Whistler’s First Night is a family friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration that takes place in Whistler’s Village Square and the Whistler Conference Center. Join visitors and locals and say goodbye to the old and welcome the new. This is an alcohol-free evening which promotes a “Celebration of the Arts”. The evening will be filled with fun and fantasy, featuring a program of great live music, storytelling, art workshops and street entertainment for people of all ages.
The evening starts at 6:30pm on December 31st allowing enough time to explore and experience the celebration around Whistler Village. Whistler Village’s perimeter will be secured for the evening and tickets are required. Tickets can be purchased in advanced for $15 adults and $8 for children 12 years and under. Tickets can be purchased in the evening for a fee of $20 adult and $10 for children 12 and under. Children 2 years and under are free.
Activities in the evening include a Creative Zone located in the Grand Foyer of the Whistler Conference Centre. The zone features fantastic craft zones to show off your creative prowess, and a fairground atmosphere with jugglers, clowns, face paints, pantomime, bouncing castles, live music and much more! This will be a great place to meet kids and adults from Whistler and beyond!
For the teenagers there will be a Youth Zone Night Club at the Whistler Conference Centre. This is the party to be at for under 19’s and there will not be a parent in sight! This will be a fun evening and young men and women will be able to dance the night away, play some wicked games and try their luck at the door prizes.
First Night offers a 9:30pm countdown for the younger participants in the crowd that can’t quite last until midnight. There will be a firework display to ring in New Year and live performances on two stages.
Tickets will be available on December 1st at the Tourism Whistler Activity Centre (Located at the TELUS Conference Centre) or at the Whistler Visitor Information Centre (Located at Whistler Bus/Taxi Loop).
For more information visit Whistler First Night.