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Here’s what’s on New Year’s Eve in York Region – Part II


Richmond Hill

Join Us for First Night – A New Year’s Eve Celebration

Come together for a family friendly New Year’s countdown in downtown Richmond Hill!

Show off your dance moves at our outdoor dance party in the Glow Lounge; try a game of human foosball or hockey in the outdoor arena in the Game Zone; take part in “Rockin’ Around the Clock” themed activities and contests; enjoy live entertainment and delicious treats from our food vendors. All this excitement and more will help you celebrate the last day of 2022!

The best part about First Night… the early countdown starting at 8:45 p.m.! This is perfect for little ones that can’t quite make it to midnight.

All ages are welcome. Reserve your seats for a 7:30 p.m. performance by Multi-Platinum, Juno nominated Canadian pop singer-songwriter Elijah Woods.


Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 10268 Yonge St.

Saturday, December 31 from 6 – 9 p.m.

Register to reserve your seat

 *Reservations are required for this performance.*

Event Schedule

6 – 8:45 p.m.On Your Game Zone
6 – 9  p.m.Rockin’ Around the Clock Activities and Contests
6 – 9 p.m.Glow Lounge and Outdoor Dance Party
7:30 – 8:30  p.m.Main Stage Headliner – Elijah Woods
8:45 – 9  p.m.Final Countdown

What You Need to Know

  • Tickets are complimentary for the feature performance.
  • A ticket is required to attend the performance. Tickets are limited.
  • Registration for pre-show activities is not required, but may be required for some contests and crafts.
  • Many pre-show activities take place outdoors, so dress for the weather.
  • Schedules and availability are subject to change.
  • Activity availability is based on a first-come, first-serve basis, while supplies last.


Winterfest – This event features ice-skating on Snow Flake Lake, more than a dozen live shows and holiday entertainment, millions of spectacular lights, and hundreds of beautiful Christmas trees throughout the park, including two 50-foot Christmas trees on International Street.

Saturday, December 31, 2022 | 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Canada’s Wonderland, 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive


New Year’s Eve Fireworks – Markham

You can expect to groove to our magical DJ, a live musical performance by Bernadette Connors Band and Guest VIP host John Webster, who will host our official countdown which will be followed by spectacular fireworks show.

Saturday, December 31, 2022 | 10 PM – Midnight

South Square of 169 Enterprise Blvd.



New Year’s Eve Fireworks & Celebrations – Whitchurch–Stouffville

Bring the whole family to Memorial Park on New Year’s Eve to close out the year with a bang! Join your neighbours on December 31 as we ring in the New Year with an exciting evening of exceptional entertainment that will light up the main stage and free hot beverages (while supplies last) that will keep you warm while you watch our largest fireworks display of the year! Parking is available in nearby parking lots at the Leisure Centre and Across from Latcham Hall. The event is dependent on good weather conditions. In the event Mother Nature does not cooperate, the event may be cancelled or postponed.

December 31, 6:30 p.m.

Fireworks begin at 8 p.m.

Stouffville Memorial Park, 2 Park Dr.


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