We’ve got a cropping of hot spots worth checking out this New Year’s Eve around Vancouver, so if you’ve not yet finalized plans be sure to peruse our top picks and gear up for one long night of festivities!
NYE 2014 is set to go off in serious style at Telus World of Science. As one of the city’s largest venues, guests can expect a plethora of party options under one central roof located in False Creek. This event features five different bars, multiple party rooms on two floors, half a dozen of Vancouver’s top DJs spinning beats, a catered buffet to fuel your energy, and champagne flowing for the final toast. Tickets are only $80 and doors open at 9pm.
Electric Owl is setting the stage for some serious NYE beats with a catered dinner and show. Gear up for a night fueled by music including the sounds of Pillow Talk, Ryan Wells, Abasi, Ingrid Hakanson, Sammy D and more. Score a booth for a group and enjoy bottle service, champagne, premium booze and the VIP treatment.
Down the Rabbit Hole NYE 2014 is definitely one year-end party you ought to check out. Taking place at The Keefer Bar (located at 135 Keefer Street on the fringes of Gastown and Chinatown), you’ll spend the night being entertained by Sweet Soul Burlesque, DJ Dubconscious and Peter Allgood. The party’s central theme is all about Wonderland, so expect the unexpected – in a good way. Ticket are $30.
The Vancouver Club is hosting its first ever NYE Extravaganza bash and pulling out all the stops to woo a record crowd of well-heeled attendees. With three floors featuring signature cocktail bars, six themed rooms and plenty of live entertainment, it’ll be a night to remember. Leave your appetite unfed as this party features an endless number of foodie options. Check out the Port and Cheese Room, Seafood Room, Dessert Room and more. When the ladies get tired of dancing, they’ve even got a Shoe Valet at your service.
Strut your way into the New Year Gatsby-style and head to The Gatsby Gala At The Station. The Rocky Mountaineer Station is being completely transformed into a 1920s era dance hall complete with live musical performances by the Ten Souljers, an indoor fireworks display, DJs, massive dessert buffet (complete with chocolate fountain), bar service and champagne for the midnight toast. Cost is $65 and includes complimentary shuttle service and party favours.
The stunning (sky-high) Shangri-La Hotel is hosting its own NYE 2014 Gala event worth checking out – and it features an Arabian Nights theme. It all goes down at their Xi Shi Lounge, and though VIP tables have already sold out, there are still tickets available for the main showcase featuring belly dancers, Go-Go dancers, live entertainment, DJs and more.
Lastly, the recently opened Cabana Lounge has teamed up with Sidecar Supper Club for an NYE 2014 celebration guaranteed to please. Escape the clichéd clubs of Granville and escape to Cabana’s oasis of fun featuring DJ SKLA, live entertainment by Natasha Ratz, multiple rooms, and VIP party service (champagne and appetizers included).