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2015 is quickly approaching and you definitely need to figure out what you're doing ASAP before everything gets sold out. Unlike your typical drunken nights, this night matters. Start off the new year with new resolutions, new friends (or old... no new friends), and great memories.
Whether you're feeling a glamorous gala or a crazy party, we've got you covered with this list.
New Year's Eve @ Nathan Phillips Square
From live musical performances, to ice skating, to fireworks, this is the most ideal free NYE event for anyone. Go with your boo thang or a group of friends!
Unite NYE 2015 @ UNIUN
Dance, dance to music being played by DJ Jed Dadson. If you're one of those people who comes here every weekend, maybe you should try something new. Advance tickets are $30.
NYE 2015 @ Cake Bar & Nightclub
Hell yeah to $4 drinks. Dance to your fave club anthems all night. Tickets are $20.
Pitbull NYE Whiteout @ Phoenix Concert Theatre
Lookin' for an LGBT event to spend your New Year's? This is guaranteed to be the sexiest party with the sexiest men. This blizzard-themed party will have indoor snow machines, spectacular decor, stunning visual effects, and go-go dancers. White attire is encouraged (get in the spirit yo), but not required. Tickets are $35.
NYE Club Crawl
This one's for all you party hoppers. Take a party bus to four of the hottest clubs in Toronto – beginning at Tryst Nightclub and ending at Fiction Nightclub. Tickets start at $30, and include no lines and no covers for each of the clubs.
Casino Royale @ &Company Resto Bar
Feeling something more elegant to do for NYE? Casino Royale is an ode to the fancy galas of 1920s French-Monaco. Bust out your best James Bond-esque attire and end the year glamourously. $40 for just the party, and $90 for an exquisite four-course meal.
Majestic NYE @ Fairmont Royal York
This event is the most majestic NYE event you'll attend. The venue itself – Fairmont – is luxurious. For those who attend dinner, be entertained by a stand-up comedy and a live cabaret show. How does fire roasted Ontario tomato juniper bisque and lemon thyme roasted organic chicken breast sound? Dance-only tickets begin at $50, and dinner-and-dance tickets begin at $100.
Tight 'N Bright @ Office Pub
Spandex partay! This venue has three floors and three heated patios for you to flash your neon attire around. Free champagne at midnight, and free poutine at 3am to satisfy your drunk cravings. Early bird tickets start at $15 and tickets at the door are $30.
Static NYE 2015 @ The Guvernment
This will be one of the last few events ever at the Guv, so you definitely will not want to miss out. The Chainsmokers will be headlining along with Oliver Heldens. Don't forget to take lots of selfies. Tickets are $55.
Minutes to Midnight @ Ritz-Carlton Bar
Here's your excuse to spend a night at the 5-star Ritz-Carlton. Dance the night away in two of the gorgeous ballrooms. With floor to ceiling windows, you get an amazing view of David Pecaut Square. For $75 a ticket, you get hors d'oeuvres, desserts, a champagne toast at midnight, and gift bags.
NYE with Chus & Ceballos @ RYZE
DJs Chus & Ceballos will be headlining. Party all night, party all morning. This event runs for 12 hours straight, from 9pm all the way until 9am. Can you handle it? (Not in these heels, no.) Advance tickets are $50.
Pop Champagne @ Tryst Nightclub
Three rooms, two sounds, and a heated patio. Be sure to ~dress to impress~ because there is a style code. Tickets are $25.
NYE @ Bellvue Manor
For $150 a ticket, you get hors d'oeuvres, a three-course meal (garlic roasted king oyster mushrooms, say whaaaaat?), late night sweet stations, and a deluxe open bar! Hella classy, hella turnt. This is a 21+ event.
Enchanté @ Maison Mercer
Get ready to ~dance the night away~ at this fabulous party. Tickets are $40.
Cirque NYE 2015 @ Solarium
Revel in the new year with a balloon drop, confetti cannons, and party favours! With an all-glass interior and a stunning view of the city, Solarium will definitely be the prettiest party to attend for NYE. Tickets are $25.
Party Cruise @ Jubilee Queen Cruise Lines
Celebrate the New Year on the Toronto Harbourfront with your bae(s). Boarding time is 7:30pm, and the boat returns to the dock at 1am. For $120 a ticket, you get hors d'oeuvres, deluxe buffet, and a champagne toast at midnight.
Back in the Day 90s NYE @ FORTY2 Supperclub
This is for all you 90's kids. Jam out to your fave old school hip-hop, R&B, house, reggae, and pop tunes. Yelling out drunken NSYNC lyrics? Down. Tickets are $25, and they come with complimentary parking. Just remember not to drink and drive.
Black & White Masquerade Ball @ Product Nightclub
Will your New Year's Kiss be with a masked beau/beauty? There are two different floors for you to choose from, whichever tickles your fancy. One floor will play the hottest R&B, hip-hop, reggae, and soca tunes. The other floor is designated for guests 25+, and will play tracks from the 90s to the 2000s. Early bird tickets are $25.
Circa 1926 @ Everleigh
DJ Spence Diamonds will be spinning classics, hip-hop, old school, and current hits. This unique venue has elements inspired by Chicago's Everleigh Brothel in the early 1900s, which will make for some interesting conversation. Tickets are $40.
Toronto's Largest Singles Presented by Match.com @ Courthouse
Online dating not working out that well for you? (I feel ya.) Take it to real life and maybe you will find "The One". I mean, Sarah Jessica Parker did in New Year's Eve, right? For $39, receive a free drink, free hors d’oeuvres, and a free champagne toast when the clock strikes twelve.
