Happy New Year! 2019 is coming to a close, and that means party time in Montreal! New Year’s Eve is always a fun time in our city to attend a private or public party and ring in the New Year with friends and family. Here is a look at all the fun events happening in Montreal for New Year’s Eve.
The STM’s metro network will, as in years past, be operational all night long. That’s great news for party-goers who will be making the trek back home late at night.
New Year’s Eve at the Old Port of Montreal
Every year, the biggest New Year’s Eve party in Montreal happens at the Old Port. This year, from 7-11 pm, enjoy this FREE event with performances from some of Quebec’s biggest artists, including Bernard Adamus, Bleu Jeans Bleu, Les Louanges and Heartstreets.
The main show starts at 10 pm on the Old Port’s Jacques-Cartier Pier, and goes strong till 11:59 pm. The New Year’s countdown will be followed by fireworks and a DJ set to dance the night away with DJ Magic Stan.
Price: Free // Website
New Year’s Eve at William Gray
If you want to celebrate New Year’s Eve at the Old Port without the hassle of standing around in a crowd in the cold, this is for you! William Gray’s heated rooftop terrace offers amazing views of the Old Port in a comfortable, chic and welcoming setting. Sweets and Champagne included!
Price: $75-100 // Website
Ring in 2020 with the 80s!
POP 80 is hosting its traditional 80’s dance party for the 17th year at La Tulipe! Dance into 2020 with DJ YRO spinning the best of the 80’s, and enjoy some champagne and bites at midnight.
Price: $25 (+s.f.) // Event Page
New Year’s Eve Dinner at Place-Ville-Marie Observatory
The observatory at Place-Ville-Marie is teaming up with gourmet restaurant Les Enfants Terribles for a New Year’s Eve dinner and rooftop party! The second service, with PVM rooftop access at midnight, is already full, but there is still room for the first service, with PVM rooftop access at 7:30 pm.
This event includes a 4-course meal, observatory access at PVM and Champagne.
Price: $105 (kids’ menu $29.50) // Event Page
Cedric Gervais & Shaun Frank at New City Gas
New City Gas is always a hot destination for fun electronic music on New Year’s Eve! Ring in 2020 with French and Canadian headliners Cedric Gervais and Shaun Frank. General admission tickets are still available.
Price $40+ // Website