It is almost time to ring in the '20s and welcome a new decade! We can't help but get excited, as December 31 is always a magical night. So if you haven't already, it is time to make plans for how you will spend this New Year's Eve in Calgary.

It's always so much fun to dress up, dance, and celebrate the new year. Plus, who doesn't love the chance to drink bubbly and kiss their special someone at midnight?

This month there is a fun mix of events happening that would be the perfect way to celebrate the last day of the year. From a '90s video party to a gala fit for royalty, your night will be anything but boring.

If you want to dance the night away, you should get tickets for the Glitter and Glow or REC Room's celebration. Or for a budget-friendly night, you could skate at Olympic Plaza under the stars.

With only a few days left before the end of the year, it is time to contact your friends and start planning what you will do.

To help you have the best night ever, here are eight unique things to do in Calgary to ring in 2020:

Skate at Olympic Plaza

Price: Free

When: December 31, 2019

Address: 228 8 Ave. SE., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: You'll be able to skate at Olympic Plaza until the clock strikes midnight.

Calgary Flames vs. Chicago Blackhawks 

Price: $67.50+

When: December 31, 2019, the game starts at 7 p.m.

Address: 555 Saddledome Rise SE., Calgary, AB 

Why You Need To Go: You can cheer on the Calgary Flames who will be playing against the Chicago Blackhawks.

Glitter and Glow New Years Eve

Price: $15.15+

When: December 31, 2019

Address: Knoxville Calgary, 840 9th Ave. SW., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Knoxville Calgary promises it will be the ultimate New Year's Eve party with a "glitter and glow" theme. 


REC Room New Year's Eve Bash

Price: $30.00 ($20.00 for SCENE members)

When: December 31, 2019

Address: 1180 - 901 64 Ave. NE., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: All night long you'll be able to enjoy live entertainment and unlimited games, plus you'll get a free glass of prosecco to toast at midnight.

Much Music Video Dance Party

Price: $15

When: December 31, 2019

Address: National on 8th, 255 8th Ave. SW., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Go retro this New Year's Eve, by dancing the night away to all your favourite '90s songs like Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys, TCL and N'SYNC.

Calgary Zoo

Price: $19.95 for Zoolights or $125.00 for the party

When: December 31, 2019

Address: Calgary Zoo, 210 St. George's Dr. NE., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: Two different events are happening at the Calgary Zoo on New Year's Eve. There will be Beary Merry New Year's Eve, which is a dinner and dancing event that will have amazing photobooths too. Or you can explore the dazzling lights at Zoolights.

Fairmont Banff Springs NYE Gala

Price: $185.00+

When: December 31, 2019

Address: Van Horne Ballroom, Fairmont Banff Springs, 405 Spray Ave., Banff, AB

Why You Need To Go: Splash out for NYE and feel like royalty at the Fairmont Banff Springs. You can dress up, and dance all night in the castle's ballroom as the orchestra and later in the evening band play.

Noel Festival

Price: $19.99

When: December 31, 2019

Address: Nutrien Centre at Stampede Grounds, 1410 Olympic Way SE., Calgary, AB

Why You Need To Go: It will be your last chance to explore Calgary's largest Indoor Light Park. Here you'll be able to see tons of twinkling lights including a 250-foot illuminated tunnel.

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