7pm Indoor activities & entertainment Whistler Conference Centre
7:30pm - 8pm High-Flying Snow Show Skiers Plaza (Base of Whistler)
8pm Fireworks Skiers Plaza
11:30pm Special Edition Fire & Ice Show Skiers Plaza
Midnight Fireworks Skiers Plaza

Celebrate Responsibly

Whistler's New Year's Eve Celebration is an alcohol-free event. There is no consumption of alcohol outside of licensed venues permitted. Expect a high volume of RCMP patrolling the Roads, Village and Transit stops. There will be bag checks so please leave your alcohol at home. The Resort Municipality of Whistler is providing free public Transit within Whistler starting at 6 p.m. to 4 a.m.

Please Note: On December 31st Family Apres is actually a part of the New Year’s Eve activities with expanded hours Noon – 6 p.m.

NYE schedule