Your Whistler New Years 2016 Guide

New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Whistler.

Whistler Presents: New Year’s Eve CelebrationsWhistler New Years Lights

A family-style celebration in Whistler Village, with lively entertainment, games, crafts and activities plus a special Fire & Ice Show and fireworks at midnight (tickets not required).

  • Ticket holders get six hours of exclusive, family friendly fun
  • Three different venues, full of lively entertainment, music, outdoor ice skating, games, crafts and activities
  • Special kids’ early countdowns
  • Activities and programming for kids ages 3 – 12 with parental supervision
  • A Youth Dance for ages 13 – 18


Join the fun at three different venues within Whistler Village. Bundle up the kids and explore what each venue has to offer. Venues are open from 6:00 PM until close, tickets required.

Maury Young Arts Centre (formerly Millennium Place): On New Year’s Eve all three levels of the Centre will come alive with sparkling entertainment, live music and two kids’ countdowns that include a giant bubble wrap and balloon stomp. Expect nothing short of bedazzlement and awe with an explosion of creative arts and crafts, cartoons, face painting, dress-up storytelling and surprises – all in the name of family fun.

Whistler Conference Centre: The Whistler Conference Centre transforms from an indoor play zone to a variety of new and exciting activities, games, and entertainment. The Youth Dance is the place for teenage music lovers to shake it from 8:00 PM until midnight.

Whistler Olympic Plaza Outdoor Lounge: Open from 6:00 PM to Midnight, a great place to relax with the family.

Whistler Olympic Plaza Skating Rink: Flash your ticket for free skate rentals, be dazzled by the twinkle lights and whimsical characters, enjoy a hot beverage and prepare to be entertained on and off the ice.

Where to Buy Whistler New Years Eve Wristbands

December 1 – December 30: Whistler Visitor Centre, Millennium Place and Meadow Park Sports Centre

December 20 – December 30: The Holiday Experience info desk in the Whistler Conference Centre

December 31: Last minute purchases can be made at Whistler Visitor Centre, the kiosk in front of the Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Olympic Plaza Skating Rink and Millennium Place.

Free Whistler Events (no wristbands required)

Special NYE Fire and Ice Show at Skier’s Plaza – 11:30 pm to midnight

Who can resist fireworks and fire spinners? Watch Whistler’s best skiers and riders hit a big air jump then fly through a blazing ring of fire

Fireworks at Skier’s Plaza – Starts at midnight

A fireworks display will ring in 2015. The fireworks are best viewed from Skier’s Plaza at the base of Whistler Mountain.

Free Transit on New Year’s Eve

There is no need to drive! Take advantage of the free, extended New Year’s Eve transit service from 6 PM until 4 AM, with extra buses from the Village home after midnight. Details Here.

The Hottest New Years Eve Parties & Events in Whistler.

Whistler New Years ShampagneNYE 2016 – Mojo’s Nightclub – Enjoy an amazing array of fun and talent. Get photos of your group, be amazed by the roving magician, or toast with your complimentary champagne before enjoying the scrumptious late night buffet. Remember your New Year’s Eve celebration with Maxx Fish in Whistler as being the best New Year’s Eve of your life!

Masquerade in the MountainsGarfinkel’s Whistler  –  Celebrate an amazing 2015 and welcome in the New Year with style.  DJ Shrew and DJ Turtle will be whisking up tunes to fill Whistlers biggest and best dance floor with all the Top 40 favourites, remixes, club hits and taking your requests. This event sells out every year, so get them while they’re still hot!

Uncorked! New Year’s Eve 2015Maxx Fish –  Well known as hosting the best NYE events in Whistler, you don’t want to miss out! Tickets include free champagne, an after midnight buffet, professional photos, amazing live entertainment, and much more! So ring in the New Year at Whistler’s best New Year’s Eve event!

NYE 2016 at Tommy Africa’s – Your ticket to an unforgettable New Year’s Eve at Whistler’s hottest nightclub, including appetizers and a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Dress to impress and join us as we ring in the new year by once again throwing the biggest year-end party anywhere in the village! Local DJs set the stage, along with the Tommy’s GoGo dancers and plenty of surprises.

New Years Eve Dance Party – Buffalo Bills – Ring in the New Year on Whistlers best dance floor. Join us for a night of straight up dance fun with DJ Peacefrog, champagne and glamour. Hors doeuvres will be served between 8 10pm. Complimentary Champagne toast at Midnight. Dress to Impress!

 “36 hours in Whistler” :: Video compliments of the New York Times

Longhorn Champagne SuperNova –  Think gold, glitter, fireworks and bubbles, and thats how the Longhorn Saloon are wrapping up their 2015. There are 49 million bubbles in a bottle of champagne… and you’ll remember every single one as you enjoy a night of style, celebration and laughter. Enjoy a feature champagne bull dog or bottle of Prosecco on the famous Whistler Patio as you watch the festival fireworks erupt at Midnight. Dress to sparkly impress and join us for an unforgettable evening.

Roaring 20’s Party – Firerock Lounge – It’s the Roaring Twenties, the era of Prohibition, and we’re getting wild at the FireRock. Dress up as a flapper or dapper and dance your way in to 2016! Come and enjoy beautifully crafted 1920’s inspired cocktails, an amazing atmosphere… and the stylish side of Whistler. It’s sure to be the hottest party in town!

Ciroc Presents New Year’s 2015 at the GLC – Dance to DJ Kori K and Foxy Moron at the GLC. Tickets are $75 and include two welcome drinks plus a bubbly toast at midnight. The party goes until 3 AM – dress to impress.

Whistler New Years CelibrationNew Year’s Eve Extravaganza – Bearfoot Bistro – Celebrate the evening at a New Year’s Eve Extravaganza at the Beafoot Bistro. Tickets are available for $298 per adult and include an exceptional five-course menu created by Executive Chef Melissa Craig, live music, party favours, champagne sabering in the wine cellar and dancing after midnight. Early seatings available for family groups.

Whistler New Year’s Eve Dinner

If you’re wanting a world class, exquisite dinner with your special someone these award winning Whistler Restaurants have  New Year’s Eve Menus

Grill & Vine – New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet

Fairmont Chateau Whistler – New Year’s Eve Gala

Aura at Nita Lake –  New Year’s Eve Feature Menu

Bearfoot Bistro –  Extravaganza


Whistler New Year’s Eve Vacation Rentals by Owner

Last minute Whistler New Year’s private rental homes. Scam-free guaranteed, from Whistler’s 1st vacation rental website.

Ski Whistler Blackcomb 5 bedroom home with Private Hot Tub for New Year’s week:

Whistler Cay Heights: Gas Fireplace, Walk to Ski Lifts, Nice View, Water Nearby, Balcony, Near Bus, BBQ, Hot Tub, Health Club, Jacuzzi Tub. Please contact us for more information and to book our flexible bed configuration and very accommodating family home. We would love the opportunity to host your family or group.  Phone 1-604-932-7674

Whistler Accommodation BY Owner

December 9, 2015


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