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New Year’s Eve in Whistler, BC

Whistler invites you to celebrate New Year’s Eve with a number of FREE events suitable for all ages, brought to you by the RMOW and the Province of British Columbia.

Family Fun

Fire & Ice Show

Dates: December 31
Time: 8:30 PM
Location: Skier’s Plaza in Whistler Village (base of Whistler and Excalibur Gondolas)
Description: It wouldn’t be a New Year without a dazzling display of lights and sounds over snow! Show and music begin at 8:30 with fireworks display at 9 PM.

Schedule of Events

Celebrate Responsibly

Please note the Whistler New Year’s Celebration is an alcohol-free event. There is no consumption of alcohol allowed outside of licensed venues. For a complete list of Whistler New Year’s parties and celebrations visit

Expect a heavy police presence patrolling the roads, village, and transit stop. There will be bag checks entering Whistler Village so leave your alcohol at home.

The Village of Whistler will be running FREE buses starting at 6 PM to 3:30 AM.

Dinner Events

Stonesedge Kitchen

If you’re looking to ring in the New Year over a feast, Stonesedge Kitchen will be cookin’ something special up, offering a four-course dinner—vegan friendly too! 

Adult Fun (Bars & Clubs)

Buffalo Bills NYE Masquerade Ball

Allow yourself to get lost in the winter wonderland of Buffalo Bills. Don your masks and embrace the beauty and elegance of the mountains – dress to impress. When the clock chimes midnight, unveil your masks and party with a champagne toast, who knows – there might even be a miraculous snowfall. Tickets include entrance, complimentary coat check, party favours, champagne toast and a mask.

Garfinkel’s Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas, you all know the saying. What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. On this specific night, the same is true for Whistler. Doors open at 8:00 PM.

Longhorn Saloon: A Night on the Red Carpet

Picture the Hollywood sign, but make it Longhorn. Bring the glamour and celebrate yet another lap around the sun. Doors open at 9:00 PM.

Back to Blacks

Back to Black’s NYE will be the spot to rock the night away. Picture rock and roll and all things ACDC-themed. Doors open at 9:00 PM.

Bar Hop NYE Edition

Why choose one party when you can choose four!? Whistler Bar Hop takes you to four of the hottest NYE parties in town, as guided by your Bar Hop host. Your Bar Hop ticket includes five drinks, pizza, express entry, snowmobile tours, merchandise giveaways, and professional party hosts.

Moes Joe’s Slumber Party

Don’t expect much sleeping at this event but come dressed in your night attire and wake up in 2023. Doors open at 8:00 PM

Apres Apres: Après in the Mountains.

FireRock Lounge is having a James Bond evening. Known for its crafted cocktails, the FireRock is a great option if you’re looking to ring in the new year in a sophisticated way and with some extra sparkle.

James Bond at Firerock Lounge

Get your early 19th century London attire ready for a bloody good time at the Peaky Blinders themed NYE party. Firerock Lounge will play host, with DJ Stache providing the nights’ soundtrack.

Looking for New Year’s Eve Accommodations?

New Year week is the most popular time of the year in Whistler and accommodationsactivities, and dinner reservations always book out early. Give us a call at 1-877-932-1777 to learn about our available properties.