When it comes to New Year’s Eve events in the ‘Peg, there’s something for every mood. Whether you’re looking to spend the last few moments of 2017 inside a winter wonderland carnival, belting out 90’s hits or bonding with your whole fam, here are the best New Year’s Eve events in Winnipeg. Curious about the other NYE bashes happening in a nearby city? Click here to see our faves from across the country.
NYE at The Forks
Find it: 1 Forks Market Rd., theforks.com
The low-down: This family-friendly event at The Forks has tons of activities to keep the kids (or the kid at heart) entertained, like horse-drawn wagons rides and snow sculpting. The night is capped off with a mesmerizing pyrotechnics show outside and a bumpin’ DJ set inside the Forks Market.
When: December 31, 2017 from 5 p.m. to midnight
Dress code: A warm getup that is easy to peel off when you’re inside in the Forks Market looking at art instillations or layer on when you’re in awe of the firework display outside
Find it: 375 York Ave., RBC Convention Centre, City View Room, wcc.mb.ca
The low-down: This winter wonderland-themed carnival has the whole shebang: carnival games, a mouthwatering five-course dinner and a night of endless dancing to the hottest hits. The snowy décor and all-white-everything interior is a dreamy backdrop for ringing in 2018.
When: December 31, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Prices: $140 per person for dinner and dance, $60 per person for just the dance
Dress code: A dreamy, wintery semi-formal look (think white, lace, sparkle and chiffon)
NYE’s 90’s Epic Era Party – *NSYNC vs. Spice Girls
Find it: 698 Osborne St., The Park Theatre, myparktheatre.com
The low-down: If you were a ’90s kid, this New Year’s era party will give you maj nostalgia the minute *NSYNC’s “Bye Bye Bye” and The Spice Girls’ “Wannabe” comes on. Bonus: you probs have some iconic ’90s garb stashed away in your closet.
When: December 31, 2017 from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Prices: $39.99 per person
Dress code: Break out your best throwback ensemble, complete with a mesh choker, stomach-grazing crop top and bouncy pig tails à la Sporty and Baby Spice