Wondering what to do to celebrate the new decade? Check out these activities for some fun ideas to ring in 2020 in style!
5) Panorama Recreation’s 14th Annual First Night New Year’s Eve Celebration
If you’ve got little ones this is a brilliant way to partake in some family friendly festivities. The party starts at 5pm and ends at 9pm. Activities include swimming, skating, face painting, an inflatable obstacle course AND to end 2019 in fashion there will be a spectacular fireworks display!
4) The Early Shift at the Royal BC Museum
This is another great option for families to celebrate together on New Years Eve. From 6pm-8:30pm in the rain forest setting of Maya, you can join the ultimate jungle party with tropical themed games, music and activities to match the Maya: The Great Jaguar Rises exhibition.
3) New Year’s Eve Party with the Chris Millington Band
In Sidney, you can end the decade with a night of dancing with music by the Chris Millington Band at the Mary Winspear Center. The evening will have champagne, party favors, a photo booth and full bar. This adult event starts at 7:30pm.
2) The best hotels in Victoria are ending the decade with extravagant dinners Galas
OAK BAY BEACH HOTEL NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA - Enjoy a cocktail reception and night of dancing.
RING IN THE NEW YEAR AT BEAR MOUNTAIN - featuring a sumptuous buffet dinner, champagne toast and musical entertainment.
NEW YEAR’S EVE AT HOTEL GRAND PACIFIC - Dance the night away, nibble on some light refreshments and raise of glass of bubbly at the strike of midnight.
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER AND GALA AT THE FAIRMONT EMPRESS - offers guests a 5 course, black tie dinner which includes music and a glass of sparkling wine.
1) New Year’s Day Polar Bear Swim!
If you are brave, you can join fellow hardy Islanders for an invigorating start to the new year with a polar bear swim on January 1st at 12pm at Glass Beach in Sidney. Cost is by donation.