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Here’s what’s going on this New Year’s Eve in York Region


New Year’s Eve is quickly approaching and we want to ensure you know what’s available in your community. Here’s the first of our two-part look at what’s going on in York Region this year. Part Two will be published tomorrow.


ROC’n New Year’s Eve Bash

Saturday, December 31 2022, 5 – 8pm

Ring in the New Year with your family and friends in style. Take part in fun outdoor activities, festive games or tube, toboggan, ski and snowboard your way into 2023!

Kiddie countdown and hot chocolate toast at 8 p.m.

Admission to this event is free.

Regular prices are in effect for lift passes and chalet menu items. 

Location – The ROC Chalet 26479 Civic Centre Road Keswick

East Gwillimbury

Noon Years Eve is back! Join us on December 31 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the EG Sports Complex (1914B Mount Albert Road) to celebrate the new year early! Countdown to 2023 and celebrate with your little ones.

The countdown begins at 12 p.m. (noon)

Activities include:


  • Free skate (both pads)
  • Crafts and activities in Canada Hall
  • Stations – library, rec etc.
  • Resolution wall
  • Music in Canada Hall
  • Creative Club Lego


  • Main stage
  • Fire pit
  • Ice sculptures – TBC
  • Food truck (breakfast food)
  • Picnic tables for seating
  • Free hot chocolate

 Holland Landing branch – 19513 Yonge Street, Holland Landing

 Mount Albert branch – 19300 Centre Street, Mount Albert


Saturday, December 31, 2022

Magna Centre (800 Mulock Drive)

Free Admission

Free Public Skating and Swimming – 12 to 3 p.m.

Free Tim Hortons Coffee (East Parking Lot) – 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Live outdoor concert performance by Switchbeat (East Parking Lot) – 5 to 6 p.m.

Live Fireworks Display (East Parking Lot) – 6 to 6:15 p.m.


Family First Night

Saturday, December 31, 2022, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Aurora Family Leisure Complex

​Celebrate the New Year with family and friends. Please see below for list of free activities.

Food donation for the Aurora Food Pantry are greatly appreciated.

Activities Schedule

All activities are free and take place at the A.F.L.C.

Reptile Shows with Zootek

  • 3 Show Times – 6 p.m. | 7 p.m. | 8 p.m.

Magician Shows with Pickpocket Magic

  • 2 Show Times – 6:30 p.m. | 7:45 p.m.

Swimming Times

  • 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Leisure Swim
  • 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. – Leisure Swim

Skating Times

  • 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. – Public Skate
  • 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. – Public Skate

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