Family Friendly New Years Eve Edmonton

The new year is almost upon us and as always Edmonton has tons of family-friendly activities happening throughout the city. So we have put together a list of some must-see events for you and your family to check-out!



Telus World Of Science

The countdown to the New Year has begun! We’ll ring in the “noon year” with a BANG on the science stage during our Noon Year’s Eve science experiments, featuring our own version of fireworks and special candy cane ice-cream

Where: Telus World Of Science

When: December 31st & January 1st 12:00pm-12:30pm

Cost: Regular admission


World Water Park’s Family Beach Ball

Escape the cold and come celebrate at World Waterpark featuring live entertainment, good food, a spectacular indoor fireworks show, and great company! There’s no better way to ring in the new year with your friends and family.

Where: West Edmonton Mall

When: Starts at 6 pm

Cost: Individual tickets $35 Family Pack starting at $120


Countdown At The Conservatory

Celebrate the end of 2018 and the start of 2019 with this family-friendly event. There will be hourly countdowns during the event hours, crafts, planting activities and more. Punch and a cupcake will also be available for those who would like a treat. Perfect for those who don’t want to wait until midnight to celebrate.

Where: Muttart Conservatory

When: 10am-2pm

Cost: Regular admission


Fort Edmonton Park

You’ll enjoy an enchanting and elegant meal with loved ones, featuring a festive setting and the sounds of a guitar and cello playing in the background as you enjoy each other’s company. The Hotel Selkirk’s vintage and classy vibes serve as the perfect retreat for friends and family to gather, reminisce, and look forward to what 2019 has to bring.

Where: Hotel Selkirk

When: Seatings starting at 4:30 pm

Cost: Starting at $32.95


New Year’s Eve Festival & Fireworks

Join the fun inside the Federal Building for activities the whole family can enjoy, including live music, roving performers, games, lantern-making, a brand new light installation, and more! The celebration continues outdoors on the Capital Plaza with main stage performances featuring main stage performances, ice carving, fire pits, and bannock-making.

Where: Federal Building

When: 6-9pm

Cost: Free


Strathcona County NYE


Ring in New Year’s Eve with FREE family fun. Dress in layers to enjoy indoor and outdoor activities including snowshoeing, remote control bobsled races, indoor snowboarding, crafts, The Hockey Circus Show, skating and more! Warm up with hot chocolate and satisfy your sweet tooth with cabana à sucre.

This year, the wagon rides are FREE and are located in Broadmoor Lake Park beside the Sherwood Park Arena. Make sure to pick up your timed tickets beforehand at the Recreation Administration Office or inside Festival Place at the information booth during the event.

Where: Broadmoor Lake Park

When: 4-8pm

Cost: Free


St.Albert NYE Fireworks

Watch the sparkling display with family and friends and celebrate the start of 2019.

When: 8:30 pm

Where: Mission Park

Cost: Free


Stony Plain NYE Family Fest

New Year’s Eve Family Fest is Stony Plains community new years celebration! Join them for

  • DJ and dance
  • Family dinner
  • Sparkling apple cider
  • Popcorn
  • Photo booth
  • Outdoor skating
  • Horse-drawn wagon rides (end at 8:30 p.m.)
  • Bonfire
  • Fireworks
  • Face painting

When: 6-9pm Fireworks starting at 9 pm

Where: Heritage Park

Cost: Free


Community Leagues

You can also look up your local community league as they often have fun celebrations happening as well!

Have a fun and safe new years everyone!


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