New Year’s Eve

Dec 31

If you’re planning on going out tonight, please be safe!

London Transit Commission

City buses will be FREE to ride between 8:00pm and 1:00am.  All buses normally operating until 11:00am will be extended to 1:00am. Please see their website or one of the LTC locations for the full schedule.

Blue & White Taxi’s




Premier Designated Drivers

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New Year’s Eve for the Adults


Did you manage to score a babysitter for New Year’s Eve? All dressed up and still looking for somewhere to go? Here are a few suggestions:

Rockin’ New Year’s Eve

Victoria Park is all lit up and ready for the big annual, FREE, outdoor event. Bring the kids to skate on the rink, visit with Queen Elsa and Princess Anna from My Perfect Princess Party, watch some great musical performances, have some hot chocolate and then watch a special firework show at 9pm before sending them home. For the grown-ups, the big party starts after the early fireworks with Hangar 18 and Platinum Blonde hitting the band shell. A great fireworks display over City Hall will finish off the night and welcome in 2015.

New Year’s Eve Celebration at the Aeolian Hall

The Aeolian Hall is having their annual celebration to ring in the New Year. This catered event begins at 8:00pm, doors opening at 7:00pm. After Four is performing and there will be complementary champagne at midnight. Tickets are $85 per person for reserved seating. Tickets are nearly sold out! Purchase online HERE.

New Year’s Eve in the District 

The Western Fair District has three different parties going on to welcome in 2015. If you feel like dancing, put on your party dress and join the 80′s Dance Party in the Carousel Room. It begins with a prime rib buffet dinner from 7:00 to 9:00pm, followed by dancing from 9:00 to 1:00am. There will be party favours and champagne at midnight. Call 519-438-7203 x 252 to purchase tickets.

The Top of the Fair restaurant also begins with a prime rib dinner buffet from 7:00 to 9:00pm. There will be live harness racing and live music brought to you by Just Ed. Call 519-438-7203 x 252 for reservations.

Yuk Yuk’s will have you laughing into 2015! The prime rib buffet dinner will be served from 8:30 to 10:00pm followed by a comedy show from 10:00 to midnight. Tickets are $90 per person and can be purchased online HERE.

German Canadian Club

The German Canadian Club is having a great celebration with options for dinner or just the party. Dinner will be served from 6:00 to 8:00pm with reservations and the big party begins at 8:00pm with a light buffet, dancing, and champagne at midnight. Tickets are available in advance only by stopping by the club or online HERE. The celebration is $50 for members, $60 for non-members.

Hilton New Year’s Eve Party

The Hilton Hotel is holding their 10th Anniversary New Year’s Eve Party. This sell out event begins with dinner in the dining room and then moves over to the Ballroom for the big party. Doors open at 8:30pm, dress code is in effect and this is a 19+ event. Tickets are $60 per person and can be reserved by calling 519-430-6412 ex 3121.

London Music Hall

The Penthouse at London Music Hall is hosting an exclusive, formal event for New Year’s Eve. The doors open at 9:00pm for this 19+ event. Appetizers and hors d’oeuvres will be served and champagne at midnight. Tickets are $30 per person or $650 for a reserved booth with admission for 8 and bottle service. For tickets or reservations click HERE.


Jack Frost New Year’s Eve Family Hoopla


Kids love to celebrate big occasions, just like adults. New Year’s Eve is usually reserved for grown ups, but Storybook Gardens is giving them a great opportunity to get them involved in the fun with their Jack Frost New Year’s Eve Family Hoopla!

The party is happening in Storybook Gardens from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on December 31. The ice skating trail will be open as well as themed activities, campfire, crafts, snacks, treats, and more fun! The countdown to the New Year begins at 8:30pm. If you’re planning on skating, please make sure you bring helmets for the kids and check out the skating rules ahead of time!

The cost is $11 per person for members, $12 for non-members and $15 for non-residents. Children under 2 years old are free!

This is a City of London Spectrum program, so prior registration is required for everyone attending. If you have registered for Spectrum programs before and already have your Client ID and Account PIN, then you are all set to register online HERE. If not, call 519-661-5575 as soon as possible to reserve your place. The course barcode is 261771.

London Children’s Museum: New Year’s at Noon


The London Children’s Museum is doing their annual New Year’s at Noon party for children! Celebrate the New Year at a time that won’t leave everyone cranky and messy on January 1st. The kids will have a chance to countdown the New Year and be a part of the celebration for a change!


The party starts on December 31, 2014 at 10:00am. The countdown to the New Year will be at noon.


There is so much going on at the museum that day, your whole family will have an amazing time!

Take your last family photo of the year in the photo booth

Watch Knick Knack and Patty Whacks perform live

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