New Year’s Eve Family Events in Niagara

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Here is our list of family-friendly New Year’s Eve events in Niagara, including early fireworks, countdowns and celebrations for kids.


Free New Year’s Eve Show in Niagara Falls

DEC 31, 2019 · 8:30PM TO 12:15AM

Ring in the new year with the Canadian Horseshoe Falls as your spectacular backdrop at Niagara Parks’ New Year’s Eve celebration hosted in partnership with the City of Niagara Falls.

With special performances by notable Canadian talent, this free outdoor event features two brilliant fireworks displays, a licensed area and delicious dining options offered by Niagara Parks Culinary. Join us for this highly anticipated celebration in Queen Victoria Park!



Children’s New Year’s Eve Bash in Welland

Celebrate the New Year with the family at the Welland Community Wellness Complex and the Welland Main Arena. There are plenty of activities at both locations and fireworks along the canal at 5:50pm. Donations of non-perishable food items are appreciated.

  • Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Time: 4-6:00pm
  • Tickets: This is a FREE family-friendly event

At the Welland Community Wellness Complex:

  • Bubble Party with FROZEN Characters
  • 9 Hole Mini Putt Golf Course
  • Niagara Inflatables: Medieval Adventure Land, Animal Kingdom, Gladiator Jousting
  • Photo Booth, Cotton Candy Treats and Face Painting
  • London Reptiles

New Year’s Eve at the Vale Health and Wellness Centre in Port Colborne

December 31st, 2 pm – 6pm

Bring the whole family to the Vale Health & Wellness Center on Tuesday, December 31, 2018 from 2:00 – 6:00 pm for FREE Family Fun to ring in the New Year!

For more information, visit:

Swimming (YMCA) 1 – 4 p.m. Pool
Open Family Gym (YMCA) 2 – 3 p.m. Gym 1
Gym Activities & Bounce Time (YMCA) 3 – 5:30 p.m. Gym 1
Kite Making 2 – 5 p.m. Gym 2
Cookie Decorating (Thanks to Subway) 2 – 5:30 p.m. Lower Lobby
Games (Thanks to Stolk Construction) 2 – 5:30 p.m. Walking Track
Face Painting (Thanks to Niagara Face Painting) 2 – 5:30 p.m. Upstairs (Golden Puck Community Room)
Mad Scientist Show 2:15 – 3 p.m. Upstairs (Golden Puck Community Room)
Mad Scientist Show 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Upstairs (Golden Puck Community Room)
Public Skating – All ages 2 – 5:30 p.m. Rink 1
Family Skate 2 – 4 p.m. Rink 2
New Year’s Banner Signing 2 – 5:30 p.m. Main Entrance
Fireworks (weather dependent) 6 p.m. Behind Vale Health & Wellness Centre

Note: subject to changes and modification.

St. Catharines New Year’s Eve Family Celebration

Ring in the New Year with your family with these FREE activities:

Ring in the New Year with your family with these free activities happening on Tuesday, Dec. 31.

    • Leisure Swim (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.) at St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre, 425 Carlton St.
    • Regular and Glow in the Dark
    • Public Skate (noon – 3 p.m.) at Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre, 240 St. Paul St. West.

Family Swim  (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)
St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre, 425 Carlton St., St. Catharines
Join in the fun at Kiwanins Aquatics Centre to ring in the New Year!

Family Skate (Noon – 3 p.m.)
Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre , 240 St Paul St W, St. Catharines
Say farewell to 2019 by joining in the free rock ‘n New Year’s fun skate.
Activities include:

  • Party favours (while supplies last)
  • Model Magic Craft Activity
  • Glow in the Dark Skate
  • Regular Skate
  • Timbit Bar (while supplies last)
  • Hot Chocolate and Coffee (while supplies last)
  • Mock Countdown and Toast
  • Virtual Reality from Crtl V
  • Candy bar (while supplies last)
  • Face painting


Grimsby New Year’s Eve Celebrations

December 31, 2pm – 6pm

Peach King Centre, 162 Livingston Avenue

Enjoy free indoor skating at the Peach King Centre.



New Year’s Eve Ice Dogs Game

Ring in the new year with the IceDogs, Tuesday, December 31st vs. Peterborough Petes, 6pm



New Year’s Eve Countdown Party

Tuesday, December 31, 11:30am-12pm

Lincoln Public Library, 5020 Serena Dr., Beamsville

Ring in the New Year at the library! Visit the Fleming branch on Tuesday, December 31 at 11:30 am and have some holiday fun. Make your own party hat and glitter poppers; there will even be a ginger ale toast at noon! Everyone welcome. Free event; registration required.


New Years Eve Family Party at Club Roma

Club Roma, 125 Vansickle Rd, St. Catharines

Join us Dec 31st 2019 for Niagara’s only All Inclusive New Year’s Eve Party .. Ring in the new year with Ontario’s premier band, JONESY .

Formal Attire

Doors open at 6pm
Bar is open from 6pm-1am
Enjoy our wide variety food stations from 6:30pm-9pm
.Antipasto Bar
.Seafood Station
.Sushi Station
.Italian Pasta Station
.Main Affair Station ft Roast Strip loin, Porchetta and much more….

Late Night Affair at 11pm
Champagne Toast for Midnight

and much more….

Limited Tickets Available
All Inclusive $140pp
Ages 13-18 $80pp

Dynamic Entertainment 6pm
JONESY takes the stage at 10pm

Tickets are being Sold ONLINE ONLY

2020 New Years Levee

Saturday, January 4, 2-4pm

The Fleming Centre, 5020 Serena Dr., Beamsville

Mayor Easton & Town of Lincoln Council invite residents of Lincoln to the New Years Levee! Enjoy family activities, free skating, beverage tasting and refreshments. A great opportunity to meet with your new Town Council, and chat with neighbours & friends!

New Year’s Day Levee

January 1, 2020, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Fort George National Historic Site, Niagara-on-the-Lake

Start the new year off with a bang! Join the Friends of Fort George and Parks Canada for our annual levee celebrations. Enjoy cannon firing, toasts, and music by the 41st Regiment Fife and Drum Corps. Call the Friends of Fort George at 905-468-6621 or email for more information.





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