Want to welcome 2018 with a bit of fun and entertainment this new year’s eve?   Not sure what to do?  You’ll be surprised how many New Year’s Eve events are slated to takeplace in the City that special night.  Here’s just a sampling, with basic info.  Click on the name of the venue to get more detail about each event.

Family Friendly – Free

Celebration Square

Mississauga’s biggest party where young and old alike can groove to all kinds of great music, grab some food from various food trucks, do some skating, and enjoy fireworks at midnight.  New this year?  The night will kick off the with New Year’s Eve Jr, beginning at 8:00 p.m. and wrapping up at 9:00 p.m.

Family Friendly – Desi

ARC Events Inc. Presents New Year Eve’s Gala

Family Friendly Fun all night long. This event will be entertaining for all age groups. From Face Painting to Group Activities, From Sufi Music to Bollywood Chartbusters, From Classical to Bhangra to Hip Hop dance performances.

Pubs – Casual and Friendly

Failte Irish Pub

Celtic music and a 3-course meal in the heart of downtown Mississauga.  Performance by J8ke.

Lionheart British Pub and Restaurant

Just west of Winston Churchill Blvd. at 3221 Derry Road West. The music of “Band for Sale” starts at 9 pm.   The $20.00 cover charge which includes live music, dancing, party favours and a midnight toast.

Young and Hip

Casino Royale NYE 2018 – &Company Resto Bar

Dine and celebrate for $110/person or just celebrate for $50 with party favours and champagne toast.  Main Room:  Dj Deeps & Dj Jason Chuck (Latin, Mashups, Top 40) Gallery Room:  Veecee & M.A.G. (Top 40, Hip Hop, Trap)

SHOWTIME at the Apollo Convention Centre

Promoted as the New Year’s Eve Soiree for the Young Professional. Casino Royale Setup. Dress Code: Western Formal.

Culture-Specific

Latin Party

A dinner dancing party at the Franklin House in Streetsville.  Dinner starts at 7:15, and Latin dancing at 9:00, until close.

New Year’s Eve Gala At Crystal Grand Banquet Hall

Dinner and live music by Daniela (Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian & International Classic Hits & Cover Songs), dance show and DJ with top hits.

Dinner/Entertainment —Adults

Alioli:   Italian fare, DJ and dancing, near Square One.

LaCastile:  Elegant, old-world ambiance, Italian fare, and a piano bar in the lounge with dancing, east Mississauga

The Porthouse:  Dinner, DJ dancing and party favours in Port Credit.

Marco Polo Restobar:  Multi-course tasting menu and a live band, in Clarkson.

Rogues:  Two seatings for a Special New Year gourmet dinner, in Erindale.

Yukyuk’s:  Simple dinner with lots of laughs, Dixie and Eglinton.

Many other restaurants in Mississauga offer a special dinner for this special night but do not advertise.  You can just call your regular hangout or resto and inquire.  Something to be said for having dinner at your favourite dining venue and going home to be with your family at the strike if midnight!