New Year's Eve

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019
6:30 PM to 12:30 AM
Garden Square

New Year's Eve

Celebrate NYE 2020 in downtown Brampton!

Roll into the roaring 2020’s with a free concert opened by Wing Night and headlined by JUNO-award winning artist, Magic!.

Get dancing at the kid’s dance party in City Hall starting at 6:30pm alongside family-friendly activities and instagrammable photo ops. 

Ride there for free with Brampton Transit starting at 7pm, and enjoy spectacular fireworks in Garden Square, presented by Tim Hortons. We’ll count you down to the new year at 9pm (for those who can’t stay up late) and midnight!​

8 pm             DJ Fizza
8:55 pm        Mayor and Council countdown to 9pm fireworks
9 pm             Fireworks, presented by Tim Hortons
9:15 pm        Wing Night
10:50 pm      Magic!  
11:50 pm      Mayor and Council countdown to midnight fireworks
12 am           Fireworks, presented by Tim Hortons

Activities

Gage Park Skating Trail

Come skate for free through the trees of this majestic park.

Airbrush Tattoos

Free airbrush tattoos in City Hall's Atrium.

Kids Dance Party hosted by The Magen Boys

Join us for a kids dance party and bring your best moves! The dance party is hosted by The Magen Boys in the City Hall Atrium.

2020 Light-Up Photo Op

Snap a photo with the 2020 photo op located inside City Hall and be sure to tag #BramptonNYE!

Selfie Mirror Photo Booth

Snap a selfie at the interactive touch screen photo booth, generously sponsored by My Smile Dentistry. This photo booth is located inside City Hall's Atrium.

Ron the Magician

Enjoy a free magic show with Ron the Magician inside the City Hall Atrium! Where stories and magic blend into a memorable experience for family and friends. Participation is encouraged!

Fireworks at 9pm and midnight

Spectacular fireworks in Garden Square, presented by Tim Hortons. We’ll count you down to the new year at 9pm (for those who can’t stay up late) and midnight!

Vendors

Additional Information

​Due to the large scale of the event, and to ensure the safety of residents and event guests, temporary road closures will be in place which may affect entry and/or exit to certain residence. 

Residents and event attendees are asked to obey all posted parking regulations. Illegally parked vehicles may be ticketed and/or towed.

The following roads will be closed:

  • Main Street will be closed from Wellington Street to Nelson Street/Theatre Lane from 5pm to 1:30am (January 1st)  
  • Queen Street will be closed from Theatre Lane/Chapel Street to George Street from 5pm to 1:30am (January 1st) 
  • The Northbound curbside lane of Main Street South will remain open from Wellington Street to John Street 

View a map of the specified road closures​​.

​There are 5 municipal parking garages in downtown Brampton that have free parking for the Winter Lights Festival. Parking is free after 7pm on Friday and all day Saturday. Click here to view the parking garage map for downtown Brampton.

Parking garages:

  • City Hall Garage
  • West Tower Garage
  • Market Lane Garage
  • Nelson Square Garage
  • John Street Garage​

​Free Brampton Transit service will begin at 7pm on December 31, 2019.

Brampton Transit routes in the vicinity of the road closures will be on detour from 5pm to 1:30am (January 1st) ​

Visit bramptontransit.com for the route detour map and details​.

Brampton’s New Year’s Eve Celebration is Going Green by implementing the following initiatives:

  • Single-use plastic will not be provided on-site (water bottles, straws and utensils) 
  • Vendors will use biodegradable containers and recyclable utensils for food service 


​Brampton's New Year’s Eve celebration will operate during rain, shine, or snow. Cancellations may occur due to extreme weather conditions. Be sure to check the City of Brampton social media accounts @CityBrampton on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram regularly for updates on inclement weather.

New Year's Eve is Proudly Sponsored by

​Contact​

Festival and Events Office
Cultural Services 
2 Wellington St W, Brampton​
905.874.2000