25 Best Toronto New Year’s Eve Parties To Ring In 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.
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!
Photo cred – Early Mercy
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.
Photo cred – Wildflower
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.
Photo cred – Spice Route
3. Encore NYE @ Spice Route
Don't miss out on the biggest party happening on King Street West.
Photo cred – Majestic NYE
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.
Photo cred – Palais Royale Ballroom
5. Royale Gala @ Palais Royale Ballroom
Dress up in your spiffiest semi formal attire and get ready to dance your way into 2016.
Photo cred – Drake One Fifty
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.
7. Magic NYE @ Sound Academy
Party with Dzeko and Torres this New Year's Eve. Here's the event page.
8. A Cristal Evening @ EFS
Drink into 2016 with some Cristal champagne and good company. Here's the event page.
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.
10. Stories to Tell @ Fiction Club
You'll definitely have stories to tell after this one. Join the event page if you're attending.
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.
Photo cred – Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex
12. Countdown @ Liberty Grand
Countdown at the Countdown. Here's the event page.
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.
14. The Hoxton NYE 2015
Celebrate NYE at the Hoxton with Bonobo. Here's the event page.
15. Unite NYE @ UNIUN
Unite with your homies, celebrate in style, and jam out to hip-hop, house, and R&B.
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.
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.
Photo cred - Jerry Abramowicz
18. Dwayne Gretzky @ Danforth Music Hall
Hear covers of your dad's favourite songs all night.event page.
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.
20. New Year's Eve @ Fly 2.0
Fly away from your body and let loose this New Year's Eve.event page.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.