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New Year's Eve PARTY!!

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Canada turns 150 in 2017 and we're starting off the year with a bang!  Join us for hours of entertainment showcasing Yellowknife's talent as well as a few headliners from the south.  Help us make 2017 a year to remember!

Citizens of Yellowknife and the Northwest Territories are invited to participate in the New Year’s Eve celebrations at the Multiplex on December 31, 2016. This free, family-friendly event features live musical performances by local talent, including Francophone and Indigenous artists as well as a headlining Canadian musician Chad Brownlee. In addition there will be public skating, interactive displays and food vendors. 

Join the family fun from 4:00 to 8:00p.m. followed by a spectacular fire works show on Frame Lake at 20:17.  The entertainment at the Multiplex Arena starts again with musical entertainers from 8:30p.m. to midnight.

If you are interested in providing a multicultural activity/food please click on the application below.

Start time for the fireworks display is 8:00 p.m.  Please note the following safety protocol:
  • Please leave pets at home.
  • Please remain on the perimeter of the lake at a safe distance from the launch area. Do not approach the launch area nor the safety zone downrange of the fireworks.
  • Please stay clear of the safety zone and fireworks area until 12:00 p.m. on January 1 by which time the fireworks crew will have completed a safety inspection in the daylight.

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Date and Time:

Saturday, December 31, 2016 04:00 PM - Sunday, January 1, 2017 12:00 AM
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41 Kam Lake Road


Special Events Coordinator


(867) 920-5676