25 Best Toronto New Year’s Eve Parties To Ring In 2016

Party like it's about to be 2016.

Christmas is over already? Whaaaaat? The madness of the holidays is over and we're finally approaching the new year. Hooray! But... You still have no idea what the hell you're doing for New Year's Eve and neither do any of your friends. Cue panic mode.

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Worry not, my procrastinating friends. We've prepared this list of all the best parties in the 6ix so you won't need to go scouring the internet for last minute plans and you can spend all that time prepping yourself for the new year instead.

Don't forget to drink responsibly and find a safe way to get home if you're drinking. Have an amazing New Year's Eve and end of 2015!


Early Mercy

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1. Midnight Kiss @ Early Mercy

Looking for someone to give your midnight kiss to? Early Mercy is the place to go. Be sure to join the event page if you're attending.

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Wildflower

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2. Wildflower NYE2016

Ever celebrated a NYE at the Thompson Hotel? Now you can. Don't forget to dress up in your best casual upscale attire. Here's the event page.

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Spice Route

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3. Encore NYE @ Spice Route

Don't miss out on the biggest party happening on King Street West.

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4. Majestic NYE @ Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Stride into 2016 feeling majestic as hell at Majestic NYE. With over 3000 people expected to fill up three ballrooms, it's gonna be massive. Here's the event page.

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Palais Royale Ballroom

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5. Royale Gala @ Palais Royale Ballroom

Dress up in your spiffiest semi formal attire and get ready to dance your way into 2016.

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Drake One Fifty

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6. New Year's Eve @ Drake One Fifty

Ring in the new year with the ultimate #TBT night at the Drake. Here's the event page.


Dzeko and Torres

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7. Magic NYE @ Sound Academy

Party with Dzeko and Torres this New Year's Eve. Here's the event page.


EFS

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8. A Cristal Evening @ EFS

Drink into 2016 with some Cristal champagne and good company. Here's the event page.

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Rock 'n' Horse Saloon

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9. New Year's Eve @ Rock 'n' Horse Saloon

Grab a cowgirl or cowboy for your New Year's kiss. Here's the event page.


Fiction Club

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10. Stories to Tell @ Fiction Club

You'll definitely have stories to tell after this one. Join the event page if you're attending.


Trump Hotel

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11. Black and White Ball @ Trump Hotel

Expect all the cool people and social elite to be here. It's being held in the stunning grand ballroom on the 9th and 10th floors. Be sure to join the event page if you're attending.


Liberty Grand

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12. Countdown @ Liberty Grand

Countdown at the Countdown. Here's the event page.


House Party

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13. New Year's House Party

Not feeling a bar or a club? Try a house party on Queen West instead. Here's the event page.


Bonobo

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14. The Hoxton NYE 2015

Celebrate NYE at the Hoxton with Bonobo. Here's the event page.


UNIUN

Photo cred – UNIUN Nightclub

15. Unite NYE @ UNIUN

Unite with your homies, celebrate in style, and jam out to hip-hop, house, and R&B.

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Midnight Society

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16. New Year's Eve @ Yauca's Lounge

Dance into 2016 at this Motown-inspired party presented by The Midnight Society. Join the event page.


The Sadies

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17. New Year's Eve @ Horseshoe Tavern

Ring in the new year with The Sadies, Robyn Hitchcock, and Emma Swift. Here's the event page.


Dwayne Gretzky

Photo cred - Jerry Abramowicz

18. Dwayne Gretzky @ Danforth Music Hall

Hear covers of your dad's favourite songs all night. event page.


Homesick

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19. New Year's, Fam: A Hip Hop Soiree @ Hard Luck Bar

Listen to all your fave hip hop jams (including Drake of course) and take photos at the photo booth. Don't forget to join the event page.


Fly 2.0

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20. New Year's Eve @ Fly 2.0

Fly away from your body and let loose this New Year's Eve. event page.


Mirage

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21. Stars New Year's Eve Ball @ Mirage Banquet Hall

Ring in the new year in style and enjoy the ~open bar~. Here's the event page.

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Lebowski

Photo cred – Bloor Cinema

22. The Dude's New Year's: The Big Lebowski @ Bloor Cinema

Watch The Big Lebowski and then the countdown on the big screen. (Sunglasses and a bathrobe encouraged.) Join the event page if you're going.


Medieval Times

Photo cred – Boris Kasimov

23. Celebration of Centuries @ Medieval Times

Travel back into the Middle Ages and party like it's 1500. Be sure to join the event page.


NPS

Photo cred – Toronto Skate and Dance Party‎

24. Skate and Dance Party @ Nathan Phillips Square

Don't feel like going all out and dressing up and getting drunk? Go to Nathan Phillips Square this year instead. There'll be fireworks, live music, and even a Timmie's truck on-site. Here's the event page.


Harbourfront Centre

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25. Skating Party @ Harbourfront Centre

Feeling a more intimate affair? Skate by the lake with your friends and bring cheers to the New Year. Here's the event page.

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Jessica Lam Jessica is a Media Production student at Ryerson University. She loves Indian food, Netflix, and funny cat pictures. You can follow her city adventures @jessicailam and on www.diaryofatorontogirl.com. For any inquiries, contact [email protected]