The City of Barrie is hosting the 14th annual Downtown Countdown.
Starting at 7pm skating on the Circle at the Centre rink, horse-drawn wagon rides, face painting and live entertainment. There are two Fireworks shows (7:45pm for the kids and at midnight),
Barrie Transit will be offering free rides from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. After 9:00pm, regular fares apply and service is extended until 3:00am to get you home safely.
More details at: Barrie.ca
New Years at Blue Mountain Village
Blue Mountain’s New Year include a Family Fireworks start at 9pm sharp by the Mill Pond followed by the Main Event Fireworks at midnight over the mountain.
- Windy O’Neills New Years Dinner & Party – 3 course menu of Prime Rib or Lobster served in the Wicklow Lounge, Live Entertainment all night with a Champagne toast at midnight. Party ticket only also available.
- C & A Steak Company New Years Early Dinner, serving 3 course menu with a glass of French Champagne 5-7:30pm $85 +tx & service charge. New Years Early Dinner & Party Ticket, serving 5 course menu & seasonal Auld Lang Syne course at midnight with Champagne 9pm to close $135 +tx & service charge.
- Avalanche New Years Party Ticket Only with live DJ Entertainment all night and a Champagne toast at midnight. Entry starts at 9pm $55.
- Tholos New Years Dinner Only Ticket, serving 4 course menu from 5:45-8pm $80 Adults & $30 Child (12 & under) Dinner & Dance Party Ticket, serving 4 course menu + Greek Band, Belly Dancer and DJ after 10pm, Champagne and Hors D’ouvers at midnight, party favourites and dancing until 3am $130 pp + tx & Gratuity (child included).
- Rusty’s at Blue New Years Party, Champagne at midnight, party favours, entry after 9pm $75 pp in advance at www.ticketweb.ca search “Rusty’s”.
- Twist Martini & Wine Lounge New Years Party, ring in 2012 dancing to the sounds of resident DJ’s. Dinner only packages from $55 pp, doors open at 5pm, Dinner & Dance packages from $125 pp, doors open at 8pm or Dance only package from $65 pp, doors open at 10pm, all +tx and gratuity.
- Copper Blues New Years Dinner & Party, 5-8:30pm a-la-carte menu or 9-10:30pm delectable 3 course meal $125 pp +tx & gratuity, come for dinner, stay for the party at no cost! Apres Event Ticket only $65 10:30pm to close, DJ to ring in 2012, passed appetizers, champagne, party favours and transportation home to surrounding area.
- Kaytoo Restaurant & Bar New Years Dinner at 5:30pm, Adult pricing $64, Child pricing (10 & under) $24. Dinner & optional After-party Ticket at 7:30pm Adult Only $135. All pricing is + tx and gratuity. After-party Ticket Only up to Dec 17 – $75pp, Dec 18-Dec 30 – $85pp, door pricing – $95pp, arrival between 9-10:30pm. Live DJ, party favours, champagne at midnight, special treats throughout the evening, semi-formal dress code with one or a combination of colours Black, White, Red or Silver.
More details at: VillageAtBlue.com