New Year's Eve Downtown
The City of Edmonton in partnership with Events Edmonton invites you to ring in 2014 at the 14th annual New Year’s Eve Downtown festival.
This free, fun-filled, non-alcoholic family event will start inside City Hall at 7pm with kids' crafts and activities, magicians, balloon artists, face painters and live music.
The outdoor fun kicks off at 10pm in Sir Winston Churchill Square with live music, ice skating and food concessions. The celebration will be capped off with a spectacular fireworks show at midnight.
For a complete schedule of events, visit http://www.eventsedmonton.ca/ or call 780-423-2822.
To keep everyone safe during the event and fireworks finale, a number of downtown road closures will be in effect on December 31, 2013 until approximately 12:45am on January 1, 2014.
102 Avenue, from 99 – 100 Street
100 Street, from 102 – 102A Avenue
99 Street, from 102 – 102A Avenue
Total closure of:
102 Avenue, from 97 – 99 Street
102 Avenue, from 100 – 101 Street
99 Street, from 101A – 102 Avenue*
100 Street, from 101A – 102 Avenue
* The Citadel Theatre parkade will be closed for both entry and exit at 11pm until 45 minutes after the fireworks. During this time, please use the Stanley A. Milner Library parkade exit at 100 Street.
Parking is available for $1 after 6pm at the City Hall, Stanley A. Milner Library, City Centre West and Canada Place parkades.
Free New Year's Eve Public Transit Service
Edmonton Transit System (including DATS), St. Albert Transit and Strathcona County Transit will be free from 6pm on December 31 until 3:30am on January 1. (DATS is free from 6pm to 2am.) For Edmonton route and schedule information, visit www.TakeETS.com or call 311. Money collected in ETS fare boxes on New Year's Eve will be given to the DONATE A RIDE campaign.
For more information:
In Edmonton: 311
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