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Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Downtown Brampton


Free family fun with something for everyone
 
BRAMPTON, ON – Want a fun and exciting NYE experience? Look no further than downtown Brampton for an evening of free, family-friendly fun to ring in 2018!

This year’s event features a lineup of all-Canadian musical talent on Garden Square’s main stage, a kids’ dance party, crafts, skating on Gage Park’s open-air trail, food trucks and much more!

Event Highlights

Gage Park | 5:30 pm to 12 am
• Free Skating
• Free Marshmallow Roasting
• Music and Emcee

City Hall | 7 pm to 11 pm
• Kids’ Dance Party in Atrium
• 2018 Photo-op
• Hometown Hockey Craft Station in Conservatory

Main Street North and South | 7 pm to 12 am 
• Food Trucks
• Transit Warming Buses

Garden Square | 7 pm to 12:30 am
• Main Stage hosted by Z103.5’s Scott Fox with the Bramptonist includes an impressive roster: Brandan Duke the DJ, The Downturns, Pryde, Delhi to Dublin, and three-time Juno-winning rock and roll band The Sheepdogs.
• Fireworks x 2 - enjoy firework shows over the Rose Theatre at 9 pm and again at midnight.

Please note: all activities are weather and conditions permitting.

Transportation

There will be a number of road closures in effect on New Year’s Eve. For details, please visit: www.brampton.ca

Free parking is available at all downtown City parking facilities: Rose Theatre, City Hall, West Tower, Market Square, Nelson Square and John Street.

Brampton Transit will provide free service on all routes beginning at 7 pm with extended service on select routes. For more information, visit www.bramptontransit.com. Riders can also use eRide, the online trip planner, for detailed route and schedule information.


For more information on New Year’s Eve and other City events, please visit www.brampton.ca/events

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"New Year’s Eve is an opportunity to celebrate the year past and experience the feeling of hope for the days to come. You are invited downtown on Sunday, December 31 to engage with your community at this time of celebration."
- Mayor Linda Jeffrey
 
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MEDIA CONTACT
Natalie Stogdill
Media Coordinator
City of Brampton
905.874.3654 |  natalie.stogdill@brampton.ca