What are you doing for New Years? Let us make the decision a little easier!
We’ve been searching high and low to find you the very best parties and events to ring in 2018. Whether you’re thinking about celebrating at a restaurant, bar, club or something more low-key, there’s something for everyone and Toronto is the city where it all takes place. With so much to do, Vv Magazine is here to help you find the perfect New Year’s spot.
Bars + Lounges
495 King St W
Looking for a unique way to ring in the new year with some of your closest friends? Start your New Year off on the right foot with one of King Street’s best bars. Toronto’s password protected speakeasy is accepting reservations for bottles and booths, so get on the list before they sell out.
277 Front Street West
Cover your dinner, drinks and dancing in one simple swoop. Hosted by the Pint Public House, enjoy a three-course meal from 7-10pm and then get the party started as the Pint begins spinning the best music from 2017. Dinner + Dancing tickets begin at $50. Early-bird tickets for 10pm-2am start at $20.
580 King Street West
Start the first page of 2018 in exquisite style at Everleigh. Tickets start at $40 and doors open at 9pm.
456 Wellington Street
Bring your 70s best, your good looks and charm to The Addisons Residence. Don’t be a stranger! Party favours included! Doors open at 9pm. Grab your tickets for $30 and enjoy some apps.
270 Adelaide Street West
Lekker is a Dutch word meaning yummy, cool, sexy, so you can bet the Parlous NYE will be all of the above. Celebrate the past, present and future with an amazing night, reminiscent of all the best parts of 2017. Gatsby inspired dress code is encouraged. Doors open at 10pm and tickets start at $45.
158 Cumberland St.
Head to Bar Reyna for a Royal cocktail party to remember! Indulge in a chocolate fountain, food stations and some of Reyna’s signature hors d’oeuvres. When the clock strikes 12, enjoy a Champagne toast amongst friends with DJ Lo of Bellosound mixing the perfect sounds to set the evenings mood. The celebration begins at 9pm and tickets are $95 per person.
633 King St W.
Enjoy the Italian tradition of ringing in the new year with a feast among family and friends. Oretta’s New Year’s Eve offers two seating’s and a 5-course meal of classic Italian fare with all the staples of the Vigilia cenone, including lentils and cotechino. Reservations for the first seating go from 6pm-7pm for $65 and 9pm to midnight for $125 for the second seating.
150 York Street
Kick your New Year’s off on the right foot with Drake One Fifty’s house-party style dinner. Offering two seating’s, there’s options for the social butterfly and for the person who’d rather stay the night! With a menu that includes lobster carbonara and pan seared foie gras, this 2018 celebration will get you reconsidering your resolution to stop eating out. First seating runs from 6-7:30pm at $75 per person while second runs from 8:30-10pm for $125 per person.
495 King St W
Make the last meal of 2017 your best with the bright, vibrant flavours of Latin America. Menus haven’t yet been released, but with Chef Steve Gonzales leading the kitchen, you can be sure that your taste buds will be dancing like it’s one of their Latin Dancehall nights. Toronto’s Best Restaurant will be hosting two seating’s, the first between 6 – 6:30pm, the second between 8:45 – 9:15pm.
326 Adelaide St W
Discover the best of Thailand. Chef Nuit and Jeff Regular, the masterminds behind the Thai hotspot, Pai, are hosting an exclusive prix fixe dinner to ring in 2018. Tickets begin at $72 for their early seating, while late seating runs at 8:30 to midnight and includes a champagne toast for $125.
100 Queens Park
If you can score tickets to this sold out event, you’re one of the lucky few. Ringing in the New Year at the ROM includes special access to their spectacular exhibits, delectable bites and sip signature drinks. Topped with a sparkling toast a midnight, ringing in 2018 at the ROM is a great change of scene from Toronto’s bar life.
100 Front Street West
Attend one of Toronto’s largest and most elegant New Year’s Eve events with you and 3,000 of your closest friends. Head to the Fairmont early at 6:30 for a three-course dinner before the dance, or skip dinner and head over at 9pm for a night of dancing. Tickets range from $50 – $100.
288 Bremner Blvd
Dive into 2018 with Ripley Aquariums first ever New Year’s Eve Celebration. This 19+ event will feature hors d’oeuvres by Daniel et Daniel and music by DJ Shamz. Bars will be available throughout the galleries. Dress code recommends your make a splash, so leave your fins at home. Tickets start at $90.
100 Queen Street West
Ring in the New Year at Toronto’s most beloved New Year’s event. This free, all ages count down begins at 8pm and features a dynamic lineup of DJs, site animations and fireworks.
255 Bremner Blvd
Steam Whistle knows that your favourite party is always a house party, so they’re throwing the biggest house party their space can handle. With themed rooms, a DJ, live karaoke and plenty of their signature Pilsner to go around. Tickets are $60 in advance and group discounts are available if your crew decides to save you the hassle of cleaning your own apartment on January 1st.
69 Bathurst Street
Remember the golden years of Hollywood at the brand-new Love Child Social House. Expect glitz, glamour, a candy bar and hundreds of balloons as you watch the ball drop from NYC at midnight. Bottles and VIP tables are available. General admission tickets are $40 and doors open at 9pm.