Looking for the right way to ring in the new year? The Entertainment District is where the action is at, with everything from an early evening dinner, to an all-night celebration to welcome 2017! We’ve rounded up some of the events the District has to offer, both to start and end the legendary 2016!

Luma

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Start your night with delicious shareables and entrees, sitting atop the TIFF Bell Lightbox in Luma. With the seafood platter, veal & lobster, scallops, and spiced poached pear all on special, your culinary dreams come true at this iconic Toronto venue. Just looking for a few cocktails instead? Magic Hour starts at 4pm, with $5 martinis and manhattans ready for your celebratory consumption!

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Montecito

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Not much of a sharer? Select 3 or more courses from Montecito’s a la carte menu for only $70 per person. Stick around in the evening for $85, when you’re given access to bar selection, party favours, canapés, DJ, and oysters. Want more? You can upgrade to the premium bar selection and order your own bottle of champagne to truly pop the new year.

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Wayne Gretzky’s

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Cheers with the namesake of The Great One, with a very special prix fixe menu on the eve of 2017. Or nurse your hangover when they open at 10:30am New Year’s Day so you can sip a Caesar and watch the Leafs take on Detroit in the NHL Centennial Classic, happening right down the road at BMO Field!

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New Year’s At Roy Thompson Hall

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For nine years, Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits has dazzled new and seasoned opera lovers alike on New Year’s Eve. This year’s gala concert will be conducted by Maestro Marco Guidarini with four Italian opera stars and the colossal power of an opera chorus and full orchestra, bowing you out by 10pm, just in time to start your Eve celebrations.

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Or on New Year’s Day, embrace a 23-year tradition in Toronto with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, which will feature sweeping melodies from operettas performed by a full orchestra, acclaimed European singers, and ballet & ballroom dancers.

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Crocodile Rock

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If you want to go the most casual and fun route for 2017, Crocodile Rock is where it’s at. $15 gets you in the door to enjoy $4 drinks all night, dancing, party favours, ice luge, and a midnight balloon drop!

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Parcae Restaurant

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If you’re looking for dinner with a midnight toast, then Parcae is the destination you’ve been waiting for. $90 gets you a prix fixe menu prepared by top Chef Danny Hassell, and includes your champagne for the only way to ring in 2017 – in style.

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NYC Live To Air NYE

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Keep up with all the action on the other side of the border with this live-synced broadcast from Times Square on SET’s 150” HD projection wall. A $40 Golden Ticket gets you past the line as a VIP, champagne toast at midnight, two complimentary drinks, party favours, and of course, a midnight balloon drop and confetti canons! This is the party to end 2016!

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The Red Tomato

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If splashing out on a New Year’s dinner isn’t your cup of tea, The Red Tomato provides all the yum without the price tag. $45 gets you everything from their signature Caesar salad to classic and decedent steak and lobster. After that, you can dance the night away, or if all you want is the dancing, then buy a spot at the bar for only $10!

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Happy New Year from your Toronto Entertainment District BIA!
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