7 Things to do in Toronto for New Year’s Eve 2017

There’s no shortage of events to choose from in Toronto and the Mississauga area to ring in the New Year. Whether you live in the GTA, or are a short term visitor to the Mississauga area, you’ll have no problem finding, and participating, in memorable New Year’s Eve celebrations.

As Mississauga’s choice for short term rental solutions, our City Gate Suites local experts keep their finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the community. So we asked them, what are 7 noteworthy things to do in Toronto and Mississauga for New Year’s Eve 2017?

  1. Nathan Phillips Square
  2. Downtown Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square is legendary for its New Year’s Eve celebration. Take the family during the day for crafts, vendors, activities and outdoor skating. Bundle up and stay for the evening where the New Year kicks off in Canada’s largest city with live music and a huge fireworks display.

  3. Celebration Square Mississauga
  4. Celebration Square in Mississauga is aptly named, especially around New Years! 2017’s program of events includes high energy live performances and entertainment, food trucks and, of course, fireworks to welcome 2018 at midnight.

  5. New Year’s Eve Comedy Extravaganza, Massey Hall
  6. Massey Hall wants you to “laugh in” the New Year, hosting the 17th annual Comedy Extravaganza. See an award-winning cast of 9 different comics take the stage, and start the New Year off with a smile on your face.

  7. Escape Rooms
  8. If you’re looking for an out of the ordinary activity for the whole family to enjoy, Escape Rooms are a fantastic option. Celebrate the New Year by “escaping” the old. There are Escape Rooms across Toronto and Mississauga, many of which are open New Year’s Eve.

  9. The ROM
  10. #ROMNYE invites you to dance the night away with live bands, DJs and a toast at midnight. The night includes exclusive access to special collections, appetizers and drinks. The setting couldn’t be more unique – mingle with your friends alongside dinosaurs and rare world artifacts!

  11. Club Crawl
  12. Every year, thousands gather for a “crawl” of club venues across the city of Toronto. Say farewell to 2017 with music and dance at three of the city’s premiere downtown venues. At midnight, confetti and balloons will drop as the the clock runs out on 2017.

  13. Midnight Run & Party
  14. If you’re looking for something a bit more active to participate in, you can join fellow runners for a 5km run at the stroke of midnight, and start 2018 with a post race party. Participants will receive a swag bag, and a glass of beer or champagne.

Those are just a few of the many options for New Year’s Eve in and around the city of Toronto and Mississauga. Choose an event that fits you and your family’s pace and lifestyle. Above all, have a safe and very happy New Year.

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