Countdown @ Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex
Do the countdown at the Countdown. The amazing DJ lineup includes Bassjackers, BORGEOUS, MAKJ, and RL Grime. Early bird tickets are $60.
Cristal @ EFS Rooftop
DJ Your Boy Brian will be playing the hottest hip-hop, house, and top 40 songs. A complimentary bottle of Cristal is included in the premium table packages. Advance tickets are $40 until December 15th.
Glamour and Glitz NYE Gala @ International Plaza Hotel
This affair is bound to be filled with hot people because America's next top model Don Benjamin is hosting it. Semi-formal dress code is in effect (gotta fit in with all the hot people). Dance-only tickets are $35, and dinner-and-dance tickets are $80. You can even stay at the hotel for a discounted price of $119 per room/couple.
NYE Massive @ Sound Academy
Sound Academy may be a shitty concert venue, but it ain't so bad for a partay. This massive affair will run from 9pm to 3am. Tickets are $25.
Fifteen @ Luxy Nightclub
Ready to get funky? This NYE bash will be hosted by Flow 93.5's Ricochet. John J, Lokei, Spex, and Gino will be playing hip-hop, R&B, EDM, house, reggae, dancehall, top 40, and club anthems for you to enjoy. Early bird tickets are $15 until December 15th.
Stars NYE Ball @ Mirage Banquet Hall
Everything here is all-inclusive – dinner, dance, and drinks (could you say no to an open bar?) Tickets start at $65, and include special hotel rates at Quality Inn (Airport and Carlingview Road) for $99 per night.
Rich Aucoin @ Lee's Palace
~Because the greatest looooooove of all~... Spend your New Year's singing along to the "greatest karaoke set ever" presented by Indie88 and Lee's Palace! Tickets are $18.
Cigars and French Kisses @ Supreme Banquet & Convention Centre
'Tis a formal event! Tickets are a hefty price of $150, but that's because you get a full sit-down dinner, a deluxe open bar, a martini station, and champagne at midnight. The ticket includes discounts at five local businesses to help you get all glammed up for this fab event.
New Year's Bash @ Fox and Fiddle
Get ready for this foxy event at the Fox and the Fiddle on Wellesley. For $45 you can grab VIP tickets for dinner and dance, or $15 for just dance.
OU100 NYE @ Red Nightclub
This event is in celebration of Simon Patterson’s 100th episode of his radio show, Open Up, which will be airing live on NYE! Open up and let yourself loose to music being played by John Askew and Michael Gin. Tickets are $40.
NYE 2015 @ Gravity Soundbar
Two floors and three sounds for you to get your boogie on. Early bird tickets are $25.
Union @ Coda
Jam out to this back-to-back 7 hour performance by Carlo Lio, Nathan Barato, and The Junkies. Advance tickets are $40.
NYE 2015 @ The Rockpile East
Watch, listen, and mosh (but not really) to rad local and international performances at this exciting NYE concert.
New Year's Eve Ball @ Four Points
Ring in the new year with a newborn food baby. Complimentary wine with dinner and complimentary champagne at midnight. Tickets are $45 to $75.
Midnight Mix @ Revival Bar
Four turntables and three levels for you to mix and mingle in. Early bird tickets are $25.
Hot Stepper Productions @ Rivoli
This NYE party is taking over the entire Rivoli complex, and you get to hang out in three different sound zones with a great lineup of DJs. Doors open at 10pm, and bar is open 'til 3am. Tickets are $25 online and $30 at the door.
Winter Wonderland @ Brassaii
A formal dress code is in effect, so doll up in your nicest attire. Advance tickets are $40, and do not include dinner. Dinner starts at 8pm, dance starts at 10pm. Age is 25+.
Rock in NYE 2015 @ Bar 244
Be prepared to "dress sharp", "drink hard", and "rock harder". Can you say no to $3 mixed drinks and $4 beers? Tickets are $20.
NYE 2015 @ Gilt Toronto
Spend New Year's at this trendy new venue just below King Street, with two floors and two sounds for you to enjoy all night. Dress to impress, ladies 'n dudes. Tickets are $20.
NYE Prestige on Richmond @ Rehab Nightclub
Kick off the new year at this prestigious NYE party. Event is semi-formal, so dress yo' best. Tickets are $35.
A Midnight In Paris @ Switch Nightclub
Get ready to party in style. This party will be hosted by Director X, with DJ Wikked spinning great tunes. Don't forget to bring a masquerade mask, and dress to impress. Doors open at 10pm, and last call is at 3am. Tickets are $40 and age is 21+.
Genesis NYE 2015 @ Sound Empire
DJ Pierce Fulton will be headlining alongside Barrie’s #1 DJs, Alex K and D3FF & AKTEC. Tickets are $20.
NYE 2015 @ Cirqus Nightclub
Get yo' groove on at this dance party in Oakville. Two rooms, two floors, 18 VIP booths. Tickets are $25.
Champagne Celebration @ Dirty Martini Oakville
If you're looking for a more mature spot to party, check out Dirty Martini Oakville. Tickets starting at $40.
Lower West Side @ Gladstone Hotel
Travel back in time to the glamorous roaring twenties. Get ready to channel your inner Charlie Chaplin – it's time to party like it's 1929. Advance tickets are $50 and tickets at the door are $75.
NYE Comedy Extravaganza @ Massey Hall
Start the new year with a lot of laughs. Canadian comedian Derek Edwards will be headlining and keeping you entertained all night. This hilarious event is being curated by the founder of Yuk Yuk's, Mark Breslin. Tickets range between $40 to $60.