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City of Brampton to ring in 2020 with headliner MAGIC!


BRAMPTON, ON – A new decade is upon us and the City of Brampton is celebrating with an exciting lineup of live entertainment, fireworks presented by Tim Hortons, and family-friendly activities!

The City is thrilled to announce JUNO award-winning band MAGIC! as the headliner for Brampton’s New Year’s Eve 2020 celebration. Attendees can enjoy the free live concert in Garden Square from 8 pm to midnight on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.

Live entertainment

DJ Fizza will kick off the festivities at 8 pm with KISS 92.5 host Shem. The first fireworks display is set for 9 pm for those wanting to ring in the New Year earlier. Live entertainment continues at 9:15 pm with Wing Night, the GTA’s premiere Hip-Hop and R&B cover band from Brampton's own Heart Lake neighbourhood, specializing in 90s classics. Canadian reggae fusion band and Brampton’s New Year’s Eve 2020 headliner MAGIC! will take the stage just after 11 pm, leading the crowd up to the countdown and second fireworks display at midnight.

About MAGIC!

MAGIC! is a Toronto-bred, Los Angeles-based quartet who scored the song of the summer, “Rude” – a buoyant reggae-pop tune that held the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for six weeks, charted in 41 countries, sold more than ten million singles, racked up more than 500 million streams and boasts more than 1.3 billion views on VEVO. Over the past five years, MAGIC! has established itself as a bonafide sensation thanks to its undeniably catchy sound, superlative songwriting, and masterful musicianship. Now, MAGIC! is back with their new album “EXPECTATIONS” including smash hits “Kiss Me” and “Expectations”.

Family-friendly activities

Family-friendly entertainment at City Hall will take place from 6:30 to 9 pm with a kids dance party, a magic show, crafts, and photo ops in the City Hall Atrium. At Gage Park, families can enjoy the skating trail and thousands of sparkling winter lights. Families can then make their way to Garden Square to catch the early fireworks show at 9 pm.

Getting there 

Ride Brampton Transit FREE on New Year’s Eve from 7 pm until the end of service!

As a Green City, we encourage residents to take Brampton Transit wherever possible.

For more event information, including transit schedules and road closures, visit www.brampton.ca/newyearseve. Share your event experience with us on social media using #BramptonNYE.

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“Brampton is the place to be this New Year’s Eve! We’re excited to host incredible live entertainment, family-friendly activities, and not one, but two fireworks displays throughout the night. I encourage everyone to ring in the next decade at Brampton’s New Year’s Eve 2020!”
 
- Mayor Patrick Brown
 
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Christine Sharma
Media Relations, City of Brampton
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