What's On


It's one of the largest New Year's Eve parties in Canada: the Ultimate New Year's Celebration! With over 100,000 attendees, Concord's New Year's Eve Vancouver is a family-friendly and fully-inclusive celebration of the biggest night of the year.

The event features the Concord Countdown Central indoor party concert stage playing live music all night long, outdoor DJ Entertainment and interactive experiential art exhibits, wacky live performers, Vancouver's finest food trucks, and, of course, two amazing fireworks shows at 9:00 p.m. and Midnight.

Come down for the FREE Outdoor Street Party at Jack Poole Plaza, or join us for the ticketed indoor party held inside the Vancouver Convention Centre.

WHEN: Monday, December 31, 2018

  1. Free Street Party: 7:00 p.m. to 12:15 a.m.
  2. Ticketed Indoor Party: 7:00 p.m. to late.
  3. Family Fireworks: 9:00 p.m. to 9:05 p.m.
  4. Midnight Countdown Fireworks: 12:00 a.m. to 12:10 a.m.



Concord Countdown Central Indoor Party Purchase tickets here

Open to all Celebration Pass holders, this booming indoor party will light up the Vancouver Convention Centre's West Ballroom with colour and entertainment all night long.

Incredible musical guests will grace the 102.7 THE PEAK and 93.7 JR Country Indoor Stage – with plenty of surprise guests and entertainment throughout the night. The lineup for the evening includes the ShowStoppers, Nearly Neil & The Solitary Band, Shawn Austin, and The Tourist Company.

Hourly Countdowns will build the excitement to midnight. Alongside the nonstop live music, there will also be interactive art installations and experiential attractions throughout Countdown Central. Get ready to snap the perfect New Year's selfie!

Countdown Central will offer Celebration Pass holders a front row view of the two spectacular firework shows from the comfort of the convention centre's indoor environment.


Indoor VIP Lounge Purchase tickets here

With the purchase of a VIP Pass, you will gain access to entertainment throughout the night, expedited VIP entrance, as well as the exclusive Platinum VIP Lounge and dance floor.

With a catered reception of savoury canapés, premium VIP bar, and live musical entertainment from The Paperboys and Groove & Tonic, our VIP guests will be treated to the prime viewing area for the fireworks, as well as a complimentary glass of premium champagne to toast to the New Year.

This year's new and improved Indoor VIP Lounge experience will be located within a new exclusive space on Level 2 of the Vancouver Convention Centre's West Building. VIP tickets also include the benefits of the Celebration Pass - access to the Concord Countdown Central Indoor Party in the West Ballroom.


Free Outdoor Street Party

Vancouver's iconic Jack Poole Plaza will be transformed into a massive, free, outdoor street party.

Featuring the 102.7 THE PEAK and 93.7 JR Country DJ Tower, there will be live music all night long along with a series of colourful roving performers: 12-foot tall puppets, marching bands, comedic performers and more – all bringing the space to life with colour and whimsy.


Vancouver's Largest Winter Food Truck Festival

Canada Place Way will host a spectacular food festival, featuring some of Vancouver's finest food trucks to satisfy all your cravings – after all, your resolutions don't start for another day! With nearly 20 food trucks, this will be the largest food truck festival in the city this winter season.

Click here to see the full lineup of food trucks.


Family Fireworks

Celebrating New Year's Eve with young children can be a challenge, which is why Concord's New Year's Eve Vancouver includes an early fireworks show that coincides with the East Coast's midnight countdown. The 5-minute, high-aerial Family Fireworks will be launched from the offshore barge in Coal Harbour at 9:00 p.m. and synchronized to a soundtrack - broadcast live throughout Jack Poole Plaza. For tickets to indoor viewing areas, click here.


Midnight Countdown Fireworks

The midnight moment, the arrival of 2019, will be greeted with an intense, spectacular fireworks show erupting from the offshore barge in Coal Harbour. The 10-minute, high-aerial show starting at 12:00 a.m. sharp will be synchronized to a soundtrack and broadcast live throughout Jack Poole Plaza. For tickets to indoor viewing areas, click here.