This seaside city is serving up two must-attend events to ring in 2018 and you can totally hit both in one night. Here are the best New Year’s Eve events in St. John’s to dine and dance your way into the New Year. If you’re curious about the other must-attend events happening on December 31 across Canada, click here.
NYE at The Fifth Ticket
Find it: 171 Water St., destinationstjohns.com
The low-down: This modern-meets-rustic resto is hosting a multi-room soirée that spans the piano bar, dining room and hideaway for New Year’s Eve. Stay for dinner and indulge in their “approachable dining” cuisine which highlights the fresh seafood catches from St. John’s coast then dance into the early hours of 2018. They only sell 60 tickets, so make sure to grab them like ASAP.
When: December 31, 2017 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Prices: $112.75 per person for dinner, $131.25 per person for the dinner and dance
Dress code: A swanky semi-formal lewk that you can take from the dining room to the dance floor
Fireworks at Quidi Vidi Lake
Find it: Near the Boathouse, destinationstjohns.com
The low-down: This outdoor celebration features folk group The Navigators who have roots in Newfoundland and a colourful firework show over the scenic Quidi Vidi Lake. Breath in the crisp winter air and soak in the local music by the waterfront.
When: December 31, 2017 from 10 p.m. to 11:45 p.m.
Dress code: Frozen lake + crisp night air + peak of winer = it’s going to be freezing so there is no skimping on winter layers m’kay? Your fingers and toes will thank you.