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New Year's in Vancouver

created by fahad on 2017-02-20

New Year's in Vancouver

New Year's Eve in Vancouver is the time for partygoers to take over the city. If you know you're ready to party until late, make sure you find a decent place to put you up Downtown. Book in advance, because places fill up rather quickly and prices go up at the last minute.

Some good hotel options to consider are the Richmond Inn, Westin Grand and Westin Bayshore. Make these your base and head out to the various party hotspots throughout the city from there.

The Commodore Ballroom always has a great New Year's party. The Pacific Coliseum also organizes a huge Vancouver New Year's gala, with over 4500 party goers and big-name performers. The Telus World of Science also organizes an event - their bar, clubs spaces and VIP rooms are spread over three floors. Gastown has some of the more affordable options. Of particular note is the Lamplighter Burlesque Ball, which holds several striptease and burlesque shows (leave the kids at home for these parties).

Several party cruises also take off from the harbor. Many of these are targeted at singles, offering excellent opportunities to mingle and meet people.

If big parties are not your thing, consider going to the Vancouver Aquarium, which also hosts an event. You'll get to see the marine life in a completely different light.

Or if you prefer a quiet dinner topped off with some champagne at midnight, head to Joe Forte's for some excellent seafood, or Diva for some inspired French cuisine.

On New Year's Day, head to the Elbow Room for a generous breakfast that is bound to help any hangover.
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    Vancouver Aquarium

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    Sight

    Operating since 1951, the VAMSC was Canada’s first public aquarium and is now one of North Americ...

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    Commodore Ballroom

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    Club

    Housed in a 1930’s Art Deco building, the Commodore is a rock and roll nightclub that hosts the c...

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    Westin Grand, Vancouver

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    Hotel

    Featuring an outdoor heated lap pool and hot tub, this Vancouver city centre hotel features suite...

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    Westin Bayshore, Vancouver

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    Hotel

    Featuring an on-site restaurant and bar, this hotel features views of the Burrard Inlet, local mo...

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    Joe Fortes Seafood and Chop House

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    Restaurant

    Forte's is one of the best places in Vancouver to dine on Oysters and fresh delicious seafood. St...

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    Pacific Coliseum

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    Other Venue

    The Pacific Coliseum is an indoor arena, built in 1968 for the purposes of the Pacific National E...

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    Science World

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    Museum / Gallery

    Science World at Telus World of Science, Vancouver is a science centre run by a not-for-profit or...

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    Gastown

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    Neighborhood

    Gastown is the original settlement that became the core of the creation of Vancouver, British Col...

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    Diva at the Met

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    Restaurant

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    The Elbow Room

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    Restaurant

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